January 16, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Who is the current president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)?
    • Mohit Jain
    • Amar Sinha
    • Subodh Agrawal
    • Ganesh Mishra
  2. Answer

    Subodh Agrawa: C. A. Subodh Kumar Agrawal is an Indian chartered accountant. He is the incumbent president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

  3. At least 22 spotted deer died after being poisoned in-
    • Kanan Pendari Zoo
    • Nandankanan Zoological Park
    • Gulab Bagh and Zoo
    • Jijamata Udyaan
  4. Answer

    Kanan Pendari Zoo: At least 22 spotted deer died after being poisoned in Kanan Pendari Zoo, about 12 km from Bilaspur city in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.

  5. Which among the following Trinamool Congress MP resigned from Lok Sabha on Wednesday?
    • Kabir Suman
    • Choudhury Mohan Jatua
    • Haji Nurul Islam
    • Somen Mitra
  6. Answer

    Somen Mitra: Dissident Trinamool Congress MP Somen Mitra resigned from Lok Sabha on Wednesday, giving effect to his plan to join Congress ahead of the general elections.

  7. At least 73 people killed and dozens wounded in car bombing in-
    • Taliban
    • Iraq
    • Spain
    • Philippines
  8. Answer

    Iraq: A wave of attacks in Iraq, including car bombs in Baghdad, killed 73 people on Wednesday as militants took more territory from security forces in crisis-hit Anbar province.

  9. Security clearances given to broadcasting companies which seek to operate TV channels will be valid for-
    • 7 years
    • 3 years
    • 10 years
    • 6 years
  10. Answer

    10 years: The government has shelved the regressive proposal of making it mandatory for broadcast companies to obtain security clearance every three years instead of 10 years as is the current norm.

  11. Which Indian state government increases OBC quota from 19.50 to 27 Percent?
    • Goa
    • Rajasthan
    • Mizoram
    • Jharkhand
  12. Answer

    Goa: Goa cabinet on Wednesday increased the reservations for the other backward classes (OBC) in the government jobs and educational institutes to 27 per cent.

  13. Which Dalit poet and founder of the Dalit Panthers Party dies at 64?
    • Meena Kandasamy
    • Namdeo Laxman Dhasal
    • M. Dasan
    • C.S. Chandrika
  14. Answer

    Namdeo Laxman Dhasal: Namdeo Laxman Dhasal, Dalit poet and author, ideologue and founder of the Dalit Panthers Party, died in a hospital early Wednesday after a prolonged illness.

  15. Which country returns 3 stolen antiquities worth over $1.5 million to India?
    • Brazil
    • Namibia
    • China
    • United States
  16. Answer

    United States: Indian and American officials played nice for a change Tuesday as the US returned three rare antiques that had been stolen in India but were later recovered by customs officials after a worldwide search right out of a movie script.

  17. Who has been reinstates as PCB chairman by Islamabad High Court?
    • Imran Khan
    • Mauhammd Zaka Ashraf
    • Najam Sethi
    • Intikhab Alam
  18. Answer

    Muhammad Zaka Ashraf: A Division Bench (DB) of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday restored Zaka Ashraf as chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

  19. Three persons were killed while six others injured in a communal clash in-
    • Rajasthan
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Mizoram
    • Jammu and Kashmir
  20. Answer

    Muhammad Zaka Ashraf: Three persons were killed while six others injured in a communal clash which broke out between two communities in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district, prompting the authorities to impose curfew in the town and nearby areas.

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