Karnataka - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Newly inducted cabinet rank minister Dr. G. Parameshwara has been appointed as the new home minister in Karnataka replacing which incumbent?

a. A.K. Antony
b. K. J. George
c. George Fernandez
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: K. J. George

In a reshuffle of Karnataka cabinet, recently inducted cabinet rank minister Dr G Parameshwara has been appointed as the new home minister. Incumbent home minister has been reassigned as the new minister for Bengaluru. CM Siddaramaiah has also appointed Vinay Kulkarni as new minister of states for mine and geology.

2)   Which state government has launched a full-fledged confidence building exercise to instill confidence among farming community in the state?

a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Karnataka
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Himachal Pradesh
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Karnataka

Hence 10 days campaign is kicked off in all the districts to counsel farmers against suicide using audio visual medium and social media. Chief Minister and his council of ministers are visiting villages where farmers committed suicides. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is visiting families of farmers who committed suicide in Gadag and Dharwad districts on 5th Aug’15.