Mar. 30 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name the Indian-American Cardiologist, who has been selected for prestigious Simon Dack Award 2013? Name the Indian-American Cardiologist, who has been selected for prestigious Simon Dack Award 2013?
  • Explanation:Sumit Chugh has got this award award for his contributions to the organisation peer-reviewed medical journals.Sumit Chugh has got this award award for his contributions to the organisation peer-reviewed medical journals.
  • Question 2: United States and India have launched READ alliance. What does READ stand for...?United States and India have launched READ alliance. What does READ stand for...?
  • Explanation:READ is a partnership programme of $3.2 million between the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indian Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS).READ is a partnership programme of $3.2 million between the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indian Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS).
  • Question 3: Find Your Polling Booth, is a campaign launched by...?Find Your Polling Booth, is a campaign launched by...?
  • Explanation:In Kerala, locating polling stations will be just click of a mouse away for voters. Chief Electoral Officer in the state has launched a 'Find Your Polling Booth' option in its official website. In Kerala, locating polling stations will be just click of a mouse away for voters. Chief Electoral Officer in the state has launched a 'Find Your Polling Booth' option in its official website.
  • Question 4: As per the RBI GDP growth for 2014-15 is expected at....?As per the RBI GDP growth for 2014-15 is expected at....?
  • Explanation:On April 1 RBI has kept the repo rate unchanged at 8 % in its first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for the year 2014-15.The GDP growth for 2014-15 is expected at 5 to 6 per cent with downside risks. On April 1 RBI has kept the repo rate unchanged at 8 % in its first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for the year 2014-15.The GDP growth for 2014-15 is expected at 5 to 6 per cent with downside risks.
  • Question 5: In RBI first monetary policy of 2014 LAF borrowing has been cut to 0.25% of net demand and time liability (NDTL)? What is LAF?In RBI first monetary policy of 2014 LAF borrowing has been cut to 0.25% of net demand and time liability (NDTL)? What is LAF?
  • Explanation:Liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) is a monetary policy tool which allows banks to borrow money through repurchase agreements. Liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) is a monetary policy tool which allows banks to borrow money through repurchase agreements.
  • Question 6: As per Asian Development Bank Indian GDP poised to accelerate to__ in 2014-15?As per Asian Development Bank Indian GDP poised to accelerate to__ in 2014-15?
  • Explanation:While releasing its Outlook 2014 report today, ADB said that, the recent decline of economic growth in India has eased, but the economy will not reach its potential until remaining structural bottlenecks are overcome.While releasing its Outlook 2014 report today, ADB said that, the recent decline of economic growth in India has eased, but the economy will not reach its potential until remaining structural bottlenecks are overcome.
  • Question 7: As per Asian Development Bank Indian GDP growth is expected to rise further to__in 2015-16? As per Asian Development Bank Indian GDP growth is expected to rise further to__in 2015-16?
  • Explanation:ADB, has said Indian GDP is poised to accelerate to 5.5 per cent in 2014-15 on the back of improved performance in industry and services and it will rise to 6 per cent in 2015-16 as the recovery in advanced economies will bolster external demand.ADB, has said Indian GDP is poised to accelerate to 5.5 per cent in 2014-15 on the back of improved performance in industry and services and it will rise to 6 per cent in 2015-16 as the recovery in advanced economies will bolster external demand.
  • Question 8: Which of the following has decided to provide additional $30 million loan to Nepal?Which of the following has decided to provide additional $30 million loan to Nepal?
  • Explanation:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide an additional $30 million loan to the Nepal to scale up the upgrading of the Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa into an international airport with higher air safety standards.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide an additional $30 million loan to the Nepal to scale up the upgrading of the Gautam Buddha Airport in Bhairahawa into an international airport with higher air safety standards.
  • Question 9: Which of the following is doubling lending capacity to boost support for middle-income countries?Which of the following is doubling lending capacity to boost support for middle-income countries?
  • Explanation:The World Bank is nearly doubling its lending capacity to boost support for middle-income countries like Brazil, China, Indonesia, India and Mexico, because they can provide insight to poorer countries in solving their problems. The World Bank is nearly doubling its lending capacity to boost support for middle-income countries like Brazil, China, Indonesia, India and Mexico, because they can provide insight to poorer countries in solving their problems.
  • Question 10: Japan has announced ODA loan of more than 15000 crore rupees for 5 Indian Projects. This is the largest amount in the history of the ODA loans. ODA means...Japan has announced ODA loan of more than 15000 crore rupees for 5 Indian Projects. This is the largest amount in the history of the ODA loans. ODA means...
  • Explanation:Indian Projects covered under loan are: New and Renewable energy development Project, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Energy Saving Project, Haryana Distribution System Upgradation Project, Delhi Mass Rapid Transport System ProjectIndian Projects covered under loan are: New and Renewable energy development Project, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Energy Saving Project, Haryana Distribution System Upgradation Project, Delhi Mass Rapid Transport System Project