Jan. 31 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who is Harish Rawat, who was in news recently? Who is Harish Rawat, who was in news recently?
  • Explanation:Rawat said, he will accord top priority to pull the state out of the effects of the catastrophic flashfloods.Rawat said, he will accord top priority to pull the state out of the effects of the catastrophic flashfloods.
  • Question 2: Name the mountain situated in Indonesia where a volcano erupted from its crater, recently? Name the mountain situated in Indonesia where a volcano erupted from its crater, recently?
  • Explanation:Reports say the 2,475-meter-high Mount Sinabung erupted three times spewing columns of ash about 2 km into the air spreading hot rocks and ash over a 4.5 km radius.Reports say the 2,475-meter-high Mount Sinabung erupted three times spewing columns of ash about 2 km into the air spreading hot rocks and ash over a 4.5 km radius.
  • Question 3: Which PSU has served a notices for suspension of power supply to Delhi utility BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna from 11th of this month, due to non-payment of dues? Which PSU has served a notices for suspension of power supply to Delhi utility BSES Rajdhani and BSES Yamuna from 11th of this month, due to non-payment of dues?
  • Explanation:NTPC said, they have not maintained a letter of credit of adequate value, which is needed to get supply of power from its stations.NTPC said, they have not maintained a letter of credit of adequate value, which is needed to get supply of power from its stations.
  • Question 4: Which India city is hosting Asia-Oceania Group-I Davis Cup 2013-14? Which India city is hosting Asia-Oceania Group-I Davis Cup 2013-14?
  • Explanation: In the Doubles rubber, the duo of Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni sailed past the pair of Hsin-Han Lee and Hsien-Yin Peng, to win the tie. In the Doubles rubber, the duo of Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni sailed past the pair of Hsin-Han Lee and Hsien-Yin Peng, to win the tie.
  • Question 5: Each year MGNREGA Divas is observed on...? Each year MGNREGA Divas is observed on...?
  • Explanation:Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is an Indian law that aims to guarantee the 'right to work' and ensure livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is an Indian law that aims to guarantee the 'right to work' and ensure livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year.
  • Question 6: Which states have decided to withdrew its approval for FDI in multi-brand retail? Which states have decided to withdrew its approval for FDI in multi-brand retail?
  • Explanation:In Rajasthan approval was given earlier by the previous Congress state government led by former Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot. In Rajasthan approval was given earlier by the previous Congress state government led by former Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot.
  • Question 7: Recently US has warned China against move to declare new ADIZ over South China Sea? ADIZ stands for....? Recently US has warned China against move to declare new ADIZ over South China Sea? ADIZ stands for....?
  • Explanation:This move has come after the reports that China is preparing to announce another defence zone in the area, which are driven by territorial disputes with the neighbouring countries.This move has come after the reports that China is preparing to announce another defence zone in the area, which are driven by territorial disputes with the neighbouring countries.
  • Question 8: It is estimated that over half of Indian population of 1.2 billion is under the age of 30 years by the year...? It is estimated that over half of Indian population of 1.2 billion is under the age of 30 years by the year...?
  • Explanation:By 2020 the average Indian will be only 29 years of age, compared with 37 in China & USA, 45 in Western Europe and 48 in Japan. By 2020 the average Indian will be only 29 years of age, compared with 37 in China & USA, 45 in Western Europe and 48 in Japan.
  • Question 9: In just released Safety Report by International Civil Aviation Organisation what is India’s Effective Implementation percentage? In just released Safety Report by International Civil Aviation Organisation what is India’s Effective Implementation percentage?
  • Explanation:As per ICAO 2013 Safety Report based on USOAP audit results as on 31 December, 2012, India figures among the States having effective implementation above the global average, which is 61%. India’s Effective Implementation stands at 79.1%.As per ICAO 2013 Safety Report based on USOAP audit results as on 31 December, 2012, India figures among the States having effective implementation above the global average, which is 61%. India’s Effective Implementation stands at 79.1%.
  • Question 10: What is average global percentage of States having effective implementation in Safety Report released by International Civil Aviation Organisation?What is average global percentage of States having effective implementation in Safety Report released by International Civil Aviation Organisation?
  • Explanation:The only area in which India lacks marginally in effective implementation of critical element is `organisation’. The only area in which India lacks marginally in effective implementation of critical element is `organisation’.