Jan. 1 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Recently, India and__ have signed several pacts on various issues including maritime security and terrorism? Recently, India and__ have signed several pacts on various issues including maritime security and terrorism?
  • Explanation:India and the Maldives have agreed to jointly patrol and conduct surveillance to strengthen maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region.India and the Maldives have agreed to jointly patrol and conduct surveillance to strengthen maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region.
  • Question 2: Which state hosts Losar festival on Jan. 1 every year?Which state hosts Losar festival on Jan. 1 every year?
  • Explanation:The festival of Losar is being celebrated across Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir with traditional and religious fervor. The week-long celebration of Losar festival marks the beginning of New Year in Ladakh. The festival of Losar is being celebrated across Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir with traditional and religious fervor. The week-long celebration of Losar festival marks the beginning of New Year in Ladakh.
  • Question 3: Freedom fighter, veteran Journalist and Padm Shree awardee Ishrat Ali Siddiqui who died recently was the former editor...?Freedom fighter, veteran Journalist and Padm Shree awardee Ishrat Ali Siddiqui who died recently was the former editor...?
  • Explanation:Freedom fighter, veteran Journalist and Padm Shree awardee Ishrat Ali Siddiqui died in Lucknow today. He was 95. Ex editor of national Urdu daily 'Qaumi Awaz'Freedom fighter, veteran Journalist and Padm Shree awardee Ishrat Ali Siddiqui died in Lucknow today. He was 95. Ex editor of national Urdu daily 'Qaumi Awaz'
  • Question 4: Two warring factions of South Soudan will be having peace talks in...?Two warring factions of South Soudan will be having peace talks in...?
  • Explanation:At least 1,000 people have died and some 1 lakh 80 thousand people forced from their homes since fighting erupted last month between supporters of President Kiir and those of his sacked deputy Riek Machar.At least 1,000 people have died and some 1 lakh 80 thousand people forced from their homes since fighting erupted last month between supporters of President Kiir and those of his sacked deputy Riek Machar.
  • Question 5: Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who recently visited India is....?Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who recently visited India is....?
  • Explanation:Newly-elected Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom recently arrived in New Delhi. Newly-elected Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom recently arrived in New Delhi.
  • Question 6: 2014 calendar exactly the same as of....?2014 calendar exactly the same as of....?
  • Explanation:2014 calendar exactly the same as 19862014 calendar exactly the same as 1986
  • Question 7: Assam government has introducted local time for the State, which would be__ahead of the Indian Standard Time? Assam government has introducted local time for the State, which would be__ahead of the Indian Standard Time?
  • Explanation:The Chief Minister said that local time would help the State save energy as the working hours would be advanced by an hour to make use of daylight.The Chief Minister said that local time would help the State save energy as the working hours would be advanced by an hour to make use of daylight.
  • Question 8: Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket Championship is being played at...?Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket Championship is being played at...?
  • Explanation:The ACC Under-19 Cup, formerly Youth Asia Cup, is a regular cricket tournament organised by the ACC for Under-19 teams from its member nations. The ACC Under-19 Cup, formerly Youth Asia Cup, is a regular cricket tournament organised by the ACC for Under-19 teams from its member nations.
  • Question 9: In Ranji Cricket 2013-14 season, which state has qualified for the quarter finals round for the first time? In Ranji Cricket 2013-14 season, which state has qualified for the quarter finals round for the first time?
  • Explanation:Prior to the 2013-14 season, the farthest Jammu & Kashmir had progressed in the Ranji Trophy was the pre-quarterfinal against Odisha in 2000-01.Prior to the 2013-14 season, the farthest Jammu & Kashmir had progressed in the Ranji Trophy was the pre-quarterfinal against Odisha in 2000-01.