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General Awareness -Miscellaneous

1-What does a konimeter measure?- Dust

2- A stellate object is shaped like what ?-Star shaped

3-What is MMM minus MD ?- MD  3000-1500=1500

4-In what country did the Sabines live ? -Italy

5- Who often solved a three pipe problem ? -Sherlock Holmes

6- The tumblebug is an alternative name for which insect ? -Dung Beetle

7- St Stevens Tower is usually misnamed what ?- Big Ben

8-What European capitol stands on the river Aare ? -Berne Switzerland

9-What are woolly and spider types of ? -Monkey

10- Where do boy scout leaders get their names from  ?-The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling

11-In what country was fashion designer Yves St Laurent born ? -Algeria

12- What common British river name come from Celtic for river ? -Avon

13-Who is known as The father of Poetry ? -Homer

14-Who was the first US president to be sworn in by a woman ?-Lyndon B Johnson –  when JFK killed

15-What is the commonest item traded internationally ?-Petroleum and its by products

16- Lake Tittikaka is in Peru and what other country ?- Bolivia

17- Who was the first British monarch to visit America ? -George VI in 1939

18-All PCs have a BIOS what does bios stand for ?- Basic Input Output System

19- British soldiers mentioned in despatches get which bronze award ?- The Oak Leaf

20-Operation Thunderbolt was the nickname given to which raid ?- Israeli raid on Entebbe

21- In Japan what is Raku ?-Biscuit fired Pottery

22-What is the largest Island in The Greater Antilles ?-Cuba

23-What country used the first aircraft equipped bomber in war ? -Italy Italian Turkish war 1912

24- In what sport would you find a coffin ?- Cross country riding it’s a fence

25-John Huxham in 1750 invented which word ? -Influenza

26- TABSO is the national airline of which country ?- Bulgaria

27-What sport featured in the 1980 film Breaking Away ?- Cycling

28-he cast iron plant is another name for which pot plant ? -Aspidistra

29- What does the name Tokyo mean ?- Eastern City

30- Sir Walter Raleigh found what odd lake in Trinidad ?- Lake of Tar or Asphal

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