General Quiz – 116

Q 1. Necessity is the mother of Invention

Procter and Gamble Company (P&G) was founded by William Procter and James Gamble, in 1837. Both men were immigrants to the United States.

The company began by selling soap and candles and was doing great. But in the year 1850 due to an invention they were forced to abandon candles and concentrate on the soap business.

What was the technological innovation?


Q 2. In the UK and Ireland it is known as P45, in Belgium its equivalent is known as C4, What is it called in India and USA?


Q 3. “For the Game. For the World” is the motto of _______________?


Q 4. Logo of _________________?


Q 5. What was first made by Gisecke & Devrient in 1991 in sizes of 85.6X53.9X0.76mm & 26X15X0.76mm, with the later being more popular?


Q 6. Which Italian vehicle manufacturer’s brand name means ‘Wasp’ or ‘Bee’ in the native language?

The name is derived from the vehicle’s body shape: The thicker rear part connected to the front part by a narrow waist, and the steering rod resembled antennae.


Q 7. ______________ is a term that denotes the product, typically software, ignored by its owner and manufacturer, and for which no product support is available. Although such software is usually still under copyright, the owner may not be tracking or enforcing copyright violations. It is one case of the general concept of orphan works.


Q 8. “Pizza is free if we don’t give you a bill”. Why did such services originate in the U.S.?


Q 9. Graham Yallop a former Australian Cricketer is credited with creating this product. As a matter of fact, he was paid to use this product so that its benefits could be seen by all.

Name the product.



Q 10. Which kind of vehicles in India carry a CD number plate?


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Ans 1. Edison invented Electric Bulb in 1850 and their business of candles was out of demand soon.

Ans 2. Pink Slip

Ans 3. FIFA

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Ans 4. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation

Ans 5. SIM(Subscriber Identity Module) Cards. These were initially manufactured in the size of a credit card.


Ans 6. Vespa

Ans 7. Abandonware

Ans 8. To eliminate cheating by the workers who used to report less sales to the owner.

Ans 9. Cricket Helmet

Ans 10. Vehicles carrying Country Diplomats.


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