Mar. 8 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: A plane which caught fire after landing at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal on March 8, belongs to which airlines?A plane which caught fire after landing at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal on March 8, belongs to which airlines?
  • Explanation:Indigo plane with 182 people on board caught fire after landing at Kathmandu Airport from New Delhi on March 8. All passengers were off-loaded with the help of ground engineers through emergency exits.Indigo plane with 182 people on board caught fire after landing at Kathmandu Airport from New Delhi on March 8. All passengers were off-loaded with the help of ground engineers through emergency exits.
  • Question 2: Name EU foreign policy chief, who is visiting Iran to hold talks on on Iran's nuclear programme? Name EU foreign policy chief, who is visiting Iran to hold talks on on Iran's nuclear programme?
  • Explanation:Catherine Marie Ashton’s visit to Iran is the first visit by a European foreign policy chief to Iran since 2008. Catherine Marie Ashton’s visit to Iran is the first visit by a European foreign policy chief to Iran since 2008.
  • Question 3: Which countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which natural gas will be supplied from Iraq to Jordan and Egypt. Which countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which natural gas will be supplied from Iraq to Jordan and Egypt.
  • Explanation:$18 billion oil pipeline, which will transfer one million barrels of oil per day from Basra to Aqaba, will be completed in early 2018. $18 billion oil pipeline, which will transfer one million barrels of oil per day from Basra to Aqaba, will be completed in early 2018.
  • Question 4: Reserve Bank of India has announced to set up a committee under FSDC. What does FSDC stand for?Reserve Bank of India has announced to set up a committee under FSDC. What does FSDC stand for?
  • Explanation:The committee will set the guidelines for the banking sector to comply with Basel-III capital norms. Basel-III norms are set of reform measures designed to improve the regulation, supervision and risk management within the banking sector. The committee will set the guidelines for the banking sector to comply with Basel-III capital norms. Basel-III norms are set of reform measures designed to improve the regulation, supervision and risk management within the banking sector.
  • Question 5: What is common between IT expert Nandan Nilekani and cricketer Mohd Kaif? What is common between IT expert Nandan Nilekani and cricketer Mohd Kaif?
  • Explanation:IT expert Nandan Nilekani and cricketer Mohd Kaif are also among the candidates in the first list of Congress. Nilekani will contest election from Bangalore South and Kaif from Phulpur, UP. IT expert Nandan Nilekani and cricketer Mohd Kaif are also among the candidates in the first list of Congress. Nilekani will contest election from Bangalore South and Kaif from Phulpur, UP.
  • Question 6: Indian Revenue Department has decided to ask passengers to provide details of source of funds for importing....?Indian Revenue Department has decided to ask passengers to provide details of source of funds for importing....?
  • Explanation:RBI and the government have expressed concerns over the sudden increase of import of gold in the country. These increases were also felt even after measures taken by them to curb import of gold to reduce the widened Current Account Deficit (CAD).RBI and the government have expressed concerns over the sudden increase of import of gold in the country. These increases were also felt even after measures taken by them to curb import of gold to reduce the widened Current Account Deficit (CAD).
  • Question 7: Which of the following is not a member of BIMSTEC?Which of the following is not a member of BIMSTEC?
  • Explanation:The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation is an international organisation involving a group of countries in South Asia and South East Asia. These are: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and NeThe Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation is an international organisation involving a group of countries in South Asia and South East Asia. These are: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Ne
  • Question 8: Foreign Tourist Arrival form the period of Feb. 2013 to Feb. 2014, has witnessed ___percent growth? Foreign Tourist Arrival form the period of Feb. 2013 to Feb. 2014, has witnessed ___percent growth?
  • Explanation: Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in Feb 2014 was 7.38 lakh which was 6.88 lakh in Feb., 2013 with a growth of 7.2%. Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism in Rupees terms in February, 2014 were Rs.11,355 crore in comparison to Rs.10,252 crore in F Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in Feb 2014 was 7.38 lakh which was 6.88 lakh in Feb., 2013 with a growth of 7.2%. Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism in Rupees terms in February, 2014 were Rs.11,355 crore in comparison to Rs.10,252 crore in F
  • Question 9: Pilot project for Passport Seva Common Services Centers would be launched in ...?Pilot project for Passport Seva Common Services Centers would be launched in ...?
  • Explanation:The Ministry of External Affairs, along with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited is all set to launch Passport related services through the vast network of over one lakh Common Services Centers (CSCs) across rural hinterland. The Ministry of External Affairs, along with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited is all set to launch Passport related services through the vast network of over one lakh Common Services Centers (CSCs) across rural hinterland.
  • Question 10: Winner of Asia Cup 2014 is...?Winner of Asia Cup 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:Sri Lanka is the winner of 2014 Asia Cup. Sri Lanka is the winner of 2014 Asia Cup.