Sunday, 31 January 2016

who won the Australian Open 2016 women's championship?

who won the Australian Open 2016 women's championship?

Options

1) Angelique Kerber

2) serena williams

3) maria sharapova

4) Venus Williams

answer

1) Angelique Kerber

Other details

Angelique Kerber defeated  serena williams 6-4 3-6 6-4  in Australian Open final .

Saturday, 30 January 2016

Dilma Rousseff is president of which country?

Dilma Rousseff is president of which country?

Options

1) Brazil

2) peru

3) Chile

4) Haiti

answer

1) Brazil

Other details

Dilma Vana Rousseff is a Brazilian economist and politician currently serving as the 36th President of Brazil.

She is the first woman to hold the office




Friday, 29 January 2016

who was Paul Kantner ?

who was Paul Kantner  ?

Options

1) Musician

2) Actor

3) author

4) athlete

answer

1) Musician

Other details

Paul Lorin Kantner was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, known for co-founding Jefferson Airplane,

and band Jefferson Starship.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

where is the headquarters of Intelsat?

where is the headquarters of Intelsat?

Options


1) Luxembourg City

2) Berlin

3)Madrid

4)Paris

answer

  1) Luxembourg City

Other details

Intelsat operates a fleet of 52 communications satellites, which is one of the world's largest fleet of commercial satellites

Founded August 20, 1964

Headquarters Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Who was Marvin Minsky?

Who was Marvin Minsky?

Options

1) scientist

2) athlete

3) Singer

4)Actor

answer

1) scientist


Other dteails

Marvin Lee Minsky was an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence, co-founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts on AI and philosophy

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

When is International Customs Day observed?

When is International Customs Day observed?

Options

1) jan 26

2) jan 25

3) jan 27

4) jan 28

 answer

1) jan 26

Other details

International Customs Day (ICD) is Annually held on January 26 .

It recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security .

Monday, 25 January 2016

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has been elected president of which country?

 Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa  has been elected president of which country?

Options

1) Greece

2) spain

3) Italy

4) Portugal

answer

4) Portugal

Other details

Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa, ComSE, GCIH is a Portuguese politician who was elected as President of Portugal in January 2016.

Sunday, 24 January 2016

who won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title 2016?

who won the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title  2016?

Otpions

1) saina nehwal

2) P V Sindhu

3) ashwini ponnappa

4) jwala gutta


answer


2) P V Sindhu


Other details

P V Sindhu defeated Scotland's Kristy Gilmour  21-15 21-9  to win her fifth Grand Prix Gold title .



Saturday, 23 January 2016

Where is 4th India Africa Hydrocarbons Conference being organized?

Where is 4th India Africa Hydrocarbons Conference being organized?

Options

1) Delhi

2) Panaji

3) Pune

4) Mumbai

answer

1) Delhi

Other details

The fourth edition of India Africa Hydrocarbons Conference (IAHC) has begun on January 21, 2016 in New Delhi.


Thursday, 21 January 2016

Travis Kalanick is CEO of which company?

Travis Kalanick is CEO of which company?

Options

1) Uber

2) Lyft

3) Didi

4) Grab taxi

answer
1) Uber

Other details

Travis Cordell Kalanick is an American entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of the peer-to-peer file sharing company Red Swoosh and the transportation network company Uber.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Viktor Troicki is associated with which sport?

Viktor Troicki is associated with which sport?

Options

1) tennis

2) football

3) cricket

4) rugby

answer

1) tennis

Other details

Viktor Troicki is a Serbian professional tennis player  .

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

World's oldest man, Yasutaro Koide was from which country?

  World's oldest man, Yasutaro Koide   was from which country?

Options

1) Japan

2) China

3) Laos

4) korea

answer

1) Japan

Other details

Yasutaro Koide was a Japanese supercentenarian, who was the oldest living man in the world following the death of Sakari Momoi on July 5, 2015, until his own death on January 19, 2016.

According to the Guinness World Records website, the world's oldest person is American Susannah Mushatt Jones who is 116 and was born on July 6, 1899.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Francois Hollande has declared economic emergency in which country?

Francois Hollande has  declared economic emergency in which country?

Options

1) England

2) France

3) Germany

4) Spain

answer

2) France

Other details

French President Francois Hollande has declared  a state of economic emergency

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Jost Capito has been named as CEO by which racing team?

Jost Capito has been named as CEO  by which racing team?

Options

1) Ferrari

2) Renault

3) McLaren

4) Sauber

answer

1) Ferrari

Other details

McLaren Racing has appointed Jost Capito as their chief executive officer.

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Which spacecraft developed by nasa has traveled the farthest distance?

Which spacecraft developed by nasa has traveled the farthest distance?

Option

1) Apollo

2)Pathfinder

3)Juno

4) Orion

answer

  3)Juno

Other details

NASA’s Juno travelled 793 million kilometer

Juno is a NASA New Frontiers mission to the planet Jupiter. Juno was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on August 5, 2011 and will arrive on July 4, 2016.


Friday, 15 January 2016

UNICEF's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award was presented to whom ?

UNICEF's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award was presented to whom ?

Options

1) David Beckham

2) Roberto Carlos

3) Jinedin Zidane

4) Ronaldo

answer

1) David Beckham

Other information

David Beckham was honored by UNICEF by Danny Kaye Humanitarian Leadership Award 

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Who was Alan Rickman ?

Who was Alan Rickman ?

Options

1) Actor

2) Dancer

3) singer

4) athlete

answer


1) Actor


Other details

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman was an English actor. Rickman was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company performing in both modern and classical theatre productions

He was famous as Snape in Harry potter films.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

The highest award for services to the development of cinema is named after?

The highest award for services to the development of cinema is named after?

Options:

A. Prithiviraj Kapoor

B. Dada Saheb Phalke

C. Kishore Kumar

D. Dilip Kumar


Answer:

B. Dada Saheb Phalke


Other Details:

  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema.
  • It is presented annually at the National Film Awards.
  • Actor Prithviraj Kapoor is the sole posthumous recipient.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

GRAIL a start up for blood-based cancer testswas launched in association with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and whom?

GRAIL a start up  for blood-based cancer testswas launched in association with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and whom?

Options

1)Jeff Bezos

2) Larry Page

3) Mark zuckerberg

4) Elon Musk

answer

1)Jeff Bezos

Other details

Illumina, the world’s largest DNA sequencing company, launched GRAIL a start up  for blood-based cancer tests in association with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and  Jeff Bezos

Monday, 11 January 2016

Stephen Fleming has been appointed as coach of which IPL team?

Stephen Fleming  has been appointed as coach of which IPL team?

Options

1) Pune

2) Delhi

3) Chennai

4) Mumbai

answer

1) Pune

Other details

Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming was on Monday named chief coach of the new Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

where is the Kaiga Atomic Power Station located?

where is the Kaiga Atomic Power Station located?

Options

1) Karnataka

2) Goa

3) Assam

4) Kerala

answer
1) Karnataka

Other details

Kaiga generating station is a nuclear power generating station situated at Kaiga, near the river Kali, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka, India.
It has four units. The fourth unit went critical on 27 November 2010. The two oldest units comprise the west half of the site and the two newer units are adjoining the east side of the site. All of the four units are small-sized CANDU plants of 220 MW.







Saturday, 9 January 2016

Karl-Thomas Neumann is associated with which company?

Karl-Thomas Neumann  is associated with which company?

Options

1)BMW

2) FORD

3) GM

4) KTM

answer

3) GM

Other details

Karl-Thomas Neumann   is CEO of Adam Opel AG and President GM Europe  since March 2013.


Friday, 8 January 2016

Matthias Mueller is CEO of which company?

Matthias Mueller is CEO of which company?

Options

1) Ford

2) Volkswagen

3)BMW

4)GM

answer

 2) Volkswagen

Other details

Matthias Müller is a German businessman who has been the chief executive officer of Volkswagen AG since 25 September 2015.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

whose name has been included in Oxford dictionary?

whose name has been included in Oxford dictionary?

1)sachin tendulkar

2) sunil Gavaskar

3) vishvanatha anad

4) Lata mangeshkar


answer

1)sachin tendulkar

Other details

Sachin tendulkars name was added on  February 2013 along with Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal.


Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Where was World's largest blue star sapphire discovered?

Where was World's largest blue star sapphire discovered?

Options

1) Sri Lanka

2) Laos

3) china

4) Japan

answer

1) Sri Lanka

Other details

The world's largest blue star sapphire that weighs 1404  carats was discovered in a mine in Sri Lanka.

It  was discovered  in August 2015 near Ratnapura city in the South of Sri Lanka.


Tuesday, 5 January 2016

2015 Costa Novel Prize was won by whom?

2015 Costa Novel Prize was won by whom?

Options

1) Kate Atkinson

2) annie bell

3) janice galloway

4) duncan mclean

answer

1) Kate Atkinson


Other details

British author Kate Atkinson won the 2015 Costa Novel Prize 

She won it for the book A God in Ruins


sHE became the first author to win the Costa novel prize three times

Monday, 4 January 2016

Which country won the recent SAFF cup?

Which country won the recent SAFF cup?

Options

1) India

2) Nepal

3) Bhutan

4) Afghanistan

answer

1) India

Other details

The 2015 SAFF Championship (officially known as the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2015 ) was the 11th edition of the SAFF Championship, the biennial international men's football championship of South Asia organized by SAFF.

It was held in India from 23 December 2015 to 3 January 2016.

Afghanistan were the defending champions of the tournament.

India won the championship

This is the third time in which India has hosted the tournament,

India defeated Afghanistan 2-1 to win the SAFF Cup for the seventh time.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Which country has banned online medical diagnosis and treatments ?

Which country has banned online medical diagnosis and treatments ?

Options

1) china

2)Korea

3) Japan

4) Laos

answer
1) china

Other Details

the ban was issued due to increased malpractices as many unqualified doctors were providing medical guidance



Saturday, 2 January 2016

What is the Land border to coastline border ratio of india?

What is the Land border to coastline border ratio of india?

Options

1) 1:1

2) 3:1

3) 2:1

4) 2:3

Answer

3) 2:1

India has a land Border of  approximately 15200  km and coast line of approximately 7615 km

India shares Land border with

 Bangladesh 
 Bhutan
 Burma
 People's Republic of China 
  Nepal

 Pakistan 

India is surrounded by Arabian Sea on the western side, the Bay of Bengal on the eastern side, and the Indian Ocean on the southern side 



Friday, 1 January 2016

Gaofen-4 high-definition (HD) earth observation satellite was launched by which country?

Gaofen-4  high-definition (HD) earth observation  satellite was launched by which country?

Options

1) China

2) Japan

3)Korea

4) laos

answer
1) China

Other details


 Gaofen-4 was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the southwestern province of Sichuan