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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Current GK and Online Current Affairs Quiz: 12-13 April 2014

1. A documentary entitled Gulabi Gang will be screened at the 14th New York Indian Film Festival to be held from 5 May to 10 May 2014. The documentary is based on the life of which activist?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Medha Patkar
[B] Irom Sharmila
[C] Sampat Devi
[D] Kamlesh Devi

2. Which company announced on 10 April 2014 to sold its equity stake to Vodafone India for 8900 crore rupees?
[Category: MBA Exams GK Current Affairs]
[A] Piramal Enterprises
[B] Shyam Telecom
[C] NSN Technologies
[D] Maytas Group

3. Name the British-American physicist, who won Millennium Technology Prize 2014 for discoveries leading to a thousand-fold increase in digital data storage on magnetic disks.
[Category: Science GK Current Affairs]
[A] Shuji Nakamura
[B] Tim Berners-Lee
[C] Michael J Francis
[D] Stuart Parkin

4. State Bank of India (SBI) on 11 April 2014 launched its Twitter handle account. SBI aims to strengthen its social media presence with this launch. What is the twitter handle of SBI?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] SBIOnline
[B] TheOfficialSBI
[C] OnlineSBI
[D] SBITweet

5. On 11 April 2014, who was appointed as Next Chief Justice of India by President of India?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
[B] Justice P. Sathasivam
[C] Justice A F Hussain
[D] Justice P N Singhvi