Current Affairs and GK Questions - 13,14 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. Any comments/doubts are welcomed!!

1. Which among the following are true about National Rural Livelihood Mission?
1. Swarnajayanti Grameen Swarojgar Yojana was renamed as NRLM
2. It is a poverty alleviation project implemented by Ministry of Rural Development in June 2011
3. It is also known as Aajeevika
4. This programme is supported by Asian Development Bank
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. ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank launched first digital Bank in the country. What is the name given to it?
(a) Virtual Bank
(b) Pockets
(c) Wallets
(d) Instant Bank

3. According to recent studies, which virus may transmit even from dead patients ?
a) Denki Fever
b) Swine Flu
c) H1N1
d) Ebola

4. India's first national tribal festival is hosted by
a) New Delhi
b) Kerala
c) Panjab
d) Utter Pradesh

5. The mascot of India’s 35th National Games Ammu, the Great Hornbill found its place in the record books for its play named
a) India Awaits Children Who Play
b) India Awaits People Who Play
c) India Awaits Children Who Dance
d) India Awaits Children Who Swim

6. World Radio Day was observed globally on
a) 10 February
b) 12 February
c) 13 February
d) 15 February

7. Which is the longest river in peninsular India?
a) Krishna
b) Godavari
c) Narmada
d) Mahanadi

8. Name the Indian-origin scientist has received a $500,000 award from National Science Foundation to develop ultrathin metal sheets that can help produce better rechargeable batteries.
a) Gurpreet Singh
b) Mariyam Joseph
c) Sriram Venkat
d) Kalesh Guptha

9. The hollywood actress who opened a new academic centre, titled the Centre on Women, Peace and Security to help combat war-zone violence against women?
a) Angelina Jolie
b) Scarlett Johansson
c) Eva Green
d) Natalie Portman

10. Which organization is planning to set up model mechanised farm units at select 100 centres particularly in peripheral villages of India
b) Indian Council of Agricultural Research
c) Agricultural Ministry
d) Indian Institute of Plantation Management

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

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