Tuesday, 31 May 2016

when is World No Tobacco Day observed?

when is World No Tobacco Day observed?

options

1) May 31

2) May 30

3)May 29

4)May 28

answer

1) May 31

other details

World No Tobacco Day  is observed around the world every year on May 31.

It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe

Monday, 30 May 2016

When was International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed?

When was International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed?

Options

1) May 29

2) May 30

3) May 28

4) May 27

answer

1) May 29

Other details

The "International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers", May 29, is "a day to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication, and courage and to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace

This year theme was Honouring Our Heroes


Sunday, 29 May 2016

Which team won the 2015-16 European champions League ?

Which team won the 2015-16 European champions League ?

Options

1) Real Madrid

2) Atletico Madrid

3) Bayern Munich

4) AC  Milan

answer

1) Real Madrid

Other details

Real Madrid were crowned European champions for 11th time when Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a 5-3 shootout victory against Atletico Madrid .

 The match finished 1-1 after extra time with Real captain Sergio Ramos opening the scoring on 15 minutes before Atletico substitute Yannick Carrasco equalised in the 79th minute

The win is popularly known as la undecima

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Which was first Asian country to host Olympics?

Which was first Asian country to host Olympics?

Options

1) Japan

2) china

3) India

4) South Korea

answer

1) Japan


Other details

The first Olympics in Asia was held in Tokyo, Japan

It was held in 1964

It was held between October 10 to 24, 1964

Tokyo was chosen during the 55th IOC Session in West Germany, on May 26, 1959.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Google won Java copyright case versus which company?

Google won Java copyright case versus which company?

Options

1) oracle

2)Microsoft

3)Facebook

4)Apple

answer

1) oracle

Other details

Jury in San Francisco cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case of Google’s use of Java in Android.

 Oracle was seeking damages of  $9 billion

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Where has First metro line to the sea been started?

Where has First metro line to the sea  been started?

Options

1) Los Angeles

2) Tokyo

3) New york

4) london

answer

1) Los Angeles


Other details

first metro line linking Los Angeles to the sea has been started

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Corbillon Cup is associated with which sports?

Corbillon Cup is associated with which sports?

Options

1) table tennis

2) racing

3) cricket

4) hockey

answer

1) table tennis

Other details

Corbillon Cup for Women's Team was donated in 1933 by Marcel Corbillon,

He was the President of the French Table Tennis Association.

 The German women's team won the Cup in 1939

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

which is the 5th Highest Mountain in the World ?

which is the 5th Highest Mountain in the World  ?

Options

1) Kanchenjunga

2) Manaslu

3)  Mount Everest

4) Mount Makalu

answer

4) Mount Makalu

Other details

Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 metres. It is located in the Mahalangur Himalayas 19 km southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China

Monday, 23 May 2016

when is World Turtle Day celebrated?

when is World Turtle Day celebrated?

Options

1) May 23

2)May 24

3)May 25

4) May 26


answer

1) May 23

Other details

The   World Turtle Day, May 23,  is celebrated to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of  turtles and tortoises, and  to help them survive and thrive.

World Turtle Day is celebrated around the globe.

Sunday, 22 May 2016

World's oldest Olympic champion Sandor Tarics, was from which country?

World's oldest Olympic champion  Sandor Tarics, was from which country?

Options

1) Hungary

2) China

3) Laos

4)Japan

answer

1) Hungary

Other details

The oldest living Olympic champion Sandor Tarics, was a member of Hungary's gold-medal winning waterpolo team at the 1936 Games.

Tarics, was born in 1913 in Budapest,Hungary


Saturday, 21 May 2016

where is Turrialba volcano Located?

where is Turrialba volcano Located?

Options

1) Laos

2) Japan

3) Costa Rica

4) Peru

answer

3) Costa Rica

Other details

Turrialba Volcano is an active volcano, in central Costa Rica

Friday, 20 May 2016

Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as new president of which country?

Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as new president of which country?

options

1) Taiwan

2) japan

3) Laos

4) Thailand

answer

1) Taiwan

Other details

Tsai Ing-wen has been sworn in as the new president of Taiwan.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

what is the name of Cyclone present in the southwest Bay of Bengal in may 2016?

what is ROANU?

Options

1) Cyclone

2) Mountain range

3) Ocean

4) Forest

answer

1) Cyclone

Other details

The Cyclone over west central and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal is named ‘ROANU’.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Who was Andre Brahic?

Who was Andre Brahic?

options

1) astrophysicist

2) Author

3) Athlete

4) Mathematician

answer

1) astrophysicist

Other details

AndrĂ©  Brahic  was a French astrophysicist.

He is known for his discovery   of the rings of Neptune,

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Where is Asian Development bank head quarters?

Where is Asian Development  bank head quarters?

Options

1) delhi

2) Mumbai

3) Hong Kong

4) Manila

answer

4) Manila

Other Details

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)was established on 22 August 1966
It is headquartered in Metro Manila, Philippines.

Monday, 16 May 2016

who won Spanish Grand Prix 2016?

who won Spanish Grand Prix 2016?

Options

1) Max Verstappen

2) Sebastian Vettel

3) Nico Rosberg

4) Lewis Hamilton

answer

1) Max Verstappen

Other details

Dutch teenager, Max Verstappen, became Formula One's youngest race winner  in  Spanish Grand Prix

Max Emilian Verstappen is a Belgian-Dutch racing driver who competes under the Dutch flag in Formula One with Red Bull Racing



Sunday, 15 May 2016

A remote sensing satellite Yaogan-30 was launched by which country?

A remote sensing satellite Yaogan-30 was launched by which country?

options

1) China

2)japan

3)Laos

4)Peru

answer

1) China

Other details

China  successfully launched a remote sensing satellite to carry out land surveys and disaster relief. The satellite named Yaogan-30 was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwestern China's Gobi Desert

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Where is Asian Squash Championship being played?

Where is Asian Squash Championship being played?

Options

1) Taipei

2) tokyo

3) beijing

4) colombo

answer

1) Taipei

Other details

The 18th Asian Team Championships 2016 is now playing at Chinese Taipei from 11 - 15 May 2016.

Total 14 Asian countries/regions including 14 men's team and 8 women's team participating in this biennial Asian squash event.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Jolla smartphone runs on which operating system ?

Jolla smartphone runs on which operating system ?

Options

1) sailfish

2) blackberry


3) windows

4) android

answer
1) sailfish

Other details

The Jolla smartphone is a smartphone produced by Jolla[1] that runs the Sailfish OS, released on 27 November 2013.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

where has World's oldest stone axe been found?

where has  World's oldest  stone axe been found?

Options

1) Australia

2) China

3) Laos

4) Japan

answer

1) Australia

Other details

The axe was discovered in the  Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Where is Mount Ruapehu?

Where is Mount Ruapehu?

Options

1) New Zealand

2) Japan

3) china

4) Laos

answer

1) New Zealand

Other details

Mount Ruapehu, or just Ruapehu, is an active stratovolcano at the southern end of the Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand.

Mount Ruapehu,is  in the North Island's Tongariro National Park in  New Zealand.

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

which team won the Scottish Premiership?

which team won the Scottish Premiership?

options

1) Celtic F.C.

2) Dundee United

3) Hamilton

4) Aberdeen

answer

1) Celtic F.C.

Other details

The Scottish Premiership, is the top division of the Scottish Professional Football League

The Celtic Football Club is a professional football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, that plays in the Scottish Premiership.

Arena/Stadium: Celtic Park

Location: Glasgow

Monday, 9 May 2016

Who was Reg Grundy?

Who was Reg Grundy?

options

1) producer

2) Athlete

3) author

4) singer

answer

1) producer

Other details

Reginald Roy Grundy  was an Australian entrepreneur, and media and television producer.

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Takehiko Nakao is president of which of the following organizations?

Takehiko Nakao is president of which of the following organizations?

Options

1) Asian Development Bank

2) world Bank

3) New Development Bank

4) International Monetary fund

answer

1) Asian Development Bank

Other details

Takehiko Nakao is a Japanese civil servant who was elected the ninth president of the Asian Development Bank in 2013

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Patrick Ekeng was associated with which sport?

 Patrick Ekeng was associated with which  sport?

options

1) Football

2) Hockey

3) Tennis

4) Badminton

answer

1) Football

Other details

Patrick  Ekeng was a Cameroonian professional footballer.

Friday, 6 May 2016

Who was the first British Prime Minister to win three times in a row?

Who was the first British Prime Minister to win three times in a row?
.
1) Margaret Thatcher

2) Tony Blair

3) David cameroon

4) Gordon Brown

answer

1) Margaret Thatcher

Other Details

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. 

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Jawahar Sagar dam is located on which river?

Jawahar Sagar  dam is located on which river?

Options

1) Beas

2) Jhelum

3) Chenab

4) chambal

Answer

4) chambal

Other Details

Jawahar Sagar Dam is a dam across the Chambal River. It is situated 24 kilometres south-west of Kota, Rajasthan, India. It is one of the dams which have been built under the chambal valley project of State of Rajasthan and MadhyaPradesh.

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

When is World Press Freedom day celebrated?

When is World Press Freedom day celebrated?

options

1) May 3

2) May 4

3)May 5

4) May 6

answer

1) May 3

Other details

The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and marking the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of free press principles put together by African newspaper journalists in 1991

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Where will World Humanitarian Summit 2016 be organized?

Where will World Humanitarian Summit 2016 be organized?

Options

1) Turkey

2) Japan

3) China

4) Laos

answer


1) Turkey

Other details

Around 80 countries will attend the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul., Turkey



Sunday, 1 May 2016

when is international Labour Day celebrated?

when is  international Labour Day celebrated?

Options

1) May 1

2) May 2

3)  May 3

4)  May 4

answer

1) May 1

Other details

International Labour Day, also known as International Worker's Day or May Day.

It is observed on this day every year to promote and encourage the international labour associations