Apr. 10 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Maruti has decided to to recall 1 lakh units of___due faulty fuel tank? Maruti has decided to to recall 1 lakh units of___due faulty fuel tank?
  • Explanation:Maruti recalling 103,311 units of DZire, Swift and Ertiga manufactured between 12th November 2013 and 4th February 2014 due to due to fuel filler neck problem. Maruti recalling 103,311 units of DZire, Swift and Ertiga manufactured between 12th November 2013 and 4th February 2014 due to due to fuel filler neck problem.
  • Question 2: Name the Indian who has been selected for Queen Elizabeth Knight Grand Cross, one of the UK highest civilian awards?Name the Indian who has been selected for Queen Elizabeth Knight Grand Cross, one of the UK highest civilian awards?
  • Explanation:Ratan Tata, 76, is the only Indian among five foreigners to be awarded as part of the 'Honorary British Awards to Foreign Nationals' for 2014, others including Japanese and Greek nationals for services to economic and cultural ties with the UK.Ratan Tata, 76, is the only Indian among five foreigners to be awarded as part of the 'Honorary British Awards to Foreign Nationals' for 2014, others including Japanese and Greek nationals for services to economic and cultural ties with the UK.
  • Question 3: Fitch Ratings has affirmed India Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency IDRs at BBB. What is IDR? Fitch Ratings has affirmed India Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency IDRs at BBB. What is IDR?
  • Explanation:The Country Ceiling is affirmed at BBB and the Short-Term Foreign Currency IDR at F-3. The Country Ceiling is affirmed at BBB and the Short-Term Foreign Currency IDR at F-3.
  • Question 4: Author of book The Accidental Prime Minister - The Making and Unmaking Of Manmohan Singh? Author of book The Accidental Prime Minister - The Making and Unmaking Of Manmohan Singh?
  • Explanation:Sanjaya Baru, a journalist, was Dr Singh media advisor during his first term as PM between 2004 and 2008.Sanjaya Baru, a journalist, was Dr Singh media advisor during his first term as PM between 2004 and 2008.
  • Question 5: Name the e-commerce giant which has started a platform for Android apps, just like Google play?Name the e-commerce giant which has started a platform for Android apps, just like Google play?
  • Explanation:The Amazon Appstore was launched in March 2011 with 3,800 apps and now it has over 200,000 apps. The Amazon Appstore was launched in March 2011 with 3,800 apps and now it has over 200,000 apps.
  • Question 6: India is developing Kundankulam nuclear plant in association with...?India is developing Kundankulam nuclear plant in association with...?
  • Explanation:India and Russia have finally signed an agreement for building units 3 and 4 of the Kundankulam nuclear plant project at a cost of 33,000 crore rupees.India and Russia have finally signed an agreement for building units 3 and 4 of the Kundankulam nuclear plant project at a cost of 33,000 crore rupees.
  • Question 7: What is the range of just tested Nuclear-weapons capable Agni-I? What is the range of just tested Nuclear-weapons capable Agni-I?
  • Explanation:India has test-fired night user trial of the nuclear-weapons capable Agni-I surface-to-surface ballistic missile from Wheeler island, off the Odisha coast.India has test-fired night user trial of the nuclear-weapons capable Agni-I surface-to-surface ballistic missile from Wheeler island, off the Odisha coast.
  • Question 8: New Chief Justice of India would be...?New Chief Justice of India would be...?
  • Explanation:Justice Lodha was elevated as a judge of Supreme Court in December 2008. He was appointed a permanent Judge of Rajashtan High Court in 1994 and later transferred to Bombay high Court where he worked for 13 years. Justice Lodha was elevated as a judge of Supreme Court in December 2008. He was appointed a permanent Judge of Rajashtan High Court in 1994 and later transferred to Bombay high Court where he worked for 13 years.
  • Question 9: Which country has topped global remittances list for the year 2013?Which country has topped global remittances list for the year 2013?
  • Explanation:India received $70 billion, of which $65 billion were earned from the country flagship software services exports. T.China follows second with $60 billion. India received $70 billion, of which $65 billion were earned from the country flagship software services exports. T.China follows second with $60 billion.
  • Question 10: Kidambi Srikanth, is the new rising star in...?Kidambi Srikanth, is the new rising star in...?
  • Explanation:Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has entered the Men Singles semi-finals of the Singapore Super Series badminton tournament. Young Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has entered the Men Singles semi-finals of the Singapore Super Series badminton tournament.