Monday, January 20, 2014

Daily GK and Current Affairs for 20 January 2014

1. On 19 January 2014, which country won the Hero Hockey World League Final played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] New Zealand
[B] India
[C] Pakistan
[D] Netherlands

2. Who is appointed on 20 Jan 2014 as the new chief of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) and is tasked with the training of police leaders after they are recruited by the UPSC through the all-India civil services exam?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Subhas Goswami
[B] Sankar Sen
[C] Aruna Bahuguna
[D] K Vijay Kumar

3. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, the spiritual and temporal head of a community who died in Mumbai on Friday, 17th jan 2014, at an age of 102, provided dynamic leadership to the largely business-oriented community which claims 100 per cent literacy. He was the spiritual and temporal head of which community?
[Category: Religion GK Current Affairs]
[A] Dawoodi Bohra Muslims
[B] Parsi
[C] Sunni Muslims
[D] Jews

4. The state's Governor, Rosaiah inaugurated 15th Express Technology Sabha on 17 January 2014.The annual event is an established platform to share ideas, best practices and innovations on e-governance from senior government IT officials across the India. Which state are we talking about?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Delhi
[D] Himachal Pradesh

5. This company launched world’s first biosimilar drug for breast cancer on Saturday, 18th Jan 2014. This new and cheaper drug treats ‘metastatic’ breast cancer that aggressively spreads to other parts of the body. The company received the approval for CANMab, the biosimilar version of anti-cancer drug Herceptin, last year. Can you name the company which launched this drug CANMab?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Dr Reddy's Lab
[B] Cipla
[C] Biocon
[D] Glaxo Smithkline Beecham

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