01.) Who was the first known European explorer to reach the islands of Tasmania, Fiji and New Zealand?
02.) Who were the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest?
03.) In 1844, a group of 28 weavers and other artisans in a certain English town set up a society to open their own store selling food items they could not otherwise afford. Within a decade, over 1,000 cooperative societies appeared across Britain. What is this town, now considered the birthplace of the modern co-op movement?
04.) In early June 2012, the social-networking and micro-blogging platform Twitter streamlined its bird image logo in an attempt to simplify the ‘universally recognizable symbol of Twitter.’ According to the company, the new look brings together the Twitter staff’s love of ornithology, the need to design within creative constraints and simple geometry. What is the name of Twitter’s iconic logo bird?
05.) The world’s leading search engine Google is famous for keeping its home page very Spartan with minimum text and features. What name does Google give to the special logos on its home page that is used to celebrate certain holidays, famous anniversaries and the lives of well-known Persons?
06.) What is the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity?
07.) It is generally regarded as the top international honour a mathematician can receive and is sometimes called the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in mathematics. First awarded in 1936, the medal comes with a cash award which at the moment is Canadian Dollars 15,000. By which name is this medal better known ?
08.) This prize founded in 1979 is awarded for a living architect for his built work; this is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of architecture. What is this prize?
09.) Established 1846 “for the increase and diffusion of knowledge”, It is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. Located in Washington DC it comprises of nineteen museums, nine research centers, and a zoo many of them historical or architectural landmarks. It is the largest of such complexes in the world. What is this institution which is more or less a museum itself?
10.) It is a large game reserve in Narok County, Kenya, named in honor of the ancestral inhabitants of the area and their description of the area. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of lions, leopards and cheetahs. Name this world famous reserve?
01.) Abel Tasman
02.) Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay
05.) Google Doodles
06.) Three Gorges Dam
07.) The Fields Medal
08.) Pritzker Architecture Prize
10.) Maasai Mara National Reserve