General Quiz – 114

Q 1. Connect

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Q 2. Which renowned economist gave the world, the first formal graphical representation of the concept of demand and supply?


Q 3. From the world of retail business: What are ‘Showrooming’ and ‘Webrooming’?


Q 4. How many Earth-days does Moon take to complete one orbit around Earth?
A.) 27 Days

B.) 14 Days
C.) 15 Days
D.) 29 Days


Q 5. Logo of _______________?


Q 6. Which Indian IT company uses the tagline “Welcome to Possible.”


Q 7. Dakshin Gangotri post office under the Goa postal division is something unique about it. What is special about Dakshin Gangotri post office?


Q 8. This sticky brown mixture used by Indian women to beautify their skin gets its name from the historic use of the material for cleaning or ‘fulling’ wool by textile workers called ‘fullers’. Archaeologists in India have found a formula in a 16th century Moghul journal that combines this mud with soil, cereal, milk and lime to remove the corrosive effects of industrial pollution. Give its Indian name and also mention the monument that is being cleaned with it.


Q 9. Identify

Born into a Punjabi Brahmin family to a lawyer father in 1952, he studied at St. Xavier’s School, New Delhi. He graduated in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, and passed his Law degree from the University of Delhi, in 1977.

He was President of the Students Union of Delhi University in 1974. He was a prominent leader of a movement against corruption launched in the year 1973 by Raj Narain and Jayaprakash Narayan.

He has been practising law before the Supreme Court of India and several High Courts in the country since 1977. He was appointed Additional Solicitor General by the V. P. Singh government in 1989 and did the paperwork for the investigations into the Bofors scandal. His clients cover the political spectrum from Sharad Yadav to Madhavrao Scindia to L. K. Advani and Coca Cola.

He lost the 2014 General Election and is currently a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat.


Q 10.  As per the constitution of India, what is the minimum age required to become the Prime Minister of India?


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Ans 1. All of them are the nominated members of the Rajya Sabha.

Ans 2. Alfred Marshall

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Ans 3. Showrooming is a practice where shoppers evaluate merchandise in stores and then head online to purchase them.
Webrooming is a consumer practice of researching goods online and then going to a brick-and-mortar store to buy them.

Ans 4. 27 Days (Note: 27.3 Days to be precise)

Ans 5. Philips

Ans 6. Mindtree

Ans 7. It is located in Antarctica.

Ans 8. Multani mitti or Fullers earth is now being used to clean Taj Mahal and give its marble a nice sheen. It is also being exported to Italy to clean grimy monuments there.

Ans 9. Arun Jaitley – Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Information and Broadcasting of India. He lost 2014 General Elections from Amritsar against Capt. Amarinder Singh. Currenty he is leader of the house in Rajya Sabha.

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Ans 10. 25 years (Prime Minister could be a member of Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha. The minimum age qualification is 25 years and 30 years respectively in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha)


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