May 12, 2014 GK Questions

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  1. Who has been won the Spanish Grand Prix title 2014?
    • Lewis Hamilton
    • Jenson Button
    • Fernando Alonso
    • Sebastian Vettel
  2. Answer

    Lewis Hamilton: Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday, chalking up his fourth victory in a row and wresting the Formula One championship lead from his ‘gutted’ teammate, Germany’s Nico Rosberg.

  3. Name the former Bihar Legislative Council Chairman who recently passes away?
    • Jagdish Mishra
    • Tarakant Jha
    • Anil Verma
    • Deepak Kumar
  4. Answer

    Tarakant Jha: Former Bihar Legislative Council Chairman and senior JD(U) leader Tarakant Jha died on Sunday at a private hospital in Patna after a brief illness. He was 86. He was Chairman of the Upper House between 2009 and 2012.

  5. Which tennis player won the women’s Madrid Open title 2014?
    • Li Na
    • Serana Williams
    • Maria Sharapova
    • Victoria Azarenka
  6. Answer

    Maria Sharapova: Maria Sharapova bounced back from a poor start to defeat Simona Halep, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, on Sunday and win the Madrid Open title. Sharapova, who lost to Serena Williams in last year’s final, crumbled in the opening set when she held her serve just once.

  7. Which among the following writer diagnosed with breast tumours in US?
    • Humayun Ahmed
    • Salman Rushdie
    • Jibanananda Das
    • Taslima Nasrin
  8. Answer

    Taslima Nasreen: Exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has been diagnosed with breast tumours at a NY hospital where she went with cough and cold. Doctors found the tumours quite big and advised her biopsy to check on possible malignancy.

  9. Which among the following singer won the Eurovision Song Contest 2014?
    • Ruth Lorenzo
    • Conchita Wurst
    • Fiona Erdmann
    • Mariya Yaremchuk
  10. Answer

    Conchita Wurst: Austrian drag act Conchita Wurst has been crowned the winner of the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest held in Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen. The singer, whose real name is Tom Neuwirth, won with the song Rise Like a Phoenix, collecting 290 points.

  11. Who has been topped the Britain’s richest billionaires list 2014?
    • Alisher Usmanov
    • Lakshmi N Mittal
    • Hinduja Brothers
    • Mukesh Ambani
  12. Answer

    Hinduja Brothers: The Hinduja brothers have emerged as the richest persons in the UK, which boasts of 102 billionaires, including Lord Swraj Paul and four others of Indian-origin. The London-based Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja, who have a fortune of 11.9 billion pounds.

  13. Who has been won the men’s 100 meters race at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix?
    • Justin Gatlin
    • Tyson Gay
    • Yohan Blake
    • Asafa Powell
  14. Answer

    Justin Gatlin: Justin Gatlin won the men’s 100 meters on Sunday at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix in a time of 10.02 seconds. Gatlin beat American compatriot Mike Rodgers by 0.09 seconds. Christophe Lemaitre of France was third with a time of 10.31.

  15. Which among the following country banned public commemorations of Tamil Tiger rebels?
    • Bangladesh
    • Ukraine
    • India
    • Sri Lanka
  16. Answer

    Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka has banned public commemorations of Tamil Tiger rebels ahead of the fifth anniversary of rebel supremo Velupillai Prabhakarans killing which marked the end of the war,a military spokesman said on Sunday.

  17. Name the former Sebi chairman who likely to quiz in stock exchange case?
    • Chandrasekhar Bhaskar Bhave
    • Rakesh Chahal
    • Neeraj Malhotra
    • Deepak Hinduja
  18. Answer

    Chandrasekhar Bhaskar Bhave: The Central Bearu of Investigation (CBII will question former Sebi chairman Chandrasekhar Bhaskar Bhave this week in connection with alleged irregularities in granting approval for operation of MCX-SX.

  19. Which Football club won the English Premier League title for 2nd time in 3 years?
    • Liverpool
    • Chelsea
    • Manchester City
    • Everton
  20. Answer

    Manchester City: Manchester City won the Premier League for the second time in three seasons on Sunday, completing its campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over West Ham that lacked any of the drama of its previous title.

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