Jan. 28 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which committee has been formed to formulate a policy for the contractual, casual and temporary staff of Delhi government, so that their services can be regularised?Which committee has been formed to formulate a policy for the contractual, casual and temporary staff of Delhi government, so that their services can be regularised?
  • Explanation:The Delhi Government has asked agitating contractual employees to return to work in public interest. Guest teachers of various government schools and DTC contractual employees are on strike to press for their demand for regularisation of their job. The Delhi Government has asked agitating contractual employees to return to work in public interest. Guest teachers of various government schools and DTC contractual employees are on strike to press for their demand for regularisation of their job.
  • Question 2: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that there is a need to bring down inflation and more attention should be paid to the core CPI inflation. What does CPI stand for?RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that there is a need to bring down inflation and more attention should be paid to the core CPI inflation. What does CPI stand for?
  • Explanation:A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by householdsA consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households
  • Question 3: Which country has secured first rank in International Intellectual Property Index enforcement category, which was carried US Chamber of Commerce?Which country has secured first rank in International Intellectual Property Index enforcement category, which was carried US Chamber of Commerce?
  • Explanation:India has been a low seven point out of a maximum 30, with the United States topping the IP index.India has been a low seven point out of a maximum 30, with the United States topping the IP index.
  • Question 4: How many companies would be considered as bidders for the Auction of Spectrum in 1800 and 900 Megahertz bands?How many companies would be considered as bidders for the Auction of Spectrum in 1800 and 900 Megahertz bands?
  • Explanation:Applicants including Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, Tata and Reliance Jio Infocomm find place in the list.Applicants including Vodafone, Airtel, Idea, Tata and Reliance Jio Infocomm find place in the list.
  • Question 5: Name the committee which was formed to report on the latest social, economic and educational condition of the Muslim community of India?Name the committee which was formed to report on the latest social, economic and educational condition of the Muslim community of India?
  • Explanation:he Rajinder Sachar Committee, appointed in 2005 by the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singhhe Rajinder Sachar Committee, appointed in 2005 by the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
  • Question 6: Name the first cantilever bridge of India, which has completed its 100 years?Name the first cantilever bridge of India, which has completed its 100 years?
  • Explanation:The Pamban Bridge is a cantilever bridge on the Palk Strait which connects the town of Rameswaram on Pamban Island to mainland India. Opened in 1914. The Pamban Bridge is a cantilever bridge on the Palk Strait which connects the town of Rameswaram on Pamban Island to mainland India. Opened in 1914.
  • Question 7: What is Olive Ridley, which was in news recently? What is Olive Ridley, which was in news recently?
  • Explanation:As many as 154 Olive Ridley turtles were found dead in Nagapattinam shores in the past month. As many as 154 Olive Ridley turtles were found dead in Nagapattinam shores in the past month.
  • Question 8: Ulises Estrada, who died recently, was...?Ulises Estrada, who died recently, was...?
  • Explanation:He was Cuban revolutionary, who during 1960s aided Ernesto Che Guevara during his campaign in Africa. He was Cuban revolutionary, who during 1960s aided Ernesto Che Guevara during his campaign in Africa.
  • Question 9: Pete Seeger, who died recently was a famous American...?Pete Seeger, who died recently was a famous American...?
  • Explanation:Peter "Pete" Seeger was an American folk singer. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950sPeter "Pete" Seeger was an American folk singer. A fixture on nationwide radio in the 1940s, he also had a string of hit records during the early 1950s
  • Question 10: India has received total foreign investment of____since 2000?India has received total foreign investment of____since 2000?
  • Explanation:94% of this amount has been received during last nine years.94% of this amount has been received during last nine years.