January 29, 2014 GK Questions

  1. Which nation’s astronomers discovered a river of hydrogen in space?
    • Spain
    • United States
    • France
    • Netherlands
  2. Answer

    United States: Astronomers have discovered a river of hydrogen flowing through space and into a nearby galaxy. The discovery, most likely the first of its kind to be ever documented, could help explain how certain spiral galaxies keep up their steady pace of star formation.

  3. Which Industrialist permission refuses by Supreme Court to travel abroad to take care of his overseas business interests?
    • Raj Kundra
    • Laxmi Mittal
    • Mukesh Ambani
    • Subrata Roy
  4. Answer

    Subrata Roy: The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down the plea by Sahara India group chief Subrata Roy to travel abroad to take care of his overseas business interests, saying that its nod was tied to the company showing that investors’ money has been repaid.

  5. Which among the following Olympic Champion faced one year ban for missing doping test?
    • Lee Yong-Dae
    • Ko Sung-hyun
    • Jung Jae-sung
    • Hendra Setiawan
  6. Answer

    Lee Yong-Dae: South Korea’s 2008 Olympic champion shuttler Lee Yong-Dae and compatriot Kim Ki-Jung have been banned for one year for missing doping tests, announced the Badminton World Federation Tuesday.

  7. Which among the following country’s Supreme Court refuses to review its verdict Criminalizing Gay Sex?
    • Sri Lanka
    • India
    • Nepal
    • Bhutan
  8. Answer

    India: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review its December 11 judgment, holding that homosexuality or unnatural sex between two consenting adults was illegal.

  9. Which party’s three MLA’s resigned from the Assembly on 28th January 2014?
    • Bharatiya Janata Party
    • Aam Aadmi Party
    • Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
    • Congress
  10. Answer

    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha: The Jharkhand government is currently facing a crisis as three MLAs of the ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) resigned from the Assembly on Tuesday.

  11. Which country banned live poultry sales after new bird flu cases?
    • Angola
    • Scotland
    • Malaysia
    • China
  12. Answer

    China: Authorities in eastern China announced a ban Tuesday on live poultry sales following a spike in the number of people infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, with the busy Chinese New Year travel period already under way.

  13. Name the Legendary folk singer who passes away at the age of 94?
    • Pete Seeger
    • Woody Guthrie
    • Bob Dylan
    • Arlo Guthrie
  14. Answer

    Pete Seeger: Pete Seeger, the man considered to be one of the pioneers of contemporary folk music who inspired legions of activist singer-songwriters died on Monday. He was 94.

  15. Which former Indian captain to contest Lok Sabha elections from West Bengal?
    • Rahul Dravid
    • Mohammed Azharuddin
    • Anil Kumble
    • Saurav Ganguly
  16. Answer

    Mohammed Azharuddin: After registering a thumping victory in the last general elections, former India captain and current Lok Sabha MP Mohammed Azharuddin is all set to contest 2014 Lok Sabha elections from a constituency in West Bengal.

  17. Which among the following country’s scientists created world’s first multi material full colour 3D Printer?
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • New Zealand
    • United States
  18. Answer

    United States: A US company has developed the world’s first multi-material full-colour 3D printer capable of making objects of hard, soft and flexible polymers.

  19. Name the Ukraine prime minister who resigns after protest on country’s street?
    • Yulia Tymoshenko
    • Arseniy Yatsenyuk
    • Nikolay Azarov
    • Viktor Yanukovych
  20. Answer

    Nikolay Azarov: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has accepted the resignation of PM Nikolay Azarov and his cabinet, according to a decree on the presidential website. The cabinet will continue to work until a new government is formed.

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