GENERAL AWARENESS PRACTICE QUIZ
(i) and (ii)
Which company bought WhatsApp for record breaking $19 Billion?
The Supreme Court was in news recently for allegations of sexual harassment by its judges. In this context, the court set up a committee for effective redressal of such incidents that take place within its precincts. Which of the following statements is true about this committee:
The aggrieved women may e-mail, post their complaints to the GSICC through its member secretary
At present, it has 7 members and is headed by a female judge at the Supreme Court
This committee has been set up in accordance with Vishakha guidelines laid down by the SC for dealing with such crimes at the workplace
All of the above
Supreme Court recently commuted death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi Assassination convicts to Life imprisonment. In which city Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in Tamil Nadu?
The disinvestment target for the current fiscal 2013-14 was proposed to be Rs. 40,000 crore in last year's budget. However, this target was later revised. Pick one of the correct options for the correct revised figure:
Rs. 43,445 crore
Rs. 31,987 crore
Rs. 11,345 crore
Rs. 16,027 crore
The Cabinet Committee on Investments was recently lauded in the Interim Budget speech by the Finance Minister on account of freeing up infrastructure projects worth :
Rs. 12,000 crore till January, 2014
Rs. 6,60,000 crore till January 2014
Rs. 1,15,000 crore till January 2014
None of the above
Matteo Renzi is all set to become the youngest Prime Minister of which of these countries?
Recently Commemorative Stamps wer released in the memory of The Ghazal Singer and Musician. Who is this Peerson?
Who is the New Prime Minister of Nepal?
Jhala Nath Khanal
Madhav Kumar Nepal
Name the Creator of "Flappy Bird" Game who has decided o remove the game from the App Store ?
Which European Nation's Parliment has passed a Bill allowing Enthuanasia for terminally ill children without any age limit and it has become the 1st in the Country in the World to do so?
Which City of Andhra Pradesh has been selected as the Best Heritage City for year 2012-13?
Government is about to table the PDMA Bill. What is PDMA about?
Disability rights related
Handing Government borrowings
Land reform related
Public involvement in legislative process related
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