Mar. 18 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: The government has launched an exchange-traded fund of central public sector enterprises, to raise 3,000 crore rupees for its disinvestment plan, involving how many PSUs?The government has launched an exchange-traded fund of central public sector enterprises, to raise 3,000 crore rupees for its disinvestment plan, involving how many PSUs?
  • Explanation:This is an open ended scheme, comprising of shares of 10 central PSEs including ONGC, GAIL India and COAL India. It tracks an index fund, but trades like a stock on the exchange. This is an open ended scheme, comprising of shares of 10 central PSEs including ONGC, GAIL India and COAL India. It tracks an index fund, but trades like a stock on the exchange.
  • Question 2: Recently, US investment bank Goldman Sachs has upgraded Indian markets to overweight from..?Recently, US investment bank Goldman Sachs has upgraded Indian markets to overweight from..?
  • Explanation:US investment bank Goldman Sachs has upgraded Indian markets to overweight from marketweight saying India risk-reward looks favourable given the receding external tail-risks, expectation of improving fundamentals and the potential positive impact of the eUS investment bank Goldman Sachs has upgraded Indian markets to overweight from marketweight saying India risk-reward looks favourable given the receding external tail-risks, expectation of improving fundamentals and the potential positive impact of the e
  • Question 3: Mithali Raj is related with which sport?Mithali Raj is related with which sport?
  • Explanation:Mithali Raj is leading Indian women cricket team in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Championship being played in Bangladesh. Mithali Raj is leading Indian women cricket team in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 Championship being played in Bangladesh.
  • Question 4: As per Microsoft the four top countries sending out spam e-mails are...?As per Microsoft the four top countries sending out spam e-mails are...?
  • Explanation:Spam emails contents are malicious and carry advertisements for pharma products and adult explicit material.Spam emails contents are malicious and carry advertisements for pharma products and adult explicit material.
  • Question 5: What is the capital of Crimea?What is the capital of Crimea?
  • Explanation:Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Crimea have signed a bill to absorb the Crimea peninsula into Russia.Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Crimea have signed a bill to absorb the Crimea peninsula into Russia.
  • Question 6: Recentyl, Mahendra Singh Dhoni sued which of the following channels? Recentyl, Mahendra Singh Dhoni sued which of the following channels?
  • Explanation:The Madras High Court restrained Zee News and News Nation channels from telecasting any news linking India cricket captain M S Dhoni with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting/fixing scam.The Madras High Court restrained Zee News and News Nation channels from telecasting any news linking India cricket captain M S Dhoni with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting/fixing scam.
  • Question 7: Indian Oil Corp. has announced to set up 30000 crore rupees refinery at Mundra in Gujarat with 15 million tones capacity. This plant would be operational by...?Indian Oil Corp. has announced to set up 30000 crore rupees refinery at Mundra in Gujarat with 15 million tones capacity. This plant would be operational by...?
  • Explanation:Once functional the plant will increase the processing capacity of IOC to 100 million tones. IOC planned to raise its refining capacity to 100 million tones by 2021-22. Once functional the plant will increase the processing capacity of IOC to 100 million tones. IOC planned to raise its refining capacity to 100 million tones by 2021-22.
  • Question 8: As per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the world’s largest arms importer is...?As per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the world’s largest arms importer is...?
  • Explanation:As per the latest data on international arms transfers released by SIPRI the volume of Indian imports of major weapons rose by 111% between 2004-08 and 2009-13, and its share of the volume of international arms imports increased from 7% to 14%.As per the latest data on international arms transfers released by SIPRI the volume of Indian imports of major weapons rose by 111% between 2004-08 and 2009-13, and its share of the volume of international arms imports increased from 7% to 14%.
  • Question 9: Which car maker has recalled its all 911 GT3 models due to engine fire risk?Which car maker has recalled its all 911 GT3 models due to engine fire risk?
  • Explanation:Porsche said in a statement that it will replace the engines of all 785 of the high-priced 911 GT3 sports cars built in 2014.Porsche said in a statement that it will replace the engines of all 785 of the high-priced 911 GT3 sports cars built in 2014.
  • Question 10: Garuda Airlines, is a __based airlines?Garuda Airlines, is a __based airlines?
  • Explanation:Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has deployed a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) application for Garuda Indonesia Airlines.Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has deployed a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) application for Garuda Indonesia Airlines.