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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

GK Current Affairs Quiz: 30 April 2014

1. Who was honoured with the 2014 Canada India Foundation Chachalani Global Indian Award in Toronto, Canada on 26 April 2014?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] NR Narayana Murthy
[B] Azim Premji
[C] Amitabh Bachchan
[D] Vineet Nayyar


2. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 29 April 2014 approved dissolution of which state's Assembly and a fresh proclamation of Central Rule in the state?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Delhi
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Odisha


3. Name the Environmental activist, who, on 28 April 2014 won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize(commonly called as the Green Nobel) for the year 2014.
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Suresh Chand
[B] Ramesh Sridhar
[C] Ramesh Agrawal
[D] Gaurav Agrawal


4. Liquor firm United Spirits Ltd has appointed whom as the Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from May 1,2014?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Vivek Sharma
[B] Prasanna Chandran
[C] H C Singh
[D] Anand Kripalu


5. India has displaced which country to become the world's third biggest economy in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), according to a World Bank report released on Tuesday, 29th April 2014?
[Category: Economic Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] USA
[C] Japan
[D] UK


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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 29 April 2014

1. Who is appointed as Nokia's new chief executive to chart the Finnish firm's growth post sale of its mobile-phone business to Microsoft Corp on 29th April 2014?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sanjeev Suri
[B] Rajeev Suri
[C] Sachin Suri
[D] Kartik Suri


2. The 28-member European Union has temporarily banned the import of four vegetables and one fruit from India from May 1, 2014. Can you anme the fruit?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Apples
[B] Banana
[C] Mango
[D] Watermelon


3. Google celebrates whose 95th birthday with a doodle on 29th April 2014?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Bismillah Khan
[B] Pandit Ravi Shankar
[C] Pandit Guru Goswami
[D] Ustad Allah Rakha


4. Can you name the Google+ Chief who is leaving the company as announced on 27th April 2014?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Vic Gundotra
[B] Satya Nadela
[C] S Krishnan
[D] A K Bhola


5. Imagine Cup, which is often referred to as the Olympics of Technology, is a platform for young entrepreneurs, developers and innovators to develop and showcase their technology-based new business ideas, create products, put together business plans and even take their products to the markets. The company which organizes this event announced three winners for its 12th ImagineCup 2014 in India. One of these teams will represent the country in the worldwide finals in July in Seattle competing for a $50,000 prize. Can you name teh organizing company?
[Category: Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Google
[B] Microsoft
[C] TCS
[D] Facebook


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Monday, April 28, 2014

Current Affairs GK Quiz : 27-28 April 2014

1. Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha on 27 April 2014 was sworn-in as Chief Justice of India. He is the _____ Chief Justice of India.
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] 39th
[B] 40th
[C] 41st
[D] 42nd


2. Microsoft, the US software giant on 25 April 2014 completed acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business, excluding one of the Nokia’s factory from the over 7.2 billion US dollar deal due to tax issues. Where is this factory located?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Kolkata
[B] Chennai
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Bangalore


3. India on 27 April 2014 test-fired an exo-atmospheric interceptor missile with capability to neutralise any long-range missile at higher altitude. By what name this missile is called?
[Category: Online GK Current Affairs]
[A] Prithvi Defence Vehicle
[B] Agni Defence Vehicle
[C] Dhruva Defence Vehicle
[D] Shaurya Defence Vehicle


4. Which Hollywood star received a special honour, the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards on 26 April 2014?
[Category: Entertainment Current Affairs]
[A] Eddie Murphy
[B] Mel Gibson
[C] Arnold Schwaznager
[D] John Travolta


5. Which 3 days long State Mahotsav began in Delhi on 26 April 2014 amid strains of thumri, colourful folk performances and aroma of traditional cuisine?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Odisha
[B] Bihar
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Karnataka


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Friday, April 25, 2014

GK Current Affairs Online Free Magazine: 25, 26 April 2014

1. India on 25 April 2014 launched an educational outreach programme in Pretoria, South Africa under which unemployed South African youths can benefit themselves from internships in India. The new academic programme was launched by the Indian High Commissioner. Can you name him?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Virendra Gupta
[B] S K Kanwal
[C] G D Saxena
[D] S C Tiwar


2. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 23 April 2014 issued uniform accounting standards for ARC companies. What does ARC stands for?
[Category: Bank GK Current Affairs]
[A] Asset Reserve Companies
[B] Asset Reorder Companies
[C] Applied Reconstruction Companies
[D] Asset Reconstruction Companies


3. The Supreme Court of India on 24 April 2014 ordered that the special audit of property, assets and accounts of Kerala’s Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple under the supervision of which former Comptroller and Audit General of India?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] A K Patnaik
[B] Shashi Kant Sharma
[C] Vinod Rai
[D] A K Roy


4. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on 22 April 2014 launched the AIFF Academy Certification, first of its kind in India, in which city?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Kolkata
[B] Guwahati
[C] New Delhi
[D] Bangalore


5. The DGCA on 23 April 2014 decided to allow the use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) including cellphones during flights. DGCA amended CAR Section 5 Series X Part I relating to air safety. What is DGCA?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Directorate General Charter Aviation
[B] Directorate General Civil Aviation
[C] Directorate Ground Civil Aviation
[D] Directorate General Civil Airliners


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Thursday, April 24, 2014

GK Current Affairs for 24 April 2014

1. Indian railways information and technology arm, CRIS, on 23 April 2014 launched a new mobile application. This application can be used for various enquiries including train running status. What does CRIS stands for?
[Category: RRB Current Affairs]
[A] Centre for Railway Infotech Systems
[B] Central Railway India Systems
[C] Centre for Railway Indian Systems
[D] Centre for Railway Information Systems


2. B Shobha Nagi Reddy, contesting from Allagadda, died in an accident while returning from the campaign on 23rd April 2014. To which party she belonged?
[Category: Elections 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Congress
[B] BJP
[C] YSR Congress
[D] DMK


3. Aiming to enhance its domain knowledge and expertise in life sciences, which BPO services major announced on 23rd April 2014 to acquire Pharmalink Consulting, a global provider of regulatory services in life sciences, for an undisclosed amount?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Daksh
[B] Genpact
[C] Accenture
[D] Syntel


4. Who was appointed by Union Ministry of External Affairs (MoEA) on 23 April 2014 as India's first Ambassador to the separate Indian Mission to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) & East Asia Summit?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Suresh Kumar Reddy
[B] Chakresh Dhar
[C] Sachin Ahlawat
[D] Narinder Singh


5. Cadbury India Limited on 22 April 2014 announced to change its name to what?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Mondelez India Foods Limited
[B] Heinz India Foods Limited
[C] DelMonte India Foods Limited
[D] Hershey India Foods Limited


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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Online GK Current Affairs Daily Questions Answers Quiz: 23 April 2014

1. The largest IT services provider of India, on 21 April 2014 joined the league of top 10 global IT services companies. It moved from the 13th position in 2012 to the 10th spot in 2013. This was revealed by the HfS Research Survey on competitive landscape for IT Services in 2013. Can you name the company?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] Infosys
[B] TCS
[C] Wipro
[D] HCL


2. Name the Indian-American professor, who was named as one of ten Solar Champions of Change by the White House on 19 April 2014 because of the initiative taken by him in solar deployment across America?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Surendra Singh
[B] Harendra Singh
[C] Rajendra Singh
[D] Gurinder Singh


3. Which Campaign was launched on International Mother Earth Day by the India Biodiversity Portal on 22 April 2014 and would be organized from 22 April to 27 April 2014?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Neighbourhood Trees Campaign
[B] Reduce Carbon Footprint
[C] Reduce Pollution
[D] Green Healthy Life


4. A student astronomer Ethan Kruse found a self-lensing binary star system in the Lycra constellation. A binary star system is a place where two stars are so close that their gravitational interaction causes them to orbit about a common centre of mass. What name has been given to this start system?
[Category: Universe Current Affairs]
[A] KOI-3254
[B] KOI-3262
[C] KOI-3278
[D] KOI-3287


5. Who won the BMW Malaysian Open 2014 Tennis Tournament at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 20 April 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Donna Vekic
[B] Dominika Cibulkova
[C] Sania Mirza
[D] Maria Sharapova


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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

GK Current Affairs Quiz : 21-22 April 2014

1. Every year on which day, the world observes International Mother Earth Day to create awareness and also to support environmental protection?
[Category: Days GK Current Affairs]
[A] 20 April
[B] 21 April
[C] 22 April
[D] 23 April


2. The blood donation camp organised by this Bank on 6 December 2013 was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. The camp involved 61902 participants with 1115 blood donation camps held across 709 locations in the country. The camp has found a place in Guinness Book of Records as the largest such drive on a single day. Name the Bank, which sets World record for Blood collection in a single day?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] HDFC Bank
[C] SBI
[D] Axis Bank


3. Who was selected for M S Subbulakshmi Award 2014, which was announced by the M S Subbulakshmi Foundation on 19 April 2014?
[Category: Awards GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mathangi Sathyamurthy
[B] Saikumar
[C] Sujathan
[D] R Subramanya Sharma


4. The Supreme Court (SC) on 21 April 2014 lifted a 19 month old ban on mining(The ban was imposed in September 2012 as part of a drive to curb illegal mining) in which state?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Odisha
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Goa


5. Which Indian company on 21 April 2014 announced that it has entered Bangladesh in two wheeler segment and it will enter the market of Bangladesh through a joint venture of 55:45 with Bangladesh’s Nitol Niloy and will invest 40 million US dollar in the country in next five years?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Hero MotoCorp
[B] Bajaj Auto
[C] Mahindra
[D] LML Ltd


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Sunday, April 20, 2014

GK Current Affairs Quiz : 19-20 Apr 2014

1. A new robot called Borewell Robot was developed by a Madurai-based social worker to rescue kids who fall into borewells. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Jaya Pandian
[B] PN Subramaniam
[C] M.Manigandan
[D] KV Nilkantham


2. Randstad Awards 2014 was announced on 17 April 2014 to encourage best practices for talent attraction and to identify the best Employer Brand in the country based on perceived attractiveness of a company. Which company was awarded as the most attractive employer in India?
[Category: Recruitment Current Affairs]
[A] Microsoft
[B] Sony India
[C] Yahoo India
[D] Amazon


3. Scientists from which University created a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome for the first time, whose study was published in the journal Genome Research on 16 April 2014?
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] University of Pennisylvenia
[B] University of California
[C] University of Singapore
[D] University of Melbourn


4. Archie Andrews the famous comic book character that has ruled the market of comics for past 73 years is set to die in this summer issue of July 2014. Who created this fictional character Archie?
[Category: Comics Current Affairs]
[A] Vic Bloom and Jennifer Howud
[B] John Goldwyn and Nick Brown
[C] Jim Walter and Parker Dennis
[D] Vic Bloom and Bob Montana


5. Which country's ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew drowned on 16 April 2014 off the south of the Korean Peninsula?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] South Korea
[B] North Korea
[C] Japan
[D] China


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Friday, April 18, 2014

Current Affairs GK for Exams Questions Answers Quiz: 18 April 2014

1. On 17 April 2014, who took over as the 22nd Chief of Indian Navy?
[Category: CDS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Admiral DK Joshi
[B] Admiral Sharad Sinha
[C] Admiral S K Bhagwat
[D] Admiral Robin K Dhowan


2. Supreme Court (SC) of India on 17 April 2014 said that the national auditor is empowered to audit the revenues of private telecom companies. Who is the national auditor?
[Category: India GK Current Affairs]
[A] Comptroller and Auditor General
[B] Financial Controller
[C] Financial Auditor General
[D] Chartered Auditor General


3. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) panel on 4 April 2014 announced that this place in India regained the world record for highest rainfall in 48 hours with 2493 millimeters. Which place?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] La Reunion Island
[B] Imphal
[C] Cherrapunji
[D] Gangtok


4. On 15 April 2014, this bank launched digital banking facilities for the convenience of customers. The bank will offer its valued customers the facility of opening accounts at their door step through Tab Banking. The sales staff of bank will visit the customers at their home and with the use of the tablets they will get the formalities completed. Which bank has launched this service?
[Category: Bank Exam GK Current Affairs]
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Axis Bank
[D] Yes Bank


5. Google on 14 April 2014 bought a maker of high-altitude solar-powered drones. It has acquired the drone making company to bring internet access to the remotest parts of the world and also to solve problems related to it. Name the company?
[Category: Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Quartz Aerospace
[B] Emerald Aerospace
[C] Titan Aerospace
[D] Sapphire Aerospace


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

16-17 April GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. A memoir entitled "Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths" authored by which former Coal Secretary was released on 14 April 2014 in New Delhi?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] P C Parekh
[B] Sanjaya Baru
[C] Pulok Chatterji
[D] Ranjeet Sinha


2. Indian Railways launched a portal on 15 April 2014 with an aim to improve energy efficiency in Indian Railways. This initiative will facilitate railways in saving energy upto 15 percent by the year 2020, through improved energy efficiency measures as laid down in Railway’s vision document. What is the name of the portal?
[Category: Railways GK Current Affairs]
[A] RAILENERGY
[B] RAILSAVER
[C] RAILESAVE
[D] ESAVER


3. Inflation based on Wholesale Price Index (WPI) reached a 3-month high of _________ in March 2014. This hike was driven up by increases in prices of food items and fuel costs.
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 5.3 %
[B] 5.5 %
[C] 5.7 %
[D] 5.9 %


4. The largest lender of India, State Bank of India (SBI) on 15 April 2014 launched a financing scheme for women fashion boutique owners. By what name the scheme is known as?
[Category: Bank PO Current Affairs]
[A] Women Boutique Financing
[B] Financing Cottage
[C] Fashion Financing
[D] Boutique Financing


5. The 61st National Film Awards for 2013 was announced in New Delhi on 16 April 2014 by the Directorate of Film Festivals. Which film was selected as the Best feature film?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
[B] Ship of Theseus
[C] Shahid
[D] Kaphal


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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

GK Current Affairs Quiz for 14-15 April 2014

1. In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court today recognised transgenders or eunuchs as third category of gender and directed Centre and states to grant them all facilities including voters ID, passport and driving licence. A bench of Justices ___________ and ___________ directed the government to take steps for granting recognition to transgenders as a separate third category of gender after male and female.
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] P. Sathasivam and A K Sikri
[B] Rajendra Mal Lodha and K S Radhakrishnan
[C] Rajendra Mal Lodha and A K Sikri
[D] K S Radhakrishnan and A K Sikri


2. Who is the author of the book "The Accidental Prime Minister" released recently?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sanjaya Baru
[B] P C Parekh
[C] Pulok Chatterji
[D] Ranjeet Sinha


3. Who was appointed as the first women Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on 11th April 2014?
[Category: Civil Services Current Affairs]
[A] G Rohini
[B] S Agnihotri
[C] Karuna Deshpande
[D] Savita S


4. The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced on 12 April 2014 that legendary poet and film lyricist Gulzar was selected for the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2013. He is the _____ winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 40th
[B] 42nd
[C] 45th
[D] 47th


5. The Union Home Ministry on 13 April 2014 for the first time approved the recruitment of young women as combat officers in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). SSB is the second largest border guarding force. Young women under and up to the age of _____ years will be recruited as direct entry officers in the rank of assistant commandants (ACs).
[Category: SSB Current Affairs]
[A] 21 Years
[B] 25 Years
[C] 27 Years
[D] 30 Years


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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Current GK and Online Current Affairs Quiz: 12-13 April 2014

1. A documentary entitled Gulabi Gang will be screened at the 14th New York Indian Film Festival to be held from 5 May to 10 May 2014. The documentary is based on the life of which activist?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Medha Patkar
[B] Irom Sharmila
[C] Sampat Devi
[D] Kamlesh Devi


2. Which company announced on 10 April 2014 to sold its equity stake to Vodafone India for 8900 crore rupees?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Piramal Enterprises
[B] Shyam Telecom
[C] NSN Technologies
[D] Maytas Group


3. Name the British-American physicist, who won Millennium Technology Prize 2014 for discoveries leading to a thousand-fold increase in digital data storage on magnetic disks.
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shuji Nakamura
[B] Tim Berners-Lee
[C] Michael J Francis
[D] Stuart Parkin


4. State Bank of India (SBI) on 11 April 2014 launched its Twitter handle account. SBI aims to strengthen its social media presence with this launch. What is the twitter handle of SBI?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] SBIOnline
[B] TheOfficialSBI
[C] OnlineSBI
[D] SBITweet


5. On 11 April 2014, who was appointed as Next Chief Justice of India by President of India?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
[B] Justice P. Sathasivam
[C] Justice A F Hussain
[D] Justice P N Singhvi


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GK Current Affairs for 10-11 April 2014

1. In remarks that sparked outrage on Thursday, Samajwadi Party chief opposed capital punishment for rape, saying “ladke, ladke hain… galti ho jati hai (boys will be boys… they commit mistakes).” He further said his government would try to change such anti-rape laws. Can you name him(Shame on him)?
[Category: Disgusting Current Affairs]
[A] Akhilesh Yadav
[B] Azam Khan
[C] Ram Gopal Yadav
[D] Mulayam Singh Yadav


2. On 9 April 2014 , who became 1st Indian cricketer on cover page of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack when the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack published?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sachin Tendulkar
[B] Sunil Gavaskar
[C] Kapil Dev
[D] Ravi Shastri


3. Which Indian businessman on 10 April 2014 was appointed as a member of the Board of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Anil Ambani
[B] Ratan Tata
[C] Mukesh Ambani
[D] Kishor Biyani


4. One of the stone-age tribes of Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) islands for the first time casted their votes in Great Nicobar on 10 April 2014. Can you name the tribe?
[Category: Lok Sabha Chunav 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Bidu
[B] Jhawar
[C] Shompens
[D] Rainser


5. A new security threat which adversely impacts the online safety of internet users worldwide has been detected recently. This threat can result into compromising of confidential information. This problem is limited to OpenSSL, a variant of SSL/TLS, but OpenSSL software is used by a large no. of websites. What is the name of it?
[Category: Computers Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Bodybleed
[B] Bloodwar
[C] Heartbleed
[D] Bloodthreat


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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz : 9 April 2014

1. INS Vikrant, the decommissioned aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy has been sold for 60 crore rupees in first week of April 2014 to which company?
[Category: Indian GK Current Affairs]
[A] AB Group Pvt Ltd
[B] SK Commercial Pvt Ltd
[C] IBIL Pvt Ltd
[D] IB Commercial Pvt Ltd


2. Approximate what per cent of government’s foodgrain is stored in an “unprofessional” way due to acute shortage of storage capacity to the tune of 35 million tonnes as per the industry chamber Assocham, which said this on Wednesday, 9th April 2014?
[Category: Civil Services GK Current Affairs]
[A] 20 %
[B] 30 %
[C] 40 %
[D] 50 %


3. Which Indian cricketer has been named as one of the five Cricketers of the Year by Wisden for his performance in 2013 on 9th April 2014?
[Category: Sports GK Current Affairs]
[A] MS Dhoni
[B] Shikhar Dhawan
[C] Virat Kohli
[D] Yuvraj Singh


4. A new law legalizing sale of self-testing kits for HIV came into force in which country on 6 April 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] USA
[B] Australia
[C] UK
[D] Spain


5. Ashish Bose, veteran demographer, died in New Delhi due to illness on 7 April 2014. Ashish Bose was best known for coining which term?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] BIMARU
[B] HAMAAR
[C] PANCHAYATI RAJ
[D] RAVAR


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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz: 8 April 2014

1. Which Indian shooter on 7 April 2014 clinched the World’s Number One spot in 10 meters air pistol event?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Vijay Kumar
[B] Heena Sindhu
[C] Abhinav Singh Bindra
[D] Rajyavardhan Rathod


2. Which day was observed across the world on 7 April 2014?
[Category: Important Days Current Affairs]
[A] World Health Day
[B] World Water Day
[C] World Energy Day
[D] World Green Day


3. Chinese exploration teams on 7 April 2014 drilled a borehole in the resource-rich Himalayan region of Tibet. The drilling aimed to tap the oil and natural gas resources of the region. What is the depth of the hole?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] 5 Kilometers
[B] 6 Kilometers
[C] 7 Kilometers
[D] 8 Kilometers


4. Which cricket team on 6 April 2014 won the Women’s World Twenty20 Cup 2014 cup in the final match in Mirpur, Dhaka?
[Category: Cricket GK Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] Australia
[C] England
[D] South Africa


5. Which city of Arunachal Pradesh on 7 April 2014 received its first passenger train?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Itanagar
[B] Dibang
[C] Kameng
[D] Siang


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Monday, April 7, 2014

7 April 2014 Daily GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. Who was crowned the title of Femina Miss India 2014 on 6th April 2014?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Gail Nicole Da’Silva
[B] Koyal Rana
[C] Jhataleka Malhotra
[D] Lopamudra Raut


2. Statue of Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw was unveiled on 3 April 2014 at the Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt and a book titled "Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw – The Man and His Times" was also released to mark 100th Birth Anniversary of Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw. By what name he was popularly called?
[Category: NDA GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sam Bahadur
[B] Manek Bahadur
[C] Shaw Bahadur
[D] Samanek


3. Which team, on 6 April 2014, won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) in the finals at Chennai, Tamil Nadu?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Odisha
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Haryana
[D] Punjab


4. Which country, on 6 April 2014, won the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2014 title in the final match played at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka?
[Category: Cricket GK Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] Pakistan
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] England


5. Archaeologists in the first week of April 2014 discovered a 3500-year-old inscription on a stone block in Egypt and claimed that it is the oldest weather report of the world and the discovery has been named as what?
[Category: History GK Current Affairs]
[A] Temperature Hist
[B] Tempest Stela
[C] Core Hist
[D] Tempest Histo


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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Online GK Current Affairs Updates Quiz : 5-6 April 2014

1. A GMR-Megawide consortium has been awarded a US$ 700 million project by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to develop and operate the Mactan-Cebu International Airport on 5th April 2014 in which country?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Philippines
[B] Malaysia
[C] Indonesia
[D] Thailand


2. India Tracker 2014 report released in the first week of April 2014 claimed that Indian companies are playing an increasingly important role in the British economy and created more than a lakh jobs. Which agency released this report in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Grant Thomson UK LLP
[B] Herti Michel UK LLP
[C] Grant Thornton UK LLP
[D] Tempest Grant UK LLP


3. India was ranked at which position out of 132 countries on the Social Progress Index (SPI) published by the US-based non-profit organisation Social Progress Imperative on 3 April 2014?
[Category: SSB Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] 91
[B] 97
[C] 102
[D] 109


4. Who was sworn-in as the President of Malta on 4 April 2014 in Valletta, Malta?
[Category: International GK Current Affairs]
[A] Joseph Muscat
[B] George Abela
[C] John Ashe
[D] Marie-Lousie Coleiro Preca


5. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 4 April 2014 launched India’s 2nd regional navigational satellite from Sriharikota Space Station of Andhra Pradesh, thus enabling India to have its own reliable and independent navigational resources. What is the name of the satellite launched?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] IRNSS 1A
[B] IRNSS 1B
[C] IRNSS 1C
[D] IRNSS 1D


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Friday, April 4, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz for 4th April 2014

1. Union Government on 2 April 2014 appointed which senior IPS officer as the new Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF)?
[Category: BSF GK Current Affairs]
[A] Subhash Joshi
[B] S K Kanwal
[C] D K Pathak
[D] S G Singh


2. Who was appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India on 3 April 2014 for a period of three years?
[Category: Banking Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Anand Sinha
[B] C B Bhave
[C] G D Saxena
[D] R Gandhi


3. Which famous Hindu festival was celebrated in Rajasthan, where tourists from various parts of the world visited to celebrate the three-day-long festival?
[Category: Festivals GK Current Affairs]
[A] Dhanu Yatra
[B] Gangaur
[C] Pushkar Mela
[D] Desert Festival


4. Qatar based Doha Bank announced on 3 April 2014 that it will be opening its first branch in which city of India?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi
[B] Trivandrum
[C] Mumbai
[D] Kolkata


5. Name the satellite which Europe has launched to monitor Earth for climate change and environmental damage and help disaster relief operations on 3rd April 2014?
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sentinel-1A
[B] Sentinel-2A
[C] Sentinel-3A
[D] Sentinel-4A


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Thursday, April 3, 2014

3 April 2014 GK Current Affairs Daily Quiz

1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 2 April 2014 granted in-principle approvals to IDFC Ltd and which other company to start new banks in India?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Muthoot Group
[B] Bandhan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd
[C] Muruguppa Financials
[D] Kuber Group


2. On 2 April 2014, who was named as the new Prime Minister of Kazakhstan?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Karim Massimov
[B] Nursultan Nazarbayev
[C] Serik Akhmetov
[D] Mikhail Akhmetov


3. Election Commission (EC) confirmed which bollywood actor as its fifth national icon for the Lok Sabha elections 2014 on 1 April 2014?
[Category: Elections 2014 Current Affairs]
[A] Amitabh Bachchan
[B] Salman Khan
[C] Amir Khan
[D] Shahrukh Khan


4. The Reserve Bank of India on 1 April 2014 adopted which index as the key measure of Inflation on the basis of recommendations of Urjit R Patel Committee report on Revising and Strengthening the Monetary Policy Framework?
[Category: Bank Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Wholesale Price Index
[B] Nominal Price Index
[C] Manufacturing Price Index
[D] Consumer Price Index


5. Which team was ranked as number one team in recently released International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 rankings on 2 April 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] Australia
[C] England
[D] South Africa


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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

2 April 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. On 1 April 2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its first Bi-monthly Monetary Policy statement for FY 2014-15 has kept the policy repo rate unchanged at what percentage?
[Category: Bank Exam Current Affairs]
[A] 7.25 %
[B] 7.5 %
[C] 7.75 %
[D] 8.0 %


2. Union Sports Ministry on 1 April 2014 derecognised the IABF with an immediate effect after its refusal to comply with its directives. What does IABF stands for?
[Category: SSB Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Atheletic Boxing Federation
[B] Indian Amateur Boxing Federation
[C] Indian All Boxing Federation
[D] Indian Action Boxing Federation


3. Tsunami warning was triggered on 1 April 2014 for the Latin America’s entire Pacific coastline after an earthquake of 8.2 magnitude struck off in which country?
[Category: Updated GK Current Affairs]
[A] Chile
[B] Brazil
[C] Argentina
[D] Mexico


4. RBI in consultation with Union Government on 1 April 2014 capped the Ways and Means Advances (WMA) limits for the first half of the new financial year 2014-15 (April 2014-Sep 2014) at what amount?
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] 25000 crore rupees
[B] 30000 crore rupees
[C] 35000 crore rupees
[D] 40000 crore rupees


5. On 31 March 2014, who was appointed as the next prime minister of France?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Francois Hollande
[B] Manuel Valls
[C] Jean-Marc Ayrault
[D] Marine Le Pen


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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

1 April 2014 GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. Name the US Ambassador to India, who on 31 March 2014 announced her resignation in the US Mission Town Hall meeting?
[Category: Political GK Current Affairs]
[A] Devyani Khobragade
[B] Hillary Clinton
[C] Nancy Powell
[D] Nancy Rohsterdem


2. Which company signed a contract of 125 crore rupees from Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited on 31 March 2014 for setting up a 120 MW Hydro Electric Project in Uttarakhand?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
[B] Tehri Hydro Development Corporation
[C] Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam
[D] National Hydroelectric Power Corporation


3. President Pranab Mukherjee on 30 March 2014 cleared the re-promulgation of the SEBI Ordinance Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2013. The ordinance aims to give powers to Securities and Exchanges Board of India (SEBI) to act against what/whom?
[Category: Banking Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Insider Trading
[B] Stock Frauds
[C] Wrong selling of Mutual Funds by agents
[D] Ponzi scheme


4. Who won Miami Masters crown, a combination of ATP and WTA Tour hardcourt tournament, on 30 March 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Rafael Nadal
[B] Novak Djokovic
[C] Roger Federer
[D] Andy Murray


5. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 27 March 2014 imposed a fine of 1 crore rupees on which company under Section 43 for its non cooperation?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Facebook
[B] Google
[C] Microsoft
[D] Twitter


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