Jun. 15 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who is the new Revenue Secretary of India? Who is the new Revenue Secretary of India?
  • Explanation:Shaktikanta Das will succeed Rajiv Takru. Shaktikanta Das will succeed Rajiv Takru.
  • Question 2: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. has commissioned a 68 MW Unit at the Rampur Hydro Electric Project in....?Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. has commissioned a 68 MW Unit at the Rampur Hydro Electric Project in....?
  • Explanation:Rampur hydel project has been built on River Satluj from 120 km from Shimla. Rampur hydel project has been built on River Satluj from 120 km from Shimla.
  • Question 3: Who is the author of book - Warrior State: Pakistan? Who is the author of book - Warrior State: Pakistan?
  • Explanation:The book talks about Pakistan’s insecurity quandary using literature from sociology, history, religious studies, and international relations. The book talks about Pakistan’s insecurity quandary using literature from sociology, history, religious studies, and international relations.
  • Question 4: On which committee recommendation Reserve Bank of India will soon come up with India’s first payments bank, which will offer deposit and payment services but not provide loans? On which committee recommendation Reserve Bank of India will soon come up with India’s first payments bank, which will offer deposit and payment services but not provide loans?
  • Explanation:In order to expedite the process, the RBI will soon start its differentiated banking licence regime, where the central bank issues licences to new banks to undertake specific banking operationsIn order to expedite the process, the RBI will soon start its differentiated banking licence regime, where the central bank issues licences to new banks to undertake specific banking operations
  • Question 5: East India Company which was disssolved in 1864, has launched a new office in...?East India Company which was disssolved in 1864, has launched a new office in...?
  • Explanation:The East India Company which had ventured into India in around 1600 AD for the purpose of trade and which later became the precursor of British rule in India has launched a new office in the Qatari capital of Doha. The East India Company which had ventured into India in around 1600 AD for the purpose of trade and which later became the precursor of British rule in India has launched a new office in the Qatari capital of Doha.
  • Question 6: Which two Asian countries are decide to add a new fillip to economic ties as 'Untapped opportunities'? Which two Asian countries are decide to add a new fillip to economic ties as 'Untapped opportunities'?
  • Explanation:In a bid to explore untapped opportunities India and China have together decided to infuse a new momentum in their economic relationship. As of now the bilteral trade between two countries is $65 billion. In a bid to explore untapped opportunities India and China have together decided to infuse a new momentum in their economic relationship. As of now the bilteral trade between two countries is $65 billion.
  • Question 7: Who has written the forward of just released book - Getting India Back on Track: An Action Agenda For Reform? Who has written the forward of just released book - Getting India Back on Track: An Action Agenda For Reform?
  • Explanation:The book comprises insightful essays by noted academicians and public policy experts.The book comprises insightful essays by noted academicians and public policy experts.
  • Question 8: Which state government has decided to install GPS in trucks carrying PDS foodgrains?Which state government has decided to install GPS in trucks carrying PDS foodgrains?
  • Explanation:Delhi has taken this move to ensure that ration commodities are properly and timely delivered to the Fair Price Shops (FPS) and are not diverted to the open market.Delhi has taken this move to ensure that ration commodities are properly and timely delivered to the Fair Price Shops (FPS) and are not diverted to the open market.
  • Question 9: Which state has given nod to two popular schemes including a pension scheme for farmers and a scheme to air-lift doctors to remote areas of the state?Which state has given nod to two popular schemes including a pension scheme for farmers and a scheme to air-lift doctors to remote areas of the state?
  • Explanation:Under this scheme for farmers, all those farmers doing farming on two hectare piece of land will get a monthly pension of rupee 800. Under this scheme for farmers, all those farmers doing farming on two hectare piece of land will get a monthly pension of rupee 800.
  • Question 10: Recently, RBI has increased CRR to 4% for non-scheduled UCBs? What are UCB?Recently, RBI has increased CRR to 4% for non-scheduled UCBs? What are UCB?
  • Explanation:From July 12, 2014 onward non-scheduled Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) will have to keep more of their deposits with the central bank to 4%.From July 12, 2014 onward non-scheduled Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) will have to keep more of their deposits with the central bank to 4%.