Monthly Archives: November 2015

GK & Current Affairs – November 29, 2015

1. Who has won the 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament? [A]Saina Nehwal [B]P V Sindhu [C]Jwala Gutta [D]Ashwini Ponnappa Show Answer P V Sindhu Indian shuttler P V Sindhu has won the 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament in the women’s single category. She has won this title for the ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 28, 2015

1. Who will be the first woman Secretary-General of the Commonwealth? [A]Gareth Peirce [B]Justline Thornton [C]Baroness Patricia [D]Cherie Blair Show Answer Baroness Patricia Dominica-born British lawyer Patricia Scotland (60) has been elected as the new Secretary General of the Commonwealth. She becomes the first woman and also first British citizen to be elected as secretary-general ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 27, 2015

1. Which country has approved the human consumption of a genetically engineered (GE) Salmon? [A]Japan [B]China [C]United States [D]Australia Show Answer United States Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of United Statues has approved the human consumption of a genetically engineered (GE) Salmon. It marks the first time the FDA has authorized the sale ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 26, 2015

1. Who is the new President of ASSOCHAM? [A]Deepak Mahajan [B]Ved Jain [C]Sunil Kanoria [D]Sandeep Jajodia Show Answer Sunil Kanoria Sunil Kanoria, Vice-chairman of SERI Infrastructure Finance Ltd., has taken the charge as President of ASSOCHAM. Kanoria has succeeded Rana Kapoor, Yes Bank Managing Director and CEO. Sunil Kanoria is also the joint Managing Director ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 25, 2015

1. Who among the following is appointed as chairperson of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)? [A]Rahul Dravid [B]Anju Bobby [C]Mary Kom [D]Pullela Gopichand Show Answer Anju Bobby India’s former long jump world champion Anju Bobby George was appointed as the chairperson of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). She will assume the charge in December ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 24, 2015

1. Who has won the recent presidential election in Argentina? [A]Sergio Massa [B]Mauricio Macri [C]Daniel Scioli [D]Carlos Zannini Show Answer Mauricio Macri Argentina’s opposition candidate Mauricio Macri has won the presidential election. His victory marked an end to the left-leaning and often combative era of President Cristina Fernandez, who along with her late husband and ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 23, 2015

1. Which among the following committee has been set up for promotion of Sanskrit language? [A]N Gopalaswami committee [B]Deviprasad Mishra committee [C]Ramesh Bharadwaj committee [D]Chand Kiran Salooja committee Show Answer N Gopalaswami committee The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry has set up a 13-member expert committee exclusively for promotion of the Sanskrit language. The ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 22, 2015

1. Who among the following is the recipient of the first ‘Distinguished Indologist’ award? [A]Romila Thapar [B]Wendy Doniger [C]Heinrich von Stietencron [D]Bannanje Govindacharya Show Answer Heinrich von Stietencron The first `Distinguished Indologist` award was conferred on Prof. Emeritus Heinrich Freiherr Von Stietencron of the Federal Republic of Germany. The President of India has conferred the ..