Feb. 16 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: In Interim Budget 2014-15, One Rank One Pension___ has been accepted? In Interim Budget 2014-15, One Rank One Pension___ has been accepted?
  • Explanation:Rupee 500 crore rupees to the defence pension account would be needed to implement this scheme. Rupee 500 crore rupees to the defence pension account would be needed to implement this scheme.
  • Question 2: Noted Hindi writer Amar Kant who died recently was famous for his novel...?Noted Hindi writer Amar Kant who died recently was famous for his novel...?
  • Explanation:His novel Inhin Hathiyaron Se earned him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2007, and Vyas Samman in 2009.His novel Inhin Hathiyaron Se earned him the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2007, and Vyas Samman in 2009.
  • Question 3: Name the countries which have decided to support Lanka against Human Rights resolution in UN? Name the countries which have decided to support Lanka against Human Rights resolution in UN?
  • Explanation:Support would be for counterproposal against the United States- sponsored resolution that will be brought against SL at the upcoming UNHRC session in Geneva next month.Support would be for counterproposal against the United States- sponsored resolution that will be brought against SL at the upcoming UNHRC session in Geneva next month.
  • Question 4: India would be hosting World Bridge Championship for Bermuda Bowl (men) and Venice Cup (women) in...?India would be hosting World Bridge Championship for Bermuda Bowl (men) and Venice Cup (women) in...?
  • Explanation:Chennai and Panaji have been shortlisted to host the World Bridge Championship. Chennai and Panaji have been shortlisted to host the World Bridge Championship.
  • Question 5: On February 15, 2014 International Gandhi Award for the year 2013 was presented to...?On February 15, 2014 International Gandhi Award for the year 2013 was presented to...?
  • Explanation:Duo was the prize for making outstanding contributions in the field of leprosy to eradicate the disease through treatment, training and research. Duo was the prize for making outstanding contributions in the field of leprosy to eradicate the disease through treatment, training and research.
  • Question 6: Two semiconductor plants worth Rs 63k crore would be set up at....?Two semiconductor plants worth Rs 63k crore would be set up at....?
  • Explanation:Israel's Tower Jazz-IBM and STMicroelectronics would be setting up these plants. Israel's Tower Jazz-IBM and STMicroelectronics would be setting up these plants.
  • Question 7: International Gandhi Award was instituted by the Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation that was established in the year...?International Gandhi Award was instituted by the Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation that was established in the year...?
  • Explanation:The award was started to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s service and scientific approach towards leprosy. The award was started to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi’s service and scientific approach towards leprosy.
  • Question 8: A target of fiscal deficit of 3 percent of GDP must be achieved by....?A target of fiscal deficit of 3 percent of GDP must be achieved by....?
  • Explanation:Fiscal Consolidation: A target of fiscal deficit of 3 percent of GDP must be achieved by 2016-17 and must always be kept below that level, as announced in 2014 interim budget. Fiscal Consolidation: A target of fiscal deficit of 3 percent of GDP must be achieved by 2016-17 and must always be kept below that level, as announced in 2014 interim budget.
  • Question 9: Indian Governor’s Conference 2014 held at....?Indian Governor’s Conference 2014 held at....?
  • Explanation:Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s addressed the Governor’s Conference at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on February 14, 2014: Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s addressed the Governor’s Conference at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on February 14, 2014:
  • Question 10: As of now the expenditure cap for Lok Sabha contestants is...?As of now the expenditure cap for Lok Sabha contestants is...?
  • Explanation:Election Commission may raise the expenditure cap for Lok Sabha contestants,enabling them spend 70 lakh rupees on their campaign as against the current 40 lakhs.Election Commission may raise the expenditure cap for Lok Sabha contestants,enabling them spend 70 lakh rupees on their campaign as against the current 40 lakhs.