Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 21

201The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Awards for year 2014 was announced in Aug 2014. Winners include anthropologist Saur Marlina Manurung from ____________, who put up a -Jungle School- program for children or forest people.
A) Indonesia
B) China
C) Japan
D) Thailand
202Prime Minister Narendra Modi set up ______________ committee to identify obsolete laws in Aug 2014.
A) Verma
B) Mehra
C) Sivaramakrishnan
D) Ramanujam

203Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan appointed a committee under the chairmanship of  ___________ to review Parliament security in Aug 2014.
A) Hari Gautam
B) RK Singh
C) Shanta Kumar
D) Sivaramakrishnan
204The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development set up a four member committee headed by former UGC chairman ____________ to review the present status of Universities Grants Commission in Aug 2014.
A) Hari Gautam
B) RK Singh
C) Shanta Kumar
D) Sivaramakrishnan
205India signed loan agreement with ______________ for Mizoram State Roads Project (MSRP II) in Aug 2014.
B) Asia Development Bank
C) World Bank
D) BRICS development Bank
206Senior Congress leader _____________ has been appointed as the Chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee, PAC in Aug 2014.
A) Kapil Sibal
B) P Chidambaram
C) K V Thomas
D) Ajay Maken
207Which IT company has announced to spend 200 crore rupees for Clean India Campaign as a part of their CSR activities in Aug 2014?
A) Infosys Limited
B) Tata Consultancy Services
C) Wipro
D) HCL Technologies
208Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set up Expenditure Management Commission  headed by former RBI Governor _____________ in Aug 2014. This committee will suggest ways to reduce food, fertiliser and oil subsidies and narrow the fiscal deficit.
A) Bimal Jalan
B) Duvvuri Subbarao
C) YV Reddy
D) C. Rangarajan
209Indian-origin mathematician ____________ has been awarded the prestigious Fields Medal at the International Mathematical Union-s (IMU) International Congress of Mathematicians in Aug 2014 in Seoul for developing powerful new methods in geometry of numbers.
A) Subhash Khot
B) Akshay Venkatesh
C) Manjul Bhargava
D) Maryam Mirzakhani
210The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against the Chairman and Managing Director of ____________, S K Jain for alleged bribery case in Aug 2014. As per allegation, the CMD asked for bribe to extend credit facilities to certain companies.
A) United Bank of India
B) Syndicate Bank
C) IDBI Bank
D) Allahabad Bank

Check below for answers:
201Ans) Indonesia
202Ans) Ramanujam
203Ans) RK Singh
204Ans) Hari Gautam
205Ans) World Bank
206Ans) K V Thomas
207Ans) Tata Consultancy Services
208Ans) Bimal Jalan
209Ans) Manjul Bhargava
210Ans) Syndicate Bank