Feb. 12 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: World Radio Day is observed on...?World Radio Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:The theme for the World Radio Day this year is Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Radio.The theme for the World Radio Day this year is Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Radio.
  • Question 2: India's regional carrier Air Costa ordered 50 E-Jets E2 aircraft from Embraer, worth $2.94 billion. Embraer is a...India's regional carrier Air Costa ordered 50 E-Jets E2 aircraft from Embraer, worth $2.94 billion. Embraer is a...
  • Explanation:Embraer said in a statement that Air Costa will become the first customer of the E-Jet E2 in the Indian market when it takes the first delivery in 2018. Embraer said in a statement that Air Costa will become the first customer of the E-Jet E2 in the Indian market when it takes the first delivery in 2018.
  • Question 3: How many countries have adopted a new global standard for automatic exchange of information on offshore tax evasion?How many countries have adopted a new global standard for automatic exchange of information on offshore tax evasion?
  • Explanation:Developed by Paris-based Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development, the new framework to curb the menace of blackmoney and tax evasion has been adopted after consultation with G-20 countriesDeveloped by Paris-based Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development, the new framework to curb the menace of blackmoney and tax evasion has been adopted after consultation with G-20 countries
  • Question 4: The first Indian state to legally ban smokeless tobacco is....?The first Indian state to legally ban smokeless tobacco is....?
  • Explanation:Smokeless tobacco accounts for 90% of oral cancers, the Act also bans manufacture, advertisement, trade, storage, distribution and sale of the substances.Smokeless tobacco accounts for 90% of oral cancers, the Act also bans manufacture, advertisement, trade, storage, distribution and sale of the substances.
  • Question 5: Karnataka won Irani Cup for the fifth time after defeating...?Karnataka won Irani Cup for the fifth time after defeating...?
  • Explanation:Conceived during the 1959-60 season to mark the completion of 25 years of the Ranji Trophy championship Irani Cup is played between the previous year's Ranji Trophy winners and the Rest of India Team. Conceived during the 1959-60 season to mark the completion of 25 years of the Ranji Trophy championship Irani Cup is played between the previous year's Ranji Trophy winners and the Rest of India Team.
  • Question 6: India ranked__in the list of ten countries in terms of digital governance?India ranked__in the list of ten countries in terms of digital governance?
  • Explanation:The report on digital governance was released by Accenture. Singapore, Norway and UAE, got 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively. The report on digital governance was released by Accenture. Singapore, Norway and UAE, got 1st, 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
  • Question 7: Which two countries are having their first official-level talks since the end of the brutal civil war in 1949?Which two countries are having their first official-level talks since the end of the brutal civil war in 1949?
  • Explanation:Chinese civil war was fought between the Kuomintang led by General Chiang Kai-Shek and the Chinese communist party led by Mao Tse-tung (also known as Mao Zadong). Chinese civil war was fought between the Kuomintang led by General Chiang Kai-Shek and the Chinese communist party led by Mao Tse-tung (also known as Mao Zadong).
  • Question 8: BRTS has been sanctioned across 11 cities in__States under JnNURM? BRTS has been sanctioned across 11 cities in__States under JnNURM?
  • Explanation:The Central Government has sanctioned Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) Projects to 11 cities in seven states across the country under JnNURM (UIG) including the Transition Phase.The Central Government has sanctioned Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) Projects to 11 cities in seven states across the country under JnNURM (UIG) including the Transition Phase.
  • Question 9: Who is US Ambassador to India?Who is US Ambassador to India?
  • Explanation:Nancy Powell met N. Modi and US says it looks forward to working closely with next Indian government. Nancy Powell met N. Modi and US says it looks forward to working closely with next Indian government.