1) In which country the Multilateral Humanitarian Assistance / disaster relief (HA/DR) Exercise, KOMODO was conducted from March 28th to 3 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Indonesia

2) What is the name of the biblical epic movie which was banned by Malaysia and Indonesia on 7 April 2014 for its visual depiction of the prophet?
Ans:-  ‘Noah’

3) Which country Parliament on 8 April 2014 voted to reject the request by the Catalan authorities to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November 2014 ?
Ans:- Spain

4) Which country on 9 April 2014 taking a novel approach to protecting doctors from growing levels of violence from angry patients: volunteer “Guardian Angels” ?
Ans:- China

5) A comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy for both service providers and Internet Users was on 23 April 2014 passed by which country ?
Ans:- Brazil


1) Recently, India and which country have reached an agreement to include a new cross-boundary landscape in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region ?
Ans:- Nepal and Bhutan

2) As per the latest data released by SIPRI, country with highest military expenditure in 2013 is —— ?
Ans:- USA

3) Which country and India on 22 April 2014 signed an agreement for the development of joint hydropower projects in a bid to further strengthen their bilateral strategic partnership ?
Ans:- Bhutan

4) Which country was rated lowest for average internet speed in the Asia Pacific region in a recently conducted study done by US firm Akamai?
Ans:-  India

5) Which country President and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 25 April 2014 issued a Joint Statement emphasizing robust trilateral relation with India ?
Ans:- US


1) Government on 13 April 2014 sanctions the recruitment of women as combat officers in ———– ?
Ans:-  Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

2) Name the programme was launched by Election Commission of India (ECI) on 15 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Election VIsitors Programme (EVP) 2014

3) Union Ministry of Civil Aviation on 2 April 2014 approved the Tata and Singapore Airlines (SIA) joint venture called?
Ans:- Tata SIA Airlines Ltd

4) The Election Commission has launched on 17 April its own internet-based media arm called ——– ?
Ans:-  ‘ Voter Education Channel ‘


1) Which North-eastern state capital on 7 April 2014 became the second in the region to have rail-connectivity?
Ans:-  Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh

2) Recently the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest accorded environmental clearance (with some conditions) to the expansion of Bhubaneshwari opencast project in which state ?
Ans:- Odisha

3) Name the stone-age tribes of Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) islands who for the first time casted their votes in Great Nicobar on 10 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Shompens

4) Which state has achieved the highest rate of increase in the number of electors in the country in the past five years as stated in the electoral data released early this year?
Ans:-  Tamil Nadu

5) Which state has recorded the highest growth rate of milk production and per capita availability during the five year period of 2006-10, according to Assocham study ?
Ans:- Andhra Pradesh


1) In which country the International Hindi Conference was held from 25 – 27 April 2014 ?
Ans:- US


1) Renowned poet-lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar was on 12 April 2014 selected for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for 2013.What is the real name of Gulzar?
Ans:-  Sampooran Singh Kalra

2) Which film was selected as the Best Film for 61st National Film Awards announced on 16 April 2014?
Ans:-  Ship of Theseus

3) Who won special jury award of Times Now NRI Awards 2014?
Ans:- Zubin Mehta

4) ) Randstad Awards 2014 for most attractive employer in India goes to ——-  for the 4th consecutive year ?
Ans:- Microsoft

5) The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction-2014 has been awarded to Donna Tartt, for her novel ——— ?
Ans:- The Goldfinch


1) Who won the  India Super Series Badminton tournament women’s Singles title on 6 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Shixian Wang (China)

2) Which team won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) on 6 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Punjab

3) Which country on 6 April 2014 won the T20 cricket world cup 2014 ?
Ans:- Sri Lanka

4) Which English Premier League club was denied the permission to change its name by the Football Association Council (FAC) on 9 April 2014?
Ans:- Hull City

5) Which team won the National T20 title for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 14 April 2014?
Ans:-  Baroda


1) The Reserve Bank of India on 2 April 2014 granted in-principle approval of bank licences to which two entitites?
Ans:-  IDFC Limited and Bandhan Financial Services Private Limited

2) What is the proposed additional tax on those earning over Rs 1 crore through dividend income in the draft of the Direct Taxes Code (DTC), which was released on 1 April 2014?
Ans:-  10%

3) Reserve Bank of India on 1 April 2014 adopted which index as the key measure of Inflation?
Ans :-  Consumer Price Index (CPI)

4) Which firm became the first Indian retail e-commerce to file for an initial public offering (IPO) on NASDAQ and to be listed on this US stock exchange?
Ans:- HomeShop18

5) India retained the top spot in the world in foreign exchange remittances from its migratory workforce during 2013. How much remittance was received by India during the year?
Ans:-  $70 billion


1) A vast liquid ocean was found on which moon of Saturn by NASA’s Cassini probe as published by ‘Science’ magazine on 3 April 2014?
Ans:-  Enceladus

2) After its ten and half years service in orbit, on 1st April 2014 ISRO decommissioned which Communication Satellite?
Ans:- INSAT-3E

3) What is the name of the deadly virus for which the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) issued an advisory on 11 April 2014 to all Internet users in the country?
Ans:- Heartbleed

4) Name the professor at Stanford University alongwith his students, invents a dirt cheap microscope named ‘ Foldscope ‘ on 15 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Manu Prakash

5) Which country Scientists on 17 April 2014 created a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome for the first time ?
Ans:- US



1) Who was named as the captain of the ICC World T20 team on 7 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Mahendra Singh Dhoni

2) Name the Indian-American was on 5 April 2014 nominated by President Barack Obama to a key post as US Alternate Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ?
Ans:- Sunil Sabharwal


1) Which country Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov, has announced his resignation on 2 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Kazakhstan


1) Name the Nobel prize-winning Colombian author died on 17 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

2) Name the Former Liberian President, who led a peacetime government after two ruinous back-to-back civil wars, died on 16 April 2014 ?
Ans:-  Gyude Bryant


1) Name the Namibian Prime Minister visited China on 8 – 9 April 2014 ?
Ans:- Hage Geingob


Which two former Popes were declared Saints by the Pope Francis at the Vatican on 27 April 2014?
Ans:-  John XXIII and John Paul II


1) In the month of April Archaeologists discovered a 3500-year-old inscription on a stone block in which country and claimed that it is the oldest weather report of the world ?
Ans:- Egypt


1) What is the full form of  ‘ IRNSS ‘ ?
Ans:- Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System


1) What is the title of the book written by former Coal Secretary P.C. Parakh in which he claimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s inability to take on vested interests led to the coal block row?
Ans:-  “Crusader or Conspirator : Coalgate and other truths”


1) Who is the Chairman of the committee appointed by Supreme Court on 22 April 2014 to monitor the steps taken by the centre and state government to ensure road safety and curb growing number of accidents ?
Ans:- Justice Radhakrishnan


1) World Malaria Day (WMD) was observed on ——– across the world ? (Ans:- 25 April 2014 )

One Response to “April 2014 Current Affairs Bit Bank”

  • anjali says:

    very helpful

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