GENERAL AWARENESS

GENERAL AWARENESS

 


1) What is the name of the mission announced by the Union Govt. on 28 July 2014 envisioned to protect the indigenous breeds of cows in the country?
– Rashtriya Gokul Mission

2) What is the theme of the Science Express which was flagged-off from Safdarjung Railway Station (Delhi) on its third phase of journey on 28 July 2014?
– Biodiversity

3) Which debutant weightlifter from India on 27 July 2014 broke the gamesrecord to win a gold medal in men’s 77kg event at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2014 at Glasgow?
– Satish Sivalingam

4) The licences of six Delhi-based non banking financial companies (NBFCs) were cancelled over a period of three months from April to June 2014. Thesecancellations were made by which entity which is the statutory authority on NBFCs?
– The Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

5) Which telecom company recently became the first in India to have a combined subscriber base of over 300 million?
– Bharti Airtel

6) According to reports released on 27 July 2014 yet another intrusion by China was made on 22 July when some Chinese graziers put up three tents in the Indian territory. They withdrew after talks between troops oneither side of the border. This intrusionwas made in which sector?
– Demchok Sector of Ladakh (in Jammu and Kashmir)

7) Public sector based Central Bank during July 2014 announced its plans to sell 4% of its stake to LIC for Rs. 581crore. This stake sale is planned to meet bank’s capital requirement of Rs. 2,000 crore this fiscal. With this proposed sale Union Govt.’s holding inCentral Bank would come down to
– 84%

8) What is the name of the typhoon which killed thirteen people in China and affected about 2.5 million people before being dissipated on 26 July 2014?
– Typhoon Matmo

9) Which company signed an agreement to acquire all the three hydroelectric power plants of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. (JAL) with a combined production capacity of around 1,800 MW?
– Reliance Power

10) Who won the 2014 Hungarian Formula One (F1) Grand Prix on 27 July2014?
– Daniel Ricciardo of Australia

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