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    Who among the following has got Gandhi peace prize for 2013?Ans : (3)
    1. Dilma rousef 2. Ela Gandhi 3. Chandi Prasad Bhatt 4. Praveen Kumar 5. None

    Explanation: Chandi Prasad Bhatt, the noted Gandhian environmentalist and social activist won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013 on 28 February 2014. Bhatt was one of the pioneers of the Chipko movement (His founded Dasholi Gram Swarajya Sangh became the mother-organisation to Chipko movement) for which he was awarded with the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1982

    The new CSR rules will come into effect on from April 1st ....... onwards?Ans : (1)
    1. 2014 2. 2015 3. 2016 4. 2017 5. 2015

    Explanation: Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rules for companies on 27 February 2014. The new CSR rules will become effective from 1 April 2014. The new rules give effect to Section 135 and Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013, which relate to CSR related spending by companies.

    With which of the following nation, India has made an agreement on Cooperation in Public and Homeland security on 27 February 2014?Ans : (5)
    1. Saudi Arabia 2. Bangladesh 3. China 4. Nepal 5. Israel

    Explanation: India and Israel signed an agreement on Cooperation in Public and Homeland security on 27 February 2014. Agreement on cooperation in legal assistance in criminal matters, and Agreement on protection of classified material were also made with Israel

    National Science day falls on..? Ans : (4)
    1. February 25th 2. February 26th 3. February 27th 4. February 28th
    5.March 1st

    Explanation: India on 28 February 2014 observed National Science Day to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (CV Raman). n 2014, the theme of the day is Fostering Scientific Temper and Energy conservation. This day is celebrated every year on this day to spread a message about the significance of scientific applications in the daily life of the people.

    Who among the following has been appointed by Union Government, to study on the separate demand of Bodoland?Ans : (1)
    1. GK Pillai 2. Sri Krishna 3. Radha Krishnan 4. Ram thirath 5. None

    Explanation: Government of India (Union Home Ministry) on 27 February 2014 constituted one-man expert committee to study and examine the demand of a separate Bodoland state, which will be carved out from Assam. The one-man committee will be headed by former Union Home Secretary G K Pillai and will submit its report in nine months after consulting all sections of the society on the viability of a separate state.

    In which of the following city, AIIMS was inaugurated on 26th February?Ans : (3)
    1. Chennai 2. Kochin 3. Bhuvaneshwar 4. Kolkata 5. Pune

    Explanation: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Gulam Nabi Azad inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar on 26 February 2014. During inauguration an e-Card system was also introduced. e-Card system (also known as health card) will help the patients to know about the disease, doctor assigned and treatment.

    Sourav Kothari is associated with which of the following games?Ans : (2)
    1. Tennis 2. Billiards 3. Badminton 4. Lawn Tennis 5. Shot put

    Explanation: Sourav Kothari is Billiards player. He won the National Billiard Championships held in Lucknow on 26 February 2014. He beat Alok Kumar by 5-3. This is the first maiden title for Saurav Kothari since he turned professional in 2007.

    The New ONGC chief is...? Ans : (1)
    1. Dinesh Saraf 2. Vinayak Mukherjee 3. Hamraj Patel 4. GR Varadan 5. None

    Explanation: Dinesh Sarraf appointed as next Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on 26 February 2014. The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PSEB) recommended Dinesh K Sarraf as the next head of the country's most valuable company ONGC.

    Recently, Devendra Kumar Josh was resigned, and news, he was the chief of...?Ans : (3)
    1. Indian Army 2. Air 3. Navy 4. CRPF 5. BSF

    Explanation: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi resigned on 26 February 2014 taking moral responsibility of the accident on INS Sindhuratna in Mumbai. He is the first Defence forces Chief to resign since independence. The government accepted the resignation of Admiral Joshi with immediate effect. Vice Admiral R K Dhowan will be the Acting Chief till the next Chief is appointed.

    Ibrahim Mahlab is the new Prime Minister of....?Ans : (5)
    1. Syria 2. Saudi Arabia 3. Maldives 4. Indonesia 5. Egypt

    Explanation: Ibrahim Mahlab was sworn in as new Egypt Prime Minister on 25 February 2014. He is a former member of Hosni Mubarak's political party. Mahlab was the housing minister in the previous administration. He will head Egypt's sixth government since the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocratic Mubarak.

    Who got Protein Society's Protein Science Young Investigator Award for 2014?Ans : (1)
    1. Madhu Babu 2. Kalyan Kishan 3. Akash Gagan 4. Hamsi raj 5. None

    Explanation: Madan Babu, an Indian-born scientist, won the Protein Science Young Investigator Award for 2014 at Cambridge, UK on 20 February 2014. The Protein Science Young Investigator Award is given by the Protein Society for important contribution made in the study of proteins.

    Who headed the committee on new banking licence system?Ans : (3)
    1.Raghuram Rajan 2. Rangarajan 3. Bimal Jalan 4. Urjit Patel 5. Nachiket More

    Explanation: Bimal Jalan Committee on New Bank Licenses submitted its report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 25 February 2014. The report contains names of entities eligible for bank licences. The committee was constituted by RBI under the chairmanship of Bimal Jalan in October 2013. RBI had constituted the committee to examine the criteria, business plans and corporate governance practices of applicants applying for new bank Licenses.

    Who among the following has been given Israeli Presidential Medal of Distinction?Ans : (5)
    1. Obama 2. Vladimar Putin 3. Raja pakse 4. Jacob Zuma 5. Angela Merkel

    Explanation: Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor was awarded with Israel's highest civilian honour, the Israeli Presidential Medal of Distinction on 25 February 2014 in Jerusalem by President Shimon Peres. She was awarded with this medal for her unwavering commitment to the security of Israel along with her fight against anti-Semitism and racism in particular through education.

    Somdev Devvarman is associated with which of the following game?Ans : (1)
    1. Tennis 2. Cricket 3. Badminton 4. Polo 5. Billiards

    Explanation: Somdev Devvarman is tennis player. He is India's top singles star on 23 February 2014 lifted his third ATP Challenge Tennis title after beating top seed Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the USD 100000 ONGC-GAIL Open in RK Khanna Tennis stadium, New Delhi.

    Which country has won Under-19 world cup cricket?Ans : (3)
    1. India 2. Australia 3. South Africa 4. England 5. Srilanka

    Explanation: South Africa on 1 March 2014 emerged as the winner of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2014 by defeating two-time former champions Pakistan by six wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. With this win South Africa captured the ICC Junior World Cup for the first time.

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated paryavaran Bhavan at...?Ans : (5)
    1. Kolkata 2. Chennai 3. Hyderabad 4. Jaipur 5. Delhi

    Explanation: Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India on 25 February 2014 inaugurated Indira Paryavaran Bhawan on Jorbagh Road, New Delhi. This Bhawan will house the Ministry of Environment and Forest and has a provision to accommodate its 600 officials. The Bhawan is India's first on site Net Zero Building built by the adoption of Solar Passive design and energy efficient building material

    Which process was launched by IRCTC to make payment process fast and to reduce transaction failures due to bank payment related problems?Ans : (1)
    1.E-Wallet Scheme 2. E-Payment Fast 3. E-I-fast 4. Friendly Payment 5. None

    Explanation: Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) launched E-Wallet Scheme in the second week of February 2014. The scheme was launched to make payment process fast and to reduce transaction failures due to bank payment related problems. Under the scheme, user can deposit money in advance with IRCTC and the money can be used as payment option along with other payment options available on IRCTC website for the payment at the time of booking tickets.

    On which day, online shopping portal for sale of authentic tribal products launched?Ans : (2)
    1. 19th February 2. 20th February 3.21st February 4. 22nd February
    5. 23rd February

    Explanation: The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs on 20 February 2014 launched an online shopping portal for sale of authentic tribal products that will seek to create a niche market for indigenous artisans. The Portal was launched by Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Raj V Kishore Chandra Deo.

    Matte Ranjo is the new Prime Minister of which of the following country?Ans : (5)
    1. Greek 2. Iran 3. Malaysia 4. Spain 5. Italy

    Explanation: Matteo Renzi on 22 February 2014 sworn-in as Italy's Prime Minister replacing Enrico Letta, who resigned from the office on 14 February 2014. Apart from this a new cabinet of 16 ministers also took the sworn of their offices at the Presidential palace in Rome.

    Which of the following word was named as word for the year by Oxford Dictionary? Ans : (4)
    1. Hairen 2. Ru 3. Fnd 4. Selfie 5. None

    Explanation: The word Selfie was named as word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries on 19 November 2013. Selfie, (Noun) means: a photograph that one has taken of oneself

    Who among the following has got Rotary Leadership Award? Ans : (3)
    1. Bindra Sanj 2. Veena Ram 3. Shyam Srinivasan 4. Ram Dorai 5. None

    Explanation: Federal Bank MD Shyam Srinivasan was presented the Rotary Leadership Award. Rotary International president nominee KR Ravindran handed the award to Srinivasan

    The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the number of deaths of infants under one year old, per....? Ans : (2)
    1. 100 2. 1000 3. 500 4. 10,000 5. 50

    Explanation: The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the number of deaths of infants under one year old per 1,000 live births. This rate is often used as an indicator of the level of health in a country. The National Capital had the worst Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) among the four metropolitan cities between 2010 and 2012 with 30 newborns dying for every 1,000 live births, a new report has said. A substantial 64 per cent die within the first 28 days of their birth

    In which state NTPC has planned Super Thermal Power Project?Ans : (5)
    1. Uttar Pradesh 2. Uttarkhand 3. Chhatisgarh 4. Bihar 5. Jharkhand

    Explanation: In a major achievement for power generator NTPC, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has given clearance for a reworked plan of the company's Rs 15,000- crore North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project to come up in Jharkhand

    the Head quarters of NTPC is at?Ans : (3)
    1. Mumbai 2. Ahmedabad 3. Delhi 4. Chnennai 5. Kolkata

    Explanation: NTPC Limited (formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited) is a Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. It is a Company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and a "Government Company" within the meaning of the Act. The Headquarters of the Company is situated at New Delhi.

    ICC Asia cricket cup was established in which year?Ans : (4)
    1. 1980 2. 1981 3. 1982 4. 1983 5. 1984

    Explanation: The Asia Cup is an international men's One Day International cricket tournament. It was established in 1983 when the Asian Cricket Council was founded as a measure to promote goodwill between Asian countries. It was originally scheduled to be held every two years. The first tournament was held in 1984 in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates where the council's offices were based (until 1995