Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: September 1 – September 7, 2014

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 3458

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  • 1. 
    Former Chief Justice of India, Palaniswamy Sathasivam was appointed as the Governor of a state on 3 September 2014. Name the state?
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Manipur

    • C. 

      Nagaland

    • D. 

      Kerala

  • 2. 
    The Union Government on 3 September 2014 notified Lokpal Search Committee Rules with some amendment in a rule of the Search Committee Rules. Which Rule has been amended?
    • A. 

      Rule 5

    • B. 

      Rule 9

    • C. 

      Rule 10

    • D. 

      Rule 15

  • 3. 
    What is Qaedat al-Jihad which was in news recently?
    • A. 

      A terrorism wing of Al-Qaeda launched in Indian Sub-continent

    • B. 

      A terrorism wing of Al-Qaeda in Pakistan

    • C. 

      A terrorism wing of ISIS launched in Iraq

    • D. 

      A terrorism wing of ISIS launched in Syria

  • 4. 
    President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 3 September 2014 released a set of eight Commemorative Postage Stamps on Indian Musicians. Who of the following is not a part of stamps released by the President?
    • A. 

      Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

    • B. 

      Ustad Vilayat Khan

    • C. 

      Pandit Kumar Gandharva

    • D. 

      Zakir Hussain

  • 5. 
    A. D.K. Pattammal              1) An Indian classical singer of the khyal style in the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana of Hindustani classical musicB. Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur 2) An Indian singer of the khyal genre of Hindustani classical music and was from to the Kirana gharana.C. Gangubai Hangal              3) A Hindustani classical singer and was well known for his unique vocal style and his refusal to be bound by the tradition of any gharanaD. Pandit Kumar Gandharva  4) A prominent Carnatic musician and a playback singer for film songs in many Indian languagesA    B   C   D
    • A. 

      4 2 1 3

    • B. 

      4 3 1 2

    • C. 

      2 1 3 4

    • D. 

      2 1 4 3

  • 6. 
    What is Visa X which was in news recently?
    • A. 

      A Visa granted to Foreigners that allows foreigners to stay in India for 180 days without registration with FROs/FRROs

    • B. 

      A Type of credit card issued by the banks

    • C. 

      Special debit card issued by the banks

    • D. 

      A Visa granted to People of Bangladesh who wants to live in India for a 5 years

  • 7. 
    Colombo Plan for Cooperative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific was conceived at the Commonwealth Conference on Foreign Affairs held in Colombo in Sri Lanka. When was it conceived?
    • A. 

      January 1949

    • B. 

      January 1950

    • C. 

      January 1951

    • D. 

      January 1987

  • 8. 
    Australian Government's New Colombo Plan for India was launched in September 2014 at?
    • A. 

      Mumbai University

    • B. 

      Delhi University

    • C. 

      Pune University

    • D. 

      Madras University

  • 9. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 4 September 2014 asked the Union Government to clarify its stand on granting dual citizenship to?
    • A. 

      Bollywood Actors who are granted citizens by other countries

    • B. 

      Residents of Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Children born in India via an Indian surrogate mother

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Union Government on 4 September 2014 approved a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners. The DA and DR have been hiked by?
    • A. 

      3 percent

    • B. 

      5 percent

    • C. 

      7 percent

    • D. 

      10 percent

  • 11. 
    Name the owner of Jaipur Pink Panther (JPP) that on 31 August 2014 won the inaugural title of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League played at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai?
    • A. 

      Future Group

    • B. 

      Abhisek Bachchan

    • C. 

      Rajesh Shah

    • D. 

      Kosmik Global Media

  • 12. 
    Sattiraju Lakshminarayana nicknamed Bapu who died on 31 August 2014 in Chennai at the age of 80 was?
    • A. 

      Telugu Novelist

    • B. 

      Marathi Environmentalist

    • C. 

      Telugu Filmmaker

    • D. 

      Marathi Filmmaker

  • 13. 
    Name the person, who is the Chairman of the Governing Body of the revived Nalanda University
    • A. 

      Amartya Sen

    • B. 

      Gopa Sabharwal

    • C. 

      Bakhtiyar Khilji

    • D. 

      Anil Wadhwa

  • 14. 
    Zimbabwe on 31 August 2014 defeated Australia for the first time in over more than three decades in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club. Last time Zimbabwe defeated Australia in which year?
    • A. 

      1983 World Cup

    • B. 

      1799 World Cup

    • C. 

      1982 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup

    • D. 

      1983 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup

  • 15. 
    Name the state, who’s High Court on 1 September 2014 banned animal sacrifice in any place of public religious worship to appease deities throughout the state?
    • A. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Tamil Nadu

  • 16. 
    A study on medical tourism destinations titled Medical Value Travel in India has been released by?
    • A. 

      KPMG

    • B. 

      FICCI

    • C. 

      World Bank

    • D. 

      KPMG-FICCI

    • E. 

      World Bank-FICCI

  • 17. 
    Union Government on 1 September 2014 relaxed the import norms of Onion by allowing fumigation in India. The fumigation has been allowed up to?
    • A. 

      30 November 2014

    • B. 

      30 October 2014

    • C. 

      30 December 2014

    • D. 

      30 March 2015

  • 18. 
    Union Government on 1 September 2014 informed to the Supreme Court that it wants re-auction of all 218 the coal blocks that was declared illegal by it. But it also urged the Apex Court to spare a certain number of coal blocks which are functional or about to start work. It has pleaded for not scrapping how many coal blocks?
    • A. 

      43

    • B. 

      45

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      49

  • 19. 
    Which state recently made it mandatory for women to wear helmets while riding a two-wheeler?
    • A. 

      Maharashtra

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Delhi

    • D. 

      Rajasthan

  • 20. 
    Vinod Kumar Duggal resigned as the Governor of which State?
    • A. 

      Maharashtra

    • B. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C. 

      Manipur

    • D. 

      Nagaland

  • 21. 
    Recently India and ASEAN signed an agreement to strengthen trade relations. In this context, which of the following Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is not signed between India and ASEAN countries?
    • A. 

      Free Trade Agreement in services

    • B. 

      Free Trade Agreement in investments

    • C. 

      Free Trade Agreement in goods

    • D. 

      Free Trade Agreement in manpower

  • 22. 
    Saakshar Bharat Awards are presented every year on which occasion?
    • A. 

      World Labour Day

    • B. 

      World Literacy Day

    • C. 

      World Heart Day

    • D. 

      World Heritage Day

  • 23. 
    Blue Economy- International Workshop on Sustainable Growth was held in the first week of September 2014 in which place?
    • A. 

      Dhaka, Bangladesh

    • B. 

      Melbourne, Australia

    • C. 

      New Delhi, India

    • D. 

      Beijing, China

  • 24. 
    Who on 1 September 2014 became the first woman director in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council?
    • A. 

      Tessy Thomas

    • B. 

      V Ranvidranath

    • C. 

      Smriti Irani

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (b)

  • 25. 
    The Central Bank of which country recently unveiled the plan to introduce world’s first digital currency?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Ecuador

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Brazil

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