Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 3 November – 9 November 2014

26 Questions | Total Attempts: 3067

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  • 1. 
    Name the person who was selected as the captain of ICC ODI Team for the Year 2014?
    • A. 

      Angelo Mathews

    • B. 

      Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    • C. 

      George Bailey

    • D. 

      AB de Villiers

  • 2. 
    Name the country, who’s Parliament on 5 November 2014 passed a law to block the release of Palestinian prisoners convicted for murder in any future, peace negotiations?
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Israel

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Syria

  • 3. 
    The scientific term Fallstreak Hole Cloud was in news recently because
    • A. 

      It appeared in the sky over Gippsland in eastern Victoria of Britain

    • B. 

      It appeared in the sky over Gippsland in eastern Victoria of Burma

    • C. 

      It appeared in the sky over Gippsland in eastern Victoria of Australia

    • D. 

      It appeared in the sky over Gippsland in eastern Victoria of New Zealand

  • 4. 
    Experts recently discovered at least 20 drawings of the Harappan (Sindhu) era in Gondi dialect on a boulder on top of a hill near Talwarghatta that is adjacent to river Tungbhadra. The place is located in?
    • A. 

      Bastar, Chhattisgarh

    • B. 

      Hampi, Karnataka

    • C. 

      Bet Dwarka, Gujarat

    • D. 

      Kutch desert, Gujarat

  • 5. 
    A Torpedo Recovery Vessel, TRV-72 of Indian Navy that sank off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise on 6 November 2014 was of which class?
    • A. 

      Arihant-class

    • B. 

      Astravahini Class

    • C. 

      Chakra (Akula II)-class

    • D. 

      Shishumar-class

  • 6. 
    Robert O’Neill was in news recently. Who is he?
    • A. 

      The person who claims that he killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan

    • B. 

      The person who was arrested for killing several people in Nigeria through a blast

    • C. 

      The person who was appointed as the defence secretary in the US

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Name the private Indian airline that recently banned shipment of shark fins to protect marine ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Jet Airways

    • B. 

      Kingfisher

    • C. 

      Indian Airways

    • D. 

      Air India

  • 8. 
    Hyderabad recently found an intelligent way to manage the traffic problems in the city in a smart way by using H-TRIMS. What is the full form of H-TRIMS?
    • A. 

      Hyderabad Traffic Integrated Maintenance System

    • B. 

      Hyderabad Traffic Integrated Management System

    • C. 

      Hyderabad Traffic Integrated Manipulation System

    • D. 

      Hyderabad Traffic Inked Management System

  • 9. 
    Recently Catalonia region held a non-binding vote on Independence. From which country does Catalonia seeks independence?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      The United Kingdom

    • D. 

      France

  • 10. 
    Who was recently appointed as the Advocate General of Haryana?
    • A. 

      GS sandhu

    • B. 

      Vitthal das

    • C. 

      Baldev Raj Mahajan

    • D. 

      None

  • 11. 
    Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park recently won The Earth Heroes Award for the year 2014. Where is it located?
    • A. 

      Bihar

    • B. 

      Darjeeling

    • C. 

      West Bengal

    • D. 

      Sikkim

  • 12. 
    Which international organisation recently passed a resolution of sports autonomy and sports as means to promote peace and development?
    • A. 

      International Olympic Committee

    • B. 

      Commonwealth Games Federation

    • C. 

      United Nations

    • D. 

      Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

  • 13. 
    Which corporate giant recently announced to launch the Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA) to make available local language content on the internet?
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Facebook

    • C. 

      IBM

    • D. 

      Google

  • 14. 
    What is the name of India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise that started on 3 November 2014 in Colombo?
    • A. 

      Mithra Shakti

    • B. 

      Garud

    • C. 

      Mithra Yudh Abhyas

    • D. 

      Vajra

  • 15. 
    Name the team that recently won the 2014-15 Duleep trophy of cricket?
    • A. 

      South Zone

    • B. 

      Central Zone

    • C. 

      Eastern Zone

    • D. 

      Western Zone

  • 16. 
    Union Government on 2 November 2014 announced series of measures to help rejuvenate the shipping industry of a state. Name the state?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Goa

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 17. 
    Name the Iraqi tribe whose 332 members were executed by militants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in western Anbar province?
    • A. 

      Al-Douri tribe

    • B. 

      Al-Dhafeer tribe

    • C. 

      Al-Bu Nimr tribe

    • D. 

      Al-Fatlah tribe

  • 18. 
    Name the two cars that failed crash test conducted on them under the Global New Car Assessment Programme (GNAP) on 3 November 2014 raising safety concerns.
    • A. 

      Renault Duster and Maruti’s Swift

    • B. 

      Maruti’s Swift and Nissan’s Dastun Go

    • C. 

      Maruti’s Alto K10 and Nissan’s Dastun GO

    • D. 

      Mahindra’s Xylo and Renault’s Duster

  • 19. 
    Which country has assured India that it will assist SIT on Black Money in its investigation?
    • A. 

      Cyprus

    • B. 

      Mauritius

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Liechtenstein

  • 20. 
    Oil prices on 4 November 2014 dipped to a four-year low of 82.82 US dollars per barrel. The primary reason for this was
    • A. 

      Fall in demand of oil by emerging economies

    • B. 

      Increase in supply of oil by OPEC members

    • C. 

      Decision of Saudi Arabia to give oil to US at discounted price

    • D. 

      The advance of ISIS in the region

  • 21. 
    Name the cheapest automatic car launched by Maruti Suzuki on 3 November 2014.
    • A. 

      Alto K10

    • B. 

      Alto 800

    • C. 

      Swift Dream

    • D. 

      Zen K10

  • 22. 
    Law Commission headed by Justice (retd) A P Shah recently recommended deleting 73 more obsolete statutes. In this context which one of the following obsolete Act is not matched with its year of becoming effective?
    • A. 

      Representation of the People Act: 1951

    • B. 

      Special Marriage Act: 1954

    • C. 

      Indian Divorce Act: 1869

    • D. 

      Indian Evidence Act: 1861

  • 23. 
    Name the woman who was appointed as the first woman chief of CERN, the particle physics research centre, on 4 November 2014?
    • A. 

      Rolf Heuel

    • B. 

      Fabiola Gianotti

    • C. 

      Sukumari Banerjee

    • D. 

      Christine Lagarde

  • 24. 
    Which cricketer on 5 November 2014 won the LG People’s Choice Award for the year 2014?
    • A. 

      Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    • B. 

      Angelo Mathews

    • C. 

      Kumar Sangakarra

    • D. 

      Virat Kohli

  • 25. 
    The Union Cabinet on 6 October 2014 gave its approval for signing a treaty on transfer of sentenced persons between with which country?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

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