Monday, 31 October 2016

who won the Asian champions trophy hockey?

who won the Asian champions trophy hockey?


Options

1) South Korea

2) India

3) Japan

4) china

answer

2) India

Other details

The 2016 Asian Men's Hockey Champions Trophy was the 4th edition of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy for men. The tournament was held in Malaysia, Kuantan District.

India defeated Pakistan 3–2 in the final to win the trophy for the second time.


Sunday, 30 October 2016

Rustom Khurshedji Karanjia was a famous

Rustom Khurshedji Karanjia was a famous

A)Painter

B)Journalist

C)Businessman

D)none


Answer:

B)Journalist

Other Details:

first captain of the Indian women’s Cricket team – from 1978 till 1993

Saturday, 29 October 2016

where has New species of millipede been found?

where has New species of millipede been found?

Options

1) USA

2) Spain

3) Peru

4) Chile

answer


1) USA

Other details


New species of millipede found in Sequoia National Park, California , USA



Friday, 28 October 2016

PUC stands for

PUC stands for


Options

A)Public Utilities Commission.

B)Pollution usage certificate

C)Public under control

D)Pollution Under Control

Answer:

D)Pollution Under Control

Other Details:

Certificate issued to vehicles.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

who won the 2016 European Golden Boy Award ?

who won the 2016 European Golden Boy Award ?

options

1) Renato Sanches

2)Kingsley Coman

3)Marcus Rashford

4)Marco Asensio

answer


1) Renato Sanches

other details

Portugal’s Renato Sanches  was awarded the 2016 European Golden Boy award

The Golden Boy is an award that is given by sports journalists to a young football under the age of 21 player playing in  European nation's top tier  

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

who won the Man Booker Prize in 2016?

who won the Man Booker Prize in 2016?

options


1) Paul Beatty

2)Deborah Levy

3)David Szalay

4)Ottessa Moshfegh

answer

1) Paul Beatty

Other details

Paul Beatty has become the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize.

He won the award for his  satire, 'The Sellout' at a ceremony in London's Guildhall

The Booker Prize is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

who won the 2016 United States Grand Prix?

who won the 2016 United States Grand Prix?

Options

1) Lewis Hamilton

2)Nico Rosberg

3)Daniel Ricciardo

4)Sebastian Vettel

answer

1) Lewis Hamilton

Other details

Lewis   Hamilton,  is a British Formula One racing driver from England,

He is currently racing for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team.

Monday, 24 October 2016

When is United Nations Day observed?

When is United Nations Day observed?

options

1) October 24

2)October 25

3) October 26

4) October 27

answer

1) October 24

Other details

In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations,

24th of October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948

In 1971 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a further resolution  declaring that United Nations Day shall be an international holiday


Sunday, 23 October 2016

Diesel engine Was Invented by?

Diesel engine Was Invented by?
Options

1) Henry ford

2) Ferdinand Porsche

3) Enzo Ferrari

4) Rudolf diesel

Answer


4) Rudolf diesel

Other Details

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel ( was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the diesel engine. Diesel was the subject of the 1942 film Diesel.

Saturday, 22 October 2016

What is Haima?

What is Haima?

Options

1)typhoon

2) river

3) Sea

4) Mountain range

answer

1)typhoon

Other details

Typhoon Haima is a typhoon near Hong Kong


Friday, 21 October 2016

who was awarded International Prize in Statistics in october 2016?

who was awarded  International Prize in Statistics  in october 2016?

options

1) David Cox

2) Valerie Isham

3) Peter McCullagh

4) Leroy Hood

answer

1) David Cox

Other details

Sir David  Cox   is a prominent British statistician.

He won the award for Survival Analysis Model Applied in Medicine, Science, and Engineering.

The International Prize in Statistics is the highest honour in the field of Statistics.

It is awarded every two years to an individual or team "for major achievements using statistics to advance science, technology and human welfare".

The award ceremony takes place during the World Statistics Congress.




Thursday, 20 October 2016

Who has been named for 44th Chaplin Award.?

Who has been named for 44th Chaplin Award.?

Options

1) Robert De Niro

2) Al Pacino

3) Steven Spielberg

4) George Lucas

answer

1) Robert De Niro

Other details

Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced Robert De Niro as the recipient of the 44th Chaplin Award.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Which country gives the Nobel Prize?

Which country gives the Nobel Prize?


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Options:

1) Scotland

2) Canada

3) America

4) Sweden

Answer:

4) Sweden

Other Details:

  • It is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and scientific advances
  • The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895
  • It is widely regarded as the most prestigious award available in the fields of literature, medicine, physics, chemistry, peace, and economics

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

When is World Food Day observed?

When is World Food Day observed?

Options

1) 17 October

2)18 October

3) 19 October

4) 16 October

answer

4) 16 October

Other details

The World Food Day is observed globally on 16 October to mark foundation of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945.

 2016 Theme: “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too”.

 World Food Day was established in November 1979 by FAO’s Member Countries at the 20th General Conference of FAO

it was celebrated in  1981  For the first time

Monday, 17 October 2016

when is World Student Day observed?

when is World Student Day observed?

Options

1) 15  October

2) 15  October

3) 17  October

4) 18  October

answer

1) 15  October

Other details

World Students' Day is celebrated on 15 October every year on the occasion of birth anniversary of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

15 October, was declared as World Students' Day by United Nations in 2010 to honor the 'great scientist' A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Mark Webber was asociated with which sport?

Mark Webber was asociated with which sport?

Options

1) Racing

2) Football

3) tennis

4) Hockey

answer

1) Racing

Other details

Mark Alan Webber is an Australian professional racing driver,

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Bhumibol Adulyadej was associated with which country?

Bhumibol Adulyadej was associated with which country?

Options

1) Thailand

2) Japan

3) Laos

4) China

answer

1) Thailand

Other details

Bhumibol Adulyadej, known as King Bhumibol the Great, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri Dynasty



Friday, 14 October 2016

Who has been appointed as Secretary-General of the United Nations?

Who has been appointed as Secretary-General of the United Nations in October 2016?

Options

1) António Guterres

2) Kofi Annan

3)Ban Ki-moon

4)Boutros Boutros-Ghali

answer

1) António Guterres

other details

The Secretary-General of the United Nations  is the head of the United Nations Secretariat, one of the principal organs of the United Nations.

The Secretary-General also acts as the de facto spokesperson and leader of the United Nations.


Their role is laid out by Chapter XV (Articles 97 to 101) of the United Nations Charter.

António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, is a Portuguese politician and diplomat who is the designate Secretary-General of the United Nations. Guterres was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002.


Thursday, 13 October 2016

who won the Japanese Grand Prix?

who won the Japanese Grand Prix?

options

1) Nico Rosberg

2) Lewis Hamilton

3) Sebastian Vettel

4) Kimi Räikkönen

answer

1) Nico Rosberg

Other details

Nico Erik Rosberg is a German Formula One driver for Mercedes Formula One team.

Nico Rosberg  won the Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom won 2016 Nobel Prize in which field?

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom won 2016 Nobel Prize in which field?

Otpiosn

Options

1) Physics

2) Chemistry

3) Literature

4)Economics

answer


4)Economics


answer

 economists Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom have won the 2016 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Oliver Simon D'Arcy Hart is a British-born American economist and the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

Bengt Robert Holmström is a Finnish economist who is currently Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

2016 China Open

2016 China Open

Men's Singles

United Kingdom Andy Murray defeated   Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Women's Singles

Poland Agnieszka Radwańska defeated  United Kingdom Johanna Konta, 6−4, 6−2
Men's Doubles[edit]

Spain Pablo Carreño Busta / Spain Rafael Nadal defeated    United States Jack Sock / Australia Bernard Tomic, 6−7(6−8), 6−2, [10−8]
Women's Doubles

United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová defeated    . France Caroline Garcia / France Kristina Mladenovic, 6−4, 6−4

Monday, 10 October 2016

where has been New termite species found?

where has been New termite species found?

Options

1) assam

2) kerala

3) sikkim

4) punjab

answer

2) kerala

Other details

A new termite species  was discovered at Kakkayam in the Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala 

Sunday, 9 October 2016

"Land of a thousand lakes" which country is also know by this name?

"Land of a thousand lakes" which country is also know by this name?

Options:

1) Finland

2) Bangkok

3) Australia

4) Brazil

Answer:

1) Finland

Other Details:

  • Inland lakes and rivers make up 10% of the country. 
  • The areas of forest cover almost two thirds of the land mass.
  • Only 6% of Finland is arable.

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Which is the largest Gulf?

Which is the largest Gulf?

Options

1) Gulf of Oman

2) Gulf of Mexico

3)Gulf of Cádiz

4) Gulf of Aden

answer
2) Gulf of Mexico

Other details

The Gulf of Mexico   is surrounded by the North American continent.

on the northeast, north, and northwest it has  the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest and south it has  Mexico, and on the southeast it has Cuba

Area: 1,600,000 km²

The Gulf of Mexico formed   300 million years ago


Friday, 7 October 2016

where will fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament be held ?

where will fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament be held ?

options

1)  Malaysia

2)china

3)Ojapan

4)laos

answer

1)  Malaysia

Other details

 fourth Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) will  be held in Kuantan, Malaysia from October 20 -  30, 2016 

Thursday, 6 October 2016

David J. Thouless,Duncan Haldane, John M. Kosterlitz won Nobel Prize in which discipline?

David J. Thouless,Duncan Haldane, John M. Kosterlitz won Nobel Prize in which discipline?

Options

1)Physics

2)Chemistry

3)Medicine

4)Literature

answer

1)Physics

Other details

Three British scientists have won the Nobel prize in physics for their work on strange forms of states of matter

David James Thouless  is a British-born condensed-matter physicist, Wolf Prize winner

Frederick Duncan Michael Haldane   is a British-born physicist who is Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics at the physics department of Princeton University in the United States, and a Distinguished Visiting Research Chair at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.

John Michael Kosterlitz is a professor of physics at Brown University and the son of biochemist Hans Kosterlitz.

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Kersti Kaljulaid has been elected as first female President of which country?

Kersti Kaljulaid has been elected as first female President of  which country?

Options

1) Estonia

2) Norway

3) sweden

4) Finland

answer

1) Estonia

Other details

Kersti Kaljulaid was elected as the President of Estonia by the parliament


Tuesday, 4 October 2016

where is Largest Archipelago located?

where is Largest Archipelago  located?

Options

1) Indonesia

2) china

3) Japan

4) Korea

answer

1) Indonesia

Other details

largest group of islands in the world, consisting of the more than 17,000 islands of Indonesia, is the Largest Archipelago

Monday, 3 October 2016

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) October4

answer

1) October 1

Other details

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year.

On December 14, 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons .

It  was observed for the first time on October 1, 1991

Sunday, 2 October 2016

where is10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament being played?

where is 10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament being played?

Options

1) Russia

20 china

3) Laos

4) Japan

answer

1) Russia


Other details

10th Tal Memorial International chess tournament in Moscow, Russia

Saturday, 1 October 2016

who won the 4th men's Under-18 Asia Cup hockey trophy ?

who won the 4th men's Under-18 Asia Cup hockey trophy ?

options

1) India

2) Sri Lanka

3) bhutan

4) Bangla desh

answer


1) India

Other details

India won  the 4th men's Under-18 Asia Cup hockey trophy by defeating Bangladesh 5-4 in the final in Dhaka