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Quiz question and answers for IAS exam, 26th October 2011

Inaugural flight Boeing 787 landed in Hong Kong recently. What is its specialty?
It is built of lightweight materials that promise to improve fuel efficiency

Which spot has Darjeeling tea occupied amidst getting European Union's protected tag?
Seventh non-EU product

Which women tennis player is set to finish No.1 on the WTA Championships rankings?
Caroline Wozniacki

Who is all set to take over as president of the centre for American Progress, a major Washington-based think-tank?
Neera Tanden



Name the first female chief executive appointed by IBM effective 1st January 2012.
Virginia Rometty

Which country is set to replace textbooks with e-books in order to make reading exciting, fun and appealing to students?
Kuwait

Name the Myanmar human-rights activist and Noble Peace laureate to be honoured by the University of Michigan.
Aung San Suu Kyi

Chandigarh's which top award is Indian women's hockey captain Saba Anjum is set to receive?
Gundadhur sports award

Name Nokia's first windows phone launched recently.
Lumia 800

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