GK & Current Affairs: October 11, 12, 2014

1. Who among the following has been honoured with Dadabhai Naoroji Award for Culture by the UK government?
[A]Madhav Sharma
[B]Asha Khemka
[C]Patricia Hewitt
[D]Lynda Bellingham

Madhav Sharma
Madhav Sharma has been awarded the first-ever Dadabhai Naoroji Award for Culture by the UK government. The new awards are dedicated to Dadabhai Naoroji as the first Asian member of the British Parliament and the man who brought the first Indian business to the UK.

2. Which player has won the European Golden Boot Award 2014?
[A]Luis Suarez
[B]Luis Enrique
[C]Lionel Messi
[D]Sergi Roberto

Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez from Barcelona Club has won the European Golden Boot Award 2014 as he was the top scorer of Europe in 2013 season

3. Who has won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014 for Biological Science?
[A]Dr. Kavirayani Ramakrishna Prasad
[B]Dr. Roop Mallik
[C]Dr. S Venkata Mohan
[D]Dr. Anurag Agrawal

Dr. Roop Mallik
Dr. Roop Mallik of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai has won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for Biological Sciences. The awards were announced by Director General of CSIR during the 72nd Foundation day celebrations of CSIR in New Delhi.

4. What was the slogan for Asian Games held at Incheon 2014?
[A]Diversity Shines Here
[B]Green, Clean and Friendship
[C]We Cheer, We Share, We Win
[D]The Games of your life

Diversity Shines Here
Diversity Shines Here was the slogan for Incheon Asian Games 2014. The 2018 Asian Games will be hosted by Indonesia.

5. Who among the following has designed the logo and gave slogan of the campaign “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”?
[A]Anant and Bhagyashree
[B]Neelam Bhatacharjee
[C]D Udaya Kumar
[D]Virman Kohli

Anant and Bhagyashree
Anant from Maharashtra and Bhagyashree from Gujarat, had designed the logo of the campaign (Gandhi’s spectacles) and the slogan “Ek Kadam Swachhata Ki Or” respectively.

6. Under the new NATO mission Resolute Support, US Army will give training and support to which country’s army to fight extremism?

Under the new NATO mission Resolute Support, US Army will give training and support to Afghan army to fight against Taliban.

7. Who has been conferred the 2014 Liberty Medal?
[A]Barack Obama
[B]Malala Yousafzai
[D]Tawakkol Karman

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Liberty Medal for her fight for children’s right to education at the National Constitution Center.It is awarded annually to men and women of exceptional courage and conviction who have strived to secure blessings of liberty to people across the world.

8. Duleep Cup is associated with which among the following Sports?

Duleep Cup is the domestic first class competition in cricket which is played in India between teams which represent different zones of the country. It is named after Kumar Shri Duleepsinghji also known as Duleep. It started in 1961-62 season.

9. G. Sathiyan has jumped to No.1 spot in the National rankings list. Which game does he represent?

G.Sathiyan has recently jumped to No.1 position in the national rankings list of Table Tennis. The 21-year old from Chennai had won his first major national title in New Delhi this year.

10. When is the raising day for Indo Tibetan Border Police Force observed in the year?
[A]October 20
[B]October 21
[C]October 22
[D]October 24

October 24
Indo Tibetan Border Police Force was raised on October 24, 1062. It is deployed on border guarding duties from the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh, covering 3488 kms of the Indo-China border.

The above 5 questions are part of Daily Current Affairs 20 MCQs Series in GKToday's Academy Android Application. This series can be subscribed in the app only for Rs. 799/- for entire year. Download Now



Latest E-Books


  • T.Sreedhar kumar reddy

    very hard

  • sapna bisht

    I am already registered in general knowledge today but from last months i am not getting any updates on my email from your side.

  • snehasish

    No 4 explanation ..next 2018 Asian games held at Jakarta in Indonesia

  • prashant singh

    it is nice question and interested question

  • arun

    Current gk

  • Putta Srinivasa Reddy

    latest g k is very helpful

  • giridesh

    Super and best go qestion

  • divya

    it is very useful for Dsc

  • hemant


  • saurav dabral

    Nice study material

  • sara

    This material have usefulll content thanks fr creator

  • Shubhendu Singh

    Nice Questions.
    Dr. Ramakrishna Prasad also won the SSB Award 2014, but in Chemical Science.

  • mudit

    sir,current affair aage update kijiye……………..

  • akhilesh

    sir ,ibps-clerk ka paper aane wala hai cuurent affair aage update kijiye………….bahut jaruri hai………………

  • meena

    i ask some quations

  • User

    The explanation in the last question about ITBP needs a correction. The raising day of ITBP is in the year 1962, not 1062.

  • mukesh kumar nayak

    current affair of september 2014 quiz answer


    respected g.k today authority,
    i am a daily user of g.k today.but i have seeing last few days that the current affairs quiz is not upload properly.last uploading was upto 11/12 oct.so
    plz tell me how can i get rest of current affairs quiz or any information regarding the same…

  • nitin

    From last many weeks it is not being updated,,,,,half of novmber is about to complete but octobers quizz is not complete yet


    Plz send me some general knowledge materials

  • manmohan singh

    please send me thelates gk

  • Yugal Kishore Sahu

    It is very nicely compiled, esp. very useful particularly for Civil Services Aspirants.

    Thanks a lot GKToday.

  • Gautam yadav

    Sir slowly and steadily I mlosing interest in ur site as ur updation is really deterioating very fast might be some more day and I hv to see some other sites.u r not improving after so much of my remainder….sorry for being rude but again I dont have option.

  • Bipul debbarma

    Computer awareness

  • santosh

    dear team,

    You haven’t updated our site i.e :GKTODAY” SINCE A LAST MONTH. I am disappointed. Our site is the best and it is not comparable with any site. please update latest gk quiz and keep our hope alive.

    thanking you,

  • bharath

    super bits but less explination,please add more info

  • D.Sumalatha

    good, it is useful to our knowledge improvement

  • D.Sumalatha

    good, it is useful to my knowledge improvement

  • dillip

    thanks a lot for numerous effort

  • kamlesh kumar

    yes all right

  • Ishita

    It’s an very nice and excellent website where one can learn about our world. Tomorrow is my gk quiz and I have learnt everything from it only………………