Dec. 30 2013 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who has taken over as the new Indian Air Force chief? Who has taken over as the new Indian Air Force chief?
  • Explanation:Air Marshal Arup Raha today took over as the Air Force chief succeeding Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.Air Marshal Arup Raha today took over as the Air Force chief succeeding Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.
  • Question 2: Indian Housing Project in Lanka has exceeded its target of how many houses set for 2013? Indian Housing Project in Lanka has exceeded its target of how many houses set for 2013?
  • Explanation:Under the project 43 thousand housing units will be built with Indian government funding. During the year over 18 hundred units were built in Jaffna, over 3 thousand each in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu, over 1 thousand in Mannar, and 648 in Vavuniya. Under the project 43 thousand housing units will be built with Indian government funding. During the year over 18 hundred units were built in Jaffna, over 3 thousand each in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu, over 1 thousand in Mannar, and 648 in Vavuniya.
  • Question 3: Which country is set to free several political prisoners after the government announced a presidential pardon?Which country is set to free several political prisoners after the government announced a presidential pardon?
  • Explanation:President Thein Sein has pledged to release all prisoners of conscience by the end of 2013.President Thein Sein has pledged to release all prisoners of conscience by the end of 2013.
  • Question 4: Name the Indian brand will start manufacturing its products from a plant near New York from 2014 onward?Name the Indian brand will start manufacturing its products from a plant near New York from 2014 onward?
  • Explanation:Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing federation which owns and markets the Amul brand will start manufacturing its products from a plant near New York.Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing federation which owns and markets the Amul brand will start manufacturing its products from a plant near New York.
  • Question 5: Name the first female judge to be appointed in national sharia court hudge in the history of Pakistan? Name the first female judge to be appointed in national sharia court hudge in the history of Pakistan?
  • Explanation:Ashraf Jehan a female judge sworn-in at Pakistan’s national sharia court which hears cases under the Islamic legislation. Ashraf Jehan a female judge sworn-in at Pakistan’s national sharia court which hears cases under the Islamic legislation.
  • Question 6: Indonesian govt. has announced to build new sanctuary to save World’s rarest...? Indonesian govt. has announced to build new sanctuary to save World’s rarest...?
  • Explanation:The new sanctuary will encompass 5,100 hectares (12,600 acres) of lush rainforest, freshwater streams and mudholes in the park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.The new sanctuary will encompass 5,100 hectares (12,600 acres) of lush rainforest, freshwater streams and mudholes in the park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Question 7: Which country has banned its officials from smoking in public places? Which country has banned its officials from smoking in public places?
  • Explanation:China is the home to the world’s largest number of smokers, has introduced a ban on government officials from smoking in public, to set an example to the rest of the country.China is the home to the world’s largest number of smokers, has introduced a ban on government officials from smoking in public, to set an example to the rest of the country.
  • Question 8: After Ireland which European country will leave its bailout programme next year without needing a third aid package?After Ireland which European country will leave its bailout programme next year without needing a third aid package?
  • Explanation:Greece will leave its bailout programme next year without needing a third aid package, the country's prime minister, Antonis Samaras, announced on Monday, as he insisted that citizens could look to 2014 with confidence.Greece will leave its bailout programme next year without needing a third aid package, the country's prime minister, Antonis Samaras, announced on Monday, as he insisted that citizens could look to 2014 with confidence.
  • Question 9: CAD is expected to be less than___ of the GDP during the current financial year 2013-14? CAD is expected to be less than___ of the GDP during the current financial year 2013-14?
  • Explanation:India's external sector has improved with reduction in Current Account Deficit (CAD). CAD is expected to be less than 3 per cent of the GDP during the current financial year 2013-14. India's external sector has improved with reduction in Current Account Deficit (CAD). CAD is expected to be less than 3 per cent of the GDP during the current financial year 2013-14.
  • Question 10: Indian banks' gross non-performing assets in the system will rise to__per cent by September 2014?Indian banks' gross non-performing assets in the system will rise to__per cent by September 2014?
  • Explanation:Report revealed that the banking system is facing rising tide of bad loans. The gross non-performing assets (NPAs) in the system will rise to 4.6 per cent by September 2014 from 4.2 per cent in September 2013Report revealed that the banking system is facing rising tide of bad loans. The gross non-performing assets (NPAs) in the system will rise to 4.6 per cent by September 2014 from 4.2 per cent in September 2013