April 05, 2014 GK Questions


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  1. Who became the 1st Indian bowler to take 10 wickets in ICC World T20 2014?
    • Amit Mishra
    • Ravichandran Ashwin
    • Mohit Sharma
    • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  2. Answer

    Ravichandran Ashwin: Virat Kohli hit an imperious half-century to help India upstage South Africa by six wickets in the second semi-final in Dhaka on Friday to cruise into the World Twenty20 final. Ravichandran Ashwin became the 1st Indian take 10 wickets (ave.9.50,in 5 games) in this World T20.

  3. Which university scientists developed a new atomic clock that would neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years?
    • University of British Columbia
    • McGill University
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    • University of Waterloo
  4. Answer

    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a new atomic clock that would neither gain nor lose one second in about 300 million years, making it three times as accurate as its predecessor.

  5. Name the Nobel prize-winning Colombian author who hospitalised for infection and dehydration on Thursday in Mexico?
    • Gabriel García Márquez
    • Julio Cortázar
    • Pablo Neruda
    • Mario Vargas Llosa
  6. Answer

    Gabriel García Márquez: Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez was hospitalised on Thursday in Mexico City, two officials at the health ministry told Reuters on condition on anonymity.

  7. Which among the following company closed its all restaurants in Crimea?
    • Starbucks
    • KFC
    • Domino
    • McDonald’s
  8. Answer

    McDonald’s: McDonald’s announced on Friday it had closed its restaurants in Crimea, prompting fears of a backlash as a prominent Moscow politician called for all the U.S. fast food chain’s outlets in Russia to be shut.

  9. Name the Mozila’s Chief Executive officer who recently resigned over donation to anti-gay organization?
    • John Resig
    • Brendan Eich
    • Douglas Crockford
    • Paul Irish
  10. Answer

    Mozilla: Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California.

  11. Which company’s former prime minister hospitalized with swollen knee on Friday?
    • Australia
    • Sri Lanka
    • Italy
    • Russia
  12. Answer

    Italy: Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has been hospitalized with an inflamed knee at San Raffaele hospital in Milan.

  13. Which cricket team entered the final of Women’s World T20 2014?
    • England
    • South Africa
    • India
    • New Zealand
  14. Answer

    England : Veteran skipper Charlotte Edwards and young Sarah Taylor batted sensibly to chase down a paltry total and help England women beat South Africa by nine wickets to enter the final of the Women’s World T20, in Mirpur.hour.

  15. Which place named wettest places on Earth by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)?
    • Cherrapunji
    • Lake Maracaibo
    • Dartmouth
    • Finca Bellavista
  16. Answer

    Cherrapunji: Cherrapunji once held the world record for the maximum rainfall in a single year. Now this tiny town in Meghalaya has been officially named for a second world record, reaffirming it as one of the wettest places on Earth.

  17. Who has been appointed as new Director for exploration of ONGC?
    • Bimal Jain
    • Vikram Singh
    • Jignesh Trivedi
    • Narendra Kumar Verma
  18. Answer

    Narendra Kumar Verma: Narendra Kumar Verma has taken over the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) new Director (Exploration). Verma replaces S.V. Rao, who super-annuated on March 31, official sources said.

  19. At least Eight students died and 11 in a bus accident in-
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Delhi
    • Jammu and Kashmir
    • Haryana
  20. Answer

    Jammu and Kashmir: Eight students died and 11 sustained injuries when a school bus carrying them home skidded off the road and plunged into a 250 feet ravine in Kokernag area of southern Kashmir on Thursday.

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