Friday, 30 September 2016

Max Walker was associated with sport?

Max Walker was associated with sport?

Options

1) cricket

2) hockey

3) tennis

4) rugby

answer

1) cricket

Other details

Maxwell   Walker   was an Australian cricketer

Thursday, 29 September 2016

where is Mount Rinjani located?

where is Mount Rinjani  located?

options

1) Indonesia

2) Laos

3) Japan

4) China

answer


1)) Indonesia

Other details

Mount Rinjani  i is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

who won the St Petersburg Open title?

who won the St Petersburg Open title?

Options

1) Alexander Zverev

2) Stan Wawrinka

3) Novak Djokovic

4) Roger Federer

answer


1) Alexander Zverev

Other details

Germany’s  Alexander Zverev defeated   Stan Wawrinka   in the St. Petersburg Open final.

Alexander  Zverev Jr. is a German professional tennis player


Tuesday, 27 September 2016

who won the First Jesse Owens Award?

who won the First Jesse Owens Award?

Options

1) Muhammad Ali

2) Michael Jordan

3)Michael Phelps

4)Pele

answer

1) Muhammad Ali

Other details

The first Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award will be given to Late Muhammad Ali.

The  Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit  Award was started  for the 80th anniversary of Owens winning 4 medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin,

It is to be presented annually to recognize people who have served as an inspiration in society.


Monday, 26 September 2016

where was Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship played?

where was Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship  played?

Options

1) Malaysia

2) china

3) Japan

4) Laos

answer

1) Malaysia

Other details

the Under-19 Asian Junior Individual squash championship title was played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Sunday, 25 September 2016

when is World Rhino Day celebrated?

when is World Rhino Day celebrated?

Options

1) September 22

2) September 23

3) September 24

4) September 25

answer

1) September 22

Other details

World Rhino Day is on September 22 and celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, white, greater one-horned, Sumatran and Javan rhinos.

World Rhino Day was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010


Saturday, 24 September 2016

Edgardo Bauza is football coach of which country?

Edgardo Bauza is football coach of which country?

Options

1) chile

2) Peru

3) brazil

4) Argentina

answer

4) Argentina

Other details

Edgardo Bauza is an former  Argentine footballer.

Edgardo Bauza is football coach of Argentina 

Friday, 23 September 2016

when is International Day of Peace Celebrated?

when is International Day of Peace Celebrated?

options

1) 21 September

2)  22 September

3) 23 September

4)  24 September

answer

1) 21 September

Other details

The International Day of Peace is observed across the world annually on 21st September.

 It is dedicated to world peace and specifically the absence of war and violence

Thursday, 22 September 2016

which university ranked highest In the latest Times Higher Education world rankings index, ?

which university ranked highest In the latest Times Higher Education world rankings index, ?

options

1) oxford university

2) cambridge university

3) stanford university

4) harvard university

answer

1) oxford university

Other details

In the latest Times Higher Education world rankings index, Oxford topped the list as the world's leading university,

 followed by the California Institute of Technology, Stanford and Cambridge

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

where was Declaration at UNGA Summit for Refugees and Migrants adopted ?

 where was Declaration at UNGA Summit for Refugees and Migrants adopted ?

Options

1) New York

2) Tokyo

3) Geneva

4) Paris

answer

1) New York

other details

The World Leaders adopted the New York Declaration at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA)  Summit for Refugees and Migrants.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

where will Under-18 Asia Cup be held ?

where will Under-18 Asia Cup   be held ?

Synonym

1) Bangladesh

2) Nepal

3) Sri Lanka

4) Bhutan

answer

1) Bangladesh

Other information

  Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament to be held on September 24 to 30 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 

Monday, 19 September 2016

Where is FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 being hosted ?

Where is FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 being hosted ?

Options

1) Iran

2) Japan

3) china

4) Laos

answer

1) Iran

Other details

The 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge is the ongoing 6th FIBA Asia Challenge, an international basketball tournament of FIBA Asia which is being hosted by Iran from 9–18 September 2016

Sunday, 18 September 2016

which planet has largest number of satellites?

which planet has largest number of satellites?

Options

1) Saturn

2) Jupiter

3) Neptune

4) Venus

answer

2) Jupiter

Other details

Jupiter has 67 known moons with confirmed orbits.

 It has eight regular moons

It has 59 known irregular moons.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi was President of which country?

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi  was President  of which country?

options

1) Italy

2) Spain

3) France

4) Germany

answer

1) Italy

Other details

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi was an Italian politician and banker.

He was the 49 th Prime Minister of Italy from 1993 to 1994 .

He was the tenth President of the Italian Republic from 1999 to 2006.

Friday, 16 September 2016

who has been selected for National Humanities Medal 2015?

who has been selected for National Humanities Medal 2015?

Options

1) Abraham John

2) Abraham James

3)Abraham Verghese

4)Abraham joseph

answer


3)Abraham Verghese

Other details

Indian-American physician-author, Abraham Verghese (61) has been selected for the prestigious 2015 National Humanities Medal.


Thursday, 15 September 2016

Monsanto has been bought by which company?

Monsanto  has been bought by which company?

Options

1) DuPont

2)Syngenta

3)Groupe Limagrain

4) Bayer

answer

4) Bayer

Other details


German chemicals giant Bayer has confirmed its record-breaking $66bn takeover of GM seeds business Monsanto

this deal that would create the world's biggest seeds and pesticides company




Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Which was the first Asian country to host football world cup?

Which was the first Asian country to host football world cup?

1) Korea

2) china

3) India

4) Laos

answer
1) Korea

Other details

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was co-hosted in Asia for the first time by South Korea and Japan

The final was held in Japan



Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Amartya Sen was awarded 'Bharat Ratna' in which year?

Amartya Sen was awarded 'Bharat Ratna'  in which year?

Options:

A. 1997

B. 1999

C. 1995

D. 1992

Answer:

B. 1999

Other Details:


  • Amartya Kumar Sen is an Indian economist and philosopher
  • His papers in the late 1960s helped develop the theory of social choice



Monday, 12 September 2016

where has been World's first driverless bus service launched ?

where has been World's first driverless bus service launched ?

Options

1) France

2) Italy

3) Spain

4) Germany

answer

1) France

Other details

World's first driverless bus service was launched in French city of Lyon.


Sunday, 11 September 2016

Who won the US Open women's title?


Who won the US Open  women's title?

options

1) Angelique Kerber

2) Karolina Pliskova

3) Venus Williams

4)Serena Williams

answer

1) Angelique Kerber

Other details

Angelique Kerber of Germany defeated  Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic to lift the Women's Singles title.

In thefinal match , Kerber defeated  Pliskova in a three set match, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to win her maiden US Open title

Saturday, 10 September 2016

Florence Nightingale is known as

Florence Nightingale is known as

Options:

A         Lady with the Lamp

B          Lady with the Torch

C          Lady with the Shield

D         Lady with the Flower





Answer:  A      Lady with the Lamp

Other Details:
  • Florence Nightingale was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician.
  • Founder of modern nursing.
  • The persona of "The Lady with the Lamp" because of her making rounds of wounded soldiers at night.

Friday, 9 September 2016

M.M. Bennetts award is associated with which of the following?

M.M. Bennetts award is associated with which of the following?

Options

1) Science

2)Maths

3) sports

4) Literature

answer


M.M. Bennetts award is associated with Literature

Thursday, 8 September 2016

When is International Literacy Day celebrated?

When is International Literacy Day celebrated?

Options

1) September 8

2)September 7

3)September 9

4)September 5

answer

1) September 8

Other details

September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965.

Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.

On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally

The world is celebrating 50th International Literacy Day in 2016 and the theme is, 'Reading the Past, Writing the Future'.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

where is ASEAN summit being conducted in September 2016?


where is ASEAN summit being conducted in September 2016?

options

1) Laos

2) Indonesia

3)Malaysia

4)Philippines

answer

1) Laos

Other details

The 28th ASEAN summit and the 11th East Asia Summit will take place in Vientiane, Laos on 6-8thSeptember.

Monday, 5 September 2016

who won the Italian Grand Prix 2016?

who won the Italian Grand Prix 2016?

Options

1) Nico Rosberg

2) Lewis Hamilton

3) Kimi Raikkonen

4) Daniel Ricciardo

answer


1) Nico Rosberg

other details

Nico Erik Rosberg  is a German Formula One driver for Mercedes Formula One team. Born in Germany

Sunday, 4 September 2016

which country had the first woman PRESIDENT?

which country had the first woman PRESIDENT?

Options

1) sri Lanka

2) kenya

3) Laos

4) Argentina

answer

4) Argentina

Other details

In 1960 Sirivamo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka became the world's first female elected Pime Minister

and in 1974 Isabel PerĂ³n of Argentina became the first woman President

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Islam Karimov was president of which country?

Islam Karimov was president of which country?

options

1) uzbekistan

2) Kazakhstan

3) Kyrgyzstan

4) Tajikistan

answer

1) uzbekistan

Other details

Islam  Karimov was the first President of Uzbekistan

Friday, 2 September 2016

In September 2016 Michel Temer has been sworn in as new president of which country?

In September 2016 Michel Temer has been  sworn in as new   president  of which country?

Options

1) Brazil

2) Mexico

3) Chile

4) Peru

answer

1) Brazil

Other details

Michel Temer, Brazil's former vice president, has been sworn in as the country's new president after  removal of  Dilma Rousseff

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Where will Asian Tennis Tour be held?

Where will  Asian Tennis Tour  be held?

Options

1) Bhutan

2) Nepal

3) Sri Lanka

4) Laos

answer

1) Bhutan

Other details

Bhutan will host a tournament on the Asian Tennis Tour (ATT) scheduled from 16th to 18th September.

After India, Thailand and Iran It will become the fourth Asian country  to host the tournament .

 It will be Bhutan ’s first ever international tennis tournament