Watson Supercomputer

Watson supercomputer (named after IBM’s first president, Thomas J. Watson) was first in news in 2011, when it played the popular quiz show Jeopardy in 2011. Recently IBM said that it will be available in handheld devices within a decade. The IBM designed Watson Supercomputer is a question answering (QA) computing system, which could process

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Quiz – Current Affairs September 21, 2012

1. Which among the following country has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on urban regeneration and development with India? [A]USA [B]UK [C]France [D]Germany UK Show Answer 2. Recently the Dept. of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) has launched SANDHAN, the Indian language search engine for tourism domain. The search engine provides information for

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Quiz – Current Affairs September 20, 2012

1. Who among the following is the present president of the K. K. Birla Foundation which confers Saraswati Samman for prose/poetry work in any Indian language? [A]Zia Mody [B]Shobhana Bhartia [C]Vir Sanghvi [D]Barkha Dutt Shobhana Bhartia Show Answer 2. The Government of India is working with which among the following to set up Corporate Social

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Quiz – Current Affairs September 19, 2012

1. Recently by defeating which among the following country, India has retained the Women’s SAFF Football Championship in Colombo? [A]Sri Lanka [B]Nepal [C]Bhutan [D]Bangladesh Nepal Show Answer 2. After the recent mid quarter review of monetary policy by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), what are the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Repo rate? [A]8% and

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