Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on April 05, 2014 major events.
- Who became the 1st Indian bowler to take 10 wickets in ICC World T20 2014?
- Amit Mishra
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Mohit Sharma
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar
- 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
- 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
- Which among the following company closed its all restaurants in Crimea?
- Name the Mozila’s Chief Executive officer who recently resigned over donation to anti-gay organization?
- John Resig
- Brendan Eich
- Douglas Crockford
- Paul Irish
- Which company’s former prime minister hospitalized with swollen knee on Friday?
- Sri Lanka
- Which cricket team entered the final of Women’s World T20 2014?
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- Which place named wettest places on Earth by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)?
- Lake Maracaibo
- Finca Bellavista
- Who has been appointed as new Director for exploration of ONGC?
- Bimal Jain
- Vikram Singh
- Jignesh Trivedi
- Narendra Kumar Verma
- At least Eight students died and 11 in a bus accident in-
- Tamil Nadu
- Jammu and Kashmir
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Italy: Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi has been hospitalized with an inflamed knee at San Raffaele hospital in Milan.
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.
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.
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.
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.