Feb. 9 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name India's Intermediate Jet Trainer which will be operational by the end of 2014?Name India's Intermediate Jet Trainer which will be operational by the end of 2014?
  • Explanation:Aircraft's development is in advanced stages of certification. Over 800 test flights have so far been completed.Aircraft's development is in advanced stages of certification. Over 800 test flights have so far been completed.
  • Question 2: What is the name of India's first high-tech GPS based Train Enquiry System which has been launched recently? What is the name of India's first high-tech GPS based Train Enquiry System which has been launched recently?
  • Explanation:HYLITES means Hyderabad Live Train Enquiry System, is a smart phone application that works on to an android platform by using the Global Positioning System. HYLITES means Hyderabad Live Train Enquiry System, is a smart phone application that works on to an android platform by using the Global Positioning System.
  • Question 3: Current Account Deficit is expected to fall by almost 50 percent to___ in the current financial year? Current Account Deficit is expected to fall by almost 50 percent to___ in the current financial year?
  • Explanation:The Reserve Bank had last month projected CAD to be at less than USD 50 billion or 2.5 percent, down from USD 88.2 billion or 4.8 percent of GDP in 2012-13. The Reserve Bank had last month projected CAD to be at less than USD 50 billion or 2.5 percent, down from USD 88.2 billion or 4.8 percent of GDP in 2012-13.
  • Question 4: Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan was launched in...?Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan was launched in...?
  • Explanation:The PYKKA Scheme is to cover all Village Panchayats and Block Panchayats all over the country over a period of 10 years.The PYKKA Scheme is to cover all Village Panchayats and Block Panchayats all over the country over a period of 10 years.
  • Question 5: How much FDI under the automatic route is being allowed for port development projects? How much FDI under the automatic route is being allowed for port development projects?
  • Explanation:Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 has set a target of over 3130 Million Tonnes for port capacity by 2020Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 has set a target of over 3130 Million Tonnes for port capacity by 2020
  • Question 6: Skater Yulia Lipnitskaya has become the youngest athlete in the world to win a Gold medal at the Winter Olympics. She is from...?Skater Yulia Lipnitskaya has become the youngest athlete in the world to win a Gold medal at the Winter Olympics. She is from...?
  • Explanation:Making her debut at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Lipnitskaya recorded the best result ever in women's free skatingMaking her debut at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Lipnitskaya recorded the best result ever in women's free skating
  • Question 7: Central Information Commission has issued notices to__national parties seeking details of action taken by them to implement RTI?Central Information Commission has issued notices to__national parties seeking details of action taken by them to implement RTI?
  • Explanation:The Commission, a quasi-judicial body on RTI Act, asked Congress, BJP, NCP, CPI-M, CPI and BSP to provide details of the action within four weeks.The Commission, a quasi-judicial body on RTI Act, asked Congress, BJP, NCP, CPI-M, CPI and BSP to provide details of the action within four weeks.
  • Question 8: Sushil Koirala has been become the new...?Sushil Koirala has been become the new...?
  • Explanation:Sushil Koirala said that New government is committed to write the constitution within a year and taken on the other parties on board for framing the Constitution.Sushil Koirala said that New government is committed to write the constitution within a year and taken on the other parties on board for framing the Constitution.
  • Question 9: Which of the following EU countries is planning to limit immigration from other European Union countries? Which of the following EU countries is planning to limit immigration from other European Union countries?
  • Explanation:France and Germany have voiced concern about Switzerland's vote to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries.France and Germany have voiced concern about Switzerland's vote to bring back strict quotas for immigration from European Union countries.
  • Question 10: Water level along along which UK river recently hit record level?Water level along along which UK river recently hit record level?
  • Explanation:Thousands of homes along the River Thames are threatened with flooding as water levels continue to rise.Thousands of homes along the River Thames are threatened with flooding as water levels continue to rise.