January 18, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Which among the following Union minister’s wife found dead in Delhi hotel?
    • Shashi Tharoor
    • Kamal Nath
    • Ajit Singh
    • Kumari Selja
  2. Answer

    Shashi Tharoo: Sunanda Pushkar, the wife of Union minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in suite 345 of Leela Hotel on Friday evening.

  3. Which among the following party’s president faces Disproportionate assets case again?
    • Rajanath Singh
    • Mayawati
    • Arvind Kejriwal
    • Lalu Prasad Yadav
  4. Answer

    Mayawati: More than one-and-a-half years after the disproportionate assets case against BSP chief Mayawati was quashed, the Supreme Court today issued notice to her and the CBI on a plea for registration of a fresh FIR against her.

  5. Which among the following Legendary Bengali actress dies in Kolkata hospital on 17th January 2014?
    • Rupa Ganguly
    • Suchitra Sen
    • Kanan Devi
    • Debasree Roy
  6. Answer

    Suchitra Sen: Legendary actress of yesteryears Suchitra Sen died in a Kolkata hospital, aged 82. She breathed her last on Friday morning, though neither the hospital authorities nor the doctors would confirm the time.

  7. Which among the following cricketer to receive Bharat Ratna Prize on 4th February 2014?
    • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    • Kapil Dev
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Sunil Gavaskar
  8. Answer

    Sachin Tendulkar: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will receive the Bharat Ratna on February 4. According to a report, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer India’s highest civilian award to Tendulkar at a ceremony to be held next month.

  9. Who has been nominated by Brack Obama as the member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service?
    • Shamina Singh
    • Nitesh Geol
    • Manisha Verma
    • Vipin Jain
  10. Answer

    Shamina Singh: US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American businesswoman Shamina Singh to a key administration post. Shamina Singh has been nominated as the member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

  11. Name the Dawoodi Bohra community spiritual leader who passes away on Friday?
    • Imran Qureshi
    • Shoaib Khan
    • Faisal Mahtab
    • Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin
  12. Answer

    Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin: Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, the 52nd Dai al-Mutlaq or spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohras, who guided his globally one-million-strong community for almost half a century, died of cardiac arrest at Saifee Mahal, his residence at Malabar Hill, on Friday.

  13. Which among the following company posts flat profit gowth in quarter at 5,511 crore?
    • Bharti Airtel
    • Reliance Industries
    • Wipro
    • HCL Technologies
  14. Answer

    Reliance Industries: Energy conglomerate Reliance Industries reported a nearly flat profit of Rs 5,511 crore for the October-December quarter (Q3) but beat analyst estimates, helped by stable margins in its main refining business.

  15. Which among the following movies released on 18th January 2014?
    • Jai Ho
    • Dedh Ishqiya
    • Karle Pyar Karle
    • Gori Tere Pyar Mein
  16. Answer

    Karle Pyar Karle: Karle Pyaar Karle is an romantic Hindi film directed by Rajesh Pandey and produced by Suneel Darshan. The film features Shiv Darshan and Hasleen Kaur in the lead roles.

  17. Name the Goa tourism minister who arrested by Goa polcie for land grab?
    • Dilip Parulekar
    • Laxmikant Parsekar
    • Dayanand Mandrekar
    • Alina Saldanha
  18. Answer

    Dilip Parulekar: The Goa Police on Friday booked Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar for land grab. The registration of the First Information Report (FIR) under sections 420, 119, 120 and 120 B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) comes within 24 hours of a directive given by a trial court on Thursday.

  19. According to World Health Organization (WHO), which state become the largest reservoir of endemic poliovirus in the world?
    • New South Wales
    • Auckland
    • Peshawar
    • New York
  20. Answer

    Peshawar: Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in northwestern Pakistan has become the largest reservoir of endemic poliovirus in the world, with more than 90 percent of the country’s current polio cases genetically linked to city, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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