GK & Current Affairs: October 11, 12, 2014

1. Who among the following has been honoured with Dadabhai Naoroji Award for Culture by the UK government? [A]Madhav Sharma [B]Asha Khemka [C]Patricia Hewitt [D]Lynda Bellingham Madhav Sharma Madhav Sharma has been awarded the first-ever Dadabhai Naoroji Award for Culture by the UK government. The new awards are dedicated to Dadabhai Naoroji as the first

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GK & Current Affairs: October 9, 10, 2014

1. Who has been recently sworn-in as the new Indonesian President? [A]Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono [B]Joko Widodo [C]Megawati Sukarnoputri [D]Abdurrahman Wahid Joko Widodo Joko Widodo has been appointed as the new Indonesian President. Widodo comes from a humble background as he was brought up in a Javan slum and is the first President of the world’s

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GK & Current Affairs : October 7, 8, 2014

1. Which of the following FMCG product has been recently banned in India under provisions of Rule 135-B? [A]Cosmetics [B]Coffee [C]Rice [D]Mobiles Cosmetics Rule 135-B that states no cosmetic that has been tested on animals after the commencement of Drugs and Cosmetics (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2014 shall be imported into the country. The ban will

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GK & Current Affairs: October 5, 6, 2014

1. “The Organiser” is a weekly magazine published by which among the following organizations? [A]Bhartiya Janta Party [B]Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh [C]The Hindu Group [D]Communist Party of India Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Organiser is the official publication of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. It was launched in 1947. 2. Who among the following is the winner of 2014

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GK & Current Affairs: October 3, 4, 2014

1. With reference to the Maithreyi International Visiting Professorship scheme launched recently by the Union Ministry for Science and Technology, which among the following is / are correct statements? 1. India will invite 12 leading international scholars from across the world to come to India as Visiting Professors. 2. The visiting professors will deliver three

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GK & Current Affairs: October 1, 2, 2014

1. India recently has ingeniously developed a Broad Spectrum Confocal Microscope. Which of the following is true about the same? [A]Generates 3D images of objects [B]Uses an infra red beam which passes through a patented photonic crystal fibre [C]Optic fibre produces multiple wavelengths from the laser [D]All of the above All of the above Broad

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GK & Current Affairs: September 29, 30, 2014

1. What efforts have been made by Government recently in context with the ‘Make in India’ campaign? 1. All central government services are being integrated with an e-Biz single window online portal. 2. Security clearances to investment proposals within 3 months by Home Ministry. 3. All state governments are been sent an advisory to simplify

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GK & Current Affairs: September 27, 28, 2014

1. In the recently concluded Asian Games, what was the rank of India in final medal tally? [A]6th [B]7th [C]8th [D]9th 8th India finished 8th in the Inchon Asian Games 2014 Medal Tally with a total haul of 57, comprising of 11 gold, 10 silver and 36 bronze. China topped the medals table for the

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GK & Current Affairs: September 25, 26, 2014

1. What is the current (September 2014) Sovereign Rating as per the rating agency Standard & Poor’s? [A]BBB+ [B]BBB- [C]BB+ [D]BB- BBB- Recently, the global rating firm Standard & Poor’s has revised the outlook on India’s rating to ‘stable’ from ‘negative’. However, the Sovereign Rating remains at BBB- in long term and A-3 in short

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GK & Current Affairs: September 23, 24, 2014

1. Who among the following is the current NATO Chief? [A]Jens Stoltenberg [B]Anders Fogh Rasmussen [C]Jaap de Hoop Scheffer [D]George Robertson Jens Stoltenberg Jens Stoltenberg, former Norwegian PM has been selected as the Secretary General of NATO. He succeeds Anders Fogh Rasmussen. 2. Who has been appointed as the special director-general of National Investigation Agency?

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