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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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