February 02, 2014 GK Questions


  1. India’s first monorail opens in-
    • Mumbai
    • Delhi
    • Gujarat
    • Haryana
  2. Answer

    Mumbai: India’s financial capital unveiled its first monorail system on Saturday, a much-delayed project that aims to boost the city’s creaking transport infrastructure and ease traffic on its notoriously congested roads.

  3. Who has been takes oath as new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
    • Manish Tewari
    • Janardan Dwivedi
    • Aziz Qureshi
    • Harish Rawat
  4. Answer

    Harish Rawat: Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand after he was named for the post by the Congress Party.

  5. Name the Google Android head who joined Satya Nadella in the race of next CEO of Microsoft?
    • Sid Parakh
    • John Thompson
    • Sundar Pichai
    • Steve Ballmer
  6. Answer

    Sundar Pichai: Microsoft is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company’s next chief executive; a new report has surfaced claiming Sundar Pichai, another person of Indian origin, as the most likely candidate to replace outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer.

  7. Who has been appointed as new managing director and chief executive officer of MCX?
    • Shreekant Javalgekar
    • Manoj Vaish
    • Deepak Srivastava
    • Neeraj Thakur
  8. Answer

    Manoj Vaish: Manoj Vaish today took charge as managing director and CEO of the country’s leading commodity exchange MCX, which is under the regulatory glare following troubles at the promoter group.

  9. Which Indian state declined to give permission to allow the Great Live Music-2014?
    • Goa
    • Delhi
    • Punjab
    • Haryana
  10. Answer

    Goa: An Indo-Russian musical festival slated for Saturday in this coastal Indian state popular with Russian tourists has been cancelled over a fight between taxi drivers and tour operators vying to grab transport services for Russian tourists.

  11. Which among the following Oscar winning Austrian actor passes away on 1st February 2014?
    • Burt Lancaster
    • Montgomery Clift
    • Spencer Tracy
    • Maximilian Schell
  12. Answer

    Maximilian Schell: Austrian-born actor and director Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in “Judgment at Nuremberg,” ha died. He was 83.

  13. United States to table UN human rights resolution criticizing over ‘war crimes’ against-
    • Malaysia
    • Sri Lanka
    • Pakistan
    • Netherlands
  14. Answer

    Sri Lanka: The United States will table a United Nations human rights resolution against Sri Lanka, a State Department official said on Saturday, putting new pressure on Colombo to address war crimes allegations.

  15. Which among the following Pakistani cricketer arrested for violating traffic rules?
    • Mohammad Hafeez
    • Umar Akmal
    • Saeed Ajmal
    • Umar Gul
  16. Answer

    Umar Akmal: Pakistan’s middle-order batsman Umar Akmal was arrested Saturday for violating traffic rules, interfering in government work and “scuffling” with a traffic official.

  17. Which country won the ICC World Cup qualifying tournament?
    • Nepal
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Hong Kong
    • Scotland
  18. Answer

    Scotland: Scotland will join Pool A of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 after recording a 41-run win over the UAE in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln on Saturday.

  19. Name the 2008- Euro winning Spanish coach who passes away at 75 on 1st February 2014?
    • Luis Aragones
    • Vicente del Bosque
    • Daniel Güiza
    • Javier Clemente
  20. Answer

    Luis Aragones: Luis Aragones, the coach of Spain’s 2008 European Championship-winning side, has died at the age of 75, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced on Saturday.

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