Jan. 12 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: AFSPA - Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was passed in the year?AFSPA - Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act was passed in the year?
  • Explanation:Army Chief General Bikram Singh today said Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) should not be diluted in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the prevailing situation in the region.Army Chief General Bikram Singh today said Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) should not be diluted in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the prevailing situation in the region.
  • Question 2: Centre has decided to provide an additional wage employment of__days for Scheduled Tribe households in forest areas?Centre has decided to provide an additional wage employment of__days for Scheduled Tribe households in forest areas?
  • Explanation:Centre has decided to provide an additional wage employment of 50 days beyond the stipulated 100 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) for Scheduled Tribe households in forest areas Centre has decided to provide an additional wage employment of 50 days beyond the stipulated 100 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) for Scheduled Tribe households in forest areas
  • Question 3: Which is the first state to withdraw permission for FDI in retail sector? Which is the first state to withdraw permission for FDI in retail sector?
  • Explanation:Last year, the central government permitted 51 per cent FDI in the multi-brand retail trading. Last year, the central government permitted 51 per cent FDI in the multi-brand retail trading.
  • Question 4: Recently, India and__ had a bi-annual intelligence discussion over wide range of security issues in New Delh?Recently, India and__ had a bi-annual intelligence discussion over wide range of security issues in New Delh?
  • Explanation:The bi-annual dialogue is held in January in New Delhi and in June in Washington every year to discuss emerging challenges on security front. The bi-annual dialogue is held in January in New Delhi and in June in Washington every year to discuss emerging challenges on security front.
  • Question 5: Nepal Government has set up a five member committee to implement an act which just similar to India's...?Nepal Government has set up a five member committee to implement an act which just similar to India's...?
  • Explanation:Nepal Government has set up a five member committee to implement the provisions of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2064.Nepal Government has set up a five member committee to implement the provisions of the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2064.
  • Question 6: Recently, footprints of Dinosaurs were spotted in which Indian city?Recently, footprints of Dinosaurs were spotted in which Indian city?
  • Explanation:The team led by Dr Jan Schlogl of Slovakia observed the footprints in one of the basal rocks of Thaiat scarp section, which were identified as those of Pterosaurs or the flying dinosaur.The team led by Dr Jan Schlogl of Slovakia observed the footprints in one of the basal rocks of Thaiat scarp section, which were identified as those of Pterosaurs or the flying dinosaur.
  • Question 7: World Health Organisation (WHO) is likely to certify India as Polio-free on...?World Health Organisation (WHO) is likely to certify India as Polio-free on...?
  • Explanation:India has a reason to smile as on Monday, it completes three years without reporting any case of polio.India has a reason to smile as on Monday, it completes three years without reporting any case of polio.
  • Question 8: Which of the following is not a Grand Slam? Which of the following is not a Grand Slam?
  • Explanation:The first Grand Slam of the season, the Australian Open Tennis tournament, kicked off at Melbourne on Jan. 13. The first Grand Slam of the season, the Australian Open Tennis tournament, kicked off at Melbourne on Jan. 13.
  • Question 9: What kind power plant is Anu Vidyut Pariyojn, recently its foundation was laid in Haryana? What kind power plant is Anu Vidyut Pariyojn, recently its foundation was laid in Haryana?
  • Explanation:The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited will be build these reactors. This is the first time Haryana will have a nuclear project.The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited will be build these reactors. This is the first time Haryana will have a nuclear project.
  • Question 10: Polio will be the 2nd disease being eliminated in India through immunisation, the first such disease was? Polio will be the 2nd disease being eliminated in India through immunisation, the first such disease was?
  • Explanation:Once India is declared polio-free, the entire WHO region would also become polio free Once India is declared polio-free, the entire WHO region would also become polio free