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Thursday, May 15, 2014

GK Current Affairs Quiz - 14-15 May 2014

1. Union Government on 13 May 2014 appointed whom as the 28th Chief of Army Staff (COAS)?
[Category: Latest GK Current Affairs]
[A] General Bikram Singh
[B] General V K Singh
[C] General K S Ishwarappa
[D] Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag

2. The Supreme Court Collegium on 13 May 2014 recommended the names of Gopal Subramaniam and _________ to be elevated as judges of the Supreme Court.
[Category: SSC Current Affairs]
[A] RF Nariman
[B] G D Khanduja
[C] Hari K Sahu
[D] Sharman K S

3. Which Indian State government on 14 May 2014 signed an agreement with the TiE Silicon Valley as a part of state’s efforts to develop it an IT hub and attract US investment?
[Category: IAS GK Current Affairs]
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Odisha
[C] Bihar
[D] Karnataka

4. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 12 May 2014 gave his assent to the Whistleblowers Protection Bill 2011. With this assent, the Whistleblowers Bill, 2011 became Whistleblowers Protection Act, 2011. The Bill was passed by Lok Sabha on 11 December 2011 and by Rajya Sabha on ___________.
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] 12 March 2013
[B] 12 December 2013
[C] 21 February 2014
[D] 18 March 2014

5. Major General Kristin Lund became the first-ever woman to head a UN Peacekeeping Force in its entire history. She was appointed as the Force Commander of UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) on 12 May 2014 to mark its 50th anniversary in 2014. She belongs to which country?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Norway
[B] France
[C] Switzerland
[D] Italy