Apr. 8 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who is the only Indian cricketer named in Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year 2013? Who is the only Indian cricketer named in Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year 2013?
  • Explanation:India's swashbuckling opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, an honour dating back to 1889, by Wisden for his performance in 2013. India's swashbuckling opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, an honour dating back to 1889, by Wisden for his performance in 2013.
  • Question 2: Which of the following is recalling its car units manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008?Which of the following is recalling its car units manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008?
  • Explanation:Toyota Kirloskar Motor has said it has decided to recall 44,989 units of the Innova manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008 for out of alignment problem. Toyota Kirloskar Motor has said it has decided to recall 44,989 units of the Innova manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008 for out of alignment problem.
  • Question 3: Who has been re-elected as Prime Minister of Hungary for the second consecutive four-year term? Who has been re-elected as Prime Minister of Hungary for the second consecutive four-year term?
  • Explanation:Out of the total votes casted, Orban Fidesz party won 133 of 199 parliament seats. The left alliance which was led by Attila Mesterhazy won 38 seats while the far-right Jobbik party won 23 seats.Out of the total votes casted, Orban Fidesz party won 133 of 199 parliament seats. The left alliance which was led by Attila Mesterhazy won 38 seats while the far-right Jobbik party won 23 seats.
  • Question 4: World Bank has projected economic growth rate of__for India in 2015 fiscal?World Bank has projected economic growth rate of__for India in 2015 fiscal?
  • Explanation:As per World Bank India may see an acceleration of growth - factor costs - in FY 2014 to 4.8 per cent, further increase to 5.7 per cent in FY 2015.As per World Bank India may see an acceleration of growth - factor costs - in FY 2014 to 4.8 per cent, further increase to 5.7 per cent in FY 2015.
  • Question 5: The largest tea producer of the world is...?The largest tea producer of the world is...?
  • Explanation:China occupies the first place with 1.64 billion tonnes yield per annum contributing to 35 per cent of the overall tea production. 2nd position is of India. China occupies the first place with 1.64 billion tonnes yield per annum contributing to 35 per cent of the overall tea production. 2nd position is of India.
  • Question 6: The first Indian on Wisden cover is...?The first Indian on Wisden cover is...?
  • Explanation:The 40-year-old cricketer is the first Indian to feature on the cover of the Almanack. He was earlier chosen to feature on the cover of the second edition of the Wisden India Almanack.The 40-year-old cricketer is the first Indian to feature on the cover of the Almanack. He was earlier chosen to feature on the cover of the second edition of the Wisden India Almanack.
  • Question 7: Which city is hosting 2016 Olympic Games..?Which city is hosting 2016 Olympic Games..?
  • Explanation:Rio will become the first South American city to host the Olympics. In June and July, Brazil will also be hosting the football World Cup in 12 cities, including Rio.Rio will become the first South American city to host the Olympics. In June and July, Brazil will also be hosting the football World Cup in 12 cities, including Rio.
  • Question 8: What is Siachen Pioneers, which has just celebrated its Golden Jubilee What is Siachen Pioneers, which has just celebrated its Golden Jubilee
  • Explanation:114 Helicopter Unit, also known as the Siachen Pioneers, celebrated its Golden Jubilee at Leh. It has been engaged in service of Operation Meghdoot for over three decades now. 114 Helicopter Unit, also known as the Siachen Pioneers, celebrated its Golden Jubilee at Leh. It has been engaged in service of Operation Meghdoot for over three decades now.
  • Question 9: Name the British scientist who made it possible for hard disks to radically expand in size has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize?Name the British scientist who made it possible for hard disks to radically expand in size has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize?
  • Explanation:Prof Stuart Parkin developed a type of data-reading head capable of detecting weaker and smaller signals than had previously been possible. Prof Stuart Parkin developed a type of data-reading head capable of detecting weaker and smaller signals than had previously been possible.
  • Question 10: Cyclone Ita, recently hit?Cyclone Ita, recently hit?
  • Explanation:The Australian state of Queensland was hit by Cyclone Ita, a category five storm hit its far north coast.The Australian state of Queensland was hit by Cyclone Ita, a category five storm hit its far north coast.