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Presidency Challenge Quiz Prelims Answers

  1. 1. PresidencyChallenge2012Quiz – Prelims Answers
  2. 2. 1
  3. 3. A) Sebastian Coe
  4. 4. 2Which greatarchitectdesigned thecity ofChandigarh?
  5. 5. A) Le Corbusier
  6. 6. 3Royal Bengal, Indo-Chinese, Malayan,Sumatra, Siberian andSouth China are subspecies of whichendangered wildanimal?
  7. 7. A) Tiger
  8. 8. 4
  9. 9. A) Roald Dahl
  10. 10. 5Which country earlierknown as Dutch EastIndies gets it‟s namefrom the wordmeaning „islandsnear India‟?
  11. 11. A) Indonesia
  12. 12. Which comic character‟s 6repertoire of expletivesunder „D‟ alone includes,“Diplodocus! Dogs!Doryphore! Doryphores!Duck-billed platypus!Dunderheaded coconuts!Dynamiter!?”
  13. 13. A) Captain Haddock
  14. 14. 7
  15. 15. A) Louis Braille
  16. 16. 8„El Clasico‟ is considered asthe biggest football rivalry inworld by many, especiallythe younger generation.Which two teams are thegreat rivals who play „TheClassic‟ rivalry?
  17. 17. A) Barcelona vs Real Madrid
  18. 18. 9What is the periodbetween 199 millionyears to 144 millionyears ago called?
  19. 19. A) Jurassic
  20. 20. 10Identify the band.
  21. 21. A) Carpenters.
  22. 22. 11
  23. 23. A) Marie and Pierre Curie
  24. 24. 12Cheerapunjee oncecredited as thewettest place onEarth is found inwhich Indian state?
  25. 25. A) Meghalaya
  26. 26. 13What‟s common to thewords – Jungle,Juggernaut,Shampoo, Pundit,Pajamas, Bungalowand Gymkhana?
  27. 27. A) Words originated fromIndia
  28. 28. 14
  29. 29. A) Meryl Streep, MargaretThatcher
  30. 30. Which place in India 15gets its name fromKumari Amman andwas also known asthe „Alexandria ofthe East‟?
  31. 31. A) Kanyakumari
  32. 32. 16If the SamjhautaExpress goes toPakistan, wheredoes the MaitreeExpress go?
  33. 33. A) Bangladesh
  34. 34. 17
  35. 35. A) Jim Corbett
  36. 36. 18According to Greekmythology, the Olympianswere a group of Gods whoruled after overthrowing theTitans. How many OlympicGods were there in all?
  37. 37. A) 12
  38. 38. 19Which coastal city in SriLanka is the third venue(the other two venuesbeing Colombo andKandy) for the T20 WorldCup scheduled to be heldin September – October2012?
  39. 39. A) Hambantota
  40. 40. 20Identify the speaker.
  41. 41. A) Stephen Hawking

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