Apr. 6 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Foreign Tourist Arrivals showed a growth of__in March 2014 over March 2013?Foreign Tourist Arrivals showed a growth of__in March 2014 over March 2013?
  • Explanation:Foreign Tourist Arrivals in March, 2014 was 6.69 lakh which was 6.40 lakh in March, 2013 with a growth of 4.5%. Foreign Exchange Earnings from tourism in Rupees terms in March, 2014 were Rs.10,257 crore in comparison to Rs.9,553 crore in March, 2013.Foreign Tourist Arrivals in March, 2014 was 6.69 lakh which was 6.40 lakh in March, 2013 with a growth of 4.5%. Foreign Exchange Earnings from tourism in Rupees terms in March, 2014 were Rs.10,257 crore in comparison to Rs.9,553 crore in March, 2013.
  • Question 2: The author of book - Lowland, is?The author of book - Lowland, is?
  • Explanation:Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian American novelist Jhumpa Lahiri's Lowland has been shortlisted for this year Baileys Prize, the UK only annual book award for fiction written by a woman. Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian American novelist Jhumpa Lahiri's Lowland has been shortlisted for this year Baileys Prize, the UK only annual book award for fiction written by a woman.
  • Question 3: Baileys Prize is given for excellence in...Baileys Prize is given for excellence in...
  • Explanation:Launched in 1996, the Prize is awarded annually and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women writing from throughout the world. Earlier it was known as the Orange Prize. Launched in 1996, the Prize is awarded annually and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women writing from throughout the world. Earlier it was known as the Orange Prize.
  • Question 4: The latest state to come up on country railway map in April 2014 is...?The latest state to come up on country railway map in April 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:Arunachal Pradesh has been put on the India railway map as the first passenger train arrived at Naharlagun near state capital Itanagar from Dekargaon. Arunachal Pradesh has been put on the India railway map as the first passenger train arrived at Naharlagun near state capital Itanagar from Dekargaon.
  • Question 5: Ashish Bose, a renowned demographer has died recently. What is Demography?Ashish Bose, a renowned demographer has died recently. What is Demography?
  • Explanation:Demography is the study of changes (such as the number of births, deaths, marriages, and illnesses) that occur over a period of time in human populations Demography is the study of changes (such as the number of births, deaths, marriages, and illnesses) that occur over a period of time in human populations
  • Question 6: VK Murthy, who died recently was a famous? VK Murthy, who died recently was a famous?
  • Explanation:He was 91 and was famous for his camera work in Guru Dutt classics like Pyaasa and Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam. He was 91 and was famous for his camera work in Guru Dutt classics like Pyaasa and Sahib, Bibi Aur Ghulam.
  • Question 7: Kingfisher Airlines, is grounded since..?Kingfisher Airlines, is grounded since..?
  • Explanation:Lenders of Kingfisher Airlines have started the process of selling brands associated with the grounded Kingfisher Airlines and the ones up for grab include Kingfisher, fly the good times and flying models.Lenders of Kingfisher Airlines have started the process of selling brands associated with the grounded Kingfisher Airlines and the ones up for grab include Kingfisher, fly the good times and flying models.
  • Question 8: Which country has recently legalised sale of self-testing kits for HIV?Which country has recently legalised sale of self-testing kits for HIV?
  • Explanation:The law will ensure that more and more people in UK are diagnosed at the onset of the disease as nearly 25 per cent of HIV positive people in the UK do not know they are HIV positive. The law will ensure that more and more people in UK are diagnosed at the onset of the disease as nearly 25 per cent of HIV positive people in the UK do not know they are HIV positive.
  • Question 9: Mickey Rooney, who died recenlty, was a famous...?Mickey Rooney, who died recenlty, was a famous...?
  • Explanation:Mickey Rooney, an American film actor and entertainer died on 7 April 2014. He died in California at the age of 93. He started his career at the age of 18 months. Mickey Rooney, an American film actor and entertainer died on 7 April 2014. He died in California at the age of 93. He started his career at the age of 18 months.
  • Question 10: Davis Cup is related with...?Davis Cup is related with...?
  • Explanation:India will take on Serbia at home in the Davis Cup Tennis World Group play-offs competition 2014. India will take on Serbia at home in the Davis Cup Tennis World Group play-offs competition 2014.