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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Latest Daily GK and Current Affairs Quiz - 5 December 2013

1. The Congress led Haryana government on Thursday, 5th Dec 2013, served chargesheet to an IAS officer over Vadra-DLF land deal cancellation issue. He has been given 15 days time to reply to the chargesheet. The state government has chargesheeted him for overstepping his jurisdiction in the cancellation of Vadra-DLF land deal. Can you name this IAS officer, who has been transferred over 40 times in his career for exposing corruption?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Ashok Khemka
[B] Durga Shakti Nagpal
[C] Baba Hardev Singh
[D] Zia Ul Haq

2. Bharatiya Mahila Bank's (BMB) first branch in Madhya Pradesh is inaugurated in Indore on Thursday, 5th Dec 2013. The BMB branch in the city was established in the State Bank of India's (SBI) GPO premises. It was inaugurated by the Additional Secretary Finance, Government of India. Can you name her/him?
[Category: Bank PO Current Affairs]
[A] B P Joshi
[B] Kulwant Suri
[C] Snehlata Shrivastava
[D] Shikha Singh

3. Who will be the next Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India in a decision taken unanimously by a panel comprising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Law Minister Kapil Sibal on 5th Dec 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Deepak Sandhu
[B] Sushma Singh
[C] S K Pattjoshi
[D] V K Upadhyaya

4. The official 2014 FIFA World Cup football match ball was unveiled on 3 December 2013 by manufacturers Adidas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. What name has been given to this ball?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Jabulani
[B] Adiba
[C] Zangoora
[D] Brazuka

5. International Volunteer Day (IVD), gives volunteers a chance to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local, national and international levels. When was it observed across the world?
[Category: Day | Week | Year Current Affairs]
[A] 2nd December
[B] 3rd December
[C] 4th December
[D] 5th December