Jun. 16 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which is the latest developed country to ban possession of child sex-abuse images?Which is the latest developed country to ban possession of child sex-abuse images?
  • Explanation:Japan has banned the possession of child sex-abuse images, one of the last developed countries to do so. New law states that anyone found with such images can be jailed for up to a year, or fined. Japan has banned the possession of child sex-abuse images, one of the last developed countries to do so. New law states that anyone found with such images can be jailed for up to a year, or fined.
  • Question 2: OECD stands for...?OECD stands for...?
  • Explanation:Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
  • Question 3: Which state is hosting 1st ever Mumbai International Film Festival?Which state is hosting 1st ever Mumbai International Film Festival?
  • Explanation:The first ever three day-long Mumbai International Film Festival in Arunachal Pradesh has begun in n Naharlagun. The first ever three day-long Mumbai International Film Festival in Arunachal Pradesh has begun in n Naharlagun.
  • Question 4: Afghanistan is keen on opening the Chabahar port for transit to India. Once opened this port will involve...?Afghanistan is keen on opening the Chabahar port for transit to India. Once opened this port will involve...?
  • Explanation:Afghanistan and India have already agreed on a draft on the transition that they would use through the Chabahar port in Iran. Afghanistan and India have already agreed on a draft on the transition that they would use through the Chabahar port in Iran.
  • Question 5: A new tern 'Notes to Accounts’ is in news, it is related with...?A new tern 'Notes to Accounts’ is in news, it is related with...?
  • Explanation:The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to disclose sector-wise advances in the ‘Notes to Accounts’ to the financial statements from the financial year 2014-15 onwards. The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to disclose sector-wise advances in the ‘Notes to Accounts’ to the financial statements from the financial year 2014-15 onwards.
  • Question 6: Which Indian city will have country's 500 water ATMs?Which Indian city will have country's 500 water ATMs?
  • Explanation:Some of these ATMs will be based on groundwater purified from RO-based systems, while others will be fed from tanker based supply.Some of these ATMs will be based on groundwater purified from RO-based systems, while others will be fed from tanker based supply.
  • Question 7: Famous Duckworth-Lewis method is used in which sport? Famous Duckworth-Lewis method is used in which sport?
  • Explanation:Duckworth–Lewis method is a mathematical formulation designed to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a limited overs cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances.Duckworth–Lewis method is a mathematical formulation designed to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a limited overs cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances.
  • Question 8: Which city was found no. 1 in Tobacco Consumption Habits 2014 survey? Which city was found no. 1 in Tobacco Consumption Habits 2014 survey?
  • Explanation:ICICI Lombard Tobacco survey was conducted for the persons in 21-40 year age group in five regions viz. Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Lucknow and Hyderabad. ICICI Lombard Tobacco survey was conducted for the persons in 21-40 year age group in five regions viz. Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Lucknow and Hyderabad.
  • Question 9: US President Barack Obama has announced the creation the world’s biggest MPA in....?US President Barack Obama has announced the creation the world’s biggest MPA in....?
  • Explanation:MPA - Marine Protected Areas - forms nearly 2.8% of the world's all oceans. MPA - Marine Protected Areas - forms nearly 2.8% of the world's all oceans.
  • Question 10: What is the name of the panel on Tax Administration Reform Commission 2014-15? What is the name of the panel on Tax Administration Reform Commission 2014-15?
  • Explanation:Tax Administration Reform Commission headed by Parthasarathi Shome submitted its report to recommending abolition of the post of Revenue Secretary and merger of CBDT and CBEC among others. Tax Administration Reform Commission headed by Parthasarathi Shome submitted its report to recommending abolition of the post of Revenue Secretary and merger of CBDT and CBEC among others.