April 27, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Which Indian cricketer recommends for Arjuna Award this year by BCCI?
    • Virat Kohli
    • Shikar Dhawan
    • Rohit Sharma
    • Ravichandran Ashwin
  2. Answer

    Ravichandran Ashwin: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who won the Polly Umrigar Trophy best player award in 2012-13 season, has been recommended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.

  3. Which among the following player enter the final of Stuttgart’s WTA tournament 2014?
    • Serena Williams
    • Caroline Wozniacki
    • Ana Ivanovic
    • Maria Sharapova
  4. Answer

    Maria Sharapova: Defending champion Maria Sharapova moved to with in one victory of her third straight Stuttgart title after a 6-1, 6-2 win over Italy’s Sara Errani in Saturday’s semi-final.

  5. Which among the following country’s prime minister resigned over ferry disaster?
    • Nigeria
    • Russia
    • South Korea
    • Spain
  6. Answer

    South Korea: South Korea’s prime minister announced his resignation Sunday morning, taking responsibility for the slow initial response to a ferry’s sinking that has left nearly 200 dead with scores more still missing.

  7. At least 38 patients die in a mental hospital fire in-
    • New York
    • Moscow
    • Mumbai
    • Beijing
  8. Answer

    Moscow: At least 36 people have been killed in a fire at a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Moscow that housed as many as 41 people, including medical staff.

  9. Which Indian states High Court recently refused to lift photocopy ban?
    • Delhi High Court
    • Allahabad High Court
    • Madras High Court
    • Gujarat High Court
  10. Answer

    Delhi High Court: The Delhi High Court on Thursday rejected a plea of Delhi University students’ asking it to vacate the order on a photocopy shop in the north campus, restraining it on selling of photocopies of certain text books of international publishing houses.

  11. Who has been appointed interim head coach of Sri Lankan Cricket team?
    • Aravinda de Silva
    • Romesh Kaluwitharana
    • Hashan Tillakaratne
    • Marvan Atapattu
  12. Answer

    Marvan Atapattu: Marvan Atapattu has been named Sri Lanka’s interim head coach, following the resignation of Paul Farbrace earlier this week. Ruwan Kalpage, Sri Lanka’s fielding coach and former off spinner, has been appointed his assistant.

  13. Who has been won the first round of Afghanistan elections?
    • Zalmai Rassoul
    • Abdullah Abdullah
    • Hamid Karzai
    • Ahmad Shah Massoud
  14. Answer

    Abdullah Abdullah: Former foreign minister and opposition member Abdullah Abdullah is in the lead so far, the country’s independent election commission said Saturday at a press conference in Kabul. He has 44.5 percent of the vote in the Afghan presidential election.

  15. Which among the following Chinese city allows sale of condoms in schools?
    • Beijing
    • Huaibei
    • Ningguo
    • Xian
  16. Answer

    Xian: A move by health authorities in the Chinese city of Xian to allow the sale of condoms in middle schools to combat HIV/AIDS has sparked concerns among parents about teenage sex. China reported 482 HIV/AIDS cases in 2008 involving people in that age group, but the number rose to 1,387 in 2012.

  17. Who has been won the Surya Nepal Masters title 2014?
    • S Chikkarangappa
    • Deepak Sinha
    • Ranjeet Chawla
    • Manpreet Tendulkar
  18. Answer

    S Chikkarangappa: S Chikkarangappa (69-65-67-72) of Bangalore lifted the Surya Nepal Masters 2014 trophy after defeating Kolkata’s Shankar Das (67-70-68-68) in a playoff at the Gokarna Forest Golf Resort in Kathmandu.

  19. Who has been named as nation selector of the England Cricket Board (ECB)?
    • Riki Wessels
    • Chris Read
    • Mick Newell
    • Jake Ball
  20. Answer

    Mick Newell: The England Cricket Board (ECB) announced that former county player Mick Newell is set to become an England selector following Ashley Giles’ decision to step down from the four-man panel.

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