Monthly Archives: December 2014

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..