SNAP Quiz: General Awareness Test!

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  • 1. 
    Dendrochronology is:
    • A. 

      The method of scientific dating based on the analysis of tree-ring growth patterns

    • B. 

      A core sample from the accumulation of snow and ice over many years that have recrystallised and have trapped air bubbles from previous time periods

    • C. 

      The study of glaciers, or more generally ice and natural phenomena that involve ice

    • D. 

      The scientific study of landforms and the processes that shape them

  • 2. 
    Which company launched the first mobile phone operation in India?
    • A. 

      Bharti Airtel

    • B. 

      Essar

    • C. 

      Max Touch

    • D. 

      Modi Telstra

  • 3. 
    The expansion for BIFR, in the context of the Indian Industry is:
    • A. 

      Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

    • B. 

      Bureau for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction

    • C. 

      Board for Investment and Financial Reconstruction

    • D. 

      Bureau for Investment and Financial Reconstruction

  • 4. 
    Which is the longest-running English language TV cartoon in history, first launched by Warner Brothers in 1969 exclusively for television, and is now a popular fare on the Cartoon Network?
    • A. 

      Scooby Doo

    • B. 

      Tom and Jerry

    • C. 

      Popeye

    • D. 

      Johnny Brave

  • 5. 
    What is Ekistics?
    • A. 

      The water sports-related study

    • B. 

      The science of Body Mass

    • C. 

      The art of card tricks

    • D. 

      The science of human settlements

  • 6. 
    What is Red Herring in an IPO?
    • A. 

      Prospectus

    • B. 

      Submission of Form

    • C. 

      Funds Generated during IPO

    • D. 

      Minimum Offer per Share

  • 7. 
    Eight O'clock Coffee, a US-based coffee marketer, is a group company of:
    • A. 

      Tata

    • B. 

      ITC

    • C. 

      Britannia

    • D. 

      Unilever

  • 8. 
    "TAREGNA"-a village in Bihar was in the news because of:
    • A. 

      Rahul Gandhi's election campaign

    • B. 

      Viewing of the solar eclipse

    • C. 

      A visit by Hillary Clinton

    • D. 

      The Naxal massacre of tribals

  • 9. 
    The driver for Formula One's Force India Team is:
    • A. 

      Mark Webber

    • B. 

      Adrian Sutil

    • C. 

      Felipe Massa

    • D. 

      Jensen Button

  • 10. 
    Bio-diesel is extracted from the following plant:
    • A. 

      Hibiscus

    • B. 

      Aloe Vera

    • C. 

      Jatropha

    • D. 

      Chamomile

  • 11. 
    Which woman tennis player won the maximum number of Grand Slam singles titles in the history of tennis?
    • A. 

      Steffi Graf

    • B. 

      Martina Navratilova

    • C. 

      Billi Jean King

    • D. 

      Margaret Court

  • 12. 
    What is the nickname of New York city?
    • A. 

      Big Sweet Lime

    • B. 

      Big Apple

    • C. 

      Big Grape

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    Which was the first Indian company to be listed on NASDAQ?
    • A. 

      TCS

    • B. 

      Wipro

    • C. 

      Infosys

    • D. 

      Cognizant

  • 14. 
    The name of the body which regulates the Stock Exchanges in India is:
    • A. 

      CBI

    • B. 

      CID

    • C. 

      SHCIL

    • D. 

      SEBI

  • 15. 
    Rafflesia arnoldii is its botanical name and it holds a world record in the plant world. What's the record?
    • A. 

      Tallest cacti

    • B. 

      Largest bloom

    • C. 

      Longest surviving tree

    • D. 

      Smallest plant

  • 16. 
    What is Short Selling in stock market lingo?
    • A. 

      Selling the shares which you do not own

    • B. 

      Selling a share after owning it for a short period of time

    • C. 

      Selling all the shares in your booty which are not productive

    • D. 

      Selling of shares which are quoted for a short period of time

  • 17. 
    Which is the largest landlocked country in the world?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Kazakhstan

    • D. 

      Mongolia

  • 18. 
    Which one of the following planets lost its planet status recently?
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Pluto

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 19. 
    Which country has the largest rail network in the world?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      UK

  • 20. 
    Who declares the "Credit Policy" of India?
    • A. 

      The Finance Ministry

    • B. 

      Reserve Bank of India

    • C. 

      The Commerce Ministry

    • D. 

      The Indian Banks' Association (lBA)

  • 21. 
    Who invented the microchip?
    • A. 

      Robert Noyce and Jack Kilby

    • B. 

      Larry Page and Sergey Brin

    • C. 

      Sabeer Bhatia

    • D. 

      Gordon Modie & Robert Noyce

  • 22. 
    Who was the Prime Minister of India when the 42nd Amendment Bill bringing in the changes in the Constitution was passed?
    • A. 

      Rajiv Gandhi

    • B. 

      VP. Singh

    • C. 

      Indira Gandhi

    • D. 

      Morarji Desai

  • 23. 
    Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for the first time in the year 1937 and the last time in the year 1948. How many times in between these two years was he nominated?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      0

  • 24. 
    Temujin was a famous historical character of the world, but we know him by a different name. Which one?
    • A. 

      Babur

    • B. 

      Genghis Khan

    • C. 

      Kublai Khan

    • D. 

      Emperor Nero

  • 25. 
    One barrel of oil is approximately equivalent to how many liters?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      150

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      160

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