Current Affairs April 2014 Quiz 8

71Indian shooter _______ won the gold in the trap event by defeating Australia's two-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup held in April 2014.
 A) Sanjeev Rajput
 B) Gagan Narang
 C) Manavjit Singh Sandhu
 D) Ronjan Sodhi
  
72Who won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
 A) Rajkumar Rao
 B) Suraj Venjaramoodu
 C) Farhan Akhtar
 D) Saurabh Shukla
  
73The Washington Post and the British-based The Guardian newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize in April 2014 for public service for coverage of ____________________ based on documents from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
 A) US Army programme in Iraq
 B) US Army programme in Afghanisthan
 C) National Security Agency surveillance programmes
 D) US surveillance for Ukraine Crisis
  
74Which Tech company announced its acquisition of Titan Aerospace in April 2014? Titan Aerospace is a maker of solar-powered drones which can be used to boost Internet access to remote areas.
 A) Yahoo
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Microsoft
  
75The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had approved appointment of  __________ as Finance Secretary in April 2014. The post of Finance Secretary was lying vacant since 31st March when Sumit Bose retired.
 A) Sudhir Gupta
 B) S R Rao
 C) Arvind Mayaram
 D) A Vijayanand
  
76"World Earth Day" is observed on?
 A) 24-Apr
 B) 22-Apr
 C) 21-Apr
 D) 25-Apr
  
77India-born poet ________ won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems -3 Sections-. The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced in April 2014 by Columbia University.
 A) Vijay Seshadri
 B) Vivek Rae
 C) Amitabh Kant
 D) V S Madan
  
78India-s Software industry body Nasscom appointed ___________ as its Vice-Chairman for the year 2014-15 (announced in April 2014).
 A) Krishnakumar Natarajan
 B) BVR Mohan Reddy
 C) Ashok Soota
 D) V. G. Siddhartha
  
79Which agency won two YoungGun awards in the YGA 2013 Awards (announced in April 2014). The agency is the only office in India to have won YoungGuns awards. YGA is now in its 12th year of recognizing young talent globally.
 A) Taproot India
 B) Grey Worldwide India
 C) Ogilvy Mumbai
 D) O&M India
  
80Which Indian racing driver won Whangarei Rally by a lead of 11.9 seconds held in April 2014? It is his first title in New Zealand and sixth career victory in FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). European champion, Jan Kopecky (Czech Republic) obtained second position.
 A) Armaan Ebrahim
 B) Gaurav Gill
 C) Karamjit Singh
 D) V. R. Naren Kumar

 
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Answers
71Ans) Manavjit Singh Sandhu
72Ans) Saurabh Shukla
73Ans) National Security Agency surveillance programmes
74Ans) Google
75Ans) Arvind Mayaram
76Ans) 22-Apr
77Ans) Vijay Seshadri
78Ans) BVR Mohan Reddy
79Ans) Ogilvy Mumbai
80Ans) Gaurav Gill