The Week That Was #20 May 12, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: Amar Singh, Anna Jarvis, Azam Khan, Ben Southall, Best Job in the World, doping, Jayaprada, Mother's Day, Rabindranath Tagore, Rampur, Richard Gasquet, Roxana Saberi, Samajwadi Party, Splash, Suzuki Ritz
1. Which occasion was commemorated by this Google Doodle?
Ans.: Rabindranath Tagore’s Birthday- 6th May.
2. Who is she and why was she in the “news”?
Ans.: Roxana Saberi, the American Journalist who was caught by Iranian authorities on espionage charges and later released.
3. Identify the gentleman, in the news for an infamous reason.
Ans.: Richard Gasquet, the tennis star for doping.
4. Who is this lady, and what did she start?
Ans.: Anna Jarvis, she started the concept of Mother’s Day.
5. Identify the man in the picture and the role that he performs.
Ans.: Ben Southall, selected for ” The Best Job in the World”.
6. Who is this man, he has been in the thick of things of late?
Ans.: Azam Khan,ex-general secretary of Samajwadi party was in the news for his tussles with Jayaprada’s candidature from Rampur and Amar Singh.
7. Known as Splash, how would we know this in coming days?
Ans.: Suzuki Ritz
The Week That Was #5 January 28, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: Bharat Kumar, Bhojpuri filmstar Manoj Tiwari, BJP, Coventry Football club, Davos, Dubai Shopping Festival, footballer, Gorakhpur, Guantanamo Bay, lawyer of Ramalinga Raju, Manmohan Singh's family, Ramalinga Raju, Samajwadi Party, Satyam, Sunil Chhetri, WEF, World Economic Forum, Yogi Adityanath
Q1. Identify the logo
Ans.: Dubai Shopping Festival
Q2. Identify the place
Ans.: Guantanamo Bay
Q3. Put funda
Ans.: PM Manmohan Singh’s family praying for his good health.
Q4. Identify. [Hint he will be fighting against an interesting candidate in the coming election]
Ans.: BJP’s MP Yogi Adityanath from Gorakhpur would be up against Bhojpuri filmstar Bhojpuri filmstar Manoj Tiwari (samajwadi party) in the upcoming LS elections.
Q5. Identify, very much in news these days.
Ans.: Bharat Kumar, lawyer of Ramalinga Raju (Satyam)
Q6. Jai Ho, Identify this young footballer and also tell us about his achievement.
Ans.: Sunil Chhetri, he was in news for the call he got from Coventry Football club.
Q7. Identify the place/occasion/meeting/summit.
Ans.: World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos.
The Week That Was #4 January 21, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: Apple, Australian Open, Australian Open Venues, Ban Ki Moon, Chandni Chowk to China, Empire Theatre, Hi-sense Arena, Joe Biden, Leicester, Palestine, Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates, Rod Laver Arena, Samajwadi Party, Sanjay Dutt, Stephen J. Ross theatre, Steve Jobs, UN secretary general, Vice President of USA, Vodafone Arena
1. Identify these buildings and the connection.
Ans.: Australian Open Venues- Rod Laver Arena and Hi-sense Arena(formerly Vodafone Arena).
2. Identify him.
Ans.: Steve Jobs (Apple), in the news for his ill health.
3. Who am I?
Ans.: Joe Biden- New Vice President of USA
4. Who’s next in the list?
Ans.: Sanjay Dutt. The connect is all joined Samajwadi Party.
5. Why was he in news recently?
Ans.: UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon for his visit to ravaged Palestine.
Ans.: Chandni Chowk to China. The US and UK premieres of the movie were held at Stephen J. Ross theatre and Empire Theatre, Leicester respectively.
7. Identify and for what reason am I in the news recently.
Ans.: Richard Yates- author of Revolutionary Road adapted in the movie by the same name, highly acclaimed at award functions.