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Student’s Guide Series CURRENT AFFAIRS

GENERAL AWARENESS
Brush your knowledge on the significant developments and events within and outside India over the past few weeks

any important developments took place in and around us recently that caught our attention. Prominent among them were the 99th edition of the prestigious Indian Science Congress, the sinking of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, Auto Expo at New Delhi, Jaipur Literature Festival, the 69th Golden Globe Awards and Leander Paes’ remarkable double’s win with Radek Stepanek at

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the Australian Open. The people in the news recently included Milas Raonic, Venkatesh Varma, Daniel Ortega, Siddharth Varadarajan, Amjad Ali Khan among others for achievements in their respective work areas. Revisiting events and developments such as above have been carried out in this booklet to help you recall and test your knowledge in different fields. Since every competitive examination carries a section on General Knowledge,

a more systematic way to be aware of Current Affairs is to regularly read newspapers and watch informative programmes on the television. Internet is yet another source to keep you abreast of the latest happenings. A good revision of facts and figures will not only help you in achieving your immediate objective of scoring well in the general awareness section but also go a long way in enriching your overall understanding.

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The city of Medellin has been installed with outdoor escalators to solve the problem of people getting up and down steep terrain. In which country is this city located? (A) Bolivia (B) Brazil (C) Colombia (D) Peru Which court has thrown out a petition that sought to ban a translation of the Bhagavad Gita as “extremist” literature? (A) Russian (B) Siberian (C) Ukrainian (D) Romanian Realty giant DLF, along with its partner Hubtown in a joint venture, has sold its IT special economic zone (SEZ) in Pune to private equity firm Blackstone for ___________ (A) Rs. 810...

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