June 20, 2014

Current Affairs Compendium 6 ( Set 2- 120 MCQ) - May 2014

101 US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc made its final attempt to take over competitor AstraZeneca Plc in May 2014. AstraZeneca is pharma company headquartered in ________.
  A) Germany
  B) United Kingdom
  C) France
  D) Switzerland
   
102 Which global telecom company is set to acquire satellite television provider DirecTV in a USD 48.5 billion deal (announced in May 2014).
  A) CableVision
  B) AT&T
  C) Verizon
  D) Level 3 Communications
   
103 Who was sworn-in as the eighth Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh for the second consecutive term in May 2014?
  A) Takam Sanjoy
  B) Dorjee Khandu
  C) Nabam Tuki
  D) Jarbom Gamlin
   
104 Who was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Bihar after Nitish Kumar resigned from the post in May 2014?
  A) Sharad Yadav
  B) Shivanand Tiwari
  C) K.C. Tyagi
  D) Jitan Ram Manjhi
   
105 “Anti-tobacco Day” is observed on __________.
  A) 31-May
  B) 17-May
  C) 21-May
  D) 25-May


June 19, 2014

Current Affair Compendium 6 (Set 1-100 MCQ): May 2014

1 Narendra Modi was sworn as the _______ Prime Minister of India by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on 26th May 2014.
  A) 16th
  B) 15th
  C) 14th
  D) 17th
   
2 Who took oath as the new Home Minister as a part of Modi Government in May 2014.
  A) Rajnath Singh
  B) Arun Jaitley
  C) Sushma Swaraj
  D) Nitin Gadkari
   
3 Which University topped the 2014 league table for the third consecutive time of ’100 Under 50′ institutions published by the ‘Times Higher Education’ (THE) magazine in May 2014?
  A) Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
  B) Pohang University of Science and Technology
  C) National University of Singapore
  D) None of These
   
4 The US Federal Reserve reduced its massive bond-buying stimulus by USD 10 billion to ____________ in May 2014 as US economy continues to grow.
  A) USD 55 billion
  B) USD 45 billion
  C) USD 65 billion
  D) USD 35 billion
   
5 “International Labour Day” is observed on __________.
  A) 8-May
  B) 3-May
  C) 11-May
  D) 1-May



May 04, 2014

Current Affairs Compendium 5 (Set 2): April 2014 (120 MCQ)

101.     Who has taken over as the first woman Chief Justice of Delhi High Court in April 2014?
      A) Justice G Rohini
      B) Justice M. Fathima Beevi
      C) Justice Anna Chandy
      D) None of These
     
102.     The Central Government has appointed whom as Principal Economic Advisor in April 2014?
      A) Shankar Acharya
      B) Isher Judge Ahluwalia
      C) Dipak Dasgupta
      D) Ila Patnaik
     
103.     BCCI has suggested to the Supreme Court to set up a three-member committee in order to probe the corruption case in April 2014. Which former Indian cricketer has been included in the 3-member committee?
      A) Ravi Shastri
      B) Dilip Vengsarkar
      C) Sanjay Manjrekar
      D) Kapil Dev
     
104.     Which Film won the “Best Film on Social Issues” award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
      A) Tuhya Dharma Koncha
      B) Thalaimuraigal
      C) Ship of Theseus
      D) Perariyathavar
     
105.  Who took over as the Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) in April 2014?
      A) KS Popli
      B) Vinod Kumar Duggal
      C) Narendra Kothari
      D) A. R. Lakshmanan

Current Affairs Compendium 5 (Set 1): April 2014 (100 MCQ)

Rajendra Mal Lodha
1       Who has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India in April 2014 and assumed charge on 27th April?
      A) Justice Altamas Kabir
      B) Justice P Sathasivam
      C) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
      D) Justice S. H. Kapadia
     
 

2     France’s president Francois Hollande has named ________ as the new prime minister of France in April 2014.
      A) Nicolas Sarkozy
      B) Manuel Valls
      C) Francois Hollande
      D) Marine Le Pen
     
3     Which Film won the “Best Feature Film” award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
      A) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
      B) Kaphal
      C) Ship of Theseus
      D) Shahid
     
4     The search panel headed by RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has shortlisted ____________ as the new RBI Deputy Governor in April2014 in place of K C Chakrabarty who had decided to leave before completing his full term.
      A) S S Mundra
      B) P Vijaya Bhaskar
      C) B Mahapatra
      D) None of These
     
5     “World Autism Awareness Day” is observed on?
      A) 5-Apr
      B) 21-Apr
      C) 2-Apr
      D) 4-Apr