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. Who is the only man to have written the National Anthems for two different countries?

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. Rabindranath Tagore who wrote national anthem for two different countries one is our ‘s National anthem and another one is for Bangladesh- (Amar Sonar* *Bangla)

8. Goodbye comes from the ex-pression: ‘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.

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