Thursday, 31 March 2016

Who was Jim Harrison?

Who was Jim Harrison?

Options

1) Actor

2) writer

3) painter

4)sportsman

answer

2) Author

Other details

James   Harrison was an American author

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

who discovered electron?

who discovered electron?

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Options

1) Thomas Alva edison

2) Nicola Tesla

3) Michael Faraday

4) J J Thompson

answer
4) J J Thompson

Sir Joseph John "J. J." Thomson, OM, FRS was an English physicist. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of London and appointed to the Cavendish Professorship of Experimental Physics.

The electron is a subatomic particle, symbol e− or β−, with a negative elementary electric charge Electrons belong to the first generation of the lepton particle family, and are generally thought to be elementary particles because they have no known components or substructure.






Tuesday, 29 March 2016

What is arachnophobia?

What is arachnophobia?

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1) dear Of tigers

2) Fear of sharks

3) fear of Leopards

4) Fear of Spiders

Answer

Arachnophobia or arachnephobia is a specific phobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Where is ICC head quarters?

Where is ICC head quarters?

Options

1) Dubai

2) Colombo

3) London

4) none

Answer
1) Dubai

Other Details

ICC details

Formation 15 June 1909
Headquarters Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Membership
106 member countries
President
Mustafa Kamal
CEO
David Richardson
Chairman

N. Srinivasan



Sunday, 27 March 2016

Fortune 2016 World's Greatest Leaders list

Who has been ranked first in Fortune  2016 World's Greatest Leaders list ?

Options

1) Jeff Bezos

2) Angela Merkel

 3)Aung Saan Suu Kyi

4)Tim Cook


answer


1) Jeff Bezos

Other details

 Fortune Magazine   released the  the third annual   World's Greatest Leaders list

Jeff Bezos Ceo of amazon has been  ranked first in Fortune  2016 World's Greatest Leaders list







Saturday, 26 March 2016

When was the Constitution approved?

When did the Constitution come into effect ?

Options

1. 26 jan 1930

2.26 jan 1950 

3. 15th aug 1947

4. 14 th aug 1947

answer
2.26 jan 1950 

Other details

The Constitution was adopted by the India Constituent Assembly on 26 November 1949, and came into effect on 26 January 1950

 it repealed the Indian Independence Act.

 India ceased to be a dominion of the British Crown and became a sovereign democratic republic. 

26 November 1949 is also known as National Law Day.

Friday, 25 March 2016

Who was Garry Shandling ?

Who was Garry Shandling ?

Options

1) Actor

2) athlete

3) Author

4) Painter

answer


1) Actor

Other details

Garry  Shandling was an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and director.


Thursday, 24 March 2016

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein is chief of which UN organization?

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein is chief of which UN organization?

1) UNESCO

2) UNICEF

3) UNHRC

4) WHO

answer


3) UNHRC

Other details

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations System inter-governmental body whose 47 member states are responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world.


Formation 2006

Type United Nations System inter-governmental body 


Official language English, French




Wednesday, 23 March 2016

What is the name of new robot by Apple for recycling Iphones?

What is the name of new robot by Apple for recycling Iphone?

Options

1) Liam

2) Asimo

3) Mint

4) EMILY

answer

1) Liam

other details

the name of new robot by Apple for recycling Iphone is Liam

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

When is world water day celebrated?

When is world water day celebrated?

Options

1) March 22

2)March 24

3) March 25

4)March 26

answer

1) March 22

Other details

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22.

It  focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources


Monday, 21 March 2016

When is International Day of Forests celebrated?

When is International Day of Forests celebrated?

Options

1) 21 March

2)22 March

3)24 March

4)25 March

answer

1) 21 March

Other details

The International Day of Forests, the 21st day of March, was established by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012.

Each year, various events celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests, and trees outside forests, for the benefit of current and future generations

Sunday, 20 March 2016

when is International Day of Happiness celebrated?

when is International Day of Happiness celebrated?

Options

1) 20 March

2)21 March

3) 22 March

4) 24 March

answer

1) 20 March

Other details

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on the 20th of March.

The International Day of Happiness was founded on June 28, 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly

Saturday, 19 March 2016

In Psychiatry what does OCD stand for?

In Psychiatry what does OCD stand for?

A. Ocular Corneal Dysfunction



B. Optometric Cataract Deviation



C. Orleans Contrution Deviation



D. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder




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Ans. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.



More. Those afflicted with 
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder develop repetitive intrusive anxiety provoking thoughts, fears, urges and doubts. The sufferers may recognize them as irrational, however they are unable to stop these troubling obsessions.Repetitive hand washing is a common OCD symptom.


These symptoms are time-consuming, might result in loss of relationships with others, and often cause severe emotional and financial distress. The acts of those who have OCD may appear paranoid and potentially psychotic.Obsessive–compulsive disorder affects children and adolescents, as well as adults.

Excessive skin picking (i.e., dermatillomania) or hair plucking (i.e., trichotillomania) and nail biting (i.e., onychophagia) are all on the Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Guenter Butschek is CEO of which company?

Guenter Butschek is CEO of which company?

Options

1) Tata motors

2) Ford

3) Bmw

4) Tesla

answer

1) Tata motors

Other details


Guenter Butschek is the current CEO of Tata Motors Worldwide.

 He took over on February 15, 2016.

 Before this he was the COO of Airbus for four years

 and previously he worked at Dailmer AG for 25 years

Thursday, 17 March 2016

who won the Abel prize 2016?

who won the Abel prize 2016?

Options

1) Andrew Wiles

2) Andrew James

3) Andrew Jon

4) Andrew Jacob

answer

1) Andrew Wiles

Other details

Abel prize has been  won by Oxford professor for Fermat's Last Theorem proof

The Abel Prize   is a Norwegian prize awarded annually by the Government of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians.

Named after Norwegian mathematician Niels Henrik Abel (1802–29), the award was established in 2001 by the Government of Norway and complements its other prize in the humanities, the Holberg Prize.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

What does C stand for in CII?

What does C stand for in CII?

options

1) Country

2) confederation

3) Chamber

4) Council

Answer

confederation

Other Details
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is an association of Indian businesses which works to create an environment conducive to the growth of industry in the country.

Founded in 1895, CII has over 7200 members


Tuesday, 15 March 2016

who was Lloyd Shapley?

who was Lloyd Shapley?

Options

1) Economist

2) Actor

3) athlete

4) singer

answer


1) Economist

Other details

Lloyd Stowell Shapley was an American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist.

He contributed to the fields of mathematical economics and especially game theory

Monday, 14 March 2016

where is 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves being conducted?

where is 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves being conducted?

Options

1) Lima

2) tokyo

3) Beijing

4) Paris

answer


1) Lima

Other details

  4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves is  being conducted in Lima in Peru.

Sunday, 13 March 2016

who was Keith Emerson ?

who was Keith Emerson ?

Options

1) athlete

2)Musician

3) Painter

4) Author

answer

2)Musician

Other details

Keith   Emerson was an English  music composer

Saturday, 12 March 2016

When was European Union founded?

When was European Union founded?

Options

1) 1993

2) 1994

3) 1995


4)1996

answer

1) 1993

other details


The European Union is a politico-economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The EU operates through a system of supranational institutions and intergovernmental-negotiated decisions by the member states

Founded: November 1, 1993, Maastricht, Netherlands

In FICCI F stands for

In FICCI , F stands for

a)Formation


B)Federation



C)Finance



D)Fortune


Answer:B)Federation


Other Details: 

 Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) 


is an association of business organizations in India. Established in 1927.

Location


Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi 



Friday, 11 March 2016

Pamir In Tibet is Largest?

Pamir In Tibet is Largest?

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Options

1) River

2) Rain forest

3) Desert

4) Plateau

Answer

4) Plateau


  • The Pamir Plateau is  at  an altitude of about 3500 to 5000 meter 

  • It is a large plateau in the Pamir mountain range with mountains up to more than 7000m



Thursday, 10 March 2016

Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary is in

 Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary is in 


a) Odisha


B)Tamil Nadu



C)Telangana



D)Tripura


Answer:a) Odisha


Other Details: 

Chilka Lake is a brackish water lagoon, 
spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state


area of over sq 1,100 km



In 1981, Chilika Lake was designated the first Indian wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

How many countries will take part in first-ever Maritime India Summit in april 2016?

 How many countries will take part in first-ever Maritime India Summit in april 2016?

Options

1) 57

2) 50

3) 60

4) 75

answer

1) 57

Other details

The first-ever Maritime India Summit will be held in Mumbai

57 countries will take part in the international event.

South Korea will be the partner country for this summit.


Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Germany won wolrd cup for __ times

Germany won wolrd cup for __ times
A)2

B)3

C)5

D)4
Answer:D)4
Other Details:



Last won 2014

Monday, 7 March 2016

where is Asian Olympic Qualification tournament 2016 being played ?

where is Asian Olympic Qualification tournament 2016 being played ?

Options

1) Kazakhstan

2) Kyrgyzstan

3) Uzbekistan

4) Turkmenistan

answer

1) Kazakhstan

Other details

Asian Olympic Qualification tournament, will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from March 18 to 20 , 2016.

Sunday, 6 March 2016

Who was pat conroy?

Who was pat conroy?

Options

1) Author

2) athlete

3) singer

4) Actor

answer

1) Author

Other details


Donald Patrick  Conroy was a New York Times bestselling American author who wrote several acclaimed novels.


Saturday, 5 March 2016

Anil Kumble has been inducted into

Anil Kumble has been inducted into

 A) ICC hall of Fame

B) Wisden cricketer

C)  Indian bowler hall of fame

D)  None

Answer

A) ICC hall of Fame

other details

Anil Kumble has played  from 1990 to 2008.

Anil Kumble has  led India between 2007 and 2008 in 14 Tests .

Anil Kumble has played 132 Tests .

Anil Kumble has   taken 619 Test wickets .

Anil Kumble has played 271 One Day Internationals.

Anil Kumble has taken 337 wickets in ODI.

Only two bowlers in history have taken all 10 wickets in an Test innings Anil Kumble and Jim Laker.

Thursday, 3 March 2016

When is World Wildlife Day celebrated?

When is World Wildlife Day  celebrated?

Options

1) March 3

2) March 4

3) March 6

4) March 5


answer

1) March 3

Other details

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day,

It was  proposed by Thailand, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora.



Wednesday, 2 March 2016

When is Zero Discrimination Day celebrated?

When is Zero Discrimination Day celebrated?

Options

1) 1 March

2) 2  March

3)3 March

4)4 March

answer

1) 1 March

other details

Zero Discrimination Day is  observed  on 1 March.