History::General::::2014-12-24

Q.1 When George -I became king of England, he and the prime minister Robert Walpole talked to each other in Latin, why?
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Q.2 In which city the Japanese surrender was signed ending the WW-II?
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Q.3 What is common to the US presidents James Garfield, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley and John F Kennedy?
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Q.4 At what age Pu-yi became emperor of China?
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Q.5 After his name there was a country and a scholarship that is still given. Name him.
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History::WWII::Atomic Bomb::2014-12-18

Q.6 The atomic bomb dropped on 6th August 1945 on Hiroshima was called "Little Boy" and dropped from a B-29 plane which was nicknamed "Enola Gay". The nickname was painted just before the flight took off. Who was Enola Gay?
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Q.7 The second bomb was dropped on 9th August 1945 on Nagasaki from another B-29 plane nicknamed "Bockscar" also sometimes called the plane that ended WW-II. What was the bomb nicknamed?
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Q.8 Fatman was originally not planned to be dropped on Nagasaki but on another city. But the plan was changed as there was haze on that city and target was not visible. Name it.
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Q.9 A plane nicknamed "Necessary Evil" followed Enola gay through out the operation. what was its job?
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Q.10 The four possible targets chosen were Hiroshima, Kokura, Nagasaki, and Niigata of which Nagasaki replaced the original city earmarked. Henry Stimson, the war secretary, had a special place for this city personally as he spent his honeymoon there and saved it from being the target. Which was that city?
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Q.11 Fat man on Nagasaki exploded on a sports arena. What was that?
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Business::General::::2014-12-06

Q.12 Which company changed its logo of all uppercase letters to all lower case letter since 2009?
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Q.13 Kremlin security agency is procuring an equipment to use in office to stop leakage of information. Name this equipment whose popularity has come down in 2000s.
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Q.14 Who are called Steel collared workers?
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Q.15 This is a small apparatus used in game of football and many other sports. Ralph Nader, the American civic activist coined a term using this replacing other similar meaning terms like snitch or leaksmith. which is the sports apparatus we are talking about? And what is the term that is widely used in industry, corporate wold and politics?
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Q.16 In WWI in British Mesopotamia (modern Iraq and nearby area) certain imports were brought from an Indian company though there was strong opposition to it. What was the imported item and from which Indian company was it imported?
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Business::::Facebook::2014-12-05

Q.17 Inside Facebook office what are "Beacon," "Knife at a Gunfight," "Subprime Mortgage?"
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Q.18 Which country is using Facebook to write the constitution?
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Q.19 the 2010 film "The social Network" had tagline "You don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies" was adapted from a book ___ ____________ ______________ by Ben Mezrich
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Q.20 What happens if you type www.facebook.com/4?
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Q.21 Before it became Facebook what was the name of this social networking site?
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Q.22 Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly red-green colour blind. How did this affect facebook as a product?
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Business::Indian company::Logo::2014-12-04

Q.23 Which Indian company's logo consists of 15 dots or circles?
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Q.24 the Indian Railway logo had 16 stars till 2010 representing the railway zones and there after another star was added to make it 17. Why?
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Q.25 Logo of which company depicts two elephants pulling chains in two opposite direction.
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Q.26 Which company's logo has a shopping cart?
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Q.27 The logo of this company is stylized double helix. Identify this biopharmaceutical company.
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Q.28 Identify the logo. It is one of the first logos of the world.
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Q.29 Logo of this company has 26 icons embedded in it. Some of them are lips, sun, hands, bee, spoon, fish, palm tree. Identify the company.
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Q.30 Logo of this company depicts diffrent flavour for each day of the month. Identify this yummy company.
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Q.31 The logo of this company is adapted from ancient chemical symbol of iron, a circle with and arrow diagonally pointing upwards to the right. Name the company.
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Culture::Dance::Dance of India::2014-12-03

Q.32 Dancers of this Indian classical dance do not wear ankle bells (ghungroo) and also do not strike their feet very hard on the ground. Identify the dance form.
Q.33 This classical dance is the oldest of all classical dances of India. And the movement of hands and legs are little restricted and sometimes contorted unlike other dance forms as it has roots in temple sculptures. Identify the dance.
Q.34 The dancers of few Indian classical dances wear ornaments shaped like moon and sun and are called Chandra-prabha (the Moon) and Surya-prabha (the Sun). They are fixed on the left (the Moon) and the right (the Sun) sides of the hair parting of their hair. Identify the dance form that do not have such accessories.
Q.35 In Kathakali a dancer playing a noble character like Arjun will paint his face with ________ colour.
Q.36 Which Indian classical dance resembles the Spanish dance form called Flamenco?