Mar. 28 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: World Telecommunications Development Conference 2014 is being hosted by...?World Telecommunications Development Conference 2014 is being hosted by...?
  • Explanation:The Sixth edition of WTDC held in Dubai. The 10 days long event has been organized by the International Telecommunications Union, ITU the apex global telecom body under the United Nations. The Sixth edition of WTDC held in Dubai. The 10 days long event has been organized by the International Telecommunications Union, ITU the apex global telecom body under the United Nations.
  • Question 2: As per Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, for the year 2014-15 Indian economy is likely to grow by...?As per Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, for the year 2014-15 Indian economy is likely to grow by...?
  • Explanation:India's economy is likely to grow 5.5 per cent in 2014-15 as industrial output will recover to expand at 3.3 per cent. India's economy is likely to grow 5.5 per cent in 2014-15 as industrial output will recover to expand at 3.3 per cent.
  • Question 3: As per the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry the median forecast for fiscal deficit as a per cent of GDP stands at___per cent for 2014-15?.As per the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry the median forecast for fiscal deficit as a per cent of GDP stands at___per cent for 2014-15?.
  • Explanation:The median forecast for fiscal deficit as a per cent of GDP stands at 4.4 per cent for 2014-15. This is higher than the 4.1 per cent estimate announced in the Interim Budget last month.The median forecast for fiscal deficit as a per cent of GDP stands at 4.4 per cent for 2014-15. This is higher than the 4.1 per cent estimate announced in the Interim Budget last month.
  • Question 4: Which of the following countries is having its first census in the last 30 years? Which of the following countries is having its first census in the last 30 years?
  • Explanation:The last census in Myanmar was conducted in 1983 and Myanmar has announced that Muslims will be unable to register their ethnicity as Rohingya. The last census in Myanmar was conducted in 1983 and Myanmar has announced that Muslims will be unable to register their ethnicity as Rohingya.
  • Question 5: Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh has been expelled from the party for__years? Senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh has been expelled from the party for__years?
  • Explanation:Jaswant Singhis contesting the Lok Sabha polls as an Independent candidate in Barmer constituency of Rajasthan against the party official nominee. Jaswant Singhis contesting the Lok Sabha polls as an Independent candidate in Barmer constituency of Rajasthan against the party official nominee.
  • Question 6: Heena Sidhu, is related with which sport?Heena Sidhu, is related with which sport?
  • Explanation:World number two air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu has won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, the United States. The 24-year-old shooter from Ludhiana now has the maximum medals in a World Cup by any Indian pistol shooter.World number two air pistol shooter Heena Sidhu has won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, the United States. The 24-year-old shooter from Ludhiana now has the maximum medals in a World Cup by any Indian pistol shooter.
  • Question 7: Slovakia’s first president since independence in 1993 without a past in the Communist party is...?Slovakia’s first president since independence in 1993 without a past in the Communist party is...?
  • Explanation:Kiska, 51, who made his fortune in the consumer-credit business before giving most of it away, will be Slovakia's first president since independence in 1993 without a past in the Communist party. Kiska, 51, who made his fortune in the consumer-credit business before giving most of it away, will be Slovakia's first president since independence in 1993 without a past in the Communist party.
  • Question 8: What is the name first-ever miniature planet with two rings, which astronomers have discovered recently? What is the name first-ever miniature planet with two rings, which astronomers have discovered recently?
  • Explanation:Astronomers have discovered a miniature planet, Charkilo, with two rings of ice and pebbles between Saturn and Uranus in the Kuiper BeltAstronomers have discovered a miniature planet, Charkilo, with two rings of ice and pebbles between Saturn and Uranus in the Kuiper Belt
  • Question 9: WTO has asked India to immediately remove the export subsidy of 3300 rupees per tonne on...?WTO has asked India to immediately remove the export subsidy of 3300 rupees per tonne on...?
  • Explanation:The removal has been asked on the ground that ongoing subsidy would distort the global trade. The demand of removal came to the fore during Agriculture Committee of WTO in Geneva on March 21, 2014. The removal has been asked on the ground that ongoing subsidy would distort the global trade. The demand of removal came to the fore during Agriculture Committee of WTO in Geneva on March 21, 2014.
  • Question 10: Suva, is the capital of...., where Military Government has hold the democratic elections till September 2014? Suva, is the capital of...., where Military Government has hold the democratic elections till September 2014?
  • Explanation:This would be the first democratic elections in Fiji since the military coup in 2006.This would be the first democratic elections in Fiji since the military coup in 2006.