Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 19 May - 25 May 2014

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  • 1. 
    Recently European Court asked which search engine to amend some of its search results at the request of ordinary people when they show links to outdated, irrelevant information?
    • A. 

      Google search engine

    • B. 

      Netscape Navigator

    • C. 

      Yahoo

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 2. 
    During the Russian President Vladimir Putin visit to China, China on 21 May 2014 signed with Russia a deal of 30 years to buy natural gas at the cost of
    • A. 

      400 million US dollars

    • B. 

      383 million US dollars

    • C. 

      400 billion US dollars

    • D. 

      543 billion US dollars

  • 3. 
    China on 19 May 2014 set up a 1.6 billion dollars fund to revive an ancient maritime trade route going through India. In this context, which Indian city does fall on map of ancient maritime silk trade route?
    • A. 

      Mumbai

    • B. 

      Vishakhapatnam

    • C. 

      Kolkata

    • D. 

      Kochi

  • 4. 
    Who has been appointed as the new chief minister of Odisha on 21 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Naveen Patnaik

    • B. 

      Janaki Ballabh Patnaik

    • C. 

      Surendra Mohanty

    • D. 

      Satchidananda Dalal

  • 5. 
    Name the country which recently launched two postage stamps to pay tribute to the 100 years of Indian cinema?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      United States of America

    • D. 

      United Kingdom

  • 6. 
    Two postage stamps were released in Brasilia to observe the completion of 100 years of Indian cinema. Name the Indian graphic designer who designed the postage stamps?
    • A. 

      Anand Jyothi

    • B. 

      Ashok Tomar

    • C. 

      Satya Raj

    • D. 

      Carina Bini Palackapilly

  • 7. 
    Anandiben Patel, who was sworn-in as the first woman and overall 15th Chief Minister of Gujarat on 22 May 2014 as the successor of Narendra Modi was serving Gujarat on which portfolio under the Narendra Modi government?
    • A. 

      Revenue

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Energy and Petrochemicals

    • D. 

      Forest and Environment

  • 8. 
    World Turtle Day is observed on
    • A. 

      20 May

    • B. 

      21 May

    • C. 

      22 May

    • D. 

      23 May

  • 9. 
    Name the organization that observed World Turtle Day for the first time
    • A. 

      Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia

    • B. 

      Sea Turtle

    • C. 

      Marinerio

    • D. 

      American Tortoise Rescue

  • 10. 
    President of India on 20 May 2014 appointed Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister of India. He appointed Modi as the Prime Minister in accordance to which Article of Constitution of India?
    • A. 

      Article 73 (1)

    • B. 

      Article 75 (1)

    • C. 

      Article 78 (a)

    • D. 

      Article 79

  • 11. 
    Bhasha Shahid Diwas or Language Martyrs Day was observed on 19 May 2014 in a North East State of India. Name the State?
    • A. 

      Manipur

    • B. 

      Assam

    • C. 

      Meghalaya

    • D. 

      Sikkim

  • 12. 
    Name the Chief Minister of Bihar who took oath on 20 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Nitish Kumar

    • B. 

      Sharad Yadav

    • C. 

      Jitan Ram Manjhi

    • D. 

      Sushil Modi

  • 13. 
    Name the High Court which recently in its historic judgement said that the nationals of Bangladesh, who settled in the state before 24 March 1971 should be treated as Indians and they should be enrolled in the voters list
    • A. 

      Meghalaya High Court

    • B. 

      Manipur High Court

    • C. 

      Guwahati High Court

    • D. 

      Kolkata High Court

  • 14. 
    Meghalaya High Court recently pronounced that a Bangladeshi national who came to the state prior to 24 March 1971 should be treated as Indians. Which of the following statement is/are the reasons cited by the court for the judgement? I. It might demographically alter the population of India threatening internal security II. The two countries have agreed that who should be allowed to stay and who should be deported back to Bangladesh III. Only because these refugees were born in India IV. None of the above
    • A. 

      Only Statement IV is right

    • B. 

      Only Statement II is right

    • C. 

      Statements I and III is right

    • D. 

      Statements II and III are right

  • 15. 
    Name the State which on 21 May 2014 scrapped its new Recruitment Policy, 2011 after the debacle in the 16th Lok Sabha election 2014?
    • A. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Assam

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 16. 
    Name the F1 world champion who died recently and held the record of winning the Formula-1 in a car that was designed, built and driven by him and also carried his name?
    • A. 

      Michael Schumacher

    • B. 

      Graham Hill

    • C. 

      Jackie Stewart

    • D. 

      Jack Brabham

  • 17. 
    Name the two gases those were added in the list of prohibited substances of WADA on 18 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Xenon and Nitrogen Gases

    • B. 

      Argon and Silicate Gases

    • C. 

      Xenon and Argon Gases

    • D. 

      Silicate and Nitrogen Gases

  • 18. 
    Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) on 19 May 2014 upheld a penalty of 630 crore rupees imposed on a company. Name the company.
    • A. 

      DLF

    • B. 

      Ambrapali

    • C. 

      Corpxcel

    • D. 

      Antilia

  • 19. 
    Name the person who on 21 May 2014 was selected to head ONGC Videsh Ltd as the Managing Director by Public Enterprises Selection Board.
    • A. 

      Vikas Tayal

    • B. 

      Shashi Shanker

    • C. 

      Dinesh K Sarraf

    • D. 

      Narendra Kumar Verma

  • 20. 
    Name the country, where its army on 19 May 2014 declared martial law amid political crisis to preserve law and order in the country
    • A. 

      Malaysia

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 21. 
    Name the bank that was included in the second schedule of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934 on 21 May 2014.
    • A. 

      Neelachal Gramya Bank

    • B. 

      Bharatiya Mahila Bank

    • C. 

      Chikmagalur Kodagu Grameena Bank

    • D. 

      Purvanchal Gramin Bank

  • 22. 
    The International agency of France on 22 May 2014 extended Line of Credit (LoC) of 100 million euro to Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) for utilizing the financing of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency projects in India. Name the agency?
    • A. 

      Renewable Energy Agency of France

    • B. 

      French Agency for Development

    • C. 

      Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 23. 
     What was the combined market cap of Indian Stock Market on 20 May 2014?
    • A. 

      2 trillion US dollar

    • B. 

      1 trillion US dollar

    • C. 

      1.42 trillion US dollar

    • D. 

      2.5 trillion US dollar

  • 24. 
    The heritage site Rani ki Vav (The Queen's Stepwell) of India will be digitally recreated in Scotland, United Kingdom as part of the project called The Scottish Ten. Where is Rani ki Vav located?
    • A. 

      Maharashtra

    • B. 

      Punjab

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Gujarat

  • 25. 
    Which Project on 21 May 2014 under Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) won the United Nations Public Service Award 2014?
    • A. 

      Project Mobile Seva

    • B. 

      Project Arrow

    • C. 

      Project Sailor

    • D. 

      None

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