May. 19 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: The total Number of Lok Sabha Seat in first election in 1952 were....?The total Number of Lok Sabha Seat in first election in 1952 were....?
  • Explanation:The Average number of contestants per seat is 15.2 in 2014, whereas it was just five in 1952. The Average number of contestants per seat is 15.2 in 2014, whereas it was just five in 1952.
  • Question 2: Name the two ASian countries which have signed $400 bn 30-year gas deal?Name the two ASian countries which have signed $400 bn 30-year gas deal?
  • Explanation:China has signed a $400 billion 30-year gas deal with Russia, ending decade-long negotiations as the world's second largest economy tries to reduce its reliance on coal due to heavy pollution. China has signed a $400 billion 30-year gas deal with Russia, ending decade-long negotiations as the world's second largest economy tries to reduce its reliance on coal due to heavy pollution.
  • Question 3: As per global financial services Citigroup, India current account deficit is likely to narrow to___ of GDP this fiscal yearAs per global financial services Citigroup, India current account deficit is likely to narrow to___ of GDP this fiscal year
  • Explanation:Current account deficit for fiscal year 2013-14 is expected to be within $36 billion, or 2 per cent of GDP, and this fiscal year, it is likely to be slightly higher but contained at 2.3 per cent. Current account deficit for fiscal year 2013-14 is expected to be within $36 billion, or 2 per cent of GDP, and this fiscal year, it is likely to be slightly higher but contained at 2.3 per cent.
  • Question 4: Which Indian state has decided to provide drugs at subsidised rates to cancer patients? Which Indian state has decided to provide drugs at subsidised rates to cancer patients?
  • Explanation:These medicines will be provided to patients through Jan Aushadhi Stores functional at various District and Sub-Divisional Hospitals.These medicines will be provided to patients through Jan Aushadhi Stores functional at various District and Sub-Divisional Hospitals.
  • Question 5: For the handle of which social network there was a row between outgoing and would be Indian PM?For the handle of which social network there was a row between outgoing and would be Indian PM?
  • Explanation:PMO office changed the name of its Twitter account from @PMOIndia to @PMOIndiaArchive and put it in cold storage. Narendra Modi, will have to build his own following. PMO office changed the name of its Twitter account from @PMOIndia to @PMOIndiaArchive and put it in cold storage. Narendra Modi, will have to build his own following.
  • Question 6: Which section once imposed makes it illegal even the gathering of 10 people at a spot? Which section once imposed makes it illegal even the gathering of 10 people at a spot?
  • Explanation:In the wake of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal arrest, section 144 was imposed, when AAP supporters restored to protest and violence, In the wake of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal arrest, section 144 was imposed, when AAP supporters restored to protest and violence,
  • Question 7: As per a latest UN Report Indian Economy to Grow by ___ in 2014? As per a latest UN Report Indian Economy to Grow by ___ in 2014?
  • Explanation:The Indian economy will grow 5 per cent in 2014 and record a slightly higher expansion of 5.5 per cent next year on stronger consumption and investment, a UN report said . The Indian economy will grow 5 per cent in 2014 and record a slightly higher expansion of 5.5 per cent next year on stronger consumption and investment, a UN report said .
  • Question 8: Youth Olympic Qualifiers are being hosted by...?Youth Olympic Qualifiers are being hosted by...?
  • Explanation:In Youth Olympic Qualifiers Ajay Kumar Saroj won the 1500m race gold as two Indians won a silver each and an equal number bagged a bronze each. In Youth Olympic Qualifiers Ajay Kumar Saroj won the 1500m race gold as two Indians won a silver each and an equal number bagged a bronze each.
  • Question 9: How many Political Parties Participated in General Elections 2014?How many Political Parties Participated in General Elections 2014?
  • Explanation:The 16th General Elections saw participation of 464 political parties. This comprises 6 national parties, 39 state parties and 419 unrecognized parties.The 16th General Elections saw participation of 464 political parties. This comprises 6 national parties, 39 state parties and 419 unrecognized parties.
  • Question 10: India Receives New Frontiers Award 2014. This award is given for...?India Receives New Frontiers Award 2014. This award is given for...?
  • Explanation:India saw twin tragedies last year. Heavy floods and landslides in Uttarakhand in June, with a cyclone causing significant fatalities on its east coast barely five months later. India saw twin tragedies last year. Heavy floods and landslides in Uttarakhand in June, with a cyclone causing significant fatalities on its east coast barely five months later.