Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 2

11The first Indian woman mountaineer to scale Mount Everest, Bachendri Pal was awarded with the -Bharat Gaurav- award by the football East Bengal Club in Aug 2014. The football club is based in which city?
 A) Lucknow
 B) Kolkata
 C) Allahabad
 D) Panaji
  
12Indian athlete ___________ won gold medal in men's discuss throw event at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Aug 2014. This is also India-s first gold medal in athletics in the Commonwealth games 2014.
 A) Renjith Maheshwary
 B) Om Prakash Karhana
 C) Vikas Gowda
 D) Irfan Kolothum Thodi

 
13"Organ Donation Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 12-August
 B) 11-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 6-August
  
14Who became the first Indian woman gymnast of India to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Aug 2014? She won a bronze medal in the vault event and scripted history for and in India.
 A) Vijay Kumar
 B) Prabhjot Bajw
 C) Dipa Karmakar
 D) Palak Kour Bijral
  
15The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Awards for year 2014 was announced in Aug 2014. Journalist Hu Shuli whose work has led to the ouster of corrupt officials won the award. He belongs to which country?
 A) Indonesia
 B) China
 C) Japan
 D) Thailand
  
16How many Indian companies are placed in the list of Forbes- list of the world-s 100 most innovative companies that investors think are most likely to -generate big, new growth ideas--, published in Aug 2014?
 A) Four
 B) Five
 C) Six
 D) Seven
  
17The 20th Commonwealth Games was concluded at Glasgow in Aug 2014 through a glittering concluding ceremony. India finished at _________ position as per medal tally after posting a successful performance in the tournament. Indian athletes won 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze for a total haul of 64 medals to finish fifth
 A) Third
 B) Fourth
 C) Fifth
 D) Sixth
  
18The 20th Commonwealth Games was concluded at Glasgow in Aug 2014. Which country leads the medal tally with 58 Gold medals, 59 silver medals and 57 Bronze medals in the same.
 A) Australia
 B) England
 C) Canada
 D) Scotland
  
19Mathematician and Stanford University professor Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman  to win the Fields Medal this year in Aug 2014. She is from which countr?
 A) Syria
 B) Iraq
 C) Iran
 D) Turkey
  
20Who from Bandminton sports received the Arjuna award - 2014 in Aug 2014?
 A) V. Diju
 B) Aparna Balan
 C) Jwala Gutta
 D) PV Sindhu

 
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Answers:
11Ans) Kolkata
12Ans) Vikas Gowda
13Ans) 6-August
14Ans) Dipa Karmakar
15Ans) China
16Ans) Five
17Ans) Fifth
18Ans) England
19Ans) Iran
20Ans) V. Diju