Jul. 5 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Recently, NABARD and SFAC, have signed a MoU. What does SFAC stand for?Recently, NABARD and SFAC, have signed a MoU. What does SFAC stand for?
  • Explanation:National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development and Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of Small Farm Producers.National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development and Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of Small Farm Producers.
  • Question 2: Name the Bihar Governor who has taken over the additional charge of West Bengal for the time being? Name the Bihar Governor who has taken over the additional charge of West Bengal for the time being?
  • Explanation:Patil took over the charge of the office from MK Narayanan who resigned from the said post on June 30 , 2014.Patil took over the charge of the office from MK Narayanan who resigned from the said post on June 30 , 2014.
  • Question 3: PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated 240MW Uri-II hydroelectric project in Jammu and Kashmir. Which is built on...?PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated 240MW Uri-II hydroelectric project in Jammu and Kashmir. Which is built on...?
  • Explanation:Uri-II project will generate nearly 1124 million units of hydel-energy annually from its four units of 60 MW each. Uri-II project will generate nearly 1124 million units of hydel-energy annually from its four units of 60 MW each.
  • Question 4: PM Modi will be attending 2-day BRICS summit beginning July 15 at...?PM Modi will be attending 2-day BRICS summit beginning July 15 at...?
  • Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a two-day BRICS summit of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in Brazil beginning 15th of this monthPrime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a two-day BRICS summit of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa in Brazil beginning 15th of this month
  • Question 5: Earlier BRICS was known as BRIC but the year___in became BRICS?Earlier BRICS was known as BRIC but the year___in became BRICS?
  • Explanation:The grouping was originally known as BRIC before the inclusion of South Africa in 2010 and since then it is known as BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The grouping was originally known as BRIC before the inclusion of South Africa in 2010 and since then it is known as BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
  • Question 6: What name has been given to just started Udhampur-Katra rail line?What name has been given to just started Udhampur-Katra rail line?
  • Explanation:This train track route is dotted with seven tunnels and over 30 small and large bridges.This train track route is dotted with seven tunnels and over 30 small and large bridges.
  • Question 7: Novak Djokovic has won his 2nd Wimbledon title beating...?Novak Djokovic has won his 2nd Wimbledon title beating...?
  • Explanation:Roger Federer was aiming to become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era and of breaking the record of seven titles he shares with Pete Sampras.Roger Federer was aiming to become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era and of breaking the record of seven titles he shares with Pete Sampras.
  • Question 8: Which committe has submitted its report on the new estimate of the poor in the country?Which committe has submitted its report on the new estimate of the poor in the country?
  • Explanation:Rangarajan panel says persons spending below Rs 47 a day in cities would be considered poor.Rangarajan panel says persons spending below Rs 47 a day in cities would be considered poor.
  • Question 9: A panel headed by former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan has dismissed the____report on estimating poverty in India?A panel headed by former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan has dismissed the____report on estimating poverty in India?
  • Explanation:C Rangarajan committee has dismissed the Tendulkar Committee report on estimating poverty and said that the number of poor in India was much higher in 2011-12 at 29.5 per cent of the population. C Rangarajan committee has dismissed the Tendulkar Committee report on estimating poverty and said that the number of poor in India was much higher in 2011-12 at 29.5 per cent of the population.
  • Question 10: Former Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, Dr. C Rangarajan sets the poverty line at___rupees per day in rural areas and___ rupees in Urban areas?Former Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, Dr. C Rangarajan sets the poverty line at___rupees per day in rural areas and___ rupees in Urban areas?
  • Explanation:In villages, those spending less than Rs 972 a month (Rs 32/day) would be considered poor. This is much higher than Rs 816 a month (Rs 27/day) recommended by Tendulkar Committee. In villages, those spending less than Rs 972 a month (Rs 32/day) would be considered poor. This is much higher than Rs 816 a month (Rs 27/day) recommended by Tendulkar Committee.