April 08, 2014 GK Questions


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  1. Which company won the ‘Innovation for India Awards 2014’, under Business Category?
    • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
    • Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited
    • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    • Reliance Industries Limited
  2. Answer

    Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited: Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) has won the ‘Innovation for India Awards 2014’, under Business Category, for developing Tamper Evident & Defraud Electricity Meter.

  3. Which Indian state’s capital get first passenger train?
    • Sikkim
    • Meghalaya
    • Assam
    • Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Answer

    Arunachal Pradesh: The Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar was on Monday put on the country’s railway map with the first passenger train of about 400 commuters arriving at Naharlagun near here.

  5. Who has been appointed as the national coach of the junior men’s hockey team?
    • Jordan Belfort
    • Gregg Clark
    • Steve Madden
    • Martin Scorsese
  6. Answer

    Gregg Clark: Hockey India on Sunday appointed South Africa’s Gregg Clark as the coach of junior men’s national team, just over six months before the 2013 FIH Junior Hockey World Cup to be held in India.

  7. Which pharmacy company has agreed to buy Ranbaxy Laboratories for $3.2 billion?
    • Cipla
    • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories
    • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
    • Cadila Healthcare
  8. Answer

    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited: India’s most valuable pharmaceutical company, Sun Pharma, has agreed to buy Ranbaxy Laboratories, plagued with multiple product quality issues, from Japans Daiichi Sankyo in an all-share transaction totaling $3.2 billion.

  9. Which Airline company has proposed to cut the salary of its pilots by up to 15%?
    • Air India
    • Jet Airways
    • Kingfisher Airlines
    • Indigo Airlines
  10. Answer

    Air India: Loss-making Air India, which is surviving on taxpayers money, has proposed to cut the salary of its pilots by up to 15% in order to save Rs 150 crore a year. The pilots union has rejected the plan.

  11. Which American actor recently passed away at the age of 93?
    • Kirk Douglas
    • Spencer Tracy
    • Cary Grant
    • Mickey Rooney
  12. Answer

    Mickey Rooney: Mickey Rooney, whose roller-coaster, nine-decade career in show business included vaudeville, silent films, movies, television and Broadway, died Sunday. He was 93. died in California.

  13. 17 people were killed and 30 injured in a bus accident in-
    • Meghalaya
    • Himachal Pradesh
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Rajasthan
  14. Answer

    Himachal Pradesh: At least 17 people were killed Monday when their overloaded mini-bus rolled down a 400-feet deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Sirmaur district.

  15. Who has been named captain of the 2014 ICC World Team of the Tournament?
    • Darren Sammy
    • Lasith Malinga
    • Stephan Myburgh
    • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  16. Answer

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni: ICC on Monday announced the men’s Team of the Tournament for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, with India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its captain. The team includes four players from India, two each from South Africa and the West Indies, and one each from Australia, the Netherlands and Sri Lanka.

  17. Who has been received “Dalal Street Investor Journal PSU Award 2013?
    • M. K. Goel
    • Prakash Jain
    • Mithlesh Sinha
    • Gaganjeet Kaur
  18. Answer

    M. K. Goel: M. K. Goel, Chairman & Managing Director received “Dalal Street Investor Journal PSU Award 2013” in the category of “Best Value Creating Navratna” from T.K.A. Nair, Advisor to Prime Minister of India.

  19. Who has been won the Family Circle Cup tennis title 2014?
    • Sabine Lisicki
    • Mona Barthel
    • Andrea Petkovic
    • Dominika Cibulková
  20. Answer

    Andrea Petkovic: Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.

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