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Monday, January 16, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 77

1. In which city is the Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited?
[A] Hyderabad
[B] Kolkata
[C] Kochi
[D] Rasayani



2. A new coin called ‘Rupiya’ was issued for the first time by :
[A] Sher Shah Suri
[B] Akbar
[C] Ala ud din Khilji
[D] Mohammed Shah Tughlaq



3. Which company is India's largest manufacturer of ayurvedic remedies?
[A] Dabur
[B] Ayurvedic Concepts
[C] Himalaya
[D] Parry Ago



4. Monsoon is caused by
[A] Impact of summer temperatures on the seas
[B] Movement of clouds
[C] Seasonal reversal of winds
[D] Rise in temperature



5. Cinnabar is ore of
[A] Ng
[B] Cu
[C] Pb
[D] Zn



6. What are public goods?
[A] Goods that are not of a good quality
[B] Goods that are consumed collectively by the community
[C] Goods that are cheap but not of a good quality
[D] Goods that are produced by a public company



7. In the world of sports, the sobriquet ‘Indo–Pak Express’ is applied to
[A] Shree Santh and Shoaib Akhtar
[B] Rohan bopanna and Aisam–Ul–Haq Quareshi
[C] Sania Mirza and Shahar Peer
[D] Rohan Bopanna and Shahar Peer



8. The lightest metal is
[A] K
[B] Li
[C] Ca
[D] Mg



9. “Solutions for a small planet” is the punchline associated with which of the following companies?
[A] Intel
[B] Compaq
[C] IBM
[D] HP



10. The world’s busiest port today
[A] Port of Rotterdam
[B] Port of Shanghai
[C] Port of Singapore
[D] Port of Dubai



11. The polymer of isoprene is called
[A] natural rubber
[B] Polyethylene
[C] neoprene
[D] monoprene



12. “Smooth as silk” is the punchline associated with which of the following airlines?
[A] Thai Airways
[B] Air India
[C] British Airlines
[D] Sri Lankan Airlines



13. Which company owns ‘Sugar Free’, the leading brand of artificial sweetener in India?
[A] Cipla
[B] Cadila
[C] Glaxo
[D] Monsanto



14. “The world’s local bank” is the punchline associated with which of the following financial institutions?
[A] Allahabad Bank
[B] HSBC
[C] HDFC
[D] SBI



15. The four most common elements in living organisms in order are
[A] Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen
[B] Hydrogen, oxygen, carbon, nitrogen
[C] Hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen
[D] Carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen



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