Current Affairs April 2014 Quiz 17

161India has displaced which country to become the world's third biggest economy in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), as per the latest report published by the World Bank report in April 2014.
 A) France
 B) UK
 C) Japan
 D) Germany
162India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in March (announced in April 2014).
 A) -1.1%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 2.5%
 D) 4.2%
163Liquor firm United Spirits Ltd has appointed __________ as the Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st May. United Spirits- was recently taken over by Diageo Plc and now it is seeking to purchase an additional 26% stake in the company.
 A) Anand Kripalu
 B) Saugata Gupta
 C) Varun Berry
 D) Raj Jain
164World No. 41 Indian pair of ________ won Bronze medal after being defeated by world No.10 Chinese Luo-Luo pair by 21-12, 21-7 in the in Asian Championship Women-s Doubles Semifinal match in April 2014.
 A) Jwala-PV Sindhu
 B) Jwala-Ashwini
 C) Saina-PV Sindhu
 D) Jwala-Saina
165Famous ____________ Khaled Chowdhury passed away in Kolkata in April 2014 after a prolonged illness. He was 95.
 A) Scientist
 B) Painter
 C) Author
 D) Theatre personality
166Famous India Paralympic swimmer _____________ won two Bronze and one Silver at the IDM Berlin 2014. He won Bronze Medals in the 200m Individual Medley (2:44.06 seconds) and the 100m Butterfly (1:09.67 seconds) and won the Silver Medal in the 100m Breaststroke.
 A) Girisha Nagarajegowda
 B) Sharath Gayakwad
 C) Narender Ranbir
 D) Jaideep Deswal
167Who† bagged the ›oung Achiever Award - 2013, for his contribution to the society in the field of agriculture, announced in April 2014? The award was instituted by the Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (Sadhna), Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni PO, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.
 A) B. Vinothkumar
 B) Ramesh Agrawal
 C) Rajesh Gopakumar
 D) Burra Gautham Sidharth
168Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has appointed whom as Managing Director and CEO of Indian arm in April 2014? He will take over on 1st June this year. Erich Nesselhauf set to take over as Managing Director and CEO at from June 1.
 A) Marc Llistosella
 B) Erich Nesselhauf
 C) Sam Isaac
 D) Tom Albanese
169Indian Govenment has appointed whom as the new Chief of Naval Staff in April 2014. The post was lying vacant for nearly two months since former Chief resigned suddenly in the wake of a series of accidents.
 A) Robin K Dhowan
 B) DK Joshi
 C) Shekhar Sinha
 D) Sunil Lamba
170Who has taken over as the President of Computer Society of India from 1st April 2014? The Computer Society is the largest association of IT professionals in India with over 90,000 members and 73 chapters.
 A) Akhilesh Gupta
 B) Shailesh Nayak
 C) HR Mohan
 D) KS Popli

Check below for Answers:

161Ans) Japan
162Ans) 2.5%
163Ans) Anand Kripalu
164Ans) Jwala-Ashwini
165Ans) Theatre personality
166Ans) Sharath Gayakwad
167Ans) B. Vinothkumar
168Ans) Erich Nesselhauf
169Ans) Robin K Dhowan
170Ans) HR Mohan