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Quiz 378 : General awareness for Bank Clerical and All Other Examinations

1. Which among the following sporting event has become the first ever to be broadcast live on the popular video sharing website YouTube?
[A] 2010 Africa Cup of Nations
[B] FIFA World Cup
[C] Indian Premier League -III
[D] T-20 World Cup

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Correct Answer: C [Indian Premier League -III]
2. Which among the following Union Territory of India has largest Area?
[A] Delhi
[B] Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[C] Dadra & Nagar Haveli
[D] Chandigarh

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Correct Answer: B [Andaman & Nicobar Islands]
3. Which among the following country is world’s largest user nitrogenous fertilizers?
[A] United States
[B] India
[C] China
[D] Canada

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Correct Answer: C [China]
4. In which of the following North Eastern states of India inhabit the Nishi tribe ?
[A] Meghalaya
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Nagaland
[D] Manipur

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Correct Answer: B [Arunachal Pradesh]
Notes:
Principle Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh: Adi, Nishi, Apatani, Tagin, Mishmi, Khampati, Nocte, Wancho, Tangsha, Singpho, Monpa, Aka, Sherdukpen
5. Choose the incorrect match :
[A] Ostankino Tower – Tokyo
[B] Empire State Building – New York
[C] Oriental Pearl Tower – Shanghai
[D] CN Tower – Toronto

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Correct Answer: A [Ostankino Tower – Tokyo]
Notes:
Ostankino Tower is in Moscow
6. The word Gambit is related to which of the following sports?
[A] Chess
[B] Table Tennis
[C] Polo
[D] carom

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Correct Answer: A [Chess]
Notes:
Gambit is a chess opening. The opening player sacrifices usually a pawn, with the hope of achieving a resulting advantageous position.
Terms related to Chess: X-ray, Zugzwang, Zwischenzug, En passant are some more peculiar terms in Chess
7. In 1970’s , NASA had launched two space programmes Viking 1 and Viking 2. These programmes were most expensive and ambitious mission ever (till that time) sent to ________?
[A] Moon
[B] Mars
[C] Venus
[D] Jupiter

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Correct Answer: B [Mars]
8. Which among the following was the venue of first South Asian Games?
[A] Kathmandu
[B] Dhaka
[C] Colombo
[D] New Delhi

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Correct Answer: A [Kathmandu]
Notes:
first South Asian Games held in Kathmandu in 1984
9. Who among the following was known as Flying Sikh?
[A] Milkha Singh
[B] Harbhajan Singh
[C] Yuvaraj Singh
[D] Gurbachan Singh

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Correct Answer: A [Milkha Singh]
10. National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) is located at:
[A] Mumbi
[B] Nagpur
[C] Pune
[D] Hyderabad

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Correct Answer: C [Pune]