Current Affairs Interactive Quiz, 28 April – 4 May 2014

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  • 1. 
    Name the company that on 26 April 2014 completed the acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business?
    • A. 

      Microsoft based in the US

    • B. 

      Oracle based in the US

    • C. 

      Adobe Systems based in the US

    • D. 

      SAP based in Germany

  • 2. 
    Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha was sworn-in as the 41st Chief Justice of India as the successor of?
    • A. 

      Justice P. Sathasivam

    • B. 

      Justice Altamas Kabir

    • C. 

      S.H. Kapadia

    • D. 

      K.G. Balakrishnan

  • 3. 
    Justice Lodha succeeded Justice P. Sathasivam as the 41st Chief Justice of India. Name the person, who was the first Chief Justice of India?
    • A. 

      Justice E.S. Venkataramiah

    • B. 

      Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania

    • C. 

      Justice P.N. Bhagwati

    • D. 

      Justice M.N. Venkatachaliah

  • 4. 
    Polo, the only Gorilla in Indian Zoo died on 26 April 2014 in Mysore Zoo due to respiratory infection and age related ailments after being treated for about a month. This gorilla was gifted to the Mysore zoo by?
    • A. 

      Congo’s Gorilla Kingdom

    • B. 

      Georgia’s Atlanta Zoo

    • C. 

      Africa’s Westland Lowland Gorilla Zoo

    • D. 

      Ireland’s Dublin Zoo

  • 5. 
    Name the footballer who was named as the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year at an award ceremony on 28 April 2014 in London.
    • A. 

      Eden Hazard of Chelsea

    • B. 

      Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United

    • C. 

      Luis Suarez of Liverpool

    • D. 

      Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea

  • 6. 
    Name the Indian who on 28 April 2014 won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize for the year 2014 that is commonly called as the Green Nobel.
    • A. 

      Helen Holden

    • B. 

      Ramesh Agrawal

    • C. 

      Rudi Putra

    • D. 

      Suren Gazaryan

  • 7. 
    Name the recipient of the 2014 Canada India Foundation Chachalani Global Indian Award?
    • A. 

      Deepak

    • B. 

      Ratan Tata

    • C. 

      NR Narayana Murthy

    • D. 

      Sam Pitroda

  • 8. 
    Name the sports authority that on 29 April 2014 announced an increase of 10.8 percent in the total prize amount for the year?
    • A. 

      International Cricket Association

    • B. 

      Wimbledon

    • C. 

      World Archery Federation

    • D. 

      Federation International de Football Association

  • 9. 
    Supreme Court of India on 29 April 2014 rule designated an authority person to record statement of rape victims within 24 hours instead of police officials. Name the authority?
    • A. 

      Judicial Magistrate

    • B. 

      Judge of a High Court

    • C. 

      Collector of the District

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Name the person who in April 2014 registered a FIR in Pakistan to prove innocence of the legendary freedom fighter, Bhagat Singh in the murder case of the Lahore SSP, John P Saunders in 1928?
    • A. 

      Imtiaz Rashid Qureshi

    • B. 

      Hemu Kalani

    • C. 

      Amber Hussain

    • D. 

      Craig Mundie

  • 11. 
    Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) was launched in a country in April 2014 in tie up of a leading Indian financial and health care service player. Name the country?
    • A. 

      Kuwait

    • B. 

      UAE

    • C. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • D. 

      Oman

  • 12. 
    Name the person who stepped down from his role as UN’s Messenger of Peace amid the reports of his engagement with a human Rights lawyer?
    • A. 

      George Clooney

    • B. 

      Tom Hanks

    • C. 

      Will Smith

    • D. 

      Bradley Cooper

  • 13. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 29 April 2014 appointed a person as the third arbitrator to resolve the dispute between the Central government and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on KG basin. The person would be the Chairman of the Arbitral Tribunal. Name the person?
    • A. 

      S P Bharucha

    • B. 

      V N Khare

    • C. 

      James Spigelman

    • D. 

      Michael Hudson McHugh

  • 14. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 1 May 2014 reconstituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to monitor the probe into the black money case. To provide guidance and direction to the SIT in investigation of all cases of black money in the country and abroad, the Court has appointed a person as its Chairman. Name him?
    • A. 

      Retired Judge Arijit Pasayat

    • B. 

      Retired Judge MB Shah

    • C. 

      Justice H L Dattu

    • D. 

      Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai

  • 15. 
    National Basketball Association (NBA) on 1 May 2014 banned Los Angeles Clippers owner for life and fined him 2.5 million dollars over an alleged racist remark on African-American spectators in the stand. Name the owner?
    • A. 

      Michael Jordon

    • B. 

      Donald Sterling

    • C. 

      Bruce Levenson

    • D. 

      Michael Gearon

  • 16. 
    Name the African country that will use India-made Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the countries Presidential Election, scheduled in November 2014
    • A. 

      Namibia

    • B. 

      Mauritius

    • C. 

      Burundi

    • D. 

      Nigeria

  • 17. 
    Name the Indian-American whose name was confirmed by US Senate as the federal judge in Illinois?
    • A. 

      Vijay Gandhi

    • B. 

      Ami Bera

    • C. 

      Vijay K Nambiar

    • D. 

      Manish Shah

  • 18. 
    Archaeologists have discovered a granary with walls of mud-bricks during just-concluded excavation at a Harappan civilisation site. The excavation work was done from January to April 2014. Name the place where the granary was discovered?
    • A. 

      Dholavira

    • B. 

      Rakhigarhi

    • C. 

      Lothal

    • D. 

      Ganweriwala

  • 19. 
    Name the city that on 1 May 2014 agreed to allow construction of a place of worship in form of a full-fledged Gurudwara in the city?
    • A. 

      Johannesburg

    • B. 

      Cape Town

    • C. 

      Accra

    • D. 

      Kisumu

  • 20. 
    President of India on 2 May 2014 conferred Gallantry Awards on 55 personnel for their distinguished service and bravery at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Who of the following is not the recipient of Kriti Chakras?
    • A. 

      Bhupal Singh Chhantel Magar

    • B. 

      Lohit Sonowal

    • C. 

      Bhrigu Nandan Choudhary

    • D. 

      Balwinder Singh

  • 21. 
    Name the Indian veteran trap shooter who on 2 May 2014 jumped to the third spot in the world rankings. He achieved the rank after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup in Tucson, USA, in March 2014.
    • A. 

      Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

    • B. 

      Abhinav Bindra

    • C. 

      Heena Sindhu

    • D. 

      Manavjit Singh Sandhu

  • 22. 
    Which film got the highest awards in different categories in the IIFA Awards 2014?
    • A. 

      Chennai Express

    • B. 

      Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

    • C. 

      Shaadi ke Sideeffects

    • D. 

      Aashiqui 2

  • 23. 
    Who won the women’s doubles title at the WTA Portugal Open 2014 held in Portugal on 3 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Eva Hrdinova of Cezech and Valeria Solovyeva of Russia

    • B. 

      Sania Mirza of India and Cara Black of Zimbabwe

    • C. 

      Vera Dushevina of Russia and Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain

    • D. 

      Hao-Ching Chan of Chinese Taipei and Liezel Huber of US

  • 24. 
    Sania and Cara Black of Zimbabwe together how many titles they won along with WTA Portugal Open 2014?
    • A. 

      3 titles

    • B. 

      5 titles

    • C. 

      1 title

    • D. 

      4 titles

  • 25. 
    The US Green Building Council released the list of LEED outside United States, what is the rank of India?
    • A. 

      Rank 3

    • B. 

      Rank 5

    • C. 

      Rank1

    • D. 

      Rank7

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