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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

31 December 2013 GK Current Affairs

1. On Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013, who took over as the India Air Force (IAF) chief succeeding incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne?
[Category: SSC GK Current Affairs]
[A] Arup Raha
[B] G D Batra
[C] A K Ganguly
[D] R K Dhulia

2. Michael Schumacher, Formula One Driver, has been suffering brain haemorrhage in a ski accident in the French Alps last week. How many times he won Formula One?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] Five
[B] Six
[C] Seven
[D] Eight

3. Former West Bengal minister and veteran CPI-M leader died on Tuesay, 31 Dec 2013. He became minister for the first time in 1982 in the Jyoti Basu government and then again in 2001 and 2006 in the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee governtment. Can you name him?
[Category: Civil Services GK Current Affairs]
[A] Sudhansu Sarkar
[B] Sailen Sarkar
[C] Sudipto Sengupta
[D] Praneet Mehrish

4. Which IT company announced on 31st Dec 2013 that it will set up a 100-acre IT city in Lucknow, a move that will help create job opportunities for about 25,000 people in Uttar Pradesh.?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[B] Infosys
[C] Wipro

5. Which renowned Indian organic farming scientist passed away on Monday, 30 Dec 2013?
[Category: State GK Current Affairs]
[A] G Nammalvar
[B] S Anuradha
[C] P N Subramaniam
[D] Vijaya K S