February 19, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 19, 2014 major events.

  1. Who became the first New Zealand cricketer to hit triple century in test match cricket?
    • Martin Guptill
    • Kane Williamson
    • Brendon McCullum
    • Ross Taylor
  2. Answer

    Brendon McCullum: India draw their second Test and lost the series 0-1 against New Zealand on Tuesday after Brendon McCullum became the first Kiwi to hit a triple century.

  3. Which is the most expensive office location in India?
    • Connaught Place
    • Bandra-Kurla Complex
    • Bangalore
    • Chandni Chowk
  4. Answer

    Connaught Place: Delhi’s Connaught Place, which is the most expensive office location in India, has dropped four notches to number eight on the global charts from last year.

  5. Which high court banned the transfer of IAS, IPS and IFS officers till the re-composition of the Civil Services Board?
    • Delhi High Court
    • Allahabad High Court
    • Gujarat High Court
    • Haryana High Court
  6. Answer

    Allahabad High Court: The Allahabad high court on Tuesday banned the transfer of IAS, IPS and IFS officers till the re-composition of the Civil Services Board in adherence to the recent amendment in IAS cadre rules.

  7. Which country’s scientists have invented a revolutionary new printer that uses water instead of ink on a re-writable paper?
    • Angola
    • Ukraine
    • Belgium
    • China
  8. Answer

    China: Chinese scientists have invented a revolutionary new printer that uses water instead of ink on a re-writable paper.

  9. Which actor will become UKs first same-sex couple to be married as soon as a new law comes into force on March 29?
    • Colin Firth
    • Andrew Wale
    • Benedict Cumberbatch
    • Daniel Craig
  10. Answer

    Andrew Wale: Neil Allard and Andrew Wale will become the first same sex married couple in England when they get married on 29th Mar 2014 in the Pavilion in Brighton.

  11. Who has been elected rector of Glasgow University in Scotland?
    • Chelsea Manning
    • Julian Assange
    • Glenn Greenwald
    • Edward Snowden
  12. Answer

    Edward Snowden: Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency analyst was elected rector of Glasgow University in Scotland on Tuesday.

  13. Which music producer has been arrested in Zimbabwe on suspicion of possessing pornography and an immigration offence?
    • Jay Reynolds
    • Just Jack
    • Haydn Bendall
    • Alex Cornish
  14. Answer

    Jay Reynolds: Former US Rep Melvin Jay Reynolds, 62 has been arrested in Zimbabwe on suspicion of possessing pornography and an immigration offence.

  15. Which country overtook India as the world’s largest gold consumer, according to a World Gold Council report?
    • South Africa
    • United States
    • China
    • Bhutan
  16. Answer

    China: China has overtaken India as the world’s largest gold consumer, according to a World Gold Council report released on Tuesday.

  17. Name the former Santosh Trophy player who passes away on 18th February 2014?
    • Jeje Lalpekhlua
    • Bhabani Banerjee
    • Gouramangi Singh
    • Syed Nabi
  18. Answer

    Bhabani Banerjee: Bhabani Banerjee, the man who helped Delhi register its lone triumph in the national championship for the Santosh Trophy in 1944, passed away in the capital on Monday after a brief illness. He was 88.

  19. Which country cricket board finally decided to back the controversial ICC revamp plan proposed by India, England and Australia?
    • Sri Lanka
    • Bangladesh
    • West Indies
    • New Zealand
  20. Answer

    Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Cricket has finally decided to back the controversial ICC revamp plan proposed by India, England and Australia, saying that it’s satisfied with the revised resolutions tabled at the Board Meeting of the world body early this month.

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