Dec. 25 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: As per a study by economic consultancy CEBR by the year 2028, first, second and third economies of the world would be....As per a study by economic consultancy CEBR by the year 2028, first, second and third economies of the world would be....
  • Explanation:By the year 2028, the league table will be reordered. China will move to the number one place, followed by the United States (2nd), India (3rd), Mexico (9th) and Canada (10th) By the year 2028, the league table will be reordered. China will move to the number one place, followed by the United States (2nd), India (3rd), Mexico (9th) and Canada (10th)
  • Question 2: As per CEBR's World Economic League table report as on 2013 India is world's....largest economy?As per CEBR's World Economic League table report as on 2013 India is world's....largest economy?
  • Explanation:The 2013 league table shows only two changes in the list of top 20 economies. Firstly, Russia overtook recession- stricken Italy to gain 8th place and Canada overtook India as a result of the collapse of the rupee to retake its position as the second largThe 2013 league table shows only two changes in the list of top 20 economies. Firstly, Russia overtook recession- stricken Italy to gain 8th place and Canada overtook India as a result of the collapse of the rupee to retake its position as the second larg
  • Question 3: Which of the following has just received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate?Which of the following has just received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate?
  • Explanation:Airports Authority of India has received the TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate and membership plaque from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) at its Headquarters in Montreal, Canada. Airports Authority of India has received the TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate and membership plaque from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) at its Headquarters in Montreal, Canada.
  • Question 4: Which of the following is facing Rs. 3,700 crore tax claim by the Income Tax Department? Which of the following is facing Rs. 3,700 crore tax claim by the Income Tax Department?
  • Explanation:The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has stayed a Rs. 3,700 crore tax claim by the Income Tax Department on Vodafone India in a transfer-pricing dispute and asked the telecom company to deposit Rs. 200 crore as initial payment and submit bank guaranteThe Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has stayed a Rs. 3,700 crore tax claim by the Income Tax Department on Vodafone India in a transfer-pricing dispute and asked the telecom company to deposit Rs. 200 crore as initial payment and submit bank guarante
  • Question 5: With what seed capital India's first "Bhartiya Women Bank" has been set up...?With what seed capital India's first "Bhartiya Women Bank" has been set up...?
  • Explanation:The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will open four more branches in four capital cities of the northeastern states, officials said here on Tuesday. “Four branches of BMB would be set up in Agartala (Tripura), Shillong (Meghalaya), Gangtok (Sikkim) and ItanagaThe Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) will open four more branches in four capital cities of the northeastern states, officials said here on Tuesday. “Four branches of BMB would be set up in Agartala (Tripura), Shillong (Meghalaya), Gangtok (Sikkim) and Itanaga
  • Question 6: PMEAC's has reduced India's service sector growth rate for 2013-14 to...?PMEAC's has reduced India's service sector growth rate for 2013-14 to...?
  • Explanation:The PMEAC expects agriculture and industry to grow by 4.8 per cent and 2.7 per cent, respectively while the growth of the services sector is pegged lower at 6.6 per cent for this fiscal.The PMEAC expects agriculture and industry to grow by 4.8 per cent and 2.7 per cent, respectively while the growth of the services sector is pegged lower at 6.6 per cent for this fiscal.
  • Question 7: Dozens of bathers in Parana River in the city of Rosario were left injured after a shoal of piranhas attacked them under water. This river is in...Dozens of bathers in Parana River in the city of Rosario were left injured after a shoal of piranhas attacked them under water. This river is in...
  • Explanation:Dozens of bathers in a popular beach on the Parana River in the city of Rosario were left injured after a shoal of piranhas attacked them under water. The injured, which included more than 20 children, saw a seven-year-old girl lose part of one of her finDozens of bathers in a popular beach on the Parana River in the city of Rosario were left injured after a shoal of piranhas attacked them under water. The injured, which included more than 20 children, saw a seven-year-old girl lose part of one of her fin
  • Question 8: As per a new ruling in which state women, whose husbands are missing for the past four years, can remarry? As per a new ruling in which state women, whose husbands are missing for the past four years, can remarry?
  • Explanation:In a significant development, a group of Islamic scholars on Thursday ruled that "half-widows", or women whose husbands had disappeared during the over 20-year-long conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and whose whereabouts are since unknown, can re-maIn a significant development, a group of Islamic scholars on Thursday ruled that "half-widows", or women whose husbands had disappeared during the over 20-year-long conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and whose whereabouts are since unknown, can re-ma
  • Question 9: What percentage of Indian women do not have a bank account?What percentage of Indian women do not have a bank account?
  • Explanation:Only 26 percent of women in India admit to having a bank accountOnly 26 percent of women in India admit to having a bank account