Current Affairs and GK Questions - 04,05 February 2015

Through current affairs and GK online test series, presents the most relevant model questions on Indian Current Affairs and GK. These questions are applicable to Civil Service Prelims, SSC Exams, Bank PO,clerical exams and various other competitive exams. The questions are framed from Government releases, various major news papers etc. Any comments/doubts are welcomed!!

1. Normally, bloom forming algal species are considered as thread to nature. But recently two bloom-forming algal species were discovered off the west coast of India. Which of the following are true about them?
1. They have the ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reduce global warming
2. They are promising candidates for use as bio fuels
3. They are endemic in nature
4. Unlike other algal species, they dont have spontaneous growth
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 among the following are true about Rani Lakshmibai, the great Indian freedom fighter?
1. The nickname of Rani Lakshmibai was Manu
2. She died at the age of 29
3. She fought against Doctrine of Lapse policy of British
4. The famous poem "Jhansi Ki Rani" was written by freedom fighter Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
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) 1, 2, 3 and 4

3. "To Kill a Mockingbird" is a book written by
a) Atticus Finch
b) Allan Gurganus
c) Harper Lee
d) Boo Radley

4. Sergio Mattarella is the newly elected President of
a) Japan
b) France
c) Italy
d) Germany

5. Which State Government has announced to provide free education to SC/ST and girls till Post Graduation
a) Assam
b) Jarhkand
c) Bihar
d) Orissa

6. Saloni Dalal, who became the youngest medallist at the 35th National Games in Kerala, is from which state?
a) Karnataka
b) Jarhkand
c) Bihar
d) Orissa

7. Gayathri Manthra is the most revered Vedic Manthra in Hinduism. Who is considered as the author of Gayathri Manthra ?
a) Sage Viswamithra
b) Sage Agasthya
c) Sage Kashyapa
d) Sage Angiras

8.Vinegar is acidic in nature because of the presence of?
a) Citric acid
b) Hydrochloric acid
c) Acetic acid
d) Tartatic acid

9. Name the first metro city which become wi-fi enabled in India??
a) Chennai
b) Mumbai
c) Kolkata
d) Delhi

10. Name the Indian who was appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations by Barak Obama
a) Ajaypal Singh Banga
b) M S Banga
c) Rahul Sharma
d) Cyrus Mistri

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

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