Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 6 October–12 October 2014

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 2947

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  • 1. 
    Who among the following is not a recipient of Global Diversity Award that is given in Britain to an outstanding individual who has made a major contribution to worldwide diversity?
    • A. 

      Amitabh Bachchan

    • B. 

      Jackie Chan

    • C. 

      Shah Rukh Khan

    • D. 

      All of the above are recipients of the award

  • 2. 
    Name the reputed newspaper that on 6 October 2014 issued an apology to its readers for its racist cartoon on India’s Mars Mission and clarified that it in no way was trying to impugn India?
    • A. 

      The New York Times

    • B. 

      Washington Post

    • C. 

      BBC

    • D. 

      Bloomberg

  • 3. 
    A state recently constituted a task force to probe into Burdwan bomb blast. Burdwan is located in which state of the country?
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      West Bengal

    • C. 

      Odisha

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 4. 
    Name the Olympic champion swimmer, who was suspended from all competition for six months for violating the organization's code of conduct in US?
    • A. 

      Jenny Thompson

    • B. 

      Katie Ledecky

    • C. 

      Michael Phelps

    • D. 

      Natalie Coughlin

  • 5. 
    Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on 6 October 2014 became the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise. Name the franchise?
    • A. 

      Delhi Dynamos FC

    • B. 

      Kerala Blasters FC

    • C. 

      North East United FC

    • D. 

      Chennaiyin FC

  • 6. 
    Britain inked a MoU on new joint Visa cooperation with a country that allows non-European travelers to these nations with a common short-stay visa. Name the second country or party that inked the MoU?
    • A. 

      Scotland

    • B. 

      Apian

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 7. 
    The Mauritian parliament was dissolved on 6 October 2014 to pave the way for elections for a certain change in?
    • A. 

      The country's constitution

    • B. 

      Power of President

    • C. 

      To bring in power Army

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The Supreme Court appointed high-powered committee that submitted its report to the court on 6 October 2014 with guidelines on government ads was headed by?
    • A. 

      TK Viswanathan

    • B. 

      Ranjit Kumar

    • C. 

      NR Madhava Menon

    • D. 

      Talukar Panel

  • 9. 
    Name the Former New York Mayor and philanthropist billionaire who was granted an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in Britain on 6 October 2104? 
    • A. 

      Michael Rubens Bloomberg

    • B. 

      Bill Gates

    • C. 

      Angelina Jolie

    • D. 

      Steven Spielberg

  • 10. 
    Name the author of the book titled Syntheism – Creating God in The Internet Age?
    • A. 

      Alexander Bard

    • B. 

      Bette Dam

    • C. 

      Parimarja

    • D. 

      Faraz Ahmad

  • 11. 
    Name the person who was appointed as the first Hindu priest (Chaplain) at Georgetown University?
    • A. 

      Renu Khator

    • B. 

      Pratima Dharm

    • C. 

      Ananda Coomaraswamy

    • D. 

      Tulsi Gabbard

  • 12. 
    Name the author of the book Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace?
    • A. 

      Leon Panetta and Jim Newton

    • B. 

      Parimarja and Faraz Ahmad

    • C. 

      William E. Moerner and Jean Tirole

    • D. 

      Alexander Bard and Garik Israelien

  • 13. 
    World Post Day is observed on?
    • A. 

      9 October

    • B. 

      5 October

    • C. 

      12 October

    • D. 

      14 October

  • 14. 
    Name the person who was removed as the President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on 11 October 2014?
    • A. 

      Lalit Modi

    • B. 

      Lalit Bhunot

    • C. 

      Dilip Pendse

    • D. 

      Ravi Shastri

  • 15. 
    Who was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for the year 2012-13 recently by the Madhya Pradesh government?
    • A. 

      Lyricist Sameer

    • B. 

      Singer Shreya Ghosal

    • C. 

      Lyricist Gulzar

    • D. 

      Singer Asha Bhosle

  • 16. 
    Who won the inaugural Russian Grand Prix 2014 of the Formula One on 12 October 2014?
    • A. 

      Nico Rosberg of Germany

    • B. 

      Lewis Hamilton of Britain

    • C. 

      Jules Bianchi of France

    • D. 

      Fernando Alonso of Spain

  • 17. 
    Name the city chosen by the Gujarat Government on 10 October 2014 to promote it as cultural capital of Gujarat?
    • A. 

      Ahmedabad

    • B. 

      Porbandar

    • C. 

      Surat

    • D. 

      Vadodara

  • 18. 
    The Defence Department of which country on 9 October 2014 approved the licenses for two technology transfer to India which were stalled previously?
    • A. 

      The USA

    • B. 

      The UK

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 19. 
    Which telecom giant on 9 October 2014 signed 4G network deal with Bharti Airtel?
    • A. 

      Samsung

    • B. 

      Ericsson

    • C. 

      Nokia

    • D. 

      Apple

  • 20. 
    Kundu Committee which was set by the Union government recently submitted its report. The Kundu Committee was related to
    • A. 

      Suggest ways to reform Indian economy

    • B. 

      Evaluate Sachar Committee recommendations implementation

    • C. 

      Suggest ways to enhance FDI in India

    • D. 

      Suggest ways to restructure administration in India

  • 21. 
    Recently Union government launched year-long celebrations to commemorate the birth anniversary of the Ghazal singer Begum Akhtar. Her original name was
    • A. 

      Akhtar Bai Faizabadi

    • B. 

      Akhtar Bai Allahabadi

    • C. 

      Begum Akhtar Ferozabadi

    • D. 

      Mehrunisa Lucknowi

  • 22. 
    What is the purpose of the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) launched by World Bank Group on 9 October 2014?
    • A. 

      To ensure that billions of fund are channelized to eradicate poverty from African nations

    • B. 

      To ensure that billions of funds are channelized to build infrastructure in emerging and developing countries

    • C. 

      To fight against disease and hunger in the Third World nations

    • D. 

      To build infrastructure in countries affected by civilian conflicts

  • 23. 
    Name the country where the Typhoon Vongfong struck recently
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Philippines

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Indonesia

  • 24. 
    Recently which State government prohibited strike at German company Bosch Ltd?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 25. 
    Name the persons who won the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2014?
    • A. 

      Popat Pawar and Asima Jehangir

    • B. 

      Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    • C. 

      Kailash Satyarthi and Shaukat Choudhary

    • D. 

      Chandi Prasad Bhat and Malala Yousafzai

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