Current Affairs Dec 2014 Quiz - 14

131Senior IAS officer ___________ has been appointed as the chairman and managing director of PSU mining giant Coal India Limited in Dec 2014.
A) Dinesh K Sarraf
B) B. C. Tripathi
C) B. Prasada Rao
D) S Bhattacharya
132National Mathematics Day is observed on _______________.
A) 28-Dec
B) 15-Dec
C) 22-Dec
D) 11-Dec

133The Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline to replace pre-2005 currency notes to _________ from existing deadline of 1st January 2015.  RBI has said earlier in its notification that all notes issued prior to 2005 would be withdrawn from circulation.
A) 30th April 2015
B) 30th June 2015
C) 30th September 2015
D) 31th December 2015
134Veteran _________ K. Balachander, who was admitted to a private hospital recently, passed away in Chennai in Dec 2014 He was 84.
A) Actor
B) Director
C) Producer
D) Music Director
135Who was chosen as first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand in Dec 2014?
A) Arjun Munda
B) Babulal Marandi
C) Raghuvar Das
D) Hemant Soren
136The central government launched a new health mission named as '______________' on 25th December. This mission will aim to cover all children by 2020 who are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated against seven vaccine-preventable diseases.
A) Mission Indradhanush
B) Mission Shasthya
C) Mission Dhanush
D) Mission Chhatradhanush
137Central Government has set up a committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge __________ to examine the possibility of constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for re investigation of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases in Dec 2014.
A) J. S. Verma
B) Madan Mohan Punchhi
C) Leila Seth
D) G.P. Mathur
138__________, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been chosen as one of the 2014 top ten scientists chosen by the prestigious journal -Nature- in Dec 2014. He is listed along with other famous scientists including Andrea Accomazzo, the Rosetta flight operations director, European Space Agency.
A) Mylswamy Annadurai
B) G. Madhavan Nair
C) K. Radhakrishnan
D) Udupi Ramachandra Rao
139Central Government has announced to present -Bharat Ratna-, India's highest civilian honour, to former Prime Minister ___________ and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya in Dec 2014.
A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
B) Manmohan Singh
C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
140An _________ plane crashed in Java sea while flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 persons on board in Dec 2014.
A) Malaysian Airlines
B) AirAsia
C) Singapore Airlines
D) None of These

131Ans) S Bhattacharya
132Ans) 22-Dec
133Ans) 30th June 2015
134Ans) Director
135Ans) Raghuvar Das
136Ans) Mission Indradhanush
137Ans) G.P. Mathur
138Ans) K. Radhakrishnan
139Ans) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
140Ans) AirAsia

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