Sunday, May 4, 2014

4-5 May 2014 Current Affairs GK Quiz

1. State-run aerospace firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on 1 May 2014 handed over a Dornier light-weight aircraft to the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). Whta is the aircraft name?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] AakashRatna
[B] Nabhrathna
[C] Vayudoot
[D] VayuRatna

2. The Union Cabinet on 1 May 2014 approved the proposal for setting up of the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA). It will be set up for the execution of the Polavaram irrigation project. It is in which state?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Odisha
[B] Karnataka
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Tamilnadu

3. On 2 May 2014, who conferred Gallantry Awards on 55 personnel for their distinguished service and bravery?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Pranab Mukherjee
[B] Manmohan Singh
[C] Sushil Kumar Shinde
[D] A K Antony

4. India on 2 May 2014 successfully test fired indigenously-developed surface-to-air which missile from the launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur?
[Category: Defence Current Affairs]
[A] Agni
[B] Dhruva
[C] Prithvi
[D] Akash

5. Manavjit Singh Sandhu, the Indian veteran trap shooter on 2 May 2014 jumped to the which spot in the world ranking after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup in Tucson, USA, in March 2014?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] First
[B] Second
[C] Third
[D] Fourth