March 28, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on March 28, 2014 major events.

  1. Which among the following city banned School children from using their mobile phones after 9pm in a bid to fight cyber bullying?
    • Kariya
    • New South wales
    • Auckland
    • Karachi
  2. Answer

    Kariya: Children in a Japanese city are banned from using their mobile phones after 9pm in a bid to fight cyber bullying. From April 13,000 school children, aged between six and 15, living in Kariya city, Aiichi prefecture will not be allowed to use their phones in the evening.

  3. Which Indian actor conferred with India’s Global Icon of the Year award?
    • Aamir Khan
    • Sharukh Khan
    • Amitabh Bachchan
    • Ranbir Kapoor
  4. Answer

    Amitabh Bachchan: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred India’s Global Icon of the Year award at the NRI of the Year awards on Wednesday.

  5. Who has been became the first Englishman to score a century in Twenty20 Internationals?
    • Alex Hales
    • Micheal Lumb
    • Eoin Morgan
    • Joss Buttler
  6. Answer

    Alex Hales: Alex Hales became the first Englishman to score a Twenty20 International century as the 2010 champions kept alive their World Cup semi-final hopes with a dramatic six-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Thursday.

  7. Which Indian cricketer suggested by Supreme Court as interim chief of BCCI?
    • Sachin Tendulkar
    • Anil Kumble
    • Kapil Dev
    • Sunil Gavaskar
  8. Answer

    Sunil Gavaskar: The Supreme Court suggested the appointment of cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief and suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.

  9. How many Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police in Gorakhpur?
    • Three
    • Two
    • Seven
    • Nine
  10. Answer

    Two: Two youths of Pakistani origin with links to Indian Mujahideen were arrested by the anti-terror squad of UP Police in Gorakhpur late on Wednesday night.

  11. Which university scientists developed a new system that make possible to scan traffic on the internet for illegal photographs?
    • University of Maryland
    • Delhi University
    • University of Groningen
    • University of Twente
  12. Answer

    University of Twente: Scientists of University of Twente developed a new system that makes it possible to scan traffic on the internet for illegal photographs. The system can, for example, help trace child pornography on the internet without infringing on the privacy of internet users.

  13. Which among the following country’s authorities to block access of YouTube on Thursday in hole nation?
    • Turkey
    • Malaysia
    • Afghanistan
    • Russia
  14. Answer

    Turkey: Turkish authorities were moving to block access to YouTube on Thursday following similar action against Twitter, the country’s state-run news agency said.

  15. Name the World’s longest-serving death row inmate who freed after 48 years?
    • James Paul
    • Alex Johnson
    • Iwao Hakamada
    • David Wade
  16. Answer

    Iwao Hakamada: Iwao Hakamada, 78 to be the world’s longest-serving death row inmate walked free from jail on Thursday after 48 years in solitary confinement, in a rare about face for Japans rigid justice system.

  17. Which country won the 3rd South Asian Handball Championship title?
    • England
    • South Africa
    • India
    • New Zealand
  18. Answer

    India: India clinched the 3rd South Asian Handball Championship title after defeating Pakistan 36-31 in the summit clash.

  19. Which Search Engine faced 1 crore fine by CCI for not providing information and documents?
    • Google
    • Bing
    • Yahoo
    • MSN
  20. Answer

    Google: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has fined Google Rs 1 crore for failure to comply with the directions given by the director general (DG) seeking information and documents.

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