Sunday, 31 December 2017

who was Sue Grafton ?

who was Sue Grafton ?

Options

1) author

2)actor

3)singer

4)dancer



answer



1) author


Other details

Sue Taylor Grafton was an American author of detective novels.

She is best known as the author of the "alphabet series" featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone in the fictional city of Santa Teresa, California.


Saturday, 30 December 2017

George Weah elected Liberian president

George Weah elected Liberian president

 Former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah has been elected Liberia’s new president

he will take place of Africa’s first female president, Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah is the President-elect of Liberia, and a retired professional footballer who played as a striker.

in 1995 he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d'Or, becoming the first and to date only African player to win these awards.

In 1989, 1994 and 1995, he was named the African Footballer of the Year,

in 1996, he was named African Player of the Century

Friday, 29 December 2017

Globe Soccer Awards

 Globe Soccer Awards

The Globe Soccer Awards are the annual awards given for excellence in football.

 The EFAA (European Association of Player's Agents) and the ECA (European Club Association) organize the Globe Soccer Awards

2017
In December 2017, fourteen awards were awarded in Dubai in the categories:
Best Player of The Year - Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Best Club of the Year - Spain Real Madrid
Best Coach of the Year - France Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid)
Best League Of The Year - Spain LaLiga
Best Referee of the Year - Germany Felix Brych
Player Career Award - Italy Francesco Totti
Player Career Award - Spain Carles Puyol
Coach Career Award - Italy Marcelo Lippi
Best Arab National Team Coach - Argentina Héctor Cúper (Egypt)
Best Arab National Team - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Best Agent of the Year - Portugal Jorge Mendes
Football Executive of the Year - Russia Vadim Vasilyev ( AS Monaco)
The Sport Business Award - Spain Ferran Soriano
Master Coach Special Award - Argentina Diego Simeone (Atlético Madrid)

Thursday, 28 December 2017

where was New marine spider species discovered?

where was New marine spider species discovered?


Options

1) Australia

2)new zealand

3)south africa

4)kenya

answer

1) Australia


Other details

New marine spider species ‘Desis bobmarleyi’ named after Bob Marley was discovered in Queensland, Australia.

Both male and female spiders of this species are seen in red-brown colour.

Desis bobmarleyi is a underwater spider species found in the shores of north eastern Queensland, Australia






Wednesday, 27 December 2017

where will world Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships be organized?

where will world Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships be organized?

Options

1) Saudi Arabia

2)Bahrain

3)Qatar

4)Kuwait

answer

 1) Saudi Arabia


Other details

Saudi Arabia hosted a world chess tournament for the first time at the APEX Convention Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships.

Prizes worth $2 million would be awarded.

It has around 400 international players.

16 players are participating from Saudi Arabia.

women’s chess tournament is held along with the open championship.

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

where will World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 be held?

where will  World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 be held?

Options

1) Davos

2) Paris

3)London

4)Madrid

answer

1) Davos


Other details


The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva. Recognized by the Swiss authorities as an international body  its mission is cited as "committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas".

The Forum is best known for its annual meeting at the end of January in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland. The meeting brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, economists, and journalists for up to four days to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world.

Formation     1971;
Founder     Klaus Schwab
Type     Nonprofit organization
Legal status     Foundation
Purpose     Economic
Headquarters     Cologny, Switzerland

Official language: English
Executive Chairman: Klaus Schwab

Monday, 25 December 2017

Belgium appoints world’s first-ever female ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Belgium appoints world’s first-ever female ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Dominique Mineur currently serves as ambassador to the UAE.

For the first time ever, a foreign nation has appointed a woman to be its ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

While no women have served as a nation's ambassador in Riyadh, Georgia appointed Yekaterina Majering Mikadze as its ambassador to Kuwait back in 2010 which included responsibilities such as handling relations with Saudi Arabia

Belgium, a country in Western Europe,

Capital: City of Brussels
Capital and largest city: Brussels
Currency: Euro

Sunday, 24 December 2017

UN appoints Henrietta Fore as UNICEF head

UN appoints Henrietta Fore as UNICEF head


UN chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former senior US government official Henrietta H Fore as the new executive director of UNICEF,

Fore has worked on economic development, education and health, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief for the most vulnerable in the international and developing world.

She was the first woman to be appointed Administrator of the US Agency for International Development and Director of US Foreign Assistance in the Department of State, she held these positions between 2006 and 2009.


From 1989 to 1993, she was working as the USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia and for Private Enterprise.

Currently CEO of Holsman International, a manufacturing and investment company, Fore also served as Undersecretary of State for Management, the Chief Operating Officer for the United States Department of State.

The United Nations Childrens' Fund (UNICEF )  is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It is a member of the United Nations Development Group.

Established     11 December 1946
Type     Fund
Legal status     Active
Headquarters     New York City, Geneva
Executive Director
    Anthony Lake
Parent organization
    United Nations
Affiliations     United Nations

Saturday, 23 December 2017

Sri Lanka has become the 163rd nation to accede to the anti-personnel mine ban convention

Sri Lanka has become the 163rd nation to accede to the anti-personnel mine ban convention

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, commonly referred to as the Mine Ban Treaty or Ottawa Treaty, was adopted on September 18, 1997 at the Diplomatic Conference on an International Total Ban on Anti-Personnel Land Mines at Oslo, Norway.

The treaty, which came into force on March 1, 1999, prohibits the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of antipersonnel mines.

Friday, 22 December 2017

France to ban oil and gas production by 2040

France to ban oil and gas production by 2040

The French Parliament   passed a law banning the production of all oil and gas by 2040.

France will not grant any new permits or renew existing ones that allow fracking or the extraction of fossil fuels in the country and its overseas territories.

France has also committed to ending the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040.

French government claims the ban is a world first.

France, is a  Western European country

Paris, is its capital

Capital: Paris
President: Emmanuel Macron
Prime minister: Édouard Philippe
Currencies: Euro,

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Sebastian Kurz sworn in as chancellor

Sebastian Kurz sworn in as chancellor

Sebastian Kurz is an Austrian politician and since 18 December 2017 Federal Chancellor of Austria. He is chairman of the Austrian People's Party. From 2014 to 2017 he was Austria's minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

In 2009 Kurz was elected chairman of the youth branch of the Austrian People's Party.

Between 2010 and 2011 he was member of Vienna's city council,

 In April 2011, he was appointed to the newly created post of State Secretary for Integration


In the 2013 general election, Kurz was elected as a member of parliament, winning the most direct votes of any member of parliament in the election

In December 2013, Kurz became Austria's Foreign Minister

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

5th International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament in Germany

5th International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament in Germany

The fifth Sven Lange memorial tournament  will take place in Schwerin.

Over 100 boxers from Germany, Denmark, Ireland, Slovenia, Ukrain, England Netherlands, Austria, Norway and France took part

Sven Lange  was a German boxer .

He was European champion of amateurs in 1989 light heavyweight.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Dorothy Jacqueline Keely,

Dorothy Jacqueline Keely, better known as Keely Smith, was a Grammy Award-winning American jazz and popular music singer, who performed and recorded extensively in the 1950

Monday, 18 December 2017

World Health Organization has declared Gabon a "polio-free country",

World Health Organization has declared Gabon a "polio-free country",

there was a  lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country.

Polio is a highly-infectious viral disease which mainly affects young children and can result in permanent paralysis. There is no cure and it can only be prevented through immunisation.

Cases of polio have decreased by 99 percent since 1988, when polio was endemic in 125 countries and 350,000 cases were recorded worldwide.

Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, has significant areas of protected parkland.

The first polio vaccine was the inactivated polio vaccine.

 It was developed by Jonas Salk and came into use in 1955.


Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio).

There are two types: one that uses inactivated poliovirus and is given by injection (IPV), and one that uses weakened poliovirus and is given by mouth (OPV)



 The oral polio vaccine was developed by Albert Sabin and came into commercial use in 1961


polio vaccine  has reduced the number of cases reported each year from an estimated 350,000 in 1988 to 37 in 2016

Capital: Libreville
Capital and largest city: Libreville
President – Ali Bongo Ondimba
Currency: Central African CFA franc

Sunday, 17 December 2017

what is Kai-tak?

what is   Kai-tak?

Options

1) Tropical Storm

2)mountain

3)river

4)sea

answer

1) Tropical Storm


Other details

 Kai-tak is a Tropical Storm near Philippines

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Roger Federer won 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award

Roger Federer won  2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award

he won it for record fourth time

Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times

he as a  record to win 19 Grand Slam titles in 2017.

Boxer Muhammad Ali and athlete Usain Bolt are the only other people to have won the BBC award three times.

 American football quarterback Tom Brady, swimmer Katie Ledecky, para-athlete Tatyana McFadden, athlete Sally Pearson, and darts player Michael van Gerwen were the other nominees

Roger Federer is a Swiss tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals.

he has won a record eight Wimbledon titles, five Australian Open titles, a record five consecutive US Open titles and one French Open title.

He is among only eight men to have captured a career Grand Slam and has reached a record 29 men's singles Grand Slam finals, including ten in a row from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships to the 2007 US Open.


Friday, 15 December 2017

Disney will buy most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

Disney will  buy most of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

Disney will  buy 21st Century Fox's movie studio and regional sports networks, cable channels FX and National Geographic.

Disney will also get Fox's stakes in Hulu and European pay-TV provider Sky

The deal has a total value of approximately $66.1 billion, with Disney assuming $13.7 billion of Fox's net debt.

Bob Iger will remain Disney's chairman and CEO through the end of 2021.

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Singapore launched electric car-sharing service

Singapore launched electric car-sharing service

Singapore's first electric car-sharing service was officially launched with 80 cars and 32 charging stations

BlueSG, a subsidiary of France's Bollore Group, started the service

BlueSG plans to increase the number of its cars to 100 by the end of the year, and is targeting 1,000 cars and 2,000 charging points by 2020

Bollore operates similar electric vehicle sharing plans in other cities, including Paris, Bordeaux and Lyon in France, Indianapolis and Los Angeles in the United States and Torino in Italy.

Bolloré is a French transportation company headquartered in Puteaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, France. The company, a paper–energy–plantations–logistics conglomerate, employs 28,000 people around the world.

Headquarters: Puteaux, France
Revenue: 10 billion EUR (2012)

CEO: Cyrille Bollore
 

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

11th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation

11th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation

 11th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)was held  at Buenos
Aires

The Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) will take place from 10 to 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Conference will be chaired by Minister Susana Malcorra of Argentina.

The Ministerial Conference, which is attended by trade ministers and other senior officials from the organization’s 164 members, is the highest decision-making body of the WTO.

Under the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the WTO, the Ministerial Conference is to meet at least once every two years


The World Trade Organization is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade. 
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
Purpose: Regulate international trade
Founded: 1 January 1995
Membership: 164 member states
Formation: 1 January 1995; 
Official language: English, French, Spanish

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Mount Hope is the new tallest mountain in British Antarctic Territory

At 3,239 metres (10,654 ft), Mount Hope is the new tallest mountain in British Antarctic Territory

Mount Hope is  377 metres higher than previously thought


it is taller than  Mount Jackson which was earlier thought to be the tallest mountain  - in n the UK's section of the Antarctic - by 55 metres

The tallest mountain in the Antarctic is Mount Vinson - which is not part of the British Antarctic Territory - at 4,892 m
 

Monday, 11 December 2017

Australia beat Argentina 2-1 to win gold in Hockey World League final

Australia beat Argentina 2-1 to win gold in Hockey World League final

Australia defeated Rio Olympics champions Argentina 2-1 in the final of the Hockey World League Final to win gold at Bhubaneswar

goals from Blake Govers and Jeremy Hayward helped the defending champions beat Argentina at Kalinga Stadium.

India reclaimed the bronze medal in the tournament. In the third-fourth place classification match, they defeated Germany 2-1. Indian took the lead in the 21st minute through SV Sunil. Germany equalised through its reserve custodian Mark Appel in the 36th minute.

A penalty corner conversion by Harmanpreet Singh in the 54th minute sealed the win and the third place for the Indians.

 India had also won the bronze in the last edition of the tournament in Raipur in 2015

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Who was Robert Koch?

Who was  Robert Koch?

Options

1) microbiologist

2)historian

3)mathematician

4)none of the above

answer

1) microbiologist


Other details

Robert Heinrich Hermann Koch  was a German physician and microbiologist.

As the founder of modern bacteriology, he is known for his role in identifying the specific causative agents of tuberculosis, cholera, and anthrax and for giving experimental support for the concept of infectious disease.

As a result of his research on tuberculosis, Koch received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1905.

The Robert Koch Institute is named in his honour.

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Sri Lanka named Chandika Hathurusingha as their new head coach of the cricket team

 Sri Lanka  named Chandika Hathurusingha as their new head coach of the cricket team

Upul Chandika Hathurusingha is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and currently the head coach of Sri Lanka national cricket team. Hathurusingha also worked as the head coach of the Bangladesh national cricket team between 2014-2017

Friday, 8 December 2017

How much Horsepower can we derive from 1 Kw?

How much Horsepower can we derive from  1 Kw?

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Options

1) 1.34

2) 1.45

3) 1.75

4) 1.85

Answer


1) 1.34

Other details:

The kilowatt hour is a unit of energy equal to 1,000 watt-hours, or 3.6 megajoules
Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).
 There are many different standards and types of horsepower.
The most common horsepower—especially for electrical power—is 1 hp = 746 watts
One metric horsepower is needed to lift 75 kilograms (avg. body weight of a person) by 1 meter (3.28 feet) in 1 second.


Thursday, 7 December 2017

Children's Peace Prize 2017

Children's Peace Prize 2017


A teenage Syrian refugee won a prestigious international prize   for building a school and providing an education to hundreds of children who fled to Lebanon to escape the conflict.

    Al Jounde, a refugee of the Syrian civil war, set up a school together with his family in a Lebanese refugee camp that currently provides 200 children with eduction.

The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who has made a significant contribution to advocating children's rights and improving the situation of vulnerable children

The first Children's Peace Prize was launched in November 2005 during the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome, an annual meeting of Nobel Peace Prize winners and international organisations such as UNICEF and Amnesty International. 

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

IOC banned which country from next year's Winter Games?

IOC banned which country from next year's Winter Games?

Options

1) Russia

2)china

3)Japan

4)Laos

answer

1) Russia


Other details

Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics  over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

when is World Soil Day celebrated?

when is  World Soil Day celebrated?

Options

1) 5 December

2)4 December

3)3 December

4)2 December


answer
 1) 5 December

Other details

 The International Year of Soils, 2015 (IYS 2015) was declared by the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly on December 20th, 2013 after recognizing December 5th as World Soil Day.

 In December 2013 the UN General Assembly   designated  5 December 2014 as the first official World Soil Day.

It aims to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being.

The Theme for this year Soil Day is ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground’.

World Soil Day is celebrated annually on this day at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations headquarters in Rome, the regional offices and through national and local events.




Monday, 4 December 2017

which country has announced the creation of a new virtual currency?

which country has announced the creation of a new virtual currency?

Options

1) Venezuela

2)Brazil

3)Peru

4)Chile

answer

1) Venezuela


Other details

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency in a bid to ease the country's economic crisis.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

which country will host ministerial meeting of UNSC on 15th Dec?

which country will host ministerial meeting of UNSC on 15th Dec?


Options

1) Japan

2)china

3)Korea

4)Laos

answer

1) Japan


other details

Japan announced that it will host a ministerial meeting of the UN Security Council on the 15th of this month

Japan's UN Ambassador Koro Bessho made the annoucnement

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to brief the council.

Saturday, 2 December 2017

where is WSF World men's team squash championship being held?

where is  WSF World men's team squash championship being held?

Options

1) France

2)Germany

3)Spain

4)Italy

answer

1) France

Other details
 WSF World men's team squash championship are being held in Marseille, France
 

Friday, 1 December 2017

Khaled el-Balshy an Egyptian journalist has won the Nelson Mandela award for individual activism for 2017

Khaled el-Balshy an Egyptian journalist has won the Nelson Mandela award for individual activism for 2017

Khaled el-Balshy, a former board member of Egypt’s Journalists’ Union, will receive the Individual Activist award of the Nelson Mandela - Graca Machel Innovation Awards on Dec. 7 in Fiji’s capital Suva,

 South African organization Johannesburg-based organization, Civicus which operates in 145 countries around the world, began granting the awards named after Nelson Mandela and his wife Graça Machel in 2005, for those “who have demonstrated remarkable courage and commitment in the pursuit of social change.”

Egypt was ranked 161 out of 180 countries in the 2017 Press Freedom Index,

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Satya Nadella is CEO of which company?

Satya Nadella is CEO of which company?

Options

1) Facebbok

2)Apple

3) google

4) Microsoft

answer

Microsoft

other Details

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer web browser

satya nadella

Satya Narayana Nadella (born 19 August 1967) is an Indian-American business executive. He is the current chief executive officer (CEO) of Microsoft.



Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2017?

Who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2017?

Options

1) Valtteri Bottas

2) Lewis Hamilton

3)Kimi Räikkönen

4)Sebastian Vettel

answer

1) Valtteri Bottas


Other details

 Valtteri Bottas won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,   at Yas Marina.

The Abu Dhabi GP also marked Bottas' third win of the season.

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

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race.

 It was announced in early 2007 at the Abu Dhabi F1 Festival in the United Arab Emirates.

The first race took place on 1 November 2009, held at the Hermann Tilke designed Yas Marina Circuit

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

great barrier reef is located of coast of

great barrier reef is located of coast of

A)Australia

B)Europe

C)Asia

D)America

Answer:

A)Australia

Other Details:

Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system

has over 2,900 individual reefs

900 islands

area 2,300 kilometres

Monday, 27 November 2017

where is World Snooker Championship being played?

where is World Snooker Championship being played?

Options

1) Doha

2)Riyadh

3)Dubai

4)Muscat

answer


1) Doha


Other details

 World Snooker Championship is  being played at Doha , Qatar
 

Sunday, 26 November 2017

who won the European Golden Shoe award 2017?

 who won the European Golden Shoe award 2017?

Options

1) Lionel Messi

2)Cristiano Ronaldo

3)Neymar

4)Gareth Bale

answer

1) Lionel Messi


other detail

  Lionel Messi received his fourth European Golden Shoe award  after scoring 37 times in La Liga in 2016-17

Messi had also won the award in 2012-13 (46 league goals), 2011-12 (50) and 2009-10 (34)

Saturday, 25 November 2017

which city would jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships?

which city would jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships?


Options

1) Basel

2)Zürich

3)Bern

4)Geneva

answer


1) Basel


other details

 

Friday, 24 November 2017

Brics Bank approves $400 million loans for India, Russia

Brics Bank approves $400 million loans for India, Russia

he Shanghai-based Brics New Development Bank (NDB) has approved two infrastructure and sustainable development projects in India and Russia with loans of $400 million.

The loans will be used to rehabilitate the Indira Gandhi canal system in India and to build a toll transport corridor connecting Ufa city centre to the M-5 federal highway in Russia.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been appointed as President of which country?

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been appointed as President of which country?

Options

1) Zimbabwe

2)Zambia

3)Botswana

4)Mozambique




answer

 1) Zimbabwe


other details

Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a Zimbabwean politician, who is due to be sworn in as President of Zimbabwe on 24 November 2017

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

IC chip is made up of?

IC chip is made up of?

 Options

1) Zinc

2) copper

3) Lead

4) silicon

answer

4) silicon

other details

An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small plate ("chip") of semiconductor material, normally silicon.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

who won the Under-19 Cricket Asia Cup?

who won the Under-19  Cricket Asia Cup?

options

1) Afghanistan

2)Nepal

3)Bangladesh

4)Bhutan

answer

1) Afghanistan


Other details

Afghanistan defeated Pakistan by  185 runs to clinch their maiden Under-19 Asia Cup title, in Kuala Lumpur.

Monday, 20 November 2017

where is AIBA women youth boxing championship being held?

where is AIBA women youth boxing championship being held?

Options

1) India

2)Nepal

3)Bhutan

4)sri Lanka

answer

1) India


Other details

 AIBA women youth boxing championship is being held in India

Sunday, 19 November 2017

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

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

options

1)  Slovenia

2)Czech

3)Hungary

4)Romania

answer

1)  Slovenia


Other details

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

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Who won the Miss International 2017?

Who won the Miss International 2017?

Options

1)Ankita Kumari 

2)Kevin Lilliana    

3)Natsuki Tsutsui    

4)Seung Woo Nam 

answer

2)Kevin Lilliana     

Other details

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

Friday, 17 November 2017

where was 10th South Asia Economic Summit organized?

where was 10th South Asia Economic Summit organized?

Options

1) nepal

2)bhutan

3)sri lanka

4)bangladesh

answer

1) nepal


Other details

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

Thursday, 16 November 2017

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

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

Options:

1) Mars

2) Venus

3) Saturn 

4) Pluto

Answer:

3) Saturn 

Other Details:


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

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

where is International Rice Research Institute located?

where is International Rice Research Institute located?

Options

1)  Philippines

2)Laos

3)china

4)japan

answer

1)  Philippines


other details

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

Headquarters: Los Baños, Philippines

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

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

when is World Pneumonia Day observed?

when is World Pneumonia Day observed?

Options

1) November 12

2)November 13

3)November 14

4)November 15

answer


1) November 12


other details

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

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

Monday, 13 November 2017

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

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

Options

1) Malaysia

2)Brunei

3)Indonesia

4)Thailand

answer

1) Malaysia


Other details

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

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Knoxville Challenger tournament is associated with which sport?

Knoxville Challenger tournament is associated with which sport?

Options

1) tennis

2)table tennis

3)badminton

4)squash

answer


tennis


Other details




Saturday, 11 November 2017

Bandhan Express was started between India and which country?

Bandhan Express was started between India and which country?

Options

1) Bangaldesh

2) Bhutan

3) Nepal

4) none of the above

answer

1) Bangaldesh


other details

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

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

Friday, 10 November 2017

Which country ranks first in 'business optimism' index ?


Which country ranks first in  'business optimism' index ?



Options

1) Indonesia

2) Finland

3)Netherlands

4)Philippines

answer

1) Indonesia


other details

Indonesia ranks first in  'business optimism' index

Thursday, 9 November 2017

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

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

Options

1) Mary Kom

2)Kim Hyang Mi

3)sarita devi

4)none of the above

answer

1) Mary Kom


other details

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

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

which country became new member of International Solar Alliance ?

 which country became new member of International Solar Alliance ?

Options

1) Guinea

2)Liberia

3)Senegal

4)Sierra Leone

answer

Guinea


Other details

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

Capital: Conakry
President: Alpha Condé
Currency: Guinean franc



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

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





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



Guinea became  new member of International Solar Alliance 


Tuesday, 7 November 2017

when is World Tsunami Awareness Day observed?

when is  World Tsunami Awareness Day observed?


Options

1) November 5

2)November 6

3)November 7

4)November 8

answer

1) November 5


other details

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 - Protecting Lives! Ensuring Sustainability

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

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


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

Monday, 6 November 2017

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

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

Options

1) India

2)China

3)south Korea

4)Japan



answer

1) India
Other details

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

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

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



Sunday, 5 November 2017

Saad Hariri was the Prime Minister of which country?

 Saad Hariri   was the Prime Minister  of which country?


Options

1) Lebanon

2)Jordan

3)Cyprus

4)turkey

answer

1) Lebanon


other details

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

Saturday, 4 November 2017

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

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

Options

1) India

2) Nepal

3) bhutan

4) sri Lanka

answer

 1) India




other details


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


Friday, 3 November 2017

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

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

options

1)japan

2)china

3)Korea

4)Laos

answer

1)japan


Other details



Thursday, 2 November 2017

where will 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable be organized?

where will 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable be organized?

Options

1) Thailand

2)Myanmar

3)Malaysia

4)Cambodia

answer

1) Thailand


Other details

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

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

where will Winter Olympic 2018 be played?

where will Winter  Olympic 2018 be played?

options

1) South Korea

2)France

3)Germany

4)Spain

answer

1) South Korea


Other details

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

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Mariano Rajoy is Prime Minister of which country?

Mariano Rajoy is  Prime Minister of  which country?

Options

1) Spain

2)France

3)Italy

4)Germany

answer

1) Spain


Other details

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

Monday, 30 October 2017

What is Saola ?

What is Saola ?

Options

1) Storm

2)river

3)mountain

4)sea

answer

1) Storm

Other details

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


Sunday, 29 October 2017

Manuel Sanchís Martínez was associated with which sport?

Manuel Sanchís Martínez was associated with which sport?

Options

1) football

2)hockey

3)tennis

4)cricket

answer


1) football


other details

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

 

Saturday, 28 October 2017

when was First International Day of Diplomats celebrated?

when was First International Day of Diplomats  celebrated?

Options

1) October 24

2)October 25

3)October 26

4)October 27

answer

1) October 24


Other details


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

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

Friday, 27 October 2017

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


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

Options

1) chile

2)peru

3)brazil

4)none of the above

answer


1) chile


Other details

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

Thursday, 26 October 2017

when is United Nations Day celebrated?

when is United Nations Day celebrated?

Options

1) 24 October

2)25 October

3)26 October

4)27 October

answer

1) 24 October


Other details

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

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

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

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

where was Southeast Asian defence ministers' meeting organized?

where was Southeast Asian defence ministers' meeting organized?

options

1) Philippines

2)Vietnam

3)Malaysia

4)Indonesia

answer

 1) Philippines


other details

 Southeast Asian defence ministers' meeting was organized in Philippines




Tuesday, 24 October 2017

when is World Statistics Day celebrated?

when is World Statistics Day celebrated?

Options

1) October 20

2)October 21

3)October 22

4)October 23


answer

1) October 20


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

The United Nations Statistical Commission declared the day

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

Monday, 23 October 2017

who won the Hockey Asia Cup 2017?

who won the Hockey Asia Cup 2017?

Options

1) India

2)Malaysia

3)Japan

4)south Korea

answer

1) India


Other details

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


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





Sunday, 22 October 2017

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

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

Options

1) transcontinental

2) Orient express

3) Silk Road train

4) silk odyssey

answer


3) Silk Road train

Other details

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

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

It took 14 days to reach Iran .

Total distance covered 9,500-kilometre

 It passed through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

Saturday, 21 October 2017

where is World Archery Championships being organized?


where is World Archery Championships being organized?

Options

1) México

2)Guatemala

3)Belize

4)Honduras

answer


1) México


Other details

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

Friday, 20 October 2017

Aruna Roy won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Aruna Roy won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1981

B) 1958

C) 1991

D) 2000

Answer:

D) 1991

other Details :

won for Community Leadership

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Denmark Open is associated with which sport?

Denmark Open is associated with which sport?

Options

1) badminton

2)tennis

3)squash

4)table tennis

answer

1) badminton


Other details

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

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

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

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

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

Options

1) Russia

2)japan

3)china

4)Korea


answer

 1) Russia


Other details

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



Tuesday, 17 October 2017

who was Selena Quintanilla?

who was Selena Quintanilla?

Options

1) singer

2)author

3)athlete

4)none of the above

answer

 1) singer


Other details

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


Monday, 16 October 2017

who won the Japanese GP 2017?

who won the Japanese GP 2017?

Options

1) Andrea Dovizioso

2) Marc Marquez

3)Danilo Petrucci

4)Johann Zarco

answer

1) Andrea Dovizioso


other details

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

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

Sunday, 15 October 2017

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

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

Options

1) US

2)UK

3)France

4)Germany

answer

1) US


Other details

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

Saturday, 14 October 2017

where will Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting be held?

Options

1) Bahamas

2)Cuba

3)Haiti

4)United States

answer

1) Bahamas


Other details


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

Friday, 13 October 2017

Kwon Oh-hyun was CEO of which company?

Kwon Oh-hyun was CEO of which company?

Options

1) Samsung

2)LG

3)(Hyundai

4)Kia

answer

1) Samsung


Other details


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

Thursday, 12 October 2017

where will 2019 AFC Asian Cup be held?

where will 2019 AFC Asian Cup be held?

Options

1) United Arab Emirates

2)nepal

3)bhutan

4)Qatar

answer

1) United Arab Emirates


Other details

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

when is World Mental Health Day celebrated?

when is World Mental Health Day celebrated?

Options

1)10 October

2)11 October

3)12 October

4)13 October

answer

1)10 October


Other details


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

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

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

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



Tuesday, 10 October 2017

who was Fridtjof Nansen ?

who was Fridtjof Nansen ?

Options

1) explorer

2)mathematician

3)astronomer

4)none of the above

answer

1) explorer


Other details

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

Monday, 9 October 2017

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

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

Options

1) Anupama Ramachandran

2)Keerthana Pandian

 3)Albina Leschuk

4)Alexsandra Riabinina

answer

1) Anupama Ramachandran


Other details


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

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

Sunday, 8 October 2017

who won the first Nobel Prize in Literature?

who won the first Nobel Prize in Literature?

Options

1) Sully Prudhomme

2) leconte de lisle

3) theodor mommsen

4) gabriel faure

answer

1) Sully Prudhomme

other details

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

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

Saturday, 7 October 2017

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

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

Options

1) Mongolia

2)Korea

3)Russia

4)China


answer


1) Mongolia


Other details

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

Friday, 6 October 2017

Which Year was Pulitzer Awards Established

Which Year was Pulitzer Awards Established

options

a) 1955


b) 1906


c) 1917


d) 1919


Answer c) 1917


Other Details

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


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


 winner is awarded a gold medal


102 judges select the winner

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Where is Asian Development bank head quarters?

Where is Asian Development  bank head quarters?

Options

1) delhi

2) Mumbai

3) Hong Kong

4) Manila

answer

4) Manila

Other Details

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

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

who was Paul Otellini?

who was Paul Otellini?

Options

1) Businessman

2) Actor

3) Scientist

4) Mathematician

answer

1) Businessman


Other details


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

He was also on the board of directors of Google. 

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Who has been appointed as Chairman of World Gold Council?

 Who has been appointed as Chairman of World Gold Council?

Options

1) David Harquail

2)David James

3)David John

4)David Jacob

answer

1) David Harquail


Other details

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

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

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

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

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

Monday, 2 October 2017

who was Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr. ?

who was Samuel Irving Newhouse Jr. ?

Options

1) businessman

2)author

3)athlete

4)scientist

answer

1) businessman

other details

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

Sunday, 1 October 2017

when is World Tourism Day celebrated?

when is World Tourism Day  celebrated?

Options

1)  27 September

2) 28 September

 3)29 September

4)26 September

answer

1)  27 September

Other details

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

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

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

Saturday, 30 September 2017

when is World Rabies Day observed?


when is World Rabies Day observed?

Options

1) September 28

2)September 27

3)September 26

4)September 29

answer

1) September 28

Other details

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


Friday, 29 September 2017

Angela merkel was elected as president of which country?

Angela merkel was elected as president of which country?

Options

1) Germany

2)France

3)(Spain

4)Italy

answer

1) Germany


Other details

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

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Who was Ettore Scola?

Who was Ettore Scola?

Options

1) film director

2) author

3) sportsman

4) painter

answer

1) film director

Other details

Ettore Scola was an Italian screenwriter and film director.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Amitabha Chowdhury won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Amitabha Chowdhury won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1974

B) 1992

C) 1958

D) 1961

Answer:

D) 1958

other Details :

won for Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

In NTCA T stands for

In NTCA T stands for

A)Tiger

B)Tarantula

C)Tortoise

D)Turkey
Answer:A)Tiger
Other Details:

National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)

Monday, 25 September 2017

Neelima Mishra won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Neelima Mishra won the Ramon Magsaysay award in

Options :

A) 1963

B) 1993

C) 1967

D) 2011

Answer:

D) 1967

other Details :

won for Emergent Leadership

Sunday, 24 September 2017

In NEER 'N' stands for

In  NEER  'N' stands for
A)National

B)Nominal

C)Non-Governmental 

D)Non-Banking
Answer:

B)Nominal
Other Details:

NEER Nominal Effective Exchange Rate

Saturday, 23 September 2017

when is World Alzheimer’s Day observed?

when is World Alzheimer’s Day  observed?

Options

1) 21 September

2)22 September

3)23 September

4)24 September

answer

 1) 21 September

other details

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

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


  launched in 2012.
 2017 Theme  “Remember me”.

Friday, 22 September 2017

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

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

Options

1) Brazil

2)Peru

3)Chile

4)none of the above

answer

1) Brazil


Other details

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

Raquel Dodge will take place of  Rodrigo Janot

Thursday, 21 September 2017

where was 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting held?

where was 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting  held?

Options

1) Kazakhstan

2)Uzbekistan


3)Kyrgyzstan


4)Tajikistan

answer

1) Kazakhstan


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

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

69th Emmy Awards

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

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Where is Big Ben Located?

Where is Big Ben Located?

Options

1) London

2) Paris

3) Madrid

4) Milan

answer


1) London

Other details

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

Monday, 18 September 2017

who was Samuel Johnson ?

who was Samuel Johnson ?

Options

1) author

2)Painter

3)Sculptor

4)none of the above

answer

1) author


Other details

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

Sunday, 17 September 2017

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

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

Options

1) Stuttgart

2)Hanover

3)Munich

4)Hamburg

answer

1) Stuttgart


Other dtails

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

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

Saturday, 16 September 2017

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

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

Options

1)  Hong Kong

2)Singapore

3)Mumbai 

4)Delhi

answer

1)  Hong Kong






Other details

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


 

Friday, 15 September 2017

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

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

Options

1) London

2)New York

3)Singapore

4)Hongkong

answer

1) London


Other details


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

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Korea Super Series is associated with which sport?

Korea Super Series is associated with which sport?

Options

1) badminton

2)tennis

3)table tennis

4)squash

answer

1) badminton


Other details

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

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Halimah Yacob has been elected as President of which country?

Halimah Yacob  has been elected as President of which country?

options

1) Singapore

2)Indonesia

3)Brunei

4)none of the above

answer

1) Singapore


Other details


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

she will be the  first president  in five decades 

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

What is the currency of Argentina?

What is the currency of Argentina?

Options

1) peso

2) dinar

3) dirham

4) dollar

answer

1) peso

Other details

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


Monday, 11 September 2017

Alberto Contador is associated with which sport?

Alberto Contador is associated with which sport?

Options

1) cycling

2)swimming

3)shooting

4)archery

answer

1) cycling


Other details


Alberto Contador Velasco is a Spanish former professional cyclist

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

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

Sunday, 10 September 2017

where is World Cadet Wrestling Championship being held?


where is World Cadet Wrestling Championship being held?

Options

1) Greece

2)France

3)Germany

4)Italy

answer

1) Greece


Other details

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

Saturday, 9 September 2017

who won the Italian Grand Prix 2017?

who won the Italian Grand Prix 2017?

Options

1) Lewis Hamilton

2)Sebastian Vettel

3)Nico Rosberg

4)Fernando Alonso

answer

1) Lewis Hamilton






Other details



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

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

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

Friday, 8 September 2017

where will 2018 Commonwealth Games be organized?

where will 2018 Commonwealth Games be organized?

Options


1) Australia

2)south Africa

3)new Zealand

4)England


answer



1) Australia


Other details


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

Thursday, 7 September 2017

where was Eastern Economic Forum Meet organized?

where was Eastern Economic Forum Meet organized?

Options

1) Russia

2)china

3)japan

4)Laos

answer

1) Russia 


Other details

Eastern Economic Forum has started in Vladivostok, Russia





Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Pavel Srnicek was associated with which sport?

Pavel Srnicek  was associated with which sport?

Options

1) Football

2) Rugby

3) Tennis

4)Hockey

answer

1) Football

Other details

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

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

who was John Ashbery?

who was John Ashbery?

options


1) poet

2)singer

3)painter

4)sculptor

answer





1) poet


Other details

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







Monday, 4 September 2017

INA was formed by

INA was formed by
A)Rash Behari Bose

B)Subash Chandra bose

C)Jagdish Chandra Bose

D)None
Answer:

A)Rash Behari Bose
Other Details:

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

Sunday, 3 September 2017

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

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

options

1) Hamburg

2)Berlin

3)Madrid

4)Milan

answer

1) Hamburg


Other details

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

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

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

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

Saturday, 2 September 2017

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

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

Options

1) Singapore

2)Laos

3)Thailand

4)Myanmar

answer

1) Singapore


Other details

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, 1 September 2017

Which is the Flag carrier Airline of India

Which is the Flag carrier Airline of India?

Options

1) Indian Airlines

2) Air India

3) Jet airways

4) None of the above

Other Details

2) Air India

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

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

Syed Nasir Ali, IRS(JMD)

Thursday, 31 August 2017

when is International Day against Nuclear Tests observed?

when is International Day against Nuclear Tests observed?

Options

1)  August 29

 2)August 28

3) August 27

 4)August 26

answer

1)  August 29


Other details

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

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

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

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

India's president is sworn in by whom?

India's president is sworn in by whom?

1) chief election comissioner

2) comptroller and auditor General

3) chief Justice of India

4) None of The Above


answer


3) chief Justice of India

Other details

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


Tuesday, 29 August 2017

U.S. imposed economic sanctions against which country?

U.S. imposed  economic sanctions against which country?

Options

1) Venezuela

2)Peru

3)Chile

4) Brazil


answer

1) Venezuela


Other details

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

Monday, 28 August 2017

What is Harvey?

What is Harvey?

Options

1)  hurricane

2)mountain

3)river

4)sea

answer

1)  hurricane

Other details

Hurricane Harvey is an active tropical cyclone near southeastern Texas US

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Tony deBrum was from which country?

Tony deBrum was from which country?

Options

1) Marshall Islands

2)Kiribati

3)Nauru

4)Wake Island

answer

1) Marshall Islands

Other details

Tony deBrum   was a Marshallese politician and government minister.

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

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

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


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

Saturday, 26 August 2017

What is arachnophobia?

What is arachnophobia?

 options

1) dear Of tigers

2) Fear of sharks

3) fear of Leopards

4) Fear of Spiders

Answer

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

Friday, 25 August 2017

Who was Brian Aldiss ?

Who was Brian Aldiss ?

Options

1) author

2)poet

3)painter

4)singer

answer

1) author


Other etails

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

Thursday, 24 August 2017

what is Hato ?

what is Hato ?

Options

1) typhoon

2)mountain

3)sea

4)river

answer


1) typhoon


other details

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

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

smallest surgical robot called Versius was developed in which country?

smallest surgical robot  called Versius was developed in which country?

Options

1) UK

2) france

3) Gemrany

4) spain

answer

1) UK


Other details

 smallest surgical robot  called Versius was developed in UK 

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Diesel engine Was Invented by?

Diesel engine Was Invented by?
Options

1) Henry ford

2) Ferdinand Porsche

3) Enzo Ferrari

4) Rudolf diesel

Answer


4) Rudolf diesel

Other Details

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

Monday, 21 August 2017

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

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

Options

1) italy

2)france

3)germany

4)spain

answer

1) italy


Other details

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

Sunday, 20 August 2017

when is World Humanitarian Day celebrated?

when is World Humanitarian Day celebrated?

options

1)  19 August

2) 18 August

3) 17 August

4) 16 August

answer


1)  19 August


Other details

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

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

Saturday, 19 August 2017

who won the Bulgaria Open International Series 2017?

who won the Bulgaria Open International Series  2017?

options

1) Lakshya Sen

 2)Zvonimir Durkinjak

3)Dinuka Karunaratna

4)none of the above

answer

1) Lakshya Sen


Other details

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


Friday, 18 August 2017

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

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

options

1) New Zealand

2)Australia

3)West indies

4)South Africa

answer

1) New Zealand


Other details


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

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

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

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

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

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



 

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Where were World Police & Fire Games 2017 held?

Where were World Police & Fire Games 2017 held?

Options

1) US

2)UK

3)France

4)Germany

answer

1) US


Other details

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

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

what is Noru?

what is Noru?

Options

1) typhoon

2)river

3)mountain

4)sea

answer


1) typhoon


Other details

Typhoon Noru is a typhoon near  western Japan

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

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

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

Options

1) Serbia

2)Kosovo

3)Montenegro

4)Macedonia

answer

1) Serbia


Other details

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

Monday, 14 August 2017

With which Sports is Abhinav Bindra Associated?

With which Sports is Abhinav Bindra Associated?

 
Options

1) Shooting

2) Rafting

3) Cricket

4) Hockey

answer
1) Shooting

Other Details

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

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