Aug. 1 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which country has given official names to its 158 uninhabited remote islands?Which country has given official names to its 158 uninhabited remote islands?
  • Explanation:Japan has announced the official names of 158 uninhabited remote islands to govern them more properly. Nearly 500 remote islands and islets form the basis for setting the boundaries of Japan's territorial waters.Japan has announced the official names of 158 uninhabited remote islands to govern them more properly. Nearly 500 remote islands and islets form the basis for setting the boundaries of Japan's territorial waters.
  • Question 2: Kinner Kailash Pilgrimage is related with which state?Kinner Kailash Pilgrimage is related with which state?
  • Explanation:Every year, thousands make a pilgrimage to Kailash, following a tradition going back thousands of years.Every year, thousands make a pilgrimage to Kailash, following a tradition going back thousands of years.
  • Question 3: Who has become the first Indian woman gymnast to win medal in Commonwealth Games 2014? Who has become the first Indian woman gymnast to win medal in Commonwealth Games 2014?
  • Explanation:Karmakar from Tripura collected 14.366 points to finish third in the women’s vault final at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. Karmakar from Tripura collected 14.366 points to finish third in the women’s vault final at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.
  • Question 4: Reserve Bank of India has cancelled the licence of___, after RBI's efforts to revive it failed. Reserve Bank of India has cancelled the licence of___, after RBI's efforts to revive it failed.
  • Explanation:The Vasavi Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd., Hyderabad (Telangana) got the banking licence in 1982. The Vasavi Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd., Hyderabad (Telangana) got the banking licence in 1982.
  • Question 5: Who is the winner of Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2013? Who is the winner of Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2013?
  • Explanation:Muzaffar Ali, is a filmmaker of India and award is a prize for his contribution towards the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill. Muzaffar Ali, is a filmmaker of India and award is a prize for his contribution towards the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill.
  • Question 6: Who is Bachendri Pal?Who is Bachendri Pal?
  • Explanation:Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman mountaineer to scale Mount Everest and she has been conferred with Bharat Gaurav, the highest honour of merit of East Bengal Club. Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman mountaineer to scale Mount Everest and she has been conferred with Bharat Gaurav, the highest honour of merit of East Bengal Club.
  • Question 7: Who was the flag bearer for Indian contingent in the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2014?Who was the flag bearer for Indian contingent in the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2014?
  • Explanation:Shooter, Vijay Kumar was the flag bearer for Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2014. Shooter, Vijay Kumar was the flag bearer for Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2014.
  • Question 8: Name the countries which have formed a combined force to combat against Boko Haram Islamic sect?Name the countries which have formed a combined force to combat against Boko Haram Islamic sect?
  • Explanation:Defence ministers of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad said they would each contribute 700 troops to the force.Defence ministers of Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad said they would each contribute 700 troops to the force.
  • Question 9: Which two players are related with recent Pushgate controversy? Which two players are related with recent Pushgate controversy?
  • Explanation:The Judicial Commissioner, probing the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja altercation found both the players not guilty after a marathon six-hour hearing. The Judicial Commissioner, probing the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja altercation found both the players not guilty after a marathon six-hour hearing.
  • Question 10: CBI has registerd a case of alleged bribery against former CMD S K Jain of....?CBI has registerd a case of alleged bribery against former CMD S K Jain of....?
  • Explanation:The allegation pertains to the CMD asking for bribe to extend credit facilities to certain companies. The allegation pertains to the CMD asking for bribe to extend credit facilities to certain companies.