May. 2 2014 quiz

Score:

Question Attempted: 0

Correct Answers: 0

  • Question 1: Energy Ministers of the Group of 7 nations are meeting in__ to discuss ways to reduce their reliance on Russiaan energy supplies? Energy Ministers of the Group of 7 nations are meeting in__ to discuss ways to reduce their reliance on Russiaan energy supplies?
  • Explanation:The Russia provides nearly 30 percent of the natural gas imported by European Union countries, which 60 percent of it goes through pipelines in Ukraine.The Russia provides nearly 30 percent of the natural gas imported by European Union countries, which 60 percent of it goes through pipelines in Ukraine.
  • Question 2: Carrefour, the world second largest retailer, is working on a plan to exit India. Carrefour is from....?Carrefour, the world second largest retailer, is working on a plan to exit India. Carrefour is from....?
  • Explanation:Carrefour plans to leave the country come after talks to sell its five wholesale stores to Indian tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal retail group failed.Carrefour plans to leave the country come after talks to sell its five wholesale stores to Indian tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal retail group failed.
  • Question 3: Which of the following services will open 300 new banks in West Bengal after getting licence from Reserve Bank of India to open private banks? Which of the following services will open 300 new banks in West Bengal after getting licence from Reserve Bank of India to open private banks?
  • Explanation:the micro finance company Bandhan has 55 lakhs clients in the country already. the micro finance company Bandhan has 55 lakhs clients in the country already.
  • Question 4: What is the name of India first indigenous air-to-air missile?What is the name of India first indigenous air-to-air missile?
  • Explanation:Astra is a beyond visual range missile and few countries like the US, Russia, France and Israel have managed to develop beyond visual range missiles till now. Astra is a beyond visual range missile and few countries like the US, Russia, France and Israel have managed to develop beyond visual range missiles till now.
  • Question 5: Green tribunal has banned mining in Sariska reserve. Sariska lies in which state?Green tribunal has banned mining in Sariska reserve. Sariska lies in which state?
  • Explanation:The National Green Tribunal's central zone bench in Bhopal has banned mining activities in 84 stone and marble quarries located inside and within 1 km radius of the Sariska tiger reserve. The National Green Tribunal's central zone bench in Bhopal has banned mining activities in 84 stone and marble quarries located inside and within 1 km radius of the Sariska tiger reserve.
  • Question 6: What is Tejas?What is Tejas?
  • Explanation:Tejas is Light Combat Aircraft of Indian Air Force and in future they will be equipped with air-to-air missile Astra. Tejas is Light Combat Aircraft of Indian Air Force and in future they will be equipped with air-to-air missile Astra.
  • Question 7: World Press Freedom Day is observed on....?World Press Freedom Day is observed on....?
  • Explanation:The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2014: Media Freedom for a Better Future: Shaping the post-2015 Development Agenda.The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2014: Media Freedom for a Better Future: Shaping the post-2015 Development Agenda.
  • Question 8: Recently, which Indian pharma has recalled allergy-relief drug in US due to defective packaging?Recently, which Indian pharma has recalled allergy-relief drug in US due to defective packaging?
  • Explanation:The loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulphate with expiry date of September 2015 manufactured by Ohm Labs plant owned by Ranbaxy have been recalled. The loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulphate with expiry date of September 2015 manufactured by Ohm Labs plant owned by Ranbaxy have been recalled.
  • Question 9: Where are Kokrajhar and Baksa districts, which were in news recently? Where are Kokrajhar and Baksa districts, which were in news recently?
  • Explanation:Kokrajhar, Baksa and Chirang districts of Assam Bodoland were in news after militants killed 20 persons and injured several others in ethnic violence. Kokrajhar, Baksa and Chirang districts of Assam Bodoland were in news after militants killed 20 persons and injured several others in ethnic violence.
  • Question 10: What is the name dornier light-weight aircraft developed by HAL and handed over to the Defence Research and Development Organization?What is the name dornier light-weight aircraft developed by HAL and handed over to the Defence Research and Development Organization?
  • Explanation:The aircraft will be used by Bangalore based Electronics and Radar Development Establishment as flying test bed. The aircraft will be used by Bangalore based Electronics and Radar Development Establishment as flying test bed.