1) The Health Ministry of Japan on 1 January 2014 estimated that a quarter of the population is currently aged over 65 and the figure is expected to reach nearly 40 percent by ——– ?
Ans:- 2060

2) Which government recently announced to build a new sanctuary to save World’s rarest Javan rhinos?
Ans:- Indonesia

3) Parliamentary elections in North Korea, creating the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly, will be held on ———- ?
Ans:-  9 March 2014

4)  The Parliament of Europe on 14 January 2014 signed a new carbon dioxide restriction treaty which seeks to slash emissions for a segment of transport across the European Union (EU) by 28% from year 2020. The treaty focuses on which transport segment?
Ans:- Commercial Vans

5) The term ‘Euromaidan’ came to news recently, which stands for a huge spat of civil unrest and anti-government protests in a country.Which country is associated with these protests?
Ans:- Ukraine


1) India on 1 January 2014 decided to send a team of senior officials to assess the political and security situation in ————- ?
Ans:- South Sudan

2)Which country and India on 2 January 2014 signed an agreement on labour cooperation for domestic service workers recruitment ?
Ans:- Saudi Arabia

3) Which country and India on 13 January 2014 signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for co-operation in Iron and Steel Sector ?
Ans:- Canada

4) Which country decided to be one of the partners in the proposed National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZ) in Andhra Pradesh on 6 January 2014?
Ans:- China

5) Which country and India on on 18 January 2014 agreed to promote cooperation in renewable energy, especially in areas of solar energy and wind power ?
Ans:- United Arab Emirates (UAE)


1) Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 1 January 2014 gave his assent to which bill which aims at regulating corruption in public domain?
Ans:- Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2013

2) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal for construction of a 220kV Transmission system from ——— on 2 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Alusteng (Srinagar) to Leh

3) The Government of India on 10 January 2014 notified the new natural gas pricing formula.This new price mechanism would come into effect from which date?
Ans:- From 1 April 2014

4) Name the programme for young persons of Overseas Indians introduced by Government of India in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) on 8 January 2014?
Ans:- Know India programme

5) Union Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas launched LPG Connection Portability Scheme across the country on 22 January 2014. Name the present Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas?
Ans:- M Veerappa Moily


1) Union Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) officially launched the North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) at —— on 6 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Changlang in Arunachal Pradesh )

2) Which state will launch its adult vaccination drive against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) from 22 February 2014 ?
Ans:- Assam

3) Which state Government on 15 January 2014 decided to increase the reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) from 19.5 percent to 27 percent ?
Ans:- Goa

4) Which state on 9 January 2014 became the first State in India to provide Universal Health Coverage to its population ?
Ans:- Karnataka

5) The pilot project of Amul’s first “Any Time Milk” (ATM) vending machine to dispense milk on 24X7 basis was on 19 January 2014 installed at ——- ?
Ans:- Anand, Gujarat


1) International Petroleum Conference 2014 (PETROTECH-2014) was held from 12th – 15th January 2014 at which place ?
Ans:- New Delhi


1) Which film has been adjudged “Best Motion Picture ” at 71st annual Golden Globe Awards ?
Ans:- 12 Years a Slave

2) Who has won the DSC prize 2014 for South Asian literature for his book Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer on 18 January 2014?
Ans:- Cyrus Mistry

3) Name the Indian Noted author and journalist has been awarded a Fellowship of King’s College London, the British institution’s highest honour on 16 January 2014 ? Ans:- Khushwant Singh

4) Which state bagged 3rd Krishi Karman Award for 2012-13 for being the best performing state in overall agricultural production in the country on 18 January 2014?
Ans:- West Bengal

5) Name the Indian born Scientist and Professor (Emeritus) at Stanford University on 21 January 2014 was awarded with prestigious ‘ 2014 Marconi Society Prize ‘ for developing the theory and application of MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) antennas ?
Ans:- Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj


1) Corey Anderson ,who hit the fastest century in one-day international history on 1 January 2014 , belongs to which country ?
Ans:- New Zealand

2)  Which player was awarded the Order of Prince Henry, one of the Portugal’s highest honours, by the Portugal’s president office on 3 January 2014?
Ans:- Cristiano Ronaldo

3) Who won the Sydney International Tennis Tournament Women’s singles title on 10 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria

4) Who retained the Volvo Golf Champions title at the Durban Country Club held on 12 January 2014?
Ans:- South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen

5) Which Australian cricketer won the coveted Allan Border medal 2014 on 20 January 2014?
Ans:- Mitchell Johnson


1) Which entity was on 6 January 2014 selected by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to act as a local operating unit for issuing globally compatible Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) in India?
Ans:- The Clearing Corporation of India Limited – CCIL

2) According to data provided by the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and Seafood Exporters Association of India on 9 January 2014, which country has recently overtaken South – East Asia as the largest market for Indian seafood exports?
Ans:- The United States

3) POSCO, the South Korean steel maker giant on 10 January 2014 received environment clearance from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) in which state ?
Ans:- Odisha

4) What is the name of world’ first Bitcoin storage service that insures deposits of the digital currency against hackers and accidental loss, which was opened on London on 12 January 2013?
Ans:- ‘Elliptic Vault’

5) Which state became the first state to withdraw FDI in Multibrand Retail on 13 January 2013?
Ans:- Delhi


1) Name the software to predict weather developed by researchers from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) recently?
Ans:-  Monitoring Climate Change (Moclic)

2) Which Meteorological Data Processing System was dedicated to the nation on 15 January 2014 on the occasion of 139th Foundation Day of India Meteorological Department (IMD)?
Ans:- INSAT 3D

3) What is the name of India’s satellite-based flight navigation system which has been certified by aviation regulator DGCA, recently ?

4) Which country has recently carried out another successful test of its advanced missile defense system named ‘ Arrow 3 ‘ designed to intercept long – range missiles ?
Ans:- Israel

5) Name India’s supercomputer rated 1st in India, 9th in the Asia Pacific Region and 44th in the world among the most power efficient computer systems as per the Green500 List?
Ans:- Param Yuva-II



1) Who has been elected as the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly on 3 January 2014?
Ans:- M.S. Dhir

2) Who was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of  Uninor on 8 January 2014 ?
Ans:- Morten Karlsen Sorby

3) Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of private insurer Future Generali India Life Insurance on 7 January 2014?
Ans:- Munish Sharda


1) Garry Kenneth Toomey on 16 January 2014 resigned as the CEO of a prominent Indian airline company.Which airline is this?
Ans:-  Jet Airways


1) Namdeo Dhasal, the firebrand writer and fierce fighter for Dalit rights who passed away on 15 January 2014 was a famous poet in which language?
Ans:- Marathi


1) Name the South Korean President visited India from 15 – 18 January 2014 ?
Ans:-  Park Geun-Hye


1) Who retired as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 20 January 2014?
Ans:- Anand Sinha


1) Which Indian railway station’s platform number one has become the world’s longest platform as announced by Limca Book of Records on 11 January 2014?
Ans:- Gorakhpur railway station, Uttar Pradesh


1) What is the full form of  ‘ NASSCOM ‘ ?
Ans:- National Association of Software and Services Companies


1) ‘Driven’, a book released recently, has been written by a former a Civil Servant Turned Entrepreneur. Who is he?
Ans:- Jagdish Khattar


1) Who was the head of RBI’s committee on strengthening monetary policy framework, which in its recommendations has suggested that the target for inflation should be set at 4% with a band of +/- 2% around it ?
Ans:- Urjit Patel, Deputy Governor of the RBI


1) ‘ National Girl Child Day ‘ is observed on ———— ?
Ans:- January24

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