Jun. 26 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Luis Suarez, who has been banned from FIFA world cup for biting an opponent footballer, is from...?Luis Suarez, who has been banned from FIFA world cup for biting an opponent footballer, is from...?
  • Explanation:Luis Suarez, the enigmatic striker from Uruguay, has been barred for nine games and suspended from all soccer-related activities for four months after he was accused of biting an opponent. Luis Suarez, the enigmatic striker from Uruguay, has been barred for nine games and suspended from all soccer-related activities for four months after he was accused of biting an opponent.
  • Question 2: Name the three countries which have signed partnership pacts with EU?Name the three countries which have signed partnership pacts with EU?
  • Explanation:Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova have signed partnership agreements with the European Union, in a move strongly opposed by Russia.Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova have signed partnership agreements with the European Union, in a move strongly opposed by Russia.
  • Question 3: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi have been summoned in connection with which newspaper?Sonia and Rahul Gandhi have been summoned in connection with which newspaper?
  • Explanation:Summons to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi for misappropriating the funds of the National Herald newspaper that was shut down some years ago.Summons to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi for misappropriating the funds of the National Herald newspaper that was shut down some years ago.
  • Question 4: Apart from EIL, name the other company which has got Navratna Status? Apart from EIL, name the other company which has got Navratna Status?
  • Explanation:Union Government has granted Navratna status to Engineers India Ltd (EIL) and National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC).Union Government has granted Navratna status to Engineers India Ltd (EIL) and National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC).
  • Question 5: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed on...?International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed on...?
  • Explanation:Theme of the 2014 day was: A message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable.Theme of the 2014 day was: A message of hope: Drug use disorders are preventable and treatable.
  • Question 6: Name the Indian-origin judge who has been appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore? Name the Indian-origin judge who has been appointed as 8th Attorney-General of Singapore?
  • Explanation:President of Singapore Tony Tan Keng Yam presided at the swearing-in of Justice V K Rajah.President of Singapore Tony Tan Keng Yam presided at the swearing-in of Justice V K Rajah.
  • Question 7: The first ever Chairman of ICC is...?The first ever Chairman of ICC is...?
  • Explanation:N. Srinivasan of India has been appointed as the first Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a period of two years - 2014 to 2016. N. Srinivasan of India has been appointed as the first Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a period of two years - 2014 to 2016.
  • Question 8: Name the Indian pharma co. which has launched duloxetine capsules in strengths 20 mg (USP), 30 mg and 60 mg in the US market?Name the Indian pharma co. which has launched duloxetine capsules in strengths 20 mg (USP), 30 mg and 60 mg in the US market?
  • Explanation:Duloxetine delayed- release capsules brand and generic had US sales of $5.04 billion for the most recent 12 months ending April 2014Duloxetine delayed- release capsules brand and generic had US sales of $5.04 billion for the most recent 12 months ending April 2014
  • Question 9: Centre govt. is planning to create___like Force in Naxal-Affected states?Centre govt. is planning to create___like Force in Naxal-Affected states?
  • Explanation:Greyhounds are credited with achieving considerable success in fighting the Naxalites in Andhra Pradesh.Greyhounds are credited with achieving considerable success in fighting the Naxalites in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Question 10: Where is the head quarter of International Atomic Energy Agency? Where is the head quarter of International Atomic Energy Agency?
  • Explanation:Recently, India has ratified the Additional Protocol with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).Recently, India has ratified the Additional Protocol with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).