Page-4 of GKToday Archives: September, 2016

GK & Current Affairs – September 13, 2016

1. Which committee has recently submitted its report to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty? [A]HR Khan committee [B]Arvind Panagariya committee [C]Bibek Debroy committee [D]Vivek Debroy committee Answer: Arvind Panagariya committeeNotes: The Arvind Panagariya committee, which was formed to define poverty and prepare a road map to alleviate it, has recently submitted its ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 11, 12, 2016

1. Who has won the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles tennis tournament? [A]Serena Williams [B]Venus Williams [C]Angelique Kerber [D]Karolina Pliskova Answer: Angelique KerberNotes: Angelique Kerber, a German professional tennis player, has won the 2016 US Open Women’s Singles tennis tournament by defeating Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic in the final by 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. With ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 10, 2016

1. India’s first Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) laboratory will be set up in which state? [A]Uttar Pradesh [B]Maharashtra [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Tamil Nadu Answer: MaharashtraNotes: India’s first Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) laboratory will be set up in Aundh in Hingoli district of Maharashtra. LIGO-India will bring wide opportunities in cutting edge technology for Indian ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 9, 2016

1. Which registration module has been launched by the Union Government for Indian students studying abroad? [A]Madad [B]Milan [C]Bharat [D]iBharat Answer: MadadNotes: The Ministry of External affairs (MEA) has recently launched a registration module “madad.gov.in” for Indian students studying abroad so they could be reached in case of emergency. Currently, there is no data available ..

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GK & Current Affairs – September 8, 2016

1. Which campaign has been launched by Union Government to promote the use of natural gas in India? [A]GasoneIndia campaign [B]Gas4India campaign [C]GasinIndia campaign [D]GasallIndia campaign Answer: Gas4India campaignNotes: Dharmendra Pradhan, the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, has recently launched #Gas4India campaign in New Delhi to promote the use of ..

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Quiz 657: General Knowledge for SSC Examinations

1. 2. 3. In which of the following regions, maize is used as staple food ? [A]Western Europe [B]Russia [C]Middle Africa [D]South-East Asia Answer: Middle AfricaNotes: Maize or corn is a cereal crop that is grown widely throughout the world in a range of agroecological environments. The grains are rich in vitamins A, C and ..

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