Mar. 16 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: What percent of voters in Ukraine Crimea region have favoured joining Russia?What percent of voters in Ukraine Crimea region have favoured joining Russia?
  • Explanation:In Ukraine, over 95 percent of voters in its Crimea region have voted to join Russia after half the votes were counted in a disputed referendumIn Ukraine, over 95 percent of voters in its Crimea region have voted to join Russia after half the votes were counted in a disputed referendum
  • Question 2: Cricket T20 world Cup 2016 will be hosted by....?Cricket T20 world Cup 2016 will be hosted by....?
  • Explanation:India will host the World Twenty 20 Cup competition in 2016 and World Test Championship 2021, both for the first time, and the 50-over World Cup for the fourth time in 2023. India will host the World Twenty 20 Cup competition in 2016 and World Test Championship 2021, both for the first time, and the 50-over World Cup for the fourth time in 2023.
  • Question 3: For the first time State Bank of India has decided to sell around__ of its NPAs?For the first time State Bank of India has decided to sell around__ of its NPAs?
  • Explanation:SBI which had reported 5.73% of its assets as bad loans in the December quarter, is going to offload around Rs 5,000 crore of its Rs 67,799 crore dud assets to Accounts Receivable Conversion. SBI which had reported 5.73% of its assets as bad loans in the December quarter, is going to offload around Rs 5,000 crore of its Rs 67,799 crore dud assets to Accounts Receivable Conversion.
  • Question 4: Which of the following is not an e-commerce giant? Which of the following is not an e-commerce giant?
  • Explanation:Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said Sunday that it will go public on a U.S. stock exchange. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said Sunday that it will go public on a U.S. stock exchange.
  • Question 5: Which of the follwoing has decided to push half of its cars off roads to cut pollution? Which of the follwoing has decided to push half of its cars off roads to cut pollution?
  • Explanation:France is especially vulnerable to this kind of pollution since it is 60% dependent on diesel cars. In the 1960s, the French government and industry made a strategic decision that diesel engines were less polluting and would gradually supersede petrol.France is especially vulnerable to this kind of pollution since it is 60% dependent on diesel cars. In the 1960s, the French government and industry made a strategic decision that diesel engines were less polluting and would gradually supersede petrol.
  • Question 6: Which country oil output has surged to highest level in over last 30 years? Which country oil output has surged to highest level in over last 30 years?
  • Explanation:International Energy Agency in its latest report said that Iraq's oil output jumped by half a million barrels a day in February to average 3.6 million barrels a day.International Energy Agency in its latest report said that Iraq's oil output jumped by half a million barrels a day in February to average 3.6 million barrels a day.
  • Question 7: Which country has recently hosted Asian 20 kilometer Walking Championship? Which country has recently hosted Asian 20 kilometer Walking Championship?
  • Explanation:In the Asian 20 kilometer Walking Championship in Nomi, Japan today, Khusbir Kaur from India set a new national record in women's section, with a timing of 1 hour 33 minutes and 37 seconds. Gurmeet Singh in men's section also impressed, clocking 1 hour 21In the Asian 20 kilometer Walking Championship in Nomi, Japan today, Khusbir Kaur from India set a new national record in women's section, with a timing of 1 hour 33 minutes and 37 seconds. Gurmeet Singh in men's section also impressed, clocking 1 hour 21
  • Question 8: China has vowed to clean up 60% of its cities by___?China has vowed to clean up 60% of its cities by___?
  • Explanation:China pledged on Sunday that it will make sure that 60 percent of its cities meet national pollution standards by 2020, with pressure growing to make cities liveable as hundreds of millions of migrants are expected to relocate from the countryside. China pledged on Sunday that it will make sure that 60 percent of its cities meet national pollution standards by 2020, with pressure growing to make cities liveable as hundreds of millions of migrants are expected to relocate from the countryside.
  • Question 9: Bezbarua committee, formed to look into various kinds of concerns of the North Eastern People, works under...?Bezbarua committee, formed to look into various kinds of concerns of the North Eastern People, works under...?
  • Explanation:Committee was constituted last month by the Union Home Ministry to look into the various kinds of concerns of the persons hailing from the North Eastern States who are living in different parts of the country, especially the Metropolitan areas and to suggCommittee was constituted last month by the Union Home Ministry to look into the various kinds of concerns of the persons hailing from the North Eastern States who are living in different parts of the country, especially the Metropolitan areas and to sugg
  • Question 10: Avventura and Abarth are two new models of...?Avventura and Abarth are two new models of...?
  • Explanation:Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world’s seventh largest Italian auto maker, is betting big on its Fiat Avventura and Abarth 500 models, among the four new cars it has lined up for launch this calendar year for growth in Asia’s third largest economy. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the world’s seventh largest Italian auto maker, is betting big on its Fiat Avventura and Abarth 500 models, among the four new cars it has lined up for launch this calendar year for growth in Asia’s third largest economy.