The Week That Was #12 March 18, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: 10 Janpath, Australia, BPL Mobile, Canadian MP, Congress, Cricket, England, ICC Women World Cup, Indian Air Force One, indian ambassador to the United States of America, Kyon Kis Liye, Loop Mobile, Meera Shankar, Nagma, Ruby Dhalla, Sonia Gandhi, Varun Gandhi
1. Identify the event from the logo.
Ans.: ICC Women’s World Cup Cricket held in Australia won by England.
2. Whose new entity is this ?
Ans.: BPL Mobile is now rechristened as Loop Mobile.
3. Who is she and what new role has she been appointed to?
Ans.: Meera Shankar the next ambassador to the United States of America.
4. Who, where and why?
Ans.: Nagma at 10, Janpath-Sonia Gandhi’s residence for an election ticket as a Congress (I) candidate.
5. Identify the young boy in the picture who is in the news lately.
Ans.: Varun Gandhi for his inflammatory speeches.
6. Who is she, and what controversy was she in the news for?
Ans.: Ruby Dhalla, Canadian MP in controversy for a film “Kyon Kis Liye” in which she has been portrayed in some steamy scenes which she has denied.
7. Come April 1,2009, we will see this flying the Indian skies. What is this?
Ans.: The Indian Air Force One.
The Week That Was #6 February 4, 2009Posted by Gyaniz in TWTW-The Week that Was.
Tags: $10 laptop, Afghanistan National Cricket team, Arjun Singh, Australia, Australian Open, Chief Minister Kerala, Chinese New Year, Davis Cup, IISc, IIT Madras, Lakme fashion week, Luck by Chance, Models, Tennis Australia, Tennis Australia logo, Tirupati Temple, UGC, VS Achutanandan, World Cricket League, Year of the Ox, Zoya Akhtar
Q1. Who are they, and their claim to fame?
Ans.: Afghanistan National Cricket team, they qualified for the 2011 world cup qualifiers by winning the Division Three of World Cricket League.
Q2. Identify this young lady
Ans.: Zoya Akhtar, the director of “Luck by Chance”.
Q3. Identify the logo, [very much in news, last week]
Ans.: Tennis Australia, the governing body for Australian Open and Davis Cup in Australia.
Ans.: $10 laptop, inaugurated by Arjun Singh at Tirupati Temple. The project has been developed by UGC, IISc and IIT-Madras.
Ans.: VS Achutanandan, Chief Minister(Kerala)
Q6. Name the Festival/occasion.
Ans.: Chinese New Year. This year has been marked as the “Year of the Ox”.
Q7. Name the upcoming event for which these girls are lined-up.
Ans.: Models lined up for the upcoming Lakme fashion week auditions.