Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: June 30 – July 6, 2014

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  • 1. 
    Name the winner of 2014 Wimbledon Tennis Open in men’s category.
    • A. 

      Roger Federer

    • B. 

      Novak Djokovic

    • C. 

      Noah Rubin

    • D. 

      Vasek Pospisil

  • 2. 
    Name the person, who captained Marylebone Cricket Club XI that played during the celebration of bi-centenary of Lord’s cricket ground.
    • A. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Shane Warne

    • C. 

      Rahul Dravid

    • D. 

      Aaron Finch

  • 3. 
    Name the person, who captained Rest of the World XI that played against Marylebone Cricket Club XI during the celebration of bi-centenary of Lord’s cricket ground.
    • A. 

      Kumar Sangakaara

    • B. 

      Shane Warne

    • C. 

      Bret Lee

    • D. 

      Aaron Finch

  • 4. 
    Name the Gujarat Governor, who was transferred to Mizoram as Governor for rest of his/her tenure?
    • A. 

      Vakkom Purushothaman

    • B. 

      Kamla Beniwal

    • C. 

      Margaret Alva

    • D. 

      DY Patil

  • 5. 
    Name the Mizoram Governor, who was transferred to Nagaland as Governor for rest of his/her tenure?
    • A. 

      Vakkom Purushothaman

    • B. 

      Kamla Beniwal

    • C. 

      Margaret Alva

    • D. 

      DY Patil

  • 6. 
    Name the Rajasthan Governor, who has been given the additional charge of Gujarat as a Governor till some permanent arrangement is not made?
    • A. 

      Vakkom Purushothaman

    • B. 

      Kamla Beniwal

    • C. 

      Margaret Alva

    • D. 

      DY Patil

  • 7. 
    State Government of Maharashtra on 5 July 2014 invoked Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) 2011 against medical officers’. Which of the following statement is/are correct under this act?
    1.  Any police officer can arrest any person without any warrant who is reasonably suspected of having committed any offence under this Act.
    2. All offences under this Act is non-bailable and can be imprisoned for a term which extends to one year or with fine that extends up to 2 thousand rupees or both.
    • A. 

      Only Statement II is correct

    • B. 

      Only statement I is correct

    • C. 

      Statement I and II are correct

    • D. 

      Neither I nor II

  • 8. 
    Name the governor of West Bengal, who resigned from his office recently
    • A. 

      B.V. Wanchoo

    • B. 

      Kailash Joshi

    • C. 

      Kesri Nath

    • D. 

      MK Narayanan

  • 9. 
    ISRO’s PSLV C23 was launched on 30 June 2014 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh carrying five satellites belonging to four countries. Name the countries
    • A. 

      Sri Lanka, Australia, Bangladesh and Japan

    • B. 

      Japan, Germany, France and Singapore

    • C. 

      France, Germany, Canada and Singapore

    • D. 

      France, Singapore, England and Australia

  • 10. 
    Name the first player in the world to win world title in the longer and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker?
    • A. 

      Pankaj Advani

    • B. 

      Kacper Flilpiak

    • C. 

      Jurys-Sheffield

    • D. 

      Neil Robertson

  • 11. 
    Name the winner of the women’s single final of 2014 Wimbledon?
    • A. 

      Maria Sharapova

    • B. 

      Petra Kvitova

    • C. 

      Eugenie Bouchard

    • D. 

      Venus Williams

  • 12. 
    Name the badminton player who won 750000 US dollar Australian Open Super Series played at Sydney
    • A. 

      Carolina Marin of Spain

    • B. 

      Saina Nehwal of India

    • C. 

      Bae Yeon Ju of Korea

    • D. 

      Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand

  • 13. 
    National Doctors’ Day is observed in India on?
    • A. 

      30 June

    • B. 

      1 July

    • C. 

      2 July

    • D. 

      3 July

  • 14. 
    India’s National Doctors’ Day is observed in honour of which famous Indian physician?
    • A. 

      K Hari Prasad

    • B. 

      Pratap C Reddy

    • C. 

      Bidhan Chandra Roy

    • D. 

      Vagbhata

  • 15. 
    Of the following, who was awarded with Sant Kabir Award for 2011 on 1 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Gour C Basak of West Bengal

    • B. 

      Ghulam Mehdi Joo of Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      MM Mahapatra of Odisha

    • D. 

      Ghanshyam Nimbark of Rajasthan

  • 16. 
    India on 30 June 2014 ratified the Marrakesh Treaty. The Treaty is related to
    • A. 

      Facilitating borderless trade and commerce

    • B. 

      Facilitating access to published works to visually impaired

    • C. 

      Facilitating peaceful use of nuclear energy

    • D. 

      Facilitating national lawmaking attuned with rehabilitation of refugees

  • 17. 
    The age of the recipient of the Shilp Guru Award that was established in 2002 should not be less than
    • A. 

      45 years

    • B. 

      50 years

    • C. 

      55 years

    • D. 

      60 years

  • 18. 
    Name the Indian-born American scientist on whose name the United States on 30 June 2014 named a mountain in Antarctica?
    • A. 

      Bijoy Majumdar

    • B. 

      Granville Austin

    • C. 

      Akhouri Sinha

    • D. 

      Ashutosh Saxena

  • 19. 
    Name the Indian pistol shooter, who was ranked number 1 in the men’s 10m air pistol category on 1 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Gagan Narang

    • B. 

      Manavjit Singh Sandhu

    • C. 

      Ronjon Sodhi

    • D. 

      Jitu Rai

  • 20. 
    Rajasthan recently declared an animal as the State Animal. Name it?
    • A. 

      Cheetal

    • B. 

      Nilgai

    • C. 

      Camel

    • D. 

      Baghera

  • 21. 
    Name the wildlife sanctuary that has been approved to be the 47th Tiger Reserve of India and 6th in Maharashtra?
    • A. 

      Melghat

    • B. 

      Bor

    • C. 

      Nagarjunasagar

    • D. 

      Dibang

  • 22. 
    A coffee-table book titled First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan has been published by?
    • A. 

      India Today

    • B. 

      Jagran Prakashan

    • C. 

      Zee Business

    • D. 

      The Week

  • 23. 
    National Assembly of Pakistan on 2 July 2014 approved Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014. Which of the following statements is/are not a part of the Bill?
    1. It contains a list of scheduled offences which among others include cybercrimes and offences related to information technology and crossing of national boundaries illegally
    2. This Bill will remain in force for five years
    3. It also allows the security forces to detain suspects for a period of 60 days after getting judicial remand
    4. The punishments for these scheduled offences can be extended to 20 years
    • A. 

      Statement I is not correct

    • B. 

      Statement II is not correct

    • C. 

      Statement I and II are not correct

    • D. 

      Statement III and IV are not correct

  • 24. 
    The CCEA on 2 July 2014 approved the inclusion of two items under the purview of stock holding limits under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 and will remain in force for a year. Name the two items that has been included?
    • A. 

      Onion and Tomato

    • B. 

      Tomato and Potato

    • C. 

      Onion and Garlic

    • D. 

      Onion and Potato

  • 25. 
    Name the former President of France, who has been charged with corruption and influence peddling?
    • A. 

      François Hollande

    • B. 

      Nicolas Sarkozy

    • C. 

      Alexandre Millerand

    • D. 

      Jacques Chirac

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