Mar. 12 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Justice (Retd.) BN Srikrishna, who has been appointed as the new Chairman of FPSB. What does FPSB stand for?Justice (Retd.) BN Srikrishna, who has been appointed as the new Chairman of FPSB. What does FPSB stand for?
  • Explanation:FPSB India proactively guides the development and promotion of standards for financial planning professionals to benefit and protect the public in the countryFPSB India proactively guides the development and promotion of standards for financial planning professionals to benefit and protect the public in the country
  • Question 2: Which country has decided to lease Himalayan peaks to Private companies to boost tourism? Which country has decided to lease Himalayan peaks to Private companies to boost tourism?
  • Explanation:Nepal is planning to lease virgin peaks to the private sector, to promote these mountains as new tourism products. The proposal is to lease out 326 Himalayan peaks. The proposal would soon be tabled in Nepal cabinet.Nepal is planning to lease virgin peaks to the private sector, to promote these mountains as new tourism products. The proposal is to lease out 326 Himalayan peaks. The proposal would soon be tabled in Nepal cabinet.
  • Question 3: Just launched, Airbus India is the recently launched subsidy of a ___company? Just launched, Airbus India is the recently launched subsidy of a ___company?
  • Explanation:French company Airbus has launched its wholly owned subsidiary in India called Airbus India on March 11 2014. Airbus India is the fifth country subsidiary outside Europe for the Airbus.French company Airbus has launched its wholly owned subsidiary in India called Airbus India on March 11 2014. Airbus India is the fifth country subsidiary outside Europe for the Airbus.
  • Question 4: A campaign named U & Me has been launched to fight against...?A campaign named U & Me has been launched to fight against...?
  • Explanation:This is a campaign to eradicate dengue across six Indian cities with public private partnership. these cities are Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune and Ahmedabad. This is a campaign to eradicate dengue across six Indian cities with public private partnership. these cities are Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune and Ahmedabad.
  • Question 5: Union Finance Ministry and SEBI has finalized the norms for setting up CPSE-ETF. What is the full form of ETF? Union Finance Ministry and SEBI has finalized the norms for setting up CPSE-ETF. What is the full form of ETF?
  • Explanation:Exchange Traded Funds are funds that track indexes like the NASDAQ-100 Index, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Indian Stock Exchange. When you buy shares of an ETF, you are buying shares of a portfolio that tracks the yield and return of its native index. Exchange Traded Funds are funds that track indexes like the NASDAQ-100 Index, S&P 500, Dow Jones, Indian Stock Exchange. When you buy shares of an ETF, you are buying shares of a portfolio that tracks the yield and return of its native index.
  • Question 6: 1st Asian Grand Prix Archery Championships is being hosted by...?1st Asian Grand Prix Archery Championships is being hosted by...?
  • Explanation:India trio of Gagandeep Kaur, V Jyothi Surekha and P Lily Chanu has already secured first gold medal for India. India trio of Gagandeep Kaur, V Jyothi Surekha and P Lily Chanu has already secured first gold medal for India.
  • Question 7: IPL 2014 will be held in....?IPL 2014 will be held in....?
  • Explanation:IPL will begin in the UAE, move to Bangladesh and finally come to India for the final set of matches.IPL will begin in the UAE, move to Bangladesh and finally come to India for the final set of matches.
  • Question 8: Who is the Convener of the Election Commission of India's Liquor Monitoring Committee? Who is the Convener of the Election Commission of India's Liquor Monitoring Committee?
  • Explanation:The job of Liquor Monitoring Committee is to prevent illegal distribution of liquor during the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. The job of Liquor Monitoring Committee is to prevent illegal distribution of liquor during the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
  • Question 9: Who is Deputy Election Commissioner of India? Who is Deputy Election Commissioner of India?
  • Explanation:Vinod Zutshi was in news while reviewing the poll preparedness with District collectors and SPs in Hyderabad, he seized 16 crore rupees of unaccounted cash in the past one weekVinod Zutshi was in news while reviewing the poll preparedness with District collectors and SPs in Hyderabad, he seized 16 crore rupees of unaccounted cash in the past one week
  • Question 10: Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, who died recently was a world known as....?Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, who died recently was a world known as....?
  • Explanation:Kabbah was praised for his leadership during and after Sierra's Leone's decade long civil war.Kabbah was praised for his leadership during and after Sierra's Leone's decade long civil war.