Monthly Archives: November 2014

GK & Current Affairs : November 10-12, 2014

1. At which among the following places, School of Planning and Architecture has NOT been established? [A]Delhi [B]Bangalore [C]Bhopal [D]Vijayawada Bangalore There are three Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) in India at Bhopal, Delhi and Vijayawada. They were established with the objectives of providing quality Architecture and physical planning education. The SPAs primarily offer ..

GK & Current Affairs: November 7-9, 2014

1. What is the name of the new drug developed by scientists recently as an alternative to antibiotics? [A]Staphefekt [B]Dalvance [C]Orbactiv [D]Sivextro Staphefekt As the conventional antibiotics are losing their effectiveness against infections, scientists have developed the first drug as an alternative to antibiotics. The name of the drug is Staphefekt. It is claimed to ..

GK & Current Affairs: November 4-6, 2014

1. India’s Drug Technical Advisory Committee has recently waived-off the clinical tests of two drugs Aflibercept and Trastuzumab emtansine. These drugs are used for the treatment of __? [A]TB [B]HIV [C]Cancer [D]Diabetes Cancer The two drugs Aflibercept and Trastuzumab emtansine used in treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer and metastatic breast cancer respectively. The government’s topmost ..

GK & Current Affairs: November 1-3, 2014

1. Which of the following countries is not a part of the Eurasian Custom Union? [A]Russia [B]United Kingdom [C]Belarus [D]Kazakhstan United Kingdom Eurasian Custom Union is a political and economic union which was established by a treaty signed on 29 May 2014 between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. 2. Which among the following leaders been chosen ..

GK & Current Affairs : October 29-31, 2014

1. Which among the following banks are based in China? 1. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) 2. BRICS Bank 3. Asian Development Bank Select the correct option from the codes given below: [A]Only 1 [B]Only 1 & 2 [C]Only 2 [D]1, 2 & 3 Only 1 & 2 2. Which among the following is / ..

GK & Current Affairs: October 27, 28, 2014

1. Who among the following has been recently appointed as the Chairman of Future Earth Engagement Committee? [A]Amartya Sen [B]Jairam Ramesh [C]Manmohan Singh [D]Jean Dreze Jairam Ramesh The inaugural Future Earth Engagement Committee is to be chaired by Indian economist and politician Jairam Ramesh, the Science and Technology Alliance for Global Sustainability (the Alliance).Future Earth ..

GK & Current Affairs: October 23-26, 2014

1. What is the name of India’s first long-range subsonic cruise missile? [A]Akash [B]Nirbhay [C]Agni Prime [D]Jaguar Nirbhay Nirbhay is the name of India’s first long-range subsonic cruise missile. It was test-fired on October 17. 2. The Shyamal Sen Commission was set up to enquire into __? [A]2G spectrum scam [B]Saradha Chit fund Scam [C]Cash-for-votes ..

GK & Current Affairs: October 21, 22, 2014

1. Who among the following is a golf player? [A]Anirban Lahiri [B]Pankaj Advani [C]Geet Sethi [D]Hetul Shah Anirban Lahiri Golfer Anirban Lahiri has recently won the Venetian Macau Open championship. He notched up his second title of the year, with a sparkling final round of five-under 66. In this question, Pankaj Advani and Geet Sethi ..