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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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