1. The elder brother of a better known French emperor, he was made King of Spain in early 19th century. His birth name was Guiseppe, and he lived the later years of his life in the United States. Two lakes, one in Australia and the other in New York, are named after him. Name the person.
2. This organization was founded in the UK on this day in 1844 by a man named George Williams. ‘Empowering Young People’ – is the chief motto of this organization. It is a group of organizations in many countries with an umbrella organization headquartered in Switzerland. Martti Ahtisaari, a prominent member of the organization, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008. Name the organization.
3. This sports organization was founded on this day in 1946, although with a different name. The average yearly salary per player is the highest in the world across all sports. It’s headquarters can be found in Olympic Tower, Manhattan, New York. David Stern is the current commissioner of the organization. Name the organization.
4. This conglomerate of companies was formed in 1870, and their banking subsidiary is one of the largest in the world. Their subsidiary which manufactures cars is also well known across the world. A fighter plane designed by this company was used in the Second World War by a country belonging to the ‘Axis Powers’. Their top 25 companies are known as the Friday Club. Name the conglomerate.
5. One of the foremost military thinkers of the 20th century, he established the think thank of the Hudson Institute and contemplated various scenarios of warfare during the Cold War using advanced mathematical techniques. Stanley Kubrick used him as inspiration for a central character in the landmark film ‘Dr. Strangelove’. He is sometimes criticized for strategies on surviving a nuclear war, thereby making it easier to have one. Name the person.
1. Joseph Bonaparte.
2. Young Men’s Christian Association.
3. National Basketball Association (NBA).
5. Herman Kahn.