Apr. 29 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: What is the range of Indian surface-to-air Akash missile? What is the range of Indian surface-to-air Akash missile?
  • Explanation:Akash, is a medium range surface-to-air anti-aircraft defence system developed by the DRDO as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme. Akash, is a medium range surface-to-air anti-aircraft defence system developed by the DRDO as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.
  • Question 2: Which state has topped Election Commission list of states with highest cash seizures during Lok Sabha election 2014?Which state has topped Election Commission list of states with highest cash seizures during Lok Sabha election 2014?
  • Explanation:Andhra Pradesh topped the list with the seizure of around 130 crore rupees cash. Andhra Pradesh also topped the list with 351 paid news cases.Andhra Pradesh topped the list with the seizure of around 130 crore rupees cash. Andhra Pradesh also topped the list with 351 paid news cases.
  • Question 3: During Lok Sabha election 2014 which state topped the list in paid news cases? During Lok Sabha election 2014 which state topped the list in paid news cases?
  • Explanation:Andhra Pradesh also topped the list with 351 paid news cases. In the same state 130 crore rupees cash was confiscated which is also the highest in the nation. Andhra Pradesh also topped the list with 351 paid news cases. In the same state 130 crore rupees cash was confiscated which is also the highest in the nation.
  • Question 4: Labour Day is observed on...?Labour Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:May 1 was chosen as the date for International Workers Day by the Socialists and Communists of the Second International to commemorate the Haymarket affair in Chicago that occurred on May 4, 1886.May 1 was chosen as the date for International Workers Day by the Socialists and Communists of the Second International to commemorate the Haymarket affair in Chicago that occurred on May 4, 1886.
  • Question 5: With which country India has agreed to make trade facilitation process more effective by systematic customs administration of both countries?With which country India has agreed to make trade facilitation process more effective by systematic customs administration of both countries?
  • Explanation:India has also agreed to reduce the additional late fees if more time is taken for importing goods from Haldia, Kolkata. India has also agreed to reduce the additional late fees if more time is taken for importing goods from Haldia, Kolkata.
  • Question 6: Who authored just released book - Post Haste : Quintessential India?Who authored just released book - Post Haste : Quintessential India?
  • Explanation:The book gives a kaleidoscopic look at India's rich heritage through postage stamps.The book gives a kaleidoscopic look at India's rich heritage through postage stamps.
  • Question 7: CTS cheques have a MICR. What is MICR? CTS cheques have a MICR. What is MICR?
  • Explanation:The deadline for switching to new format bank cheques under the Cheque Truncation System (CTS) ended on 30 April 2014. The deadline for switching to new format bank cheques under the Cheque Truncation System (CTS) ended on 30 April 2014.
  • Question 8: TDSAT has allowed intra-circle 3G roaming. What is TDSAT? TDSAT has allowed intra-circle 3G roaming. What is TDSAT?
  • Explanation:TDSAT has also removed 1200 crore rupees penalties imposed on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular by the department of telecommunication. TDSAT has also removed 1200 crore rupees penalties imposed on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular by the department of telecommunication.
  • Question 9: Name the only Indian institute in world's top 100 varsities list in latest Times Higher Eductaion ranking? Name the only Indian institute in world's top 100 varsities list in latest Times Higher Eductaion ranking?
  • Explanation:IIT-Guwahati the first and only Indian entry in the list was placed at 87th rank. The list was topped by Korean Pohang University of Science and Technology. IIT-Guwahati the first and only Indian entry in the list was placed at 87th rank. The list was topped by Korean Pohang University of Science and Technology.
  • Question 10: India emerged as third largest economy of the World in 2011 in terms of PPP according to World Bank Report. What is PPP?India emerged as third largest economy of the World in 2011 in terms of PPP according to World Bank Report. What is PPP?
  • Explanation:The US remained the largest economy and is followed by the China. India has replaced Japan at number 3. India was placed at the 10th position in 2005.The US remained the largest economy and is followed by the China. India has replaced Japan at number 3. India was placed at the 10th position in 2005.