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

Saturday, 6 May 2017

oral Polio vaccine was invented by

oral Polio vaccine was invented by

a) Albert Bruce Sabin

B) Henry Shrapnel

C) Gilmore Schjeldahl

D) Murasaki Shikibu

Answer :

AAlbert Bruce Sabin

Other Details:

Period) 1906–1993

Country:

USA

Friday, 5 May 2017

when is International Firefighters' Day observed?

when is International Firefighters' Day observed?

Options

1)  May 4

2) May 5

 3)May 6

4) May 7

answer

1)  May 4


Other details

International Firefighters' Day (IFFD) is observed on May 4.  

Thursday, 4 May 2017

which is the first city in the world to get its own front?

 which is the first city in the world to get its own front?

Options

1) Dubai

2)Paris

3)London

4)Madrid

answer

1) Dubai

Other details

Dubai has become the first city in the world to get its own front

Dubai Font”, is  in both Arabic and Latin script and   available in 23 languages.

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

when was World Tuna Day celebrated?

when was  World Tuna Day celebrated?

options

1) 2 May

2)3 May

3)4 May

4)5 May

answer

1) 2 May

Other details

The United Nations has marked the first World Tuna Day on may 2 with calls to conserve one of the globe's most popular fish

General Assembly established World Tuna Day in December to reinforce its importance to nations around the globe

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

who won Barcelona Open Title 2017?

who won Barcelona Open Title 2017?

Options


1) Rafael Nadal

2)Dominic Thiem

3)Roger Federer

4)Novak Djokovic

answer

1) Rafael Nadal

Other details

Rafael Nadal won  for the 10th time Barcelona Open title by defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-1

Monday, 1 May 2017

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament is associate dwith which sport?

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament is associate dwith which sport?

options

1) hockey

2)tennis

3)cricket

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 as a biennial contest. The tournament became an annual event after 1998

Sunday, 30 April 2017

World Immunization Week is celebrated in which month?

World Immunization Week is celebrated in which month?

Options

1) April

2)May

3)June

4)March

answer

1) April

other details

World Immunization Week is a global public health campaign to raise awareness and increase rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases around the world. It takes place each year during last week of April

Saturday, 29 April 2017

When is World Day For Safety & Health At Work observed?

When is World Day For Safety & Health At Work observed?

options

1) 28 April

2)27 April

3)26 April

4)29 April

answer

 1) 28 April

Other details

 World Day For Safety & Health At Work is observed  April 28, an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work


Friday, 28 April 2017

which is the first country in world to ban metals mining

which is the first country in world to ban metals mining?

Options

1) El Salvador

2)Guatemala

3)Honduras

4)Nicaragua

answer

1) El Salvador

Other details


El Salvador has became the first country in the world to ban the mining of metals

the law bans  exploration, exploitation, extraction or processing of metallic minerals in El Salvador

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Nicos Anastasiades is president of which country?

Nicos Anastasiades is president of which country?

options

1) Cyprus

2)greece

3)norway

4)finland

answer

1) Cyprus

Other details

 Nicos Anastasiades is a Greek Cypriot politician who has been President of Cyprus since 2013.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Where was Asian Grand Prix Meet 2017 organized?

Where was  Asian Grand Prix Meet 2017 organized?

Options

1) china

2)Japan

3)Laos

4)Korea

answer

1) china

Other details

 Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet was held  in Jinhua, China.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

When is the World Book and Copyright Day celebrated?

When is the World Book and Copyright Day celebrated?

The options

1) April 23

2) April 24

3) 25th April

4) April 26

answer

1) April 23

Other information

World Book Day is an annual program organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on April 23, which is to promote reading, publication and copyright.

  In the United Kingdom, the day is recognized on the first Thursday in March.

World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on April 23, 1995.

Monday, 24 April 2017

which game has been removed 2018 Asian Games ?

which game has been removed 2018 Asian Games ?

Options

1) Cricket

2)tennis

3)golf

4)Polo

answer

1) Cricket

Other details

cricket has been  2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, indonesia  .

 Apart from cricket, skateboarding, sambo and surfing are among the other sports which have been removed

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Vivek Murthy was surgeon general in which country?

Vivek Murthy was surgeon general in which country?

options

1)US

2) UK

3) France

4) Italy

answer

1)US

Other details

Vivek  Murthy is an American physician and a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, who served as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States


Saturday, 22 April 2017

which country will host BRICS Film Festival in June 2017?

which country will host BRICS Film Festival in June 2017?

Options

1)China

2)India

3)Brazil

4)Russia

answer

1)China

Other details

The 2017 BRICS Film Festival will be held in Chengdu, in China’s Sichuan Province from June 23 to 27.
There will be 30 films from BRICS countries screened during the festival.

The first BRICS Film Festival was held last September. in New Delhi, India, 

Friday, 21 April 2017

which cricketer became first to score 10,000 T20 runs?

 which cricketer became first to score 10,000 T20 runs?

options

1) Chris Gayle

2)Virat Kohli

3)Brendon McCullum

4)AB de Villiers

answer

1) Chris Gayle


other details

Chris Gayle, became first to score 10,000 T20 runs



Thursday, 20 April 2017

what would be the rate of global economic growth according to IMF?

what would be the rate of global economic growth according to IMF?

Options

1) 3.5%

2)3.1%

3)3.2%

4)3.3%

answer

1) 3.5%

Other details

 the rate of global economic growth according to IMF would be 3.5%

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

when is World Heritage Day celebrated?

when is World Heritage Day celebrated?

Options

1) 18 April

2)16 April

3)17 April

4)19 April

answer

1) 18 April

Other details

The International Day for Monuments and Sites(World Heritage Day) is held on 18 April each year around the world

The International Day for Monuments and Sites was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18 April 1982 and approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. The aim is to promote awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for their protection and conservation

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

who won Bahrain Grand Prix 2017?

who won  Bahrain Grand Prix 2017?

options

1) Sebastian Vettel

2) Lewis Hamilton

3)Nico Rosberg

4)Fernando Alonso

answer

1) Sebastian Vettel


Other details

The 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race that took place on 16 April 2017 at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. 

The race was the third round of the 2017 season  


Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver, currently driving in Formula One for Scuderia Ferrari. 

He is a four-time Formula One World Champion, having won the championship in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 with Red Bull Racing



Monday, 17 April 2017

Longest fresh water lake in the world is?

Longest fresh water lake in the world is?

for hindi gk

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Quest.gkgyanHindi

Options

1) Lake Chilika

2) Lake Vihar

3) Lake Tanganyika

4) none of the Above

Answer

Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake. 

It is estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, and the second deepest, in both cases, after only Lake Baikal in Siberia

 it is also the world's longest freshwater lake and the body of water with one of the highest concentrations of heavy water. 

The lake is divided among four countries  Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Zambia, with Tanzania (46%) and DRC (40%) possessing the majority of the lake. 

Sunday, 16 April 2017

where was G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting held in April 2017?

where was G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting held in April 2017?

Options

1)Germany

2)France

3)Spain

4)Italy

answer

1)Germany

Other details

The G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting was held in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Friday, 14 April 2017

who was EL Doctorow ?


who was EL Doctorow ?

Options

1) author

2) Sportsman

3) actor

4)painter

answer

 1) author

Other details

Edgar Lawrence "E. L." Doctorow was an American author, editor and professor, best known internationally for his works of historical fiction.

which country won Asian School Hockey Championship?

which country won Asian School Hockey Championship?

options

1) India

2)Malaysia

3)Singapore

4)China

answer

1) India

other details

India won 5th Asian School Hockey Championship with a convincing 5-1 win over Malaysia in the final  

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Harappan civilization was discovered in

Harappan civilization was discovered in 
A)1924

B)1921

C)1931

D)1951
Answer:B)1921
Other Details:

The Indus Valley Civilization is also known as the Harappan Civilization, after Harappa, the first of its sites to be excavated in the 1920s, in what was then the Punjab province of British India, and is now in Pakistan.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

 who has been appointed as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador in 2017?

Options

1) Kristin Davis

2)Alek Wek

3)Yao Chen

4)Barbara Hendricks

answer

1) Kristin Davis

Other details

Kristin Landen Davis is an American actress

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), also known as the UN Refugee Agency, is a United Nations programme mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country


Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
Founder: United Nations
Founded: 14 December 1950
Abbreviation: UNHCR; HCR
High commissioner: Filippo Grandi

Monday, 10 April 2017

Abhinav Bindra won which Medal at 2014 Commonwealth games

Abhinav Bindra won which Medal at 2014 Commonwealth games Options:

A)Gold

B)Bronze

C)Silver

D) NONE

Answer

A) Gold

Other Details

Event

Men's 10 metre air rifle shooting

Sunday, 9 April 2017

when is World Pangolin Day celebrated?

when is World Pangolin Day celebrated?

Options

1) 20 February

2) 21 February

3) 22 February

4) 23 February

answer

1) 20 February

Other details

The fifth annual World Pangolin Day will be celebrated on 20 February 2016


Palagummi Sainath won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Palagummi Sainath won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1982

B) 1976

C) 1985

D) 2007

Answer:

D) 1985

other Details :

won for Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts

Saturday, 8 April 2017

First Cricket World Cup was held in

First Cricket World Cup was held in


A)1978



B)1972


C)1975


D)None


Answer:

C)1975


Other Details: 


was held from 7 to 21 June 1975 in England


 sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company


8 participating countries


There were the 6 Test playing teams of that time ( Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan & West Indies)


 and Sri Lanka & East Africa.


 matches were played as 60 overs


Final: Australia v West Indies at Lord's, Jun 21, 1975


West Indies won the cup



Clive Lloyd, captain of West Indies


Friday, 7 April 2017

when is World Health Day celebrated?

when is World Health Day celebrated?

options

1) 7 April,

2)8 April,

3)9 April,

4)6 April,

answer

1) 7 April,

Other details

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization

In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly.

The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950, as the World Health Day.

The World Health Day is held to mark WHO's founding, and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.

Theme 2017 : Depression: Let's talk




Thursday, 6 April 2017

where will 2018 winter olympics be held?

where will 2018 winter Olympics be held?

Options

1) South Korea

2)China

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer

1) South Korea

Other details

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

Host city: Pyeongchang, South Korea
Opening ceremony: 9 February
Closing ceremony: 25 February
Stadium: Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium
Motto: Passion. Connected. Korean

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

where will World parliamentarians conference be organized?

where will  World parliamentarians conference be organised?


options

1) Bangladesh

2)Nepal

3)Bhutan

4)Srilanka

answer

1) Bangladesh


Other details

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly is scheduled to start in Dhaka

 136th assembly will  be attended by 45 speakers, 37 deputy speakers and more than 1,500 MPs from around the globe

1,348 delegates will participate in the conference

IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong

IPU President Saber Hossain Chowdhury

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

when is World Autism Awareness Day observed?

 when is World Autism Awareness Day observed?

Options

1) 2 April

2)1 April

 3)3 April

4)4 April

answer

1) 2 April

Other details

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day on the 2nd of April every year, encouraging the Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world.

It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution "62/139. World Autism Awareness Day", passed in council on November 1, 2007, and adopted on December 18, 2007.

It was proposed by the United Nations representative from Qatar

Monday, 3 April 2017

Which of the following successfully launched first recycled rocket?

Which of the following successfully launched first recycled rocket?

options

1) spaceX

2) NASA

3) ISRO

4) Blue Origin

answer

1) spaceX

Other details

SpaceX successfully launched and then retrieved its first recycled rocket

Rocket Falcon 9 core landed on the ocean platform

Sunday, 2 April 2017

which country became the first country to ban metals mining nationwide?

which country became the first country to ban metals mining nationwide?

Options

1) el Salvador

2)Guatemala

3)Honduras

4)Nicaragua

answer

1) el Salvador

Other details

El Salvador became the first country to ban metals mining nationwide

Capital: San Salvador
Currency: United States Dollar
Capital and largest city: San Salvador
Official language: Spanish

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Where is the headquarter of International Energy Agency Located?

Where is the headquarter of International Energy Agency Located?

options

1) Paris

2) Madrid

3) Berlin

4) London

answer


1) Paris

Other details

The International Energy Agency  is a Paris-based autonomous intergovernmental organisation established in the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 1974

Secretariat Paris, France
Membership 29 states
Leaders
 Executive Director
Fatih Birol
  Deputy Executive Director
Paul Simons
Establishment 1974

Friday, 31 March 2017

where will 9th World Environmental Education Congress be held?

where will 9th World Environmental Education Congress be held?

options

1) Canada

2)China

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer


1) Canada

Other details

9th World Environmental Education Congress will take place from September 9-15, 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The theme of 9th World Environmental Education Congress is “Culture/Environment: Weaving New Connections”.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

What is Debbie?

What is Debbie?

options

1) Cyclone

2) mountain

3) River

4) Sea

answer


1) Cyclone


Other details

Debbie is a cyclone near  north-east coast of Australia


Wednesday, 29 March 2017

where was 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games organized?

 where was 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games  organized?

Options

1) Austria

2)norway

3)sweden

4)finland

answer

1) Austria

other details

2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games were organized in Graz and Schladming, Austria

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

When is World Theater Day celebrated?

When is World Theater Day celebrated?

options

1) March 27

2)March 28

3)March 29

4)March 25

answer


1) March 27

Other details

World Theatre Day (WTD) is celebrated on 27 March.


It was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute.


Monday, 27 March 2017

Lindsay Tuckett was associated with which sport?

Lindsay Tuckett was associated with which sport?

Options

1) Cricket

2)Hockey

3) Rugby

4) Tennis

answer

1) Cricket


other details

Lindsay Tuckett was a South African cricketer who played in nine Tests from 1947 to 1949.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Nathan McCullum was associated with which sport?

Nathan McCullum was associated with which sport?

Options

1) cricket

2) hockey

3) rugby

4) tennis

answer

1) cricket

Other details

Nathan Leslie McCullum  is a New Zealand international cricketer.

A right hand lower-order batsman and right arm off break bowler, he is a member of the Otago Volts, competing in the State Championship, State Shield and State Twenty20 competitions and represented New Zealand in Twenty20 Internationals and One Day Internationals.

Saturday, 25 March 2017

where was Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017 organized?

where was  Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017 organized?

options

1) United Arab Emirates

2)china

3)Japan

4)Korea

answer

1) United Arab Emirates

Other details

Para Athletics Grand Prix 2017 was organized in Dubai, UAE

Friday, 24 March 2017

when is World Meteorological Day celebrated?

when is World Meteorological Day celebrated?

Options

1) 23 March

2)24 March

3)25 March

4)26 March

answer

1) 23 March

other details

World Meteorological Day is held annually on 23 March

theme  for 2017 'understanding clouds', 

Thursday, 23 March 2017

when is International Day of Forests Celebrated?

when is International Day of Forests Celebrated?

Options

1) 21 March


2)22 March


3)23 March


4)24 March


answer

1) 21 March

The International Day of Forests was established on the 21st day of March, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012

2017 Theme: Forests and energy

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

When is World Water Day Celebrated?

When is World Water Day Celebrated?

Options

1)  22 March

2) 21 March

 3)23 March

 4)20 March

answer


1)  22 March

Other details

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March.

The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene   facilities in developing countries.

The day also focuses on advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources

theme  2017 'Why waste water?"

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

who was david rockefeller?

who was david rockefeller?

Options

1) businessman

2) Author

3) athlete

4) singer

answer


1) businessman

other details

David Rockefeller was an American banker and philanthropist


He was chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Corporation.

Monday, 20 March 2017

When is International Day of Happiness celebrated?

When is International Day of Happiness celebrated?

options

1) March 20

2)March 21

3)March 22

4)March 23

answer

1) March 20

Other details

The International Day of Happiness  is celebrated throughout the world on the 20th of March.


It  was founded by United Nations adviser Jayme Illien on June 28, 2012, when all 193 member states of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted UN resolution

Sunday, 19 March 2017

where is Whanganui river located?

where is Whanganui river located?

Options

1) New Zealand

2)China

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer

1) New Zealand


Other details

The Whanganui River is a major river in the North Island of New Zealand. 

It is the country's third-longest river 



Saturday, 18 March 2017

IFSC stands for....

IFSC stands for....

A. International Federation Schools Standards

B. Indian Federation of Senior Citizens

C. The Indian Financial System Code

D. Indian Forests Service Commission




Ans: The Indian Financial System Code


More: The Indian Financial System Code is an alphanumeric code It helps to  uniquely identify a bank-branch.It is generally used by banks for the two main Electronic Funds Settlement Systems in India: the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) Systems.The Indian Financial System Code is an 11-character code with the first four alphabetic characters representing the bank name, and the last six characters representing the branch.

The fifth character is 0 and reserved for future use.

IFSC Code is used by the NEFT & RTGS systems to route the messages to the destination banks/branches.Baks are  adviced to have bank IFSC code printed on cheque books.IFSC has helped in easing fund transfers across the country.List of IFSC codes are available both at the bank branches and websites as well as website of Reserve bank of INDIA.



Friday, 17 March 2017

My Story is autobiography of which cricketer?

My Story is autobiography  of which cricketer?

options

1) Michael Clarke

2)Ricky Ponting

3)Shane Watson

4)Mitchell Johnson

answer


1) Michael Clarke

other details
Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has launched his autobiography titled "My Story" at Kolkata

Michael John Clarke, is a former international cricketer and captain of Australia. He led Australia to their 5th Cricket World Cup triumph when his team defeated New Zealand in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at the MCG.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

V20 is group of nations related to which subject?

V20 is group of nations related to which subject?

Options

1) Economics

2 )Climate change

3) Peace

4) sports

answer

2 )Climate change

Other details

Finance ministers from 20 of the countries most vulnerable to climate change have launched the “V20” group to pool resources for their fight against the impact of global warming.

The group, includes some of the world’s smallest and poorest countries.

The V20’s inaugural chair is, Philippine Finance Minister Cesar Purisima.

The V20’s members are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bhutan, Costa Rica, East Timor, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, the Maldives, Nepal, the Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Vietnam.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

When is World Consumer Rights Day observed?

When is World Consumer Rights Day observed?

Options

1) 15 march

2016 march

3)17 march

4)18 march

answer

1) 15 march

other details

World Consumer Rights Day is being observed on 15 march  which is an awareness day

 theme for 2017 is 'Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust’.

The first World Consumer Rights Day was observed on 1983, 

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

In which continent is the White Nile river?

In which continent is the White Nile river?

Options

1) Africa

2) Australia

3) Asia

4) Europe

answer


1) Africa

Other details

The White Nile is a river of Africa, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile, the other being the Blue Nile.

"White Nile" refers to the river formed at Lake No at the confluence of the Bahr al Jabal and Bahr el Ghazal Rivers.

It flows through

Sudan, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, DR Congo.


Monday, 13 March 2017

who has been elected as European Council president?

 who has been elected as European Council president?

options

1)  Donald Tusk

2)Mirek Topolánek

3)Jan Fischer

4)Fredrik Reinfeldt

answer

1)  Donald Tusk

other details

 European Council has re-elected Donald Tusk as its president for a second term of two and a half years, from 1 June 2017 to 30 November 2019

Donald Franciszek Tusk is a Polish politician and historian. He has been President of the European Council since 1 December 2014. Previously he was Prime Minister of Poland and a co-founder and chairman of the Civic Platform party

Sunday, 12 March 2017

where is the great Victoria Desert located?


where is the great Victoria Desert  located?

Options


1. India

2. china

3. Australia

4. Africa

answer

3. Australia

Other details

The Great Victoria Desert, an interim Australian bioregion, is a sparsely populated desert area in Western Australia and South Australia.

Area: 348,750 km²

The Great Victoria is the largest desert in Australia

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Park Geun-hye was president of which country?

Park Geun-hye was president of which country?

options

1) South Korea

2) Japan

3)China

4) Laos

answer


1) South Korea

Other details

Park Geun-hye was a South Korean politician who served as the 11th President of South Korea. Park

whe was  the first woman to be elected as President of South Korea,

she  served the 18th presidential term

Friday, 10 March 2017

who was named Harvard Foundation 'Artist of the Year'?

who was named Harvard Foundation 'Artist of the Year'?

Options

1) Viola Davis

2)John Legend

3)Nicole Scherzinger

4)Laurence Fishburne

answer

1) Viola Davis

Other details

Viola Davis was named Harvard Foundation 'Artist of the Year'

Viola Davis is an American actress and producer.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Juan Carlos Tourino was associated with which sport?

Juan Carlos Tourino was associated with which sport?

Options

1) football

2)hockey

3)rugby

4)tennis

answer

1) football

Other details

Juan Carlos Touriño was a Spanish football defender who won two Spanish league titles and two Spanish Cup with Real Madrid and made one appearance for the Spanish national team.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Who has been named as new CEO of Bacardi Limited?

Who has been named as new CEO of Bacardi Limited?

options

1) Mahesh Madhavan

2)Mahesh Sen

3)Mahesh Das

4)Mahesh De

answer

1) Mahesh Madhavan

Other details

Bacardi Limited has confirmed that Mahesh Madhavan will take over from Michael Dolan as its new CEO as of April 2018, following Dolan’s retirement.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

which company acquired General Motors’ European operations?

 which company acquired General Motors’ European operations?

options

1) Peugeot

2)Volkswagen

3)fiat Italy

4)jaguar land rover

answer

1) Peugeot

Other details

PSA Group’s acqiured  General Motors’ European operations for 1.8 billion euro (or $1.9 billion)

Groupe PSA is a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles sold under the Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles, Opel and Vauxhall brands