February 17, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 17, 2014 major events.

  1. Who became the first New Zealand cricketer to hit most test centuries against India?
    • Brendon McCullum
    • BJ Watling
    • Ross Taylor
    • Kane Williamson
  2. Answer

    Brendon McCullum:
    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum became the first cricketer to hit 4 test century against India.
  3. Which among the following political party released its first list of 20 Lok Sabha candidates?
    • Congress
    • Bhartiya Janata Party
    • Samajwadi Party
    • Aam Aadmi Party
  4. Answer

    Aam Admi Party: Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday released its first list of 20 Lok Sabha candidates that includes some of its well known faces Yogendra Yadav, Kumar Vishwas, Medha Patkar, Ashutosh and H S Phoolka among others along with lesser known names.

  5. At least 18 people were killed in a plane crashed in-
    • Sri Lanka
    • Spain
    • Nepal
    • Holland
  6. Answer

    Nepal: A small plane carrying 18 people from the resort town of Pokhara in Nepal crashed in the jungles in an adjoining district on Sunday under heavy rain and fog conditions.

  7. Which Indian state can register police complaints of mobile phone theft, forgery and disputes over phone or online from this week?
    • Haryana
    • Delhi
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Tamil Nadu
  8. Answer

    Delhi: From this week, Delhiites can register police complaints of mobile phone theft,forgery and disputes over phone or online.

  9. Name the former IAF chief cousins quizzed by CBI in the Rs 3,600 crore Agusta chopper deal?
    • Arup Raha
    • Norman Anil Kumar Browne
    • Giuseppe Orsi
    • Shashindra Pal Tyagi
  10. Answer

    Shashindra Pal Tyagi: The CBI has reportedly started fresh questioning of former IAF chief S P Tyagis cousins in the Rs 3,600 crore Agusta chopper deal.

  11. Which country’s national flag hoisted at the Sochi Olympics on Sunday five days after the International Olympic Committee lifted a 14-month ban?
    • India
    • Pakistan
    • Argentina
    • Malaysia
  12. Answer

    India: The Tricolour was finally hoisted at the Sochi Olympics on Sunday, five days after the International Olympic Committee lifted a 14-month ban on the Indian Olympic body.

  13. Which among the following player won the Rotterdam World Tennis title 2014?
    • David Ferrer
    • Tomáš Berdych
    • Stanislas Wawrinka
    • Richard Gasquet
  14. Answer

    Tomas Berdych: Tomas Berdych buried a title drought lasting nearly a year and a half as he defeated Marin Cilic 6-4,6-2 on Sunday to win the Rotterdam World Tennis.

  15. Which country stops issuing NOCs for screening of Gunday, Hasee Toh Phasee?
    • Iran
    • Japan
    • Pakistan
    • Nepal
  16. Answer

    Pakistan: Pakistani authorities have stopped issuing No-Objection Certificates for the screening of Indian films, holding up the release of new movies like Gunday and Hasee Toh Phasee.

  17. Which among the following Iraqi leader has announced his exit from politics two months before elections?
    • Muqtada al-Sadr
    • Ayad Allawi
    • Jalal Talabani
    • Ruhollah Khomeini
  18. Answer

    Moqtada al-Sadr: Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, leader of a major political movement and a key figure in post-Saddam Iraq, has announced his exit from politics two months before elections.

  19. Which movie won the Golden Bear for best picture at the 64th Berlin international film festival?
    • Praia do Futuro
    • The Monuments Men
    • Ice Poison
    • Bai Ri Yan Huo
  20. Answer

    Bai Ri Yan Huo: The Chinese film Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal,Thin Ice) has won the Golden Bear for best picture at the 64th Berlin international film festival.

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