Page-4 of GKToday Archives: August, 2013

GK & Current Affairs: August 7, 2013

1. As per the latest NSSO data on unemployment rates, which of the following religions has faced highest level of unemployment in rural areas during 2009-10? [A]Christians [B]Sikhs [C]Muslims [D]Hindus Christians A National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) study revealed in July 2013 that the Christians from the rural areas as well as the Sikhs from ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 6, 2013

1. Who among the following has been appointed as the 23rd Governor of Reserve Bank of India? [A]Dr Raghuram Ranjan [B]Urjit Patel [C]Ananda Sinha [D]H R Khan Dr Raghuram Ranjan Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan has been appointed as the next Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Mr Ranjan will replace D. Subbarao, who ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 4-5, 2013

1. Daocheng Yading airport, which is slated to become world’s highest airport is located in which among the following countries? [A]China [B]Japan [C]South Korea [D]North Korea China The 4,441 meter high Daocheng Yading airport, being built in Garze, a predominantly Tibetan area of China’s southwestern Sichuan province, will become the world’s highest airport when put ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 3, 2013

1. “Saraswati Samman” award for the year 2012 has been conferred on____? [A]S L Byrappa [B]Sugathakumari [C]Srinivasa Mukarji [D]G S Shivarudrappa Sugathakumari Renowned Malayalam poetess and social activist SughathaKumari has been conferred with prestigious Saraswati Samman award for 2012 instituted by KK Birla Foundation. Sugathakumari was honoured for her collection of poems in Malayalam entitled ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 2, 2013

1. Which one of the following states has launched “Ksheera Bhagya” scheme to provide school children 150 ml of milk three times a week? [A]Tamil Nadu [B]Punjab [C]Karnataka [D]Gujarat Karnataka The Karnataka state government has launched the Ksheera Bhagya scheme, under which over 65 lakh schools children across the state will now receive 150 ml ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 1, 2013

1. What is the name of India’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier, which would be launched in August, 2013? [A]Shakti [B]Vikrant [C]Virat [D]Samyukta Vikrant Designed by Indian Navy’s design organisation and being built by Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), the carrier is to be named Vikrant – after India’s first carrier acquired from Britain Show Answer ..

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