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Daily GK and Current Affairs - 29, 30 December 2013

1. Microsoft India introduced a new safety application that enables friends and family of Windows phone users to track them in real time on 26 December 2013 in Hyderabad. What is the name of this application?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] Protector
[B] App Guard
[C] Guardian
[D] MobiGuard


2. Which state government on Monday, 30 Dec 2013, launched the first phase of providing free compact fluorescent light bulbs to over 14 lakh hut-dwellers in the state, an energy-saving measure aimed at saving 40 mw of power?
[Category: Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Haryana
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamilnadu


3. On 28 Dec 2013, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate and membership plaque by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). ICAO is a United Nation’s (UN) agency. Where is it's headquarter located?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Paris, France
[B] Geneva, Switzerland
[C] Montreal, Canada
[D] Newyork, USA


4. China is developing a navigation system as an alternative to the American Global Positioning System (GPS) and Russian GLONASS. China on 27 December 2013 welcomed the Asian countries to use its home grown Navigation System for free. What is the name of Chinese navigation system?
[Category: PCS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Boogle
[B] BeiDou
[C] Baidu
[D] Glochin


5. On 29 December 2013, who was appointed as the Managing Director (Corporate Banking) of State Bank of India (SBI), the biggest lender of the country?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] P Pradeep Kumar
[B] S K Dey
[C] Praneet Ojha
[D] R K Dhulia


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