GK & Current Affairs: May 25, 26, 2015

1. Who has become the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes most powerful list? [A]Taylor Swift [B]Sofia Vergara [C]Oprah Winfrey [D]Mary Barra Show Answer Taylor Swift US based singer Taylor Swift has become the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes most powerful list. She was ranked 65 on the Forbes most

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GK & Current Affairs: May 23, 24, 2015

1. On which date International Day for Biodiversity is observed? [A]May 20 [B]May 21 [C]May 22 [D]May 23 Show Answer May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on 22 May every year. The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of

GK & Current Affairs: May 21, 22, 2015

1. In which state India’s first Zinc fortified rice variety was launched, recently? [A]Bihar [B]West Bengal [C]Chhattisgarh [D]Uttar Pradesh Show Answer Chhattisgarh Scientists in Chhattisgarh have developed a high zinc-enriched variety of rice. The new paddy seed, called “Chhattisgarh Zinc Rice-1”, the first zinc biofortified rice variety in India. The new variety is expected to

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GK & Current Affairs : May 19, 20, 2015

1. Which of the following is the first North East state to achieve 100 percent success in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana? [A]Nagaland [B]Tripura [C]Meghalaya [D]Assam Show Answer Meghalaya Meghalaya became the first state in India to achieve 100 percent success in implementing the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. All households in the

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GK & Current Affairs : May 17, 18, 2015

1. What is India’s ranking on Human Capital Index released on May 15, 2015? [A]56 [B]90 [C]100 [D]123 Show Answer 100 India has been ranked at 100 on Human Capital Index, which measures countries on development and deployment of human capital. Finland has topped the 124 nation list. Finland is followed by Norway, Switzerland, Canada,

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GK & Current Affairs : May 15, 16, 2015

1. The controversial Omkareshwar dam is on which river? [A]Narmada [B]Tapti [C]Krishna [D]Chambal Show Answer Narmada The Omkareshwar Dam is gravity dam on the Narmada River Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh. The project has come up for hydel power production and enhancing irrigation facility in the Khandwa region, Madhya Pradesh. The dam has been in news

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GK & Current Affairs : May 13, 14, 2015

1. Which of the following has launched Indian Trading League (ITL), India’s first capital market league? [A]SEBI [B]SAMCO [C]NSE [D]BSE Show Answer SAMCO SAMCO Ventures, a Mumbai-based discount broking firm, has launched Indian Trading League (ITL). The ITL is said to be the country’s first capital market league. The first edition of the league begins

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GK & Current Affairs : May 11, 12, 2015

1. Who is the chairman of the committee set to review Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) issues? [A]U K Sinha [B]Urjit Patel [C]A P Shah [D]H M Khan Show Answer A P Shah To find a solution to the ongoing controversies over the applicability of minimum alternate tax (MAT) on foreign institutional investors (FIIs), the government

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GK & Current Affairs : May 9, 10, 2015

1. The National Florence Nightingale Awards are given for excellence in which profession? [A]Doctor [B]Nursing [C]Philanthropy [D]Journalism Show Answer Nursing The National Florence Nightingale Awards are given for nursing professionals. The award was instituted by Health ministry in 1973 as a mark of recognition for the meritorious services of nurses. The award carries Rs 50000

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GK & Current Affairs: May 7, 8, 2015

1. The winner of World Welterweight title of Boxing is __? [A]Floyd Mayweather Jr [B]Demetrius Andrade [C]Cornelius Bundrage [D]Manny Pacquiao Show Answer Floyd Mayweather American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Has won the unified World Welterweight title of World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organisation and World Boxing Association. To win this title he defeated Manny Pacquiao

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