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Monday, December 14, 2015

Free GK Quiz from Based on Newspaper From 1-12 Dec. 2015

GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-1-12 DEC 2015

Free GK Quiz
1. India defeated South Africa by 337 runs in the fourth and final Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground to clinch the Test series by margin of- 3-0
2. India Russia joint naval exercise INDRA NAVY-15,held in which place- Visakhapatnam
3. Who won the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament- Tommy Sugiarto
4. Who is winner of the Men's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey World League Final is- Australia
5. Which Actor ishonoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th edition of Dubai International Film Festival- Naseerudin Shah
6. Which actor became the co-owner of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) franchise OUE Singapore Slammers- Amitabh Bachchan
7. The International Cricket Council in December 2015 announced new global partnership with- OPPO
8. What is India’s rankin Global Illicit Financial Flows Report 2015, in terms of illicit financial outflows- 4th
9. Which country is identified as world’s top exporter of illicit money by the Global Financial Integrity report 2015- China
10. Who is new President of Argentina- Mauricio Macri
11. Government has slashed the Minimum Export Price (MEP) of onions from 700 dollars a tonne to- $ 400/tonne
12. Name of new a new stock exchange inaugurated by Myanmar- Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX)
13. On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power is an autobiography of- SharadPawar
14. Name of the person who is accused 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and in granted pardon as he turns an approver- David Coleman Headley
15. Which country has updated gas-turbine technology transfer policy with India- USA
16. Which Indian cyclist has became World No. 4 Cyclist in latest ranking that was issued by cycling world body International Cycling Union (UCI). - Deborah Herold
17. Which Country has launched its first UNSECO Biosphere Reserve InleLake- Myanmar
18. 59th National Shooting Championships is held at- New Delhi
19. Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for October 2015 is how much higher as compared to the level in October 2014- 9.8% higher
20. Which company has won the 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award for developing a solution for the Internet of Things (IoT) - Wipro
21. India has signed a protocol to amend double taxation avoidance pact with which country- Japan
22. Who is honoured with Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement- Salman Rushdie
23. Name of World’s first dengue vaccine approved for use in Mexico- Dengvaxia
24. Who is awarded with an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) - MahelaJayawardene
25. Who have won the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders award in the United Kingdom- KartikSawhney and Neha Swain
26. Which year is declared as UK-INDIA Year of Education, Research and Innovation          2016
27. Who is named as 2015 Person of the Year- German Chancellor Angela Merkel
28. Human Rights Day is celebrated on- 10-December
29. Name of the year-long campaign launched on Human Rights Day to shine a light on the inalienable and inherent rights of global citizens is- Our Rights. Our Freedoms
30. Indian-American entrepreneur who is conferred with Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award is- Frank Islam
31. International Anti-Corruption Day is celebrated on- 9 December
32. Who became co-owner of UP Warriors in Pro Wrestling League- Rohit Sharma
33. Which Indian bank has announced to mobilize 5 billion US dollars for climate action by 2020- Yes Bank
34. Which Indian company became first to receive Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approval for hepatitis C drug- Hetero
35. Who bagged the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Male and Female Player of the Year Awards respectively in Dubai- Chen Long (China) & Carolina Marin
36. Which are 2 new IPL franchises to replace CSK, RR- Pune &Rajkot
37. When is International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide- 9 December:
38. Which state defeated Punjab to win the 2015 National Wheelchair Basketball Championship- Maharashtra
39. Which state has issued first-ever Red Alert on Air Pollution- Beijing
40. Who is appointed as President and MDGeneral Motors India- KaherKazem
41. Name of the Storm that hit UK in december- Desmond
42. Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on- 7 December
43. Which country replaced Mauritius as top source of FDI into India- Singapore
44. When is International Volunteer Day- 5 December
45. Name of China’s first electricity-powered aircraft approved for production- RX1E
46. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revised Priority Sector Lending (PSL) target from current 60% of total outstanding for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) to- 75%
47. Navy Day is observed on- 4 December
48. Which state became first state to launch Rotavirus vaccination project- Himachal Pradesh
49. United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) was held in- Paris, France.
50. First India International Science Festival held at       IIT-Delhi
51. Who was conferred with the Indian National Bar Association’s (INBA) General Counsel of the year 2015 – Retail Award in New Delhi- Pulin Kumar
52. International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed on- 3 December
53. What is theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities- Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.
54. The Union Cabinet approved setting up of six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in- Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jammu, Kerala and Karnataka.
55. As per CSO estimates India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by what percent in the second quarter (July-September) of 2015-16- 7.4 %
56. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on- 2 December:
57. Who assumed Presidency of the Royal Society in London- Sir VenkatramanRamakrishnan
58. Which organization is awarded with the E-India Award for adopting technology to serve the public better and using resources efficiently through mobile applications- The Delhi Development Authority (DDA)
59. UstadSabri Khan who died recently was a famous- Sarangi player
60. World AIDS Day is observed on- 1 December
61. Who is elected president of Burkina Faso- Roch Marc Christian Kabore
62. Which film was awarded with the Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa- Embrace of the Serpent
63. India launched the International Solar Alliance with which country- France
64. Who ishonoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Series in Dubai- Hinduja Brothers
65. Who is re-elected as the president of Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) - Anil Khanna
66. India defeated which country to win Under-19 Tri-Series cricket title held at Kolkata- Bangladesh


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Monday, June 15, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 13, 14 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 13-14 June 2015
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1.  WORLD’S 100 HIGHEST PAID ATHELETICS LIST:
i.  Forbes has released 2015 World’s Highest Paid Athletics list.
ii.  Floyd Mayweather, an American Professional Boxer topped the list.
iii.  Only Indian to be in the list is Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

2.  UNION GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED MIGRANT RESOURCE CENTRE:
i.   Union Government has launched nations fourth Migrant Resource Centre in Chennai.
ii.  Union Ministry of overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) along with the Tamil Nadu government has launched the centre.
Migrant Resource Centres in India are located at:
a.  Kochi                                           b. Gurgaon
c.   Hyderabad                               d.  Chennai

3.  TAMIL NADU AND ADANI POWER LTD SIGNED PPA:
i.  Tamil Nadu Government and Adani Power Ltd have signed PPA (Power Purchase Agreement).
ii.   PPA is signed to set up a 200 MW Solar Power Plant in Ramanaropuram district.
iii.  Plant will be constructed with an investment of almost 1400 crore rupees.

4.  WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOUR OBSERVED GLOBALLY:
i.  The world day against child labour was observed globally on 12th June 2015.
ii.  World Day against Child Labour 2015 was observed with the theme, ‘ No to child labour- yes to quality education!’.

5. NEK CHAND DIED:
i.  Chandigarh’s Rock Garden creater Nek Chand died
ii.  Rock Garden of Chandigarh was opened for public on 24th Jan 1976
iii.  Nek Chand Saini was awarded the Padma Shri in 1984.

6.  CHIRIL GABURUCI RESIGNED:
i.  Moldova’s Prime Minister Chiril Gaburuci resigned.

ii.  Chiril Gaburuci was questioned about the authenticity of his high school and University Degrees.
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Friday, June 5, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 05 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 5 JUNE 2015
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1. INDIA AND BELARUS SIGNED 6 AGREEMENTS:
i. India and Belarus signed 6 agreements during the visit of president to belarus.
ii. Agreements were signed by Indian president, PRANAB MUKHERJEE who is on a two day visit to belarus.
iii. About BELARUS:   Capital:- MINSK
                                         Currency:- RUBBLE
                                         President:- ALEXANDER LUKASHENKO.

2. SURESH KALMADI CONFERRED WITH AAA PRESIDENT’S AWARD:
i. Suresh kalmadi is conferred with asian atheletics association president’s award.
ii. Adille Sumariwala, the president of atheletics federation of india received the award on behalf of kalmadi at the function held in wuhan, China.

3. WJP RULA OF LAW INDEX 2015 RELEASED:
i. US based world justice project released rule of law index 2015.
ii. It provides data on how the rule of law is experienced in 102 countries around the globe.
iii. INDIA is paced at 59th position out of 102 countries.

4. INDIA’S FIRST RAIL COACH LIT BY SOLAR PANELS:
i. Northern Railway rolled out India’s first rail coach lit by solar panels.
ii. Delhi division of northern railway rolled out non-ac coach lit by solar panels mounted on it’s roof.


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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 3 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 3 JUNE 2015
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INTERNATIONAL
1. MAURITIUS DESIGNATED FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT:
i. Mauritius designated ameenah Gurib- Fakim as its first woman president.
ii. Ameenah is an internationally –renowned scientist and biologist.
iii. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim succeeded Kailash Purryag.

2.   INDIA-SWEDEN SIGNED 6 AGREEMENTS:
i.   India and Sweden singed 6 agreements during visit of Pranab Mukherjee to Sweden.
ii.  Pranab Mukherjee is the first ever Indian head of state to visit Sweden.

3.  KOLKATA DHAKA AGARTALA BUS SERVICE BEGAN:
i.  Trail run of Kolkata-Dhaka-Agartala bus service began.
ii.  With this launch, the time taken to reach Agartala from Kolkata will be reduced to 17 hours

NATIONAL NEWS
4.  PAWAN MUNJAL BECOMES CMD OF HERO MOTOCORP LTD:
i.  Pawan Munjal is appointed as the CMD of Hero MotoCorp ltd.
ii.  Pawan Munjal succeeded his father Brijmohan Lal Munjal.
iii.  Hero MotoCorp Ltd is world’s largest manufacturer of two wheelers in India
CMD- Chairman and Managing Director.

5.  2 NATIONAL IMPORTANT APPOINTMENTS:
Post- Director
Place
Replace
I. P Kunhikrishnan
SDSC (Satish Dhawan Space Centre)
MYS Prasad
II.  K Sivan
VSSC (Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre)
M Chandradathan

BANKING NEWS
6.  MEENA HEMCHANDRA APPOINTED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR O RBI:
i.  Meena Hemchandra is appointed as the Executive Director of RBI.
ii.  Meena Hemchandra succeeded Chandan Sinha.

7.  RBI CUTS REPO RATE BY 25 BPS:
i.   RBI cuts Repo Rate by 25 basic points in monetary policy review.
ii.  Repo rate is decreased from 7.5% to 7.25% while CRR is kept unchanged at 4%.

iii. Repo Rate is the rate of interest charged by RBI from other commercial banks on the loans provided to commercial bank in the event of any shortfall of funds.
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 2 JUNE 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 2 JUNE 2015
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1. WORLD’S FIRST FACIAL RECOGNITION ATM MACHINE:
i. China has unveiled World’s First facial recognition ATM Machine.
ii. ATM Machine is created by Isinghua University and Hanzhou based technology company Tzekwan.
2.   JYOTI PRASAD TAKHOWA SWORN IN AS GOVERNOR OF AUNCHAL PRADESH:
i.    Jyoti Prasad Rajkumar sworn in as the new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.
ii.  The oath of the office was administered by the Chief Justice of guwahati, Jusitice K sreedhar Rao.
iii.  Rajkhowa is a retired IAS officer from 1968 batch.

3.  WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY: 31ST MAY 2015:
i.  World No Tobacco Day was observed on 31st May 2015 around the globe.
ii.  WHO launched Campaign against illicit trade of tobacco products on World No Tobacco Day 2015.
WHO – World Health Organisation

4.  BCCI MAKES CRICKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
i.  Board of Cricket in India has decided to make  a cricket advisory committee for the upliftment of Indian Cricket.
ii.  BCCI has included 3 former players to the committee:
a.  Tendulkar
b. Sourav Ganguly

c. VVS Laxman
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