Mar. 13 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: India has offered Bangladesh a fresh 1 billion US Dollar line of credit for the development of...?India has offered Bangladesh a fresh 1 billion US Dollar line of credit for the development of...?
  • Explanation:The offer was made at a meeting of the Joint Working Group on Trade in Dhaka. India has also offered to supply another 500 megawatts of power to Bangladesh on completion of the required infrastructure. The offer was made at a meeting of the Joint Working Group on Trade in Dhaka. India has also offered to supply another 500 megawatts of power to Bangladesh on completion of the required infrastructure.
  • Question 2: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS...?The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a PIL seeking a court-monitored probe into the fire tragedy in submarine INS...?
  • Explanation:The petition also sought a compensation of Rs. 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers killed in the incident.The petition also sought a compensation of Rs. 1 crore each for relatives of the two Navy officers killed in the incident.
  • Question 3: India and Bangladesh have decided to conduct joint assessment of stocks of__ fish? India and Bangladesh have decided to conduct joint assessment of stocks of__ fish?
  • Explanation:India and Bangladesh will conduct a joint assessment of stocks of hilsa fish in Bay of Bengal. The two countries will also exchange varieties of fish for commercial cultivation in their countries.India and Bangladesh will conduct a joint assessment of stocks of hilsa fish in Bay of Bengal. The two countries will also exchange varieties of fish for commercial cultivation in their countries.
  • Question 4: The United States has lifted a ban that prevented the oil giant BP from winning new government contracts. The ban was imposed in the year...?The United States has lifted a ban that prevented the oil giant BP from winning new government contracts. The ban was imposed in the year...?
  • Explanation:The ban was imposed as a penalty for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst in US history. The ban was imposed as a penalty for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the worst in US history.
  • Question 5: First World T20 Cricket Champion was won by___ in___?First World T20 Cricket Champion was won by___ in___?
  • Explanation:India defeated Pakistan in 2007 final which was played by South Africa. India defeated Pakistan in 2007 final which was played by South Africa.
  • Question 6: Who coined the term 'surfing the Internet' ?Who coined the term 'surfing the Internet' ?
  • Explanation:The term 'surfing the Internet' was coined by Jean Armour Polly in 1992.The term 'surfing the Internet' was coined by Jean Armour Polly in 1992.
  • Question 7: The maximum number of first time women voters 14144 in the 18-19 for the Lok Sabha Poll 204 are from The maximum number of first time women voters 14144 in the 18-19 for the Lok Sabha Poll 204 are from
  • Explanation:The maximum number of voters in Haryana who will cast their vote first time in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections fall in Gurgaon Lok Sabha constituency. First time women voters are 14144 out of total 47161 voters from Gurgoan. The maximum number of voters in Haryana who will cast their vote first time in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections fall in Gurgaon Lok Sabha constituency. First time women voters are 14144 out of total 47161 voters from Gurgoan.
  • Question 8: Which of the following has announced pollution compensation for China workers?Which of the following has announced pollution compensation for China workers?
  • Explanation:Panasonic became the first firm to explicitly pay more due to China's air quality problems and this move is a part of Panasonic's pay negotiations. Panasonic became the first firm to explicitly pay more due to China's air quality problems and this move is a part of Panasonic's pay negotiations.
  • Question 9: So far the only two states to issue Plastic Photo Identity Card are...?So far the only two states to issue Plastic Photo Identity Card are...?
  • Explanation:Nagaland and Assam became the first two states to be issued with Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India. These cards will be issued through the Common Service Centre of the central government's Information Technology department.Nagaland and Assam became the first two states to be issued with Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India. These cards will be issued through the Common Service Centre of the central government's Information Technology department.
  • Question 10: IRDA has ordered CBI probe into alleged fraud in four government-sponsored insurance schemes of...?IRDA has ordered CBI probe into alleged fraud in four government-sponsored insurance schemes of...?
  • Explanation:The schemes involved are Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana, Weather Insurance Scheme, Shetkari Apghati Durghatana Bima Yojana, Panjikrut Kishan Durghatana Bima Yojana and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. The schemes involved are Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana, Weather Insurance Scheme, Shetkari Apghati Durghatana Bima Yojana, Panjikrut Kishan Durghatana Bima Yojana and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana.