Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 1

1Who has been selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award in Aug 2014 for his outstanding contribution towards the promotion of Communal harmony, peace and goodwill?
 A) Rakesh Om Prakash Mehra
 B) Gulzar
 C) Muzaffar Ali
 D) Farooq Sheikh
2How many sportsperson was awarded with India's top most sports award, the "Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2014" as announced in Aug 2014?
 A) Zero
 B) One
 C) Two
 D) Three

3USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in July (announced in Aug 2014).
 A) 6.3%
 B) 7.1%
 C) 6.6%
 D) 6.1%
4The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against the Chairman and Managing Director of ____________, S K Jain for alleged bribery case in Aug 2014. As per allegation, the CMD asked for bribe to extend credit facilities to certain companies.
 A) United Bank of India
 B) Syndicate Bank
 C) IDBI Bank
 D) Allahabad Bank
5The board of directors of India-s largest milk federation, the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), unanimously elected whom as the new Chairman in Aug 2014?
 A) Vipul Chaudhary
 B) Anandibhai Patel
 C) Jethabhai Patel
 D) None of These
6"Hiroshima Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
7Who took over as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in Aug 2014?
 A) R K Tewari
 B) Shashi Kant Sharma
 C) K V Chowdary
 D) A P M Mohammed Hanish
8Deputy National security Advisor __________ resigned and his resignation was accepted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31st July 2014.
 A) Nehchal Sandhu
 B) Arvind Gupta
 C) R N Ravi
 D) Shashi Kant Sharma
9Abhishek Verma received the Arjuna award - 2014 in Aug 2014. He is associated with which sport?
 A) Hockey
 B) Wrestling
 C) Shooting
 D) Archery
10Reserve Bank of India's new deputy governor __________ took charge of banking supervision, currency management, financial stability and rural credit in Aug 2014.
 A) S S Mundra
 B) KC Chakrabarty
 C) Anand Sinha
 D) Harun Rashid Khan

Check below for answers:
1Ans) Muzaffar Ali
2Ans) Zero
3Ans) 6.2%
4Ans) Syndicate Bank
5Ans) Jethabhai Patel
6Ans) 6-Aug
7Ans) K V Chowdary
8Ans) Nehchal Sandhu
9Ans) Archery
10Ans) S S Mundra