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Name the winner of 2014 Wimbledon Tennis Open in men’s category.
Name the person, who captained Marylebone Cricket Club XI that played during the celebration of bi-centenary of Lord’s cricket ground.
Rahul DravidAaron Finch
Name the person, who captained Rest of the World XI that played against Marylebone Cricket Club XI during the celebration of bi-centenary of Lord’s cricket ground.
Name the Gujarat Governor, who was transferred to Mizoram as Governor for rest of his/her tenure?
Name the Mizoram Governor, who was transferred to Nagaland as Governor for rest of his/her tenure?
Name the Rajasthan Governor, who has been given the additional charge of Gujarat as a Governor till some permanent arrangement is not made?
Name the winner of the women’s single final of 2014 Wimbledon?
State Government of Maharashtra on 5 July 2014 invoked Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) 2011 against medical officers’. Which of the following statement is/are correct under this act?
- Any police officer can arrest any person without any warrant who is reasonably suspected of having committed any offence under this Act.
Only Statement II is correct
Only statement I is correct
Statement I and II are correct
Neither I nor II
Name the governor of West Bengal, who resigned from his office recently
ISRO’s PSLV C23 was launched on 30 June 2014 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh carrying five satellites belonging to four countries. Name the countries
Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh and Japan
Japan, Germany, France and Singapore
France, Germany, Canada and Singapore
France, Singapore, England and Australia
Name the first player in the world to win world title in the longer and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker?
Name the badminton player who won 750000 US dollar Australian Open Super Series played at Sydney
Carolina Marin of Spain
Saina Nehwal of India
Bae Yeon Ju of Korea
Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand
National Doctors’ Day is observed in India on?
India’s National Doctors’ Day is observed in honour of which famous Indian physician?
K Hari Prasad
Pratap C Reddy
Bidhan Chandra Roy
Name the Indian-born American scientist on whose name the United States on 30 June 2014 named a mountain in Antarctica?
India on 30 June 2014 ratified the Marrakesh Treaty. The Treaty is related to
Facilitating borderless trade and commerce
Facilitating access to published works to visually impaired
Facilitating peaceful use of nuclear energy
Facilitating national lawmaking attuned with rehabilitation of refugees
Of the following, who was awarded with Sant Kabir Award for 2011 on 1 July 2014?
Gour C Basak of West Bengal
Ghulam Mehdi Joo of Jammu and Kashmir
MM Mahapatra of Odisha
Ghanshyam Nimbark of Rajasthan
The age of the recipient of the Shilp Guru Award that was established in 2002 should not be less than
Name the Indian pistol shooter, who was ranked number 1 in the men’s 10 m air pistol category on 1 July 2014?
Manavjit Singh Sandhu
Rajasthan recently declared an animal as the State Animal. Name it?
Name the wildlife sanctuary that has been approved to be the 47th Tiger Reserve of India and 6th in Maharashtra?
A coffee-table book titled First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan has been published by?
National Assembly of Pakistan on 2 July 2014 approved Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014. Which of the following statements is/are not a part of the Bill?
- It contains a list of scheduled offences which among others include cybercrimes and offences related to information technology and crossing of national boundaries illegally
- This Bill will remain in force for five years
- It also allows the security forces to detain suspects for a period of 60 days after getting judicial remand
Statement I is not correct
Statement II is not correct
Statement I and II are not correct
Statement III and IV are not correct
The CCEA on 2 July 2014 approved the inclusion of two items under the purview of stock holding limits under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 and will remain in force for a year. Name the two items that has been included?
Onion and Tomato
Tomato and Potato
Onion and Garlic
Onion and Potato
Name the former President of France, who has been charged with corruption and influence peddling?
Name the person, who will head the one-man commission constituted by the State Government of Tamil Nadu to inquire into the 11-storey building collapse of Chennai?
Justice (retd) MB Shah
Justice (retd) R Raghupathy
Justice Mukul Mudgal
Indian Railways on 3 July 2014 successfully conducted a trial run of a semi-high-speed train to make travel faster between Delhi and Agra. What is the speed of this train?
Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 3 July 2014 approved a 300 million US dollar loan to boost the power sector of a state. Name it?
Name the hurricane that struck North Carolina on 4 July 2014 during the Independence Day celebration?
Name the World War II veteran, who died due to pneumonia on 2 July 2014 at the age of 97?
The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on 7 July 2014 constituted an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) to examine the maximum potential of the indigenous GPS Navigation system. Name the system?
Name the legendry Real Madrid Football Club, who died on 7 July 2014 at the General Universatario Gregorio Maranon Hospital in Madrid?
Alfredo Di Stefano
None of the above
Name the former President of Georgia died on 7 July 2014 after a long illness at the age of 86?
Alfredo Di Stefano
None of the above
Name the eminent scholar and biographer of the Indian Constitution who died on 6 July 2014 in Washington DC at the age of 87?
Alfredo Di Stefano
None of the above
Name the British Actress who on 8 July 2014 was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women?
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) along with an Organisation on 8 July 2014 jointly launched F-Cube, technology to promote football at the grass-root level. Name the organisation?
The Football For You
Football for life
The Football Link
None of the above
India recently signed an Audiovisual Co-production Treaty with a country. Name it?
Name the vector-borne disease for which the Union Health Ministry on 8 July 2014 constituted a core group to work out a detailed action plan to eradicate it by 2015?
Vakkom Purushothaman on 11 July 2014 resigned from the post of Governor of a state before assuming the charge?
Name the Indian city that was ranked at the second position in World Urbanisation Prospects report 2014?
According to the UN’s World Urbanisation Prospects report 2014 how many megacities were there in existence when the process of estimating the Urbanisation Prospects report started in 1990?
Name the city that has been ranked at the first position in World Urbanisation Prospects report 2014?
Name the grand old lady of Bollywood, who died on 10 July 2014 at the age of 102?
Consider the following statements with regard to agriculture in Union Budget 2014-15I. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana to be launched for assured irrigation with an outlay of 1000 crore rupeesII. Horticulture Universities will be opened in Andhra Pradesh and TelanganaIII. Price Stabilisation Fund to be set up with 200 crore rupeesIV. Warehouse Infrastructure Fund to be set up with 5000 crore rupeesWhich is/are correct?
I and II
II and IV
I and IV
II and III
National Adaptation Fund has been proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15. The aim of the Fund is
To mitigate the pesticides risk in agriculture
To facilitate companies to adopt green manufacturing
To mitigate the risk of climate change in agriculture
To facilitate agriculture sector to adopt modern technologies of production
All the Central government Departments and Ministries will integrate their services to e-Biz, a single window platform for services provided by government, by
31 July 2014
2 October 2014
14 November 2014
31 December 2014
Union Budget 2014-15 has allocated 500 crore rupees to set up seven Textile mega-clusters. Which one of the following city is not the one chosen for setting up mega-cluster?
Hastkala Academy is proposed to be set up at a cost of 20 crore rupees in
What is P3 proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15?
People Public Private
Pashmina Promotion Programme
Public Private Partnership
Pulses Promotion Programme
Fund of Funds proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15 aims to rejuvenate
Jal Marg Vikas is proposed to be developed between which two major cities on River Ganges
Haridwar to Allahabad
Allahabad to Haldia
Patna to Haldia
Haridwar to Patna
What is 4P India proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15?
Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects is proposed to be set in which all States at a cost of 200 crore rupees?
Rajasthan-Gujarat-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu-Laddakh
Gujarat-Maharashtra-Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu-Laddakh
Financial Inclusion Mission will be launched on
15 August 2014
15 August 2015
2 October 2014
2 October 2015
FDI in insurance sector and defence sector has been proposed to be raised from 26% to
Which one of the following is/are not one of the programmes announced in the Union Budget 2014-15 to boost tourism sector?I. PRASADII. HRIDAYIII. Ghat DevelopmentIV. NAMAMI GANGESelect the correct code
I and II
I, II and III
I, III and IV
All of the above
Match the followingProgramme ObjectiveA. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission I. Augment power supply in rural areasB. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana II. Augment infrastructure in rural areasC. Neeranchal III. Boost Watershed developmentD. Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojana IV. Welfare of tribalsSelect the correct code
I II III IV
II I III IV
III I II IV
I III IV II
Consider the following statementsI. Union Budget 2014-15 intends to provide Housing for All by 2020II. Union Budget 2014-15 proposed to cover all inhabitations with sanitation by 2019Select the correct code
Both I and II
Neither I nor II
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to cover every household with sanitation facility by the year
Which one of the following is not one of the initiatives proposed in the Union Budget 2014-15 to boost education sector?
Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya New Teachers Training Programme
Communication Linked Interface for Cultivating Knowledge (CLICK)
Jai Prakash Narayan National Centre for Excellence in Humanities to be set up in Madhya Pradesh
10 Indian Institute of Management and 6 Indian Institute of Technology to be set up
Which one of the following is not one of the States that will have IIMs?
Which one of the following is not one of the States that will have IITs?
Arun Prabha, a new 24 m 7 channel, has been proposed to be launched for which region of India
River Baki was in news recently due to recovery of four dead bodies that led to tensions in a State. Name the State concerned?
Resolution 2165 adopted by the 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on 14 July 2014 is concerned with which war-torn country?
Bab a-Salam and Bab al-Hawa are border crossings in which country through which recently UNSC allowed relief delivery to Syrian citizens for 180 days?
Recently on 14 July 2014 Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi emphasized that Juvenile Justice Act needs to amended in light of increasing crimes against women committed by juveniles. The concerned Act was enacted in which year?
Sixth BRICS Summit was held from 15 July – 16 July 2014 in which city of Brazil?
Rio de Janeiro
At the Sixth BRICS Summit on 15 July 2014, the participating countries agreed to establish a New Development Bank with a corpus of
50 billion dollars
100 billion dollars
75 billion dollars
150 billion dollars
The headquarters of the New Development Bank, which was agreed to be established during the Sixth BRICS summit, will be at
National Centre for Research & Development in Bulk Drugs (NCRDBD) was recently decided to be set up at
AIIMS, New Delhi
Polavaram Multi-purpose Project, for which Parliament passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 on 14 July 2014, will link which two rivers of the Deccan region?
River Godavari and River Pennar
River Bhima and River Krishna
River Krishna and River Cauvery
River Krishna and River Godavari
Polavaram Project will affect the people of certain States. The States in question are
Maharashtra, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
127th edition of the Durand Cup football tournament will be held in October 2014 in which State?
The winner of the 126th edition of the Durand Cup football tournament held in New Delhi in 2013 was
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
Which country on 17 July 2014 repealed the carbon tax thus becoming the first nation in the world to do so?
United States of America
7th BRICS Summit will be held in Ufa in 2015. Ufa is in which country?
What is the name of the Malaysia airlines Boeing airplane that crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014 claiming 298 lives?
Name the village in eastern Ukraine that was the crash site of the Malaysia airlines airplane?
Who took charge as the Chairman of the Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on 16 July 2014?
R K Malhotra
R S Butola
I M Pandey
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 15 July 2014 asked the Banks to issue long-term bonds to raise resources for lending to long-term projects in infrastructure sub-sectors and affordable housing. The issued long-term bonds will have minimum maturity of how many years?
Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 17 July 2014 released the National Health Profile (NHP) 2013. The NHP is issued by which institution under the Union Health Ministry?
Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI)
Central Health Education Bureau (CHEB)
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)
Which tribunal of India on 18 July 2014 declared itself to be a court?
Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)
National Green Tribunal (NGT)
Income Tax Tribunal (ITT)
Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT)
What is the theme of the Global Innovation Index 2014 released on 18 July 2014?
Research factor in Innovation
Government factor in Innovation
PPP and Innovation
Human factor in Innovation
What is the rank of India in the Global Innovation Index released in Sydney in Australia on 18 July 2014?
Recently scientist unveiled the genetic blueprint of a staple crop. Name the crop.
Which country on 18 July 2014 passed a law to legalise child labour for kids from age 10?
Rory McIlroy won the British Golf Open Championship 2014 held at Royal Liverpool Golf course in Holyake, United Kingdom on 20 July 2014. He belongs to which country?
The deadline for reaching an agreement on Iran's Nuclear Programme was extended on 20 July 2014 during a meet between P5 + 1 countries and Iran. The deadline has been extended till
24 November 2014
24 December 2014
30 November 2014
31 January 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee gave assent to the Telecom Regulatory Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2014 on 17 July 2014. The TRAI (Amendment) Bill sought to amend which section of the TRAI Act, 1997?
Section 6 (i)
Section 5 (8)
Section 5 (h)
Section 8 (5)
Who won the German Grand Prix of Formula One on 20 July 2014 Hockenheim?
Who was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)?
Y Sudharshan Rao
Recently Supreme Court asked the States and UTs to examine and send the report on euthanasia in six months. In this context name the first country which legalised euthanasia.
T V Gopalakrishnan who recently was chosen for the Sangita Kalanidhi award of Music Academy for 2014 is an eminent exponent of the
Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters was recently released by which international agency
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)
The Committee to look into the issue Cost Records and Cost Audit constituted by the Union Government on 19 July 2014 will be headed by
R S Sharma
Who won the Presidential elections of Indonesia on 22 July 2014?
Who was sworn-in as the 27th Governor of the Uttar Pradesh on 22 July 2014?
B L Joshi
K N Tripathi
What is the name of the magazine launched by National Geographic for schoolchildren of India on 22 July 2014?
Who was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Telangana state on 22 July 2014?
Google on 22 July 2014 launched the Google Map for Android and PC in which Indian language?
Union Ministry of Civil Aviation in the fourth week of July 2014 approved six new private airlines for domestic operation. Which one of the following is not one of them?
Union Government recently decided to intensify the war against which major disease?
In the month of June and July 2014, which of the following States were in news due to outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis?
West Bengal, Bihar and Assam
West Bengal and Assam
West Bengal and Bihar
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Assam
What is the name of the first reality show on classical music that is set to feature in the Limca Book of Records?
Ustado ke Ustad
Naad Bhed – The Mystery of Sound
Sur Bhairavi – The Fountain of Music
Naad Sangram – The Classical Music Contest
The Supreme Court on 23 July 2013 permitted Uttar Pradesh government to cut 697 trees spread across four hectares of protected forests in which one of the following zone?
Taj Trapezium zone
Gwalior-Mumbai National Highway
Agra Fort Trapezium Zone
The Delhi High Court on 23 July 2014 directed Delhi government to ban unregulated e-rickshaws under the Moto Vehicle Act. The Motor Vehicle Act belongs to which year?
Deendayal e-rickshaw scheme was launched by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on
18 July 2014
18 May 2014
18 June 2014
24 April 2014
India on 23 July 2014 voted in favour of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution for a probe on Israel's offensive in Gaza. How many countries in the 47-member UNHRC abstained from voting?
18 countries including EU
29 countries including EU
17 countries including EU
4 countries including EU
What is the name of the Air Algerie plane that went missing over Gao in Mali in Africa on 24 July 2014?
Union Government on 24 July 2014 launched a Logo Design Competition for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign. Which Ministry is the nodal Ministry for the campaign?
Union Finance Ministry
Prime Minister’s Office
Union Ministry of Women and Child Development
Union Ministry of Human Resource Development
India on 24 July 2014 decided against signing Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The deadline for signing the TFA, as agreed under Bali Package of 2013, is
31 August 2014
31 July 2014
31 October 2014
31 December 2014
Consider the following statements with respect to Bali Package of WTO announced in December 2013. I. It allows developing countries including India to subsidise food staples without inviting legal challenges. II. It provides for an interim Peace Clause till 2017 under which developing countries can subsidise food staples.Which is/are correct?
Both I and II
Neither I nor II
Who was appointed by the Supreme Court on 25 July 2014 as Special Public Prosecutor for trial in coal blocks allocation scam?
R S Cheema
Who won the Gold medal in the Men’s 10-m Air Rifle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on 25 July 2014?
Manavjit Singh Sandhu
Ranjan Singh Sodhi
Sundaram Sankaram who died recently at the age of 87 was a famous
Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated on
The Union Government on 25 July 2014 revised investment target for Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from 27000 crore rupees to
80000 crore rupees
90000 crore rupees
50000 crore rupees
56000 crore rupees
The Reserve Bank of India on 25 July 2014 imposed monetary penalty of 1.5 crore rupees on 12 banks relating to which case
National Herald Case
Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited Case
National Security Depository Limited Case
Jignesh Shah case
According to a research of Oxford University researchers, what percentage of human DNA is functional?
The book The Vijay Mallya Story has been written by
Name the Indian-origin British author whose book The Lives of Others has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014.
Which Committee has been decided to be constituted by the Union Government to review the gas pricing formula on 24 July 2014?
C Rangarajan Committee
Suresh Prabhu Committee
S K Srivastava Committee
Mahadev Desai Committee
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