Pi Day was first organized by Larry Shaw in 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium.
During WWII in US gasoline was rationed not to conserve gas, but to conserve tyres. This was because most of the natural rubber at that time came from Southeast Asia, , which was mostly under Japan's control.
Aretha Franklin won the award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance every year from 1968 to 1975, making it an eight-year winning streak.
Calcutta High Court is the oldest court in India which was constituted in 1862
He was rejected by J. J. School of Art, Bombay
Question of the day
Q. Using these four companies CNBC business pundit Jim Cramer coined a particular term. What is it?
FANG Stocks, though Google is now changed to Alphabet.
Q. Rabindranath Tagore is the only person to have written National Anthem for two nations namely India and Bangladesh. Besides that he has inspired National Anthem of another nation. And some believe that it was written and set to tune by him. He did this in 1938 on a request made by his student in Shantiniketan named Ananda Samarkun. He then translated it to his mother tongue.
Name the country.
Sri Lanka. The national anthem "Apa Sri Lanka, Nama Nama Nama Nama Mata, Sundar Sri Boroni" seems to be originally Nama Nama Sri Lanka Mata in Bangla.
Q. This particular structure is most commonly found in churches and they have a specific name. And one particular athletic event originated in Ireland is named after it. Which is this sports event. Clue: Pan Singh
Steeplechase. This was a horse obstacle race. In Ireland this sports was named after the structures called Steeples the racers used to race from one town Steeple to the next one.
In Olympics the course is 3000m with 7 obstacle and 5 waterbodies
Q. In China "Singles Day" is celebrated on 11th November when young people who are single party with each other and this festival has now become one of the largest online shopping day promoted by for Alibaba, the ecomm giant.
What is the significance of the date of 11th November on which the "Singles Day" is celebrated?
11th Nov is 11/11, where the ones mean single. This day in 2011 was a Super Singles Day.
Q. According to Ramayana, Hanuman assumed five faced form called "Panchmukhi Anjneya" The five faces are Hanuman himself, Garuda, Narasimha, Hayagriv and Varaha. Narasimha is Lion headed, is boar, Garuda is a bird and Hanuman is in monkey form, then which form is assumed by Hayagriva?
Hanuman assumed "Panchmukhi Anjneya" to extinguish five lamps at a time to kill Ahiravana, who had abducted Rama and Lashmana to Patalloka
Q. This is a kind of drink that was introduced to England from India in 17th century. It generally consisted of "Five" ingredients namely lemon, alcohol, sugar, spices and tea. Today the non-alcoholic version uses various kinds of fruit juices. The name of the drink is based on the number of original ingredients used. Name it.