Skip to main content

Daily Current Updates Questions Quiz - 22 Feb 2013

1. Minister of state for finance Namo Narain Meena said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha on 22 February 2013 that, as per WTO's International Statistics, 2012, in merchandise trade, India is _______ largest exporter in the world with a share of 1.7 per cent and 12th largest importer with a share of 2.5 per cent in 2011.
[Category: India Business Current Affairs]
[A] 11th
[B] 15th
[C] 17th
[D] 19th


2. Scientists have announced on 2nd Feb 2013 that they have discovered an odd little planet that has set a new record for the smallest alien world ever discovered. According to the scientists, the exoplanet is about the same size as the Earth’s moon. What is the planet has been dubbed as?
[Category: Current Affairs]
[A] Kepler-37a
[B] Kepler-33a
[C] Kepler-36b
[D] Kepler-37b


3. Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday, 21 Feb 2013, refused to allow the 20th __________________ in Chennai scheduled in July to condemn Sri Lanka's participation in the event. A statement by the Chief Minister said neither the government nor the people of Tamil Nadu could bring themselves to play host to Lankan athletes in the wake of the outrage over pictures showing the shooting of LTTE chief Prabhakaran’s 12-year-old son Balachandran, the mistreatment of Tamils in Lanka and the war crimes committed against Tamils towards the end of the civil war there.
[Category: Current Affairs]
[A] Asian Games
[B] Asian Badminton Championship
[C] Asian Athletic Championship
[D] Asian Wrestling Championship


4. On 21 February 2013, at around 19:00 IST, two blasts occurred in the Indian city of Hyderabad. The bombs exploded in Dilsukhnagar, a crowded Hindu dominated suburb of the city, within 150 metres of each other. Andhra Pradesh's Director General of Police noted that Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) had been used in the two blasts to cause maximum damage. An ex gratia payment of Rs__________ each to the next of kin of those killed in the blasts and Rs 50,000 each to those seriously injured has been announced from the PM's Relief Fund.
[Category: National Current Affairs]
[A] One Lakh
[B] Two Lakhs
[C] Three Lakhs
[D] Five Lakhs


5. A Swiss luxury watchmaker made a global launch of a limited edition of wristwatches with an image of Lord Venkateswara here on Thursday. The watch, priced at Rs 27 lakh a piece, is made with 18-carat gold and is studded with diamonds and rubies. It was launched amidst protests by VHP and Bajrang Dal activists who opposed use of the Lord’s image on a commercial product. But their protest was brushed aside by the watchmakers who termed it their social responsibility to donate a part of the sale proceeds to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) for dharmik activities. Which company has launched this limited edition wristwatch?
[Category: India Business Current Affairs]
[A] Century and Rodeo Drive
[B] Morletto
[C] Rado
[D] Omega


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Email Etiquette Quiz

1. Which of the following is considered to be poor e-mail etiquette? [A]Have a proper sign off: Regards, Sincerely, etc. [B]Responding to messages as soon as possible [C]Using different colors/fonts/formatting to emphasize certain words [D]Keeping the message personal 2. What should be the tone of a professional email message? [A]Formal [B]Casual [C]Formal with slight usage of slangs [D]Conversational 3. What is the purpose of the BCc field? [A]To send copies of business e-mail to coworkers without the knowledge of boss [B]To respect contact's privacy [C]To keep e-mail looking clean [D]To send copies to anyone you want 4. What is the best way to send a very large attachment? [A]Compress the file (zip it up) [B]Send it first thing in the morning so that person can look into it with fresh mind [C]Send it only during weekend when traffic is low [D]Compress the file, then ask first when would be the best time to e-mail it 5. What is Flame? [A]A post or email message that exhibi

Krishna Janmashtami Quiz

1. Krishna Janmashtami is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the ____________ avatar of Vishnu. [A]Sixth [B]Seventh [C]Eighth [D]Ninth 2. Krishna was the son of? [A]Devaki [B]Vasudeva [C]Kansa [D]A & B 3. Janmashtami is an important festival particularly to which tradition of Hinduism? [A]Shaivism [B]Shaktism [C]Smartism [D]Vaishnavism 4. Which festival is celebrated every August/September, the day after Krishna Janmashtami mainly in Maharashtra? [A]Makhan Handi [B]Dahi Handi [C]Ghee Handi [D]Mitti Handi 5. In which city Bhagwan Krishna was born? [A]Dwarka [B]Vrindavan [C]Mathura [D]Kurukshetra 6. Janmashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Krishna. It is also known by which name in Maharashtra and South India? [A]Gokulashtami [B]Bal Ashtami [C]Krishna Ashtami [D]Nandashtami 7. Fiji's Janmastami celebrations last for eight days, leading up to the eighth day, the day Krishna was born. Janmastami in Fiji is known as [A]G

Class 2 | Means of Communication | EVS General Awareness | Quiz

1. We keep in touch with everyone through- means of communication means of transport means of production none 2. Which of the following are personal means of communication? Letter Mobile e-mail All of the above 3. We post our letters in a - Wooden Box Almirah Letter box Bank 4. From where do we get postal stamps? Bank Post office Milk booth Grocery shop 5. Which of the following are means of mass communication? Radio Newspaper Telephone Radio and Newspaper 6. Which of the following is NOT a means of personal communication? Radio Letter Post card Fax 7. Which means of communication will you use to call your friend for your birthday party? Newspaper Television Mobile Letter 8. Urgent messages were earlier sent by telegram. The message in a telegram had to be ___________ as each word was paid for. Long Short No message is sent by telegram Very long 9. Which of the following are also called modern means of communication? Telephone Mobile e-mail All of the above 10. Which of the following i