March 20, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Which among the following comedian joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 19th March 2014?
    • Sudesh Lehri
    • Shakeel Siddiqui
    • Raju Srivastava
    • Kapil Sharma
  2. Answer

    Raju Srivastava: Popular stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of crucial Lok Sabha polls.

  3. Name the Ukraine’s navy chief who arrested by Russian soldiers?
    • Sergei Gaiduk
    • Viktor Yanukovych
    • Mykola Azarov
    • Leonid Kuchma
  4. Answer

    Sergei Gaiduk: Pro-Russian forces seized two Crimean navy bases and captured Ukraine’s naval chief on Wednesday as Moscow tightened its grip on the flashpoint peninsula.

  5. Which Indian states Tourism and Forest minister attacked during an election campaign at Koriawas village of Narnaul district?
    • Gujarat
    • Bihar
    • Assam
    • Haryana
  6. Answer

    Haryana: Haryana minister Kiran Chaudhary was attacked during an election campaign at Koriawas village of Narnaul district on Wednesday and has been hospitalized.

  7. Which country bought Tibetan mastiff puppy for record-breaking $2 millions?
    • Nigeria
    • China
    • Scotland
    • Ireland
  8. Answer

    China: A Tibetan mastiff puppy has been sold in China for more than $2 million in what could be the most expensive dog sale ever.

  9. Name the South African President who faces flak for $23 million home makeover?
    • Thabo Mbeki
    • Kgalema Motlanthe
    • Julius Malema
    • Jacob Zuma
  10. Answer

    Jacob Zuma: South African President Jacob Zuma benefitted unduly from a $23 million state-funded security upgrade to his private home that included a swimming pool, cattle enclosure and amphitheatre.

  11. Which country sports authorities to withdraw from staging the 2015 European basketball championship?
    • Portugal
    • Afghanistan
    • Ukraine
    • Colombia
  12. Answer

    Ukraine: Ukrainian sports authorities have announced a decision to withdraw from staging the 2015 European basketball championship because of the tense political situation in the country.

  13. Which nation’s health ministry revoked the ban on painkiller drug analgin?
    • India
    • Pakistan
    • Japan
    • China
  14. Answer

    India: The Union health ministry has revoked the ban on painkiller drug analgin and allowed it to be marketed for certain medical conditions.

  15. Name the former senior Congress leader who joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 19th March 2014?
    • Beni Prasad Verma
    • Jitin Prasada
    • Jagdambika Pal
    • Raja Ram Pal
  16. Answer

    Jagdambika Pal: Former Congress leader Jagdambika Pal and popular stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of crucial Lok Sabha polls.

  17. Which Bollywood actor’s drivers dead body was found in his swimming pool on Wednesday?
    • Danny Denzongpa
    • Prem Chopra
    • Satyendra Kapoor
    • Ranjeet
  18. Answer

    Ranjeet : Bollywood’s veteran villain Ranjeet on Wednesday said that his driver’s dead body was found in his swimming pool here.

  19. Which among the following country host first phase of Indian Premier League 2014 matches?
    • China
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Malaysia
    • South Africa
  20. Answer

    United Arab Emirates: The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will start on April 16, with Abu Dhabi hosting the opening match between defending champions Mumbai Indians and 2012 winners Kolkata Knight Riders.

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