Quiz Vidyalay Quiz 2-Prelims

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Quiz Vidyalay Quiz 2-Prelims

  1. 1. Quiz Vidyalay Welcomes you all to the Prelims
  2. 2. <ul><li>The khadi-duck is an unconventional type of weave that meshes three threads into a weave as compared to two weaves used in conventional weaving. This type of weaving is extremely rare, and there are fewer than a dozen weavers in India professing this skill. The guidelines also state that there should be exactly 150 threads per square centimetre, four threads per stitch, and one square foot should weigh exactly 205 grams. These are the finely crafted measurements of a very famous thing. Identify </li></ul>1 . *
  3. 3. THE INDIAN NATIONAL FLAG
  4. 4. 3. Which cricketer bowls a special type of delivery known as the ‘Carrom Ball’?
  5. 5. Balapuwaduge Ajantha Winslo Mendis
  6. 6. 3*. How do we better know Quick Silver?
  7. 7. MERCURY
  8. 8. 4*. Who is the recipient of Bharat Ratna 2008?
  9. 9. Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
  10. 10. 5. Tech Mahindra acquired Satyam Computers this year. What is the new name of Satyam?
  11. 11. Mahindra Satyam
  12. 12. 6. Which telecom giant’s logo is called ‘SpeechMark’?
  13. 13. Vodafone
  14. 14. 7. It is the spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm that repeats several times per minute. In humans, the abrupt rush of air into the lungs causes the epiglottis to close, creating the noise. In medicine, it is known as synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (SDF), or singultus. How do we know it better?
  15. 15. Hiccups
  16. 16. 8*. Which is the first object to achieve Supersonic speeds (Travels faster than sound)?
  17. 17. Tip Of The Whip
  18. 18. 9*. “The essence of the film is about optimism and hope. The power of hope in our lives. All my life I had the choice between hate and love. I choose love and here I am”. Whose words?
  19. 19. A.R.RAHMAN
  20. 20. 10. Who is the recipient of the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award for the year 2009?
  21. 21. Aung San Suu Kyi
  22. 22. 11. Who is the Author of the Best Seller “Angels and Demons”?
  23. 23. DAN BROWN
  24. 24. 12. Which country has its map on its flag?
  25. 25. Cyprus
  26. 26. 13. It is perhaps an alteration of the Sinhalese word `henakanday`, meaning `thunder snake`, or alternatively, the Tamil word `anaikondran`, which means `elephant killer`, as early Spanish settlers in South America referred to it as `matatoro`, or `bull killer`. How do we better know it?
  27. 27. Anaconda
  28. 28. 14*. What term is used to describe perfect eyesight of people? It is also the name of a version of a popular sport.
  29. 29. 20/20(TWENTY 20)
  30. 30. 15*. What is believed to have been invented by Mavalli Tiffin Rooms (MTR) during World War II when rice was in short supply?
  31. 31. Rava Idly
  32. 32. 16. Xavier Institute for Higher Learning, formerly Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters is the place of training of which group of people?
  33. 33. X MEN
  34. 34. 17*. The upper limit to define what is given by the World Bank as $1.25 per day, and by theAsian Development Bank as $1.35 per day?
  35. 35. Poverty
  36. 36. 18. When telephones were invented in 1876, Edison suggested the word ______ to start a conversation. What word?
  37. 37. Hello
  38. 38. 19*. Text on 9 keys is a popular feature in Mobile Phones. What is it?
  39. 39. T9 Dictionary
  40. 40. 20. Expand LASER?
  41. 41. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
  42. 42. 21. What is the Capital of Denmark?
  43. 43. Copen Hagen
  44. 44. 22. Which company’s mission is &quot;to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful&quot;? (Clue: Think Internet)
  45. 46. 23. Which city hosts the next Olympics?
  46. 47. London
  47. 48. 24. Against which country did Herschelle Gibbs score six sixes in an over?
  48. 49. Holland
  49. 50. 25*. Father: Ramesh. He had 4 kids. Nitin, Savita and Ajit are three of them. Who is the fourth?
  50. 52. 26.Lord Vishnu destroyed all asuras except mahabali. In the honour of Mahabali a famous Indian festival is celebrated. Which festival?
  51. 53. Onam
  52. 54. 27. “Your potential our passion” is the tagline of which software giant?
  53. 56. 28. Which company is the largest producer of digital cameras?
  54. 57. Nokia
  55. 58. 29. What is nicknamed as ‘People’s car’?
  56. 59. Tata Nano
  57. 60. 30. ‘Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino’. How do we better know this?
  58. 61. FIAT

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