Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 10

91Prime Minister Narendra Mod has announced a financial inclusion plan during his maiden Independence Day speech, named as the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna. This will help the poor open bank accounts and the main features of the scheme include a ____________ overdraft facility for Aadhar-linked accounts, a Ru Pay Debit Card with an inbuilt Rs. 1 lakh accident insurance cover and minimum monthly remuneration of Rs. 5,000 to business correspondents.
A) Rs. 10,000
B) Rs. 5,000
C) Rs. 15,000
D) None of These
92Which two state governments have signed an MoU for rural livelihood mission in Aug 2014?
A) Karnataka and Goa
B) Karnataka and Kerala
C) Karnataka and Maharashtra
D) Tamil Nadu and Kerala

 
93The International Political Science Association has honoured Delhi University professor ______________ with the Global South Award for his outstanding work on the politics of the developing world in Aug 2014.
A) Pradeep Kapur
B) Sunil Kumar
C) Aditi Chowdhury
D) Prabhu Mohapatra
94India was ranked at ____________ position based on the Global Peace Index, 2014 published by the Institute for Economics and Peace in Aug 2014.
A) 134th
B) 143th
C) 105th
D) 162nd
95The Reserve Bank of India has kept Reverse Repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of August 2014 monetary policy review.
A) 6.75%
B) 7.75%
C) 7.25%
D) 7%
96Who won the Men's singles title at the Cincinnati Open Singles Tennis tournament held in Aug 2014?
A) Novak Djokovic
B) Roger Federer
C) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
D) Stanislas Wawrinka
97FDI in China dropped by 16.95% in July compared to same month last year to ____________  (announced in Aug 2014).
A) USD 5.95 billion
B) USD 9.12 billion
C) USD 7.81 billion
D) None of These
98Former Sri Lanka Skipper ____________ ended his 17-year Test career on a victorious note In Aug 2014 as Sri Lanka won the second and final Test against Pakistan by 105 runs to win the series 2-0.
A) Kumar Sangakkara
B) Tillakaratne Dilshan
C) Mahela Jayawardene
D) Angelo Mathews
99Who won the Women's singles title at the Cincinnati Open Singles Tennis tournament held in Aug 2014?
A) Sabine Lisicki
B) Ana Ivanovic
C) Serena Williams
D) Agnieszka Radwanska
100Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Union Public Service Commission in Aug 2014?
A) Rajni Razdan
B) D P Agrawal
C) Venkatarami Reddy Y
D) Alka Sirohi

 
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Answers:
91Ans) Rs. 5,000
92Ans) Karnataka and Kerala
93Ans) Sunil Kumar
94Ans) 143th
95Ans) 7%
96Ans) Roger Federer
97Ans) USD 7.81 billion
98Ans) Mahela Jayawardene
99Ans) Serena Williams
100Ans) Rajni Razdan