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Daily General Knowledge Quiz: 11 October 2012

1. Supersonic jet causes pollution by thinning of:
[A]O2 layer
[B]CO2 layer
[C]O3 layer
[D]SO2 layer


2. Which of the model was recalled recently by the Indian Automobile Giant Maruti Suzuki for replacement of faulty fuel pump gasket?
[A]Maruti A Star
[B]Baleno
[C]Maruti 800
[D]Wagon R


3. Which of the following metal causes Itai-itai disease?
[A]Chromium
[B]Copper
[C]Cadmium
[D]Cobalt


4. Glycol is added to aviation fuel because it
[A]Increases efficiency of petrol
[B]Reduces consumption of petrol
[C]Reduces evaporation of fuel
[D]Prevents freezing of petrol


5. Who among the following was not the recipient of Nobel Prize in Economics 2010?
[A]Christopher A Pissarides
[B]Dale Mortensen
[C]Peter A Diamond
[D]Lui Xiaobo


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