Page-2 of GKToday Archives: May, 2015

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 Answer: SAMCONotes: 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 on ..

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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 Answer: A P ShahNotes: To find a solution to the ongoing controversies over the applicability of minimum alternate tax (MAT) on foreign institutional investors (FIIs), the government has ..

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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 Answer: NursingNotes: 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 cash, ..

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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 Answer: Floyd MayweatherNotes: 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 from ..

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GK & Current Affairs: May 5, 6, 2015

1. Which country is venue for the first ever Asian Youth Athletic Championship-2015? [A]Qatar [B]China [C]Jordan [D]Japan Answer: QatarNotes: Doha, Qatar is hosting the inaugural edition of the Asian Youth Athletic Championships. Youth Athletics Championships are open to athletes aged 17 or under, unlike Junior Athletics Championships, which are open to participants aged 19 or ..

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GK & Current Affairs: May 3, 4, 2015

1. In which state BHEL has commissioned Bijlee Utpadan’s thermal unit, recently? [A]Bihar [B]Uttarkhand [C]Odisha [D]Madhya Pradesh Answer: BiharNotes: BHEL has commissioned Bijlee Utpadan’s thermal unit in Bihar. This is the first 195 MW unit to be commissioned by Bhel at the 2×195 MW Muzaffarpur thermal power station. KBUNL is a joint venture of NTPC ..

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