March 22, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on March 22, 2014 major events.

  1. Which among the following country sets new record for most sixes in an innings in T20 Internationals?
    • Sri Lanka
    • Ireland
    • Netherlands
    • Australia
  2. Answer

    Netherlands: The Netherlands batsmen hit 19 sixes in this match the most in a T20 international innings. The previous best was Australia’s 18 against England at the Rose Bowl last year.

  3. At least 10 women killed in a boat accident in-
    • Himachal Pradesh
    • Rajasthan
    • Chhattisgarh
    • Madhya Pradesh
  4. Answer

    Rajasthan: At least 10 women killed as boat capsizes in Rajasthan’s state Tonk district on Friday, nearly 390 kilometres southwest of New Delhi.

  5. Who has been named as new coach of Caribbean Premier League champions Jamaica Tallawahs?
    • Mickey Arthur
    • Dav Whatmore
    • Chaminda Vaas
    • Aravinda de Silva
  6. Answer

    Mickey Arthur: Former Australia coach Mickey Arthur appointed as new head coach of Caribbean Premier League champions the Jamaica Tallawahs.

  7. Who has been bagged the 2014 Google Digital Activism Award?
    • Neeraj Pandey
    • Ajay Bindra
    • Mukul Saklani
    • Shubhranshu Choudhary
  8. Answer

    Shubhranshu Choudhary: Indian Journalist Shubhranshu Choudhary who launched a unique communication platform in 2004 in Chhattisgarh called CGNet Swara, is the winner of the 2014 Google Digital Activism Award.

  9. Which country’s court asked Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport?
    • Unites States
    • Sri Lanka
    • Nepal
    • China
  10. Answer

    United States: A US court has asked Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 2 and September 9 last year.

  11. Which player claimed the fastest ever ATP Tour win on Thursday by crushing Australian Bernard Tomic in 28 minutes and 20 seconds?
    • Dudi Sela
    • Édouard Roger-Vasselin
    • Jarkko Nieminen
    • Dmitry Tursunov
  12. Answer

    Jarkko Nieminen: Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen claimed the fastest ever ATP Tour win on Thursday by crushing Australian Bernard Tomic 6-0,6-1 in 28 minutes and 20 seconds to advance to the second round of the Sony Open.

  13. Name the captain of Brazil’s first World Cup-winning team who passed away at 83?
    • Newton de Sordi
    • Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini
    • Djalma Santos
    • Mauro Ramos
  14. Answer

    Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini: Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, the captain of Brazil’s first World Cup-winning team, died Thursday aged 83 after a long illness.

  15. Which among the following cricketer equalled the record of second fastest half-century in T20Is?
    • Paul Stirling
    • Kevin O’Brien
    • Andrew Poynter
    • Stephan Myburgh
  16. Answer

    Stephan Myburgh: Stephan Myburgh’s 17-ball fifty equalled the second fastest half-century in T20Is. Ireland’s Paul Stirling had hit a 17-ball fifty against Afghanistan in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in 2012.

  17. How many percent aspiring school teachers failing to clear the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2014?
    • Ninety-eight Percent
    • Fifty Percent
    • Sixty-two Percent
    • Seventy-six Percent
  18. Answer

    Ninety-eight Percent: Questions over the quality of teacher training in the country continue with more than 98% of aspiring school teachers failing to clear the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) 2014.

  19. Name the Senior Congress leader who resigned from the Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday?
    • Prem Rawat
    • Vijay Bahuguna
    • Satpal Maharaj
    • Yashpal Arya
  20. Answer

    Satpal Maharaj: Senior Congress leader and sitting MP from the Pauri constituency Satpal Maharaj on Friday resigned from the Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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