Jun. 22 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Inscription of Rani Ki Vav, Gujarat, has been included in World Heritage List for its...?Inscription of Rani Ki Vav, Gujarat, has been included in World Heritage List for its...?
  • Explanation:UNESCO has recognized this masterpiece as an exceptional example of technological development in utilizing ground water resources in a single component, water management systemUNESCO has recognized this masterpiece as an exceptional example of technological development in utilizing ground water resources in a single component, water management system
  • Question 2: Which ministry has recently launched a project named - Mausam? Which ministry has recently launched a project named - Mausam?
  • Explanation:One of the main deliverables of this project is nomination of maritime cultural landscapes across the Indian Ocean as a trans-national property on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.One of the main deliverables of this project is nomination of maritime cultural landscapes across the Indian Ocean as a trans-national property on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
  • Question 3: For 2014-15 World Bank has lowered India's GDP growth forecast to...? For 2014-15 World Bank has lowered India's GDP growth forecast to...?
  • Explanation:The World Bank report, however, said that India's growth would accelerate to 6.3 per cent in 2015-16, and 6.6 per cent in 2016-17.The World Bank report, however, said that India's growth would accelerate to 6.3 per cent in 2015-16, and 6.6 per cent in 2016-17.
  • Question 4: Where is Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, which has just got World Heritage Site status?Where is Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, which has just got World Heritage Site status?
  • Explanation:Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh is in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including threatened species of outstanding universal value. Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area, Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh is in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including threatened species of outstanding universal value.
  • Question 5: Egypt has Jailed three Journalists up to 10 years for aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood. Name the concerned channel?Egypt has Jailed three Journalists up to 10 years for aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood. Name the concerned channel?
  • Explanation:An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists including Australian Peter Greste to jail terms ranging from seven to 10 years after accusing them of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists including Australian Peter Greste to jail terms ranging from seven to 10 years after accusing them of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.
  • Question 6: World Refugee Day was observed on....?World Refugee Day was observed on....?
  • Explanation:World Refugee Day is observed to draw attention to the plight of refugees, celebrate their courage and resilience and renew commitment to solve refugee problems.World Refugee Day is observed to draw attention to the plight of refugees, celebrate their courage and resilience and renew commitment to solve refugee problems.
  • Question 7: World Day to Combat Desertification is observed on...?World Day to Combat Desertification is observed on...?
  • Explanation:Theme for 2014 World Day to Combat Desertification was: Land Belongs to the Future - Let’s Climate Proof It.Theme for 2014 World Day to Combat Desertification was: Land Belongs to the Future - Let’s Climate Proof It.
  • Question 8: Which car maker has recalled its 2 Million Vehicles Worldwide for Airbag Defect?Which car maker has recalled its 2 Million Vehicles Worldwide for Airbag Defect?
  • Explanation:Japan's Honda Motor today recalled more than two million vehicles worldwide over an airbag defect that could pose a fire risk. Japan's Honda Motor today recalled more than two million vehicles worldwide over an airbag defect that could pose a fire risk.
  • Question 9: Which country has recently voted a motion against the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights probe?Which country has recently voted a motion against the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights probe?
  • Explanation:UNHRC wants to to set up an independent international inquiry to probe into human rights violations during Sri Lankan civil war against LTTE in Sri Lanka in 2009. UNHRC wants to to set up an independent international inquiry to probe into human rights violations during Sri Lankan civil war against LTTE in Sri Lanka in 2009.
  • Question 10: Name the country which has Ancient Pyu Cities, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List?Name the country which has Ancient Pyu Cities, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List?
  • Explanation:The Ancient Pyu Cities include three cities of Myanmar viz. Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra.The Ancient Pyu Cities include three cities of Myanmar viz. Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra.