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Monday, September 8, 2014

Current Affairs Updated Sep 2014

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Current Affairs this Week

  • Delhi Government unveiled need-based development plan for villagers 
  • Unit 5 of RAPS became second longest running nuclear reactor of World 
  • Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott visited India 
  • World Literacy Day observed across the world 
  • Arab League agreed to join global coalition to counter IS militants 
  • Harika Dronavalli won bronze in women Grand Prix chess 
  • Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani Inaugurated KRITI Exhibition - 2014 
  • Massive 100 million year old ancient extinct volcano discovered beneath Pacific Ocean 

Serena Williams wins 3rd consecutive US Open ( New*)

Tennis Woman’s World number one Serena Williams lifted her 3rd consecutive US Open trophy as she joined the elite club of Tennis legends Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on 18 Grand Slam titles. In the Women’s Singles finals at US Open, the US Tennis Star Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniazki of Denmark in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3 to secure a record-equalling sixth US Open title.

Also, the 32-year-old Serena Williams also surpassed Briton Virginia Wade to become the second oldest Grand Slam winner after Navratilova, who had won Wimbledon in 1990 aged 33.


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Current Affairs Questions For SBI Exams
Dear Reader,
Below are given current affairs questions to prepare for bank exams.

Question 1

Kargil Vijay Divas was celebrated on ____ .

a) 22 July

b) 26 July

c) 28 July

d) 31 July

Answer : b) 26 July

Question 2

RBI has Penalised ____ Banks for Deccan Chronicle Holdings case.

a) 5

b) 8

c) 10

d) 12

Answer : d) 12

Note : The 12 banks are - Andhra Bank, Axis Bank, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IDBI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Ratnakar Bank, State Bank of Hyderabad, Yes Bank.

Question 3

Sahyadri Cine Awards 2014 were presented in ____.

a) Mumbai

b) Kolkata

c) Pune

d) New Delhi

Answer : a) Mumbai

Question 4

International Gaucher Day was on ____.

a) 23 July

b) 26 July

c) 29 July

d) 30 July

Answer : b) 26 July

Question 5

CAG of India, who took charge as member of UN Board of Auditors is _____.

a) Shashi Kant Sharma

b) Vinod Rai

c) V. K. Shunglu

d) C. G. Somiah

Answer : a) Shashi Kant Sharma

Question 6

In cycling, 101st edition of the Tour de France won by ____.

a) Jean-Christophe Peraud

b) Lance Armstrong

c) Vincenzo Nibali

d) Thibaut Pinot

Answer : c) Vincenzo Nibali

Question 7

Ambassador of Maharashtra Horticulture is _____.

a) Sharuk Khan

b) Amitabh Bachchan

c) Salman Khan

d) Hrithik Roshan

Answer : b) Amitabh Bachchan

Question 8

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated on _____.

a) 20 July

b) 28 July

c) 29 July

d) 30 July

Answer : b) 28 July

Question 9

International Tiger Day was observed on ____.

a) 20 July

b) 28 July

c) 29 July

d) 30 July

Answer : c) 29 July

Question 10

RBI cancelled certificate registration of ____ non-banking financial company.

a) 3

b) 5

c) 8

d) 6

Answer : d) 6

Note : Six non-banking financial companies are GE Strategic Investments India (GESII), Profound Exports Private Limited, Two Brothers Holding Limited, Swank Services Private Limited, Praxis Consulting and Information Services Private Limited, Credible Microfinance Ltd.

Question 11

The Vijay Mallya Story is written by _____.

a) Mukul Deva

b) K. Giriprakash

c) Faraaz Kazi

d) Sandeep Khurana

Answer : b) K. Giriprakash

Question 12

To review gas pricing, government has appointed _____.

a) Suresh Prabhu Committee

b) Sachar Committee

c) Naresh Chandra Committee

d) Shah Nawaz Committee

Answer : a) Suresh Prabhu Committee

Question 13

The chairman of COSC is _____.

a) Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major

b) Air Chief Marshal Anil Tipnis

c) General Bikram Singh

d) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

Answer : d) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

Question 14

South African all-rounder, who announced his retirement from all parts of international cricket is ____.

a) Richard Hadlee

b) Walter Hammond.

c) Jacques Kallis

d) Jack Hobbs

Answer : c) Jacques Kallis

Question 15

The chief of Army staff is _____.

a) Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag

b) General Bikram Singh

c) Vijay Kumar Singh

d) Deepak Kapoor

Answer : a) Lt. General Dalbir Singh Suhag

Question 16

Author of the book "One Life is Not Enough" is ____.

a) Arun Joshi

b) Kunwar Natwar Singh

c) Charu Nivedita

d) Pankaj Mishra

Answer : b) Kunwar Natwar Singh

Question 17

Muzaffar Ali is selected for _____.

a) Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award

b) Sayaji Ratna Award

c) Jawaharlal Nehru Award

d) Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

Answer : d) Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

Question 18

RBI cancelled the license of _____.

a) Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank Ltd., Ahmedabad

b) Janalaxmi Co-operative Bank Ltd., Nashik

c) The Vasavi Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd., Hyderabad

d) Malleswaram Co Operative Bank Ltd, Bengaluru

Answer : c) The Vasavi Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd., Hyderabad

Question 19

India has won a total of ____ medals in Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

a) 30

b) 64

c) 85

d) 102

Answer : b) 64

Question 20

India has won ____ gold medals in Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

a) 10

b) 18

c) 15

d) 25

Answer : c) 15

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