Kerala PSC info Current Affairs June 2014

June 08, 2014

  • Former IAF chief, Norman Anil Kumar Browne has recently been appointed as India’s ambassador to which country?
Norway

  • What is the name of the HAL (Hindustan Aeronautical Limited) made Dornier light-weight aircraft, handed over to Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)?
Nabhratna

  • Who won UNESCO/ Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2014?
Ahmet Sil (* World Press Freedom Day was celebrate on May 3
    • What is the name given to India’s first indigenously developed beyond-visual-range air to air missile?
      Astra

      • International Workers’ Day was observed on_________?
      May1

      • Sania Mirza won the women’s doubles title at the WTA Portugal Open, along with which Zimbabwean player?
      Cara Black

      • World’s highest tunnel for high speed train has been opened in which country?
             China

      • Which Indian shooter has reached the third spot in international Shooting Sport Federation ranking in the men’s trap shooting?
      Manavjit Singh Sandhu

      • Which African country has purchased 3400 India- made Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for use in the Presidential Election there?
      Nabibia

      • Who heads the Special Investigation team  (SIT), reconstituted by the supreme Court to probe into cases related to black money
      Justice M.B Shah (Justice Arijit Pasayat has been appointed as the SIT’s vice chairman.
         
      • Alan Mulally who has recently announced his retirement, is currently the CEO of which automobile company?
      Ford  *( Mark Fields will be the new CEO of the company)

      • In which state is the Rakhigarhi Village situated, where a granary built during the Harappan was discovered recently?

      Haryana

      • India reached the no.1 position in the ICC Twenty 20 ranking on May 1, replacing which country?
      Srilanka

      • Which Academy award winning Hollywood Actor stepped down as the UN ‘Messenger for peace’ after 6 years in position?
      George Clooney

      • Juan Carlos Varela has won the presidential election in which North American country?
      Panama

      • Which American economist and Nobel Prize winner of 1992 passed away on May 3?
      Gray Backer

      • Around 2700 people were killed in the landslides that took place in which neighboring country?
      Afghanistan

      • Which terrorist organization has kidnapped approximately 276 female students from a secondary school in Chibook, a town in Nigeria?
      Boko Haram

      • Alenka Bratusek, who resigned from her post recently, was the prime minister of which European country?
      Slovenia

      • Who won the World snooker Championship 2014?
      Mark Selby (England)

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