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Current Affairs News Test Quiz - 02 July 2014

1. Which district of West Bengal was bifurcated on 20th June, 2014 to create Alipurduar district of the state?
[Category: Indian States Current Affairs]
[C]East Midnapore

2. Which noted Hindi poet was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith award for 2013?
[Category: Recent Awards Current Affairs]
[A]Subodh Sarkar
[B]Kedarnath Singh
[C]Sukumar Ray
[D]Purnendu Patri

3. Who on 20th June, 2014 was elected as the first Assembly Speaker of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation?
[Category: Recent Appointments Current Affairs]
[A]Shivraj Patil
[B]Rabi Ray
[C]Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
[D]Somnath Chatterjee

4. Who was awarded with the first Tang prize in sustainable development on 18th June, 2014?
[Category: Awards and Prizes Current Affairs]
[A]John Russell
[B]Gro Harlem Brundtland
[C]Kim Campbell
[D]Joe Clark

5. Indian Railways on 20th June, 2014 increased the passenger fare by ____% in all classes and freight charges by ______%. The revised rates will be effective from 25th June, 2014.
[Category: RRB Current Affairs]
[A]14.2; 6.5
[B]10; 7
[C]6; 6
[D]12.3; 9.5


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