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.


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Carrie Lam was sworn in as chief executive of which city?

Carrie Lam was sworn in as chief executive of which city?

Options

1) Hong Kong

2)Bangkok

3)Tokyo

4)Beijing

answer

 1) Hong Kong

Other details

Carrie Lam Cheng is the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, after winning the 2017 Chief Executive election

Monday, 3 July 2017

Jeff Horn is associated with which sport?

Jeff Horn is associated with which sport?

Options

1) Boxing

2)cycling

3)wrestling

3)weight lifting

answer

1) Boxing


Other details

Jeffrey Horn is an Australian professional boxer who has held the WBO welterweight title since July 2017, winning the title by defeating Manny Pacquiao 

Sunday, 2 July 2017

where will Asian Athletics Championships 2017 be held?

where will Asian Athletics Championships  2017 be held?

options

1) India

2)Nepal

3)Bangla desh

4)Sri Lanka

answer

1) India










Other details


 Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Bhubaneswar India from July 6 to 9

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Simone Veil was from which country?

 Simone Veil was from which country?

Options

1) France

2)Germany

3)Spain

4)Italy

answer

1) France

Other details

Simone Veil,  was a French lawyer and politician who served as Minister of Health under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of the European Parliament and member of the Constitutional Council of France

Friday, 30 June 2017

who invented CRT?

who invented CRT?

Options

1) Nicola tesla

2) Isaac Newton

3) Thomas Edison

4) Kálmán Tihanyi

Answer

4) Kálmán Tihanyi

Other details

Kálmán Tihanyi , was a Hungarian physicist, electrical engineer and inventor

he made significant contributions to the development of cathode ray tubes (CRTs),

which were further developed by the Radio Corporation of America (later RCA) and German companies Loewe and Fernseh AG.

 He invented and designed the world's first automatic pilotless aircraft in Great Britain.


Thursday, 29 June 2017

Mihai Tudose has been chosen as new prime minister of which country?

Mihai Tudose has been chosen as new prime minister of which country?

Options

1) Romania

2)Hungary

3)Bulgaria

4)Moldova

answer

1) Romania

Other details

Mihai Tudose is a Romanian politician, deputy in the Parliament of Romania,

he was the Minister of Economy

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

what is the name of NASA's Mars rover?

what is the name of NASA's  Mars rover?

options

1) Opportunity

20discovery

3)path

4)sight

answer


1) Opportunity


Other details

Opportunity,   is a robotic rover active on Mars since 2004. Launched on July 7, 2003 as part of NASA's Mars Exploration Rover program, it landed in Meridiani Planum on January 25, 2004

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Which country developed world’s most powerful submarine detector?

Which country developed world’s most powerful submarine detector?

options

1) china

2) Japan

3) Korea

4) Laos

answer

 1) china

Other details

china has developed world’s most powerful submarine detector


Monday, 26 June 2017

who won the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix?

who won the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix?

Options

1) Daniel Ricciardo

2)Sebastian Vettel

3)Lewis Hamilton

4)Valteri Bottas

answer

1) Daniel Ricciardo

Other details

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race that has joined the calendar in 2017.

It is held on the Baku City Circuit, a street circuit in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan

Daniel Joseph Ricciardo is an Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One for Red Bull Racing. He won the British Formula 3 Championship in 2009

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Bob Dudley is CEO of which company?

Bob Dudley is CEO of which company?

Options

1) British Petroleum

2) Shell

3) Exxon

4) Total

answer

1) British Petroleum

Other details

British Petroleum, is one of the world's seven "supermajor" oil and gas companies.

 It is a British multinational company, headquartered in London, England, whose performance in 2012 made it the world's sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest energy company by market capitalization and the company with the world's fifth-largest revenue

Founded 1908

Robert Warren "Bob" Dudley is the Group Chief Executive and a director of  British Petroleum

Saturday, 24 June 2017

which country has started world’s first data embassy in Luxembourg ?

which country has started world’s first data embassy in Luxembourg ?

Options

1) Estonia

2)Latvia

3)Russia

4)Finland

answer

1) Estonia

Other details

world’s first   data embassy will be launched by  Estonian government after a deal signed with Luxembourg

Friday, 23 June 2017

who won the International Dublin Literary Award 2017?

who won the International Dublin Literary Award 2017?

options

1) José Eduardo Agualusa

2)Akhil Sharma

3)Jim Crace

4)Juan Gabriel Vásquez 

answer

1) José Eduardo Agualusa

Other details

The International DUBLIN Literary Award  is an international literary award, awarded each year for a novel written in English or translated into English

At €100,000, the award is one of the richest literary prizes in the world.

The Award was established in 1994

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Where was 2017 BIO International Convention held?

Where was 2017 BIO International Convention held?

Options

1) US

2)UK

3)France

4)Italy

answer

1) US

Other details

 16,000 biotech executives will participate in the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) BIO 2017   being held in the San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego, California  from 19-22 June, 2017.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Jioji Konrote has been elected as Prseident of Which country?

Jioji Konrote  has been elected as Prseident of Which country?

Options

1) Fiji

2) samao

3)seychelles

4) mauritius

answer

1) Fiji

Other details
Fiji's parliament on Monday elected Jioji Konousi Konrote, the minister for employment, productivity and industrial relations as the Pacific island country's next president.

In the presidential election held in parliament, Konrote, nominated by the ruling FijiFirst party, got 31 votes, while the opposition's candidate Ratu Epeli Ganilau received 14 votes,

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

who won the 2017 Orwell Prize?

who won the  2017 Orwell Prize?

options

1) John Bew

2)amelia gentleman

3)jenni russell

4)peter hitchens

answer

1) John Bew

Other details

 Orwell Prize for books was bestowed upon John Bew

The Orwell Foundation uses the work of George Orwell to celebrate honest writing and reporting

The Orwell Prize, based at University College London, is a British prize for political writing of outstanding quality.  

Monday, 19 June 2017

Where will ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 be held?

Where will  ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 be held?

options

1) United Kingdom

2)australia

3)south africa

4)new zealand

answer

1) United Kingdom

other details

The eight top teams of the world will be vying for a winner’s prize of 660,000 US Dollars in the ICC Women’s World Cup. The competion will be held in the United Kingdom from June 24 to July 23

 

Sunday, 18 June 2017

when is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed?

when is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought observed?

Options

1)  June 17

2) June 18

 3)June 19

 4)June 16

answer


1)  June 17


Other details


The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17.

Its purpose is to highlight ways to prevent desertification and recover from drought. Each annual celebration has a different theme. It should be celebrated all over the world.

This day was proclaimed on January 30, 1995 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution A/RES/49/115 after the daz when United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is drafted

theme Link between land degradation and migration 


Saturday, 17 June 2017

Ana Brnabic has been elected as prime minister of which country?

Ana Brnabic  has been elected as prime minister of which country?

Options

1)Serbia

2)Croatia

3)Montenegro

4)Romania

answer

1)Serbia

Other details

Ana Brnabic was chosen by the new President, Aleksandar Vucic as prime minister of the country



Friday, 16 June 2017

who was Michael A’Hearn?

who was Michael A’Hearn?

Options

1)Astronomer

2)Archaeologist

3)Mathematical

4)physicists

answer

1)Astronomer

Other details


Michael Francis A'Hearn was an American astronomer and astronomy professor at the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences. He was also the principal investigator for NASA's EPOXI mission

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Where was G7 Environment Ministers meeting in june2017 held?

Where was G7 Environment Ministers meeting in june2017 held?

Options

1) Italy

2)France

3)Spain

4)Germany

answer

1) Italy


other details

G7 Environment Ministers meeting was held in Italian city of Bologna

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Where is NATO headquarters?

Where is NATO headquarters?

options

1) Brussels

2) Paris

3) Madrid

4) Milan 

answer

1) Brussels

Other details

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO ), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. The organization constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's headquarters are located in Haren, Brussels,

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Who won Canadian GP 2017?

Who won  Canadian GP 2017?

Options

1) Lewis Hamilton

2)Sebastian Vettel

3)Nico Rosberg

4)Fernando Alonso

answer

1) Lewis Hamilton

Other details

 Lewis Hamilton won canadaian GP for 6th time

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

Monday, 12 June 2017

Who was Adam West?

Who was Adam West?

options

1) Actor

2)singer

3)dancer

4)Athlete


answer



1) Actor

other details

Adam West was an American actor.

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Who is Richard Ford?

Who is Richard Ford?

Options

1) author

2)singer

3)Dancer

4)Athelete


answer


1) author


Other details

Richard Ford is an American novelist and short story writer.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

short hand was discovered by whom?

short hand was discovered by whom?

1) Isaac Pitman

2) Isaac Newton

3) Isaac  John

4)Isaac Jose

answer

1) Isaac Pitman

Other details

Sir Isaac Pitman (4 January 1813 – 22 January 1897), was an English teacher who developed the most widely used system of shorthand, known now as Pitman shorthand. He first proposed this in Stenographic Soundhand in 1837. Pitman was knighted in 1894.

Friday, 9 June 2017

where was New species of flying squirrel discovered in june 2017?

where was New species of flying squirrel discovered in june 2017?

Options

1) North America

2)europe

3)Africa

4)Asia

answer

1) North America

Other details

Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in North America

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Frank Tyson was associated with which sport?

Frank Tyson was associated with  which sport?

Options

1) Cricket

2) hockey

3) football

4) rugby

answer

1) Cricket

Other details

Frank Holmes Tyson  was an England cricketer of the 1950s


He became a journalist and cricket commentator after he emigrated to Australia in 1960.


He was regarded by many commentators as one of the fastest bowlers ever seen in cricket

He took 76 wickets (18.56) in 17 Test matches.

In 2007 a panel of judges declared him Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for 1955 due to his outstanding tour of Australia in 1954–55 in which he was instrumental in retaining the Ashes.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Mazaalai is a satellite from which country?

Options

1) Mongolia

2)china

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer

1) Mongolia

Other details

Mongolia's first satellite will be sent to space on June 4. The satellite will accompany the "SpaceX Falcon 9" rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida through a project supported by UNESCO and Japan

It is Named after Mongolia's gobi bear Mazaalai

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

where was Ravindranath Tagore born?

where was Ravindranath Tagore born?

Options

1) Kolkatta

2) Midnapore

3) Asansol

4) Bhuvaneshwar


answer

1) Kolkatta

other details

Rabindranath Tagore,

Born 7 May 1861

Death 7 August 1941)

also known as Gurudev.

 Author of Gitanjali
He was  the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.

His compositions were chosen by two nations as national anthems: India's Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh's Amar Shonar Bangla.

 The lyrics and music for the original song of Sri Lanka's National Anthem were his works





Monday, 5 June 2017

Parker Solar Probe is space mission of which space agency?

Parker Solar Probe is space mission of  which space agency?

Options

1) NASA

2)ISRO

3)ESA

4)roscosmos


answer


1) NASA

Other details

Parker Solar Probe is a planned NASA robotic spacecraft to probe the outer corona of the Sun. It will approach to within 8.5 solar radii to the 'surface' of the Sun.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Highest number of countries are in which continent?

Highest number of countries are in which continent?

Options:

1) North America

2) South America

3) Asia

4) None of the above

Answer:

4) None of the above

Other Details:

  • The actual answer is Africa
  • Africa is home to 53 independent countries, representing more than 25% of the countries of the world.
  • There are 47 countries on mainland Africa and six nearby island countries.

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Aleksandar Vucic was elected as President of which country?

Aleksandar Vucic was elected as President  of which country?

Options

1) Serbia

2)Croatia

3)Romania

4)Montenegro

answer

1) Serbia

Other details

Aleksandar Vučić is a Serbian politician who has been the President of Serbia since 31 May 2017.

He is also the chairman of the Serbian Progressive Party.

Before his tenure as president Vučić served as Prime Minister of Serbia from 2014 until 2017

Friday, 2 June 2017

where will Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank annual meeting be held?

 where will Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank  annual meeting be held?

Options

1) South Korea

2)china

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer

1) South Korea

Other details

The annual meeting of  China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will be  held in mid-June in South Korea.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The bank has 52 member states while another 25 are prospective members (as of May 2017) and was proposed as an initiative by the government of China

Headquarters     Beijing, China
Region served: Asia and Oceania
Membership
53 Members
24 prospective members
Official language
English
President
Jin Liqun

Thursday, 1 June 2017

What is Mora ?

What is Mora ?

Options

1) cyclone

2)mountain

3)river

4)sea

answer

 1) cyclone

Other details

Severe Cyclonic Storm Mora was a tropical cyclone that caused widespread impacts across Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Northeast India in May 2017.

 Mora developed from an area of low pressure over the southeastern Bay of Bengal 

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Manuel Noriega was from which country?

Manuel Noriega was from which country?

Options

1) panama

2)Colombia

3)Costa Rica

4)Honduras

answer

1) panama

Other details

Manuel Antonio Noriega Moreno was from  Panama

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

when is International Day of Action for Women's Health observed?

when is International Day of Action for Women's Health observed?

Options

1) 28 May

2)30 May

3)29 May

4)27 May

answer

1) 28 May

Other details

The International Day of Action for Women's Health is an international observance celebrated on May 28 every year since 1987

Monday, 29 May 2017

who won the DFB-Pokal or German Cup 2016-17?

who won the DFB-Pokal or German Cup 2016-17?

Options

1) borussia dortmund

2)Eintracht Frankfurt

3)Bayern munich

4)Bayer Leverkusen


answer




1) borussia dortmund


other details

The DFB-Pokal  or German Cup is a German knockout football cup competition held annually. Sixty-four teams participate in the competition, including all clubs from the Bundesliga

 It is considered the second-most important club title in German football after the Bundesliga championship. The DFB-Pokal is run by the German Football Association (DFB), and runs from August until June. The winner qualifies for the DFL-Supercup and the UEFA Europa League unless the winner already qualifies for the UEFA Champions League in the Bundesliga

founded     1935
Region     Germany
Number of teams     64
Current champions     Borussia Dortmund (4th title)
Most successful club(s)     Bayern Munich (18 titles)


 

Sunday, 28 May 2017

where was NATO Leaders’ Meeting 2017 held?


where was NATO Leaders’ Meeting 2017 held?

Options

1) Belgium

2)Norway

3)Sweden

4)Finland

answer

1) Belgium

Other details

The NATO Leaders’ Meeting 2017 was held at NATO’s new Headquarters in Belgium, Brussels.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between several North American and European states based on the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee: Petr Pavel
Supreme Allied Commander Europe: Curtis Scaparrotti
Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium
Founded: 4 April 1949, Washington, D.C., United States


Saturday, 27 May 2017

Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ was Prime Minister of which country?

 Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’  was Prime Minister of which country?

Options

1) nepal

2)bhutan

3)laos

4)sri lanka

answer


1) nepal


Other details

 Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’  was Prime Minister of Nepal



Friday, 26 May 2017

where is Sudirman Cup 2017 being played?

where is Sudirman Cup 2017 being played?

Options

1) Australia

2)China

3)Japan

4)Korea

answer

1) Australia

Other details

Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship is being played in Gold Coast, Australia

Thursday, 25 May 2017

where has been The world's first robot police officer recruited?

where has been  The world's first robot police officer recruited?

Options

1) Dubai

2)singapore

3)hongkong

4)madrid

answer


1) Dubai

Other details

 The world's first operational robot police officer was officially inducted into the Dubai police force at the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Who was Nicky Hayden?

Who was Nicky Hayden?

Options

1) motorcycle racer

2)swimmer

3)tennis player

4)football player

answer

1) motorcycle racer

Other details

Nicholas   Patrick Hayden,   was an American professional motorcycle racer who won the MotoGP World Championship in 2006.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Sudirman Cup is associated with which sport?

Sudirman Cup is associated with which sport?

Options

1) badminton

2)tennis

3)table tennis

4)sqaush

answer

1) badminton

other details

The Sudirman Cup is the world mixed team badminton championship which takes place every two years

Monday, 22 May 2017

who won la liga Spanish football torunament 2016-17?

who won la liga Spanish football torunament 2016-17?

Options

1) Real Madrid

2)Atlético Madrid

3)Valencia CF

4)Athletic Bilbao

answer

1) Real Madrid

Other details

The Primera División,  commonly known as La Liga  is the top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system.

Administrated by the Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP), La Liga is contested by 20 teams

Current champion: Real Madrid
Number of teams: 20 (from 1997–98)
Most championships: Real Madrid
CEO: Javier Gómez (2013–)
Headquarters: Madrid, Spain
Founder: José María Acha

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol  commonly known as Real Madrid,   is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.

Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception.

The word Real is Spanish for Royal and was bestowed to the club by King Alfonso XIII in 1920 together with the royal crown in the emblem

Real Madrid have won five consecutive European Cups

 the club has won a record
33 La Liga titles,
19 Copa del Rey,
9 Supercopa de España,
1 Copa Eva Duarte,
1 Copa de la Liga.

 In international football, the club has won a record
11 European Cup/UEFA Champions League titles,
3 Intercontinental Cups,
2 UEFA Cups,
3 UEFA Super Cups,
2 FIFA Club World Cups.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

When is International Museum Day celebrated?

When is International Museum Day celebrated?

Options

1) 18 May

2)19 May

3)20 May

4)21 May

answer

1) 18 May

Other details

International Museum Day (IMD) is an international day a celebration that held every year on or around 18 May, coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

  theme   2017   “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

who won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2017?

who won the  Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2017?

Options

1) David Letterman

2)Jay Leno

3)Conan O'Brien

4)Stephen Colbert

answer

1) David Letterman

Other details

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is an American award for humor awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts annually since 1998.

It is named after the 19th century novelist, essayist and humorist Mark Twain and is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to American humor.

David Michael Letterman  is an American former television host, comedian, writer, and producer. 

Friday, 19 May 2017

who won Coppa Italia 2017?

who won Coppa Italia 2017?

options

1) Juventus F.C.

2)Lazio

3)AC Milan

4)Inter Milan

answer

1) Juventus F.C.


Other details

The Coppa Italia is an Italian football annual cup competition. Its first edition was held in 1922, but the second champions were not crowned until 1936. Juventus is the competition's most successful club with 12 wins, followed by Roma with 9

Juventus Football Club  is a professional Italian association football club based in Turin,
Manager: Massimiliano Allegri
Arena/Stadium: Juventus Stadium
Location: Turin, Italy

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Mount Lhotse is part of which mountain range?

Mount Lhotse is part of which mountain range?

Options

1) Hiamalaya

2)Andes

3)Alps

4)Karakoram

answer

1) Hiamalaya

Other details

Lhotse  is the fourth highest mountain in the world at 8,516 metres (27,940 ft), after Mount Everest, K2, and Kangchenjunga

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

who has been appointed as deputy executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?

who has been appointed as deputy executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?

Options

1) Ovais Sarmad

2)Ovais shah

3)Ovais patel

4)Ovais  sethi

answer

1) Ovais Sarmad

other details

Ovais Sarmad,  was appointed to the post at the assistant secretary-general level by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,
Sarmad will succeed Richard Kinley of Canada

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Ramit Tandon is associated with which sport?

Ramit Tandon is associated with which sport?

Options

1) Squash

2)tennis

3)table tennis

4)badminton

answer

1) Squash

Other details

Ramit Tandon, is a professional squash player who represents India.

Monday, 15 May 2017

where is World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017 being held?

where is World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017  being held?

Options

1) China

2) Japan

3) France

4) Laos

answer


1) China

Other details

World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017 was being held in the Chinese capital Beijing.

Sunday, 14 May 2017

when is International Nurses Day celebrated?

when is International Nurses Day celebrated?

options

1) 12 May

2)13 May

3)14 May

4)15 May

answer

1) 12 May

Other details

International Nurses Day   is an international day celebrated around the world on 12 May (the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth) of each year, to mark the contributions nurses make to society

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Sense and Sensibility was written by?

Sense and Sensibility was written by?

options

1) Jane Austen

2)charlotte bronte

3) charles dickens

4) emily bronte

answer
1) Jane Austen


other details
Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811 under the pseudonym "A Lady"

Friday, 12 May 2017

who has been named as Cricket Australia's Greatest Champions Trophy XI captain?

who has been named as Cricket Australia's Greatest Champions Trophy XI captain?

Options

1) Sourav Ganguly

2)Ricky Ponting

3)Steve Waugh

4)michael clarke

answer

1) Sourav Ganguly

Other details

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly was named skipper of Cricket Australia's Greatest Champions Trophy XI,

IT also includes ex-Indian captain Rahul Dravid as wicketkeeper

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Sabena was airline of Which country?

Sabena was airline of Which country?

Options

1)USA

2)Italy

3) france

4) Belgium

answer

4) Belgium

Other details

The Societé Anonyme Belge d'Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, better known internationally by the acronym Sabena or SABENA, was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Eager Lion military exercises are being conducted between US and which country?

Eager Lion military exercises are being conducted between  US  and which country?

Options

1) Jordan

2)oman

3)bahrain

4)yemen


answer




1) Jordan



Other details

Jordan and the United States started  military exercise   "Eager Lion", with about 7,400 troops from more than 20 nations 

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

when is World Redcross Day celebrated?

when is World Redcross Day celebrated?

options

1)  8 May

2)9 May

3)10 May

4)11 May

answer

1)  8 May

Other details

World Red Cross   is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross . World Red Cross  is celebrated on 8 May each year.

This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant (born 8 May 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Who is Mo Farah ?

Who is Mo Farah ?

Options

1) Athlete

2) Painter

3) Singer

4) Author

answer

1) Athlete




Sunday, 7 May 2017

who won Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017?

who won Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017?

options

1) Great Britain

2)Australia

3)India

4)New Zealand

answer

1) Great Britain

Other details

Great Britain defeated Australia 4-3 in the hockey final of the 26th edition of the Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh, Malaysia

India defeated New Zealand 4-0 to win a bronze medal