Monthly Archives: April 2014

GK & Current Affairs: April 29-30, 2014

1. The 2014 winner of prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize is __? [A]Ramesh Agarwal [B]Srinivas Acharya [C]Raman Choudhary [D]Sunil Nayak Ramesh Agarwal Indian environment activist Ramesh Agarwal has won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize that honours heroic grassroot environmentalists around the world for their achievements. He has been honoured for his contribution to control the unchecked ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 27-28, 2014

1. The busiest maritime route in the world is _____? [A]The Strait of Drover [B]The Taiwan Strait [C]The Sunda Strait [D]The Malacca Strait The Strait of Dover The Strait of Dover is considered as the busiest maritime route in the world. The Strait represents the most constricting point in the English Channel spanning a width ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 24-26, 2014

1. The “ASIMO” or Advanced Step In Mobile Innovative Mobility, is a humanoid robot designed and developed by ___? [A]Microsoft [B]Ford [C]Honda [D]IBM Honda ASIMO is a humanoid robot designed and developed by Honda. ASIMO was designed to be a multi-functional mobile assistant. 2. Recently, which of the following countries has decided to deploy drones ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 22-23, 2014

1. According to the Global Information Technology Report 2014, which country was placed first in terms of leveraging information and communication technologies (ICT)? [A]Finland [B]Brazil [C]Sweden [D]Singapore Finland India slid down to 83rd spot among 148 economies in terms of leveraging information and communications technologies for growth and well being, according to the Global Information ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 20-21, 2014

1. Recently, Supreme Court has set up a four member committee under the chairmanship of N R Madhava Menon for framing guidelines to prevent____? [A]Ponzi schemes [B]Misuse of funds on government advertisement [C]Illegal mining activities [D]Misappropriation of powers by politicians Misuse of funds on government advertisement The Supreme Court set up a committee for framing ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 18-19, 2014

1. India’s Joshna Chinnappa and Deepika Pallikal are two talented players of __? [A]Squash, Billiards [B]Billiards, Squash [C]Squash, Squash [D]Billiards, Billiards Squash, Squash Both are squash players. Joshna was the first Indian girl to win the British Squash Championship title in 2003 in the under 19 category, at Sheffield, U.K and was also the youngest ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 16, 17, 2014

1. The MESSENGER is a robotic NASA spacecraft orbiting which among the following planets? [A]Mars [B]Mercury [C]Earth [D]Jupiter Mercury Messenger is a robotic NASA spacecraft orbiting the planet Mercury, the first spacecraft ever to do so. On April 20, 2015, the MESSENGER spacecraft completed its 3,000th orbit of the planet Mercury. 2. The theme of ..

GK & Current Affairs: April 14, 15, 2014

1. The WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement, which was much news in recent times was signed at __? [A]Doha [B]Marakkesh [C]Bali [D]Tokyo Bali The 159 members of the WTO had adopted the ‘Bali package’ after December 2013 meeting. Some of the features of this package were trade facilitation, food stockholding, export subsidies and a package for ..