Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: September 08 - September 14, 2014

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  • 1. 
    Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) in first week of September 2014 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up India’s first of its kind Coral Garden in a state. Name the state
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Telangana

    • D. 

      Tamil Nadu

  • 2. 
    Name the winner of Women's Singles title of US Tennis Open 2014?
    • A. 

      Serena Williams

    • B. 

      Chris Evert

    • C. 

      Martina Navratilova

    • D. 

      Caroline Wozniazki

  • 3. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 9 September 2014 gave how much time to the Union Government to inform it about the outcome of political process initiated by Lieutenant Governor on formation of government in Delhi?
    • A. 

      3-week

    • B. 

      4-week

    • C. 

      5-week

    • D. 

      6-week

  • 4. 
    Parliament of Iraq on 8 September 2014 approved a new government headed by a person as Prime Minister. Name the person, who will head the government as Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Haider al-Abadi

    • B. 

      Osama al-Nujeifi

    • C. 

      Ayad Allawi

    • D. 

      Hoshyar Jebari

  • 5. 
    Name the film of an Indian writer and director that on 7 September 2014 won the Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival?
    • A. 

      Mary Kom

    • B. 

      Errata

    • C. 

      101 Questions

    • D. 

      Court

  • 6. 
    Name the writer and director of the film that won Lion of the Future – Luigi De Laurentiis award for a Debut Feature at the 71st Venice Film Festival?
    • A. 

      Chaitanya Tamhane

    • B. 

      Karan Singh Rathore

    • C. 

      Ramendra Vasishth

    • D. 

      Omung Kumar

  • 7. 
    Dr. Kamal Bawa was in news in the second week of September 2014 for which of the following reason?
    • A. 

      He resigned as the Deputy National Security Adviser

    • B. 

      He was denied a Visa from South Africa from attending Nobel Summit

    • C. 

      He became first Indian actor to be honoured by US post service

    • D. 

      He won the MIDORI Prize in Biodiversity 2014

  • 8. 
    MIDORI Prize 2014 winners were announced in the second week of September 2014 is given for?
    • A. 

      For work as a journalist

    • B. 

      For securing heritage of ancient dance form

    • C. 

      For work on and for Biodiversity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Match the following names with their professionA.    Kamal Bawa                           1. Professor of Biology at the University of MassachusettsB.    Jeet Bahadur                           2. Shadow Minister in UKC.    Ahmet Davutoglu                    3. Prime Minister of TurkeyD.    Seema Malhotra                     4. Godson of PM Narendra Modi 
    • A. 

      1 4 2 3

    • B. 

      1 4 3 2

    • C. 

      2 1 3 4

    • D. 

      2 1 4 3

  • 10. 
    Who was the winner of men’s singles of the US Tennis Open 2014?
    • A. 

      Kei Nishikori

    • B. 

      Marin Cilic

    • C. 

      Roger Federer

    • D. 

      Rafael Nadal

  • 11. 
    The 17th Asian Games is supposed to be held in?
    • A. 

      Doha, Qatar

    • B. 

      Incheon, South Korea

    • C. 

      New Delhi, India

    • D. 

      Guangzhou, China

  • 12. 
    To represent India in the 17th edition of the Asian Games, the Union Government on 9 September 2014 cleared squad of
    • A. 

      659-member

    • B. 

      679-member

    • C. 

      700-member

    • D. 

      942-member

  • 13. 
    Uttarakhand Government officially declared which date to observe as Himalaya Diwas?
    • A. 

      9 September

    • B. 

      19 September

    • C. 

      17 August

    • D. 

      14 July

  • 14. 
    Name the first Indian to visit stratosphere, the second layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, in the second week of September 2014?
    • A. 

      Ravindra Nath

    • B. 

      Rajeshwar singh

    • C. 

      Tessy Thomas

    • D. 

      TN Suresh Kumar

  • 15. 
    Union Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju on 9 September 2014 announced that the Union Government has identified five locations for development of no-frills airports in India. Initially the no-frills airports will come up in how many states?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      One

  • 16. 
    Which State’s High Court on 10 September 2014 ordered to stop discrimination on the basis of caste in cremation at various crematoriums?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Telangana

  • 17. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 September 2014 approved the disinvestment of the stake of three organisations. CCEA approved the disinvestment of which of the following organisations?
    • A. 

      Coal Indian Limited, Heavy Engineering Corporation and National Hydro Power Corporation

    • B. 

      Hindustan Machine Tools, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Hydro Power Corporation

    • C. 

      Coal Indian Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Thermal Power Corporation

    • D. 

      Coal Indian Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Company and National Hydro Power Corporation

  • 18. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 10 September 2014 questioned logic behind a state’s government’s new policy for limiting bar licenses to only five-star hotels. Name the state?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Gujarat

  • 19. 
    Name the Pakistani cricketer who was suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 9 September 2014 from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for illegal bowling action?
    • A. 

      Abdur Rehman

    • B. 

      Mushtaq Ahmed

    • C. 

      Saeed Ajmal

    • D. 

      Abdul Qadir

  • 20. 
    Sendai nuclear plant that on 10 September 2014 got the permission to restart its two reactors is located in which country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      United Kingdom

  • 21. 
    Name the person, who has been appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank on 10 September 2014 by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC)?
    • A. 

      Subhash Chandra Garg

    • B. 

      Deepti Kapoor

    • C. 

      Narendra Ambwani

    • D. 

      Chandrakala Padia

  • 22. 
    Al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group on 11 September 2014 released forty five captured Fijian UN peacekeepers. These peacekeepers were captured from?
    • A. 

      Syrian Golan Heights

    • B. 

      Iraqi Golan Heights

    • C. 

      Srebrenica

    • D. 

      Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • 23. 
    Name the Al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group that in August 2014 captured 45 Fijian UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) Personnel and released them on 11 September 2014?
    • A. 

      Jabhat al-Nusra Front

    • B. 

      Al-Khansaa Brigade

    • C. 

      Qaedat al-Jihad

    • D. 

      Fatah al-Islam

  • 24. 
    Name the youngest Indian sailor who will represent India in 17th Asian Games 2014?
    • A. 

      Abigail Jillian

    • B. 

      Chitresh Tatha

    • C. 

      Vir Menon

    • D. 

      Jillian Schlesinger

  • 25. 
    As per the Sixth Economic Census 2013 released on 9 September 2014, the highest percentage of hired workers in India is present in which State?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Assam

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Arunachal Pradesh