January 14, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Which movie won the best picture drama at 2014 Golden Globe Awards?
    • 12 Years A Slave
    • Amistad
    • Django Unchained
    • Shame
  2. Answer

    12 Years A Slave : “12 Years A Slave” was named Best Picture – Drama at the 71st annual Golden Globes awards. Steve McQueen’s film, based on the 1853 memoir by Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped into slavery in 1841, was the most-nominated drama of the night with seven total nods.

  3. Which Football player won the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or award?
    • Lionel Messi
    • Andrés Iniesta
    • Zlatan Ibrahimović
    • Cristiano Ronaldo
  4. Answer

    Cristiano Ronaldo : Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013, ending Lionel Messi’s four-year run as the world’s best player. Ronaldo scored 69 goals for Real Madrid and Portugal last year.

  5. How many percent Employee Provident Fund Organization hike for this current fiscal?
    • 0.25 Percent
    • 1 Percent
    • 0.50 Percent
    • 0.75 Percent
  6. Answer

    0.25 Percent: The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Monday hiked 2013-14 interest rate to 8.75 percent. Hike of interest rates on statutory savings in Provident Fund will benefit over eight crore subscribers earn higher returns during a period of high inflation.

    The process of nursery admissions in capital scheduled to begin from-

    • 15 January 2014
    • 19 January 2014
    • 17 January 2014
    • 18 January 2014

    Answer

    17 January 2014: The process of nursery admissions in the city, scheduled to begin from January 15, has been deferred by two days, the Delhi government told the high court on Monday.

  7. Which among the follwing company may pay Rs 15,000 crore dividend to government?
    • Coal India
    • NTPC Limited
    • Bharti Airtel
    • Reliance Industries
  8. Answer

    Coal India: Coal India is set to cough up a dividend of around Rs 15,000 crore to the government, probably a record, to help the Centre bridge the yawning gap between its disinvestment target of Rs 40,000 crore for the current fiscal and expected realization of around Rs 10,000 crore.

  9. Name the India Islamic Cultural Centre president who won the Islamic centre poll for the third time in a row?
    • Sirajuddin Qureshi
    • Akeel-uz-Zaman Ansari
    • Jakir H Khan
    • Muhammad Sarfraz
  10. Answer

    Sirajuddin Qureshi: The keenly-contested elections to the managing body of the India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) returned incumbent president Sirajuddin Qureshi for the third time in a row.

  11. Who has been awarded as the best CFO award by the Institute of Charted Accountant of India?
    • P. K. Goyal
    • Amit Trivedi
    • Jaleesh Ahmed
    • Sumit Kumar
  12. Answer

    P. K. Goyal: The director (finance) of Indian Oil Corporation, P. K. Goyal, has been awarded the ‘Best CFO Award’ by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

  13. Name the former Punjab director general of police (prisons) who joins Aam Aadmi Party on 13th January 2014?
    • Sumedh Singh Saini
    • Dinkar Gupta
    • Rajinder Singh, IPS
    • Shashi Kant
  14. Answer

    Shashi Kant: Former Director General of Police (Prison) Shashi Kant joined AAP at his residence in the presence of senior leaders of the outfit.

  15. Who has been appointed as new President of Rajasthan Congress?
    • Sachin Pilot
    • Harish Rawat
    • Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
    • Milind Murli Deora
  16. Answer

    Sachin Pilot: Union minister Sachin Pilot named head the Congress in Rajasthan, a state where the party lost power after a humiliating defeat in assembly polls last month.

  17. Which Hollywood movie Wins Best Picture – Musical or Comedy At 2014 Golden Globes Awards?
    • American Hustle
    • Casino
    • The Grifters
    • Public Enemies
  18. Answer

    American Hustle: “American Hustle” went home with the award for Best Picture – Musical or Comedy at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.

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