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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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