Jun. 20 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: ISRO will be launching five foreign satellites under commercial agreement which will be integrated with...?ISRO will be launching five foreign satellites under commercial agreement which will be integrated with...?
  • Explanation:Indian Space Research Organisation ,ISRO, will launch five foreign satellites under commercial agreements by the end June 2014. Indian Space Research Organisation ,ISRO, will launch five foreign satellites under commercial agreements by the end June 2014.
  • Question 2: Winner of Jnanpith Award for 2013 is...?Winner of Jnanpith Award for 2013 is...?
  • Explanation:Kedarnath Singh known for his work 'Abhi bilkul abhi' and 'Yahan se dekho’. Kedarnath Singh known for his work 'Abhi bilkul abhi' and 'Yahan se dekho’.
  • Question 3: Govt. is planning a national marketing policy to check...?Govt. is planning a national marketing policy to check...?
  • Explanation:Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has hinted at introducing a national marketing policy to contain price rise. Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has hinted at introducing a national marketing policy to contain price rise.
  • Question 4: Magnus Carlsen has won the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship in Dubai is from....?Magnus Carlsen has won the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship in Dubai is from....?
  • Explanation:Norway’s Magnus Carlsen has won the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship in Dubai. He bagged Gold medal with 17 points from the 21 rounds. Norway’s Magnus Carlsen has won the FIDE World Blitz Chess Championship in Dubai. He bagged Gold medal with 17 points from the 21 rounds.
  • Question 5: M Shashidhar Reddy, the NDMA Vice Chairman resigned. In which year NDMA was formed...?M Shashidhar Reddy, the NDMA Vice Chairman resigned. In which year NDMA was formed...?
  • Explanation:Government of India on 23 December 2005 enacted the Disaster Management Act, which envisaged the creation of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).Government of India on 23 December 2005 enacted the Disaster Management Act, which envisaged the creation of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
  • Question 6: Winner of 2014 prestigious Pen Pinter prize is...?Winner of 2014 prestigious Pen Pinter prize is...?
  • Explanation:Salman Rushdie got the prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression.Salman Rushdie got the prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression.
  • Question 7: Which two countries conduct Yudh Abhyas? Which two countries conduct Yudh Abhyas?
  • Explanation:India and USA conducted their biggest ever joint military exercise – called Yudh Abhyas- between May-June this year. IIndia and USA conducted their biggest ever joint military exercise – called Yudh Abhyas- between May-June this year. I
  • Question 8: Which of the following is hosting Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction?Which of the following is hosting Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction?
  • Explanation:The main focus of the Asian Ministerial Conference will be on enhancing community resilience at local level.The main focus of the Asian Ministerial Conference will be on enhancing community resilience at local level.
  • Question 9: Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal has been bifurcated to create Alipurduar district, which will be district no. ___ of West Bengal? Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal has been bifurcated to create Alipurduar district, which will be district no. ___ of West Bengal?
  • Explanation:With this bifurcation, Jalpaiguri Sadar and Mal Bazar subdivisions along with nine of the 17 existing police stations will be a part of Jalpaiguri district.With this bifurcation, Jalpaiguri Sadar and Mal Bazar subdivisions along with nine of the 17 existing police stations will be a part of Jalpaiguri district.
  • Question 10: Jnanpith Award was instituted in the year....?Jnanpith Award was instituted in the year....?
  • Explanation:Jnanpith Award is given to a Indian citizen who writes in any official languages of India.Jnanpith Award is given to a Indian citizen who writes in any official languages of India.