Jun 11, 2017

Q.2446

The song "You Know My Name" was recorded for a 2006 film. For the first time, an American man was chosen to sing such a song (in fact, he also co-wrote the song). Unusually, the song also didn't match the film's title. Who was this musician, who passed away in May 2017, and what kind of song was it?

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Jun 10, 2017

Q.2445

In Apr 2017, the Olympic Council of Asia announced a partnership with Alisports to bring this sport to the Asian Games, first as an exhibition sport in the 2018 edition and later as a full medal sport in 2022. This is in keeping with the rise in viewership for this sport.

Which sport?

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Jun 9, 2017

Q.2444

In May 2017, the film "Shuai Jiao Baba" became the highest earning non-Hollywood foreign film in China, going past a Japanese film called 'Your Name'. If 'Shuai Jiao' refers to a type of sport, how do we better know this film in India?

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Jun 8, 2017

Q.2443

Yamamotoyama Ryƫta is a Japanese sumo wrestler who was forced to retire from the sport after getting mixed up with match-fixing. Since his retirement, he has taken to exhibition matches and the world of entertainment: in 2012, he even appeared in the Indian TV show 'Big Boss'.

In January 2017, he appeared in a music video for what song? The song was originally written as something that would suit Rihanna.

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Jun 7, 2017

Q.2442

In May 2017, Truman Cafe in Melbourne, Australia, announced the creation of this ultimate hipster food and drink combination via an Instagram post. The store's manager says he put coffee in this fruit's shell as a joke but then started seeing takers for it.

What 8-letter word has resulted, much to the consternation of the sane world?

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Jun 6, 2017

Q.2441

The Pacific coral atoll of Henderson Island is a World Heritage Site. Being uninhabited, it has become a great location to study evolution and bio-diversity. However, in May 2017, the island hit the headlines for being the most 'contaminated' place of a certain kind. What does it have the highest density of, according to a research study?

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Jun 5, 2017

Q.2440

What five word phrase (and its variants) have the companies BCCL and ARG Outliers separately applied for a trademark? They did so in November 2016 and January 2017 respectively, resulting the companies going at each other's throats, legally speaking.

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Jun 4, 2017

Q.2439

This is the logo of a geopolitical forum, a high-profile meeting of which was held in May 2017 and didn't see participation by India. Which forum?

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Jun 3, 2017

Q.2438

This unusual building in New Delhi in the Pragati Maidan complex was built for the Asia 72 Trade Fair in 1972 to 'showcase India' self-reliance'. Adjacent to the Hall of Industries, it was demolished in Apr 2017. Which Hall?

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Jun 2, 2017

Q.2437

Complete the title of this book released in March 2017, touted as the first in a trilogy. The blanked name is that of a character of a warrior princess.

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Jun 1, 2017

Q.2436

In May 2017, why did a domain name called "www.iuqerfsodp9ifjaposdfjhgosurijfaewrwergwea.com" save many a system administrator and his client from tears?


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