Monday, 20 November 2017

where is AIBA women youth boxing championship being held?

where is AIBA women youth boxing championship being held?

Options

1) India

2)Nepal

3)Bhutan

4)sri Lanka

answer

1) India


Other details

 AIBA women youth boxing championship is being held in India

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Borut Pahor was re-elected for a second term as President of which country?

Borut Pahor was re-elected for a second term as President  of which country?

options

1)  Slovenia

2)Czech

3)Hungary

4)Romania

answer

1)  Slovenia


Other details

Borut Pahor is a Slovenian politician serving as President of Slovenia since December 2012. He was Prime Minister from November 2008 to February 2012

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Who won the Miss International 2017?

Who won the Miss International 2017?

Options

1)Ankita Kumari 

2)Kevin Lilliana    

3)Natsuki Tsutsui    

4)Seung Woo Nam 

answer

2)Kevin Lilliana     

Other details

Miss International 2017, the 57th Miss International pageant, was held on November 14, 2017 at Tokyo, Japan. Kylie Verzosa from the Philippines crowned her successor Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia at the end of the event. This is the first time that Indonesia won the title of Miss International.

Friday, 17 November 2017

where was 10th South Asia Economic Summit organized?

where was 10th South Asia Economic Summit organized?

Options

1) nepal

2)bhutan

3)sri lanka

4)bangladesh

answer

1) nepal


Other details

10th South Asia Economic Summit was held  Kathmandu, Nepal on November 14, 2017.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has provided evidence of presence of hydrothermal activity on which planets moon?

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has provided evidence of presence of hydrothermal activity on which planets moon?

Options:

1) Mars

2) Venus

3) Saturn 

4) Pluto

Answer:

3) Saturn 

Other Details:


  • Cassini spacecraft has detected hydrothermal activity on the seafloor of Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

where is International Rice Research Institute located?

where is International Rice Research Institute located?

Options

1)  Philippines

2)Laos

3)china

4)japan

answer

1)  Philippines


other details

The International Rice Research Institute is an international agricultural research and training organization with headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines and offices in seventeen countries

Headquarters: Los Baños, Philippines

Founded: 1960
Purpose: Research
Founders: Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

when is World Pneumonia Day observed?

when is World Pneumonia Day observed?

Options

1) November 12

2)November 13

3)November 14

4)November 15

answer


1) November 12


other details

World Pneumonia Day  provides an annual forum for the world to stand together and demand action in the fight against pneumonia.

World Pneumonia Day was first observed in 2009 when over 100 organisations joined to form the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia.
 

Monday, 13 November 2017

where is 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup being played?

where is 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup being played?

Options

1) Malaysia

2)Brunei

3)Indonesia

4)Thailand

answer

1) Malaysia


Other details

The 2017 Under-19 Asia Cup is an upcoming international cricket tournament scheduled to be held in Malaysia from 9 to 20 November 2017

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Knoxville Challenger tournament is associated with which sport?

Knoxville Challenger tournament is associated with which sport?

Options

1) tennis

2)table tennis

3)badminton

4)squash

answer


tennis


Other details




Saturday, 11 November 2017

Bandhan Express was started between India and which country?

Bandhan Express was started between India and which country?

Options

1) Bangaldesh

2) Bhutan

3) Nepal

4) none of the above

answer

1) Bangaldesh


other details

new passenger train service between Kolkata , India and Bangladesh's southwestern industrial city of Khulna was started

A fully air-conditioned weekly passenger train service 'Bandhan Express' will run
every Thursday from both Kolkata and Khulna

Friday, 10 November 2017

Which country ranks first in 'business optimism' index ?


Which country ranks first in  'business optimism' index ?



Options

1) Indonesia

2) Finland

3)Netherlands

4)Philippines

answer

1) Indonesia


other details

Indonesia ranks first in  'business optimism' index

Thursday, 9 November 2017

who won gold medal in Asian Women's Boxing Championships 48 kg category?

 who won gold medal in Asian Women's Boxing Championships 48 kg category?

Options

1) Mary Kom

2)Kim Hyang Mi

3)sarita devi

4)none of the above

answer

1) Mary Kom


other details

Five time world champion, Mary Kom won her fifth gold medal in 48 kg category in Asian Women's Boxing Championships at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

which country became new member of International Solar Alliance ?

 which country became new member of International Solar Alliance ?

Options

1) Guinea

2)Liberia

3)Senegal

4)Sierra Leone

answer

Guinea


Other details

Guinea is a country in West Africa, bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. It's known for the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, in the southeast.

Capital: Conakry
President: Alpha Condé
Currency: Guinean franc



The International Solar Alliance is an alliance of more than 121 countries, most of them being sunshine countries, which come either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

Countries that do not fall within the Tropics can join the ISA and enjoy all benefits as other members, with the exception of voting rights





Membership (As of 2017): 121 nations
Interim Director General: Mr. Upendra Tripathy (Indian)
Founder: Narendra Modi
Founded at: Gwal Pahari
Budget: 47 million USD
Purpose: Public transport
Headquarters: Gwal Pahari, Gurugram



Guinea became  new member of International Solar Alliance 


Tuesday, 7 November 2017

when is World Tsunami Awareness Day observed?

when is  World Tsunami Awareness Day observed?


Options

1) November 5

2)November 6

3)November 7

4)November 8

answer

1) November 5


other details

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 - Protecting Lives! Ensuring Sustainability

In December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly designated 5 November as World Tsunami Awareness Day to promote a global culture of tsunami awareness.

The First World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed across the world on 5 November 2016 to spread awareness among people across the world about Tsunami


 The proposal was first mooted by Japan after the 3rd UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Sendai (Japan) in March 2015
 

Monday, 6 November 2017

who won the women's Asia Cup hockey title 2017 ?

who won the women's Asia Cup hockey title 2017 ?

Options

1) India

2)China

3)south Korea

4)Japan



answer

1) India
Other details

The India women's hockey team  qualified for next year's World Cup by winning the Asia Cup hockey title.

In the final at Kakamigahara in Japan, India defeated China 5-4 via a shootout.

At full time, both teams were level One-One. 



Sunday, 5 November 2017

Saad Hariri was the Prime Minister of which country?

 Saad Hariri   was the Prime Minister  of which country?


Options

1) Lebanon

2)Jordan

3)Cyprus

4)turkey

answer

1) Lebanon


other details

Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri was  a Lebanese-Saudi politician and the Prime Minister of Lebanon since December 2016. He was also the Prime Minister from November 2009 to June 2011

Saturday, 4 November 2017

where is 21st World Congress of mental health being conducted?

where is 21st World Congress of mental health being conducted?

Options

1) India

2) Nepal

3) bhutan

4) sri Lanka

answer

 1) India




other details


 21st World Congress of Mental Health being organised   in New Delhi.


Friday, 3 November 2017

Shinzo Abe re-elected as prime minster fo which country?

Shinzo Abe re-elected as prime minster fo which country?

options

1)japan

2)china

3)Korea

4)Laos

answer

1)japan


Other details



Thursday, 2 November 2017

where will 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable be organized?

where will 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable be organized?

Options

1) Thailand

2)Myanmar

3)Malaysia

4)Cambodia

answer

1) Thailand


Other details

 the IEF 7thAsian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER7). will be held in Bangkok,Thailand from 01-02nd November 

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

where will Winter Olympic 2018 be played?

where will Winter  Olympic 2018 be played?

options

1) South Korea

2)France

3)Germany

4)Spain

answer

1) South Korea


Other details

The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games   and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, is a major international multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Mariano Rajoy is Prime Minister of which country?

Mariano Rajoy is  Prime Minister of  which country?

Options

1) Spain

2)France

3)Italy

4)Germany

answer

1) Spain


Other details

Mariano Rajoy Brey is a Spanish politician and Prime Minister of Spain since 2011,

Monday, 30 October 2017

What is Saola ?

What is Saola ?

Options

1) Storm

2)river

3)mountain

4)sea

answer

1) Storm

Other details

A severe tropical storm Saola is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds to Japan's Pacific coast


Sunday, 29 October 2017

Manuel Sanchís Martínez was associated with which sport?

Manuel Sanchís Martínez was associated with which sport?

Options

1) football

2)hockey

3)tennis

4)cricket

answer


1) football


other details

Manuel Sanchís Martínez  was a Spanish footballer who played as a defender.

 

Saturday, 28 October 2017

when was First International Day of Diplomats celebrated?

when was First International Day of Diplomats  celebrated?

Options

1) October 24

2)October 25

3)October 26

4)October 27

answer

1) October 24


Other details


first International Day of Diplomats was celebrated in Brasilia on October 24 with participation from the diplomats of Bangladesh, Brazil, France, Ghana, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey

  International Day of Diplomats on October 24 was proposed by Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K.

Friday, 27 October 2017

which is the best country to visit by Lonely Planet in its 'Best in Travel 2018' ?


which is the best country to visit   by Lonely Planet in its 'Best in Travel 2018' ?

Options

1) chile

2)peru

3)brazil

4)none of the above

answer


1) chile


Other details

Chile has been named the best country to visit next year by Lonely Planet in its 'Best in Travel 2018' 

Thursday, 26 October 2017

when is United Nations Day celebrated?

when is United Nations Day celebrated?

Options

1) 24 October

2)25 October

3)26 October

4)27 October

answer

1) 24 October


Other details

United Nations Day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. United Nations Day is part of United Nations Week, which is from 20 to 26 October.

In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations, as which "shall be devoted to making known to the people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for" its work.

In 1971 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a further resolution (United Nations Resolution 2782) declaring that United Nations Day shall be an international holiday and recommended that it should be observed as a public holiday by all United Nations member states 

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

where was Southeast Asian defence ministers' meeting organized?

where was Southeast Asian defence ministers' meeting organized?

options

1) Philippines

2)Vietnam

3)Malaysia

4)Indonesia

answer

 1) Philippines


other details

 Southeast Asian defence ministers' meeting was organized in Philippines




Tuesday, 24 October 2017

when is World Statistics Day celebrated?

when is World Statistics Day celebrated?

Options

1) October 20

2)October 21

3)October 22

4)October 23


answer

1) October 20


other details
 World Statistics Day was celebrated for the first time on 20 October 2010 worldwide.

The United Nations Statistical Commission declared the day

As of 2010, 103 countries celebrate a national Statistics Day, including 51 African countries that jointly celebrate African Statistics Day annually on 18 November
 

Monday, 23 October 2017

who won the Hockey Asia Cup 2017?

who won the Hockey Asia Cup 2017?

Options

1) India

2)Malaysia

3)Japan

4)south Korea

answer

1) India


Other details

India defeated Malaysia 2-1 to win third Asia Cup title


India,  won the Asia Cup last time in 2007 in Chennai,





Sunday, 22 October 2017

What is the name of first long distance cargo train connecting Iran and China ?

What is the name of first long distance cargo train connecting Iran and China ?

Options

1) transcontinental

2) Orient express

3) Silk Road train

4) silk odyssey

answer


3) Silk Road train

Other details

The first long distance cargo train between Iran and China arrived in  Iran

The train had started its journey from China’s eastern Zhejiang province  and reached Tehran .

It took 14 days to reach Iran .

Total distance covered 9,500-kilometre

 It passed through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

where is World Archery Championships being organized?


where is World Archery Championships being organized?

Options

1) México

2)Guatemala

3)Belize

4)Honduras

answer


1) México


Other details

World Archery Championships was held  in, Mexico city,Mexico.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Aruna Roy won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Aruna Roy won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1981

B) 1958

C) 1991

D) 2000

Answer:

D) 1991

other Details :

won for Community Leadership

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Denmark Open is associated with which sport?

Denmark Open is associated with which sport?

Options

1) badminton

2)tennis

3)squash

4)table tennis

answer

1) badminton


Other details

The Denmark Open, or formerly known as Danish Open, is an annual badminton tournament held in Denmark and organized by Danmarks Badminton Forbund.

The tournament started in 1935.
The tournament is usually played in late October each year.
Location
2017: Odense

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

INDRA - 2017 is a military exercise between Indian and which country?

INDRA - 2017 is a military exercise between Indian and which country?

Options

1) Russia

2)japan

3)china

4)Korea


answer

 1) Russia


Other details

Exercise INDRA-2017, the first ever Tri Services Joint Exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces will be conducted in the Eastern Military District of Russia from 19 to 29 Oct 2017.



Tuesday, 17 October 2017

who was Selena Quintanilla?

who was Selena Quintanilla?

Options

1) singer

2)author

3)athlete

4)none of the above

answer

 1) singer


Other details

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez   was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer.


Monday, 16 October 2017

who won the Japanese GP 2017?

who won the Japanese GP 2017?

Options

1) Andrea Dovizioso

2) Marc Marquez

3)Danilo Petrucci

4)Johann Zarco

answer

1) Andrea Dovizioso


other details

The Japanese Motorcycle Grand Prix  is a motorcycling event that is part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing season.
Venue     Twin Ring Motegi
First race     1962
Most wins (rider)     Jim Redman (6)
Most wins (manufacturer)     Honda (48)

Andrea Dovizioso is a professional motorcycle road racer who currently competes in the MotoGP world championship, for the factory Ducati Team. He won the 125cc World Championship in 2004

Sunday, 15 October 2017

where will G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting be held?

where will G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting be held?

Options

1) US

2)UK

3)France

4)Germany

answer

1) US


Other details

G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting will be held  in Washington D.C, US

Saturday, 14 October 2017

where will Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting be held?

Options

1) Bahamas

2)Cuba

3)Haiti

4)United States

answer

1) Bahamas


Other details


 the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting will be held in Bahamas from October 16 to 19

Friday, 13 October 2017

Kwon Oh-hyun was CEO of which company?

Kwon Oh-hyun was CEO of which company?

Options

1) Samsung

2)LG

3)(Hyundai

4)Kia

answer

1) Samsung


Other details


Kwon Oh-hyun was the current Vice Chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics

Thursday, 12 October 2017

where will 2019 AFC Asian Cup be held?

where will 2019 AFC Asian Cup be held?

Options

1) United Arab Emirates

2)nepal

3)bhutan

4)Qatar

answer

1) United Arab Emirates


Other details

The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be the 17th edition of the AFC Asian Cup, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Asia organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

It will be held in United Arab Emirates from 5 January to 1 February 2019.

The United Arab Emirates was announced as the host for the tournament on 9 March 2015,

 It will be the second time that the United Arab Emirates hosts the tournament after the 1996 finals.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

when is World Mental Health Day celebrated?

when is World Mental Health Day celebrated?

Options

1)10 October

2)11 October

3)12 October

4)13 October

answer

1)10 October


Other details


World Mental Health Day (10 October) is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.

It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150 countries

This day, each October, thousands of supporters come to celebrate this annual awareness program to bring attention to mental illness and its major effects on peoples' life worldwide.

In some countries this day is part of an awareness week, such as Mental Health Week in Australia



Tuesday, 10 October 2017

who was Fridtjof Nansen ?

who was Fridtjof Nansen ?

Options

1) explorer

2)mathematician

3)astronomer

4)none of the above

answer

1) explorer


Other details

Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. In his youth he was a champion skier and ice skater.

Monday, 9 October 2017

who won the World Open U-16 Snooker Ch'ship 2017?

who won the  World Open U-16 Snooker Ch'ship 2017?

Options

1) Anupama Ramachandran

2)Keerthana Pandian

 3)Albina Leschuk

4)Alexsandra Riabinina

answer

1) Anupama Ramachandran


Other details


India's Anupama Ramachandran has won the the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title at St. Petersburg in Russia.

In the girls category, second seed Anupama defeated  her compatriot and top seed Keerthana Pandian 3-1 to become World Open Under-16 champion  

Sunday, 8 October 2017

who won the first Nobel Prize in Literature?

who won the first Nobel Prize in Literature?

Options

1) Sully Prudhomme

2) leconte de lisle

3) theodor mommsen

4) gabriel faure

answer

1) Sully Prudhomme

other details

René François Armand (Sully) Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist, and was the first ever winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901.

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction"

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Khurelsukh Ukhnaa, has been elected as Prime Minister of which country?

Khurelsukh Ukhnaa, has been elected as Prime Minister of which country?

Options

1) Mongolia

2)Korea

3)Russia

4)China


answer


1) Mongolia


Other details

Ukhnaa Khürelsükh is a Mongolian politician currently serving as Prime Minister of Mongolia since October, 2017.

Friday, 6 October 2017

Which Year was Pulitzer Awards Established

Which Year was Pulitzer Awards Established

options

a) 1955


b) 1906


c) 1917


d) 1919


Answer c) 1917


Other Details

Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, 
literature, and musical composition


winner gets a certificate and a US$10,000 cash award


 winner is awarded a gold medal


102 judges select the winner

Thursday, 5 October 2017

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.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

who was Paul Otellini?

who was Paul Otellini?

Options

1) Businessman

2) Actor

3) Scientist

4) Mathematician

answer

1) Businessman


Other details


Paul Stevens Otellini was an American businessman and onetime president and CEO of Intel.

He was also on the board of directors of Google. 

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Who has been appointed as Chairman of World Gold Council?

 Who has been appointed as Chairman of World Gold Council?

Options

1) David Harquail

2)David James

3)David John

4)David Jacob

answer

1) David Harquail


Other details

The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry. It works across all parts of the industry, from gold mining to investment, and their aim is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold

The World Gold Council is an association whose members comprise the world’s leading gold mining companies.

 It helps to support its members to mine in a responsible way and developed the Conflict Free Gold Standard

Headquartered in London United Kingdom, they have offices in India, China, Singapore, Japan and the United States.

David Harquail , President & Chief Executive Officer of Franco-Nevada Corporation 

Monday, 2 October 2017

who was Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr. ?

who was Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr. ?

Options

1) businessman

2)author

3)athlete

4)scientist

answer

1) businessman

other details

Samuel Irving "S.I." Newhouse Jr.  was an American heir to a substantial magazine and media business. Together with his brother Donald, he owned Advance Publications, founded by their late father in 1922, whose properties include Condé Nast (publisher of such magazines as Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, etc.), newspapers across the United States (including The Star-Ledger, The Plain Dealer, The Oregonian, etc.), former cable company Bright House Networks, and a controlling stake in Discovery Communications

Sunday, 1 October 2017

when is World Tourism Day celebrated?

when is World Tourism Day  celebrated?

Options

1)  27 September

2) 28 September

 3)29 September

4)26 September

answer

1)  27 September

Other details

Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day as international observances on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted.

The purpose of this day is to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values worldwide.

The slogan in 2017 of the day is "sustainable tourism".

Saturday, 30 September 2017

when is World Rabies Day observed?


when is World Rabies Day observed?

Options

1) September 28

2)September 27

3)September 26

4)September 29

answer

1) September 28

Other details

28 September is World Rabies Day. It is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this  disease.


Friday, 29 September 2017

Angela merkel was elected as president of which country?

Angela merkel was elected as president of which country?

Options

1) Germany

2)France

3)(Spain

4)Italy

answer

1) Germany


Other details

Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician and the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She has also been the leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union since 2000

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Who was Ettore Scola?

Who was Ettore Scola?

Options

1) film director

2) author

3) sportsman

4) painter

answer

1) film director

Other details

Ettore Scola was an Italian screenwriter and film director.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Amitabha Chowdhury won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Amitabha Chowdhury won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1974

B) 1992

C) 1958

D) 1961

Answer:

D) 1958

other Details :

won for Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

In NTCA T stands for

In NTCA T stands for

A)Tiger

B)Tarantula

C)Tortoise

D)Turkey
Answer:A)Tiger
Other Details:

National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)

Monday, 25 September 2017

Neelima Mishra won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Neelima Mishra won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1963

B) 1993

C) 1967

D) 2011

Answer:

D) 1967

other Details :

won for Emergent Leadership

Sunday, 24 September 2017

In NEER 'N' stands for

In  NEER  'N' stands for
A)National

B)Nominal

C)Non-Governmental 

D)Non-Banking
Answer:

B)Nominal
Other Details:

NEER Nominal Effective Exchange Rate

Saturday, 23 September 2017

when is World Alzheimer’s Day observed?

when is World Alzheimer’s Day  observed?

Options

1) 21 September

2)22 September

3)23 September

4)24 September

answer

 1) 21 September

other details

September marks World Alzheimer's Month, with World Alzheimer's Day on September 21.

World Alzheimer’s day is an international day observed on 21 September to raise awareness about  dementia


  launched in 2012.
 2017 Theme  “Remember me”.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Raquel Dodge will be first woman to hold the position of attorney general in which country?

Raquel Dodge will be first woman to hold the position of attorney general in which country?

Options

1) Brazil

2)Peru

3)Chile

4)none of the above

answer

1) Brazil


Other details

Raquel Dodge will be first woman to hold the position of attorney general in Brazil

Raquel Dodge will take place of  Rodrigo Janot

Thursday, 21 September 2017

where was 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting held?

where was 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting  held?

Options

1) Kazakhstan

2)Uzbekistan


3)Kyrgyzstan


4)Tajikistan

answer

1) Kazakhstan


Other details
 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting  was held  in Astana, Kazakhstan from 19 - 20 September 2017

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

69th Emmy Awards

Outstanding drama series: The Handmaid's Tale
    Outstanding comedy series: Veep
    Outstanding lead actor in a drama series: Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
    Outstanding lead actress in a drama series: Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid's Tale
    Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series: John Lithgow , The Crown
    Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series: Ann Dowd, The Handmaid's Tale
    Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series: Donald Glover, "Atlanta
    Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
    Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series: Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live
    Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series: Kate McKinnon, "Saturday Night Live
    Outstanding limited series: Big Little Lies
    Outstanding lead actor in a limited series: Riz Ahmed, "The Night Of
    Outstanding lead actress in a limited series: Nicole Kidman, "Big Little Lies
    Outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie: Laura Dern, "Big Little Lies
    Outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie: Alexander Skarsgard, "Big Little Lies
    Outstanding variety talk series: "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
    Outstanding reality-competition program: The Voice
    Outstanding directing for a comedy series: Donald Glover, "Atlanta
    Outstanding writing for a drama series: Bruce Miller, "The Handmaid's Tale
    Outstanding writing for a comedy series: Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe, "Master of None
    Outstanding directing for a drama series: Reed Morano, "The Handmaid's Tale

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Where is Big Ben Located?

Where is Big Ben Located?

Options

1) London

2) Paris

3) Madrid

4) Milan

answer


1) London

Other details

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower.

Monday, 18 September 2017

who was Samuel Johnson ?

who was Samuel Johnson ?

Options

1) author

2)Painter

3)Sculptor

4)none of the above

answer

1) author


Other details

Samuel Johnson,  was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

Sunday, 17 September 2017

according to a study conducted by Zipjet which is the least stressed out city in the world?

according to a study conducted by Zipjet  which is the least stressed out city in the world?

Options

1) Stuttgart

2)Hanover

3)Munich

4)Hamburg

answer

1) Stuttgart


Other dtails

Of the 150 cities ranked, four out of the top ten most stress-free cities are in Germany.

The southern city of Stuttgart comes out on top, with Hanover in third place, Munich in fifth place and Hamburg in joint ninth place with Graz, Austria

Saturday, 16 September 2017

which city has been chosen as the world's costliest office location?

which city has been chosen as the world's costliest office location?

Options

1)  Hong Kong

2)Singapore

3)Mumbai 

4)Delhi

answer

1)  Hong Kong






Other details

  Hong Kong  has been chosen as the world's costliest office location accrdoing to  CBRE South Asia's Global Prime Office Rents survey


 

Friday, 15 September 2017

According to Z/Yen Global Financial Centers Index which city is ranked first ?

According to Z/Yen Global Financial Centers Index which city is ranked first ?

Options

1) London

2)New York

3)Singapore

4)Hongkong

answer

1) London


Other details


 According to Z/Yen Global Financial Centers Index London city is ranked first

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Korea Super Series is associated with which sport?

Korea Super Series is associated with which sport?

Options

1) badminton

2)tennis

3)table tennis

4)squash

answer

1) badminton


Other details

The Korea Open is an annual badminton event that is commonly held in Seoul, South Korea. The tournament is now known as Korea Open Super Series because it became one of the BWF Super Series tournaments beginning with 2007

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Halimah Yacob has been elected as President of which country?

Halimah Yacob  has been elected as President of which country?

options

1) Singapore

2)Indonesia

3)Brunei

4)none of the above

answer

1) Singapore


Other details


Halimah Yacob will be sworn-in today and will become the country’s first female President

she will be the  first president  in five decades 

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

What is the currency of Argentina?

What is the currency of Argentina?

Options

1) peso

2) dinar

3) dirham

4) dollar

answer

1) peso

Other details

The peso is the currency of Argentina, identified by the symbol $ preceding the amount in the same way as many countries using dollar currencies.


Monday, 11 September 2017

Alberto Contador is associated with which sport?

Alberto Contador is associated with which sport?

Options

1) cycling

2)swimming

3)shooting

4)archery

answer

1) cycling


Other details


Alberto Contador Velasco is a Spanish former professional cyclist

 He is one of the most successful riders of his era, winning the Tour de France and being one of only six riders to have won all three Grand Tours of cycling.

He has won the Velo d'Or a record 4 times.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

where is World Cadet Wrestling Championship being held?


where is World Cadet Wrestling Championship being held?

Options

1) Greece

2)France

3)Germany

4)Italy

answer

1) Greece


Other details

World Cadet Wrestling Championship is being played  in Athens, Greece.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

who won the Italian Grand Prix 2017?

who won the Italian Grand Prix 2017?

Options

1) Lewis Hamilton

2)Sebastian Vettel

3)Nico Rosberg

4)Fernando Alonso

answer

1) Lewis Hamilton






Other details



 The Italian Grand Prix  is one of the longest running events on the Formula One calendar. The Italian and British Grands Prix are the only Formula One World Championship Grands Prix staged continuously since the championship was introduced in 1950

Every Formula One Italian Grand Prix since 1950 has been held at Monza except in 1980, when it was held at Imola. 

Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton is a British racing driver who races in Formula One for the Mercedes AMG Petronas team

Friday, 8 September 2017

where will 2018 Commonwealth Games be organized?

where will 2018 Commonwealth Games be organized?

Options


1) Australia

2)south Africa

3)new Zealand

4)England


answer



1) Australia


Other details


The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games   is an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that will be held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia between 4 and 15 April 2018

Thursday, 7 September 2017

where was Eastern Economic Forum Meet organized?

where was Eastern Economic Forum Meet organized?

Options

1) Russia

2)china

3)japan

4)Laos

answer

1) Russia 


Other details

Eastern Economic Forum has started in Vladivostok, Russia





Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Pavel Srnicek was associated with which sport?

Pavel Srnicek  was associated with which sport?

Options

1) Football

2) Rugby

3) Tennis

4)Hockey

answer

1) Football

Other details

Pavel Srníček was a Czech professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper from 1990 to 2007, mainly for Newcastle United

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

who was John Ashbery?

who was John Ashbery?

options


1) poet

2)singer

3)painter

4)sculptor

answer





1) poet


Other details

John Lawrence Ashbery was an American poet. He published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror







Monday, 4 September 2017

INA was formed by

INA was formed by
A)Rash Behari Bose

B)Subash Chandra bose

C)Jagdish Chandra Bose

D)None
Answer:

A)Rash Behari Bose
Other Details:

The Indian National Army 'INA' Azad Hind Faujwas an armed force formed in 1942

Sunday, 3 September 2017

where was world's most powerful X-ray laser established?

where was world's most powerful X-ray laser established?

options

1) Hamburg

2)Berlin

3)Madrid

4)Milan

answer

1) Hamburg


Other details

The European x-ray free electron laser   is an X-ray research laser facility currently in commissioning.

The first laser pulses were produced in May 2017  the facility started user operation in September 2017.

The international project with 11 participating countries (Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland) is located in the German federal states of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein.

A free-electron laser generates high-intensity electromagnetic radiation by accelerating electrons to relativistic speeds and directing them through special magnetic structures
 

Saturday, 2 September 2017

JY Pillay was appointed as the acting President of which country?

JY Pillay  was appointed as the acting President of which country?

Options

1) Singapore

2)Laos

3)Thailand

4)Myanmar

answer

1) Singapore


Other details

Joseph Yuvaraj Pillay, DUNU, also known as J. Y. Pillay, is the acting President of Singapore, following the end of President Tony Tan's term on 31 August 2017. He served 34 years as a top-ranking civil servant and an entrepreneur.

Pillay was born at Klang in Selangor, Malaysia in 1934.

He served as Chairman of Singapore Airlines from 1972 until 1996.

He was the Chairman of the Singapore Exchange between 1999 and 2010.

He was the Chairman of Tiger Airways Holdings from 2011 until 2014.

Friday, 1 September 2017

Which is the Flag carrier Airline of India

Which is the Flag carrier Airline of India?

Options

1) Indian Airlines

2) Air India

3) Jet airways

4) None of the above

Other Details

2) Air India

Founded July 1930 (as Tata Airlines)
Commenced operations 15 October 1932
Hubs
Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai)

Key people JRD Tata (Founder)
Rohit Nandan, IAS (CEO)

Syed Nasir Ali, IRS(JMD)

Thursday, 31 August 2017

when is International Day against Nuclear Tests observed?

when is International Day against Nuclear Tests observed?

Options

1)  August 29

 2)August 28

3) August 27

 4)August 26

answer

1)  August 29


Other details

The International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on August 29.

 It was established on December 2, 2009 at the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly by the resolution 64/35, which was adopted unanimously

The resolution was initiated by Kazakhstan together with several sponsors and cosponsors to commemorate the closure of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site on August 29, 1991

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

India's president is sworn in by whom?

India's president is sworn in by whom?

1) chief election comissioner

2) comptroller and auditor General

3) chief Justice of India

4) None of The Above


answer


3) chief Justice of India

Other details

The President of India, is sworn-in as the President of India by the Chief Justice of India, in the Central Hall of Parliament.


Tuesday, 29 August 2017

U.S. imposed economic sanctions against which country?

U.S. imposed  economic sanctions against which country?

Options

1) Venezuela

2)Peru

3)Chile

4) Brazil


answer

1) Venezuela


Other details

 U.S. imposed  economic sanctions against Venezuela, restricting Venezuela’s ability to borrow money from American creditors

Monday, 28 August 2017

What is Harvey?

What is Harvey?

Options

1)  hurricane

2)mountain

3)river

4)sea

answer

1)  hurricane

Other details

Hurricane Harvey is an active tropical cyclone near southeastern Texas US

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Tony deBrum was from which country?

Tony deBrum was from which country?

Options

1) Marshall Islands

2)Kiribati

3)Nauru

4)Wake Island

answer

1) Marshall Islands

Other details

Tony deBrum   was a Marshallese politician and government minister.

He was Foreign Minister of the Marshall Islands from 1979 to 1987, from 2008 to 2009, and from 2014 to 2016.

He was the Minister in Assistance to the President of Marshall Islands from 2012 to 2014.

 He was particularly outspoken on climate change, and participated in numerous conferences and demonstrations, including the People's Climate March in New York City in September 2014


In mid December 2015, he took part in the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. He succeeded in forming a new coalition between developed countries and developing countries called "High Ambition Coalition"

Saturday, 26 August 2017

What is arachnophobia?

What is arachnophobia?

 options

1) dear Of tigers

2) Fear of sharks

3) fear of Leopards

4) Fear of Spiders

Answer

Arachnophobia or arachnephobia is a specific phobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions.

Friday, 25 August 2017

Who was Brian Aldiss ?

Who was Brian Aldiss ?

Options

1) author

2)poet

3)painter

4)singer

answer

1) author


Other etails

Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE was an English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories.

Thursday, 24 August 2017

what is Hato ?

what is Hato ?

Options

1) typhoon

2)mountain

3)sea

4)river

answer


1) typhoon


other details

Hato, is a typhoon near China which, made landfall  in the city of Zhuhai in the southern Guangdong Province,

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

smallest surgical robot called Versius was developed in which country?

smallest surgical robot  called Versius was developed in which country?

Options

1) UK

2) france

3) Gemrany

4) spain

answer

1) UK


Other details

 smallest surgical robot  called Versius was developed in UK 

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Diesel engine Was Invented by?

Diesel engine Was Invented by?
Options

1) Henry ford

2) Ferdinand Porsche

3) Enzo Ferrari

4) Rudolf diesel

Answer


4) Rudolf diesel

Other Details

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel ( was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the diesel engine. Diesel was the subject of the 1942 film Diesel.

Monday, 21 August 2017

where was ISSF Junior Shotgun World Cup organized in august 2017?

where was ISSF Junior Shotgun World Cup organized in august 2017?

Options

1) italy

2)france

3)germany

4)spain

answer

1) italy


Other details

the ISSF Junior Shotgun World Cup  was organized  in Porpetto, Italy

Sunday, 20 August 2017

when is World Humanitarian Day celebrated?

when is World Humanitarian Day celebrated?

options

1)  19 August

2) 18 August

3) 17 August

4) 16 August

answer


1)  19 August


Other details

World Humanitarian Day is a day dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.

 It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on the Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Assistance of the United Nations

Saturday, 19 August 2017

who won the Bulgaria Open International Series 2017?

who won the Bulgaria Open International Series  2017?

options

1) Lakshya Sen

 2)Zvonimir Durkinjak

3)Dinuka Karunaratna

4)none of the above

answer

1) Lakshya Sen


Other details

Indian  Lakshya Sen won the Bulgaria Open International Series title after defeating  Croatia's Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men's singles final in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Friday, 18 August 2017

where will ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 be held?

where will ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 be held?

options

1) New Zealand

2)Australia

3)West indies

4)South Africa

answer

1) New Zealand


Other details


he 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup is an international limited-overs cricket tournament scheduled to be held in New Zealand from 13 January to 3 February 2018.

 It will be the twelfth edition of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in New Zealand (after the 2002 and 2010 events). New Zealand will be the first country to host the event three times

A total of 16 teams will participate in the World Cup.

The ten full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) qualify automatically for the tournament. Namibia, which placed seventh at the 2016 World Cup, also qualified automatically as the highest ranked associate member.

The other five places in the tournament will be awarded to the winners of the five regional under-19 tournaments

 Australia          ICC Full Member
 Bangladesh     ICC Full Member
 England      ICC Full Member
 India             ICC Full Member
 New Zealand     ICC Full Member
 Pakistan      ICC Full Member
 South Africa     ICC Full Member
 Sri Lanka     ICC Full Member
 West Indies     ICC Full Member
 Zimbabwe     ICC Full Member
 Namibia             Highest-ranked associate team at 2016 World Cup
 Afghanistan     Champion of ACC Under-19 Premier League
 Kenya             Champion of Africa Under-19 Championship
 Canada              Champion of Americas Under-19 Championship
 Papua New Guinea Champion of EAP Under-19 Trophy
 Ireland            Champion of Europe Under-19 Championship



 

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Where were World Police & Fire Games 2017 held?

Where were World Police & Fire Games 2017 held?

Options

1) US

2)UK

3)France

4)Germany

answer

1) US


Other details

 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) were held at Los Angeles, USA.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

what is Noru?

what is Noru?

Options

1) typhoon

2)river

3)mountain

4)sea

answer


1) typhoon


Other details

Typhoon Noru is a typhoon near  western Japan

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

where was 6th Golden Glove Women's Boxing Tournament held?

where was 6th Golden Glove Women's Boxing Tournament held?

Options

1) Serbia

2)Kosovo

3)Montenegro

4)Macedonia

answer

1) Serbia


Other details

6th Golden Glove Women's Boxing Tournament was played at Vojvodina, Serbia.

Monday, 14 August 2017

With which Sports is Abhinav Bindra Associated?

With which Sports is Abhinav Bindra Associated?

 
Options

1) Shooting

2) Rafting

3) Cricket

4) Hockey

answer
1) Shooting

Other Details

Abhinav Singh Bindra is an Indian shooter and is a World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event.

Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing 10 m air rifle
ISSF World Shooting Championships
Gold 2006 Zagreb 10 m Air Rifle
Commonwealth Games
Gold 2002 Manchester 10m Air Rifle (Pairs)
Silver 2002 Manchester 10m Air Rifle (Singles)
Gold 2006 Melbourne 10m Air Rifle (Pairs)
Bronze 2006 Melbourne 10m Air Rifle (Singles)
Gold 2010 Delhi 10m Air Rifle (Pairs)
Silver 2010 Delhi 10m Air Rifle
Gold 2014 Glasgow 10m Air Rifle
Asian Games
Silver 2010 Guangzhou 10m Air Rifle (Team)
Bronze 2014 Incheon 10m Air Rifle (Team)
Bronze 2014 Incheon Men's 10m Air Rifle




Sunday, 13 August 2017

who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 ?

who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 ?

Options

1)N. K. Jemisin

2)Charlie Jane Anders    

3)Becky Chambers    

4)Cixin Liu

answer


1)N. K. Jemisin


Other details

The Hugo Award  Best Novel 2017 was won by  Nora K. Jemisin,
 for “The Obelisk Gate”.

It was presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki

The Hugo Awards are a set of awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

The awards are named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories, and were officially named the Science Fiction Achievement Awards until 1992.

Organized and overseen by the World Science Fiction Society, the awards are given each year at the annual World Science Fiction Convention as the central focus of the event.

They were first given in 1953, at the 11th World Science Fiction Convention, and have been awarded every year since 1955.

Nora K. Jemisin   is an American speculative fiction writer and blogger.

In 2016, Jemisin's novel The Fifth Season won the Hugo Award for Best Novel,  Its sequel, The Obelisk Gate, won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2017

 

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Sultan azalan shah Tournament is assocaited with Which sports?

Sultan azalan shah Tournament is assocaited with Which sports?





options

1) Hockey

2) cricket

3) Tennis

4) football

Answer

1) Hockey

Other Details

The Sultan Azlan Shah Cup is an annual international men's field hockey tournament held in Malaysia.

It began in 1983.

The tournament became an annual event after 1998.

The tournament is named after the ninth Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia, Sultan Azlan Shah, an fan of field hockey.





Friday, 11 August 2017

where is Sinquefield Cup being played?

where is Sinquefield Cup being played?

Options

1) United States

2)Russia

3)china

4)japan

answer

1) United States


Other details

The Sinquefield Cup is an annual, invite-only chess tournament in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, honoring Rex Sinquefield and his wife Jeanne, the founders of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

Thursday, 10 August 2017

When is World Biofuel Day celebrated?


When is World Biofuel Day celebrated?


Options


1)10th August

2)11th August

3)12th August

4)13th August


answer

 1)10th August


Other details


Every year 10th August is observed as World Bio-Fuel Day in a bid to create awareness about non fossil-fuels (Green Fuels),

theme

EDUCATION AND ACTION TODAY FOR SAFER FUTURE


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

where is cern located?

where is cern located?

options

1) Switzerland


2) france


3) germany

4) spain

answer
1) Switzerland

Other details

The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.



Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Where was FIBA Asia Cup,2017 organized?

Where was FIBA Asia Cup,2017 organized?

Options

1) Lebanon

2)Bahrain

3)Oman

4)qatar

answer

1) Lebanon

Other details

Asia's biggest basketball tournament, known as FIBA Asia Cup, will be held in Beirut, Lebanon

A total of 16 teams from Asia and Oceania will be vying for top honours

China enters the tournament as defending champions, having won the FIBA Asia Championship 2015 on home soil

Monday, 7 August 2017

who won the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 ?

who won the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 ?

Options

1) Netherlands

2)Denmark

3)Spain

4)France


answer

 1) Netherlands

 Other details

The 2017 UEFA Women's Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2017, is the 12th edition of the UEFA Women's Championship, the quadrennial international football championship organised by UEFA for the women's national teams of Europe
Dates: 16 Jul 2017 – 6 Aug 2017
Teams: 16
Goals scored: 58
Matches played: 26
Venues: 7

The Netherlands were declared as hosts by the UEFA Executive Committee on 4 December 2014

The Netherlands won their first ever title by beating fellow first time finalists, Denmark, 4–2 in the final.




Sunday, 6 August 2017

who leads the Forbes World's Highest-Paid Authors 2017 List?

who leads the Forbes World's Highest-Paid Authors 2017 List?

options

1) J.K. Rowling

2)James Patterson

3) Jeff Kinney

4)Dan Brown


answer



1) J.K. Rowling


Other details

J.K. Rowling    leads the Forbes World's Highest-Paid Authors 2017 List with $95million earnings

Saturday, 5 August 2017

who won the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year award?

who won the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year award?

Options

1) Sergio Tapiro Velasco

2)Marsel van Oosten     

3) Philip Lee Harvey     

4) Timothy Allen      

answer


1) Sergio Tapiro Velasco


Other details

 Sergio Tapiro Velasco of Mexico won the  2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

 he won the award for photograph of an erupting volcano hit by a bolt of lightning


Friday, 4 August 2017

who did US Senate confirm as FBI Director?

who did US Senate confirm   as FBI Director?

options

1) Christopher Wray

2)Christopher John

3)Christopher Jacob

4)Christopher James

answer

1) Christopher Wray


Other details

The US Senate confirmed Christopher Wray as FBI Director,

he will be replacing James Comey

Thursday, 3 August 2017

where did China open its first overseas base ?

where did China open its first overseas base ?

Options

1) Djibouti

2)Comoros

3)Eritrea

4)Mauritania

answer

1) Djibouti


other details

  China opened  its first overseas base in Djibouti

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

who won the ATP Atlanta title 2017?

who won the ATP Atlanta title 2017?


Options

1) John Isner

2)Ryan Harrison

3)Donald Young

4)Adrian Mannarino

answer

1) John Isner


other details

john Isner defeated Ryan Harrison 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (9/7)

He won  his fourth ATP Atlanta title

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

when is International Tiger Day celebrated?

when is International Tiger Day celebrated?

options

1) 29 July

2)27 July

3)28 July

4)26 July

answer

1) 29 July


Other details

Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July.

It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.

The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.

The seventh annual Global Tiger Day was celebrated in various ways around the world in 2017

Monday, 31 July 2017

What is Bit coin?

What is Bit coin?

Options

1) Digital currency

2) Digital Photography

3) Digital Printing

4) none of the above

Aswer

1) Digital currency

Other Details

Bitcoin is Digital currency invented by Satoshi Nakamoto, 
He  published his invention in 2008, 
It was released it as open-source software in 2009.


Sunday, 30 July 2017

where will Junior World wrestling championship 2017 be organized?

where will Junior World wrestling championship 2017 be organized?


Options

1) Finland

2)Norway

3)Sweden

4)Estonia


answer








1) Finland

Other details

The Junior World wrestling championship will be held in Tampere, Finland








Saturday, 29 July 2017

Where will AFC U-19 championship be held?

Where will AFC U-19 championship   be held?

Options

1) Indonesia

2)china

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer


1) Indonesia


Other details

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) declared Indonesia the hosting of the AFC Under-19 championship 

It is scheduled to be held from October 18 to November 4 


Friday, 28 July 2017

where was 2017 BRICS Youth Forum organized?

where was 2017 BRICS Youth Forum organized?

Options

1) china

2)russia

3)brazil

4)south Africa


answer




1) china


Other details

 The 2017 BRICS Youth Forum was organized in beijing China to discuss youth development in the BRICS member-nations.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

which country will host World Boxing Championship in 2021?

which country will host World Boxing Championship in 2021?


Options

1) India

2)china

3)japan

4)Laos

answer

1) India


Other details


India  will host World Boxing Championship in 2021

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

which software was shut down by Microsoft 32 years after its launch?

which software was shut down  by Microsoft 32 years after its launch?

Options

1) MS Paint

2) solitaire

3) MediaPlayer

4) Notepad

answer

1) MS Paint


other details

Microsoft has announced its  graphics editing program MS Paint will not be available form the next Windows 10 update.

It was first released  in 1985


Tuesday, 25 July 2017

who was named as captain of ICC Women's World Cup team 2017?

who was named as captain of ICC Women's World Cup team 2017?

Options

1)  Mithali Raj

2)Anya Shrubsole

3)Tamsin Beaumont

4)Alex Hartley

answer

1)  Mithali Raj


Other details

India skipper Mithali Raj was  chosen as the captain of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 team by the International Cricket Council.

Monday, 24 July 2017

Who won ICC Women's World Cup final 2017?

Who won ICC Women's World Cup final  2017?

Options

1) England

2)India

3)South Africa

4)Australia


answer

 1) England


Other details

India  lost to England by a narrow margin of nine runs in the ICC Women's World Cup final at Lord's in London .

Chasing a target of 229, they were bowled out for 219 in 48.4 overs.



Sunday, 23 July 2017

which country has appointed Brenda Marjorie Hale as the first female President of the Supreme Court?

which country has appointed Brenda Marjorie Hale as the first female President of the Supreme Court?

Options

1) UK

2)Australia

3)south Africa

4)New Zealand

answer

1) UK

Other details

The UK government has appointed Brenda Marjorie Hale as the first female President of the Supreme Court

 

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Where was WSF-World Junior Squash Championship 2017 played?

Where was WSF-World Junior Squash Championship  2017 played?

Options

1) New Zealand

2)France

3)Germany

4)Spain

answer

1) New Zealand


other details

WSF-World Junior Squash Championship were being held in Tauranga, New Zealand

Friday, 21 July 2017

which country recently joined the International Solar Alliance ?

which country recently joined the International Solar Alliance ?

Options

1) Australia

2) France

3)Germany

4)spain

answer

1) Australia


Other details

Australia became the 35th country to join the International Solar Alliance,

 Solar Alliance, is an initiative launched  in Paris in November 2015.

It is started  by and led by India and France.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Carlos Ghosn is associated with which company?

Carlos Ghosn is associated with which company?

Options

1) Nissan

2) BMW

3) VolksWagen

4) Fiat

answer

1) Nissan

Other details

Nissan Motor Company Ltd, usually shortened to Nissan, is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan

Carlos Ghosn, is a French-Lebanese-Brazilian businessman born in Porto Velho, Brazil, who is currently the Chairman and CEO of Paris-based Renault, Chairman and CEO of Japan-based Nissan, and Chairman of Russian automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ






Wednesday, 19 July 2017

when is Nelson Mandela International Day celebrated?

when is Nelson Mandela International Day celebrated?

Options

1) 18 July

2)16 July

3)17 July

4)15 July

answer

1) 18 July


Other details

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela's birthday

 The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

who was Maryam Mirzakhani ?

who was Maryam Mirzakhani ?

Options

1) Mathematician

2)Archaeologist

3)Astronaut

4)Scientist

answer

1) Mathematician


Other details


Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Her research topics include Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory, and symplectic geometry.

Monday, 17 July 2017

2017 Wimbledon Championships

2017 Wimbledon Championships


Mens singles
Champion     Switzerland Roger Federer
Runner-up     Croatia Marin Čilić
Final score     6–3, 6–1, 6–4



Women's Singles
2017 Wimbledon Championships
Champion     Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Runner-up     United States Venus Williams
Final score     7–5, 6–0

Men's Doubles
2017 Wimbledon Championships
Champions     Poland Łukasz Kubot
                        Brazil Marcelo Melo
Runners-up     Austria Oliver Marach
                        Croatia Mate Pavić
Final score     5–7, 7–5, 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 13–11

Women's Doubles
2017 Wimbledon Championships
Champions     Russia Ekaterina Makarova
                        Russia Elena Vesnina
Runners-up     Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
                        Romania Monica Niculescu
Final score     6–0, 6–0


Mixed Doubles
2017 Wimbledon Championships
Champions     United Kingdom Jamie Murray
                        Switzerland Martina Hingis
Runners-up     Finland Henri Kontinen
                        United Kingdom Heather Watson
Final score     6–4, 6–4

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Which country celebrates Bastille Day ?

Which country celebrates Bastille Day  ?

Options

1) France

2)Germany

3)Italy

4)Spain

answer

1) France


Other details

Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries/lands to the French National Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year

Saturday, 15 July 2017

WTO stands for

WTO stands for


a)World Trade Organization



B)Wealth Trde Organization



C)World Traffic Organization



D)World Travel Organization


Answer:a)World Trade Organization


Other Details: 

organization officially commenced on 1 January 1995  signed by 123 nations on 15 April 1994.

Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland


160 members 


current Director-General is Roberto Azevêdo

Friday, 14 July 2017

Malgudi Days was written by

Malgudi Days was written by

A)Ravinder Singh

B)S. Ramakrishnan

C)R. K. Narayan

D)None
Answer:

C)R. K. Narayan
Other Details:

published :

1943

Thursday, 13 July 2017

when is Malala Day observed?

when is Malala Day observed?

Options

1) 12 July

2)13 July

3)11 July

4)14 July

answer

1) 12 July


Other details

On 12 July 2013, Malala  Yousafzai's 16th birthday, she spoke at the UN to call for worldwide access to education.

The UN named the event "Malala Day"

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

where is Okinoshima island which recently got UNESCO World Heritage status located?

 where is Okinoshima island which recently got UNESCO World Heritage status located?

options

1) Japan

2)China

3)Korea

4)Laos


answer

 1) Japan


Other details

Okinoshima is an island, part of the city of Munakata, Fukuoka, Japan.





Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Who won the Austrian Grand Prix 2017?

Who won the  Austrian Grand Prix 2017?

options

1) Valtteri Bottas

2)Daniel Ricciardo

3)Nico Rosberg

4)Lewis Hamilton

answer

1) Valtteri Bottas


Other details

Valtteri Viktor Bottas is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One with Mercedes. Bottas previously drove for Williams from 2013 to 2016. 

The Austrian Grand Prix is a Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile sanctioned auto race which was held in 1964, 1970–1987 and 1997–2003. The Grand Prix returned to the Formula One calendar in 2014


Monday, 10 July 2017

where was FIDE Grand Prix held in july 2017?

Options

1) Switzerland

2)France

3)Italy

4)Spain

answer


1) Switzerland


Other details

FIDE Grand Prix was held in geneva in july 2017

Sunday, 9 July 2017

how many countries adopted global treaty banning nuclear weapons?

how many countries adopted global treaty banning nuclear weapons?

Options


1) 122
2)120

3)121

4)123

answer


1) 122


Other details

A global treaty banning nuclear weapons was adopted at the United Nations  by 122 countries

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Serengeti National Park is located in

Serengeti National Park is located in

A)Asia

B)Africa

C)Australia

D)America

Answer:

B)Africa

Other Details:

Area 14,750 square kilometres

Friday, 7 July 2017

where was fifth Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers held?

where was fifth Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers  held?

Options

1) Beijing

2)mumbai

3)Durban

4)Moscow


answer


1) Beijing

Other details

 Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education was held on 5th July, 2017 at Beijing, China.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Raúl was associated with which sport?

Raúl was associated with which sport?

Options

1) Football


2) cricket


3) hockey


4) Tennis

answer

1) Football

Other details

Raúl González Blanco  known as Raúl, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for American club New York Cosmos as a striker.


He spent 16 years of his career playing for Real Madrid and is the club's second all-time top goalscorer with 323 goals

Raúl is also the most capped player in the history of  Real Madrid  with 741 appearances

he won six La Liga titles, three UEFA Champions League titles, scoring in two finals, four Supercopa de España titles, one UEFA Super Cup and two Intercontinental Cup.

He is the third highest goalscorer in Champions League history, and the second most capped player,

In La Liga competitions, Raúl is the fifth highest goal scorer in the history of the tournament with 228 goals,

Raúl was named the best striker in the world by IFFHS in 1999, and is the only player to be named UEFA Club Forward of the Year three times, in 2000, 2001 and 2002



Wednesday, 5 July 2017

who won Eastbourne Aegon Championship 2017?

who won Eastbourne Aegon Championship 2017?

Options

1) Novak Djokovic

2)Gael Monfils

3)Feliciano López

4)France Richard Gasquet


answer

 1) Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic  won the  Championship in Eastbourne by defeateing Gael Monfils  6-3 6-4  at Devonshire Park 


The Eastbourne International is a tennis tournament on the Women's Tennis Association Tour and the ATP World Tour held at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne, United Kingdom.

 Held since 1974, it is classified as a WTA Premier tournament on the WTA Tour.

Also, it was an ATP World Tour 250 series on the ATP World Tour from 2009 to 2014.

The tournament is played on outdoor grass courts, and is generally considered a "warm-up" for the Wimbledon Grand Slam event, which begins the following week.