Jun. 5 2016 quiz

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  • Question 1: The scientists of Harvard University have created a bio leaf that turns sunlight into __________. The scientists of Harvard University have created a bio leaf that turns sunlight into __________.
  • Explanation: A team of scientists from Harvard University has created a unique bionic leaf that uses sunlight (solar energy) to split water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen and hydrogen-eating bacteria to produce liquid fuels from CO2. A team of scientists from Harvard University has created a unique bionic leaf that uses sunlight (solar energy) to split water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen and hydrogen-eating bacteria to produce liquid fuels from CO2.
  • Question 2: How many suorces of human-made sources of toxic sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions have been found by NASA? How many suorces of human-made sources of toxic sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions have been found by NASA?
  • Explanation: NASA scientists using a new satellite-based method have located 39 unreported and major human-made sources of toxic sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions that cause pollution. NASA scientists using a new satellite-based method have located 39 unreported and major human-made sources of toxic sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions that cause pollution.
  • Question 3: Who has been nominated as the a new member of the International Olympic Committee? Who has been nominated as the a new member of the International Olympic Committee?
  • Explanation: Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation has been nominated as a candidate to be a new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). She is the first Indian woman to be nominated to the IOC. Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation has been nominated as a candidate to be a new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). She is the first Indian woman to be nominated to the IOC.
  • Question 4: Which state assembly has passed the ease of doing business bill 2016? Which state assembly has passed the ease of doing business bill 2016?
  • Explanation: Assam Assembly has passed Assam Ease of Doing Business Bill, 2016 to facilitate ease of doing business in the state. Assam Assembly has passed Assam Ease of Doing Business Bill, 2016 to facilitate ease of doing business in the state.
  • Question 5: Muhammad Ali, who passed away on 4th June , was associated with ________. Muhammad Ali, who passed away on 4th June , was associated with ________.
  • Explanation:He was former three times world heavyweight champion who had record-setting boxing career. He was former three times world heavyweight champion who had record-setting boxing career.
  • Question 6: Which state has launched Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme? Which state has launched Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme?
  • Explanation: Haryana Government has launched Asia’s first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ at the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore. Haryana Government has launched Asia’s first ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ at the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore.
  • Question 7: As per a joint statement on 4th June India has agreed to enhance the bilateral military co-operation with _______. As per a joint statement on 4th June India has agreed to enhance the bilateral military co-operation with _______.
  • Explanation: India and Singapore have agreed to enhance the scale of existing bilateral military interaction and decided to expand the interaction between the armed forces. India and Singapore have agreed to enhance the scale of existing bilateral military interaction and decided to expand the interaction between the armed forces.
  • Question 8: In recently released 2015 Good Country Index, India has been placed at ____ position in the list of 163 countries. In recently released 2015 Good Country Index, India has been placed at ____ position in the list of 163 countries.
  • Explanation:The list has been topped by Sweden as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity. The list has been topped by Sweden as the best country in the world when it comes to serving the interests of its people and contributing to the common good of humanity.
  • Question 9: Where is the Afghan-India Friendship Dam built? Where is the Afghan-India Friendship Dam built?
  • Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Dr Ashraf Ghani jointly inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship Dam with in Herat province in Western Afghanistan on 4 June 2016. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Dr Ashraf Ghani jointly inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship Dam with in Herat province in Western Afghanistan on 4 June 2016.
  • Question 10: Who is the Speaker of the new Tamil Nadu assembly? Who is the Speaker of the new Tamil Nadu assembly?
  • Explanation: P Dhanapal was unanimously re-elected as Speaker for the 15th Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. P Dhanapal was unanimously re-elected as Speaker for the 15th Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.