BAG OF 10 GENERAL
Which video in 2017 overtook Gangnam Style as the most viewed on YouTube?
1 Which video in 2017 overtook Gangnam Style as the most viewed on YouTube? 2 A ‘Copyright Library’ or ‘National Library’ is typically (US, Canada, UK, Australia and much of Europe) enabled by long-standing statute to have a free copy of what? 3 To promote Finland’s image abroad, the Finnish govt. has introduced a set of emojis. The set, including ones on metal music and sauna bath, also include an object of national pride, regarded as ‘the Unbreakable’. What gadget is being represented through that emoji? 4 What is the origin of the phrase “Clockwise Direction”? 5 Released as a 2018 Steven Spielberg film, and authored by Ernest Cline, which film is a tribute to the virtual reality genre? 6 Mark Twain described which member of the genus Annona as “the most delicious fruit known to men”? 7 Presented to Queen Victoria in 1850, which diamond is set in the platinum crown made for the late Queen Mother for the 1937 coronation? 8 The name of which dish means ‘fried rice’ in Indonesian and Malay, and has been called the national dish of Indonesia? 9 Car companies have to be careful while naming cars for their international markets. Which Japanese company’s Fiera car model caused controversy in Puerto Rico, where fiera means ‘ugly old woman’? 10 Who is the author of this famous quote: “I’m sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It’s just been too intelligent to come here.” 25
1. DESPACITO. SONG LUIS OF FONSI’S ALL TIME, “DESPACITO IT ALSO IS FT. THE DADDY MOST-WATCHED YANKEE” IS YOUTUBE NOT ONLY VIDEO THE EVER, MOSTSTREAMED SURPASSING MORE THAN 3 BILLION VIEWS 2. A FREE COPY OF EVERY BOOK PUBLISHED IN ITS COUNTRY 3. NOKIA 3310 PHONE 3 (THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED ON 12 MAY 1865 AS A PAPER MILL ON THE BANKS OF RIVER NOKIA IN FINLAND) 4. IT ALL STARTED WITH THE SUNDIAL. WITH THE MOVEMENT OF SUN IN THE SKY, THE SHADOW CAST ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE SUNDIAL MOVES WITH THE SAME SENSE OF ROTATION. CLOCKS WITH HANDS WERE FIRST BUILT IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE AND THEY WERE MADE TO WORK LIKE SUNDIALS 5. READY PLAYER ONE 6. IT IS KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES. IN ENGLISH, IT IS MOST WIDELY KNOWN AS A SUGAR APPLE OR SWEETSOP AS WELL AS A CUSTARD APPLE, ESPECIALLY IN INDIA AND AUSTRALIA (CUSTARD APPLE ALSO REFERS TO ANNONA RETICULATA, A CLOSELY RELATED SPECIES) 7. KOH-I-NOOR, ( MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT). THE KOH-I-NOOR IS ONE OF THE LARGEST CUT DIAMONDS IN THE WORLD, WEIGHING 105.6 CARATS, AND PART OF THE BRITISH CROWN JEWELS 8. NASI GORENG. IT IS TRADITIONALLY SERVED AT HOME FOR BREAKFAST AND MADE OUT OF LEFTOVER RICE FROM THE NIGHT BEFORE 9. TOYOTA 10. ARTHUR C CLARKE. HE SHOULD KNOW, AS HE IS ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL FUTURIST AND SCIENCE FICTION WRITERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY