Current Affairs and GK Questions - 01,02 January 2015

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1. Which of the following are true about NITI Aayog?
1. Prime Minister of India is the Chairperson of NITI Aayog
2. Governing Council comprising the Chief Ministers of all the States and Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories
3. It has Full-time organizational framework consisting mainly of Vice-Chairperson and CEO
4. Experts, specialists and practitioners with relevant domain knowledge as special invitees nominated by the Prime Minister
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 3 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1 and 4 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

2. Which of the following are true about NITI Aayog?
1. It has the power to allocate funds to state governments
2. It reports to National Development Council
3. It has the power to impose policies
4. The number of full-time members could be fewer than Planning Commission
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 4 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1,3 and 4 Only
(d) 4 Only

3. Akodara village of Sabarkantha District in Gujarat was formally dedicated as a digital village by the Prime Minister. Which bank supported it?
a) ICICI Bank
b) HDFC Bank
c) Axis Bank
d) SBI

4. Geo-synchronous Earth orbit (GEO) has an altitude of
a) 36000 Km
b) 3600 Km
c) 3000 Km
d) 16000 Km

5. PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) carries remote sensing satellites. They are
a) Sun-synchronous
b) Earth-synchronous
c) Moon-synchronous
d) Mars-synchronous

6. In the great war of Kalinga in 260BC Ashoka forewore violence and accepted Buddhism. In modern India, major portion of Kalinga is in which state?
a) Karnataka
b) Jarhkand
c) Bihar
d) Odisha

7. Yellow light is a combination of which all primary colours?
a) Red and Blue
b) Red and Green
c) Green and Blue
d) Red,Green and Blue
8.Recently, which among the following became the latest country to join Euro currency zone?
a) Denmark
b) Sweden
c) Lithuania
d) Poland

9. The Chandyan village, where the remnants of late Harappan period house have been discovered recently is in?
a) Karnataka
b) Jarhkand
c) Bihar
d) Utter Pradesh

10. Rohingya Muslims,which are living in apartheid-like conditions belongs to which country?
a) India
b) Myanmar
c) Srilanka
d) Bangladesh

If you are able to answer 7 questions, your preparation is satisfactory

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