Current Affairs Jan 2015 Quiz - 13

 
121Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh were awarded with the ___________, the highest peacetime military honour, posthumously by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on 26th Jan 2015.
A) Ashok Chakra
B) Paramvir Chakra
C) Vir Chakra
D) None of These
122_____________ footballer Juan Roman Riquelme retired from international football in Jan 2015.
A) Brazil
B) Argentina
C) Uruguay
D) Columbia

 
123Which Australian player has been named Australia's young cricketer of the year, also known as the Bradman award in Jan 2015?
A) Moisés Henriques
B) Steve Smith
C) Sean Abbott
D) David Warner
124IPS Officer __________ has been appointed as the Special Director General (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Jan 2015.members.
A) Subhash Joshi
B) K Durga Prasad
C) Ajay Chadha
D) None of These
125Which Poet won the inaugural Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry for his/her work -When God is a Traveller-, announced at a prize ceremony at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jan 2015?
A) Jerry Pinto
B) Arundhathi Subramaniam
C) Ranjit Hoskote
D) Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
126Two-time gold medal winning hockey Olympian __________ passed away today following a prolonged illness in Jan 2015. He was part of Gold Medal winning hockey teams in 1948 London and 1952 Helsinki Olympics.
A) Jaswant Singh Rajput
B) Balbir Singh, Sr.
C) Ajit Pal Singh
D) Mohammed Shahid
127The USA economy, largest in the world, grew by ________ in the fourth quarter of the previous year 2014 (announced in Jan 2015).
A) 3.5%
B) 1.1%
C) 2.6%
D) 4.1%
128Euro zone deflation stood at _________ in January across 19 member nations of the zone compared to same period last year (announced in Jan 2015).
A) -0.1%
B) -0.6%
C) 0.2%
D) 0.5%
129The ICC has allowed Pakistan fast bowler _________ to return to domestic cricket early from his five-year ban for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing in Jan 2015.
A) Mazhar Majeed
B) Mohammad Amir
C) Mohammad Asif
D) Salman Butt
130India has successfully test-fired indigenously developed, inter-continental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5 from with strike range of over ___________ in Jan 2015.
A) 4000 Kms
B) 5000 Kms
C) 2500 Kms
D) 3000 Kms

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
121Ans) Ashok Chakra
122Ans) Argentina
123Ans) Sean Abbott
124Ans) K Durga Prasad
125Ans) Arundhathi Subramaniam
126Ans) Jaswant Singh Rajput
127Ans) 2.6%
128Ans) -0.6%
129Ans) Mohammad Amir
130Ans) 5000 Kms

 
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