Jul. 6 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Recently, CCI (Competition Commission of India) has imposed a penalty of over Rs 25 crore on____?Recently, CCI (Competition Commission of India) has imposed a penalty of over Rs 25 crore on____?
  • Explanation:Penalty for violating competition norms by abusing its dominant market position.Penalty for violating competition norms by abusing its dominant market position.
  • Question 2: India has become___permanent member of IRENA?India has become___permanent member of IRENA?
  • Explanation:India has now formally become the 19th permanent member of Abu Dhabi based UN renewable agency, IRENA or the International Renewable Energy Agency.India has now formally become the 19th permanent member of Abu Dhabi based UN renewable agency, IRENA or the International Renewable Energy Agency.
  • Question 3: What is IRENA?What is IRENA?
  • Explanation:International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was founded in 2009 to promote widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) was founded in 2009 to promote widespread and increased adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy.
  • Question 4: The 11th meeting of Nepal-India Bilateral Consultative Group on Security Issues ended in ____?The 11th meeting of Nepal-India Bilateral Consultative Group on Security Issues ended in ____?
  • Explanation:During the two day meeting, both sides discussed the overall cooperation between Nepal and India in the area of defence and security.During the two day meeting, both sides discussed the overall cooperation between Nepal and India in the area of defence and security.
  • Question 5: India-Bangladesh have joined survey in Cachar district in ____?India-Bangladesh have joined survey in Cachar district in ____?
  • Explanation:Cachar district shares 32-km international border with Bangladesh. Survey was done to settle various disputes along the international border shared by the two neighbours in Cachar district of Assam. Cachar district shares 32-km international border with Bangladesh. Survey was done to settle various disputes along the international border shared by the two neighbours in Cachar district of Assam.
  • Question 6: Where is Havelock Islands?Where is Havelock Islands?
  • Explanation:Under-Sea Fibre Optic Cables to be laid from Chennai to Andaman and Nicobar Islands to be extended to the popular tourist hot-spot Havelock Islands. Under-Sea Fibre Optic Cables to be laid from Chennai to Andaman and Nicobar Islands to be extended to the popular tourist hot-spot Havelock Islands.
  • Question 7: Which city has not been shortlisted for 2022 Winter Olympics? Which city has not been shortlisted for 2022 Winter Olympics?
  • Explanation:The three cities were the only remaining candidates after the withdrawal of Krakow, Stockholm and Lvov.The three cities were the only remaining candidates after the withdrawal of Krakow, Stockholm and Lvov.
  • Question 8: What is GAGAN? What is GAGAN?
  • Explanation:GAGAN is a prestigious satellite based augmentation system of India, jointly developed by Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). GAGAN is a prestigious satellite based augmentation system of India, jointly developed by Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
  • Question 9: Govt. is planning Amendment to Factories Act ___?Govt. is planning Amendment to Factories Act ___?
  • Explanation:Govt. is in the process of amendments to the Factories Act, 1948, the Government has set up in 2011 an Expert Committee headed by Doctor Narendra Jadhav, then Member of Planning Commission.Govt. is in the process of amendments to the Factories Act, 1948, the Government has set up in 2011 an Expert Committee headed by Doctor Narendra Jadhav, then Member of Planning Commission.
  • Question 10: Which country has supported a project to electrify 28 villages with solar Mini-grid plants in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir?Which country has supported a project to electrify 28 villages with solar Mini-grid plants in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir?
  • Explanation:Norway has chipped in hlep under Off-grid and decentralized solar applications scheme of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission. Norway has chipped in hlep under Off-grid and decentralized solar applications scheme of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission.