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April 21, 2014

List of United Nations Organizations, Headquarters and Heads: 2014

No.AcronymsAgencyHeadquartersHeadEstablishedComment
1FAOFood and Agriculture OrganizationItaly ItalyBrazil José Graziano da Silva1945
2IAEAInternational Atomic Energy AgencyAustria AustriaJapan Yukiya Amano1957Associated agency
3ICAOInternational Civil Aviation OrganizationCanada MontrealCanadaFrance Raymond Benjamin1947
4IFADInternational Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentItaly RomeItalyNigeria Kanayo F. Nwanze1977
5ILOInternational Labour OrganizationSwitzerland GenevaSwitzerlandChile Guy Rider1919Originally part of League of Nations
6IMOInternational Maritime OrganizationUnited Kingdom LondonUnited KingdomJapan Koji Sekimizu1948
7IMFInternational Monetary FundUnited States Washington, D.C.USAFrance Christine Lagarde1945
8ITUInternational Telecommunication UnionSwitzerland GenevaSwitzerlandMali Hamadoun Touré1865
9UNESCOUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationFrance ParisFranceBulgaria Irina Bokova1946
10UPUUniversal Postal UnionSwitzerland BerneSwitzerlandFrance Edouard Dayan1947
11WBWorld BankUnited States Washington, D.CUSAUnited States Jim Yong Kim1945
12WIPOWorld Intellectual Property OrganizationSwitzerland GenevaSwitzerlandAustralia Francis Gurry1974
13WMOWorld Meteorological OrganizationSwitzerland GenevaSwitzerlandRussia Alexander Bedritsky1950
14UNWTOWorld Tourism OrganizationSpain MadridSpainJordan Taleb Rifai1974
15UNODCUnited Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeAustria ViennaAustriaRussia Yuri Fedotov1997
16UND I OUnited Nations Data and Information OrganizationUganda KampalaUgandaZaire Louis R. Rutinduka2013
Courtesy: Wikipedia

April 20, 2014

Current Affair Power Capsule 1 for SBI PO ( First set of 160 selected MCQ)

Govind Mishra
1. The second Hindi writer to receive Saraswati Samman award 2013 is _____.
a) Harivansh Rai Bachchan
b) Govind Mishra
c) Gopal Singh Nepali
d) Hari Joshi
Answer : b) Govind Mishra





2.RSPB won Senior Women Hockey National championship by defeating ____.
a) Punjap
b) Bhopal
c) Hariyana
d) Jharkhand
Answer : c) Hariyana

3.On 23 March 2013, Vandana Foundation launched AQUATM in ____.
a) Mumbai
b) Bangalore
c) Chennai
d) Hyderabad
Answer : a) Mumbai

4.Instant Money Transfer (IMT) scheme was launched by _____ in Mumbai.
a) State Bank of Mysore
b) Bank of Borada
c) Bank of India
d) DNS Bank
Answer : c) Bank of India

5.The book titled "Lal Bahadur Shastri: Lessons in Leadership" was written by Pavan Choudary was released on ____.
a) 23 March 2014
b) 25 March 2014
c) 1 April 2014
d) 15 March 2014
Answer : a) 23 March 2014


Current Affairs Compendium 4: March 2014 (200 MCQ)

1 Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013 (announced in March 2014)?
  A) Baba Amte
  B) Sunderlal Bahuguna
  C) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
  D) Anupam Mishra
   
2 Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014?
  A) 12 Years a slave
  B) American Hustle
  C) The Wolf of Wall Street
  D) Gravity
   
3 Who took charge as Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas in March 2014?
  A) Saurabh Chandra
  B) Vivek Rae
  C) Amitabh Kant
  D) KS Popli
   
4 Which country won the ICC U-19 World Cup completed in March 2014?
  A) Pakistan
  B) South Africa
  C) India
  D) Australia
   
5 Bangaru Laxman passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad in March 2014. He was President of which Indian Political Party?
  A) Indian National Congress
  B) Bharatiya Janata Party
  C) Samajwadi Party
  D) Janata Dal


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