May. 5 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Supreme Court has quashed Kerala law on Mullaperiyar dam and said that water level can be raised. This dam is built on....?Supreme Court has quashed Kerala law on Mullaperiyar dam and said that water level can be raised. This dam is built on....?
  • Explanation:The panel submitted its report to SC saying that dam is structurally and hydrologically safe, and Tamil Nadu can raise the water level from 136 to 142 feet after carrying out certain repairs. The panel submitted its report to SC saying that dam is structurally and hydrologically safe, and Tamil Nadu can raise the water level from 136 to 142 feet after carrying out certain repairs.
  • Question 2: The companies in the field of___now working to phase out controversial ingredient called brominated vegetable oil from their products within a year? The companies in the field of___now working to phase out controversial ingredient called brominated vegetable oil from their products within a year?
  • Explanation:Some drinks companies use brominated vegetable oil (BVO) to stop ingredients in fruit-flavoured soft drinks from separating out. The additive is banned in Europe and Japan but not in India. Some drinks companies use brominated vegetable oil (BVO) to stop ingredients in fruit-flavoured soft drinks from separating out. The additive is banned in Europe and Japan but not in India.
  • Question 3: Ministry of Home Affairs is organizing a one Day FCRA Outreach Seminar to sensitize various stakeholders. What is FCRA?Ministry of Home Affairs is organizing a one Day FCRA Outreach Seminar to sensitize various stakeholders. What is FCRA?
  • Explanation:Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 prohibits certain classes of persons from receiving foreign contribution.Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 prohibits certain classes of persons from receiving foreign contribution.
  • Question 4: The author of just published book - Arctic Summer - is..?The author of just published book - Arctic Summer - is..?
  • Explanation:The book decodes famous writer E.M. Forster, his inexplicable relationship with India and the South African literary scene. The book decodes famous writer E.M. Forster, his inexplicable relationship with India and the South African literary scene.
  • Question 5: India has surpassed which economy to become world third largest economy based on purchasing power parity? India has surpassed which economy to become world third largest economy based on purchasing power parity?
  • Explanation:In six years, India emerged as the world third-largest economy in 2011 from being the 10th in 2005, moving ahead of Japan. US remained the largest economy, China is 2nd. In six years, India emerged as the world third-largest economy in 2011 from being the 10th in 2005, moving ahead of Japan. US remained the largest economy, China is 2nd.
  • Question 6: Just formed Telangana state has how many assembly and parliamentary seats, respectively?Just formed Telangana state has how many assembly and parliamentary seats, respectively?
  • Explanation:The Telangana has 119 assembly seats and 17 parliamentary seats. Telangana is a region in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Telangana has 119 assembly seats and 17 parliamentary seats. Telangana is a region in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Question 7: As per World Health Organisation latest report which is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality? As per World Health Organisation latest report which is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality?
  • Explanation:A WHO study said that Delhi has the highest concentration of particulate matters less than 2.5 microns which is considered most serious for respiratory diseases and other health problems. A WHO study said that Delhi has the highest concentration of particulate matters less than 2.5 microns which is considered most serious for respiratory diseases and other health problems.
  • Question 8: Which is the first and 2nd largest country to send students to American Universities, respectively? Which is the first and 2nd largest country to send students to American Universities, respectively?
  • Explanation:China is at the top in the report on international students but India has the highest number of STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - students. China is at the top in the report on international students but India has the highest number of STEM - science, technology, engineering and math - students.
  • Question 9: Which is the largest Lok Sabha constituency in the India in terms of area? Which is the largest Lok Sabha constituency in the India in terms of area?
  • Explanation:Ladakh constituency, which is spread over two districts Leh and Kargil has a total of 1,59,631 electorate - 80,589 in Kargil and 79,042 in Leh. Ladakh constituency, which is spread over two districts Leh and Kargil has a total of 1,59,631 electorate - 80,589 in Kargil and 79,042 in Leh.
  • Question 10: Which state has decided to reward caste-tension free villages? Which state has decided to reward caste-tension free villages?
  • Explanation:Maharashtra will prepare caste-tension free a program on the lines of an existing scheme which rewards dispute-free villages.Maharashtra will prepare caste-tension free a program on the lines of an existing scheme which rewards dispute-free villages.