March 05, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on March 05, 2014 major events.

  1. Who has been appointed as new governor of Kerala?
    • Sheila Dikshit
    • Satyendra Narayan Sinha
    • Ramesh Chennithala
    • S. C. Jamir
  2. Answer

    Sheila Dikshit: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Tuesday named governor of Kerala. She replaces Nikhil Kumar, who has held the post since March 2013.

  3. Who has been banned for 10 games by Uefa for making quenelle gestures during the Futsal Euro 2014 tournament?
    • Lionel Messi
    • Omar Rahou
    • Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    • Franck Ribéry
  4. Answer

    Omar Rahou: UEFA has suspended Royal Belgian Football Association futsal player Omar Rahou for 10 games after the player made the ‘quenelle’ gesture at the UEFA Futsal Euro 2014 tournament.

  5. Which Indian state Cabinet approves Backward Class quota for Jats?
    • Gujarat
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Punjab
    • Assam
  6. Answer

    Punjab: The Punjab Cabinet tonight decided to include Jats in the Backward Classes category. With this, Jats will be the 69th community to be included in the category.

  7. Which country banned activities of the Palestinian militant group Hamas?
    • Russia
    • Germany
    • Bangladesh
    • Egypt
  8. Answer

    Egypt: A court ruled on Tuesday to ban activities of the Palestinian militant group Hamas in Egypt in a move likely to fuel tension between Cairos military-backed government and the Islamic group.

  9. Name the policy advisor of United Kingdom’s prime minister who resigned over allegations relating to child porn?
    • Samantha Cameron
    • Patrick Rock
    • Theresa May
    • Elizabeth II
  10. Answer

    Patrick Rock: Patrick Rock close aide of David Cameron, who was involved in drawing up government policy on internet porn filters, has resigned over allegations relating to child abuse images.

  11. Who has been appointed as secretary of University Grants Commission (UGC)?
    • Manish Pal
    • Jitendra Sharma
    • Himanshu Gupta
    • Jaspal Singh Sandhu
  12. Answer

    Jaspal Singh Sandhu: Jaspal Singh Sandhu appointed as secretary of University Grants Commission (UGC) less than 24 hours before announcement of the election schedule has created afurore.

  13. Name the Barcelona captain who will leave Football Club Barcelona at the end of the 2013/14 season?
    • Carles Puyol
    • David Villa
    • Gerard Piqué
    • Andrés Iniesta
  14. Answer

    Carles Puyol: Barcelona captain Carles Puyol, 35, will leave the club at the end of the season after a decorated 15-year career at the Camp Nou.

  15. Which city overtakes Tokyo as world’s most expensive city?
    • Wellington
    • Zurich
    • Singapore
    • Sydney
  16. Answer

    Singapore: Singapore has overtaken Tokyo to become the world’s most expensive city, driven by the high cost of car ownership and proliferation of glitzy shopping malls catering to Asia’s newly wealthy.

  17. Which Indian State government has finally moved in to rescue the 181 helpline?
    • Delhi
    • Rajasthan
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Maharashtra
  18. Answer

    Delhi: The Delhi government has finally moved in to rescue the 181 helpline, which for the past 14 months has been a lifeline for women in distress across the city.

  19. Which among the following cricketer hits second fastest fifty in one day internationals?
    • Anamul Haque
    • Shakib Al Hasan
    • Imrul Kayes
    • Shahid Afridi
  20. Answer

    Shahid Afridi: Shahid Afridi muscled Pakistan to a win, yet again, with an 25-ball 59. His fifty in this innings came off just 18 deliveries second-fastest in ODIs.

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