Current Affairs Questions – 2014

  1. Asian Beach Games was held at? Phuket, Thailand
  2. World Toilet Day was observed on? 19 November
  3. The Kisan Vikas Patra will available in denomination of? Rs 1000, 5000, 10000 and 50000
  4. Which is the new headquarter of Coal India? Rajarhat, West Bengal earlier Kolkata
  5. Who won Delhi Half Marathon? Male– Ethiopian runner Guye Adola of Ethiopia, Female – Florence Kiplagat of Kenya
  6. States which achieved 100 percent Financial Inclusion under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)? Goa and Kerala
  7. Union Territory which achieved 100 percent Financial Inclusion under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)? Chandigarh, Puducherry and Lakshadweep
  8. National Bal Swachhta Mission is launched by which Ministry? Women and Child Development Ministry
  9. Rosetta mission of European Space Agency (ESA) has landed its Philae probe on the surface of which comet? Comet 67P/ Churyumov–Gerasimenko
  10. Newton-Bhabha Fund programme” to scale up their bilateral research & innovation relationship announced by which countries? India and United Kingdom
  11. Who heads the CBI probe in the 2G spectrum scam after the Supreme Court directed the agency Chief Ranjit Sinha to recuse from the investigation? R K Dutta
  12. ING Vysya Bank will merge with? Kotak Mahindra Bank
  13. Who will be the Chief Guest at 66th India’s Republic Day celebrations 2015? US President Barack Obama
  14. Which is the capital of Myanmar? Nay pyi Taw
  15. Which is the capital of Fiji? Suva
  16. Who has won Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement? Pandit Jasraj
  17. G-20 summit was held at? Brisbane, Australia
  18. When was World Pneumonia Day observed across world? 12 November
  19. Who was the winner of the ICC People’s Choice award? India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  20. Who has chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014? Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  21. Who is the President of Myanmar? U Thein Sein
  22. 25th ASEAN Summit was held at? Myanmar
  23. Who will be the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Coal India Limited (CIL)? Sutirtha Bhattacharya
  24. World’s fastest supercomputer named was? Tianhe-2
  25. Who is The Prime Minister of FIJI? Josiah V Bainimarama
  26. Who has been nominated as Director on the Central Board of Directors of RBI?Dr. Hasmukh Adhia
  27. Who has been resigned as Chief Coach of Indian hockey team? Terry Walsh
  28. Who was awarded with the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize 2014? Neha Gupta
  29. Which Bank launched smart self-service terminal that enables customers to deposit as well as withdraw cash from the same machine? Axis Bank
  30. Which country launches remote sensing satellite Yaogan-23? China
  31. Which country will host next G-20 Summit in 2015? Turkey
  32. Who received IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership in Metallurgical Industries for the year 2014? Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Chairman CS Verma
  33. Who won presidential elections in Romania? Klaus Werner Iohannis
  34. Pravasi Bhartiya Divas will held in 2015 at? Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  35. Justice Nanavati Commission is related with? 2002 Gujarat riots
  36. Fourth India-China Joint Training Exercise began at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra name was? Hand-in-Hand 2014
  37. International Buddhist Conference 2014 was held at? Lumbini, Nepal
  38. Who will receive the C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014? Dilip Vengsarkar
  39. named which Bollywood actress as its brand ambassador? Kangana Ranaut