Latest Current Affairs Questions – Quiz 171

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Latest Current Affairs Questions April 2014
 
Question Number 1: Which country was officially certified ‘polio free’ on March 27, 2014 by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
A) Pakistan
B) India
C) Afghanistan
D) Nigeria
Answer & Explanation: India was officially certified ‘polio free’ on March 27, 2014 by the World Health Organization.
 
Question Number 2: What was the name of Secretary of US Department of Energy, who visited India in New Delhi on March 5-11, 2014 for the Energy Dialogue met?
A) Joe Biden
B) Ernest Moniz
C) Timothy Geitner
D) John Kerry
Answer & Explanation: Ernest Moniz was the name of Secretary of US Department of Energy.
 
Question Number 3: India on March 28, 2014 successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithivi-II surface to surface missile from Chandipur. In which state Chandipur located?
A) Chennai
B) Odisha
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Chandipur is located in Odisha.
 
Question Number 4: Which state of India has kept its top position for the fifth consecutive year for offering 66 person-days so far in the current fiscal in executing the Central Government’s flagship rural jobs scheme-Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)?
A) Karnataka
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Tripura
D) Haryana
Answer & Explanation: Tripura has kept its top position.
 
Question Number 5: Japan signed on April 1, 2014 a loan agreement with India to provide ______ for the development of water supply project in Agra?
A) 350 cr
B) 960 cr
C) 700 cr
D) 1000 cr
Answer & Explanation: Japan signed on April 1, 2014 a loan agreement with India to provide “960 cr” for the development of water supply project in Agra.
 
Question Number 6: The armies of Nepal and India held a joint military exercise named ______ at the Integrated Army Training Centre (IATC) at Saljhandi in Rupanddehi district of southern Nepal.
A) Indra
B) Combat
C) Surya Kiran
D) Yudh Abhyas
Answer & Explanation: Nepal and India held a joint military exercise named Surya Kiran.
 
Question Number 7: The third edition of the global Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) 2014 was held at?
A) Brussels
B) Hague
C) Belgium
D)  New Delhi
Answer & Explanation: Third edition of the global Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) 2014 was held at Hague.
 
Question Number 8: What was the name of The Malaysia Airlines flight that has vanished when flying over the Ho Chi Minh air traffic control area in Vietnam on March 8, 2014 as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board?
A) B7777
B) Deer Jet 370
C) MH370
D) Air Juneyao
Answer & Explanation: MH370 was the name of The Malaysia Airlines flight.
 
Question Number 9: When World Water Day is celebrated?
A) May 3
B) March 22
C) April 15
D) March 8
Answer & Explanation: World Water Day is celebrated on March 22.
 
Question Number 10: Crimea has recently in news. Crimea now became a part of which country?
A) France
B) Russia
C) Ukraine
D) Germany
Answer & Explanation: Crimea now became a part of Russia.

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