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October 24, 2014

Current Affairs Compendium 10 ( SET 2- 150 MCQ) - September 2014

Larry Ellison
101    Scotland has decisively rejected independence by winning more than half of the votes polled as its citizens have decided to stay with United Kingdom. This union is how many years old?
    A) 275-year
    B) 325-year
    C) 307-year
    D) 200-year
102    India's ranking dropped by eights places to ________ in the latest FIFA rankings published by FIFA in Sep 2014.
    A) 138th
    B) 142nd
    C) 158th
    D) 168th

103    _________, co-founder and CEO of Oracle Corp for last 37 years, has announced to step aside as chief executive officer of the tech giant in Sep 2014. He will be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd.
    A) Larry Ellison
    B) Warren Buffett
    C) Charles Koch
    D) Bill Gates
104    Chinese company Alibaba's marked its debut at New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Sep 2014. Who is founder and Chairman of Alibaba, also rang the opening bell at the NYSE.
    A) Ma Huateng
    B) Jerry Yang
    C) Jack Ma
    D) Robin Li
105    The 17th edition of the Asian Games being held in which country in Sep-Oct 2014?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) South Korea
    D) Thailand

October 22, 2014

Current Affairs Compendium 10 ( SET 1- 100 MCQ) - September 2014

1    Nalanda University was reopened after nearly 800 years as it started its first academic session in Sep 2014. The ancient university is in which state?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Chattishgarh
2    Who became the first from Spain to win World Badminton Championship on 31st August at the World Badminton Championship held in Copenhagen, Denmark?
    A) Pablo Abi¡n
    B) Wang Shixian
    C) Carolina Marin
    D) Li Xuerui

3    Who was sworn in as the 17th Governor of Karnataka in Sep 2014?
    A) Kalyan Singh
    B) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
    C) C. Vidyasagar Rao
    D) K Rosaiah
4    Who has been appointed as the Governor of Kerala in Sep 2014?
    A) Kalyan Singh
    B) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
    C) C. Vidyasagar Rao
    D) P Sathasivam
5    Famous ________ artist, filmmaker and humourist Sattiraju Lakshminarayana, popularly known as Bapu, passed away in Chennai in Sep 2014.
    A) Malayalam
    B) Tamil
    C) Telugu
    D) Kannada

Current Affairs Compendium 9 ( 210 MCQ) - August 2014

1    Who has been selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award in Aug 2014 for his outstanding contribution towards the promotion of Communal harmony, peace and goodwill?
     A) Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra
     B) Gulzar
     C) Muzaffar Ali
     D) Farooq Sheikh
2    How many sportsperson was awarded with India's top most sports award, the "Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2014" as announced in Aug 2014?
     A) Zero
     B) One
     C) Two
     D) Three

3    USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in July (announced in Aug 2014).
     A) 6.3%
     B) 7.1%
     C) 6.6%
     D) 6.1%
4    The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against the Chairman and Managing Director of ____________, S K Jain for alleged bribery case in Aug 2014. As per allegation, the CMD asked for bribe to extend credit facilities to certain companies.
     A) United Bank of India
     B) Syndicate Bank
     C) IDBI Bank
     D) Allahabad Bank
5    The board of directors of India's largest milk federation, the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), unanimously elected whom as the new Chairman in Aug 2014?
     A) Vipul Chaudhary
     B) Anandibhai Patel
     C) Jethabhai Patel
     D) None of These

Current Affairs Compendium 8 ( 230 MCQ) - July 2014

1    Global tech giant Google has announced in July 2014 that it will shut down its first social networking site, Orkut, on 30th September this year. Google launched its services how many years ago?
     A) 15 years
     B) 8 years
     C) 10 years
     D) None of These
2    The United States has named a mountain in Antarctica in honor of a famous Indian-American scientist ___________ in July 2014 for his work he did to compile population studies of seals, whales and birds in the pack ice as an explorer of the US Coast Guard in 1971-72.
     A) Jogesh Pati
     B) Khem Shahani
     C) Akhouri Sinha
     D) Pran Nath

3    Which site acquired TapCommerce, the mobile advertising start-up company based out of New York, for USD 100 million in July 2014?
     A) Twitter
     B) LinkedIn
     C) Facebook
     D) Google
4    Which New Zealand batsman has been imposed with life ban for his his alleged involvement in match-fixing in July 2014?
     A) Daryl Tuffey
     B) Brendon McCullum
     C) Lou Vincent
     D) Nathan Astle
5    Which Indian PSU bank has launched six digital branches across India as a part of its programme to offer next generation banking solutions to the mobile and internet-savvy customer base. These branches are located in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Ahmedabad. One of such branches in Delhi was inJulyurated this morning by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in July 2014.
     A) Punjab National Bank
     B) State Bank of India
     C) Bank of Baroda
     D) Bank of India

Current Affairs Compendium 7 ( 220 MCQ) - June 2014

1    India's ________ state Telengana come into existence on 2nd June 2014.
     A) 30th
     B) 28th
     C) 29th
     D) 27th
2    Which Senior Congress Leader was named as the Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha by the Indian Congress Party in June 2014?
     A) Kamal Nath
     B) Kapil Sibal
     C) Mallikarjun Kharge
     D) P Chidambaram
3    Which Union Minister has been appointed as India's Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank in June 2014?
     A) Rajnath Singh
     B) Arun Jaitley
     C) Sushma Swaraj
     D) Nitin Gadkari
4    Which Indian businessperson became the first Indian to receive the prestigious Harvard Medal in June 2014?
     A) Azim Premji
     B) N R Narayana Murthy
     C) Anand G Mahindra
     D) Adi Godrej
5    Former Union Minister and _________ leader Tapan Sikdar passed away in June 2014.
     A) Trinamool Congress
     B) Indian Congress
     C) Bhartiya Janata Party
     D) Communist Party (CPM)