Mar. 14 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: How many hours of free telecast and broadcast time has been allowed by Election Commission for the six national parties on Doordarshan and All India Radio for campaigning for Lok Sabha polls 2014? How many hours of free telecast and broadcast time has been allowed by Election Commission for the six national parties on Doordarshan and All India Radio for campaigning for Lok Sabha polls 2014?
  • Explanation:An Election Commission's order said that for the 47 state parties, the poll panel has allocated 30 hours each of broadcasts and telecast time on DD and AIRAn Election Commission's order said that for the 47 state parties, the poll panel has allocated 30 hours each of broadcasts and telecast time on DD and AIR
  • Question 2: Supreme Court has rejected Nokia's plea to transfer Chennai plant to....?Supreme Court has rejected Nokia's plea to transfer Chennai plant to....?
  • Explanation:The apex court dismissed Nokia plea against the Delhi High Court order directing its parent company in Finland to give an undertaking to fulfill the conditions relating to payment of tax dues. The apex court dismissed Nokia plea against the Delhi High Court order directing its parent company in Finland to give an undertaking to fulfill the conditions relating to payment of tax dues.
  • Question 3: Weibo has unveiled plans to sell shares in US stock market. What is Weibo? Weibo has unveiled plans to sell shares in US stock market. What is Weibo?
  • Explanation:Weibo is China largest twitter like service, unveiled plans to sell shares in the US stock market. Weibo, owned by Chinese Internet giant Sina is looking to raise 500 million dollars via the share sale and 129.1 million monthly active users in December 20Weibo is China largest twitter like service, unveiled plans to sell shares in the US stock market. Weibo, owned by Chinese Internet giant Sina is looking to raise 500 million dollars via the share sale and 129.1 million monthly active users in December 20
  • Question 4: National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) was founded in the year...?National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) was founded in the year...?
  • Explanation:Located at Delhi National Centre for Good Governance s as an apex think tank of the country in guiding and implementing good Governance reforms Located at Delhi National Centre for Good Governance s as an apex think tank of the country in guiding and implementing good Governance reforms
  • Question 5: Where is Welspun Solar MP project, the largest solar power plant of India?Where is Welspun Solar MP project, the largest solar power plant of India?
  • Explanation:Constructed with a a cost of Rs. 1,100 crore on 305 hectares of land is this solar plant is located at Bhagwanpur near Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh.Constructed with a a cost of Rs. 1,100 crore on 305 hectares of land is this solar plant is located at Bhagwanpur near Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Question 6: Which of the following banks has become the country’s first bank to set up its own payment gateway? Which of the following banks has become the country’s first bank to set up its own payment gateway?
  • Explanation:SBI has et up ePay – with the objective of enrolling government entities and municipal corporations as well as small traders in the online marketplace. SBI has et up ePay – with the objective of enrolling government entities and municipal corporations as well as small traders in the online marketplace.
  • Question 7: Just in news six degree channel lies between which of the following Islands? Just in news six degree channel lies between which of the following Islands?
  • Explanation:Indian Naval Air Station at Campbell Bay on Great Nicobar Island has been recently commissioned to keep any eye on Mallaca Straits & 6 Degree Channel. Indian Naval Air Station at Campbell Bay on Great Nicobar Island has been recently commissioned to keep any eye on Mallaca Straits & 6 Degree Channel.
  • Question 8: As per just released data, in terms of asset base which among the following is the largest foreign bank operating in India inAs per just released data, in terms of asset base which among the following is the largest foreign bank operating in India in
  • Explanation:By March 2013, there were 43 foreign banks in India with 333 branches across India. By March 2013, there were 43 foreign banks in India with 333 branches across India.
  • Question 9: Sachin Tendulkar has been voted Cricketer of the Generation. Other two nominees in the same category were...?Sachin Tendulkar has been voted Cricketer of the Generation. Other two nominees in the same category were...?
  • Explanation:Sachin Tendulkar has been voted as the Cricketer of the Generation by a 50-member jury that comprised current and former cricketers and sports journalists.Sachin Tendulkar has been voted as the Cricketer of the Generation by a 50-member jury that comprised current and former cricketers and sports journalists.
  • Question 10: Indian Oil Corporation has sold 10% of government stake...? Indian Oil Corporation has sold 10% of government stake...?
  • Explanation:Earlier, government shareholding in IOC was 78.92% which has now reduced to 68.92 %. Govt. will raise 5340 crore rupees from this disinvestment. Earlier, government shareholding in IOC was 78.92% which has now reduced to 68.92 %. Govt. will raise 5340 crore rupees from this disinvestment.