February 23, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 23, 2014 major events.

  1. Who becomes Britain’s highest paid footballer with $500,000-a-week contract?
    • Juan Mata
    • Robin van Persie
    • Mesut Özil
    • Wayne Rooney
  2. Answer

    Wayne Rooney: Manchester United’s England striker Wayne Rooney, 28, has signed a contract extension that will make him the Premier League’s highest paid player.

  3. Who has been won the International Woolmark Prize 2014?
    • Steven Gerrard
    • Rahul Mishra
    • David Moyes
    • Milan Dogra
  4. Answer

    Rahul Mishra: Indian designer Rahul Mishra was named winner of the 2014 International Woolmark Prize. Mishra, gets a prize of 100,000 Australian dollars, or $92,210 at current exchange.

  5. Which team entered final of the Hockey India League for the second time in a row?
    • Uttar Pradesh Wizards
    • Ranchi Rhinos
    • Delhi Waveriders
    • Punjab Warriors
  6. Answer

    Delhi Waveriders: Delhi Waveriders made it to the final of the Hockey India League for the second time in a row beating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 in the first semifinal here on Saturday.

  7. Which player wins record sixth Olympic short-track speed-skating gold medal?
    • Lee Ho-Suk
    • Tatiana Borodulina
    • Jin Sun-Yu
    • Victor Ahn
  8. Answer

    Victor Ahn: Record-breaking Russian short-track speed skater Victor Ahn won two more Olympic golds on Saturday (AEDT) to take his tally to six the highest in the sport’s history.

  9. Who has been takes oath as Italy’s Prime Minister?
    • Matteo Renzi
    • Pier Luigi Bersani
    • Beppe Grillo
    • Silvio Berlusconi
  10. Answer

    Matteo Renzi : Matteo Renzi was sworn in Saturday as Italy’s youngest Prime Minister, alongside his new Cabinet of 16 ministers.

  11. Name the world’s most-wanted drug kingpin who arrested in Mexico on 22nd February 2014?
    • Pablo Escobar
    • Rafael Caro Quintero
    • Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano
    • Joaquin Guzman Loera
  12. Answer

    Joaquin Guzman Loera:The world’s most-wanted drug kingpin, Joaquin Guzman Loera, known as El Chapo, has been arrested in Mexico.

  13. Which country became the third most favoured nation of international students after the US and UK?
    • Australia
    • China
    • Japan
    • New Zealand
  14. Answer

    China: China has now become the third most favoured nation of international students after the United States and United Kingdom.

  15. Name the Maharashtra additional director general of police who quit his post Sunday?
    • Ranjit Mahanti
    • KP Raghuvanshi
    • Vijay Kamble
    • P K Jain
  16. Answer

    P K Jain: Maharashtra Additional director general (ADG) of police PK Jain resigned from the Indian Police Service (IPS) on Friday night.

  17. Who has been entered the final of the Under-21 men’s singles final of Qatar Open Super Series Table Tennis Championships?
    • Jeev Milkha Singh
    • Harmeet Desai
    • Anirban Lahiri
    • Randeep Hooda
  18. Answer

    Harmeet Desai: Harmeet Desai entered the final of the Under-21 men’s singles final after beating Brazilian Hugo Calderano 11-6 11-4 11-8 11-5 at the USD 3.5 million Qatar Open Super Series Table Tennis Championships at Bahrain.

  19. India’s heaviest baby at 5.9 kg born in-
    • Delhi
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Manipur
    • Assam
  20. Answer

    Manipur: A woman from Manipur’s Thoubal district gave birth to a girl weighing 5.9 kg in Imphal on Friday, setting a record for delivering the country’s heaviest baby.

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