February 24, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Who has been appointed as new chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)?
    • Dr Amrita Patel
    • T Nanda Kumar
    • Jagdish Prasad
    • Miland Dogra
  2. Answer

    T Nanda Kumar: T Nanda Kumar, currently a member of the National Disaster Management Authority, will take over as the new chairman of the NDDB replacing Dr Amrita Patel who held the post for 15 years.

  3. Which among the following singer passes away on 23rd February 2014?
    • Julie Andrews
    • Charmian Carr
    • Kym Karath
    • Maria von Trapp
  4. Answer

    Maria von Trapp: Maria Franziska (nee Von Trapp), the last surviving sibling of the storied Von Trapp family, has died. She was 99.

  5. Who among the following team won the Hockey India League 2014?
    • Kalinga Lancers
    • Mumbai Magicians
    • Delhi Waveriders
    • Punjab Warriors
  6. Answer

    Delhi Waveriders: Delhi Waveriders were crowned champions in the second edition of the Hockey India League after they beat Punjab Warriors in the final on Sunday.

  7. Name the former Odisha minister who quit congress party on 23rd February 2014?
    • Biswabhusan Harichandan
    • Pramila Mallik
    • Manmohan Samal
    • Ramkrushna Patnaik
  8. Answer

    Ramkrushna Patnaik: Senior Congress leader and former Odisha minister Ramkrushna Patnaik and his wife Kumudini Patnaik,a former MP, on Sunday said they have quit the party.

  9. Which among the following congress leader passed away at the age of 86 on 23rd February 2014?
    • G Bhuvaraghan
    • Omar Abdullah
    • Arun Subhashchandra Yadav
    • Pallam Raju
  10. Answer

    G Bhuvaraghan: Veteran Congressman G Bhuvaraghan passed away at his residence in Chennai on Sunday. He was 86 and survived by four daughters.

  11. At least 38 militants killed and dozens injured in air strikes in-
    • Pakistan
    • India
    • Japan
    • Iraq
  12. Answer

    Pakistan: Pakistani combat jets carried out air strikes in the restive northwestern Khyber tribal region on Sunday killing 38 rebels, including some important commanders.

  13. Who has been won the ONGC-GAIL Delhi Open Title 2014?
    • Somdev Devarman
    • Aleksandr Nedovyesov
    • Farrukh Dustov
    • Adrian Ungur
  14. Answer

    Somdev Devarman: Somdev Devarman ended his title drought on the Challenger tour with a win over Kazakhstans Aleksandr Nedovyesov at the ONGC-GAIL Delhi Open at the DLTA Complex here on Sunday.

  15. Which University scientists have devised a new mathematical formula that can reduce the annual electricity consumption of a building by up to 50%?
    • Purdue University
    • University of Alabama
    • University of Oklahoma
    • University of Tulsa
  16. Answer

    University of Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma scientists have devised a new mathematical formula that can reduce the annual electricity consumption of a building by up to 50%.

  17. Who has been appointed as Interim president of Ukraine until elections?
    • Oleksandr Turchynov
    • Arseniy Yatsenyuk
    • Yuriy Lutsenko
    • Petro Poroshenko
  18. Answer

    Oleksander Tuchynov: Oleksander Tuchynov, the Ukranian parliament’s speaker, will be acting president until elections are held on May 25.

  19. Which among the following country tops medals tally at Sochi Olympics 2014?
    • Norway
    • Russia
    • Canada
    • Holland
  20. Answer

    Russia: Host nation Russia (33) finished on top of the medal table as the 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi on Sunday after 17 days of competition.

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