Current Affairs Feb 2015 Quiz - 4

 
31Who has been appointed as the Secretary, ministry of urban development (MoUD), in Feb 2015? Earlier he was a Director and Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs and Additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Commerce.
A) Shankar Agarwal
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) Arvind Mayaram
D) Madhusudhan Prasad
32Who won the Best Actor in the Supporting role award at the BAFTA 2015 Awards held in Feb 2015?
A) Steve Carell
B) Michael Keaton
C) Joaquin Phoenix
D) JK Simmons

 
33Who have won the ATP Tennis Championship doubles title after defeating Aihsan-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Nined Zimonjic in the final match by 6-4, 6-1 held in held in Dubai in Feb 2015?
A) Mahesh Bhupati and Daniel Nestor
B) Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor
C) Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor
D) None of These
34The ________ committee has submitted its recommendation on bringing reforms in central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to Indian Government in Feb 2015. The committee had given as many as 40 suggestions which include better corporate governance, more autonomy to Boards of PSUs, better utilisation of resources and transparency and fixing tenures of CMDs of PSU companies.
A) Verma
B) Roongta
C) Malhotra
D) Saha
35Who has beocome the youngest player to win the bronze medal in the 200 m breaststroke event in the 35th National Games 2015 held in Kerala in Feb 2015. She was just 12 years old and class 7 student.
A) Aakanksha Vora
B) Richa Mishra
C) Saloni Dalal
D) Dhumatkar Aditi
36"World Radio Day" is observed on which date to increase awareness about the importance of Radio?
A) 23rd Feb
B) 13th Feb
C) 11th Feb
D) 17th Feb
37The United States added 257,000 jobs in January as US job market continues to improve with strong economic recovery. US unemployment rate stood at ________ in Jan 2015 (announced in Feb 2015).
A) 5.8%
B) 5.7%
C) 6.3%
D) 5.1%
38As per Union budget announced in Feb 2015, Fiscal deficit is seen to be at _______ of GDP in FY2015/16.
A) 4.5%
B) 3.1%
C) 3.9%
D) 5.2%
39Pharmaceuticals giant _______ has announced that it would acquire Hospira Inc, a leading provider of injectable drugs, infusion technologies and biosimilars, for around USD 17 billion in Feb 2015.
A) Bayers
B) Pfizer
C) Glenmark
D) GlaxoSmithKline
40Which album won the Album of the Year" at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held in Feb 2015?
A) Beyoncé - Beyoncé
B) Morning Phase - Beck
C) x - Ed Sheeran
D) In the Lonely Hour - Sam Smith

 
Answers:
31Ans) Madhusudhan Prasad
32Ans) JK Simmons
33Ans) Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor
34Ans) Roongta
35Ans) Saloni Dalal
36Ans) 13th Feb
37Ans) 5.7%
38Ans) 3.9%
39Ans) Pfizer
40Ans) Morning Phase - Beck

 
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