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Thank you for you suggestion in improving and correcting the sample paper.  GK Update: Academy Awards (Oscars) 2009 March 9th, 2009Posted in General Knowledge Official Name: 81^{st} Academy Awards Awarded On: February 22, 2009 Venue: Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles Award Won By SlumDog Millionaire: Won 8 Oscars (Nominated in 10 categories) 1. Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire 2. Best director: Danny Boyle 3. Best original song: AR Rahman and Gulzar 4. Best original score: AR Rahman 5. Best adapted screenplay: Simon Beaufoy 6. Best cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle 7. Best sound mixing: Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty 8. Best editing: Chris Dickens All Winners of the 81^{st} Academy Awards 1. Best Motion Picture: Slumdog Millionaire 2. Best Actor: Sean Penn, Milk 3. Best Actress: Kate Winslet, The Reader 4. Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight 5. Best Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona 6. Best Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire 7. Best Foreign Language Film: Departures, Japan 8. Best Original Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, Milk 9. Best Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire 10. Best Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire 11. Best Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 12. Best Original Score: Slumdog Millionaire, AR Rahman 13. Best Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 14. Best Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire 15. Best Sound Mixing: Slumdog Millionaire 16. Best Sound Editing: The Dark Knight 17. Best Original Song: Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire, AR Rahman and Gulzar 18. Best Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 19. Best live Action Short Film: Spielzeugtand (Toyland) 20. Best Animated Feature: WALLE 21. Best Animated Short: La Maison en Petits Cubes 22. Best Documentary Feature: Man On Wire 23. Best Documentary Short: Smile Pinki Some Facts: 1. Slumdog Millionaire is Based On the book "Q & A" by Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup 2. AR Rahman became the first Indian to win two Oscars 3. Penelope Cruz became the first Spanish actor to win an Oscar for her supporting role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona. 4. Heath Ledger from Australia was named best supporting actor for his role in "The Dark Knight". He is only the second person after Peter Finch to win an Oscar posthumously. 5. Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win an Oscar in 1982. He was awarded this honour for Best Costume design for "Gandhi". 6. Ben Hur (1959), Titanic (1997) and Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) have won maximum number of Oscars (Eleven each). 7. Meryl Streep (US) has been nominated maximum number of times, an amazing fifteen times.  Paper : Mathematics Preparation Test Series [For :Bank PO, Bank Clerk, MBA, Staff Selection Commission, Railway Recruitment Board TC/CC/ASM/CA/TA , CAT , UPSC ETC Exam] Average 1. The average wages of a worker during a fortnight comprising 15 consecutive working days was Rs.90 per day. During the first 7 days, his average wages was Rs.87/day and the average wages during the last 7 days was Rs.92 /day. What was his wage on the 8th day? 1. 83 2. 92 3. 90 4. 97 Ans : D 2. The average of 5 quantities is 6. The average of 3 of them is 8. What is the average of the remaining two numbers? 1. 6.5 2. 4 3. 3 4. 3.5 Ans : C 3. The average temperature on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday was 250. The average temperature on Thursday, Friday and Saturday was 240. If the temperature on Saturday was 270, what was the temperature on Wednesday? 1. 240 2. 210 3. 270 4. 300 Ans : D 4. The average age of a group of 12 students is 20years. If 4 more students join the group, the average age increases by 1 year. The average age of the new students is 1. 24 2. 26 3. 23 4. 22 Ans : A 5. When a student weighing 45 kgs left a class, the average weight of the remaining 59 students increased by 200g. What is the average weight of the remaining 59 students? 1. 57 kgs 2. 56.8 kgs 3. 58.2 kgs 4. 52.2 kgs Ans : A 6. Three math classes: X, Y, and Z, take an algebra test. The average score in class X is 83. The average score in class Y is 76. The average score in class Z is 85. The average score of all students in classes X and Y together is 79. The average score of all students in classes Y and Z together is 81. What is the average for all the three classes? 1. 81 2. 81.5 3. 82 4. 84.5 