Feb. 8 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Government has just approved an iron ore mining project recently in which of the following elephants reserve?Government has just approved an iron ore mining project recently in which of the following elephants reserve?
  • Explanation:Created in 2001 under the project Elephant, Singhbhum Elephant Reserve is the first Elephant reserve of the country. Created in 2001 under the project Elephant, Singhbhum Elephant Reserve is the first Elephant reserve of the country.
  • Question 2: First state to put Lokpal Act into practice was...?First state to put Lokpal Act into practice was...?
  • Explanation:Odisha was the first state to enact the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act in 1970. Odisha was the first state to enact the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act in 1970.
  • Question 3: New president of Indian Olympic Association, N Ramachandran, is also the chief of...?New president of Indian Olympic Association, N Ramachandran, is also the chief of...?
  • Explanation:Kho-Kho Federation of India President Rajeev Mehta and All India Tennis Association (AITA) chief Anil Khanna were also elected unopposed as Secretary General and Treasurer in the polls. Kho-Kho Federation of India President Rajeev Mehta and All India Tennis Association (AITA) chief Anil Khanna were also elected unopposed as Secretary General and Treasurer in the polls.
  • Question 4: Delhi Metro has been awarded for energy efficiency by Gold Standard Foundation-a globally accepted certification standard for...?Delhi Metro has been awarded for energy efficiency by Gold Standard Foundation-a globally accepted certification standard for...?
  • Explanation:The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the development of cost efficient carbon mitigation technologies. The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the development of cost efficient carbon mitigation technologies.
  • Question 5: M P Bezbaruah committee has been formed to....?M P Bezbaruah committee has been formed to....?
  • Explanation:The union government has set up a six member committee to suggest suitable and corrective measures to address concern regarding security of people from North East.The union government has set up a six member committee to suggest suitable and corrective measures to address concern regarding security of people from North East.
  • Question 6: NABARD has sanctioned loans worth over Rs. 19,100 crore under RIDF. What does RIDF stand for...? NABARD has sanctioned loans worth over Rs. 19,100 crore under RIDF. What does RIDF stand for...?
  • Explanation:NABARD Chairman H K Bhanwala said, over Rs. 19,000 crore were sanctioned till last week out of Rs. 20,000 crore allocated for 2013-14 in the Budget.NABARD Chairman H K Bhanwala said, over Rs. 19,000 crore were sanctioned till last week out of Rs. 20,000 crore allocated for 2013-14 in the Budget.
  • Question 7: Which state has started a drive against Encephalitis which is underway in 9 districts? Which state has started a drive against Encephalitis which is underway in 9 districts?
  • Explanation:In Assam, the adult vaccination drive against Japanese Encephalitis, JE gets underway in 9 districts. In Assam, the adult vaccination drive against Japanese Encephalitis, JE gets underway in 9 districts.
  • Question 8: RBI has released a draft Report on enabling PKI in payment system applications. PKI stands for....? RBI has released a draft Report on enabling PKI in payment system applications. PKI stands for....?
  • Explanation:PKI enabled electronic payment systems that has been introduced by the RBI are RTGS, NEFT, CBLO, FOREX Clearing, Government Securities Clearing, Cheque Truncation System PKI enabled electronic payment systems that has been introduced by the RBI are RTGS, NEFT, CBLO, FOREX Clearing, Government Securities Clearing, Cheque Truncation System
  • Question 9: How many countries are taking part in MILAN 2014 biennial exercise of Navies at Port Blair? How many countries are taking part in MILAN 2014 biennial exercise of Navies at Port Blair?
  • Explanation:15 ships manoeuvered in perfect harmony in the clear Andaman Sea on a balmy morning making for a grand culmination of the MILAN 2014 biennial exercise of Navies at Port Blair.15 ships manoeuvered in perfect harmony in the clear Andaman Sea on a balmy morning making for a grand culmination of the MILAN 2014 biennial exercise of Navies at Port Blair.
  • Question 10: India’s rank in the World Tourism Receipts during 2012 was ...?India’s rank in the World Tourism Receipts during 2012 was ...?
  • Explanation:As per the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, December 2013, India’s rank in the World Tourism Receipts during 2012 was 16th and rank in international tourist arrivals was 41. As per the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, December 2013, India’s rank in the World Tourism Receipts during 2012 was 16th and rank in international tourist arrivals was 41.