The Week That Was #16 April 16, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: Abdul Ghani Lone, Air Deccan, Azlan Shah Hockey Cup, Bangalore, Baramulla, Buddhism, Colors, Colors channel, Falun Dafa, G R Gopinath, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, Hina Sahab, Hockey, Hurriyat, Indian Hockey Team, Kashmir, Kite, Li Hongzhi, LK Advani, Mallika Sarabhai, Mohammad Shahbuddin, RJD, Sajjad Lone, Sandeep Singh, Siwan, Star Plus, Taoism
Q1. Against who is the lady in the picture contesting the Assembly Polls?
Ans.: Mallika Sarabhai the renowned classical dancer is contesting against LK Advani from Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Q2. For who is this lady fighting the assembly elections?
Ans.: Hina Sahab, wife of Mohd. Shahbuddin is contesting the elections on an RJD ticket from Siwan.
Q3. Who am I and from where i will be trying my luck in this election?
Ans.: Sajjad Lone, son of Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Lone is contesting the elections from Baramulla constituency of North Kashmir.
Q4. Put funda about his happening last week and why is he here.
Ans.: Capt G R Gopinath, of Air Deccan fame is up in the elections as an independent candidate from Bangalore South with the Kite as his election symbol.
Q5. What’s happening here?
Ans.: Falun Dafa, is a mix of traditional Chinese calisthenics and doctrines drawn from Buddhism, Taoism and the ideas of its founder, Li Hongzhi.
Q6. Why was this channel in news recently?
Ans.: The TRP of Colors channel went past that of Star Plus.
Q7. Why was he in the sports news?
Ans.: Sandeep Singh, captain of the Indian Hockey Team that won the Azlan Shah Hockey Cup.
The Week That Was #15 April 10, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: April fools day, Balenciaga, BBC, Flutter, G-20 countries, Hulk Hogan, Johnny Depp, Mr.T, NATO, NATO Summit, Posh Spice, Sari silhouette, Scarlett Johansson, Spaghetti Tree, Spongebob squarepants, Twitter, Wrestlemania, WWE
1. What was this creation by BBC called, and to comemorate what day?
Ans.: April fools day-The Spaghetti Tree spoof carried out by BBC in 1957.
2. From the world of Fashion, Identify the collection and Indian connection?
Ans.: Balenciaga 2009- Sari silhouette collection.
3. Connect the 3 to the world of cartoons.
Ans.: Spongebob squarepants, after Johnny Depp and Scarlett Johansson, it would be Posh Spice who is all set to make a cameo appearance.
4. Identify what event’s first celebration is this, now an annual event?
Ans.: The First Wrestlemania, the event celebrated its 25th edition last week. Seen here are the winners of the 1st edition- Mr.T and Hulk Hogan.
5. What the deep blue colour show?
Ans.: G-20 countries.
6. Logo of which next (may be) big thing ?
Ans.: Flutter, the next big thing after Twitter.
Ans.: NATO Summit Dinner Ceremony.
The Week That Was #14 April 2, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: Aishwariya Rai, Ajmal Kasab, Anjali Waghmare, Anu Tandon, Barbie All Doll'd up Show, Barbie Show, Brawn F1 team, Congress, Corporation Bank, Fashion week, General Motors, Honda, Katrina Kaif, LIC, LIC credit cards, PIL, PIL against Sanjay Dutt, Rick Wagoner, Ross Brawn, Salman khan, Sandeep Pandey, Sanjay Dutt, Unnao
1. Who is he from the world of motorsport, and his creation’s claim to fame?
Ans.: Ross Brawn of Brawn F1 team which he bought from Honda. In its inaugral race the team secured the first two podium finishes.
2. Who is she from the world of politics, and who brought her into the news last week?
Ans.: Anu Tandon, Congress Candidate from Unnao. Salman khan campaigned for her.
3. Who is this business stalwart?
Ans.: Rick Wagoner, ex-CEO of General Motors.
4. Why were the 2 beauties in the news together linking them to an iconic entity.
Ans.: Both Aishwariya and Katrina were in the news linking them Barbie Show at the Fashion week, in the end it was katrina who did the Barbie All Doll’d up Show.
5. Who is she and what controversy surrounds her.
Ans.: Anjali Waghmare, she has taken up the responsibility to represent Ajmal Kasab in his trial.
6. What reason brought these two business entities together?
Ans.: LIC and Corporation Bank have come together to launch LIC credit cards.
7. Who is he, and whose downfall did he bring about?
Ans.: Sandeep Pandey, whose PIL against Sanjay Dutt led to the latter’s disqualification to contest elections.