Jul. 30 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Which of the following committee has been just appointed to review the gas pricing formula?Which of the following committee has been just appointed to review the gas pricing formula?
  • Explanation:The decision to appoint Suresh Prabhu Committee comes one month after the Union government decided to put on hold the revision of natural gas price. The decision to appoint Suresh Prabhu Committee comes one month after the Union government decided to put on hold the revision of natural gas price.
  • Question 2: Which of the following Indian company has raised $1 billion of funding, first ever such amount for any Indian company?Which of the following Indian company has raised $1 billion of funding, first ever such amount for any Indian company?
  • Explanation:India's largest e-commerce company, Flipkart Internet has raised $1 billion in fresh funding as it girds for competition with Amazon.com and an eBay Inc. India's largest e-commerce company, Flipkart Internet has raised $1 billion in fresh funding as it girds for competition with Amazon.com and an eBay Inc.
  • Question 3: US has imposed travel restrictions on many__officials, who have been responsible for or complicit in human rights abuses?US has imposed travel restrictions on many__officials, who have been responsible for or complicit in human rights abuses?
  • Explanation:The Venezuelan opposition has been lobbying for sanctions since thousands of protesters were detained during anti-government protests. The Venezuelan opposition has been lobbying for sanctions since thousands of protesters were detained during anti-government protests.
  • Question 4: According to the latest survey by Bloomberg, the most and the 2nd most expensive cities to stay are....?According to the latest survey by Bloomberg, the most and the 2nd most expensive cities to stay are....?
  • Explanation:The average cost of a room in Geneva is $308, followed by $273 in Dubai and $253 in Kuwait. The average cost of a room in Geneva is $308, followed by $273 in Dubai and $253 in Kuwait.
  • Question 5: Which Indian state has Cyclopean Walls in Rajgir? Which Indian state has Cyclopean Walls in Rajgir?
  • Explanation:Cyclopean Walls in Rajgir are an important tourist destination and are maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).Cyclopean Walls in Rajgir are an important tourist destination and are maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
  • Question 6: With which Australian state India is further discussing to strengthen bilateral cooperation in Tourism Sector? With which Australian state India is further discussing to strengthen bilateral cooperation in Tourism Sector?
  • Explanation:India and Australian State of Victoria here today held a bi-lateral meeting to discuss ways to further strengthen cultural and tourism relations between the two sides.India and Australian State of Victoria here today held a bi-lateral meeting to discuss ways to further strengthen cultural and tourism relations between the two sides.
  • Question 7: Which Indian city will host 3rd India-Africa Summit in December 2014? Which Indian city will host 3rd India-Africa Summit in December 2014?
  • Explanation:New Delhi will host the Third India-Africa Forum Summit, IAFS-III, on the 4th of December this year. New Delhi will host the Third India-Africa Forum Summit, IAFS-III, on the 4th of December this year.
  • Question 8: After CBSE, which state board has adopted Computerized system to check answer sheets?After CBSE, which state board has adopted Computerized system to check answer sheets?
  • Explanation:Answer sheets of the recently held supplementary examinations of matric and 10+2 were scanned and then sent to 20 different centres through e-mail for checking. Answer sheets of the recently held supplementary examinations of matric and 10+2 were scanned and then sent to 20 different centres through e-mail for checking.
  • Question 9: Name the commission, which has been formed to probe the 2006 Meerut Fire tragedy in which around 60 people were killed? Name the commission, which has been formed to probe the 2006 Meerut Fire tragedy in which around 60 people were killed?
  • Explanation:The Commission will be headed by its ex-judge S B Sinha to inquire into tragedy and submit the report by 31st of January next year. The Commission will be headed by its ex-judge S B Sinha to inquire into tragedy and submit the report by 31st of January next year.
  • Question 10: Sabine Lisicki, who has set the record of fastest serve in women tennis is from...?Sabine Lisicki, who has set the record of fastest serve in women tennis is from...?
  • Explanation:The world No. 29 Lisicki set the record when she served at 131 miles per hour during the first-round of Bank of the West Classic Stanford, championship. The world No. 29 Lisicki set the record when she served at 131 miles per hour during the first-round of Bank of the West Classic Stanford, championship.