Current Affairs Quiz Important Questions Set 1

Q.1
What is the rank achieved by India among the medical tourism destinations in Asia as per the study by KPMG-FICCI?

1. In Top three
2. In Top four 
3. On Top
4. Second Lowest 
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 1

Q.2  Name the committee which is probing N Srinivasan and 12 players in IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal?
1. Mudgal Committee
2. Kapil Dev Committee
3. Ravi Shastri Committee
4. Mehrotra Committee
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 1

Q.3 Consider the following statements-
(A)  India called-off the Foreign Secretary-level bilateral talks with Pakistan.
(B)  The decision was taken by the Union government after Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit invited Kashmiri separatist Hurriyat leaders in Delhi for a meet.
(C)  The high-level talk between the Foreign Secretaries of the two nations was supposed to be held on 25 August 2014 in Islamabad.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
1. Only A
2. All A, B and C 
3. Only B
4. Both B and C 
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 2

Q.4 Consider the following statements:
(A)   The Minister of Railways Shri D.V.Sadananda Gowda gave away cash awards to those Indian Railway sportspersons, who as a part of Indian contingent, won medals for India at recently concluded Commonwealth Games-2014, (CWG) at Glasgow, Scotland.
(B)  The cash awards are Rs. 25 lakh for winning Gold Medal, Rs. 20 for Silver Medal and Rs. 15 lakh for winning Bronze Medal.
(C)  In CWG-14 out of total 64 Medals won by India, Railway players bagged 9 Medals.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
1. Both A and B
2. Only A
3. Only B
4. All A, B and C
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 4

Q.5 Who has sworn in as the 17th Governor of Karnataka on 1st Sep’14?
1. P. Sathasivam 
2. Mridula Sinha
3. V R Vala
4. Om Prakash Kohli
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 3

Q.6 Who is the Union minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises at present?
1. Ananth kumar 
2. Dr. Najma A Heptulla
3. Ramvilas Paswan
4. Kalraj Mishra
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 4

Q.7 Name the Indian-American scientist who heads one of the world’s largest public research universities & plans to strengthen ties with India in the area of hospital management?
1. Pradeep K. Khosla
2. Lalitha Kumaramangalam
3. Antara Haldar  
4.  K K Paul
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 1

Q.8 Consider the following statements:
(A)  The President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 6th Edition of Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee Rural Football Tournament at Raghunathganj in Murshidabad district, West Bengal.
(B)  The President witnessed the exhibition match between Eastern Railway Sport Club and Bhawanipur Club.
(C)  Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee was the freedom fighter and father of President Pranab Mukherjee.
Which of the above statements is/are TRUE?
1. Only A
2. Only C
3. Both B and C
4. Both A and B
5. All A , B and C
Correct Ans: 5

Q.9 Which of the following countries has been known for the highest number of suicides in the world as per WHO report?
1. China
2. Belgium
3. Luxembourg
4. India
5. Iraq
Correct Ans: 4

Q.10 Consider the following statements:
(A)  World Humanitarian Day is observed across the world on 17 August .
(B)   The day is observed to recognise humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.
(C)  The theme for the year 2014 is The World Needs More Humanitarian Heroes.
Which of the above statements is/are TRUE ?
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Both B and C
4. Both A and C 
5. A, B and C
Correct Ans: 3

Q.11 Consider the following statements:
(A)  North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit 2014 was held in Wales
(B)  This was the first summit held in the United Kingdom since Margaret Thatcher welcomed NATO leaders to London in 1990.
(C)   More than 60 world leaders attended the NATO Summit. Ukraine, Afghanistan was the top agenda for leaders of NATO Summit
Which of the above statements is/are TRUE ?
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Both A and C 
4. Both  B and C 
5. A,B and C
Correct Ans: 5

Q.12 Name the player who has won Men’s Singles title at the US Open Tennis ?
1. Marin Cilic 
2. Roger Federar
3. Rafael Nadal
4. Stanislas Wawrinka
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 1

Q.13 Which country secured the first rank in terms of effective regulation of the stock exchanges as per the report published by World Economic Forum (WEF)?
1. South Africa
2. South Korea
3. Netherland
4. India
5. USA
Correct Ans: 1

Q.14 Consider the following statements:
(A)  Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agreed on a ceasefire agreement
(B)  The deal is also known as Minsk agreement.
(C)  The agreement was brokered by Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
Which of the above statements is/are TRUE ?
1. Only B     
2. Only C     
3. Both A and C
4. Both A and B
5. A,B and C
Correct Ans: 5

Q.15 Mahatma Ayyankali’s 152nd birth anniversary is celebrated on _____.
1. 8 September
2. 9 September
3. 11 September
4. 15 September 
5. 21 August
Correct Ans: 1

Q.16 Consider the following  statements-
(A)   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Nagpur Metro Rail Project.
(B)   The total project cost is Rs.8,680 crore, with Government of India contributing Rs 1,555 crore in the form of equity and subordinate debt.
(C)   The project shall be implemented by the Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. which will be set up as a 50:50 jointly owned company of the Government of India and the Government of Maharashtra.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are True?
1. A, B and C 
2. Only A and B
3. Only A
4. Only B and C
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 1

Q.17 Consider the following statements-
(A)  State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) announced to invest 5219 crore rupees for the production of Daman gas fields in the Arabian Sea.
(B)  The investment will be made towards Daman Development project to enhance production of natural gas and condensate in its Tapti Daman Block in Arabian Sea by the mid of 2016.
(C)  The project envisages installation of seven well head platforms, one riser platform with associated pipelines and drilling of 28 wells.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are False?
1. Only A
2. Only C
3. Only B
4. A, B and C
5. None of these
Correct Ans: 5

Q.18 Which country has announced doubling of its private and public investment in India to about $34 billion over the next five years even as the two countries decided to elevate their ties to a special strategic global partnership but failed to conclude a civil nuclear deal?
1. Myanmar
2. Japan
3. Russia
4. Vietnam
5. USA
Correct Ans: 2

Q.19 For which states Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) has approved Rs. 4754 Crore for power transmission?
1. Arunachal Pradesh and Maharashtra
2. Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim
3.  Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra
4. Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya
5. Arunachal Pradesh and Jharkhand
Correct Ans: 2

Q.20 Which company has launched the Android One based mobile phones, recently?
1. Yahoo
2. Infosys
3. Google
4. Apple
5. Blackberry
Correct Ans: 3

Daily 10 Questions For 26 September 2014

  1. Who is the India ambassador to United States.
  2. Who is the present ambassador of India to UN?
  3. Who is the current governor of Maharastra?
  4. Recently ADB sold its ——- percent stake in Petronet LNG Ltd. for Rs. 7145 crore?
  5. Total borrowing of the government for this fiscal year has been revived to Rs. 5.92 lakh crore, which is 8000 crore less than the Budget estimate of?
  6. Alstom Bharat Forge Power ltd has signed a contract worth Rs. 1136.5 crore with NTPC for delivery of two units of 660 MW Super Critical turbine for which plan of UP.?
  7. Recently rating agency Moody’s announced that Public Sector Banks constitute —– percent of net loans in Indian Banking System.?
  8. Basel III has raised the minimum capital levels for both Tier I capital and Common Equity Tier I caiptal to —- and —- percents respectively?
  9. Rcently which committee had been setup by RBI for capacity building in Banks and Non- Banks entities.?
  10. Deadline for actual implementation of Indirect Tax regime Goods and Service Tax (GST) is?

Current Affairs Quiz For September 2014

Ques. : 1   The World Hepatitis Day is observed on which of the following dates?
1) 22 Jul 2) 26 Jul
3) 28 Jul 4) 29 Jul
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 3) 28 Jul‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 2   The Law Commission Chairperson AP Shah has recommended three changes to Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Law in his report submitted recently. Which of the following is NOT among them?
1) Same retirement age of 65 for Supreme Court and High Court judges. 2) A three-year “cooling off” period for retired judges before the take up positions offered by the govt.
3) A fixed tenure for Chief Justice of India. 4) Executive takeover of judicial appointment system.
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 4) Executive takeover of judicial appointment system.‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 3   As revealed by the World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, recently, which of the following countries is the largest client for the World Bank Group? The WB committed a total of $6.4 bn to the country during its last fiscal year.
1) China 2) India
3) Brazil 4) Japan
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 2) India‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 4   Which of the following e-commerce websites has announced to have raised $ 1bn (Rs 6,000 cr) in fund recently? This is the largest ever fund-raising by an Indian Internet company.
1) Snapdeal 2) Shopclues
3) Flipkart 4) Homeshop18
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 3) Flipkart‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 5   Name unmanned vehicle developed by NASA which has made a record clocking highest distance by any man-made vehicle on a celestial body other than earth recently. The solar-powered robot has journeyed 40 KM on mars so far.
1) Opportunity 2) Discovery
3) Path Finder 4) Lunokhod 2
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 1) Opportunity‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 6   While addressing a gathering of scientists in New Delhi, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for ‘Blue Revolution’. The blue revolution is associated with
1) Crude oil production 2) Bio-dieses production
3) Plastic industry 4) Fisheries sector
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 4) Fisheries sector‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 7   Amit Kumar and Vinesh Phogat won gold medals for India in which of the following games in the 20th Commonwealth Games recently?
1) Boxing 2) Shooting
3) Wrestling 4) Weightlifting
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 3) Wrestling‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 8   During the recent visit of Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj to Nepal, both sides stressed the need to complete necessary formalities for BIPPA. Expand the term BIPPA.
1) Bilateral Investment Protection and Preference Agreement 2) Bilateral Investment Provisioning and Promotion Agreement
3) Bilateral Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement 4) Bilateral Investment Protection and Provision Agreement
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 3) Bilateral Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 9   The book titled ‘The Gypsy Goddess’ has been authored by who among the following?
1) Meena Kandasamy 2) Ranjit Hoskote
3) Kalyan Ray 4) Dayanita Singh
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 1) Meena Kandasamy‘; return false;”>Show Answer
Ques. : 10   Who among the following is the present Chairman of the Railway Board?
1) VK Gupta 2) Arunendra Kumar
3) Alok Johri 4) Kul Bhushan
5) None of these <a class="answer" href="https://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=8669623268123485385#&quot; onclick="this.innerHTML = 'Answer:- 2) Arunendra Kumar‘; return false;”>Show Answer

Current Affairs Questions For 17 And 18 September

1. Who among the following has been recently awarded Saraswati Samman
for his book “Dhool Paudhon Par”?
[A]Sunil Gangopadhyay
[B]Govind Mishra
[C]Narendra Kohli
[D]Amar Kanth
Govind Mishra
Govind Mishra has won the Saraswati Samman for his work Dhool Paudhon
Par. The novel deals with life and struggles of the modern Indian woman.
Saraswati Samman is annually given to celebrated writers for out standing
contribution to literature in Indian languages. Mishra is a former IRS officer and
was awarded with Vyas Samman (1998) and Sahit ya Akademi Award (2008)
also.
2. Which country is the current chair of G20 group of countries?
[A]USA
[B]France
[C]Germany
[D]Australia

Australia
G20 is a group of 19 countries and EU. It started in 1999 and has served as a
major platform for international economic cooperation and decision-making.
3. The successful launch of Mars Orbital Mission into Mars orbit was done by
the critical test-fire of LAM of Mangalyaan. What does LAM stand for?
[A]Land Apogee Motor
[B]Liquid Aerial Motor
[C]Land Aerial Motor
[D]Liquid Apogee Motor
Liquid Apogee Motor
The critical test fire of LAM ultimately placed after a burn of 4 seconds using
0.5 kg fuel to slower the spacecraft. The success of Mangalyaan places India
as the first nation in the world to do so in first attempt and also the first Asian
nation to be able to reach Mars.
4. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Fiji?
[A]Voreqe Bainimarama
[B]Epeli Nailatikau
[C]Laisenia Qarase
[D]Sitiveni Rabuka
Voreqe Bainimarama
Voreqe Bainimarama has been sworn-in as the new PM of Fiji. General
elections after 2006 military coup by Bainimarama, were held on 17
September 2014. He has won a clear majority of 60 % seats.
5. Which among the following places has been decided as the next SAARC
Cultural Capital for the year 2015-16?
[A]Bamiyan
[B]Shenzhen
[C]Kathmandu
[D]New Delhi
Bamiyan
At the 3rd meeting of SAARC at New Delhi, Bamiyan was declared as the new
Cultural Capital of SAARC for the year 2015-16. The Summit also declared
2016-17 as the SAARC Year of Cultural Heritage. The Summit took place at
New Delhi in September 2014
6. Government of India celebrated September 25 as which of the following
days?
[A]Urja Diwas
[B]Ant yodya Diwas
[C]Itihas Diwas
[D]Sadbhawana Diwas
Antyodya Diwas
Ant yodya Diwas was observed to mark the 98th birth anniversary of Pandit
Deendayal Upadhyay who was the noted philosopher, historian and political
activist.
7. Which of the following forms a boundary between North and South Korea?
[A]17th Parallel
[B]38th Parallel
[C]49th Parallel
[D]19th Parallel38th Parallel
38th Parallel forms the boundary between North and South Korea. It lies 38
degrees north of the equator.
8. Who among the following has been selected for the ‘Right Livelihood Prize’
2014?
[A]Ole von Uexkull
[B]Paul Walker
[C]Sima Samar
[D]Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden has been selected for the Right Livelihood Award also
known as Alternate Nobel Prize for his extraordinary courage to reveal the
extent of state surveillance which violated all international norms of mutual
trust and privacy.
9. Which two international cricketers have been selected as Bradman Honoree
2014?
[A]Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli
[B]Virat Kohli and Steve Waugh
[C]Shane Wat son and Sachin Tendlkar
[D]Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh
Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh
Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh have been selected by Sir Donald
Bradman as th selected awardees of the prize. The awardees are selected
on the basis of their contribution to international cricket which will promote the
sport. It is a non-profitable organisation set up in 1987.
10. India has recently approved the Agreement on Electric Power Trade with
__?
[A]Myanmar
[B]Bhutan
[C]Nepal
[D]Sri Lanka
Nepal
The Union Government has approved the Electric Power Trade Agreement
with Nepal and has also ratified the grid connectivity and transmission across
the border. The agreement will strengthen the power trade between two

nations.

Expected Questions For RBI Assistant Exam 2014

  1. Which of the following security forces completed 75 years of service to the nation in March 2014 ?
    1. Indo Tibetan Border Police
    2. Sashtra Seema Bal
    3. Border Security Force
    4. Central Reserve Police Force
    5. Central Industrial Security Force
  2. After the recent ruckus over parole rules and preferential treatment of some convicts, which of the following High courts took a suo motu congnisance of parole rules ?
    1. Maharashtra
    2. Karnataka
    3. Tamil Nadu
    4. Jammu and Kashmir
    5. Bihar
  3. The Union Government recently gave a nod to amend Rule 90 of the Conduct of election rules, 961. This rule concerns which of the following ?
    1. Distribution of Freebies
    2. Information regarding funding of political parties
    3. Poll expenditure ceiling for both MP’s and MLA’s
    4. Poll Expenditure ceiling for Governor
    5. None of these
  4. Recently which Indian international Airport has scrapped the User Development Fee (UDF) w.e.f 1st April 2014 ?
    1. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
    2. Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
    3. Kempegowda International AIrport, Jharkhand
    4. Cochin International Airport, Kerala
    5. Dum DUm International Airport, Kolkata
  5. The International Olympics committee recently lifted the ban of Indian Olympics Association during the Sochi Winter Olypmics. IOA has been banned because of allegations around ?
    1. Government interference in its election process
    2. Prevalent Doping Activities
    3. Non payment of dues by IOA
    4. None of the above
    5. All of the above
  6. Nido Tania was in news recently due to 
    1. Elected Chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh
    2. Won gold medal in Sochi Olympics
    3. Racial death of North East Student in Delhi
    4. Elected as President of CII
    5. None of these
  7. Which state plans to introduce the Swaraj Bill ?
    1. Rajasthan
    2. Madhya Pradesh
    3. Haryana
    4. Delhi
    5. Telangana
  8. Recently the National Mission on Libraries (NML) has been launched to modernize and digitally link public libraries across the country. It is an initiative of which ministry ?
    1. HRD Ministry
    2. Union Ministry of Culture
    3. Ministry of Labour
    4. Ministry of Education
    5. Ministry of Tourism
  9. Name the 1st Centre of Salt and Soda Ash Production of Tata Chemicals ?
    1. Mithapur (Gujarat)
    2. Haldia (West Bengal)
    3. Babrala (UP)
    4. Nanded (Maharashtra)
    5. Raibareli (UP)
  10. Which districts are recently added in NCR ?
    1. Jind and Rohtak
    2. Karnal and Mathura
    3. Karnal and Faridabad
    4. Jind and Karnal
    5. Mathura and Rohtak
  11. Helpline # 1031 in Delhi is related to what ?
    1. Police Emergency
    2. Medical Emergency
    3. Report Corruption Case
    4. Passport Enquire
    5. Nirbhaya Act
  12. Saifai Mahotsav belongs to which state ?
    1. Bihar
    2. Haryana
    3. Rajasthan
    4. Uttar Pradesh
    5. Jharkhand
  13. India on 26th September announced USD 12 Million contribution to the United Nations to help it fight against which virus ?
    1. HIV Virus
    2. Ebola Virus
    3. Marburg Virus 
    4. SARS Virus
    5. Typhoid Virus
  14. Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan’s song has been nominated in the best activist anthem category of Honesty Oscars 2014. Name it ?
    1. Mujhse hogi shuruaat
    2. Beta Tumse Na Ho Payega
    3. Mujhse hogi mulakat
    4. Ab isse to bhaddi shuruat nahi ho sakti
    5. None of these
  15. Which of the following has became the 6th Minority community after Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis, as Cabinet accords as minority status to them ?
    1. Judaism
    2. Babiloniasm
    3. Jainism
    4. Egoism
    5. Hinduism
  16. ___________ has become the 1st state to achieve more than 100 percent sanitation in rural and urban households, schools, sanitary complexes and Anganwadi centres.
    1. Sikkim
    2. Goa
    3. Telangana
    4. Bihar
    5. Rajasthan
  17. King of Bahrain has recently arrived on a 3 day visit to boost bilateralties (It was his first visit to India). Who is he ?
    1. Mahmad bid Tuglakhalifa
    2. Isa bin Hamad Al Khalifa
    3. Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
    4. Khalifa Ahmed bin Laden
    5. None of these
  18. Indian government has recently cleared proposal to buy 15 HEREN UAV from Israel at the cost of 1200 crores. What is UAV ?
    1. Unmarried Asian Volunteers
    2. Unmanned Arial Vehicles
    3. Unintentionally Arrived Vehicles
    4. Unmanned Asian Vehicles
    5. None of these
  19. Which organization has became Fourth Indian IT Company after TCS, Infosys, Wipro to join Club of One Lakh Market Capitalization ?
    1. HCL
    2. Microsoft
    3. Oracle
    4. Linux
    5. Satyam
  20. In the memory of which leader the Indian government has declared 25th September as “Antyodaya Diwas” ?
    1. A B Vajpayee
    2. L K Advani
    3. Sardhar Vallabhai Patel
    4. Buddh Dev Das Gupta
    5. Deendayal Upadhyaya