Jun. 13 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: World Blood Donor Day is observed on...?World Blood Donor Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:World Blood Donor Day is observed across the world on 14 June, the theme 2014 World Blood Day campaign was Safe blood for saving mothers. World Blood Donor Day is observed across the world on 14 June, the theme 2014 World Blood Day campaign was Safe blood for saving mothers.
  • Question 2: Winner of Moortidevi Award 2013 is....?Winner of Moortidevi Award 2013 is....?
  • Explanation:C Radhakrishnan, the eminent Malayalam scientist-turned-writer has won Moortidevi Award for his novel Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram.C Radhakrishnan, the eminent Malayalam scientist-turned-writer has won Moortidevi Award for his novel Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram.
  • Question 3: For which language Moortidevi award is given for? For which language Moortidevi award is given for?
  • Explanation:Moortidevi Award is given to a contemplative or intellectual work by a living author writing in any of the languages enlisted in the VIIIth Schedule of Indian Constitution including English. Moortidevi Award is given to a contemplative or intellectual work by a living author writing in any of the languages enlisted in the VIIIth Schedule of Indian Constitution including English.
  • Question 4: Maharashtra government has decided to carve a new district - Palghar district - from which existing district? Maharashtra government has decided to carve a new district - Palghar district - from which existing district?
  • Explanation:With the creation of Palghar Maharashtra will have 36th districts. With the creation of Palghar Maharashtra will have 36th districts.
  • Question 5: What was the name of Indo-French Air Exercise which recently concluded at Jodhpur?What was the name of Indo-French Air Exercise which recently concluded at Jodhpur?
  • Explanation:The India-France Air Exercise successfully concluded at Jodhpur, enhancing operational capabilities of both sides and reinforcing cooperation between them. The India-France Air Exercise successfully concluded at Jodhpur, enhancing operational capabilities of both sides and reinforcing cooperation between them.
  • Question 6: The new Commander-in-Chief of Strategic Forces Command is...?The new Commander-in-Chief of Strategic Forces Command is...?
  • Explanation:Created in 2003 Strategic Forces Command has the sole responsibility of initiating the process of delivering nuclear weapons and warheads after acquiring explicit approval from the NCA.Created in 2003 Strategic Forces Command has the sole responsibility of initiating the process of delivering nuclear weapons and warheads after acquiring explicit approval from the NCA.
  • Question 7: Where is the headquarter of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)? Where is the headquarter of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)?
  • Explanation:The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has just released the Red List of Threatened Species, which has listed even Eel. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has just released the Red List of Threatened Species, which has listed even Eel.
  • Question 8: What is the name of the latest and the third tiger reserve of Uttar Pradesh?What is the name of the latest and the third tiger reserve of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Explanation:Pilibhit Wildlife Sanctuary is third tiger reserve in UP after Dudhwa and Amangarh Tiger Reserve in Bijnor. The consolidated forest ranges of Mala, Mahof, Barahi, Deoria and Haripur will serve as the Pilibhit tiger reserve. Pilibhit Wildlife Sanctuary is third tiger reserve in UP after Dudhwa and Amangarh Tiger Reserve in Bijnor. The consolidated forest ranges of Mala, Mahof, Barahi, Deoria and Haripur will serve as the Pilibhit tiger reserve.
  • Question 9: What is the name of French commercial satellite, which ISRO to launch from Sriharikota? What is the name of French commercial satellite, which ISRO to launch from Sriharikota?
  • Explanation:Scientists are preparing to launch a commercial rocket that will carry five satellites including the French satellite SPOT 7 from Sriharikota spaceport. Scientists are preparing to launch a commercial rocket that will carry five satellites including the French satellite SPOT 7 from Sriharikota spaceport.
  • Question 10: New Indian government has decided to study FTA impact. What is FTA?New Indian government has decided to study FTA impact. What is FTA?
  • Explanation:The Centre is studying Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the country and all the free trade agreements (FTAs) with other nations to analyse the benefits they have given to the Indian economy. The Centre is studying Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in the country and all the free trade agreements (FTAs) with other nations to analyse the benefits they have given to the Indian economy.