Friday, 30 October 2015

John Magufuli has been elected as President of which country?

John Magufuli has been  elected as President of   which country?

Options

1) Tanzania

2) kenya

3) South africa

4) egypt

answer

1) Tanzania

Other details

ohn Pombe Joseph Magufuli is a Tanzanian politician who was elected as President of Tanzania in 2015. He has served in the Cabinet of Tanzania as Minister of Works since 2010.

Previously he was Deputy Minister of Works from 1995 to 2000, Minister of Works from 2000 to 2006, Minister of Lands and Human Settlement from 2006 to 2008, and Minister of Livestock and Fisheries from 2008 to 2010.

He has served as a Member of Parliament since 1995



Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Gulam Noon was known by which name?

Gulam Noon  was known by which name?

options

1)Curry King

2) fish king

3) spice king

4)Bread king

answer
1)Curry King

Other details

Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon,  was a British businessman originally from Mumbai, India. Known as the "Curry King", Noon operated a number of food product companies in Southall, London.

Noon founded and operated a number of food product companies in Southall, London, specialising in Indian cuisine. His main business was Noon Products which he established in September 1987, manufacturing chilled and frozen Indian and Thai ready meals, predominantly for UK supermarkets. Whilst he didn't invent the dish, Noon is credited with the popularity of chicken tikka masala in Britain



Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Where has Bronze Age warrior’s tomb dating back to about 1500 BC been found?

Where has Bronze Age warrior’s tomb dating back to about 1500 BC been found?

Options

1) Greece

2) France

3) Italy


4) Spain


answer

2) France

Other details

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered an intact Bronze Age warrior’s tomb, dating back 3,500 years, which is filled with more than 1,400 objects, including jewels, weapons, bronze, silver and gold vessels.

The Bronze Age warrior’s tomb dating back to about 1500 BC was discovered in Pylos, Greece, by an international research team led by The University of Cincinnati
.



Monday, 26 October 2015

when is United Nations Day celebrated?

when is United Nations Day celebrated?

options

1)24 October

2)23 October

3)25 October

4)26 October

answer

1)24 October

Other details

United Nations Day is devoted to making known to peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization.

United Nations Day is part of United Nations Week, which runs from 20 to 26 October.

In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations, as which "shall be devoted to making known to the peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for" its work.

The UN's World Development Information Day has also been held on 24 October since 1972.


Sunday, 25 October 2015

Who was Maureen O’Hara ?

Who was  Maureen O’Hara ?

Options

1) Actress

2) painter

3) poetess

4) Sportsperson

answer

1) Actress

Other details

Maureen O'Hara   was an Irish-American film actress and singer.

In November 2014 she was presented with an Honorary Academy Award

After Myrna Loy, O'Hara was only the second actress to receive an Academy Award for acting without having been nominated previously.

Her autobiography, 'Tis Herself, was published in 2004 and was a New York Times Bestseller.








Saturday, 24 October 2015

Hard disk drive maker Western Digital bought which company?

Hard disk drive maker Western Digital  bought  which company?

Options

1) San Disk

2) Toshiba

3) Seagate

4) Makstor

answer

1) San Disk

Hard disk drive maker Western Digital Corp., a deal valued at $ 19 billion dollars will buy the memory chip maker SanDisk Corp.

Western Digital Corporation is an American computer data storage company and the world's largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers .

Headquarters: Irvine, California, USA
CEO Stephen D. Milligan
Founded: April 23, 1970

SanDisk flash memory storage Corporation designs, develops and manufactures equipment and software

This is an American company.

SanDisk flash memory in the world's third largest producer.

CEO Sanjay Mehrotra
Founder: Eli Hrari
Founded: 1988, Milpites, California, United States

Friday, 23 October 2015

what is the name of China's Nobel Peace Prize?

what is the name of   China's  Nobel Peace Prize?

Options

1) Confucius

2) Buddha

3) Han

4) China

answer

1) Confucius

Other information

Confucius Peace Prize, People's Republic of China (PRC) was established in 2010 by the Association of Chinese Indigenous Art

It  is a similar award to Nobel Peace Prize

The winner receives a cash prize of $ 15,000 US

Winner in 2011, Vladimir Putin

Kofi Annan in 2012 and Yuan Longping,

In 2014, Fidel Castro

In 2015 Robert Mugabe

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Where did China launch first yuan-bond ?

Where did China launch  first yuan-bond ?

Options

1) London

2) Tokyo

3) Mumbai

4) Singapore

answer

1) London

Other details

The People's Bank of China launched a yuan-denominated bond in London for the first time .

The bond worth 690 million euros  for one-year bonds .

The auction for the bonds offering a yield of 3.15 percent .

 It is for the first time that a yuan-denominated bond auction has taken place outside of China and Hong Kong.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Chess World Cup 2015 was won by whom?

Chess World Cup 2015 was won by whom?

Options

1) Sergey Karjakin

2) vladimir kramnik

3) veselin topalov

4) magnus carlsen

answer

1) Sergey Karjakin

Other details

The Chess World Cup 2015 was a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 10 September to 5 October 2015.

Sergey Karjakin won the competition on tie-breaks after a four-game final against Peter Svidler.

Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin  is a Ukrainian-born Russian chess grandmaster.

 He was a chess prodigy and holds the record for the world's youngest Grandmaster, at the age of 12 years and 7 months.

 Karjakin won the 2012 World Rapid Chess Championship and the Chess World Cup 2015.

He also won the Norway Chess Tournament twice (2013, 2014) and the Corus Chess Tournament in 2009.

He has competed in six Chess Olympiads, three times for Ukraine and three times for Russia, winning three gold medals, two silver and a bronze.

 He was a member of the gold medal-winning Russian team at the World Team Chess Championship in Antalya in 2013.

Monday, 19 October 2015

What is Koppu ?

What is Koppu   ?


Options

1) sea

2) Mountain range

3) Forrest

4) typhoon

answer

4) typhoon

Other details

Typhoon Koppu, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Lando, is currently a weakening tropical cyclone in the South China Sea and affecting Luzon

. The twenty-fourth named storm and the fifteenth typhoon of the annual typhoon season, Koppu is forecasted to continue impacting the Philippines until October 22.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

When is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty celebrated?

When is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty celebrated?

Options

1) oct 17

2) oct 18

3) oct 19

4) oct 20

answer

1) oct 17

Other details

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on October 17 throughout the world.

 It was officially recognised by the United Nations, but the first commemoration of the event took place in Paris, France, in 1987 when 100,000 people gathered on the Human Rights and Liberties Plaza at the Trocadéro to honour victims of poverty, hunger, violence and fear.

This call was made by Joseph Wresinski (1917–1988) founder of the International Movement ATD Fourth World.

One of the main aims of the day is to make the voice of the poor heard. To this end, commemorations often include testimonies from people living in poverty, describing their own experiences or those of people they know.


Thursday, 15 October 2015

When is World Food Day celebrated?

When is World Food Day celebrated?

Options

1) oct 16

2) oct 17

3) oct 18

4) oct 19

answer

1) oct 16

Other details

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945.

The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

The World Food Day theme for 2014 was Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”



Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Which country will host the 2016 U-19 Cricket World Cup?

Which country will host the 2016 U-19 Cricket World Cup?

Options

1) Bangladesh

2) Nepal

3) England

4) Australia

answer

1) Bangladesh

Other details

The 2016 Under-19 World Cup will be played from January 22 to February 14 in Bangladesh.

The 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup is a one-day cricket competition for sixteen international U-19 cricketing teams which is scheduled to be played in Bangladesh early in 2016

This will be the eleventh edition of the tournament.

The 10 nations with ICC Full Membership automatically qualified for the tournament.

Other five additional teams will qualify through the different regional tournaments.

 The sixteenth spot in Bangladesh will go to the best of the second-place finishers from the regions who will play in a separate repechage event

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Which company ranks to be the world's best work places?

Which company ranks to be the world's best work places?

options

1) Google

2) amazon

3) apple

4) microsoft

answer

1) Google

Other details

Google has topped the list of world's best companies to work for,

It has been at the first position for the third straight year.

The annual 'World's Best Multinational Workplaces List' ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. 

Sunday, 11 October 2015

K.P. Sharma Oli was elected Prime minister of which country in October 2015 ?

K.P. Sharma Oli  was elected Prime minister of which country in October 2015 ?

Options

1) Nepal

2) Bhutan

3) Laos

4) Japan

answer
1) Nepal

Other details

K.P. Sharma Oli was on Sunday elected as the next Prime Minister of Nepal

Mr. Oli served as the nation’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs in the Girija Prasad Koirala-led interim government

He was elected a member of the Parliament thrice — in 1991, 1994 and 1999

Friday, 9 October 2015

who is the author of The Courage to Act - A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath ?

who is the author of The Courage to Act - A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath ?

Options

1) Ben   Bernanke

2) janet yellen

3) alan greenspan

4) henry paulson

answer

1) Ben   Bernanke

Other details

Ben Shalom Bernanke is an American economist at the Brookings Institution who served two terms as chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States from 2006 to 2014.

During his tenure as chairman, Bernanke oversaw the Federal Reserve's response to the late-2000s financial crisis.

Before becoming Federal Reserve chairman, Bernanke was a  professor at Princeton University and  headed the department of economics there from 1996 to September 2002,

From 2002 until 2005, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,

Bernanke   served as chairman of President George W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisers.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Who has been appointed as chief of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change?

Who has been appointed as chief of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change?

Options

1) Hoesung Lee

2) Ban ki moon

3) kofi anan

4) vladimir Dostoevsky

answer

1) Hoesung Lee

Other details

Hoesung Lee   is a South Korean economist.

He is professor in the economics of climate change, energy and sustainable development in the Graduate School of Energy, Environment, Policy & Technology at Korea University in the Republic of Korea.

Lee received his B.A. in economics from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. in economics from Rutgers University.

 Lee was elected as the chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on October 6, 2015.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a scientific intergovernmental body under the auspices of the United Nations,set up at the request of member governments

 It was first established in 1988 by two United Nations organizations, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and later endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 43/53.

Membership of the IPCC is open to all members of the WMO and UNEP.

The IPCC produces reports that support the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which is the main international treaty on climate change




Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Which is the largest tea producer in Africa?

Which is the largest tea producer in Africa?

Options

1) sotuh africa

2) nigeria

3) Egypt

4) kenya

answer

4) kenya

Other details
Tea is a major cash crop that is grown in Kenya. Kenya tea has been the leading major foreign exchange earner for the country.
Most tea produced in Kenya is black tea, with green tea, yellow tea, and white tea produced on order by major tea producers.


Tuesday, 6 October 2015

who won the first Nobel Prize in Literature?

who won the first Nobel Prize in Literature?

Options

1) Sully Prudhomme

2) leconte de lisle

3) theodor mommsen

4) gabriel faure

answer

1) Sully Prudhomme

other details

René François Armand (Sully) Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist, and was the first ever winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901.

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction"

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Lindsay Kline was associated with which sport?

Lindsay Kline was associated with which sport?

options

1) Cricket 

2) hockey 

3) rugby

4) tennis

answer

1) Cricket 

Other details



Lindsay Francis Kline was an Australian and Victorian cricketer. 

He played in 13 Tests for Australia and 88 first-class matches between 1955/56 and 1961/62. 

He was a left-arm spin bowler, bowling left-arm unorthodox spin.



Saturday, 3 October 2015

When is World Animal Day celebrated?

When is World Animal Day  celebrated?

Options

1) October 4

2) October 5

3) October 6

4)October 7

answer

1) October 4

Other details

World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4.

Friday, 2 October 2015

When is International Day of Older Persons observed?

When is  International Day of Older Persons observed?

options

1) October 1

2)  October 2

3)  October 3

4)  October 4

answer

1) October 1

Other details

The International Day of Older Persons  was observed across the world on 1 October 2015

Theme Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment.





Thursday, 1 October 2015

Who will be named as permanent CEO of Twitter ?


Who will be named as permanent CEO of Twitter    ?

Options

1) Jack Dorsey

2) evan williams

3) noah glass

4) biz stone

answer

1) Jack Dorsey

Other details

Jack Dorsey is an American programmer and businessman widely known as a co-founder of Twitter, and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company