Monthly Archives: August 2015

GK & Current Affairs: August 12, 13, 2015

1. In which state of India, the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) will be set up? [A]Uttar Pradesh [B]Rajasthan [C]New Delhi [D]Haryana Show Answer New Delhi The Government of India (GoI) has approved the setting up of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) for imparting MD and Ph.D level education in the traditional medicine ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 10-11, 2015

1. Which of the following Indian cities became the member of World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) recently? [A]Kochi [B]Madurai [C]Manjeri [D]Tiruchirappalli Show Answer Kochi Kochi has become the first city in India to be a member of Beijing-headquartered World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Council. The WTCF is a non-profit, non-governmental international organisation formed to create ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 7-9, 2015

1. Freedom fighter Kayyara Kinhanna Rai, who passed away recently, was a famous poet in which language? A]Tamil B]Kannada C]Malayalam D]Telgu Show Answer Kannada The Kannada poet and freedom fighter Mr. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai (101) passed away at Badiyadkka in Kasaragod district, Kerala. The excerpts of his works are Shreemukha, Aikyagana, Punarnava, Chethana, Malayala Sahitya ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 5, 6, 2015

1. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) won the Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award 2015 for exemplary work in Dairy Geographical Information System. This institute was founded by whom in 1965? [A]M S Swaminathan [B]T. Nanda Kumar [C]Dr. Verghese Kurien [D]None of them Show Answer Dr. Verghese Kurien The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 3, 4, 2015

1. Which of the following banks have launched ‘Dhanchayat’, an educational film to raise awareness on the dangers of borrowing money from unorganised sources? [A]State bank of India [B]Bhartiya Mahila Bank [C]HDFC Bank [D]Axis Bank Show Answer HDFC Bank The HDFC Bank Ltd. Launched ‘Dhanchayat’ an educational film to raise awareness on the dangers of ..

GK & Current Affairs: August 1, 2, 2015

1. India’s first Harbour Defence System has been commissioned at which of the following places recently? [A]Ennore [B]Tuticorin [C]Paradip [D]Kochi Show Answer Kochi India’s first Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) has been commissioned in Kochi, Kerala. The system will enable operators to foresee and respond to surface and sub-surface threats to vital ..

GK & Current Affairs: July 28-31, 2015

1. Kakdwip and Sagar Island, which were recently making news for a proposed underwater tunnel, are located in which state / UT? [A]Andhra Pradesh [B]West Bengal [C]Andaman and Nicobar [D]Tamil Nadu Show Answer West Bengal Government of India is planning to develop two immersed tunnels between Kakdwip and Sagar Island in West Bengal, and Chatham ..

GK & Current Affairs: July 26, 27, 2015

1. Which of the following state governments has launched Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Jan Van Vikas Scheme for the development of villages around tiger reserves? [A]Gujarat [B]Maharashtra [C]Madhya Pradesh [D]Rajasthan Show Answer Maharashtra Maharashtra Cabinet has approved Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Jan Van Vikas Scheme for development of villages around tiger reserves. Aim of this scheme is ..