Feb. 6 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: According to Central Statistics Office Indian economy is likely to by 4.9 percent instead of earlier estimate of___for 2013-14?According to Central Statistics Office Indian economy is likely to by 4.9 percent instead of earlier estimate of___for 2013-14?
  • Explanation:Economic growth in the current fiscal is estimated to rise by 4.9 per cent as compared to the growth rate of 4.5 per cent in 2012-13,Economic growth in the current fiscal is estimated to rise by 4.9 per cent as compared to the growth rate of 4.5 per cent in 2012-13,
  • Question 2: Who is the chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council? Who is the chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council?
  • Explanation:Chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council C. Rangarajan 4.9 % growth as an encouraging indication that economic slowdown is over. Chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council C. Rangarajan 4.9 % growth as an encouraging indication that economic slowdown is over.
  • Question 3: DRDO in process of developing Unmanned Arial Vehicles for CRPF to track down....?DRDO in process of developing Unmanned Arial Vehicles for CRPF to track down....?
  • Explanation:DRDO chief Avinash Chader informed this while speaking at a press conference on the occasion of ongoing Defence Expo-2014 in New Delhi. DRDO chief Avinash Chader informed this while speaking at a press conference on the occasion of ongoing Defence Expo-2014 in New Delhi.
  • Question 4: The Supreme Court has ordered implementation of recommendations of Majithia Wage Board for....?The Supreme Court has ordered implementation of recommendations of Majithia Wage Board for....?
  • Explanation:The constitutionality part of the wage board has been settled finally and all the doors of any dispute by the proprietors is closed. The constitutionality part of the wage board has been settled finally and all the doors of any dispute by the proprietors is closed.
  • Question 5: Legendary bhajan singer Jhutika Roy died, recently, she was better known as....?Legendary bhajan singer Jhutika Roy died, recently, she was better known as....?
  • Explanation:93-year old bhajan singer Juthika Roy died in Kolkata on 6 February 2014. 93-year old bhajan singer Juthika Roy died in Kolkata on 6 February 2014.
  • Question 6: How many Indian birds have been included in just the released IUCN Critically Endangered Red List of Birds?How many Indian birds have been included in just the released IUCN Critically Endangered Red List of Birds?
  • Explanation:Loss, modification, fragmentation and degradation of habitat and Environmental contaminants have been found the main reason of declining no. of birds. Loss, modification, fragmentation and degradation of habitat and Environmental contaminants have been found the main reason of declining no. of birds.
  • Question 7: What is Baer's Pochard? What is Baer's Pochard?
  • Explanation:Baer's Pochards, bird species, are reported to be assigned under the Critically Endangered list of IUCN Red list 2013. Baer's Pochards, bird species, are reported to be assigned under the Critically Endangered list of IUCN Red list 2013.
  • Question 8: Scotland has become country number __ to approve the Same Sex Marriage Bill?Scotland has become country number __ to approve the Same Sex Marriage Bill?
  • Explanation:The Netherlands was the first country that allowed same sex marriage in 2001. The Netherlands was the first country that allowed same sex marriage in 2001.
  • Question 9: Who has been selected for the Vyas Samman 2013? Who has been selected for the Vyas Samman 2013?
  • Explanation:He has been chosen for his memoir 'Vyomkesh Darvesh' that is a biography of the noted Hindi scholar Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi. He has been chosen for his memoir 'Vyomkesh Darvesh' that is a biography of the noted Hindi scholar Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi.
  • Question 10: Vyas Samman is given for excellence in which language? Vyas Samman is given for excellence in which language?
  • Explanation:The Vyas Samman is a literary award in India, first awarded in 1991. The Vyas Samman is a literary award in India, first awarded in 1991.