February 27, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 27, 2014 major events.

  1. Who has been appointed as new chief selector of Pakistan Cricket Board?
    • Rashid Latif
    • Moin Khan
    • Aamer Sohail
    • Saqlain Mushtaq
  2. Answer

    Rashid Latif: The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed former test captain and wicketkeeper Rashid Latif as the new chief selector.

  3. Which among the following former captain of Portugal passed away at the age of 78?
    • António Simões
    • Mario Coluna
    • José Augusto Torres
    • Jaime Graça
  4. Answer

    Mario Coluna: Mario Coluna, who captained Portugal to a third-place finish at the 1966 World Cup, has died aged 78.

  5. Name the Indian Navy chief who resigned on 26th February 2014?
    • Nirmal Kumar Verma
    • Arup Raha
    • Norman Anil Kumar Browne
    • Devender Kumar Joshi
  6. Answer

    Devendra Kumar Joshi: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi resigned from his post on Wednesday evening, hours after a fire broke out on the submarine INS Sindhuratna. The government has accepted his resignation.

  7. Which University scientists developed new software to prevent malware from sending spam emails?
    • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Emory University
    • Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Carnegie Mellon University
  8. Answer

    Georgia Institute of Technology: Scientists of Georgia Tech have developed new software to prevent malware from sending spam emails and instant messages while blocking unauthorized money transfers.

  9. Who has been to be appointed as new chairman and managing director of United Bank of India?
    • Mukesh Kumar Jain
    • Neeraj Sinha
    • Jagan Sharma
    • Punit Jain
  10. Answer

    Mukesh Kumar Jain: Punjab & Sind Bank executive director Mukesh Kumar Jain tipped to be moving to Kolkata as the new chairman and managing director of United Bank of India.

  11. Which continent Parliament approved new rule, advertising for e-cigarettes would be banned from mid-2016?
    • Asia
    • South America
    • Africa
    • Europe
  12. Answer

    Europe: The European Parliament on Wednesday approved rules for the region’s fast-growing market for electronic cigarettes, from mid-2016; advertising for e-cigarettes would be banned in the 28 nations of the European Union.

  13. Who has been won the National billiards championship 2014?
    • B. Bhaskar
    • Sourav Kothari
    • Dhruv Sitwala
    • Ashok Kumar
  14. Answer

    Sourav Kothari: Sourav Kothari defeated Alok Kumar 5-3 to lift his maiden title in the National billiards championship here on Wednesday.

  15. Name the former world champion boxer who kidnapped and Murdered in Venezuela?
    • Eloy Rojas
    • Celes Kobayashi
    • Antonio Cermeno
    • Leo Gamez
  16. Answer

    Antonio Cermeno: Former world champion boxer Antonio Cermeno was kidnapped and killed in his native Venezuela amid ongoing violence, police said.

  17. Who has been appointed as new head of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation?
    • Dinesh Kumar Sarraf
    • Sudhir Vasudeva
    • Dheeraj Goyal
    • Amit Verma
  18. Answer

    Dinesh Kumar Sarraf: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday cleared the appointment of Dinesh Kumar Sarraf as the next head of the country’s most valuable company, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).

  19. Who becomes the first Bangladeshi captain to post a hundred vs India in One day internationals?
    • Mushfiqur Rahim
    • Tamim Iqbal
    • Shakib Al Hasan
    • Mashrafe Mortaza
    • Answer

      Mushfiqur Rahim: Mushfiqur Rahim (117) becomes the first Bangladeshi captain to post a hundred vs India in One day internationals on Wednesday in Asia Cup.

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