Current Affairs February 2014 Quiz - 15

141Who won the National Billiard Championships held in Lucknow in Feb 2014?
 A) Sourav Kothari
 B) Alok Kumar
 C) B. Bhaskar
 D) Dhruv Sitwala
  
142Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram inaugurated India-s first post office savings bank ATM in ___________ in February 2014. The ATM was launched as a part of an Information Technology (IT) modernisation project of the Department of Posts in order to boost its core banking network.
 A) Bangalore
 B) Hyderabad
 C) Chennai
 D) Kochin
  
143General Motors India has appointed whom as its President and Managing Director, effective from 1st March 2014?
 A) Lowell Paddock
 B) Arvind Saxena
 C) Nigel Harris
 D) Joginder Singh
  
144India has joined the elite group of nations when the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) was commissioned into the Indian Navy at INS Hansa in ________ in Feb 2014.
 A) Mumbai
 B) Visakhapatnam
 C) Panaji
 D) Kochin
  
145Indian-origin hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been convicted for his role in the $275 million insider trading scheme in Feb 2014. He worked for which hedge fund?
 A) S.A.C. Capital Advisors
 B) Fairfax Financial Holdings
 C) Brevan Howard
 D) Fortress Investment Group
  
146India was ranked _____ in the list of ten countries in terms of digital governance as per the report on digital governance released by Accenture in February 2014.
 A) 7th
 B) 10th
 C) 8th
 D) 9th
  
147The President of India presented the International Gandhi Award for the year 2013 to Dr. Vijaykumar Vinayak Dongre (VV Dongre) and Prof. Guocheng Zhang in February 2014 for making outstanding contributions in the field of _______ to eradicate the disease through treatment, training and research.
 A) Polio
 B) HIV-AIDS
 C) Leprosy
 D) Tuberculosis
  
148Who has been conferred with the -Youth Achievers Award- at the sixth Global Marketing and Social Media award ceremony held at Mumbai in Feb 2014?
 A) Bharat Gupta
 B) V. K. Hamzah Abbas
 C) Shireen Bhan
 D) Swapan Dasgupta
  
149Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and _________ unveil 360-degree online view of 30 monuments in Feb 2014 in which 30 Indian monuments including Taj Mahal can now be "visited" online with a 360-degree panoramic view.
 A) Yahoo
 B) Microsoft
 C) Facebook
 D) Google
  
150Which Indian Cricketer was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission in Feb 2014?
 A) Cheteshwar Pujara
 B) Virat Kohli
 C) Suresh Raina
 D) Rohit Sharma

 
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Answers:
141Ans) Sourav Kothari
142Ans) Chennai
143Ans) Arvind Saxena
144Ans) Panaji
145Ans) S.A.C. Capital Advisors
146Ans) 8th
147Ans) Leprosy
148Ans) Bharat Gupta
149Ans) Google
150Ans) Cheteshwar Pujara