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General Quiz – 133

Q 1. McDonald’s has designed this take away bag for parcel and home delivery service. What problem are they trying to solve with this innovative and unique design?

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Q 2. Sir Joseph Lister was a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery. By applying Louis Pasteur’s advances in microbiology, he promoted the idea of sterile portable ports while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Lister successfully introduced carbolic acid (now known as phenol) to sterilise surgical instruments and to clean wounds, which led to a reduction in post-operative infections and made surgery safer for patients.

Which popular brand derives its name from him as a mark of respect for the pioneer of antisepsis?

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Q 3. Which game was included in every version of MS Windows from 3.0 but withdrawn in 8.0 and now back in Windows 10 ?


Q 4. “Science. Applied to Life” is the tagline of _____________?


Q 5. The PEN Literary Awards are the most comprehensive in the United States. Each year, PEN confers more than $150,000 to writers in the fields of fiction, science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama, or poetry.

PEN Literary award for the year 2015 has been awarded to _____________?

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Q 6. Norman Borlaug was an American biologist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate  and “The Man Who Saved A Billion Lives”. He is one of seven people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal and was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian honor.

What was his contribution to the mankind?

Norman Borlaug


Q 7. From the world of business: What does ‘Sweatworking’ mean?


Q 8. Logo of _______________?



Q 9. Which city of India has the highest vehicle density?


Q 10. Ahead of his trip to Beijing later this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined China’s largest micro-blogging platform. Chinese equivalent of Twitter, name the website.

Narendra Modi

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Ans 1. McDonald’s has designed a brilliant new take-out bag that turns into a tray.  Pulling a strip of paper near the bottom of the bag detaches the tray, which is made from reinforced cardboard.

Ans 2. Listerine


Ans 3. Solitaire


Ans 4. 3M – The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in St. Paul,Minnesota.

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Ans 5. Charlie Hebdo

Ans 6. Green Revolution – Borlaug led the introduction of high-yielding varieties combined with modern agricultural production techniques to Mexico, Pakistan, and India. As a result, Mexico became a net exporter of wheat by 1963. Between 1965 and 1970, wheat yields nearly doubled in Pakistan and India, greatly improving the food security in those nations. These collective increases in yield have been labeled the Green Revolution, and Borlaug is often credited with saving over a billion people worldwide from starvation.

Green Revolution
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Ans 7. Networking with clients while at gym. It is the practice of meeting clients during a walk, a run or a fitness club.

Ans 8. Sulabh International – Sulabh International is an India-based social service organization that works to promote human rights, environmental sanitation, non-conventional sources of energy,waste management and social reforms through education. The organization counts 50,000 volunteers. Sulabh International is the largest nonprofit organization in India.

Ans 9. Chennai(2093) – Followed by Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata. Delhi has the density of just 245, almost the one-tenth of Chennai. In terms of pollution Delhi tops the list.

Ans 10. Sina Weibo is the Chinese equivalent of micro-blogging site Twitter.  

Narendra Modi on Sina Weibo


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