Jan. 9 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: For which nation United Nations has launched “No Lost Generation” project? For which nation United Nations has launched “No Lost Generation” project?
  • Explanation:The United Nations and its humanitarian partners launched “No Lost Generation” initiative to save millions of Syrian children from becoming a lost generation amidst nearly three year long civil war in the countryThe United Nations and its humanitarian partners launched “No Lost Generation” initiative to save millions of Syrian children from becoming a lost generation amidst nearly three year long civil war in the country
  • Question 2: Vishwa Hindi Diwas is celebrated on...?Vishwa Hindi Diwas is celebrated on...?
  • Explanation:Ministry of External Affairs and a number of Indian Missions abroad celebrated World Hindi Day on 10th January, 2006 for the first time. Ministry of External Affairs and a number of Indian Missions abroad celebrated World Hindi Day on 10th January, 2006 for the first time.
  • Question 3: Israel has summoned the ambassador of the__ after a second concerned country company divested from Israel because of concerns over Jewish settlements?Israel has summoned the ambassador of the__ after a second concerned country company divested from Israel because of concerns over Jewish settlements?
  • Explanation:Israel summoned the ambassador of the Netherlands after a second Dutch company divested from Israel because of concerns over Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. Israel summoned the ambassador of the Netherlands after a second Dutch company divested from Israel because of concerns over Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
  • Question 4: Gorakhpur railway station has entered Limca Book of Records for world’s longest platform. This length is...?Gorakhpur railway station has entered Limca Book of Records for world’s longest platform. This length is...?
  • Explanation:Earlier, the platform of Kharagpur railway station in West Bengal having 1,072.5 m length had the distinction of being world’s longest platform.Earlier, the platform of Kharagpur railway station in West Bengal having 1,072.5 m length had the distinction of being world’s longest platform.
  • Question 5: Before Gorakhpur railway station which railway station was world’s longest platform? Before Gorakhpur railway station which railway station was world’s longest platform?
  • Explanation:Kharagpur railway station in West Bengal is 1,072.5 mtr long. Kharagpur railway station in West Bengal is 1,072.5 mtr long.
  • Question 6: India's industrial production declined by__ percent, year-on-year, in November 2013? India's industrial production declined by__ percent, year-on-year, in November 2013?
  • Explanation:The mining sector grew 1 percent in November 2013, and the electricity sector grew 6.3 percent, but the manufacturing sector contracted 3.5 percent in November 2013The mining sector grew 1 percent in November 2013, and the electricity sector grew 6.3 percent, but the manufacturing sector contracted 3.5 percent in November 2013
  • Question 7: Which Indian state is hosting 3rd Lusofonia Games?Which Indian state is hosting 3rd Lusofonia Games?
  • Explanation:These mega sport event will be conducted in nine sporting discipline , namely- Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Football, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball and Wushu.These mega sport event will be conducted in nine sporting discipline , namely- Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Football, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball and Wushu.
  • Question 8: India celebrates National Youth Festival on the occasion of birth anniversary of...?India celebrates National Youth Festival on the occasion of birth anniversary of...?
  • Explanation:The 18th National Youth Festival is to be held in Ludhiana from the 12th-16th January, 2014.The 18th National Youth Festival is to be held in Ludhiana from the 12th-16th January, 2014.
  • Question 9: Theme of 2014 Annual Conference of State Minorities Commissions is...?Theme of 2014 Annual Conference of State Minorities Commissions is...?
  • Explanation:The New 15-Point Programme launched in 2006 aims at ensuring the wellbeing, protection and development of minorities.The New 15-Point Programme launched in 2006 aims at ensuring the wellbeing, protection and development of minorities.
  • Question 10: Which state has launched Youth Exchange Programme titled “Watan Ko Jano”? Which state has launched Youth Exchange Programme titled “Watan Ko Jano”?
  • Explanation:A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Exchange Programme titled “Watan Ko Jano” organized by J&K State Rehabilitation Council called on the Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari. A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Exchange Programme titled “Watan Ko Jano” organized by J&K State Rehabilitation Council called on the Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari.