Apr. 14 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which commission is probing Muzaffarnagar violence incident? Which commission is probing Muzaffarnagar violence incident?
  • Explanation:Justice Vishnu Sahai is retired judge of Allahabad High Court, will record statements of riots victims in its sittings till April 21. The commission is likely to submit its report by May 15.Justice Vishnu Sahai is retired judge of Allahabad High Court, will record statements of riots victims in its sittings till April 21. The commission is likely to submit its report by May 15.
  • Question 2: Which city police of America has disbanded a controversial unit spying on Muslim neighbourhoods? Which city police of America has disbanded a controversial unit spying on Muslim neighbourhoods?
  • Explanation:The New York police has disbanded a controversial unit that conducted surveillance on Muslim neighbourhoods and monitored the daily lives of people from the community to detect terror plots.The New York police has disbanded a controversial unit that conducted surveillance on Muslim neighbourhoods and monitored the daily lives of people from the community to detect terror plots.
  • Question 3: China economic growth has slowest in 1st quarter of 2014 at...?China economic growth has slowest in 1st quarter of 2014 at...?
  • Explanation:The economy grew 7.4 percent in the January-March quarter, slightly stronger than the median forecast of 7.3. The economy grew 7.4 percent in the January-March quarter, slightly stronger than the median forecast of 7.3.
  • Question 4: Allahabad High Court has ordered the demolition of the two buildings in Noida and the refund of money to apartment buyers in response to a petition that alleged their construction had violated the law. Name the associated builder...?Allahabad High Court has ordered the demolition of the two buildings in Noida and the refund of money to apartment buyers in response to a petition that alleged their construction had violated the law. Name the associated builder...?
  • Explanation:Noida Authority on Tuesday sealed realty firm Supertech two 40-storey towers with more than 800 flats following the Allahabad High Court's order to demolish the buildings. Noida Authority on Tuesday sealed realty firm Supertech two 40-storey towers with more than 800 flats following the Allahabad High Court's order to demolish the buildings.
  • Question 5: Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has panel to oversee disbursement of $40mn funds for 2013 victims of factory collapse. Who has provided these funds?Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association has panel to oversee disbursement of $40mn funds for 2013 victims of factory collapse. Who has provided these funds?
  • Explanation:Funds are for Rana Plaza building collapse victims which killed over 1100 garment workers in April last year and left numerous workers maimed and wounded, rendering them unable to work.Funds are for Rana Plaza building collapse victims which killed over 1100 garment workers in April last year and left numerous workers maimed and wounded, rendering them unable to work.
  • Question 6: Which institution has set up authority to unwind failing banks and ends bailout era? Which institution has set up authority to unwind failing banks and ends bailout era?
  • Explanation:The European Union Parliament has completed the biggest overhaul of the bloc financial system since the introduction of the euro currency, passing laws to minimise the risk and cost posed by failing banks.The European Union Parliament has completed the biggest overhaul of the bloc financial system since the introduction of the euro currency, passing laws to minimise the risk and cost posed by failing banks.
  • Question 7: Which of the folliwing has formed a Sports Integrity Unit to probe betting, fixing and other fraud in sports? Which of the folliwing has formed a Sports Integrity Unit to probe betting, fixing and other fraud in sports?
  • Explanation:The unit is intended to investigate and inquire into matters related to sports fraud, combating malpractice in sports and coordinating with sports federations and law enforcement agencies.The unit is intended to investigate and inquire into matters related to sports fraud, combating malpractice in sports and coordinating with sports federations and law enforcement agencies.
  • Question 8: Which movie has been selected for Golden Lotus for Best Feature Film 2013 under National Film Awards? Which movie has been selected for Golden Lotus for Best Feature Film 2013 under National Film Awards?
  • Explanation:The National Film Awards have just been announced and Ship Of Theseus has won the Golden Lotus for Best Feature Film.The National Film Awards have just been announced and Ship Of Theseus has won the Golden Lotus for Best Feature Film.
  • Question 9: Registration for which of the following has been made mandatory in the national capital within 60 days of the event and its non-compliance will attract a fine of Rs. 1,000? Registration for which of the following has been made mandatory in the national capital within 60 days of the event and its non-compliance will attract a fine of Rs. 1,000?
  • Explanation:The Delhi (Compulsory Registration of Marriage) Order, 2014 will be applicable to all marriages solemnized in Delhi irrespective of caste, creed and religion of the brides and grooms. The Delhi (Compulsory Registration of Marriage) Order, 2014 will be applicable to all marriages solemnized in Delhi irrespective of caste, creed and religion of the brides and grooms.
  • Question 10: What is Peggy? What is Peggy?
  • Explanation:New images from Nasa Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon, which has already been affectionately named by scientists as Peggy.New images from Nasa Cassini-Huygens space probe suggest that Saturn may be in the process of forming a new moon, which has already been affectionately named by scientists as Peggy.