General Quiz – 117

Q 1. What is being done in the picture shown below? 

mgm

 

Q 2. Robert G. Heft designed it in 1958 as part of a school project when he was 17 years old. His work became famous when it was accepted by the United States Congress during the Presidency of Dwight Eisenhower. How is his project known to the world today?

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Q 3. ‘Brian Acton’ and ‘Jan Koum’ are founders of which famous company?

 

Q 4. Which country is the largest producer of coffee in the world?

 

Q 5. There are only three countries in the world where Google is not the number one search engine. China and South Korea are two of them. Which is the third one?

 

Q 6. Logo of _______________?

 

Q 7. Which country derives its name from the Sanskrit word “Simhapura” meaning the Lion City.

 

Q 8. Which multinational corporation has its values written down in a book called Credo ?

 

Q 9. Identify the famous Indian actress in the following ad for Lux soap.

Jayalalitha

 

Q 10. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema. It is presented annually by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. the award comprises a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize of INRRs 1,000,000. Devika Rani was the first recipient of the award.

It was introduced by the Government of India to commemorate the contribution of  Dadasaheb Phalke who directed India’s first full-length feature film, Raja Harishchandra (1913).

Which Indian actor is recently nominated for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for 2014?

 

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Answers

Ans 1. Shooting of the MGM logo(Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) featuring Leo-the-Lion.

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Ans 2. The American Flag

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Ans 3. Whatsapp

Ans 4. Brazil. Around one-third of the global demand is met by Brazil. (Finland is the largest consumer).

Ans 5. Russia – China(Baidu), Russia(Yandex) and South Korea(Naver)

Ans 6. Airbus

Ans 7. Singapore

Ans 8. Johson & Johnson

Ans 9. Jayalalitha (former Chief-Minister of TamilNadu). She was a popular film star in Indian cinema before her entry into politics, having appeared as the lead heroine in over 140 films which includes films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and worked in one Hindi film.

Ans 10. Shashi Kapoor

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