March 01, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Who became the 17th Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in ODIs?
    • Ravichandran Ashwin
    • Ravindra Jadeja
    • Shami Ahmed
    • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  2. Answer

    Ravichandran Ashwin: Ravichandran Ashwin became the 17th Indian bowler to complete 100 wickets or more in ODIs.

  3. Five policemen, including an SHO, were killed and three others injured in Maoists attack in-
    • Jharkhand
    • Punjab
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Chhattisgarh
  4. Answer

    Chhattisgarh: Five Chhattisgarh policemen were killed and three others injured in an attack by Maoists in Chhattisgarh on Friday.

  5. How many percent dearness allowance (DA) rose by Indian government of Friday?
    • 20 Percent
    • 5 Percent
    • 10 Percent
    • 15 Percent
  6. Answer

    10 Percent: The Cabinet on Friday raised dearness allowance (DA) to 100% from 90%, benefiting 50 lakh central government staff and 30 lakh pensioners.

  7. Name the Former Delhi chief minister who summoned by a trial court as an accused in a criminal defamation case?
    • Sheila Dikshit
    • Arvind Kejriwal
    • Sushma Swaraj
    • Sahib Singh Verma
  8. Answer

    Arvind Kejriwal: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday summoned by a trial court as an accused in a criminal defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

  9. Which Indian has enforced a ban on fuel-powered vehicles within the campus?
    • Uttar Pradesh Technical University
    • Mahamaya Technical University
    • Sharda University
    • Gautam Buddha University
  10. Answer

    Gautam Buddha University: Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida has enforced a ban on fuel-powered vehicles within the campus.

  11. Which among the following country builds world’s largest aircraft?
    • Switzerland
    • Britain
    • India
    • South Korea
  12. Answer

    Britain: The world’s largest operational aircraft was unveiled in Britain. The Airlander was originally developed for the US Military and is 300 feet long, said Hybrid Air Vehicles-its makers.

  13. How many percent Indian students going to United Kingdom dipped in 2013?
    • 21 Percent
    • 47 Percent
    • 28 Percent
    • 9 Percent
  14. Answer

    21 Percent: The latest migration figures released by Office of National Statistics show study visas issued to Pakistani students were down 55% in the year to December 2013, and down 21% for Indians.

  15. Who became the third Indian cricketer to appear in 100 ODIs in a row?
    • Rohit Sharma
    • Shikar Dhawan
    • Ravichandran Ashwin
    • Virat Kohli
  16. Answer

    Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli has appeared in 100 ODIs in a row to become the third Indian player after Sachin Tendulkar (185) and Mohammad Azharuddin (126) to achieve the feat.

  17. Who has been has been crowned the world’s oldest living man by the Guinness Book of World Records?
    • Jiroemon Kimura
    • Arturo Licata
    • Alexander Imich
    • Jeralean Talley
  18. Answer

    Arturo Licata: A 111-year-old Italian, Arturo Licata, from Enna, Sicily, has been crowned the world’s oldest living man by the Guinness Book of World Records.

  19. Who has been appointed as the new chairman and managing director of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency?
    • K S Popli
    • Mahesh Saxena
    • Pawan Mishra
    • Rahul Bose
  20. Answer

    K S Popli: K S Popli has been appointed as the new chairman and managing director of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA).

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