Mar. 4 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which state has introduced health insurance scheme for journalists? Which state has introduced health insurance scheme for journalists?
  • Explanation:Under this provision of insurance cover worth one lakh rupees per annum for journalists will be given. Five members of a journalist family will get benefit from the scheme.Under this provision of insurance cover worth one lakh rupees per annum for journalists will be given. Five members of a journalist family will get benefit from the scheme.
  • Question 2: Recently, which state has decided to repeal Lokayukta Act? Recently, which state has decided to repeal Lokayukta Act?
  • Explanation:Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that since the Parliament has passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act 2013, the state government will re-introduce the Bills in conformity with the principal Act.Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said that since the Parliament has passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act 2013, the state government will re-introduce the Bills in conformity with the principal Act.
  • Question 3: Sheila Dikshit has been appointed as the new Governor of Kerala. She replaces...? Sheila Dikshit has been appointed as the new Governor of Kerala. She replaces...?
  • Explanation:She has appointed as the 22nd Governor of Kerala. She has appointed as the 22nd Governor of Kerala.
  • Question 4: The Nalanda Project has been launched for...?The Nalanda Project has been launched for...?
  • Explanation:Nalanda Project has been taken by Aligarh Muslim University, a premier Minority University of world fame. AMU is also a Nodal Staff College of University Grant Commission.Nalanda Project has been taken by Aligarh Muslim University, a premier Minority University of world fame. AMU is also a Nodal Staff College of University Grant Commission.
  • Question 5: Bill Gates has regained the World Richest Person title in annual list of Forbes after...?Bill Gates has regained the World Richest Person title in annual list of Forbes after...?
  • Explanation:Gates is back on the top rank after four years, reclaiming the title from the telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico (2nd), who ranked 1 for the past four years.Gates is back on the top rank after four years, reclaiming the title from the telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu of Mexico (2nd), who ranked 1 for the past four years.
  • Question 6: A CBI investigation has been ordered into the purchase of jet fighter engines from Britain’s_ worth 10000 crore rupees?A CBI investigation has been ordered into the purchase of jet fighter engines from Britain’s_ worth 10000 crore rupees?
  • Explanation:Defence Ministry has also put on hold to all deals with Rolls-Royce till CBI investigation is over. Defence Ministry has also put on hold to all deals with Rolls-Royce till CBI investigation is over.
  • Question 7: Private hospitals have decided to stop CGHS cashless scheme. CGHS stands for...?Private hospitals have decided to stop CGHS cashless scheme. CGHS stands for...?
  • Explanation:The move comes into effect from March 7, will affect 50 lakh serving employees and over 30 lakh pensionersThe move comes into effect from March 7, will affect 50 lakh serving employees and over 30 lakh pensioners
  • Question 8: AIBA stands for...?AIBA stands for...?
  • Explanation:The International Boxing Association has terminated the Indian Boxing Federation from its fold stating that the current set of office-bearers were damaging the image, reputation and interest of the sport.The International Boxing Association has terminated the Indian Boxing Federation from its fold stating that the current set of office-bearers were damaging the image, reputation and interest of the sport.
  • Question 9: The writer of "India at Risk – Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misadventures'' is....The writer of "India at Risk – Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misadventures'' is....
  • Explanation:The book talks about the conflicts and the consequences of the security related policy of India. The book talks about the conflicts and the consequences of the security related policy of India.
  • Question 10: India National Cycling Academy has been founded at...?India National Cycling Academy has been founded at...?
  • Explanation:The academy will be financed by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports through Sports Authority of India. The academy will be financed by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports through Sports Authority of India.