May 04, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Which country records first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus?
    • United States
    • India
    • Syria
    • Canada
  2. Answer

    United States: The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the USs first case the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV ). The infected person is a US citizen who worked as a healthcare worker in Saudi Arabia.

  3. Who becomes the first South African player to complete 4,000 runs in twenty-20 cricket?
    • Faf du Plessis
    • AB de Villiers
    • Jacques Kallis
    • Jean-Paul Duminy
  4. Answer

    Jean-Paul Duminy: Jean-Paul Duminy becomes the first South African player to complete 4,000 runs int20 cricket. He is also becomes 14th player to reach 4,000 runs in t20s.

  5. Which among the following director recently conferred with Dada Saheb Phalke award?
    • Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    • Karan Johar
    • Gulzar
    • Rohit Shetty
  6. Answer

    Gulzar: Noted lyricist-director Gulzar was on Saturday conferred the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award by President Pranab Mukherjee at the 61st National Film Awards ceremony here.

  7. Who has been recently topped the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2014?
    • Pramod Vakacharla
    • Ravi Jagannath Vishal
    • Manish Shukla
    • Imran Khan
  8. Answer

    Pramod Vakacharla: Pramod Vakacharla (355/360) and Akram Khan (350) made it one-two for Andhra Pradesh in this years JEE (main), the results of which were announced on Saturday. Jharkhands Krishalay Raj (350) shared the second spot with Khan.

  9. Who has been created the national record in the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup?
    • Nirman Tomar
    • Sandeep Kumar
    • Vishal Mishra
    • Bipin Chandra
  10. Answer

    Sandeep Kumar: Sandeep Kumar finished 23rd with a national record in the 50km event on the first day of the IAAF World Race Walking Cup at Taicang, China. Sandeep clocked 3:56:22s to better Basanta Bahadur Rana’s earlier national record timing of 3:56:48s set during 2012 the London Olympics.

  11. Which among the following player banned for one year for positive drugs test?
    • Tyson Gay
    • Asafa Powell
    • Justin Gatlin
    • Usain Bolt
  12. Answer

    Tyson Gay: Former world double sprint champion Tyson Gay has been suspended for one year after testing positive in 2013 for a banned anabolic steroid by US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA ).

  13. At 15 people were killed in a major fire at a cracker factory in-
    • Assam
    • Delhi
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Haryana
  14. Answer

    Madhya Pradesh: Fifteen people, including three children, were killed in a major fire at a cracker factory in Badnagar town in Madhya Pradeshs Ujjain district on Saturday. The factory belonged to one Yusuf Hussain, who was immediately detained.

  15. Which country limits legal pot purchases to 10 grams per week?
    • China
    • Uruguay
    • Russia
    • Netherlands
  16. Answer

    Uruguay: Uruguay on Friday took a major step in setting rules for the government regulated sale of marijuana. Uruguay customers can buy up to 10 grams of marijuana a week at a price of about $0.90 per gram.

  17. Which among the following country to ban legal highs at music fests?
    • United Kingdom
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • Chile
  18. Answer

    United Kingdom: More than 20 United Kingdom music festivals have banned the sale of ‘legal highs’ at their events this summer after a spike in the number of people dying from the drugs.

  19. Who has been won the women’s double Portugal Open title 2014?
    • Eva Hrdinova and Valeria Solovyeva
    • Soler-Espinosa and Shuai Zhang
    • K. Peschke and K. Srebotnik
    • Sania Mirza and Cara Black
  20. Answer

    Sania Mirza and Cara Black: Sania Mirza and Cara Black won their first title of the season with a hard-fought 6-4 6-3 win over Eva Hrdinova and Valeria Solovyeva in the final of the WTA Portugal Open, here on Saturday.

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