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Current Affair Quiz-01 Sep 2017

Q1. Which among the following virtual currencies has the largest market capitalization?
A. Litecoin
B. Bitcoin
C. Dogecoin
D. Peercoin

Answer: B. Bitcoin

According to coinmarketcap.com, as on 02 September 2017, Bitcoin has the market cap of $81.20 billion while Ethereum which is on the 2nd position has the market cap of $36.45 billion.

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General Awareness

MANCHESTER'S CONTRASTS

Manchester’s modern buildings
girls with ombre hair
and black puff jackets
I don’t know what they’re feeling
in their make-up lives
powdered with a cold aesthetics… 101 more words

Current Affairs Quiz - 31 August 2017

1. Which public sector bank has recently launched ‘Unnati’ credit card?
A. State Bank of India
B. Bank of Baroda
C. Punjab National Bank
D. Indian Bank… 1,354 more words

General Awareness

ART: Art with a literary thread

This month, a show of portraits opens at The Jam Factory by two Oxford-based artists, Tom Croft and Mark Haddon. Putting on an exhibition of portraits is a first for author Mark Haddon who is best known for his writing which includes the best-selling novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, and it is clear he is talented painter, illustrator and print-maker working with acrylics, linoprints, gouache and etchings. 1,027 more words

Art Feature

ART: Portraits - a picture tells a thousand words

In this world of camera phones and selfies, the portrait harks back to an age when the world was slower-paced, and yet despite the advent of digital photography, having a portrait painted today is still particularly valued as something rather more special. 850 more words

ART: Spring into Art this March

It’s finally spring and as new life bursts forth in the green Oxfordshire countryside, many of Oxfordshire art galleries have a focus on life and people, capturing the essence of being human in a variety of forms and media. 1,319 more words

ART: From animals in art to busty brooches!

A flight of fancy for Mothers’ Day.

This month the sixth annual Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association Fair will take place at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, this year on a theme of ‘the CADA Menagerie’ focusing on art depicting animals. 1,037 more words