Mar. 21 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: MJ Akbar who has joined BJP, is a renowned...?MJ Akbar who has joined BJP, is a renowned...?
  • Explanation:Senior journalist MJ Akbar joined BJP. His induction in the party came at a brief function in presence of BJP President Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. Appreciating Akbar journalistic career, Mr Singh said his presence would boost his party.Senior journalist MJ Akbar joined BJP. His induction in the party came at a brief function in presence of BJP President Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. Appreciating Akbar journalistic career, Mr Singh said his presence would boost his party.
  • Question 2: Which country has recently passed polygamy bill, allowing men to marry as many women as they want? Which country has recently passed polygamy bill, allowing men to marry as many women as they want?
  • Explanation:As in many parts of Africa, polygamy is common among traditional communities in Kenya, as well as among the country's Muslim community, which accounts for up to a fifth of the population. The proposed bill had initially given a wife the right to veto the As in many parts of Africa, polygamy is common among traditional communities in Kenya, as well as among the country's Muslim community, which accounts for up to a fifth of the population. The proposed bill had initially given a wife the right to veto the
  • Question 3: RBI has decided to utilise unclaimed bank deposits of 3650 crore rupees for....?RBI has decided to utilise unclaimed bank deposits of 3650 crore rupees for....?
  • Explanation:The RBI has decided to utilise unclaimed bank deposits, which are estimated at 3,650 crore rupees for education and awareness of depositors. The apex bank has announced the Depositor Education and Awareness Fund Scheme for the purpose. The RBI has decided to utilise unclaimed bank deposits, which are estimated at 3,650 crore rupees for education and awareness of depositors. The apex bank has announced the Depositor Education and Awareness Fund Scheme for the purpose.
  • Question 4: STEREO spacecraft by NASA has been launched to study ___? STEREO spacecraft by NASA has been launched to study ___?
  • Explanation:STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) is the third mission in NASA solar terrestrial probes programme. The mission, launched in October 2006, the stereo has revealed the 3 structure of coronal mass ejections, violent eruptions of matter from thSTEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) is the third mission in NASA solar terrestrial probes programme. The mission, launched in October 2006, the stereo has revealed the 3 structure of coronal mass ejections, violent eruptions of matter from th
  • Question 5: What is Dhanush in defense parlance? What is Dhanush in defense parlance?
  • Explanation:Dhanush is the name of an India indigenous artillery gun. After the extensive trials, Dhanush would be produced in bulk in the Gun Carriage Factory in Jabalpur and the Army has placed an initial order of 114 such guns. It can fire a salvo up to 38 km in tDhanush is the name of an India indigenous artillery gun. After the extensive trials, Dhanush would be produced in bulk in the Gun Carriage Factory in Jabalpur and the Army has placed an initial order of 114 such guns. It can fire a salvo up to 38 km in t
  • Question 6: World Water Day is observed on...?World Water Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:World Water Day 2014 is observed on 22 March. The United Nations, which instituted the practice in 1993, has said this year theme is energy and water.World Water Day 2014 is observed on 22 March. The United Nations, which instituted the practice in 1993, has said this year theme is energy and water.
  • Question 7: Recently, Ukraine has signed the Association Agreement with...?Recently, Ukraine has signed the Association Agreement with...?
  • Explanation:The signing of the agreement coincided with the Russian President Vladimir Putin signing the Accession Agreement with Crimea after the Russian Parliament passed it on 21 March 2014.The signing of the agreement coincided with the Russian President Vladimir Putin signing the Accession Agreement with Crimea after the Russian Parliament passed it on 21 March 2014.
  • Question 8: What is the name of World Largest TV that has been unveiled recently? What is the name of World Largest TV that has been unveiled recently?
  • Explanation:Built by built by Panasonic this TV screen is of 218 feet wide by 94.6 feet tall that means it is taller than a seven story building and longer than Boeing’s biggest 767 flight.Built by built by Panasonic this TV screen is of 218 feet wide by 94.6 feet tall that means it is taller than a seven story building and longer than Boeing’s biggest 767 flight.
  • Question 9: Where a 60-day emergency decree, which gave the government wide-ranging powers to deal with disorder, has come to an end? Where a 60-day emergency decree, which gave the government wide-ranging powers to deal with disorder, has come to an end?
  • Explanation:Thailand announced to lift state of emergency on 18 March 2014, which was imposed on 22 January 2014 in Bangkok.Thailand announced to lift state of emergency on 18 March 2014, which was imposed on 22 January 2014 in Bangkok.
  • Question 10: Recently, Government of India divested its 9 percent stake in which bank? Recently, Government of India divested its 9 percent stake in which bank?
  • Explanation:The divestment would generate 5500 crore rupees. Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank of India in which Government of India holds 20.7 percent share by assets. The divestment would generate 5500 crore rupees. Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank of India in which Government of India holds 20.7 percent share by assets.