Increase Your General Knowledge


Questions:
  1. What programming language is GOOGLE developed in?
  2. What is the expansion of YAHOO?
  3. What is the expansion of ADIDAS?
  4. Expansion of Star as in Star TV Network?
  5. What is expansion of “ICICI”?
  6. What does “baker’s dozen” signify?
  7. The 1984-85 season. 2nd ODI between India and Pakistan at Sialkot – India 210/3 with Vengsarkar 94*. Match abandoned. Why?
  8. From what four word expression does the word ‘goodbye’ derive?
  9. How was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known?
  10. Name the only other country to have got independence on Aug 15th?
  11. Why was James Bond Associated with the Number 007?
  12. Who faced the first ball in the first ever One day match?
  13. Which cricketer played for South Africa before it was banned from international cricket and later represented Zimbabwe?
  14. The faces of which four Presidents are carved at Mt.Rushmore?
  15. Which is the only country that is surrounded from all sides by only one country (other than Vatican)?
  16. Which is the only sport which is not allowed to play left handed?

Answers:
  1. Google is written in Asynchronous java-script and XML, or its acronym Ajax.
  2. Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle.
  3. ADIDAS – All Day I Dream About Sports.
  4. Satellite Television Asian Region.
  5. Industrial credit and Investments Corporation of India.
  6. A baker’s dozen consists of 13 items – 1 more than the items in a normal dozen.
  7. That match was abandoned after people heard the news of Indira Gandhi being killed.
  8. Goodbye comes from the expression: ‘god be with you’.
  9. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu is none other Mother Teresa.
  10. South Korea.
  11. Because 007 is the ISD code for Russia (or the USSR, as it was known during the cold war).
  12. Geoffrey Boycott.
  13. John Traicos.
  14. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
  15. Lesotho surrounded from all sides by South Africa.
  16. Polo.






7 Responses to “ Increase Your General Knowledge ”

  1. Just a quick note that Google isn’t written in javascript and xml. It uses ajax to display its output, but it is not in any way written using those tools. Most likely Python, C++ and Java.

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  2. these are questions which we do not ask ourselves… they are quite unusual but very interesting

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  3. very good for new generation

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  4. I never knew that about 007…

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