May. 1 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: On March 21, which of the following two events occur?On March 21, which of the following two events occur?
  • Explanation:World Poetry Day is observed of March 21 and March 21 equinox is the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.World Poetry Day is observed of March 21 and March 21 equinox is the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Question 2: As per DIPP, in India FDI inflow grew in January 2014 by 1.5 percent. What is DIPP?As per DIPP, in India FDI inflow grew in January 2014 by 1.5 percent. What is DIPP?
  • Explanation:In January 2014 FDI grew by 1.5 per cent to $2.18 billion compared to $2.15 billion in January 2013. In January 2014 FDI grew by 1.5 per cent to $2.18 billion compared to $2.15 billion in January 2013.
  • Question 3: As per Annual Health Survey, there has been a big drop in the sex ratio in nine states in the___age group?As per Annual Health Survey, there has been a big drop in the sex ratio in nine states in the___age group?
  • Explanation:In many of India's least developed states, girls are disappearing not so much from foeticide as from infanticide or just plain neglect of the girl child leading to more number of girls dying.In many of India's least developed states, girls are disappearing not so much from foeticide as from infanticide or just plain neglect of the girl child leading to more number of girls dying.
  • Question 4: DGCA has recently grounded a business Jet of...? DGCA has recently grounded a business Jet of...?
  • Explanation:Directorate General of Civil Aviation has grounded a Reliance business jet for carrying expired safety equipment on board. It also suspended its pilot for flying without a licence.Directorate General of Civil Aviation has grounded a Reliance business jet for carrying expired safety equipment on board. It also suspended its pilot for flying without a licence.
  • Question 5: Winner of Senior National Women Hockey Championship 2014 is....?Winner of Senior National Women Hockey Championship 2014 is....?
  • Explanation:Railway Sports Promotion Board women won the fourth Senior National Women Hockey Championship by defeating Haryana eves. Railway Sports Promotion Board women won the fourth Senior National Women Hockey Championship by defeating Haryana eves.
  • Question 6: Winner of inaugural title of Hockey World League?Winner of inaugural title of Hockey World League?
  • Explanation:The Netherlands won the first Hockey World League after a 7-2 victory over England in the final..The Netherlands won the first Hockey World League after a 7-2 victory over England in the final..
  • Question 7: Martyrdom Day is observed on...Martyrdom Day is observed on...
  • Explanation:The Nation pays homage to freedom fighters - Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their Martyrdom Day. It was on this day in 1931, when the trio was hanged in Lahore Central Jail. The Nation pays homage to freedom fighters - Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their Martyrdom Day. It was on this day in 1931, when the trio was hanged in Lahore Central Jail.
  • Question 8: World Tuberculosis Day is observed on...?World Tuberculosis Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:The theme of World Tuberculosis Day is Reach the three million A TB test, treatment and cure for all. The theme of World Tuberculosis Day is Reach the three million A TB test, treatment and cure for all.
  • Question 9: India First Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship...?India First Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship...?
  • Explanation:Stuart Oliver, the experienced British racer has won the inaugural race. Stuart Oliver, the experienced British racer has won the inaugural race.
  • Question 10: Recent book - The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan - has been authored by...?Recent book - The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan - has been authored by...?
  • Explanation:The book talks about the deadly 2008 terror attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul was sanctioned and monitored by senior officials of Pakistan's ISI, according to a new book. The book talks about the deadly 2008 terror attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul was sanctioned and monitored by senior officials of Pakistan's ISI, according to a new book.
  • Question 11: Name the place where leaders of G7 nations held an emergency meeting to discuss whether to expel Russia from Group of Eight for its actions in Crimea? Name the place where leaders of G7 nations held an emergency meeting to discuss whether to expel Russia from Group of Eight for its actions in Crimea?
  • Explanation:G7 industrialized nations discussed whether to expel Russia from the Group of Eight for its actions in Crimea. Japan, the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, France and Italy are holding emergency talks today on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security G7 industrialized nations discussed whether to expel Russia from the Group of Eight for its actions in Crimea. Japan, the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, France and Italy are holding emergency talks today on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security
  • Question 12: Japan has pledged $76 million aid to__to help build its infrastructure in wake of China's increasing maritime activities in East and South China Seas?Japan has pledged $76 million aid to__to help build its infrastructure in wake of China's increasing maritime activities in East and South China Seas?
  • Explanation:In an apparent reference to China's increasing maritime activities, Myanmar said there have been attempts to change the status quo by force in the East and South China Seas. In an apparent reference to China's increasing maritime activities, Myanmar said there have been attempts to change the status quo by force in the East and South China Seas.
  • Question 13: 25th edition of Arab League Summit is being hosted at...?25th edition of Arab League Summit is being hosted at...?
  • Explanation:The 25th edition of Arab League Summit is being hosted in Kuwait city. South Sudan will attend the summit for the first time while leader of Syria's opposition National Coalition, Ahmad al-Jarba will address one of the sessions.The 25th edition of Arab League Summit is being hosted in Kuwait city. South Sudan will attend the summit for the first time while leader of Syria's opposition National Coalition, Ahmad al-Jarba will address one of the sessions.
  • Question 14: Which state is planning trimming of Rhinos horn to prevent them from poachers? Which state is planning trimming of Rhinos horn to prevent them from poachers?
  • Explanation:Assam Government has sought an opinion of people on trimming the horns of rhinos to save them from the poachers. Assam Government has sought an opinion of people on trimming the horns of rhinos to save them from the poachers.
  • Question 15: Adolfo Suarez, who died recently was the first Prime Minister of...?Adolfo Suarez, who died recently was the first Prime Minister of...?
  • Explanation:Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain died on 23 March 2014. He who led Spain to democracy after decades of dictatorship. He was elected in 1975. Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain died on 23 March 2014. He who led Spain to democracy after decades of dictatorship. He was elected in 1975.
  • Question 16: Big Hoss, world's largest TV has been manufactured by...?Big Hoss, world's largest TV has been manufactured by...?
  • Explanation:Big Hoss has 218 feet wide screen and it stands upto 94.6 feet. Big Hoss has 218 feet wide screen and it stands upto 94.6 feet.
  • Question 17: Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, who died recently, was a famous?Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, who died recently, was a famous?
  • Explanation:He was the captain of Brazil team which won its first World Cup in 1958 in Sweden.He was the captain of Brazil team which won its first World Cup in 1958 in Sweden.
  • Question 18: G-7 leaders have decided to remove Russia from the membership of Group of Eight, and planned its next summit at G-7 leaders have decided to remove Russia from the membership of Group of Eight, and planned its next summit at
  • Explanation:Earlier the summit was planned in Russia. Earlier the summit was planned in Russia.
  • Question 19: Which of the following, as per World Health Organization is biggest environmental health risk, which claimed 7 million people around the world in 2012?Which of the following, as per World Health Organization is biggest environmental health risk, which claimed 7 million people around the world in 2012?
  • Explanation:Air pollution killed an estimated 7 million people around the world in 2012, said World Health Organization. The risks from air pollution are now far greater than previously thought or understood, particularly for heart disease and strokes. Air pollution killed an estimated 7 million people around the world in 2012, said World Health Organization. The risks from air pollution are now far greater than previously thought or understood, particularly for heart disease and strokes.
  • Question 20: In the just published Indian Aviation report 2014, the main reason which makes Indian Aviation sector less competitive is...? In the just published Indian Aviation report 2014, the main reason which makes Indian Aviation sector less competitive is...?
  • Explanation:FICCI and KPMG have released Indian Aviation report 2014 which says that aviation industry is over-taxed and it makes its less competitiveness at the world level. FICCI and KPMG have released Indian Aviation report 2014 which says that aviation industry is over-taxed and it makes its less competitiveness at the world level.