Thursday, April 17, 2014

16-17 April GK Current Affairs Quiz

1. A memoir entitled "Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths" authored by which former Coal Secretary was released on 14 April 2014 in New Delhi?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] P C Parekh
[B] Sanjaya Baru
[C] Pulok Chatterji
[D] Ranjeet Sinha

2. Indian Railways launched a portal on 15 April 2014 with an aim to improve energy efficiency in Indian Railways. This initiative will facilitate railways in saving energy upto 15 percent by the year 2020, through improved energy efficiency measures as laid down in Railway’s vision document. What is the name of the portal?
[Category: Railways GK Current Affairs]

3. Inflation based on Wholesale Price Index (WPI) reached a 3-month high of _________ in March 2014. This hike was driven up by increases in prices of food items and fuel costs.
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 5.3 %
[B] 5.5 %
[C] 5.7 %
[D] 5.9 %

4. The largest lender of India, State Bank of India (SBI) on 15 April 2014 launched a financing scheme for women fashion boutique owners. By what name the scheme is known as?
[Category: Bank PO Current Affairs]
[A] Women Boutique Financing
[B] Financing Cottage
[C] Fashion Financing
[D] Boutique Financing

5. The 61st National Film Awards for 2013 was announced in New Delhi on 16 April 2014 by the Directorate of Film Festivals. Which film was selected as the Best feature film?
[Category: Films GK Current Affairs]
[A] Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
[B] Ship of Theseus
[C] Shahid
[D] Kaphal

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