Page-2 of Current Affairs Quiz – August, 2014

GK & Current Affairs: August 15, 16, 2014

1. What is the India’s ranking in the Global Peace Index-2014, published by the Institute for Economics and Peace? [A]112 [B]165 [C]143 [D]76 143 India was ranked at 143th position in the Global Peace Index-2014. In 162 countries list Iceland, Denmark and Austria were ranked first, second and third respectively. 2. Recently, “Gaofen-2” a most ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 13, 14, 2014

1. What is the age limit for the athletes participating in the Youth Olympic Games? [A]14 to 20 [B]15 to 22 [C]14 to 18 [D]16 to 25 14 to 18 The Youth Olympic Games is an international multi-sport event organised by the International Olympic Committee. The age limitation of the athletes is 14 to 18. ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 11, 12, 2014

1. The “Mount Blanc” is the highest mountain in the ____? [A]Australia [B]European Union [C]North America [D]Africa European Union Mount Blanc or Monte Blanco both meaning white mountain is the highest mountain in the Alps and the European Union. 2. Union Cabinet has recently approved the Ken-Betwa river link. This river linking project will help ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 9, 10, 2014

1. Recently, “Recep Tayyip Erdogan” has won the first direct presidential election of which country? [A]Turkey [B]Kenya [C]Zimbabwe [D]Holland Show Answer Turkey Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won first direct presidential election of Turkey. Mr Erdogan secured about 52% of the vote, to avoid any run-off. Mr Erdogan has been Prime Minister since ..

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GK & Current Affairs: August 7, 8, 2014

1. Recently, which among the following countries has launched the “Yaogan XX” a remote sensing satellite to carry out scientific experiment and provide early alerts about natural disasters? [A]Japan [B]Russia [C]China [D]USA China China successfully launched the “Yaogan XX” a remote-sensing satellite to carry out scientific experiments and provide early alerts natural disasters. The satellite ..

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