Feb. 14 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: China has announced that it would build the longest underwater tunnel of the World. This tunnel would be under...?China has announced that it would build the longest underwater tunnel of the World. This tunnel would be under...?
  • Explanation:Once completed it would be a 123-km long underwater tunnel, connecting the port cities of Dalian in Liaoning and Yantai in Shandong province. Once completed it would be a 123-km long underwater tunnel, connecting the port cities of Dalian in Liaoning and Yantai in Shandong province.
  • Question 2: Sports Authority of India has set up 14 high-level expert committees to...?Sports Authority of India has set up 14 high-level expert committees to...?
  • Explanation:These committees have been formed for 14 sporting disciplines including shooting, weightlifting, boxing, archery, athletics, judo, badminton and wushu among others. These committees have been formed for 14 sporting disciplines including shooting, weightlifting, boxing, archery, athletics, judo, badminton and wushu among others.
  • Question 3: New chief of Broadcast Content Complaints Council is...?New chief of Broadcast Content Complaints Council is...?
  • Explanation:BCC sets guidelines for programme content on the channels and look after of viewer complaints. BCC sets guidelines for programme content on the channels and look after of viewer complaints.
  • Question 4: Name the G-4 member countries? Name the G-4 member countries?
  • Explanation:Director Generals of G-4 met in New Delhi in Feb. 2014 and exchanged their views on UN Security Council Reform. Director Generals of G-4 met in New Delhi in Feb. 2014 and exchanged their views on UN Security Council Reform.
  • Question 5: India and ___have exchanged documents to facilitate mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and to simplify visa regime for diplomatic and official passport holders? India and ___have exchanged documents to facilitate mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and to simplify visa regime for diplomatic and official passport holders?
  • Explanation:Abdyldaev Erlan Bekeshovich, Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan was on India visit recently. Abdyldaev Erlan Bekeshovich, Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan was on India visit recently.
  • Question 6: Enrico Letta, who recently resigned from a high post, was...?Enrico Letta, who recently resigned from a high post, was...?
  • Explanation:Letta who is from center-left Democratic Party, is likely to be replaced by the Democratic Party leader, the mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi. Letta who is from center-left Democratic Party, is likely to be replaced by the Democratic Party leader, the mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi.
  • Question 7: Which train will get first Braille-signage coach in India?Which train will get first Braille-signage coach in India?
  • Explanation:Braille signages in the Delhi-Puri superfast Purshottam Express are a part social commitment to make trains and stations more friendly towards specially-abled passengers.Braille signages in the Delhi-Puri superfast Purshottam Express are a part social commitment to make trains and stations more friendly towards specially-abled passengers.
  • Question 8: World's most famous 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South America will be auctioned at...?World's most famous 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in South America will be auctioned at...?
  • Explanation:The oldest surviving stamp in the world One Cent Magenta, more than 150 year old, is the most celebrated and in remarkable condition.The oldest surviving stamp in the world One Cent Magenta, more than 150 year old, is the most celebrated and in remarkable condition.
  • Question 9: In which country thousands of workers are protesting at axing of Coca-Cola bottling plants?In which country thousands of workers are protesting at axing of Coca-Cola bottling plants?
  • Explanation:Coca-Cola Iberian Partners in Spain was founded last year by merging the seven bottling companies owned by the US brandCoca-Cola Iberian Partners in Spain was founded last year by merging the seven bottling companies owned by the US brand
  • Question 10: In a first, India to supply helicopters to__and refurbish the war-torn country's transport aircraft? In a first, India to supply helicopters to__and refurbish the war-torn country's transport aircraft?
  • Explanation:India has also been giving Afghanistan some logistical support. India's approach for capacity building in a friendly country and providing training.India has also been giving Afghanistan some logistical support. India's approach for capacity building in a friendly country and providing training.