Dec. 29 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which of the following has just completed its Diamond Jubilee?Which of the following has just completed its Diamond Jubilee?
  • Explanation:It has been a very meaningful journey for the UGC ever since it was established in 1953.It has been a very meaningful journey for the UGC ever since it was established in 1953.
  • Question 2: To Delhi residents DJB will be providing___ water free per month? To Delhi residents DJB will be providing___ water free per month?
  • Explanation:This benefit will be provided to the people who have functional water meter. He, however, said that the household using more than 20 kilo litres water per month will be charged for the entire consumption. This benefit will be provided to the people who have functional water meter. He, however, said that the household using more than 20 kilo litres water per month will be charged for the entire consumption.
  • Question 3: Central Vigilance Commission has developed which of the systems for initiating anti-corruption measures? Central Vigilance Commission has developed which of the systems for initiating anti-corruption measures?
  • Explanation:The Information Sharing and Analysis Against Corruption, ISAAC, a knowledge management system, will facilitate exchange of information about anti-corruption organisations, systems, procedures, and practices among member organisations across the world.The Information Sharing and Analysis Against Corruption, ISAAC, a knowledge management system, will facilitate exchange of information about anti-corruption organisations, systems, procedures, and practices among member organisations across the world.
  • Question 4: T.P Seetharam who will take over as India’s new Ambassador to UAE, was working as India’s Ambassador to...?T.P Seetharam who will take over as India’s new Ambassador to UAE, was working as India’s Ambassador to...?
  • Explanation:T.P. Seetharam will take over as India’s new Ambassador to United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi. He is expected to present his credentials soon to the UAE President. Prior to this assignment he was working as India’s Ambassador to MauritiusT.P. Seetharam will take over as India’s new Ambassador to United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi. He is expected to present his credentials soon to the UAE President. Prior to this assignment he was working as India’s Ambassador to Mauritius
  • Question 5: Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh who took over as the new Chairman of COSC. What does COSC stand for...Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh who took over as the new Chairman of COSC. What does COSC stand for...
  • Explanation:COSC is the senior-most officer of the three Services and is in-charge for looking after the joint issues related to them. COSC is the senior-most officer of the three Services and is in-charge for looking after the joint issues related to them.
  • Question 6: Till date 2000 crore rupees have been transferred directly under LPG scheme, which is operational in...?Till date 2000 crore rupees have been transferred directly under LPG scheme, which is operational in...?
  • Explanation:66 million consumers are getting benefits of the scheme in these districts through Aadhaar seeded bank accounts. The scheme aims at curbing pilferage and prevent black-marketing of LPG.66 million consumers are getting benefits of the scheme in these districts through Aadhaar seeded bank accounts. The scheme aims at curbing pilferage and prevent black-marketing of LPG.
  • Question 7: Which of the following cyclones recently hit Western Australia? Which of the following cyclones recently hit Western Australia?
  • Explanation:West Australian residents have bunkered down as destructive Tropical Cyclone Christine crosses the Pilbara coast, battering communities between Port Hedland and Karratha. A number of cyclone evacuation centres have been set up around the PilbaraWest Australian residents have bunkered down as destructive Tropical Cyclone Christine crosses the Pilbara coast, battering communities between Port Hedland and Karratha. A number of cyclone evacuation centres have been set up around the Pilbara
  • Question 8: In the just concluded India-South Africa Test series who was judged man of the series?In the just concluded India-South Africa Test series who was judged man of the series?
  • Explanation:Series South Africa won the 2-match series 1-0 Player of the match DW Steyn (South Africa) Player of the series AB de Villiers (South Africa)Series South Africa won the 2-match series 1-0 Player of the match DW Steyn (South Africa) Player of the series AB de Villiers (South Africa)
  • Question 9: Which state has launched free CFL bulb scheme for hut-dwellers?Which state has launched free CFL bulb scheme for hut-dwellers?
  • Explanation:Tamil Nadu has on launched the first phase of providing free compact fluorescent light bulbs to over 14 lakh hut-dwellers in the stateTamil Nadu has on launched the first phase of providing free compact fluorescent light bulbs to over 14 lakh hut-dwellers in the state
  • Question 10: Name two American states which have legalized Marijuana recreational pot? Name two American states which have legalized Marijuana recreational pot?
  • Explanation:Colorado and Washington state are launching the world's first legal recreational marijuana markets in 2014. Colorado and Washington state are launching the world's first legal recreational marijuana markets in 2014.