Current Affairs and GK Questions - 06,07 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. Recently Planning Commission of India was replaced by NITI Aayog. Which among the following true about Planning Commission
1. Planning Commission of India was established in accordance with article 39
2. Planning Commission was set up by a Resolution of the Government of India in March 1950
3. Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission
4. It had a nominated Deputy chairman, who is given the rank of a full Cabinet 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. "Nothing like Anything" is the tagline of which Indian company?
a) Karbonn
b) Lava
c) Micromax
d) Motorola

4. World Cancer Day is observed on
a) February 4
b) February 3
c) February 2
d) February 1

5. NASA’s first Earth satellite - Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP), designed to collect global observations of
a) Vital soil moisture
b) Rock formation
c) Shale gas
d) Olp depletion

6. Rudimentary economic planning, deriving the sovereign authority of the state was first initiated by which Indian leader?
a) Subhash Chandra Bose
b) Nehru
c) Mahathma Gandhi
d) B R Ambedkar

7. A group of people called "B Team" is in news. Who are they?
a) Leaders of third world countries
b) A team selected against Indian A team for cricket
c) Global business leaders from some of the world’s largest companies
d) Greenpeace movement

8. The process used to produce Ammonia is?
a) Contact Process
b) Chlor-Alkali Process
c) Haber Process
d) Creighton Process

9. Marayur, a place in Kerala is best known for its?
a) Sandalwood
b) House boats
c) Silk Cultivation
d) Elephants

10. Nearly 20 governments across the world are in the process of building a global calculator meant for?
a) To monitor tsunami occurrence
b) To evaluate the depth of corruption in their countries
c) To calculate climate impact scenarios in their countries
d) To get a better picture on patents applied

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

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