Mar. 19 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: The Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India___has resigned, three months ahead of the completion of his term?The Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India___has resigned, three months ahead of the completion of his term?
  • Explanation:He is the first RBI top official to quit before retirement in the last two decades. Chakrabarty was appointed as RBI deputy governor for a three-year term in June, 2009, and was subsequently given a two-year extension.He is the first RBI top official to quit before retirement in the last two decades. Chakrabarty was appointed as RBI deputy governor for a three-year term in June, 2009, and was subsequently given a two-year extension.
  • Question 2: Which country is not taking part in the ongoing T20 Cricket World Cup?Which country is not taking part in the ongoing T20 Cricket World Cup?
  • Explanation:16 countries are taking part in the T20 Cricket World Cup, which is being hosted by Bangladesh. 16 countries are taking part in the T20 Cricket World Cup, which is being hosted by Bangladesh.
  • Question 3: Khushwant Singh, who died recently was also known as....?Khushwant Singh, who died recently was also known as....?
  • Explanation:Internationally renowned author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away at the age of 99. A Padma Vibhushan recipient, Khushwant Singh authored several books and collection of short stories.Internationally renowned author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away at the age of 99. A Padma Vibhushan recipient, Khushwant Singh authored several books and collection of short stories.
  • Question 4: Theme of World Sparrow Day 2014 was...?Theme of World Sparrow Day 2014 was...?
  • Explanation:The First World Sparrow Day was celebrated in 2010. It is an international initiative by Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and other national and international organisations.The First World Sparrow Day was celebrated in 2010. It is an international initiative by Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and other national and international organisations.
  • Question 5: Which of the following books has not been written by Khushwant Singh? Which of the following books has not been written by Khushwant Singh?
  • Explanation:In 2002 his autobiography, Truth, Love and Little Malice, which was published by Penguin Books. He was the founder-editor of Yojna as well. In 2002 his autobiography, Truth, Love and Little Malice, which was published by Penguin Books. He was the founder-editor of Yojna as well.
  • Question 6: The first ever woman President of Indian Journalists Association is...?The first ever woman President of Indian Journalists Association is...?
  • Explanation:Aditi Khanna has been unanimously elected as the first women President of Indian Journalists Association in London. She would be first lady at helm in the 67 years history of the Association. Aditi Khanna has been unanimously elected as the first women President of Indian Journalists Association in London. She would be first lady at helm in the 67 years history of the Association.
  • Question 7: Reserve Bank of India has extended 80:20 scheme to import gold to how many private banks? Reserve Bank of India has extended 80:20 scheme to import gold to how many private banks?
  • Explanation:These banks are HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank. These banks are HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank.
  • Question 8: USFDA has import a ban at Sun Pharmaceuticals for which of the reason? USFDA has import a ban at Sun Pharmaceuticals for which of the reason?
  • Explanation:Sun Pharmaceuticals received an import alert from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its cephalosporin, an anti-infective drug, facility located at Karkhadi in Gujarat for non-compliance of good manufacturing practice. Sun Pharmaceuticals received an import alert from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its cephalosporin, an anti-infective drug, facility located at Karkhadi in Gujarat for non-compliance of good manufacturing practice.
  • Question 9: Which PSUs has announced a voluntary retirement Scheme for non-technical female workers? Which PSUs has announced a voluntary retirement Scheme for non-technical female workers?
  • Explanation:In Coal India Special Female Voluntary Scheme, a woman employee accepting the offer can nominate her son for appointment at the company. The scheme is an effort to optimize the work force to non-technical staff and roping in more skilled youth. In Coal India Special Female Voluntary Scheme, a woman employee accepting the offer can nominate her son for appointment at the company. The scheme is an effort to optimize the work force to non-technical staff and roping in more skilled youth.
  • Question 10: Which airline has been issued show-cause by DGCA after a video of the cabin crew on a Goa-Bangalore flight dancing in the aisles went viral on social media? Which airline has been issued show-cause by DGCA after a video of the cabin crew on a Goa-Bangalore flight dancing in the aisles went viral on social media?
  • Explanation:A preliminary probe ordered by DGCA chief Prabhat Kumar has revealed that similar shows took place on other flights, including Delhi-Goa-Delhi, Jaipur-Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Bangalore-Kolkata and Bangalore-Pune-Ahmedabad. A preliminary probe ordered by DGCA chief Prabhat Kumar has revealed that similar shows took place on other flights, including Delhi-Goa-Delhi, Jaipur-Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Bangalore-Kolkata and Bangalore-Pune-Ahmedabad.