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Name the Indian badminton player who won the Indonesian Badminton Masters Grand Prix Gold on 14 September 2014?
Firman Abdul Kholik
India observed National Hindi Divas on?
International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on?
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 15 September 2014 approved 4754.42 crore rupees Comprehensive Scheme for Strengthening of Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Systems (CSST&DS) in two north-eastern states of India. Name them?
Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
Meghalaya and Manipur
Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim
Mizoram and Tripura
Nagaland and Sikkim
Recently International Basketball Federation (FIBA) allowed players to wear religious head coverings such as hijabs or turbans on trial basis. In this context name the two Indian Sikh players who were asked to remove their turbans during Asia Basketball Cup in July 2014?
Amanpreet Singh and Manpreet Singh
Amjyot Singh and Amritpal Singh
Anmol Singh and Amjyot Singh
Anmol Singh and Amritpal Singh
Recently Union government launched FASTag. What is FASTag?
ETC programme to be launched by Government
A programme to enhance athleticism in youth
SBI women run for breast cancer
None of the above
India and China agreed to open a new route for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jingping to India. As per the agreement, the new route will be through?
Name the Music Maestro Mandolin player who died on 19 September 2014 in Chennai following a failed liver transplant at the age of 45?
None of the above
Which State government on 19 September 2014 launched a Unicode based mobile app for android phones to promote the language spoken in the State?
Who was appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Women?
Where was the G-20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Level Meet held?
Police of which state recently launched its first e-police station to deal with vehicle thefts?
Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) in first week of September 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up India’s first of its kind Coral Garden in a state. Name the state
Parliament of Iraq on 8 September 2014 approved a new government headed by a person as Prime Minister. Name the person, who will head the government as Prime Minister?
Dr. Kamal Bawa was in news in the second week of September 2014 for which of the following reason?
He resigned as the Deputy National Security Adviser
He was denied a Visa from South Africa from attending Nobel Summit
He became first Indian actor to be honoured by US post service
He won the MIDORI Prize in Biodiversity 2014
Who was the winner of men’s singles of the US Tennis Open 2014?
The 17th Asian Games is supposed to be held in?
Incheon, South Korea
New Delhi, India
Uttarakhand Government officially declared which date to observe as Himalaya Diwas?
Which State’s High Court on 10 September 2014 ordered to stop discrimination on the basis of caste in cremation at various crematoriums?
The Supreme Court of India on 10 September 2014 questioned logic behind a state’s government’s new policy for limiting bar licenses to only five-star hotels. Name the state?
Sendai nuclear plant that on 10 September 2014 got the permission to restart its two reactors is located in which country?
Name the Al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group that in August 2014 captured 45 Fijian UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) Personnel and released them on 11 September 2014?
Jabhat al-Nusra Front
Name the youngest Indian sailor who will represent India in 17th Asian Games 2014?
As per the Sixth Economic Census 2013 released on 9 September 2014, the highest percentage of hired workers in India is present in which State?
The high-level committee that was constituted by Supreme Court in January 2014 in its report on 8 September 2014 revealed that most of the deemed universities are unfit for the status. Name the high-level committee
H Devaraj Committee
B S Thorat Committee
Indian government on 9 September 2014 signed a MoU in traditional medicines with which country?
The major tribal bodies of which State on 8 September 2014 rejected the demand for a separate State called Twipraland?
Former Chief Justice of India, Palaniswamy Sathasivam was appointed as the Governor of a state on 3 September 2014. Name the state?
President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 3 September 2014 released a set of eight Commemorative Postage Stamps on Indian Musicians. Who of the following is not a part of stamps released by the President?
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
Ustad Vilayat Khan
Pandit Kumar Gandharva
Colombo Plan for Cooperative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific was conceived at the Commonwealth Conference on Foreign Affairs held in Colombo in Sri Lanka. When was it conceived?
Australian Government's New Colombo Plan for India was launched in September 2014 at?
Name the owner of Jaipur Pink Panther (JPP) that on 31 August 2014 won the inaugural title of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League played at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai?
Kosmik Global Media
Name the person, who is the Chairman of the Governing Body of the revived Nalanda University
Name the state, who’s High Court on 1 September 2014 banned animal sacrifice in any place of public religious worship to appease deities throughout the state?
Union Government on 1 September 2014 relaxed the import norms of Onion by allowing fumigation in India. The fumigation has been allowed up to?
30 November 2014
30 October 2014
30 December 2014
30 March 2015
Which state recently made it mandatory for women to wear helmets while riding a two-wheeler?
Vinod Kumar Duggal resigned as the Governor of which State?
Recently India and ASEAN signed an agreement to strengthen trade relations. In this context, which of the following Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is not signed between India and ASEAN countries?
Free Trade Agreement in services
Free Trade Agreement in investments
Free Trade Agreement in goods
Free Trade Agreement in manpower
Blue Economy- International Workshop on Sustainable Growth was held in the first week of September 2014 in which place?
New Delhi, India
Who on 1 September 2014 became the first woman director in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council?
Both (a) and (b)
Maya Rao who died recently was a renowned
Who became the first Indian actor to be honoured by US Postal service with the release of a postage stamp of his/her?
A Nageswara Rao
What is the rank of India in World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness list 2014-15?
Who became the first Spaniard to win the World Badminton Championship held in Copenhagen, Denmark?
The Central Bank of which country recently unveiled the plan to introduce world’s first digital currency?
What is the name of panel constituted by the Union Ministry of Finance on 3 September 2014 to look into unclaimed public provident fund and postal savings?
Bimal Jalan panel
H R Khan panel
T C Ananth panel
Pronab Sen panel
Union Government on 1 September 2014 informed to the Supreme Court that it wants re-auction of all 218 the coal blocks that was declared illegal by it. But it also urged the Apex Court to spare a certain number of coal blocks which are functional or about to start work. It has pleaded for not scrapping how many coal blocks?
Saakshar Bharat Awards are presented every year on which occasion?
World Labour Day
World Literacy Day
World Heart Day
World Heritage Day
A study on medical tourism destinations titled Medical Value Travel in India has been released by?
Zimbabwe on 31 August 2014 defeated Australia for the first time in over more than three decades in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club. Last time Zimbabwe defeated Australia in which year?
1983 World Cup
1799 World Cup
1982 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
1983 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
Sattiraju Lakshminarayana nicknamed Bapu who died on 31 August 2014 in Chennai at the age of 80 was?
Union Government on 4 September 2014 approved a hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners. The DA and DR have been hiked by?
The Supreme Court of India on 4 September 2014 asked the Union Government to clarify its stand on granting dual citizenship to?
Bollywood Actors who are granted citizens by other countries
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir
Children born in India via an Indian surrogate mother
All of the above
What is Visa X which was in news recently?
A Visa granted to Foreigners that allows foreigners to stay in India for 180 days without registration with FROs/FRROs
A Type of credit card issued by the banks
Special debit card issued by the banks
A Visa granted to People of Bangladesh who wants to live in India for a 5 years
What is Qaedat al-Jihad which was in news recently?
A terrorism wing of Al-Qaeda launched in Indian Sub-continent
A terrorism wing of Al-Qaeda in Pakistan
A terrorism wing of ISIS launched in Iraq
A terrorism wing of ISIS launched in Syria
The Union Government on 3 September 2014 notified Lokpal Search Committee Rules with some amendment in a rule of the Search Committee Rules. Which Rule has been amended?
Consider the following statements based on Sixth Economic Census 2013 I. Nearly 59.9 percent of the establishments belong to rural areas. II. About 20.5 percent of the establishments operate from outside household without fixed structure. III. Percentage of hired workers is about 45.7 percent IV. Growth rate in total employment over Fifth EC (2005) is 34.4 percent Which is/are correct?
I, II and III
II, III and IV
I, III and IV
All of the above
Sixth Economic Census 2013 released on 9 September 2014 is prepared by which organisation?
Central Statistics Office (CSO)
Directorates of Economics and Statistics (DSEs)
Union Ministry of Finance
Both (a) and (b)
Al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group on 11 September 2014 released forty five captured Fijian UN peacekeepers. These peacekeepers were captured from?
Syrian Golan Heights
Iraqi Golan Heights
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Name the person, who has been appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank on 10 September 2014 by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC)?
Subhash Chandra Garg
Name the Pakistani cricketer who was suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 9 September 2014 from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for illegal bowling action?
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 September 2014 approved the disinvestment of the stake of three organisations. CCEA approved the disinvestment of which of the following organisations?
Coal Indian Limited, Heavy Engineering Corporation and National Hydro Power Corporation
Hindustan Machine Tools, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Hydro Power Corporation
Coal Indian Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Thermal Power Corporation
Coal Indian Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Hydro Power Corporation
Union Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju on 9 September 2014 announced that the Union Government has identified five locations for development of no-frills airports in India. Initially the no-frills airports will come up in how many states?
Name the first Indian to visit stratosphere, the second layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, in the second week of September 2014?
TN Suresh Kumar
To represent India in the 17th edition of the Asian Games, the Union Government on 9 September 2014 cleared squad of
The Supreme Court of India on 9 September 2014 gave how much time to the Union Government to inform it about the outcome of political process initiated by Lieutenant Governor on formation of government in Delhi?
Name the winner of Women's Singles title of US Tennis Open 2014?
Which of the following Ebola affected country recently launched a three day health curfew countrywide?
Name the film of an Indian writer and director that on 7 September 2014 won the Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival?
Name the writer and director of the film that won Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival?
Karan Singh Rathore
MIDORI Prize 2014 winners were announced in the second week of September 2014 is given for?
For work as a journalist
For securing heritage of ancient dance form
For work on and for Biodiversity
None of the above
And then One Day: A Memoir is the autobiography of which of the following personality?
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Where Cu Chi tunnels are located which was in news recently?
Who recently became the Miss America 2014?
Miss Virginia Courtney
Miss Kira Kazantsev
Miss North Dakota
Miss North Dakota
Which of the following Indian – origin person recently became the first Law Lecturer at Cambridge University?
Which of the following US based pharma company recently gave license to seven Indian companies to manufacture cheap Hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir?
Name the first transgender television news anchor of the country who anchors news for Coimbatore-based Lotus News Channel Studios?
India and China on 18 September 2014 agreed to establish a Joint Working Group to promote facilitation in the film sector. The group will meet for the first time in November 2014 in?
A State on 19 September 2014 launched an Angel Fund to help the first generation entrepreneurs and skilled youths to set up micro and small enterprises. Name the state?
Name the liberal religious scholar and professor and the dean of Islamic Studies of Karachi University who was shot dead on 18 September 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan?
Ghulam Qadir Thebo
Pir Muhammad Shah
Indian Air Force on 18 September 2014 gifted a vintage aircraft from its museum to Bangladesh Air Force. Name the vintage aircraft?
Bell 47 G-2
Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry on 17 September 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which State to make the State a permanent venue for International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation for the first time declined to a 5-year low of 3.74 percent in August 2014. Last time in which month and year, the WPI-based inflation was at its lowest?
President of India Pranab Mukherjee was on a state visit to which country from 14-17 September 2014?
AIBA Executive Committee Bureau on 15 September 2014 formally recognised Boxing India as the provisional AIBA National Federation to represent the sport of boxing in India. Name the President of Boxing India?
Outside Asia, Hindi is an official language of which country?
Who was the flag bearer from India at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea?
India and Vietnam signed seven pacts to further strengthen their strategic partnership in key sectors. Which of the following is not a part of the signed pact between the two countries? I. On Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters II. On 100 million dollar Line of Credit for Defence Procurement III. In the field of Human Health IV. On Cooperation in the Field of Setting up of Pangasius Breeding and Farming in India V. On Cooperation in Youth Affairs
Statement I is not the part of the signed pact
Statement III is not the part of the signed pact
Statement I and III is not the part of the signed pact
Statement III and V is not the part of the signed pact
A. D.K. Pattammal 1) An Indian classical singer of the khyal style in the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana of _________________________Hindustani classical music B. Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur 2) An Indian singer of the khyal genre of Hindustani classical music and was __________________________from to the Kirana gharana. C. Gangubai Hangal 3) A Hindustani classical singer and was well known for his unique vocal style __________________________and his refusal to be bound by the tradition of any gharana D. Pandit Kumar Gandharva 4) A prominent Carnatic musician and a playback singer for film songs in many __________________________Indian languages A B C D A. 4 2 1 3 B. 4 3 1 2 C. 2 1 3 4 D. 2 1 4 3
4 2 1 3
4 3 1 2
2 1 3 4
2 1 4 3
Match the following names with their profession A. Kamal Bawa 1. Professor of Biology at the University of Massachusetts B. Jeet Bahadur 2. Shadow Minister in UK C. Ahmet Davutoglu 3. Prime Minister of Turkey D. Seema Malhotra 4. Godson of PM Narendra Modi
1 4 2 3
1 4 3 2
2 1 3 4
2 1 4 3
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