Mar. 15 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Crimea votes referendum on whether to secede from Ukraine and join...?Crimea votes referendum on whether to secede from Ukraine and join...?
  • Explanation:The proposal to join Russia is widely expected to be approved with majority support, as more than 60 percent of Crimea residents are ethnic Russians. Supporters of Ukraine interim government plan to boycott the vote.The proposal to join Russia is widely expected to be approved with majority support, as more than 60 percent of Crimea residents are ethnic Russians. Supporters of Ukraine interim government plan to boycott the vote.
  • Question 2: Winner of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014 is...?Winner of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:Karnataka completed a historic treble at domestic level by emerging champions in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a four-wicket win over Railways. Karnataka completed a historic treble at domestic level by emerging champions in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a four-wicket win over Railways.
  • Question 3: Where is Rani-ki-Vav, which India has nominated for UNESCO's World Heritage Site status this year? Where is Rani-ki-Vav, which India has nominated for UNESCO's World Heritage Site status this year?
  • Explanation:India has nominated Rani-ki-Vav, a 11th-century step well located in Patan, Gujarat, and the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh for UNESCO's World Heritage Site status for 2014. India has nominated Rani-ki-Vav, a 11th-century step well located in Patan, Gujarat, and the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh for UNESCO's World Heritage Site status for 2014.
  • Question 4: What is the theme of CII's tenth young Indian Summit?What is the theme of CII's tenth young Indian Summit?
  • Explanation:CII's tenth young Indian Summit on the theme India - the future is now opened in the national capital Delhi. CII's tenth young Indian Summit on the theme India - the future is now opened in the national capital Delhi.
  • Question 5: Name the country which finished last at in the Global Gender Gap report 2013? Name the country which finished last at in the Global Gender Gap report 2013?
  • Explanation:The 8th annual edition of the Report ranks 136 countries on their ability to close the gender gap in four key areas: economic participation and opportunity, political empowerment, health and survival, educational attainment, political participation and ecThe 8th annual edition of the Report ranks 136 countries on their ability to close the gender gap in four key areas: economic participation and opportunity, political empowerment, health and survival, educational attainment, political participation and ec
  • Question 6: Ennor post has been renamed as...?Ennor post has been renamed as...?
  • Explanation:Kamarajar Port has undertaken a public issue of tax free secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds. Kamarajar Port has undertaken a public issue of tax free secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds.
  • Question 7: As per interim budget 2014-15, the interest payment as percent of total tax revenue? As per interim budget 2014-15, the interest payment as percent of total tax revenue?
  • Explanation:To lower the fiscal deficit to 4.1% of GDP in 2014-15, the government is betting on revenue growth of 13.4 per cent and expenditure growth of 10.9 per cent compared to the revised estimates for the current year. To lower the fiscal deficit to 4.1% of GDP in 2014-15, the government is betting on revenue growth of 13.4 per cent and expenditure growth of 10.9 per cent compared to the revised estimates for the current year.
  • Question 8: India's first cyber village has come up in....?India's first cyber village has come up in....?
  • Explanation:Chandoli in Alwar, Rajasthan has been selected to become India's first cyber village. Chandoli in Alwar, Rajasthan has been selected to become India's first cyber village.
  • Question 9: Which state has topped in voluntary blood donation? Which state has topped in voluntary blood donation?
  • Explanation:In Tripura of the total requirement of blood during the current financial year (2013-14), 99% was collected through voluntary donation till last month. In Tripura of the total requirement of blood during the current financial year (2013-14), 99% was collected through voluntary donation till last month.
  • Question 10: Related with Census, term SRS, stands for...?Related with Census, term SRS, stands for...?
  • Explanation:With a view to generate reliable and continuous data on these indicators, the Office of the Registrar General, India, initiated the scheme of sample registration of births and deaths in India popularly known as Sample Registration System (SRS) in 1964 65.With a view to generate reliable and continuous data on these indicators, the Office of the Registrar General, India, initiated the scheme of sample registration of births and deaths in India popularly known as Sample Registration System (SRS) in 1964 65.