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January 14, 2003
The General Awareness questions for the day are given below.

1. What commonly used product was invented by Whitcomb Judson in 1893 but had no demand till the late 1910s when orders came for troop uniforms?
(1) Cigarette lighters
(2) Zippers
(3) Walkie Talkies
(4) Canned Soya
   
2. Which famous inventor ranks second in the number of patents registered?
(1) Thomas Alva Edison
(2) James Watt
(3) Albert Einstein
(4) Edwin Land
   
3. In terms of overall advertising spends, which country is the second largest in the world, with only the US ahead of it?
(1) UK
(2) China
(3) Japan
(4) France
   
4. Which organisation is the world’s largest employer?
(1) General Motors
(2) General Electric
(3) China Electric Company
(4) Indian Railways
   
5. Which mobile phone service provider has taken over from JT Mobile and launched its services in Bangalore and Andhra Pradesh last year?
(1) BPL Mobile
(2) Orange
(3) AirTel
(4) Reliance Telecom
   
6. Which air route has the highest level of international passenger traffic in the world?
(1) London-New York
(2) London-Paris
(3) NewYork-Singapore
(4) Dubai-London
   
7. This famous business personality became the youngest Vice- President at Bankers Trust company in 1990. He later went on to start a company in the emerging Internet space and was Time magazine’s Man of the Year in 1999. Who is he?
(1) Jeff Bezos
(2) Jerry Yang
(3) Kim Bessott
(4) Jim Clark
   
8. Which leading Indian tyre company owns Vikrant Tyres after its takeover in the late 1990s?
(1) MRF
(2) Modi Stone
(3) Dunlop
(4) JK Tyres
   
9. Which industrial family owns the majority stake in the successful Hero group, a leader in the motorcycle segment in the country in collaboration with Honda, Japan?
(1) Hinduja
(2) Munjal
(3) Firodia
(4) Singhania
   
10. Which company launched the first mobile phone operation in India?
(1) Bharti Airtel
(2) Essar
(3) Max Touch
(4) Modi Telstra

Answer Key
(1) 2  (6) 2
(2) 4  (7) 1
(3) 3   (8) 4
(4) 4  (9) 2
(5) 3  (10) 4
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