World Information - 5

121BRICS stands for 5 major emerging economies. "S" represents which country?
 A) Spain
 B) Singapore
 C) South Korea
 D) South Africa
  
122Which of the following countries celebrate "Bastil Day" as "National Day-?
 A) Russia
 B) France
 C) Japan
 D) Thailand
  
123Which are the five permanent members of UN Security Council?
 A) USA, UK, China, Germany, Canada
 B) USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
 C) USA, UK, France, Russia, Canada
 D) USA, UK, France, Russia, China
  
124In which of the below countries terrorist group al-Qaida has captured a part of the country and has built an elaborate network of tunnels, trenches, shafts and ramparts in 2013?
 A) Afghanistan
 B) Iraq
 C) Kenya
 D) Mali
  
125Which spacecrafts carried the astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Buzz Aldrin to the moon in 1969?
 A) Apollo 8
 B) Apollo 9
 C) Apollo 11
 D) Eagle
  
126Samba is a popular form of dance famous as the dance of celebrations. It originated from which country?
 A) Argentina
 B) Brazil
 C) Columbia
 D) Mexico
  
127The world-s largest concentrated solar power plant was formally opened in March 2013 in ________.
 A) Abu Dhabi
 B) Dubai
 C) Riyadh
 D) Doha
  
128According to one international leader, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) would one day become E-BRICS. E represents the country
 A) Ethiopia
 B) Egypt
 C) Estonia
 D) None of These
  
129Which canal connects Mediterranean Sea with Red Sea ?
 (A) Erie Canal
 (B) Indira Gandhi Canal
 (C) Panama Canal
 (D) Suez Canal
  
130Where has the world-s largest monolithic statue of Buddha been installed?
 A) Henan, China
 B) Hyderabad
 C) Bamiyan
 D) Sagaing Division, Mayanmar
  
131In which country 56% of the members of the parliament are women, the highest in the world?
 A) Sudan
 B) Senegal
 C) South Africa
 D) Rwanda
  
132Gunter Grass, the German Nobel literature laureate, has accused which of the following countries as a threat to world peace in his poem 'What Must Be Said'?
 A) Russia
 B) Israel
 C) Iraq
 D) North Korea
  
133Nay Pyi Taw is the capital city of which of the following countries?
 A) Vietnam
 B) Laos
 C) Myanmar
 D) Thailand
  
134Which of the following countries completed its second year of independence on July 9, 2013?
 A) Vanuatu
 B) Montenegro
 C) North Sudan
 D) South Sudan
  
135Which of the following currencies is used in Brazil?
 A) Dollar
 B) Real
 C) Peso
 D) Rand
  
136Gangnam style dance is in the news recently. It originated in?
 A) West Indies
 B) Brazil
 C) USA
 D) South Korea
  
137Which country has test fired Dongfeng-41, a new generation inter continental ballistic missile (ICBM) with a range of 14,000km?
 A) North Korea
 B) Russia
 C) China
 D) Iran
  
138What is the currency of Iran?
 A) Dinar
 B) Krona
 C) Rial
 D) Rupaiya
  
139What is the currency of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?
 A) Taka
 B) Baht
 C) Dirham
 D) Rupaiya
  
140Pakistan government has renamed Shadman Chowk as Bhagat Singh Chowk in which of the following cities?
 A) Multan
 B) Lahore
 C) Peshawar
 D) Islamabad
  
141What is the capital city of South Sudan?
 A) Khartoum
 B) Juba
 C) Moroni
 D) Malabo
  
142Which country became the 18th member country of the euro zone in June 2013?
 A) Latvia
 B) Croatia
 C) Ukrene
 D) Turkey
  
143Which country joined the European Union as the 28th member of the Union in July 2013?
 A) Norway
 B) Latvia
 C) Croatia
 D) Turkey
  
144Which US City has filed for bankruptcy recently in July 2013?
 A) Boston
 B) Chicago
 C) Detroit
 D) Connecticut
  
145What is the name of the largest volcano that has been discovered in the Pacific Ocean in Sep 2013?
 A) Tamu Massif
 B) Kilimanjaro
 C) Mauna Loa
 D) Ichinsky
  
146Which country opened world-s highest airport in Daocheng in Sep 2013 which stands at 4,411 metre above sea level?
 A) Mangolia
 B) Russia
 C) China
 D) Japan
  
147Which country has successfully tested the -Epsilon- new cheaper rocket in Sep 2013?
 A) USA
 B) China
 C) Japan
 D) Russia
  
148Which University has been named the world's top university by the Times Higher Education Global Ranking published in Oct 2013?
 A) Harvard University
 B) Stanford University
 C) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 D) California Institute of Technology
  
149The United States has overtaken which country to become the world's biggest oil producer due to the jump in output from shale gas finds in US (published in Oct 2013).
 A) Kuwait
 B) Saudi Arabia
 C) UAE
 D) Russia
  
150Which country played the most crucial role in averting US attach on Syria for storing and using chemical weapon in Sep 2013?
 A) UK
 B) Russia
 C) France
 D) Germany

 
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Answers:
121Ans) South Africa
122Ans) France
123Ans) USA, UK, France, Russia, China
124Ans) Mali
125Ans) Apollo 11
126Ans) Brazil
127Ans) Abu Dhabi
128Ans) Egypt
129Ans) Suez Canal
130Ans) Henan, China
131Ans) Rwanda
132Ans) Israel
133Ans) Myanmar
134Ans) South Sudan
135Ans) Real
136Ans) South Korea
137Ans) China
138Ans) Rial
139Ans) Dirham
140Ans) Lahore
141Ans) Juba
142Ans) Latvia
143Ans) Croatia
144Ans) Detroit
145Ans) Tamu Massif
146Ans) China
147Ans) Japan
148Ans) California Institute of Technology
149Ans) Saudi Arabia
150Ans) Russia

 
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