Jul. 9 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Economic survey has forecasted GDP growth rate of__ in current fiscal? Economic survey has forecasted GDP growth rate of__ in current fiscal?
  • Explanation:GDP growth slowed down to decade's low of 4.5 per cent in 2012-13. It picked up marginally to 4.7 per cent in 2013-14.GDP growth slowed down to decade's low of 4.5 per cent in 2012-13. It picked up marginally to 4.7 per cent in 2013-14.
  • Question 2: With which country India has signed an audio-visual co-production treaty? With which country India has signed an audio-visual co-production treaty?
  • Explanation:India and Canada have signed an audio-visual co-production treaty that aims to create jobs in both countries and boost tourism.India and Canada have signed an audio-visual co-production treaty that aims to create jobs in both countries and boost tourism.
  • Question 3: Which two countries have announced the launch of eight environmental pilot programmes to combat climate change? Which two countries have announced the launch of eight environmental pilot programmes to combat climate change?
  • Explanation:China and the United States are aiming to help combat climate change with new joint projects.China and the United States are aiming to help combat climate change with new joint projects.
  • Question 4: Which country has become will become a "partner country" in the biennial Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit to be held in 2015?Which country has become will become a "partner country" in the biennial Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit to be held in 2015?
  • Explanation:A high-level delegation of industrialists and entrepreneurs of Singapore will come to Gandhinagar to take part in the summit.A high-level delegation of industrialists and entrepreneurs of Singapore will come to Gandhinagar to take part in the summit.
  • Question 5: The final of Football WC 2014 would be played between....The final of Football WC 2014 would be played between....
  • Explanation:Argentina and Germany will battle for the 2014 Football World Cup at Rio de Janeiro on July 13. Argentina and Germany will battle for the 2014 Football World Cup at Rio de Janeiro on July 13.
  • Question 6: Which country has been banned by FIFA from all international football events? Which country has been banned by FIFA from all international football events?
  • Explanation:Nigeria has been suspended from all international football by FIFA amid allegations of government interference in its football federation.Nigeria has been suspended from all international football by FIFA amid allegations of government interference in its football federation.
  • Question 7: India and ___have decided to launch negotiations for civil nuclear cooperation?India and ___have decided to launch negotiations for civil nuclear cooperation?
  • Explanation:This decision was taken during UK foreign secretary of state William Hague recent visit to India.This decision was taken during UK foreign secretary of state William Hague recent visit to India.
  • Question 8: Name the 3D mobile game which Indian Air Force has launched to encourage youth to join the Indian Air Force?Name the 3D mobile game which Indian Air Force has launched to encourage youth to join the Indian Air Force?
  • Explanation:The Indian Air Force, in a new attempt to lure bright young people, released a mobile game application that allows users to pretend they’re fighter pilots on sophisticated combat missions.The Indian Air Force, in a new attempt to lure bright young people, released a mobile game application that allows users to pretend they’re fighter pilots on sophisticated combat missions.
  • Question 9: Which committee has been set up to develop a road map for fuel efficiency norms for heavy duty vehicles? Which committee has been set up to develop a road map for fuel efficiency norms for heavy duty vehicles?
  • Explanation:Chairman Rajive Kumar, Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, will develop a road map for fuel efficiency norms for heavy duty vehicles (trucks and buses) in India. Chairman Rajive Kumar, Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, will develop a road map for fuel efficiency norms for heavy duty vehicles (trucks and buses) in India.
  • Question 10: A typhoon becomes a supertyphoon when its speed crosses___mark?A typhoon becomes a supertyphoon when its speed crosses___mark?
  • Explanation:Super typhoon is a term utilized by the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center for typhoons that reach maximum sustained 1-minute surface winds of at least 65 m/s (130 kt, 150 mph or 240 kph).Super typhoon is a term utilized by the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center for typhoons that reach maximum sustained 1-minute surface winds of at least 65 m/s (130 kt, 150 mph or 240 kph).