Apr. 9 2015 quiz

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  • Question 1: Centre has set target of providing 24X7 power supply by ___ ?Centre has set target of providing 24X7 power supply by ___ ?
  • Explanation:Under Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna 20 thousand un-electrified villages will be covered under the scheme.
  • Question 2: Who is the chairman of of the Empowered Committee of State Ministers on Goods and Services Tax? Who is the chairman of of the Empowered Committee of State Ministers on Goods and Services Tax?
  • Explanation:A consensus would be built among states for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax by April 2016 as there is no "obstinate opposition" from any state, said K M Mani, the newly selected Chairman of the Empowered Committee of State Finance M
  • Question 3: D Jayakanthan, who died recently was a famous...?D Jayakanthan, who died recently was a famous...?
  • Explanation:Well known Tamil writer and Jnanpith awardee D. Jayakanthan passed away on April 8.
  • Question 4: Which South Asian country has made swimming lessons compulsory in schools?Which South Asian country has made swimming lessons compulsory in schools?
  • Explanation:This has been done to reduce the number of children who drown in the country's many waterways.
  • Question 5: First American state to allow nitrogen gas executions? First American state to allow nitrogen gas executions?
  • Explanation: Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the United States to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.
  • Question 6: First American state to allow nitrogen gas executions? First American state to allow nitrogen gas executions?
  • Explanation: Oklahoma is set to become the first state in the United States to allow the use of nitrogen gas as a method of execution.
  • Question 7: Which state will launch Namami Devi Narmade scheme on the line of the centre’s Namami Gange to clean Narmada river?Which state will launch Namami Devi Narmade scheme on the line of the centre’s Namami Gange to clean Narmada river?
  • Explanation:The government will sought cooperation of public in this regard.
  • Question 8: Employees' Provident Fund Organisation has suspended ___ rupees minimum monthly pension scheme from this month.Employees' Provident Fund Organisation has suspended ___ rupees minimum monthly pension scheme from this month.
  • Explanation:The scheme was launched with effect from September 2014, hiking the pension amount to a flat 1,000 rupees per month for those who were getting lower amount earlier.
  • Question 9: With which Indian state you will relate South Korean steel major Posco?With which Indian state you will relate South Korean steel major Posco?
  • Explanation:The Union Government has rejected the Odisha Government proposal to grant mining license to South Korean steel major Posco which needed mining license for its proposed $12 billion mega steel plant at Paradip in Odisha.
  • Question 10: India has secured 147th position in the April edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking out of ___ football playing nations or regions.India has secured 147th position in the April edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking out of ___ football playing nations or regions.
  • Explanation:This improvement of 26 positions is the third biggest for India since the FIFA rankings started in 1993.
  • Question 11: Complete the following full form - CCPCJ - Commission on Crime ___ and Criminal Justice. Complete the following full form - CCPCJ - Commission on Crime ___ and Criminal Justice.
  • Explanation: India has been elected to four important United Nations (UN) These agencies are: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Food Program (WFP), Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) and the Governing Council of UN-Habitat.