Feb. 3 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who will head 7th Central Pay Commission of India? Who will head 7th Central Pay Commission of India?
  • Explanation:he Commission has been mandated to submit its report in two years time and its recommendations would be implemented from 1st of January 2016.he Commission has been mandated to submit its report in two years time and its recommendations would be implemented from 1st of January 2016.
  • Question 2: As of now India has how many pensioners? As of now India has how many pensioners?
  • Explanation:7th pay commission will revise the salaries of over 50 lakh Central government employees and about 30 lakh pensioners. 7th pay commission will revise the salaries of over 50 lakh Central government employees and about 30 lakh pensioners.
  • Question 3: Joachim Guack, who is on India visit, is....?Joachim Guack, who is on India visit, is....?
  • Explanation:Mr Guack is accompanied by a 80-member delegation, including 15 business leaders. Germany continues to be India's largest trading partner in Europe.Mr Guack is accompanied by a 80-member delegation, including 15 business leaders. Germany continues to be India's largest trading partner in Europe.
  • Question 4: The Arachaeological Survey of India has discovered an ancient mint city at Majra in...?The Arachaeological Survey of India has discovered an ancient mint city at Majra in...?
  • Explanation:The site saw minting of coins from the 7th to the 10th centuries. The site saw minting of coins from the 7th to the 10th centuries.
  • Question 5: As per Facebook which are the two countries known for key sources of mobile growth for the social networking giant?As per Facebook which are the two countries known for key sources of mobile growth for the social networking giant?
  • Explanation:Monthly active users (MAUs) in India stood at 93 million at the end of December 2013, of which 75 million logged in through their mobile phones.Monthly active users (MAUs) in India stood at 93 million at the end of December 2013, of which 75 million logged in through their mobile phones.
  • Question 6: After almost two decades which of the following has recruited 174 new assistant coaches in 16 disciplines with an aim to make the country a sporting powerhouse by the 2020 Olympics? After almost two decades which of the following has recruited 174 new assistant coaches in 16 disciplines with an aim to make the country a sporting powerhouse by the 2020 Olympics?
  • Explanation:SAI's bilingual newsletter "UTKARSH", which will be published quarterly from the SAI headquarters.SAI's bilingual newsletter "UTKARSH", which will be published quarterly from the SAI headquarters.
  • Question 7: Name SEBI chief who is all set to get two-year extension? Name SEBI chief who is all set to get two-year extension?
  • Explanation:Under the stewardship of Sinha, who has been at the helm at Sebi for almost three years, key reform measures were initiated in the capital market. Under the stewardship of Sinha, who has been at the helm at Sebi for almost three years, key reform measures were initiated in the capital market.
  • Question 8: Who is the recipient of 26th Moorti Devi Award? Who is the recipient of 26th Moorti Devi Award?
  • Explanation:Haraprasad Das is one of the most influential contemporary poet and thinker in Odia Literature. Haraprasad Das is one of the most influential contemporary poet and thinker in Odia Literature.
  • Question 9: What is MeghRaj? Which was in news recently? What is MeghRaj? Which was in news recently?
  • Explanation:In order to utilise and harness the benefits of Cloud Computing, Government of India has embarked upon an ambitious initiative – ‘GI Cloud’ which has been named as ‘MeghRaj’.In order to utilise and harness the benefits of Cloud Computing, Government of India has embarked upon an ambitious initiative – ‘GI Cloud’ which has been named as ‘MeghRaj’.