Current Affairs Interactive Quiz (April 7 – April 13)

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  • 1. 
    Who won the Millennium Technology Prize 2014 given in the second week of April 2014?
    • A. 

      Physicist Stuart Parkin

    • B. 

      Chemist Roger S Goody

    • C. 

      Physicist Saul Perlmutter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Who discovered the non-insulin drug candidate for diabetic patients in the second week of April 2014?
    • A. 

      William Bayliss

    • B. 

      Murray Gell-Mann

    • C. 

      Arnab De

    • D. 

      Paul Dirac

  • 3. 
    Recently one of the stone-age tribes of India casted their votes for the first time for the Lok Sabha Elections 2014. What is the name of the tribe?
    • A. 

      Jarawa

    • B. 

      Kammara

    • C. 

      Khampti

    • D. 

      Shompens

  • 4. 
    Ebola detected recently in Guinea of African Continent is caused by
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Anopheles mosquito

  • 5. 
    Who won the Bahrain Grand Prix on 7 April 2014?
    • A. 

      Nico Rosberg

    • B. 

      Lewis Hamilton

    • C. 

      Vettel

    • D. 

      Nico Hulkenberg

  • 6. 
    Name the team that replaced India from the top position in the rankings of ICC Twenty20 rankings released on 8 April 2014?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 7. 
    Name the demographer who died recently and was known for coining the term BIMARU to indicate the low level of progress in some States of Northern India?
    • A. 

      B R Ambedkhar

    • B. 

      Satish Kumar

    • C. 

      Asish Bose

    • D. 

      Raj Krishna

  • 8. 
    Name the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that was sold for 60 crore rupees in the first week of April 2014?
    • A. 

      INS Vikrant

    • B. 

      INS Arihant

    • C. 

      INS Vikramaditya

    • D. 

      INS Viraat

  • 9. 
    Sri Lanka on 6 April 2014 won the ICC Twenty World Cup 2014 title after defeating India by six wickets in the final match at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka. Who was adjudged as the Man of the series of the tournament?
    • A. 

      Lasith Malinga

    • B. 

      Virant Kohli

    • C. 

      Kumar Sangakkara

    • D. 

      MS Dhoni

  • 10. 
    Seven Anacondas will be brought in India to be kept in the Delhi zoo. The anacondas will be brought over from?
    • A. 

      Jacksonville and Gardens Zoo in Northeast Florida

    • B. 

      Dehiwala zoo in Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      3400 W Girard Ave Zoo in Philadelphia

    • D. 

      Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington

  • 11. 
    India was defeated by Sri Lanka in the ICC Twenty World Cup 2014 final match at Shere Bangla stadium of Mirpur, Dhaka. Who captained the Sri Lankan side in the final?
    • A. 

      Lasith Malinga

    • B. 

      Mahela Jayawardena

    • C. 

      Kumar Sangakkara

    • D. 

      Lahiru Thirimanne

  • 12. 
    Who was recently crowned as the fbb Femina Miss India 2014?
    • A. 

      Navneer Kaur Dhillion

    • B. 

      Jhataleka Malhotra

    • C. 

      Koyal Rana

    • D. 

      Gail Nicole Da’Silva

  • 13. 
    Name the team that won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) by defeating Odisha 6-2 in the finals at Chennai, Tamil Nadu?
    • A. 

      Punjab

    • B. 

      Jharkhand

    • C. 

      West Bengal

    • D. 

      Haryana

  • 14. 
    Iwao Hakamada, the Japanese boxer was recently awarded with an honorary championship belt by World Boxing Council (WBC). Hakamada was freed from death row on 27 March 2014 after how many years in prison following a murder conviction?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      52

  • 15. 
    Name the renowned cinematographer and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee, who died on 7 April 2014 at his residence in Shankarapuram?
    • A. 

      B. N. Sircar

    • B. 

      V K Murthy

    • C. 

      Pankaj Mullick

    • D. 

      Raichand Boral

  • 16. 
    Name the novel of Indian American novelist, Jhumpa Lahiri’s that has been shortlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction on 8 April 2014.
    • A. 

      Americanah

    • B. 

      The Undertaking

    • C. 

      Burial Rites

    • D. 

      Lowland

  • 17. 
    Name the city which on 7 April 2014 received its first passenger train?
    • A. 

      Itanagar the capital of Arunachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Dispur, the capital of Assam

    • C. 

      Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram

    • D. 

      Agartala, the capital of Tripura

  • 18. 
    Match the following Important personalities        Filed to which they belong A. MS Dhoni                           1. Author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing B. Heena Sindhu                  2. Captain of captain of the ICC World T20 team C. Jhumpa Lahiri                  3. World’s Number One in 10 meters air pistol event D. Eimear McBride               4. Author of novel Lowland
    • A. 

      4 3 2 1

    • B. 

      4 3 1 2

    • C. 

      2 3 4 1

    • D. 

      2 1 4 3

  • 19. 
    The lawmakers of Spain on 8 April 2014 voted to reject the request by the authorities of a region to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November 2014. Name the region whose authorities have sent the referendum proposal?
    • A. 

      Cantabria

    • B. 

      La Rioja

    • C. 

      Navarre

    • D. 

      Catalonia

  • 20. 
    World Bank on 9 April 2014 projected that the economic growth rate of India for the fiscal year 2014-2015 will be
    • A. 

      5.5%

    • B. 

      5.7%

    • C. 

      6.1%

    • D. 

      6.6%

  • 21. 
    Name the first Indian cricketer, who has featured on the cover page of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack published in London?
    • A. 

      Sunil Gavaskar

    • B. 

      Kapil Dev

    • C. 

      Virat Kohli

    • D. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

  • 22. 
    What is the name of the battery unveiled by an Israeli startup on 8 April 2014 that charges a smartphone in less than 30 seconds?
    • A. 

      MamoDot

    • B. 

      SpeedoDot

    • C. 

      Nanodots

    • D. 

      Bulletdots

  • 23. 
    Ernesto Gainza on 7 April 2014 set a new Guinness record for skydiving using the world's smallest parachute. He belongs to which country?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      UAE

    • C. 

      UK

    • D. 

      Saudi Arabia

  • 24. 
    Who has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of Hungary on 8 April 2014 for a consecutive second term?
    • A. 

      Attila Mesterhazy

    • B. 

      Viktor Orban

    • C. 

      Gordon Bajnai

    • D. 

      Peter Medgyessy

  • 25. 
    Which Indian industrialist on 10 April 2014 was appointed as a member of the Board of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)?
    • A. 

      Mukesh Ambani

    • B. 

      N Narayan Murthy

    • C. 

      Ratan Tata

    • D. 

      Gautam Adani

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