Jan. 15 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: With which country India has signed Protection of Classified Military Information pact?With which country India has signed Protection of Classified Military Information pact?
  • Explanation:India and Korea have signed nine pacts in different areas to deepen economic cooperation and bolster defence engagements. India and Korea have signed nine pacts in different areas to deepen economic cooperation and bolster defence engagements.
  • Question 2: India’s first Climate Change Object Theatre has been opened at...?India’s first Climate Change Object Theatre has been opened at...?
  • Explanation:India’s first Climate Change Object Theatre has been opened at Pushpa Gujral Science City (PGSC), KapurthalaIndia’s first Climate Change Object Theatre has been opened at Pushpa Gujral Science City (PGSC), Kapurthala
  • Question 3: EGoM has approves selling of 10% govt stake in...?EGoM has approves selling of 10% govt stake in...?
  • Explanation:The EGoM decided to sell the stake in the company to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Limited-OIL to garner 4800 to five thousand crore rupees.The EGoM decided to sell the stake in the company to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Limited-OIL to garner 4800 to five thousand crore rupees.
  • Question 4: Four men have gone on trial at an International tribunal in the Hague accused of murdering former Lebanese Prime Minister...?Four men have gone on trial at an International tribunal in the Hague accused of murdering former Lebanese Prime Minister...?
  • Explanation:Hariri and 22 others were killed by a massive car bomb in Beirut in 2005. Hariri and 22 others were killed by a massive car bomb in Beirut in 2005.
  • Question 5: Thirty-four US__ officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles have been suspended over accusations of cheated in proficiency tests?Thirty-four US__ officers in charge of launching nuclear missiles have been suspended over accusations of cheated in proficiency tests?
  • Explanation:The Air force authority said some staff had texted answers to the routine tests to others, while others had known about the cheating but failed to report it. The Air force authority said some staff had texted answers to the routine tests to others, while others had known about the cheating but failed to report it.
  • Question 6: Name Taiwanese poet who has been presented the Thiruvalluvar award by the Tamil Nadu government? Name Taiwanese poet who has been presented the Thiruvalluvar award by the Tamil Nadu government?
  • Explanation:The award was given to him in recognition of his contribution to the Tamil language.The award was given to him in recognition of his contribution to the Tamil language.
  • Question 7: World Bank has projected India's growth at ___in 2014-15?World Bank has projected India's growth at ___in 2014-15?
  • Explanation:World Bank's flagship publication, Global Economic Prospects, expects the economy to expand 6.2% in 2014-15, after hitting a 11-year low of 4.8% in the current year, down from last year's 5%World Bank's flagship publication, Global Economic Prospects, expects the economy to expand 6.2% in 2014-15, after hitting a 11-year low of 4.8% in the current year, down from last year's 5%
  • Question 8: France to get___ extra revenue as citizens reveal cash abroad? France to get___ extra revenue as citizens reveal cash abroad?
  • Explanation:French are coming forward to declare funds as Switzerland has curtailed its vaunted banking secrecy under international pressure and has pushed clients to report their accountFrench are coming forward to declare funds as Switzerland has curtailed its vaunted banking secrecy under international pressure and has pushed clients to report their account
  • Question 9: Name Pakistani cricket journalist who has become the third person to cover 400 Test matches?Name Pakistani cricket journalist who has become the third person to cover 400 Test matches?
  • Explanation:The 76-year-old, fondly known as Q to friends and cricketers around the world, follows British journalist John Woodcock of The Times and former Australian captain-turned-writer and commentator Richie Benaud to the milestone.The 76-year-old, fondly known as Q to friends and cricketers around the world, follows British journalist John Woodcock of The Times and former Australian captain-turned-writer and commentator Richie Benaud to the milestone.
  • Question 10: Cricket Asia Cup 2014 will be hosted at...? Cricket Asia Cup 2014 will be hosted at...?
  • Explanation:Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced in Dhaka that the Asia Cup would go ahead in Bangladesh from the 25th of next month despite security concerns. Asian Cricket Council (ACC) announced in Dhaka that the Asia Cup would go ahead in Bangladesh from the 25th of next month despite security concerns.