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GK Current Affairs For Exams - 27 December 2013

1. As announced on 26 December 2013, Sahara Q, the FMCG and retail business of the Sahara Group, intends to set up 1,900 shops in Tamil Nadu by 2016. The company will launch its products in Tamil Nadu through retail outlets, kirana stores, home shops and through mobile vans which will stock all the products. What is the name of the shops by Sahara Group?
[Category: Business GK Current Affairs]
[A] S Shops
[B] Sahara Mart
[C] Q Shops
[D] Sahara Bazar

2. A local court on Thursday, 26 Dec 2013, upheld a special investigation team report that had given a clean chit to the Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in the Gulbarg Society massacre case, part of the horrific post-Godhra riots that ravaged the state in 2002. Who had filed a protest petition early this year objecting to the Supreme Court-appointed SIT's closure report absolving Modi of complicity in any conspiracy behind the carnage?
[Category: Civil Services GK Current Affairs]
[A] Zakia Jafri
[B] Teesta Setalvad
[C] RS Jamuar
[D] Jaynarayan Vyas

3. The Indian cricket board, in an announcement made on 27 Dec 2013, will reward which player with the Polly Umrigar Award for being India’s best international cricketer of 2012-13?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Rohit Sharma
[B] M S Dhoni
[C] Shikhar Dhawan
[D] Ravichandran Ashwin

4. Who was appointed the full time chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on 26 December 2013?
[Category: SSC Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Subhash Joshi
[B] Arvind Ranjan
[C] John Ashe
[D] G D Swamy

5. Which state's High Court on 26 December 2013 banned the junk food items in plastic packing and directed to implement the ban in the state from 26 January 2014?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamilnadu


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