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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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