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Current Affairs Questions Answers for February 2014-One liners

Mar 2, 2014 15:55 IST

One liners for the month of February 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams. The students will find these one liners of immense help during their course of preparation.

•    Name the programme that has planned to release 25 vultures in safe-zone by 2016 following decrease in populations due to use of Diclofenac to vet cattle - Programme SAVE

•    Union Government of India on 31 January 2014 announced that economy might have expanded by 4.5 percent in fiscal year 2012-13 - as compared to previous estimate of 5 percent

•    US on 31 January 2014 warned China against any move to declare a new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the - South China Sea

•    Name the state that on 1 February 2014 scrapped its approval for the foreign direct investment in multi-brand retailing - Rajasthan

•    Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted by the Delhi Police to investigate the death of the student from Arunachal Pradesh, who died after being allegedly beaten - Nido Tania

•    World Cancer Day 2014 observed on 4 February with the release of the World Cancer Report 2014 with the World Cancer Day theme - Debunk the myths

•    Manoj Vaish took charge as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of - Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX)

•    President of Zanzibar, was on an official visit to India from 1 to 9 February 2014 - Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein

•    Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission - Former Supreme Court Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur

•    Name the King of Saudi Arabia, who on 4 February 2014 ordered jail terms ranging from three to thirty years for the Saudi citizens, who are fighting outside the country - Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

•    Aabo the person who became the first person to receive a bionic hand, which allows life-like sensation to be felt from the device’s artificial fingers – is a Dennis Amputee

•    The work on the project of widening the shipping route of Panama Canal was suspended by the - Panama Canal Authority on 5 February 2014 following dispute over rising costs.

•    The first European to navigate through the Strait of Magellan in 1520 by in the service of Charles I of Spain during his global circumnavigation voyage - Portuguese sailor, Ferdinand Magellan

•    Olympic flame on 5 February 2014 reached Sochi in Russia after traveling the longest route in the history of the games of - 65000 kilometers.

•    India on 5 February 2014 extended the facility of visa-on-arrival for the tourists of 180 nations after - barring tourists of eight nations.

•    The state government of which state on 5 February 2014 declared 10225 villages of the state as scarcity-hit - of Rajasthan

•    People who have been nominated for World Children's Prize in Sweden are - Malala, John Wood, Indira Ranamagar

•    India & Germany signed 2 umbrella agreements for financial & technical co-operation under - Indo German bilateral Development Cooperation.

•    A Parliamentary Panel on 6 February 2014 submitted its report on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of India Bill, 2013 to Parliament and asked the government to come out with a comprehensive Bill after revisiting - the Aircraft Act 1934.

•    The eminent Hindi writer has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013 - Vishwanath Tripathi

•    WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) on 6 February 2014 appointed a person as director-general (DG) of the WWF International - Marco Lambertini

•    Ministry of Culture and Tate has signed a MoU to develop collaborations focused on - modern and contemporary art.

•    Supreme Court has ordered to implement recommendations of a board for journalists and non-journalists in newspapers and agencies - Majithia Wage Board

•    Union Cabinet on 7 February 2014 cleared the Telangana Bill with minimum changes in it and decided that Hyderabad will not get the status of - a Union Territory

•    Abhinav Bindra won two gold medals at Inter Shoot Tri Series shooting at - The Hague, Netherlands

•    Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) on 7 February 2014 announced that it has stopped the production of the iconic car brand - Maruti 800

•    Kumar Sangakkara became the second person in Cricket history to score a triple century and a century in the same test match after - Graham Gooch

•    Police of which country in February 2014 successfully dismantled the largest ever World War II bomb found in the city at the construction site - Hong Kong

•    DRDO is in the process of developing a device to track down Maoists in naxal hit states that will be used by CRPF - UAVs

•    Maruti Suzuki India has stopped production of - Maruti 800

•    Kumar Sangakkara, 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 after - Graham Gooch

•    Draft technical report on making payment system effective was released by - Reserve Bank of India

•    A body 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 - National Green Tribunal (NGT)

•    Person selected as the new Chairman of ICC for a period of 2 years to succeed Alan Raymond Isaac - Narayanswamy Srinivasan

•    Person who became became 1st person to win three gold medals in Tri-series shooting - Abhinav Bindra

•    Requirement of India's solar mission on 10 February 2014 was challenged by United States alleging as discriminatory and against international norms including the laws of WTO - Domestic Content

•    The Committee on Public Undertakings headed by who placed its report in Parliament on the share of procurement by Food Corporation of India (FCI) - Jagdambika Pal

•    Cancer foundation YouWeCan of Yuvraj Singh joined hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti to roll out a campaign named - Cancer Mukt Purvi Dilli

•    Scientists discovered a new species of dolphin in Amazon River system which is a first discovery of a species in almost in 100 years - Araguaian Boto

•    Popular Indian film Black was screened at - Fakel Theatre in Moscow

•    IOC has revoked the ban imposed on IOA paving the way for India’s return to the Olympic fold after - IOA held elections as per IOC directives

•    Penguin India, the publisher of a book on 11 February 2014 agreed to withdraw the book from the Indian market - The Hindus: An Alternative History

•    Largest tribal religious congregation of the world began at Medaram in Warangal district of the Telangana region - Sammakkaa Saarakka Fair

•    Person resigned from cabinet over the failure of government to fulfill its promises to protect rights of minority groups in Malaysia - P Waythamoorthy

•    Volcano of a mountain in the main island of Java of Indonesia erupted on 13 February 2014 after rumbling for several weeks - Mount Kelup of Kediri district

•    US have been blanketed with a huge snow storm has been dubbed as - Snowmaggedon

•    Union Cabinet on 20 February 2014 gave its nod for classifying a language as a classical language to give impetus to scholarships in the language - Odia

•    International Mother Language Day (Bhasha Divas) was observed across the world, with Bangladesh leading on - 21 February 2014

•    The middle order batsman of Indian cricket team on 20 February 2014 was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission - Cheteshwar Pujara

•    The Speaker of Ukraine was named as the interim President of the country on 23 February 2014 - Oleksandr Turchynov

•    NTPC signed MoU with BSPGCL and LBCPL to develop a 1320 MW Thermal Power Project at -Kajra in Lakhisarai district of Bihar

•    Somdev Devvarman, the India’s top singles star on 23 February 2014 lifted his third ATP Challenge Tennis title after defeating -Aleksandr Nedovyesov

•    Sri Lanka rejected draft report that calls for an international inquiry into alleged human rights violations – of Navi Pillai

•    Engineers of US firm Hennessey have developed the world’s fastest car with a top speed of a speed of 435 kilometers per hour named - Venom GT

•    Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh on 25 February 2014 passed the - UP Water Management and Regulatory Commission Bill 2014

•    Israeli President Shimon Peres awarded Angela Merkel with Israel’s highest civilian honour - Israeli Presidential Medal of Distinction

•    Hamid Ansari released a commemorative postage stamp in the honour of - Maulana Hasrat Mohani

•    Government of India (Union Home Ministry) on 27 February 2014 constituted one-man expert committee to study and examine - the demand of a separate Bodoland state

•    India on 28 February 2014 observed National Science Day to mark the discovery of - the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

•    Music album based on the songs composed by music maestro AR Rahman and written by Kapil Sibal is - Raunaq

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