Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 17

161Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Maharashtra in Aug 2014?
 A) Kalyan Singh
 B) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
 C) C. Vidyasagar Rao
 D) Mridula Sinha
  
162After Governors, the Narendra Modi government planned to remove independent directors appointed by the previous UPA regime on PSU boards. NDA government recerntly sacked four directors on the board of which PSU?
 A) NTPC
 B) ONGC
 C) Indian Oil Corp
 D) BHEL

 
163In a rare honour, the US Post Service will issue a special postage stamp to commemorate legendary Indian actor _______________ in Aug 2014. The Telugu actor, who has spent 70 years in the industry, was awarded with all the top honours of the Indian film industry including the top most honour -Dada Saheb Phalke Award-.
 A) Rajkumar
 B) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
 C) N. T. Rama Rao
 D) None of These
  
164Famous __________ Bipin Chandra passed away at his residence in Aug 2014 after prolonged illness.
 A) Author
 B) Politician
 C) Historian
 D) Actor
  
165India-s economic growth rebounded sharply in the first quarter (April-June) of the current financial year to ___________ due to strong output by manufacturing and services sectors (announced in Aug 2014).
 A) 5.1%
 B) 4.9%
 C) 5.7%
 D) 6.1%
  
166The manufacturing sector, which accounts for nearly 14% of the economy, grew by ___________ in the first quarter compared to 1.4% contraction in the previous quarter (announced in Aug 2014).
 A) 3.1%
 B) 3.5%
 C) 4.4%
 D) 4.9%
  
167"One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography" written by ormer External Affairs Minister and senior Congress Party leader _______________ was published on 1 August 2014.
 A) P Chidambaram
 B) Kapil Sibal
 C) Kunwar Natwar Singh
 D) Kamal Nath
  
168The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cancelled the licence of The Which co-operative urban bank based in Hyderabad in Aug 2014?
 A) Vasavi Coop Urban Bank LImited.
 B) Andhra Pradesh Mahesh Co-Op Urban Bank Ltd
 C) Vasai Co-operative Urban Bank
 D) None of These
  
169Dick Wagner, the famous ______________ passed away due to respiratory failure in Arizona in Aug 2014.
 A) Director
 B) Actor
 C) Rock Guitarist
 D) Music Director
  
170Which Indian private bank opened its branch in Dubai at the International Financial Centre in Aug 2014 and will provide wealth management services to non-resident Indians based in the UAE.
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) HDFC Bank
 C) Yes Bank
 D) Axis Bank

 
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Answers:
161Ans) C. Vidyasagar Rao
162Ans) Indian Oil Corp
163Ans) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
164Ans) Historian
165Ans) 5.7%
166Ans) 3.5%
167Ans) Kunwar Natwar Singh
168Ans) Vasai Co-operative Urban Bank
169Ans) Rock Guitarist
170Ans) HDFC Bank