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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 27-28 Feb 2014

1. Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad inaugurated the new All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in which city on 26 February 2014?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] Rohtak
[B] Trivandrum
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Bhubaneswar


2. Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of India on 25 February 2014 released a commemorative postage stamp in the honour of Maulana Hasrat Mohani in New Delhi. Mohani was a freedom fighter and an eminent poet. He was part of which Committee formed by Indian National Congress in 1919?
[Category: Civil Services Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Hurriyat Committee
[B] Inqlab Committee
[C] Khilafat Committee
[D] Jagriti Committee


3. An Indian-born scientist, won the Protein Science Young Investigator Award, which is given by the Protein Society for important contribution made in the study of proteins, for 2014 at Cambridge, UK on 20 February 2014. Can upi name him?
[Category: Awards Current Affairs]
[A] Madan Babu
[B] H K Alaveru
[C] P N Subramaniam
[D] R G Raghuvanshi


4. Sun Edison, a US-based solar energy firm, announced on 25 February 2014 to set up a solar park in which Indian state?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Rajasthan


5. Who was sworn in as new Egypt Prime Minister on 25 February 2014?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Hosni Mubarak
[B] Hazem el-Beblawi
[C] Mustafa Jalal
[D] Ibrahim Mehlib


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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Current GK Affairs Questions with Answers Quiz: 26 Feb 2014

1. Indian Navy Chief on Wednesday, 26th Feb 2014, resigned taking "moral responsibility" over the spate of mishaps involving naval warships in the last seven months. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] D K Joshi
[B] R K Sinha
[C] R K Dhowan
[D] Vishnu Bhagwat


2. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India on 25 February 2014 inaugurated a new building that will house the Ministry of Environment and Forest and has a provision to accommodate its 600 officials. The new building is India’s first on site Net Zero Building built by the adoption of Solar Passive design and energy efficient building material. This has been designed as the highest-green rated building i.e., GRIHA 5-Star and LEED India Platinum. What is the name given to this building?
[Category: Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Rajeev Paryavaran Bhawan
[B] Indira Paryavaran Bhawan
[C] Pradhanmantri Paryavaran Bhawan
[D] Sardar Patel Paryavaran Bhawan


3. Prokash Karmakar died on 24 February 2014 at the age of 81. His work reflected the degenerating society and the confusion that prevails in modern India. To which field he was associated with?
[Category: Personalities GK Current Affairs]
[A] Theater
[B] Literature
[C] Painting
[D] Acting


4. Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released a book titled Water, Peace and War – Confronting the Global Water Crisis on 24 February 2014. Who is the author of this book?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Medha Patkar
[B] Jotiba Ray
[C] Prachunsh Ghai
[D] Brahma Chellaney


5. Union Government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an agreement on 26 February 2014 for a 300 million US dollar loan to improve road connectivity along key corridors in which state?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Chattisgarh
[D] Jharkhand


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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 25 Feb 2014

1. On 25 February 2014, which state announced that a new Law Commission will be set-up in the state to suggest changes in laws as per the geographical and social requirements of the state?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Chhattisgarh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Bihar


2. Yoweri-Museveni, the President of which country, signed anti-gay bill on 24 February 2014 which imposes tough penalties for homosexual acts?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Uganda
[B] Ghana
[C] Ethiopia
[D] Peru


3. Union Government inaugurated the NCGG on 24 February 2014. NCGS is an apex think tank of the country in guiding and implementing good Governance reforms and has been set up by upgrading the National Institute of Administrative Research (NIAR), Mussorrie. What does NCGC stands for?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] National Centre for Global Governance
[B] National Central Government Governance
[C] National Centre for GOI Governance
[D] National Centre for Good Governance


4. Which company in association with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) launched a seaplane service on 24 February 2014?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Pawan Hans
[B] Maritime Energy Heli Services Pvt Ltd (Mehair)
[C] Deccan Heli Services
[D] Adani Air Link


5. Rural development agency National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) announced to form a new concept called JLG on 24 February 2014. JLG aimed to provide institutional credit to small farmers like share croppers, oral lessees and agricultural labourers. What is JLG?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Joint Loan Group
[B] Joint Liability Governance
[C] Joint Liability Group
[D] Joint Lien Grouping


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Monday, February 24, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 24 Feb 2014

1. Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways decided to convert how much kms of states roads into national highways on 23 February 2014?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 4000 Kms
[B] 5400 Kms
[C] 7200 Kms
[D] 9100 Kms


2. NTPC on 22 February 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bihar State Power Generation Company Limited (BSPGCL) and Lakhisarai Bijlee Company Private Limited (LBCPL) to develop a ___________ MW Thermal Power Project at Kajra in Lakhisarai district of Bihar.
[Category: Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] 990
[B] 1100
[C] 1320
[D] 1440


3. Which team won the 2nd edition of Hockey India League cup 2014 on 24th Feb 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Uttar Pradesh Wizards
[B] Delhi Waveriders
[C] Ranchi Rhinos
[D] Jaypee Punjab Warriors


4. On 22 February 2014, who sworn-in as Italy’s Prime Minister along with a new cabinet of 16 ministers?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Enrico Letta
[B] Pier Carlo Padoan
[C] Silvio Berlusconi
[D] Matteo Renzi


5. Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) launched which Scheme in the second week of February 2014 to make payment process fast and to reduce transaction failures due to bank payment related problems?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] E-Wallet
[B] E-Money
[C] E-Booking
[D] E-Paisa


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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Online GK Current Affairs Questions Answers for 22-23 Feb 2014

1. Name the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Kolkata-based United Bank of India (UBI), who resigned on 21 February 2014?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shikha Singh
[B] Chanda Kochhar
[C] Mitali Batra
[D] Archana Bhargava


2. Who won ATP Delhi Open Tennis tournament on 23rd Feb 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sanam Singh
[B] Somdev Devvarman
[C] Aleksandr Nedovyesov
[D] Saketh Myneni


3. The committee to look into the various kinds of concerns of the persons hailing from the North Eastern States was constituted n 21 February 2014 under whose chairmanship?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] P K Sachan
[B] S C Khetan
[C] M.P. Bezbaruah
[D] D C Mathur


4. Which Bill was passed by Union Legislature on 21 February 2014?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Whistleblower Protection Bill
[B] Women Reservation Bill
[C] Lokpal Bill
[D] Telangana Bill


5. Can you name the oldest Parliamentarian of India, who decided to retire on 21 February 2014?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Ram Sundar Das
[B] Kailash Joshi
[C] Shafiqur Rahman Barq
[D] Rishang Keishing


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Friday, February 21, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 21 Feb 2014

1. India’s first Minority Cyber Village was inaugurated by the Minister for Minority Affairs K Rehman Khan on 19 February 2014 in which state?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Haryana
[D] Bihar


2. The Telengana bill dividing Andhra Pradesh was passed in the Lok Sabha on 18 February 2014 and in the Rajya Sabha on 20th february 2014. Telangana would be which state of India after the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Bill 2014?
[Category: Political News Current Affairs]
[A] 27th
[B] 28th
[C] 29th
[D] 30th


3. Which state of India and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a campaign on 20 February 2014 to educate people about safe drinking water and safe sanitation practices?
[Category: Civil Services Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Bihar
[B] Haryana
[C] Odisha
[D] West Bengal


4. Diageo, the world’s largest liquour company, has selected which Indian IT company as its new global IT services provider on 20th feb 2014?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Tata Consultancy Services
[B] Infosys
[C] Wipro
[D] HCL Technologies


5. The 18th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) will be held on 22 February 2014 at Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, USA. WIEF is an annual student-run India-focused conference hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. What is the theme of WIEF for year 2014?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] India: Time to Reboot
[B] India: Time to Relook
[C] India: Revisit
[D] India: In Global Parlance


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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Daily Current Affairs GK Quiz - 20 Feb 2014

1. Facebook is buying which mobile messaging service for $19 billion in cash and stock on 19th Feb 2014?
[Category: Business GK Current Affairs]
[A] Viber
[B] WeChat
[C] WhatsApp
[D] Pinterest


2. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister (CM) resigned from the post on 19 February 2014. He also quitted from the membership of the State Assembly and the Congress Party as a protest to the decision to bifurcate the Andhra Pradesh State. Can you name him?
[Category: Politics GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kiran Kumar Reddy
[B] Y S Rajashekhar Rao
[C] T R S Reddy
[D] Chandrababu Naidu


3. Taj Mahotsav, the ten day annual festival began in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on 18 February 2014.The festival will be celebrated from 18 to 27 February 2014 at the Shilp Gram, the Eastern gate of Taj Mahal and the theme of the festival for this year is Paigham-e Mohahabbat. In which year Taj Mahotsav started?
[Category: Historical Facts GK Current Affairs]
[A] 1988
[B] 1990
[C] 1991
[D] 1992


4. Which state won the National Tourism Award 2012-13 on 18 February 2014?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Goa
[B] Chattisgarh
[C] Sikkim
[D] Himachal Pradesh


5. Largest telecom operator of India Bharti Airtel signed a strategic agreement with which company on 18 February 2014 to acquire the mobile network and 3 million subscribers of the company in Mumbai circle?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Aircel
[B] Loop Mobiles
[C] Spice Telecom
[D] Shyam Telecom


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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Current GK Affairs February 2014 Questions Answers Quiz: 19 Feb 2014

1. Which Marathi film on 17 February 2014 won the Crystal Bear (Glasernen Bar) for the best film award by the Children’s jury in Generation Kplus section at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Zilla
[B] Killa
[C] Liar’s Dice
[D] Vihir


2. First pro-Hindi political party of Tamil Nadu was launched by Madras High Court Advocates Association in Tamil Nadu on 17 February 2014. What is the name of this new party?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Tamil Dravida Katchi
[B] Tamil Dravida Kazhagam
[C] Tamil Maanila Katchi
[D] Tamil Dravida Samagam


3. Which French Olympic champion on 15 February 2014 broke 21-year-old world record of pole vault of Sergey Bubka with a leap of 6.16 meter at Donetsk in the Ukraine?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Renaud Lavillenie
[B] Thomas Bach
[C] Conrad MeGuire
[D] John Sabastine


4. Central Zoo Authority on 18 February 2014 selected the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park (IGZP) for creation of a conservation breeding centre for which endangered wild dog(This will be the first zoo in India to have a breeding centre for these wild dogs)?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Pups
[B] Dhole
[C] Shepherd
[D] Aidi


5. Who was appointed as Pakistan’s high commissioner to India on 17 February 2014?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Salman Bashir
[B] Imran Ul Haq
[C] Salim Pasha
[D] Abdul Basit


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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 18 Feb 2014

1. Arun Jaitely, a BJP leader on 16 February 2014 unveiled a book authored by Sameer Kochhar at the Indian Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road in New Delhi. What is the name of the book?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] ModiNomics: Inclusive Economics, Inclusive Governance
[B] Behind the Lens
[C] ModiFying India
[D] Economics of Inclusion


2. The popular Carnatic music, Vocalist Rudra Krishna Srikantan died in Bangalore on 17 February 2014. He released his biography recently in January 2014. Can you name the biography?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Voice of Carnatic
[B] Voice of Generation
[C] Voice of Vocalist
[D] Vocal Voice


3. The Reader's Digest was sold for just 1 pound to whom on 17 February 2014?
[Category: Magazine Current Affairs]
[A] John Lucas
[B] Susan Gladwell
[C] Mike Luckwell
[D] Kristina Rotardom


4. A new layer in the human cornea was discovered by an Indian doctor at The University of Nottingham in 2014. Can you name him?
[Category: Medical Current Affairs]
[A] Harminder Dua
[B] Harbans Bajaj
[C] Guradivaya Batra
[D] Uday Damodaran


5. New Zealand on 18 February 2014 won the two match Test Series against India 1-0 as the second match played in Wellington ended in a draw. In this match which New Zealand player created a history by becoming first Kiwi player to score triple hundred by scoring 302 runs in the second innings?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Chris Martin
[B] Jimmy Neesham
[C] Tim Southee
[D] Brendon McCullum


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Monday, February 17, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz - 16-17 Feb 2014

1. President of India on 17 February 2014 imposed President’s Rule in Delhi after accepting the resignation of Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi. The President’s Rule was imposed through a resolution under which Article of the Constitution of India?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] 302
[B] 319
[C] 356
[D] 389


2. Interim Budget 2014-15 was presented in the Lok Sabha by Union Finance Minister, P Chidambaram on 17 February 2014. This was the _______personal budget by Chidambaram as Finance Minister.
[Category: Finance GK Current Affairs]
[A] 7th
[B] 9th
[C] 11th
[D] 13th


3. Announced by the World Bridge Federation (WBF) on 17 February 2014, World Bridge Championship for Bermuda Bowl (men) and Venice Cup (women) will be hosted by which country for the first time in October 2015?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] Italy
[C] India
[D] UAE


4. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 15 February 2014 presented the International Gandhi Award for the year 2013 to whom?
[Category: Awards Current Affairs]
[A] Dr. H C Pradhan and Prof. Guocheng Zhang
[B] Dr. P V Rao and Prof. Guocheng Zhang
[C] Dr. Vijaykumar Vinayak Dongre and Malala Yusufzai
[D] Dr. Vijaykumar Vinayak Dongre and Prof. Guocheng Zhang


5. As announced on 17th Feb 2014, which train will become the first train in India to be attached with a Braille-embedded AC coach for visually-challenged passengers by the end of February 2014?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Purushottam Express
[B] Rajdhani Express
[C] Swarn Shatabdi Express
[D] Magadh Express


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Saturday, February 15, 2014

GK Current Affairs Quiz: 14-15 Feb 2014

1. Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi resigned on 14 February 2014 as his government failed to introduce which Bill due to lack of majority?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Anti Graft Bill
[B] Bijli Pani Bill
[C] Education Reservation Bill
[D] Jan Lokpal Bill


2. Name the former Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court, who was appointed as the chief of the Broadcast Content Complaints Council (BCCC).
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mukul Mudgal
[B] A P Shah
[C] K S Suri
[D] B P Sirohi


3. National Women's Day of India was observed on 13 February 2014. This day is observed on the date of birth of India’s first women governor. Can you name her?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sucheta Kriplani
[B] Nandita Patel
[C] Sarojini Naidu
[D] Sumitra Rai


4. Acclaimed director Balu Mahendra passed away on 13 Feb 2014. The 74 year old veteran director was amongst the pioneers of Indian cinema and is also a screenwriter, editor and cinematographer. How many National Film Awards has he won?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Two
[B] Five
[C] Seven
[D] Nine


5. The Delhi Police launched a new helpline number exclusively for North-Eastern people living in New Delhi on 13 February 2014. The helpline number will be functional from 14 February 2014. What is the number?
[Category: SSB GK Current Affairs]
[A] 1001
[B] 1091
[C] 1093
[D] 1099


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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Daily Current Affairs GK Quiz : 13 Feb 2014

1. Which state in India became the first state to legally ban the consumption of all forms of smokeless tobacco including pan masala containing tobacco and nicotine within the State on 13 February 2014?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Assam
[B] Gujarat
[C] Karnataka
[D] Bihar


2. Which cricket team won the Irani Cup for the fifth time on 12 February 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Delhi
[C] Rest of India
[D] Karnataka


3. World Radio Day was celebrated across the globe on 13 February 2014. This is the ___________ Radio Day being observed by the UNESCO to celebrate radio as a medium. The theme for World Radio Day 2014 is Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Radio.
[Category: Important Days Current Affairs]
[A] First
[B] Second
[C] Third
[D] Fourth


4. Who became the first Lieutenant General in the army from North East States on 12 February 2014?
[Category: NDA GK Current Affairs]
[A] Tekcha Singh
[B] Konsam Himalaya Singh
[C] Koem Biswas
[D] G K Thapa


5. The Union Ministry of Urban Development gave an in-principle approval to the Phase - I of the Metro Rail Project for which city on 12 February 2014?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Hyderabad
[B] Pune
[C] Jaipur
[D] Raipur


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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz for 12th February 2014

1. Who was conferred Award of Honour of Rotary International by Ron Burton, President of Rotary International on 11 February 2014 in New Delhi?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Pranab Mukherjee
[B] Manmohan Singh
[C] Arvind Kejriwal
[D] Anna Hazare


2. Sammakkaa Saarakka Fair, the largest tribal religious congregation of the world began in Andhra Pradesh at Medaram in Warangal district of the Telangana region on 12 February 2014. This fair is also known by what other name?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Samalakha
[B] Samaira
[C] Jatara
[D] Tribara


3. Penguin India, the publisher of book The Hindus: An Alternative History on 11 February 2014 agreed to withdraw the book from the Indian market. Who is the author of this book?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Nancy Powell
[B] Gabriela Sabatini
[C] Sarah Rukhsar
[D] Wendy Doniger


4. India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which country for intensifying cooperation on renewable energy on 11 February 2014?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Germany
[B] Netherlands
[C] Kenya
[D] France


5. Railway minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday, 12th Feb 2014, kept passenger fares and freight rates unchanged, introduced new trains and announced connectivity to two more northeastern states in the interim budget. How many new trains are announced by Railway Minister?
[Category: Railway Budget 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] 54
[B] 61
[C] 72
[D] 81


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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 11 Feb 2014

1. Which state became the first State in India to achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme on 9 February 2014?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Sikkim
[C] Odisha
[D] Kerala


2. Who was elected President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on 9 February 2014?
[Category: Olympic Games Current Affairs]
[A] Rajeev Mehta
[B] Jitendra Prasad
[C] N Ramachandran
[D] Anil Khanna


3. Who was appointed as the new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), on 9 February 2014?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] A. S. Bir
[B] R.K.Tiwari
[C] R.C. Pandey
[D] C.L.Meena


4. Who was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab and Sind Bank (PSB) on 6 February 2014?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Jatinder Bir Singh
[B] D.P.Singh
[C] D.S. Barar
[D] A.K. Kaplas


5. Indian boxers won a gold, a silver and two bronze medals to finish at which place among the 22 nations that participated in the 58th Bocskai International Tournament which concluded in Hungary on 10 February 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] First
[B] Second
[C] Third
[D] Fourth


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Monday, February 10, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz : 10th Feb 2014

1. Who has become the new prime minister of Nepal on Monday, 10th feb 2014?
[Category: International GK Current Affairs]
[A] Khil Raj Regmi
[B] Sushil Koirala
[C] Prachanda
[D] Dinesh Bhattarai


2. She received Amazing Indian Award, instituted by Times Now channel in September 2012, on 6 February 2014 from the hands of the Vice President of India, M Hamid Ansari. She was awarded for scaling Mount Everest despite being physically challenged. Who is she?
[Category: Personalities GK Current Affairs]
[A] Arunima Sinha
[B] Jyoti Singh
[C] Garima Rustagi
[D] Jhumpa Dola


3. Which authority/institution on 7 February 2014 issued a ban on the process of burning of tyres at public places like roads and areas surrounded by residential buildings?
[Category: Environment Current Affairs]
[A] Ministry of Environment
[B] Delhi High Court
[C] National Green Tribunal
[D] Supreme Court of India


4. As announced on 10th Feb 2014, this is the first commercial remote sensing satellite being developed by Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) to be launched in 2015. This satellite would be launched on an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) in collaboration with ISRO. Can you name this satellite?
[Category: Technology Current Affairs]
[A] SeLEOS-1
[B] TeSG-1
[C] SGTeL-1
[D] TeLEOS-1


5. Which union, on 9 February 2014, declared a two day all India strike of banks from 10th Feb 2014 to protest against proposed banking reforms and in support of their demand for an immediate revision in wages?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] United Forum of Bank Unions
[B] Indian Bankers Association
[C] Central Forum of Bank Unions
[D] All Indian Bank Employees Union


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Sunday, February 9, 2014

8-9 February 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) on 7 February 2014 announced that it has stopped the production of which car from 18th Jan 2014?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Maruti Alto
[B] Maruti 800
[C] Maruti Zen
[D] Maruti Omni Van


2. Which player became second cricketer to hit triple century and a century in same test match on 7th feb 2014?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Graham Gooch
[B] Ravindra Jadeja
[C] Kumar Sangakkara
[D] Angelo Mathews


3. Legendary bhajan singer, who was awarded with Padma Shri in 1972, died in Kolkata on 6 February 2014. Can you name her?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Gitanjali Ray
[B] Arundita Banerjee
[C] Yashika Roy
[D] Juthika Roy


4. Name the Health Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, who on 7 February 2014 resigned from the Council of Ministers due to alleged molestation case?
[Category: States GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shabir Khan
[B] Kabir Khan
[C] Yasir Khan
[D] Nawaz Khan


5. Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on 7 February 2014 said that it is in the process of developing UAVs to track down Maoists in naxal hit states including Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. What does UAV stands for?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Unidentified Arial Vehicles
[B] Unmanned Arial Vehicles
[C] Unmanned Airborne Vehicles
[D] Unidentified Air Vehicles


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Friday, February 7, 2014

Daily Current Affairs and GK Quiz : 7th Feb 2014

1. Sebi chairman has got a two-year extension till 2016 to continue at the top job as finance ministry has issued a notification to this effect on 7th Feb 2014. Who is current SEBI chairman?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] U K Sinha
[B] G D Birla
[C] R Rangarajan
[D] C K Basu


2. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar are among Fortune magazine's list of 50 most powerful women in business who are "taking on the world" by pushing into new territories and inspiring women in their home countries. The Fortune list of '50 most powerful women in business: Global edition' released on 7th feb 2014 has been topped by General Motors CEO who is the first woman to run a global automaker. Can you name her?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mary Barra
[B] Kim Steinford
[C] Shea Mursar
[D] Charlotte Barry


3. The global conversation organisation, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) on 6 February 2014 appointed new director-general (DG) of the WWF International and his new role as the DG will start on 1 May 2014. Can you name him?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] James P Leape
[B] V K Iyengar
[C] Bill Marconi
[D] Marco Lambertini


4. Which eminent Hindi writer has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013 for his memoir 'Vyomkesh Darvesh' that is a biography of the noted Hindi scholar Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Narendra Kohli
[B] Ramdarash Mishra
[C] Vishwanath Tripathi
[D] Amit Kumar Chaubey


5. Which company on Thursday, 6th Feb 2014, launched the Celerio car, which comes with the country's most affordable clutch-less/auto gear option?
[Category: Auto Expo Current Affairs]
[A] Hyundai
[B] Maruti
[C] Ford
[D] Honda


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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 6 Feb 2014

1. India, on 5 February 2014, signed two umbrella agreements for financial and technical co-operation under bilateral Development Cooperation framework with which country?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] France
[B] UK
[C] Germany
[D] Lebanon


2. On 6th Feb 2014, India decided to extend the visa-on-arrival facility to tourists from 180 nations. It will take 5-6 months for the respective departments to put the required infrastructure in place and it is hoped to implement this from the next tourist session beginning October. India currently offers visa-on-arrival to tourists from how many countries?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] 58
[B] 49
[C] 33
[D] 11


3. LG has officially launched its first curved screen smartphone, which is India’s costliest Android smartphone so far at Rs 69,999. What is the model name of this phone?
[Category: Tech GK Current Affairs]
[A] G Smart
[B] G Flex
[C] G Curve
[D] G Razor


4. Kerala government, on 6th feb 2014, announced a slew of concessions to protect the interests of people, especially fishermen in coastal areas, as a move to meet their grievances and apprehensions due to restrictions in human activity under which Act?
[Category: PCS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Coastal Regulatory Zone
[B] Fishing Regulation Act
[C] Border Regulation Zone
[D] Waterfront Regulatory Zone


5. The Election Commission of India made an announcement on 5 February 2014 after finalizing the electoral list on 31 January 2014 that it added _________ new voters in the electoral list during 2009-14 period or since 2009 Lok Sabha polls.
[Category: Elections Current Affairs]
[A] 7 crore
[B] 9.7 crore
[C] 10 crore
[D] 10.3 crore


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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

GK Current Affairs Today's Quiz : 5 Feb 2014

1. On 4 February 2014, who was appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Ashok Kumar Mathur
[B] G D Batra
[C] S K Vardhan
[D] G V Krishnamoorthy


2. Microsoft's board on Tuesday, 4th Feb 2014, named Hyderabad-born Indian origin person as chief executive of the legendary tech giant that has given the world products which have become household names like Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Express. Can you name the new CEO?
[Category: Updated GK Current Affairs]
[A] Paul Thomas
[B] Sanjay Jha
[C] Sundar Pichai
[D] Satya Nadella


3. Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology launched the National Cloud, implemented by National Information Centre (NIC), under which Initiative on 4 February 2014?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Cloudera
[B] MeghRaj
[C] Badal
[D] MeghDoot


4. The Central Consumer Protection Council (CCPC), under the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, headed by ________ decided to set up a sub-committee, which will issue guidelines to monitor the advertisements as currently there is no any legal safeguard available for consumers to deal with the false advertisements, on 3 February 2014.
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kumari Selja
[B] Kamalnath
[C] K V Thomas
[D] M P Sidana


5. Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the Mother and Child Tracking Facilitation Centre at the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare in New Delhi on 31 January 2014. Mother and Child Tracking System (MCTS) initiative was launched under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in which year?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] December 2009
[B] December 2010
[C] December 2011
[D] December 2013


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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

4th Feb 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour was conferred on cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof CNR Rao by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. The awards were given at the Durban Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on 4 February 2014. With this felicitation, Sachin became the youngest person alive to be conferred with the award and also ___________ sportsperson to be conferred with the honour of Bharat Ratna.
[Category: Awards Current Affairs]
[A] First
[B] Second
[C] Third
[D] Fourth


2. Who was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) on 1 February 2014?
[Category: MBA GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shreekant Javalgekar
[B] Jignesh Shah
[C] Manoj Vaish
[D] Vineet Mittal


3. Who took charge as the Regional Director of World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia Region on 1 February 2014?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Samlee Plianbangchang
[B] Ashok Saxena
[C] Vineet Khare
[D] Poonam Khetrapal Singh


4. Who launched the National Mission on Libraries (NML) by Union Ministry of Culture on 3 February 2014?
[Category: India Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Manmohan Singh
[B] Pranav Mukherjee
[C] Sonia Gandhi
[D] Raghuram Rajan


5. Which day was celebrated across the globe on 2 February 2014 with the theme of Wetlands & Agriculture?
[Category: Important Days Current Affairs]
[A] World Wetland Day
[B] World Water Day
[C] World Green Day
[D] World Heritage Day


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Monday, February 3, 2014

3rd February 2014 Questions Answers for GK Current Affairs

1. Which state has won the Ranji Trophy on 2nd February 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Karnataka
[C] Punjab
[D] West Bengal


2. The first Padma Shri awardee of Meghalaya died on 1 February 2014 at her residence at Riatsamthiah at the age of 103. Can you name her?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Silverine Swer
[B] Najing Pyen
[C] Tinita Jenyeng
[D] Maitrayi Das


3. Indian Tea Association (ITA) on 2 February 2014, in its report said that the country’s tea production has rose to 1200 million kilograms in 2013 as against 1126 million kilograms in 2012. What is the percent increase of tea production in the year 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] 5%
[B] 6%
[C] 6.5%
[D] 7%


4. Olympic torch was lit in Russia on 1 February 2014 at its highest point on the western peak of Mount Elbrus, the highest peak Of Russia, which also is the highest peak of all of Europe. The torch was lit by two experienced mountain climbers at a height of 5642 meters above sea level a week before the opening of the Winter Olympic Games in which place?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kanchi
[B] Sochi
[C] Mascow
[D] Siberia


5. Which Oscar-winning American actor died on 2 February 2014 at his flat in New York at the age of 46?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Noel Lebowski
[B] Tony Truman
[C] Pete Anderson
[D] Philip Seymour Hoffman


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Saturday, February 1, 2014

1, 2 February 2014 GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday, 1 Feb 2014?
[Category: Political GK Current Affairs]
[A] Vijay Bahuguna
[B] Pritam Singh
[C] Janardan Dwivedi
[D] Harish Rawat


2. Who has been nominated as the Director of National Security Agency by the US president Barack Obama in an announcement by Defence Secretary of US on 30 January 2014?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Rick Ledgett
[B] Michael Rogers
[C] Keith Alexander
[D] John Kerry


3. On 1 February 2014 which state scrapped its approval for the foreign direct investment in multi-brand retailing?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Delhi
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Karnataka


4. The 28th Surajkund International crafts Mela began at Surajkund in Faridabad on 1 February 2014. The fortnight long festival of craft will continue till 15 February 2014. Which state is the theme state for the 28th Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2014?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Gujarat
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Goa


5. India’s first monorail service was inaugurated by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj chavan on 1 February 2014 in which city?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mumbai
[B] Pune
[C] Nasik
[D] Nagpur


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