Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers December 2013, December 30 - January 5

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  • 1. 
    India scrapped the 3600 crore rupees defence deal to supply 12 VVIP helicopters with an Anglo-Italian firm on 1 January 2014. Name the firm?
    • A. 

      Tatra

    • B. 

      Boeing

    • C. 

      Agusta Westland

    • D. 

      Scorpene

  • 2. 
    The traditional and cultural festival of Losar is being celebrated across which of the following place and State?
    • A. 

      Dehradun of Uttarakhand

    • B. 

      Ladakh of Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Dzukou Valley of Manipur

    • D. 

      Barpeta of Assam

  • 3. 
    Which body has estimated that a quarter of population of Japan is currently aged over 65 and the figure is expected to reach nearly 40 percent by 2060?
    • A. 

      WHO

    • B. 

      UNESCO

    • C. 

      Health Ministry of Japan

    • D. 

      UN

  • 4. 
    1. Which one of the following mentioned below is/are feature of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013?
    1. To set up the institution of Lokpal at the central level and Lokayukta’s at the State level.
    2. Lokpal will consist of a Chairperson and a maximum of eight members, of which 50 percent should be judicial members.
    3. 50 percent of the total members of the Lokpal should be from SC/ST/OBCs, minorities and women.
    4. The Prime Minister has been brought under the purview of the Lokpal.
    • A. 

      I, II and III

    • B. 

      I, II and IV

    • C. 

      II, III and IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which country became the 18th member of the Euro Zone?
    • A. 

      Lithuania

    • B. 

      Syria

    • C. 

      Estonia

    • D. 

      Latvia

  • 6. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 2 January 2014 approved a proposal for setting-up of CCTVs and GPS devices on public transport vehicles for women safety in how many cities?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      12

  • 7. 
    India on 2 January 2014 has signed a credit agreement of 160 million dollar with World Bank for the modernization of
    • A. 

      Uttar Pradesh Road Sector

    • B. 

      Rajasthan Road Sector

    • C. 

      Bihar Road Sector

    • D. 

      West Bengal Road Sector

  • 8. 
    World Braille Day is observed across the World on which day?
    • A. 

      4 January

    • B. 

      5 January

    • C. 

      6 January

    • D. 

      8 January

  • 9. 
    National Archives of India signed an agreement on sharing of archives with the State Archives of Turkey and
    • A. 

      National Records and Archives Authority of Oman

    • B. 

      National Records and Archives Authority of Bangladesh

    • C. 

      National Records and Archives Authority of Korea

    • D. 

      National Records and Archives Authority of Japan

  • 10. 
    Who was the developer of Braille language?
    • A. 

      Thomson Braille

    • B. 

      Raman Braille

    • C. 

      Barla Braille

    • D. 

      Louis Braille

  • 11. 
    Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh on 4 January 2014 launched the total E-literacy project in
    • A. 

      Hyderabad

    • B. 

      Thiruvanathpuram

    • C. 

      Cochin

    • D. 

      Bangalore

  • 12. 
    Where Bajaj Allianz General Insurance did launched its first all women branch?
    • A. 

      Mumbai

    • B. 

      Delhi

    • C. 

      Hyderabad

    • D. 

      Pune

  • 13. 
    Who won the Brisbane International Title held in Queensland, Australia on 4 January 2014?
    • A. 

      Victoria Azarenka

    • B. 

      Serena Williams

    • C. 

      Venus Williams

    • D. 

      Ana Ivanovic

  • 14. 
    Which country beat Poland to win the Hopman Cup held in Perth, Australia on 4 January 2014?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 15. 
    According to a recent study by the University of Colorado researchers, Saturn’s rings were formed about how many billion years ago?
    • A. 

      3.4 billion years

    • B. 

      5.4 billion years

    • C. 

      7.7 billion years

    • D. 

      4.4 billion years

  • 16. 
    Recently the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the continuation of the Indian Leather Development Programme (ILDP) in the 12th Plan. Which one of the following sub-schemes has been included under the ILDP?
    • A. 

      Integrated Development of Leather Sector

    • B. 

      Support to Artisan

    • C. 

      Leather Technology Innovation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The government on 2 January 2014 raised the minimum support price of raw jute for the season 2014-15. The MSP of raw jute has been raised by
    • A. 

      200 Rupees

    • B. 

      100 Rupees

    • C. 

      50 Rupees

    • D. 

      150 Rupees

  • 18. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved amendments in the Mega Power Policy 2009 on 2 December 2014. The amendments were aimed at clearing the road blocks in the realization of provisional Mega Power projects. Which one of the following is not one of the amendments to the Mega Power Policy 2009?
    • A. 

      The developer must tie up at least 65 percent of the installed capacity through competitive bidding.

    • B. 

      35 percent of the installed capacity to be allocated under regulated tariff as per the guidelines issued by the Central government from time to time.

    • C. 

      The thermal power projects of 1000 MW and above capacity and hydro power projects of 500 MW and above are allowed duty-free equipment imports.

    • D. 

      Project developers must submit status certificate of the provisional mega power projects along with fixed deposit receipt from any scheduled bank as a security for a term of 36 months.

  • 19. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 2 January 2014 gave its nod for the implementation of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low Income States. The States included are
    • A. 

      Orissa

    • B. 

      Bihar

    • C. 

      Jharkhand

    • D. 

      Only (b) and (c)

  • 20. 
    Which Power Grid of the country has been synchronously connected with the grids of rest of India on 31 December 2013 to successfully accomplish the mission of ‘One Nation - One Grid - One Frequency?
    • A. 

      Southern Power Grid

    • B. 

      North-Eastern Power Grid

    • C. 

      Western Power GridCentral Power Grid

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 21. 
    Maulana Azad Taleem-e-Baligan scheme to enhance the skills  of the unemployed youth among the Muslim community was launched by
    • A. 

      Ministry of Home Affairs

    • B. 

      Ministry of Defence

    • C. 

      Ministry of Health

    • D. 

      Ministry of Human Resource Development

  • 22. 
    What is National Green Crops?
    • A. 

      It is an awareness initiative among schools students and teachers under Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF)

    • B. 

      It is an awareness initiative among teachers under MoEF

    • C. 

      It is an awareness program regarding BT crops

    • D. 

      Only (a) and (b)

  • 23. 
    Which institution has been recognized by RBI recently to act as local operating unit for issuing globally compatible legal entity identifiers (LEI) in India?
    • A. 

      FICCI

    • B. 

      India Inc

    • C. 

      Clearing Corporation of India Ltd

    • D. 

      Financial Stability Board

  • 24. 
    Tibor Gonczol who died recently was the coach of which sporting team of India?
    • A. 

      Indian Archery Team

    • B. 

      Indian Shooting Team

    • C. 

      Indian Rowing Team

    • D. 

      Indian Squash Team

  • 25. 
    Who has been elected as Speaker of the Delhi State Legislative Assembly?
    • A. 

      MS Dhir

    • B. 

      Baban Rao Pajpute

    • C. 

      Vilas Rao Deshmukh

    • D. 

      Manish Shisodia

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