Jan. 27 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Delhi Govt has ordered audit into finances of DIMTS. What does DIMTS stand for? Delhi Govt has ordered audit into finances of DIMTS. What does DIMTS stand for?
  • Explanation:DIMTS was incorporated in 2006 as a fully owned Special Purpose Vehicle of the government which became a joint venture of the city government and Industrial Development Finance Corporation in 2007. DIMTS was incorporated in 2006 as a fully owned Special Purpose Vehicle of the government which became a joint venture of the city government and Industrial Development Finance Corporation in 2007.
  • Question 2: Ranji Trophy finals for the 2013-14 season would be played between...?Ranji Trophy finals for the 2013-14 season would be played between...?
  • Explanation:Maharashtra have won the Trophy twice but both the titles came in the pre-Independence era in 1939-40 and 1940-41.Maharashtra have won the Trophy twice but both the titles came in the pre-Independence era in 1939-40 and 1940-41.
  • Question 3: CBDT has decided to give Tax exemption for the winners of....?CBDT has decided to give Tax exemption for the winners of....?
  • Explanation:Till now, medal-winning sportspersons who received any cash prize or gift from the government had to pay income tax.Till now, medal-winning sportspersons who received any cash prize or gift from the government had to pay income tax.
  • Question 4: Olympic gold medallist Lee Yong-Dae has been banned for missing dope tests. He is associated with...Olympic gold medallist Lee Yong-Dae has been banned for missing dope tests. He is associated with...
  • Explanation:The Badminton World Federation today said, the ban will be effective until January 23, 2015. The Badminton World Federation today said, the ban will be effective until January 23, 2015.
  • Question 5: Google has purchased the British start-up DeepMind Technologies. The co. deals in... Google has purchased the British start-up DeepMind Technologies. The co. deals in...
  • Explanation:DeepMind Technologies was founded by Demis Hassabis, neuroscientist and computer genius together with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman in London. DeepMind Technologies was founded by Demis Hassabis, neuroscientist and computer genius together with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman in London.
  • Question 6: Which of the following has decided to install 3000 ATM & 1.35 lakh micro-ATM by September 2015 in India?Which of the following has decided to install 3000 ATM & 1.35 lakh micro-ATM by September 2015 in India?
  • Explanation:To begin with three ATMs were to be installed in New Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore by 5 February 2014. These ATMs will be only for 26 crore savings account-holders with postal department.To begin with three ATMs were to be installed in New Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore by 5 February 2014. These ATMs will be only for 26 crore savings account-holders with postal department.
  • Question 7: Uttar Pradesh government has launched Samajwadi pension scheme. Under this scheme the range of the pension would be... Uttar Pradesh government has launched Samajwadi pension scheme. Under this scheme the range of the pension would be...
  • Explanation:The scheme will benefit over 40 lakh families. The scheme will benefit over 40 lakh families.
  • Question 8: Which country has passed a new constitution, which makes it a democracy with a civil state instead of Islamic state? Which country has passed a new constitution, which makes it a democracy with a civil state instead of Islamic state?
  • Explanation:This is the first Constitution drafted and passed since the ousting of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali three years ago in 2011.This is the first Constitution drafted and passed since the ousting of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali three years ago in 2011.
  • Question 9: Which two giants have signed a patent agreement to reduce their costly legal disputes over intellectual property rights? Which two giants have signed a patent agreement to reduce their costly legal disputes over intellectual property rights?
  • Explanation:Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co signed an agreement to cross-licence their global patents.Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co signed an agreement to cross-licence their global patents.