January 17, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Which among the following Delhi’s Bus Depot removes to save river Yamuna by Arvind Kejriwal?
    • Shadi Pur Bus Depot
    • Hasanpur Bus Depot
    • Mori Gate Bus Depot
    • Millennium Bus Depot
  2. Answer

    Millennium Bus Depot: The Millennium Bus Depot, constructed as a temporary structure on the Yamuna river bank during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, will be shifted out in a park Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

  3. How many Delhi Jal Board Engineers arrested by CBI for fraud?
    • Nine
    • Fourteen
    • Six
    • Eleven
  4. Answer

    Fourteen: CBI on Thursday registered five cases of cheating and forgery in the supply of sewerage equipment to Delhi Jal Board. It also named eight executive engineers, six junior engineers and a private company.

  5. Who among the following back as new finance secretary?
    • M M Kutty
    • Archana Arora
    • Yogendra Yadav
    • Manish Sisodia
  6. Answer

    M M Kutty: M M Kutty was brought back as the finance secretary on Wednesday night. He will replace Archana Arora who had got the additional charge of finance under the AAP government.

  7. Which among the following state’s chief minister reduced power tariff rate across the board in his state?
    • Gujarat
    • Rajasthan
    • Haryana
    • Maharashtra
  8. Answer

    Haryana: Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda drastically reduced power tariff across the board in his state. Mr Hooda gave a relaxation of Rs. 1.30 per unit to domestic consumers who use up to a thousand units every two months. The tariff per unit for farmers was reduced from 25 paise to 10 paise.

  9. India’s longest surviving tiger Guddu dies at 26 in-
    • Delhi Zoo
    • Haryana Zoo
    • Gujarat Zoo
    • Kanpur zoo
  10. Answer

    Kanpur zoo: The oldest tiger living in a captive environment, 26-year-old Guddu, died at the Kanpur zoo in Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday night.

  11. Who has been replaced J Ravinder Gaur as new SSP of Lucknow?
    • Gaurav Rana
    • Praveen Kumar
    • Jameel Ahmed
    • Subham Yadav
  12. Answer

    Praveen Kumar: Commandant of 41 battalion PAC in Ghaziabad Praveen Kumar will be new SSP of Lucknow in place of J Ravinder Gaur who has been attached with DGP office.

  13. Who among the following beats Oprah Winfrey in Forbes’ List of Most Influential Celebrities’ of the year?
    • Steven Spielberg
    • James Cameron
    • Kate Capshaw
    • Quentin Tarantino
  14. Answer

    Steven Spielberg: Director Steven Spielberg on Wednesday dethroned media mogul Oprah Winfrey as the most influential celebrity in the United States, according to an annual study by Forbes magazine that was dominated by film directors.

  15. Blast kills seven during prayers in Islamic center at-
    • Nigeria
    • Afghanistan
    • Pakistan
    • Iran
  16. Answer

    Pakistan: At least seven people including an eight-year-old child were killed in Pakistan on Thursday when an explosion ripped through a packed Islamic preaching centre during evening prayers.

  17. Which news paper company launches Gujarati daily NavGujarat Samay?
    • Lok Prakashan Limited
    • Amar Ujala Publications Limited
    • Hindustan Times Media Limited
    • Bennett Coleman and Co. Limited
  18. Answer

    Bennett Coleman and Co. Limited: Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (BCCL), publisher of The Times of India, has launched a Gujarati daily NavGujarat Samay in Ahmedabad. This launch comes as a part of its strategy to extend footprint in Indian languages.

  19. Name the Yahoo Chief Operating Officer who dismisses by Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer?
    • Evan G. Greenberg
    • Henrique de Castro
    • Jeff Bezos
    • Muhtar Kent
  20. Answer

    Henrique de Castro: Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer dismissed Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro after 14 months, amid disappointment with his efforts to boost growth.

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