Jul. 25 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name the Secretary of Planning Commission?Name the Secretary of Planning Commission?
  • Explanation:Planning Commission has proposed laying of 300 Kilometer new railway track during the year and has lowered its investment target from 1,008 crore rupees in previous fiscal to 934 crore rupees in the current fiscal.Planning Commission has proposed laying of 300 Kilometer new railway track during the year and has lowered its investment target from 1,008 crore rupees in previous fiscal to 934 crore rupees in the current fiscal.
  • Question 2: India has declared___as an unlawful association for next five years? India has declared___as an unlawful association for next five years?
  • Explanation:The decision was taken by the Tribunal headed by Delhi High Court Judge, GP Mittal, under section 3 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967. The decision was taken by the Tribunal headed by Delhi High Court Judge, GP Mittal, under section 3 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967.
  • Question 3: Abhinav Bindra is associated with which sport? Abhinav Bindra is associated with which sport?
  • Explanation:India's former Olympic Gold Medallist Abhinav Bindra shot 205.3 in finals of 10m Air Rifle to win Gold in CWG 2014. India's former Olympic Gold Medallist Abhinav Bindra shot 205.3 in finals of 10m Air Rifle to win Gold in CWG 2014.
  • Question 4: RBI has penalized how many banks in Deccan Chronicle Holdings case?RBI has penalized how many banks in Deccan Chronicle Holdings case?
  • Explanation:The penalties were imposed after RBI carried out the scrutiny of the loan and current account of Deccan Chronicle in these banks in 2013. The penalties were imposed after RBI carried out the scrutiny of the loan and current account of Deccan Chronicle in these banks in 2013.
  • Question 5: Which platform has been launched for citizen engagement towards Surajya? Which platform has been launched for citizen engagement towards Surajya?
  • Explanation:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched MyGov, a platform that empowers the citizens of India to contribute towards Surajya.Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched MyGov, a platform that empowers the citizens of India to contribute towards Surajya.
  • Question 6: Which of the following is a tiger reserve park of India? Which of the following is a tiger reserve park of India?
  • Explanation:Camera traps have shown more tigers in the core area of Dudhwa tiger reserve this time. The initial estimates for two years, 2011 to 2013, have shown 72 to 80 tigers in the core area of the reserve. Camera traps have shown more tigers in the core area of Dudhwa tiger reserve this time. The initial estimates for two years, 2011 to 2013, have shown 72 to 80 tigers in the core area of the reserve.
  • Question 7: Which country will host 2018 Commonwealth Games? Which country will host 2018 Commonwealth Games?
  • Explanation:The 2018 Commonwealth Gameswill be held in Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia from April 4 to 15 2018.The 2018 Commonwealth Gameswill be held in Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia from April 4 to 15 2018.
  • Question 8: With which country India has agreed to review, adjust and update the Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1950 to reflect the current realties?With which country India has agreed to review, adjust and update the Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1950 to reflect the current realties?
  • Explanation:The decision was taken at the meeting of the Indo-Nepal Joint Commission co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey in Kathmandu. The decision was taken at the meeting of the Indo-Nepal Joint Commission co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey in Kathmandu.
  • Question 9: Which committee has said in its report that Wages under MNREGA shouldn’t be less than minimum wage in states?Which committee has said in its report that Wages under MNREGA shouldn’t be less than minimum wage in states?
  • Explanation:MGNREGA wage rates must be revised every year on the basis of Consumer Price Index for Rural (CPI-Rural) as the appropriate index.MGNREGA wage rates must be revised every year on the basis of Consumer Price Index for Rural (CPI-Rural) as the appropriate index.
  • Question 10: PM’s National Relief Fund would emulate which state model in selection of beneficiaries, giving priority to the poor and children? PM’s National Relief Fund would emulate which state model in selection of beneficiaries, giving priority to the poor and children?
  • Explanation:Recently, PM Modi reviewed the working of the PMNRF and recommended several qualitative changes in the way the fund is managed. Recently, PM Modi reviewed the working of the PMNRF and recommended several qualitative changes in the way the fund is managed.