Jun. 5 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who is the new Speaker of the Lok Sabha?Who is the new Speaker of the Lok Sabha?
  • Explanation:Born on 12th April, 1943 in Chiplun of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, Sumitra Mahajan is the second woman after Meira Kumar elected as Lok Sabha Speaker. Born on 12th April, 1943 in Chiplun of Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, Sumitra Mahajan is the second woman after Meira Kumar elected as Lok Sabha Speaker.
  • Question 2: Who is the new Commander-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command?Who is the new Commander-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command?
  • Explanation:Vice Admiral Chopra is second senior-most officer in the Navy and only the second officer to head both the operational commands - Eastern and Western Naval Command.Vice Admiral Chopra is second senior-most officer in the Navy and only the second officer to head both the operational commands - Eastern and Western Naval Command.
  • Question 3: 54th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships is being held at...?54th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships is being held at...?
  • Explanation:The meet, dubbed as selection trials for the Indian aspirants hoping to book a ticket for the upcoming Commonwealth Games at Glasgow in July 2014. The meet, dubbed as selection trials for the Indian aspirants hoping to book a ticket for the upcoming Commonwealth Games at Glasgow in July 2014.
  • Question 4: Which is the official car of PM of India?Which is the official car of PM of India?
  • Explanation:India's 15th Prime Minister has decided to make BMW's 7 Series as his official car. India's 15th Prime Minister has decided to make BMW's 7 Series as his official car.
  • Question 5: EU has lifted a ban imposed on drug exports from Toansa Plant. Which drug maker owns this plant? EU has lifted a ban imposed on drug exports from Toansa Plant. Which drug maker owns this plant?
  • Explanation:European health regulator has lifted ban on export of drugs produced at the Ranbaxy’s Toansa plant, Punjab, India. The ban was imposed due to non-compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice. European health regulator has lifted ban on export of drugs produced at the Ranbaxy’s Toansa plant, Punjab, India. The ban was imposed due to non-compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Question 6: What is the name of new robo which can read emotions?What is the name of new robo which can read emotions?
  • Explanation:World’s first humanoid robot named Peeper that can communicate and read emotions has been launched in Japan by a mobile phone company Softbank Corp. Cost of robo is $1900. World’s first humanoid robot named Peeper that can communicate and read emotions has been launched in Japan by a mobile phone company Softbank Corp. Cost of robo is $1900.
  • Question 7: By which year US had decided to cut carbon pollution by 30%? By which year US had decided to cut carbon pollution by 30%?
  • Explanation:The Environmental Protection Agency announced to cut by 2030 particle pollution, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur dioxide by more than 25 per cent as a co-benefit. The Environmental Protection Agency announced to cut by 2030 particle pollution, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur dioxide by more than 25 per cent as a co-benefit.
  • Question 8: Recently, Russia has lifted arm embargo on...?Recently, Russia has lifted arm embargo on...?
  • Explanation:Russia has lifted an embargo on supplying weapons and military hardware to Pakistan, which will clear the way for Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan.Russia has lifted an embargo on supplying weapons and military hardware to Pakistan, which will clear the way for Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan.
  • Question 9: As per HSBC's PMI Indian Services sector has expanded for the first time in eleven months. What is PMI?As per HSBC's PMI Indian Services sector has expanded for the first time in eleven months. What is PMI?
  • Explanation:Purchasing Managers' Indexes (PMI) are economic indicators derived from monthly surveys of private sector companies. Purchasing Managers' Indexes (PMI) are economic indicators derived from monthly surveys of private sector companies.
  • Question 10: Who has got the additional charge of Union Ministry Rural Development? Who has got the additional charge of Union Ministry Rural Development?
  • Explanation:Union Transport Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari has got additional charge of the Ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation. Union Transport Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari has got additional charge of the Ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation.