August 19, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on August 19, 2014 major events.

  1. Which two companies fund Rs 200cr for build toilet in school in August 2014?
    • Idea and TCS
    • Bharti Airtel and TCS
    • Vodafone and Aircel
    • Aircel and Idea
  2. Answer

    Bharti Airtel and TCS: It has announced a mega initiative of building 10,000 toilets in girls’ school across the country. The company has provisioned a whopping Rs. 100 crore towards this cause. … Modi’s appeal and announced a CSR fund of Rs. 2 crore for building toilets.

  3. Which State’s High court Cap on e-rick compensation for accident `violates’ MV Act?
    • Mumbai
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Goa
    • Delhi
  4. Answer

    Delhi: The hearing on the e-rickshaw ban in the Delhi high court on Wednesday could prove to be critical.

  5. Which Indian state has a scheme to provide financial help for prisoners’ Kids?
    • Goa
    • Delhi
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Himachal Pradesh
  6. Answer

    Delhi: The Delhi government finally has a scheme to provide financial help for prisoners’ Kids. The scheme will benefit all children allot like Rs 3,000 for the first child, Rs 2,000 for the second child, and Rs 1,500 for the third child onwards by Delhi government’s women and child welfare development department.

  7. Which Indian state spent Rs.48L just on cup ticket in August 2014?
    • Uttarakhand
    • Arunachal Pradesh
    • Goa
    • Jammu and Kashmir
  8. Answer

    Goa: The visit of four Goa MLAs to Brazil for the Fifa World Cup did not come cheap.TOI was the first to report that at an estimated cost of Rs 89 lakh, it was to be the most expensive `junket’ for a group of initially six legislators at the cost of the state exchequer.

  9. Which State’s IIM first to enter elite list of 716 B-school club on 18 August 2014?
    • Jharkhand
    • West Bengal
    • Chhattisgarh
    • Mumbai
  10. Answer

    West Bengal: Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta is now in the elite list of 716 B-schools globally as Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) announced new members of this exclusive club.

  11. On which Indian Prime minister’s will release movie on 22 August 2014?
    • Indira Gandhi
    • Rajiv Gandhi
    • Jawahar lal Nehru
    • None of these
  12. Answer

    Indira Gandhi: A Punjabi film ‘Kaum De Heere’ is yet to hit the big screen, on former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassins, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh, is facing strong political demands for its ban ahead of its release this Friday.

  13. Which Indian state will host Fed Cup 2015?
    • Karnataka
    • Keral
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Jammu and Kashmir
  14. Answer

    Jammu and Kashmir: The football fans of Jammu and Kashmir are all set to get a taste of quality Indian club football as major clubs like Mohun Bagan

  15. Which Tennis player won sixth time Cincy title beat David Ferrer in 2014?
    • Roger Federer
    • Rafael Nadal
    • Novak Djokovic
    • None of these
  16. Answer

    Roger Federer: Roger Federer won an unprecedented sixth championship in Cincinnati, overcoming one bad set beating David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 in the western and Southern Open.

  17. What is the name of athlete, who won gold medal in August 2014?
    • K. M Beenamol
    • J. J Shobha
    • Krishna Poonia
    • Lalita Babbar
  18. Answer

    Lalita Babbar: Lalita Babbar of Maharashtra kept enough strength for a late burst as she pipped 2010 Asian Games gold medalist.

  19. Which country may host Brazil in BRICS Meeting?
    • India
    • South Africa
    • China
    • Rusia
  20. Answer

    India: During the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Brazil to attend the BRICS summit, just after the World Cup final last month, a proposal was mooted to launch a new football tournament involving the five BRICS nations.

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