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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

General Knowledge and Current Affairs Today Quiz: 21 Jan 2014

1. Eyeing on the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, the UPA government on Monday, 20th Jan 2014, accorded minority status to which community?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Muslims
[B] Sikhs
[C] Jains
[D] Buddhists

2. On 20th Jan 2014, Google has acquired a startup that is a security company that builds products for websites and has offices in Bangalore and California and dealt in the cyber security space> Name the startup?
[Category: MBA GK Current Affairs]
[A] Little Eye Labs
[B] Nest
[C] Securex
[D] Impermium

3. Who has won the DSC prize 2014 for South Asian literature for his book Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer on 18 January 2014?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Cyrus Mistry
[B] H M Nagvi
[C] Shehan Karunatilaka
[D] Jeet Thayil

4. National Urban Health Mission(The coverage includes State Capital, District Headquarters and all cities, towns with population above 50000 ) was launched by the Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on 20 January 2014 in which city?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Chennai
[B] Bangalore
[C] Delhi
[D] Hyderabad

5. Who became the youngest person in the world at the age of 16 to trek to the South Pole on 18 January 2014?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Lewis Clarke
[B] Sarah Mc Nair Landry
[C] John Ashe
[D] Liza Hyden