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Are you a news junkie? Take our quiz

Last updated on: July 21, 2014 13:19 IST

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How plugged are you into news? And how much of it has stayed lodged in that grey matter? Take our weekly news quiz that gives you a whip-round of what's been going on last week. Good luck!

1. Last Sunday, Indian Air Force scrambled fighter jets after two passenger aircraft sought to enter the Indian territory from the Pakistan side? What airlines did the planes belong to?
A. Pakistan Airlines
B. Turkish Airlines
C. Iraqi Airways
D. Emirates

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Image: Two MiG-21 fighter aircraft were sent from the Jodhpur air base to investigate airlines
Photographs: Ajay Verma/Reuters

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2. The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club in Chennai came under fire for
A. Banning meat in the canteen
B. Asking women not to wear short skirts
C. Turning away a dhoti-clad judge
D. Airing the Football World Cup Finals

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Image: ICC chief N Srinivasan, who also heads the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club, has said he is ready to lift the ban on dhotis
Photographs: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

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3: On his way to Fortaleza, Brazil to attend the BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an overnight stopover at
A. Frankfurt
B. Berlin
C. Paris
D. Rio Di Janerio

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Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a stopover before he heads for Brazil
Photographs: Press Information Bureau

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4. What is Israel’s missile defence system called?
A. Iron Dome
B. Metal Dome
C. Safegaurd program
D. Arrow missile system

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Image: An interceptor rocket in fired the southern Israeli city of Ashdod
Photographs: Baz Ratner/Reuters

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5. Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik who stirred a storm after his meeting with Lashkar’s Hafiz Saeed is an aide of…
A. Anna Hazare
B. Baba Ramdev
C. Amit Shah
D. Mohan Bhagwat

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Image: Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik in a meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed


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6. Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine’s Donetsk on Thursday, was headed to…
A. Kuala Lumpur
B. Jakarta
C. Kiev
D. Amsterdam

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Image: A pro-Russian separatist stands at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.
Photographs: Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters

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7. Former United States president Bill Clinton visited a school kitchen in which Indian city?
A. Lucknow
B. Jodhpur
C. Delhi
D. Jaipur

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Image: Former US president Bill Clinton waves to students


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8. Which Nobel-prize winning author died last week?
A. Gabriel García Márquez
B. Nadine Gordimer
C. Doris Lessing
D. Nelson Mandela

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9. "Treat juvenile rape accused at par with adults." Which NDA minister made this remark?
A. Smriti Irani
B. Harsh Vardhan
C. Rajnath Singh
D. Maneka Gandhi

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Image: Schoolgirls pray to pay homage to a rape victim who was assaulted in New Delhi


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10. Which official’s appointment saw an amendment being passed in Parliament?
A. Nripendra Misra
B. Ajit Doval
C. M K Narayanan
D. Shiv Shankar Menon





 

Image: PM Narendra Modi with his principal secretary desiganate


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