Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: July 14 – July 20, 2014

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 4293

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  • 1. 
    River Baki was in news recently due to recovery of four dead bodies that led to tensions in a State. Name the State concerned?
    • A. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B. 

      Assam

    • C. 

      Tripura

    • D. 

      Bihar

  • 2. 
    Resolution 2165 adopted by the 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on 14 July 2014 is concerned with which war-torn country?
    • A. 

      Libya

    • B. 

      Ethiopia

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Syria

  • 3. 
    Bab a-Salam and Bab al-Hawa are border crossings in which country through which recently UNSC allowed relief delivery to Syrian citizens for 180 days?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Palestine

  • 4. 
    Recently on 14 July 2014 Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi emphasized that Juvenile Justice Act needs to amended in light of increasing crimes against women committed by juveniles. The concerned Act was enacted in which year?
    • A. 

      1986

    • B. 

      1998

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      2002

  • 5. 
    Sixth BRICS Summit was held from 15 July – 16 July 2014 in which city of Brazil?
    • A. 

      Brasilia

    • B. 

      Rio de Janeiro

    • C. 

      Fortaleza

    • D. 

      Maracana

  • 6. 
    At the Sixth BRICS Summit on 15 July 2014, the participating countries agreed to establish a New Development Bank with a corpus of
    • A. 

      50 billion dollars

    • B. 

      100 billion dollars

    • C. 

      75 billion dollars

    • D. 

      150 billion dollars

  • 7. 
    The headquarters of the New Development Bank, which was agreed to be established during the Sixth BRICS summit, will be at
    • A. 

      New Delhi

    • B. 

      Brasilia

    • C. 

      Tshwane

    • D. 

      Shanghai

  • 8. 
    National Centre for Research & Development in Bulk Drugs (NCRDBD) was recently decided to be set up at
    • A. 

      NIPER, Hyderabad

    • B. 

      PGIMER, Chandigarh

    • C. 

      AIIMS, New Delhi

    • D. 

      CDRI, Lucknow

  • 9. 
    Polavaram Multi-purpose Project, for which Parliament passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 on 14 July 2014, will link which two rivers of the Deccan region?
    • A. 

      River Godavari and River Pennar

    • B. 

      River Bhima and River Krishna

    • C. 

      River Krishna and River Cauvery

    • D. 

      River Krishna and River Godavari

  • 10. 
    Polavaram Project will affect the people of certain States. The States in question are
    • A. 

      Maharashtra, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

    • B. 

      Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh

    • C. 

      Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

  • 11. 
    127th edition of the Durand Cup football tournament will be held in October 2014 in which State?
    • A. 

      New Delhi

    • B. 

      West Bengal

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Goa

  • 12. 
    The winner of the 126th edition of the Durand Cup football tournament held in New Delhi in 2013 was
    • A. 

      Mohammedan Sporting

    • B. 

      Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

    • C. 

      East Bengal

    • D. 

      Churchill Brothers

  • 13. 
    Which country on 17 July 2014 repealed the carbon tax thus becoming the first nation in the world to do so?
    • A. 

      United States of America

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 14. 
    7th BRICS Summit will be held in Ufa in 2015. Ufa is in which country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the Malaysia airlines Boeing airplane that crashed in eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014 claiming 298 lives?
    • A. 

      MH370

    • B. 

      MH-17

    • C. 

      MH282

    • D. 

      MH-27

  • 16. 
    Name the village in eastern Ukraine that was the crash site of the Malaysia airlines airplane?
    • A. 

      Marebo

    • B. 

      Grabavo

    • C. 

      Donetsk

    • D. 

      Sakhalin

  • 17. 
    Who took charge as the Chairman of the Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on 16 July 2014?
    • A. 

      R K Malhotra

    • B. 

      R S Butola

    • C. 

      B Ashok

    • D. 

      I M Pandey

  • 18. 
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 15 July 2014 asked the Banks to issue long-term bonds to raise resources for lending to long-term projects in infrastructure sub-sectors and affordable housing. The issued long-term bonds will have minimum maturity of how many years?
    • A. 

      5 years

    • B. 

      8 years

    • C. 

      10 years

    • D. 

      7 years

  • 19. 
    Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 17 July 2014 released the National Health Profile (NHP) 2013. The NHP is issued by which institution under the Union Health Ministry?
    • A. 

      Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI)

    • B. 

      Central Health Education Bureau (CHEB)

    • C. 

      Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

    • D. 

      Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)

  • 20. 
    Which tribunal of India on 18 July 2014 declared itself to be a court?
    • A. 

      Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)

    • B. 

      National Green Tribunal (NGT)

    • C. 

      Income Tax Tribunal (ITT)

    • D. 

      Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT)

  • 21. 
    What is the theme of the Global Innovation Index 2014 released on 18 July 2014?
    • A. 

      Research factor in Innovation

    • B. 

      Government factor in Innovation

    • C. 

      PPP and Innovation

    • D. 

      Human factor in Innovation

  • 22. 
    What is the rank of India in the Global Innovation Index released in Sydney in Australia on 18 July 2014?
    • A. 

      66

    • B. 

      76

    • C. 

      86

    • D. 

      56

  • 23. 
    Recently scientist unveiled the genetic blueprint of a staple crop. Name the crop.
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Bajra

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Millet

  • 24. 
    Which country on 18 July 2014 passed a law to legalise child labour for kids from age 10?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Croatia

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 25. 
    Rory McIlroy won the British Golf Open Championship 2014 held at Royal Liverpool Golf course in Holyake, United Kingdom on 20 July 2014. He belongs to which country?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Ireland

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Sweden