Jul. 12 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: World Population Day is observed on...?World Population Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:World Population Day is observed to create awareness about importance of small families and living healthy lives across the globe. World Population Day is observed to create awareness about importance of small families and living healthy lives across the globe.
  • Question 2: What was the theme of World Population Day 2014? What was the theme of World Population Day 2014?
  • Explanation:World population day is celebrated since 1987. It is celebrated across 200 countries by Government Organizations, NGO's and many other organisations. World population day is celebrated since 1987. It is celebrated across 200 countries by Government Organizations, NGO's and many other organisations.
  • Question 3: Name the committee which has just submitted its report on the various concerns of persons hailing from the North Eastern States and across India? Name the committee which has just submitted its report on the various concerns of persons hailing from the North Eastern States and across India?
  • Explanation:The Committee was constituted in February, 2014 to look into the various concerns of persons hailing from the North Eastern States and to suggest suitable remedial measures. The Committee was constituted in February, 2014 to look into the various concerns of persons hailing from the North Eastern States and to suggest suitable remedial measures.
  • Question 4: Which of the following organisations has celebrated 160 years of its inception? Which of the following organisations has celebrated 160 years of its inception?
  • Explanation:Established on July 12, 1854, the CPWD constructed buildings like Rashtrapati Bhawan, North and South Blocks, Parliament House and Lutyen’s Delhi in the early 20th Century besides. Established on July 12, 1854, the CPWD constructed buildings like Rashtrapati Bhawan, North and South Blocks, Parliament House and Lutyen’s Delhi in the early 20th Century besides.
  • Question 5: Which scheme will be launched to deliver integrated project based infrastructure in the rural areas? Which scheme will be launched to deliver integrated project based infrastructure in the rural areas?
  • Explanation:The scheme will also include development of economic activities and skill development. The scheme will also include development of economic activities and skill development.
  • Question 6: India is planning introduction of E-Visa at how many airports? India is planning introduction of E-Visa at how many airports?
  • Explanation:The countries to which e-Visa facility would be extended would be identified in a phased manner. This would further facilitate the Visa-on-Arrival facility. The countries to which e-Visa facility would be extended would be identified in a phased manner. This would further facilitate the Visa-on-Arrival facility.
  • Question 7: Which scheme will be launched to augment power supply to the rural areas and for strengthening sub-transmission and distribution systems? Which scheme will be launched to augment power supply to the rural areas and for strengthening sub-transmission and distribution systems?
  • Explanation:A sum of Rs. 500 crores has been set aside for this scheme. A sum of Rs. 500 crores has been set aside for this scheme.
  • Question 8: Simon Katich who has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, used to play for....?Simon Katich who has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, used to play for....?
  • Explanation:Simon Katich announced his retirement from T20s, thus ending his career in all forms of the game. He will thus miss the Champions League T20 later this year. Simon Katich announced his retirement from T20s, thus ending his career in all forms of the game. He will thus miss the Champions League T20 later this year.
  • Question 9: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi have been issued a Tax Notice related with....?Sonia and Rahul Gandhi have been issued a Tax Notice related with....?
  • Explanation:Herald House which was once the office of the National Herald, a newspaper founded and edited by Jawaharlal Nehru. Herald House which was once the office of the National Herald, a newspaper founded and edited by Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • Question 10: Name the player who has been banned by international cricket council for illegal bowling action? Name the player who has been banned by international cricket council for illegal bowling action?
  • Explanation:Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake has been banned from bowling in international cricket, after his action was found to be illegal following bio-mechanical assessment in Cardiff. Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake has been banned from bowling in international cricket, after his action was found to be illegal following bio-mechanical assessment in Cardiff.