Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: July 21 – July 27, 2014

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 5340

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  • 1. 
    T V Gopalakrishnan who recently was chosen for the Sangita Kalanidhi award of Music Academy for 2014 is an eminent exponent of the
    • A. 

      Santoor

    • B. 

      Veena

    • C. 

      Violinist

    • D. 

      Mrindagam

  • 2. 
    Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters was recently released by which international agency
    • A. 

      United Nations

    • B. 

      Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

    • C. 

      International Monetary Fund (IMF)

    • D. 

      International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

  • 3. 
    The Committee to look into the issue Cost Records and Cost Audit constituted by the Union Government on 19 July 2014 will be headed by
    • A. 

      C Rangarajan

    • B. 

      R S Sharma

    • C. 

      Chandra Wadhwa

    • D. 

      Aruna Sethi

  • 4. 
    Who won the Presidential elections of Indonesia on 22 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Prabowo Subianto

    • B. 

      Abdurrahman Wahid

    • C. 

      Fuad Masum

    • D. 

      Joko Widodo

  • 5. 
    Who was sworn-in as the 27th Governor of the Uttar Pradesh on 22 July 2014?
    • A. 

      B L Joshi

    • B. 

      K N Tripathi

    • C. 

      Ram Naik

    • D. 

      Aziz Qureshi

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the magazine launched by National Geographic for schoolchildren of India on 22 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Geographica

    • B. 

      Wild

    • C. 

      Explorer

    • D. 

      Adventure

  • 7. 
    Who was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Telangana state on 22 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Sania Mirza

    • B. 

      Rahul Dravid

    • C. 

      Madhuri Dixit

    • D. 

      Shikhar Dhawan

  • 8. 
    Google on 22 July 2014 launched the Google Map for Android and PC in which Indian language?
    • A. 

      Tamil

    • B. 

      Hindi

    • C. 

      Santhali

    • D. 

      Telugu

  • 9. 
    Union Ministry of Civil Aviation in the fourth week of July 2014 approved six new private airlines for domestic operation. Which one of the following is not one of them?
    • A. 

      Zexus Air

    • B. 

      Zav Airways

    • C. 

      Turbo Megha

    • D. 

      Air Costa

  • 10. 
    Union Government recently decided to intensify the war against which major disease?
    • A. 

      Pulse Polio

    • B. 

      Japanese Encephalitis

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      Rubella

  • 11. 
    In the month of June and July 2014, which of the following States were in news due to outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis?
    • A. 

      West Bengal, Bihar and Assam

    • B. 

      West Bengal and Assam

    • C. 

      West Bengal and Bihar

    • D. 

      Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Assam

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the first reality show on classical music that is set to feature in the Limca Book of Records?
    • A. 

      Ustado ke Ustad

    • B. 

      Naad Bhed – The Mystery of Sound

    • C. 

      Sur Bhairavi – The Fountain of Music

    • D. 

      Naad Sangram – The Classical Music Contest

  • 13. 
    The Supreme Court on 23 July 2013 permitted Uttar Pradesh government to cut 697 trees spread across four hectares of protected forests in which one of the following zone?
    • A. 

      Taj Trapezium zone

    • B. 

      Agra-Gwalior corridor

    • C. 

      Gwalior-Mumbai National Highway

    • D. 

      Agra Fort Trapezium Zone

  • 14. 
    The Delhi High Court on 23 July 2014 directed Delhi government to ban unregulated e-rickshaws under the Moto Vehicle Act. The Motor Vehicle Act belongs to which year?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1988

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1986

  • 15. 
    Deendayal e-rickshaw scheme was launched by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on
    • A. 

      18 July 2014

    • B. 

      18 May 2014

    • C. 

      18 June 2014

    • D. 

      24 April 2014

  • 16. 
    India on 23 July 2014 voted in favour of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution for a probe on Israel's offensive in Gaza. How many countries in the 47-member UNHRC abstained from voting?
    • A. 

      18 countries including EU

    • B. 

      29 countries including EU

    • C. 

      17 countries including EU

    • D. 

      4 countries including EU

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the Air Algerie plane that went missing over Gao in Mali in Africa on 24 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Boeing MD-83

    • B. 

      Boeing MD-23

    • C. 

      Boeing MH-17

    • D. 

      Boeing AA-83

  • 18. 
    Union Government on 24 July 2014 launched a Logo Design Competition for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Campaign. Which Ministry is the nodal Ministry for the campaign?
    • A. 

      Union Finance Ministry

    • B. 

      Prime Minister’s Office

    • C. 

      Union Ministry of Women and Child Development

    • D. 

      Union Ministry of Human Resource Development

  • 19. 
    India on 24 July 2014 decided against signing Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The deadline for signing the TFA, as agreed under Bali Package of 2013, is
    • A. 

      31 August 2014

    • B. 

      31 July 2014

    • C. 

      31 October 2014

    • D. 

      31 December 2014

  • 20. 
    Consider the following statements with respect to Bali Package of WTO announced in December 2013.I.    It allows developing countries including India to subsidise food staples without inviting legal challenges.II.    It provides for an interim Peace Clause till 2017 under which developing countries can subsidise food staples.Which is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      II only

    • C. 

      Both I and II

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II

  • 21. 
    Who was appointed by the Supreme Court on 25 July 2014 as Special Public Prosecutor for trial in coal blocks allocation scam?
    • A. 

      R S Cheema

    • B. 

      Bharat Parashar

    • C. 

      Ashok Singhvi

    • D. 

      Gopal Subramanium

  • 22. 
    Who won the Gold medal in the Men’s 10-m Air Rifle event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on 25 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Manavjit Singh Sandhu

    • B. 

      Ranjan Singh Sodhi

    • C. 

      Abhinav Bindra

    • D. 

      Gagan Narang

  • 23. 
    Sundaram Sankaram who died recently at the age of 87 was a famous
    • A. 

      Story writer

    • B. 

      Journalist

    • C. 

      Social activist

    • D. 

      Economist

  • 24. 
    Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated on
    • A. 

      21 July

    • B. 

      26 July

    • C. 

      25 July

    • D. 

      27 July

  • 25. 
    The Union Government on 25 July 2014 revised investment target for Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from 27000 crore rupees to
    • A. 

      80000 crore rupees

    • B. 

      90000 crore rupees

    • C. 

      50000 crore rupees

    • D. 

      56000 crore rupees