Current Affairs April 2014 Quiz 15

141Which Indian Grandmaster won a silver medal after ending up with six and half points out of a possible ninein the Asian Continental Chess Championships held at Sharjah in April 2014?
 A)  B Adhiban
 B) Dibyendu Barua
 C) Abhijeet Gupta
 D) Dronavalli Harika
  
142Which Indian badminton player settled with Bronze in Asian Championship after being defeated by top seed Shixian Wang of China in the semifinal match held in April 2014?
 A) Jwala Gutta
 B) Saina Nehwal
 C) P V Sindhu
 D) Ashwini Ponnappa
  
143"World Malaria Day" is observed on?
 A) 28-Apr
 B) 22-Apr
 C) 25-Apr
 D) 29-Apr
  
144Who has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India in April 2014 and assumed charge on 27th April?
 A) Justice Altamas Kabir
 B) Justice P Sathasivam
 C) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
 D) Justice S. H. Kapadia
  
145Which footballer has been named as the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year at an awards ceremony held in London in April 2014?
 A)  Luis Suarez
 B) Eden Hazard
 C) Lionel Messi
 D) Cristiano Ronaldo
  
146The 28-member European Union has temporarily banned the import of which fruit from India from 1st May onwards which brought protests from the Indian community, lawmakers and traders.
 A) Apple
 B) Banana
 C) Mango
 D) Grapes
  
147Which Indian business person was honored with with the 2014 -Canada India Foundation Chanchalani Global Indian Award- in Toronto in April 2014 for his remarkable vision and leadership in the IT sector?
 A) NR Narayana Murthy
 B) Azim Premji
 C) Natarajan Chandrasekaran
 D) Shiv Nadar
  
148Which Indian businessperson has been appointed on the Board of US-India Business Council (USIBC) in April 2014? As a member of the board, He will help promote the policy advocacy priorities of USIBC and advice members and senior USIBC staff on a wide range of topics.
 A) Cyrus Mistry
 B) Adi Godrej
 C) Anand Mahindra
 D) Sunil Bharti Mittal
  
149Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other countries have won this year-s Goldman Prize in April 2014, which is awarded for grass-roots activism. India-s __________ received the prize for helping villagers fight coal mining in Chhattisgarh and succeeded in shutting down one of the largest planned coal mines in the area.
 A) Shubhranshu Choudhary
 B) Ramesh Agrawal
 C) Rajesh Gopakumar
 D) Burra Gautham Sidharth
  
150Which famous Hollywood actor was awarded with the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards held in Tampa Bay, Florida in April 2014?
 A) Sylvester Stallone
 B) Nicolas Cage
 C) Bruce Willis
 D) John Travolta

 
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Answers
141Ans) B Adhiban
142Ans) P V Sindhu
143Ans) 25-Apr
144Ans) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
145Ans) Luis Suarez
146Ans) Mango
147Ans) NR Narayana Murthy
148Ans) Anand Mahindra
149Ans) Ramesh Agrawal
150Ans) John Travolta