Feb. 26 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which south asian country has announced the creation of a new National Security policy? Which south asian country has announced the creation of a new National Security policy?
  • Explanation:Pakistan has announced a new National Security policy is as Pak vows to strike militant headquarters in major policy shift. Pakistan has announced a new National Security policy is as Pak vows to strike militant headquarters in major policy shift.
  • Question 2: Newly constituted Independent Evaluation Office has found that government spends__ to deliver 1 rupee worth of food?Newly constituted Independent Evaluation Office has found that government spends__ to deliver 1 rupee worth of food?
  • Explanation:The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of an Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) to undertake impartial and objective assessment of the various public programmes and improve the effectiveness of public interventions.The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of an Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) to undertake impartial and objective assessment of the various public programmes and improve the effectiveness of public interventions.
  • Question 3: In a controversial move D K Joshi has resigned from the post of...?In a controversial move D K Joshi has resigned from the post of...?
  • Explanation:Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi has resigned taking moral responsibility of the accident involving the submarine INS Sindhuratna.Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi has resigned taking moral responsibility of the accident involving the submarine INS Sindhuratna.
  • Question 4: Competition Appellate Tribunal has stayed the penalty of 1,773 crore rupees slapped on state-run...?Competition Appellate Tribunal has stayed the penalty of 1,773 crore rupees slapped on state-run...?
  • Explanation:The CCI had imposed the fine on Coal India for allegedly abusing its dominant position in fuel supplies.The CCI had imposed the fine on Coal India for allegedly abusing its dominant position in fuel supplies.
  • Question 5: RBI has issued guidelines forming of JLF and adoption of CAP to deal with distressed assets. JLF and CAP stands for...?RBI has issued guidelines forming of JLF and adoption of CAP to deal with distressed assets. JLF and CAP stands for...?
  • Explanation:RBI to set up a Central Repository of Information on Large Credits (CRILC) to collect, store, and disseminate credit data to lenders. RBI to set up a Central Repository of Information on Large Credits (CRILC) to collect, store, and disseminate credit data to lenders.
  • Question 6: Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy in a case arising out of non refund of___rupees to investors by two of his companies.Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy in a case arising out of non refund of___rupees to investors by two of his companies.
  • Explanation:In 2008, two Sahara Group firms sought nod from two Registrar of Comapnies (RoCs) to raise funds through optionally fully convertible debentures (OFCDs), via private placements.In 2008, two Sahara Group firms sought nod from two Registrar of Comapnies (RoCs) to raise funds through optionally fully convertible debentures (OFCDs), via private placements.
  • Question 7: Legendary Guitarist Paco de Lucia who passed away recently was from...?Legendary Guitarist Paco de Lucia who passed away recently was from...?
  • Explanation:Paco de Lucia won UK Bafta award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1985.Paco de Lucia won UK Bafta award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1985.
  • Question 8: Book 'Ambedkar Awakening India’s Social Conscience', has been written by Book 'Ambedkar Awakening India’s Social Conscience', has been written by
  • Explanation:This book is the first ever intellectual biography of Dr Ambedkar. There is only one English biography ever written on Dr. Ambedkar in English. Narendra Jadhav is a well-known economist, policy maker, educationist. This book is the first ever intellectual biography of Dr Ambedkar. There is only one English biography ever written on Dr. Ambedkar in English. Narendra Jadhav is a well-known economist, policy maker, educationist.
  • Question 9: President of ___ Abdullah Gul has approved the bill on restricting the judicial powers?President of ___ Abdullah Gul has approved the bill on restricting the judicial powers?
  • Explanation:The bill will give more control to the Justice ministry in comparison to the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors. The former is an independent body which deals with the appointment of the judiciary.The bill will give more control to the Justice ministry in comparison to the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors. The former is an independent body which deals with the appointment of the judiciary.
  • Question 10: Sourav Kothari who won a National Championship title, is related with...?Sourav Kothari who won a National Championship title, is related with...?
  • Explanation:This is Sourav Kothari maiden title ever since since he turned professional in 2007.This is Sourav Kothari maiden title ever since since he turned professional in 2007.