Current Affairs Dec 2014 Quiz - 15

 
141Bollywood star __________ has been awarded with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award in recognition of his decades old contribution towards Indian film industry in Dec 2014.
A) Asha Bhosle
B) Lata Mangeshkar
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Anupam Kher
142_________ Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dec 2014 and pledged support to Narendra Modi-s Digital India initiative during his meeting.
A) Facebook
B) Google
C) Microsoft
D) Cisco

 
143The Akkineni International Foundation, founded by legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, presented the ANR Award to Bollywood megastar ___________ in Dec 2014.
A) Amir Khan
B) Dilip Kumar
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Anupam Kher
144Indian badminton player ____________ won her maiden ITF singles title after defeating UK-s Katy Dunne in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 in the final match held at the Deccan Gymkhana in Pune in Dec 2014. With this, she also became the first Indian to clinch the USD 25,000 title in the tournament after 14 years.
A) Prarthana Thombare
B) Ankita Raina
C) Rishika Sunkara
D) Prerna Bhambri
145The BCCI has banned left-arm spinner __________ from bowling in competitive matches due to suspect action in Dec 2014.
A) Piyush Chawla
B) Pragyan Ojha
C) Amit Mishra
D) Naman Ojha
146Indian Navy Day is observed on _______________.
A) 8-Dec
B) 5-Dec
C) 7-Dec
D) 4-Dec
147The USA and NATO have formally withdrawn their forces from Afghanistan in dec 2014 after nearly _________ of Afghanistan war.
A) 11-years
B) 12-years
C) 13-years
D) 14-years
148Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to promulgate an ordinance on Land Acquisition Act in Dec 2014. As per the new bill,  for the projects important to national security, rural infrastructure, affordable housing, industrial corridor and projects of social infrastructure, the mandatory consent of ______ of the land owners will not be required but farmers will be paid higher compensation for their lands.
A) 75%
B) 70%
C) 80%
D) 85%
149India-s FDI inflow jumped by 25% to _________ in the April-October period of the current financial year compared to same period last year, as per the announcement made in Dec 2014.
A) USD 19.95 billion
B) USD 15.35 billion
C) USD 17.35 billion
D) USD 12.8 billion
150Chinese smartphone maker ________ has become the world's most valuable technology start-up in Dec 2014 as the firm raised USD 1.1 billion in a fresh round of capital infusion, making its valuation at USD 45 billion?
A) Lava
B) Oppo
C) Xiaomi
D) Lenovo

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
142Ans) Microsoft
143Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
144Ans) Ankita Raina
145Ans) Pragyan Ojha
146Ans) 4-Dec
147Ans) 13-years
148Ans) 80%
149Ans) USD 17.35 billion
150Ans) Xiaomi

 
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