Just GK - Part 13 (301-325)

(301) Who has been appointed as the new Chief Economic Adviser?
Arvind Subramanian

(302) The Indian player who won the 50000 dollar Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament in 2014 is
Ajay Jayaram

(303) Rajendra Chola is credited with establishing a university for Vedic studies at ______ in Tamil Nadu.

(304) A Committee has been set up under the Chairmanship of ____________, to study the corporate bankruptcy legal framework in India and submit a report by February next year.  
Shri. T K Vishwanathan (former Secretary of Lok Sabha)

(305) Born in Vidihsa in 1953, who founded the Bachpan Bachao Andolan in 1980?
Kailash Satyarthi (winner of Nobel Peace prize 2014)

(306) Often called as the Footballing President, which President of Bolivia was recently elected to a third successive term?
Evo Morales

(307) In which country dos the majority of the action in Shakespeare’s Hamlet take place?

(308) Which present day US State was referred to as Seward’s Folly for it was believed to be a meaningless acquisition?

(309) Which actor will play the role of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic?
Christian Bale

(310) Name the renowned economist (not Amartya Sen) who observed “Black Diwali” in Muzzafarpur (UP) along with hundreds of protesting MGNREGA workers, demanding the payment of dues in the scheme.
Jean Dreze

(311) The Government has appointed _____ as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Kalakshetra Foundation in Chennai.
N. Gopalaswami (former CEC)

(312) In the recently concluded 2nd Asian Para Games, India’s position in the medal table is
15th position

(313) AS per the provisional survey on higher education (2012-13) of the Union HRD, which State / UT has been ranked first in the gross enrolment ratio?
Chandigarh (UT)

(314) The politician who is associated with “Ezhuththu”, a Tamil literature organisation which enriches the young writers in Tamil?
P. Chidambaram

(315) Which is the longest river in Asia, and the third longest in the world, after the Nile and the Amazon?  

(316) In the Ramayana, who was named so because his chariot could move in 10 directions?  

(317) The name of which neighbouring country’s capital literally means “royal city of the sun” in the local language?

(318) If you were visiting the galleries at MoM or the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in which city would you be?
New York

(319) The country which has suspended plans to introduce a controversial internet tax after huge public protests is

(320) The first Indian to win "the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers" is
Dr. Manmohan Singh

(321) _____, a rocket plane that is to carry tourists on a short ride to space, crashed in the Mojave Desert during a test flight.

(322) Recently, which country banned energy drink for Children?

(323) The Centre came out with a new scheme, that enables to provide government officials an opportunity to design and implement projects or schemes of their choice on a voluntary basis. Name of the scheme is
Swantah Sukhaya

(324) Which day is designated to be celebrated as International Yoga Day?
June 21

(325) The Indian athlete, who broke the record of P T Usha by winning more medals at a multi-discipline event (P T Usha won 5 medals at the 1986 Asian Games) is
Sharath Gayakwad (Para-Swimmer) - won 6 medals at 2014 Asian Para Games

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