Monthly Archives: January 2014

Quiz 647: GK Questions for SSC-CGL Examination

1. Which of the following countries are separated by the Strait of Gibraltar? [A] Portugal and Morocco[B] Algeria and Spain[C] Morroco and Spain[D] Algeria and Portugal Show Answer Correct Answer: C [Morroco and Spain] 2. Consider the following Statements: Baleric Islands are located in Mediterranean Sea. The Islands of Corsica and Sardinia are located west ..

GK & Current Affairs: January 13-14, 2014

1. Who among the following has won The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2013? [A]Manu Joseph [B]Anees Slim [C]Sonora Jha [D]Manjul Bajaj Anees Slim Kerala-based writer Anees Slim won The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2013 for his novel, Vanity Bagh for consistent writing and humour and imagination. The book is a very comic account ..

GK & Current Affairs: January 11-12, 2014

1. Which one of the following is not a capital city of South Africa? [A]Cape Town [B]Pretoria [C]Durban [D]Bloemfontein Durban South Africa has three capital cities: Pretoria, Cape Town and Bloemfontein. Pretoria is the administrative capital and seat of the President of the cabinet. Cape Town is the legislative capital and the seat of the ..

GK & Current Affairs: January 9-10, 2014

1. Who among the following has won the FIFA Ballon d’ Or award for 2013? [A]Lionel Messi [B]Cristiano Ronaldo [C]Franck Ribery [D]Manuel Neuer Cristiano Ronaldo The Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the FIFA Ballon d’Or for a second time after being named the world’s greatest footballer at a ceremony in Zurich. Ronaldo, who ..

GK & Current Affairs: January 8-9, 2014

1. Which one of the following is not a capital city of South Africa? [A]Cape Town [B]Pretoria [C]Durban [D]Bloemfontein Durban South Africa has three capital cities: Pretoria, Cape Town and Bloemfontein. Pretoria is the administrative capital and seat of the President of the cabinet. Cape Town is the legislative capital and the seat of the ..

GK & Current Affairs: January 7-8, 2014

1. In which of the following years government of India constituted the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal? [A]1986 [B]1990 [C]1995 [D]1994 1990 The Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal was constituted by government of India on 2nd June 1990 to adjudicate the water dispute regarding inter-state river Cauvery and the river valley thereof. 2. Recently, which among the ..

GK & Current Affairs : January 5-6, 2014

1. India and which one of the following countries has recently agreed to hold third “2 plus 2” dialogue? [A]USA [B]Japan [C]China [D]Australia Japan India and Japan agreed to hold the third “2 plus 2” dialogue and the fourth defence policy dialogue in Delhi in 2014. It was decided in the defence minister level talks ..

GK & Current Affairs: January 3-4, 2014

1. Who among the following has won men’s Chennai Open Tennis Trophy 2013? [A]Somdev Burman [B]Roger Vasselin [C]Stanislas Wawrika [D]David Federer Stanislas Wawrika Top seed Stanislas Wawrika lifted his fifth ATP world tour title and second Chennai open trophy after a convincing straight sets win over Edouard Roger Vasselin in the final. 2. The Loser ..