Feb. 2 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to lift the Ranji Trophy. This final match was played at...?Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to lift the Ranji Trophy. This final match was played at...?
  • Explanation:Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to lift the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time in Hyderabad Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to lift the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time in Hyderabad
  • Question 2: Prime Minister Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf and his entire cabinet has done mass resignations. They are from....?Prime Minister Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf and his entire cabinet has done mass resignations. They are from....?
  • Explanation:In elections held in November and December, the ruling Union for the Republic party won 74 seats -- and holds a total of 110 together with its allies. In elections held in November and December, the ruling Union for the Republic party won 74 seats -- and holds a total of 110 together with its allies.
  • Question 3: Govt. has decided to enhance MGNREGA wage rate in view of inflation. W.e.f...?Govt. has decided to enhance MGNREGA wage rate in view of inflation. W.e.f...?
  • Explanation:MGNREGA, on an average, has provided employment to five crore households every year since 2008 and about 1.55 lakh crore rupees has directly gone to them as wage payment .MGNREGA, on an average, has provided employment to five crore households every year since 2008 and about 1.55 lakh crore rupees has directly gone to them as wage payment .
  • Question 4: What was the theme of World Wetland Day 2014, which was observed on Feb. 2? What was the theme of World Wetland Day 2014, which was observed on Feb. 2?
  • Explanation:The Ramsar Convention chose Wetland & Agriculture as theme for World Wetland Day 2014 in view of the UN declaring 2014 as International Year of Family Farming.The Ramsar Convention chose Wetland & Agriculture as theme for World Wetland Day 2014 in view of the UN declaring 2014 as International Year of Family Farming.
  • Question 5: National Mission on Libraries has been launched by....? National Mission on Libraries has been launched by....?
  • Explanation:National Mission on Libraries has following features: Creation of National Virtual Library of India, Setting up of NML model Libraries, Quantitative and Qualitative survey of Libraries, Capacity BuildingNational Mission on Libraries has following features: Creation of National Virtual Library of India, Setting up of NML model Libraries, Quantitative and Qualitative survey of Libraries, Capacity Building
  • Question 6: Paris-based Financial Action Task Force in its released an international report on money laundering and terrorist financing, has used a term TBML. Which means? Paris-based Financial Action Task Force in its released an international report on money laundering and terrorist financing, has used a term TBML. Which means?
  • Explanation:Trade-based money laundering is an alternative remittance system that allows illegal organizations the opportunity to earn, move and store proceeds disguised as legitimate trade.Trade-based money laundering is an alternative remittance system that allows illegal organizations the opportunity to earn, move and store proceeds disguised as legitimate trade.
  • Question 7: With which country India has amended its bilateral transit treaty? With which country India has amended its bilateral transit treaty?
  • Explanation:The amendment to the export procedure in the Memorandum to the Protocol to the Treaty of Transit of 1999 will facilitate the transit of goods of third country origin exported from Nepal.The amendment to the export procedure in the Memorandum to the Protocol to the Treaty of Transit of 1999 will facilitate the transit of goods of third country origin exported from Nepal.
  • Question 8: RBI has raised FIIs investment limit in Power Grid Corporation to....?RBI has raised FIIs investment limit in Power Grid Corporation to....?
  • Explanation:RBI said that FIIs, through the primary market and stock exchanges, can now purchase up to 30 per cent of the paid up capital. RBI said that FIIs, through the primary market and stock exchanges, can now purchase up to 30 per cent of the paid up capital.
  • Question 9: Name the Indian wrestler who has won India's first gold in the women's competitions in 2014 Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament?Name the Indian wrestler who has won India's first gold in the women's competitions in 2014 Dave Schultz International Wrestling Tournament?
  • Explanation:Sakshi Malik defeated American Jennifer Page by technical fall (14-4) in the final of 60 kg bout Sakshi Malik defeated American Jennifer Page by technical fall (14-4) in the final of 60 kg bout
  • Question 10: Santosh Trophy is associated with...?Santosh Trophy is associated with...?
  • Explanation:Santosh Trophy is an annual Indian football tournament which is contested by states and government institutions.Santosh Trophy is an annual Indian football tournament which is contested by states and government institutions.