Jul. 28 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Project - India:2020 - will examine short and long term policy priorities for every aspect of the India and ___strategic partnership?Project - India:2020 - will examine short and long term policy priorities for every aspect of the India and ___strategic partnership?
  • Explanation:India: 2020, seeks to build and expand upon strong foundation of existing work on South Asia by Center for American Progress. India: 2020, seeks to build and expand upon strong foundation of existing work on South Asia by Center for American Progress.
  • Question 2: Who is the author of the The Lives of Others which has been shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2014?Who is the author of the The Lives of Others which has been shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2014?
  • Explanation:The novel is set in 1960s Bengal and revolves around a man's extremist political activism during troubled times.The novel is set in 1960s Bengal and revolves around a man's extremist political activism during troubled times.
  • Question 3: Which state has planted seven lakh saplings under Mega Tree Plantation Festival?Which state has planted seven lakh saplings under Mega Tree Plantation Festival?
  • Explanation:In Meghalaya, a ‘Mega Tree Plantation Festival’, is being organised in the East Khasi Hills District on the occasion of International Friendship Day on July 30. In Meghalaya, a ‘Mega Tree Plantation Festival’, is being organised in the East Khasi Hills District on the occasion of International Friendship Day on July 30.
  • Question 4: World Bank will give around one thousand crore rupees loan to___for improvement of its Gram Panchayats?World Bank will give around one thousand crore rupees loan to___for improvement of its Gram Panchayats?
  • Explanation:Funds will be utilised in 9 districts to bring one thousand Panchayat bodies under Nirmal Gram Panchayat scheme in next five years. Funds will be utilised in 9 districts to bring one thousand Panchayat bodies under Nirmal Gram Panchayat scheme in next five years.
  • Question 5: One life is not Enough - is the autobiography of....?One life is not Enough - is the autobiography of....?
  • Explanation:Former External Affairs Minister and veteran Congress leader, Natwar Singh, autobiography One Life is Not Enough is scheduled to hit the stands in late July or early August.Former External Affairs Minister and veteran Congress leader, Natwar Singh, autobiography One Life is Not Enough is scheduled to hit the stands in late July or early August.
  • Question 6: Which of the following book has been written by Narendra Modi? Which of the following book has been written by Narendra Modi?
  • Explanation:Convenient Action - Gujarat's Response To Challenges of Climate Change - The 250 page book essentially talks about the steps taken by the Gujarat government for environment protection. Convenient Action - Gujarat's Response To Challenges of Climate Change - The 250 page book essentially talks about the steps taken by the Gujarat government for environment protection.
  • Question 7: Which of the following bank is NOT a part of RBI Systemically Important Banks project? Which of the following bank is NOT a part of RBI Systemically Important Banks project?
  • Explanation:The list may include State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank. The list may include State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank.
  • Question 8: International Tiger Day is observed on...?International Tiger Day is observed on...?
  • Explanation:International Tiger Day is on July 29 and it is the day to create awareness for tiger conservation. International Tiger Day is on July 29 and it is the day to create awareness for tiger conservation.
  • Question 9: Recently, RBI has cancelled the certificate of registration of six NBFCs? What is NBFC?Recently, RBI has cancelled the certificate of registration of six NBFCs? What is NBFC?
  • Explanation:Non Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 of India, engaged in the business of loans and advances, acquisition of shares. Non Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 of India, engaged in the business of loans and advances, acquisition of shares.
  • Question 10: Enforcer is term associated with? Enforcer is term associated with?
  • Explanation:A wrestler who accompanies another to matches, and acts as a bodyguard.A wrestler who accompanies another to matches, and acts as a bodyguard.