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General Awareness is a very integral and important section of every bank recruitment exam. Also, it is considered as one of the scoring sections. For preparation of this section, the candidates need to update over latest happenings of the national and International importance as well as from banking industry. has come up with General Awareness Current Study Material for helping the students in cracking General Awareness Section of all bank exams.

Bank PO:General Awareness 2014: 

MARCH 2014:

  1. Bank of India launches Instant Money Transfer Scheme.
  2. Govind Mishra, the Hindi writer selected for Saraswati Samman 2013.
  3. SEBI to release FATCA compliance norms in the fiscal year 2014-15.
  4. Nanda, the veteran actress died in Mumbai.
  5. India wins 3rd South Asian Handball Championship title.
  6. The WHO certified India as Polio Free country.
  7. West Zone wins cricket’s Deodhar Trophy 2014.
  8. RBI extends the timeline for full implementation of Basel III norms by 2019.
  9. Indian-Origin student Gopal Rao wins UK Twitter Prize.
  10. Supreme Court orders sacking of incumbent BCCI chief N Srinivasan.
  11. Heena Sidhu wins silver medal in 10m Air Pistol Women Final of ISSF World Cup.
  12. Zubin Mehta wins special jury award of Times Now NRI Awards 2014.
  13. BHEL signed contract of 125crore rupees of hydro power in Uttarakhand.
  14. NCDEX launched Bajra Future Contract.
  15. Roger Federer wins Dubai International Open.
  16. 12 years a Salve wins the Best Film Award at 86th Oscar Awards ceremony.
  17. Arvind Bhat wins the German Open Grand Prix title.
  18. Graeme Smith announces retirement from cricket.
  19. Indian acid attack victim, Laxmi wins International Women of Courage Award.
  20. Australia replaces India to second position in ICC Test Team rankings.
  21. China announces biggest hike of 12.2 percent in defence budget.
  22. India pledges to provide 4500 crore rupees Assistance Package to Bhutan.
  23. Michelle Bachelet sworn-in as President of Chile for second term.
  24. Tomas Halik, a priest of Czech Republic, wins Templeton Prize 2014.
  25. Former Sierra Leone President, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah dies. He was 82.
  26. India offers 1 billion US dollar line of credit to Bangladesh for development of trade facilities and infrastructure.
  27. The world’s number two Noyak Djokovic beat Roger Federer to win the BNP Paribas Open Final in California.
  28. Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai win doubles title of BNP Paribas Open 2014.
  29. Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare wins audience choice award in North Carolina film festival.
  30. FIH introduces 4-quarter format in Hockey.
  31. Former Brazilian international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini dies.
  32. Ukraine signs the Association Agreement with EU.
  33. Malala and Mishab-ul-Haq conferred with Pakistan Civil Awards on Pakistan day.
  34. Adolfo Suarez, the first elected Prime Minister of Spain, dies.
  35. Rusi Dinshaw, Pakistan’s only Parsi cricketer died.
  36. Third Nuclear Security Summit 2014 held in The Hague.
  37. Shigeru Ban, Japanese architect wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014.
  38. President Barack Obama announces NSA reform plans.
  39. Sunil Gavaskar appointed as Interim President of BCCI.
  40. Jens Stoltenberg appointed as Secretary General of NATO.
  41. Djokovic defeats Nadal to win fourth Miami Masters crown.
  42. Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix.
  43. Simon Santaso, Indonesian Shuttler wins Malaysia Grand Prix gold.
  44. French President Hollande names Valls as new PM.

  1. All Post Offices modern by 2015.
  2. ‘One rank-one pension’ demand for ex servicemen accepted.
  3. Portable scanner turns woe for girl child.
  4. Tehelka upon Rape.
  5. Steadfast activist goes on fast.
  6. Broiling unfriendly relations between US and Venezuela.
  7. New Pakistani  High Commissioner to India.
  8. The suspension on participation in fencing from India in the International Olympic games has been lifted.
  9. Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to make a hat-trick in the under-19 cricket World Cup. He felled Nick Farrar (0), Kyle Stirling (0) and Alex Baum (5) of Scotland.
  10. The Louis Philippe Cup will be held in  the The Bombay Presidency Golf Course (BPGC).
  11. India's first Minority Cyber Village inaugurated. 
  12. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned.
  13. India and Kyrgyz Republic signed two agreements.
  14. Odisha Legislative Assembly passed the Odisha Lokayukta Bill 2014.
  15. G-4 nations are :Brazil, Germany, India and Japan Prime Minister of Italy Enrico Letta resigned.
  16. Union Government of India approved two plant to manufacture Semiconductor chips.
  17. IIT Kharagpur Food engineers have developed a cheap ready-to-eat paste for malnourished children.
  18. Kejriwal resigns as introduction of Jan Lokpal Bill defeated in Delhi Assembly.
  19. National Women's Day of India observed on 13 February.
  20. Odisha Lokayukta Bill 2014 passed by the Assembly of the state.
  21.  Satellite Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh to be established at Sangrur.
  22.  Delhi Government approved Delhi Nagar Swaraj Bill.
  23. Mars orbiter completes 100 days.
  24. FB founder and wife biggest donors in 2013.
  25. 3G auction after new govt takes charge: TRAI.
  26. Centre’s conciliation talks with Vodafone fail.
  27. The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, presented Krishi Karman Awards for the year 2012-13 on 10 February 2014.
  28. Individual food grain crops.
  29. Sikkim is India's first state with 100 percent sanitation coverage.
  30. 101st Indian Science Congress concluded.
  31. Vinod Sawhny appointed CEO of Reliance Communications.
  32. Indian boxers finished Fourth at the 58th Bocskai International Tournament.
  33. Domestic Content requirement of India’s Solar Mission challenged by US.
  34. Nepal's parliament elected Sushil Koirala as the next Prime Minister.
  35. Delhi Government ask anti-corruption officials file an FIR against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for an alleged Rs. 31-crore scam crafted around expensive street-lighting for the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
  36. Sony Company announces that it will sell its personal computer (PC) unit and cut 5,000 jobs.
  37. The last session of 15th Lok Sabha started from today.
  38. World Cancer Day is celebrated to deepen the understanding of this killer disease.
  39. Microsoft Corp named 46 year old, Hyderabad born Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer.
  40. Sachin Tendulkar and CNR Rao conferred with Bharat Ratna by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
  41. Justice Askhok Kumar Mathur has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission.
  42. AIADMK and CPI (M) entered into an alliance in Tamil Nadu for Lok Sabha polls 2014.
  43. The Delhi cabinet cleared the Jan Lokpal Bill, which will be pass at a special assembly session at the Indira Gandhi stadium in New Delhi according to Delhi Govt.
  44. Founder member of Aam Admi Party Madhu Bhaduri quits party.
  45. Karnataka wins their seventh Ranji Trophy cricket title after beating Maharashtra by seven wickets in the final in Hyderabad.
  46. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan inaugurated India's first monorail in Mumbai.
  47. Harish Rawat sworn in as Uttarakhand's eighth Chief Minister after resignation of Vijay Bahuguna.
  48. Sikkim become India's first state with 100 percent sanitation coverage.
  49. Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra became the first individual to win three Gold medals in Inter Shoot Tri series being held at Hague, Netherlands.
  50. World Squash Federation president N. Ramachandran elected unopposed as president of Indian Olympic Association.
  51. Maruti Suzuki India has stopped production of Maruti 800.
  52. The International Cricket Council (ICC) board announced that BCCI president N. Srinivasan will be the Chairman of the ICC board from July.
  53. The Union Cabinet approved the Telangana bill.
  54. Winter Olympics starts in Sochi, Russia. 
  55.  Three Indian athletes Shiva Keshavan, Himanshu Thakur and Nadeem Iqbal are competing as independent athletes in Winter Olympics due to IOA's (Indian Olympic Association) suspension by the International Olympic Committee.   
JANUARY  2014:

1.The 66th Army Day is being observed on 15 January 2014. The day is celebrated in recognition of the appointment of General K M Cariappa as the first Commander-in-Chief of independent India. He succeeded British Army General Roy Butcher on this day in 1948.

2.RBI fixes rupee reference rate at 61.5885 against USD. In a press release issued by RBI, the exchange rates for the pound and yen against the rupee were quoted at 101.0914 and 58.99 per 100 yen, based on reference rates for the dollar and cross-currency quotes at noon. The reference rate is based on the noon rates of select banks and the SDR-Rupee rate would be based on this rate, the release added.

3.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to appointed Anand Sinha, deputy governor, an advisor to the central bank for a period of three months after he retires on the coming Saturday. This is the first time an RBI deputy governor would have an advisory role after retirement, though there are instances of executive directors (EDs, the rank lower to this) having one.
4.The Union Government extended the term of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman U K. Sinha for a period of two years yesterday. He succeeded C B Bhave as chairman of SEBI in 2011 for a period of three years. After this extension, his term was going to complete in February 2014.

5.The World Bank has projected India’s economy will grow over 6 per cent in 2014-15 and 7.1 per cent by 2016-17 as global demand recovers and domestic investment increases. In China, growth is estimated to stay flat in 2014 at 7.7 per cent, slowing to 7.5 per cent for the next two years, reflecting deleveraging and less reliance on policy-induced investment.

6.Karnataka is the first state in the country to provide universal health coverage for tertiary care to all the sections of society. As many as 1.12 crore people in Karnataka are covered under the newly launched Rajiv Arogya Bhagya, for Above Poverty Line families. The Scheme entails the beneficiary to pay only 10% of the cost of treatment or procedures. It aims at providing subsidized healthcare to virtually every citizen in the State with Above Poverty Line (APL) card. Under the scheme, APL family members are entitled for health check up to 1.5 lakh rupees per annum. In special cases, if the expenditure exceeds 1.5 lakh rupees, the government grants another 50000 rupees. The BPL families are already covered under health scheme through Vajpayee Arogya Sree programme.

7.Senior IAS officer Rajeev Kher has been appointed Secretary in Department of Commerce. Kher, a 1980-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is presently Special Secretary, Department of Commerce under Ministry of Commerce and Industry. He will take over from S R Rao, a 1978-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, after his retirement on January 31, a press release issued today by Ministry of Personnel said.

8.Former Supreme Court judge and National Green Tribunal Chairperson Swatanter Kumar on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking to restrain the media from reporting the alleged sexual assault case of his former woman law intern. Justice Kumar has also sought a whopping Rs five crore as damages from two English news channels and a leading English daily for defaming him in the case.

9.Kerala-based writer Anees Salim won The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction 2013 for his second novel, Vanity Bagh for consistent writing and humour and imagination. “The book is a very comic account of a young man from a minority group from a place called Vanity Bagh, also called Little Pakistan.  It is about physical cities, both real and imagined,” said writer Timeri N. Murari, one of the jury members. The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction recognises the contribution of Indian writers to literary culture. It comprises a cash component of Rs. 5 lakh and a plaque. Manu Joseph won the first The Hindu Prize for Best Fiction in 2010 for his debut novel Serious Men.

10.The US handed over to India three stolen antique sculptures, valued at over USD 1.5 million, in a display of cooperation between the two countries after a month-long tension over the arrest on an Indian diplomat in USA.

11.Former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be conferred with an honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree by the prestigious Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU), Shibpur, for his great contribution to Indian cricket. Sourav Ganguly has made great contribution to Indian cricket. His captaincy was brilliant. He has contributed to take Indian cricket to great heights in the arena of world cricket and for that we have decided to honour him with the D.Litt,” BESU Vice-chancellor Ajoy Roy said in Kolkata on Tuesday.

12.Renowned Marathi poet and activist Namdeo Dhasal passed away in Mumbai today after a prolonged illness. He was 64. Dhasal who was battling with colorectal cancer, died at the BombayHospital. Dhasal was one of the founders of the militant Dalit Panther movement. He was also a pioneer of the Dalit literature movement.

13.Akhilesh Das Gupta is set to be re-elected president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) as he remained the only candidate for the coveted post at the end of the filing of the nominations. General secretary Vijai Sinha would also be re-elected unopposed when the BAI’s annual general meeting takes place here on January 25 during the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold Tournament.


1) Which film has been adjudged “Best Motion Picture ” at 71st annual Golden Globe Awards ?
Ans:- 12 Years a Slave.

2) Who has won the DSC prize 2014 for South Asian literature for his book Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer on 18 January 2014?
Ans:- Cyrus Mistry.

3) Name the Indian Noted author and journalist has been awarded a Fellowship of King’s College London, the British institution’s highest honour on 16 January 2014 ? Ans:- Khushwant Singh.

4) Which state bagged 3rd Krishi Karman Award for 2012-13 for being the best performing state in overall agricultural production in the country on 18 January 2014?
Ans:- West Bengal.

5) Name the Indian born Scientist and Professor (Emeritus) at Stanford University on 21 January 2014 was awarded with prestigious ‘ 2014 Marconi Society Prize ‘ for developing the theory and application of MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) antennas ?
Ans:- Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj.


1) The Health Ministry of Japan on 1 January 2014 estimated that a quarter of the population is currently aged over 65 and the figure is expected to reach nearly 40 percent by ——– ?
Ans:- 2060.

2) Which government recently announced to build a new sanctuary to save World’s rarest Javan rhinos?
Ans:- Indonesia.

3) Parliamentary elections in North Korea, creating the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly, will be held on ———- ?
Ans:-  9 March 2014.

4)  The Parliament of Europe on 14 January 2014 signed a new carbon dioxide restriction treaty which seeks to slash emissions for a segment of transport across the European Union (EU) by 28% from year 2020. The treaty focuses on which transport segment?
Ans:- Commercial Vans.

5) The term ‘Euromaidan’ came to news recently, which stands for a huge spat of civil unrest and anti-government protests in a country.Which country is associated with these protests?
Ans:- Ukraine.


1) India on 1 January 2014 decided to send a team of senior officials to assess the political and security situation in ————- ?
Ans:- South Sudan.

2)Which country and India on 2 January 2014 signed an agreement on labour cooperation for domestic service workers recruitment ?
Ans:- Saudi Arabia.

3) Which country and India on 13 January 2014 signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for co-operation in Iron and Steel Sector ?
Ans:- Canada.

4) Which country decided to be one of the partners in the proposed National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZ) in Andhra Pradesh on 6 January 2014?
Ans:- China.

5) Which country and India on on 18 January 2014 agreed to promote cooperation in renewable energy, especially in areas of solar energy and wind power ?
Ans:- United Arab Emirates (UAE)


1) Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 1 January 2014 gave his assent to which bill which aims at regulating corruption in public domain?
Ans:- Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2013.

2) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal for construction of a 220kV Transmission system from ——— on 2 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Alusteng (Srinagar) to Leh.

3) The Government of India on 10 January 2014 notified the new natural gas pricing formula.This new price mechanism would come into effect from which date?
Ans:- From 1 April 2014.

4) Name the programme for young persons of Overseas Indians introduced by Government of India in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on 8 January 2014?
Ans:- Know India Programme.

5) Union Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas launched LPG Connection Portability Scheme across the country on 22 January 2014. Name the present Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas?
Ans:- M Veerappa Moily


1) Union Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) officially launched the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) at —— on 6 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh.

2) Which state will launch its adult vaccination drive against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) from 22 February 2014 ?
Ans:- Assam.

3) Which state Government on 15 January 2014 decided to increase the reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 19.5 percent to 27 percent ?
Ans:- Goa.

4) Which state on 9 January 2014 became the first State in India to provide Universal Health Coverage to its population ?
Ans:- Karnataka.

5) The pilot project of Amul’s first “Any Time Milk” (ATM) vending machine to dispense milk on 24X7 basis was on 19 January 2014 installed at ——- ?
Ans:- Anand, Gujarat.


1) International Petroleum Conference 2014 (PETROTECH-2014) was held from 12th – 15th January 2014 at which place ?
Ans:- New Delhi.


1) Corey Anderson ,who hit the fastest century in one-day international history on 1 January 2014 , belongs to which country ?
Ans:- New Zealand.

2)  Which player was awarded the Order of Prince Henry, one of the Portugal’s highest honours, by the Portugal’s president office on 3 January 2014?
Ans:- Cristiano Ronaldo.

3) Who won the Sydney International Tennis Tournament Women’s singles title on 10 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.

4) Who retained the Volvo Golf Champions title at the Durban Country Club held on 12 January 2014?
Ans:- South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen.

5) Which Australian cricketer won the coveted Allan Border medal 2014 on 20 January 2014?
Ans:- Mitchell Johnson.


1) Which entity was on 6 January 2014 selected by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to act as a local operating unit for issuing globally compatible Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) in India?
Ans:- The Clearing Corporation of India Limited – CCIL.

2) According to data provided by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and Seafood Exporters Association of India on 9 January 2014, which country has recently overtaken South – East Asia as the largest market for Indian seafood exports?
Ans:- The United States.

3) POSCO, the South Korean steel maker giant on 10 January 2014 received environment clearance from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) in which state ?
Ans:- Odisha.

4) What is the name of world’ first Bitcoin storage service that insures deposits of the digital currency against hackers and accidental loss, which was opened on London on 12 January 2013?
Ans:- ‘Elliptic Vault’.

5) Which state became the first state to withdraw FDI in Multibrand Retail on 13 January 2013?
Ans:- Delhi.


1) Name the software to predict weather developed by researchers from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) recently?
Ans:-  Monitoring Climate Change (Moclic).

2) Which Meteorological Data Processing System was dedicated to the nation on 15 January 2014 on the occasion of 139th Foundation Day of India Meteorological Department (IMD)?
Ans:- INSAT 3D.

3) What is the name of India’s satellite-based flight navigation system which has been certified by aviation regulator DGCA, recently ?
Ans:- GAGAN.

4) Which country has recently carried out another successful test of its advanced missile defense system named ‘ Arrow 3 ‘ designed to intercept long – range missiles ?
Ans:- Israel.

5) Name India’s supercomputer rated 1st in India, 9th in the Asia Pacific Region and 44th in the world among the most power efficient computer systems as per the Green500 List?
Ans:- Param Yuva-II.


1) Who has been elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly on 3 January 2014?
Ans:- M.S. Dhir.

2) Who was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of  Uninor on 8 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Morten Karlsen Sorby.

3) Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of private insurer Future Generali India Life Insurance on 7 January 2014?
Ans:- Munish Sharda.


1) Garry Kenneth Toomey on 16 January 2014 resigned as the CEO of a prominent Indian airline company.Which airline is this?
Ans:-  Jet Airways


1) Namdeo Dhasal, the firebrand writer and fierce fighter for Dalit rights who passed away on 15 January 2014 was a famous poet in which language?
Ans:- Marathi.

VISITORS to India this month

1) Name the South Korean President visited India from 15 – 18 January 2014 ?
Ans:-  Park Geun-Hye.


1) Who retired as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 20 January 2014?
Ans:- Anand Sinha.

2) Which Indian railway station’s platform number one has become the world’s longest platform as announced by Limca Book of Records on 11 January 2014?
Ans:- Gorakhpur railway station, Uttar Pradesh.


1) What is the full form of  ‘ NASSCOM ‘ ?
Ans:- National Association of Software and Services Companies.


1) ‘Driven’, a book released recently, has been written by a former a Civil Servant Turned Entrepreneur. Who is he?
Ans:- Jagdish Khattar.


1) Who was the head of RBI’s committee on strengthening monetary policy framework, which in its recommendations has suggested that the target for inflation should be set at 4% with a band of +/- 2% around it ?
Ans:- Urjit Patel, Deputy Governor of the RBI.


1) ‘ National Girl Child Day ‘ is observed on ———— ?
Ans:- January24.


1. Which of the following companies won the International Business of the Year Award 2014 at the Asian Business Awards Midlands in Birmingham, UK, in May 2014?
1) Vedanta Resources
2) Arcelor Mittal
3) Tata Sons
4) Caparo Group
5) None of these

2. Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan assumed office as the interim Prime Minister of which of the following countries on May 7, 2014?
1) South Korea
2) Thailand
3) Cambodia
4) Laos
5) Vietnam

3. According to the Sunday Times Super-Rich List who topped the United Kingdom's billionaire charts in May 2014?
1) Hinduja Brothers
2) Lakshmi Mittal
3) Alisher Usmanov
4) Lord Swraj Paul
5) Prakash Lohia

4. Who will be India's next Army Chief?
1) Deepak Kapoor
2) V.K. Singh
3) Ved Prakash Malik
4) Dalbir Singh Suhag
5) None of these

5. 20th Senior National Women's football championship  title winner is ...
1) Manipur
2) Odisha
3) Assam
4) Kerala
5) Goa

6. Who is the All India Football Federation (AIFF) women's player of the year?
1) Sakina Nesa
2) Bala Devi
3) Oinam Bembem Devi
4) Sita Sharma
5) Mandakini Devi

7. Which of the following statements is not correct with regard to Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA)?
1) Under the BSBDA scheme any individual can open bank account
2) This account shall not have the requirement of any minimum balance
3) The services available in the account will include deposit and withdrawal of cash at bank branch as well as ATMs
4) While there is no limit on the number of deposits that can be made in a month, account holders will be allowed a maximum of four withdrawals in a month, including ATM withdrawals
5) Holders of BSBDA are also eligible for opening other savings accounts in that bank

8. The Reserve Bank of India constituted a committee under the chairmanship of M. Damodaran to look into banking services rendered to retail and small customers, including pensioners and also to look into the system of grievance redressal. M. Damodaran is the former chairman of?
2) FMC
5) SBI

9. The International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) is an association of organizations that regulate the world's securities and futures markets. Its headquarters are in?
1) Paris, France
2) Madrid, Spain
3) Lisbon, Portugal
4) London, UK
5) Brasilia, Brazil

10. Which city will host the 39th Annual Conference of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) from September 28 to October 2, 2014?
1) Luxembourg
2) Paris
3) Rio de Janeiro
4) New Delhi
5) London

11. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with CNV to promote mutual assistance and exchange information related to securities markets. CNV is the stock market regulator of?
1) Argentina
2) USA
3) UK
4) Philippines
5) Russia

12. Muga silk is the rarest silk in the world cultivated only in?
1) Bihar
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Assam
4) Andhra Pradesh
5) Karnataka

13. Which of the following is the unit of resistance?
1) Ampere
2) Ohm
3) Joule
4) Newton
5) None of these

14. Kashagan oilfield is located in which of the following countries?
1) Russia
2) China
3) Kazakhstan
4) Iran
5) Venezuela

15. The Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCI) plant at Talcher will be revived in three years. Talcher urea plant is in which of the following states?
1) West Bengal
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Jharkhand
4) Odisha
5) Chhattisgarh

16. Which one of the following days is not observed on a fixed date every year?
1) World Environment Day
2) International Women's Day
3) World Food Day
4) World Human Rights Day
5) World Habitat Day

17. In 2013, huge protests took place in Taksim Square, which is in?
1) Cairo
2) Istanbul
3) Damascus
4) Teheran
5) Ankara

18. Abel Prize is given for major contribution in?
1) Physics
2) Chemistry
3) Astrophysics
4) Mathematics
5) Architecture

19. Cairn India is known for the production of?
1) Milk products
2) Textiles
3) Genetically Modified Cotton
4) Petroleum
5) Iron

20. Singalila National park is located in the State of?
1) Assam
2) Odisha
3) West Bengal
4) Sikkim
5) Manipur

21. The Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) was used for the first time in September 2013 in the Noksen by polls in?
1) Tripura
2) Mizoram
3) Sikkim
4) Nagaland
5) Manipur

22. All 25,000 candidates failed in the admission test to a university in which of the following countries in 2013?
1) Pakistan
2) Bangladesh
3) Kenya
4) Zimbabwe
5) Liberia

23. Which country will host India for five Cricket Test matches in 2014, for the first time in 50 years?
1) Pakistan
2) Australia
3) New Zealand
4) England
5) West Indies

24. Ug 99 rust disease has severely affected which of the following crops recently?
1) Paddy
2) Wheat
3) Bajra
4) Sorghum
5) Finger Millet

25. Which country banned hunting sharks for their fins in a move to protect endangered species in 2013?
1) China
2) Indonesia
3) India
4) USA
5) Malaysia

26. The Corporate Affairs Ministry will set up a centre of excellence and ethics in?
1) Ajmer
2) Gurgaon
3) Amritsar
4) New Delhi
5) Raipur

27. Which of the following is/are the aims of the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) program?
1) To set up new universities
2) To upgrade existing autonomous colleges to universities
3) To increase Gross Enrolment Ratio from the existing 18 per cent to 30 per cent
4) Both 1 and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3

28. A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is offered by which of the following to help investors save regularly?
1) National Pension Fund
2) Small savings schemes in post offices
3) Mutual Funds
4) RRBs
5) None of these

29. The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) came into force in the year?
1) 2005
2) 2006
3) 2007
4) 2008
5) 2010

30. Who is the first law officer of the Government of India?
1) Attorney General
2) Solicitor General
3) Chief Justice of India
4) Advocate General
5) Comptroller and Auditor General

31. The Chief of the Air Staff holds the rank of?
1) Air Marshal
2) Air Commodore
3) Group Captain
4) Wing Commander
5) Air Chief Marshal

32. Sonepur hosts one of the world's largest Animal Fairs. It is a town in?
1) Odisha
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Bihar
4) Jharkhand
5) Punjab

33. C-DAC is a research and development organization. C-DAC stands for?
1) Centre for Development of Anti Corruption
2) Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
3) Centre for Development of Advanced Circuits
4) Centre for Development of Advancement in Computers
5) None of these

34. Who is the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India?
1) Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra
2) Justice Ranjana Desai
3) Justice M. Fathima Beevi
4) Justice Anna Chandy
5) Justice G. Rohini

35. Which city is spread over two continents?
1) Moscow
2) Lisbon
3) Barcelona
4) Istanbul
5) Strasburg

36. The eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with the?
1) Fundamental duties
2) States
3) Union Territories
4) Languages
5) Land Reforms

37. is a project aimed at bringing affordable Internet access to additional 5 billion people. It was launched at the initiative of?
1) Larry Page
2) Marissa Mayer
3) Mark Zuckerberg
4) Sergey Brin
5) Tim Berners Lee


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31) 5 32) 3 33) 2 34) 3 35) 4
36) 4 37) 3

Which of the following countries/ organizations banned the import of Alphonso mangoes from India after authorities found consignments infested with fruit flies?
1) Australia
2) USA
3) New Zealand
5) European Union

2. Thomas Cup and Uber Cup badminton tournaments will be held from May 18-25, 2014 in?
1) Mumbai
2) New Delhi
3) Pune
4) Bangalore
5) Hyderabad

3. As per a report published by Freedom House, an NGO, on May 1, 2014 what is India's rank in press freedom?
1) 57
2) 67
3) 78
4) 76
5) 68

4. Who became the new Chief Executive Officer of Nokia on May 1, 2014?
1) Rakesh Kapur
2) Shantanu Narayan
3) Anshu Jain
4) Rajeev Suri
5) Sunil Kaushal

5. Ashok Vemuri, an Indian- American business executive is the current Chief Executive Officer of?
1) Infosys
2) Wipro
3) Cognizant Technology Solutions
4) Tata Consultancy Services
5) iGATE Corporation

6. Which of the following Bollywood actors has been conferred with the 'Pride of the Nation' award for his role in Madras Cafe?
1) Salman Khan
2) Ajay Devgan
3) Farhan Akhtar
4) John Abraham
5) Aamir Khan

7. Which of the following is the capital city of Ukraine?
1) Ashgabat
2) Dushanbe
3) Vaduz
4) Crimea
5) Kiev

8. Green Revolution in India began in the?
1) 1960s
2) 1970s
3) 1980s
4) 1990s
5) 1950s

9. Thomas Bach is the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He belongs to?
1) Belgium
2) Spain
3) Germany
4) Switzerland
5) Netherlands

10. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) in 2013?
1) Justice K. N. Basha
2) Justice P.C. Pant
3) Justice T. Nandakumar Singh
4) Justice Swatantar Kumar
5) None of these

11. Intellectual Property Appellate Board has its headquarters at?
1) Mumbai
2) New Delhi
3) Kolkata
4) Chennai
5) Ahmadabad

12. Which one of the following world leaders never won the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development?
1) Sheikh Hasina
2) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
3) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
4) Angela Merkel
5) Dilma Roussef

13. Malala Yousafzai was given the International Children's Peace Prize 2013. The prize is an initiative of the Kids Rights Foundation, an organization based in?
1) New York, USA
2) London, UK
3) Stockholm, Sweden
4) Amsterdam, Netherlands
5) Oslo, Norway

14. Identify the mismatched pair?
PLAYER                      -                 SPORT
1) Chekrovolu Swuro     -               Archery
2) Gagan Jeet Bhullar      -                 Golf
3) Neha Rathi                  -              Wrestling
4) Dharmender Dalal       -                Wrestling
5) Mouma Das               -                 Shooting

15. Shaheen 2 is the name of the joint exercise between the air forces of Pakistan and?
1) USA
2) China
3) Iran
4) Afghanistan
5) None of these

16. The second ADMM (ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting) Plus was held in 2013 in?
1) India
2) Malaysia
3) Brunei
4) Indonesia
5) Philippines

17. Which city will host the 9th G20 Summit in November 2014?
1) Istanbul
2) London
3) Seoul
4) Brisbane
5) New Delhi

18. RIKEN is the largest research institute in?
1) China
2) Russia
3) Sweden
4) Norway
5) Japan

19. The Central Bank of Japan is?
1) The Senshu Bank
2) The Master Trust Bank of Japan
3) Mizuho Bank
4) Fuji Bank
5) Bank of Japan

20. The Social Security Agreement between India and which of the following countries will benefit 40 thousand persons of Indian origin in Quebec province?
1) Canada
2) Luxembourg
3) Netherlands
4) Malaysia
5) Belgium

21. Ahimsa Messenger program, an initiative to curb violence against women, was launched on August 31, 2013 in?
1) Kolkata
2) New Delhi
3) Mumbai
4) Rae Bareli
5) Amethi

22. Ahimsa Messenger program is implemented through?
1) Anganwadi centres
2) Panchayati Raj Institutions
3) Sabla Girls
4) Both 1and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3

23. Ahimsa Messenger is an initiative of the Union Ministry of?
1) Home Affairs
2) Health and Family Welfare
3) Social Justice and Empowerment
4) Information and Broadcasting
5) None of these

24. Bio360 is the first Life Sciences Park in which of the following states?
1) Kerala
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Andhra Pradesh
4) Gujarat
5) Karnataka

25. An expert committee appointed to examine the current monetary policy framework of the Reserve Bank of India was headed by?
1) Anand Sinha
2) Bimal Jalan
3) Usha Thorat
4) Urjit Patel
5) Arvind Maaram

26. Federal Bank has launched the electronic version of conventional passbook called FedBook. Federal Bank is a?
1) Regional Rural Bank
2) Public Sector bank
3) Nationalized Bank
4) New Generation Private Bank
5) Old Private Bank

27. The Central Government has set up the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) in?
1) Kangra
2) Kathua
3) Gurgaon
4) Leh
5) Udhampur

28. Which of the following games will be added in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?
1) Rugby Sevens
2) Golf
3) Squash
4) Both 1 and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3

29. Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. It had previously hosted the Games in?
1) 1952
2) 1956
3) 1968
4) 1960
5) 1964

30. The government has set up a panel to assess the status of Scheduled Tribes (STs) with an aim of ensuring their uplift, particularly in socio-economic, health and education fields. The committee is headed by?
1) Virginius Xaxa
2) Aruna Roy
3) Narendra Jadhav
4) Ashis Mondal
5) Pramod Tandon

31. Which is the only state in India that has increased its forest cover in the past two decades?
1) Assam
2) Sikkim
3) Manipur
4) Meghalaya
5) Tripura

32. Pakyong Airport is under construction in?
1) West Bengal
2) Sikkim
3) Assam
4) Meghalaya
5) Tripura

33. The Ambassador of Conscience Award is the most prestigious human rights award given by the?
1) European Parliament
2) Amnesty International
3) Red Cross
4) United Nations Organization
5) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

34. Who was/ were presented the Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013?
1) Malala Yousafzai
2) Harry Belafonte
3) Peter Gabriel
4) Both 1 and 2
5) All 1, 2 and 3

35. Which of the following Indian- Americans is the current Dean of Harvard Business School?
1) Vijay P. Singh
2) Kapil Parakh
3) Nitin Nohria
4) Adam Habib
5) None of these

36. Who has been reappointed as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for a three-year period?
1) Mushtaq Ahmad
2) Parvez Ahmad
3) Abdul Hamid Banday
4) Meera Jamwal
5) Surjeet Singh

37. A Street in Winnipeg has been named after Mahatma Gandhi. Winnipeg is a city in?
1) Russia
2) UK
3) Canada
4) South Africa
5) Germany

38. Which country will host the 2015 edition of the SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) championship?
1) Nepal
2) Maldives
3) Afghanistan
4) India
5) Bangladesh


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