Feb. 15 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Pepper spray incident has been referred to Privileges Committee. Who is heading this committee? Pepper spray incident has been referred to Privileges Committee. Who is heading this committee?
  • Explanation:The 15 member Committee headed by MP P C Chako will examine every question involving breach of privilege or contempt of the House and make suitable recommendations. The 15 member Committee headed by MP P C Chako will examine every question involving breach of privilege or contempt of the House and make suitable recommendations.
  • Question 2: Who has been appointed as the new Mumbai Police Commissioner? Who has been appointed as the new Mumbai Police Commissioner?
  • Explanation:Rakesh Maria, Chief of Maharashtra ATS would be new Police commissioner of Mumbai on after former Mumbai police commissioner Satya Pal Singh resigned from the post to join the BJP. Rakesh Maria, Chief of Maharashtra ATS would be new Police commissioner of Mumbai on after former Mumbai police commissioner Satya Pal Singh resigned from the post to join the BJP.
  • Question 3: Special train from Panj Takht Special is on a 10-day visit for five sacred Takhats situated in....?Special train from Panj Takht Special is on a 10-day visit for five sacred Takhats situated in....?
  • Explanation:It is a special train for the pilgrimage of five Sikh 'takhts', Highest Sikh Temporal Bodies, started from Dhuri in Sangrur district.It is a special train for the pilgrimage of five Sikh 'takhts', Highest Sikh Temporal Bodies, started from Dhuri in Sangrur district.
  • Question 4: Session number___of the World Economic Forum got underway in the Swiss mountain resort city of Davos?Session number___of the World Economic Forum got underway in the Swiss mountain resort city of Davos?
  • Explanation:More than 50 heads of states and over 1000 delegates from leading international agencies business and corporate houses are taking part in the three day long annual summit. More than 50 heads of states and over 1000 delegates from leading international agencies business and corporate houses are taking part in the three day long annual summit.
  • Question 5: ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2014 is underway at...?ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2014 is underway at...?
  • Explanation:In its first match India defeated Pak by 40 runs in ICC U-19 World Cup. In its first match India defeated Pak by 40 runs in ICC U-19 World Cup.
  • Question 6: Book 'The Golden Gate' has been written by....?Book 'The Golden Gate' has been written by....?
  • Explanation:Vikram Seth - celebrated poet-author of 'The Golden Gate' and 'A Suitable Boy', left the audience of Patna Literature Festival spell bound with his lyrical English translation Hanuman ChalisaVikram Seth - celebrated poet-author of 'The Golden Gate' and 'A Suitable Boy', left the audience of Patna Literature Festival spell bound with his lyrical English translation Hanuman Chalisa
  • Question 7: Indian Premier League was started in the year...?Indian Premier League was started in the year...?
  • Explanation:The league is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and is currently supervised by BCCI Vice-President Ranjib Biswal.The league is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and is currently supervised by BCCI Vice-President Ranjib Biswal.
  • Question 8: With which state you will relate Posco Steel Plant? With which state you will relate Posco Steel Plant?
  • Explanation:Recently pro-Posco villagers today demolished a 180-metre stretch of boundary wall of the South Korean steel major's proposed steel plant project at Nuagaon in Jagatsinghpur district.Recently pro-Posco villagers today demolished a 180-metre stretch of boundary wall of the South Korean steel major's proposed steel plant project at Nuagaon in Jagatsinghpur district.
  • Question 9: World Economic Forum 2014 theme is...?World Economic Forum 2014 theme is...?
  • Explanation:The theme of the summit this year is "Re-shaping the World" aimed at bridging the gap between the developed and the developing nations. The theme of the summit this year is "Re-shaping the World" aimed at bridging the gap between the developed and the developing nations.