January 12, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Which Cricketer won the Madhavrao Scinida Award?
    • Ishwar Pandy
    • Vikram Raj Vir Singh
    • R. P. Singh
    • Shami Ahmed
  2. Answer

    Ishwar Pandy: Ishwar Pandy received the Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest wicket taker in Ranji Trophy 2012-13.

  3. Which cricket team stuns defending champions Mumbai to enter Ranji trophy semi-finals?
    • West Bengal
    • Delhi
    • Maharashtra
    • Punjab
  4. Answer

    Maharashtra: Defending champions Mumbai were shockingly shown the door by minnows Maharashtra, who showed tremendous resilience to record a come-from-behind eight-wicket victory here on Saturday for a place in the Ranji Trophy semifinals.

  5. Name the Yash Birla group corporate affairs president who arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau on 11th January 2014?
    • Mukesh Sinha
    • Deepak Mishra
    • Milan Taneja
    • Anant Vardhan Pathak
  6. Answer

    Anant Vardhan Pathak: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday night detained 31-year-old Amit Pathak alias Anand Vardhan, president, corporate affairs, of the Yash Birla group of companies after they found around 4.5g of cocaine in his suite at a five-star hotel in Mumbai.

  7. Which Indian player won the Dilip Sardesai Award?
    • Virat Kohli
    • Rohit Sharma
    • Ajinkya Rahane
    • Vijay Zol
  8. Answer

    Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma received the Dilip Sardesai Award, for being India’s best cricketer in the recent home Test series against the West Indies. He scored hundreds in both Tests, and accumulated an aggregate of 288 runs.

  9. Which Indian state’s health minister’s mother passes away on 11th January 2014?
    • Delhi
    • Gujarat
    • Bihar
    • Jammu and Kashmir
  10. Answer

    Delhi: Delhi health minister Satyendra Kumar Jain’s mother Dayawati Jain, 80, died following a heart attack at GB Pant hospital at 1:30am on Saturday.

  11. Which player beats Bernard Tomic to won the Apia International title 2014?
    • Novak Djokovic
    • Rafael Nadal
    • Andy Murray
    • Juan Martin Del Potro
  12. Answer

    Juan Martin Del Potro : Juan Martin Del Potro warmed up for the Australian Open with a convincing win over Bernard Tomic in the final of the Apia International. The Argentine brushed aside reigning champion Tomic 6-3 6-1 in Sydney.

  13. Name the Madras High Court judge who quits 14 panels on caste slur?
    • Sudhi Ranjan Das
    • Justice R K Agrawal
    • Kamal Narain Singh
    • Jagdish Sharan Verma
  14. Answer

    Justice R K Agrawal: A senior judge of the Madras high court quit all committees of the court after casteist slurs were cast on the collegium selecting 12 candidates for appointment as judges.

  15. Who becomes the only Indian state to have a dedicated helpline for complaints against illegal mining?
    • Gujarat
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Uttarakhand
    • Jammu and Kashmir
  16. Answer

    Uttarakhand
    The Uttarakhand Special Mining Vigilance Force has launched a mobile number 7535975505 as its 24X7 helpline for tackling illegal mining in the ecologically sensitive zones along the Ganga and its tributaries.

  17. Which among the following former Bangladeshi military ruler takes oath as lawmaker?
    • Hussain Muhammad Ershad
    • Fakhrul Islam Alamgir
    • Ziaur Rahman
    • Kazi Zafar Ahmed
  18. Answer

    Hussain Muhammad Ershad
    Former Bangladeshi military ruler H M Ershad, whose Jatiya Party is a key ally of the ruling Awami League, on Saturday took oath as a lawmaker despite his earlier decision to boycott the general election.

  19. Where is Baltimore Museum of Art located?
    • Maryland, United States
    • Mumbai, India
    • Johannesburg, South Africa
    • Beijing, China
  20. Answer

    Maryland, United States
    A napkin-size Renoir painting bought for $7 at a flea market but valued at up to $100,000 must be returned to the museum it was stolen from in 1951, a federal judge ordered on Friday.

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