Apr. 15 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: The new Navy Chief of India is...?The new Navy Chief of India is...?
  • Explanation:He has been serving as the acting Chief of Naval Staff since 26th February this year after the incumbent, D K Joshi resigned owning moral responsibility for naval accidents.He has been serving as the acting Chief of Naval Staff since 26th February this year after the incumbent, D K Joshi resigned owning moral responsibility for naval accidents.
  • Question 2: Surpassing South Africa, the latest country to emerge as Africa largest economy is...?Surpassing South Africa, the latest country to emerge as Africa largest economy is...?
  • Explanation:Nigeria with 170 million people, has been growing as a destination for foreign investors owing to the size of its consumer market and increasingly sophisticated capital markets.Nigeria with 170 million people, has been growing as a destination for foreign investors owing to the size of its consumer market and increasingly sophisticated capital markets.
  • Question 3: Which bank has launched Boutique Financing scheme?Which bank has launched Boutique Financing scheme?
  • Explanation:SBI has launched a financing scheme for women fashion boutique owner. Scheme aim is to offer working capital expenses to generate more working opportunities for women.SBI has launched a financing scheme for women fashion boutique owner. Scheme aim is to offer working capital expenses to generate more working opportunities for women.
  • Question 4: Once again which place has regained first position as World record for highest rainfall?Once again which place has regained first position as World record for highest rainfall?
  • Explanation:Cherrapunji in India regained the world record for highest rainfall in 48 hours with 2493 millimeters. The previous highest rainfall in Cherrapunji was recorded on 15–16 June 1995.Cherrapunji in India regained the world record for highest rainfall in 48 hours with 2493 millimeters. The previous highest rainfall in Cherrapunji was recorded on 15–16 June 1995.
  • Question 5: In a survey done HR services firm Randstad, the most attractive employer in India is...?In a survey done HR services firm Randstad, the most attractive employer in India is...?
  • Explanation:Microsoft emerged as the most attractive employer in the survey for the fourth year in a row. Sony India is the next most attractive employer.Microsoft emerged as the most attractive employer in the survey for the fourth year in a row. Sony India is the next most attractive employer.
  • Question 6: Lee Kun-hee, who is facing an arrest warrant in a 1.4 million dollar cheating case is chairman of ___? Lee Kun-hee, who is facing an arrest warrant in a 1.4 million dollar cheating case is chairman of ___?
  • Explanation:Lee Kun-hee has been asked to appear before a local court within six weeks to avoid arrest in a decade-old dispute with a supplier over a $1.4 million payment. Lee Kun-hee has been asked to appear before a local court within six weeks to avoid arrest in a decade-old dispute with a supplier over a $1.4 million payment.
  • Question 7: The participants of Multi-party talks, which reached a deal on defusing crisis in Ukraine, were...?The participants of Multi-party talks, which reached a deal on defusing crisis in Ukraine, were...?
  • Explanation:The four parties agreed on steps to restore security for all citizens, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings in Ukraine illegally. The four parties agreed on steps to restore security for all citizens, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings in Ukraine illegally.
  • Question 8: Who has developed ASIMO robot designed to be more human-like than ever?Who has developed ASIMO robot designed to be more human-like than ever?
  • Explanation:ASIMO walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. ASIMO walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger.
  • Question 9: Which company has acquired drone maker Titan Aerospace to deliver internet across the globe?Which company has acquired drone maker Titan Aerospace to deliver internet across the globe?
  • Explanation:Google the atmospheric satellites could be used in disaster relief and assessing environmental damage and voice and data communications. Google the atmospheric satellites could be used in disaster relief and assessing environmental damage and voice and data communications.
  • Question 10: What is the name of a robotic submarine - deployed to solve mystery of lost Malaysian plane MH370? What is the name of a robotic submarine - deployed to solve mystery of lost Malaysian plane MH370?
  • Explanation:This submarine can create three-dimensional sonar map of any debris on the seafloor by using its side-scan sonar. This submarine can create three-dimensional sonar map of any debris on the seafloor by using its side-scan sonar.