Apr. 18 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Rubin Hurricane Carter, who died recently was a famous?Rubin Hurricane Carter, who died recently was a famous?
  • Explanation:Once a middleweight boxer Rubin Hurricane Carter earned a world title fight in 1964, Carter is more well known for the turn his life took after he was arrested for a triple homicide in 1966.Once a middleweight boxer Rubin Hurricane Carter earned a world title fight in 1964, Carter is more well known for the turn his life took after he was arrested for a triple homicide in 1966.
  • Question 2: Who amongst the following has secured maximum votes in Afghanistan presidential election 2014? Who amongst the following has secured maximum votes in Afghanistan presidential election 2014?
  • Explanation:Abdullah Abdullah in the lead with 44.4%, followed by western-leaning academic Ashraf Ghani with 33.2%.Abdullah Abdullah in the lead with 44.4%, followed by western-leaning academic Ashraf Ghani with 33.2%.
  • Question 3: Peace Angel 2014, a joint military exercise recently conducted by...?Peace Angel 2014, a joint military exercise recently conducted by...?
  • Explanation:Exercise is particularly designed for disaster relief operations caused due to massive floods and terrorist attacks on relief camps.Exercise is particularly designed for disaster relief operations caused due to massive floods and terrorist attacks on relief camps.
  • Question 4: As per US Agency for International Development, the world will face acute shortage of food by...?As per US Agency for International Development, the world will face acute shortage of food by...?
  • Explanation:The report said for the first time in human history, food production would be limited on a global scale by the availability of land, water and energy. The report said for the first time in human history, food production would be limited on a global scale by the availability of land, water and energy.
  • Question 5: China has asked India not to include youth from ___in the annual Youth Exchange Delegation next month?China has asked India not to include youth from ___in the annual Youth Exchange Delegation next month?
  • Explanation:Indian Youth Affairs Ministry has protested and wants the entire exchange scrapped.Indian Youth Affairs Ministry has protested and wants the entire exchange scrapped.
  • Question 6: Which of the following has emerged as number one lifestyle risk factor, in a [email protected] survey, focusing on Asia Pacific employees? Which of the following has emerged as number one lifestyle risk factor, in a [email protected] survey, focusing on Asia Pacific employees?
  • Explanation:In [email protected] survey conducted by professional services company Towers Watson, stress is the number one lifestyle risk factor, ranking above physical inactivity and obesity. In [email protected] survey conducted by professional services company Towers Watson, stress is the number one lifestyle risk factor, ranking above physical inactivity and obesity.
  • Question 7: Which of these are more likely to use LinkedIn?Which of these are more likely to use LinkedIn?
  • Explanation:With over 300 million members, professional networking site LinkedIn is betting big on mobile handsets to drive growth, as 50% of its traffic is expected to come from handheld devices.With over 300 million members, professional networking site LinkedIn is betting big on mobile handsets to drive growth, as 50% of its traffic is expected to come from handheld devices.
  • Question 8: Which bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman to purchase the latter banking business in India?Which bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman to purchase the latter banking business in India?
  • Explanation:HSBC Bank Oman is an indirect 51 per cent-owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc. HSBC Bank Oman is an indirect 51 per cent-owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc.
  • Question 9: What is Easter Dragon?What is Easter Dragon?
  • Explanation:Easter Dragon landed at ISS with a delivery of supplies and science experiments for the crew and a pair of legs for the experimental humanoid robot aboard that one day may be used in a spacewalk. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/easEaster Dragon landed at ISS with a delivery of supplies and science experiments for the crew and a pair of legs for the experimental humanoid robot aboard that one day may be used in a spacewalk. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/eas
  • Question 10: As per Crisil new study, the per day per-person income in India is nearly...?As per Crisil new study, the per day per-person income in India is nearly...?
  • Explanation:Where 269 million people living below poverty line and where the per-person income is below $1,500 annually), 6.5% growth is just not enough, said the study. Where 269 million people living below poverty line and where the per-person income is below $1,500 annually), 6.5% growth is just not enough, said the study.