May 03, 2014 GK Questions

Test and build your general knowledge on current affairs questions with answers based on May 03, 2014 major events.

  1. Who has been confirmed as new head coach of Pakistan cricket team?
    • Rashid Latif
    • Waqar Younis
    • Aamer Sohail
    • Saleem Malik
  2. Answer

    Waqar Younis: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi has confirmed that former Test captain Waqar Younis would be taking over as head coach of the national team later this month.

  3. Name the longest living Olympian who recently dies at age of 106?
    • Harvey Keitel
    • James Logan Jones
    • Steve McQueen
    • Walter Walsh
  4. Answer

    Walter Walsh: Walter Walsh, who captured gangsters as an FBI agent in the 1930s and went on to train Marine Corps snipers and become the longest-lived Olympian, has died. He was 106.

  5. Which company’s CEO & Managing Director recently resigned from his post?
    • Bharti Airtel
    • HCL Technologies Limited
    • HeidelbergCement India Limited
    • Dabur India Limited
  6. Answer

    HeidelbergCement India Limited: Ashish Guha, CEO & Managing Director, HeidelbergCement India Ltd, has quit, marking the third high profile exit announcement in two days by a company CEO.

  7. Eleven children were among 18 people killed in bomb blasts in-
    • Uganda
    • Syria
    • Malaysia
    • Saudi Arabia
  8. Answer

    Syria: Eleven children were among 18 people killed in tow bombings which struck central Syria on Friday, state media reported, as al-Qaida’s chief called on its Syrian affiliate to stop fighting against rival jihadists.

  9. Who becomes the first South Asian federal judge in Illinois?
    • Manish Shah
    • Rajesh Goswami
    • Arpit Verma
    • Vinay Joshi
  10. Answer

    Manish Shah: Indian-American Manish Shah has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in Illinois, making him the first South Asian federal judge in President Barack Obama’s home state.

  11. Name the Jet Airways Chief Financial Officer who recently resigned from his post?
    • Mahendra Kumar
    • Harish Rawat
    • Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan
    • Narendra Tomar
  12. Answer

    Jet Airways: Jet Airways (India) Chief Financial Officer and Acting Chief Executive of the Company Mr. Ravishankar Gopalakrishnan, has resigned less than in four months after joining in mid-January.

  13. Twenty-two Muslims killed in sectarian attacks in-
    • Assam
    • Sikkim
    • Gujarat
    • Delhi
  14. Answer

    Assam: Suspected tribal rebels have shot dead 22 Muslims in attacks in tea-growing state of Assam, where tension has run high during a drawn-out national election.

  15. Which among the following country threatens WTO action over EU mango ban?
    • Pakistan
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  16. Answer

    India: India on Friday made a forceful attempt to get the EU to reverse the ban on export of mangoes, going to the extent of threatening action at WTO if its demand was not met.

  17. Name the world’s second largest retailer who looking to exit India over unclear FDI policies?
    • Wal-Mart
    • Carrefour
    • Kroger
    • Walgreen
  18. Answer

    Carrefour: Carrefour, the world’s second largest retailer, has started to work on an exit plan from India after talks to sell its five wholesale stores to Sunil Mittal’s Bharti group failed.

  19. At least 350 dead and hundreds missing in landslide in-
    • Afghanistan
    • Iraq
    • Nigeria
    • Kenya
  20. Answer

    Afghanistan: At least 350 people have been killed and many more are missing, the UN says, after a landslide hit the north-east Afghanistan province of Badakhshan.

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