Jan. 19 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Under National Urban Health Mission govt. has plan to cover 50,000 population by....?Under National Urban Health Mission govt. has plan to cover 50,000 population by....?
  • Explanation:Around 20 crore people in urban areas will have access to free health care, with the launch of this programme.Around 20 crore people in urban areas will have access to free health care, with the launch of this programme.
  • Question 2: Kashmiri Pandit Exodus Day is observed on..?Kashmiri Pandit Exodus Day is observed on..?
  • Explanation:Kashmiri Pandit Exodus Day has marked the 24th anniversary of their forced exile from the valley. Kashmiri Pandit Exodus Day has marked the 24th anniversary of their forced exile from the valley.
  • Question 3: Where is 'Dhamra', which was in news recently? Where is 'Dhamra', which was in news recently?
  • Explanation:On 20 January 2014 India test-fired nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV from Wheeler Island in Dhamra of Odisha Coast. On 20 January 2014 India test-fired nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV from Wheeler Island in Dhamra of Odisha Coast.
  • Question 4: Who is heading the review panel set up by RBI to oversee the functioning of bank boards?Who is heading the review panel set up by RBI to oversee the functioning of bank boards?
  • Explanation:The Reserve Bank of India set up an eight-member panel to review functioning of board of banks and examine 'fit and proper' criteria for directors, including their tenure. The Reserve Bank of India set up an eight-member panel to review functioning of board of banks and examine 'fit and proper' criteria for directors, including their tenure.
  • Question 5: China's economy grew at slowest pace in 14 years in 2013 at the rate of...?China's economy grew at slowest pace in 14 years in 2013 at the rate of...?
  • Explanation:China's economy, the world's second-largest, grew at its slowest pace in 14 years in 2013, latest figures show. Its gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.7 percent from a year ago, the slowest pace of growth since 1999China's economy, the world's second-largest, grew at its slowest pace in 14 years in 2013, latest figures show. Its gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 7.7 percent from a year ago, the slowest pace of growth since 1999
  • Question 6: Afghanistan can join WTO within next three months if it manages to sign trade agreement with how many more countries besides the USA?Afghanistan can join WTO within next three months if it manages to sign trade agreement with how many more countries besides the USA?
  • Explanation:Out of the eight negotiating members of the WTO, Afghanistan is required to sign bilateral trade agreements and the negotiations are going on with the European Union, Turkey and Taiwan in this regard. Out of the eight negotiating members of the WTO, Afghanistan is required to sign bilateral trade agreements and the negotiations are going on with the European Union, Turkey and Taiwan in this regard.
  • Question 7: Which state has decided to cut power tariff by 15 to 20 per cent across state’s agriculture, commercial, industrial and domestic consumer?Which state has decided to cut power tariff by 15 to 20 per cent across state’s agriculture, commercial, industrial and domestic consumer?
  • Explanation:However, this decision will not be applicable to Mumbai’s consumers.However, this decision will not be applicable to Mumbai’s consumers.
  • Question 8: After how many years Maharashtra has entered Ranji trophy final?After how many years Maharashtra has entered Ranji trophy final?
  • Explanation:Maharashtra are entering the final of the tournament after a gap of two decades. They last played in the Ranji Trophy final in the 1992-93 season. Maharashtra are entering the final of the tournament after a gap of two decades. They last played in the Ranji Trophy final in the 1992-93 season.
  • Question 9: Which Indian city recently hosted 7th Literature Festival?Which Indian city recently hosted 7th Literature Festival?
  • Explanation:The 7th Jaipur Literature Festival saw about 240 writers, critics and historians from 15 countries participation in the five-day eventThe 7th Jaipur Literature Festival saw about 240 writers, critics and historians from 15 countries participation in the five-day event
  • Question 10: Govt has approved the proposal to constitute RTA to advise Rly Ministry on fares. RTA stands for?Govt has approved the proposal to constitute RTA to advise Rly Ministry on fares. RTA stands for?
  • Explanation:The RTA is crucial for railways as it will recommend fare revision from time to time taking into account input cost and volatile market condition. The RTA is crucial for railways as it will recommend fare revision from time to time taking into account input cost and volatile market condition.