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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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