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Thursday, January 30, 2014

30, 31 January 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. Government of India on 30 January 2014 signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with the government of which country for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income?
[Category: Trade Current Affairs]
[A] Pakistan
[B] Fiji
[C] Myanmar
[D] Indonesia


2. The 400 meter gold medal winner in the men’s 400 meter race in Lusofonia Games 2014 has been stripped off from his medal on 28 January 2014 for violating anti-doping rules and illegally participating in the Lusofonia Games in lieu of a provisional suspension imposed on him by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). Can you name him?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sumit Malik
[B] B V Ranga
[C] Sunil Kumar
[D] Ajay Grover


3. Which company unveiled a 150cc hybrid diesel concept motorcycle RNT on 29 January 2014?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Bajaj Auto
[B] Suzuki
[C] Yamaha
[D] Hero MotoCorp


4. Which country announced Indian rupee as a legal tender on 29 January 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Nepal
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Zimbabwe
[D] Thailand


5. The mathematician and founder of Super30 classes was conferred with the 2014 Ramanujan Mathematics Award in Rajkot on 27 January 2014. Can you name him?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Brijhbhan Singh
[B] Anand Kumar
[C] Sanjay Jha
[D] Sanjeev Joshi


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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Daily GK and Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 29 Jan 2014

1. Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurated National Waqf Development Corporation Limited (NAWADCO) on 29 January 2014. It is a new Central Public Sector Enterprise in New Delhi and will be under the Ministry of Minority Affairs. NAWADCO has been established with an authorized share capital of Rs.500 Crore. On which committee's recommendation it has been established?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Sachar Committee
[B] Khera Committee
[C] Ganguly Committee
[D] Iyengar Committee


2. Which country's Prime Minister Mykola Azarov resigned on 28 January 2014 in order to facilitate peaceful settlement of the political crisis?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sudan
[B] Lebanon
[C] Ukraine
[D] Uganda


3. In a key step towards promoting renewable energy among corporate India, the GPMDG was launched on a nationwide basis in New Delhi on Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014. The GPMDG - India is a joint initiative of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and World Resources Institute (WRI) and supported by Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation. What does GPMDG stands for?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] Growing Power Market Development Group
[B] Green Power Market Development Group
[C] Green Power Management Development Group
[D] Green Power Multi Design Group


4. In a first of its kind venture, six public sector undertakings (PSUs) including state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) on Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014, announced joining hands to set up world’s largest 4,000 MW ultra mega solar power project in which state?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] Haryana
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Rajasthan


5. Internet giant Google purchased a British start-up, an artificial intelligence company, on 27 January 2014. Can you name the company?
[Category: Business GK Current Affairs]
[A] Fusiontics
[B] Impromptu
[C] DeepMind Technologies
[D] Impermium


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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Current GK Online Questions Answers Quiz - 28 Jan 214

1. IIIF was launched by the National Innovation Council (NIC) and the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) on 27 January 2014. IIIF seeks to combine innovation and the dynamism of enterprise to solve the problems of citizens at the base of the economic pyramid in India. What does IIIF stands for?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] India Innovation Idea Fund
[B] Inclusive Innovation Ideation Fund
[C] India Imports Innovation Fund
[D] India Inclusive Innovation Fund


2. India slumped to their second consecutive series defeat overseas after the host country won the fourth one-dayer and take an unassailable 3-0 lead over India in the five-match series on Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014. Which country is hosting the current series?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Australia
[B] New Zealand
[C] South Africa
[D] England


3. The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday, 28 Jan 214, raised the key policy(repo) rate by 0.25 per cent to ____ per cent in a bid to curb inflation, a move that may translate into higher EMIs and push up the cost of borrowing for the corporate.
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 7
[B] 7.5
[C] 7.75
[D] 8


4. Which company launches India’s first ‘milk ATM’ on 21st jan 214?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Amul
[B] Parag
[C] Mother Dairy
[D] Sudha


5. American folk singer and activist Peter "Pete" Seeger passed away on 27th Jan 214. Seeger has been the recipient of many awards and recognitions throughout his career. In which year he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] 1990
[B] 1992
[C] 1993
[D] 1999


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Monday, January 27, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Questions with Answers Quiz - 27 Jan 2014

1. Who won women's title of the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament on Sunday, 26 Jan 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Ksenia Polikarpova
[B] Saina Nehwal
[C] PV Sindhu
[D] Yi Fan Jia


2. Republic Day is celebrated every year on 26 January to commemorate the date and moment when the Constitution of India came into effect. Since 1950, for Republic Day celebrations India has been inviting guests of high dignitaries of another country as the state guest of honour. Who was the guest in 65th Republic day on 26th Jan 2014?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Shinzo Abe
[B] David Camroon
[C] Hillary Clinton
[D] Angela Merkel


3. The Union Government of India on the eve of the 65th Republic Day function announced the Padma Awards 2014. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of Union of India on 25 January 2013 approved 127 Padma Awards. Two people were conferred with Padma Vibhusan, twenty four were conferred with Padma Bhushan and 101 people were given Padma Shree. Who were given Padma Vibhusan this year?
[Category: Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar and T.H. Vinayakram
[B] T.H. Vinayakram and B.K.S. Iyengar
[C] Dr. Raghunath A. Mashelkar and B.K.S. Iyengar
[D] Prof. Gulam Mohammed Sheikh and Begum Parveen Sultana


4. An indigenous High Performance Computing System was inaugurated by Avinash Chander, DG DRDO and Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister at Advanced Numerical Research and Analysis Group (ANURAG) in Hyderabad on 25 January 2014. Can you name the system?
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Dhruva-1
[B] Dhruva-2
[C] Dhruva-3
[D] Dhruva-4


5. Who won the Australian Open men’s singles title on 26 January 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Rafael Nadal
[B] Andy Murray
[C] Novak Djokovik
[D] Stanislas Wawrinka


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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Latest Updated GK and Current Affairs Quiz : 25-26 Jan 2014

1. The Election Commission of India celebrated the 4th National Voters Day across the country on 25 January 2014. What was the theme for the 4th National Voters Day?
[Category: Elections Current Affairs]
[A] Vote My Right
[B] Exercise your Right
[C] Ethical Voting
[D] Voter's Right


2. Who was awarded UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement on 22 January 2014 during the UNWTO Awards Ceremony held in Madrid, Spain?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Mathew Curzan
[B] Henry Sintha
[C] Richard Quest
[D] Raphael Dildon


3. Union Government launched the project for the development of the stretch of 37 Kilometer of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal in which state on 24 January 2014?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Maharashtra


4. Who won the Australian Open women’s singles title on 25 January 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sania Mirza
[B] Kristina Mladenovic
[C] Dominika Cibulkova
[D] Li Na


5. The granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi was honoured with Amdelkufa in South Africa on 26 January 2014. She was honoured for her lifetime contribution to the freedom struggle. Amdelkufa in Zulu language means Sacrifice. Can you name her?
[Category: Awards | Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Ela Gandhi
[B] Priyanka Gandhi
[C] Menaka Gandhi
[D] Prachi Gandhi


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Friday, January 24, 2014

24 January 2014 Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took an action against which drug company of India on Thursday, 23 Jan 2014, prohibiting it from making or selling drug ingredients from its Toansa, India, plant for the U.S. market?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Dr Reddy's Lab
[B] Cipla
[C] Biocon
[D] Ranbaxy Laboratories


2. Union Finance Ministry on 23 January 2014 approved a proposal, which will be in effect from 1 April 2014, to provide minimum monthly pension of how much rupees to workers of organised sector, under the Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95)?
[Category: Economy India Current Affairs]
[A] 800
[B] 900
[C] 1000
[D] 1200


3. An Indian-American lady, the first-ever US special representative to Muslim communities, is leaving her position at the State Department to join the Institute of Politics at Harvard University on 24th Jan 2014. Can you name her?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Farah Pandith
[B] Norah Kerry
[C] Sarah Rukhsar
[D] Merry J Keyan


4. Which university became the first public university to accept fees in digital currency, Bitcoin (However the payment of fees through Bitcoin will be only applicable to two new courses on the roles of complimentary currencies in economic systems)?
[Category: International | World Current Affairs]
[A] Cumbria University, UK
[B] Oxford University, UK
[C] National University of Singapore
[D] Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


5. Micromax, India’s leading and world’s 11th largest handset maker on Thursday, 23rd January 2014, launched its operations in which country?
[Category: MBA Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] Germany
[C] Russia
[D] Bangladesh


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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz: 23 Jan 2014

1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, announced it would withdraw all currency notes issued prior to which year from the economic system come March 31 this year?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] 2002
[B] 2003
[C] 2004
[D] 2005


2. On Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, an India-born engineer-scientist who was disdained by the Indian system despite his valuable contribution to the country's naval defense, and whose subsequent work in the United States is at the heart of the current high speed WiFi and 4G mobile systems, has been awarded the 2014 Marconi Prize, a Nobel equivalent for technology pioneers. Can you name him?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj
[B] V R S Seshadri
[C] S K Mitra
[D] B N Rangaswamy


3. Name the Indian-American professor, who has been appointed Dean of the prestigious Harvard College on 23rd Jan 2014?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] D K Ranga
[B] Rakesh Khurana
[C] Nitin Nohria
[D] Ramakant Awasthi


4. Who was elected unanimously as the Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly on 22 January 2014?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sanwar Lal Jat
[B] Hemsingh Bhadana
[C] Kailash Meghwal
[D] Rajendra Rathore


5. On Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, India lost the second ODI to New Zealand at Hamilton, and hence slipped from top ranking team in ODI format. Which team has become number one team now?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] New Zealand
[B] Australia
[C] Pakistan
[D] South Africa


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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

22 Jan 2014 GK Current Affairs Online Quiz with Answers

1. First Climate Change theatre was opened at Pushpa Gujral Science City in Kapurthala, Punjab on 16 January 2014. The theatre will educate people on climate change. This is the second theatre in the world to be opened. In which country the first theatre was opened?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] USA
[B] Germany
[C] Canada
[D] France


2. Which state has passed the new Lokayukta Bill on 21 January 2014 despite of protest from the opposition?
[Category: States Current Affairs]
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Uttarakhand


3. Egypt approved the new Constitution in a referendum held by the Egypt’s electoral commission on 18 January 2014. The proposed new Constitution was drafted by a 50-member committee headed by whom in December 2013?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Amr Moussa
[B] Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi
[C] Fayaz Al Ahmad
[D] Al Ahamad Madini


4. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister, on Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, announced the launch of the portability of LPG connection scheme across 480 districts of the country covering all the oil marketing companies (OMCs) and distributors which have multiple LPG distributors of various ratings. Who is Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Jayaram Ramesh
[B] Veerappa Moily
[C] Mani Shankar Aiyar
[D] Sachin Pilot


5. The Telugu film industry will remain shut on Thursday because of the death of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao on Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014. In a career spanning over seven decades, Nageswara Rao acted in about 255 films and was the last of the first-generation actors of Telugu film industry, which produces the second largest number of films after Bollywood. He also founded a studio in 1960s. Can you name that studio?
[Category: Current GK Current Affairs]
[A] Murali Studio
[B] Rao Studio
[C] Akki Studio
[D] Annapurna Studio


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

General Knowledge and Current Affairs Today Quiz: 21 Jan 2014

1. Eyeing on the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the UPA government on Monday, 20th Jan 2014, accorded minority status to which community?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Muslims
[B] Sikhs
[C] Jains
[D] Buddhists


2. On 20th Jan 2014, Google has acquired a startup that is a security company that builds products for websites and has offices in Bangalore and California and dealt in the cyber security space> Name the startup?
[Category: MBA GK Current Affairs]
[A] Little Eye Labs
[B] Nest
[C] Securex
[D] Impermium


3. Who has won the DSC prize 2014 for South Asian literature for his book Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer on 18 January 2014?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Cyrus Mistry
[B] H M Nagvi
[C] Shehan Karunatilaka
[D] Jeet Thayil


4. National Urban Health Mission(The coverage includes State Capital, District Headquarters and all cities, towns with population above 50000 ) was launched by the Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on 20 January 2014 in which city?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Chennai
[B] Bangalore
[C] Delhi
[D] Hyderabad


5. Who became the youngest person in the world at the age of 16 to trek to the South Pole on 18 January 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Lewis Clarke
[B] Sarah Mc Nair Landry
[C] John Ashe
[D] Liza Hyden


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Monday, January 20, 2014

Daily GK and Current Affairs for 20 January 2014

1. On 19 January 2014, which country won the Hero Hockey World League Final played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] New Zealand
[B] India
[C] Pakistan
[D] Netherlands


2. Who is appointed on 20 Jan 2014 as the new chief of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) and is tasked with the training of police leaders after they are recruited by the UPSC through the all-India civil services exam?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Subhas Goswami
[B] Sankar Sen
[C] Aruna Bahuguna
[D] K Vijay Kumar


3. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, the spiritual and temporal head of a community who died in Mumbai on Friday, 17th jan 2014, at an age of 102, provided dynamic leadership to the largely business-oriented community which claims 100 per cent literacy. He was the spiritual and temporal head of which community?
[Category: Religion GK Current Affairs]
[A] Dawoodi Bohra Muslims
[B] Parsi
[C] Sunni Muslims
[D] Jews


4. The state's Governor, Rosaiah inaugurated 15th Express Technology Sabha on 17 January 2014.The annual event is an established platform to share ideas, best practices and innovations on e-governance from senior government IT officials across the India. Which state are we talking about?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Delhi
[D] Himachal Pradesh


5. This company launched world’s first biosimilar drug for breast cancer on Saturday, 18th Jan 2014. This new and cheaper drug treats ‘metastatic’ breast cancer that aggressively spreads to other parts of the body. The company received the approval for CANMab, the biosimilar version of anti-cancer drug Herceptin, last year. Can you name the company which launched this drug CANMab?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Dr Reddy's Lab
[B] Cipla
[C] Biocon
[D] Glaxo Smithkline Beecham


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Sunday, January 19, 2014

January 2014 Current Affairs Digest Quiz: 18, 19 Jan 2014

1. Who had announced to establish an Af-Pak Strategic Partnership Office (APSPO) on 18 January 2014 with the objective of overseeing smooth transition and promote normalised diplomatic presence in Afghanistan and Pakistan?
[Category: International GK Current Affairs]
[A] Hamid Karzai (Afghanistan President)
[B] Barack Obama (US President)
[C] Mamnoon Hussain (Pakistan President)
[D] Nawaz Sharif (Pakistan PM)


2. A Delhi court on Sunday, 19 Jan 2014, asked the police to file an FIR against Delhi law minister and others after the Ugandan women lodged a complaint with the metropolitan magistrate. The court has passed order under section 156 (3) CrPC to file an FIR. Who is the Delhi Law Minister?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Rakhi Birla
[B] Arvind Kejriwal
[C] Somnath Bharti
[D] Dinkar Khullar


3. Lusofonia Games are multinational and multi-sport games in the World and are organized by ACOLOP (Association of the Portuguese Speaking Olympic Committees). Where is the third Lusofonia Games are being held from 18 Jan 2014 to 29 Jan 2014?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Macau, China
[B] Goa, India
[C] Lisbon, Portugal
[D] Colombo, SriLanka


4. Which city had the largest number of polio cases in the world in 2013 as revealed by World Health Organisation (WHO) in a global analysis for polio cases on 17 January 2014?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Peshawar, Pakistan
[B] Islamabad, Pakistan
[C] Lahore, Pakistan
[D] Kabul, Afghanistan


5. The wife of Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in a room of five-star Leela hotel in New Delhi on 17 Jan 2014. Can you name her?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Mehr Tarar
[B] Robi Salve
[C] Shashi Pushkar
[D] Sunanda Pushkar


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Friday, January 17, 2014

17 January 2014 GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. A famous Bengali actress died in Kolkota on 17 January 2014. She was born as Rama Dasgupta in Pabna district of West Bengal on 16 April 1931. She was famously known as the Greta Garbo of Bengali cinema. Can you name her?
[Category: India news Current Affairs]
[A] Suvarna Sen
[B] Devyani Sen
[C] Geetanjali Sen
[D] Suchitra Sen


2. Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) on 16 January 2014 signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the collaboration within the framework of UKIERI in New Delhi. What does UKIERI stands for?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] UK India External and Regional Initiative
[B] UK India Education and Research Initiative
[C] UK India Education and Research Institute
[D] UK Initiative for Education and Research in India


3. Who was appointed as the police chief of District One of Kabul province on 15 January 2014 and hence become the first woman in Afghanistan to be appointed as police chief of an entire district?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Jamila Bayaz
[B] Saira Hayat
[C] Sofiya Bao
[D] Adaa Khan


4. Who was awarded the Thiruvalluvar award on 15 January 2014 by the Tamil Nadu government in Chennai?
[Category: Awards GK Current Affairs]
[A] Subramanya Bharathi
[B] Bharathidasan
[C] Yushi
[D] P G Vijay


5. India's first hospital for fish has been sanctioned on 16 Jan 2014 and will come up shortly in which city?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kochi, Kerala
[B] Chennai, Tamilnadu
[C] Mumbai, Maharashtra
[D] Goa, Goa


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Thursday, January 16, 2014

16 January 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. One of the Indian Coast Guard Ship was commissioned in Kochi on 15 January 2014 by the Director General of Coast Guard Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapiyal. This is the third in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) and has been designed and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited. Can you name this ship?
[Category: Defence GK Current Affairs]
[A] Vikrant
[B] Samrat
[C] Rudra
[D] Abhinav


2. Arunachal Pradesh witnessed the first trial run of a rail engine on 15 January 2014. The first trial run was of 20-km from Harmutty in Lakhimpur district of Assam to the Arunachal Pradesh capital Itanagar. The State government would put a mechanism in place for checking the inner line permit (ILP) of the passengers. The ILP issued under which regulation is necessary even for an Indian citizen to enter Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland?
[Category: Jan 2014 GK Current Affairs]
[A] Eastern Railroad Regulation, 1953
[B] Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1973
[C] Indian Rail Frontier Regulation, 1967
[D] Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1990


3. The Group of Ministers (GoM) on 16 January 2014 approved the incentives to the sugar industry for exports of up to 40 lakh tonnes of raw sugar for two years. Who headed this GoM meet?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] K V Thomas
[B] Kamalnath
[C] Sharad Pawar
[D] Manmohan Singh


4. Who won the Best Actress and Best Actor awards respectively on 15 January 2014 at the 20th Screen Awards?
[Category: News GK Current Affairs]
[A] Deepika Padukone and Shahrukh Khan
[B] Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan
[C] Deepika Padukone and Farhan Akhtar
[D] Richa Chadda and Irfan Khan


5. Who was elected as the President of Indian Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) on 12 January 2014?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Sirajuddin Qureshi
[B] S M Khan
[C] Safdar H. Khan
[D] Y S Ansari


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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Latest Daily Current GK News Quiz - 15 Jan 2014

1. The 66th Army Day is being observed on 15 January 2014. The day is celebrated in recognition of the appointment of the first Commander-in-Chief of independent India. Can you name him?
[Category: NDA GK Current Affairs]
[A] General Roy Butcher
[B] General Purna Chand Roy
[C] General V K Sinha
[D] General K M Cariappa


2. The Union Government extended the term of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman for a period of two years on 14 January 2014. Can you name him?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] C B Bhave
[B] R Rangarajan
[C] U K Sinha
[D] D Subbarao


3. The Parliament of Europe has signed off new carbon dioxide restrictions for commercial vans on 14 January 2014 that will slash emissions by 28 percent from 2020. Under the rules are all new light commercial vehicles sold across the European Union (EU) will emit a maximum 147 grammes of carbon dioxide per kilometre instead of 203 grammes as per the level set in which year?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] 2006
[B] 2007
[C] 2008
[D] 2009


4. This country's Government announced on 13 January 2014 to introduce high-tech ID cards for foreign workers. The cards will be introduced by the end of December 2014. These biometric identity cards are being introduced to control the influx of illegal foreign workers. Can you name the country?
[Category: January 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] USA
[B] Malaysia
[C] Singapore
[D] UK


5. A Telugu veteran actress died due to cardiac arrest in Chennai on 13 January 2014. She was 86. She had worked in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada languages in more than 350 movies. She was very famous actress in black and white movies in south India. Her first movie was Gollabhama. Can you name her?
[Category: National Current Affairs]
[A] Anajali Devi
[B] Suchitra Devi
[C] Sumithra Devi
[D] Roopa Ammu


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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Online Current GK Affairs: Quiz for 13, 14 January 2014

1. Consumer Retail Inflation came down in December 2013 to __________ percent as against 11.16 percent in November 2013.The data related to consumer inflation was released by the Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on13 January 2014.
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] 8.83
[B] 9.87
[C] 10.12
[D] 10.39


2. The Pravasi Bhartiya Divas was organised in New Delhi from 7 to 9 January 2014. The theme for the year was Engaging Diaspora: Connecting Across Generations. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 9 January 2014 conferred the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Awards to how many NRIs, PIOs and organisations for their outstanding contribution in the country of their residence as well as to India?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] 10
[B] 11
[C] 12
[D] 13


3. The 151st birth anniversary of whom was celebrated on 12 January 2014?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Swami Dayanand Saraswati
[B] Swami Vivekananda
[C] Mahatma Gandhi
[D] Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya


4. Who was selected as the Captain of India to lead the Under-19 Cricket World Cup by the All-India Junior Selection Committee on 13 January 2014 that will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in February 2014?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Unmukt Chand
[B] Shishir Gupta
[C] Abhishek Singh
[D] Vijay Zol


5. She was declared winner of the World Athletics Championships final held in Monte Carlo in 2005. The decision was given by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) on 13 January 2014. The decision of the IAAF came following the disqualification of the Gold Medalist Tatyana Kotova of Russia for doping. Can you name the winner?
[Category: Banking Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Anju Bobby George
[B] Grace Upshaw
[C] Eunice Barber
[D] Padmawati Muthuppa


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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Online General Knowledge and Current Affairs Quiz for 11, 12 Jan 2014

1. The recommendations made by whom on September 11, 2013, have finally got a nod of approval from the Union Cabinet on January 9, 2014( As per the policy guidelines, the existing agency has been given 30 days to comply with the guidelines.)?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] TRAI
[B] UIDAI
[C] Ministry of Communications
[D] DOT


2. The nation on Saturday, 11th Jan 2014, paid glowing tributes to which former Prime Minister on his 48th death anniversary?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] P V Narsimha Rao
[B] Jawahar Lal Nehru
[C] Indira Gandhi
[D] Lal Bahadur Shastri


3. PM Manmohan Singh on Friday, 10th Jan 2014, inaugurated Terminal 2 or T2 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on Friday, pointing out it can welcome the A380, the world's biggest commercial aircraft. With the commissioning of Terminal-2, Mumbai airport has become compliant to which code?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Code C
[B] Code T
[C] Code F
[D] Code Z


4. Giving more power to women to defend themselves and as a tribute to December 2012 ganrape victim Nirbhaya, the Indian Ordnance Factory, Kanpur, has manufactured a .32 bore light weight revolver, India's first firearm designed for women. At 500 grams, it is also the first IOF handgun made of titanium alloy. Priced at Rs 1,22,360, it was launched on January 6, 2014. Can you name the gun?
[Category: National Current Affairs]
[A] Rakshak
[B] Nirbheek
[C] Himmat
[D] Tez


5. Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died on Saturday, 11th Jan 2014. By which name he was called in Israel for his go-getter spirit which didn't hesitate in taking controversial big decisions?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] The Warrior
[B] Crusher
[C] Bulldozer
[D] Striker


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Friday, January 10, 2014

Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz - 10 January 2014

1. The Supreme Court said on Friday, 10th Jan 2014, that someone whose name does not figure either in an FIR or a chargesheet but whose role in an alleged crime surfaces during the course of a trial would be subjected to the said trial. Which Section of the CrPC spells out the provision for the joint trial of a person, who though not been named as an accused, appears, during the course of investigation or trial, to have committed a crime?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] Section 298
[B] Section 307
[C] Section 319
[D] Section 391


2. Which South Korean steel maker has received environment clearance last week for its Rs 52,000 crore steel plant in Odisha, ending an eight-year wait for the project to get off the ground?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Samsung
[B] Tisco
[C] LG
[D] Posco


3. Seventh Global Insurance Summit was held on 8 January 2014. The summit was organised by National Council on Insurance of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). At which place this summit happened?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Bangalore


4. Which country urged India to open a branch of Indian Institutes of Technology in Kuala Lumpur on 8 January 2014 during ongoing 12th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas in New Delhi?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Ireland
[B] Malaysia
[C] UAE
[D] Myanmar


5. Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards is given by the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, which is an autonomous organization under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. The award is distributed to the meritorious students every year to recognize and encourage the students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, ____________, on 7 January 2014 gave away these awards to 517 meritorious students from 13 boards of 10th class and 17 boards of 12th class of the year 2013.
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kumari Selja
[B] kamalnath
[C] Ambika Soni
[D] Manish Tiwari


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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Current GK Questions Answers Quiz : 9 January 2014

1. Facebook has acquired Bangalore-based start-up which is a company that develops a tool that helps Android app developers to measure, analyse and optimise their apps, making it the social networking giant’s first acquisition in India. Can you name the company which Facebook has acquired on 8th Jan 2014?
[Category: Business GK Current Affairs]
[A] DoubleClick
[B] Little Eye Labs
[C] ConnectU
[D] FriendFeed


2. The Reserve Bank of India on 8 January 2014 allowed the Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) to lend up to what percent of the value of gold?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] 50
[B] 65
[C] 70
[D] 75


3. Union Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) officially launched the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) at Changlang in which state on 6 January 2014?
[Category: Current Affairs]
[A] Mizoram
[B] Nagaland
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Sikkim


4. Who was unanimously elected as the Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly on 9th Jan 2014?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sitasharan Sharma
[B] Mahendra Singh
[C] Dr Narottam Mishra
[D] Satyadev Katare


5. Allahabad High Court on 9th Jan 2014 issued notices to the Election Commission and Aam Admi Party and gave them three weeks time to file reply on a petition of a political party, which wanted Jhadu election symbol for Lok Sabha polls. The party claim on Jhadu election symbol, saying that the party was alloted this symbol in 2012 Assembly polls. Furthering the claim, it says that the party had in advance applied to the EC for the same symbol for Lok Sabha polls too adding that allotting the symbol to AAP was against law. Can you name this party?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] JagoJan Party
[B] Kranti Sena Party
[C] Bahujan Hitay Party
[D] Naitik Party


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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

8 January 2014 Current GK and News Quiz

1. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of private insurer Future Generali India Life Insurance on 7 January 2014?
[Category: BankGK Current Affairs]
[A] Pankaj Razdan
[B] Ashish Jena
[C] Vineet Khare
[D] Munish Sharda


2. A panel set up by RBI, on Wednesday 8th Jan 2014, has recommended a special category of banks to exclusively cater to low-income households and small business by providing payment and deposit products to the target customers. This panel has given a series of recommendations to further financial inclusion that includes separate licences to existing banks or new banks to function as ‘Payments Banks'. These banks may have a minimum entry capital of R50 crore against R500 crore required by a full-service bank as the exposure would be risk free. Who is heading this panel?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Nachiket Mor
[B] Shikha Gupta
[C] Chanda Kocchar
[D] B N Rangaswamy


3. The Delhi High Court ruled that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) can audit the books of accounts of private sector __________ companies on 6 January 2014.
[Category: Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Power Distribution
[B] Telecom
[C] Insurance
[D] Banking


4. India on 7 January 2014 launched which phase of its housing project in Sri Lanka(The project has been expanded its category of beneficiaries and has included the Indian origin Tamils who are settled in the central part of Sri Lanka as plantation laborers)?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] First
[B] Second
[C] Third
[D] Fourth


5. Which company has reportedly unveiled what is touted as the world's lightest, thinnest, pocketable and fully-rugged Windows tablet at the ongoing CES 2014 in Las Vegas on Tuesday, 7th Jan 2013?
[Category: Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Samsung
[B] Nokia
[C] Panasonic
[D] Motorola


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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz - 7 Jan 2014

1. Which insurance company launched an all women branch in Pune on 4 January 2014 and become the first insurer to give an opportunity to women with an aim to tap the vast talent pool of women professionals?
[Category: India News GK Current Affairs]
[A] Max Newyork Life Insurance
[B] Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
[C] ICICI Lombard General Insurance
[D] Life Insurance Corporation


2. Which Indian player on 6 January 2014 won the Open du Gard squash title, the PSA Challenger 5 event?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Geet Sethi
[B] Mahesh Mangaokar
[C] Ammar Alamimi
[D] Rajat Sahni


3. Japanese Defence Minister on Monday, 6th Jan 2014, met his Indian counterpart A K Antony at the South Block here when the two sides decided to ramp up their military ties through a naval exercise along Japan’s coast later this year and holding their Secretary-level talks. Can you name Japanese Defence Minister?
[Category: Civil Services 2014 GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shinzo Abe
[B] Yokoshima Itusi
[C] Tenny Yoklahoma
[D] Itsunori Onodera


4. Which movies smashes World Record, Becomes First Bollywood Film To Amass Rs 500 Crore?
[Category: Filmy GK Current Affairs]
[A] Chennai Express
[B] Jai Ho
[C] Dhoom:3
[D] Sholay 3D


5. Which woman made history on Monday, 6th Jan 2014, as the US Senate confirmed her to be the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history?
[Category: Global News Current Affairs]
[A] Janet Yellen
[B] Minda Gower
[C] Lisa Murkowski
[D] Susan Zones


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Monday, January 6, 2014

Latest January 2014 GK Current Affairs QA Quiz: 6 Jan 2014

1. Indian Navy on 5 January 2013 looked forward to pave the way for a circumnavigation of the globe by an all-woman crew whose member officers are to be trained aboard which vessel?
[Category: Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] INS Mhadei
[B] INS Bhilni
[C] INS Samrat
[D] INS Yuva


2. Which country won the Under-19s Asia Cup in the final match played at Sharjah on Saturday, 4th Jan 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Pakistan
[B] Bangladesh
[C] India
[D] Sri Lanka


3. Indian space engineers enjoyed the fruits of two decades of tireless work on Sunday, 5th Jan 2014, as the indigenous cryogenic engine performed flawlessly and injected a 1.9-tonne satellite into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) with high precision. The rest of the three-stage GSLV, which had seen several glitches and aborted launches over the last few years, also performed exactly as required. What is teh full form of GSLV?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Geographic Satellite Launch Vehicle
[B] Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle
[C] Global Satellite Launch Vehicle
[D] Gestational Satellite Launch Vehicle


4. On 4 January 2014, who launched the total E-literacy project implemented by PN Panicker Vigyan Vikas Kendra in Thiruvanathpuram, Kerala?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] Manmohan Singh
[B] Pranav Mukherjee
[C] Sonia Gandhi
[D] Oomen Chandi


5. On 5 January 2014, which party in Bangladesh secured an absolute majority in the Parliamentary elections?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Jatiya Party (Ersad)
[B] Twarikat Federation
[C] BNP
[D] Awami League


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Sunday, January 5, 2014

GK Current Affairs Online Quiz - 4 & 5 January 2014

1. Which agency will be entrusted the task of guarding the India-Myanmar border during later part of 2014 as per it's chief statement on Saturday, 4th Jan 2014?
[Category: NDA GK Current Affairs]
[A] Border Security Force
[B] Indian Army
[C] CISF
[D] PAC


2. Who were appointed as presidents of the Infosys Ltd Company on 3 January 2014?
[Category: MBA Entrance GK Current Affairs]
[A] B. G. Sridhar and Narayan Rao
[B] B. G. Srinivas and U.B. Pravin Rao
[C] S.K. Harinivas and R.K. Rao
[D] B. Balakrishnan and Mohan Pai


3. Merger & Acquisitions (M & A) in the India economy declined by___________ in the year 2013. This was revealed by the data compiled by Thomson Reuters on 3 January 2014.
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 13.5%
[B] 12.6%
[C] 11.5%
[D] 9.3%


4. Who has been elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly on 3 January 2014?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Jagdish Mukhi
[B] Shoaib Iqbal
[C] Harun Yusuf
[D] MS Dhir


5. Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) decided to set up the world's largest corporate learning and development centre, which will have a total capacity to train 50,000 professionals every year. Where is this centre coming up?
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mysore, Karnataka
[B] Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
[C] Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
[D] Bangalore, Karnataka


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Friday, January 3, 2014

Online GK Current Affairs Question Answer Quiz - 3 January 2014

1. After 66 years of being on the Indian Standard Time or IST, which Indian state has decided on 2nd January 2014 to follow garden time or a daylight-saving schedule, which British tea planters introduced more than 150 years ago?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] West Bengal
[B] Sikkim
[C] Assam
[D] Nagaland


2. Which city shattered the world record for the largest ever pyrotechnic display on New Year's Eve with a show involving more than half a million fireworks, Guinness World Records said on Wednesday, 1st January 2014?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Dubai
[B] Sydney
[C] Beijing
[D] Tokyo


3. The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers legally permitted to sell pot for recreational use to the general public opened for business in which place on Wednesday, 1st Jan 2014?
[Category: Current GK Current Affairs]
[A] Newyork, USA
[B] Colorado, USA
[C] Berlin, Germany
[D] Paris, France


4. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 2 January 2014 approved a proposal for setting-up of CCTVs and GPS devices on public transport vehicles in how many cities for women safety?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] 20
[B] 25
[C] 30
[D] 32


5. Pitching for making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister, a newly formed 'apolitical' organisation of youths has planned to name 200 tea stalls in Tamil Nadu after the Gujarat Chief Minister as announced by that organisation on 3rd January 2014. Can you name the organisation?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] NaMo Yuva Manch
[B] NaMo Peravai
[C] Aam Aadmi Sanghatan
[D] Jan Jagruti Manch


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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz - 2nd January 2014

1. Which cricketer cracked the fastest century in one-day international history, reaching three figures in just 36 deliveries against the West Indies on Wednesday, 1st January 2014?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Corey Anderson
[B] Shahid Afridi
[C] Shane Watson
[D] Rohit Sharma


2. Which country becomes the 18th EU member state to adopt the euro on 1st January 2014?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Austria
[B] Latvia
[C] Belgium
[D] Lithuania


3. India scrapped the 3600 crore rupees to supply 12 VVIP helicopter deal with the Anglo-Italian firm on 1 January 2014. It was scrapped following the alleged payment of kickbacks to the tune of 360 crore rupees paid in the deal. Can you name the firm in the question?
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] FitseWestland
[B] Boeing
[C] Tatra
[D] AgustaWestland


4. The Lokmanya Tilak National Award instituted by the Kesari Mahratta Trust for excellence in journalism was awarded to the Chief Editor and Managing Director of Malayala Manorma on 31 December 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Mammen Mathew
[B] Jose Mathew
[C] Mammen Samuel
[D] Vimal Peter


5. The lady, who more than three decades ago became the first woman lawyer to file a public interest litigation on behalf of voiceless under-trial prisoners in Bihar to earn the title 'Mother of PIL', has passed away on 2nd January 2014. Can you name her?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Priya Ranawat
[B] Shweta Mathur
[C] Kapila Hingorani
[D] Bhirawa Bai


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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

January 2014 GK and Current Affairs Quiz - 1 Jan 2014

1. Union Finance Minister told the regulators on 31 Dec 2013 that they must implement proposals of the Finance Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC). The Finance Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) report contains 12 key proposals and these do not require legislative changes. Who is the Finance Minister?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] P Chidambaram
[B] Pranav Mukherjee
[C] Kapil Sibbal
[D] Kamalnath


2. Which two time medal winner wrestler in Olympics has received eight acres of land by the Haryana Government on 31 December 2013 for setting up his academy at the Motilal Nehru School of Sports in Sonepat?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Vijender Kumar
[B] K D Jadhav
[C] Mukesh Kumar
[D] Sushil Kumar


3. Can you name the first female judge who sworn-in on 30 December 2013 at Pakistan’s national sharia court which hears cases under the Islamic legislation?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Afsara Noor
[B] Ashraf Jehan
[C] Khalida Jehan
[D] Afsa Ali


4. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released its _________ Financial Stability Report (FSR) on 30 December 2013. The FSR was released against the backdrop of a mild positive market reaction to the announcement of tapering in the US Federal Reserve bond purchase plan from January 2014.
[Category: Banking Questions Answers Current Affairs]
[A] 6th
[B] 7th
[C] 8th
[D] 9th


5. Indonesian Government announced to build a new sanctuary to save World’s rarest Javan rhinos. The new sanctuary will be carved out of the a National Park, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is situated on the western tip of Indonesia's main island of Java. Can you name this National Park?
[Category: Civil Services GK Current Affairs]
[A] Abah Gede
[B] Ujung Kulon
[C] Kinju Thomba
[D] Suvarn Kanti


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