Jul. 31 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: Who is the new Deputy Governor of RBI? Who is the new Deputy Governor of RBI?
  • Explanation:Commercial banker Subhash Sheoratan Mundra has assumed office as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank on Thursday for a three-year termCommercial banker Subhash Sheoratan Mundra has assumed office as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank on Thursday for a three-year term
  • Question 2: Which country has made an offer of land on lease to Punjab farmers? Which country has made an offer of land on lease to Punjab farmers?
  • Explanation:Punjab will send a delegation to Ghana to explore its proposal of offering fertile farm land on a long-term lease to farmers from the state. Initially Ghana would offer 20,000 to 25,000 acres of land. Punjab will send a delegation to Ghana to explore its proposal of offering fertile farm land on a long-term lease to farmers from the state. Initially Ghana would offer 20,000 to 25,000 acres of land.
  • Question 3: Which state has recently passed an amendment paving the way for panchayats and municipalities to participate in the planning process in the districts? Which state has recently passed an amendment paving the way for panchayats and municipalities to participate in the planning process in the districts?
  • Explanation:The Arunachal Pradesh has passed Arunachal Pradesh District Planning Committee (Amendment) Bill, paving the way for panchayats and municipalities to participate in the planning process in the districts. The Arunachal Pradesh has passed Arunachal Pradesh District Planning Committee (Amendment) Bill, paving the way for panchayats and municipalities to participate in the planning process in the districts.
  • Question 4: Which committee has submitted its report regarding the UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test (C-SAT) controversy? Which committee has submitted its report regarding the UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test (C-SAT) controversy?
  • Explanation:The aspirants are demanding that the pattern for C-SAT to be changed, saying it gives an unfair advantage to the students who have studied in English medium.The aspirants are demanding that the pattern for C-SAT to be changed, saying it gives an unfair advantage to the students who have studied in English medium.
  • Question 5: Name the Asian country which has just allowed foreign banks to own 100 per cent ownership of banks? Name the Asian country which has just allowed foreign banks to own 100 per cent ownership of banks?
  • Explanation:Philippines has removed restrictions on foreign ownership of banks in the country under a new law that allows 100-per-cent foreign control. Philippines has removed restrictions on foreign ownership of banks in the country under a new law that allows 100-per-cent foreign control.
  • Question 6: Which disease has emerged as the biggest killer in India?Which disease has emerged as the biggest killer in India?
  • Explanation:During last year Tuberculosis has killed 5.5 lakh non-HIV positive people and became the biggest killer in the country. During last year Tuberculosis has killed 5.5 lakh non-HIV positive people and became the biggest killer in the country.
  • Question 7: What is the motto of Commonwealth Games 2014?What is the motto of Commonwealth Games 2014?
  • Explanation:The motto for the Common Wealth Games 2014 is People, Place, Passion. Commonwealth games is third largest multi-sport event in the world, after Olympics and Asian Games.The motto for the Common Wealth Games 2014 is People, Place, Passion. Commonwealth games is third largest multi-sport event in the world, after Olympics and Asian Games.
  • Question 8: Name the latest virus which created havoc infecting removable USB flash drives and via other malwares.Name the latest virus which created havoc infecting removable USB flash drives and via other malwares.
  • Explanation:Computer Emergency Response Team-India (CERT-In) recently warned that a new virus known as Bladabindi, which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes.Computer Emergency Response Team-India (CERT-In) recently warned that a new virus known as Bladabindi, which steals sensitive personal information of a user for nefarious purposes.
  • Question 9: Which state has just launched Pudhu Vaazhvu, a empowerment and poverty alleviation project? Which state has just launched Pudhu Vaazhvu, a empowerment and poverty alleviation project?
  • Explanation:Pudhu Vaazhvu Project is an empowerment and poverty alleviation project implemented by the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj department of Government of Tamilnadu with World Bank assistance. Pudhu Vaazhvu Project is an empowerment and poverty alleviation project implemented by the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj department of Government of Tamilnadu with World Bank assistance.
  • Question 10: Sanjita Chanu, who secured first gold medal for India in CWG 2014, is related with...?राष्ट्रमंडल खेल 2014 में भारत के लिए पहला स्वर्ण पदक हासिल किया जो Sanjita चानू , साथ संबंधित है ...?
  • Explanation:Sanjita Chanu secured the gold medal in women’s 48 kg weight category. Sanjita चानू महिलाओं के 48 किलो वजन वर्ग में स्वर्ण पदक हासिल किया.