February 28, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on February 28, 2014 major events.

  1. Which education board banned coaching for JEE in schools?
    • Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
    • Gujarat Secondary Education Board
    • Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
    • Central Board of Secondary Education
  2. Answer

    Central Board of Secondary Education: Schools affiliated to CBSE will have to stop conducting courses that integrate the regular syllabus and coaching for competitive examinations like JEE,the board has said.

  3. Which among the following shopping site increases stake in Snapdeal, invests Rs 830 crore?
    • EBay
    • Myntra
    • Jabong
    • Indiatimes
  4. Answer

    EBay: EBay has acquired another large slice of India’s second largest online retailer, a precursor many believe to a full purchase of the Delhi-based Snapdeal. By leading an investment of $133.77 million (about Rs830 crore).

  5. Which player won the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour fourth leg 2014?
    • Dipika Pallikal
    • Vaani Kapoor
    • Kiran Matharu
    • Sharmila Nicollet
  6. Answer

    Sharmila Nicollet: Bangalore golfer Sharmila Nicollet registered her first victory of the season in the fourth leg of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Bombay Presidency.

  7. Which among the following mobile company Wins Best Smartphone Award?
    • Nokia
    • Samsung
    • HTC One
    • Panasonic
  8. Answer

    HTC One: Taiwan-based HTC Corp.’s flagship device, the HTC One, was named Tuesday the “Best Smartphone of the Year” by GSM Association (GSMA) -a top award in the global mobile communications industry.

  9. Which among the following political party merged with Bhartiya Janata Party ahead of Lok Sabaha Elections 2014?
    • Shiv Sena
    • Lok Janshakti Party
    • Biju Janata Dal
    • All India Trinamool Congress
  10. Answer

    Lok Janshakti Party: LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday formally announced his return to the NDA fold, announcing to contest the next Lok Sabha election with the BJP-led alliance.
  11. Name the former chief of CISF who joined Central Vigilance Commission as a vigilance commissioner?
    • R Sri Kumar
    • Pradeep Kumar
    • J M Garg
    • Rajiv Ranjan Verma
  12. Answer

    Rajiv Ranjan Verma: Former DG of Central Industrial Security Force, Rajiv Ranjan Verma, has joined Central Vigilance Commission as a vigilance commissioner.

  13. India’s first post office savings bank ATM opened in-
    • Chennai
    • Delhi
    • Punjab
    • Haryana
  14. Answer

    Chennai: The country’s first Post Office Savings Bank ATM was inaugurated at the head post office in Chennai by finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday.

  15. Which among the following country could be first to allow 3-parent babies from next year?
    • Syria
    • Britain
    • Netherlands
    • Philippines
  16. Answer

    Britain: Britain proposed new regulations on Thursday that would make it the first country in the world to offer “three-parent” fertility treatments to families who want to avoid passing on incurable diseases to their children.

  17. Name the Atal Bihari Vajpayees niece who joined Congress party on Thursday?
    • Karuna Shukla
    • Saroj Pandey
    • Anita Joshi
    • Simran Ahuja
  18. Answer

    Karuna Shukla: Atal Bihari Vajpayees niece Karuna Shukla joined Congress on Thursday and said BJP had been hijacked by a group of leaders after the former prime ministers exit from the political scene.

  19. Which country won the SAARC golf championship 2014?
    • New Zealand
    • Australia
    • India
    • Malaysia
  20. Answer

    India: India maintained their supremacy in the SAARC golf championship by beating Bangladesh 2-1 in the final in Kolkata on Thursday.

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