Current Affairs February 2014 Quiz - 8

71India has been ranked at ________ in the list of 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index 2014 published by the Organisation -Reporters Without Border- in its latest annual report in Feb 2014.
 A) 140th
 B) 121st
 C) 158th
 D) 110th
  
72According to India-s IT Industry watch body, Nasscom, the Indian IT and Business Process Management (BPM) industry will grow at rate of _______ in next financial year 2014-15.
 A) 11-13%
 B) 12-15%
 C) 13-17%
 D) 13-15%
  
73Yahoo India has appointed whom as Managing Director, overseeing the Internet major-s business in India?
 A) Nigel Harris
 B) Satya Nadella
 C) Gurmit Singh
 D) Sundar Pichai
  
74The Chartered Accountants Institute has appointed whom as its new President in for 2014-15 in Fe 2014?
 A) Manoj Fadnis
 B) Sirajuddin Qureshi
 C) K Raghu
 D) R. Chandrashekhar
  
75ICC approved controversial structural reform to give most power to India, England and Australia boards In Feb 2014. As per new structure, who is set to become the first ICC chairman from July for a period of two years?
 A) Jagmohan Dalmiya
 B) N Srinivasan
 C) Shashank Manohar
 D) Haroon Lorgat
  
76The two day player auction for the 2014 edition of the Indian Premier League held in Feb 2014. India-s Yuvraj Singh attracted the biggest price of Rs 14 crore in the auction. Which team bought him?
 A) Rajasthan Royals
 B) Royal Challengers Bangalore
 C) Chennai Super Kings
 D) Kings XI Punjab
  
77Which state won the Irani Trophy for the fifth time in Feb 2014?
 A) Andhra Pradesh
 B) Sourashtra
 C) Karnataka
 D) Maharashtra
  
78India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _____ in January (published in Feb 2014).
 A) 8.79%
 B) 9.87%
 C) 8.07%
 D) 9.13%
  
79India-s Index of Industrial Production, growth stood at ________ in December (published in Feb 2014).
 A) -0.1%
 B) -0.6%
 C) 0.4%
 D) 1.1%
  
80Social Netoworking company Facebook announced acquisition of __________, a world leader in mobile messaging over the internet, for USD 19 billion in Feb 2014.
 A) LineChat
 B) WeChat
 C) WhatsApp
 D) None of These

 
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Answers:
71Ans) 140th
72Ans) 13-15%
73Ans) Gurmit Singh
74Ans) K Raghu
75Ans) N Srinivasan
76Ans) Royal Challengers Bangalore
77Ans) Karnataka
78Ans) 8.79%
79Ans) -0.6%
80Ans) WhatsApp