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February 17, 2017

General Knowledge Quiz - Set 102

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  • Which organ stores glycogen in the human body ?
    • Liver
  • Mary Anderson invented a tool that wipes off rainwater from the windshield of cars, buses and other vehicles. Name it. 
    • Windshield wiper
  • Name the co-founder of Microsoft along with Bill Gates. 
    • Paul Allen
  • Who was the first African-American actress to win the Oscar ? 
    • Halley Berry
  • What is the expanded from of ASAP ? 
    • As soon as possible
  • Name the physicist who discovered and developed insulin. 
    • Frederick Banting
  • Name the largest Indian classical music festival outside India. 
    • The Cleverland Thyagaraja Aradhana Music Festival
  • Who invented the rubber band ? 
    • Stephen Perry Bobstein
  • What is the study of genes, heredity and its variation called ?
    • Genetics
  • Name the Hindustani Classical Music Festival held in Kolkata during months of December and January. It is held for six days. 
    • The Dover Lane Music Conference
  • Name the fastest fish in the world. 2064. Give the term for something that serves to protect the heart. 
    • Sailfish
  • In which year were the first Grammy awards held ? 
    • 1959
  • The expression 'Paper Tiger' comes from a book by Chairman Mao Zedong. Name the book. 
    • The Little Red Book
  • Name the small dark purple fleshy berry-like fruit from 2067. the palms of the tropical Central and South America that is often used in beverages. 
    • Acai
  • What is the geological and chemical study of rocks called ? 
    • Petrology
  • What is the term for the study of the Earth and its structure called ? 
    • Geology
  • Which is the world's largest rodent ?
    • Capybara
  • What term relates to or involves actions for protecting the natural environment ?
    • Green Color
  • What is the term that describes a vast collection of stars, dust and hydrogen ?
    • Galaxy
  • Which country boasts of having the longest network in the world ? 
    • USA
  • sculpted the Oscar statuette ? 
    • Sculptor George Stanley
  • What is a blog that contains video material called ? 
    • Vlog
  • Who invented the fountain pen ?
    • Lewis E Waterman
  • A species of dinosaur had bony triangular plates down its back. Name it.
    • Stegosaurus
  • Name the Indian photographer known as the 'Master of Gimmicks'. He is the first photographer to take three-dimensional pictures.
    • Vikram Bawa
  • What does one call a person who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy ?
    • Frenemy
  • What is the fear of computer or working on a computer called ?
    • Cyberphobia
  • In which book do you find the characters Mr and Mrs Dursley who stayed in number 4, Pivot Drive ?
    • Harry Potter Books
  • In which book of Charles Dickens is the protagonist called Pip ? 
    • Great Expectations
  • Name India's national academy of music ? 
    • Sangeet Natak Akademy
Rajarajeshwari. M

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