Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 13 October–19 October 2014

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  • 1. 
    Name the person who won singles men title of the Shanghai Masters trophy of Tennis in October 2014?
    • A. 

      Roger Federer

    • B. 

      Gilles Simon

    • C. 

      Julien Benneteau

    • D. 

      Edouard Roger

  • 2. 
    British lawmakers on 13 October 2014 voted in favour to recognise a country/state as an official state. Name the state/country?
    • A. 

      Palestine

    • B. 

      Gaza

    • C. 

      Kiev

    • D. 

      Israel

  • 3. 
    Name the author of the book Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar?
    • A. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Dilip D’Souza

    • C. 

      Ashutosh Gowariker

    • D. 

      Binayak Sen

  • 4. 
    Name the person who was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13?
    • A. 

      Saleem Khan

    • B. 

      Anuradha Paudwal

    • C. 

      Ibrahim Ashk

    • D. 

      Sameer

  • 5. 
    Global Handwashing Day is observed on?
    • A. 

      13 September

    • B. 

      15 October

    • C. 

      16 October

    • D. 

      19 November

  • 6. 
    Which of the following cyclone struck India in October 2014?
    • A. 

      Vongfong

    • B. 

      Trudy

    • C. 

      Hudhud

    • D. 

      Nilofar

  • 7. 
    Name the person who won 2014 Man Booker Prize for his wartime?
    • A. 

      Richard Flanagan

    • B. 

      Thomas Keneally

    • C. 

      Peter Carey

    • D. 

      Joshua Ferris

  • 8. 
    Name the writer of the novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North?
    • A. 

      Neel Mukherjee

    • B. 

      Richard Flanagan

    • C. 

      Thomas Keneally

    • D. 

      Peter Carey

  • 9. 
    Name the king of Norway, who invited President Pranab Mukherjee to Norway?
    • A. 

      Harald V

    • B. 

      Olaf II

    • C. 

      Harald III

    • D. 

      Sverre

  • 10. 
    Name the 10-year old terminally ill boy who became Hyderabad Police Commissioner for a day in October 2014?
    • A. 

      Sadiq

    • B. 

      Imran

    • C. 

      Sohan

    • D. 

      Jagan

  • 11. 
    ISRO on 16 October 2014 repositioned its Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan as a precautionary step against, which of the following things?
    • A. 

      Due to expected Comet Siding Spring

    • B. 

      As it was not able to study presence of methane properly

    • C. 

      It was a scheduled plan of the mission since launch

    • D. 

      None of the above, the orbiter was not repositioned

  • 12. 
    Name the University who’s Scientists found that the sea levels have risen more in past century as compared to any century in past 6000 years?
    • A. 

      Harvard University

    • B. 

      New York University

    • C. 

      Australian National University

    • D. 

      Cambridge University

  • 13. 
    ISRO Chairman K Radhakrishnan on 16 October 2014 announced that the Indian space agency will launch GSLV Mark-III within next 45 days. What is the full form of GSLV Mark-III?
    • A. 

      Geo Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III

    • B. 

      Geometer Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III

    • C. 

      Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III

    • D. 

      Geosynchronous Satellite Launching Vehicle Mark III

  • 14. 
    Name the state, who’s Lokayukta ordered probe into misuse of 32 crore rupees funds for afforestation?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Karnataka

    • C. 

      Jharkhand

    • D. 

      Tamil Nadu

  • 15. 
    Which of the following cyclone struck India in October 2014?
    • A. 

      Gonzalo

    • B. 

      Trudy

    • C. 

      Hudhud

    • D. 

      Nilofar

  • 16. 
    Recently, which country allowed US to use its air base to fight against ISIS?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Turkey

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 17. 
    The recent Monetary Policy reforms announced by the Finance Ministry related to set inflation Target for the Reserve Bank of India to achieve are contrary to which committee?
    • A. 

      Nachiket Mor Committee

    • B. 

      Urjit Patel Committee

    • C. 

      Rajan Committee

    • D. 

      Reddy Panel

  • 18. 
    Which country will host the first leg of Asia Cup Archery Tournament?
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Bangkok

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 19. 
    Which company launched e-portal to sell homes online?
    • A. 

      Tata Value homes

    • B. 

      Snapdeal

    • C. 

      Flipcart

    • D. 

      Jabong

  • 20. 
    Who became the president of Bolivia?
    • A. 

      Evo Morales

    • B. 

      Samuel Doria

    • C. 

      Alvaro Garcia Linera

    • D. 

      Fidel Castro

  • 21. 
    Who penned Earth Anthem?
    • A. 

      Abhay K

    • B. 

      Dr. Bhishma Narayan

    • C. 

      Javed Akhtar

    • D. 

      Honey Singh

  • 22. 
    Which bank launched Facebook-based funds transfer platform KayPay?
    • A. 

      SBI

    • B. 

      PNB

    • C. 

      Kotak Mahindra Bank

    • D. 

      Axis Bank

  • 23. 
    Which PSU of India launched the facebook based funds transfer platform KayPay?
    • A. 

      BSNL

    • B. 

      National Payment Corporation of India

    • C. 

      RuPay

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 24. 
    Recently, Union Government launched Arogya Gram Yojna scheme. Where the scheme was launched?
    • A. 

      Punjab

    • B. 

      Jammu & Kashmir

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Himachal Pradesh

  • 25. 
    Which of the following two companies signed a deal to jointly sell goods over the internet?
    • A. 

      US Online store Amazon and Vodafone mobiles

    • B. 

      Vodafone mobiles and retailer Future Group

    • C. 

      US Online store Amazon and retailer Future Group

    • D. 

      Filpkart and Future Group

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