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Friday, January 20, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 81

1. ‘Kiwi shoe polish’ is associated with which among the following companies?
[A] TTK Healthcare
[B] HLL
[C] P&G
[D] Godrej



2. What is Phishing?
[A] A Govt. plan
[B] A stem cell
[C] Fraudulent way of acquiring PIN and bank passwords using email
[D] None of these



3. The indicator of economic prosperity is
[A] increase in gross national product at current prices
[B] increase in net national product at current prices
[C] increase in gross national product at fixed prices
[D] increase in net national product at fixed prices



4. ‘Challenger’ is the name of a two-wheeler brand from ________:
[A] Bajaj Auto
[B] Kinetic Engineering
[C] Hero Honda
[D] None of these



5. Nand Lal Bose, Manjit Bawa, Tyeb Mehta are :
[A] Classical Singers
[B] English Poets
[C] Photographers
[D] Painters



6. Tata Sky is a satellite television company in India, formed through a joint venture between the Tata Group and
[A] Star TV
[B] Eurospace
[C] Sky Italia
[D] ISRO



7. ‘Dettol’ is a product that belongs to the stable of:
[A] Reckitt Benckiser
[B] Wipro
[C] ITC
[D] P&G



8. Match the following:
Name Hobby/Profession
(i) Numismatists (a) Linguist who focuses on the origin of words
(ii) Epigraphist (b) Person expert in the art of fine handwriting
(iii) Calligraphist (c) Scientists who study insects
(iv) Etymologist (d) Collectors of Coin
(v) Entomologists (e) Study of inscriptions engraved into stone or other durable material Scientists who study insects
[A] i-a, ii-b, iii-d, iv-e, v-c
[B] i-d, ii-e, iii-b, iv-a, v-c
[C] i-d, ii-a, iii-c, iv-b, v-e
[D] i-b, ii-c, iii-e, iv-d, v-a



9. Which among the following became the first Indian bank to have a full-fledged operation in China?
[A] Indian Overseas Bank
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Punjab National Bank
[D] ICICI Bank



10. The galaxy we live in is called the Milky Way. It is shaped approximately like:
[A] A round ball
[B] A doughnut
[C] A pretzel
[D] A flat spiral



11. ‘Vimal’ is a brand of which company?
[A] Reliance
[B] Tata
[C] Bajaj
[D] HLL



12. India's first PSU was
[A] Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
[B] Air India
[C] India Telephone Industries
[D] Indian Oil Corporation



13. Which one of the following is lightest?
[A] Water
[B] Gas
[C] Oil
[D] Alcohol



14. Which of the following chess player became India’s second Grandmaster in world chess after Viswanathan Anand?
[A] Krishnan Sasikiran
[B] Pravin Thipsay
[C] Dibyendu Barua
[D] Abhijit Kunte



15. The government most rigidly controls which industry?
[A] Cotton
[B] Paper
[C] Cement
[D] Timber



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