May. 31 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Where is Gariphema village, which has been declared the India's first tobacco-free village? Where is Gariphema village, which has been declared the India's first tobacco-free village?
  • Explanation:Gariphema village in Nagaland has been declared the country's first "tobacco-free village". Gariphema village in Nagaland has been declared the country's first "tobacco-free village".
  • Question 2: After how many years European Parliament is directly elected?After how many years European Parliament is directly elected?
  • Explanation:The European Parliament is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union. The European Parliament is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union.
  • Question 3: Which institute gives Dag Hammarskjold Medal?Which institute gives Dag Hammarskjold Medal?
  • Explanation:The Dag Hammarskjöld Medal is a posthumous award given by the United Nations to military personnel, police, or civilians who lose their lives while serving in a United Nations peacekeeping operation.The Dag Hammarskjöld Medal is a posthumous award given by the United Nations to military personnel, police, or civilians who lose their lives while serving in a United Nations peacekeeping operation.
  • Question 4: Who is the new president of Malawi?Who is the new president of Malawi?
  • Explanation:Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.
  • Question 5: Who has been appointed as Pro-tem Speaker of the newly elected Lok Sabha?Who has been appointed as Pro-tem Speaker of the newly elected Lok Sabha?
  • Explanation:As the Pro-tem Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha, Kamal Nath will be responsible to formally start the proceedings to the new Lok SabhaAs the Pro-tem Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha, Kamal Nath will be responsible to formally start the proceedings to the new Lok Sabha
  • Question 6: IPL 2014 final was played between...IPL 2014 final was played between...
  • Explanation:KKR have won IPL 2014, which is their 2nd title. KKR have won IPL 2014, which is their 2nd title.
  • Question 7: Abu Dhabi has put a blanket ban on sale of SHISHA. What is SHISHA? Abu Dhabi has put a blanket ban on sale of SHISHA. What is SHISHA?
  • Explanation:The move comes as a part of ongoing activities in the campaign as a part of World No Tobacco Day in UAE.The move comes as a part of ongoing activities in the campaign as a part of World No Tobacco Day in UAE.
  • Question 8: What is Pinaka? What is Pinaka?
  • Explanation:India’s Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL)–Pinaka rockets are capable of hitting hostile targets at 40kms-range with rapid salvos. India’s Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL)–Pinaka rockets are capable of hitting hostile targets at 40kms-range with rapid salvos.
  • Question 9: Which country people use only foreign currencies for daily use as their own nation country has decided to abandon its own currency? Which country people use only foreign currencies for daily use as their own nation country has decided to abandon its own currency?
  • Explanation:Zimbabwe has not had its own currency since 2009, and citizens were allowed to use foreign currencies. That unusual step helped rebuild the economy. Zimbabwe has not had its own currency since 2009, and citizens were allowed to use foreign currencies. That unusual step helped rebuild the economy.
  • Question 10: Chocolate king is the new president of....? Chocolate king is the new president of....?
  • Explanation:Petro Poroshenko, a candy tycoon known as the Chocolate King, has been elected as new president of Ukrain. Petro Poroshenko, a candy tycoon known as the Chocolate King, has been elected as new president of Ukrain.