Apr. 2 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Most Efficient Navratna 2013 has been won by...?Most Efficient Navratna 2013 has been won by...?
  • Explanation:Most Efficient Navratna award is presented to that PSUs for its recognition of performance and contribution to the Indian economy. HAL has notched-up the highest ever turnover of Rs. 15,180 crores for the FY 2013-14. Most Efficient Navratna award is presented to that PSUs for its recognition of performance and contribution to the Indian economy. HAL has notched-up the highest ever turnover of Rs. 15,180 crores for the FY 2013-14.
  • Question 2: As per Assocham, the new top investment destination state of India is...?As per Assocham, the new top investment destination state of India is...?
  • Explanation:Maharashtra is the new number one investment destination in the country replacing Gujarat. Maharashtra attracted cumulative investment proposals of 14 lakh 73 thousand 466 crore rupees as on December 2013, while Gujarat got 13 lakh 98 thousand 347 crore rMaharashtra is the new number one investment destination in the country replacing Gujarat. Maharashtra attracted cumulative investment proposals of 14 lakh 73 thousand 466 crore rupees as on December 2013, while Gujarat got 13 lakh 98 thousand 347 crore r
  • Question 3: European Parliament has voted to scrap mobile roaming charges. This will come to effect from...?European Parliament has voted to scrap mobile roaming charges. This will come to effect from...?
  • Explanation:New rule will make the cost of call or downloading internet data in another EU country same as at home. The change is due to take effect from 15 December next year. It still requires approval from EU governments.New rule will make the cost of call or downloading internet data in another EU country same as at home. The change is due to take effect from 15 December next year. It still requires approval from EU governments.
  • Question 4: India is to explore the possibility of power transmission inter-connection with which neighbouring country? India is to explore the possibility of power transmission inter-connection with which neighbouring country?
  • Explanation:Bangladesh and India have agreed to explore the possibility of a power transmission inter-connection that will take electricity from India's northeastern states to its northwestern states transiting Bangladesh.Bangladesh and India have agreed to explore the possibility of a power transmission inter-connection that will take electricity from India's northeastern states to its northwestern states transiting Bangladesh.
  • Question 5: Which country is hosting FIH women's Champions Challenge One tournament 2014?Which country is hosting FIH women's Champions Challenge One tournament 2014?
  • Explanation:In the eight-nation tournament, India are placed in Pool A with Korea, Belgium and the host, Scotland. Pool B comprises teams from the United States, South Africa, Spain and Ireland. In the eight-nation tournament, India are placed in Pool A with Korea, Belgium and the host, Scotland. Pool B comprises teams from the United States, South Africa, Spain and Ireland.
  • Question 6: FIFA has rejected US call to ban Russia from hosting World Cup....?FIFA has rejected US call to ban Russia from hosting World Cup....?
  • Explanation:FIFA said that individual teams cannot be banned from a competition because of actions by their parent states. Russia is undertaking a large-scale project of building sports facilities and necessary infrastructure for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. FIFA said that individual teams cannot be banned from a competition because of actions by their parent states. Russia is undertaking a large-scale project of building sports facilities and necessary infrastructure for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  • Question 7: NASA has suspended its ties with Russia except on...?NASA has suspended its ties with Russia except on...?
  • Explanation:NASA and Roscosmon would continue to work in tandem to maintain safe and continuous operation of the International Space Station. NASA and Roscosmon would continue to work in tandem to maintain safe and continuous operation of the International Space Station.
  • Question 8: One of the national icons for Lok Sabha election 2014 is...?One of the national icons for Lok Sabha election 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:He is the fifth national icon selected by the EC. The EC has released an audio-video clip which shows Amir Khan urging people to vote ethically.He is the fifth national icon selected by the EC. The EC has released an audio-video clip which shows Amir Khan urging people to vote ethically.
  • Question 9: The first team to stormed into the final of T20 Cricket World 2014 is...?The first team to stormed into the final of T20 Cricket World 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:Sri Lanka played West Indies, in World T20, semi-final, Mirpur and Sri Lanka defeated WI. Sri Lanka played West Indies, in World T20, semi-final, Mirpur and Sri Lanka defeated WI.
  • Question 10: Which country is hosting ICC Women's World Twenty20?Which country is hosting ICC Women's World Twenty20?
  • Explanation:The Australian Women team is the first team to enter the final of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament. The Australian Women team is the first team to enter the final of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament.