May. 25 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: UK government has decided to drop a book - To Kill a Mockingbird - from General Certificate of Secondary Education. Who is the author of this book?UK government has decided to drop a book - To Kill a Mockingbird - from General Certificate of Secondary Education. Who is the author of this book?
  • Explanation:To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men are among US novels dropped by an exam board after Education Secretary said more British works should be studied.To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men are among US novels dropped by an exam board after Education Secretary said more British works should be studied.
  • Question 2: Indian travellers spending limit abroad may be hiked to...? Indian travellers spending limit abroad may be hiked to...?
  • Explanation: Individuals travelling abroad may soon be allowed to spend $2,00,000 (2 lakh) overseas in a year as against the current ceiling of $75,000. Individuals travelling abroad may soon be allowed to spend $2,00,000 (2 lakh) overseas in a year as against the current ceiling of $75,000.
  • Question 3: Iconic Ambassador Car production has been stalled. Who was the manufacture of this car?Iconic Ambassador Car production has been stalled. Who was the manufacture of this car?
  • Explanation:Hindustan Motors, India's oldest car maker, shut down its factory at Uttarpara, West Bengal, where it has been making the Ambassador, based on Britain's long-defunct Morris Oxford - since 1957.Hindustan Motors, India's oldest car maker, shut down its factory at Uttarpara, West Bengal, where it has been making the Ambassador, based on Britain's long-defunct Morris Oxford - since 1957.
  • Question 4: IFFCO has increased its stake in NCDEX. What is the full form of NCDEX? IFFCO has increased its stake in NCDEX. What is the full form of NCDEX?
  • Explanation:National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) is an online multi commodity exchange based in India. National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) is an online multi commodity exchange based in India.
  • Question 5: Winner of Women's Asian Football Cup 2014 is...?Winner of Women's Asian Football Cup 2014 is...?
  • Explanation:In final Japan football team defeated defending champion Australia 1-0. Women's Asian Football Cup is played since 1977. In final Japan football team defeated defending champion Australia 1-0. Women's Asian Football Cup is played since 1977.
  • Question 6: Which of the following is not a Grand Slam championship? Which of the following is not a Grand Slam championship?
  • Explanation:There are four cups under Grand Slam tennis championship. There are four cups under Grand Slam tennis championship.
  • Question 7: Which country has broken a Guinness World Record by conducting 8,675 diabetes screenings for a Mall shoppers in just eight hours?Which country has broken a Guinness World Record by conducting 8,675 diabetes screenings for a Mall shoppers in just eight hours?
  • Explanation:Diabetes is a major risk factor for heart attacks and in the UAE, over 20 per cent of the population suffers from this disease. Diabetes is a major risk factor for heart attacks and in the UAE, over 20 per cent of the population suffers from this disease.
  • Question 8: Indian Current Account Deficit has sharply narrowed to___of GDP in the financial year 2014 from 4.7 per cent in the financial year, 2013?Indian Current Account Deficit has sharply narrowed to___of GDP in the financial year 2014 from 4.7 per cent in the financial year, 2013?
  • Explanation:RBI said the recovery in exports and the import moderation led to a sharp recovery in the gap to 147.6 billion US dollar in this financial year as against the $195.7 billion in the last year.RBI said the recovery in exports and the import moderation led to a sharp recovery in the gap to 147.6 billion US dollar in this financial year as against the $195.7 billion in the last year.
  • Question 9: Who would be the first Chief Minister of the new Telangana state?Who would be the first Chief Minister of the new Telangana state?
  • Explanation:K Chandrasekhara Rao is also the president of Telangana Ratsra Samithi. K Chandrasekhara Rao is also the president of Telangana Ratsra Samithi.
  • Question 10: In a survey US job site Glassdoor the best employers in US are....?In a survey US job site Glassdoor the best employers in US are....?
  • Explanation:Google and Facebook are among the companies that offer the best pay and benefit packages in the United States, according to employee ratings compiled by the US job site Glassdoor. Google and Facebook are among the companies that offer the best pay and benefit packages in the United States, according to employee ratings compiled by the US job site Glassdoor.