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Question 1
Name the Indian badminton player who won the Indonesian Badminton Masters Grand Prix Gold on 14 September 2014?
A
Firman Abdul Kholik 
B
Saina Nehwal
C
Arvind Bhat
D
HS Prannoy 
Question 2
India observed National Hindi Divas on?
A
16 September
B
14 September 
C
12 September
D
10 September
Question 3
International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on?
A
14 September 
B
16 September 
C
18 September
D
25 December
Question 4
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?
A
Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
B
Meghalaya and Manipur
C
Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim 
D
Mizoram and Tripura
E
Nagaland and Sikkim
Question 5
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?
A
Amanpreet Singh and Manpreet Singh
B
Amjyot Singh and Amritpal Singh 
C
Anmol Singh and Amjyot Singh
D
Anmol Singh and Amritpal Singh
Question 6
Recently Union government launched FASTag. What is FASTag?
A
ETC programme to be launched by Government 
B
A programme to enhance athleticism in youth
C
SBI women run for breast cancer 
D
None of the above
Question 7
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?
A
Nathula Pass 
B
Lipulekh Pass 
C
Spanggur Gap
D
Shipkila Pass
Question 8
Name the Music Maestro Mandolin player who died on 19 September 2014 in Chennai following a failed liver transplant at the age of 45?
A
Uppalapu Srinivas 
B
Dave Apollon
C
Ricky Skaggs
D
None of the above 
Question 9
Which State government on 19 September 2014 launched a Unicode based mobile app for android phones to promote the language spoken in the State?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Karnataka 
D
Telangana
Question 10
Who was appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Women?
A
Sonia Gandhi
B
Lalitha Kumarmangalam 
C
Nancy Kumari 
D
Reema Malhotra
Question 11
Where was the G-20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Level Meet held?
A
Geneva 
B
Melbourne 
C
Perth
D
India
Question 12
Police of which state recently launched its first e-police station to deal with vehicle thefts?
A
Haryana
B
Uttrakhand
C
Gujarat 
D
New Delhi 
Question 13
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
A
Gujarat 
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Telangana
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 14
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?
A
Haider al-Abadi 
B
Osama al-Nujeifi
C
Ayad Allawi
D
Hoshyar Jebari
Question 15
Dr. Kamal Bawa was in news in the second week of September 2014 for which of the following reason?
A
He resigned as the Deputy National Security Adviser
B
He was denied a Visa from South Africa from attending Nobel Summit
C
He became first Indian actor to be honoured by US post service
D
He won the MIDORI Prize in Biodiversity 2014 
Question 16
Who was the winner of men’s singles of the US Tennis Open 2014?
A
Kei Nishikori
B
Marin Cilic 
C
Roger Federer
D
Rafael Nadal
Question 17
The 17th Asian Games is supposed to be held in?
A
Doha, Qatar
B
Incheon, South Korea 
C
New Delhi, India
D
Guangzhou, China
Question 18
Uttarakhand Government officially declared which date to observe as Himalaya Diwas?
A
9 September 
B
19 September
C
17 August
D
14 July
Question 19
Which State’s High Court on 10 September 2014 ordered to stop discrimination on the basis of caste in cremation at various crematoriums?
A
Rajasthan 
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Telangana
Question 20
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?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Kerala 
C
Karnataka
D
Gujarat
Question 21
Sendai nuclear plant that on 10 September 2014 got the permission to restart its two reactors is located in which country?
A
China
B
Japan 
C
Australia
D
United Kingdom
Question 22
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?
A
Jabhat al-Nusra Front 
B
al-Khansaa Brigade
C
Qaedat al-Jihad
D
Fatah al-Islam
Question 23
Name the youngest Indian sailor who will represent India in 17th Asian Games 2014?
A
Abigail Jillian
B
Chitresh Tatha 
C
Vir Menon
D
Jillian Schlesinger
Question 24
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?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Assam
C
Maharashtra
D
Arunachal Pradesh 
Question 25
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
A
H Devaraj Committee 
B
Tandon Committee
C
Nigvekar Committee
D
B S Thorat Committee
Question 26
Indian government on 9 September 2014 signed a MoU in traditional medicines with which country?
A
Bhutan
B
Brazil
C
Bangladesh 
D
Pakistan
Question 27
The major tribal bodies of which State on 8 September 2014 rejected the demand for a separate State called Twipraland?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Tripura 
D
Maharashtra
Question 28
Former Chief Justice of India, Palaniswamy Sathasivam was appointed as the Governor of a state on 3 September 2014. Name the state?
A
Karnataka 
B
Manipur
C
Nagaland
D
Kerala 
Question 29
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?
A
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
B
Ustad Vilayat Khan
C
Pandit Kumar Gandharva 
D
Zakir Hussain 
Question 30
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?
A
January 1949
B
January 1950 
C
January 1951 
D
January 1987
Question 31
Australian Government's New Colombo Plan for India was launched in September 2014 at?
A
Mumbai University 
B
Delhi University 
C
Pune University
D
Madras University
Question 32
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?
A
Future Group
B
Abhisek Bachchan 
C
Rajesh Shah
D
Kosmik Global Media
Question 33
Name the person, who is the Chairman of the Governing Body of the revived Nalanda University
A
Amartya Sen 
B
Gopa Sabharwal 
C
Bakhtiyar Khilji
D
Anil Wadhwa
Question 34
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?
A
Himachal Pradesh 
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Kerala 
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 35
Union Government on 1 September 2014 relaxed the import norms of Onion by allowing fumigation in India. The fumigation has been allowed up to?
A
30 November 2014 
B
30 October 2014 
C
30 December 2014
D
30 March 2015
Question 36
Which state recently made it mandatory for women to wear helmets while riding a two-wheeler?
A
Maharashtra
B
Kerala
C
Delhi 
D
Rajasthan 
Question 37
Vinod Kumar Duggal resigned as the Governor of which State?
A
Maharashtra 
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Manipur 
D
Nagaland
Question 38
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?
A
Free Trade Agreement in services
B
Free Trade Agreement in investments
C
Free Trade Agreement in goods 
D
Free Trade Agreement in manpower 
Question 39
Blue Economy- International Workshop on Sustainable Growth was held in the first week of September 2014 in which place?
A
Dhaka, Bangladesh 
B
Melbourne, Australia
C
New Delhi, India
D
Beijing, China 
Question 40
Who on 1 September 2014 became the first woman director in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council?
A
Tessy Thomas
B
V Ranvidranath 
C
Smriti Irani
D
Both (a) and (b) 
Question 41
Maya Rao who died recently was a renowned
A
Bharatnatyam dancer
B
Kathak dancer 
C
Kuchhipudi dancer
D
Odissi dancer
Question 42
Who became the first Indian actor to be honoured by US Postal service with the release of a postage stamp of his/her?
A
Amitabh Bacchan
B
Sharukh Khan 
C
A Nageswara Rao 
D
Dilip Kumar
Question 43
What is the rank of India in World Economic Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness list 2014-15?
A
63
B
45
C
71 
D
56
Question 44
Who became the first Spaniard to win the World Badminton Championship held in Copenhagen, Denmark?
A
Carolina Marin 
B
Carlos Longo
C
Laura Molina 
D
Dolores Marco
Question 45
The Central Bank of which country recently unveiled the plan to introduce world’s first digital currency?
A
Norway 
B
Ecuador 
C
Japan
D
Brazil
Question 46
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?
A
Bimal Jalan panel 
B
H R Khan panel 
C
T C Ananth panel
D
Pronab Sen panel
Question 47
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?
A
43
B
45
C
46 
D
49
Question 48
Saakshar Bharat Awards are presented every year on which occasion?
A
World Labour Day
B
World Literacy Day 
C
World Heart Day
D
World Heritage Day
Question 49
A study on medical tourism destinations titled Medical Value Travel in India has been released by?
A
KPMG 
B
FICCI
C
World Bank
D
KPMG-FICCI 
E
World Bank-FICCI
Question 50
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?
A
1983 World Cup 
B
1799 World Cup
C
1982 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
D
1983 Benson & Hedges World Series Cup
Question 51
Sattiraju Lakshminarayana nicknamed Bapu who died on 31 August 2014 in Chennai at the age of 80 was?
A
Telugu Novelist 
B
Marathi Environmentalist
C
Telugu Filmmaker 
D
Marathi Filmmaker
Question 52
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?
A
3 percent
B
5 percent 
C
7 percent 
D
10 percent
Question 53
The Supreme Court of India on 4 September 2014 asked the Union Government to clarify its stand on granting dual citizenship to?
A
Bollywood Actors who are granted citizens by other countries
B
Residents of Jammu and Kashmir
C
Children born in India via an Indian surrogate mother 
D
All of the above
Question 54
What is Visa X which was in news recently?
A
A Visa granted to Foreigners that allows foreigners to stay in India for 180 days without registration with FROs/FRROs 
B
A Type of credit card issued by the banks
C
Special debit card issued by the banks 
D
A Visa granted to People of Bangladesh who wants to live in India for a 5 years
Question 55
What is Qaedat al-Jihad which was in news recently?
A
A terrorism wing of Al-Qaeda launched in Indian Sub-continent 
B
A terrorism wing of Al-Qaeda in Pakistan 
C
A terrorism wing of ISIS launched in Iraq
D
A terrorism wing of ISIS launched in Syria
Question 56
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?
A
Rule 5 
B
Rule 9
C
Rule 10 
D
Rule 15
Question 57
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 percentIV. Growth rate in total employment over Fifth EC (2005) is 34.4 percentWhich is/are correct?
A
I, II and III
B
II, III and IV
C
I, III and IV
D
All of the above 
Question 58
Sixth Economic Census 2013 released on 9 September 2014 is prepared by which organisation?
A
Central Statistics Office (CSO)
B
Directorates of Economics and Statistics (DSEs)
C
Union Ministry of Finance
D
Both (a) and (b) 
Question 59
Al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group on 11 September 2014 released forty five captured Fijian UN peacekeepers. These peacekeepers were captured from? 
A
Syrian Golan Heights 
B
Iraqi Golan Heights
C
Srebrenica
D
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Question 60
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)?
A
Subhash Chandra Garg 
B
Deepti Kapoor
C
Narendra Ambwani
D
Chandrakala Padia
Question 61
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?
A
Abdur Rehman
B
Mushtaq Ahmed
C
Saeed Ajmal 
D
Abdul Qadir
Question 62
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?
A
Coal Indian Limited, Heavy Engineering Corporation and National Hydro Power Corporation
B
Hindustan Machine Tools, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Hydro Power Corporation
C
Coal Indian Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Thermal Power Corporation
D
Coal Indian Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Hydro Power Corporation 
Question 63
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?
A
Five
B
Four 
C
Three
D
One
Question 64
Name the first Indian to visit stratosphere, the second layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, in the second week of September 2014?
A
Ravindra Nath
B
Rajeshwar singh
C
Tessy Thomas
D
TN Suresh Kumar 
Question 65
To represent India in the 17th edition of the Asian Games, the Union Government on 9 September 2014 cleared squad of
A
659-member
B
679-member 
C
700-member
D
942-member
Question 66
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?
A
3-week
B
4-week 
C
5-week
D
6-week
Question 67
Name the winner of Women's Singles title of US Tennis Open 2014?
A
Serena Williams 
B
Chris Evert
C
Martina Navratilova
D
Caroline Wozniazki
Question 68
Which of the following Ebola affected country recently launched a three day health curfew countrywide?
A
Sierra Leone 
B
Liberia
C
Guinea 
D
Nigeria
Question 69
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?
A
Mary Kom
B
Errata
C
101 Questions
D
Court 
Question 70
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?
A
Chaitanya Tamhane 
B
Karan Singh Rathore
C
Ramendra Vasishth
D
Omung Kumar
Question 71
MIDORI Prize 2014 winners were announced in the second week of September 2014 is given for?
A
For work as a journalist
B
For securing heritage of ancient dance form
C
For work on and for Biodiversity 
D
None of the above
Question 72
And then One Day: A Memoir is the autobiography of which of the following personality?
A
Sachin Tendulkar 
B
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
C
Naseeruddin Shah 
D
Amitabh Bachhan
Question 73
Where Cu Chi tunnels are located which was in news recently?
A
Malaysia
B
China
C
Vietnam 
D
Sikkim 
Question 74
Who recently became the Miss America 2014?
A
Miss Virginia Courtney
B
Miss Kira Kazantsev 
C
Miss North Dakota 
D
Miss North Dakota
Question 75
Which of the following Indian – origin person recently became the first Law Lecturer at Cambridge University?
A
Antara Haldar 
B
Ram Jethmalani
C
Sathasivam 
D
Arun Jaitley
Question 76
Which of the following US based pharma company recently gave license to seven Indian companies to manufacture cheap Hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir?
A
Trizetta
B
Gilead 
C
Mojag
D
Lupin
Question 77
Name the first transgender television news anchor of the country who anchors news for Coimbatore-based Lotus News Channel Studios?
A
Shano Begum 
B
Padmini Prakash 
C
Abhina Aher
D
Mamta Kinnar
Question 78
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
Goa 
B
New Delhi
C
Beijing 
D
Hong Kong
Question 79
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?
A
Arunachal Pradesh 
B
Assam 
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 80
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?
A
Abdul Rasheed
B
Ghulam Qadir Thebo
C
Shakeel Auj 
D
Pir Muhammad Shah
Question 81
Indian Air Force on 18 September 2014 gifted a vintage aircraft from its museum to Bangladesh Air Force. Name the vintage aircraft?
A
Dakota 
B
Hawker Hurricane
C
Ilyushin Il-14 
D
Bell 47 G-2
Question 82
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)?
A
Kerala
B
Maharashtra 
C
Goa 
D
Kolkata
Question 83
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?
A
September 2009
B
October 2009 
C
January 2010 
D
December 2008
Question 84
President of India Pranab Mukherjee was on a state visit to which country from 14-17 September 2014?
A
China
B
Japan 
C
Scotland
D
Vietnam 
Question 85
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?
A
Praful Patel
B
Sandeep Jajodia 
C
Bhupindra Singh
D
Narayana Ramachandran
Question 86
Outside Asia, Hindi is an official language of which country?
A
Fiji 
B
New Zealand
C
Kenya
D
Scotland
Question 87
Who was the flag bearer from India at the 17th Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea?
A
Abhinav Bindra 
B
Sardar Singh 
C
Saina Nehwal
D
Yogeshwar Dutt
Question 88
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 MattersII. On 100 million dollar Line of Credit for Defence ProcurementIII. In the field of Human HealthIV. On Cooperation in the Field of Setting up of Pangasius Breeding and Farming in IndiaV. On Cooperation in Youth Affairs
A
Statement I is not the part of the signed pact 
B
Statement III is not the part of the signed pact
C
Statement I and III is not the part of the signed pact
D
Statement III and V is not the part of the signed pact 
Question 89
A. D.K. Pattammal                 1) An Indian classical singer of the khyal style in the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana of _________________________Hindustani classical musicB. 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 gharanaD. Pandit Kumar Gandharva   4) A prominent Carnatic musician and a playback singer for film songs in many __________________________Indian languages A      B     C     DA.  4       2      1     3 B. 4        3       1    2 C.  2       1        3    4 D. 2         1       4      3
A
4 2 1 3
B
4 3 1 2
C
2 1 3 4
D
2 1 4 3
Question 90
Match the following names with their professionA. Kamal Bawa                            1. Professor of Biology at the University of MassachusettsB. Jeet Bahadur                           2. Shadow Minister in UKC. Ahmet Davutoglu                    3. Prime Minister of Turkey D. Seema Malhotra                     4. Godson of PM Narendra Modi 
A
1 4 2 3
B
1 4 3 2 
C
2 1 3 4
D
2 1 4 3
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