Question 29

Posted September 23, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: Famous People

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X was a French jurist, poet and author. He has many publications to his credit such as ‘Political History of the United States’, ‘United States and France’  and ‘Memoirs of Franklin’. He is most well remembered however as the intellectual creator of the Statue of Liberty in the New York harbour and its lesser known twins in Paris, and Luxembourg Garden.

Question 28

Posted September 23, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: Information Technology

X is a free Microsoft Security Software scheduled for release later this year. It is codenamed Morro and is said to be replacing Microsoft’s paid version called Windows Live OneCare. What is X?

Question 27

Posted September 23, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: General

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X are known as the Devil’s bones. X consist of pips, different in number, marked on each of their faces. Terms such as ace, duce, trey, cater, cinque and sice were once used in correlation with them. X come in various forms such as Crooked X, Loaded X, cheat X, Shaved X, Iced X etc. What is X?

Question 26

Posted September 23, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: Famous People, Geography

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X was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer. On 29 May 1953 at the age of 33, he and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers known to scale the summit of Y. They were part of the ninth British expedition to Y, led by John Hunt. Moreover, X is famous for being the first man to have stood on both the poles(North and South) and on the summit of Y. Name X and Y.

Question 25

Posted September 22, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: General

X was bought by Peter Minuit  in 1626 from native Indian people in exchange for trade goods worth sixty guilders, often mistakenly said to be worth twenty-four dollars. It can be converted to modern currency by comparing bread prices etc. and amounts around $1000 nowadays. What is X?

Question 24

Posted September 22, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: Geography

Because of its vast dimensions, X is sometimes called The River Sea. At no point is X crossed by bridges This is not because of its huge dimensions. In fact, for most of its length, X’s width is well within the capability of modern engineers to bridge. However, the bulk of X flows through tropical rainforests, where there are few roads and even fewer cities and hence there is no need for bridges. What am I referring to?

Question 23

Posted September 22, 2009 by jmburman
Categories: Information Technology

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This extremely fast-growing service was created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, who described it thus – ‘The working name was just “Status” for a while. It actually didn’t have a name. We were trying to name it, and mobile was a big aspect of the product early on…we looked around in the dictionary for words…and we came across the word  X  and it was just perfect. The definition was “a short burst of inconsequential information”. X won a Webby Award this year for the category “Breakout of the Year.” What is X?

Source: TCS Qualifiers.


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