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Monday, February 12, 2007

Quiz of 5/2/07 .along with few extra questions.

1. This movie recently won 64th Golden Globe Award as best film drama of

2006.The name of this movie is the name used in the Hebrew Bible for

the city of Babylon . Tell the name of the movie?

2. This country has seen four definitive coups in the last two decades due

to the religious tussle between Methodist church and Hindus. The last

coup in December 2006 was bloodless and was led by the military

commander of the country. Name the country?

3. At least 804 people were dead or missing in the Philippines as a result

of a very deadly typhoon which also affected parts of Vietnam and indo

china in December 2006. The same name was given to a typhoon that had

affected china in 2001. The name is originally derived from a popular

Southeast Asian fruit. What is this famous name given to the typhoon?

4. This is the most popular search engine in China accounting for 52%

share in market and consistently among the top in Alexa's internet

rankings. The specialty of this search engine is that it can locate file

formats such as MP3, WMA and SWF. It recently announced its plan to

provide service in Japanese . Name the search engine?

5. It is an English-language social networking website, popular among

college students. It was originally developed for university students,

faculty and staff, but has since expanded to include everyone, including

high school, corporate and geographic communities .Recently it was in

news for a possible sale to a very famous internet portal but talks have

not materialized till now. The site was founded by Mark Zuckerberg at

Harvard University in February 2004. Name the website?

6. He is a Bangladeshi banker and economist. He is the developer of the

concept of micro credit, (founded by Pakistani Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan ),

the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for

traditional bank loans. He is also the founder of Grameen Bank. In 2006,

he and the bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, "for their

efforts to create economic and social development from below." He has

received several other international honors, including the ITU World

Information Society Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award, the World Food

Prize and the Sydney Peace Prize. He is the author of Banker to the Poor

and a founding board member of Grameen Foundation. Name Him?

7. The famous inquiry into the death of a world celebrity with her friend

in 1997 in Paris has spurned many conspiracy theories. The inquiry was

headed by Lord Stevens and it finally concluded that there were no

suspicious circumstances and that the fatal car crash in which she died

was a 'tragic accident'. This inquiry was published on 14 december,2006.

Name this Famous operation?

8. Competing software manufacturers Microsoft and Company X held a

press conference on November 2 to announce a collaboration on

technologies for inter operation between Microsoft's Windows and X's

operating systems. The company X is nicknamed "Big Red" and it

specializes in network operating systems. Name X.

9. This American Public corporation was ordered to pay $78 million in

compensation to current and former employees for breaking labor laws in

the U.S. state of Pennsylvania by forcing its employees to work through

rest breaks and off clock. It is the world's largest retailer and second

largest corporation behind Exxon Mobil. In 2005, it was the world's

second highest-grossing corporation. Name the company?

10. This is the Jewish holiday of the Day of Atonement. It falls on the

tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, the seventh of the Religious

Calendar .The day is commemorated with a 25-hour fast and intensive

prayer. Name the holiday.

11. Stephen Robert Irwin nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", who

achieved world-wide fame from the television program The Crocodile

Hunter, an internationally-broadcast wildlife documentary series co-

hosted with his wife Terri Irwin. Irwin was fatally pierced in the chest by

a variety of cartilaginous marine fishes whilst snorkeling at the Great

Barrier Reef. What is it popularly called?

12. Connect : Stanford , Yahoo and Jonathan swift .

13. She was a Canadian-born American film and television actress, best

known for her role as "Lily Munster" on the 1964-1966 CBS television

series The Munsters. Some of her famous movies include River Lady

(1948), Hotel Sahara (1951),Song of Scheherazade (1947).Her Movie

Casbah in 1948 enjoyed a very long run in madras and other parts of

India. She died on January 8, 2007 .Name the Actress.


5 comments:

Anonymous said...

My answers :
1) Babel
2) Maldives
3) Durian
4) elgoog.com
5) Pass
6) Md Yunus
7) Diana and Dodi Fayed's death in car crash
8) Nortel
9) wal Mart
10)Hose Rossannah
11) Sting Ray
12) David Filo and Jerry Yang
13) Pass
regards,
Tathagata Chatterjee

Ankit Sud said...

5.facebook

Narkissos' reflection said...

anonymous has 4 answers right .

I asked the name of the operation not the fact that diana died in the accident.

Narkissos' reflection said...

The answers are :

1. Babel
2. Fiji
3. Typhoon Durian
4. Baidu
5. www.facebook.com
6. Dr. Muhammad Yunus.
7. Operation Paget .
(Into the death of Lady Diana)
8. Novell.
9. Walmart Stores Inc.
10. Yom Kippur .
11. Stingray.
12. Stanford graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo created a website named Yahoo and they derieved this word from Jonathan’s swift’s books gullivar’s travel which means rude, unsophisticated, uncouth.
13. Yvonne De Carlo.

Ankit Sud said...

i thought it was baidu only !, but anonymous misguided me !

Baidu also has a digg like feature for those who care and it gets you loads of traffic !

Monday, February 12, 2007

Quiz of 5/2/07 .along with few extra questions.

1. This movie recently won 64th Golden Globe Award as best film drama of

2006.The name of this movie is the name used in the Hebrew Bible for

the city of Babylon . Tell the name of the movie?

2. This country has seen four definitive coups in the last two decades due

to the religious tussle between Methodist church and Hindus. The last

coup in December 2006 was bloodless and was led by the military

commander of the country. Name the country?

3. At least 804 people were dead or missing in the Philippines as a result

of a very deadly typhoon which also affected parts of Vietnam and indo

china in December 2006. The same name was given to a typhoon that had

affected china in 2001. The name is originally derived from a popular

Southeast Asian fruit. What is this famous name given to the typhoon?

4. This is the most popular search engine in China accounting for 52%

share in market and consistently among the top in Alexa's internet

rankings. The specialty of this search engine is that it can locate file

formats such as MP3, WMA and SWF. It recently announced its plan to

provide service in Japanese . Name the search engine?

5. It is an English-language social networking website, popular among

college students. It was originally developed for university students,

faculty and staff, but has since expanded to include everyone, including

high school, corporate and geographic communities .Recently it was in

news for a possible sale to a very famous internet portal but talks have

not materialized till now. The site was founded by Mark Zuckerberg at

Harvard University in February 2004. Name the website?

6. He is a Bangladeshi banker and economist. He is the developer of the

concept of micro credit, (founded by Pakistani Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan ),

the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for

traditional bank loans. He is also the founder of Grameen Bank. In 2006,

he and the bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, "for their

efforts to create economic and social development from below." He has

received several other international honors, including the ITU World

Information Society Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award, the World Food

Prize and the Sydney Peace Prize. He is the author of Banker to the Poor

and a founding board member of Grameen Foundation. Name Him?

7. The famous inquiry into the death of a world celebrity with her friend

in 1997 in Paris has spurned many conspiracy theories. The inquiry was

headed by Lord Stevens and it finally concluded that there were no

suspicious circumstances and that the fatal car crash in which she died

was a 'tragic accident'. This inquiry was published on 14 december,2006.

Name this Famous operation?

8. Competing software manufacturers Microsoft and Company X held a

press conference on November 2 to announce a collaboration on

technologies for inter operation between Microsoft's Windows and X's

operating systems. The company X is nicknamed "Big Red" and it

specializes in network operating systems. Name X.

9. This American Public corporation was ordered to pay $78 million in

compensation to current and former employees for breaking labor laws in

the U.S. state of Pennsylvania by forcing its employees to work through

rest breaks and off clock. It is the world's largest retailer and second

largest corporation behind Exxon Mobil. In 2005, it was the world's

second highest-grossing corporation. Name the company?

10. This is the Jewish holiday of the Day of Atonement. It falls on the

tenth day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, the seventh of the Religious

Calendar .The day is commemorated with a 25-hour fast and intensive

prayer. Name the holiday.

11. Stephen Robert Irwin nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", who

achieved world-wide fame from the television program The Crocodile

Hunter, an internationally-broadcast wildlife documentary series co-

hosted with his wife Terri Irwin. Irwin was fatally pierced in the chest by

a variety of cartilaginous marine fishes whilst snorkeling at the Great

Barrier Reef. What is it popularly called?

12. Connect : Stanford , Yahoo and Jonathan swift .

13. She was a Canadian-born American film and television actress, best

known for her role as "Lily Munster" on the 1964-1966 CBS television

series The Munsters. Some of her famous movies include River Lady

(1948), Hotel Sahara (1951),Song of Scheherazade (1947).Her Movie

Casbah in 1948 enjoyed a very long run in madras and other parts of

India. She died on January 8, 2007 .Name the Actress.


5 comments:

Anonymous said...

My answers :
1) Babel
2) Maldives
3) Durian
4) elgoog.com
5) Pass
6) Md Yunus
7) Diana and Dodi Fayed's death in car crash
8) Nortel
9) wal Mart
10)Hose Rossannah
11) Sting Ray
12) David Filo and Jerry Yang
13) Pass
regards,
Tathagata Chatterjee

Ankit Sud said...

5.facebook

Narkissos' reflection said...

anonymous has 4 answers right .

I asked the name of the operation not the fact that diana died in the accident.

Narkissos' reflection said...

The answers are :

1. Babel
2. Fiji
3. Typhoon Durian
4. Baidu
5. www.facebook.com
6. Dr. Muhammad Yunus.
7. Operation Paget .
(Into the death of Lady Diana)
8. Novell.
9. Walmart Stores Inc.
10. Yom Kippur .
11. Stingray.
12. Stanford graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo created a website named Yahoo and they derieved this word from Jonathan’s swift’s books gullivar’s travel which means rude, unsophisticated, uncouth.
13. Yvonne De Carlo.

Ankit Sud said...

i thought it was baidu only !, but anonymous misguided me !

Baidu also has a digg like feature for those who care and it gets you loads of traffic !