May. 12 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: With which country India has signed an agreement to the study of ground water resources in country's Kampong Spue Province?With which country India has signed an agreement to the study of ground water resources in country's Kampong Spue Province?
  • Explanation:India agreements with Cambodia: 1. study of ground water resources in Kampong Spue Province for hydrograph network stations. 2. on development of Master Plan for Siem Reap River Basin in Cambodia. India agreements with Cambodia: 1. study of ground water resources in Kampong Spue Province for hydrograph network stations. 2. on development of Master Plan for Siem Reap River Basin in Cambodia.
  • Question 2: Recently, which country has expelled 2 Indian correspondents?Recently, which country has expelled 2 Indian correspondents?
  • Explanation:Pakistan expelled two Indian journalists posted there without assigning any reason. The journalsits include PTI's Snehesh Alex Philip and Meena Menon of the daily The HinduPakistan expelled two Indian journalists posted there without assigning any reason. The journalsits include PTI's Snehesh Alex Philip and Meena Menon of the daily The Hindu
  • Question 3: India to become the world’s third largest oil consumer by the year....?India to become the world’s third largest oil consumer by the year....?
  • Explanation:At present, India is the fourth largest oil consumer in the world behind the US, China and Japan as per US Energy Information Administration. At present, India is the fourth largest oil consumer in the world behind the US, China and Japan as per US Energy Information Administration.
  • Question 4: Name the first-ever woman to head a UN Peacekeeping Force?Name the first-ever woman to head a UN Peacekeeping Force?
  • Explanation:UNFICYP was established by the UN Security Council on 4 March 1964. UNFICYP was established by the UN Security Council on 4 March 1964.
  • Question 5: Name the two states which have declared independence from Ukraine? Name the two states which have declared independence from Ukraine?
  • Explanation:On 12 May 2014 leaders of Donetsk and Luhansk declared Donetsk and Luhansk region in the Eastern Ukraine as sovereign and independent State. On 12 May 2014 leaders of Donetsk and Luhansk declared Donetsk and Luhansk region in the Eastern Ukraine as sovereign and independent State.
  • Question 6: Which country has announced that it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system for foreign workers?Which country has announced that it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system for foreign workers?
  • Explanation:Under the new system it will not be mandatory for the foreign workers to obtain their employer’s consent before leaving the country as is prevelent at present.Under the new system it will not be mandatory for the foreign workers to obtain their employer’s consent before leaving the country as is prevelent at present.
  • Question 7: Which state has recently banned rat-hole coal mining? Which state has recently banned rat-hole coal mining?
  • Explanation:Meghalaya Government today banned rat-hole coal mining and transportation of coal throughout the State to comply with an order of the National Green Tribunal, Meghalaya Government today banned rat-hole coal mining and transportation of coal throughout the State to comply with an order of the National Green Tribunal,
  • Question 8: Which Indian pharma co. has decided to invest in US based Chase Pharmaceuticals to develop Alzheimer's drug?Which Indian pharma co. has decided to invest in US based Chase Pharmaceuticals to develop Alzheimer's drug?
  • Explanation:$21 million investment will be made through Cipla (EU) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cipla. The latter will acquire 14.6% stake in Chase Pharmaceuticals. $21 million investment will be made through Cipla (EU) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cipla. The latter will acquire 14.6% stake in Chase Pharmaceuticals.
  • Question 9: Who will lead India in upcoming hockey World Cup? Who will lead India in upcoming hockey World Cup?
  • Explanation:Hockey World Cup 2014 will be held at the Hague, the Netherlands, from May 31.Hockey World Cup 2014 will be held at the Hague, the Netherlands, from May 31.
  • Question 10: Each year CLAT test is held for admission into...?Each year CLAT test is held for admission into...?
  • Explanation:Common Law Admission Test 2014 records highest number of registration of candidates. Common Law Admission Test 2014 records highest number of registration of candidates.