728x90 AdSpace

Saturday, April 26, 2014

February 2014 Current Affairs: Important Questions for competitive Exams

1) Who was appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Central Pay Commission in February 2014?- Ashok Kumar Mathur

2) Which Indian was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Internet Giant Microsoft by the Board of Directors of Microsoft?-Satya Nadella

3) Which cricketer on 7 February 2014 became the second person in the history of Cricket to score a triple century and a century in the same test match?- Kumar Sangakkara

4) Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) in February 2014 announced that it has stopped the production of which iconic car brand?- Maruti 800

5) Who won his second gold medal at the Inter Shoot Tri Series shooting at The Hague,Netherlands?- Abhinav Bindra

6) Who has sworn in as the 8th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?- Harish Rawat

7) Which team defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets to win Ranji Trophy 2014?- Karnataka

8) Who was appointed as the Chairman of Microsoft on 5 February 2014?- John Thompson

9) Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour was conferred by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 4 February 2014 to?- Cricket maestro Sachin
Tendulkar (40) and eminent scientist Prof CNR Rao (79)

10) Which company on 6 Feb 2014 has become the first telecom operator in India to be fully owned by a foreign firm?- Vodafone

11) Name the eminent Hindi writer who has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013?- Vishwanath Tripathi

12) Which bank has opened sixty-one 24x7 electronic branches across 33 cities, on 15 Feb 2014, offering self-service solutions round-the-clock?- ICICI

13) India’s first 4G mobile service was launched at?- Bangalore

14) Which film won the best movie award in the 67th BAFTA Awards presented on 16 February 2014?- 12 Years A Slave

15) Brendon McCullum along with which other player posted highest sixth-wicket partnership in Test history?- BJ Watling

16) Name the award winning film director and cinematographer who passed away on 13 February 2014?- Balu Mahendra

17) Who was awarded the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year 2013?- Sunil Chettri

18) Who was recognised as the sportsperson of the year in the FICCI awards?- Deepika Kumari

19) Which state defeated Rest of India by an innings and 222 runs at M. Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore on 12 Feb 2014 to win their 5th Irani Trophy?- Karnataka

20) Who among the following was the big winner in the IPL 7 auction?- Yuvraj Singh

21) Who is the author of the controversial book “The Hindus: An Alternative History”, which was withdrawn from India by its publisher Penguin Books India?- Wendy Doniger

22) International Olympic Committee (IOC) revoked ban on Indian Olympic Association (IOA) after how many months on 11 February 2014?- 14

23) Who has been elected new Prime Minister of Nepal?- Sushil Koirala

24) Which state has become India's first state with 100 percent sanitation coverage?- Sikkim
25) Who among the following has become the first person to clinch three gold medals in the Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting in the Air Pistol event?- Abhinav Bindra

26) Yulia Lipnitskaya, 15-years-old, who became the youngest athlete to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics is from which country?- Russia

27) Who was on 9 Feb 2014, elected as the new President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which paved the way of India's return to the Olympic fold from the suspension by its parent body IOC 14 months ago?- N Ramachandran

28) Social media giant Facebook Inc acquired which social messaging app company for 19 billion dollars in a cash and stock deal on 19 February 2014?- WhatsApp

29) Which state won the National Tourism Award 2012-13?- Sikkim

30) Union Finance Minister, P Chidambaram presented his ...th budget in Parliament Feb 2014?- Ninth

31) Which country hosted Winter Olympics 2014?- Sochi, Russia

32) Which language was given the Classical language status by Union Government on 20 February 2014?- Odia

33) India’s first Minority Cyber Village was inaugurated at?- Rajasthan

34) Who was appointed as Pakistan’s high commissioner to India?- Abdul Basit

35) Which train will become the first train in India to be attached with a Braille-embedded AC coach for visually-challenged passengers?- Purushottam Express

36) President of India on 17 February 2014 imposed President’s Rule in Delhi after accepting the resignation of?- Arvind Kejriwal

37) World Bridge Championship will be hosted by which country for the first time in October 2015?- India

38) Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2013?- Chandi Prasad Bhatt

39) India's first electric passenger bus with zero emission level was inaugurated at?- Bangalore

40) Government of India on 27 February 2014 constituted one-man expert committee to study and examine the demand of a separate Bodoland state, which will be carved out from Assam. Who will head the one-man committee?- G K Pillai

41) Name the Indian Navy Chief who resigned on 26 February 2014 taking moral responsibility of the accident on INS Sindhuratna in Mumbai?- Devendra Kumar Joshi

42) The Committee on New Bank Licenses submitted its report to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 25 February 2014. Who was the head of the Committee?- Bimal Jalan

43) Nokia announced to launch new series of handset with the use of Android on 25 February 2014 named?- Nokia X

44) G-20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was held at?- Sydney, Australia

45) Which team on 23 February 2014 emerged as the champions of the Hero Hockey India League 2014?- Delhi Waveriders

46) Who has sworn-in as Italy’s Prime Minister replacing Enrico Letta on 22 February 2014?- Matteo Renzi

47) Union Government of India raised the number of workdays under MNREGA for tribal areas to?- 150 days

48) Who won the National Billiard Championships held in Lucknow on 26 February 2014?- Sourav Kothari

49) Name the German Chancellor who was awarded with Israel’s highest civilian honour,the Israeli Presidential Medal of Distinction on 25 February 2014?- Angela Merkel

50) Name the world’s fastest car developed by Engineers of US firm Hennessey with a top speed of a speed of 435 kilometers per hour?- Venom GT
February 2014 Current Affairs: Important Questions for competitive Exams Reviewed by Currentaffairs4examz on 26.4.14 Rating: 5 1) Who was appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Central Pay Commission in February 2014?- Ashok ...

1 comment :

  1. Is these gk bits of given months, are enough for Postal Assistants exams standard..???