GK & Current Affairs: June 29 & 30, 2014

1. Recently, Pankaj Advani created the history by becoming the first player in the world to win titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snookers. The championship was held in ___? [A]Egypt [B]Israel [C]China [D]Russia Egypt Indian cueist Pankaj Advani created the history by becoming the first player in the world

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GK & Current Affairs: June 27 & 28, 2014

1. The Pangsau Pass in Arunachal Pradesh offers boarder trade between India and ___? [A]China [B]Myanmar [C]Bhutan [D]Bangladesh Myanmar Pangsau Pass lies on the crest of the Patkai Hills on the India-Burma border. The pass offers one of the easiest routes into Myanmar from the Assam plains. 2. Which among the following states will host

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GK & Current Affairs : June 25, 26, 2014

1. Recently, the power ministry has set up a seven-member panel called “Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal and Renewable Energy” to look into issues related power sector. The chairman of the advisory group is _____? [A]Suresh Prabhu [B]Pratyush Sinha [C]Anil Baijal [D]Partha S Bhattacharya Suresh Prabhu The power ministry has set up

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GK & Current Affairs: June 24, 2014

1. Recently, which among the following Indian Airliners has joined global airline body Star Alliance? [A]Air India [B]GoAir [C]IndiGo [D]Jet Airways Air India National carrier Air India joined global airline body Star Alliance, a move expected to give a boost to the loss making carrier’s revenue and international presence. The formal induction will take place

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GK & Current Affairs: June 22, 23, 2014

1. The “Salar Jung Museum”, which has turned 125 years of foundation recently, is in ____? [A]Mumbai [B]Pune [C]Hyderabad [D]Kolkata Hyderabad The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located on the southern bank of the Musi river in the city of Hyderabad. It is one of the three National Museums of India. 2. Who

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GK & Current Affairs: June 21, 2014

1. In context to India’s defence structure consider the following statements: 1.Tejas is a lightweight, multi-role, single-engine tactical fighter aircraft 2.Akash is a surface-to-surface missile, has a range of 25 kms 3.Prahar is a 150 km-range tactical missile system 4.BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile with a strike range of 290 kms Which of the

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GK & Current Affairs: June 20, 2014

1. Kedarnath Singh, who has been chose for the prestigious Jnanpith award for 2013 is a famous writer in ____? [A]Gujarati [B]Hindi [C]Panjabi [D]Urdu Hindi Noted Hindi poet Kedarnath sigh has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award. Singh is the 10th Hindi writer to receive the honour. He will be the recipient of the

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GK & Current Affairs: June 18, 19, 2014

1. Beiji oil refinery, which is in news recently, is a largest oil refinery in ____? [A]Italy [B]Syria [C]Iraq [D]Saudi Arabia Iraq Beiji oil refinery, the biggest in Iraq, and has a large power plant. The Beiji refinery accounts for a little more than a quarter of the country’s entire refining capacity all of which

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GK & Current Affairs: June 16, 17, 2014

1. Recently, Australia has won the 2014 Men’s Hockey World Cup Title by defeating ____? [A]Argentina [B]Netherland [C]England [D]Belgium Netherland Australia won their third men’s hockey World Cup title, defeating the Netherlands by 6-1 in the final match. This was Australia’s third title after victories in 1986 and 2010. 2. Recently, which among the following

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GK & Current Affairs: June 14, 15, 2014

1. What is the objective of the government behind setting up a Minimum Export Price (MEP) for a particular commodity? [A]To promote exports [B]To discourage imports [C]To check price rise [D]To provide subsidy to producers To check price rise The MEP is the rate below which no exports are allowed. It prevents spiralling domestic prices.

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