Dec. 18 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: In 2010-2013 maximum custodial deaths were reported from which state?In 2010-2013 maximum custodial deaths were reported from which state?
  • Explanation:From the data tabled in the parliament, between 2010 and 2013, out of the 528 custodial deaths, 85 were from Maharashtra, 55 from Uttar Pradesh, 33 from Gujarat and 24 from Bihar.From the data tabled in the parliament, between 2010 and 2013, out of the 528 custodial deaths, 85 were from Maharashtra, 55 from Uttar Pradesh, 33 from Gujarat and 24 from Bihar.
  • Question 2: India has successfully test-fires indigenously developed Pinaka. These are.India has successfully test-fires indigenously developed Pinaka. These are.
  • Explanation:Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian ArmyPinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian Army
  • Question 3: Name the Indian sportsperson who has been selected for Vodafone's global brand ambassador, recently?Name the Indian sportsperson who has been selected for Vodafone's global brand ambassador, recently?
  • Explanation:Beginning next year, Indian boxing champ Mary Kom will become the global brand ambassador for British multinational telecom company Vodafone.Beginning next year, Indian boxing champ Mary Kom will become the global brand ambassador for British multinational telecom company Vodafone.
  • Question 4: Name the Indian Bank which has just got license to open branch in New York?Name the Indian Bank which has just got license to open branch in New York?
  • Explanation:Canara Bank today said it has received licence from the US regulators to open a branch in New York, as it seeks to expand its global presence.Canara Bank today said it has received licence from the US regulators to open a branch in New York, as it seeks to expand its global presence.
  • Question 5: Paul Torday, who died recently, was a...Paul Torday, who died recently, was a...
  • Explanation:Paul Torday was a British writer and the author of the comic novel, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Paul Torday was a British writer and the author of the comic novel, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.
  • Question 6: Book Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, was written by..Book Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, was written by..
  • Explanation:Torday's novels: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Irresistible Inheritance of Wilberforce The Girl on the LandingTorday's novels: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Irresistible Inheritance of Wilberforce The Girl on the Landing
  • Question 7: Winner of India Pride Awards for Excellence in Central PSU 2013?Winner of India Pride Awards for Excellence in Central PSU 2013?
  • Explanation:India Pride Awards for Excellence Award was instituted by Dainik Bhaskar group in 2009 to honour the PSUs in their areas of excellence. India Pride Awards for Excellence Award was instituted by Dainik Bhaskar group in 2009 to honour the PSUs in their areas of excellence.
  • Question 8: What was the name Indo-UK navies exercise, which was conducted shortly? What was the name Indo-UK navies exercise, which was conducted shortly?
  • Explanation:The second edition of “KONKAN”, which is the name given to the generic series of exercises between the Indian Navy and the Royal (British) Navy gets underway on our west coast off Goa The second edition of “KONKAN”, which is the name given to the generic series of exercises between the Indian Navy and the Royal (British) Navy gets underway on our west coast off Goa
  • Question 9: To overcome the acute shortage of accommodation for serving defence personnel, MAP was launched which stands for...?To overcome the acute shortage of accommodation for serving defence personnel, MAP was launched which stands for...?
  • Explanation:Directorate General of Married Accommodation Project (DG MAP) was raised by Govt of India under the aegis of Engineer in Chief to construct married accommodation for the three services,Directorate General of Married Accommodation Project (DG MAP) was raised by Govt of India under the aegis of Engineer in Chief to construct married accommodation for the three services,
  • Question 10: INS Trikand which was Commissioned into Indian Navy, is...? INS Trikand which was Commissioned into Indian Navy, is...?
  • Explanation:NS Trikand (F51) is a Talwar-class frigate of the Indian Navy. She is the third and final ship of the second batch of Talwar-class frigatesNS Trikand (F51) is a Talwar-class frigate of the Indian Navy. She is the third and final ship of the second batch of Talwar-class frigates