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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Latest Current Affairs and GK Quiz

1. Manna Dey, one of Indian cinema's golden voices, died in a Bangalore hospital on 24th Oct 2013 at the age of 94. What was his birth name?
[Category: General Awareness Current Affairs]
[A] Prabodh Chandra Dey
[B] Pramod Chandra Dey
[C] Subodh Chandra Dey
[D] Sharath Chandra Dey

2. Who has been named as the CM candidate for Delhi from BJP side on 23 Oct 2013?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Vijay Goel
[B] V K Malhotra
[C] Arun Jaitly
[D] Dr Harshvardhan

3. The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met Chinese President Xi Jinping on his three-day visit in Beijing on Wednesday. During this visit, officials from China and India signed strong agreements on border defence cooperation, memorandums of understanding on strengthening cooperation on trans-border rivers, and roads and transport. Dr. Singh met his Chinese counterpart as well and the two oversaw the signing of nine agreements aimed at boosting bilateral relations. Who is the Chinese PM?
[Category: International Relations Current Affairs]
[A] Li Diaoyutai
[B] Li Keqiang
[C] Xi Diaoyutai
[D] Xi Yu Chan

4. Indian vice president Hamid Ansari will be going to which contry on the 29th October 2013 for the first ever VVIP visit between the two nations?
[Category: International Relations Current Affairs]
[A] Brazil
[B] Equador
[C] Cuba
[D] Iraq

5. The Election Commission on Wednesday advanced the poll to the which state's Legislative Assembly to November 25 instead of December 4?
[Category: Election Updates Current Affairs]
[A] Delhi
[B] Mizoram
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Madhya Pradesh


Wednesday, October 2, 2013

October 2013 Current Affairs

1. A special CBI court has held politician Lalu Prasad Yadav guilty in the first of the six cases pertaining to the Rs 950-crore fodder scam on 1st October 2013. He is the chief of which political party in India?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Rashtriya Janata Dal
[B] Rashtriya Lok Dal
[C] Rashtriya Janata Sangh
[D] Janata Dal United

2. With both Democrats and Republicans sticking to their stands on a new budget, the two parties of US failed to strike a deal before the October 1, 2013 deadline on spending and budget due to differences over the signature healthcare programme of President Obama. What's the name of the healthcare program?
[Category: International Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Patient Protection Care Act
[B] Health Protection Care Act
[C] Affordable Health Care Act
[D] Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

3. President Pranab Mukherjee embarked on a six-day state visit to which countries on 2nd October 2013 with education being the focus of his maiden trip to Europe after taking over as the Head of the State?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Italy and Turkey
[B] Belgium and Turkey
[C] Belgium and Sweden
[D] UK and Sweden

4. The world's largest Hindu temple, with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity for 20,000, is to be built in India. The proposed Virat Ramayan Mandir will stand almost double the height of world-famous 12th century Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, which is 215 feet high. The work on the temple will start after Durga Puja. In which state this temple is being proposed?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Gujarat
[B] Odisha
[C] Bihar
[D] West Bengal

5. The Hockey India on 30th Sep announced a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh for each member of the India U-21 team that won the ____________- in Johor Bahru, Malaysia on Sunday.
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sultan of Johor Cup
[B] Sultan Ajlan Shah Cup
[C] Sultan Asma Cup
[D] Sultan of Gauhar Cup