Current Affairs Apr 2015 Quiz - 5

41President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed whom as the next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) in Apr 2015?
 A) Harishankar Brahma
 B) V. S. Sampath
 C) Dr Nasim Zaidi
 D) S. Y. Quraishi
42The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during iits first monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2015-16 held in Apr 2015.
 A) 5%
 B) 4.5%
 C) 4.25%
 D) 4%

43"World Haemophilia Day" is observed on?
 A) 15-Apr
 B) 17-Apr
 C) 11-Apr
 D) 14-Apr
44Hindi poet ___________ and famous Hindi litterateur Uday Pratap Singh have been awarded with the Sahitya Shiromani Samman by the Uttar Pradesh government in Apr 2015. The award carries an award and cash prize of 21 lakh rupees.
 A) Pratibha Ray
 B) Ravuri Bharadwaja
 C) Dr Kedarnath Singh
 D) Gopaldas Neeraj
45Famous _________ writer and novelist Jayakanthan passed away in Apr 2015. He authored over 35 novels, many short stories and two autobiographies. He was presented with Padma Bhushan award in 2009, Jnanpith award in 2002 and Sahitya Akademi Award in 1972.
 A) Telugu
 B) Kannada
 C) Tamil
 D) Malaylam
46Global rating agency Moody's has raised India-s rating outlook from stable to positive with rating affirmed as -__________- which is the lowest investment rating in Apr 2015.
 A) Baa1
 B) Baa3
 C) Ba2
 D) Baa2
47Which City was awarded the title of Global Earth hour Capital 2015 after it won the Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Apr 2015. Total 163 cities from 16 countries participated in the challenge.
 A) New York
 B) Seoul
 C) London
 D) Hong Kong
48Former __________ captain and famous cricket commentator Richie Benaud passed away on 9th April 2015. He was 84. He retired from International cricket in 1964 in order to focus in journalism and broadcasting.
 A) England
 B) South Africa
 C) New Zealand
 D) Australia
49Which Indian state has been awarded as the Best e-Panchayat state in Apr 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
 A) Jharkhand
 B) Assam
 C) Haryana
 D) Gujarat
50Former ___________ Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar passed away after a prolonged illness in Apr 2015.
 A) Navy Chief
 B) Air Chief Marshal
 C) Air Force Chief
 D) None of These

41Ans) Dr Nasim Zaidi
42Ans) 4%
43Ans) 17-Apr
44Ans) Gopaldas Neeraj
45Ans) Tamil
46Ans) Baa3
47Ans) Seoul
48Ans) Australia
49Ans) Assam
50Ans) Air Chief Marshal

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