February 04, 2013

THE WEEKLY QUIZ - 6

3rd February - 9th February


NATION & POLITICS

(1) Name the all girls band from Kashmir that was forced to disband after opposition from religious clerics and orthodox groups.
Prakriti
Pragaash
Prajyot
Pravesh

(2) According to a census conducted last year, which state is home to 6,072 Asian elephants?
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Tamil Nadu

(3) With which of the following is the organization ICANN associated?
Insurance
Import
Internet
Indus River

(4) Who is the CM of Andhra Pradesh?
Rossiah
Kiran Kumar Reddy
Y S Rajashekara Reddy
Chandra Babu Naidu

(5) Which Indian state is witnessing protests against the land acquisition for the setting up of a new factory of the south Korean group Posco?
West Benagl
Bihar
Odisha
Chhattisgarh

INTERNATIONAL

(1) Who is the current defense minister of Venezuela?
Raul Baduel
Jose Vincente Rangel
Deigo Molero
Lucas Rincon Romero

(2) After which personality is the Rome International Airport named after?
Raphael
Leonardo Da Vinci
Michelangelo
Picasso Pablo

(3) Terror organization Abu Sayyaf is based out of which country?
Philippines
Mali
Palestine
Indonesia

(4) Who is the Prime Minister of Morocco?
Abderrahmane Youssoufi
Dris Jettou
Abbas El Fassi
Abdelilah Benkirane

(5) To which military leader did former Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner surrender in 1989?
Juan Carlos Wasmosy
Raul Cubas Grau
Lino Oviedo
Luis Angel Gonzalez Macchi

(6) To which country does Fidel Castro belong to?
North Korea
Vietnam
China
Cuba

(7) Which country's defense minister has accepted launching air strikes inside Syria?
US
Israel
France
Turkey

(8) Buddhist monk Phan Van Thu belongs to which country?
Malaysia
Thailand
Vietnam
Laos