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Question: In which event Yogeshwar Dutt won Gold Medal in 20th Commonwealth Games, Glasgow?

A. Men's wrestling, 75 kg freestyle
B. Men's wrestling, 65 kg freestyle.
C. Men's wrestling, 57 kg freestyle
D. Men's 10m Air Rifle



Question: The 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) will be held in-

A. Glasgow, Scotland.
B. Gold Coast, Australia.
C. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
D. None of these.



Question: In 20th Commonwealth Games (CWG) Glasgow, India with 64 medals finished at-

A. 1st place.
B. 2nd place.
C. 5th place.
D. 6th place.



Question: Asia’s highest Honour, Ramon Magsaysay Award, 2014 goes to the Philippines who serving the indigenous Matigsalug tribe?

A. Wang Canfa.
B. Omara Khan.
C. Hu Shuli.
D. Randy Halasan.



Question: Recently Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal. He offered a credit of-

A. $1 billion to Nepal.
B. $2 billion to Nepal.
C. $3 billion to Nepal.
D. $4 billion to Nepal.



Question: Shri Shashi Kant Sharma of India took over the charge as the member of the United Nations Board of Auditors for a six year term. He was the-

A. Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
B. President of India.
C. Chairman of SEBI.
D. CEO of Reserve bank of India.



Question: Who is the brand ambassador of the newly created state of India, Telengana?

A. Sachin Tendulkar.
B. Sania Mirza.
C. Sourav Ganguly.
D. Kareena Kapoor.



Question: 20th Commonwealth Games 2014 held at-

A. Mercana.
B. Delhi.
C. Glasgow.
D. None of these.



Question: Who is the President-elect of Indonesia, who will serve till 20th October, 2014?

A. Joko Widodo.
B. Jusuf Kalla.
C. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
D. Fauzi Bowo.



Question: Shri Debasish Mallick and Shri David Rasquinha recently appointed as the DMD (Deputy Managing Director) of-

A. State Bank of India.
B. Exim Bank of India.
C. Reserve Bank of India.
D. Axis Bank.



Question: PATA -Pacific Asia Travel Association Awards for 2014 given to-

A. Goa tourism.
B. West Bengal tourism.
C. Kerala tourism.
D. None of these.



Question: 7th IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) summit in 2015 will be held in-

A. Brazil.
B. India.
C. Russia.
D. South Africa.



Question: BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit 2015 will be held in-

A. City of Ufa, Russia.
B. Delhi, India.
C. Rio, Brazil.
D. Cape Town, South Africa.



Question: Who has been recently appointed as the Director of NICFS (National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science)?

A. N. Srinivasan.
B. Kiren Bedi.
C. Smt Rina Mitra.
D. Anna Hazare.



Question: Whiche of these three airports in India recently declared as international airports?

A. Vadodara, Kandla and Bhuj.
B. Bhopal, Indore and Raipur.
C. Chandigarh, Bilaspur and Raigarh.
D. Patna, Chandigarh and Muzzafarpur.



Question: Who is the present Governor of Gujarat?

A. Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi.
B. Shri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya.
C. Shri Balramji Dass Tandon.
D. Shri Om Prakash Kohli.



Question: Who won the 2014 Brazil football world cup Final?

A. Argentina.
B. Brazil.
C. Germany.
D. France.



Question: Which team won the FIFA fair play award for 2014 World Cup?

A. Argentina.
B. Brazil.
C. Germany.
D. Colombia.



Question: Who has been recently appointed as the Vice Chief of Army Staff?

A. General Bikram Singh.
B. Lt Gen Philip Campose.
C. Lt Gen Dalbir Singh.
D. None of these.



Question: INS Kamorta, recently built first indigenous anti submarine warfare corvette of India, is build by-

A. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd, Kolkata
B. Goa Shipyard Limited.
C. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
D. Hindustan Shipyard Limited- Visakhapatnam.



Question: On 12th July 2014 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced "The Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission"  for the development of-

A. Urban areas in India.
B. Rural areas in India.
C. Both Rural and Urban areas in India.
D. Delhi.



Question: India successfully launched with five foreign satellites of four countries by the help of-

A. PSLV-C8
B. PSLV-C21
C. PSLV-C23
D. PSLV-C25



Question: Arun Mishra and Adarsh Kumar Goel and Rohinton Nariman recently appointed as-

A. Minsters of India.
B. Supreme Court Judges.
C. Governors of RBI- Reserve Bank of India.
D. None of these.



Question: Who is recently appointed as the first Chairman of ICC?

A. Sunil Gavaskar.
B. Sourav Ganguly.
C. N. Srinivasan.
D. Lalit Modi.



Question: "Rani –ki –Vav" in Patan, Gujarat has been listed for inscription on World Heritage list. This masterpiece is based on-

A. Technological Development.
B. Disastar Management.
C. Ground Water Management.
D. None of these.



Question: "Kanyashree Prakalpa", a scholarship to girls from economically backward background is provided by which state government in India?

A. Bihar.
B. West Bengal.
C. Gujarat.
D. Maharashtra.



Question: Who is the winner of Jnanpith award for 2013?

A. Salman Rushdie.
B. Muzaffar Ali.
C. Kedarnath Singh.
D. Ustad Amzad Ali Khan.



Question: Who is the winner of Pen Pinter writing prize for 2014?

A. Salman Rushdie.
B. Jhumpa lahiri.
C. Tom Stoppard.
D. David Hare.



Question: The Pen Pinter writing prize is established with the memory of-

A. Hanif Kureishi.
B. Tony Harrison.
C. Harold Pinter.
D. None of these.



Question: Who is recently won the wolrd food prize for 2014?

A. Sanjaya Rajaram.
B. M. S. Swaminathan
C. Dr. Borlaug
D. None of these.



Question: Delhi become India's first Kerosene free city. Which helps the nation to save?

A. 100 Crores per Year.
B. 200 Crores per Year.
C. 300 Crores per Year.
D. 400 Crores per Year.



Question: Who has been recently taken over charge as Revenue Ministry?

A. Shri Shaktikanta Das.
B. Shri Rajiv Takru.
C. Arun Jaitly.
D. Nitin Gadkari.



Question: Who has been recently appointed as the Commander in Chief of Strategic Forces Command?

A. General Bikram Singh
B. Lt. Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag.
C. Lt Gen Amit Sharma.
D. None of these.



Question: Who has been recently appointed as the Infosys CEO and MD?

A. Vishal Sikka.
B. N. R. Narayana Murthy.
C. Ashok Arora.
D. Nandan Nilekani.



Question: Which Airport in Asia Pacific Region has won the Airport Service Quality Award honoured by ACI (Airport Council International)?

A. Amritsar , Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport.
B. Ghaziabad, Hindon Air Force Station.
C. Mumbai, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
D. Kolkata, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport.



Question: Who won the French Open title for 2014 in Men's Single event beating Novak Djokovic?

A. Stanislas Wawrinka.
B. Rodger Federer.
C. Rafael Nadal.
D. None of these.



Question: Who won the prestigious Bharat Ratna JRD Tata Award instituted by ASI (Aeronautical Society of India) for 2013.?

A. Cyrus Mistri.
B. Ratan tata.
C. Shri V. Somasundaram.
D. None of these.



Question: Who won the French Open title at Ronald Garros for 2014 in Women's Single event beating Simona Halep of Romania?

A. Petra Kvitova.
B. Serena Williams.
C. Maria Sharapova.
D. Sara Erani.



Question: Who has been recently sworn in as the Chief-Minister of residuary Andhra Prades?

A. Chandrababu Naidu.
B. Anandiben Patel.
C. Tarun Gogoi.
D. Shri Virbhadra Singh.



Question: Who has been elected as the Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha, India?

A. Sushma Swaraj.
B. Shiela Dixit.
C. Sumitra Mahajan.
D. Vasundhara Raje.



Question: Which Indian-American Person has been appointed as the member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council?

A. Shefali Razdan Duggal.
B. Dr. Eknath Prabhakar Ghate.
C. E L James.
D. None of these.



Question: First youngest Indian Girl at the age of 13 climb to Mount Everest. Her name is-

A. Malavath Poorna.
B. Malala Yousafzai.
C. Bachendri Pal.
D. None of these.



Question: Who has been appointed as the Secretary of the Department of Posts by ACC (Appointments Committee of the Cabinet)?

A. Smt. P. Gopinath.
B. Ms. Kavery Banerjee.
C. Rahul Khullar.
D. Mukul Rohatgi.



Question: Who has been recently appointed as the India’s Governor on the Board of Governors of the ADB (Asian Development Bank)?

A. Shri Arun Jaitley.
B. Takehiko Nakao.
C. Shri P. Chidambaram.
D. Usha Ananthasubramanium.



Question: The fifth Indo-French bilateral air exercise held recently at the Jodhpur Air Base named as-

A. Garuda-V
B. Garuda.
C. Maple Flag.
D. Topgun.



Question: Which Organisation/Academy in India honoured the International Arch of Europe Award for quality and technology in Gold Category?

A. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
B. Indian Aviation Academy (IAA).
C. Advanced Air Defence (AAD).
D. Prithvi Air Defence (PAD).



Question: Honorary Knighthood, one of the Britain’s highest civilian honours given to which person in India?

A. Ratan Tata.
B. Cyrus Mistri.
C. Vishal Sikka.
D. Narendra Modi.



Question: Renjith Maheswary again nominated for Arjuna Award after being stopped in last year for doping charges, is a-

A. Cricketer.
B. Lawn Tennis Player.
C. Triple Jumper.
D. Baseball Player.



Question: As per World Bank Report on aprill 2014, what is the place of Indian economy in terms of PPP (Purchasing Power Parity)?

A. 1st
B. 2nd
C. 3rd
D. 4th



Question: Who has been recently appointed as the India's ambassador to Norway?

A. Norman Anil Kumar Browne.
B. P. P. Pandey.
C. R. K. Tyagi
D. Ajit Kumar Doval.



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