Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 20

191Gandhinagar-based Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) Director, _______________ has been conferred with -Energy and Environment Foundation Global Excellence Award-2014 in Renewable Energy Sector- in August 2014.
 A) Prof. T. Harinarayana
 B) Dr. Syed Zaheer Hasan
 C) D.J. Pandian
 D) Prof. Dr. N.S. Varandani
  
192India's first ever Ethanol-run environment-friendly public buses were launched by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in which city in Aug 2014?
 A) Pune
 B) Mumbai
 C) Nagpur
 D) Indore

 
193Who has been chosen for the fifth Indira Sivasailam Endowment Medal and Concert in Aug 2014?
 A) T. N. Seshagopalan
 B) R. K. Shriramkumar
 C) T. M. Krishna
 D) Sanjay Subrahmanyan
  
194Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has decided to retain interest rate on provident fund at __________ for the current fiscal (announced in Aug 2014).
 A) 8.25%
 B) 8.5%
 C) 8.75%
 D) 9%
  
195Indian origin _____________ has been appointed as Shadow Minister in U.K.on 25 August 2014 to become the first MP from any party to be shadow Minister.
 A) Yasmin Qureshi
 B) Seema Malhotra
 C) Virendra Sharma
 D) Sadiq Khan
  
196BJP today announced the name of _______________ as its candidate for the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Aug 2014 vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
 A) Amit Shah
 B) Anandiben Patel
 C) Ranjan Ben Bhatta
 D) None of These
  
197Dairy products major Mother Dairy and the _____________ announced the launch of the 'SmartChange Card' for Mother Dairy booths in the National Capital Region in Aug 2014.
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) State Bank of India
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) Bank of India
  
198The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Awards for year 2014 was announced in Aug 2014. Winner list includes an NGO named the "Citizens Foundation" from _________ which was recognized for building 1000 schools over hundreds of cities and towns in the country with the world-s second highest number of children who are out of school.
 A) Indonesia
 B) Afghanisthan
 C) Bangladesh
 D) Pakistan
  
199Famous _________ drama and film actor Chemancherry Narayanan Nair passed away in August 2014.
 A) Tamil
 B) Telugu
 C) Kannada
 D) Malayalam
  
200Which committee was constituted by the Union Government to suggest the place to build
the capital city of Andhra Pradesh which has also submitted its report in Aug 2014 to Union Home Ministry?
 A) Verma
 B) Mehra
 C) Sivaramakrishnan
 D) Ramanujam

 
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Answers:
191Ans) Prof T Harinarayana
192Ans) Nagpur
193Ans) T. M. Krishna
194Ans) 8.75%
195Ans) Seema Malhotra
196Ans) Ranjan Ben Bhatta
197Ans) State Bank of India
198Ans) Pakistan
199Ans) Malayalam
200Ans) Sivaramakrishnan