Feb. 18 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: How many documentary films under good governance initiatives have been launched by Public Grievances & Pensions? How many documentary films under good governance initiatives have been launched by Public Grievances & Pensions?
  • Explanation:Based on stakeholders’ consultation, films have been made in three durations i.e. in 14 minute, 3½ minute, 30 second. Based on stakeholders’ consultation, films have been made in three durations i.e. in 14 minute, 3½ minute, 30 second.
  • Question 2: India earned a revenue of nearly___ million Euro in 2012-13 by launching satellites of foreign countries?India earned a revenue of nearly___ million Euro in 2012-13 by launching satellites of foreign countries?
  • Explanation:Germany topped the list with eight satellite launches followed by Canada with five, Japan three and Austria, Denmark and Switzerland two each. Germany topped the list with eight satellite launches followed by Canada with five, Japan three and Austria, Denmark and Switzerland two each.
  • Question 3: Citizens of which country have renounced their citizenship in 2013 owing to become tired of dealing with intrusive US tax laws and complicated tax filings?Citizens of which country have renounced their citizenship in 2013 owing to become tired of dealing with intrusive US tax laws and complicated tax filings?
  • Explanation:US continues to tax citizens on all income, regardless of where it is earned or where they reside. For expats, filing taxes in two countries often means wrestling with mammoth paperwork. US continues to tax citizens on all income, regardless of where it is earned or where they reside. For expats, filing taxes in two countries often means wrestling with mammoth paperwork.
  • Question 4: Edward Snowden, has been elected as the new Rector of the University of___?Edward Snowden, has been elected as the new Rector of the University of___?
  • Explanation:University Rector represents the students and is chairman of the University Court. It is the body that administers the resources of the University.University Rector represents the students and is chairman of the University Court. It is the body that administers the resources of the University.
  • Question 5: As per a report by Cushman & Wakefield world’s most expensive office market is in...?As per a report by Cushman & Wakefield world’s most expensive office market is in...?
  • Explanation:In the same report Connaught Place, Delhi, was ranked as the world’s eighth most expensive office location. In the same report Connaught Place, Delhi, was ranked as the world’s eighth most expensive office location.
  • Question 6: Loop Mobile would be acquired by...?Loop Mobile would be acquired by...?
  • Explanation:With this deal, Bharti Airtel will become the largest mobile operator with 7 million subscriber base in Mumbai pushing Vodafone to second position with 6.8 million subscriber base. With this deal, Bharti Airtel will become the largest mobile operator with 7 million subscriber base in Mumbai pushing Vodafone to second position with 6.8 million subscriber base.
  • Question 7: Renaud Lavillenie and Sergey Bubka are related with...?Renaud Lavillenie and Sergey Bubka are related with...?
  • Explanation:Renaud Lavillenie, the French Olympic champion broke 21-year-old world record of pole vault of Sergey Bubka with a leap of 6.16 meter at Donetsk in the Ukraine. Renaud Lavillenie, the French Olympic champion broke 21-year-old world record of pole vault of Sergey Bubka with a leap of 6.16 meter at Donetsk in the Ukraine.
  • Question 8: Sid Caesar who died recently was a world famous? Sid Caesar who died recently was a world famous?
  • Explanation:Other TV shows which were his major achievements includes Your Show of Shows, 1950-54, with co-star Imogene Coca, and Caesar's Hour that appeared in 1954-57.Other TV shows which were his major achievements includes Your Show of Shows, 1950-54, with co-star Imogene Coca, and Caesar's Hour that appeared in 1954-57.
  • Question 9: During first three quarters of 2013-14 Gross NPAs of listed banks soared by....?During first three quarters of 2013-14 Gross NPAs of listed banks soared by....?
  • Explanation:Bad loans stood at 138613 crore ruppes for December 2013 against 92398 crore rupees in December 2012. Bad loans stood at 138613 crore ruppes for December 2013 against 92398 crore rupees in December 2012.
  • Question 10: What is Dhole? What is Dhole?
  • Explanation:Central Zoo Authority has selected the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park of Vizag for creation of a conservation breeding centre for the endangered wild dog – Dhole.Central Zoo Authority has selected the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park of Vizag for creation of a conservation breeding centre for the endangered wild dog – Dhole.