Q 1. Identify
It is a multinational management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. Its incorporated headquarters are in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. It is the world’s largest consulting firm as measured by revenues and is a Fortune Global 500 company.
It began as the business and technology consulting division of accounting firm Arthur Andersen. The division’s origins are in a 1953 feasibility study for General Electric. GE asked Arthur Andersen to automate payroll processing and manufacturing at GE, Kentucky.
On January 1, 2001 Andersen Consulting adopted its current name.
Q 2. Identify
Q 3. Whose autobiography is ‘Playing It My Way’?
Q 4. Govt of India has announced to start a 24×7 TV Channel dedicated to the North-Eastern states. What is the name of the channel?
Q 5. Identify
Q 6. Who is the first cricketer to score a double century in One Day International matches?
Q 7. Polo is arguably the oldest team sport in known history. The first matches were recorded some 2,500 years ago in Persia, in 500BC. The word “polo” is supposedly derived from “pulu”, the Tibetan for willow, of which the original balls were made. Initially thought to have been created by competing tribes of Central Asia, it was quickly taken up as a training method for the King’s elite cavalry. Polo originated from which country?
Q 8. Which is the only principal UN body having it’s headquarter outside New-York?
Q 9. It was started by Anant Barjatya in 1970, now having around 150 branches all over India and abroad, with a motto ‘Service Before Self’. Identify.
Q 10. Who was the first Indian woman to become the Chief Justice of a high court. She is also the mother of a very famous writer.
Ans 1. Accenture
Ans 2. Dong Nguyen, Creator of the famous game Flappy Bird.
Ans 3. Sachin Tendulkar
Ans 4. Arun Prabha
Ans 5. Goolam Essaji Vahanvati, Former Attorney General of India
Ans 6. Sachin Tendulkar
Ans 7. India (The state of Manipur to be precise)
Ans 8. International Criminal Court (HQ: The Hague, Netherlands)
Ans 9. Delhi Public School Society which runs DPS.
Ans 10. Liela Seth. (The famous author Vikram Seth is her son)