Monthly Archives: November 2015

GK & Current Affairs – November 13, 2015

1. In which among the following sectors, 100% FDI is allowed under automatic route in India? [A]Duty Free Shops [B]Defence [C]Banking [D]Broadcasting Show Answer Duty Free Shops The government has allowed 100% FDI in Duty Free Shops under automatic route. In the Defence sector, 49 per cent foreign investment has been allowed under the automatic ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 12, 2015

1. Which is the first Indian state to launch auction of mines? [A]West Bengal [B]Gujarat [C]Tamil Nadu [D]Karnataka Show Answer Gujarat Gujarat has become the first state in the country to start mines auction. The Gujarat government has issued a notification for auction of five limestone blocks. Gujarat government has passed the Mines and Minerals ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 11, 2015

1. Which day is celebrated as National Legal Services Day (NLSD) in India? [A]5 November [B]7 November [C]9 November [D]11 November Show Answer 9 November The 9th of November of every year is celebrated as the Legal Services Day in India. It was first started by Supreme court of India in the year 1995 to ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 10, 2015

1. First international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in which city? [A]Jaipur [B]New Delhi [C]Bangalore [D]Panaji Show Answer New Delhi From 1st to 3rd December 2015, first international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in New Delhi. The festival will be organized to recognise ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 9, 2015

1. Mana Patel and Virdhawal Khade are related to which sports? [A]Wrestling [B]Boxing [C]Swimming [D]Shooting Show Answer Swimming Mana Patel of Gujarat won the gold medal in the 69th senior National Aquatic Championship in women’s category whereas Virdhawal Khade (Maharashtra) was declared best swimmer of the event in men’s category. The 69th senior National Aquatic ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 8, 2015

1. What is the Swachh Bharat cess on services? [A]0.25% [B]0.50% [C]0.75% [D]1.00% Show Answer 0.50% The central government has announced a Swachh Bharat cess at the rate of 0.5% on all services now liable to service tax. The Swachh Bharat cess will be effective from November 15 this year. The proceeds will be used ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 7, 2015

1. Microsoft has selected which city for its pilot projects in Digital India initiative? [A]Surat [B]Kolkata [C]Varanasi [D]Allahabad Show Answer Varanasi Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s plans for the ambitious Digital India programme include an experimental technology pilot in Varanasi. The software giant has chosen the pilgrim town in Uttar Pradesh as the venue for a ..

GK & Current Affairs – November 6, 2015

1. Bimal Prasad, who passed away recently was India’s former ambassador of which country? [A]Pakistan [B]Nepal [C]Sri Lanka [D]Bangladesh Show Answer Nepal Bimal Prasad (92), who was former ambassador to Nepal during early nineties passed away on November 4, 2015 in New Delhi. He was a close associate of Jayaprakash Narayan. He authored many books ..