Monday, October 22, 2012

Daily GK Quiz: 22 October 2012

1. The Cabinet Secretariat ensures that the President of India, the Vice-President and Ministers are kept informed of the major activities of all Departments by means of a monthly summary of their activities. Management of major crisis situations in the country and coordinating activities of the various Ministries in such a situation is also one of the functions of the Cabinet Secretariat. The Cabinet Secretary is arguably India's most powerful bureaucrat and right hand of Prime Minister of India. Who is the current Cabinet Secretary as on 22 October 2012?
[A]A K Seth
[B]K. M. Chandrasekhar
[C]B. K. Chaturvedi
[D]Kamal Pande

2. The purpose for Civil Service Day is to rededicate and recommit themselves to the cause of the people. It is observed by all Civil Services. This day gives civil servants the opportunity for introspection and thinking about future strategies to deal with the challenges being posed by the changing times. On which date it is celebrated every year?
[A]21 March
[B]21 April
[C]21 May
[D]23 May

3. The Election Commission of india is an autonomous, constitutionally established federal authority responsible for administering all the electoral processes in the Republic of India. Who is the current Chief Election Commissioner?
[A]Syed Naseem Ahmed Zaidi
[B]Harishankar Brahma
[C]T N Seshan
[D]V Sundaram Sampath

4. Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich, Honeycomb and Gingerbread are the different versions of which operating system?

5. Which is the capital city of Assam?

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