Feb. 19 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who is Rishang Keishing? Who is Rishang Keishing?
  • Explanation:Rishang Keishing the 94 year old member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Manipur, who left the house for the last time as his term expires on the 9th of April. Rishang Keishing the 94 year old member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Manipur, who left the house for the last time as his term expires on the 9th of April.
  • Question 2: Which state hosts world famous Khajuraho Dance Festival?Which state hosts world famous Khajuraho Dance Festival?
  • Explanation: The aim of organizing this event is to promote cultural heritage and traditional dances of India. The aim of organizing this event is to promote cultural heritage and traditional dances of India.
  • Question 3: Name the two countries which are planning develop Gwadar port?Name the two countries which are planning develop Gwadar port?
  • Explanation:China and Pakistan planing to build an airport at the strategic Gwadar port and extending the Karakoram highway up to Islamabad as part of efforts to realise their Economic Corridor project. China and Pakistan planing to build an airport at the strategic Gwadar port and extending the Karakoram highway up to Islamabad as part of efforts to realise their Economic Corridor project.
  • Question 4: First Indian state to launch National Urban Health Mission is...?First Indian state to launch National Urban Health Mission is...?
  • Explanation:In the first phase, urban poor living in 83 cities including 75 district headquarters and eight cities of more than one lakh population will get the enhanced facilities of health services.In the first phase, urban poor living in 83 cities including 75 district headquarters and eight cities of more than one lakh population will get the enhanced facilities of health services.
  • Question 5: 35th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of SAARC held? 35th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of SAARC held?
  • Explanation:Foreign ministers of eight member countries of SAARC are taking part in the summit. Foreign ministers of eight member countries of SAARC are taking part in the summit.
  • Question 6: Number of observer countries to the SAARC are...?Number of observer countries to the SAARC are...?
  • Explanation:SAARC is an economic and geopolitical cooperation among eight member nations that are primarily located in South Asia continent. Founded in 1985, SAARC HQ is in Kathmandu. SAARC is an economic and geopolitical cooperation among eight member nations that are primarily located in South Asia continent. Founded in 1985, SAARC HQ is in Kathmandu.
  • Question 7: The government has decided to convert___ kilometres of state roads into national highways? The government has decided to convert___ kilometres of state roads into national highways?
  • Explanation:With this the total length of the state highways converted into National Highways will reach about 17,000 kilometres. With this the total length of the state highways converted into National Highways will reach about 17,000 kilometres.
  • Question 8: Facebook has bought WhatsApp for $16bn. What is WhatsApp...?Facebook has bought WhatsApp for $16bn. What is WhatsApp...?
  • Explanation:It is the social networking giant's biggest acquisition to date. WhatsApp has over 450 million monthly users and is popular with people looking to avoid text messaging charges.It is the social networking giant's biggest acquisition to date. WhatsApp has over 450 million monthly users and is popular with people looking to avoid text messaging charges.
  • Question 9: As per McKinsey Global Institute report on Poverty to Empowerment, poverty in India has reduced from 45% in 1994 to__ in 2014 As per McKinsey Global Institute report on Poverty to Empowerment, poverty in India has reduced from 45% in 1994 to__ in 2014
  • Explanation:In 2012, 56 percent of the population lacked the means to meet essential needs that is, some 680 million Indians experienced deprivation.In 2012, 56 percent of the population lacked the means to meet essential needs that is, some 680 million Indians experienced deprivation.
  • Question 10: A new system Email Miles, to calculate the number of miles an email has travelled before reaching an inbox, uses A new system Email Miles, to calculate the number of miles an email has travelled before reaching an inbox, uses
  • Explanation:GPS and internet tracking is used to determine where a message was sent and where it was received. It then calculates the total distance between the two and displays it on the screen. GPS and internet tracking is used to determine where a message was sent and where it was received. It then calculates the total distance between the two and displays it on the screen.