Jul. 29 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name the tribal community, which has been demanding ST status just like Van Gujjar? Name the tribal community, which has been demanding ST status just like Van Gujjar?
  • Explanation:Members of the Dhangar community will hold a protest march in Mumbai on August 1st in support of their demand to grant Scheduled Tribe status to the community. Members of the Dhangar community will hold a protest march in Mumbai on August 1st in support of their demand to grant Scheduled Tribe status to the community.
  • Question 2: Where are Khasi hills?Where are Khasi hills?
  • Explanation:Meghalaya, undertook a drive to plant 7 lakh saplings in a single day during the ambitious Mega Tree Plantation Festival to make the entire East Khasi Hills District green once again. Meghalaya, undertook a drive to plant 7 lakh saplings in a single day during the ambitious Mega Tree Plantation Festival to make the entire East Khasi Hills District green once again.
  • Question 3: India has pledged aid of over Rs 8 crore for__under Economic Cooperation programme?India has pledged aid of over Rs 8 crore for__under Economic Cooperation programme?
  • Explanation:India has pledged to provide 8,36,00,000 Nepali rupees for Lalitpur and Nuwakot districts under the Nepal-India Economic Cooperation programme. India has pledged to provide 8,36,00,000 Nepali rupees for Lalitpur and Nuwakot districts under the Nepal-India Economic Cooperation programme.
  • Question 4: Which non-governmental panel has been formed to study educational reforms and Indanise education?Which non-governmental panel has been formed to study educational reforms and Indanise education?
  • Explanation:Decision has been taken to set up a commission on educational reforms, the controversial teacher-turned-activist Dinanath Batra has said that he has formed a non-governmental commission to Indianise education.Decision has been taken to set up a commission on educational reforms, the controversial teacher-turned-activist Dinanath Batra has said that he has formed a non-governmental commission to Indianise education.
  • Question 5: India has signed cooperative arrangements with___countries on peaceful uses of outer space?India has signed cooperative arrangements with___countries on peaceful uses of outer space?
  • Explanation:These countries include Russia, USA, UK, Israel and Japan. Indian Space Research Organisation is pursuing cooperation in advanced areas of space science and technology.These countries include Russia, USA, UK, Israel and Japan. Indian Space Research Organisation is pursuing cooperation in advanced areas of space science and technology.
  • Question 6: Name the US Secretary of State, who is on 3-day visit to India?Name the US Secretary of State, who is on 3-day visit to India?
  • Explanation:John Kerry will take part in fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit.John Kerry will take part in fifth annual India-US Strategic Dialogue with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi during his three-day official visit.
  • Question 7: Govt. has decided to use space tech to monitor work being done under which of these schemes?Govt. has decided to use space tech to monitor work being done under which of these schemes?
  • Explanation:Government will setup a monitoring centre in Delhi to keep a close watch on all the activities related to MGNREGA. Government will setup a monitoring centre in Delhi to keep a close watch on all the activities related to MGNREGA.
  • Question 8: Who is the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee?Who is the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee?
  • Explanation:The Chiefs of Staff Committee is a forum for chiefs to discuss related with activities of services and thus advise the ministry accordingly. The Chiefs of Staff Committee is a forum for chiefs to discuss related with activities of services and thus advise the ministry accordingly.
  • Question 9: Madhukar Singh, who died recently was a famous?Madhukar Singh, who died recently was a famous?
  • Explanation:He wrote books like Samantar Kahani Andolan and Dushman. He wrote books like Samantar Kahani Andolan and Dushman.
  • Question 10: Sushilarani Patel, who died recently was a famous?Sushilarani Patel, who died recently was a famous?
  • Explanation:Sushilarani Patel was Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award winner. Sushilarani Patel was Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award winner.