Apr. 17 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: India and France will start a ten-day joint Air exercise from June 3rd in Jodhpur. What is the name of this exercise? India and France will start a ten-day joint Air exercise from June 3rd in Jodhpur. What is the name of this exercise?
  • Explanation:The exercise aims at training the pilots and crew of Indian and French fighters in air superiority operations. IAF sources said the exercise will be done at Jodhpur airbase. The exercise aims at training the pilots and crew of Indian and French fighters in air superiority operations. IAF sources said the exercise will be done at Jodhpur airbase.
  • Question 2: Hamid Mir, who was shot dead recently, was a famous...?Hamid Mir, who was shot dead recently, was a famous...?
  • Explanation:Hamid Mir, Pakistan top TV journalist Hamid Mir has been shot at in Karachi.Hamid Mir, Pakistan top TV journalist Hamid Mir has been shot at in Karachi.
  • Question 3: Which country has started its first military expansion in over 40 years?Which country has started its first military expansion in over 40 years?
  • Explanation:Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years with the start of construction of a radar station on Yonaguni island. Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years with the start of construction of a radar station on Yonaguni island.
  • Question 4: As per a latest study published in British journal Lancet, what percentage of water is unsafe in rural India? As per a latest study published in British journal Lancet, what percentage of water is unsafe in rural India?
  • Explanation:60% water unsafe in rural India says a study published in British journal Lancet. And 41.5 per cent of Urban India has contaminated water. 60% water unsafe in rural India says a study published in British journal Lancet. And 41.5 per cent of Urban India has contaminated water.
  • Question 5: UNESCO has put how many India cites in the tentative list, as the rich heritage diversity? UNESCO has put how many India cites in the tentative list, as the rich heritage diversity?
  • Explanation:A special gift from UNESCO to India. Fifteen additional sites have been placed in the tentative list, thereby endorsing the rich heritage diversity we have in India.A special gift from UNESCO to India. Fifteen additional sites have been placed in the tentative list, thereby endorsing the rich heritage diversity we have in India.
  • Question 6: World Heritage Day is observed on...?World Heritage Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:World Heritage Day 2014 was observed to celebrate the International Day for Monuments and Sites. This year theme was Heritage of Commemoration. World Heritage Day 2014 was observed to celebrate the International Day for Monuments and Sites. This year theme was Heritage of Commemoration.
  • Question 7: Name the famous mountain where an avalanche killed 12 guides?Name the famous mountain where an avalanche killed 12 guides?
  • Explanation:At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mt. Everest for commercial climbers were killed in an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak. At least 12 Nepalese guides preparing routes up Mt. Everest for commercial climbers were killed in an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak.
  • Question 8: What is the size of Crimea GDP? What is the size of Crimea GDP?
  • Explanation:Crimea per capital income is $5400 and key industries of its economy are: tourism, agriculture, ore and chemicals. Crimea per capital income is $5400 and key industries of its economy are: tourism, agriculture, ore and chemicals.
  • Question 9: The author of the book - Finding Neema?The author of the book - Finding Neema?
  • Explanation:Through the book, though, this filmmaker and art curator offers readers a candid and self-reflexive account of her marriage, her work and, most of all, her child.Through the book, though, this filmmaker and art curator offers readers a candid and self-reflexive account of her marriage, her work and, most of all, her child.
  • Question 10: Which of the following is not a social networking platform?Which of the following is not a social networking platform?
  • Explanation:Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. Akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, it is one of the most popular sites in China, iSina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. Akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, it is one of the most popular sites in China, i