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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Daily GK Current Affairs Quiz - 27 November 2013

1. Aviation and travel-related services provider InterGlobe Enterprises is collaboration with CAE on Saturday, 23 Nov 2013, inaugurated India's largest pilot training facility. The New York Stock Exchange-listed CAE is a major player in modeling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence sector. Where in India this facility was opened?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Greater Noida
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Mumbai

2. Who was appointed as the new President of Standard & Poor's, the world's largest credit rater on 26 November 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Douglas Peterson
[B] Neeraj Sahai
[C] Deven Sharma
[D] Vikram Pandit

3. The Supreme Court of India on 26 November 2013 constituted a ten-member Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Committee (GSICC) to deal with complaints of sexual harassment within its premises. The committee was constituted by the Chief Justice of India P. Sathasivam. The committee is headed by Justice _______________. The committee has six other female members. Two members are outsiders and not connected with the Supreme Court.
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Ranjana Prakash Desai
[B] Pracheesh Desai
[C] Harimohan Lekha
[D] Shashi Goswami

4. Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), the promoters of Bengaluru International Airport, said on Sunday 24 November 2013, that they would change the name of the airport with the opening of the new Terminal 1A on December 14. The new terminal will be inaugurated by chief minister Siddaramaiah and Union civil aviation minister Ajit Singh. What would be the new name for the airport?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Tipu Sultan International Airport, Bengaluru
[B] Madikere International Airport, Bengaluru
[C] Rani Chennama International Airport, Bengaluru
[D] Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru

5. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 26 November 2013 launched the construction of the country's biggest Nuclear power project. The 2200-MegaWatt- Karachi Coastal Power Project, comprising the K-2 and K-3 nuclear plants, is being built at Paradise Beach, located 40 km from the Karachi. The nuclear power plant is to be built with which country's technical assistance on the Arabian Sea coast?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[B] Iran
[C] China
[D] Japan