Mar. 20 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: International Hockey Federation has decided to introduce four-quarter format from...?International Hockey Federation has decided to introduce four-quarter format from...?
  • Explanation:he International Hockey Federation, FIH said in a statement that four 15-minute quarters would replace the previous two 35-minute halves. The four-quarter format has already been tried out in the Euro Hockey League and in India. he International Hockey Federation, FIH said in a statement that four 15-minute quarters would replace the previous two 35-minute halves. The four-quarter format has already been tried out in the Euro Hockey League and in India.
  • Question 2: As per UN, in the last one year people seeking asylum in industrialised countries has gone up by...?As per UN, in the last one year people seeking asylum in industrialised countries has gone up by...?
  • Explanation:UN says the number of people seeking asylum in industrialised countries rose by 28 percent last year. Figures released by the UN's Refugee Agency show there were more than 6 lakh applicants, the highest total for ten years. The largest number were from SyUN says the number of people seeking asylum in industrialised countries rose by 28 percent last year. Figures released by the UN's Refugee Agency show there were more than 6 lakh applicants, the highest total for ten years. The largest number were from Sy
  • Question 3: Name the only two Indian companies which have figured in the 2014 list of World Most Ethical Companies?Name the only two Indian companies which have figured in the 2014 list of World Most Ethical Companies?
  • Explanation:The list World's Most Ethical Companies has been prepared by the US-based entity, Ethisphere Institute. It is an independent think-tank research-based firm in Scottsdale, US. All the companies were chosen on the basis of various factors including corporatThe list World's Most Ethical Companies has been prepared by the US-based entity, Ethisphere Institute. It is an independent think-tank research-based firm in Scottsdale, US. All the companies were chosen on the basis of various factors including corporat
  • Question 4: International Day of Forests is an effort by...?International Day of Forests is an effort by...?
  • Explanation:Celebrated on 21 March, International Day of Forests is observed by the United Nation. The theme of the International Forest Day 2014 is Celebrating Forests for Sustainable Development.Celebrated on 21 March, International Day of Forests is observed by the United Nation. The theme of the International Forest Day 2014 is Celebrating Forests for Sustainable Development.
  • Question 5: Which Chinese Insurance Company is offering smog insurance to travellers? Which Chinese Insurance Company is offering smog insurance to travellers?
  • Explanation:State-run Insurance Company of China, Ping would be offering Smog Insurance to six heavily polluted Chinese cities bound tourists. These cities are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xian, Chengdu and Harbin. State-run Insurance Company of China, Ping would be offering Smog Insurance to six heavily polluted Chinese cities bound tourists. These cities are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xian, Chengdu and Harbin.
  • Question 6: Which of the following is not one of the five languages, which have been were reinstated as official subjects in South Africa state schools? Which of the following is not one of the five languages, which have been were reinstated as official subjects in South Africa state schools?
  • Explanation:Five Indian languages which have been reinstated are Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu and Urdu. These languages were offered as official subjects in schools of South Africa until 1994.Five Indian languages which have been reinstated are Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu and Urdu. These languages were offered as official subjects in schools of South Africa until 1994.
  • Question 7: Which of the following OS may disrupt Banks ATM process from April 2014 onward? Which of the following OS may disrupt Banks ATM process from April 2014 onward?
  • Explanation:Microsoft the maker of the Windows XP operating system will be withdrawing support for the operating system from 8 April 2014, which means that no updates and patches for bugs will be issued by the Microsoft. Microsoft the maker of the Windows XP operating system will be withdrawing support for the operating system from 8 April 2014, which means that no updates and patches for bugs will be issued by the Microsoft.
  • Question 8: The term SVEEP, which is very much in news nowadays is related with...? The term SVEEP, which is very much in news nowadays is related with...?
  • Explanation:SVEEP stands for Systematic Voters Education And Electoral Participation. It handles work related to all aspects of Voters Awareness & Education aimed towards improving Electoral Participation in the country and building up a culture of participativeSVEEP stands for Systematic Voters Education And Electoral Participation. It handles work related to all aspects of Voters Awareness & Education aimed towards improving Electoral Participation in the country and building up a culture of participative
  • Question 9: The number one state in Economic Freedom of the States of India report 2013 is...?The number one state in Economic Freedom of the States of India report 2013 is...?
  • Explanation:The report is based on measures like governance, growth, citizens right and labour and business regulation among the country’s 20 largest state. Tamil Nadu is at number 2 in the same report. The report is based on measures like governance, growth, citizens right and labour and business regulation among the country’s 20 largest state. Tamil Nadu is at number 2 in the same report.
  • Question 10: The winner of this year Green Crusader Award is...?The winner of this year Green Crusader Award is...?
  • Explanation:Maneka Gandhi, politician, animal rights activist and environmentalist was awarded Green Crusader of the Year Award for her contribution towards protection of animals, while Prasoon Joshi, executive chairman, CEO McCann World Group India and president-SouManeka Gandhi, politician, animal rights activist and environmentalist was awarded Green Crusader of the Year Award for her contribution towards protection of animals, while Prasoon Joshi, executive chairman, CEO McCann World Group India and president-Sou