Jul. 11 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Telecom Regulatory Authority India has raised the minimum broadband speed to__kilo bytes per second from the existing___kbps? Telecom Regulatory Authority India has raised the minimum broadband speed to__kilo bytes per second from the existing___kbps?
  • Explanation:The earlier minimum broadband speed of 256 kbps was as per the Broadband Policy 2004.The earlier minimum broadband speed of 256 kbps was as per the Broadband Policy 2004.
  • Question 2: Which project has been launched for the development of faculty in minority managed institutions for higher education?Which project has been launched for the development of faculty in minority managed institutions for higher education?
  • Explanation:The ministry has started ‘Nalanda’, a project for development of faculty in minority managed institutions for higher education and ‘Seekho aur Kamao’ Scheme for minority youth. The ministry has started ‘Nalanda’, a project for development of faculty in minority managed institutions for higher education and ‘Seekho aur Kamao’ Scheme for minority youth.
  • Question 3: Which of the following has been labelled as 'Energy guzzlers'? Which of the following has been labelled as 'Energy guzzlers'?
  • Explanation:Noted environmentalist and, Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute R.K. Pachauri termed shopping malls as energy guzzlers and said they are not suited to the Indian environment.Noted environmentalist and, Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute R.K. Pachauri termed shopping malls as energy guzzlers and said they are not suited to the Indian environment.
  • Question 4: Operation Protective Edge name has been giving to the ongoing conflict in......?Operation Protective Edge name has been giving to the ongoing conflict in......?
  • Explanation:Operation Protective Edge is an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operation in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, launched on 8 July 2014. Operation Protective Edge is an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operation in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, launched on 8 July 2014.
  • Question 5: First Indian bullet train between Mumbai-Ahmedabad will cover a distance of....?First Indian bullet train between Mumbai-Ahmedabad will cover a distance of....?
  • Explanation:French firms Evince has shown keen interest in Indian bullet train project. French firms Evince has shown keen interest in Indian bullet train project.
  • Question 6: As per Rangarajan Panel on poverty estimation which state has highest number of poor? As per Rangarajan Panel on poverty estimation which state has highest number of poor?
  • Explanation:Over 47 percent people of Chhattisgarh are below poverty line. Over 47 percent people of Chhattisgarh are below poverty line.
  • Question 7: Who is new Indian representative in International Renewable Energy Agency?Who is new Indian representative in International Renewable Energy Agency?
  • 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 8: Brazil would be hosting BRICS Summit 2014. BRICS was founded in the year....?Brazil would be hosting BRICS Summit 2014. BRICS was founded in the year....?
  • Explanation:BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
  • Question 9: Who has been sworned President of Lithuania for the 2nd time? Who has been sworned President of Lithuania for the 2nd time?
  • Explanation:The first female president of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, has also became the first leader of the country to be re-elected for a second term. The first female president of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, has also became the first leader of the country to be re-elected for a second term.
  • Question 10: Who is the new governor of Goa? Who is the new governor of Goa?
  • Explanation:Margaret Alva was sworn in as the Governor of Goa at an simply ceremony held at Raj Bhavan Panaji. She is the 17th Governor of Goa. Margaret Alva was sworn in as the Governor of Goa at an simply ceremony held at Raj Bhavan Panaji. She is the 17th Governor of Goa.