GK & Current Affairs: December 28, 29, 2014

1. Nand Chaturvedi, who passed away recently, was a famous poet in which language? [A]Hindi [B]Gujarati [C]Malayalam [D]Kannada Hindi Nand Chaturvedi was a noted Hindi poet and a litterateur. Some of his popular works include, ‘Yeh Samai Mamuli Nahin’, ‘Shabd Sansar ki Yayavaria, collection of essays, ‘Imandar Dunya Ke Liye’ among others. He was given

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GK & Current Affairs : December 27, 2014

1. The Bhamala Stupa, a ruined Buddhist Stupa, is located in which one of the following countries? [A]Nepal [B]Bhutan [C]Pakistan [D]China Pakistan Bhamala Stupa is an ancient Gandhara stupa located in Pakistan near Haripur and is a part of so called Bhamala Buddhist Complex. It is a national heritage site of Pakistan and dates back

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GK & Current Affairs: December 26, 2014

1. Who among the following is the new and first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand? [A]Raghubar Das [B]Biranchi Narayan [C]Tala Marandi [D]Nagendra Mahto Raghubar Das Raghubar Das, a five-time Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, has been announced as the first non-tribal chief minister of Jharkhand. Das, who served as the deputy chief minister in the

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GK & Current Affairs: December 25, 2014

1. Who among the following had founded the Central Hindu College at Varanasi, which was later converted into Banaras Hindu University? [A]Madan Mohan Malviya [B]Annie Besant [C]Bal Gangadhar Tilak [D]Jamna Lal Bajaj Annie Besant Madan Mohan Malviya had established BHU in 1915 with the support of some leaders, mainly Annie Besant. She had founded the

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GK & Current Affairs: December 24, 2014

1. Who among the following has won the inaugural edition of Dubai Open Golf Championship title- 2014? [A]Arjun Atwal [B]Wang Jeung-hun [C]Simon Yates [D]Shiv Kapur Arjun Atwal Arjun Atwal of India won Dubai Open Golf championship by beating South Korean Wang Jeung-hun. 2. Recently, which among the following has become the first state to launch

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GK & Current Affairs: December 20-23, 2014

1. Who among the following is the chairman of the Expenditure Management Commission that has been constituted to recommend major expenditure reforms? [A]Bimal Jalan [B]Subir Gokarn [C]B V Reddy [D]C D Deshmukh Bimal Jalan Former Reserve Bank governor Bimal Jalan is the head of the Expenditure Management Commission. The Commission is expected to recommend major

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GK & Current Affairs: December 15-19, 2014

1. Rolene Strauss, who has been crowned as the 64th Miss World-2014, represents which one of the following countries? [A]Mauritius [B]USA [C]South Africa [D]Switzerland South Africa Rolene Strauss representing South Africa has been crowned as the 64th Miss World in 2014. 2. Palkonda Hills are a range of hills that form a structural part of

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GK & Current Affairs: December 11-14, 2014

1. Which among the following countries has recently hit by the powerful Typhoon Hugpit? [A]Indonesia [B]Philippines [C]Netherland [D]Thailand Philippines 2. Chunibhai Vidya, who passed away, recently was a ____? [A]Freedom Fighter [B]Author [C]Scientist [D]Poet Freedom Fighter Chunibhai Vidya is a veteran Gandhian and Sarvodaya leader. Popularly known as Chuni Kaka, Vaidya was a close disciple

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GK & Current Affairs: December 7-10, 2014

1. Recently, the union government has said 175 essential drugs have been brought under the price control regime. With this decision the total number of drugs which are under price control mechanism has been raised to ____? [A]545 [B]675 [C]615 [D]710 615 615 essential drugs have been brought under price control mechanism. 175 essential drugs

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GK & Current Affairs: December 4-6, 2014 (Updated)

1. Which among the following is world’s largest Mangrove forest? [A]Sundarbans [B]Pichavaram [C]Bhitarkanika [D]Malayan Peninsula mangroves Sundarbans Sundarbans – a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Sundrban has world’s largest mangrove forest which is home to wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the Bengal tiger and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and

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