General Quiz

This is a quiz of 10 simple questions which I hope you will like . The answers to these questions will be updated in a short period of time . The questions are  –

1 The name X is thought to have been derived from the word Trilinga, as in the Trilinga Desa, which translates to “the country of the three lingas”. According to a Hindu legend, Shiva descended in lingam form on three mountains, Kaleshwaram, Srisailam and Draksharama, which marked the boundaries of the Trilingadesa. Identify X .

2 . “ 1283  “ is book on a famous footballer who shot 1283 goals in his career and only 1283 copies of this book were only printed . Identify the footballer .

3. He is a Russian-Nepalese chess prodigy. He achieved the grandmaster title at the age of 14 years . Identify Him .

AnishGiri

4 . X  is a variant of and response to the Ice Bucket Challenge that started in India and spread to other South Asian nations. Whereas the original Ice Bucket Challenge involved participants pouring a bucket of ice over their heads and/or donating to the ALS Association . As an alternative to the Ice Bucket Challenge, X served the dual purpose of highlighting water scarcity (in that the use of ice was considered expensive and wasteful) and poverty (in that a bucket of X was considered a valuable donation by recipients) .  Identify X .

5 .  “A programmable Web : An unfinished Work “ is a book on a famous internet activist .  Who was the activist . (Hint : He developed RSS at the age  of 14 ) .

6 . Identify the technology!

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7 .  Identify Him , he is the person behind the massive success of BJP in Uttar Pradesh in General Elections held this year.

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8 . X is the first element in Group 6. It is a steely-gray, lustrous, hard and brittlemetal which takes a high polish, resists tarnishing, and has a high melting point. The name of the element is derived from the Greek word χρῶμα,  meaning colour, because many of its compounds are intensely coloured. Identify X .  (Hint: A famous Web browser and OS is named after this element)

9 .Y is a word which is added in the English dictionary recently which means “Post comments about (an event) on Twitter while the event is taking place “ . Identify Y .

10 . Identify the Indian mobile manufacturing company headquartered in Gurgaon named after this mutant superhero of marvel universe.

Micromax

 

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2 thoughts on “General Quiz

  1. Answers –
    1. Telengana
    2. Pele (doubt?)
    3. No Idea
    4. Rice Bucket Challenge (doubt?)
    5. Aaron Swartz
    6. Airtype Keyboard
    7. Amit Shah
    8. Chromium
    9. Live Tweet (doubt?)
    10. Micromax (doubt?)

    Tell me if I am correct. I had to make a few guesses though.
    A Good Quiz!

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