Jan. 17 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Recently, India and__ have signed MoU to enhance cooperation in renewable energy, especially solar & wind power?Recently, India and__ have signed MoU to enhance cooperation in renewable energy, especially solar & wind power?
  • Explanation:India and the UAE have signed an MoU to enhance cooperation in renewable energy, especially solar and wind power. Union Minster for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah and UAE's Minister of State Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber signed the MoU in Abu Dhabi. India and the UAE have signed an MoU to enhance cooperation in renewable energy, especially solar and wind power. Union Minster for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah and UAE's Minister of State Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber signed the MoU in Abu Dhabi.
  • Question 2: International Renewable Energy Agency has a roadmap to double the global renewable energy share of the world energy market by...?International Renewable Energy Agency has a roadmap to double the global renewable energy share of the world energy market by...?
  • Explanation:The main agenda of the two day assembly is to launch "REmap 2030 The main agenda of the two day assembly is to launch "REmap 2030
  • Question 3: 4th assembly of IRENA is underway in UAE. IRENA stands for...? 4th assembly of IRENA is underway in UAE. IRENA stands for...?
  • Explanation:The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was founded in 2009 to promote widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was founded in 2009 to promote widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.
  • Question 4: Where is the headquarters of International Renewable Energy Agency?Where is the headquarters of International Renewable Energy Agency?
  • Explanation: International Renewable Energy Agency headquartered in Abu Dhabi's green city, Masdar and has now become the global hub for renewable energy with more than 165 participating countries International Renewable Energy Agency headquartered in Abu Dhabi's green city, Masdar and has now become the global hub for renewable energy with more than 165 participating countries
  • Question 5: On which day India made history by completing three year without a single case of wild polio?On which day India made history by completing three year without a single case of wild polio?
  • Explanation: Experts believed that India was the most difficult place in the world to stop polio, but we accepted the challenge and did not relent. Experts believed that India was the most difficult place in the world to stop polio, but we accepted the challenge and did not relent.
  • Question 6: In Hockey World League 2014 which position did India secure? In Hockey World League 2014 which position did India secure?
  • Explanation:India secured the sixth place even after losing a match to Belgium by 1-2India secured the sixth place even after losing a match to Belgium by 1-2
  • Question 7: Four-member women team from India was barred from competing in which event held in Qatar recently? Four-member women team from India was barred from competing in which event held in Qatar recently?
  • Explanation:The team was not allowed to compete because of the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) The team was not allowed to compete because of the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • Question 8: In which Pakistan city largest number of polio cases in the world were reported in 2013?In which Pakistan city largest number of polio cases in the world were reported in 2013?
  • Explanation:Pakistan reported 83 cases in 2013 compared to 58 cases in 2012. In 2013, 369 cases were reported worldwide. Pakistan reported 83 cases in 2013 compared to 58 cases in 2012. In 2013, 369 cases were reported worldwide.
  • Question 9: For the first time in its history, which organisation has decided to move food grains from one part of the country to another via through sea route?For the first time in its history, which organisation has decided to move food grains from one part of the country to another via through sea route?
  • Explanation:Container movement of 20,000 MTs of rice per month from Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh to Kochi in Kerala through ship has been approved in the starting. Container movement of 20,000 MTs of rice per month from Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh to Kochi in Kerala through ship has been approved in the starting.