Jun. 30 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Where is Bor Wildlife Sanctuary located?Where is Bor Wildlife Sanctuary located?
  • Explanation:Bor Wildlife Sanctuary located in Maharashtra will be the country's 47th Tiger Reserve.Bor Wildlife Sanctuary located in Maharashtra will be the country's 47th Tiger Reserve.
  • Question 2: After Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, has been declared as a tiger reserve, how many tiger reserves will be there in India?After Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, has been declared as a tiger reserve, how many tiger reserves will be there in India?
  • Explanation:National Tiger Conservation Authority also plans to establish ecological baselines for long term monitoring of tigers in the Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary and adjoining landscapes in Arunachal Pradesh.National Tiger Conservation Authority also plans to establish ecological baselines for long term monitoring of tigers in the Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary and adjoining landscapes in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Question 3: Controversial leader Tapas Pal is from which political party? Controversial leader Tapas Pal is from which political party?
  • Explanation:Tapas Pal recently made an outrageous remarks against the women of CPI(M) workers. Tapas Pal recently made an outrageous remarks against the women of CPI(M) workers.
  • Question 4: Which country has approved a landmark change in security policy, paving the way for its military to fight overseas?Which country has approved a landmark change in security policy, paving the way for its military to fight overseas?
  • Explanation:Till date as per its constitution, Japan is barred from using force to resolve conflicts except in cases of self-defence. But now Jaapn can use collective self-defence force to defend allies under attack. Till date as per its constitution, Japan is barred from using force to resolve conflicts except in cases of self-defence. But now Jaapn can use collective self-defence force to defend allies under attack.
  • Question 5: ICC has imposed a life ban on a cricket batsman Lou Vincent who has confessed to match-fixing charges. He is from....?ICC has imposed a life ban on a cricket batsman Lou Vincent who has confessed to match-fixing charges. He is from....?
  • Explanation:The International Cricket Council, ICC has backed the life ban imposed on New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent who has confessed to match-fixing charges.The International Cricket Council, ICC has backed the life ban imposed on New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent who has confessed to match-fixing charges.
  • Question 6: Orkut, one of the oldest Social Network Platform, would be shutting down. Who owned Orkut? Orkut, one of the oldest Social Network Platform, would be shutting down. Who owned Orkut?
  • Explanation:Google Inc will shut down its early social-networking service, Orkut, which was launched ten years ago but has failed to put Google ahead in what has become one of the Web's most popular businesses. Google Inc will shut down its early social-networking service, Orkut, which was launched ten years ago but has failed to put Google ahead in what has become one of the Web's most popular businesses.
  • Question 7: Nepal and UNESCO have signed an agreement to implement the second phase of a key conservation project in Lumbini, the birthplace of....?Nepal and UNESCO have signed an agreement to implement the second phase of a key conservation project in Lumbini, the birthplace of....?
  • Explanation:Japan has pledged to provide $823,530 for the 3 year project aimed at preserving the world heritage site at Lumbini, the sacred garden of Lumbini and conducting archaeological research in the area.Japan has pledged to provide $823,530 for the 3 year project aimed at preserving the world heritage site at Lumbini, the sacred garden of Lumbini and conducting archaeological research in the area.
  • Question 8: For which country India has announced a new liberal visa policy on humanitarian grounds?For which country India has announced a new liberal visa policy on humanitarian grounds?
  • Explanation:The new policy will let nationals of Afghanistan to stay in India on stay visa or resident permit for a period of two years at a time. The new policy will let nationals of Afghanistan to stay in India on stay visa or resident permit for a period of two years at a time.
  • Question 9: Name the an Indian-American scientist in whose honour US has named a mountain in Antarctica? Name the an Indian-American scientist in whose honour US has named a mountain in Antarctica?
  • Explanation:The mountain has been named in recognition of Sinha’s work done as an explorer in 1971-72. The mountain has been named in recognition of Sinha’s work done as an explorer in 1971-72.
  • Question 10: Sant Kabir Awards are given to....?Sant Kabir Awards are given to....?
  • Explanation:Sant Kabir Award is an Indian Government award conferred to outstanding weavers who have made valuable contribution in keeping alive the handloom heritage.Sant Kabir Award is an Indian Government award conferred to outstanding weavers who have made valuable contribution in keeping alive the handloom heritage.