Apr. 1 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Fire TV has been launched by...?Fire TV has been launched by...?
  • Explanation:Amazon has launched an internet-connected TV set-top box as it vies with Apple and Google to gain a share of the lucrative television market. Amazon has launched an internet-connected TV set-top box as it vies with Apple and Google to gain a share of the lucrative television market.
  • Question 2: Which country has topped the list in just published Social Progress Index rating?Which country has topped the list in just published Social Progress Index rating?
  • Explanation:New Zealand came first in a global index published that ranks countries by social and environmental performance rather than economic output in a drive to make social progress a priority for politicians and businesses. New Zealand came first in a global index published that ranks countries by social and environmental performance rather than economic output in a drive to make social progress a priority for politicians and businesses.
  • Question 3: What rank has India secured in social progress index list 2014? What rank has India secured in social progress index list 2014?
  • Explanation: China secured 90th and India secured 102nd rank. The Social Progress Index rates 132 countries on more than 50 indicators, including health, sanitation, shelter, personal safety, access to information, sustainability, tolerance and inclusion and access t China secured 90th and India secured 102nd rank. The Social Progress Index rates 132 countries on more than 50 indicators, including health, sanitation, shelter, personal safety, access to information, sustainability, tolerance and inclusion and access t
  • Question 4: The latest two banks which have been given approval by Reserve Bank of India in-principle to start businesses are...?The latest two banks which have been given approval by Reserve Bank of India in-principle to start businesses are...?
  • Explanation:These two applicants were also recommended as suitable for grant of in-principle approval by the high-level advisory committee set up by the RBI. The approvals will be valid for 18 months.These two applicants were also recommended as suitable for grant of in-principle approval by the high-level advisory committee set up by the RBI. The approvals will be valid for 18 months.
  • Question 5: Which of the following is rolling out biggest Earth observation project?Which of the following is rolling out biggest Earth observation project?
  • Explanation:The biggest civil Earth observation programme ever conceived gets underway with the launch of a radar satellite from French Guiana. The EU's Sentinel - 1, spacecraft will be followed into orbit by a fleet of other satellites in the coming years. The biggest civil Earth observation programme ever conceived gets underway with the launch of a radar satellite from French Guiana. The EU's Sentinel - 1, spacecraft will be followed into orbit by a fleet of other satellites in the coming years.
  • Question 6: As per a recent study, harsh loan conditions by___put poor nations at disadvantage? As per a recent study, harsh loan conditions by___put poor nations at disadvantage?
  • Explanation:Many of these conditions focused on politically contentious areas, such as public sector wage cuts or private sector reforms. As a result nations desperate for cash are at a disadvantage in their dealings with the IMF. Many of these conditions focused on politically contentious areas, such as public sector wage cuts or private sector reforms. As a result nations desperate for cash are at a disadvantage in their dealings with the IMF.
  • Question 7: Which international airlines had to cancel around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers?Which international airlines had to cancel around 900 flights at the start of a three-day strike that is expected to affect some 425,000 passengers?
  • Explanation:The pilots want a new pay and pensions deal from the airline. Each side blames the other for the breakdown of talks. Lufthansa says passengers are being booked onto other airlines or train services to minimise disruption.The pilots want a new pay and pensions deal from the airline. Each side blames the other for the breakdown of talks. Lufthansa says passengers are being booked onto other airlines or train services to minimise disruption.
  • Question 8: Indian Badminton League Governing Council has decided to allow franchisees to increase the team strength from 11 to...?Indian Badminton League Governing Council has decided to allow franchisees to increase the team strength from 11 to...?
  • Explanation:Second edition of the Indian Badminton League will be played in six cities - Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.Second edition of the Indian Badminton League will be played in six cities - Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
  • Question 9: If Siri is to Apple then Cortana is to...?If Siri is to Apple then Cortana is to...?
  • Explanation:Microsoft unveils Cortana, a virtual assistant for its Windows Phone platform designed to rival Apple Siri and Google Now.Microsoft unveils Cortana, a virtual assistant for its Windows Phone platform designed to rival Apple Siri and Google Now.
  • Question 10: Who is IMF Managing Director?Who is IMF Managing Director?
  • Explanation:Christine Lagarde has warned that leading nations need to embrace bold policy steps to accelerate a still-modest and fragile global economic recovery. Christine Lagarde has warned that leading nations need to embrace bold policy steps to accelerate a still-modest and fragile global economic recovery.