Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 6

51Who joined infrastructure finance company IDFC as the head of Bharat Banking with effect from 8th August 2014. IDFC has recently won the commercial banking licence from the RBI recently and plans to start banking operations by end of next year.
 A) S S Mundra
 B) KC Chakrabarty
 C) Ravi Shankar
 D) Harun Rashid Khan
52Philips India has roped in which bollywood actress as its brand ambassador for its beauty business, which includes a range of hair and depilation devices, in Aug 2014?
 A) Pareneeti Chopra
 B) Deepika Padukone
 C) Alia Bhatt
 D) Priyanka Chopra

53Who has won first direct presidential election of Turkey after securing 52% of the total votes in the election held in Aug 2014?
 A) Recep Tayyip Erdogan
 B) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
 C) Kemal K?l?çdaro?lu
 D) Abdullah Gül
54Famous striker Miroslav Klose, the broke record as the all-time World Cup top scorer in the recently held FIFA world cup, announced his retirement from international football in Aug. He belongs to which country?
 A) Portugal
 B) Brazil
 C) Germany
 D) Italy
55Who won the Toronto Masters Men's singles held in Aug 2014?
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
 D) Stanislas Wawrinka
56Who won the Women's singles title at the WTA Montreal tournament held in Aug 2014?
 A) Sabine Lisicki
 B) Ana Ivanovic
 C) Venus Williams
 D) Agnieszka Radwanska
57Which Indian state has become the most favoured destination of foreign tourists in the north-eastern states of the country, as per the latest figures published by the Central Tourism Ministry in Aug 2014?
 A) Sikkim
 B) Arunachal Pradesh
 C) Assam
 D) Manipur
58Mahabir Prasad received the Dronacharya award - 2014 in Aug 2014. He is associated with which sport?
 A) Boxing
 B) Wrestling
 C) Shooting
 D) Archery
59"Intl. Day of the World-s Indigenous Peoples" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
60Which Indian archer won a Gold and two Bronze medals at the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland in Aug 2014? Indian team finished at fifth with a total of 5 medals.
 A) Deepika Kumari
 B) Bombayala Devi Lashram
 C) akshmi Rani Manji
 D) None of These

Check below for answers:
51Ans) Ravi Shankar
52Ans) Alia Bhatt
53Ans) Recep Tayyip Erdogan
54Ans) Germany
55Ans) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
56Ans) Agnieszka Radwanska
57Ans) Sikkim
58Ans) Wrestling
59Ans) 18-August
60Ans) Deepika Kumari