January 28, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Who becomes one of the 14 IPMA Level-A Certified Project Directors in India?
    • T K Kurien
    • Suresh Vaswani
    • Girish Paranjpe
    • K.S. Jamestin
  2. Answer

    K.S. Jamestin: K.S.Jamestin, ONGC Director (HR & BD/JV), has secured Level A Certified Projects Director. The certification was recently awarded by the International Project Management Association (IPMA). With Jamestin, India has only 14 Level-A certified professionals. He is the first in ONGC to be bestowed this honour.

  3. Which among the following country’s president and opposition leaders have agreed to scrap anti-protest laws?
    • Angola
    • Ukraine
    • Spain
    • Japan
  4. Answer

    Ukraine: The Ukrainian president and opposition leaders have agreed to scrap anti-protest laws that had fuelled anger at the government, the presidency says. Viktor Yanukovych also offered an amnesty to protesters, but only if they cleared barricades and stopped attacking government buildings.

  5. Which among the following football club won the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) title?
    • Indian Nationals Football Club
    • Amity United Football Club
    • South United Football Club
    • Eastern Railway Football Club
  6. Answer

    Indian Nationals Football Club: Indian National Football Club defied the odds of being a newly-promoted team in the Delhi Soccer Association’s (DSA) annual senior division league by beating in-form Hindustan FC 2-1 to emerge as the champions of the league at the Ambedkar stadium here on Monday.

  7. One CRPF jawan dead and 15 hurt in Maoist Attack at-
    • Chhattisgarh
    • Gujarat
    • Jharkhand
    • Bihar
  8. Answer

    Jharkhand: One CRPF jawan was killed and at least 15 others were injured on Monday when Maoists triggered a series of landmine blasts in the district to foil operations by the security personnel to free four government employees kidnapped by the insurgents.

  9. Who has been appointed as new Executive Director of Central Bank of India?
    • B.K Divakara
    • Manish Sharma
    • Dinesh Bisht
    • Rohan Gupta
  10. Answer

    B.K Divakara: B K Divakara is appointed as executive director of Central Bank of India. B K Divakara is a graduate in business management (BBM) and a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA), qualified from the Institute of Cost & Work Accountants of India (ICWA) and Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ACS).

  11. Who among the following named both Album and Record of the Year at the 2014 Grammy Awards?
    • Bruno Mars
    • Blurred Lines
    • Royals
    • Daft Punk
  12. Answer

    Daft Punk: Daft Punk were the big winners a the 2014 Grammy Awards on Sunday Night in Los Angeles. The French electronic duo won both Record of the Year and Album of the Year, beating hits like Blurred Lines and Royals. The last artist to win both titles was Adele two years ago.

  13. Name the Egypt’s General who cleared for presidential run by Military Council?
    • Bassem Youssef
    • Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
    • Mohamed ElBaradei
    • Adly Mansour
  14. Answer

    Abdel Fattah El-Sisi: Egypt’s military council has given army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi the green light to announce a presidential run, promoting him to field marshal—the same rank Hosni Mubarak once held.

  15. Who has been appointed as chief vigilance officer in security printing and minting corporation of India Limited?
    • Amar Khurana
    • Vijay Sinha
    • Manish Tomar
    • S.K. Jha
  16. Answer

    S.K. Jha: S.K. Jha has joined as chief vigilance officer in security printing and minting corporation of India Limited. Jha was holding the post of Inspector General of Police, Bhopal Zone, Madhya Pradesh before Joinning SPMCIL as CVO.

  17. Who among the following won the Udog Rattan Award 2013?
    • M. Bhaduri
    • V.K Duggal
    • Rajesh Verma
    • Neeraj Kumar
  18. Answer

    M. Bhaduri: M. Bhaduri, Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Steelworks Construction Steelworks Limited (HSCL) was conferred with Udog Rattan Award by Institute of Economic Studies while on the other hand HSCL was conferred with excellence award in New Delhi.

  19. Which country’s scientist discovered 7,000 year old man with blue eyes?
    • Russia
    • Australia
    • Spain
    • Brazil
  20. Answer

    Spain: A 7,000-year-old man whose remains were discovered in Spain is believed to be the earliest human being with blue eyes. Named La Brana 1, the man from the Mesolithic Period had an unusual mix of blue eyes and black or brown hair with dark skin.

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