SSC current gk- feb series-1

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SSC CGL currrent gk questions latest of feb-2013, important questions current gk ssc.

1) Recently, which movie won the Berlin film festival’s top Golden Bear award?

1. ‘No Man’s Land’
2. ‘Child’s Pose’
3. ‘No Man’s Land’
4. ‘Prince Avalanche’

2) Recently, which among the following games has been removed from the Olympic 2020 by International Olympic Committee (IOC)?

1. Wrestling
2. Hockey
3. Archery
4. Judo

3) Recently, the RBI under whose Chairmanship, the RBI has set up a technical committee, to examine difficulties faced by exporters to get bank credit and suggest steps to rationalise transaction cost and remove procedural bottlenecks?

1. G Padmanabhan
2. P.K. Biswas
3. G. Gopalakrishna
4. Sandip Ghose

4) According to the Global Burden of Disease (GDB) report by US-based Health Effect Institute, the fifth leading cause of death in the country is:

1. High blood pressure
2. Tobacco smoking
3. Poor nutrition
4. Air pollution

5) Name the exclusive monthly bi-lingual (Hindi & English) in-flight magazine of Air India, released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation?

1. Atithi Devo Bhavah
2. Bharat Yatra
3. Shubh Yatra
4. Bharat Darshan

6) Scientists from NASA have discovered an old star, which they believe could create new planets even now. Name the star:

1. TW Hydrae
2. Phoenix 349
3. V380 Orionis
4. R136a1

7) With a towering height of 70 feet, the world’s tallest statute of Mahatma Gandhi has been unveiled in:

1. Gandhinagar
2. Patna
3. Johannesburg
4. Mumbai

8) Which among the following airlines has become the only Indian private airline to fly to China?

1. GoAir
2. Indigo
3. SpiceJet
4. Jet Airways

9) Which country won the Africa Cup of Nations 2013?

1. Burkina Faso
2. Nigeria
3. South Africa
4. Tunisia

10) Which country won ICC Women’s World Cup Trophy 2013?

1. Australia
2. West Indies
3. New Zealand
4. England

11) ‘Foal Eagle’ is an annual combined Field Training Exercise (FTX) conducted between the armed forces of South Korea and:

1. UK
2. Japan
3. Australia
4. USA

12) Which among the following African states has decided to suspend the sale of large-calibre arms and ammunitions to stem elephant poaching in the country?

1. Gabon
2. Angola
3. Cameroon
4. Zambia

13) Which Indian-origin Australian cricketer has recently announced his/her retirement from international cricket?

1. Gurinder Sandhu
2. Lisa Sthalekar
3. Usman Khawaja
4. Raj Natrajan

14) Jerry Pinto has been awarded ‘The Hindu Literary Prize 2013’ for his novel:

1. ‘Difficult Pleasures’
2. ‘The Extras’
3. ‘Em and the Big Hoom’
4. ‘Bitter Wormwood’

15) Recently, which film won the top BAFTA prize?

1. ‘Lincoln’
2. ‘Argo’
3. ‘Amour’
4. ‘Les Miserables’

16) Justice Y Bhaskar Rao has been recently appointed as the Lokayukta of which state:

1. Andhra Pradesh
2. Karnataka
3. Gujarat
4. Tamil Nadu

17) Which among the following former US secretary of state has been honoured with Pentagon’s highest civilian award for his/her exceptional service to the nation?

1. Condoleezza Rice
2. Madeleine Albright
3. Colin Powell
4. Hillary Clinton

18) Recently, which among the following countries has recalled its ambassador from Colombo?

1. Maldives
2. India
3. Saudi Arabia
4. UK

19) Which country has banned a popular Hindi-dubbed Japanese cartoon for its “negative impact” on children?

1. Bangladesh
2. Nepal
3. Pakistan
4. Myanmar

20) Finance Minister P Chidambaram has launched the much-awaited Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme in:

1. Jaipur
2. Hyderabad
3. New Delhi
4. Mumbai

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