Monthly Archives: August 2014

GK & Current Affairs: August 25, 26, 2014

1. Which of the following former Chief Justices of India has been recently appointed as a Governor of Kerala? [A]Justice S.H.Kapadia [B]Justice K.G.Balakrishnan [C]Justice Altamas Kabir [D]Justice P.Sathasivam Justice P.Sathasivam Justice P.Sathasivam has been appointed as the new Governor of Kerala after the resignation of Sheila Dixit. 2. Recently, four new vaccines have been introduced ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 23, 24, 2014

1. Tintu Luka, Anirban Lahiri and Anaka Alankamony have been awarded the Arjuna Award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the 2014 National sports Adventure Awards at Durbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhawan. What games do these players play respectively? [A]Athletics,Golf and Squash [B]Rowing, Golf and Athletics [C]Athlectics, Rowing and Badminton [D]Athlectics, Squash and Rowing Athletics,Golf and Squash ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 21, 22, 2014

1. According to 2014 Nuclear Materials Security Index prepared by Washington-based Nuclear Threat Initiative, what is the new rank of India out of 25 countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials? [A]21 [B]15 [C]17 [D]23 23 The ranking has been widely criticised due to inadequate methodolgy used and also being termed as uninformed. 2. Which British actor ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 19, 20, 2014

1. During PM Modi’s recent Jammu and Kashmir visit, which hydel power project was inaugurated in Kargil? [A]45MW Nimoo Bazgo project [B]44MW Chutak project [C]345MW Salal project [D]390MW Dul Hasti project 44MW Chutak project 44MW Chutak project: It is a run of the river project built on the Suru River (a monthly tributary of Indus), ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 17, 18, 2014

1. The feature film “The Man Who Knew Infinity” adapted from a book of same title depicts the life of which among the following idols of India? [A]Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis [B]Srinivasa Ramanujan [C]Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar [D]Homi Bhabha Srinivasa Ramanujan “The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan” is biography of Srinivasa Ramanujan, written ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 15, 16, 2014

1. What is the India’s ranking in the Global Peace Index-2014, published by the Institute for Economics and Peace? [A]112 [B]165 [C]143 [D]76 143 India was ranked at 143th position in the Global Peace Index-2014. In 162 countries list Iceland, Denmark and Austria were ranked first, second and third respectively. 2. Recently, “Gaofen-2” a most ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 13, 14, 2014

1. What is the age limit for the athletes participating in the Youth Olympic Games? [A]14 to 20 [B]15 to 22 [C]14 to 18 [D]16 to 25 14 to 18 The Youth Olympic Games is an international multi-sport event organised by the International Olympic Committee. The age limitation of the athletes is 14 to 18. ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 11, 12, 2014

1. The “Mount Blanc” is the highest mountain in the ____? [A]Australia [B]European Union [C]North America [D]Africa European Union Mount Blanc or Monte Blanco both meaning white mountain is the highest mountain in the Alps and the European Union. 2. Union Cabinet has recently approved the Ken-Betwa river link. This river linking project will help ..