May. 27 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which state has recently released postal stamps on Narendra Modi?Which state has recently released postal stamps on Narendra Modi?
  • Explanation:A set of four postal stamps and a special cover on Narendra Modi has been issued by the Department of Posts in Bihar. These have been conceptualised by a philatelist Pradeep Jain. A set of four postal stamps and a special cover on Narendra Modi has been issued by the Department of Posts in Bihar. These have been conceptualised by a philatelist Pradeep Jain.
  • Question 2: In which year Farm Income Insurance Scheme was withdrawn in India? In which year Farm Income Insurance Scheme was withdrawn in India?
  • Explanation:The government is planning to re-launch farm income insurance scheme to provide a guaranteed income to farmers. It was launched on a pilot basis during NDA rule in 2003-04. The government is planning to re-launch farm income insurance scheme to provide a guaranteed income to farmers. It was launched on a pilot basis during NDA rule in 2003-04.
  • Question 3: New governor of Telangana state is?New governor of Telangana state is?
  • Explanation:Governor of Andhra Pradesh E S L Narasimhan has been given additional charge of Telangana. On 2nd June 2014 Telangana will come into existence as the 29th state of the country.Governor of Andhra Pradesh E S L Narasimhan has been given additional charge of Telangana. On 2nd June 2014 Telangana will come into existence as the 29th state of the country.
  • Question 4: In which neihbouring country where India has decided to built four new hydropower projects? In which neihbouring country where India has decided to built four new hydropower projects?
  • Explanation:India would build four new hydropower projects with a capacity to generate 2120 MW in Bhutan. India would build four new hydropower projects with a capacity to generate 2120 MW in Bhutan.
  • Question 5: Name the British retail major which has got Competition Commission of India approval for Trent Hyper market stake purchase?Name the British retail major which has got Competition Commission of India approval for Trent Hyper market stake purchase?
  • Explanation:Tesco got 50 per cent stake in Tata Group firm Trent Hypermarket, the first FDI transaction in multi-brand retail since the sector was opened up in 2012. Tesco got 50 per cent stake in Tata Group firm Trent Hypermarket, the first FDI transaction in multi-brand retail since the sector was opened up in 2012.
  • Question 6: Who would be the new attorney general of India? Who would be the new attorney general of India?
  • Explanation:Rohatgi, who will take over from G E Vahanvati as the 14th AG of the country, said, his top priority as attorney general would be to streamline litigations in the Supreme Court.Rohatgi, who will take over from G E Vahanvati as the 14th AG of the country, said, his top priority as attorney general would be to streamline litigations in the Supreme Court.
  • Question 7: With which game will you relate Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah, who died recently? With which game will you relate Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah, who died recently?
  • Explanation:Sultan Azlan Shah was known as the Father of Malaysian Hockey for his contribution to the sport for over 41 years - both as a player and an administrator.Sultan Azlan Shah was known as the Father of Malaysian Hockey for his contribution to the sport for over 41 years - both as a player and an administrator.
  • Question 8: By which year America will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan completely? By which year America will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan completely?
  • Explanation:Any US troop presence in Afghanistan after 2014 is subject to signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement, BSA, by the new Afghan President.Any US troop presence in Afghanistan after 2014 is subject to signing of the Bilateral Security Agreement, BSA, by the new Afghan President.
  • Question 9: On which sport personality Maharashtra government has added a chapter in its schoolbooks? On which sport personality Maharashtra government has added a chapter in its schoolbooks?
  • Explanation:The students of Maharashtra schools will learn about the iconic cricketer in class IV as part of their new curriculum in 2014-15 session. The students of Maharashtra schools will learn about the iconic cricketer in class IV as part of their new curriculum in 2014-15 session.
  • Question 10: David Allen, who died recently was a famous English...?David Allen, who died recently was a famous English...?
  • Explanation:He played 39 Test cricket matches for England between 1960 and 1966He played 39 Test cricket matches for England between 1960 and 1966