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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Current Affairs and GK Quiz- 13 January 2014

1) Which film has won best film (drama) at the 71st Golden Globe awards announced on 12 January 2014?
(A) Dallas Buyers Club
(B) Gravity
(C) Blue Jasmine
(D) 12 Years a Slave

2) India declared free from which disease by WHO (World Health Organisation) on 13 January 2014 as it meets the criteria of no new reported cases in last three years?
(A) Malaria
(B) Small Pox
(C) Jaundice
(D) Polio

3) On the banks of which river is the Jamshedpur, the steel city of India, situated?

4) Retirement fund-body the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on 13 January 2014 decided to increase the rate of interest on Provident Fund deposits from 8.5% to ........%  for 2013-14, a move that will benefit about 5 crore subscribers?
(A) 8.6
(B) 8.75
(C) 9
(D) 9.25

5) Who was the first woman president in the world?
(A)Golda Meir
(B)Indira Gandhi
(C)Sirimavo Bhandarnaike
(D)Maria Isabel Peron

6) Which major bank on 13 January 2014 came out with plans to outsource the management of some of its ATMs by taking calls from vendors?
(A) Punjab National Bank
(B) Canara Bank
(C) State Bank of India
(C) ICICI Bank

7) In which city are the headquarters of European Union (EU) located?
(C)New York

8) Congress high command on 13 January 2014 appointed which Union Minister as Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (RPCC) chief?
(A) Sachin Pilot 
(B) Jyotiraditya Scindia
(C) Jitendra Singh
(D) Milind Deora

9) In humans, the deficiency of Vitamin C leads to which disease?
(D)Nyctalopia (Night Blindness)

10) Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh laid the foundation for 2800 MWe (4x700) Nuclear Power Project in Fatehabad district of which state on 13 January 2014, which would be completed by 2020-21 at a cost of over Rs 21,000 crore?
(A) Rajasthan
(B) Punjab
(C) Haryana
(D) Gujarat

1) Ans. (D) 12 Years a Slave
2) Ans. (D) Polio
3) Ans. (C)Subarnarekha
4) Ans.(B) 8.75
5) Ans. (D)Maria Isabel Peron
6) Ans. (C) State Bank of India
7) Ans. (A)Brussels
8) Ans. (A) Sachin Pilot
9) Ans. (B)Scurvy
10) Ans. (C) Haryana
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    1. No. Bandaranayke was the first prime minister (srilanka) not president. The answer given here is correct. Dont mislead others if you're that unaware.