G.K. QUIZ ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.    Recently who has been elected as the new President of ADB (Asian Development Bank)?
(1) Yoshiko Noda              (2) Haruhiko Kuroda  
(3) Shinzo Abe                  (4) Takehiko Nakao
(5) None of these

2.    Recently Indian Railways Reduced the Advanced Booking Period of the tickets from 120 days to ____?
(1) 90 days                        (2) 60 days
(3) 30 days                        (4) 15 days
(5) None of these

3.    Who among the following has been appointed as the new Union Home Secretary?
(1) Hemnat Agarwal                     (2) RK Singh
(3) Sudhir Goyal                           (4) Anil Goswami
(5) None of these

4.    What is KALQ?
(1) Name of new Keyboard
(2) Name of missile
(3) Name of new communications satellite of China
(4) Name of new Rocket by North Korea
(5) None of the above

5.    Who among the following has been named as SAARC ambassadors for HIV/AIDS?
(A) Aamir Khan                             (B) Runa Laila
(C) Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy       (D) Priyanka Chopra
(1) Only A                         (2) Only B & C
(3) Only C & D                  (4) Only A & D
(5) None of these

6.    Recently S Gopalakrishnan in news. He is ____?
(1) New  President Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
(2) New  President  of Editors Guild of India
(3) New  President  of ASSOCHAM
(4) New  President of SSC
(5) New  President  of LIC

7.    Who among the following has  won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel “The Orphan Master’s Son”?
(1) Ayad Akhtar                (2) Sharon Olds
(3) Adam Johnson            (4) Gilbert King
(5) None of these

8.    Recently  Jenita Mary  selected for this year's _____?
(1)  ISRO Young Scientist Award 
(2) Kalidas Samman
(3) UN Peace Award
(4) Shakti Award
(5) None of these

9.    Recently Lalgudi Jayaram passed away. He is a___?
(1) Classical dancer
(2)  Renowned Violinist 
(3) Journalist
(4) Writer
(5) None of these

10.  World Malaria Day is observed on ____?
(1) 24 April                                    (2) 20 April
(3) 25 April                                    (4) 24 March
(5) None of these


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