Jul. 15 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: BRICS has decided to open a new Development Bank with a corpus of $100 billion and its headquarter would be in....?BRICS has decided to open a new Development Bank with a corpus of $100 billion and its headquarter would be in....?
  • Explanation:he first president of the bank will be from India whereas its headquarters will be located in Shanghai, China. Bank will help countries forestall short term liquidity pressures and strengthen the global financial net. he first president of the bank will be from India whereas its headquarters will be located in Shanghai, China. Bank will help countries forestall short term liquidity pressures and strengthen the global financial net.
  • Question 2: SEBI has barred Satyam Computers founder Ramalinga Raju and four others, from accessing capital markets for____?SEBI has barred Satyam Computers founder Ramalinga Raju and four others, from accessing capital markets for____?
  • Explanation:SEBI has further asked the defaulters to return their unlawful gains of 1,849 crore rupees within 45 days. SEBI has further asked the defaulters to return their unlawful gains of 1,849 crore rupees within 45 days.
  • Question 3: Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India? Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
  • Explanation:Election Commission said that the dates of assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand will be announced after taking into consideration factors like weather condition, school exams, festivals, etc. Election Commission said that the dates of assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand will be announced after taking into consideration factors like weather condition, school exams, festivals, etc.
  • Question 4: For which country Indian has pledged over Rs 4cr for restoration of its cultural sites?For which country Indian has pledged over Rs 4cr for restoration of its cultural sites?
  • Explanation:India has pledged to provide Rs 4,73,00,000 crores for the renovation and restoration of various sites of historical and cultural importance in Nepal’s Lalitpur district. India has pledged to provide Rs 4,73,00,000 crores for the renovation and restoration of various sites of historical and cultural importance in Nepal’s Lalitpur district.
  • Question 5: Name the committee which was set to find out if CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Tests) was discriminatory against candidates opting for Hindi? Name the committee which was set to find out if CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Tests) was discriminatory against candidates opting for Hindi?
  • Explanation:Hindi medicum students have been protesting against CSAT alleging that CSAT is biased in favour of English medium students. Hindi medicum students have been protesting against CSAT alleging that CSAT is biased in favour of English medium students.
  • Question 6: Which institute's just passed Amendment Bill 2014 will facilitate appointment of its Chairman with any Government or PSU assignment after his or her tenure?Which institute's just passed Amendment Bill 2014 will facilitate appointment of its Chairman with any Government or PSU assignment after his or her tenure?
  • Explanation:Parliament has passed the TRAI Amendment Bill 2014 with the Rajya Sabha approving the legislation by a voice vote. Parliament has passed the TRAI Amendment Bill 2014 with the Rajya Sabha approving the legislation by a voice vote.
  • Question 7: Fortaleza Declaration is related with...?Fortaleza Declaration is related with...?
  • Explanation:Fortaleza is a place in Brazil where Fortaleza Declaration was announced which contains plans by BRICS members. Fortaleza is a place in Brazil where Fortaleza Declaration was announced which contains plans by BRICS members.
  • Question 8: India has signed an agreement with Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, to d develop GDDC. What is GDDCIndia has signed an agreement with Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, to d develop GDDC. What is GDDC
  • Explanation:Aim of GDDC is Epidemiological strengthening including surveillance and response to Epidemic prone diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Aim of GDDC is Epidemiological strengthening including surveillance and response to Epidemic prone diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases.
  • Question 9: What is NMFP?What is NMFP?
  • Explanation:The Ministry of Food processing Industries launched a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) in 12th Plan (2013-17). The Ministry of Food processing Industries launched a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP) in 12th Plan (2013-17).
  • Question 10: AMASR Act is related with...?AMASR Act is related with...?
  • Explanation:AMASR stands for Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2010’.AMASR stands for Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2010’.