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Sunday, March 9, 2014

8-9 March 2014 GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. An Indian-American engineer on 7 March 2014 announced to develop Zero Pressure tyres for the US military. The Zero Pressure tyres will continue to run even after being shredded by roadside bombs or gunfire. Can you name him?
[Category: Inventions Current Affairs]
[A] V S Namdhari
[B] Abraham Pannikottu
[C] S K Sen
[D] V S R Nambiyar

2. Public sector general insurer New India Assurance announced an exclusive health insurance cover New India Asha Kiran for girl child on 7 March 2014. New India Assurance cut health insurance rate by ______ per cent for the girl child. The discount is restricted to the families with only girl child.
[Category: IBPS GK Current Affairs]
[A] 20
[B] 30
[C] 40
[D] 50

3. Indian-American scientist Anil Jain on 6 March 2014 developed the first 3D model of a human fingerprint. The development could boost the accuracy of fingerprint-matching systems and improve security technology. What is the name given to this model?
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Fingtom
[B] Impreger
[C] Fino3D
[D] Phantom

4. Avaya, a leading global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, real-time video collaboration, contact center, networking and related services, on 6 March 2014 appointed whom as Managing Director for its India and SAARC operations?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Priyadarshi Mohapatra
[B] Sanjai Kumar
[C] Vivek Paul
[D] N J Singh

5. Which country on 7 March 2014 declared Muslim Brotherhood, al-Nusra Front, Hezbollah and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadist group as Terrorist Groups?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[B] France
[C] Saudi Arab
[D] Portugal