Current Affairs Aug 2014 Quiz 9

81Justices Abhay Manohar Sapre, R Banumathi, Prafulla Chandra Pant and Uday Umesh Lalit have been appointed as the new Supreme Court judges in Aug 2014. With this appointment, total strength of Supreme Court judges touched ________ including Chief Justice R M Lodha.
 A) 28
 B) 29
 C) 30
 D) 31
  
82Prime 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

 
83___________ Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash in Aug 2014 raising doubt about the upcoming Presidential election scheduled to be held later this year.
 A) Uruguay
 B) Columbia
 C) Argentina
 D) Brazil
  
84Euro zone economic growth stood at ____________in the second quarter of the current year (announced in Aug 2014).
 A) -0.3%
 B) 0%
 C) 0.2%
 D) 0.8%
  
85Which Football club  won the UEFA Football Super Cup, the first European trophy of the season, in Aug 2014?
 A) Barcelona
 B) Real Madrid
 C) Manchester United
 D) Manchester City
  
86The reserve Bank of India has imposed a limit of 3 transactions per month from ATMs of other banks and 5 from the same bank in hoa many metropolitan cities in Aug 2014?
 A) Five
 B) Six
 C) Seven
 D) Eight
  
87The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has reduced the rate of interest on their refinance facilities to banks by 20-50 basis points to boost investments in the agriculture sector. The new rates of interest on refinance will now be ___________ compared to 9.5% earlier for 5 years period.
 A) 9.00%
 B) 9.20%
 C) 9.30%
 D) 9.35%
  
88India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale price index, stood at _______ in July 2014 (published in Aug 2014).
 A) 4.8%
 B) 6.01%
 C) 5.7%
 D) 5.19%
  
89"National Sports Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 21-August
 B) 29-August
 C) 23-August
 D) 27-August
  
90Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned _____________, India's largest indigenously built warship, at a ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai in Aug 2014. 60% of the warship is built in India and it is a symbol of self-reliance of Indian Navy.
 A) INS Kochin
 B) INS Kolkata
 C) INS Bombay
 D) INS Madras

 
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Answers:
81Ans) 30
82Ans) Bimal Jalan
83Ans) Brazil
84Ans) 0%
85Ans) Real Madrid
86Ans) Six (Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Hyderabad.)
87Ans) 9.30%
88Ans) 5.19%
89Ans) 29-August
90Ans) INS Kolkata