May. 17 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: In which of the following countries Martial law has been imposed recently? In which of the following countries Martial law has been imposed recently?
  • Explanation:Martial law comes after months of escalating tensions between the government and the opposition. Martial law comes after months of escalating tensions between the government and the opposition.
  • Question 2: Which country has recently released two postage stamps to honour 100 years of Indian cinema? Which country has recently released two postage stamps to honour 100 years of Indian cinema?
  • Explanation:Stamps were released in Brasilia to mark the Indian Cinema Film Festival which is dedicated to contemporary Indian cinemas. Stamps were released in Brasilia to mark the Indian Cinema Film Festival which is dedicated to contemporary Indian cinemas.
  • Question 3: Anti-Terrorism Day is observed on...?Anti-Terrorism Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:The objective behind the observance of Anti-Terrorism Day is to wean away the people from terrorism and violence. The objective behind the observance of Anti-Terrorism Day is to wean away the people from terrorism and violence.
  • Question 4: The theme of 67th World Health Assembly is...?The theme of 67th World Health Assembly is...?
  • Explanation:The Plenary Session of the 67th World Health Assembly has just concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. The Plenary Session of the 67th World Health Assembly has just concluded in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Question 5: Ravi Dhariwal, who has just received 2014 INMA’s Silver Shovel award is the CEO of...?Ravi Dhariwal, who has just received 2014 INMA’s Silver Shovel award is the CEO of...?
  • Explanation:CEO of Times of India lauded for a career dedicated to identifying value where others can’t see it” and “unselfish contributions to INMA. CEO of Times of India lauded for a career dedicated to identifying value where others can’t see it” and “unselfish contributions to INMA.
  • Question 6: AS per the latest data the poorest country in Europe in terms of GDP per capital is..? AS per the latest data the poorest country in Europe in terms of GDP per capital is..?
  • Explanation: This poorest European country is nearly entirely dependent on agricultural exports for revenues. Also, the agricultural sector employs a significant amount of citizens. This poorest European country is nearly entirely dependent on agricultural exports for revenues. Also, the agricultural sector employs a significant amount of citizens.
  • Question 7: Which real estate company has been fined 630 crore by Competition Appellate Tribunal?Which real estate company has been fined 630 crore by Competition Appellate Tribunal?
  • Explanation:The Competition Appellate Tribunal has upheld a Competition Commission of India, CCI order holding the real estate company DLF guilty of abusing its dominant market position with regard to a residential society in Gurgaon. The Competition Appellate Tribunal has upheld a Competition Commission of India, CCI order holding the real estate company DLF guilty of abusing its dominant market position with regard to a residential society in Gurgaon.
  • Question 8: Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia 2014 is being hosted by...?Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia 2014 is being hosted by...?
  • Explanation:The Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (Cica) has drawn delegations from nearly 40 countries and international organisations.The Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (Cica) has drawn delegations from nearly 40 countries and international organisations.
  • Question 9: India has decided to open six new visa service centers in...?India has decided to open six new visa service centers in...?
  • Explanation:The service centres in Washington DC, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston and San Francisco, to be operational from May 21. The service centres in Washington DC, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston and San Francisco, to be operational from May 21.
  • Question 10: Indian Embassy in the US outsourced its visa related work for its diplomatic missions to...? Indian Embassy in the US outsourced its visa related work for its diplomatic missions to...?
  • Explanation:his is the third company that has been entrusted with the task in less than five years since the Indian Embassy decided to outsource the visa services.his is the third company that has been entrusted with the task in less than five years since the Indian Embassy decided to outsource the visa services.