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2015 Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra awardees

Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh of the 57 Battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles will be posthumously awarded the Ashok Chakra, the country’s highest peacetime military decoration.     President Pranab Mukherjee will also posthumously award the Ashok Chakra to Major Mukund Varadarajan of the 44th Battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles, which was announced on Independence Day [...]

2015 Padma awards names are announced

Indian Government announced the list of Padma awards (the President of India has approved). 104 personalities receive Padma awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri) this year.   The list comprises of 9 Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 75 Padma Shri Awardees. 17 of the awardees are women and the list also includes [...]

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Quiz on Asia’s largest wholesale markets

Several Indian cities are the hosts for Asia’s largest wholesale markets for spices, fruits, flowers, red chillies and onions. Some of these historical markets are the oldest in Asia.   Asia’s largest wholesale markets:   1. Asia’s biggest wholesale market for fruits and vegetables – Azadpur mandi.   2. Asia’s largest wholesale spice market – [...]

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Current affairs: December 2014 – January 2015

Arvind Panagariya took charge as vice chairman of Niti Aayog. South African batsman AB de Villiers scored the fastest century and half-century in International One Day cricket.   Current affairs and General knowledge bits:   1. New Chief Election Commissioner of India: Hari Shankar Brahma.     2. New ISRO chairman: Alur Selin Kiran Kumar. [...]

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10 Business quiz questions and answers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to scrap planning commission and announced new institution NITI Aayog. NITI means National Institute for Transformation India.   Business quiz questions:   1. Who invented the pneumatic tyre in 1888?   2. Who was the first woman President of the Bombay Stock Exchange?     3. In 1951, the Election [...]

10 Quiz questions on awards, and first women

Wish you a happy and prosperous new year to all the readers of Quiz questions.   1. Who was the first female doctor from India?   2. Which country has highest number of time zones?   3. Who was India’s first female journalist?   4. Which company first invented world’s first smart phone?   5. [...]

10 Quiz questions on Ebola virus disease

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a hemorrhagic fever caused by Ebola virus. Recent Ebola epidemic outbreak first occurred in March, 2014 in Western Africa. More than 4,000 people died in 2014 Ebola outbreak.   Quiz questions on Ebola virus disease:   1. Ebola virus belongs to which virus family?   2. Which Ebola virus species [...]

Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly election results

  BJP alone will form the Government in Haryana while BJP-Shiv Sena (post-poll alliance) will form the Government in Maharashtra. Congress Party lost power in both crucial states. Congress is now left with Karnataka, Kerala, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and few other small states.   BJP is going to form the Government in Haryana for [...]

2014 Nobel Prize winners in medicine, physics

Medicine or Physiology: John O’Keefe, a British-American scientist, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for discovering an inner GPS in the brain that enables virtually all creatures to navigate their surroundings.     Physics: Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano at Nagoya University, Japan and Shuji Nakamura of the University of California at Santa Barbara – for [...]

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12 quiz questions on cricket, football and other sports

Readers can test their knowledge by answering these quiz questions on various sports.   Sports quiz questions:     1. Who is the only cricketer to score more than 20,000 runs and take more than 500 wickets in International cricket?   2. Who won India’s first Commonwealth Games medal?   3. Who was the first [...]

Cuponation quiz contest winners and contest answers

  Cuponation announced the winners of quiz contest. Winners of the quiz contest will receive the prizes from Cuponation.   Winners of the quiz contest:   1st prize: Khaleel Rahman (Rs 700 e-Gift Voucher from flipkart)   2nd prize: Yasar khan (Rs 500 e-Gift Voucher from flipkart)   3rd prize: Saurav anand (Rs 300 e-Gift [...]

Participate in Cuponation Quiz contest

  Popular deals and coupons website Cuponation is conducting a quiz contest for Quiz questions website users. Winners will get gift vouchers from Cuponation. Winners will be decided basing on the number of correct entries. In case of a tie, time of the entry received will decide the winner.     Prizes for contest winners: [...]

10 quiz questions on Indian sports

  Quiz questions on cricket and archery:   1. Who is the only Indian cricketer to score to score two triple hundreds in Test cricket?   2. Who is the highest individual scorer for India in both Test and one day cricket?     3. Who is the first Indian batsman to score a century [...]

15 questions on current affairs and general knowledge

  15 quiz questions:   1. Who is the only person who has been Prime Minister and Chief Justice of India?   2. Who is the first Prime Minister of Princely state of Jammu & Kashmir?   3. Name the painful nerve disorder from which Salman Khan is suffering from?     4. Name the [...]

Sports quiz: 15 quiz questions on Indian sports

  Indian sports quiz:   1. Who was the first Indian world champion in any sports discipline?   2. Who is the first Indian to win the All England Badminton Championship?   3. Who is the only Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal?   4. At what Olympics, Milkha Singh finished fourth in [...]