Current Affairs Apr 2015 Quiz - 6

51World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has named _________ as the National Earth Hour Capital for year 2015 after it emerged as winner among the three finalists from India in Apr 2015.
 A) Thane
 B) Rajkot
 C) Pune
 D) Coimbatore
52Asteroid 316201 was named after the Nobel laureate ____________ in Apr 2015.  The asteroid was named after her by Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA-s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California under the International Astronomical Union rules.
 A) Kailash Satyarthi
 B) Malala Yousafzai
 C) Nelson Mandela
 D) None of These

53Who won the Chinese Grand Prix held at the Shanghai International Circuit in China in Apr 2015?
 A) Lewis Hamilton
 B) Sebastian Vettel
 C) Nico Rosberg
 D) Kimi Raikkonen
54Which country will chair the ninth meeting of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Council which will be held in Abu Dhabi in June this year.
 A) Malaysia
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Japan
55"World Heritage Day" is observed on?
 A) 15-Apr
 B) 17-Apr
 C) 18-Apr
 D) 19-Apr
56The Indian government has temporarily suspended the registration of Indian arm of Which NGO under the foreign contributions law for under-reporting foreign funding and conducting transaction of such funds without informing the authorities as required by the law in Apr 2015?
 A) Gates Foundation
 B) Ford Foundation
 C) Greenpeace
 D) None of These
57Who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in Apr 2015?
 A) Kshatrapati Shivaji
 B) Arun Kumar Jha
 C) Ranjan Dhawan
 D) Prakash Bakshi
58Indian tennis player ________ created history by becoming the first Indian female tennis player to achieve the world number one rank in women-s doubles ranking in Apr 2015.
 A) P. V. Sindhu
 B) Jwala Gutta
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Sania Mirza
59The Reserve Bank of India has kept Reverse Repo rate unchanged at  ________ during iits first monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2015-16 held in Apr 2015.
 A) 6.75%
 B) 7.75%
 C) 6.5%
 D) 7%
60Famous Indian shooter ________ won a bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Changwon, South Korea in Apr 2015.
 A) Jitu Rai
 B) Gagan Narang
 C) Abhinav Bindra
 D) Shweta Chaudhary

51Ans) Thane
52Ans) Malala Yousafzai
53Ans) Lewis Hamilton
54Ans) India
55Ans) 18-Apr
56Ans) Greenpeace
57Ans) Arun Kumar Jha
58Ans) Sania Mirza
59Ans) 6.5%
60Ans) Jitu Rai

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