Quiz 647: GK for SSC-CGL 2014 Examination

1. The International Designator, also known as COSPAR designation, is an international naming convention for ___? [A]Rockets [B]Satellites [C]Typhoons [D]Galaxies Satellites The International Designator, also known as COSPAR designation, is an international naming convention for satellites. It consists of the launch year, a 3-digit incrementing launch number of that year and up to a 3-letter

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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GK & Current Affairs: January 1-2, 2014

1. Which among the following US states has become the first to legalise selling of Marijuana? [A]Colorado [B]California [C]Illinois [D]Washington Colorado The US state of Colorado is making history by becoming the first in the country to allow store to sell cannabis (Marijuana). Colorado, along with Washington State, voted to legalise the use and possession

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GK & Current Affairs: December 29-31, 2013

GKToday wishes a happy new year to all 1. Who among the following has won the Al-Ain Classic International Open Chess tournament? [A]Abhijeet Gupta [B]Baadur Jobava [C]Murali Karthikeyan [D]Girish Kaushik Abhijeet Gupta Abhijeet Gupta won the Al-Ain Classic International Open Chess tournament that concluded in Al Ain at the UAE University. Gupta beat Georgia’s Baadur

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