Dec. 28 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is retiring from Test cricket after playing how many Test matches? South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis is retiring from Test cricket after playing how many Test matches?
  • Explanation:Kallis, playing in his 166th match, scored his 45th ton and in the process has put 13,289 runs to his credit in the Test matches.Kallis, playing in his 166th match, scored his 45th ton and in the process has put 13,289 runs to his credit in the Test matches.
  • Question 2: What fraction should be women in the work given under MGNREGA?What fraction should be women in the work given under MGNREGA?
  • Explanation:At least one third beneficiaries have to be women. Wages must be paid according to the wages specified for agricultural labourers in the state under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948. At least one third beneficiaries have to be women. Wages must be paid according to the wages specified for agricultural labourers in the state under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948.
  • Question 3: Kerala Tourism has become the first state to unveils official Facebook pages in two foreign languages. These languages are...Kerala Tourism has become the first state to unveils official Facebook pages in two foreign languages. These languages are...
  • Explanation:This is the first time a tourism department in any state in the country is opening official Facebook pages in foreign languages. This is the first time a tourism department in any state in the country is opening official Facebook pages in foreign languages.
  • Question 4: Name the cricket umpire who has become the first Indian umpire to officiate in hundred first-class matches? Name the cricket umpire who has become the first Indian umpire to officiate in hundred first-class matches?
  • Explanation:The Ranji Trophy Group 'C' game between Hyderabad and Kerala starting December 30, which will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad, will be umpire Suresh Shastri's 100th first-class game. The Ranji Trophy Group 'C' game between Hyderabad and Kerala starting December 30, which will be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad, will be umpire Suresh Shastri's 100th first-class game.
  • Question 5: Michael Schumacher, the Formula One champion, who suffered head injury while skiing, has won Formula One championship for the record...Michael Schumacher, the Formula One champion, who suffered head injury while skiing, has won Formula One championship for the record...
  • Explanation:The seven-time Formula One champion, Michael Schumacher is in a coma and remains in a critical condition after striking his head in a ski accident in the French Alps The seven-time Formula One champion, Michael Schumacher is in a coma and remains in a critical condition after striking his head in a ski accident in the French Alps
  • Question 6: Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is...?Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is...?
  • Explanation:The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will soon put in place a new set of norms to deal with insider trading menace.The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will soon put in place a new set of norms to deal with insider trading menace.
  • Question 7: Which Indian state has the lowest teledensity, 34.33 %, in India Which Indian state has the lowest teledensity, 34.33 %, in India
  • Explanation:The overall teledensity in UP stands at 34.33, the lowest in the countryThe overall teledensity in UP stands at 34.33, the lowest in the country
  • Question 8: World's first ATM converting the virtual currency, bitcoin, to conventional cash, has been launched in..World's first ATM converting the virtual currency, bitcoin, to conventional cash, has been launched in..
  • Explanation:The world’s first ATM converting the virtual currency to conventional cash, and vice versa, was introduced at a coffee shop in Vancouver, Canada. The world’s first ATM converting the virtual currency to conventional cash, and vice versa, was introduced at a coffee shop in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Question 9: How many mobile operators have been imposed a cumulative penalty of Rs. 50 lakh by TRAI for failing to meet quality of service benchmarks?How many mobile operators have been imposed a cumulative penalty of Rs. 50 lakh by TRAI for failing to meet quality of service benchmarks?
  • Explanation:The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has imposed a cumulative penalty of Rs. 50 lakh on nine mobile operators for failing to meet quality of service benchmarks in the quarter ended June, 20The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has imposed a cumulative penalty of Rs. 50 lakh on nine mobile operators for failing to meet quality of service benchmarks in the quarter ended June, 20
  • Question 10: Icra to assign ratings to Punjab National Bank's small borrowers. ICRA was founded in the year...Icra to assign ratings to Punjab National Bank's small borrowers. ICRA was founded in the year...
  • Explanation:ICRA Limited is an Indian independent and professional investment information and credit rating agency. It was established in 1991, and was originally named Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited.ICRA Limited is an Indian independent and professional investment information and credit rating agency. It was established in 1991, and was originally named Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited.