TEST- GK069

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Instructions
1. The test comprises of 20 questions. You should complete the test within 15 minutes.
2. There is only one correct answer to each question.
3. All questions carry four marks each.
4. Each wrong answer will attract a penalty of one mark.

1. Name the Frenchman who pioneered the throwaway culture with products of eponymous brandname starting with disposable ball point pens, cigarette lighters and razors?

  • a. Bic
  • b. Schick
  • c. Braun
  • d. Gillette
  • e.Not Attempted

2. Citi Bank co-brands cards for which oil company?

  • a. HP
  • b. BPCL
  • c. IOCL
  • d. IBP
  • e.Not Attempted

3.The environment organization ‘Green Peace’ is based in ____________

  • a. UK
  • b. Russia
  • c. Japan
  • d. USA
  • e.Not Attempted

4. How did the UNIX software platform get its name ?

  • a. From shortening of 'Unit Extension'
  • b. From shortened variant of 'Uniplexed Information and Computing Services'
  • c. Just a funky name its creator gave it
  • d. A variant of the word 'Unique'
  • e.Not Attempted

5. Reader's Digest presents annual awards in excellence for print advertising. What are these awards called?

  • a. Pegasus
  • b. Lion's
  • c. Arcadia
  • d. Reader's Delight
  • e.Not Attempted

6. Which company was involved in a controversy for using the picture of Adolf Hitler?

  • a. Louis Philippe
  • b. Siemens
  • c. Benz
  • d. Fosters
  • e.Not Attempted

7. Mizoram was granted statehood in _________________.

  • a. 1972
  • b. 1987
  • c. 1963
  • d. 1948
  • e.Not Attempted

8. What was the world's first brand of the credit card to be launched ?

  • a. Visa
  • b. American Express
  • c. Diner's Club
  • d. Citibank
  • e.Not Attempted

9. Sara Forden's book with the base line 'A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed' is about which fashion house?

  • a. Sypkar
  • b. Levi’s
  • c. Lee
  • d. Gucci
  • e.Not Attempted

10. Who publishes 'Tata Press Yellow Pages', India's Premier business directory?

  • a. Tata Infotech
  • b. Tata Honeywell Ltd
  • c. Tata Donnelley Ltd
  • d. Tata McGraw Hill Ltd
  • e.Not Attempted

11. Which planet was discovered by J. G. Galle on September 23rd, 1846?

  • a. Saturn
  • b. Uranus
  • c. Neptune
  • d. Pluto
  • e.Not Attempted

12. The country of origin of the famous international brand “Ferrari” is

  • a. Denmark
  • b. Italy
  • c. USA
  • d. France
  • e.Not Attempted

13. The RBI was first established in 1935 as:

  • a. A Non-profit organisation
  • b. A co-operative bank
  • c. A private institution
  • d. Company limited by guarantee
  • e.Not Attempted

14. US TOUT VIOLIN
Unscramble the above for a two-word luxury brand.

  • a. Louis Vuitton
  • b. Louis Vitton
  • c. Luois Vuitton
  • d. Louis Vuittan
  • e.Not Attempted

15. The author of the English novel, "The House of Blue Mangoes" also heads a leading company in India. Name him and the company he heads.

  • a. Pradeep Guha, Times of India
  • b. David Davidar, Penguin India
  • c. Nanoo Pamnani, Citibank
  • d. Aroon Purie, India Today
  • e. Not Attempted

16. Which of the following States has the highest production of coffee in India?

  • a. Karnataka
  • b. Tamil Nadu
  • c. Kerala
  • d. Andhra Pradesh
  • e.Not Attempted

17. Which company owns and markets the hair care brand Nihar?

  • a. Tata Chemicals
  • b. Hindustan Lever
  • c. Dabur
  • d. CavinKare
  • e.Not Attempted

18. Brokers who buy securities in one market and sell them in another market to take advantage of prevailing price differences are called:

  • a. Mandiwallas
  • b. Tejiwallas
  • c. Badliwallas
  • d. Arbitragers
  • e.Not Attempted

19. San Jose is to Costa Rica as Ulan Bator is to _________________

  • a. Fiji
  • b. Chile
  • c. Honduras
  • d. Mongolia
  • e.Not Attempted

20. The world’s largest producer of mica is

  • a. Russia
  • b. USA
  • c. India
  • d. France
  • e.Not Attempted

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