February 14, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Which among the following player named FICCI Sportsperson of the Year?
    • Jayanta Talukdar
    • Virat Kohli
    • Saina Nehwal
    • Deepika Kumari
  2. Answer

    Deepika Kumari: India’s top archer Deepika Kumari was Thursday named the Sportsperson of the Year at the India Sports Awards, presented by FICCI.

  3. Who became the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of any age?
    • Egypt
    • Belgium
    • Jamaica
    • Canada
  4. Answer

    Belgium: Belgium became the first nation to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children on Thursday when its lower House passed a new right-to-die legislation by a large majority.

  5. Which among the following Veteran filmmaker passes away on 13th February 2014?
    • M. Sasikumar
    • Kailasam Balachander
    • Balu Mahendra
    • Vetrimaaran
  6. Answer

    Balu Mahendra: Acclaimed director Balu Mahendra who was admitted in Vijaya Hospital due to illness passed away today in the morning.

  7. Which Indian state Transport Corporation has decided to introduce biometric attendance system for its employees?
    • Haryana
    • Maharashtra
    • Delhi
    • Andhra Pradesh
  8. Answer

    Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation has decided to introduce biometric attendance system for its employees. Along with other senior officials, the CMD of DTC will also be brought under this.

  9. Which among the following South African cricketer equaled of consecutive 50s in test match cricket?
    • AB de Villiers
    • Hashim Amla
    • JP Duminy
    • Faf du Plessis
  10. Answer

    AB de Villiers: Abraham de Villiers, with his unbeaten 52 off 94 balls against Australia on Thursday, equalled a world record held by Vivian Richards of 11 consecutive 50s in test match cricket.

  11. Who among the following will take over as the new chairperson of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC)?
    • Koka Subba Rao
    • Mukul Mudgal
    • Jagdish Sharan Verma
    • Yogesh Kumar Sabharwal
  12. Answer

    Mukul Mudgal:Former chief justice of Punjab and Haryana high court Mukul Mudgal will take over as the new chairperson of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC).

  13. Which country’s Prime Minister to resign after party withdraws support?
    • Malaysia
    • Spain
    • Angola
    • Italy
  14. Answer

    Italy: Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has said he will resign on Friday after his Democratic Party backed a call for a new administration.

  15. Name the American comic actor and writer who passes away at 91 on 13th February 2014?
    • Carl Reiner
    • Sid Caesar
    • Mel Brooks
    • Barry Pearl
  16. Answer

    Sid Caesar,: Comic showman Sid Caesar, a pioneer of American television sketch comedy as the star and creative force of “Your Show of Shows” during the 1950s, died on Wednesday at age 91.

  17. Which Indian cricketer was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award at the India Sports Awards presented by FICCI?
    • Rahul Dravid
    • Sourav Ganguly
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Anil Kumble
  18. Answer

    Rahul Dravid: Cricket legend Rahul Dravid was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award at the India Sports Awards being presented by FICCI.

  19. Which country’s scientist successfully converted plastic shopping bags into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products?
    • Japan
    • China
    • Philippines
    • United States
  20. Answer

    United States: Indian-origin scientists based in US have successfully converted plastic shopping bags into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products.

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