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Friday, May 18, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 166

1. Which Indian state is also known as India's Spice Garden?
[A]Kerala
[B]Orissa
[C]Jharkhand
[D]Himachal Pradesh


2. Which American state has The Grand Canyon?
[A]Nevada
[B]Arizona
[C]Utah
[D]Colorado


3. Which of these places is not located in Mumbai?
[A]The Gateway of India
[B]The Kamala Nehru Park
[C]Juhu Beach
[D]Charminar


4. Which of the following mobile service providers has walked out of the title sponsorship of Champions League Twenty20?
[A]Loop
[B]Vodafone Essar
[C]Idea
[D]Bharti Airtel


5. Who has been sworn in as the new U.S. ambassador to China, becoming the first Chinese American to hold the post?
[A]Robert Blackwill
[B]David Mulford
[C]Gary Locke
[D]Peter Burleigh


6. General Motors India, the passenger car maker who plans to enter the utility vehicle segment next year, has roped in _________as its director, sales and marketing, commerical vehicles.
[A]Ashutosh Khosla
[B]Sushil Kumar
[C]A K Dhawan
[D]Satish Bhushan


7. Which of the following internet search engines is all set to acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings, the cellphone business that was split from Motorola, for $40 a share in cash, or $12.5 billion?
[A]Google
[B]Hotmail
[C]Yahoo!
[D]Rediff


8. Fortis Healthcare International, the privately- held firm is all set to buy ____stake in Vietnam- based Hoan My Medical Corporation (HMC) for $64 million or about Rs 285 crore.
[A]45%
[B]55%
[C]65%
[D]80%


9. Who won the 2011 Barcelona super cup?
[A]Cesc Fàbregas
[B]Marco Wölfli
[C]Juan Mata
[D]Valon Behrami


10. A radical ethnomusicologist, musician and a mentor of Music scholar. He was the first director for the music department at Bombay University. He also worked for Development Project Theatre under the NCPA as a Chief Coordinator. He also authored many essays and Novels on music & theatre, including ‘Hindustani Music’, ‘Essays in Indian Ethnomusicology’ and ‘Sangeetache Saundaryashastra’. He passed away on July 31, 2011. Name him
[A]Omkarnath Thakur
[B]Ashok Ranade
[C]Abdul Aziz Abdul Ghani
[D]Bhimsen Joshi


11. Who is the managing director of Bristol Myers?
[A]Anish Sarkar
[B]Kiran Marthak
[C]Alok Sonig
[D]Pheroze Khan


12. The currency of Romania is _______
[A]Leu
[B]Koruna
[C]Dobra
[D]Tala


13. Which of the following countries is also known as Nippon?
[A]China
[B]Russia
[C]Japan
[D]Germany


14. What does NAM stand for?
[A]Non-Aligned Members
[B]Non- Assigned Movement
[C]Non-Agreeable Movement
[D]Non-Aligned Movement


15. Which of the following Indian states is the largest producer of Tobacco?
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Bihar
[C]Uttar Pradesh
[D]Himachal Pradesh


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