April 11, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Who has been re-elected as president of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU)?
    • A.K. Padmanabhan
    • Ranjana Nirula
    • Dipak Dasgupta
    • Kashmir Singh Thakur
  2. Answer

    A.K. Padmanabhan: A.K. Padmanabhan and Tapan Sen were re-elected president and general secretary, respectively, of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) at its 14th conference that concluded here on Monday.

  3. Which among the following DMK leader joined AIADMK on Thursday?
    • J K Ritheesh
    • M K Alagiri
    • Prakash Singh
    • Vijay Sinha
  4. Answer

    J K Ritheesh: DMKs sitting MP from Ramanathapuram, J K Ritheesh, a close associate of expelled party leader M K Alagiri, joined AIADMK on Thursday.

  5. Two CRPF jawans were killed and seven injured in an encounter in-
    • Chhattisgarh
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Jharkhand
    • Bihar
  6. Answer

    Bihar: Two CRPF jawans were killed and seven injured in a fierce encounter with Maoists in the area between the Gangta and Bhimbandh forests in Munger district of Bihar.

  7. Who has been appointed as new vice chancellor of Presidency University (PU)?
    • Mahesh Gupta
    • Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
    • Gyan Chandra Sinha
    • Prakash Mishra
  8. Answer

    Sabyasachi Bhattacharya: Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, former director of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of Presidency University (PU). He will succeed Malabika Sarkar, the outgoing interim VC of the university.

  9. Name the Jaswant Singh’s son who recently removed by BJP from party’s national executive?
    • Jai Prakash Aggarwal
    • Sona Ram
    • Manvendra Singh
    • Dushyant Singh
  10. Answer

    Manvendra Singh: The BJP on Thursday removed Manvendra Singh, expelled party leader Jaswant Singh’s son who is the MLA from Sheo in Rajasthan, from its national executive.

  11. Which company awarded the DSIJ Award 2013 for the Most Efficient Maharatna PSU?
    • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    • Coal India Limited
    • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
    • NTPC Limited
  12. Answer

    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been awarded the DSIJ Award 2013 for the Most Efficient Maharatna PSU. The award was presented to B. Prasada Rao, Chairman and Managing Director, BHEL, by T. K. A. Nair, Adviser to the Prime Minister.

  13. Who has been appointed as new president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
    • Sachin Gopal
    • Ajay Shriram
    • Dinesh Pal
    • Siddharth Malhotra
  14. Answer

    Ajay Shriram: Industry body, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has elected Chairman and senior Managing Director of DCM Shriram Limited Ajay Shriram as its President. Shriram succeeds Infosys Executive Vice Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan as the new President.

  15. Which among the following Olympic athlete banned for 18 months for doping?
    • Tyson Gay
    • Justin Gatlin
    • Asafa Powell
    • Yohan Blake
  16. Answer

    Asafa Powell : Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel on Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year.

  17. Which fast food Chain opened its restaurants in Crimea, after McDonalds exit?
    • KFC
    • Pizza Hut
    • Burger King
    • Subway
  18. Answer

    Burger King: Burger King Russia has announced it would open restaurants in Crimea after exit of its rival McDonalds from the peninsula, the media reported. Burger King currently has around 200 restaurants in Russia.

  19. Who has been conferred the rank of Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE)?
    • Cyrus Pallonji Mistry
    • Lakshmi Mittal
    • N. R. Narayana Murthy
    • Ratan Tata
  20. Answer

    Ratan Tata: The queen of Britain on Thursday conferred the rank of Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) on former chairman of the Tata group, Ratan Tata. The KBE is one of the highest honours given by the queen to civilians.

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