February 09, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 09, 2014 major events.

  1. Which golf player won the Allianz Championship in payoff?
    • David Frost
    • Michael Allen
    • John Cook
    • Dan Forsman
  2. Answer

    Michael Allen: Michael Allen won the Allianz Championship on Sunday for his sixth Champions Tour title, beating Duffy Waldorf with a two-putt birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

  3. Which among the following to draft Aam Aadmi Party’s Uttar Pradesh document vision for Lok Sabha elections?
    • Yogendra Yadav
    • Kumar Vishwas
    • Prashant Bhushan
    • Adarsh Shastri
  4. Answer

    Adarsh Shastri: Former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s grandson Adarsh Shastri, who quit a cushy MNC job to join Aam Aadmi Party, will draft party’s vision document for UP and manifestoes of 80 constituencies for Lok Sabha elections.

  5. At least 51 foreigners held with 22 satellite phones in-
    • Haryana
    • Delhi
    • West Bengal
    • Andhra Pradesh
  6. Answer

    West Bengal: Police raided a resort in the Dooars on Saturday and seized 22 satellite phones from a group of foreign tourists. At least 51 foreigners were held under detention at the resort along with 33 Indians.

  7. Which among the following player won the first gold medal of Sochi Olympics?
    • Sage Kotsenburg
    • Torstein Horgmo
    • Mark McMorris
    • Sebastien Toutant
  8. Answer

    Sage Kotsenburg: Sage Kotsenburg tamed the treacherous slopestyle course at the Extreme Park on Saturday with a daring move called the ‘Holy Crail’ and grabbed the first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics.

  9. Name the United Kingdom Immigration minister who quit his post over illegal immigrant cleaner?
    • Damian Green
    • Mark Harper
    • James Brokenshire
    • Yvette Cooper
  10. Answer

    Mark Harper: Immigration minister Mark Harper has resigned from the government after it emerged his cleaner did not have permission to work in the United Kingdom.

  11. Who among the following has been nominated for the 2014 Children’s Nobel Prize?
    • Kautilya Pandit
    • Afsana Khan
    • Gopal Verma
    • Malala Yousafzai
  12. Answer

    Malala Yousafzai: Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has been nominated for the World Children’s Prize in Sweden for her crusade for education rights for girls.

  13. Who has been likely to be appointed as new chief of BJP’s Delhi unit?
    • Arun Jaitley
    • Jagdish Mukhi
    • Harsh Vardhan
    • Sahib Singh Verma
  14. Answer

    Harsh Vardhan: Leader of opposition Harsh Vardhan is likely to be appointed as chief of BJP’s Delhi unit, holding the dual charge till the Lok Sabha election.

  15. Which among the following country gets its first McDonald restaurant?
    • Vietnam
    • Finland
    • Angola
    • Taliban
  16. Answer

    Vietnam: Four decades after the Vietnam War ended US fast-food giant McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in the communist country, aiming to lure a rising middle class away from rice and noodles.

  17. Name the Shakhtar Donetsk club striker who has been killed in a car crash on 8th February 2014?
    • Dmytro Hrechyshkin
    • Serhiy Hrybanov
    • Maicon Pereira de Oliveira
    • Tomáš Hübschman
  18. Answer

    Maicon Pereira de Oliveira: Shakhtar Donetsk striker Maicon Pereira de Oliveira died in a car crash in the Ukrainian city on Saturday.

  19. Who among the following will become ICC’s first chairman from July 2014?
    • Avichi Meiyappa Chettiar
    • N. Srinivasan
    • Giles Clarke
    • Wally Edwards
  20. Answer

    N. Srinivasan: The International Cricket Council Board on Saturday approved a comprehensive resolution relating to the governance. BCCI president N. Srinivasan will become ICC’s fsirst chairman from July 2014.

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