GK & Current Affairs: June 19, 20, 2015

1. Which city is the venue for the International Conference on String Theory-2015? [A]Mumbai [B]Bengaluru [C]Chennai [D]Hyderabad Show Answer Bengaluru Strings 2015 conference will be held from 22 – 26 June 2015 at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, IISc Campus and ICTS Campus, Bengaluru. The conference, being held in India after 14 years, brings

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GK & Current Affairs: June 17, 18, 2015

1. Keibul Lamjao, worlds only floating national park is located in which state? [A]Assam [B]Tripura [C]Manipur [D]Arunachal Pradesh Show Answer Manipur The Keibul Lamjao National Park is in Bishnupur district of Manipur. The Keibul Lamjao, the only floating national park in the world, is home to the last of the brow-antlered deer (Rucervus eldii eldii),

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GK & Current Affairs: June 15, 16, 2015

1. Which country has been named the most peaceful country in the world? [A]Denmark [B]Iceland [C]Austria [D]New Zealand Show Answer Iceland Iceland was named the most peaceful country in the world, followed by Denmark, Austria, New Zealand and Switzerland. Syrian has been ranked lowest in the list due to ongoing civil war in the country.

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GK & Current Affairs: June 13, 14, 2015

1. Which Asian country parliament has recently passed a bill to lower the voting age from 20 to 18 years? [A]South Korea [B]Japan [C]China [D]Bangladesh Show Answer Japan Japan’s parliament passed a bill to lower the voting age from 20 to 18. The decision will result in adding 2.4 million new voters to the nation’s

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GK & Current Affairs: June 11, 12, 2015

1. On which date, World Day Against Child Labor is observed? [A]10 June [B]12 June [C]13 June [D]14 June Show Answer 12 June World Day Against Child Labor is observed on 12 June. It is observed to raise awareness of the plight of child laborers world-wide.Reference Report Error 3. The SAARC motor vehicles agreement was

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GK & Current Affairs : June 9, 10, 2015

1. Which state gives the Bishnuram Medhi award for the State cricketer-of-the-year? [A]Tamil Nadu [B]Maharashtra [C]Karnataka [D]Andhra Pradesh Show Answer Tamil Nadu Bishnuram Medhi award for the State cricketer-of-the-year is given by the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association’s (TNCA). Vijay Shankar has won the 2015 Bishnuram Medhi award for the State cricketer-of-the-year. Report Error 3. Which

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GK & Current Affairs : June 7, 8, 2015

1. NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator project aims to test technique for atmospheric entry on which planet? [A]Jupiter [B]Mars [C]Venus [D]Mercury Show Answer Mars The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator or LDSD is a re-entry vehicle designed to test techniques for atmospheric entry on Mars. The disc-shaped LDSD uses an inflatable structure called the Supersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator

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GK & Current Affairs : June 5, 6, 2015

1. India’s first exclusive hospital for elephant will come up in which state? [A]Tamil Nadu [B]Karnataka [C]Kerala [D]Andhra Pradesh Show Answer Kerala India’s first exclusive hospital for elephant will be set up in Kerala. The hospital will have an in-patient treatment facility for 10 elephants at a time. The hospital will also have state- of-the-art

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GK & Current Affairs: June 3, 4, 2015

1. The ONE Campaign is a non profit organisation that fights extreme poverty particularly in which region? [A]Asia [B]South America [C]Africa [D]Europe Show Answer Africa The ONE Campaign is an international, nonpartisan, non-profit, advocacy and campaigning organisation that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders

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GK & Current Affairs: June 1, 2, 2015

1. The Delhi-Mumbai Industrial corridor (DMIC) project covers how many states? [A]Four [B]Six [C]Five [D]Seven Show Answer Six DMIC covers six states – Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is a State-Sponsored Industrial Development Project of the Government of India. The $100 billion ambitious project aimed at developing Industrial zones spanning

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