Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: May 26 – June 1, 2014

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  • 1. 
    Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on 29 May 2014 signed a treaty to form a Union at Palace of Independence in Astana, Kazakhstan. Name it?
    • A. 

      Eurasian Economic Union

    • B. 

      Supreme Eurasian Union

    • C. 

      Eurasian Supreme Union

    • D. 

      Supreme Eurasian Union

  • 2. 
    Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on 29 May 2014 signed a treaty to form Eurasian Union at Palace of Independence in Astana, Kazakhstan. Name the first person, who proposed an idea of formation such a Union?
    • A. 

      Victor Yanukovych

    • B. 

      Nursultan Nazarbayev

    • C. 

      Vladmir Putin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Goa on 30 May observed Goa Day as the 27th Statehood Day. Name the military operation of Indian Army that helped India in making Goa as 25th state of Union India?
    • A. 

      Operation Polo

    • B. 

      Operation Woodrose

    • C. 

      Operation Viraat

    • D. 

      Operation Vijay

  • 4. 
    Presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a treaty to form Eurasian Union at Palace of Independence in Astana, Kazakhstan. Which of the following statements, given below in context of the Union formation is wrong?
    1. The EEU will come into effect on 1 January 2015 in case the treaty is approved by the Parliaments of each country.
    2. After coming into effect, the Union will create a market of 170 million people with a combined annual GDP of 2.7 trillion dollar and a quarter of the world energy resources.
    3. As per the treaty, the three countries will form common market with free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce.
    4. The treaty is based on a contractual and legal basis of the Customs Union and the Common Economic Space but doesn’t comply with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules.
    • A. 

      Statement I, II and III are wrong

    • B. 

      Statement I is wrong

    • C. 

      Statement III is wrong

    • D. 

      Statement IV is wrong

  • 5. 
    Name the State that approved the scheme to provide a fixed amount of money to children of imprisoned parents on a monthly basis?
    • A. 

      Maharashtra

    • B. 

      Delhi

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Gujarat

  • 6. 
    Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft MIG-21 crashed at Marhama Sangam on National Highway in Bijbehara of Anantnag district recently. Anantnag district where the aircraft crashed is located in which state?
    • A. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Uttar Pradesh

  • 7. 
    Union Government of India and the World Bank on 29 May 2014 signed the Loan Agreement of 1006.20 million US dollar to assist a programme. Name the programme?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan Agricultural Competitiveness Project

    • B. 

      India Statistical Strengthening Project

    • C. 

      Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan III

    • D. 

      Promotion of green initiatives and sustainable development

  • 8. 
    South Delhi Municipal Corporation recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the GeoSpatial Delhi to give Unique Code to all properties in the civic body’s jurisdiction. Name the code?
    • A. 

      Unique Identification Code for Property (UICP)

    • B. 

      Unique Property Identification Code (UPIC)

    • C. 

      Unique Code for Identification of Property (UCIP)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Name the former President of Ecuador who was sentenced for 12 years in jail for embezzlement by a court of Ecuador on 30 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Rafael Correa

    • B. 

      Rafael Perez Pareja

    • C. 

      Jamil Mahuad

    • D. 

      Jorge Glas

  • 10. 
    Name the off-spinner of England cricket team, who died recently?
    • A. 

      Colin Cowdrey

    • B. 

      John Mortimore

    • C. 

      Bryan “Bomber” Wells

    • D. 

      David Allen

  • 11. 
    Name the person who was appointed as the National Security Adviser on 30 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Shivshankar Menon

    • B. 

      Brajesh Mishra

    • C. 

      MK Narayanan

    • D. 

      Ajit Doval

  • 12. 
    The Union Cabinet headed by PM Narendra Modi in the last week of May 2014 constituted Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Black Money to comply with the Supreme Court Judgement on Black Money. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the SIT to head it?
    • A. 

      Justice MB Shah

    • B. 

      Rajinder Kumar

    • C. 

      Ranjit Sinha

    • D. 

      Justice Arijit Pasayat

  • 13. 
    Who was the first National Security Adviser of India and when was he appointed?
    • A. 

      Shivshankar Menon in 2010

    • B. 

      Brajesh Mishra in 1998

    • C. 

      MK Narayanan in 2005

    • D. 

      JN Dixit in 1990

  • 14. 
    Name the President and member of Board of Infosys, who resigned in the last week of May 2014?
    • A. 

      KC Pant

    • B. 

      BG Srinivas

    • C. 

      UB Pravin Rao

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Name the author of the book entitled Anticipating India - The Best of National Interest
    • A. 

      NR Narayana Murthy

    • B. 

      Shekhar Gupta

    • C. 

      Viveck Goenka

    • D. 

      Sunil Jain

  • 16. 
    ONGC on 25 May 2014 started drilling its first-ever well in a basin at Chinnapuliyur village. Name the basin?
    • A. 

      Palar Basin

    • B. 

      Assam-Arakan Basin

    • C. 

      Mumbai Offshore Basin

    • D. 

      Cambay Basin

  • 17. 
    Who was the called as the Father of Malaysian hockey that died recently at the age 86?
    • A. 

      Azlan Shah

    • B. 

      Chua Boon Huat

    • C. 

      Kumar Subramaniam

    • D. 

      Mohd Shahrun Nabil Abdullah

  • 18. 
    Name the person, who was nominated by the Chief Minister of Kerala as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games 2015 to be held in Kerala?
    • A. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Saina Nehwal

    • C. 

      PT Usha

    • D. 

      Lt. Col. Goda Varma Raja

  • 19. 
    US President Barack Obama recently announced to keep 9800 troops in Afghanistan till?
    • A. 

      2016

    • B. 

      2019

    • C. 

      2015

    • D. 

      2014

  • 20. 
    Name the youngest woman to climb the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest?
    • A. 

      Samantha Larson

    • B. 

      Krishna Patil

    • C. 

      Dicky Dolma

    • D. 

      Malavath Poorna

  • 21. 
    Name the company that has given Europeans right to be forgotten as a service as per the order of European Union Court of Justice in May 2014?
    • A. 

      Yahoo Inc

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Altavista

    • D. 

      Bing

  • 22. 
    Who has been appointed as the new Vice President of World Bank?
    • A. 

      Jim Yong Kim

    • B. 

      Raghunath rajan

    • C. 

      Hiroshi Naka

    • D. 

      Ban Ki Moon

  • 23. 
    The Reserve Bank of India recently allowed banks to provide loans to exporters with tenures of up to how many years?
    • A. 

      4 years

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      8 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 24. 
    When was international Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2014 observed?
    • A. 

      15 May 2014

    • B. 

      10 May 2014

    • C. 

      29 May 2014

    • D. 

      31 May 2014

  • 25. 
    Who won the AFC Women's Asian Football Cup 2014 held in Vietnam on 25 May 2014?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      South Korea

    • D. 

      Japan

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