Current Affairs - Quiz -14

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Current Affairs - Quiz -14


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  • 1. 
    Li Keqiang, Communist Party of China's second-ranking leader, was on March 15 elected as Prime Minister by the Parliament. He will succeed      
    • A. 

      1) Zhu Rongji

    • B. 

      2) Wen Jiabao

    • C. 

      3) Li Peng

    • D. 

      4) Zhao Ziyang

    • E. 

      5) Hua Guofeng

  • 2. 
    World Consumer Rights Day is being observed on March 15 to create awareness about consumer rights and consumer protection measures to ensure fair trade and business practices under the theme of      
    • A. 

      1) Consumer justice now

    • B. 

      2) Our money, our rights

    • C. 

      3) Consumer for fair financial services

    • D. 

      4) Junk food generation

    • E. 

      5) Unethical drug promotion

  • 3. 
    Defending champion and top seed Saina Nehwal stormed into the quarterfinals of the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament on March 13 after defeating      
    • A. 

      1) Petya Nedelcheva

    • B. 

      2) Jiang Yanjiao

    • C. 

      3) Juliane Schenk

    • D. 

      4) Youn Joo Bae

    • E. 

      5) Tine Baun

  • 4. 
    Despite its unimpressive performance in the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers earlier this month, the India football team jumped 24 places in the FIFA Rankings issued on March 13.What is the current rank of India?      
    • A. 

      1) 140th

    • B. 

      2) 142th

    • C. 

      3) 143rd

    • D. 

      4) 145th

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 5. 
    Which of the following countries has launched an anti-espionage investigation against the US-based Coca-Cola for allegedly conducting illegal mapping in many sensitive areas of its mainland, a move that may escalate a spying row between the country and Washington?      
    • A. 

      1) UK

    • B. 

      2) Switzerland

    • C. 

      3) China

    • D. 

      4) Russia

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 6. 
    Chennai-lad Sundar Pichai, an Indian American computer engineer, will lead Google’s Android, the most used mobile operating system in the world. He was an alumnus of      
    • A. 

      1) IIT Kharagpur

    • B. 

      2) IIT Delhi

    • C. 

      3) IIT Kanpur

    • D. 

      4) IIT Guwahati

    • E. 

      5) IIT Roorke

  • 7. 
    Name the noted environmentalist and former professor of Banaras Hindu University who was awarded with TIME Magazine's ‘Hero of the Planet' in 1999 for his work related to cleaning of Ganga and who passed away recently.      
    • A. 

      1) Professor Veer Bhadra Mishra

    • B. 

      2) Professor Satish K. Tripathi

    • C. 

      3) Professor S. Shankar Sastry

    • D. 

      4) Professor Vijay K. Dhir

    • E. 

      5) Professor Paul Shrivastava

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an easy way of providing credit to the farmer community?      
    • A. 

      1) Kisan Credit Card

    • B. 

      2) Indira Vikas Patra

    • C. 

      3) National Savings Certificate

    • D. 

      4) Loan against gold

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 9. 
    Peter Banks,who has been described as one of the "architects of progressive music", has died aged 65 recently. He was a famous      
    • A. 

      1) Guitarist

    • B. 

      2) Violinist

    • C. 

      3) Flutist

    • D. 

      4) Clarinetist

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 10. 
    Who among the following has been selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012 for his Hindi novel 'Dhuni Tape Teer'?      
    • A. 

      1) Nand Kishore Acharya

    • B. 

      2) Hariram Meena

    • C. 

      3) Vijaydan Dethav

    • D. 

      4) Italian Ambassador

    • E. 

      5) None of these

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