February 20, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 20, 2014 major events.

  1. Who has been appointed as new Delhi unit chief of Bharatiya Janata Party?
    • Vijay Goel
    • Harsh Vardhan
    • L. K. Advani
    • Arun Jaitley
  2. Answer

    Harsh Vardhan: BJP appointed Harsh Vardhan as the Delhi unit chief on Wednesday. Vardhan, who has become state chief for the second time, will take the charge from Thursday.

  3. Which among the following country crashed out of the Olympic ice hockey tournament?
    • New Zealand
    • Germany
    • Spain
    • Russia
  4. Answer

    Russia: Finland sent Russia crashing out of the Olympic ice hockey tournament on Wednesday in a bitter blow for the home nation as US skier Ted Ligety stormed to giant slalom gold.

  5. Which among the following Indian state chief minister resigned from his post and party on 19th February 2014?
    • Kerala
    • Uttarakhand
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Himachal Pradesh
  6. Answer

    Andhra Pradesh: Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned from the Andhra Pradesh chief minister’s post, and the Congress party, a day after the Lok Sabha cleared Telangana bill on Tuesday.

  7. Which Indian cricketer rose to his career-best ninth position in the latest ICC Test rankings?
    • Virat Kohli
    • Cheteshwar Pujara
    • Murli Vijay
    • Shikar Dhawan
  8. Answer

    Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli rose to his career-best ninth position in the latest ICC Test rankings issued. Kohli broke into top-10 for the first time in his career.

  9. Name the Rural development minister and Congress MLA who dismissed by Jharkhand Chief Minister from the Jharkhand state Cabinet?
    • Madhu Koda
    • Annapurna Devi
    • Chandra Shekhar Dubey
    • Hazi Hussain Ansari
  10. Answer

    Chandra Shekhar Dubey: Rural development minister and Congress MLA Chandra Shekhar Dubey was on Wednesday dismissed from the Jharkhand state Cabinet on recommendation of chief minister Hemant Soren.

  11. Who among the following became the youngest person from United States to enter Mensa?
    • Meryl Streep
    • Alexis Martin
    • Nicole Kidman
    • Reese Witherspoon
  12. Answer

    Alexis Martin: Alexis Martin from Arizona, a 3 years US girl has entered the geniuses club Mensa after scoring an incredible 160 in the IQ test.

  13. Who becomes the unwitting face of black market Viagra in Pakistan?
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Rahul Gandhi
    • Imran Khan
    • Barack Obama
  14. Answer

    Barack Obama: Barack Obama has unwittingly become the face of contraband Viagra, which is currently seeing booming sales in conservative northern Pakistan.

  15. Name the former Bihar legislative council chairman who quit BJP and joined JD(U) on Wednesday?
    • Tarakant Jha
    • Anurag Thakur
    • Captain Abhimanyu
    • Thawarchand Gehlot
  16. Answer

    Tarakant Jha: Former Bihar legislative council chairman Tarakant Jha on Wednesday quit BJP and joined JD(U), alleging that he was humiliated by former deputy chief minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi.

  17. Which Indian tennis player thrashed Di Wu of China to advance to the quarterfinals of the ONGCGAIL Delhi Open?
    • Rohan Bopanna
    • Yuki Bhambri
    • Somdev Devvarman
    • Leander Paes
  18. Answer

    Somdev Devvarman: Somdev Devvarman thrashed Di Wu of China 6-2,6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the ONGCGAIL Delhi Open at the DLTA Complex here on Tuesday.

  19. Which Indian state government announced to release all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case?
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Gujarat
    • Jammu and Kashmir
    • Asssam
  20. Answer

    Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa triggered outrage in Congress and elsewhere on Wednesday by announcing her government’s decision to release all seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

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