Current Affairs February 2014 Quiz - 7

61Pakistan-s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has sacked ________ as the Chairman of the PCB and suspended the Governing board with immediate effect on 10th February because of his mishandling Pakistan's case in the recent changes brought in the ICC.
 A) Najam Sethi
 B) Zaheer Abbas
 C) Iqbal Qasim
 D) Zaka Ashraf
  
62Who became the youngest Russian athlete to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics currently being held at Sochi, Russia in Feb 2014?
 A) Yulia Lipnitskaya
 B) Adelina Sotnikova
 C) Evgeni Plushenko
 D) Carolina Kostner
  
63Which Indian state becomes the first state in India with 100% sanitation coverage in Feb 2014? All 6,10,577 inhabitants have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standards.
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Tripura
 C) Sikkim
 D) Nagaland
  
64BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law and former _____________ team principal Gurunath Meiyappan was indicted on charges of betting in Feb 2014 by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee, formed by the Supreme Court to inquire into spot-fixing and illegal betting in the Indian Premier League last year.
 A) Rajasthan Royals
 B) Royal Challengers Bangalore
 C) Chennai Super Kings
 D) Pune Warriors
  
65The Reserve Bank of India has removed the ________ interest rate cap on loans given by microfinance companies regulated by it and linked the interest rate to the cost of funds in Feb 2014.
 A) 15%
 B) 20%
 C) 26%
 D) 25%
  
66Which movie won the "Best British film at the BAFTAs" award in the BAFTA 2014 Awards presented in February 2014?
 A) Gravity
 B) American Hustle
 C) The Wolf of Wall Street
 D) Dollas Buyers Club
  
67India-s largest passenger car maker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has stopped producing its iconic car brand _______ which was associated with millions of middle class Indians since its launch in 1980. The production is stopped in January 2014.
 A) Maruti 1000
 B) Maruti 900
 C) Maruti 800
 D) None of These
  
68India completes how many years without reporting any case of polio in Feb 2014? It is only the second time in the history that a disease is being eliminated in India through immunisation after small pox in May 1980.
 A) Four
 B) Two
 C) Three
 D) Five
  
69"International Mother Language Day" is observed on ______________?
 A) 21st Feb
 B) 25th Feb
 C) 24th Feb
 D) 20th Feb
  
70Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in Feb 2014?
 A) Sudha Sharma
 B) R.K.Tiwari
 C) T. Nanda Kumar
 D) S R Rao

 
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Answers:
61Ans) Zaka Ashraf
62Ans) Yulia Lipnitskaya
63Ans) Sikkim
64Ans) Chennai Super Kings
65Ans) 26%
66Ans) Gravity
67Ans) Maruti 800
68Ans) Three
69Ans) 21st Feb
70Ans) R.K.Tiwari