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.
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.