Current Affairs Feb 2015 Quiz - 15

 
141India-s Foreign direct investment (FDI) jumped by more than 100% to __________ in December 2014 (announced in Feb 2015).
A) USD 3.56 billion
B) USD 1.10 billion
C) USD 2.16 billion
D) USD 4.46 billion
142Bank trade unions finally managed to get a _________ hike in wages coupled with second and fourth Saturday off from PSU bank managements in Feb 2015 after long negotiations period of more than 2 years.
A) 10%
B) 12%
C) 15%
D) 18%

 
143Who won the Best Actress in the leading role award at the 60th Filmfare Awards held in Feb 2015?
A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Rani Mukherjee
C) Alia Bhat
D) Kangana Ranaut
144During the April-December period of current fiscal year 2014-15, India received maximum FDI from which country?
A) Singapore
B) Mauritius
C) UK
D) USA
145Who won the Best Actress in the leading role award at the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars 2015) held in Feb 2015?
A) Amy Adams
B) Jennifer Aniston
C) Reese Witherspoon
D) Julianne Moore
146Who has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japanese auto giant Honda Motor Co. Limited in Feb 2015. He will take charge in June this year.
A) Takahiro Hachigo
B) Takanobu Ito
C) Takeo Fukui
D) Soichiro Honda
147Who became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings during ICC world cup held in Feb-March 2015. He also scored the fastest double century as he took 138 balls to reach his 200 runs.
A) AB de Villiers
B) Chris Gayle
C) Martin Guptill
D) Brendon McCullum
14814th Finance Commission, headed by former RBI Governor Y.V. Reddy, submitted its report to Central Government in Feb 2015. The commission has recommended to increase state-s share in the centre's tax revenue to ________ from current 32%.
A) 35%
B) 38%
C) 42%
D) 45%
149Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), __________ has resigned from his post, after being named in a sexual harassment case in Feb 2015.
A) Shailesh Nayak
B) Rajendra Kumar Pachauri
C) B V Sreekantan
D) Hemendra Kothari
150The Indian Army and Indian bank __________ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Defence Salary Package in Feb 2015. The revised MoU has added some additional facilities and basic features which include Many free/concessional services like free cheque books, free drafts, free funds transfers to any bank in India through RTGS / NEFT, free ATM cards and others etc.
A) Punjab National Bank
B) Bank of Baroda
C) State Bank of India
D) Central Bank of India

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) USD 2.16 billion
142Ans) 15%
143Ans) Kangana Ranaut
144Ans) Mauritius
145Ans) Julianne Moore
146Ans) Takahiro Hachigo
147Ans) Chris Gayle
148Ans) 42%
149Ans) Rajendra Kumar Pachauri
150Ans) State Bank of India

 
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