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September 19, 2014

National Affairs Quiz 2014 - Set 2


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  1. Ramon Megsaysay Awards were announced on 2014 July 31st to five individuals and one organization. Who among the following is NOT one of them ?
    1. Saur Marlina Manurung
    2. Randy Halasan
    3. Wang Canfa
    4. Habiba Sarabi
    5. None of these
  2. Indian cricket team on 7th August 2014 equaled the world record of maximum number of 6 ducks (zero runs) in a Test innings playing against which country ?
    1. Australia
    2. Srilanka
    3. England
    4. South Africa
    5. None of these
  3. Cabinet on 6th August 2014 cleared amendments to Juvenile Justice Act, paving way for harsher punishment for juveniles above 16 years. In which year Juvenile Justice Act was passed ?
    1. 2013
    2. 2009
    3. 2000
    4. 2005
    5. None of these
  4. Union Cabinet on 6th August 2014 allowed foreign investment in the Railways for the first time and it is now at _____________ %
    1. 100%
    2. 49%
    3. 51%
    4. 99%
    5. 86%
  5. According to a recent report by a market research firm, which mobile manufacturer has replaced Samsung to become the leading mobile phone vendor in India ?
    1. Micromax
    2. Nokia
    3. Lava
    4. Karbon
    5. Sagem
  6. Which bank has recently (August 2014) launched a travel card for students going abroad for studies ?
    1. State Bank of India
    2. ICICI Bank
    3. HDFC Bank
    4. Bank of India
    5. Punjab National Bank
  7. 18th BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) ministerial meeting which began on 7th August 2014 was hosted by which country ?
    1. India, New Delhi
    2. China, Beijing
    3. Brazil, Fortaleza
    4. Africa, Durban
    5. Pakisthan, Lahore
  8. Name the Tehelka founder editor who was granted bail recently by SC in a case in which he was accused of sexually assaulting his junior colleague ?
    1. Varun Tejpal
    2. Tarun Tejpal
    3. Tapas Tejpal
    4. Atish Tejpal
    5. Mukesh Tejpal
  9. Government has recently launched a scheme for providing interest subsidy on educational loans for overseas studies for students belonging to the notified minority communities. Name that Scheme ?
    1. Padho Pardesh
    2. Seekho aur Kamao 
    3. Nayi ROshni
    4. Nalanda Project
    5. None of these
  10.  The Planning Commission was constituted in ?
    1. 1959
    2. 1952
    3. 1954
    4. 1950
    5. None of these
  11. Who among the following was appointed as deputy National Security Adviser of India on 4th August 2014 ?
    1. Nehchal Sandhu
    2. Ajit Kumar Doval
    3. Arvind Gupta
    4. Shivshankar Menon
    5. None of these
  12. Who recently took charge as Vice Chief of Indian Army ?
    1. Philip Campose
    2. Bikram Singh
    3. Dalbir Singh Suhag
    4. V. K. Singh
    5. None of these
  13.  Name Google's first social networking site, which has decided to shut down from 30th September 2014 as announced on 1st July 2014 ?
    1. Facebook
    2. Google+
    3. Orkut
    4.  LinkedIn
    5. WhatsApp
  14. Government on 4th August 2014 suspended S. K. Jain as Chairman and Managing Director of which Bank, two days after CBI arrested him for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 50 lakh ?
    1. Canara Bank
    2. Syndicate Bank
    3. Vijaya Bank
    4. Andhra Bank
    5. Corporate Bank
  15.  Reserve Bank of India in its bi-monthly monetary policy statement released on 5th August 2014 made Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) cut by 0.50% to ______ to unlock banking funds ?
    1. 22%
    2. 22.5%
    3. 7%
    4. 8%
    5. 25%
  16. Name the second largest private sector bank in India which opened its branch in Dubai in the first week of August 2014 ?
    1. HDFC Bank
    2. ICICI Bank
    3. Yes Bank
    4. Karnataka Bank
    5. Kotak Mahindra Bank
  17. Who elects the Vice President of India ?
    1. Members of Rajya Sabha
    2. Members of Lok Sabha
    3. Both 1 and 2
    4. Either 1 or 2
    5. None of these
  18.  In July 2014, who became the most popular person on Facebook with over 100 million "Likes", the most for any public figure ?
    1. Shakira
    2. Eminem
    3. Barak Obama
    4. Rihana
    5. Bob Marley
  19. What is the current CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) ?
    1. 7%
    2. 4%
    3. 8%
    4. 3%
    5. 22.5%
  20. State Bank of India on 1st July 2014 launched six digital branches across the country as part of its programme to offer next generation banking solutions. What is the name given to these digital branches ?
    1. SBI Digital
    2. sbiINTOUCH
    3. sbiTECH
    4. DigiSBI
    5. None of these


  1. Good questions
    Keep on going.
    Thanks for your time admin

  2. awesome questions.... this site help a lot

  3. wow i got 20/20.....thanks mam......

  4. Wow... 3 questions are almost alien type,but you managed to get all correct,that's awesome job friend!I hope you are being updated with good stuff,all the best

  5. thanks santosh....credits goes to gr8ambitonz daily current affairs.....

  6. 20/20 ...... Need to work hard

  7. Is ans of 3 ques correct??? coz i guess itz 49%

  8. Aftaabآفتاب القاعدہ حسینSeptember 19, 2014 at 12:19 PM

    Thanx gr8 ambitionz

  9. In ibps po 2014 ibps mention in the adertisement that OBC caste certificate containing the Non-creamy layer clause should be valid as on the last date of online registration i.e. 11.08.2014(issued within one year prior to the last date for online registration)

    it mean obc certificate shoud be made b/t 11 august 2013 to 11 august 2014 and cetificate made before or after these date is not valid.

    i want to know that can i used the obc certificate made after 11 august 2014

  10. I guess , It's for Non-creamy layer certificate (Income of your father) not for caste certificate . Every year you need new Non-creamy layer certificate .

  11. Man ! What do you read for GK ! i mean which books ?

  12. i like this site.. :)


  13. Awesome work.. eagerly waiting for the remaining sets.

  14. what is icici full form?

  15. You mean regarding FDI in railways, yah it is 100%(in rail infrastructure),that's why Modi now approaching Japan for Bullet train corridors and China for 'High capacity carriage models'.Our govt. will offer them single window clearance.49% in Defense sector,but where as coming to joint ventures in Defense only material handling powers are vested with foreign companies.(actually this proposal came in UPA tenure,but they have no guts to make it approved(since they already in mud of "agusta-west land".

  16. Can anyone tell me 17th sep rrb asst exam conducted is it true? Then which states conducted

  17. thankss a lot :)

  18. its very helpful..providing quize on important committee.....

  19. Excellent qustn mam thank u very much . . u r prfct guide fr us . . . ..

  20. 16/20..hope to get 20/20 in d next 1..thnx alot gr8ambitionz :)

  21. Where can I get aptitude tricks or shortcut

  22. plz help for SSC CGL

  23. very good ques. keep posting

  24. thank u sir / madam

  25. Awesome work gra8ambitionz

  26. very good questions. I like this site.

  27. thanks..............................

  28. mera problem same hai mera obc with non creamy layer bana hai dated 9.07.11 tho kaya valid hoga ibps 2014 ke liye pls pls tell me

  29. ICICI's fullform is correct...

  30. Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India:)

  31. thanks a lot gr8 team
    god bless u

  32. gr8 gr8
    thnks a lot


  34. shaiba amit pattanaikJanuary 28, 2015 at 6:27 PM

    best will help a lottt.thank u sooo much

  35. Mouli Srinivasa ReddyJanuary 31, 2015 at 5:56 PM

    can anybody help me in getting ibps rrb e-receipt pay slip.i am not getting it from ibps websit


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