Dec. 20 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: Jayanthi Natrajan who resigned in a controversial from Union Cabinet, was holding which post?Jayanthi Natrajan who resigned in a controversial from Union Cabinet, was holding which post?
  • Explanation:Jayanthi Natrajan has resigned from the Union Cabinet as Environment and Forests Minister. She is reportedly to play a bigger role in the Congress party ahead of general elections-2014. Jayanthi Natrajan has resigned from the Union Cabinet as Environment and Forests Minister. She is reportedly to play a bigger role in the Congress party ahead of general elections-2014.
  • Question 2: Name the robot developed by a US company that can make crime prediction? Name the robot developed by a US company that can make crime prediction?
  • Explanation:A US-based company has developed a human-sized 'robot cop' that can predict if, when and where a crime is likely to occur. 'LiveScience' reports, K5 robot, developed by a California-based company has an onboard sensor array that can see, hear, touch and sA US-based company has developed a human-sized 'robot cop' that can predict if, when and where a crime is likely to occur. 'LiveScience' reports, K5 robot, developed by a California-based company has an onboard sensor array that can see, hear, touch and s
  • Question 3: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was in news recently is a famous?Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was in news recently is a famous?
  • Explanation:Khodorkovsky spent ten years in a Russian prison for fraud and tax evasion and has always insisted that his conviction was politically motivated as he used some of his wealth to fund opposition parties.Khodorkovsky spent ten years in a Russian prison for fraud and tax evasion and has always insisted that his conviction was politically motivated as he used some of his wealth to fund opposition parties.
  • Question 4: Kishenganga hydro project is in which state?Kishenganga hydro project is in which state?
  • Explanation:India said it is studying the final award of the international court of arbitration on Indo-Pak dispute on Kishenganga hydro project in Jammu and Kashmir in which New Delhi has been asked to maintain certain flow of water in the river all the time.India said it is studying the final award of the international court of arbitration on Indo-Pak dispute on Kishenganga hydro project in Jammu and Kashmir in which New Delhi has been asked to maintain certain flow of water in the river all the time.
  • Question 5: England's Graeme Swann, who has announced his retirement from Test cricket was known for his...England's Graeme Swann, who has announced his retirement from Test cricket was known for his...
  • Explanation:England's Graeme Swann announced retirement from International Cricket Jagran Josh recommends this article for Bank Exams, MBA Entrance Exams, Civil Services Exam, SSC Exams Suggested Readings: Personality, December 2013 Current Affairs, Sports, 2013 CEngland's Graeme Swann announced retirement from International Cricket Jagran Josh recommends this article for Bank Exams, MBA Entrance Exams, Civil Services Exam, SSC Exams Suggested Readings: Personality, December 2013 Current Affairs, Sports, 2013 C
  • Question 6: Members of BCIM Trade Corridor are...?Members of BCIM Trade Corridor are...?
  • Explanation:The Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation (BCIM) is a sub-regional organisation of Asian nations aimed at greater integration of trade and investment between the four countries. The Bangladesh–China–India–Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation (BCIM) is a sub-regional organisation of Asian nations aimed at greater integration of trade and investment between the four countries.
  • Question 7: The International Court of Arbitration has allowed India to go ahead with construction of the Kishanganga dam. This dam is in...The International Court of Arbitration has allowed India to go ahead with construction of the Kishanganga dam. This dam is in...
  • Explanation:The International Court of Arbitration has allowed India to go ahead with construction of the Kishanganga dam in Jammu and Kashmir, over which Pakistan has raised objections. The International Court of Arbitration has allowed India to go ahead with construction of the Kishanganga dam in Jammu and Kashmir, over which Pakistan has raised objections.
  • Question 8: For which country IMF has released $114-million bail out payment? For which country IMF has released $114-million bail out payment?
  • Explanation:he International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday released the next instalment of its bailout for Cyprus - a desperately needed support for the struggling euro zone economy. The payment was valued at around $114 million (83.5 million euros).he International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday released the next instalment of its bailout for Cyprus - a desperately needed support for the struggling euro zone economy. The payment was valued at around $114 million (83.5 million euros).
  • Question 9: Which state has devised a plan to manage disasters in future?Which state has devised a plan to manage disasters in future?
  • Explanation:Six months after flash floods wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand claiming hundreds of lives and rendering thousands homeless, the state government has devised an elaborate disaster management plan.Six months after flash floods wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand claiming hundreds of lives and rendering thousands homeless, the state government has devised an elaborate disaster management plan.