General Awareness- Miscellaneous
1-What was discovered at Qumran ?- Dead Sea Scrolls
2-Kimgazer is a newspaper in what country ?- Cyprus.
3-If you practice Encraty what are you doing ?- Abstinence or Self Restraint.
4-What emergency safety device was first used in 1945 ?- Ejector Seat
5-What is the only French speaking republic in Americas ?- Haiti
6-Lusitania was the Roman name of what modern country ?- Portugal
7-In Israel on Saturday its illegal to do what ?- Pick Your Nose.
8-A haemodializar is a mechanical Kidney.
9-Kerkira is the Greek name for what Island ?- Corfu.
10-Who was the first French women’s designer to design for men ?- Pierre Cardin.
11-What is the bass Xylophone called ? -Marimba.
12-What does Karaoke literally mean ?- Empty Orchestra.
13-Mintonette was the original name of what sport ?- Volleyball
14-In what country did stamp collecting start ?- France.
15-What’s the name of the worlds first National theatre Paris 1680 ?- Comedie Francaise.
16-Where do the White and Blue Niles join ? Khartoum – in Sudan.
17-In what country is Legoland ?- Denmark.
18-Who was assassinated by her own bodyguard in 1984 ?- Indira Ghandi.
19-What disease is spread in minute water droplets ?- Legionnaires Disease.
20-Who said “necessity is the mother of invention” ?- Ovid.
21-Which metal gets its name from Swedish for heavy stone ?- Tungsten.
22-Solanum Tuberosum is the Latin name for what plant ?- Potato.
23-What are young bats called ?- Pups.
24-What plant has flowers but no leaves ?- Cactus.
25-What is the Latin word for liquid produced by the Ficus Elastica ?- Latex.
26-What mountain – Greeks believe was the home of the Muses ?- Helicon.
27-Which metallic element atomic no 83 soothes Gastric Ulcers ?- Bismuth
28-In what city is the worlds largest medieval cathedral ?- Seville.
29-What is the SI unit of illumination ?- Lux.
30-What is the Latin name for the North Star ?- Polaris