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Current Affairs February 2014

Q.1) Domestic content requirement of India's solar mission on 10 February 2014 was challenged
by which country by alleging it as discriminatory and against international norms including the
laws of WTO?
A. United States (Correct Answer)
B. China
C. Britain
D. Japan
Q.2) Foundation named YouWeCan joined its hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti on 10
February 2014 to roll out a campaign named Cancer Mukt Purvi Dilli. Name the founder of the
foundation YouWeCan?
A. Manisha Koirala
B. Yuvraj Singh (Correct Answer)
C. Lisa Ray
D. Anurag Basu
Q.3) Name the country that on 13 February 2014 legalised death to terminally ill children of any
age?
A. Belgium (Correct Answer)
B. Netherlands
C. Luxembourg
D. Switzerland
Q.4) Name the country that became the first country to ligalise death to terminally ill children?
A. Belgium
B. Netherlands (Correct Answer)
C. Luxembourg

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D. Switzerland
Q.5) Volcanic eruption took place in Indonesia on 13 February 2014 after rumbling for several
weeks. The eruption took place on which mountain?
A. Mount Sinabung
B. Mount Kelup (Correct Answer)
C. Puncak Jaya
D. Mount Bromo
Q.6) Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi resigned on 14 February 2014 as his
government failed to introduce
A. Swaraj Bill
B. Jan Lokpal Bill (Correct Answer)
C. Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill
D. Swaraj Jan Bill
Q.7) Name the State that on 14 February 2014 passed the Lokayukta Bill 2014
A. Delhi
B. Uttrakhand
C. Odisha (Correct Answer)
D. West Bengal
Q.8) Name the person who on 15 February 2014 tendered his resignation from the post of
Director-General of Cricket to the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
A. Mushtaq Ahmed
B. Nadeem Ghauri

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C. Rameez Raja
D. Javed Miandad (Correct Answer)
Q.9) Name the country that has agreed to develop biggest cargo airport in Afghanistan on Herat
airport that is located in Western part of the country.
A. United States
B. France
C. Italy (Correct Answer)
D. Russia
Q.10) To promote clean and green living, a green foundation named Green Circle RWITC
Foundation was launched in Mumbai on 14 February 2014. The foundation has been set up by
two institutions of which the one is Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC). What is the name
of the second institution/ministry?
A. Union Ministry of Environment & Forests
B. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) (Correct Answer)
C. Indian Institute of Forest Management
D. Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development
Q.11) G-4 Directors General for UN Affairs met on 11 February 2014 at which place?
A. Tokyo
B. Berlin
C. New Delhi (Correct Answer)
D. New York
Q.12) The Supreme Court of India on 14 February 2014 issued a notice to the centre and all
states to frame guidelines against racial discrimination to protect the people of which part/state of
the country who face discrimination in various parts of the country.

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A. People from north eastern states (Correct Answer)
B. People from eastern states
C. People from Southern states
D. People of Mizoram only
Q.13) Huge snow storm that blanketed the densely North-East of United States in third week of
February 2014 after wreaking havoc with ice in South has been termed as?
A. Snowmaggedon (Correct Answer)
B. Snowmag
C. Snow-flood
D. None of the above
Q.14) National Women's Day of India was observed on
A. 8 March
B. 13 February (Correct Answer)
C. 12 February
D. 5 March
Q.15) National Womens Day of India is celebrated in the memory of which personality?
A. Mahadevi Verma
B. Anne Besant
C. Jhansi Laxmi Bai
D. Sarojini Naidu (Correct Answer)
Q.16) Indian Navy on 13 February 2014 kicked off its largest exercise with both the western and
eastern fleets in _______ for intensive combat maneuvers.

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A. Bay of Bengal (Correct Answer)
B. Arabian Ocean
C. Indian Ocean
D. South China Sea
Q.17) International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 10 February 2014 revoked the ban imposed on
Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Which of the following statements mentioned below is false?
I. IOC suspended India in December 2012 for electing tainted men as secretary general and
President and failed to comply with the Olympic charter and for allegations of corruption. II. In
Olympic history, this is the first time, when the suspension of an NOC has been lifted during an
Olympic Games and the decision will have an immediate impact. III. Indian athletes entered the
Sochi Winter Olympic Games under the Olympic flag and have competed as Independent
Olympic participants. IV. IOC delegation that observed the elections was headed by N
Ramachandran
A. Statements I and IV are false
B. Only Statement II is false
C. Only statement IV is false (Correct Answer)
D. All the four given statements are false
Q.18) World Press Freedom Index (WFPI) released on 11 February 2014 has ranked which
country at the first place?
A. Finland (Correct Answer)
B. Luxembourg
C. India
D. Netherlands
Q.19) World Press Freedom Index (WFPI) released on 11 February 2014 has ranked which
country at the last position?
A. Turkmenistan
B. Somalia

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C. China
D. Eritrea (Correct Answer)
Q.20) Penguin India, the publisher of book The Hindus: An Alternative History on 11 February
2014 agreed to withdraw the book from the Indian market. This book is written by?
A. Wendy Doniger (Correct Answer)
B. Paulo Coelho
C. Seamus Heaney
D. Gabriel Garca Mrquez
Q.21) The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) selected two
companies to help destroy the remaining chemical weapons of Syria so as to meet the deadline
by June 2014. The companies selected belong to which countries?
A. Switzerland and France
B. Germany and US
C. Finland and US (Correct Answer)
D. Germany and Finland
Q.22) Name the Prime Minister of Italy who resigned on 14 February 2014.
A. Enrico Letta (Correct Answer)
B. Giorgio Napolitano
C. Matteo Renzi
D. Silvio Berlusconi
Q.23) International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank group ordered a probe into the
accusation of human rights abuse against an Indian company's plant in Assam on 14 February
2014. Name the company.

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A. Tata Global Beverages Ltd (Correct Answer)
B. Assam Tea
C. Himalayan leaf Private Ltd
D. Chennai Exporters
Q.24) Which country announced to build the longest underwater tunnel of the world?
A. Switzerland
B. Japan
C. China (Correct Answer)
D. Turkey
Q.25) The fire-resistant paper was recently developed by the researchers of which famous
Institute of the world?
A. Stanford University
B. National Institute of Technology, Bhubaneshwar
C. Chinese Academy of Sciences (Correct Answer)
D. Singapore National University
Q.26) Second Advance Estimate released by Union Ministry of Agriculture on 14 February 2014
has pegged the foodgrain production for the year 2013-14 to be the highest in the history of
country. The estimated foodgrain production is
A. 259 milllion tonnes
B. 263.2 million tonnes (Correct Answer)
C. 257 million tonnes
D. 265.2 million tonnes
Q.27) Which private airlines has signed a contract with Brazil's Embraer to buy 50 air planes?

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A. Jet Airways
B. Kingfisher Airlines
C. Air Costa (Correct Answer)
D. IndiGo Airlines
Q.28) Who has been appointed as the President of Broadcast Content Complaints Council
(BCCC) on 13 February 2014?
A. Justice Mukul Mudgal (Correct Answer)
B. Justice A P Shah
C. Justice N Ramanna
D. Justice J P Bharucha
Q.29) Name the noted film director of Hindi film Sadma who died recently
A. G Keshavan
B. Balu Mahendra (Correct Answer)
C. Mani Ratnam
D. Arun Avinash
Q.30) Third World Congress on Agro-forestry was held in mid of February 2014 in
A. Lisbon
B. New Delhi (Correct Answer)
C. Manila
D. Washington D C
Q.31) On 12 February 2014, Union Government gave in-principle approval for the development
of which metro rail project?

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A. Nagpur Metro Rail Project
B. Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project
C. Patna Metro Rail Project
D. Pune Metro Rail Project (Correct Answer)
Q.32) Who won the Irani Cup for the fifth time in February 2014?
A. Rest of India
B. Mumbai
C. Karnataka (Correct Answer)
D. Haryana
Q.33) Which State became the first State to legally ban the smokeless tobacco on 13 February
2014?
A. Sikkim
B. Mizoram
C. Bihar
D. Assam (Correct Answer)
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Q.1) Olympic torch was recently lit atop the highest peak of Europe and also Russia. The name
of the highest peak is
A. Mount Elbrus (Correct Answer)
B. North Pole (Your Answer)
C. Siberias Baikal Lake
D. None of the above

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Q.2) Which one of the following does not form the part of the 4 Special Route designated for the
Olympic torch relay undertaken for 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi?
A. International Space Station, North Pole, Siberias Baikal Lake and Mount Elbrus (Correct
Answer)
B. Centre of Pacific Ocean, North Pole, Siberias Baikal Lake and Black Sea
C. International Space Station, Black Sea, Siberias Baikal Lake and Mount Elbrus
D. International Space Station, North Pole, Centre of Pacific Ocean and Mount Elbrus
Q.3) Name the body that on 3 February 2014 announced that the tea production of India has gone
up by 6.5 percent in the year 2013.
A. Indian Tea Research Association
B. Indian Tea Association (Correct Answer)
C. Tea Board India
D. None of the above
Q.4) As per a data released on 3 February 2014, the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent State)
countries imported maximum of 39.88 million kilograms of Indian tea. How many countries are
the parts of the CIS list?
A. 10
B. 11
C. 12 (Correct Answer)
D. 13
Q.5) Name the Oscar-winning American actor who died at the age of 46 due to drug overdose on
2 February 2014 at his flat in New York at the age of 46. As per the police of the country, the
death happened due to overdose of drugs?
A. Philip Seymour Hoffman (Correct Answer)

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B. Gabourey Sidibe
C. Carey Mulligan
D. Jennifer Lawrence
Q.6) Which State team won the 2014 Ranji Trophy?
A. Maharashtra
B. Karnataka (Correct Answer)
C. Jammu & Kashmir
D. Andhra Pradesh
Q.7) Name the Dennis amputee who on 5 February 2014 became the first person to receive a
bionic hand that allows him to feel life-like sensation from the devices artificial fingers
A. Aabo (Correct Answer)
B. Paolo Rossini
C. Agostino Gemelli
D. Stanisa Raspopovic
Q.8) Dennis amputee, who on 5 February 2014 became the first person to receive a bionic hand,
which allows life-like sensation to be felt from the devices artificial fingers and was able to feel
what was available in his hands by the sensors that was connected to his nerves of his upper arm.
The operation was done by surgeons of which country?
A. Spain Surgeons
B. American Surgeon
C. British Surgeons
D. Italy surgeons (Correct Answer)
Q.9) The work on the project of widening the shipping route of Panama Canal was suspended by
the Panama Canal Authority on 5 February 2014. It was suspended following dispute over rising
costs. Who was the first European to navigate through the Strait of Magellan?

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A. French sailor, Charles Albanel in 1659
B. Portuguese sailor, Pero de Alenquer in 1565
C. Portuguese sailor, Ferdinand Magellan in 1520 (Correct Answer)
D. British sailor, Benedict Allen in 1874
Q.10) The Olympic flame on 5 February 2014 reached Sochi in Russia. The flame has travelled
the longest route in the history of the games as it has completed a journey of about 65000
kilometers. Who was the eldest person to participate in the relay programme of the torch and
what was his age?
A. 101-year- old man, Alexander Kaptarenko (Correct Answer)
B. 73-year-old, Vadim Gorbenk
C. 77-year-old, Oleg Kotov
D. None of the above
Q.11) During the relay function of the Sochi Winter Olympics, how many Arctic nations
participated with their members as torch-bearers during the torchs visit to North Pole?
A. Nine
B. Eight (Correct Answer)
C. Seven
D. Six
Q.12) India on 5 February 2014 extended the facility of visa-on-arrival for the tourists of how
many nations?
A. 167
B. 175
C. 25

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D. 180 (Correct Answer)
Q.13) Tourists of how many countries have been barred from the facility of visa-on-arrival
during their visit to India?
A. Two
B. Three
C. Eight (Correct Answer)
D. Nine
Q.14) Tourists of which of the following country is/are have been barred from the facility of
Visa-on-arrival in India?
i. Pakistan, Nigeria, Somalia and Sudan
ii. Nigeria, Somalia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
iii. US, UK and China iv. None of the above
A. Statements i and ii are only true (Correct Answer)
B. Statements ii and iii are only true
C. Statement iv is only true
D. Statement i is only true (Your Answer)
Q.15) The State Government of Rajasthan on 5 February 2014 declared 10225 villages of the
State across how many districts as scarcity-hit?
A. 15
B. 16
C. 17 (Correct Answer)
D. 18
Q.16) A Parliamentary Panel on Transport, Tourism and Culture on 6 February 2014 submitted
its report on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of India Bill, 2013 to Parliament and has asked
the government to come out with a comprehensive Bill after revisiting the Aircraft Act 1934.
Who was the head of the panel?

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A. P. J. Kurien
B. Sitaram Yechury (Correct Answer)
C. Arun Jaitely
D. KC Venugopal
Q.17) The nominations for the Vyas Samman were announced recently. In this context who was
the first person to win the Vyas Samman award?
A. Dr. Shiv Prasad Singh
B. Dr. Ram Vilas Sharma (Correct Answer)
C. Girija Kumar Mathur
D. Dr. Dharmvir Bharti
Q.18) Name the Hindi writer, who has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the
year 2013?
A. Chitra Mudgal for Anwan
B. Mannu Bhandari for Ek Kahani Yah Bhi
C. Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari for Phir Bhi Kuch Rah Jayega
D. Vishwanath Tripathi for Vyomkesh Darvesh (Correct Answer)
Q.19) The Union Government on 6 February 2014 approved the increase in the FRP for
sugarcane by 10 rupees per quintal for 2014-15 to 220 rupees per quintal. What is the full form
for FRP?
A. Financial Reactive Programme
B. Fair and Remunerative Price (Correct Answer)
C. Final resting place
D. Functional reactive programming

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Q.20) Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted by the Delhi Police to investigate
the death of Nido Tania, the student from Arunachal Pradesh, who died after being allegedly
beaten up by some shopkeepers in South Delhi in January 2014. Under whose direct supervision
the SIT will work?
A. P Karunakaran (Correct Answer)
B. Bhim Sain Bassi
C. Arun Bhagat
D. Y.S. Dadwal
Q.21) The World Cancer Day 2014 was observed across the world on?
A. 3 January 2014
B. 4 January 2014 (Correct Answer)
C. 5 January 2014
D. 6 January 2014
Q.22) Name the Health Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on 7 February 2014 who resigned from
the Council of Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir?
A. Abdul Rahim Rather
B. Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed
C. Tara Chand
D. Shabir Khan (Correct Answer)
Q.23) Police of which place on 7 February 2014 successfully dismantled the largest ever find of
World War II bomb?
A. Brazil
B. Indonesia
C. Assam

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D. Hong Kong (Correct Answer)
Q.24) Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is in the process of developing
a device to track down Maoists in naxal-hit States including Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. Name
the device?
A. Super Cavitations technology
B. Unmanned Arial Vehicles (Correct Answer)
C. Miniature SAR & ISAR technologies
D. Pulse Power network technologies
Q.25) Maruti has stopped the production of a car in February 2014. That car is considered as the
first car of middle class Indians. The name of the car is
A. Maruti 800 (Correct Answer)
B. Alto
C. Omni
D. None of the following
Q.26) Kumar Sangakkara, the cricketer of Sri Lankan national team 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. Name the first person on whose name this rare record is registered
A. Brain Lara
B. Andrew Greenwood
C. Graham Gooch (Correct Answer)
D. Chuck Fleetwood-Smith
Q.27) Name the institution that on 7 February 2014 issued a ban on the process of burning of
tyres at public places like roads and areas surrounded by residential buildings?
A. National Green Tribunal (Correct Answer)

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B. Supreme Court of India
C. High Court of Mumbai
D. None of the above
Q.28) John Abraham, who turned producer successfully with "Vicky Donor" and "Madras Cafe",
is now gearing up to produce a biopic on an Indian wrestler in which he will play the title role.
Name the person on whose story, he is producing a biopic?
A. Sushil Kumar
B. Stan Stasiak
C. Great Gama (Correct Answer)
D. Muhammad Aziz
Q.29) She was the favourite of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawahar Lal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. She
even sang bhajans on All India Radio. She was often referred to as Adhunik Meera after Meera
Bai. She died recently at the age of 93 in Kolkota. The person in the reference is
A. Kamal Dasgupta
B. Jhutika Roy (Correct Answer)
C. Arundhati Roy
D. Suraiyaa
Q.30) Who was given the Amazing Indian Award on 6 February 2014 by the Vice-President of
India, M Hamid Ansari, for scaling Mount Everest despite being physically challenged?
A. Santosh Kumar
B. Bachendri Pal
C. Arunima Sinha (Correct Answer)
D. Deepika Roy

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Q.31) Union Cabinet recently gave the approval for a FDI proposal totaling 10141 crore rupees
floated by a company to acquire 100 percent stake in its Indian subsidiary. Name the company
A. Bharti Airtel
B. Vodafone (Correct Answer)
C. MTS
D. Systema mobiles
Q.32) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved 5 Port projects worth 17630
crore rupees on 5 February 2014. The projects are aimed at augmenting the capacity of major
ports by about 151 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). Which one of the following is not one of
the 5 Ports included as part of the project?
A. Kandla Port
B. Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust
C. Tuticorin Port Trust (Correct Answer)
D. Ennore Port
Q.33) The Parliament of which country recently joined the group of countries which have passed
Same Sex Marriage laws?
A. Finland
B. Netherlands
C. USA
D. Scotland (Correct Answer)

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