37th Leo Inter School Quiz Competition | Gyan Infleoenza

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 406

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INSTRUCTIONS: This e quiz consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. Time allotted is 6pm till today Each correct answer will fetch 4 (four) points. Each wrong answer will be awarded -1 (minus one) points. Each Question not answered will be awarded -2 (minus two) points. Only ONE Tick sign (ü) per question is allowed. More than one tick signs would be treated as a wrong answer. Do fill your complete details in the answer sheet otherwise the same will not be accepted. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which country's Antarctic claim covers the greatest swath of longitude?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 2. 
    What is the catchphrase of Daleks, the fictional race of metallic mutants who feature in the much-loved sci-fi programme, Doctor Who?
    • A. 

      EX-TERM-I-NATE!

    • B. 

      IN-TERM-I-NATE!

    • C. 

      GERM-I-NATE!

    • D. 

      FULM-I-NATE!

  • 3. 
    In which English county is true Stilton cheese not currently being made?
    • A. 

      Hampshire

    • B. 

      Yorkshire

    • C. 

      Derbyshire

    • D. 

      Wales

  • 4. 
    In the 'Garfield' comic strip, what is the name of Garfield's rubber chicken?
    • A. 

      Skew

    • B. 

      Dew

    • C. 

      Chickee

    • D. 

      Stretch

  • 5. 
    What is the process responsible for producing photons in a diode laser?
    • A. 

      Pumping

    • B. 

      Electron-hole recombination

    • C. 

      Electron-Proton Neutralisation

    • D. 

      Photo production

  • 6. 
    In the United States the television broadcast standard is...?
    • A. 

      NTSC

    • B. 

      USNC

    • C. 

      USSC

    • D. 

      NSSC

  • 7. 
    In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated?
    • A. 

      1940s

    • B. 

      1950s

    • C. 

      1960s

    • D. 

      1930s

  • 8. 
    Which Intel chip was the first to support a 32-bit bus architecture?
    • A. 

      286CK

    • B. 

      386DX

    • C. 

      486AX

    • D. 

      186DX

  • 9. 
    The Central Processing Unit is an embedded chip that acts as the 'brains' of a computer. What Intel chip was used in the Altair (the first real personal computer)?
    • A. 

      6068

    • B. 

      6060

    • C. 

      8086

    • D. 

      8080

  • 10. 
    Undertaker wrestled Yokozuna at the 1994 "Royal Rumble". This was a Casket Match. Undertaker wrestled in another Casket Match at the 1998 "Royal Rumble". Who did he wrestle?
    • A. 

      Kane

    • B. 

      Yokozuna

    • C. 

      Shawn Micheals

    • D. 

      Hulk Hogan

  • 11. 
    Name the VIP who has habit of playing with her wedding ring whenever under stress.
    • A. 

      Princess Diana

    • B. 

      Margaret Thatcher

    • C. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • D. 

      Sarojini Naidu

  • 12. 
    Which artist’s pencil sketch has a friendly witch on the broomstick looking down on a cheerful cat?
    • A. 

      J.K. Rowling

    • B. 

      M.F.Hussain

    • C. 

      R.K.Narayanan

    • D. 

      Satyajit Ray

  • 13. 
     Name the fictional Kazakh journalist, created by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, who made it to GQ magazine’s annual list of top 100 most powerful people.
    • A. 

      Angus Howarth Borat

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Angus Bowarth Horat

    • D. 

      Nirad C. Chaudhary

  • 14. 
    A South Asian Centre for Arts and Culture is coming up in a seven-decade old building where a very important person lived once. Name the person.
    • A. 

      Mohammed Ali Jinnah

    • B. 

      J.N. Nehru

    • C. 

      M.K. Gandhi

    • D. 

      S.V. Patel

  • 15. 
    Name an Ex-President of an Asian country who admits that his wife is responsible for improving his written and spoken English.
    • A. 

      K.R. Narayanan of India

    • B. 

      Pervez Mussharaf of Pakistan

    • C. 

      Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan

    • D. 

      APJ Abdul Kalam of India

  • 16. 
    Tell the nationality of Maddox, child adopted by Hollywood idol Angelina Jolie.
    • A. 

      Cambodian

    • B. 

      Egyptian

    • C. 

      Australian

    • D. 

      American

  • 17. 
    Audrey Hepburn in her famous black dress reminds us of which classic film?
    • A. 

      Breakfast at Tiffany’s

    • B. 

      Evening at Paris

    • C. 

      Dinner at Tiffany’s

    • D. 

      Luncheon

  • 18. 
    “The boy who stood on the burning deck, whence all but him had fled” (author: Felicia Dorothea Hemans). Who was the boy?
    • A. 

      Oliver Twist

    • B. 

      Bill Sykes

    • C. 

      David Copperfield

    • D. 

      Casabianca

  • 19. 
    Name the two brothers who clashed over strategy of the footwear company they had founded in 1924, and formed two separate companies in the 1940s.
    • A. 

      Rudolf and William Diesel

    • B. 

      Adolf and Charlie Nikey

    • C. 

      Adolf and Rudolf Dassler

    • D. 

      Jerry and Oliver Fleming

  • 20. 
    Name the Indian cricketer whose mother has won the Vikram Samman of Vikram’varsity for her contribution in the field of painting.
    • A. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Rahul Dravid

    • C. 

      M.S. Dhoni

    • D. 

      Vikram Rathore

  • 21. 
    Writer Kurt Vonnegut who studied for a Master’s in anthropology at Chicago University was awarded a degree, a century later. He was allowed to use his novel as his thesis. Name his novel.
    • A. 

      The Count of Monte Cristo

    • B. 

      Humming Bird Tales

    • C. 

      Cat’s Cradle

    • D. 

      Oliver Twist

  • 22. 
    How long would the TV coverage of Football World Cup 2006 go if run in one single channel non-stop?
    • A. 

      991 hours 32 minutes

    • B. 

      More than 8 years

    • C. 

      31 days

    • D. 

      More than 51 years

  • 23. 
    Name the Bharat Ratna awardee who shares his/her birthday with Rabindranath Tagore
    • A. 

      R.T. Kamat

    • B. 

      Lata Mangeshkar

    • C. 

      Asha Bhonsale

    • D. 

      P.V. Kane

  • 24. 
    Who is known for the Mary Poppins books?
    • A. 

      Pamela Anderson

    • B. 

      Pamela Travers

    • C. 

      Julliane Sykes

    • D. 

      Minnie Mathur

  • 25. 
    What type of system did Paul Nipkow, John Baird, and Charles Jenkins all invent?
    • A. 

      Transistor

    • B. 

      Television

    • C. 

      Personal Computer

    • D. 

      LED Display

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