Daily Practice Quiz Published in February 2014

GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
5721The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a panel to review the current system of data collection, dissemination and data management processes in the central bank and improve the existing mechanism in Dec 2013. The 15-member committee will be headed by whom?
 A) C Rangarajan
 B) Deepak Mohanty
 C) Gowri Mukherjee
 D)  N. K. Sodhi
  
5722The US economic growth stood at _______  in the third quarter of the current year compared to earlier estimate of 2.8%.
 A) 3.1%
 B) 3.9%
 C) 3.6%
 D) 3.5%
  
5723The Bank of England has kept interest rates at a record low of ______, despite signs that the UK economy is improving in Dec 2013. It has kept the interest rate unchanged since March 2009.
 A) 0.75%
 B) 0.25%
 C) 0.5%
 D) None of These
  
5724The official 2014 FIFA World Cup match ball named as _____- was unveiled in Dec 2013 by manufacturers Adidas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 A) Brazik
 B) Brazuka
 C) Brazum
 D) Brazila
  
5725Delhi Jal Board will provide ______ litres water per month free of cost to every household in the city from 1st January 2014 (announced in Dec 2013) after AAP forming Delhi Government as per its promise.
 A) 15,000
 B) 10,000
 C) 20,000
 D) 25,000
  
5726India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in November (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) 11.74%
 B) 10.09%
 C) 12.14%
 D) 10.76%
  
5727India was ranked at _________ in the list of best countries for doing business published by forbes magazine in Dec 2013.
 A) 67th
 B) 33th
 C) 98th
 D) 25th
  
5728In terms of trade freedom, India was ranked ________ and on monetary freedom basis it was placed at 132nd rank as per the list published by forbes magazine in Dec 2013.
 A) 128th
 B) 33th
 C) 98th
 D) 25th
  
5729South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis surpassed _______ as the third highest run-getter in Test cricket after a 115-run knock against India in his last test match in Dec 2013.
 A) Ricky Ponting
 B) Rahul Dravid
 C) Brian Lara
 D) Alan Border
  
5730India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in October 2013 (Announced in Dec 2013).
 A) -2%
 B) -1.8%
 C) 1.6%
 D) 1.5%
  
5731Who was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan for the second time in Dec 2013?
 A) Vasundhara Raje
 B) Sivraj Singh Chauhan
 C) Rajnath Singh
 D) Ashok Gehlot
  
5732The _________ panel recommended the guidelines prescribing bailout packages for developers of highway projects and the task of implementation lie with the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The panel recommended that 75% of the premium amount payable to the government will be restricted in the first three years of the contract.
 A) C Rangarajan
 B) Deepak Mohanty
 C) Gowri Mukherjee
 D)  N. K. Sodhi
  
5733Who has been named the 'most powerful celebrity of 2013' by Forbes India for the second time in a row (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 B) Salman Khan
 C) Shah Rukh Khan
 D) Sachin Tendulkar
  
5734Devyani Khobragade, Deputy Consul General at the Indian Consulate was arrested by which country police in Dec for allegedly presenting fraudulent documents in support of a visa application for an Indian national employed by her.
 A) Germany
 B) UK
 C) USA
 D) Canada
  
5735Veteran Hindi ________ Farooq Sheikh passed away in Dec after suffering a heart attack in Dubai.
 A) Director
 B) Actor
 C) Music Director
 D) Singer
  
5736The Indian Dairy Association has awarded _______, Chairman, NDDB Dairy Services, with the 10th Dr Kurien Award in recognition of his contribution to the Indian dairy industry in Dec 2013.
 A) Mandava Janaki Ramaiah
 B) Arun D. Narke
 C) D Tikku
 D) K. Pradhan
  
5737Who has taken charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) in Dec 2013.
 A) R.K Upadhyay
 B) P. Madhusudan
 C) S.B. Nayar
 D) Anupam Shrivastava
  
5738Eastern Army Command, Lieutenant General ________ was designated as the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCoAS) in Dec 2013.
 A) Dalbir Singh Suhag
 B) MMS Rai
 C) SK Singh
 D) None of These
  
5739Wal-Mart India has appointed whom as President and CEO of Walmart India, effective January 20, 2014 (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) Ramnik Narsey
 B) Krish Iyer
 C) Scott Price
 D) None of These
  
5740Which country won the women's Kabaddi World Cup championship for the third time in a row after defeating New Zealand in the final match in Jalandhar, Punjab in Dec 2013.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Australia
 D) Thailand
  
5741Who has been elected as the next Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) in Dec 2013?
 A) Sushma Singh
 B) Deepak Sandhu
 C) Palatt Mohandas
 D) None of These
  
5742Which Indian batsman won the 'Emerging Cricketer of the Year' trophy at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai in Dec 2013?
 A) Suresh Raina
 B) Virat Kohli
 C) Rohit Sharma
 D) Cheteshwar Pujara
  
5743Which Union Minister has been awarded with the "Person of the Year" award by animal rights campaigner PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for initiating steps for animal protection in Dec 2013?
 A) Shashi Tharoor
 B) Jyotiraditya Sindhia
 C) Kapil Sibal
 D) Sachin Pilot
  
5744Which Indian Cricketer won the LG People's Choice award at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai in Dec 2013?
 A) M S Dhoni
 B) Virat Kohli
 C) Rohit Sharma
 D) Cheteshwar Pujara
  
5745The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at a record low of _______ in Dec 2013 after a surprise cut from 0.5% in previous month.
 A) 0.75%
 B) 0.25%
 C) 0.5%
 D) None of These
  
5746Who took charge of Education PWD, Urban Development, Local Bodies, Land and Building departments ministry after AAP forming Delhi Government in Dec 2013?
 A) Rakhi Birla
 B) Somnath Bharti
 C) Girish Son
 D) Manish Sisodia
  
5747________________ has begged the confederation of indian Industry National Award for food safety 2013 (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) Metro cash and Carry India
 B) Spencer Retail
 C) Reliance Retail
 D) Food Bazaar
  
5748Which company has been awarded with a gold award in the category of `Marketing with social and digital media` in Dec 2013?
 A) CTS
 B) Wipro
 C) Infosys
 D) TCS
  
5749Which Indian archer has created a national record in women's 50 metre round in the 34th Senior National Archery Championship in Jamshedpur in Dec 2013?
 A) Deepika Kumari
 B) V Praneetha
 C) Reena Kumari
 D) L Bombayla Devi
  
5750Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first elected black president and a global anti-apartheid icon passed away in Dec 2013. He won which of the below awards for his  continuous fight to restore peace in South Africa?
 A) Bharat Ratna
 B) Mahatma Gandhi peace award
 C) Nobel Peace Prize
 D) All of them
  
5751International civil aviation day is observed on __________________
 A) 16-Dec
 B) 7-Dec
 C) 11-Dec
 D) 12-Dec
  
5752The 9th WTO ministrial conference was held in December 2013 at ___________.
 A) Bali, Indoneshia
 B) Geneva, Switzerland
 C) Sanghai, China
 D) Kulalampur, Malaysia
  
5753Who has been re-appointed as the OPCW Director General at the 18th Session of the Conference of State Parties held in Dec 2013?
 A) Thorbjørn Jagland
 B) José Maurício Bustani
 C) Ahmet Uzumcu
 D) None of These
  
5754The Central Government has appointed whom as Chairman & Managing Director of Union Bank of India in Dec 2013?
 A) Arun Tiwari
 B) Anurag Jain
 C) C.V.R. Rajendran
 D) P Pradeep Kumar
  
5755UN General Assembly elected which country to the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member in Dec 2013 to replace Saudi Arabia?
 A) Qatar
 B) Turkey
 C) Jordan
 D) Yemen
  
5756Who was sworn in as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for third consecutive term in Dec 2013 after leading BJP to a spectacular hat-trick in Assembly elections?
 A) Vasundhara Raje
 B) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
 C) Rajnath Singh
 D) Raman Singh
  
5757Who has been appointed as head of National Security Guard (NSG) in Dec 2013?
 A) Arvind Ranjan
 B) Sumit bose
 C) J N Choudhury
 D) Ranjan Mathai
  
5758Who  has been awarded the 2013 UN Human Rights Prize in Dec 2013, an honour previously given to icons like late Nelson Mandela in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights.
 A) Malala Yousafzai
 B) Lyudmila Ulitskaya
 C) Ai Xiaoming
 D) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
  
5759The US unemployment rate has dropped to _______________from 7.3% in Nov 2013 (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) 6%
 B) 7%
 C) 9%
 D) 12%
  
5760FIFA, the international football body,  has awarded which country to host Under 17 world cup will held in 2017?
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Uzbekistan
 D) South Africa
  
5761The union cabinet has finally cleared the bill of  formation of Talengana taking the __________no of districts of Telengana region to form the new state in Dec 2013.
 A) 12
 B) 15
 C) 10
 D) 13
  
5762India was ranked at _______ as the most economically confident contry in the world as per a study by global research firm Ipsosas (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) 7th
 B) 8th
 C) 12th
 D) 10th
  
5763Who was sworn in as Chief Minister of Mizoram in Dec 2013?
 A) Tarun Gogoi
 B) Nabam Tuki
 C) Lal Thanhawla
 D) Okram Ibobi Singh
  
5764India-s headline inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index, stood at _____ in November (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) 7.12%
 B) 6.89%
 C) 8.25%
 D) 7.52%
  
5765Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director Andhra Bank in Dec 2013?
 A) C.V.R. Rajendran
 B) Anurag Jain
 C) P Pradeep Kumar
 D) Arun Tiwari
  
5766E. Sreedharan is among six prominent Keralites have been selected for South Indian Bank-s excellence awards announced in Dec 2013. He is also known as _____.
 A) Metro excellence
 B) Railway Man
 C) Metro man
 D) None of These
  
5767Which country won World Kabaddi Cup final to retain the title for fourth consecutive time in Dec 2013?
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Thailand
 D) China
  
5768Who won presidential election in Chile with 62.2% of the vote in Dec 2013?
 A) Evelyn Matthei
 B) Augusto Pinochet
 C) Michelle Bachelet
 D) Salvador Allende
  
5769Who will take over as the full-time chief of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as per announcement made in Dec 2013?
 A) J N Choudhury
 B) Arvind Ranjan
 C) Ranjan Mathai
 D) None of These
  
5770Which country won the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup for a record sixth time in Dec 2013?
 A) France
 B) Netherlands
 C) Malaysia
 D) Germany
  
5771Which British player was awarded with the 'BBC Sports Personality of the Year', announced in Dec 2013?
 A) Steve Redgrave
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Amber Hill
 D) Sir Alex Ferguson
  
5772Which Cricketer won the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and was also named as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai in Dec 2013?
 A) M S Dhoni
 B) Kumar Sangakara
 C) Michael Clarke
 D) AB de Villiers
  
5773Who was appointed as Civil Aviation Secretary in Dec 2013?
 A) K N Srivastava
 B) Ashok Lavasa
 C) Sudhir Mital
 D) Prem Narain
  
5774Who won Gold in the Women's category at the 57th National Shooting Championship held at Tughlakabad in December 2013.
 A) Malaika Goel
 B) Shagun Chowdhary
 C) Annu Raj Singh
 D) Heena Sidhu
  
5775Who  won the Men's Delhi Half Marathon (21.097 km) by creating a new race record in Dec 2013 after clocking 59 minutes 10 seconds beating the previous record of 59 minutes 15 seconds.
 A) Deriba Merga
 B) Geoffrey Kipsang
 C) Atsedu Tsegay
 D) Wilson Kiprop
  
5776Who has been appointed as Pakistan-s new Foreign Secretary in Dec 2013?
 A) Aizaz Chaudhry
 B) Sartaj Aziz
 C) Tariq Fatemi
 D) Pervez Rashid
  
5777US economic growth stood at _______ in the third quarter (July and September) compared to previous estimate of 3.6% (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) 3.2%
 B) 4.8%
 C) 4.1%
 D) 3.6%
  
5778Which country secured the No 1 rank in the FIFA rankings for the sixth consecutive year, published in Dec 2013?
 A) Germany
 B) Spain
 C) Argentina
 D) Colombia
  
5779Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan resigned as minister of state for __________ in Dec 2013 as she now wants to play a key role for the party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year.
 A) Environment and Forest
 B) Rural Development
 C) Mining
 D) Railways
  
5780Which India-s squash player became the first Indian squash player to win the IMET Open, in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava in Dec 2013?
 A) Heena Sidhu
 B) Saurav Ghosal
 C) Mahesh Mangaonkar
 D) Dipika Pallikal
  
5781Which Indian shooter won gold in double trap in the 57th National Shooting Championship at Dr Karni Singh Range in New Delhi in Dec 2013?
 A) Ronjan Sodhi
 B) Abhinav Bindra
 C) Kynan Chenai
 D) Samaresh Jung
  
5782Union _____________ Minister Sis Ram Ola passed away in Dec 2013 after a prolonged illness.
 A) Environment and Forest
 B) Rural Development
 C) Labour and Employment
 D) Railways
  
5783Who took charge as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in Dec 2013?
 A) Naina Lal Kidwai
 B) Adi Godrej
 C) Sidharth Birla
 D) Kris Gopalakrisnan
  
5784Which bollywood actor won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in his film -The Lunchbox- at the 10th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)?
 A) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
 B) Sharukh Khan
 C) Irrfan Khan
 D) None of These
  
5785Minorities Rights Day is observed on ________ across the world to create awareness on rights of minorities.
 A) 18-Dec
 B) 21-Dec
 C) 16-Dec
 D) 23-Dec
  
5786HDFC Bank has elevated its current Executive Director, _________ to the position of Deputy Managing Director in order to make the possible successor of MD Aditya Puri in Dec 2013.
 A) Keki Mistry
 B) Vijay Merchant
 C) Paresh Sukthankar
 D) C M Vasudev
  
5787Vijay Diwas is observed ___________ across the country to celebrate the India-s military victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war.
 A) 18-Dec
 B) 21-Dec
 C) 16-Dec
 D) 23-Dec
  
5788The Centre has appointed __________ as Chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) in Dec 2013.
 A) Prakash Bakshi
 B) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
 C) C.V.R. Rajendran
 D) None of These
  
5789Who has been appointed the new Governor of Manipur in Dec 2013?
 A) Vinod Kumar Duggal
 B) Ashish Kumar
 C) Ashwani Kumar
 D) Nikhil Kumar
  
5790In women-s category,  who won the Delhi Half Marathon at 1 hour 07 minutes and 58 seconds held in Dec 2013?
 A) Lucy Kabuu
 B) Florence Kiplagat
 C) Gladys Cherono
 D) None of These
  
5791India has retained its ______ position in the latest ICC Test rankings n the latest ICC ranking released in Dubai in Dec 2013.
 A) Second
 B) Third
 C) First
 D) Fourth
  
5792German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been voted in for a _________ term as chancellor in Dec 2013.
 A) Fourth
 B) Second
 C) Third
 D) None of These
  
5793The world-s largest private equity firm Blackstone Group, managing assets worth more than USD 240 billion, has appointed Mathew Cyriac and __________ as co-heads of the Indian private equity operations.
 A) Amit Dixit
 B) Malay Mukherjee
 C) S.B. Nayar
 D) None of These
  
5794The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended West Indies Cricketer _________ from bowling in international matches because of illegal action in Dec 2013.
 A) Marlon Samuels
 B) Tino Best
 C) Shane Shillingford
 D) Narsingh Deonarine
  
5795International Anti-corruption day is observed on
 A)10th december
 B)11th december
 C)12th december
 D)9th december
  
5796Which Internet Company acquired content delivery network provider PeerCDN to resolve its mail issues in Dec 2013? P
 A) LinkedIn
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Yahoo
  
5797Who has been given additional charge of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, following death of Minister Sis Ram Ola in Dec 2013?
 A) Shashi Tharoor
 B) Oscar Fernandes
 C) Veerappa Moily
 D) Sachin Pilot
  
5798The Reserve Bank of India will soon introduce cash-settled interest rate futures on ______ government bonds and has also permitted exchanges to launch these derivatives in other smaller tenure securities in the future (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) 5-Year
 B) 12-Yea
 C) 15-Year
 D) 10-Year
  
5799Over 2,200 youth from which state are getting trained under -Project Udaan- by 29 corporates across the country. (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) Haryana
 B) Gujarat
 C) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)
 D) Assam
  
5800Which Social networking giant acquired SportStream, a start-up firm that analyses social media mentions of sport. SportStream enables users to aggregate, filter and display "real-time" data, in Dec 2013?
 A) LinkedIn
 B) Facebook
 C) Twitter
 D) Google
  
5801Who has been given additional charge as minister of state for environment and forest after Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan resigned in Dec 2013?
 A) Shashi Tharoor
 B) Oscar Fernandes
 C) Veerappa Moily
 D) None of These
  
5802Commodity Futures Trading Commission has appointed _______ as an acting Chief Economist of the US commodities market regulator in Dec 2013.
 A) Sayee Srinivasan
 B) Thomas Mathew T.
 C) Jignesh Shah
 D) Satyananda Mishra
  
5803More than a year after allowing FDI in multi-brand retail segment, the government received the first application from which global retail giant in the sector in Dec 2013?
 A) Metro
 B) Tesco Plc
 C) Delhaize
 D) None of These
  
5804The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has appointed _______ as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC).
 A) Anupam Shrivastava
 B) R.K Upadhyay
 C) M. K. Goel
 D) S.B. Nayar
  
5805Gyan Correa-s _________ film 'The Good Road' is out of the best foreign film Oscar race after it failed to qualify in the Academy-s latest shortlist in Dec 2013.
 A) Hindi
 B) Malayalam
 C) Marathi
 D) Gujarati
  
5806India's indigeneously-designed Light Combat Aircraft, ______ has got initial operation clearance (IOC-II) in Dec 2013 and it will replace Mig-21 models.
 A) Nag
 B) Prithvi
 C) Tejas
 D) Agni
  
5807Global pharma major ___________ announced a USD1-billion open offer to increase its stake in its publicly listed pharma entity in India from 50.7% to up to 75%.
 A) Cipla
 B) Pfizer
 C) GlaxoSmith-Kline
 D) None of These
  
5808The Reserve Bank of India, RBI, has tightened norms for credit card holders in Dec 2013. In a notification on Friday, the RBI advised banks to treat a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within a stipulated ________ period.
 A) 90-day
 B) 60-day
 C) 120-day
 D) 150-day
  
5809South Africa's legendary all-rounder _______ has announced his retirement from Test cricket in Dec 2013.
 A) Mark Boucher
 B) Shaun Pollock
 C) Jacques Kallis
 D) None of These
  
5810International Migrants Day is observed on ________  across the world to raise awareness of the issue.
 A) 12-Dec
 B) 18- Dec
 C) 22-Dec
 D) 19-Dec
  
5811Which Eminent historian was awarded Itihas Ratna from Asiatic Society Bihar in Dec 2013?
 A) Satish Chandra
 B) Ram Sharan Sharma
 C) Bipan Chandra
 D) Irfan Habib
  
5812Former Indian Cricketer ________ was awarded with the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award for the year 2013?
 A) Kapil Dev
 B) Mahindra Amarnat
 C) Sunil Gavaskar
 D) Ravi Shastri
  
5813Who took charge as the Senior Vice-President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in Dec 2013?
 A) Naina Lal Kidwai
 B) Harshavardhan Neotia
 C) Sidharth Birla
 D) Joytsna Suri
  
5814Sushma Singh takes oath as New Chief Information Commissioner of India in Dec 2013.  She is the ________ woman to become CIC.
 A) Fourth
 B) Third
 C) First
 D) Second
  
5815Mikhail Kalashnikov, known as the inventor of the world-s most popular firearm AK-47, passed away in Dec. He was from which country?
 A) Poland
 B) Germany
 C) Russia
 D) France
  
5816South India's first high altitude cricket stadium, situated at about 2800 feet above sea level, was inaugurated in which state in Dec 2013?
 A) Karnataka
 B) Tamil Nadu
 C) Kerala
 D) None of These
  
5817Who has been appointed as the first woman managing director of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) by the Central Government in Dec 2013?
 A) V K Sharma
 B) Usha Sangwan
 C) Sunita Sharma
 D) None of These
  
5818Famous ________ poet, Rashtrakavi Dr. G. S. Shivarudrappa passed away in Dec 2013.
 A) Marathi
 B) Tamil
 C) Telegu
 D) Kannada
  
5819Which Indian Bowler became the fourth Indian bowler to claim 300 wickets in Test cricket in Dec 2013?
 A) Harbhajan Singh
 B) Isant Shrama
 C) Zaheer Khan
 D) None of These
  
5820Who has been appointed as the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for 2013-14 in Dec 2013?
 A) P.H. Parekh
 B) Ajit Prakash Shah
 C) R. Banumathi
 D) Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar
  
5821Which Mutual fund company acquired its smaller rival Morgan Stanley Mutual Fund running a total of eight schemes with assets worth Rs 3,290 crore in Dec 2013?
 A) SBI Mutual Fund
 B) Reliance Mutual Fund
 C) HDFC Mutual Fund
 D) Fidelity Mutual Fund
  
5822The Public Enterprise Selection Board has selected ________ for the post of Chairman and Managing Director of state-run telecom firm BSNL in Dec 2013.
 A) Anupam Shrivastava
 B) R.K Upadhyay
 C) Malay Mukherjee
 D) M. K. Goel
  
5823Which England cricketer announced his unexpected retirement from international and first-class cricket with immediate effect in Dec 2013?
 A) Kevin Pieterson
 B) Monty Panesar
 C) Graeme Swann
 D) None of These
  
5824Who was appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of India Infrastructure Finance Co. Ltd (IIFCL) in Dec 2013?
 A) Anupam Shrivastava
 B) S.B. Nayar
 C) Malay Mukherjee
 D) M. K. Goel
  
5825The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Reverse Repo Rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.
 A) 6.75%
 B) 7.75%
 C) 7.25%
 D) 7%
  
5826Who will be the new Prime Minister of Somalia after it was approved by the by Somalian Parliament in Dec 2013?
 A) Abdi Farah Shirdon
 B) Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud
 C) Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
 D) Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
  
5827The debutante Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won how many assembly seats in the Delhi Assembly election held in Dec 2013?
 A) 29 Seats
 B) 28 Seats
 C) 31 Seats
 D) 27 Seats
  
5828International Anti-corruption day is observed on ______________.
 A) 12-Dec
 B) 9-Dec
 C) 11-Dec
 D) 7-Dec
  
5829Who was crowned with the pageant of Miss Earth 2013 at the Versailles Palace, Philippines held in Dec 2013?
 A) Alyz Henrich
 B) Catharina Choi
 C) Punika Kulsoontornrut
 D)Austria Katia Wagner
  
5830Aam Aadmi Party leader ___________  sworn in as the Chief Minister of Delhi in Dec 2013.
 A) Manish Sisodia
 B) Arvind Kejriwal
 C) Kumar Vishwas
 D) Yogendra Yadav
  
5831Kisan Diwas is observed on ___________ across the country to celebrate the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh.
 A) 21-Dec
 B) 23- Dec
 C) 25-Dec
 D) 280Dec
  
5832Inflation in chaina,measure by the consumer price index stood at ________ in Nov 2013 (announced in Dec).
 A) 3.3%
 B) 2.7%
 C) 3.5%
 D) 3.0%
  
5833Which two former famous Cricketer was introduced in ICC'S Hall of Fame in Dec 2013 (70th and 71st male members of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame)?
 A) Waqar younis and Adam Gilcrist
 B) Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting
 C) Rahul Dravid and Adam Gilcrist
 D) Wasim Akram and Adam Gilcrist
  
5834Who has been appointed as the Chairman CEO in Pepsico India of its India business in Dec 2013?
 A) Gautham Mukkavilli
 B) D.Shivkumar
 C) Anurag Jain
 D) P.Madhusudhan
  
5835The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.
 A) 5%
 B) 4.5%
 C) 4.25%
 D) 4%
  
5836Which company has extanded relationship with BCCI by winning team India's sponshorship for three years in Dec 2013?
 A) STAR India
 B) Zee  TV
 C) Sony Max
 D) Ten Sports
  
5837Which state was the champion in the 29th junior Athletics championship held in Dec 2013?
 A) Haryana
 B) Kerela
 C) Maharashtra
 D) Tamil Nadu
  
5838Europe has launched the ______ satellite - one of the most ambitious space missions in history in Dec 2013. It is going to map the precise positions and distances to more than a billion stars.
 A) Gaia
 B) Maia
 C) Sia
 D) None of These
  
5839Human Rights Day is observed on_______________ across the world to bring to light the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
 A) 10-Dec
 B) 12-Dec
 C) 18-Dec
 D) 19-Dec
  
5840The World Innovation Summit for Health, WISH-2013 was held at ____________ in Dec 2013 with a call for practical, innovative and sustainable health solutions.
 A) Doha
 B) Jakarta
 C) Dubai
 D) geneva
  
5841United Nations has lowered India-s economic growth forecast for 2013 to ________ in Dec 2013.
 A) 5.1%
 B) 5.3%
 C) 4.8%
 D) 6.1%
  
5842A report released by the World Food Project (WFP) for 2013 on 169 countries in Dec 2013 has said that India-s midday meal programme stands _______ among 35 lower middle income countries.
 A) 18th
 B) 12th
 C) 13th
 D) 20th
  
5843The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has appointed whom as Finance Secretary in Dec 2013?
 A) Sumit bose
 B) Ranjan Mathai
 C) S Jaishankar
 D) Ratan P Watal
  
5844The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.
 A) 25%
 B) 24%
 C) 23%
 D) 22%
  
5845Indian ace shutter and Olympic bronze medalist Saina Nehwal dropped to No. ____ in the women-s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) in Dec 2013.
 A) 8th
 B) 7th
 C) 10th
 D) 6th
  
5846Who took over as the country-s next High Commissioner to the UK in Dec 2013?
 A) Ranjan Mathai
 B) Jaimini Bhagbati
 C) Ashwani Kumar
 D) None of These
  
5847India-s largest bank State Bank of India opened 27 all-women branches in which city in Dec 2013? The all-women branch initiative for SBI comes in less than a month-s time of the inuaguration of first bank for women — Bharatiya Mahila Bank — in November.
 A) Hyderabad
 B) New Delhi
 C) Chandigarh
 D) Bangalore
  
5848Which Indian company has eammerged as the countrY's biggest company in term of annual revenue, as per an annual list of Fortune 500 companies in India published in Dec 2013?
 A) Reliance Industries (RIL)
 B) Indian Oil corp
 C) Bharat petroliam
 D) ONGC
  
5849Global auto giant General Motors has named whom as its new chief executive in Dec 2013, making her the first woman to lead a major car manufacturing company in the United States?
 A) Bob Lutz
 B) Marissa Mayer
 C) Mary Barra
 D) None of These
  
5850Which country has become the first country in the world to legalise marijuana for recreational use with the state taking control of the trad in Dec 13?
 A) Uruguay
 B) Ghana
 C) Paraguay
 D) England
  
5851Who swon in as the Gujarat Lokayukta by Governor Kamla Beniwal at Raj Bhavan in Dec 13?
 A) D.P.Buch
 B) D. K. Jain
 C) Santosh Hegde
 D) Ajit Prakash Shah
  
5852The Supreme Court has ruled that homosexuality including gay sex is a criminal offence in Dec 2013, a verdict that is a major setback for human rights in the world's biggest democracy.Which section of the Indian Penal Code deals with the same?
 A) Section 371
 B) Section 377
 C) Section 321
 D) Section 391
  
5853Who has been  named Person of the Year by Time magazine in Dec 2103?
 A) Pope Francis
 B) Barak Obama
 C) Edward Snowden
 d) Narendra Modi
  
5854Amitabh Bachchan launched the biography of Olympics medallist, and boxer Mary Kom named as ___________ in Dec 2013.
 A) Olympic Journey
 B) Unthinkable
 C) Unbreakable
 D) None of These
  
5855Reliance Industries owned Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd signed a telecom infrastructure-sharing accord with Which other telecom company in Dec 2013? The venture is expected to lead to the formation of the nation-s largest 4G-based wireless communications service next year.
 A) Tata Docomo
 B) Bharti Airtel
 C) Vodafone
 D) Reliance Infocomm
  
5856Who won the Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 at the 2013 ET Awards for Corporate Excellence held in December 2013?
 A) N R Narayana Murthy
 B) Azim Premji
 C) Vineet Nayar
 D) Kris Gopalakrisnan
  
5857Which global liquor giant has bought 35.5 lakh shares or 1.37% stake in United Breweries through a bulk deal for around Rs 772 Crore in Dec 2013?
 A) Heineken
 B) Anheuser-Busch
 C) SABMiller
 D) Carlsberg
  
5858India's Trade deficit stood at _________ in November (published in Dec 2013).
 A) USD 10.9 billion
 B) USD 9.7 billion
 C) USD 10.55 billion
 D) USD 9.22 billion
  
5859India finished at which spot in the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup held in Dec 2013?
 A) 10th
 B) 9th
 C) 8th
 D) 7th
  
5860Nabil Fahmy visited India for three days and held talks with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid in Dec 2013. He is Foreign Minister of which country?
 A) UAE
 B) Iran
 C) Egypt
 D) Saudi Arabia
  
5861More than a year after allowing FDI in multi-brand retail segment, the government received the first application from ________ based Tesco for its joint venture with its existing partner, Trent in Dec 2013?
 A) Germany
 B) France
 C) UK
 D) USA
  
5862The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Bank Rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.
 A) 8.75%
 B) 6.75%
 C) 7.75%
 D) 8.25%
  
5863Which state assembly Passed Essential Services Maintenance (ESMA) Bill 2013 in Dec 2013? According to the new bill, striking work will be a non-bailable offence and police can arrest a striking employee without warrant.
 A) Kerala
 B) Karnataka
 C) Tamil Nadu
 D) Maharashtra
  
5864Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on _______________.
 A) 8-Dec
 B) 5-Dec
 C) 7-Dec
 D) 11-Dec
  
5865Spanish football giant Barcelona has signed a deal with which tech giant to allow the chipmaker's logo to appear on the inside of players' shirts in Dec 2013?
 A) IBM
 B) Google
 C) Intel
 D) Facebook
  
5866China's first lunar rover named ___________ landed on Moon in Dec 2013.
 A)  Jade Yutu
 B)  Jade Rabbit
 C) Made Rabbit
 D) None of These
  
5867Which Indian University launched a book titled -Nirbhaya: Ek Atmachintan- to mark a year since the brutal gangrape of a Delhi paramedic student in Dec 2013?
 A) Deli University
 B) Mumbai University
 C) Jawaharlal Nehru University
 D) Calcutta University
  
5868US Fed reserve decided to cut its monthly bond purchases to __________ from USD 85 billion starting in January 2014 (announced in Dec 2013).
 A) USD 70 billion
 B) USD 65 billion
 C) USD 75 billion
 D) USD 80 billion
  
5869Which city was ranked top in public transport among Indian cities, according to a study of the International Association of Public Transport (UTIP) released in Dec 2013?
 A) New Delhi
 B) Kolkata
 C) Mumbai
 D) Bangalore
  
5870Which Indian PSU has been awarded the prestigious India Pride Awards for Excellence in Central PSUs in India Image Enhancement in Dec 2013?
 A) BHEL
 B) BEML
 C) IRCON International Limited
 D) None of These
  
5871Dr. Michiaki Takahashi who developed a vaccine for the _______ virus passed away at the age of 85 due to heart failure in December 2013 in Osaka, Japan.
 A) Chicken Pox
 B) Tuberculosis
 C) Alzheimer Disease
 D) None of These
  
5872Which Indian airport received Sword of Honour award, first airport in India to receive this award, in Dec 2013?
 A) Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
 B) Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
 C) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
 D) Kempe Gowda International Airport, Bangalore
  
5873Who became the Ambassador of US and took charge in Dec 2013?
 A) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
 B) Ashok k. kantha
 C) Nirupama Rao
 D) None of These
  
5874Pran Chopra, the veteran journalist and first editor of ________ died in Dec 2013.
 A) The Hindu
 B) The Statesman
 C) The Times of India
 D) None of These
  
5875Who has been named the regional brand ambassador by the UNICEF to promote its Total Sanitation Campaign in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in Dec 2013?
 A) Sachin Tendulkar
 B) Amitabh Bachchan
 C) MS Dhoni
 D) Rahul Dravid
  
5876_________ based nuclear energy conglomerate Areva SA is the technology provider for the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra and was working with Nuclear Energy Corporation of India (NPCIL) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).
 A) UK
 B) Germany
 C) France
 D) Ireland
  
5877Which currency overtook the euro in October and became the second-most used currency in trade finance, global transaction services organisation SWIFT announced in Dec 2013?
 A) British Pound
 B) Yuan
 C) Yen
 D) None of These
  
5878The Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) panel, headed by_______, has suggested that trades by promoters, employees, directors and their immediate relatives would need to be disclosed internally to the company in Dec 2013.
 A) C Rangarajan
 B) Deepak Mohanty
 C)  N. K. Sodhi
 D) Gowri Mukherjee
  
5879Who was appointed as the acting Chairman and Managing  Director of Export Import bank of India in Dec 2013?
 A) Abraham Koshy
 B) Anurag Jain
 C) P Pradeep Kumar
 D) Arun Tiwari
  
5880Who has taken over as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the third consecutive term in Dec 2013?
 A) Ashok Gehlot
 B) Sivraj Singh Chauhan
 C)  Raman Singh
 D) None of These
  
5881Human Rights Day was observed today (10th December) across the world to bring to light the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 2013 Theme of the day is ________________
 A) Protecting Human Rights
 B) 10 Years Working for Your Rights
 C) 20 Years Working for Your Rights
 D) Initiating Steps to secure Human Rights
  
5882Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar was last scion of the _____ royal family who passed away in Dec 2013.
 A) Vijaywada
 B) Bangalore
 C) Mysore
 D) Coorg
  
5883Which Indian IT Services company launched a new platform named Trade Edge for mainly Retail companies?
 A) TCS
 B) HCL Technologies
 C) Infosys
 D) Wipro
  
5884The Famous Hornbill festival is a celebration held every year in the first week of December in which Indian state?
 A) Tripura
 B) Nagaland
 C) Manipur
 D) Meghalaya
  
5885India has mandated visitors from which country to take oral polio vaccination before entering from Dec 2013?
 A) Pakistan
 B) Bangladesh
 C) Nepal
 D) Afghanistan
  
5886Who is the head of the committee constituted by Supreme Court to deal with complaints of sexual harassment by its interns against senior Supreme Court jidges?
 A) P Sathasivam
 B) Ranjan Gogoi
 C) Ranjana Prakash Desai
 D) Gyan Sudha Misra
  
5887Which Indian Golfer has become the highest-ranked Indian golfer in the world in Dec 2013?
 A) Gaganjeet Bhullar
 B) Shiv Chowrasia
 C) Jyoti Randhawa
 D) Anirban Lahiri
  
5888The European Parliament has recently granted GSP Plus. status to which country in the list in Dec 2013?
 A) Pakistan
 B) India
 C) Sri Lanka
 D) Afghanistan
  
5889Which euro zone country has become the first Eurozone nation to exit from bailout programme in Dec 2013?
 A) Greece
 B) Ireland
 C) Portugal
 D) Italy
  
5890Who has been named the regional brand ambassador by the UNICEF to promote its Total Sanitation Campaign in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in Dec 2013?
 A) Sachin Tendulkar
 B) Amitabh Bachchan
 C) MS Dhoni
 D) Rahul Dravid
  
5891Raghunath A Mashelkar won "Padma Vibhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.
 A) Public Affairs
 B) Literature and Education
 C) Science and Engineering
 D) Art—Cinema
  
5892Which country formally joined the euro zone, becoming the 18th member of the group of EU states which uses the euro as its currency in Jan 2014?
 A) Ukraine
 B) Turkey
 C) Latvia
 D) Kazakisthan
  
5893Which news channel won the "Best News Channel of the Year (English)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?
 A) Headlines Today
 B) Times Now
 C) NDTV 24X7
 D) CNN-IBN
  
5894Who took over as the Air Force chief in Jan 2014?
 A) Arup Raha
 B) NAK Browne
 C) Devendra Kumar Joshi
 D) Pradeep Vasant Naik
  
5895Which film won the "Best Film" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) The Lunchbox
 B) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
 C) Chennai Express
 D) Special 26
  
5896India's National Voters Day was observed on?
 A) 26th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 25th Jan
 D) 30th Jan
  
5897Market regulator SEBI has appointed whom as the new MD and CEO of MCX-SX in Jan 2014?
 A) Saurabh Sarkar
 B) Jigneesh Shah
 C) Manoj Vaish
 D) Joseph Massey
  
5898Who  was honoured with the Best Scientist Award of Science-Tech Foundation (STF), Bangalore for the year 2013, announced in Jan 2014.
 A) T. V. Ramakrishnan
 B) CNR Rao
 C) B. Mahipal Reddy
 D) M. R. S. Rao
  
5899Indian government has cancelled a USD 753 million helicopter deal with which company after allegations of corruption in Jan 2014?
 A) Boeing
 B) Sukhoi
 C) Lockhead Martin
 D) Finmeccanica
  
5900Who has been chosen for the South American footballer of the year in the annual poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais in Jan 2014?
 A) Kaka
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Ronaldinho
 D) Neymar
  
5901Former ________ CFO and Board Member V Balakrishnan joined the Aam Admi Party in Jan 2014.
 A) TCS
 B) HCL Technologies
 C) Wipro
 D) Infosys
  
5902Which has launched skill development program named as -Udaan- for youths in Jammu and Kashmir in co-ordination with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) and the Government of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) in Jan 2014?
 A) State Bank of India
 B) Canara Bank
 C) Punjab National Bank
 D) Central Bank of India
  
5903Who took charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of PSU Company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) in Jan 2014?
 A) P. Madhusudan
 B) A.P Choudhury
 C) S.K. Sharma
 D) Arun Kumar Gupta
  
5904Who won "Best Director" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) Ritesh Batra
 B) Abhishek Kapoor
 C) Rohit Shetty
 D) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
  
5905Who took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of defence public sector Bharat Electronics Ltd in Jan 2014?
 A) P. Madhusudan
 B) A.P Choudhury
 C) S.K. Sharma
 D) Arun Kumar Gupta
  
5906India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at _______ in November (announced in Jan 2014).
 A) 2.4%
 B) 5.8%
 C) 1.7%
 D) 3.1%
  
5907Expert Committee constituted by Information and Broadcasting Ministry to review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti has submitted its report. The committee was headed by _________.
 A) Ashok Hegde
 B) Sam Pitroda
 C) Montek Singh Ahluwalia
 D) Arun Maira
  
5908World anti Leprosy Day is observed on?
 A) 10th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 25th Jan
 D) 30th Jan
  
5909Justice A.K. Ganguly resigned from the post of honorary professor of the National University of Juridical Sciences after allegations of sexual harassment against him in Jan 2014. He was Human Rights Commission chairman of which state?
 A) Assam
 B) Bihar
 C) West Bengal
 D) Oddisa
  
5910Which news channel won the "News Channel of the Year (Hindi)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?
 A) Star News
 B) Aaj Tak
 C) NDTV
 D) None of These
  
5911Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) has appointed whom  as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2014?
 A) Saurabh Sarkar
 B) Jigneesh Shah
 C) Manoj Vaish
 D) Joseph Massey
  
5912Who won "Best Actor" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
 B) Rajkumar Rao
 C) Farhan Akhtar
 D) Dhanush K Raja
  
5913Bharti Retail has appointed whom as its Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2014?
 A) Raj Jain
 B) Pankaj Madan
 C) Munish Sharda
 D) Manoj Vaish
  
5914-World Braille Day- is observed on _____________.
 A) 12-Jan
 B) 4-Jan
 C) 24-Jan
 D) 8-Jan
  
5915India-s largest software services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced to set up the world's largest corporate learning and development centre in __________ in Jan 2014.
 A) Thiruvananthapuram,
 B) Kochin
 C) Mysore
 D) Mangalore
  
5916Which country won the Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket title held in Jan 2014?
 A) Pakistan
 B) India
 C) Sri Lanka
 D) Bangladesh
  
5917Who won the the recent Bangladesh Parliament election held in Jan 2014?
 A) Hussain Muhammad Ershad
 B) Sheikh Hasina
 C) Khaleda Zia
 D) None of These
  
5918Legendary football player Eusebio da Silva Ferreira passed away in Jan 2014. He played international football for which country?
 A) Spain
 B) Portugal
 C) France
 D) Italy
  
5919Who has been appointed as President of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) in January 2014?
 A) Som Mittal
 B) Krish Gopalakrishnan
 C) R. Chandrashekhar
 D) None of These
  
5920Who won "Best Actor (Critics)" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
 B) Rajkumar Rao
 C) Farhan Akhtar
 D) Dhanush K Raja
  
5921B K S Iyengar won "Padma Vibhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.
 A) Public Affairs
 B) Literature and Education
 C) Yoga
 D) Art—Cinema
  
5922India's Martyrs' Day is observed on?
 A) 10th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 25th Jan
 D) 30th Jan
  
5923Which Indian squash player won the Open du Gard squash title, the PSA Challenger 5 event in Jan 2014?
 A) Heena Sidhu
 B) Saurav Ghosal
 C) Mahesh Mangaonkar
 D) Dipika Pallikal
  
5924Which Indian shuttler has become the first male junior badminton player from India to be ranked top in the world announced in Jan 2014?
 A) Aditya Joshi
 B) Parupalli Kashyap
 C) Ajay Jayaram
 D) Gurusai Datt
  
5925Who won the "Best Anchor (English)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?
 A) Shereen Bhan
 B) Rajdeep Sardesai
 C) Arnab Goshwami
 D) None of These
  
5926Begum Parveen Sultana won "Padma Bhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.
 A) Public Affairs
 B) Literature and Education
 C) Art—Classical Singing
 D) Art—Cinema
  
5927The US Senate confirmed whom as the head of the Federal Reserve in Jan 2014?
 A) Lawrence Summers
 B) Janet Yellen
 C) Alan Greenspan
 D) Stanley Fischer
  
5928The eurozone's inflation rate stood at _______ in December (announced in Jan 2014).
 A) 1.2%
 B) 0.8%
 C) 1.4%
 D) 1.1%
  
5929Which film won the "Best Film (critics)" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) The Lunchbox
 B) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
 C) Chennai Express
 D) Special 26
  
5930India has successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ______ missile in Jan 2014, the first missile to be developed by DRDO under India-s prestigious IGMDP which has a strike range of 350 km and is capable of carrying warheads of up to 1000 kg.
 A) Prithvi-II
 B) Agni-IV
 C) Akash
 D) Brahmos
  
5931The Central government announced to create an Equal Opportunity Commission as recommended by the ______________ in Jan 2014.
 A) Gadgil Committee
 B) Verma Committee
 C) Sachar Committee
 D) None of These
  
5932Which movie won the "Best Motion Picture, Drama" award in the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards presented in January 2014?
 A) 12 Years a slave
 B) American Hustle
 C) The Wolf of Wall Street
 D) Dollas Buyers Club
  
5933Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014 was held in which city in Jan 2014?
 A) Hyderabad
 B) Mumbai
 C) Bangalore
 D) New Delhi
  
5934The Centre will soon appoint whom as Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal to take up pending applications (announed in Jan 2014).
 A) Justice R. Banumathi
 B) Justice N.P. Singh
 C) Justice B.S. Chauhan
 D) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
  
5935An RBI panel headed by ________ has suggested setting up of specialised banks to cater to low income households to ensure that all citizens have bank accounts by 2016 in Jan 2014 which will pave way for significant changes in Indian banking structures.
 A) Nachiket Mor
 B) Urijit Patel
 C) Usha Thorat
 D) Narayanan Vaghul
  
5936Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Ltd has appointed whom as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2014.
 A) Raj Jain
 B) Munish Sharda
 C) Pankaj Madan
 D) Joseph Massey
  
5937India's Army Day is observed on?
 A) 10th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 25th Jan
 D) 30th Jan
  
5938The euro zone's unemployment rate stood at ______ in November (announced in Jan 2014).
 A) 13.5%
 B) 12.1%
 C) 11.5%
 D) 12.8%
  
5939The Telenor Group has nominated whom as the new Chief Executive Officer of Uninor with immediate effect in Jan 2014?
 A) Nigel Harris
 B) Joginder Singh
 C) Morten Karlsen Sorby
 D) Sigve Brekke
  
5940India has been ranked ______ out of 25 countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, as per the 2014 Nuclear Threat Initiative-s Nuclear Materials Security Index released in Jan 2014.
 A) 15th
 B) 21st
 C) 23rd
 D) 18th

 
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Sl No.QuestionAnswer
5721The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a panel to review the current system of data collection, dissemination and data management processes in the central bank and improve the existing mechanism in Dec 2013. The 15-member committee will be headed by whom?Ans) Deepak Mohanty
5722The US economic growth stood at _______  in the third quarter of the current year compared to earlier estimate of 2.8%.Ans) 3.6%
5723The Bank of England has kept interest rates at a record low of ______, despite signs that the UK economy is improving in Dec 2013. It has kept the interest rate unchanged since March 2009.Ans) 0.5%
5724The official 2014 FIFA World Cup match ball named as _____- was unveiled in Dec 2013 by manufacturers Adidas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Ans) Brazuka
5725Delhi Jal Board will provide ______ litres water per month free of cost to every household in the city from 1st January 2014 (announced in Dec 2013) after AAP forming Delhi Government as per its promise.Ans) 20,000
5726India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in November (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) 11.74%
5727India was ranked at _________ in the list of best countries for doing business published by forbes magazine in Dec 2013.Ans) 98 th
5728In terms of trade freedom, India was ranked ________ and on monetary freedom basis it was placed at 132nd rank as per the list published by forbes magazine in Dec 2013.Ans) 128th
5729South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis surpassed _______ as the third highest run-getter in Test cricket after a 115-run knock against India in his last test match in Dec 2013.Ans) Rahul Dravid (13288 runs)
5730India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in October 2013 (Announced in Dec 2013).Ans) -1.8%
5731Who was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan for the second time in Dec 2013?Ans) Vasundhara Raje
5732The _________ panel recommended the guidelines prescribing bailout packages for developers of highway projects and the task of implementation lie with the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The panel recommended that 75% of the premium amount payable to the government will be restricted in the first three years of the contract.Ans) C Rangarajan
5733Who has been named the 'most powerful celebrity of 2013' by Forbes India for the second time in a row (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Shah Rukh Khan
5734Devyani Khobragade, Deputy Consul General at the Indian Consulate was arrested by which country police in Dec for allegedly presenting fraudulent documents in support of a visa application for an Indian national employed by her.Ans) USA
5735Veteran Hindi ________ Farooq Sheikh passed away in Dec after suffering a heart attack in Dubai.Ans) Actor
5736The Indian Dairy Association has awarded _______, Chairman, NDDB Dairy Services, with the 10th Dr Kurien Award in recognition of his contribution to the Indian dairy industry in Dec 2013.Ans) D Tikku
5737Who has taken charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) in Dec 2013.Ans) S.B. Nayar
5738Eastern Army Command, Lieutenant General ________ was designated as the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCoAS) in Dec 2013.Ans) Dalbir Singh Suhag
5739Wal-Mart India has appointed whom as President and CEO of Walmart India, effective January 20, 2014 (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Krish Iyer
5740Which country won the women's Kabaddi World Cup championship for the third time in a row after defeating New Zealand in the final match in Jalandhar, Punjab in Dec 2013.Ans) India
5741Who has been elected as the next Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) in Dec 2013?Ans) Sushma Singh
5742Which Indian batsman won the 'Emerging Cricketer of the Year' trophy at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai in Dec 2013?Ans) Cheteshwar Pujara
5743Which Union Minister has been awarded with the "Person of the Year" award by animal rights campaigner PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for initiating steps for animal protection in Dec 2013?Ans) Shashi Tharoor
5744Which Indian Cricketer won the LG People's Choice award at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai in Dec 2013?Ans) M S Dhoni
5745The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at a record low of _______ in Dec 2013 after a surprise cut from 0.5% in previous month.Ans) 0.25%
5746Who took charge of Education PWD, Urban Development, Local Bodies, Land and Building departments ministry after AAP forming Delhi Government in Dec 2013?Ans) Manish Sisodia
5747________________ has begged the confederation of indian Industry National Award for food safety 2013 (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Metro cash and carry India
5748Which company has been awarded with a gold award in the category of `Marketing with social and digital media` in Dec 2013?Ans) Wipro
5749Which Indian archer has created a national record in women's 50 metre round in the 34th Senior National Archery Championship in Jamshedpur in Dec 2013?Ans) Deepika Kumari
5750Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first elected black president and a global anti-apartheid icon passed away in Dec 2013. He won which of the below awards for his  continuous fight to restore peace in South Africa?Ans) All of them
5751International civil aviation day is observed on __________________Ans) 7-Dec
5752The 9th WTO ministrial conference was held in December 2013 at ___________.Ans) Bali, Indoneshia
5753Who has been re-appointed as the OPCW Director General at the 18th Session of the Conference of State Parties held in Dec 2013?Ans) Ahmet Uzumcu
5754The Central Government has appointed whom as Chairman & Managing Director of Union Bank of India in Dec 2013?Ans) Arun Tiwari
5755UN General Assembly elected which country to the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member in Dec 2013 to replace Saudi Arabia?Ans) Jordan
5756Who was sworn in as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for third consecutive term in Dec 2013 after leading BJP to a spectacular hat-trick in Assembly elections?Ans) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
5757Who has been appointed as head of National Security Guard (NSG) in Dec 2013?Ans) J N Choudhury
5758Who  has been awarded the 2013 UN Human Rights Prize in Dec 2013, an honour previously given to icons like late Nelson Mandela in recognition of outstanding achievement in human rights.Ans) Malala Yousafzai
5759The US unemployment rate has dropped to _______________from 7.3% in Nov 2013 (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) 7%
5760FIFA, the international football body,  has awarded which country to host Under 17 world cup will held in 2017?Ans) India
5761The union cabinet has finally cleared the bill of  formation of Talengana taking the __________no of districts of Telengana region to form the new state in Dec 2013.Ans) 10
5762India was ranked at _______ as the most economically confident contry in the world as per a study by global research firm Ipsosas (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) 7th
5763Who was sworn in as Chief Minister of Mizoram in Dec 2013?Ans) Lal Thanhawla
5764India-s headline inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index, stood at _____ in November (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) 7.52%
5765Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director Andhra Bank in Dec 2013?Ans) C.V.R. Rajendran
5766E. Sreedharan is among six prominent Keralites have been selected for South Indian Bank-s excellence awards announced in Dec 2013. He is also known as _____.Ans) Metro man
5767Which country won World Kabaddi Cup final to retain the title for fourth consecutive time in Dec 2013?Ans) India
5768Who won presidential election in Chile with 62.2% of the vote in Dec 2013?Ans) Michelle Bachelet
5769Who will take over as the full-time chief of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) as per announcement made in Dec 2013?Ans) Arvind Ranjan
5770Which country won the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup for a record sixth time in Dec 2013?Ans) Germany
5771Which British player was awarded with the 'BBC Sports Personality of the Year', announced in Dec 2013?Ans) Andy Murray
5772Which Cricketer won the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and was also named as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai in Dec 2013?Ans) Michael Clarke
5773Who was appointed as Civil Aviation Secretary in Dec 2013?Ans) Ashok Lavasa
5774Who won Gold in the Women's category at the 57th National Shooting Championship held at Tughlakabad in December 2013.Ans) Malaika Goel
5775Who  won the Men's Delhi Half Marathon (21.097 km) by creating a new race record in Dec 2013 after clocking 59 minutes 10 seconds beating the previous record of 59 minutes 15 seconds.Ans) Atsedu Tsegay
5776Who has been appointed as Pakistan-s new Foreign Secretary in Dec 2013?Ans) Aizaz Chaudhry
5777US economic growth stood at _______ in the third quarter (July and September) compared to previous estimate of 3.6% (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) 4.1%
5778Which country secured the No 1 rank in the FIFA rankings for the sixth consecutive year, published in Dec 2013?Ans) Spain
5779Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan resigned as minister of state for __________ in Dec 2013 as she now wants to play a key role for the party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections next year.Ans) Environment and Forest
5780Which India-s squash player became the first Indian squash player to win the IMET Open, in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava in Dec 2013?Ans) Mahesh Mangaonkar
5781Which Indian shooter won gold in double trap in the 57th National Shooting Championship at Dr Karni Singh Range in New Delhi in Dec 2013?Ans) Ronjan Sodhi
5782Union _____________ Minister Sis Ram Ola passed away in Dec 2013 after a prolonged illness.Ans) Labour and Employment
5783Who took charge as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in Dec 2013?Ans) Sidharth Birla
5784Which bollywood actor won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in his film -The Lunchbox- at the 10th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)?Ans) Irrfan Khan
5785Minorities Rights Day is observed on ________ across the world to create awareness on rights of minorities.Ans) 18-Dec
5786HDFC Bank has elevated its current Executive Director, _________ to the position of Deputy Managing Director in order to make the possible successor of MD Aditya Puri in Dec 2013.Ans) Paresh Sukthankar
5787Vijay Diwas is observed ___________ across the country to celebrate the India-s military victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war.Ans) 16-Dec
5788The Centre has appointed __________ as Chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) in Dec 2013.Ans) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
5789Who has been appointed the new Governor of Manipur in Dec 2013?Ans) Vinod Kumar Duggal
5790In women-s category,  who won the Delhi Half Marathon at 1 hour 07 minutes and 58 seconds held in Dec 2013?Ans) Florence Kiplagat
5791India has retained its ______ position in the latest ICC Test rankings n the latest ICC ranking released in Dubai in Dec 2013.Ans) Second
5792German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been voted in for a _________ term as chancellor in Dec 2013.Ans) Third
5793The world-s largest private equity firm Blackstone Group, managing assets worth more than USD 240 billion, has appointed Mathew Cyriac and __________ as co-heads of the Indian private equity operations.Ans) Amit Dixit
5794The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended West Indies Cricketer _________ from bowling in international matches because of illegal action in Dec 2013.Ans) Shane Shillingford
5795International Anti-corruption day is observed onAns) 9th dec
5796Which Internet Company acquired content delivery network provider PeerCDN to resolve its mail issues in Dec 2013? PAns) Yahoo
5797Who has been given additional charge of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, following death of Minister Sis Ram Ola in Dec 2013?Ans) Oscar Fernandes
5798The Reserve Bank of India will soon introduce cash-settled interest rate futures on ______ government bonds and has also permitted exchanges to launch these derivatives in other smaller tenure securities in the future (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) 10-Year
5799Over 2,200 youth from which state are getting trained under -Project Udaan- by 29 corporates across the country. (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
5800Which Social networking giant acquired SportStream, a start-up firm that analyses social media mentions of sport. SportStream enables users to aggregate, filter and display "real-time" data, in Dec 2013?Ans) Facebook
5801Who has been given additional charge as minister of state for environment and forest after Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan resigned in Dec 2013?Ans) Veerappa Moily
5802Commodity Futures Trading Commission has appointed _______ as an acting Chief Economist of the US commodities market regulator in Dec 2013.Ans) Sayee Srinivasan
5803More than a year after allowing FDI in multi-brand retail segment, the government received the first application from which global retail giant in the sector in Dec 2013?Ans) Tesco Plc
5804The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has appointed _______ as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC).Ans) M. K. Goel
5805Gyan Correa-s _________ film 'The Good Road' is out of the best foreign film Oscar race after it failed to qualify in the Academy-s latest shortlist in Dec 2013.Ans) Gujarati
5806India's indigeneously-designed Light Combat Aircraft, ______ has got initial operation clearance (IOC-II) in Dec 2013 and it will replace Mig-21 models.Ans) Tejas
5807Global pharma major ___________ announced a USD1-billion open offer to increase its stake in its publicly listed pharma entity in India from 50.7% to up to 75%.Ans) GlaxoSmith-Kline
5808The Reserve Bank of India, RBI, has tightened norms for credit card holders in Dec 2013. In a notification on Friday, the RBI advised banks to treat a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within a stipulated ________ period.Ans) 90-day
5809South Africa's legendary all-rounder _______ has announced his retirement from Test cricket in Dec 2013.Ans) Jacques Kallis
5810International Migrants Day is observed on ________  across the world to raise awareness of the issue.Ans) 18- Dec
5811Which Eminent historian was awarded Itihas Ratna from Asiatic Society Bihar in Dec 2013?Ans) Bipan Chandra
5812Former Indian Cricketer ________ was awarded with the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award for the year 2013?Ans) Kapil Dev
5813Who took charge as the Senior Vice-President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in Dec 2013?Ans) Joytsna Suri
5814Sushma Singh takes oath as New Chief Information Commissioner of India in Dec 2013.  She is the ________ woman to become CIC.Ans) Second
5815Mikhail Kalashnikov, known as the inventor of the world-s most popular firearm AK-47, passed away in Dec. He was from which country?Ans) Russia
5816South India's first high altitude cricket stadium, situated at about 2800 feet above sea level, was inaugurated in which state in Dec 2013?Ans) Kerala
5817Who has been appointed as the first woman managing director of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) by the Central Government in Dec 2013?Ans) Usha Sangwan
5818Famous ________ poet, Rashtrakavi Dr. G. S. Shivarudrappa passed away in Dec 2013.Ans) Kannada
5819Which Indian Bowler became the fourth Indian bowler to claim 300 wickets in Test cricket in Dec 2013?Ans) Zaheer Khan
5820Who has been appointed as the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for 2013-14 in Dec 2013?Ans) P.H. Parekh
5821Which Mutual fund company acquired its smaller rival Morgan Stanley Mutual Fund running a total of eight schemes with assets worth Rs 3,290 crore in Dec 2013?Ans) HDFC Mutual Fund
5822The Public Enterprise Selection Board has selected ________ for the post of Chairman and Managing Director of state-run telecom firm BSNL in Dec 2013.Ans) Anupam Shrivastava
5823Which England cricketer announced his unexpected retirement from international and first-class cricket with immediate effect in Dec 2013?Ans) Graeme Swann
5824Who was appointed as chairman and managing director (CMD) of India Infrastructure Finance Co. Ltd (IIFCL) in Dec 2013?Ans) S.B. Nayar
5825The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Reverse Repo Rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.Ans) 6.75%
5826Who will be the new Prime Minister of Somalia after it was approved by the by Somalian Parliament in Dec 2013?Ans) Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
5827The debutante Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won how many assembly seats in the Delhi Assembly election held in Dec 2013?Ans) 28 Seats
5828International Anti-corruption day is observed on ______________.Ans) 9-Dec
5829Who was crowned with the pageant of Miss Earth 2013 at the Versailles Palace, Philippines held in Dec 2013?Ans) Alyz Henrich
5830Aam Aadmi Party leader ___________  sworn in as the Chief Minister of Delhi in Dec 2013.Ans) Arvind Kejriwal
5831Kisan Diwas is observed on ___________ across the country to celebrate the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh.Ans) 23- Dec
5832Inflation in chaina,measure by the consumer price index stood at ________ in Nov 2013 (announced in Dec).Ans) 3.0%
5833Which two former famous Cricketer was introduced in ICC'S Hall of Fame in Dec 2013 (70th and 71st male members of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame)?Ans) Waqar Younis and Adam Gilcrist
5834Who has been appointed as the Chairman CEO in Pepsico India of its India business in Dec 2013?Ans) D.Shivkumar
5835The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.Ans) 4%
5836Which company has extanded relationship with BCCI by winning team India's sponshorship for three years in Dec 2013?Ans) STAR India
5837Which state was the champion in the 29th junior Athletics championship held in Dec 2013?Ans) Kerela
5838Europe has launched the ______ satellite - one of the most ambitious space missions in history in Dec 2013. It is going to map the precise positions and distances to more than a billion stars.Ans) Gaia
5839Human Rights Day is observed on_______________ across the world to bring to light the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.Ans) 10-Dec
5840The World Innovation Summit for Health, WISH-2013 was held at ____________ in Dec 2013 with a call for practical, innovative and sustainable health solutions.Ans) Doha
5841United Nations has lowered India-s economic growth forecast for 2013 to ________ in Dec 2013.Ans) 4.8%
5842A report released by the World Food Project (WFP) for 2013 on 169 countries in Dec 2013 has said that India-s midday meal programme stands _______ among 35 lower middle income countries.Ans) 12th
5843The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has appointed whom as Finance Secretary in Dec 2013?Ans) Sumit Bose
5844The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.Ans) 23%
5845Indian ace shutter and Olympic bronze medalist Saina Nehwal dropped to No. ____ in the women-s singles rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) in Dec 2013.Ans) 8th
5846Who took over as the country-s next High Commissioner to the UK in Dec 2013?Ans) Ranjan Mathai
5847India-s largest bank State Bank of India opened 27 all-women branches in which city in Dec 2013? The all-women branch initiative for SBI comes in less than a month-s time of the inuaguration of first bank for women — Bharatiya Mahila Bank — in November.Ans) Chandigarh
5848Which Indian company has eammerged as the countrY's biggest company in term of annual revenue, as per an annual list of Fortune 500 companies in India published in Dec 2013?Ans) Indian Oil corp.
5849Global auto giant General Motors has named whom as its new chief executive in Dec 2013, making her the first woman to lead a major car manufacturing company in the United States?Ans) Mary Barra
5850Which country has become the first country in the world to legalise marijuana for recreational use with the state taking control of the trad in Dec 13?Ans) Uruguay
5851Who swon in as the Gujarat Lokayukta by Governor Kamla Beniwal at Raj Bhavan in Dec 13?Ans) D.P.Buch
5852The Supreme Court has ruled that homosexuality including gay sex is a criminal offence in Dec 2013, a verdict that is a major setback for human rights in the world's biggest democracy.Which section of the Indian Penal Code deals with the same?Ans) Section 377
5853Who has been  named Person of the Year by Time magazine in Dec 2103?Ans) Pope Francis
5854Amitabh Bachchan launched the biography of Olympics medallist, and boxer Mary Kom named as ___________ in Dec 2013.Ans) Unbreakable
5855Reliance Industries owned Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd signed a telecom infrastructure-sharing accord with Which other telecom company in Dec 2013? The venture is expected to lead to the formation of the nation-s largest 4G-based wireless communications service next year.Ans) Bharti Airtel
5856Who won the Economic Times Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 at the 2013 ET Awards for Corporate Excellence held in December 2013?Ans) Azim Premji
5857Which global liquor giant has bought 35.5 lakh shares or 1.37% stake in United Breweries through a bulk deal for around Rs 772 Crore in Dec 2013?Ans) Heineken
5858India's Trade deficit stood at _________ in November (published in Dec 2013).Ans) USD 9.22 billion
5859India finished at which spot in the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup held in Dec 2013?Ans) 10th
5860Nabil Fahmy visited India for three days and held talks with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid in Dec 2013. He is Foreign Minister of which country?Ans) Egypt
5861More than a year after allowing FDI in multi-brand retail segment, the government received the first application from ________ based Tesco for its joint venture with its existing partner, Trent in Dec 2013?Ans) UK
5862The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Bank Rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.Ans) 8.75%
5863Which state assembly Passed Essential Services Maintenance (ESMA) Bill 2013 in Dec 2013? According to the new bill, striking work will be a non-bailable offence and police can arrest a striking employee without warrant.Ans) Karnataka
5864Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on _______________.Ans) 7-Dec
5865Spanish football giant Barcelona has signed a deal with which tech giant to allow the chipmaker's logo to appear on the inside of players' shirts in Dec 2013?Ans) Intel
5866China's first lunar rover named ___________ landed on Moon in Dec 2013.Ans) Jade Rabbit
5867Which Indian University launched a book titled -Nirbhaya: Ek Atmachintan- to mark a year since the brutal gangrape of a Delhi paramedic student in Dec 2013?Ans) Mumbai University
5868US Fed reserve decided to cut its monthly bond purchases to __________ from USD 85 billion starting in January 2014 (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) USD 75 billion
5869Which city was ranked top in public transport among Indian cities, according to a study of the International Association of Public Transport (UTIP) released in Dec 2013?Ans) Kolkata
5870Which Indian PSU has been awarded the prestigious India Pride Awards for Excellence in Central PSUs in India Image Enhancement in Dec 2013?Ans) IRCON International Limited
5871Dr. Michiaki Takahashi who developed a vaccine for the _______ virus passed away at the age of 85 due to heart failure in December 2013 in Osaka, Japan.Ans) Chicken Pox
5872Which Indian airport received Sword of Honour award, first airport in India to receive this award, in Dec 2013?Ans) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport of Hyderabad
5873Who became the Ambassador of US and took charge in Dec 2013?Ans) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
5874Pran Chopra, the veteran journalist and first editor of ________ died in Dec 2013.Ans) The Statesman
5875Who has been named the regional brand ambassador by the UNICEF to promote its Total Sanitation Campaign in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in Dec 2013?Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
5876_________ based nuclear energy conglomerate Areva SA is the technology provider for the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra and was working with Nuclear Energy Corporation of India (NPCIL) and Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).Ans) France
5877Which currency overtook the euro in October and became the second-most used currency in trade finance, global transaction services organisation SWIFT announced in Dec 2013?Ans) Yuan
5878The Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) panel, headed by_______, has suggested that trades by promoters, employees, directors and their immediate relatives would need to be disclosed internally to the company in Dec 2013.Ans) N. K. Sodhi
5879Who was appointed as the acting Chairman and Managing  Director of Export Import bank of India in Dec 2013?Ans) Anurag Jain
5880Who has taken over as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh for the third consecutive term in Dec 2013?Ans) Sivraj Singh Chauhan
5881Human Rights Day was observed today (10th December) across the world to bring to light the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 2013 Theme of the day is ________________Ans) 20 Years Working for Your Rights
5882Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar was last scion of the _____ royal family who passed away in Dec 2013.Ans) Mysore
5883Which Indian IT Services company launched a new platform named Trade Edge for mainly Retail companies?Ans) Infosys
5884The Famous Hornbill festival is a celebration held every year in the first week of December in which Indian state?Ans) Nagaland
5885India has mandated visitors from which country to take oral polio vaccination before entering from Dec 2013?Ans) Pakistan
5886Who is the head of the committee constituted by Supreme Court to deal with complaints of sexual harassment by its interns against senior Supreme Court jidges?Ans) Ranjana Prakash Desai
5887Which Indian Golfer has become the highest-ranked Indian golfer in the world in Dec 2013?Ans) Anirban Lahiri
5888The European Parliament has recently granted GSP Plus. status to which country in the list in Dec 2013?Ans) Pakistan
5889Which euro zone country has become the first Eurozone nation to exit from bailout programme in Dec 2013?Ans) Ireland
5890Who has been named the regional brand ambassador by the UNICEF to promote its Total Sanitation Campaign in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal in Dec 2013?Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
5891Raghunath A Mashelkar won "Padma Vibhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.Ans) Science and Engineering
5892Which country formally joined the euro zone, becoming the 18th member of the group of EU states which uses the euro as its currency in Jan 2014?Ans) Latvia
5893Which news channel won the "Best News Channel of the Year (English)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?Ans) NDTV 24X7
5894Who took over as the Air Force chief in Jan 2014?Ans) Arup Raha
5895Which film won the "Best Film" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?Ans) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
5896India's National Voters Day was observed on?Ans) 25th Jan
5897Market regulator SEBI has appointed whom as the new MD and CEO of MCX-SX in Jan 2014?Ans)  Saurabh Sarkar
5898Who  was honoured with the Best Scientist Award of Science-Tech Foundation (STF), Bangalore for the year 2013, announced in Jan 2014.Ans) B. Mahipal Reddy
5899Indian government has cancelled a USD 753 million helicopter deal with which company after allegations of corruption in Jan 2014?Ans) Finmeccanica
5900Who has been chosen for the South American footballer of the year in the annual poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais in Jan 2014?Ans) Ronaldinho
5901Former ________ CFO and Board Member V Balakrishnan joined the Aam Admi Party in Jan 2014.Ans) Infosys
5902Which has launched skill development program named as -Udaan- for youths in Jammu and Kashmir in co-ordination with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) and the Government of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) in Jan 2014?Ans) Canara Bank
5903Who took charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of PSU Company Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) in Jan 2014?Ans) P. Madhusudan
5904Who won "Best Director" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?Ans) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
5905Who took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of defence public sector Bharat Electronics Ltd in Jan 2014?Ans) S.K. Sharma
5906India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at _______ in November (announced in Jan 2014).Ans) 1.7%
5907Expert Committee constituted by Information and Broadcasting Ministry to review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti has submitted its report. The committee was headed by _________.Ans) Sam Pitroda
5908World anti Leprosy Day is observed on?Ans) 30th Jan
5909Justice A.K. Ganguly resigned from the post of honorary professor of the National University of Juridical Sciences after allegations of sexual harassment against him in Jan 2014. He was Human Rights Commission chairman of which state?Ans) West Bengal
5910Which news channel won the "News Channel of the Year (Hindi)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?Ans) Aaj Tak
5911Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) has appointed whom  as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2014?Ans) Manoj Vaish
5912Who won "Best Actor" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?Ans) Farhan Akhtar
5913Bharti Retail has appointed whom as its Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2014?Ans) Raj Jain
5914-World Braille Day- is observed on _____________.Ans) 4-Jan
5915India-s largest software services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced to set up the world's largest corporate learning and development centre in __________ in Jan 2014.Ans) Thiruvananthapuram
5916Which country won the Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket title held in Jan 2014?Ans) India
5917Who won the the recent Bangladesh Parliament election held in Jan 2014?Ans) Sheikh Hasina
5918Legendary football player Eusebio da Silva Ferreira passed away in Jan 2014. He played international football for which country?Ans) Portugal
5919Who has been appointed as President of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) in January 2014?Ans) R. Chandrashekhar
5920Who won "Best Actor (Critics)" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?Ans) Rajkumar Rao
5921B K S Iyengar won "Padma Vibhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.Ans) Yoga
5922India's Martyrs' Day is observed on?Ans) 30th Jan
5923Which Indian squash player won the Open du Gard squash title, the PSA Challenger 5 event in Jan 2014?Ans) Mahesh Mangaonkar
5924Which Indian shuttler has become the first male junior badminton player from India to be ranked top in the world announced in Jan 2014?Ans) Aditya Joshi
5925Who won the "Best Anchor (English)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?Ans) Shereen Bhan
5926Begum Parveen Sultana won "Padma Bhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.Ans) Art—Classical Singing
5927The US Senate confirmed whom as the head of the Federal Reserve in Jan 2014?Ans) Janet Yellen
5928The eurozone's inflation rate stood at _______ in December (announced in Jan 2014).Ans) 0.8%
5929Which film won the "Best Film (critics)" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?Ans) The Lunchbox
5930India has successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ______ missile in Jan 2014, the first missile to be developed by DRDO under India-s prestigious IGMDP which has a strike range of 350 km and is capable of carrying warheads of up to 1000 kg.Ans) Prithvi-II
5931The Central government announced to create an Equal Opportunity Commission as recommended by the ______________ in Jan 2014.Ans) Sachar Committee
5932Which movie won the "Best Motion Picture, Drama" award in the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards presented in January 2014?Ans) 12 Years a slave
5933Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014 was held in which city in Jan 2014?Ans) New Delhi
5934The Centre will soon appoint whom as Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal to take up pending applications (announed in Jan 2014).Ans) Justice B.S. Chauhan
5935An RBI panel headed by ________ has suggested setting up of specialised banks to cater to low income households to ensure that all citizens have bank accounts by 2016 in Jan 2014 which will pave way for significant changes in Indian banking structures.Ans) Nachiket Mor
5936Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Ltd has appointed whom as the new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer in Jan 2014.Ans) Munish Sharda
5937India's Army Day is observed on?Ans) 15th Jan
5938The euro zone's unemployment rate stood at ______ in November (announced in Jan 2014).Ans) 12.1%
5939The Telenor Group has nominated whom as the new Chief Executive Officer of Uninor with immediate effect in Jan 2014?Ans) Morten Karlsen Sorby
5940India has been ranked ______ out of 25 countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, as per the 2014 Nuclear Threat Initiative-s Nuclear Materials Security Index released in Jan 2014.Ans) 23rd