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Monday, March 31, 2014

Daily GK News Current Affairs Questions with Answers: 31 March 2014

1. Spanish researchers have designed a blob design for water bottle that is edible. The blob encapsulates water in a double gelatinous membrane made from brown algae and calcium chloride. Just pierce the bottle to drink and then you can gulp the bottle too. What name has been given to this bottle?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Aquo
[B] Jal
[C] Ooho
[D] Aquho


2. On 28 March 2014, which Indian player won the silver medal of 10m Air Pistol Women at the ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, United States?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Heena Sidhu
[B] Reena Dhaka
[C] Mitali Bhola
[D] Ritu Arora


3. Ambar Srivastava of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi developed the a Hemometer to test haemoglobin. It will help identify and tackle anaemia effectively in India which has a very high prevalence of anaemia and the related maternal deaths from it. What is the name of this Hemometer?
[Category: Inventions Current Affairs]
[A] HemoHb
[B] TrueHb
[C] Hemola
[D] HemoMet


4. The Supreme Court on Monday, 31 March 2014, commuted the death sentence of 1993 Delhi bomb blast case convict and Khalistani terrorist to life term on the ground of delay in deciding his mercy plea and his medical condition. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Karnail Singh
[B] Jarnail Singh Bhullar
[C] Bhindrawala
[D] Devinderpal Singh Bhullar


5. Which Indian Air Force plane crashes near Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, killing all five onboard on 28th March 2014?
[Category: Current GK Current Affairs]
[A] Lockheed Martin A-121K Super Atlas
[B] Lockheed Martin C-930S Super Hercules
[C] Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
[D] Lockheed Martin B-787 Super Hercules


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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Daily GK Current News Affairs Magazine: 30 March 2014

1. Supreme Court on 27 March 2014 directed all the States and Union Territories to implement Prohibition of Employment as ____________ and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013.
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Daily Laboureres
[B] Manual Scavengers
[C] Manual Rickshaw Puller
[D] Manual Cart Puller


2. On 27 March 2014, who was sworn-in as the new Defence Minister and Army Chief of Egypt?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] General Sedki Sobhi
[B] Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
[C] Adly Mansour
[D] Major General Mahmoud Hegazy


3. Who was appointed as the Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) on 28 March 2014?
[Category: SSB Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Anders Fogh Rasmussen
[B] John Ashe
[C] Marquez Ibidi
[D] Jens Stoltenberg


4. Astronomers in fourth week of March 2014 discovered a miniature planet by what name with two rings of ice and pebbles between Saturn and Uranus in the Kuiper Belt?
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Ekkilo
[B] Dokilo
[C] Charkilo
[D] Panchkilo


5. Which edition of the Earth Hour to support environmental issues ranging from deforestation to energy efficiency was held on 29th March 2014 across the world?
[Category: Days GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sixth
[B] Seventh
[C] Eighth
[D] Ninth


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Saturday, March 29, 2014

28-29 March 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. Can you name the person, who retired as IGP in Jammu and Kashmir and joined BJP at Modi's rally in Kathua on March 26, 2014?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sabir Khan
[B] Sabir Ali
[C] M J Akbar
[D] Farooq Khan


2. Spices Board’s released data for export of spices of India from April to December 2013 on 28th March 2014. By what percentage the export has increased in terms of rupees?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] 21 %
[B] 31 %
[C] 41 %
[D] 51 %


3. Which country's court on 27 March 2014 ordered the release and a retrial of Longest serving death row inmate Iwao Hakamada?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] USA
[B] Japan
[C] China
[D] North Korea


4. Who was appointed as the interim president of BCCI board by the Supreme Court on 28 March 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sunil Gavaskar
[B] Kapil Dev
[C] Ravi Shastri
[D] Mohinder Amarnath


5. India's external debt was at ________ billion - including the government's debt of $76.4 billion - at the end of December 2013 as per the report released by Finance Ministry on 29th March 2014.
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 312
[B] 349
[C] 426
[D] 489


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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Current Affairs Questions Answers for 26-27 March 2014

1. Which state became the first state in the country to declare all election booths as No Smoking Areas in Lok Sabha elections 2014 as per circular released on 25th March 2014?
[Category: Elections 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Jammu and Kashmir
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Himachal Pradesh


2. Facebook on 26 March 2014 decided to acquire which two year old virtual reality technology firm for 2 billion dollar?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Opto VR
[B] Oculus VR
[C] Real VR
[D] Imagica VR


3. On 26 March 2014, which country won the 3rd South Asian Handball Championship title?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Pakistan
[B] Nepal
[C] India
[D] Bangladesh


4. Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014, the world's most prestigious architecture award, for his creative and inexpensive designs for disaster relief shelters?
[Category: Awards Current Affairs]
[A] Rue Yao Chen
[B] Hafeez Contractor
[C] John F Meiyer
[D] Shigeru Ban


5. The Third Nuclear Security Summit was held in The Hague, Netherlands from 24 to 25 March 2014 and was attended by 58 World leaders. In which year the first summit was held?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] 2010
[B] 2011
[C] 2012
[D] 2013


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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

25 March 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. In a first-of-its-kind initiative launched by a public sector bank on 24 March 2014, the bank launched Instant Money Transfer (IMT) scheme, which allows customers to withdraw cash without using either debt card or credit card at it's IMT-enabled ATMs. Which bank has launched this scheme?
[Category: Bank Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Bank of India
[B] Central Bank of India
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Indian Overseas Bank


2. On 23 March 2014, which non-profit group launched AQUATM, a water vending machine from which water can be purchased, in Mumbai?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Antyodaya Foundation
[B] Sahara Foundation
[C] Vandana Foundation
[D] Jal Foundation


3. Tata Communications Payment Solutions Ltd. (TCPSL) launched the white label Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) network on 20 March 2014 under which brand name?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Indicash
[B] InstaCash
[C] AnyBankCash
[D] CashAtHand


4. Which veteran film actress of Hindi and Marathi films died on 25 March 2014 in Mumbai at the age of 75?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mala Sinha
[B] Nanda
[C] Mumtaz
[D] Supriya Pathak


5. Which Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist was arrested near the India-Nepal border in Darjeeling on Tuesday, 25 March 2014?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] Zia-ur-Rehman
[B] Waqas
[C] Tehseen Akhtar
[D] Mohammad Atif


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Sunday, March 23, 2014

23-24 March 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. Who was selected for the 23rd G D Birla Award for scientific research for the year 2013?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Rajesh Gopakumar
[B] Rajesh Prahlad
[C] Monash Khiyati
[D] Puran Chand Pradhan


2. World Water Day was observed on which date with the theme Water and Energy to raise awareness of the inter-linkages between water and energy?
[Category: Current Affairs]
[A] 20 March 2014
[B] 21 March 2014
[C] 22 March 2014
[D] 23 March 2014


3. The World's largest TV, was unveiled for the first time at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, US on 21 March 2014. What name has been given to this TV?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Big Hoss
[B] Big Plasma
[C] Huge Hoss
[D] Huge Plasma


4. As per the data on FDI released by department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) on 20 March 2014, the foreign direct investment (FDI) grew in January 2014 by what per cent to 2.18 billion US dollar compared to January 2013?
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] 0.98 %
[B] 1.08 %
[C] 1.50 %
[D] 2.20 %


5. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued notice to banks on 19 March 2014 to take measures to counter the threat expected to arise from discontinuation of the support from Microsoft of which software from 8 April 2014?
[Category: Computers Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Windows NT
[B] Windows XP
[C] Windows 7
[D] Windows 8


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21-22 March 2014 Current Affairs

1. Name the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, who resigned on 20 March 2014, three months ahead of the completion of his term due to personal reasons?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] S C Bhardwaj
[B] A K Sharma
[C] K C Chakrabarty
[D] M J Singh


2. Which country signed the long-awaited Association Agreement with the European Union (EU) in Brussels on 21 March 2014?
[Category: World GK Current Affairs]
[A] Spain
[B] Lebanon
[C] Ukraine
[D] Cremia


3. The Government of India divested its 9 percent stake in which Bank on 21 March 2014?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] Axis Bank
[C] HDFC Bank
[D] Canara Bank


4. Which journalist won digital activism award on 20 March 2014 for regional news service?
[Category: Awards Current Affairs]
[A] Edward Snowden
[B] Peter Hacker
[C] Mike Schulz
[D] Shubranshu Choudhary


5. Which Day was observed across the world on 21 March 2014?
[Category: Days GK Current Affairs]
[A] World Poetry Day
[B] World Dry Day
[C] World Water Day
[D] World Prose Day


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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Daily Current Affairs GK Magazine Quiz : 20 March 2014

1. SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) on 19 March 2014 inaugurated its local office at which place?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Patna
[B] Ranchi
[C] Rourkela
[D] Trivandrum


2. On 20 March 2014, who was unanimously elected as the first women President of Indian Journalists’ Association (IJA) in London?
[Category: Nominations Current Affairs]
[A] Tarapada Basu
[B] Siya Batra
[C] Neeru Chawla
[D] Aditi Khanna


3. World Sparrow Day was observed on 20 March 2014. The day is observed to create awareness about the House Sparrow and other common birds and the need for their protection. The theme for this year is Rise for the Sparrow. In which year the First World Sparrow Day was celebrated?
[Category: Important Days Current Affairs]
[A] 2010
[B] 2011
[C] 2012
[D] 2013


4. Khushwant Singh, the renowned author and journalist died on 20 March 2014 at the age of 99. He was the founder-editor of which magazine?
[Category: Persons in News Current Affairs]
[A] Outlook
[B] Illustrated Weekly of India
[C] Yojna
[D] India Today


5. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 19 March 2014 extended the 80:20 scheme to import gold to five private banks. Can you name those banks?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank
[B] HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank
[C] HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank
[D] Dhanalaxmi Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank and Yes Bank


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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

19 March 2014 GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. Which company on 17 March 2014 announced to set up 30000 crore rupees refinery at Mundra in Gujarat with 15 million tones capacity?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Oil Corp
[B] Reliance
[C] Hindustan Petroleum
[D] Bharat Petroleum


2. As per the data on international arms transfers released on 17 March 2014 by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which country is the largest importer of weapon systems in the world?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] Pakistan
[C] India
[D] Russia


3. In third week of March 2014, which country decided to honour the Indian soldiers, who participated in the World War I through a series of events?
[Category: History Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] UK
[C] USA
[D] Germany


4. Which team won the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2013-14 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 16 March 2014?
[Category: Cricket Current Affairs]
[A] Railways
[B] Mumbai
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Karnataka


5. G-8 nations (Group of the eight Countries) on 18 March 2014 suspended which country from elite club of world powers?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] UK
[D] Russia


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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

17-18 March 2014 Current Affairs and GK Quiz

1. NTPC on 15 March 2014 approved an investment of 14366.58 crore rupees for its Karanpura thermal power project in which state?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Odisha
[C] Bihar
[D] West Bengal


2. Who won the 2014 Templeton Prize, which was established in 1972 by the late Sir John Templeton and honours a living person for his exceptional contribution of affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical work?
[Category: Awards GK Current Affairs]
[A] Desmond Tutu
[B] Dalai Lama
[C] Malala Yusufzai
[D] Tomas Halik


3. On 16 March 2014, who won the BNP Paribas Open mens Final in Indian Wells ATP Tennis Masters in California?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Roger Federer
[B] Hsieh Su-Wei
[C] Novak Djokovic
[D] Cara Black


4. Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia on 17 March 2014 signed a decree that recognises which state as a sovereign state?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Ukraine
[B] Crimea
[C] Slovakia
[D] Romania


5. Who has been selected for the 17th Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013 for his debut film as a director, The Good Road in Gujarati?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shaji N. Karun
[B] Gyan Correa
[C] Ramchandra PN
[D] Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan


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GK Current Affairs Quiz: 15-16 March 2014

1. On 14 March 2014, who was voted as the Cricketer of the Generation by a 50-member jury that comprised current and former cricketers and journalists?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Gary Sobers
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Jacques Kallis
[D] Shane Warne


2. On March 14, 2014 which American sandwich shop chain filed for bankruptcy?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Quiznos
[B] Sanwich King
[C] Sandwichez
[D] Sandoz


3. Which Malaysian Airplane disappeared on 8 March 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] MH170
[B] MH270
[C] MH330
[D] MH370


4. Which company announced the launch of CPSE-ETF (Central Public Sector Enterprise- Exchange Trade Fund) new fund offer (NFO) on 14 March 2014?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] BNP Asset Management
[B] Relaince Asset Management
[C] Goldman Sachs Asset Management
[D] UTI Asset Management


5. Who resigned as Chairman of MCX-SX on 14 March 2014?
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] GK Pillai
[B] Thomas Mathew T
[C] Paras Ajmera
[D] S K Dhawan


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Friday, March 14, 2014

Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz: 14 March 2014

1. Raksha Android application, which promises to keep women safe at all times was launched 0n 14th March 2014. The Raksha app has been designed in such a way that it can reveal your location via a map to your selected contacts. A press of a button is all that is needed to notify people about your exact position. Also, a girl can even ask her friends or family members for their location using the utility. This app was launched by which political party of India?
[Category: Women Safety Current Affairs]
[A] BJP
[B] Congress
[C] AAP
[D] NCP


2. Nandan Nilekani resigned as chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on 13 March 2014 as he joined a political party on 10 March 2014 and he is contesting from the Bangalore South constituency in Lok Sabha polls. Which political party was joined by him?
[Category: Politics GK Current Affairs]
[A] BJP
[B] Congress
[C] DMK
[D] AAP


3. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 13 March 2014 hiked the trade related remittance limit from 2 lakh rupees to what limit per transaction with immediate effect?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] 3 lakh rupees
[B] 4 lakh rupees
[C] 5 lakh rupees
[D] 6 lakh rupees


4. On Wednesday, 12th March 2014, India's second-largest car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) launched the compact sedan by what name?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Grand i10
[B] Grand i20
[C] Xcent
[D] Accent i


5. On March 10, 2014 which two companies agree to a merger that would create the world's largest banana producer?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Chiquita and Fresh Express
[B] Banana Republik and Fyffes
[C] Chiquita and Fyffes
[D] Fruit Hut and Fyffes


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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Current Affairs GK Quiz for 13 March 2014

1. As announced by the Deputy Election commissioner Sudhir Tripathi on 12 March 2014 which two states became first states in India to be issued with Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India?
[Category: Elections 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Odisha and Assam
[B] Nagaland and Sikkim
[C] West Bengal and Jharkhand
[D] Nagaland and Assam


2. Which day (observed annually on the second Thursday in March) was observed on 13 March 2014 with the theme, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and aging?
[Category: 2014 GK Current Affairs]
[A] World Kidney Day
[B] World Geriatrics Day
[C] World Old Age Day
[D] World Liver Day


3. Which airlines signed a deal worth 4.4 billion dollar (26000 crore rupees) on 12 March 2014 with Boeing Company at the inauguration of India Aviation 2014 in Hyderabad?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Indigo
[B] Spice Jet
[C] Air India
[D] Jet Airways


4. President Pranab Mukherjee on 12 March 2014 presented the President's Standard and Colours Award. The Standard Award was given to 112 Helicopter Unit and President's Colour to 4 Base Repair Depot (BRD). The Award was presented at the Air Force Station in which city?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Ghaziabad
[B] Ambala
[C] Kanpur
[D] Secundarabad


5. On 12 March 2014, who was appointed as the first woman director (commercial) of Navratna Public Sector Unit (PSU) National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO)?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kamlesh Batra
[B] Savitri Bhola
[C] Ritu Arora
[D] Soma Mondal


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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Daily GK and Current Affairs Capsule Quiz: 12 March 2014

1. On 11 March 2014, who was appointed as the Chairman of Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB)?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Dhirendra Swarup
[B] V K Menon
[C] S N Oberoi
[D] BN Srikrishna


2. India’s exports have reduced by what percent in February 2014 to 25.7 billion dollars (159858.16 crore rupees)?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] 1.35 %
[B] 2.33 %
[C] 3.67 %
[D] 4.09 %


3. Who was sworn-in as the President of Chile in Valparaiso on 11 March 2014 for the second term?
[Category: International GK Current Affairs]
[A] Evelyn Matthei
[B] Michelle Bachelet
[C] Sebastian Pinera
[D] Isabel Allende


4. The European Commission announced 11 billion euro package of loans and grants for which country on 12 March 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Ukraine
[B] Spain
[C] Italy
[D] Finland


5. A multi-pronged National campaign on Dengue, U & Me Against Dengue, was launched on 11 March 2014 to eradicate dengue across six Indian cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune and _________ with public private partnership. The campaign is joint initiative of Mortein (pest control brand) in association with All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Indian Medical Association (IMA), New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Rotary Blood Bank and NGO SAHAYOG.
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Ahmedabad
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Jaipur
[D] Patna


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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 11 March 2014

1. World Longest aircraft Airlander or HAV304 was unveiled at Cardington in Bedfordshire, Britain in the first week of March. The aircraft looks like a giant blimp and is being manufactured by the Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd (HAV). What is the total length of this aircraft?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] 240 Feet
[B] 270 Feet
[C] 302 Feet
[D] 323 Feet


2. Sheila Dikshit, the former Chief Minister of Delhi on 11 March 2014 took oath as the Governor of Kerala in Trivandrum. The oath was administered to her by the Kerala High Court’s Chief Justice ______________.
[Category: Person in News Current Affairs]
[A] Nikhil Kumar
[B] De Ibrahim Raza
[C] Dr Manjula Chellur
[D] J Jose Francis


3. Which woman player won the Gold medal in the Women’s Air pistol event at the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship in Kuwait on 10 March 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Heena Sidhu
[B] Chia Ying Wu
[C] Wadha Al Balushi
[D] Shweta Chaudhary


4. Finnish company, Nokia launched its first Android phone by what name in India on 10 March 2014?
[Category: News Capasule 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Nokia Asha
[B] Nokia X
[C] Nokia Lumia
[D] Nokia S


5. Can you name the Vice President of Afghanistan, who died on 9 March 2014?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Ahmad Shah Massoud
[B] Burhanuddin Rabbani
[C] Hamid Karzai
[D] Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim


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Monday, March 10, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 10 March 2014

1. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 7 March 2014 announced to set up a committee under the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) to set the guidelines for the banking sector to comply with which norms?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Basel-I capital
[B] Basel-II capital
[C] Basel-III capital
[D] Basel-IVcapital


2. International Women Day, also called Working women’s day, is being observed across the world on 8 March 2014. What was the theme of the day as celebrated by United Nation?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Face of Courage
[B] INSPIRING CHANGE
[C] Bridging Gaps
[D] Symbol of Courage


3. On 9 March 2014 which team won the 68th senior National football championship of Santosh Trophy in the final match played at Kanchenjungha Stadium in Siliguri, West Bengal?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Mizoram
[B] Kerala
[C] West Bengal
[D] Goa


4. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 8 March 2014 conferred Stree Shakti Puruskar 2013 to how many people in recognition of their achievements in New Delhi?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Three
[B] Four
[C] Five
[D] Six


5. Which Indian writer, on 9 March 2014, won Windham Campbell Literature Prize 2014 in non-fiction category?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Aminatta Forna
[B] Nadeem Aslam
[C] Pankaj Mishra
[D] Sheila MacRae


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Sunday, March 9, 2014

8-9 March 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. An Indian-American engineer on 7 March 2014 announced to develop Zero Pressure tyres for the US military. The Zero Pressure tyres will continue to run even after being shredded by roadside bombs or gunfire. Can you name him?
[Category: Inventions Current Affairs]
[A] V S Namdhari
[B] Abraham Pannikottu
[C] S K Sen
[D] V S R Nambiyar


2. Public sector general insurer New India Assurance announced an exclusive health insurance cover New India Asha Kiran for girl child on 7 March 2014. New India Assurance cut health insurance rate by ______ per cent for the girl child. The discount is restricted to the families with only girl child.
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] 20
[B] 30
[C] 40
[D] 50


3. Indian-American scientist Anil Jain on 6 March 2014 developed the first 3D model of a human fingerprint. The development could boost the accuracy of fingerprint-matching systems and improve security technology. What is the name given to this model?
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Fingtom
[B] Impreger
[C] Fino3D
[D] Phantom


4. Avaya, a leading global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, real-time video collaboration, contact center, networking and related services, on 6 March 2014 appointed whom as Managing Director for its India and SAARC operations?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Priyadarshi Mohapatra
[B] Sanjai Kumar
[C] Vivek Paul
[D] N J Singh


5. Which country on 7 March 2014 declared Muslim Brotherhood, al-Nusra Front, Hezbollah and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group as Terrorist Groups?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] USA
[B] France
[C] Saudi Arab
[D] Portugal


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Friday, March 7, 2014

Current Affairs GK Quiz : 7th March 2014

1. On 6th March 2014, Governor Nirbhay Sharma dissolved the Assembly of which state on the recommendation of the cabinet headed by Nabam Tuki so that the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections can be held simultaneously?
[Category: Elections 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Odisha
[B] Delhi
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Sikkim


2. As per the Report on Developments in India’s Balance of Payments released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 5 March 2014, Current Account Deficit (CAD) declined to what percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Quarter 3 (October - December) of 2013-14?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 0.5%
[B] 0.6%
[C] 0.9%
[D] 1.1%


3. The 64th National Basketball Championship concluded on 5 March 2014 at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Which team won the men's title?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Chhattisgarh
[B] Indian Railways
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamilnadu


4. Which teams won the Men and Women XXVII (twenty seventh) Federation Cup Volleyball titles on 5 March 2014 in the finals at Kizhakkambalam, Ernakulam in Kerala?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Punjab and Haryana
[B] Tamilnadu and Railways
[C] Punjab and Tamilnadu
[D] Maharashtra and Punjab


5. Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports on 5 March 2014 inaugurated the Sports Authority of India National Cycling Academy in which city?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Bangalore
[D] Pune


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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 6 March 2014

1. Name the former Andhra Pradesh chief minister, who on Thursday, 6th March 2014, announced his decision to float a new political party to uphold the "dignity and prestige of Telugu people."?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Tonny Chemani
[B] N Kiran Kumar Reddy
[C] B Rajaramalu
[D] V Venkateshwara Rao


2. CIBIL collects and maintains records of an individual's payments of loans and credit cards. Records are submitted to CIBIL by banks and other lenders on a monthly basis. Such information is used to create Credit Information Reports (CIR) and credit scores which are provided to lenders to help evaluate and approve loan applications. On 6th March, state-run Central Bank of India has sold its entire stake in CIBIL to which company for an undisclosed amount?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Citicorp Finance
[B] HSBC
[C] Transunion International Inc.
[D] Standard Chartered Bank


3. The 64th National Basketball Championship concluded on 5 March 2014 at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. Which team won the women's title?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Chhattisgarh
[B] Indian Railways
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamilnadu


4. India and Nepal on 6 March 2014 started a joint military exercise at Saljhandi in Rupandehi district of Nepal. The two week exercise named Ex-Surya Kiran Drills VI was inaugurated by Nepal’s Army Major. Can you name him?
[Category: News GK Current Affairs]
[A] General Pravir Thapa
[B] General H M Koshiyari
[C] General G D Koirala
[D] General Victor SJB Rana


5. Which day was being observed across the world on 6 March 2014?
[Category: Days GK Current Affairs]
[A] World Women Day
[B] World Children Day
[C] World Dentist Day
[D] World Heart Day


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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 5 March 2014

1. Sheila Dikshit, the former chief minister of Delhi on 4 March 2014 was appointed as the 22nd Governor of which state?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Himachal Pradesh


2. Laxmi, a 16 year-old Indian girl and survivor of an acid attack that left her face permanently scarred, was awarded the US Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage award in a ceremony at the US Department of State. Who has given her this award?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Barack Obama
[B] Hillary Clinton
[C] Nancy Powell
[D] Michelle Obama


3. Since March 1, 2014 administration of oral polio vaccine (OPV) six weeks before departure has become mandatory for all India-bound travellers from seven countries where polio cases are still being reported. Indians headed for these countries will also be administered the vaccine. These countries are Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Syria, Kenya, Somalia, Nigeria and ___________.
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Myanmar
[B] Bhutan
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Pakistan


4. Who is the World’s top richest Billionaire with worth of 76 billion dollars according to Forbes magazine’s 28th Annual World billionaires list released on 3 March 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Carlos Slim Helu
[B] Bill Gates
[C] Warren Buffet
[D] Amanico Ortega


5. Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launched which new initiative for the welfare of minorities on 4 March 2014?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Rajeev Swasthaya Yozna
[B] Indira Swasthaya Yozna
[C] Maulana Azad Sehat Scheme
[D] Nehru Swasthaya Yozna


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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 4 March 2014

1. Which Indian shuttler won the men’s singles German Open Grand Prix title against Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus 24-22 19-21 21-11 in Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany on 3 March 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Pullela Gopichand
[B] Somdev Devvarman
[C] Nikhil Kanetkar
[D] Arvind Bhat


2. A Retired Supreme Court judge, who was unanimously chosen to head the Search Panel by the Lokpal Selection Committee on 21 February 2014, refused to head the Lokpal Committee Search panel on 3 March 2014. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] K. T. Thomas
[B] Fali Nariman
[C] S.Y.Qureshi
[D] Mrinal Miri


3. Name the author of the book - "India at Risk – Mistakes, Misconceptions and Misadventures of security policy", which was released on 3 March 2014?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Jayaram Ramesh
[B] Jaswant Singh
[C] Yashwant Sinha
[D] Salman Khurshid


4. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on 3 March 2014 declared Hockey India as the sole body responsible towards promoting the sport in India. With this Hockey India has been accorded with the status of a NSF for governing the sport of hockey (both men and women) in India. What does NSF stands for?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] National Sole Functionary
[B] National Sports Functionary
[C] National Sports Federation
[D] Noted Sports Federation


5. Suspected militant Islamists group Boko Haram attacked a town and killed about 150 people in north-east of Borno State of which country on 2 March 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Nigeria
[B] Ghana
[C] Lebanon
[D] Myanmar


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Monday, March 3, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz: 3rd March 2014

1. SMS alert service for waitlisted rail passengers was launched by Indian Railways on 3rd March 2014. The status of the waitlisted tickets will be communciated through SMS on the passenger mobile phone number given at the time of booking ticket. So now one will get status alert on mobile once the waitlisted ticket becomes reservation against cancellation (RAC) and also when it gets finally confirmed. Who has developed the software for this SMS-based service?
[Category: RRB Current Affairs]
[A] TCS
[B] Infosys
[C] CRIS
[D] NIC


2. The Reserve Bank of India on Monday granted an additional nine months for the public to exchange currency notes printed before ________, including Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations, and set a deadline of January 1, 2015.
[Category: Economy India Current Affairs]
[A] 2003
[B] 2004
[C] 2005
[D] 2006


3. On 1 March 2014, who won singles title of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship ?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] Tomas Berdych
[B] Novak Djokovic
[C] Roger Federer
[D] N. Zimonjic


4. Which movie won the best picture award in the 86th Annual Academy Oscar Awards 2014 on 2 March 2014?
[Category: Movies GK Current Affairs]
[A] The Great Beauty
[B] 20 Feet from Stardom
[C] Helium
[D] 12 Years A Slave


5. On 1 March 2014, which country emerged as the winner of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] South Africa
[B] Pakistan
[C] India
[D] Australia


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Sunday, March 2, 2014

2 March 2014 Bank GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. Union Government of India on 28 February 2014 raised the number of workdays under MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005) from 100 days to how many days?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 120
[B] 130
[C] 150
[D] 200


2. Bangaru Lakshman, an Indian Politician, died on 1 March 2014. He served as a minister of state for railways in Government of India from 1999 to which year?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] 2000
[B] 2001
[C] 2002
[D] 2003


3. On which day, India observed National Science Day to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (CV Raman)?
[Category: Important Days Current Affairs]
[A] 27th Feb
[B] 28th Feb
[C] 1st March
[D] 2nd March


4. Janamaddhi Hanamachhaastri, the renowned writer died on 28 February 2014. He wrote in which language?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Telugu
[B] Tamil
[C] Hindi
[D] Kannada


5. Which automobile company, on 27 February 2014, launched electric car e2o in Thimphu, Bhutan?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Tata Motors
[B] Hyundai
[C] Maruti Udyog Ltd
[D] Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd


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Saturday, March 1, 2014

GK Current Affairs for Exams Quiz: 1st March 2014

1. On 1st March 2014, National Food Security Act came into force covering 75 percent people of total population of the state. In which state the act is implemented?
[Category: News GK Current Affairs]
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Rajasthan


2. Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of India on 28 February 2014 released a book entitled Akbar, The Aesthete in New Delhi. Who is the author of this book?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Mohd. Imran
[B] Naved Aziz
[C] Dr. Vijay K Tas
[D] Dr. Indu Anand


3. The Union Cabinet on 28 February 2014 approved setting up of a new rail coach manufacturing unit at which place?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Amethi, UP
[B] Kolar, Karnataka
[C] Raebareli, UP
[D] Gwalior, MP


4. Which noted Gandhian environmentalist and social activist won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013 on 28 February 2014?
[Category: SSC GK Current Affairs]
[A] Rajmohan Gandhi
[B] Anna Hazare
[C] Chandi Prasad Bhatt
[D] V K Saraswat


5. A music album based on the songs composed by music maestro AR Rahman and written by Kapil Sibal, the Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology was launched on 17 February 2014 by Slaman Khan. What was the name of the album?
[Category: Civil Services Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Antara
[B] Raunaq
[C] Haqiqat
[D] Shor


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