Apr. 20 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which country has conducted Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile, Ghaznavi, testing, recently? Which country has conducted Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile, Ghaznavi, testing, recently?
  • Explanation:Pakistan conducted a successful test-fire of Short Range Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi), can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometres.Pakistan conducted a successful test-fire of Short Range Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi), can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometres.
  • Question 2: India and Bhutan have signed a MoU for improving cooperation in...?India and Bhutan have signed a MoU for improving cooperation in...?
  • Explanation:India will impart training every year to two audit officers of the Royal Audit Authority of Bhutan in the Indian Audit and Accounts Service course, in the National Academy of Audit and Accounts in Shimla.India will impart training every year to two audit officers of the Royal Audit Authority of Bhutan in the Indian Audit and Accounts Service course, in the National Academy of Audit and Accounts in Shimla.
  • Question 3: Earth Day is observed on...?Earth Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.
  • Question 4: Earth Day 2014 theme is...?Earth Day 2014 theme is...?
  • Explanation:Theme Green Cities calling for transformation in the public transportation systems to make them more accessible, convenient and clean fuel-run. Theme Green Cities calling for transformation in the public transportation systems to make them more accessible, convenient and clean fuel-run.
  • Question 5: With which country India has signed a agreement on development of hydropower projects? With which country India has signed a agreement on development of hydropower projects?
  • Explanation:The inter-governmental agreement aims for four hydro-electric projects of 2120 MW on a joint venture-model between public sector undertakings of the two countries.The inter-governmental agreement aims for four hydro-electric projects of 2120 MW on a joint venture-model between public sector undertakings of the two countries.
  • Question 6: Which Asian country has stunned everybody by registering 7.3% economic growth in 2013?Which Asian country has stunned everybody by registering 7.3% economic growth in 2013?
  • Explanation:Sri Lankan economy has registered a 7.3% growth in 2013 while the inflation was around 4%. Forecast is of 7.8 percent growth rate in 2014. Sri Lankan economy has registered a 7.3% growth in 2013 while the inflation was around 4%. Forecast is of 7.8 percent growth rate in 2014.
  • Question 7: India and China have declared 2014 as - Year of...?India and China have declared 2014 as - Year of...?
  • Explanation:PLA China arrived in New Delhi on 22 April 2014 along with an eight member delegation for a two day visit. The visit is in response to an invitation extended by the Government of India. PLA China arrived in New Delhi on 22 April 2014 along with an eight member delegation for a two day visit. The visit is in response to an invitation extended by the Government of India.
  • Question 8: What is the full form of TII?What is the full form of TII?
  • Explanation:Ircon International Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Railways, signed MoU with Transparency International India (TII) for implementing Integrity Pact. Ircon International Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Railways, signed MoU with Transparency International India (TII) for implementing Integrity Pact.
  • Question 9: What is KOI-3278? What is KOI-3278?
  • Explanation:it is a Self-lensing Binary Star System found in Lycra constellation. A binary star system is a place where two stars are so close that their gravitational interaction causes them to orbit about a common centre of mass.it is a Self-lensing Binary Star System found in Lycra constellation. A binary star system is a place where two stars are so close that their gravitational interaction causes them to orbit about a common centre of mass.
  • Question 10: Which Indian IT company has joined top 10 global IT services companies club? Which Indian IT company has joined top 10 global IT services companies club?
  • Explanation:TCS has secured 10th place in HfS Research Survey on competitive landscape for IT Services in 2013. IBM leads this list. TCS has secured 10th place in HfS Research Survey on competitive landscape for IT Services in 2013. IBM leads this list.