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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Daily GK Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz: 23 Jan 2014

1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, announced it would withdraw all currency notes issued prior to which year from the economic system come March 31 this year?
[Category: Banking GK Current Affairs]
[A] 2002
[B] 2003
[C] 2004
[D] 2005

2. On Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, an India-born engineer-scientist who was disdained by the Indian system despite his valuable contribution to the country's naval defense, and whose subsequent work in the United States is at the heart of the current high speed WiFi and 4G mobile systems, has been awarded the 2014 Marconi Prize, a Nobel equivalent for technology pioneers. Can you name him?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj
[B] V R S Seshadri
[C] S K Mitra
[D] B N Rangaswamy

3. Name the Indian-American professor, who has been appointed Dean of the prestigious Harvard College on 23rd Jan 2014?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] D K Ranga
[B] Rakesh Khurana
[C] Nitin Nohria
[D] Ramakant Awasthi

4. Who was elected unanimously as the Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly on 22 January 2014?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sanwar Lal Jat
[B] Hemsingh Bhadana
[C] Kailash Meghwal
[D] Rajendra Rathore

5. On Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014, India lost the second ODI to New Zealand at Hamilton, and hence slipped from top ranking team in ODI format. Which team has become number one team now?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] New Zealand
[B] Australia
[C] Pakistan
[D] South Africa