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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Daily General Knowledge Quiz: 18 October 2012

1. He is an Italian conductor and music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and has been awarded the $1 million (£624,000) Birgit Nilsson Prize - the biggest prize in classical music for his extraordinary contributions in opera and concert. Name him.
[A]Ricardo Muti
[B]Alberto Veronesi
[C]Nicola Luisotti
[D]Claudio Abbado


2. Which among the following countries is not a Nonpermanent member of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the period of 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2012?
[A]Portugal
[B]Columbia
[C]Nigeria
[D]Germany


3. Big Bazaar, which started the concept of 'Sabse Sasta Din' a few years ago, is now selling the sabse sasta car for which of the following brands?
[A]Hyundai i10
[B]Hyundai Santro Xing
[C]Maruti Suzuki Swift
[D]Tata Nano


4. Which of the following instruments is used to measure humidity?
[A]Hygrometer
[B]Anemometer
[C]Themometer
[D]Barometer


5. Which city is called the silver platter of India?
[A]Anand
[B]Akola
[C]Bangalore
[D]Anantpur


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