March 14, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on March 14, 2014 major events.

  1. Who has been takes over as the new secretary of the department of industrial policy and promotion?
    • Mithun Sinha
    • Jaidev Prasad
    • Amitabha Kant
    • Bipin Jain
  2. Answer

    Amitabh Kant: Amitabh Kant on Thursday took over as the new secretary of the department of industrial policy and promotion.

  3. Which among the following pharmacy company gets US FDA import ban on Gujarat Plant?
    • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
    • Cipla Limited
    • Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited
    • Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited
  4. Answer

    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited: The US Food and Drug Administration have imposed ban and import alert on Sun Pharma’s plant at Gujarat’s Karkhadi after an inspection of the facility last year.

  5. Who has named as new Chairman and Managing Director of Allahabad Bank?
    • Vijay Gupta
    • Shubham Saini
    • Dinesh Arora
    • Rakesh Sethi
  6. Answer

    Rakesh Sethi: Rakesh Sethi has been appointed as CMD of Allahabad Bank. He was the Executive Director of Punjab National Bank. He was also the Chairman of the Board of JSC SB PNB-Kazakhstan-an overseas joint venture.

  7. Who has been conferred with Rashtriya Media Ratna Award 2013?
    • R.K. Singh
    • Jaganpal Singh
    • Amit Trivedi
    • Vikas Jain
  8. Answer

    R.K. Singh: R.K. Singh, Asstt. Publicity Officer (SSB, MHA) received Rashtriya Media Ratna Award 2013 from Sant Trilochan Darshan Das for their outstanding work.

  9. Who has been resigned as chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India?
    • Jitendra Sharma
    • Tinku Vashwani
    • Nandan Nilekani
    • Asif Ali Khan
  10. Answer

    Nandan Nilekani: Infosys co-founder and the face of the UPA government’s flagship Aadhaar programme, Nandan Nilekani, on Thursday resigned as chairman of the Unique identification Authority of India.

  11. Who has been appointed as new Director General of Border Security Force?
    • Pawan Kumar Bansal
    • Devendra Kumar Pathak
    • Rajesh Talwar
    • Prakash Singh
  12. Answer

    Devendra Kumar Pathak: Devendra Kumar Pathak, IPS, SDG, BSF, has taken over as Director General, Border Security Force. Pathak belongs to the 1979 batch of the Indian Police Service.

  13. At least 69 people killed and many injured by gunmen in-
    • Spain
    • Nigeria
    • Bhutan
    • Russia
  14. Answer

    Nigeria: Gunmen on motorbikes in northwest Nigeria’s Katsina state killed at least 69 people in attacks on four villages.

  15. Who has been received the Best PR Executive Award for the year 2014 from Media Federation of India for his outstanding performance in Public Relations?
    • Mukesh Meena
    • Chetan Verma
    • Rahul Bhoj
    • Anil Sabarwal
  16. Answer

    Anil Sabarwal: Anil Sabarwal, Additional General Manager (HR & PR), Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) received the Best PR Executive Award for the year 2014 from Media Federation of India for his outstanding performance in Public Relations.

  17. Who has been appointed as new Secretary at the University Grants Commission (UGC)?
    • Sathish Jain
    • Aakash Malhotra
    • Lokesh Sharma
    • Jaspal Singh Sandhu
  18. Answer

    Jaspal Singh Sandhu: Jaspal Singh Sandhu, professor of sports medicine in Guru Nanak Dev University, has been appointed as the secretary of the UGC.

  19. Name the Bayern Munich President who sentenced to jail for 3.5 years in tax evasion?
    • Uli Hoeneß
    • Franz Beckenbauer
    • Dieter Hoeneß
    • Paul Breitner
  20. Answer

    Uli Hoeness: Uli Hoeness, the president of the European champion soccer club Bayern Munich, was convicted Thursday of tax evasion and sentenced to three and a half years in prison after a four-day trial that had consumed the country.

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