Feb. 13 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Tens of thousands of people fled their homes after a volcano erupted in Indonesia. The name of this volcano is....?Tens of thousands of people fled their homes after a volcano erupted in Indonesia. The name of this volcano is....?
  • Explanation:Airports in Surabaya, Yogyakarta and Solo shut down because of low visibility. Most affected city is Surabaya. Airports in Surabaya, Yogyakarta and Solo shut down because of low visibility. Most affected city is Surabaya.
  • Question 2: OPCW has selected two US and Finnish companies to help destroy___chemical arsenal?OPCW has selected two US and Finnish companies to help destroy___chemical arsenal?
  • Explanation:Finland's Ekokem would destroy chemical weapon ingredients and left over from destruction activities aboard a US ship. Veolia Environment would destroy the remainder of the chemicals. Finland's Ekokem would destroy chemical weapon ingredients and left over from destruction activities aboard a US ship. Veolia Environment would destroy the remainder of the chemicals.
  • Question 3: Herat airport, which was in news recently, is in...?Herat airport, which was in news recently, is in...?
  • Explanation:Herat airport in western Afghanistan will be developed as the biggest cargo airport in the country by 2017 with a 200 million dollar financial assistance from Italy. Herat airport in western Afghanistan will be developed as the biggest cargo airport in the country by 2017 with a 200 million dollar financial assistance from Italy.
  • Question 4: Who is India's Ambassador to Nepal? Who is India's Ambassador to Nepal?
  • Explanation:He inaugurated the newly constructed school building for Shree Zilla Uchchangal Higher Secondary School under Nepal- India Economic Cooperation Programme in Parsa district. He inaugurated the newly constructed school building for Shree Zilla Uchchangal Higher Secondary School under Nepal- India Economic Cooperation Programme in Parsa district.
  • Question 5: India and__agreed to form Joint Working Group for Co-operation in the Films sector India and__agreed to form Joint Working Group for Co-operation in the Films sector
  • Explanation:This was agreed in a meeting between Secretary I&B, Shri. Bimal Julka and the visiting high level Polish delegation headed by Min. (Ms.) Malgorzata Omilanowska, Secretary of State. This was agreed in a meeting between Secretary I&B, Shri. Bimal Julka and the visiting high level Polish delegation headed by Min. (Ms.) Malgorzata Omilanowska, Secretary of State.
  • Question 6: The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has launched__,a web based Pension Sanction and Payment Tracking System. The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has launched__,a web based Pension Sanction and Payment Tracking System.
  • Explanation:The new proposed system will capture information relating to the pensioner’s personal and service data including contact details like mobile number and e-mail etc. The new proposed system will capture information relating to the pensioner’s personal and service data including contact details like mobile number and e-mail etc.
  • Question 7: National Women's Day of India is observed on...?National Women's Day of India is observed on...?
  • Explanation:National Women's Day of India is observed on the date of birth of India’s first women governor Sarojini Naidu as a tribute for her work for empowering women in India. National Women's Day of India is observed on the date of birth of India’s first women governor Sarojini Naidu as a tribute for her work for empowering women in India.
  • Question 8: The theme of Third World Congress on Agro-Forestry 2014 is...?The theme of Third World Congress on Agro-Forestry 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:India is hosting this congress for the first time. It organised to raise local, regional and global profile of the practice and increase awareness, support, engagement and investment.India is hosting this congress for the first time. It organised to raise local, regional and global profile of the practice and increase awareness, support, engagement and investment.
  • Question 9: After Belgium now how many countries have allowed Mercy Killing for Children? After Belgium now how many countries have allowed Mercy Killing for Children?
  • Explanation:Netherlands and Belgium are the the only countries to allow mercy-killing for children and the first to lift all age restrictions. Netherlands and Belgium are the the only countries to allow mercy-killing for children and the first to lift all age restrictions.
  • Question 10: Balu Mahendra, who died recently was a famous...?Balu Mahendra, who died recently was a famous...?
  • Explanation:He won the national award for best cinematography in 1983 for Moondram Pirai, which was the first national award in acting for Kamal Haasan. He won the national award for best cinematography in 1983 for Moondram Pirai, which was the first national award in acting for Kamal Haasan.