January 30, 2014 GK Questions

  1. At least 10 people were killed and 12 others injured in shootout in-
    • Gujarat
    • Sikkim
    • Meghalaya
    • Assam
  2. Answer

    Assam: At least 10 people were killed and 12 others injured yesterday following dispute over eviction from encroached land in Assam’s Sonitpur district, 280 km from state capital Guwahati.

  3. Which among the following person proposed by Delhi government for the new chief of Delhi Commission for Women?
    • Maitreyi Pushpa
    • Chitra Mudgal
    • Krishna Sobti
    • Manu Bhandari
  4. Answer

    Maitreyi Pushpa: The Delhi government has suggested the name of eminent Hindi novelist Maitreyi Pushpa as the new chief of Delhi Commission for Women to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.

  5. Who has been won the 2013 Costa award for book of the year?
    • Wyen Tavis
    • Natalya
    • Nathan Filer
    • Beth Phoenix
  6. Answer

    Nathan Filer: Debut author Nathan Filer won Britain’s Costa Book Award on Tuesday for his novel “The Shock of the Fall”, which draws on his experience as a mental health nurse.

  7. Which telecom company profit rises after 15 quarters in third quarter ended December 2013?
    • Vodafone
    • Airtel
    • Idea Cellular
    • Reliance
  8. Answer

    Airtel: Bharti Airtel rallied as much as 2.77 per cent in intraday trade on Wednesday after the telecom major reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 610 crore or 115 per cent for the third quarter ended December 2013, from Rs 284 crore reported in the year-ago period.

  9. Which country’s central bank add the Indian Rupee to the basket of currencies to be circulated in the country?
    • Australia
    • Zimbabwe
    • Bhutan
    • Bangladesh
  10. Answer

    Zimbabwe:Zimbabwe’s central bank Wednesday said it would add the Indian Rupee to the basket of currencies to be circulated in the country. The decision has been taken keeping in view the growing trade and investment ties between the two countries, said the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.

  11. Who among the following nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegia lawmakers?
    • Edward Snowden
    • Julian Assange
    • Daniel Ellsberg
    • Glenn Greenwald
  12. Answer

    Edward Snowden: Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of government documents to journalists last year, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize Wednesday.

  13. Which among the following Indian states chief minister asks Lieutenant Governor for SIT Probe into 1984 riots?
    • Delhi
    • Jharkhand
    • Gujarat
    • Haryana
  14. Answer

    Delhi : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung regarding a SIT probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

  15. Which Indian bank’s quarter 3 net profit up 13% at Rs. 2,352 crore?
    • State Bank of India
    • Bank of Baroda
    • ICICI Bank
    • Punjab Naitonal Bank
  16. Answer

    ICICI Bank: ICICI Bank, on Wednesday, reported a 13 per cent rise in its net profit at Rs.2,532 crore for the third quarter ended December 30, 2013, the slowest pace of increase in four years, helped by growth in interest income and treasury gains.

  17. Which among the following cricketer became the sixth highest run scorer in test matches?
    • Shivnarne Chanderpaul
    • Graeme Smith
    • Kevin Pietersen
    • Mahela Jayawardene
  18. Answer

    Mahela Jayawardene: Mahela Jayawardene became Test cricket’s sixth-highest run-scorer with a glorious unbeaten double-century as Sri Lanka compounded Bangladesh’s misery in the first Test in Dhaka.

  19. According to a FIFA report on the global transfer market which country became the top exporter of footballers to the world?
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • South Africa
    • England
  20. Answer

    Brazil: Foreign clubs are still showing an insatiable appetite for Brazilian players while Argentines appear to be going out of fashion, according to a FIFA report on the global transfer market published on Wednesday. The value of the international player transfer market jumped by 41 percent to $3.7 billion (2.7bn euros) last year, driven by a four-percent rise in the volume of sales.

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