Jun. 23 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which Indian airlines is all set to finally become a member of Star Alliance, a 26-member global airlines group? Which Indian airlines is all set to finally become a member of Star Alliance, a 26-member global airlines group?
  • Explanation:After 7 years wait, Air India could finally become a member of Star Alliance, a 26-member global airlines group, giving the Air India passengers seamless access to over 1,200 destinations. After 7 years wait, Air India could finally become a member of Star Alliance, a 26-member global airlines group, giving the Air India passengers seamless access to over 1,200 destinations.
  • Question 2: Some newspapers headlines recently read: Prime Minister Modi's Pet Project GIFT Likely to Create 10 Lakh Jobs. What is GIFT?Some newspapers headlines recently read: Prime Minister Modi's Pet Project GIFT Likely to Create 10 Lakh Jobs. What is GIFT?
  • Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) has the potential to generate over 10 lakh jobs by 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) has the potential to generate over 10 lakh jobs by 2022.
  • Question 3: BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan, has been unanimously elected as the chief of___for the 14th consecutive year?BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan, has been unanimously elected as the chief of___for the 14th consecutive year?
  • Explanation:All the sitting office bearers and executive committee members were elected unopposed during the 84th annual general body meeting of the Cricket Association. All the sitting office bearers and executive committee members were elected unopposed during the 84th annual general body meeting of the Cricket Association.
  • Question 4: Name the pharmaceutical giant who is the maker of Essure, a sterilisation procedure which has injured thousands of women in USA?Name the pharmaceutical giant who is the maker of Essure, a sterilisation procedure which has injured thousands of women in USA?
  • Explanation:Essure is a quick, non-surgical, permanent method of sterilising women. The procedure involves inserting tiny coils into the fallopian tubes to block sperm from reaching eggs.Essure is a quick, non-surgical, permanent method of sterilising women. The procedure involves inserting tiny coils into the fallopian tubes to block sperm from reaching eggs.
  • Question 5: What is ORM? What is ORM?
  • Explanation:Hit hard by malicious rumours and negative comments on Internet about them, thousands of companies have roped in 'Online Reputation Management' firms to deal with this menace and protect their businesses. Hit hard by malicious rumours and negative comments on Internet about them, thousands of companies have roped in 'Online Reputation Management' firms to deal with this menace and protect their businesses.
  • Question 6: Name the countries which are taking part in 'Rim of the Pacific' exercise?Name the countries which are taking part in 'Rim of the Pacific' exercise?
  • Explanation:Chinese warships will join US-led naval drills off Hawaii for the first time this week, in a significant but mainly symbolic effort by the two powers fighting forces to make friends, not war. Chinese warships will join US-led naval drills off Hawaii for the first time this week, in a significant but mainly symbolic effort by the two powers fighting forces to make friends, not war.
  • Question 7: Recently, which of the following museums has completed its 125 years of foundation?Recently, which of the following museums has completed its 125 years of foundation?
  • Explanation:The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located at Darushifa, on the southern bank of the Musi river in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located at Darushifa, on the southern bank of the Musi river in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Question 8: Indian Nino is an irregular oscillation of sea-surface temperature which causes droughts in adjacent land areas of ____? Indian Nino is an irregular oscillation of sea-surface temperature which causes droughts in adjacent land areas of ____?
  • Explanation:Indian Nino affects the climate of Australia and Indonesia and is a significant contributor to rainfall variability in this region. Indian Nino affects the climate of Australia and Indonesia and is a significant contributor to rainfall variability in this region.
  • Question 9: Google's Project Loon aims to provide.....?Google's Project Loon aims to provide.....?
  • Explanation:Project Loon looks to use a global network of high-altitude balloons to connect people in rural and remote areas who have no Internet access at all. Project Loon looks to use a global network of high-altitude balloons to connect people in rural and remote areas who have no Internet access at all.
  • Question 10: A new software Sandesh Pathak has been launched for...?A new software Sandesh Pathak has been launched for...?
  • Explanation:Sandesh Pathak is an Indian language SMS Reader. It captures incoming sms and reads it aloud. Sandesh Pathak is an Indian language SMS Reader. It captures incoming sms and reads it aloud.