30 October 2014

Question of the day #307

X was created to fulfill the Reserve Bank of India’s desire to have a domestic, open loop, and multilateral system of payments in India. X  facilitates electronic payment at all Indian banks and financial institutions.  National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) launched X to consolidate and integrate various payment systems in India.Identify X

28 October 2014

Question of the day #306

X’s market value was measured as more than $200 billion on the date of its historic IPO is nearly as valuable as Wal-Mart and bigger than Amazon and eBay combined. X is planning to enter India and was in talks with e-commerce major Y.Identify the founder of X ?

27 October 2014

Question of the day #305, Pharma

X is an multinational company that was incorporated in India in 1961. X was started by Ranbir Singh and Mr. Z in 1930's as a distributor for a Japanese company Shionogi.  In 2014, Company Y acquired the entire 63.4% share of X making the conglomerate world’s fifth largest specialty generic pharma company.
Identify X,Y & Z?

26 October 2014

Question of the day #304, Books & Authors

"X" is a British writer of Indian heritage. Patricia and Nadira are important persons associated with "X". His book "Y" is a travelogue detailing the author's trip through India during his first visit. "X" is also a Nobel Prize winner. Identify X and Y.

25 October 2014

Question of the day #303, Books & Authors

"X" is a novel by an Anglo-Irish writer "Y". The book was so popular that it claimed to be universally read from the cabinet council to the nursery and has never been out of print. A basaltic hill in the Northern Ireland is thought to be the inspiration for the novel. The author is known as the master of two styles of satire - Horatian and Juvenalian styles. Who is the author and about which book are we talking about?

24 October 2014

Question of the day #302, Books & Authors

"X" is a 2400 page 20th century novel written by "Y" in 5 volumes. The novel is about a renowned king of South India during 10th and 11th centuries. "Y" is an awardee of Sahitya Akademi Award which he received posthumously. "Y" also received Sangeetha Kalasikhamani Award in 1953. What is "X"?

21 October 2014

Question of the day #301, Books & Authors

"X" is known as an author of thriller fiction. Two of his books have been adapted into films. One of his book "Y" is a pulse-pounding fiction. The author "X" transports readers ' from the ultra-secret National Reconnaissance Office to the towering ice shelves of the Arctic Circle, and back again to the hallways of power inside the West Wing ' in his book "Y". About which book are we talking about and who is the author?

20 October 2014

Question of the day #300, Books & Authors

"X" is a memoir by "Y". Y was a research chemist and barrister before entering into politics.  Y is
famous for policies emphasizing deregulation, reducing the power and influence of trade unions etc
in U.K. What is X?

18 October 2014

Question of the day #298, Formula One

A Italian test drivers X which had not driven the current car before and hadn’t raced in formula one in 10 years before qualifying last for a race. This happened because of Michael Schumacher’s neck injury and felipe Massa’s accident in the 2009 Hungary grand prix and Ferrari selected this Italian test driver. Name the person X.

17 October 2014

Question of the day #297, Formula One

Connect All of them:-

 Picture of Damon Hill & Ayrton Senna

Picture of Nigel Manseel and David Coulthard

16 October 2014

15 October 2014

Question Of The Day #295, FORMULA ONE

At Brazil in 2003, the stewards handed victory to McLaren driver Kimi Raikkonen. But Raikkonen wasn’t the real winner because the stewards handed victory to the wrong driver, so who was the real winner of the rain-shortened Brazillian GP of 2003? 

14 October 2014

Question Of The Day #294, FORMULA ONE

Team X appeared for the first time at the British Grand Prix; X also entered another four Grand Prix races that season, but scored no points. In consecutive year team X managed fourth place in the US Grand Prix and in next year team X drew its first win at the French Grand Prix. Name the team X, belonging country, and year of entry in F1 first time.

13 October 2014

Question Of The Day #293, FORMULA ONE

In formula one race, a world championship season X started in 1950. First season comprised seven race events, while 2014 season is scheduled to comprise of 19 races. What is the name of world championship season X and what is the highest number of races in one season till now?

5 October 2014

Question Of The Day #292, History

        A paperboy was shot dead at Yew Tree Farm on A-449 in Staffordshire, when he disturbed burglars while delivering a newspaper to the house in 1978. This incident sparked a massive manhunt by British Police. There were four burglars and were given a collective name. What is it?

4 October 2014

Question Of The Day #291, History

    This is an organisation devoted to the practice and promotion of Scientology, a new religious movement. This is responsible for the overall management, dissemination and propagation of Scientology. It derives its  name from the Latin word meaning knowledge and a Greek word meaning branch of learning. Which organisation am I talking about?

3 October 2014

Question Of The Day #290, History

     This was the largest invasion in the history of warfare involving about 4 million soldiers of the Axis powers invading the USSR. This operation also involved 6,00,000 motor vehicles and 6,25,000 horses. This ambitious operation was driven by Adolf Hitler’s persistent desire to conquer the Soviet territories. What was the special name given to this operation?

2 October 2014

Question Of The Day #289, History

The most devastating stock market crash in the history of United  States, considering the full extent and duration of its fallout, signaled the beginning of the 10-year great depression that affected all Western Industrialized countries. In this context, a top British investor and many of his associates were jailed for fraud and forgery. A special name was given to this great stock market crash. What is it?

1 October 2014

Question Of The Day #288, History

            In 1991, a financial policy was introduced in Britain to encourage long term savings by the way of waiving of taxes on deposits of up to 9000 pounds for over a period of 5 years. This policy shares the name with a woman. Which policy am I talking about?