General Quiz – 113

Q 1. Connect

  

                   

      

 

Q 2. Identify

Image Courtesy: business-insider.com

 

Q 3. Logo of ________________?

 

Q 4. This game originated in 15th century in Scotland and was banned by King James II in 1457, as an unwelcome distraction to learning archery. Its economic impact on the US economy is more than $170 million. It is being reintroduced in the Summer Olympics to be held in 2016.

Which game are we talking about?

 

Q 5. From the world of Business: What is a Dark Store?

Waitrose dark supermarket
Image Courtesy: theguardian.com

 

Q 6. Which is the only regenerative organ in the human body?

A.) Pancreas
B.) Liver
C.) Kidney
D.) Lungs

 

Q 7. Which is the largest island of the world?

 

Q 8. Which type of the coal has the highest calorific value?
A.) Anthracite
B.) Bituminous
C.) Peat
D.) Lignite

Image Courtesy: commodityonline.com

 

Q 9. Emblem of _____________________?

 

Q 10. As a part of the Railway Budget-2015, an innovation council ‘Kaya Kalp’ is constituted by the Ministry of Railways. Who is the chairman of Kaya Kalp?

Image Courtesy: indianrailways.gov.in

 

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Answers

Ans 1. Companies owned by Germany based e-commerce giant Rocket Internet.

Rocket Internet

Ans 2. Lei Jun founder and CEO of Xiaomi Technology Co., Ltd

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Ans 3. Victoria’s Secret

Ans 4. Golf  (Note: Read about Impact of Golf on US economy here )

Ans 5. Dark Store – It is a large retail facility that resembles a conventional supermarket or other store but is not open to the public, housing goods is used to fulfill orders placed online.

Ans 6. Liver  (Note: You can read more about liver regeneration here )

Ans 7. Greenland

Image Courtesy: mapsofworld.com
Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org
Image Courtesy: carbonsolutionsglobal.com

Ans 8. Anthracite

Image Courtesy: uky.edu

Ans 9. ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) – It is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. Its headquarters are located in Montreal, Canada.

It is different from IATA (International Air Transport Association) which is a trade association of the world’s airlines.

IATA Logo.svg

Ans 10. Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata, former chairman of Tata Sons was on Thursday appointed as the head of 'Kaya Kalp' Council, an innovation council of the Indian Railways. 
Image Courtesy: economictimes.indiatimes.com

 

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