Jun. 14 2017 quiz

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  • Question 1: The Statistics Ministry has decided to change the base year to national accounts to 2017-18 fromसांख्यिकी मंत्रालय ने राष्ट्रीय खातों का आधार वर्ष ___ से 2017-18 बदलने का निर्णय लिया है ?
  • Explanation: Earlier in 2015, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) under the Statistics Ministry had changed the base year for tabulating the Gross Domestic Product or size of economy to 2011-12 from 2004-05. Last month, the CSO has changed the base of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), which measures factory output, to 2011-12 from 2004-05. Besides, the base year of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) has also been changed to 2011-12 from 2004- 05.
  • Question 2: At present the base year for tabulating India's Gross Domestic Product or size of the economy isभारत का सकल घरेलू उत्पाद या अर्थव्यवस्था के आकार को मापने के लिए आधार वर्ष ___ है ?
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  • Question 3: ANUGA is the and most important trade fair for... ? अनुगा एक __ महत्वपूर्ण व्यापार मेला है ?
  • Explanation:Anuga is a 5 day event being held from 7th October to the 11th October 2017 at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. This event showcases products like exotic drinks, meat and meat products, frozen food, chilled and fresh food, dairy products, bread, bakery and soups, organic products etc. in the Food & Beverage industry.अनुगा 7 अक्तूबर से 11 अक्तूबर, 2017 को कोलोन, जर्मनी में कोएल्नमेसे में आयोजित होने वाला 5 दिन का आयोजन है। इस घटना में खाद्य और पेय उद्योग में विदेशी पेय, मांस और मांस उत्पादों, जमे हुए भोजन, ठंडा और ताजे भोजन, डेयरी उत्पाद, रोटी, बेकरी और सूप्स, जैविक उत्पादों आदि जैसे उत्पादों का प्रदर्शन होता है।
  • Question 4: Under interest subvention scheme farmers will continue to get short-term farm loans up to Rs. 3 lakh at an interest rate of ...? ब्याज सहायता योजना के तहत किसानों को रु 3 लाख की लघु अवधि के ऋणों को __ ब्याज दर पर दिया ज़ाएगा ?
  • Explanation:Farmers will continue to get short-term loan of up to Rs 3 lakh at a subsidised interest rate of 7 per cent, and prompt repayers will get it at 4 per cent as the government today extended the subsidy to banks for 2017-18. The Cabinet has approved the total expenditure of Rs 20,339 crore in the current financial year as interest subsidy on short-term crop loans.
  • Question 5: BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet 2016 held inब्रिक्स विदेश मंत्रियों की बैठक में
  • Explanation:Foreign ministers of BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will hold a meeting in Beijing on June 18-19.Foreign ministers of BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will hold a meeting in Beijing on June 18-19
  • Question 6: Name the new Executive Vice President (Services) in Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN)?माल और सेवा कर नेटवर्क (जीएसटीएन) में कार्यकारी उपाध्यक्ष (सेवा) के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?
  • Explanation:Senior bureaucrat Kajal Singh was today appointed as Executive Vice-President (Services) in Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN). The GSTN is a special purpose vehicle set up to provide Information Technology infrastructure for implementation of the GST.
  • Question 7: Name India’s new Ambassador to Italy?इटली में भारत के नए राजदूत के रूप में कौन नियुक्त किया गया है?
  • Explanation: India has announced a number of new diplomatic appointments in its missions abroad, including envoys to the European Union, Italy and Denmark. Gaitri Issar Kumar, joint secretary in the President’s Secretariat and a 1986 batch IFS officer, was on Tuesday named as India’s Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union which has its headquarters in the Belgian capital of Brussels. India has announced a number of new diplomatic appointments in its missions abroad, including envoys to the European Union, Italy and Denmark. Gaitri Issar Kumar, joint secretary in the President’s Secretariat and a 1986 batch IFS officer, was on Tuesday named as India’s Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union which has its headquarters in the Belgian capital of Brussels.
  • Question 8: Israeli author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel ___ ? इज़राइली लेखक डेविड ग्रॉसमैन ने अपने उपन्यास ___ के लिए मैन बुकर इंटरनेशनल प्राइज जीता है
  • Explanation: - A Horse Walks Into a Bar - a novel that centers on a stand-up routine that goes off the rails as a comic dredges up ghosts from his past, won the Man Booker International Prize, for work written in a language other than English.
  • Question 9: CCI has imposed Rs. 87 crore fine on ___ ? सीसीआई ने 87 करोड़ रुपये जुर्माना __ पर लगाया है ?
  • Explanation: Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 87 crore on Hyundai Motor India for unfair business practices with respect to providing discounts for cars. In it order, the CCI asked the company to cease and desist from such anti-competitive practices. भारतीय प्रतिस्पर्धा आयोग (सीसीआई) ने रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है कारों के लिए छूट प्रदान करने के संबंध में हुंडई मोटर इंडिया पर अनुचित व्यावसायिक व्यवहार के लिए 87 करोड़। इस आदेश में, सीसीआई ने कंपनी को ऐसी प्रतिस्पर्धी प्रथाओं को समाप्त करने और रोक देने के लिए कहा।