Interactive Quiz On Current Affairs Test

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There is much going on around us and some of the things making headlines today have a big impact on the future we are set to have. Do you think that you are up to date with India’s past and how it shaped the today or what is currently going on? Take this interactive quiz on current affairs and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the state that on 19 September 2014 made the decision of opening the Nirbhaya Centers in all districts of the state to provide prompt help to victims of crime against women?
    • A. 

      Bihar

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      West Bengal

    • D. 

      Karnataka

  • 2. 
    Delhi’s Narula brothers became the first ever contestants to win 7 crore rupees in Season 8 of the show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. What was the tagline of the Season 8 of the KBC?
    • A. 

      Koi Bhi Sawaal Chota Nahi Hota

    • B. 

      Sirf Gyaan Hi Aapko Aapka Haq Dilata Hai

    • C. 

      Seekhna Bandh Toh Jeetna Bandh

    • D. 

      Yahan Sirf Paise Nahi, Dil Bhi Jeete Jate Hain

  • 3. 
    Point 30R Post of Chumar area was in news in September 2014 for which of the following reasons?
    • A. 

      The area witnessed incursion by Chinese Army several times in the month where they even pitched their tents

    • B. 

      The area was opened for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra during the India visit of Chinese President Xi Jingping

    • C. 

      The area witnessed infiltration of terrorists from Pakistani side during the Jammu and Kashmir floods

    • D. 

      The area witnessed a heavy earthquake several times in the month leading to landslides

  • 4. 
    Name the rescue operation undertaken by Indian Army during Jammu and Kashmir floods that affected the State in September 2014?
    • A. 

      Operation Ganga Prahar

    • B. 

      Operation Megh Rahat

    • C. 

      Operation Surya Hope

    • D. 

      Operation Imdad

  • 5. 
    Name the Shiite rebel front that in September 2014 forced the government of Yemen to sign a peace deal leading to removal of the Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Moro Islamic Liberation

    • B. 

      Houthi

    • C. 

      Al-Shabaab

    • D. 

      United Wa State Army

  • 6. 
    Name the Prime Minister of New Zealand who recently called for a referendum to change the national flag of the country?
    • A. 

      John Key

    • B. 

      Edward Stafford

    • C. 

      Daniel Pollen

    • D. 

      Helen Clark

  • 7. 
    A concert Ehsaas-e-Kashmir was recently organised by which embassy in India to raise funds for the Kashmir Valley?
    • A. 

      German Embassy

    • B. 

      Bollywood

    • C. 

      Australian Embassy

    • D. 

      Britain Embassy

  • 8. 
    Name the first Hindi author to be conferred with the Saraswati Samman in 1991?
    • A. 

      Harivansh Rai Bachchan

    • B. 

      Habib Tanvir

    • C. 

      Utpal Dutt

    • D. 

      Mahadevi Verma

  • 9. 
    Name the winner of Saraswati Samman 2013 and his book?
    • A. 

      Habib Tanvir for Charandas Chor

    • B. 

      Utpal Dutt for Gillu

    • C. 

      Mahadevi Verma for Neelkanth

    • D. 

      Govind Mishra for Dhool Paudhon Par

  • 10. 
    Name the person, who was appointed as the head coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team on 24 September 2014?
    • A. 

      Rumesh Ratnayake

    • B. 

      Marvan Atapattu

    • C. 

      Roy Dias

    • D. 

      Paul Farbrace

  • 11. 
    Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 September 2014 approved an agreement on grid connectivity with which country?
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      Myanmar

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      Tibet

  • 12. 
    Supreme Court of India on 24 September 2014 cancelled 214 out of 218 coal block allocations that were allocated since 1993. Which of the following companies’ coal block allocation was not cancelled by the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      NTPC and SAIL only

    • B. 

      NTPC, SAIL and Ultra Mega Power Projects of Sasan Power Ltd only

    • C. 

      Ultra Mega Power Projects of Sasan Power Ltd only

    • D. 

      NTPC, SAIL and BHEL

  • 13. 
    Parliament of which country on 26 September 2014 backed the resolution for its participation in the US-led air strikes against militants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq?
    • A. 

      United Kingdom

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Slovenia

    • D. 

      India

  • 14. 
    Who among the following is the Director of Indian Cricket team whose tenure was extended till Cricket World Cup in 2015?
    • A. 

      Sunil Gavaskar

    • B. 

      Ravi Shastri

    • C. 

      Sanjay Bangar

    • D. 

      Bharat Arun

  • 15. 
    Name the bank of a country with which State Bank of India (SBI) signed a Line of Credit (LoC) of 500 million dollar?
    • A. 

      Export-Import Bank of Singapore

    • B. 

      Export-Import Bank of Germany

    • C. 

      Export-Import Bank of Brazil

    • D. 

      Export-Import Bank of Korea

  • 16. 
    Name the person who was selected for the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards 2014 in the field of Mathematical Sciences in September 2014?
    • A. 

      Dr. Soumen Chakrabarti

    • B. 

      Dr. Kaushal Kumar Verma

    • C. 

      Dr. Roop Mallik

    • D. 

      Dr. Kavirayani Ramakrishna Prasad

  • 17. 
    Who among the following was selected for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards 2014 in the field of Biological Sciences in September 2014?
    • A. 

      Dr. Roop Mallik

    • B. 

      Dr. Kavirayani Ramakrishna Prasad

    • C. 

      Dr. Souvik Maiti

    • D. 

      Dr. Sachchida Nand Tripathi

  • 18. 
    Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana launched on 25 September 2014 is related to
    • A. 

      Rural sanitation program

    • B. 

      Urban Sanitation program

    • C. 

      Rural and Urban skill development program

    • D. 

      Rural and Urban infrastructure development Program

  • 19. 
    Which of the following organisation issued Maharaja Bonds worth 100 million US dollars recently to help develop infrastructure for the domestic capital markets in India?
    • A. 

      Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development

    • B. 

      International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    • C. 

      World Trade Organisation

    • D. 

      International Finance Corporation

  • 20. 
    International Cricket Council on 23 September 2014 decided to hold ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3 in which country?
    • A. 

      Singapore

    • B. 

      Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    • C. 

      Kathmandu, Nepal

    • D. 

      Bermuda, UK.

  • 21. 
    Union Ministry of Environment and Forest recently gave its clearance to Bay of Bengal Gateway Submarine Cable System initiative. What is this initiative?
    • A. 

      International broad band connectivity in the five countries

    • B. 

      International broad band connectivity in the six countries

    • C. 

      International navigation connectivity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Who were recently selected as 2014 Bradman Honouree?
    • A. 

      Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh

    • B. 

      Cricketers Rahul Dravid and Shana Warne

    • C. 

      Cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Shana Warne

    • D. 

      Cricketers Rahul Dravid and Steve Waugh

  • 23. 
    Who was selected as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Sherpa for G20 Annual Summit of major economies on 23 September 2014?
    • A. 

      Suresh Prabhu

    • B. 

      Kumar Jha

    • C. 

      Gaurav Agarwal

    • D. 

      Prabhu dev

  • 24. 
    Andhra Pradesh government on 23 September 2014 enhanced the upper age limit for direct recruitment into government services. What is the upper age limit?
    • A. 

      40 years

    • B. 

      32 years

    • C. 

      36 years

    • D. 

      38 years

  • 25. 
    Who was recently appointed as Secretary General of Independent Commission on Multilateralism (ICM)?
    • A. 

      Dag Hammarskjold

    • B. 

      Ban Ki-moon

    • C. 

      Hardeep Singh Puri

    • D. 

      None of the above