Jun. 14 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which is the first country visited by India's new prime minister? Which is the first country visited by India's new prime minister?
  • Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Bhutan of continued special treatment by India during his first foreign visit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Bhutan of continued special treatment by India during his first foreign visit.
  • Question 2: Famous URI Sector lies in which state? Famous URI Sector lies in which state?
  • Explanation:Recently Indian defense minister visited the Forward Areas in URI Sector. Recently Indian defense minister visited the Forward Areas in URI Sector.
  • Question 3: India's relationship with which country has been described as B4B?India's relationship with which country has been described as B4B?
  • Explanation: Narendra Modi has described India's relationship with Bhutan as B2B relations - `Bharat to Bhutan` relations. Narendra Modi has described India's relationship with Bhutan as B2B relations - `Bharat to Bhutan` relations.
  • Question 4: Credit rating agency Moody has said that Reserve Bank of India's LCR guidelines credit are positive for Banks. What is LCR? Credit rating agency Moody has said that Reserve Bank of India's LCR guidelines credit are positive for Banks. What is LCR?
  • Explanation:RBI issued the final Basel III framework on liquidity standards, which included guidelines on the minimum liquidity coverage ratio, liquidity risk monitoring tools and LCR disclosure standards. RBI issued the final Basel III framework on liquidity standards, which included guidelines on the minimum liquidity coverage ratio, liquidity risk monitoring tools and LCR disclosure standards.
  • Question 5: Which state has decided to set up Rapid Response Teams to counter wild elephants?Which state has decided to set up Rapid Response Teams to counter wild elephants?
  • Explanation: In the wake of increasing incidents of wild elephants straying into human settlements in forest fringe areas, Kerala government has set up eight Rapid Response Teams (RST). In the wake of increasing incidents of wild elephants straying into human settlements in forest fringe areas, Kerala government has set up eight Rapid Response Teams (RST).
  • Question 6: The first and the largest IT park in the country, has charted out an ambitious target of creating 45,000 new jobs during 2014-16. Where is the tech park?The first and the largest IT park in the country, has charted out an ambitious target of creating 45,000 new jobs during 2014-16. Where is the tech park?
  • Explanation:Technopark, which is poised to celebrate its silver jubilee next year, currently provides direct employment to 45,000 IT/ITeS professionals through its 330 IT companies. Technopark, which is poised to celebrate its silver jubilee next year, currently provides direct employment to 45,000 IT/ITeS professionals through its 330 IT companies.
  • Question 7: Indian origin physicist Tejinder Virdee who has been honoured knighthood Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II. He has received this award for his work on...?Indian origin physicist Tejinder Virdee who has been honoured knighthood Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II. He has received this award for his work on...?
  • Explanation:Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee is an experimental physicist and Professor of Physics at Imperial College London. He is best known for originating the concept of CMS.Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee is an experimental physicist and Professor of Physics at Imperial College London. He is best known for originating the concept of CMS.
  • Question 8: Who is the new President of Colombia? Who is the new President of Colombia?
  • Explanation:Juan defeated Right Wing candidate, Oscar Ivan Zuluaga. Juan defeated Right Wing candidate, Oscar Ivan Zuluaga.
  • Question 9: Where is Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, which is all set to become country's 2nd Asiatic Lion Sanctuary?Where is Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, which is all set to become country's 2nd Asiatic Lion Sanctuary?
  • Explanation:Some of the lions from Gir Forest, Gujarat, would be moved to Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, as former has lions in abundance. Some of the lions from Gir Forest, Gujarat, would be moved to Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, as former has lions in abundance.
  • Question 10: Which is World's largest polluter country which has recently decided to impose an absolute limit on its carbon emissions for the first time?Which is World's largest polluter country which has recently decided to impose an absolute limit on its carbon emissions for the first time?
  • Explanation:In 2006 China became world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, surpassing the United States. In 2006 China became world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, surpassing the United States.