Jul. 14 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Carrefour, the world second largest retailer, is working on a plan to exit India. Carrefour is from....?Carrefour, the world second largest retailer, is working on a plan to exit India. Carrefour is from....?
  • Explanation:Carrefour plans to leave the country come after talks to sell its five wholesale stores to Indian tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal retail group failed.Carrefour plans to leave the country come after talks to sell its five wholesale stores to Indian tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal retail group failed.
  • Question 2: Winner of Gandhi Peace prize for 2013 is...? Winner of Gandhi Peace prize for 2013 is...?
  • Explanation:Environmentalist and social activist Chandi Prasad Bhatt has been awarded the prestigious Gandhi Peace prize for 2013. Environmentalist and social activist Chandi Prasad Bhatt has been awarded the prestigious Gandhi Peace prize for 2013.
  • Question 3: Typhoon Rammasun recently hit...?Typhoon Rammasun recently hit...?
  • Explanation:Rammasun, known locally as Glenda, hit fishing communities in the eastern Philippines on July morning and then bring heavy rain to Manila and other heavily populated northern areas. Rammasun, known locally as Glenda, hit fishing communities in the eastern Philippines on July morning and then bring heavy rain to Manila and other heavily populated northern areas.
  • Question 4: Which state has decided to implement National Food Security Act from Sept 1?Which state has decided to implement National Food Security Act from Sept 1?
  • Explanation:Assam government will implement the National Food Security Act, NFSA in the state from 1st September 2014. and it has decided to bring onions and potatoes in the list of essential commodities. Assam government will implement the National Food Security Act, NFSA in the state from 1st September 2014. and it has decided to bring onions and potatoes in the list of essential commodities.
  • Question 5: WTO has decided to faults US over imposing import duties on Indian__ products?WTO has decided to faults US over imposing import duties on Indian__ products?
  • Explanation:WTO has backed some key claims made by India against the US countervailing duties on certain steel products. India filed its complaint at the WTO in 2012, after Washington imposed duties. WTO has backed some key claims made by India against the US countervailing duties on certain steel products. India filed its complaint at the WTO in 2012, after Washington imposed duties.
  • Question 6: What is name of Indian Navy’s warship fleet of eight warships that arrived Port Blair Naval base from Vishakapattinam for its routine operations after its propellers damaged during its arrival in Port Blair on 28th of last month?What is name of Indian Navy’s warship fleet of eight warships that arrived Port Blair Naval base from Vishakapattinam for its routine operations after its propellers damaged during its arrival in Port Blair on 28th of last month?
  • Explanation:The corvette belonging to Khukri Class, got a propeller damaged while nearing the harbor due to drifting in poor visibility when there was a torrential rainfall.The corvette belonging to Khukri Class, got a propeller damaged while nearing the harbor due to drifting in poor visibility when there was a torrential rainfall.
  • Question 7: Which is the latest state to pass Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee Bill 2014? Which is the latest state to pass Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee Bill 2014?
  • Explanation:The bill cleared the decks for the state government for creation of a separate committee for managing the Sikh Gurdwaras in the state. The bill cleared the decks for the state government for creation of a separate committee for managing the Sikh Gurdwaras in the state.
  • Question 8: India and Sri Lanka have signed MoU to set up Engineering and Agricultural faculty for___?India and Sri Lanka have signed MoU to set up Engineering and Agricultural faculty for___?
  • Explanation:This step will benefit the students in the war torn northern region of Sri Lanka. This step will benefit the students in the war torn northern region of Sri Lanka.
  • Question 9: Which of the following fact is not correct about M. Jayawardene who has announced his retirement from Test Cricket?Which of the following fact is not correct about M. Jayawardene who has announced his retirement from Test Cricket?
  • Explanation:Jayawardene will retire from Test Cricket after the home series against Pakistan in August 2014 and will focus on 2015 Cricket World cup. Jayawardene will retire from Test Cricket after the home series against Pakistan in August 2014 and will focus on 2015 Cricket World cup.
  • Question 10: How many mebers UNSC has adopted resolution to allow cross-border aid to Syrians?How many mebers UNSC has adopted resolution to allow cross-border aid to Syrians?
  • Explanation:United Nations Security Council's resolution 2165 sought to allow cross-border aid to three million Syrians.United Nations Security Council's resolution 2165 sought to allow cross-border aid to three million Syrians.