Jun. 21 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Two Indian state which are in the grip of Encephalitis menace are...?Two Indian state which are in the grip of Encephalitis menace are...?
  • Explanation:Centre has decided to launch an extensive immunisation drive in Bihar, UP. These are two most affected states. Centre has decided to launch an extensive immunisation drive in Bihar, UP. These are two most affected states.
  • Question 2: Who is representing India in 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction in Bangkok? Who is representing India in 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction in Bangkok?
  • Explanation:Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will lead the Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction beginning in Bangkok.Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will lead the Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction beginning in Bangkok.
  • Question 3: Ancient Inca roads which have won coveted World Heritage status, pass through how many countries? Ancient Inca roads which have won coveted World Heritage status, pass through how many countries?
  • Explanation:The Qhapaq Nan roads go through six South American countries and cover some 30,000 kilometres. It was built in the most diverse terrains, linking communities in the Andes mountains to fertile valleys, rainforests and deserts.The Qhapaq Nan roads go through six South American countries and cover some 30,000 kilometres. It was built in the most diverse terrains, linking communities in the Andes mountains to fertile valleys, rainforests and deserts.
  • Question 4: What is Sinology? What is Sinology?
  • Explanation:In inaugural Tang Prize winners for 2014, one award has been given to Sinology. In inaugural Tang Prize winners for 2014, one award has been given to Sinology.
  • Question 5: In just published Global Peace Index (GPI), which country is the least peaceful nation of the world? In just published Global Peace Index (GPI), which country is the least peaceful nation of the world?
  • Explanation:The GPI 2014 measured peace for 162 countries on the basis of 22 indicators. Syria displaced Afghanistan as the world’s most violent nation. The GPI 2014 measured peace for 162 countries on the basis of 22 indicators. Syria displaced Afghanistan as the world’s most violent nation.
  • Question 6: Which position has India secured in the Global Peace Index 2014? Which position has India secured in the Global Peace Index 2014?
  • Explanation:Among 162 countries, India has been ranked 143rd, in 2013, India got 141st position. Among 162 countries, India has been ranked 143rd, in 2013, India got 141st position.
  • Question 7: In Global Peace Index 2014, the first and second most peaceful countries are...? In Global Peace Index 2014, the first and second most peaceful countries are...?
  • Explanation:GPI as a measure of world peace was launched in 2007. The 2014 release was 8th in series.GPI as a measure of world peace was launched in 2007. The 2014 release was 8th in series.
  • Question 8: What is Indian Ocean Dipole? What is Indian Ocean Dipole?
  • Explanation:Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is another name of Indian Nino. IOD is defined by the difference in sea surface temperature between two areas. Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is another name of Indian Nino. IOD is defined by the difference in sea surface temperature between two areas.
  • Question 9: Which two countries have signed unprecedented deals covering areas including exports and ship building?Which two countries have signed unprecedented deals covering areas including exports and ship building?
  • Explanation:China and Greece have signed business deals worth about 5 billion dollar during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit. Deals signed covered areas including exports and ship building.China and Greece have signed business deals worth about 5 billion dollar during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit. Deals signed covered areas including exports and ship building.
  • Question 10: Who is the new Secretary General of INTERPOL?Who is the new Secretary General of INTERPOL?
  • Explanation:Juergen Stock has served as Vice-President for Europe on INTERPOL’s Executive Committee. Juergen Stock has served as Vice-President for Europe on INTERPOL’s Executive Committee.