Apr. 19 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Investors from which country have topped the list of foreign investors in real estate in Dubai, pumping in $1.6 billion during the first quarter of 2014?Investors from which country have topped the list of foreign investors in real estate in Dubai, pumping in $1.6 billion during the first quarter of 2014?
  • Explanation:Indians were at the top spot for international investment, both in terms of the number of investors and the amount of expenditure. British ranked the second investors followed by Pakistanis.Indians were at the top spot for international investment, both in terms of the number of investors and the amount of expenditure. British ranked the second investors followed by Pakistanis.
  • Question 2: USA Government has approved powered alcohol. What is the name of this powder? USA Government has approved powered alcohol. What is the name of this powder?
  • Explanation:The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau got the approval on seven versions of Palcohol which include Margarita, Cosmopolitan flavours and Powderita. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau got the approval on seven versions of Palcohol which include Margarita, Cosmopolitan flavours and Powderita.
  • Question 3: Supreme Court has allowed an annual cap of___million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa?Supreme Court has allowed an annual cap of___million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa?
  • Explanation:said expert panel will give final a recommendation on annual cap on excavation of iron ore within six monthssaid expert panel will give final a recommendation on annual cap on excavation of iron ore within six months
  • Question 4: Bhartiya Mahila Bank has entered an agreement with__to promote Women Entreprenuership? Bhartiya Mahila Bank has entered an agreement with__to promote Women Entreprenuership?
  • Explanation:Trends in Vogue is a CavinKare initiative that manages hair saloons under Green Trends. Trends in Vogue is a CavinKare initiative that manages hair saloons under Green Trends.
  • Question 5: The author of the book - Hard Choices is? The author of the book - Hard Choices is?
  • Explanation:Clinton book will offer inside account of choices, crisis and challenges faced by her as a secretary of the state and how the experiences gained during her tenure drive her view of the future. Clinton book will offer inside account of choices, crisis and challenges faced by her as a secretary of the state and how the experiences gained during her tenure drive her view of the future.
  • Question 6: Which Indian bank has created World Record for Blood collection in a single day?Which Indian bank has created World Record for Blood collection in a single day?
  • Explanation:The blood donation camp organised by HDFC Bank on 6 December 2013 was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.The blood donation camp organised by HDFC Bank on 6 December 2013 was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
  • Question 7: Which pharma giant has decided to slash the price of the widely-used fever and pain-relief pill, Crocin Advance by half?Which pharma giant has decided to slash the price of the widely-used fever and pain-relief pill, Crocin Advance by half?
  • Explanation:GSK is reducing the price of Crocin Advance to conform to the price notified under Drug Price Control Order (DPCO) 2013 with immediate effect. GSK is reducing the price of Crocin Advance to conform to the price notified under Drug Price Control Order (DPCO) 2013 with immediate effect.
  • Question 8: John C. Houbolt, an engineer by profession, who died recently, is better known for his work on...?John C. Houbolt, an engineer by profession, who died recently, is better known for his work on...?
  • Explanation:Houbolt was the catalyst in securing US commitment to the science and engineering theory that eventually carried the Apollo crew to the moon and back safely. Houbolt was the catalyst in securing US commitment to the science and engineering theory that eventually carried the Apollo crew to the moon and back safely.
  • Question 9: Which of the following has got permission from Quebec Provincial Government to set up Urea plant in Canada?Which of the following has got permission from Quebec Provincial Government to set up Urea plant in Canada?
  • Explanation:The proposed Urea plant will have a production capacity of up to 1.6 million tonnes of urea and 760000 tonnes of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). The proposed Urea plant will have a production capacity of up to 1.6 million tonnes of urea and 760000 tonnes of diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).
  • Question 10: Which country is not taking part in China bi-annual Western Pacific Naval Symposium at Qingdao – Eastern port of China?Which country is not taking part in China bi-annual Western Pacific Naval Symposium at Qingdao – Eastern port of China?
  • Explanation:The seven countries are India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Brunei and Singapore. India and Pakistan will participate for the first time. The seven countries are India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Brunei and Singapore. India and Pakistan will participate for the first time.