Apr. 9 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name the satellite which has released the images showing Russia mobilizing troops near Ukraine?Name the satellite which has released the images showing Russia mobilizing troops near Ukraine?
  • Explanation:NATO released satellite photographs of DigitalGlobe showing Russian military equipment, including fighter jets and tanks, that it described as part of a deployment of as many as 40,000 troops near the border with Ukraine.NATO released satellite photographs of DigitalGlobe showing Russian military equipment, including fighter jets and tanks, that it described as part of a deployment of as many as 40,000 troops near the border with Ukraine.
  • Question 2: Which state has topped the list of states with maximum cash seizures during polls?Which state has topped the list of states with maximum cash seizures during polls?
  • Explanation:Election Commission has seized 217.18 crore rupees in cash and 1.9 crore litres of liquor across the country. Election Commission has seized 217.18 crore rupees in cash and 1.9 crore litres of liquor across the country.
  • Question 3: Which Rail Coach Factory has produced record number of coaches in the financial year ended on 31st March this year, as it reached the mark of 1701 coaches against installed capacity of 1500 coaches per annum?Which Rail Coach Factory has produced record number of coaches in the financial year ended on 31st March this year, as it reached the mark of 1701 coaches against installed capacity of 1500 coaches per annum?
  • Explanation:Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala has produced record number of coaches in the just closed financial year as it reached the mark of 1701 coaches against installed capacity of 1500 coaches per annum.Rail Coach Factory (RCF) Kapurthala has produced record number of coaches in the just closed financial year as it reached the mark of 1701 coaches against installed capacity of 1500 coaches per annum.
  • Question 4: Gold and silver imports witnessed what percentage of dip in 2013-14? Gold and silver imports witnessed what percentage of dip in 2013-14?
  • Explanation:Gold and silver imports plunged 40% in last 1 year, to $33.5 billion mainly due to restrictions imposed by the government on inbound shipments to narrow the current account deficit. Gold and silver imports plunged 40% in last 1 year, to $33.5 billion mainly due to restrictions imposed by the government on inbound shipments to narrow the current account deficit.
  • Question 5: For the Financial Year 2013-14 Indian exports grew by...?For the Financial Year 2013-14 Indian exports grew by...?
  • Explanation:India's exports grew by 3.98 per cent to $312.35 billion in Financial Year 2013-14 while imports dipped by 8.11 % during the periodIndia's exports grew by 3.98 per cent to $312.35 billion in Financial Year 2013-14 while imports dipped by 8.11 % during the period
  • Question 6: Recently, in which country Several newspapers print black front pages to protest against recent arrests of journalists? Recently, in which country Several newspapers print black front pages to protest against recent arrests of journalists?
  • Explanation:Reports say several journalists in Myanmar have been arrested or jailed on various charges in the last four months. Media in Myanmar was heavily censored by the government until recently.Reports say several journalists in Myanmar have been arrested or jailed on various charges in the last four months. Media in Myanmar was heavily censored by the government until recently.
  • Question 7: Vodafone poised to take full control of Indian business as it plans to buy 11 percent stake of___Indian business partner? Vodafone poised to take full control of Indian business as it plans to buy 11 percent stake of___Indian business partner?
  • Explanation:Vodafone Group Plc said it expected to a deal to buy an 11 percent stake in its Indian business from minority partner Piramal Enterprises Ltd, giving it full ownership. Vodafone Group Plc said it expected to a deal to buy an 11 percent stake in its Indian business from minority partner Piramal Enterprises Ltd, giving it full ownership.
  • Question 8: Name HDFC chairman who has been appointed as Interim President of BCCI-IPL advisor for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League?Name HDFC chairman who has been appointed as Interim President of BCCI-IPL advisor for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League?
  • Explanation:Parekh will be a special invitee during the IPL governing council meeting as his vast expertise in financial affairs will enable smooth functioning of IPL affairs for the next two months.Parekh will be a special invitee during the IPL governing council meeting as his vast expertise in financial affairs will enable smooth functioning of IPL affairs for the next two months.
  • Question 9: What is Heartbleed? What is Heartbleed?
  • Explanation:Heartbleed is a new security threat which adversely impacts the online safety of Internet users worldwide. Heartbleed mainly affects OpenSSL software on which majority of websites run.Heartbleed is a new security threat which adversely impacts the online safety of Internet users worldwide. Heartbleed mainly affects OpenSSL software on which majority of websites run.
  • Question 10: International aid organisations has launched series of emergency measures in___against Ebola?International aid organisations has launched series of emergency measures in___against Ebola?
  • Explanation:The World Health Organization (WHO) has described the West Africa Ebola outbreak as one of the most challenging incidents the world has ever seen.The World Health Organization (WHO) has described the West Africa Ebola outbreak as one of the most challenging incidents the world has ever seen.