Dec. 19 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name Indian born attorney who has been appointed as Texas Secretary of State? Name Indian born attorney who has been appointed as Texas Secretary of State?
  • Explanation:Eminent Attorney Nandita Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas. This makes her the first Indian-American to occupy the post in the southern US state.Eminent Attorney Nandita Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas. This makes her the first Indian-American to occupy the post in the southern US state.
  • Question 2: Winner of “Best State Nodel Agency” award 2013 is?Winner of “Best State Nodel Agency” award 2013 is?
  • Explanation:In Jammu and Kashmir, Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency - KREDA - was awarded for the second time as "Best State Nodel Agency" for implementation of Thermal Schemes in Kargil Ladakh.In Jammu and Kashmir, Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency - KREDA - was awarded for the second time as "Best State Nodel Agency" for implementation of Thermal Schemes in Kargil Ladakh.
  • Question 3: Which country has signed a controversial law that allows foreign companies to drill for oil? Which country has signed a controversial law that allows foreign companies to drill for oil?
  • Explanation:Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has signed a controversial law that allows foreign companies to drill for oil for the first time since the sector was nationalised in 1938. The legislation was passed by Congress on 13 December and ratified by a majoriMexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has signed a controversial law that allows foreign companies to drill for oil for the first time since the sector was nationalised in 1938. The legislation was passed by Congress on 13 December and ratified by a majori
  • Question 4: As per RBI news norms a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within...?As per RBI news norms a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within...?
  • Explanation:RBI in a notification advised banks to treat a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within a stipulated 90-day periodRBI in a notification advised banks to treat a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within a stipulated 90-day period
  • Question 5: Soiled currency notes under 'clean note policy' will not be circulated after? Soiled currency notes under 'clean note policy' will not be circulated after?
  • Explanation:In a bid to make good quality bank notes available to the public under its 'clean note policy', the RBI has asked banks to stop circulating soiled currency notes, after collecting them from customers, with effect from January 1, 2014. In a bid to make good quality bank notes available to the public under its 'clean note policy', the RBI has asked banks to stop circulating soiled currency notes, after collecting them from customers, with effect from January 1, 2014.
  • Question 6: How many nations are there in BCIM Trade Corridor? How many nations are there in BCIM Trade Corridor?
  • Explanation:India, China, Bangladesh and Myanmar had BCIM's the first ever official-level discussions on the ambitious corridor to link India and China with Bangladesh and Myanmar. India, China, Bangladesh and Myanmar had BCIM's the first ever official-level discussions on the ambitious corridor to link India and China with Bangladesh and Myanmar.
  • Question 7: Recently, with which country India has signed a Cultural Exchange Programme Deal? Recently, with which country India has signed a Cultural Exchange Programme Deal?
  • Explanation:This deal is valid for three years.This deal is valid for three years.
  • Question 8: Which of the following countries has lunched its first telecommunications satellite named Tupak Katari?Which of the following countries has lunched its first telecommunications satellite named Tupak Katari?
  • Explanation:Bolivia first telecommunication satellite Tupak Katari. The satellite has been named after a national hero, who fought in the 18th century Spanish colonial rule.Bolivia first telecommunication satellite Tupak Katari. The satellite has been named after a national hero, who fought in the 18th century Spanish colonial rule.
  • Question 9: C. Rangarajan Committee is related with?C. Rangarajan Committee is related with?
  • Explanation:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had approved Natural Gas Pricing Guidelines 2013 on 27th June 2013 based on the recommendations made by Dr. C. Rangarajan Committee for fixation of price of domestically produced natural gas for a period of five yThe Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had approved Natural Gas Pricing Guidelines 2013 on 27th June 2013 based on the recommendations made by Dr. C. Rangarajan Committee for fixation of price of domestically produced natural gas for a period of five y