February 16, 2014 GK Questions


Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 16, 2014 major events.

  1. Who became the new police commissioner of Mumbai?
    • Hasan Gafoor
    • Hemant Karkare
    • Rakesh Maria
    • Ashok Kamte
  2. Answer

    Rakesh Maria: Rakesh Maria, the chief of Mumbai Police’s Anti-Terror Squad, has been named the city’s new top cop. The decision was taken after a high level meeting at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s house.

  3. Which among the following player established a pole vault indoor world record by clearing 6.16 metres?
    • Björn Otto
    • Raphael Holzdeppe
    • Christophe Lemaitre
    • Renaud Lavillenie
  4. Answer

    Renaud Lavillenie: French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie set a world record of 6.16m at the Pole Vault Stars meeting in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Saturday.

  5. Which Indian state launched new G-Auto service to book autorickshaws online or on phone?
    • Delhi
    • Gujarat
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Sikkim
  6. Answer

    Delhi: East Delhi Municipal Corporations launched a new concept of G-Auto service for residents of east Delhi, he will able to book auto rickshaws online or on phone.

  7. Name the Janata Dal (United) spokesman who resigned on 16th February 2014?
    • Vijay Kumar Chaudhary
    • Devesh Chandra Thakur
    • Prashant Kumar Sahi
    • Shahid Ali Khan
  8. Answer

    Devesh Chandra Thakur: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s close associate Devesh Chandra Thakur resigned as spokesman of JD(U) on Saturday.

  9. Name the second largest exporter of over-the counter and prescription drugs to the United State?
    • India
    • China
    • Japan
    • Germany
  10. Answer

    India: India, the second-largest exporter of over-the-counter and prescription drugs to the United States, is coming under increased scrutiny by American regulators for safety lapses, falsified drug trial results and selling fake medicines.

  11. Name the German Agriculture Minister who resigned over child pornography inquiry ‘leak’?
    • Ursula von der Leyen
    • Wolfgang Schäuble
    • Hans-Peter Friedrich
    • Alexander Dobrindt
  12. Answer

    Hans-Peter Friedrich: German Agriculture Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich has stepped down over allegations he breached confidentiality passing on information about an inquiry into child pornography.

  13. Who has been named as the first presenter for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards?
    • Emma Watson
    • Amy Adams
    • Emma Stone
    • Jennifer Lawrence
  14. Answer

    Jennifer Lawrence: Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who bagged the best actress Oscar last year for Silver Linings Playbook, has been named as the first presenter for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards.

  15. Name the Former Legendary footballer of England who dies at the aged of 91 on 16th February 2014?
    • Tom Finney
    • Bobby Charlton
    • Jimmy Armfield
    • Gordon Banks
  16. Answer

    Tom Finney:Former England and Preston forward Tom Finney has died at the age of 91. Preston confirmed the extremely sad news on Friday night.

  17. Which former davis cup player likely to join Aam Aadmi Party?
    • Rohit Rajpal
    • Akhtar Ali
    • Anand Amritraj
    • Mahesh Bhupathi
  18. Answer

    Rohit Rajpal: Former Davis Cup player and entrepreneur Rohit Rajpal is likely to join Aam Aadmi Party. Rajpal has been at the AAP CP office on several occasions.

  19. Which American actress gets engaged with his longtime boyfriend Matt Rutler on 16th February 2014?
    • Mariah Carey
    • Christina Aguilera
    • Britney Spears
    • Taylor Swift
  20. Answer

    Christina Aguilera : American recording artis and actress Christina Aguilera recently got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Matt Rutler.

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