Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 19

181Which Country unveiled its next generation Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Dongfeng - 41 (DF-41) in Aug 2014? The missile with an operation range varying between 12000 km to 15000 km is amongst the world-s longest range missiles.
 A) USA
 B) France
 C) Russia
 D) China
  
182World Elephant Day is observed on _________ across the globe. It is an international annual event and is dedicated towards the preservation and protection of the world's elephants.
 A) 12-August
 B) 15-August
 C) 22-August
 D) 30-August

 
183Athletics Federation of India President ____________ has been appointed the Chef-de-Mission of the Indian contingent in Aug 2014 for next month-s Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
 A) Maharaja Yadvindra Singh
 B) CK Valson
 C) Adille Sumariwala
 D) None of These
  
184Which Indian private sector bank has launched EMI (equated monthly instalments) facility on debit cards to enable its customers to convert their high value transactions into easy instalments in Aug 2014?
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) HDFC Bank
 C) Yes Bank
 D) Axis Bank
  
185Which Indian state will host Football Federation Cup scheduled to be held in August 2015?
The Federation Cup is an annual club level football tournament of India. It was started in 1977.
 A) Punjab
 B) Haryana
 C) Jammu and Kashmir
 D) Himachal Pradesh
  
186_____________ Legend of Pakistan Hashim Khan passed away in Aug 2014.
 A) Hockey
 B) Cricket
 C) Squash
 D) Football
  
187Government hiked the import duty on raw and refined sugar from 15% to ________ in Aug 2014 to help the sugar industry clear cane arrears to farmers.
 A) 18%
 B) 25%
 C) 20%
 D) 30%
  
188Hockey India inducts Which indian state as its 23rd associate member in Aug 2014?
 A) Bihar
 B) Uttar Pradesh
 C) Madhya Pradesh
 D) Chattisgarh
  
189Weightlifter ______________won India's first medal of the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China in Aug 2014.
 A) Ngangbam Soniya Chanu
 B) Valluri Srinivasa Rao
 C) Ragala Venkat Rahul
 D) Katulu Ravi Kumar
  
190Veteran ______________ leader Amitava Nandy passed away in Aug 2014.
 A) Indian Congress Party
 B) Communist Party of India
 C) Bhartiya Janata Party
 D) Janata Dal

 
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Answers:
181Ans) China
182Ans) 12-August
183Ans) Adille Sumariwala
184Ans) ICICI Bank
185Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
186Ans) Squash
187Ans) 25%
188Ans) Madhya Pradesh
189Ans) Ragala Venkat Rahul
190Ans) Communist Party of India