Dec. 27 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which country has opened its Satellite System for Asian neighbours to use its home grown BeiDou Navigation System for navigation system for free?Which country has opened its Satellite System for Asian neighbours to use its home grown BeiDou Navigation System for navigation system for free?
  • Explanation:China is intended to widen the use of its home grown BeiDou Navigation System, which already has 16 satellites. China is intended to widen the use of its home grown BeiDou Navigation System, which already has 16 satellites.
  • Question 2: Barack Obama has signed cross-party budget bill that will avert Government shutdown for how many years? Barack Obama has signed cross-party budget bill that will avert Government shutdown for how many years?
  • Explanation:A two year bipartisan federal budget bill to avert the risk of shutdown of the Government in January 2014. He signed the Bill, while holidaying in Hawaii at the end of the year. A two year bipartisan federal budget bill to avert the risk of shutdown of the Government in January 2014. He signed the Bill, while holidaying in Hawaii at the end of the year.
  • Question 3: India and US have extended a contract for six additional war planes. The name of these planes is...?India and US have extended a contract for six additional war planes. The name of these planes is...?
  • Explanation:India has signed a Rs 4,000-crore deal with the US for procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft for the Indian Air Force.India has signed a Rs 4,000-crore deal with the US for procuring six more C-130J Super Hercules Special Operations aircraft for the Indian Air Force.
  • Question 4: Railways Ministry has ordered a high-level inquiry into which of the following train accident?Railways Ministry has ordered a high-level inquiry into which of the following train accident?
  • Explanation:The Railway Ministry has ordered a high level inquiry into the Bangalore-Nanded fire accident that claimed 26 lives including two children.The Railway Ministry has ordered a high level inquiry into the Bangalore-Nanded fire accident that claimed 26 lives including two children.
  • Question 5: Govt. has announced creation of chairs in the name of___in universities in the country to inspire the younger generation excel in their area of work?Govt. has announced creation of chairs in the name of___in universities in the country to inspire the younger generation excel in their area of work?
  • Explanation:The chairs will be named after Rabindranath Tagore, C V Raman, Hargobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, C Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen and V RamakrishnanThe chairs will be named after Rabindranath Tagore, C V Raman, Hargobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, C Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen and V Ramakrishnan
  • Question 6: Name the indigenously developed aircraft which has just completed 500 sorties in 2013?Name the indigenously developed aircraft which has just completed 500 sorties in 2013?
  • Explanation:Tejas has attained significant milestone by flying the 500th sortie this year, the highest achieved in a calendar year so far. DRDO said that the achievement is significant, as the highest number of sorties attained earlier in a calendar year was less thaTejas has attained significant milestone by flying the 500th sortie this year, the highest achieved in a calendar year so far. DRDO said that the achievement is significant, as the highest number of sorties attained earlier in a calendar year was less tha
  • Question 7: Envoy of which country to India, who was facing molestation charges, has left India secretly? Envoy of which country to India, who was facing molestation charges, has left India secretly?
  • Explanation:Consul General of Bahrain, Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Khaja, facing two cases for allegedly molesting and threatening the Manager of a housing society in Mumbai where he stayed, has left India. Consul General of Bahrain, Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Khaja, facing two cases for allegedly molesting and threatening the Manager of a housing society in Mumbai where he stayed, has left India.
  • Question 8: Name the panels which has recommended that more than 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they charged in 2009 without paying salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay Commission. Name the panels which has recommended that more than 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they charged in 2009 without paying salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay Commission.
  • Explanation:A judicial panel set up by the Delhi High Court has recommended that more than 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they charged in 2009 without paying salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay CommissionA judicial panel set up by the Delhi High Court has recommended that more than 80 private schools have to refund the excess fees they charged in 2009 without paying salaries to their staff as per the Sixth Pay Commission
  • Question 9: Which of the following is emerging as new-age peer-to-peer payment network and digital currency? Which of the following is emerging as new-age peer-to-peer payment network and digital currency?
  • Explanation:Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment network and digital currency based on an open source protocol, which makes use of a public transaction log. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment network and digital currency based on an open source protocol, which makes use of a public transaction log.
  • Question 10: Which country has recently eased restrictions on loans to private borrowers in the latest measure aimed at boosting its troubled economy?Which country has recently eased restrictions on loans to private borrowers in the latest measure aimed at boosting its troubled economy?
  • Explanation:The Cuban government has eased restrictions on loans to private borrowers in the latest measure aimed at boosting the island's troubled economy. Individuals and small businesses can now borrow smaller amounts and have more time to pay back the government The Cuban government has eased restrictions on loans to private borrowers in the latest measure aimed at boosting the island's troubled economy. Individuals and small businesses can now borrow smaller amounts and have more time to pay back the government