Monday, May 16, 2011

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ MAY 2011 SECOND EDITION | Al-qaeda | fastest super computer | microsoft | Tagore

1. What is the meaning of the word 'Al-Qaeda'?

2. Maria Shriver has announced her separation from a famous   
American after 25 years of marriage. Name him?

Split apart

3. Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion in cash. Who is the CEO of

4. Who won the Jawaharlal Nehru award 2011?


5. Which country released a postal stamp to honour Rabindranath
Tagore on the occasion of his 150th birthday anniversary
celebrations on May 7?

The poet par excellence

6. What does the word 'bhalobasha' mean in Bengali?

7. Manuel Sagovia and Isidro Velazquez are the only persons in the
world who have Ayapaneco. But they refuse to use that. What am I
talking about?

8. Which self-taught seismologist predicted an earth quake in Rome
on May 11 that according to him would shatter more than 2000 years
worth of monumental architecture including colosseum?

Hot spot of Europe

9. Who is America's first recipient of a full face transplant?

10. ISRO unveiled a super computer with the kudos of becoming
India's fastest in terms of theoretical peak performance of 220
TeraFLOPs. Name it:


West Bengal - Mamata Banerjee
Tamilnadu - Jayalalithaa
Kerala - Oommen Chandy
Assam - Tharun Gogoi

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