Monday, 12 May 2014

Current Affairs

Many years have passed, things have happened and things are still happening but the good thing about it is that the records of all these things are taken on daily basis. This write-up shows
few among many things that need to be remembered by every living soul in this universe. These in this article come in the form of questions and answers. This is how we go about it:

•    When was slavery abolished in British Empire?
Answer: Slavery was abolished in Britain in the year 1833.

•    Who invented electricity?
Answer: Thomas Edison invented electric light in the year 1879. His nationality is American. This inventor was born on February 11, 1847 and died on October 18, 1931. He was a school dropout and a business man. Since a school dropout can make this great impact in the life of the world; that means that you can do more than him if you are a graduate.

•    When did World War I started?
Answer: The World War I began on 28 July, 1914. This First World War claimed the lives of so many people and the war centred mainly in Europe. This war claimed more than 9 million lives. The war ended on 11 November 1918.

•    Who was the first man to walk on the moon?
Answer: Neil Amstrong was the first man to walk on the moon on July 1969. In this same year, Internet goes online. He is an American and spent about 82 years in this world. He was born on August 5, 1930 and died on August 22, 2009.  Neil Amstrong was a university professor and an astronaut.

•    Which country is the largest producer of Copper?
Answer: The largest producer of Copper in the world is Chile. Copper is a good conductor of electricity that is to say that it allows electric current to flow through it. I wonder how the world would have been without this element (Copper) as it is mostly used in many electric conducting devices or instruments. This country is located in South American continent.

•    Where is the world tallest building located?
Answer: The world tallest building called Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. This building was opened on January 4, 2010. The building is 160 Storeys and about 829.8 metres tall.

•    Which country was the first to grant the female gender the opportunity to vote during election?
Answer: New Zealand was the first country to allow women to vote during election. The country gave this grant in the year 1893. In the past, the female gender was not allowed to do certain things because they are seen as being inferior to the male gender. In the world of today, these gaps are bridged as the female gender is occupying top positions in the government.   

•    In which year and country did football began from?
Answer: Football began from England in the year 1863. This is why England has many football stars in their country.

•    Which football association is the oldest in the world?
Answer: The FA Cup (Football Association Challenge Cup Competition) is the oldest football association. The FA was introduced in the year 1871. The most successful club in FA is Manchester United.

•    Which American President was once a movie actor?
Answer: Ronald Reagan was the US president who featured in acting before he became the president of America. He died on June 5, 2004. Reagan was the 40th United States President.

•    When did Obama Barack entered the presidential seat of America?
Answer: President Barrack entered the seat as the president of the United States of America on June 20, 2009. He won his opponent MC Cain on November 4, 2008 with the difference of 192 votes. He is the 44th president of the United Stated. 

•    When was Nelson Mandela of South Africa Imprisoned?
Answer: Nelson Mandela who was the former president of South Africa was imprisoned in the year 1962 because he wanted the South Africans to be free from foreigners rule. He was imprisoned for 27 years from 1962 to February 11, 1990. He became the president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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