Jan. 21 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: As per Crisil India's economic growth for 2014-15 would be?As per Crisil India's economic growth for 2014-15 would be?
  • Explanation:Growth rate in 2012-13 slipped to decade low of 5 per cent. IMF has projected the economy to grow at 4.6 per cent in the ongoing fiscal year, FY14.Growth rate in 2012-13 slipped to decade low of 5 per cent. IMF has projected the economy to grow at 4.6 per cent in the ongoing fiscal year, FY14.
  • Question 2: Akkineni Nageswar Rao, who died recently was a famous..?Akkineni Nageswar Rao, who died recently was a famous..?
  • Explanation:Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner and doyen of Telugu cinema, legendary actor and producer Akkineni Nageswara Rao (fondly called ANR). Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner and doyen of Telugu cinema, legendary actor and producer Akkineni Nageswara Rao (fondly called ANR).
  • Question 3: Which country has introduced new restrictions on online shopping as part of efforts to stop foreign currency reserves from falling any further?Which country has introduced new restrictions on online shopping as part of efforts to stop foreign currency reserves from falling any further?
  • Explanation:Anyone buying items through international websites will now need to sign a declaration and produce it at a customs office, where the packages have to be collected. Anyone buying items through international websites will now need to sign a declaration and produce it at a customs office, where the packages have to be collected.
  • Question 4: Process of keeping year's average temperature for Earth began in...?Process of keeping year's average temperature for Earth began in...?
  • Explanation:At least nine of the warmest years on record have happened since 2000. According to NOAA, 2013 was the fourth warmest year for the planet since records began in 1880. Ocean temperatures were half a degree Celsius above the 20th century average.At least nine of the warmest years on record have happened since 2000. According to NOAA, 2013 was the fourth warmest year for the planet since records began in 1880. Ocean temperatures were half a degree Celsius above the 20th century average.
  • Question 5: Which country has just imposed anti-protest laws in the country, which has led to unprecedented protests?Which country has just imposed anti-protest laws in the country, which has led to unprecedented protests?
  • Explanation:Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has warned that police will use force against protesters if unrest continues. Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has warned that police will use force against protesters if unrest continues.
  • Question 6: As per IMF India likely to post___growth in 2013-14?As per IMF India likely to post___growth in 2013-14?
  • Explanation:The IMF said, growth in India picked up after a favourable monsoon season and a higher export growth and is expected to firm further on strong structural policies The IMF said, growth in India picked up after a favourable monsoon season and a higher export growth and is expected to firm further on strong structural policies
  • Question 7: Which Football Federation has banned Palestino club for "anti-Israel" shirt?Which Football Federation has banned Palestino club for "anti-Israel" shirt?
  • Explanation:Palestino, a Santiago based club has used the said kit in three matches.Palestino, a Santiago based club has used the said kit in three matches.
  • Question 8: Recently, which state has passed a new Lokayaukata Bill?Recently, which state has passed a new Lokayaukata Bill?
  • Explanation:According to the new Lokayukta Bill, the Lokayukta will be created in the state and headed by a practising or retired judge or Chief Justice of the High CourtAccording to the new Lokayukta Bill, the Lokayukta will be created in the state and headed by a practising or retired judge or Chief Justice of the High Court
  • Question 9: The International Peace Conference on Syria being held at...?The International Peace Conference on Syria being held at...?
  • Explanation:The International Peace Conference on Syria held at Montreux in Switzerland . UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon chaired the event. Over 40 countries and international organizations attended the conference.The International Peace Conference on Syria held at Montreux in Switzerland . UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon chaired the event. Over 40 countries and international organizations attended the conference.
  • Question 10: With which country India has just entered into a Memorandum for strengthening in the field of tourism?With which country India has just entered into a Memorandum for strengthening in the field of tourism?
  • Explanation:Japan is an important source market for Indian Tourism. During 2013, India received 2.20 lakh tourists from Japan. Japan is an important source market for Indian Tourism. During 2013, India received 2.20 lakh tourists from Japan.