August 27, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on August 27, 2014 major events.

  1. Which Indian actress brought down the curtains on the Lakme Fashion week winter/Festival 2014 in Mumbai on 26 August?
    • Priyanka Chopra
    • Kareena Kapoor
    • Bipasa Basu
    • Rani Mukherji
  2. Answer

    Kareena Kapoor: Kareena Kapoor, also known as Kareena Kapoor Khan, is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films.

  3. Which Football Organisation may have to spend Rs1.5crore to send football team to Asiad?
    • National Football League
    • Indian Olympic Association
    • All Indian Football Federation
    • Basketball Federation of India
  4. Answer

    All Indian Football Federation: The AIFF is a National Association registered with the Registrar of Societies, Mumbai, under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Headquarters of the AIFF is in Dwarka, New Delhi.

  5. Which Bangladeshi cricketer lifted six month ban for “misbehaviour” on 26 August?
    • Tamim Iqbal
    • Mushfiqur Rahim
    • Nasir Hossain
    • Shakib Al Hasan
  6. Answer

    Shakib Al Hasan: Shakib Al Hasan is a Bangladeshi international cricketer and statistically the most successful player in the nation’s history.

  7. Which airline lost has lost Rs26crore in the quarter ended June 2014?
    • IndiGo
    • AirAsia
    • SpiceJet
    • Jet Airway
  8. Answer

    AirAsia: AirAsia Berhad is a Malaysian low-cost airline headquartered near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It has been named as the world’s best low-cost airline, and a pioneer of low-cost travel in Asia.

  9. Which two Bank have recently brought down home loan rates above 75 lakh at 10.10%?
    • PNB and SBI
    • HDCF and PNB
    • SBI and HDFC
    • ICICI and SBI
  10. Answer

    SBI and HDFC: State Bank of India is a multinational banking and financial services company based in India and HDFC Bank Limited is an Indian banking and financial services company based in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  11. Which country has been recently built own secret “Google-like” search engine?
    • Britain
    • Nigeria
    • Canada
    • United States of America
  12. Answer

    United States of America: The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States, America, and sometimes the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district.

  13. Which world Organisation stiffed curbs on e-cigarettes on 26 August?
    • International Labour Organization
    • World Health Organisation
    • World Trade Organisation
    • International Monetary Fund
  14. Answer

    World Health Organisation: The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.

  15. Which court’s Chief Justice nominates SC bench to hear harassed ex-judge’s plea on 26 August?
    • High Court
    • Session Court
    • Supreme Court
    • Trial Court
  16. Answer

    Supreme Court: The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal of India as established under the Constitution of India, which makes the Supreme Court the highest constitutional court and guardian of the Constitution.

  17. Which court has been sentenced a male nurse of a government hospital to one year for molesting a patient on 26 August?
    • Supreme Court
    • High Court
    • Session Court
    • Trial Court
  18. Answer

    Trial Court: A court of law where cases are tried in the first place, as opposed to an appeal court.

  19. Which Political party’s volunteers will start a signature campaign in the area from Monday to demand dustbins and toilets in Malviya Nagar?
    • Bhartiya Janta Party
    • Bhartiya Samaj Party
    • Aam Admi Party
    • Indian National Congress
  20. Answer

    Aam Admi Party: This party is Indian political party. AAP’s chief is Arvind Kejriwal.

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