Apr. 8 2015 quiz

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  • Question 1: Fill in the blank - The government has blocked foreign fundings to ___ India with immediate effect by suspending its registration for six months? Fill in the blank - The government has blocked foreign fundings to ___ India with immediate effect by suspending its registration for six months?
  • Explanation: Government's action against the Greenpeace came in the wake of the Intelligence Bureau report on foreign funding of NGOs
  • Question 2: Name two choppers which have been inducted into the Border Security Force?Name two choppers which have been inducted into the Border Security Force?
  • Explanation: The Russian made Mi- 17 V5 choppers will boost the flying capability of BSF that are deployed for a variety of Internal Security tasks in some of the most arduous and inhospitable conditions at numerous locations
  • Question 3: Who is the new Chief Election Commissioner of India from April 19 onward? Who is the new Chief Election Commissioner of India from April 19 onward?
  • Explanation:The incumbent Chief Election Commissioner Harishankar Brahma will demit the office on the 18th of this month.
  • Question 4: Nuclear-capable Dhanush missile can carry a nuclear payload of ___ kg Nuclear-capable Dhanush missile can carry a nuclear payload of ___ kg
  • Explanation: Dhanush, a manoeuvring missile, can carry a nuclear payload of 500 kg and target both land-based and sea-based targets.
  • Question 5: Which of these has released Education for All global Monitoring Report?Which of these has released Education for All global Monitoring Report?
  • Explanation:As per the report India has reduced out of school children by 90 percent.
  • Question 6: How many countries are the part of European Aeronautic Defence and Space consortium?How many countries are the part of European Aeronautic Defence and Space consortium?
  • Explanation: EADS came into being in 2000 as Europe's largest aerospace company after the merger of British, German, French and Spanish entities.
  • Question 7: Sim Bhullar is related with which sport?Sim Bhullar is related with which sport?
  • Explanation:Gursimran 'Sim' Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to play in the high-profile National Basketball Association league as he made his debut for Sacramento Kings.
  • Question 8: As on April 9, Global ratings agency Moody’s has updated India'a credit rating to ___ from ___ ?As on April 9, Global ratings agency Moody’s has updated India'a credit rating to ___ from ___ ?
  • Explanation: Moody’s Investors Service has changed its ratings outlook on Asia’s No. 3 economy to positive from stable, citing the “increasing probability that actions by policy makers will enhance the country’s economic strength.
  • Question 9: With which country India has signed a deal on transportation?With which country India has signed a deal on transportation?
  • Explanation:Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari and US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in New Delhi for deepening partnership in the area of transport between the two countries.
  • Question 10: Which state has signed a deal with Vedanta Group signed a MoU to improve 3056 Anganwadi Centres in five districts? Which state has signed a deal with Vedanta Group signed a MoU to improve 3056 Anganwadi Centres in five districts?
  • Explanation:The adoption will benefit 90,000 underprivileged children in the age group of 3-6 years in Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Rajsamand and Ajmer districts for five years.