Apr. 26 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: What was the name of Indian only gorilla, who died recently at Mysore Zoo? What was the name of Indian only gorilla, who died recently at Mysore Zoo?
  • Explanation:India's only gorilla, Polo died at Mysore Zoo here due to respiratory infection and age related ailments. India's only gorilla, Polo died at Mysore Zoo here due to respiratory infection and age related ailments.
  • Question 2: Which South Asian country has set up a Special Police Force to handle religious disputes in the country?Which South Asian country has set up a Special Police Force to handle religious disputes in the country?
  • Explanation:The special force will operate like the tourism and environmental police units in the country. The special force will operate like the tourism and environmental police units in the country.
  • Question 3: Which county public debt stands at around 230% of its gross domestic product and is the highest in the industrialised world?Which county public debt stands at around 230% of its gross domestic product and is the highest in the industrialised world?
  • Explanation:Japan raised its sales tax to 8% from 5% while it has been looking to rein in public debt, while facing rising social welfare costs linked to an ageing population.Japan raised its sales tax to 8% from 5% while it has been looking to rein in public debt, while facing rising social welfare costs linked to an ageing population.
  • Question 4: Which of the following Stock Exchange will be shut down after 76 years of existence? Which of the following Stock Exchange will be shut down after 76 years of existence?
  • Explanation:Madras Stock Exchange will cease to exist from May 30 after it failed to adhere to several new regulatory requirements. Madras Stock Exchange will cease to exist from May 30 after it failed to adhere to several new regulatory requirements.
  • Question 5: In which country a powerful storm system of Tornadoes recently created havoc? In which country a powerful storm system of Tornadoes recently created havoc?
  • Explanation:A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States, spawning several tornadoes. A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States, spawning several tornadoes.
  • Question 6: Which foreign actor has been honoured as the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at IIFA awards 2013-14?Which foreign actor has been honoured as the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at IIFA awards 2013-14?
  • Explanation:Hollywood star John Travolta honoured as the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards.Hollywood star John Travolta honoured as the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards.
  • Question 7: Which organization has decided to press its bid for statehood for Palestine by signing on to 63 international UN conventions?Which organization has decided to press its bid for statehood for Palestine by signing on to 63 international UN conventions?
  • Explanation:In November 2013, the Palestinians casted a UN General Assembly vote for the first time and it was a the first step in its quest to become a fully recognized Organization by a global body.In November 2013, the Palestinians casted a UN General Assembly vote for the first time and it was a the first step in its quest to become a fully recognized Organization by a global body.
  • Question 8: As per a report by Dun & Bradstreet, India GDP growth for 2014-25 would be?As per a report by Dun & Bradstreet, India GDP growth for 2014-25 would be?
  • Explanation:A stable government at the Centre and normal monsoon could help India clock 5.5 % GDP growth for 14-15, according to a research report by a global consulting firm, Dun & Bradstreet A stable government at the Centre and normal monsoon could help India clock 5.5 % GDP growth for 14-15, according to a research report by a global consulting firm, Dun & Bradstreet
  • Question 9: Which of the following is not an e-commerce site?Which of the following is not an e-commerce site?
  • Explanation:Flipkart has announced its new service which it calls - Same-Day Guarantee - and it promises to deliver any goods you order on the same day but with some delivery charge. Flipkart has announced its new service which it calls - Same-Day Guarantee - and it promises to deliver any goods you order on the same day but with some delivery charge.
  • Question 10: Which organisation has banned the import of mangoes from India?Which organisation has banned the import of mangoes from India?
  • Explanation:EU banned the import of Alphonsos from India from May 1 due to the alleged presence of pests in them. EU banned the import of Alphonsos from India from May 1 due to the alleged presence of pests in them.