Dec. 26 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: India's new envoy to US is...?India's new envoy to US is...?
  • Explanation:India's new envoy to the United States, S. Jaishankar met with top US officials on Friday and sought withdrawal of charges against Devyani Khobargade. Mr. Jaishankar met the Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman and Under Secretary for ManaIndia's new envoy to the United States, S. Jaishankar met with top US officials on Friday and sought withdrawal of charges against Devyani Khobargade. Mr. Jaishankar met the Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman and Under Secretary for Mana
  • Question 2: In first of its kind which of the followoing has ordered a one-year pay freeze for the more than 10,000 workers in New York? In first of its kind which of the followoing has ordered a one-year pay freeze for the more than 10,000 workers in New York?
  • Explanation:The UN General Assembly has ordered staff and budget cuts, under pressure from the United States and other austerity-stricken industrialized powers. After protracted negotiations, the 193-nation Assembly agreed to cut 221 staff at the UN headquarters and The UN General Assembly has ordered staff and budget cuts, under pressure from the United States and other austerity-stricken industrialized powers. After protracted negotiations, the 193-nation Assembly agreed to cut 221 staff at the UN headquarters and
  • Question 3: Chokihola and Borpathar area in Karbi Anglong district, after four civilians were killed in firing between two militant outfits. The concerned state is...?Chokihola and Borpathar area in Karbi Anglong district, after four civilians were killed in firing between two militant outfits. The concerned state is...?
  • Explanation:In Assam, indefinite curfew has been imposed at Chokihola and Borpathar area in Karbi Anglong district, after four civilians were killed in firing between two militant outfits.In Assam, indefinite curfew has been imposed at Chokihola and Borpathar area in Karbi Anglong district, after four civilians were killed in firing between two militant outfits.
  • Question 4: A Scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice off East Antarctica, this ship is following the route of famous explorer.....A Scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice off East Antarctica, this ship is following the route of famous explorer.....
  • Explanation:A scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice off East Antarctica, is still awaiting rescue after a Chinese icebreaker failed to reach it. The Snow Dragon icebreaker was itself stalled by heavy ice. A scientific mission ship trapped in dense pack ice off East Antarctica, is still awaiting rescue after a Chinese icebreaker failed to reach it. The Snow Dragon icebreaker was itself stalled by heavy ice.
  • Question 5: As per new Nursery admission guidelines for Delhi schools, which of the following will fetch maximum marks for one's wards?As per new Nursery admission guidelines for Delhi schools, which of the following will fetch maximum marks for one's wards?
  • Explanation:Nursery admission guidelines relaxed for admission in Delhi schools, Nursery distance rule revised to 8 kmNursery admission guidelines relaxed for admission in Delhi schools, Nursery distance rule revised to 8 km
  • Question 6: Each year which city hosts Tansen Sangeet Samaroh? Each year which city hosts Tansen Sangeet Samaroh?
  • Explanation:The Tansen Sangeet samaroh is being organized since the last 89 years. It is organised by Ustad Alauddin Khan Sangeet Evam Kala Akademi of Madhya Pradesh governmentThe Tansen Sangeet samaroh is being organized since the last 89 years. It is organised by Ustad Alauddin Khan Sangeet Evam Kala Akademi of Madhya Pradesh government
  • Question 7: 10th World Zoroastrian Congress hosted at...10th World Zoroastrian Congress hosted at...
  • Explanation:declining population of the community is a cause for concern there are as only 1,40,000 Zoroastrian followers world-wide and 1/3rd of them are aged over 60declining population of the community is a cause for concern there are as only 1,40,000 Zoroastrian followers world-wide and 1/3rd of them are aged over 60
  • Question 8: Civil equality meaning?Civil equality meaning?
  • Explanation:Civil equity implies for equal opportunities for all citizens. Civil equity implies for equal opportunities for all citizens.
  • Question 9: US Federal judge says that NSA can collect phone data. What does NSA stand for...?US Federal judge says that NSA can collect phone data. What does NSA stand for...?
  • Explanation:The National Security Agency (NSA) is the main producer and manager of signals intelligence (SIGINT) for the United States.The National Security Agency (NSA) is the main producer and manager of signals intelligence (SIGINT) for the United States.
  • Question 10: Name the highest mountain in the Americas, which was scaled by nine-year old boy from the United States who become the youngest person to reach the Summit?Name the highest mountain in the Americas, which was scaled by nine-year old boy from the United States who become the youngest person to reach the Summit?
  • Explanation:A nine-year old boy from the United States has become the youngest person to reach the Summit of Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas. Tyler Armstrong climbed the mountain, in the Argentine Andes, with his father and Tibetan Sherpa Lhawang DhonA nine-year old boy from the United States has become the youngest person to reach the Summit of Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas. Tyler Armstrong climbed the mountain, in the Argentine Andes, with his father and Tibetan Sherpa Lhawang Dhon