Monday, February 28, 2011


1. What is the name of the first humanoid robot to be taken off to
    the International Space Station(ISS) along with the Discovery space shuttle
    which is poised for final launch? 
2. 'Matters of Discretion' is the autobiography of which former prime minister of India?

3. Which day is celebrated as the international 'Mother tongue day'?

4. Which microblogging website, equivalent to twitter, in China became the focus of 
    China's vast censorship apparatus in order to prevent even the minute 
    probability of anti-governmantal discussions?

5. What is the name of the president of Uganda who won another term
    despite the allegations from opposition that the elections were fraudulent? 
6. Which party of West Bengal is strongly demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland?
    Their demand was turned down by the Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.

7. What is the name of the president of Libya who threatened retribution 
    against Libyans involved in the revolt through his furious address on state TV? 
8. Which country developes cold feet owing to the likelihood of unrest 
    after calls for a "Jasmine Revolution" circulated on the Internet saying that the people has 
    "a common aspiration for stability and development"?

9. Give the name of the Malkangiri district collector who was abducted by Maoists
   and was freed after 8 days?

10. We know that Indian Airlines was merged with Air India 4 years ago.
     Now, India's flag carrier is all set to have a single code for its domestic 
     international flights from February 27. What is that single code? 

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