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Ques. What is a “quandong”?
(a) Oil obtained from a rubber plant
(b) A Vietnamese boat
(c) An Indian item of clothing
(d) A fruit from Australia
Ans. (d)

Ques. What term is used to describe an influential and wealthy person?
(a) Obese pig
(b) Tubby puppy
(c) Fat cat
(d) Overweight horse
Ans. (c)

Ques. What is a mythological ”xana”?
(a) Unicorn
(b) Dragon
(c) Fairy
(d) Flying horse
Ans. (c)

Ques. What does ”I” stand for in the acronym ”LGBTI”?
(a) Ideology
(b) Interstitial
(c) Irregular
(d) Intersex
Ans. (d)

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Ques. What is a quinella?
(a) A monozygotic twin
(b) A type of bet on a horse race
(c) A five man gun crew
(d) A female quintuplet
Ans. (b)

Ques. When the repayment of a loan starts after certain period of its disbursement, that pe­riod is called
(a) Esoteric
(b) Foreclosure
(c) Diffusion
(d) Moratorium
Ans. (d)

Ques. In the nursery rhyme “The House That Jack Built”, what was wrong with the cow?
(a) It had no tail
(b) It had only 3 legs
(c) It had a crumpled horn
(d) It gave no milk
Ans. (c)

Ques. What is the official process whereby one nation or state requests and obtains from another nation or state the surrender of a suspected or convicted criminal?
(a) Exile
(b) Extrapolation
(c) Extradition
(d) Suspension
Ans. (c)

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Ques. World’s largest blue star sapphire weigh­ing 1404.49 carats has been found in which country ?
(a) China
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Russia
(d) Africa
Ans. (b)

Ques. What was the name of the IBM computer that defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997?
(a) Deep Blue
(b) Big Brain
(c) Big Blue
(d) Deep Throat
Ans. (a)

Ques. What can describe a phlegmatic person?
(a) Even-tempered
(b) A person with a throaty cough
(c) Excited
(d) Wounded
Ans. (a)

Ques. What links the cities of Quito and Lima?
(a) They are the capital cities of adjacent countries
(b) The water source for both cities is the Rimac River
(c) The main language spoken in both is Portuguese
(d) They have ports on the Caribbean Sea
Ans. (a)

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Ques. What is the Maracaibo Beacon?
(a) Frequent lightning storms in the area
(b) Lighthouse built by pirates in 1669
(c) A major South American radio station
(d) Maracaibo’s city newspaper
Ans. (a)

Ques. Where is the world’s widest street?
(a) London
(b) Buenos Aires
(c) New York
(d) Sydney
Ans. (b)

Ques. What is the nickname of Nike’s company logo?
(a) The ”tick”
(b) The ”swoosh”
(c) The ”check”
(d) The ”wing”
Ans. (b)

Ques. In February 2009, 38 year old Eluana Englaro, at Lecco, North of Milan, was newsworthy for doing what since January 1992?
(a) Not seeing another person
(b) Pole-sitting
(c) Being on life support
(d) Watching television constantly
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which is the preposition in the tongue twister ”She sells sea shells by the sea shore”?
(a) She
(b) The
(c) By
(d) Sells
Ans. (c)

Ques. What is the relationship between the words ”bridle” and ”bridal”?
(a) Synophones
(b) Persephones
(c) Monophones
(d) Homophones
Ans. (d)

Ques. What word is used to refer to someone who is given boring and menial tasks?
(a) Beetlesear
(b) Catshead
(c) Ratsfoot
(d) Dogsbody
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of these is the name for a type of broom?
(a) Trug
(b) Besom
(c) Ostler
(d) Tabard
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Ball, fork and sheet are all types of what?
(a) Lightning
(b) Bedding
(c) Cutlery
(d) Motor vehicle
Ans. (a)

Ques. What is the name for the act of murdering of one’s own mother?
(a) Springicide
(b) Bedicide
(c) Headboardicide
(d) Matricide
Ans. (d)

Ques. Where are grackles native?
(a) The Americas
(b) The Camargue in southern France
(c) Northern Africa
(d) The Romanche Trench
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of these would not be a name for a ghost?
(a) Eidolon
(b) Thivish
(c) Spectre
(d) Wrait
Ans. (d)

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Ques. What word is used to describe someone within an organisation who leaks information?
(a) Mole
(b) Groundhog
(c) Hamster
(d) Gerbil
Ans. (a)

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