Jun. 10 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: National Liberation Army is rebel group active in....? National Liberation Army is rebel group active in....?
  • Explanation:The Colombian government says it is starting peace negotiations with the country's second largest rebel group, the National Liberation Army, ELN. The Colombian government says it is starting peace negotiations with the country's second largest rebel group, the National Liberation Army, ELN.
  • Question 2: World Bank has revised down its forecast for economic growth in the developing world for the current year to...?World Bank has revised down its forecast for economic growth in the developing world for the current year to...?
  • Explanation:The World Bank has revised down its forecast for economic growth in the developing world this year, from 5.3% down to 4.8%. For the third consecutive year of growth below 5% for this group of countries. The World Bank has revised down its forecast for economic growth in the developing world this year, from 5.3% down to 4.8%. For the third consecutive year of growth below 5% for this group of countries.
  • Question 3: How many members does OPEC have? How many members does OPEC have?
  • Explanation:OPEC- Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries - is an international organization and economic cartel whose mission is to coordinate the policies of the 12 oil-producing countries. Headquarters: Vienna, AustriaOPEC- Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries - is an international organization and economic cartel whose mission is to coordinate the policies of the 12 oil-producing countries. Headquarters: Vienna, Austria
  • Question 4: Who has been elected as 10th president of Israel? Who has been elected as 10th president of Israel?
  • Explanation:Reuven Ruby Rivlin is a member of Likud political party. Reuven Ruby Rivlin is a member of Likud political party.
  • Question 5: Gary Gilmour, a former cricketer who died recently, was from....?Gary Gilmour, a former cricketer who died recently, was from....?
  • Explanation:Gary Gilmour is famously known for 6-14 bowling stats in the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final against England in 1975. Gary Gilmour is famously known for 6-14 bowling stats in the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final against England in 1975.
  • Question 6: What is Nanauk? What is Nanauk?
  • Explanation:Nanauk is Cyclonic Storm which developed 0ver Eastcentral Arabian Sea. Nanauk is Cyclonic Storm which developed 0ver Eastcentral Arabian Sea.
  • Question 7: Name the Indian Naval Ship which would be participating in largest multilateral exercises in the world “RIMPAC in July-August 14? Name the Indian Naval Ship which would be participating in largest multilateral exercises in the world “RIMPAC in July-August 14?
  • Explanation:INS Sahyadri departed her home port, Vishakhapatnam on 28 May 14 and will stay at Darwin till 13 Jun 14 and then proceed to Hawaii to take part in RIMPAC at Hawaii in Jul – Aug 14. INS Sahyadri departed her home port, Vishakhapatnam on 28 May 14 and will stay at Darwin till 13 Jun 14 and then proceed to Hawaii to take part in RIMPAC at Hawaii in Jul – Aug 14.
  • Question 8: Who has been appointed Additional Principal Secretary to PM of India? Who has been appointed Additional Principal Secretary to PM of India?
  • Explanation:Dr. P. K. Mishra, an IAS officer (retired) of 1972 batch of the Gujarat cadre, has been appointed as Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. Dr. P. K. Mishra, an IAS officer (retired) of 1972 batch of the Gujarat cadre, has been appointed as Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister.
  • Question 9: As per World Bank India is likely to achieve__growth Rate in 2014? As per World Bank India is likely to achieve__growth Rate in 2014?
  • Explanation:With the new Indian government showing signs of economic reforms, the World Bank feels that the world's third- largest economy could achieve a growth rate of 5.5% this year as compared to 4.7% last year.With the new Indian government showing signs of economic reforms, the World Bank feels that the world's third- largest economy could achieve a growth rate of 5.5% this year as compared to 4.7% last year.
  • Question 10: Which of the following is not a budget carrier airlines in India? Which of the following is not a budget carrier airlines in India?
  • Explanation:AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian no-frills airline headed by Tony Fernandes, will become the fourth budget carrier in the country -- after IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir. AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian no-frills airline headed by Tony Fernandes, will become the fourth budget carrier in the country -- after IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir.
  • Question 11: Who is Wang Yi? Who is Wang Yi?
  • Explanation:Wang Yi, the Foreign Minister of China was on a two-day long visit to India. Wang Yi visited India in the capacity of Special Envoy of the President of China, Xi Jinping. Wang Yi, the Foreign Minister of China was on a two-day long visit to India. Wang Yi visited India in the capacity of Special Envoy of the President of China, Xi Jinping.