Dec. 24 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which is the latest state to ban plastic packaging of non–essential food from Jan 26th, 2014?Which is the latest state to ban plastic packaging of non–essential food from Jan 26th, 2014?
  • Explanation:The Himachal Pradesh High Court has vacated a stay on the state government's June 26th notification banning use of plastic material for packaging non-essential food items in the state. notification banning the storage, supply, sale and entry of non-essentThe Himachal Pradesh High Court has vacated a stay on the state government's June 26th notification banning use of plastic material for packaging non-essential food items in the state. notification banning the storage, supply, sale and entry of non-essent
  • Question 2: Which university is hosting 37th 'Indian Social Science Congress?Which university is hosting 37th 'Indian Social Science Congress?
  • Explanation:President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 37th 'Indian Social Science Congress' at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Aligarh today. Indian Academy of Social Sciences in association with AMU is organising the 5-day event. President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 37th 'Indian Social Science Congress' at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Aligarh today. Indian Academy of Social Sciences in association with AMU is organising the 5-day event.
  • Question 3: Just approved constitutional status to a proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) will enable...? Just approved constitutional status to a proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) will enable...?
  • Explanation:Granted constitutional status to a proposed commission for appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary to ensure that its composition cannot be altered through an ordinary legislation.Granted constitutional status to a proposed commission for appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary to ensure that its composition cannot be altered through an ordinary legislation.
  • Question 4: Which city hosted 34th National Archery Championships?Which city hosted 34th National Archery Championships?
  • Explanation:Deepika Kumari won her sixth consecutive title at the 34th National Archery Championships held JRD Tata Stadium, Jamshedpur. Deepika Kumari won her sixth consecutive title at the 34th National Archery Championships held JRD Tata Stadium, Jamshedpur.
  • Question 5: As National Sample Survey data rural household in which state has to lowest percentage of safe drinking water?As National Sample Survey data rural household in which state has to lowest percentage of safe drinking water?
  • Explanation:Kerala rural households are the worst hit with only 29.5 percent having access to safe drinking water whereas in Tamil Nadu it was 94 percent Kerala rural households are the worst hit with only 29.5 percent having access to safe drinking water whereas in Tamil Nadu it was 94 percent
  • Question 6: As NSSO Survey how many states have above average percentage of people having access to safe drinking water? As NSSO Survey how many states have above average percentage of people having access to safe drinking water?
  • Explanation:Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan have above national average percentage of people having access to safe drinking water. Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan have above national average percentage of people having access to safe drinking water.
  • Question 7: Under JnNURM in 2005 how many how many Mission Cities were selected to develop Urban Infrastructure & Governance? Under JnNURM in 2005 how many how many Mission Cities were selected to develop Urban Infrastructure & Governance?
  • Explanation:, Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM), was taken up in 2005 for a period of seven years envisaging an investment of more than Rs 1,00,000 crore with a central share of nearly Rs 66,00,000 cr. It has mainly two components:- 1. U, Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM), was taken up in 2005 for a period of seven years envisaging an investment of more than Rs 1,00,000 crore with a central share of nearly Rs 66,00,000 cr. It has mainly two components:- 1. U
  • Question 8: Who would be the chairman of 7th Pay Commission Who would be the chairman of 7th Pay Commission
  • Explanation:The central government has initiated process to set up seventh pay commission and proposal from the cabinet soon for constitute the 7th Pay Commission. This pay commission will revise the salaries of more than 50 lakhs central government employees and thiThe central government has initiated process to set up seventh pay commission and proposal from the cabinet soon for constitute the 7th Pay Commission. This pay commission will revise the salaries of more than 50 lakhs central government employees and thi
  • Question 9: As per CEBR report, UK to overtake Germany as Europe’s largest economy by the year...? As per CEBR report, UK to overtake Germany as Europe’s largest economy by the year...?
  • Explanation:British research group the Centre for Economics and Business Research predicted that Britain's output will outstrip France's by 2018 before displacing Germany by around 2030 British research group the Centre for Economics and Business Research predicted that Britain's output will outstrip France's by 2018 before displacing Germany by around 2030
  • Question 10: 2nd largest economy of Europe is...?2nd largest economy of Europe is...?
  • Explanation:Britain will surpass France and Germany to become Europe's biggest economy by 2030, according to a study. Britain will surpass France and Germany to become Europe's biggest economy by 2030, according to a study.