Jul. 23 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: India has ranked___in Human Development Index, HDI report which was released by the United Nations Development Programme?India has ranked___in Human Development Index, HDI report which was released by the United Nations Development Programme?
  • Explanation:Accoding to the report, the country's ranking in the HDI remained unchanged at 135 out of 187 countries in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people. Accoding to the report, the country's ranking in the HDI remained unchanged at 135 out of 187 countries in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people.
  • Question 2: Which of these countries airlines have suspended their flights to Israel? Which of these countries airlines have suspended their flights to Israel?
  • Explanation:The suspension of United States and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended. The suspension of United States and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended.
  • Question 3: Recently, which international organisation has committed $15 to 18 billion to India by 2017 to help the country return to a higher growth path?Recently, which international organisation has committed $15 to 18 billion to India by 2017 to help the country return to a higher growth path?
  • Explanation:The World Bank has committed 15 to 18 billion dollars to India by 2017 to help the country return to a higher growth path which is critical for boosting jobs and reducing poverty. The World Bank has committed 15 to 18 billion dollars to India by 2017 to help the country return to a higher growth path which is critical for boosting jobs and reducing poverty.
  • Question 4: Which channel produced the classical music reality show of Naad Bhed-The Mystery of Sound that will be featured in Limca Book of Records? Which channel produced the classical music reality show of Naad Bhed-The Mystery of Sound that will be featured in Limca Book of Records?
  • Explanation:Naad Bhed – the Mystery of Sound, is a national-level classical music reality show, which promotes and popularizes Indian classical music and reward the best talents. Naad Bhed – the Mystery of Sound, is a national-level classical music reality show, which promotes and popularizes Indian classical music and reward the best talents.
  • Question 5: James Garner who died at the age of 86, was a famous....?James Garner who died at the age of 86, was a famous....?
  • Explanation:James Garner was best known for playing a detective, Jim Rockford in crime series Rockford Files and his role in western drama, Maverick.James Garner was best known for playing a detective, Jim Rockford in crime series Rockford Files and his role in western drama, Maverick.
  • Question 6: Name the first Indian company that has achieved the market capitalization of 5 lakh crore rupees?Name the first Indian company that has achieved the market capitalization of 5 lakh crore rupees?
  • Explanation:TCS is at number one, ONGC with 3.5 lakh crore rupees and Reliance Industries with 3.3 lakh crore rupees, have secured 2nd and 3rd place, respectively, when it comes to market capitalization. TCS is at number one, ONGC with 3.5 lakh crore rupees and Reliance Industries with 3.3 lakh crore rupees, have secured 2nd and 3rd place, respectively, when it comes to market capitalization.
  • Question 7: Which state has launched a mass enrollment drive under the Chief Minister's Social Assistance (CMSA) Scheme under which widows and persons with disabilities will get financial assistance of rupee 500 per month? Which state has launched a mass enrollment drive under the Chief Minister's Social Assistance (CMSA) Scheme under which widows and persons with disabilities will get financial assistance of rupee 500 per month?
  • Explanation:However, in case of widow, the age must be 58 years for a woman and 60 years for a man to get his financial assistance. However, in case of widow, the age must be 58 years for a woman and 60 years for a man to get his financial assistance.
  • Question 8: Which of the following typhoon recently hit Taiwan? Which of the following typhoon recently hit Taiwan?
  • Explanation:Typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops in the western part of the North Pacific Ocean between 180° and 100°E. This region is referred to as the northwest Pacific basin.Typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops in the western part of the North Pacific Ocean between 180° and 100°E. This region is referred to as the northwest Pacific basin.
  • Question 9: Which of the following missions has been launched to encourage installation of Solar Water Heaters? Which of the following missions has been launched to encourage installation of Solar Water Heaters?
  • Explanation:In Phase – I of the Mission has been completed its target of 7 Million installation. In Phase – I of the Mission has been completed its target of 7 Million installation.
  • Question 10: India and ___ have set up a Joint Ministerial Commission on Water Resources?India and ___ have set up a Joint Ministerial Commission on Water Resources?
  • Explanation:India and Nepal have set up a Joint Ministerial Commission on Water Resources (JMCWR) of which Indian side is headed by Minister of Water Resources and Nepalese side by Minister of Energy.India and Nepal have set up a Joint Ministerial Commission on Water Resources (JMCWR) of which Indian side is headed by Minister of Water Resources and Nepalese side by Minister of Energy.