Jul. 7 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which of the following Typhoon recently hit Japan? Which of the following Typhoon recently hit Japan?
  • Explanation:Powerful typhoon, Neoguri, forced Japanese authorities to cancel flights and urge more than 100,000 people to evacuate their homes. Powerful typhoon, Neoguri, forced Japanese authorities to cancel flights and urge more than 100,000 people to evacuate their homes.
  • Question 2: The latest and the 23rd US State to Allow Medical Marijuana is...?The latest and the 23rd US State to Allow Medical Marijuana is...?
  • Explanation:Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill making New York the 23rd US state to legalize marijuana for medical use, in a growing momentum.Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill making New York the 23rd US state to legalize marijuana for medical use, in a growing momentum.
  • Question 3: Carrefour, which has decided to exit India, operates in....?Carrefour, which has decided to exit India, operates in....?
  • Explanation:French retail giant Carrefour SA will shut down its Indian operations and close its wholesale stores in the country, as it exits underperforming markets to focus on reviving its French business.French retail giant Carrefour SA will shut down its Indian operations and close its wholesale stores in the country, as it exits underperforming markets to focus on reviving its French business.
  • Question 4: Cricket all rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who has been banned for six months, is from...?Cricket all rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who has been banned for six months, is from...?
  • Explanation:Bangladesh cricket authorities on Monday, suspended star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for six months due to a "severe attitude problem",Bangladesh cricket authorities on Monday, suspended star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for six months due to a "severe attitude problem",
  • Question 5: Which state recently evoked Essential Services Maintenance Act against striking medical officers?Which state recently evoked Essential Services Maintenance Act against striking medical officers?
  • Explanation:Nearly 5000 medical officers of the state went on strike on July 1, 2014 demanding higher pay, permanent status to Ayurveda and dental health officers and fixed duty hours. Nearly 5000 medical officers of the state went on strike on July 1, 2014 demanding higher pay, permanent status to Ayurveda and dental health officers and fixed duty hours.
  • Question 6: Which country has approved a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants?Which country has approved a new law that allows dual citizenship for the children of immigrants?
  • Explanation:The new law states that those born since 1990 will now be allowed to keep both passports German citizenship and the citizenship of their parents country of origin. The new law states that those born since 1990 will now be allowed to keep both passports German citizenship and the citizenship of their parents country of origin.
  • Question 7: Which cricket ground has celebrated its 200 of existence? Which cricket ground has celebrated its 200 of existence?
  • Explanation:Lord’s Cricket Ground recently celebrated its bi-centenary. Lord’s Cricket Ground recently celebrated its bi-centenary.
  • Question 8: Which of the following has approved $180 mn loan to help Nepal overcome power shortages?Which of the following has approved $180 mn loan to help Nepal overcome power shortages?
  • Explanation:Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 180 million dollars loan to help Nepal overcome its crippling power shortages and export surplus power to neighboring India. Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 180 million dollars loan to help Nepal overcome its crippling power shortages and export surplus power to neighboring India.
  • Question 9: Who has won Afghanistan's presidential election? Who has won Afghanistan's presidential election?
  • Explanation:Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani, has won Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results. Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani, has won Afghanistan's presidential election, according to preliminary results.
  • Question 10: What is the range of just test-fired an advanced version BrahMos?What is the range of just test-fired an advanced version BrahMos?
  • Explanation:BrahMos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian joint venture, is also working to develop the air as well as the submarine-launched versions of the missile system. BrahMos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian joint venture, is also working to develop the air as well as the submarine-launched versions of the missile system.