Feb. 1 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Under PMEGP scheme, how much assistance__is provided for any project in the manufacturing sector? Under PMEGP scheme, how much assistance__is provided for any project in the manufacturing sector?
  • Explanation:Under the scheme, an assistance of 25 lakh rupees is provided for any project in the manufacturing sector and 10 lakh rupees in the service sector. Under the scheme, an assistance of 25 lakh rupees is provided for any project in the manufacturing sector and 10 lakh rupees in the service sector.
  • Question 2: Under PMEGP scheme, how much assistance__is provided for any project in the service sector? Under PMEGP scheme, how much assistance__is provided for any project in the service sector?
  • Explanation:Under the scheme, an assistance of 25 lakh rupees is provided for any project in the manufacturing sector and 10 lakh rupees in the service sector. Under the scheme, an assistance of 25 lakh rupees is provided for any project in the manufacturing sector and 10 lakh rupees in the service sector.
  • Question 3: Who has been given additional charge of Water Resources Ministry?Who has been given additional charge of Water Resources Ministry?
  • Explanation:This follows resignation by Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat who has been appointed as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.This follows resignation by Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat who has been appointed as the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
  • Question 4: Which city is hosting 101st Indian Science Congress? Which city is hosting 101st Indian Science Congress?
  • Explanation:PM will inaugurate 101st Indian Science Congress in Jammu on Feb. 3. PM will inaugurate 101st Indian Science Congress in Jammu on Feb. 3.
  • Question 5: India’s tea output surged by___ in 2013? India’s tea output surged by___ in 2013?
  • Explanation:According to the Indian Tea Association, ITA, country's tea production rose to 1,200 million kilograms during last year as against 1,126 million kilograms a year ago. According to the Indian Tea Association, ITA, country's tea production rose to 1,200 million kilograms during last year as against 1,126 million kilograms a year ago.
  • Question 6: Kathy Cross who has became the first woman to be inducted in the International Cricket Council‘s (ICC’s) umpires’ panel, is from....?Kathy Cross who has became the first woman to be inducted in the International Cricket Council‘s (ICC’s) umpires’ panel, is from....?
  • Explanation:Earlier she was officiated in the Women’s World Cup in Australia in 2009 and in India in 2013.Earlier she was officiated in the Women’s World Cup in Australia in 2009 and in India in 2013.
  • Question 7: Which company is all set to replace Genpact as top BPO from India? Which company is all set to replace Genpact as top BPO from India?
  • Explanation:he change in BPO market ranking could happen either in the just-concluded December quarter or the ongoing January-March quarter.he change in BPO market ranking could happen either in the just-concluded December quarter or the ongoing January-March quarter.
  • Question 8: Full form of GIPC? Full form of GIPC?
  • Explanation:The GIPC Index provides an updated roadmap for economies seeking to create jobs, promote innovation, ensure safety, and provide access to the creations and inventions of the 21st century. The GIPC Index provides an updated roadmap for economies seeking to create jobs, promote innovation, ensure safety, and provide access to the creations and inventions of the 21st century.
  • Question 9: Global Intellectual Property Centre International IP Index has ranked India lowest amongst the countries. This has happened for the... Global Intellectual Property Centre International IP Index has ranked India lowest amongst the countries. This has happened for the...
  • Explanation:In the second edition of the chamber’s GIPC index, India continued to score lowest, most notably in categories relating to patents, copyrights and international treaties. India scored 6.95 points out of a maximum 30 while US topped with 28.5 amongst 25 coIn the second edition of the chamber’s GIPC index, India continued to score lowest, most notably in categories relating to patents, copyrights and international treaties. India scored 6.95 points out of a maximum 30 while US topped with 28.5 amongst 25 co
  • Question 10: The Union Government stated that FPIs will attract uniform tax rate in all categories. FPIs stand for... The Union Government stated that FPIs will attract uniform tax rate in all categories. FPIs stand for...
  • Explanation:The Central Board of Direct Taxes notified that the new class of investors, FPIs, would be treated as FIIs under the Income Tax Act, 1961.The Central Board of Direct Taxes notified that the new class of investors, FPIs, would be treated as FIIs under the Income Tax Act, 1961.