Jun 30, 2015


Image shows James Horner with his two Oscars he won in 1998 for the same movie.

Which movie are we talking about?

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Jun 29, 2015


Whose father?

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Jun 28, 2015


Which international sports star on 24th June 2015 decided to ‘serve’ as Kerala’s Ayurveda brand ambassador?

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Jun 27, 2015


The celebrations of first International ____ Day on 21st June 2015 at Rajpath in New Delhi saw setting of two Guinness World Records. These included participation of most individuals and individuals from the largest number of nationalities performing at a single venue.

Thus, what day was being celebrated?

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Jun 26, 2015


200th anniversary of an event concluded on 20 June 2015. The anniversary that began on 18 June ended with a re-enactment of the moment when the news of someone’s defeat reached London. A horse-drawn chaise post retracted the route taken in 1815 from Old Royal Naval College, in Greenwich, to St James's Square, where news from Belgium was delivered to the Prince Regent.

Who was defeated and what was this 1815 event?

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Jun 25, 2015


This is Jordan Spieth who on 21st June won a major tournament, the final round of which is usually played on the third Sunday, which is Father's Day.

Identify the competition whose winner receives this famous trophy.

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Jun 24, 2015


Scientists in third week of June 2015 named a newly discovered galaxy as COSMOS Redshift 7. It is three times brighter than the brightest distant galaxy Himiko.

What was the inspiration behind this name?

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Jun 23, 2015


-With your right hand make devil horns -Use your thumb to hold the ends against your palm -Wrap around your fingers using a figure-8. -For the dangling length, wrap the remaining around the centre of the figure-8 a few times.

Algorithm for what? This item’s use has been banned in France while doing another specific activity.

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Jun 22, 2015


‘Death of Gentlemen’ is a documentary on _____ which was screened at Sheffield. It is directed by Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber. This documentary which was made in four years shows the decline of _____. It narrates a story about greed, power, the endless pursuit of more and the precious things that are lost along the way.

Fill in the blank with something we all love!

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Jun 21, 2015


The _______ is a well-studied nearby galaxy. A team of astronomers on 16 June 2015 observed a previously unknown extreme star formation Eye of ______ in a luminous collision of two galaxies at more than 100 million light years away from Earth.

Fill in the blanks which might remind you of a Greek mythological monster on Versace logo.

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Jun 20, 2015


He was the Chief Architect behind the development of Navi Mumbai. In 2013, the Royal Institute of British Architects held a retrospective exhibition, ‘_____ _____ – India's Greatest Architect’. It illustrated the influences of his work on modern urban Indian architecture.

Identify him.

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Jun 19, 2015


This Veteran West Indies fast bowler was on 12 June 2015 inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. With this, he becomes 80th cricketer to be inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame and 18th from West Indies itself.

He bowled the final over in two famous Test matches, the Tied Test against Australia in 1960 and the Lord's Test against England in 1963.

Identify this legend.

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Jun 18, 2015


Fourteen years after the incident, on 7 June 2015, Xinyu Zhang and Hong Liang, from China, who were saddened by the destruction of the ______ filled the empty cavities where the _____ once stood with 3D laser light projection technology.

About 150 local people came out to see the unveiling of the holographic version on Sunday, 7 June 2015.

What was being resurrected?

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Jun 17, 2015


A ceremony took place at Runnymede near London on 15th June 2015. They were celebrating the 800th anniversary of something. This was the exact place where King John II sealed the original accord in 1215 that intended to put a check upon arbitrary powers of the King of England.

What was the subject of their celebration?

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Jun 16, 2015


This is the first tweet on twitter. Identify the tweeter?

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Jun 15, 2015


Forbes on 12th June released a list of highest-paid athletes in 2014-15. Can you guess these names?

-At number one and two are 2 boxers. -At number three and four are 2 footballers. -The youngest player on the list is a footballer. -The oldest player on the list is a golfer. -There are only women athletes on the list. -And there is only one Indian sports player to feature.

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Jun 14, 2015


This was published by The Telegraph on the back of what unfortunate event?

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Jun 13, 2015


This was a cartoon that appeared in the New York Times in 2014.

Which very successful venture was this controversial piece mocking?

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Jun 12, 2015


It was written by Tony Britten, and is an adaptation of George Frideric Handel's Zadok the Priest. The chorus contains the three official languages English, German, and French. The complete anthem is about three minutes long, and has two short verses and the chorus.

Where would one have heard this anthem usually?

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Jun 11, 2015


Indian-origin scientist Manu Prakash along with his team on 10 June 2015 developed a unique type of computer. They have built a synchronous computer that operates using the physics of moving ____ _____. Because of its universal nature, it can theoretically perform any operation that a conventional electronic computer can crunch, although at significantly slower rates.

What’s the peculiar feature?

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Jun 10, 2015


The theme for the celebration of this day in 2015 was ‘Healthy _____, Healthy Planet’. In 2013-14 it was ‘Together we have the power to protect the _____’. While in 2011-12 it was ‘Youth: the Next Wave for Change’.

Thus, what day is unofficially celebrated on every 8th of June to spread the awareness to protect something that you would associate with a very famous Trilogy of movies?

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Jun 9, 2015


Dahala Khagrabari was an Indian enclave. It was one of the smallest—7,000 square metres (1.7 acres)—of the Indo-Bangladesh enclaves. It was a one-of-a-kind enclave across the globe before the decision to cede it to Bangladesh was made.

What was the unique distinction?

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Jun 8, 2015


Delhi Metro on 4 June 2015 received its first of this kind train from Korea-based manufacturer and it will be operational from 2016. Manufactured at Changwan in South Korea, the new train will be more energy efficient.

Due to its ‘unique feature,’ these train will be able to accommodate 2280 passengers, which is 240 more than the regular six-coach Metro train.

What feature is this?

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Jun 7, 2015


This image is of Harriette Thompson from Charlotte.

In the first week of June she broke the record of Gladys Burrill which was set in 2010. This record in the male category has been held for quite some time by the ‘Sikh Superman’ Fauja Singh who is sometimes also referred to as ‘Turbaned Tornado’.

What record are we talking about?

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Jun 6, 2015


MERS initially called novel coronavirus was first reported in 2012 in Saudi Arabia.

It is also known as ____ flu, since _____ are believed to be involved in its spread to humans but it is unclear how. The WHO recommends that those who come in contact with _____ wash their hands frequently and do not touch sick _____.

Fill in the blanks

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Jun 5, 2015


Earlier in June 2015, China’s Tsinghua University unveiled the world's first _____ ______ ATM. This has an added level of verification so just knowing the ATM Pin is not enough. The machine is 20 percent more accurate at verifying the authenticity of multiple currencies compared with the average ATM used globally.

What is the unique feature of this particular machine?

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Jun 4, 2015


The Cartoon illustrates the failed CIA mission of invading Cuba in 1961.The final plan of invasion was approved by President JFK.

Which unsuccessful US venture are we talking about?

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Jun 3, 2015


Doris Hart was a World No. 1 American tennis player who was in the world top 10 for a decade. She won a Career Grand Slam in singles and is one of three players to have a ‘boxed set’ of Grand Slam titles—every possible title (singles, doubles, and mixed doubles) from all four Grand Slam events.

However, what is unique about her Wimbledon ‘boxed set’ which she achieved in 1951?

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Jun 2, 2015


Shown is the accident that happened in April 2011.

When Real Madrid won this particular competition, during the post-match celebrations the famous trophy which was newly re-designed was dropped and the bus ran over it. The trophy was thus broken into many pieces. Winners of which tournament receive this trophy?

It is the oldest Spanish football competition.

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Jun 1, 2015


On June 1 2015, a hugely successful author announced that a new entry in the popular series has been written. This one considers the point of view of its male character. The author said

As anyone who has ever been in a relationship knows, there are two sides to every story.

Identify the name of this book and the author. It will be published on June 18, which is the character's birthday.

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