Current Affairs Feb 2015 Quiz - 12

 
111Indian IT services company _________ has acquired US based leading provider of automation technology for large-scale software management, Panaya Inc, for around USD 200 million in Feb 2015.
A) HCL Technologies
B) TCS
C) Wipro
D) Infosys
112Senior _________ leader and former Maharashtra-s Home Minister during the 26/11 terror attacks, R R Patil passed away at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai in Feb 2015.
A) Congress
B) NCP
C) BJP
D) Shiv Sena

 
113IPL-8 auction was held in Feb 2015 for the next IPL season. Which player attracted the maximum price of Rs 16 crore from IPL team Delhi Daredevils in the auction?
A) Virendra Sehwag
B) Dinesh Karthik
C) Yuvraj Singh
D) Suresh Raina
114India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at _______ in January 2015 (announced in Feb 2015).
A) -1.2%
B) -0.39%
C) 0.85%
D) 1.8%
115Indian-origin scientist Professor ____________ has been awarded with the Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States (US) in Feb 2015. He was awarded for his research work in developing data-driven modelling and learning techniques to improve the accuracy of operational decision making.
A) Gurpreet Singh
B) Srikanth Jagabathula
C) Jagadeesh Moodera
D) Amit Sheth
116Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) Limited in Feb 2015?
A) Manoj Vaish
B) Balasubramaniam Venkataramani
C) Ashishkumar Chauhan
D) Chitra Ramkrishna
117Who sworn in as the first Woman President of Croatia in Feb 2015 after winning the election held in this year?
A) Vesna Pusi?
B) Mirela Holy
C) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
D) Milanka Opa?i?
118The Aero India expo 2015, 10th edition of the five-day international edition of the aerospace and aviation exhibition, was held at the Air Force Station in ______ in Feb 2015.
A) Jaipur
B) Hyderabad
C) Pune
D) Bangalore
119Which Indian international airport has been chosen as the best airport among the world's most performing airports in the 25-40 million passengers per annum category by the Airport Council International (ACI) in Feb 2015?
A) Delhi Airport
B) Mumbai Airport
C) Bangalore Airport
D) Hyderabad Airport
120As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, it was proposed to increase service tax rate and education cess to ______ from 12.36%.
A) 13.5%
B) 14%
C) 14.36%
D) 15%

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
111Ans) Infosys
112Ans) NCP
113Ans) Yuvraj Singh
114Ans) -0.39%
115Ans) Srikanth Jagabathula
116Ans) Balasubramaniam Venkataramani
117Ans) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
118Ans) Bangalore
119Ans) Delhi Airport
120Ans) 14%

 
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