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General Knowledge Quiz 46

General Knowledge Quiz 46



1. Who is considered as the "father of modern oceanography" and called "the pathfinder of the seas"?
James Cook
Charles Darwin
Richard Byrd
Matthew Fontaine Maury

2. Name the South Pacific island nation which has become the world’s first government to accept bitcoin in exchange for citizenship.
Vanuatu
Kiribati
Fiji
Samoa

3. Who is known as the "Father of Modern Geology"?
Harrison Schmidt
Louis Agassiz
James Hutton
Erasthenes

4. 24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of which country?
France
Canada
Italy
Algeria

5. Name the capital of Myanmar
Rangoon
Naypyidaw
Bangkok
Mandalay

6. With the design of which one of the following is Silvio Gazzaniga associated?
Ashes Cup
Davis Cup
FIFA World Cup Trophy
Thomas Cup

7. With which one of the following is the Queensberry Rules associated?
Boxing
Golf
Baseball
Basketball

8. What is the fear of vegetables known as?
Lachanophobia
Vitricophobia
Anthophobia
Febriphobia

9. Who among the following is NOT a recipient of Bharat Ratna?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Mahatma Gandhi
Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi

10. Name the historian and mathematician who wrote "The Frech Revolution: A History" that inspired Charled Dickens to write "The Tale of Two Cities"
William Doyle
Simon Schama
Thomas Carlyl
Christopher Hibbert

Sports Quiz 24: World Cup Football Quiz

World Cup Football Quiz 6



1. Which one of the following teams hold the record for scroing most goals in one World Cup tournament?
Germany
Italy
Brazil
Hungary

2. Which World Cup final is known as "The Miracle of Bern"?
1958
1962
1954
1990

3. Brazil holds the record for the most number of World Cup titles. How many times has it won the World Cup so far?
5
7
6
4

4. Faryd Camilo Mondragon Ali is the oldest player to play a FIFA World Cup match. Which national team he belongs to?
Iraq
Saudi Arabia
Qatar
Colombia

5. What was the name of the Octopus that rose to international fame because of its accurate predictions in the 2010 World Cup?
Peter
Philip
Payton
Paul

6. Where is the head quarters of FIFA?
Geneva
Zurich
Bern
New York

7. How many men's national football teams are affiliated to FIFA currently?
200
193
211
222

8. Who among the following have the record of winning the World Cup as a Captain first and a manager of his team later?
Mário Zagallo
Diego Maradona
Franz Beckenbauer
Lothar Matthaus

9. How many teams have won the World Cup since its inception in 1930?
10
8
12
15

10. Who among the following has scored a hat-trcik in 2014 World Cup?
Robin van Persie
Christiano Ronaldo
Xherdan Shaqiri
Enner Valencia

Sports Quiz 25: World Cup Football Quiz

World Cup Football Quiz 7



1. Guillermo Stabile was the top scorer in the first World Cup in 1930. Which country he played for?
Argentina
Uruguay
Germany
Italy

2. Which team was awarded FIFA Fair Play Trophy in 2014 World Cup?
Argentina
Spain
Japan
Colombia

3. What was the official slogan of 2014 World Cup?
Celebrate Humanity
A Time To Make Friends
All In One Rhythm
Drive forward as one

4. Forward Sports, the official provider of balls for FIFA World Cup 2014 and FIFA World Cup 2018, is in which country?
Japan
Germany
USA
Pakistan

5. Name the player who holds the records for most appearances in consecutive World Cup finals?
Lothar Matthaus
Zinedine Zidane
Cafu
Miroslav Klose

6. Who received the Golden Boot in 2014 World Cup?
James Rodriguez
Neymar
Miroslav Klose
Thomas Muller

7. Who holds records as the youngest player to take part in a World Cup?
Pele
Feni Opabumni
Norman Whiteside
Saloman Olembe

8. The first time a World Cup title was won by penalty shoot-out was in 1994. Which teams played the finals?
Brazil and Argentina
Italy and Brazil
Spain and Italy
France and Argentina

9. The Golden Ball award is presented to the best player at each FIFA World Cup finals. Who was the recipient in 2014?
Arjen Robben
Lionel Messi
Thomas Muller
Neymar

10. Which national team is known as the "Super Eagles?
Colombia
Nigeria
Egypt
USA

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General Knowledge Quiz 45: Personalities Quzi

Personalities Quiz



1. Who is known as the "Man of Peace" in India?
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Lala Lajpat Rai
Jawaharlal Nehru
Lal Bahadur Shastri

2. Who mong the following won the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2017 in English Language?
Payal Kapadia
Ruskin Bond
Paro Anand
Roopa Pai

3. Name the only test cricketer in the history to score a century in all 11 countries that have hosted Test matches
Sachin Tendulkar
Brian Lara
Younis Khan
Virat Kohli

4. Recipient of 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature, this famous writer modestly told that Carl Sandburg, Isak Dinesen and Bernard Berenson deserved the prize. Who is he?
George Bernard Shaw
Pablo Neruda
Samuel Beckett
Earnest Hemingway

5. Samuel Colt, American inventor, is associated with the invention of
Refrigerator
Revolver
Fountain pen
Air Conditioner

6. Which cricketer is a member of the Australian rock band "Six & Out"?
Shane Warne
Scott Muller
Brett Lee
Glenn McGrath

7. Who among the following is recognised as the creator of the first modern atlas?
Anaximander
Abraham Ortelius
Martin Behaim
Captain James Rennell

8. Who coined the terms "Palaeolithic" and "Neolithic" to denote the Old and New Stone Ages?
John Lubbock
Charles Lyell
Charles Darwin
Gregor Mendel

9. Who contributed the terms scientist, physicist, linguist and many other scientific terms?
Michael Faraday
William King
Galileo Galilei
William Whewell

10. Who introduced PH Scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution?
John Dalton
SPL Sorensen
Humphry Davy
Robert Boyle

Sports Quiz 23: World Cup Football Quiz

World Cup Football Quiz 5



1. Which country holds the record for most finishes in the top two and third positions?
Brazil
Argentina
Italy
Germany

2. Manuel Francisco dos Santos is the original name of a Brazilian player. He known popularly as
Vava
Garrincha
Kaka
Dida

3. What was the name of 2014 Brazil World Cup mascot, a Brazilian three-banded armadillo Brazilian three-banded armadillo?
Zakumi
Zabivaka
Footix
Fuelco

4. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all-time, he also holds the record for most red cards received in World Cup mathes. Who is he?
Diego Maradona
Miroslav Klose
Luiz Suarez
Zinedine Zidane

5. Which teams holds the record for the most goals scored and the most goals conceded as well?
Brazil
Argentina
Germany
Spain

6. Who was named the first FIFA World Player of the Year in 1991?
Jean-Pierre Papin
Lothar Matthaus
Romario
Gary Lineker

7. In which world cup the referee issued a record four red cards and 16 yellow cards, a record for cards shown, in a match that came to be known as "The Battle of Nuremberg "?
2010
2006
2002
2014

8. Who became the first player to be sent off in a World Cup final in Italy World Cup 1990?
Luiz Suarez
Diego Maradona
Cafu
Pedro Monzon

9. Who was the first President of FIFA?
Robert Guerin
Daniel Burley Woolfall
Jules Rimet
Sepp Blatter

10. The oldest playe to play and win a final in World Cup is Dino Zoff. Which nation he played for?
Argentina
Germany
Italy
Spain

India Quiz 86

India Quiz 86



1. 12 Corps of the Indian Army charged with protection of the desert sectors of the country falling in Rajasthan and Gujarat states is known as
Vajra Corps
Konark Corps
Chinar Corps
Chetak Corps

2. In which railways station did Google launch its "fast Wi-Fi for everyone" program called Google Station?
New Delhi
Kolkata
Chennai
Mumbai

3. India’s first cartoon network theme park “Amaazia” will come up in which city?
Bengaluru
Hyderabad
New Delhi
Surat

4. Name the Indian bank founded by Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad in 1908
Bank of Travancore
Bank of Baroda
Bank of Madras
Allahabad Bank

5. Name the largest monastery in India
Tawang Monastery
Rumtek Monastery
Namgyal Monastery
Bodhimanda Vihara Monastery

6. What is the colour of Baal Aadhar meant for children below five years?
Red
Green
Blue
Pink

7. Which ancient mathematical textbook found in 1881 contains the earliest known Indian use of a zero symbol?
Aryabhatiya
Sthananga Sutra
Tiloyapannati
Bakhshali Manuscript

8. Which one of the following is the first Online radio station in India?
Radio Umang
Radio Tarang
Radio Mirchi
Radio Bharati

9. Which was the last film directed by Dada Saheb Phalke, which was also his first sound film?
Setu Bandhan
Gangavataran
Kaliya Mardhan
Satyavan Savitri

10. Who among the following became the first chinaman bowler to play for India?
Umesh Yadav
Varun Aron
Jasprit Bumrah
Kuldeep Yadav

Sports Quiz 22: World Cup Football Quiz

World Cup Football Quiz 4



1. Who is the all time top scorer in World Cup Football?
Ronaldo
Miroslav Klose
Gerd Muller
Pele

2. Name the longest serving president of FIFA on whose memory the World Cup Trophy was named in 1930
Jules Rimet
Robert Guerin
Daniel Burley Woolfall
Sepp Blatter

3. The Yellow card-Red card (penalty cards) system was first introduced in Association Football. In which world cup it was first introduced?
1970
1998
1978
1982

4. Pele became the youngest player to play in a World Cup in 1958. The record was broken in 1982. Who is the current record holder?
Norman Whiteside
Lukas Podolski
Samuel Etoo
Diego Maradona

5. Which country became the smallest nation by population to ever clinch a FIFA World Cup berth by getting qualified for 2018 World Cup?
Costa Rica
Serbia
Morocco
Iceland

6. Who scored India’s only goal at the 2017 Under-17 World Cup?
Jeakson Singh Thounaojam
Aniket Anil Jhadav
Rahim Ali
Rahul Kannoly Praveen

7. Name the country to win the first football World Cup in 1930
Brazil
Argentina
Uruguay
Germany

8. Who holds the record of being the oldest player eve to play in a FIFA World Cup match?
Roger Milla
Faryd Mondragon
Lothar Matthäus
Dino Zoff

9. Who is the oldest goal scorer in FIFA World Cup?
Faryd Mondragon
Miroslav Klose
David Platt
Roger Milla

10. Which one of the following countries won the first World Cup in 1930?
Brazil
Uruguary
Germany
Argentina

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