April 29, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on April 29, 2014 major events.

  1. Which television actor recently dies after weight loss surgery?
    • Daggubati Venkatesh
    • Shaheer Sheikh
    • Rakesh Diwana
    • Aham Sharma
  2. Answer

    Rakesh Diwana: Television actor Rakesh Diwana, who played the role of Kumbhkarna in popular serial ‘Ramayana’ telecast in 2008-09, died here today. He was 48. He had developed complications following a weight loss surgery he underwent at a hospital here four days back.

  3. Who became the first batsman in the history of T20 cricket to score 6000 runs?
    • Chris Gayle
    • Suresh Raina
    • Brendon Mccullum
    • Brade Hodge
  4. Answer

    Chris Gayle: Chris Gayle became the first batsman in the history of T20 cricket to score 6000 runs when Royal Challengers Bangalore played Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Monday. Gayle was bowled by Kings XI pacer Sandeep Sharma after a seven-ball 20 to take his run aggregate to 6012.

  5. Who has been named the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year for 2013-14?
    • Luis Suárez
    • Steven Gerrard
    • Edinson Cavani
    • Fernando Torres
  6. Answer

    Luis Suárez: Luis Suárez has been named the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year for 2013-14, becoming the first non-European to win the award, after an excellent season for Liverpool.

  7. Name the Bangladesh head coach who recently quit his post?
    • Richard Pybus
    • Shane Jurgensen
    • Stuart Law
    • Corey Richards
  8. Answer

    Shane Jurgensen: Shane Jurgensen has quit as Bangladesh head coach after a string of poor performances by the team sparked severe criticism from the country’s cricket board. He would leave his post after Bangladesh’s limited-overs series against India, scheduled to be held in June.

  9. Who has been recently won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize?
    • Danish Khan
    • Atul Sinha
    • Gyanchand Sharma
    • Ramesh Agrawal
  10. Answer

    Ramesh Agrawal: Ramesh Agrawal has been awarded the Goldman Environment Prize. The Indian environmental activists has won the prize for organizing villagers in the central state of Chhattisgarh and succeeding in shutting down one of the largest planned coal mines in the area as per reports.

  11. Which among the following country’s union banned import of Indian mangoes?
    • Italy
    • Netherlands
    • Europe
    • Bhutan
  12. Answer

    Europe: A European Union ban on import of Indian mangoes, including the famed Alphonsos, from tomorrow and a resultant glut in supply is pushing down prices in the local market.

  13. Which among the following singer arrested after domestic dispute?
    • Paul Simon
    • Art Garfunkel
    • Sting
    • Bob Dylan
  14. Answer

    Paul Simon: Grammy Award-winning singer Paul Simon and his wife, singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, have been arrested in Connecticut on domestic violence charges, local police said on Monday.

  15. Name the dormer NRL player who recently found dead at age of 32 in Sydney?
    • Aiden Tolman
    • Steve Turner
    • Brett Finch
    • Ryan Tandy
  16. Answer

    Ryan Tandy: Former forward Ryan Tandy, who was banned for life from Australia’s National Rugby League on match-fixing charges, has been found dead from a drug overdose on Monday. Tandy,32, was found at his parents’ home in Sydney.

  17. Which country’s court orders death for 682 Morsi supporters?
    • Malaysia
    • Egypt
    • Russia
    • Nigeria
  18. Answer

    Egypt: An Egyptian judge sentenced to death the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi on Monday.

  19. Who has been won the men’s Barcelona Open title 2014?
    • Grigor Dimitrov
    • David Ferrer
    • Tomáš Berdych
    • Kei Nishikori
  20. Answer

    Kei Nishikori: Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Colombia’s Santiago Giraldo 6-2, 6-2 to win the Barcelona Open on Sunday for his first career title on clay.

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