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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 16 DEC. 2014

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-16 DECEMBER 2014
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1)         OPERATION SYDNEY SIEGE ENDS
Ø  An Iranian-origin man HaronMonis held 17 people hostage at Lindt Café in Sydney for around 17 hours.
Ø  Two Indian nationals, VishwakantAnkit Reddy and PushpenduGhosh were among the hostage. However both escape unhurt in this hostage drama
Ø  Monis arrived in Australia as a refugee in 1996.
Ø  He was self-styled Muslim cleric and was described as isolated figure, who was acting alone.

        EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     What was the name of the man of Iranian Origin who held 17 people hostage at the café in Sydney:
a.   Man HaronMonis                                       
b. Man Taylor Ryan             
c. Man HaronKhyami                                   
d. Mauri-Al-Halaq

2.     What was the name of the Café where 17 people were hostage in Sydney
a.       Beatles Café                       
b. Lindt Café               
c. Sunrise Café                       
d. Mint Cafe

2)         ARIHANT NUCLEAR POWERED BALLISTIC MISSILEGOES FOR SEA TRIALS.
Ø  Arihant is the first Nuclear powered ballistic missile sub-marine built outside circle of five permanent member countries of the powerful UNSC.(U.S., U.K. , Russia, France, China)
Ø  The Submarine is 111 km long, 11 m wide and 15 m tall.
Ø  It can carry 12 nuclear tipped missile and a crew of 95
Ø  It has underwater speed of 24 knots (44 kmph)
Ø  It can remain submerged for weeks to strike silently.
Ø  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) have collaborated for the reactor.

        EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     What is the name of indigenously built nuclear powered sub-marine which has been sailed out for sea-trails for the first time:
a.   INS Virat                  
b. INS Vikrant            
c. INS Arihant             
d. INS Vikrmaditya

3)         RELIANCE CAPITAL SELLS MULTIPLEX TO CARNIVEL IN Rs.700 CR.
Ø  Anil Ambani led Reliance Group had sold its multiplex business to South India based Carnival Group at 700 crore.
Ø  This deal will make carnival the third largest multiplex operation with national wide presence and over 300 screens.
Ø  Other major player in the sector includes PVR and INOX.
Ø  Reliance Capital is the parent firm of Reliance Media works, which operates cinema chains, under the brand ‘Big Cinemas’
        EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     What is name of Cinema Chains owned by Reliance Group which would be sold to Carnival:
a.      PVR                        
b. Big Cinemas                       
c. INOX                        
d. DT Cinema

4)         ANAND WON LONDON CLASIC CHESS TITLE
Ø  VishwanathanAnand defeated British Grandmaster Micheal Adams to win London Classic Title
        EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who has won London Classic Chess Title:
a.    MagnueCarlron        
b. VishwanathanAnand        
c. Micheal Adam        
d. AnishGiri



IBPS CLERK EXAM QUESTIONS ASKED IN 13,14 DEC. 2014 EXAMINATION

QUESTIONS ASKED IN IBPS –CLERK SHIFT 13, 14 DEC
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1)  What is the Currency of Oman - Omani Rial  
(Capital: Muscat, Sultan: Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman)
2)  What is the capital of Kuwait? - Kuwait City. 
(Currency: Kuwaiti dinar, Official language: Modern Standard Arabic)
3)  Where UNICEF HQ is located- New York.
4)  United Nations Children's Fund Formation -December 1946, Head - Anthony Lake
5)  What is the target of accounts under Jan Dhan Yojna- 10 crore.
(Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is a scheme for comprehensive financial inclusion launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on 28 August 2014.)
6) What is the Full form of RTGS- Real Time Gross Settlement systems (RTGS) are specialist funds transfer systems where transfer of money or securities takes place from one bank to another on a "real time" and on "gross" basis.)
7) International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - 25 November 
(For 2014, the official Theme framed by the UN Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women, is Orange your Neighborhood.)
8) NCR stands for- National Capital Region (NCR). 
(Includes New Delhi, as well as urban areas surrounding it in neighboring states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.)
9) What is the full form of FCCB?-Foreign Currency Convertible Bond.
10 ) Foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) are a special category of bonds. FCCBs are issued in currencies different from the issuing company's domestic currency. )
11) Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana started on whose birthday- The programme was launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on the birth anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan, on October 11, 2014.
12) Who is the present State Minister Of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship- Rajiv Pratap Rudy 
13) Anirban Lahiri related to which sport?- Golf
14) Constituency of Rajnath Singh (Minister of Home Affairs) - Lucknow.
15) Who designed Swacch Bharat logo?- Anant Khasbardar
16) Richard Flanagan won the Men's Booker 2014 for which book? - The Narrow road to deep north.
17) In which stream John O' Keefe awarded the noble prize? -Medicine 
18) Who won Euromoney award? - Raghuram Rajan
19)  Pankaj Advani is related to which sports?- Billiards
20) What is the currency of Indonesia?- Indonesian Rupiah
21) Who won Shanti Swarup award in medicine?- Anurag Aggarwal
22) Pakistan tie up in millitary with which country recently?- China
23) National dairy Development Board is located in?-Anand in Gujrat
24) Unbreakable is the autobiography of whom?- Marykom
25) Where is the headquarter of UNIDO?- Vienna
26) According to 2011 Census most of the slums is in which city?- Mumbai
27) Which players are inducted in Bradman Hall of fame?- Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh
28) What is the minimum validity of (Kisan Vikas Patra )KVP?- 2years and 6months
29) Y Chung Related with which game? -Chess.
30) Where isIndian Space Research Organization (ISRO)situated? -- ISRO situated in Tumba in Tiruvanathapuram.
31) What is the currency of CHINAcurrency? –Renminbi.
32) GHOOMAR Dance belongs to which state –Rajasthan.
 33) Nalanda University situated in which state? - Bihar State.
34)  Full form of VAT – Value Added Tax.
35) Who is the writer of -‘Half girl friend’? - Chetan Bhagat.
 36) National Human Rights Day?- 10 December
37) Overdraft facilityin PMJDY- Rs.5000 after six months
38) Rate of interest decided by what?  interest rates are determined by the
39) NEFT full form- National Electronic Funds Transfer 
 40) Who owned BALCO?  -- BALCO was a public sector enterprise owned 100% by Government of India.
41) How many public sector banks? There are a total of 27 PSBs in India 
42) Bhaichung Bhutiarelated to which sport- Football
43) What is the Capital of Bhutan- Thimphu
44) What is the capital Canada?- Ottawa

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