Jul. 13 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Germany has won Football WC 2014 by defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time. Who did the only goal for Germany?Germany has won Football WC 2014 by defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time. Who did the only goal for Germany?
  • Explanation:Germany has now become the first European country to win a World Cup on the South American soil. It is Germany’s fourth world title and first since 1990. Germany has now become the first European country to win a World Cup on the South American soil. It is Germany’s fourth world title and first since 1990.
  • Question 2: Who won the Golden Ball award in Football WC 2014? Who won the Golden Ball award in Football WC 2014?
  • Explanation:Argentina Captain Lionel Messi was adjudged the Golden Ball, and on the other hand German Goal Keeper Manuel Neuer was awarded with the Golden Glove. Argentina Captain Lionel Messi was adjudged the Golden Ball, and on the other hand German Goal Keeper Manuel Neuer was awarded with the Golden Glove.
  • Question 3: Which state has decided to introduce special taxi for women?Which state has decided to introduce special taxi for women?
  • Explanation:The West Bengal government has decided to introduce special taxi for the women in Kolkata . The West Bengal government has decided to introduce special taxi for the women in Kolkata .
  • Question 4: Who was Lorin Maazel, who died recently? Who was Lorin Maazel, who died recently?
  • Explanation:Lorin Maazel, widely seen as one of the greatest modern conductors of classical music died in the US, aged 84. Lorin Maazel, widely seen as one of the greatest modern conductors of classical music died in the US, aged 84.
  • Question 5: Pakistan has declared thespian actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral house in___as national heritage? Pakistan has declared thespian actor Dilip Kumar's ancestral house in___as national heritage?
  • Explanation:Pakistani has declared as national heritage the ancestral home in Peshawar of actor Dilip Kumar. He has directed the ministry of information, broadcasting and national heritage to acquire the house.Pakistani has declared as national heritage the ancestral home in Peshawar of actor Dilip Kumar. He has directed the ministry of information, broadcasting and national heritage to acquire the house.
  • Question 6: As per Rangarajan committee report what percentage of Indians are still below poverty line? As per Rangarajan committee report what percentage of Indians are still below poverty line?
  • Explanation:As per Rangarajan committee 29.5% of the India population lives below the poverty line as defined by the panel against 21.9% Tendulkar panel. As per Rangarajan committee 29.5% of the India population lives below the poverty line as defined by the panel against 21.9% Tendulkar panel.
  • Question 7: As per latest Union Budget Minimum pension has been raised to Rs___ per month? As per latest Union Budget Minimum pension has been raised to Rs___ per month?
  • Explanation:The minimum monthly pension of Rs. 1,000 under EPS-95 scheme run by retirement fund body EPFO has become a reality and will immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners who get less than this amount at present.The minimum monthly pension of Rs. 1,000 under EPS-95 scheme run by retirement fund body EPFO has become a reality and will immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners who get less than this amount at present.
  • Question 8: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan plans to cover every household with sanitation facility by the year...?Swachh Bharat Abhiyan plans to cover every household with sanitation facility by the year...?
  • Explanation:In the year 2019 India will celebrate 150th year of the birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi. In the year 2019 India will celebrate 150th year of the birth anniversary of Mahatama Gandhi.
  • Question 9: What is NGRBA? What is NGRBA?
  • Explanation:Ministry of Environment & Forests have informed that the Central Government has set up the ‘National Ganga River Basin Authority’ (NGRBA) under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister, for conservation of the river Ganga. Ministry of Environment & Forests have informed that the Central Government has set up the ‘National Ganga River Basin Authority’ (NGRBA) under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister, for conservation of the river Ganga.
  • Question 10: Which country is the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics? Which country is the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics?
  • Explanation:India has emerged as the world's largest consumer of antibiotics, with a 62% increase in use over the past decade. India has emerged as the world's largest consumer of antibiotics, with a 62% increase in use over the past decade.