Wednesday, October 22, 2014

General Knowledge Questions & Answers - 23-10-2014


  1. Name the family owns the largest privately - owned media empire in the US?
  2. Which bank in Atlenta, USA, funnelled at least $ 3 billion in the form of loans to Iraq, Illegally, for maintaining  Saddam Hussein's war machine?
  3. Which religion did Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones rock group convert to before marrying Texan model Jerry Hall in 1990?
  4. In which event did India win her only gold medal in the 1990 Asian Games held in Beijing?
  5. Name the coach of the Legendary Olympian Athlete Jesse Ownes.
  6. Jesse Ownes in 1936 and Carl Lewis in 1984 each won 3 Olympic golds in identical events. Name these events.
  7. Name the first husband and wife to win a gold medal apiece in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics?
  8. Name the Czech who won the 5000 mtrs, 10,000 mtrs and the marathon in Helsinki Olympics.
  9. What are the two extreme points of Great Britain?
  10. Name the first  woman to win the Olympic gold in 100 mtrs run, in  1928?


  1. The New House family
  2. Banca Nazionale del Lavoro 
  3. Hinduism
  4. Kabaddi
  5. Larry Shyder
  6. 100 mts,  200 mts and long jump
  7. Emil Zatopek and Dana nee Ingrova
  8. Emil Zaptopek
  9. John O'Groats and Land's End
  10. Elizabeth Robinson, USA

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