Current Affairs Jan 2015 Quiz - 14

131Who has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary in Jan 2015?
A) Sujatha Singh
B) S Jaishankar
C) Nirupama Rao
D) Ranjan Mathai
132Senior IPS officer __________ has been appointed the new chief of ITBP in Jan 2015.
A) Subhash Joshi
B) K Durga Prasad
C) Subhas Goswami
D) Krishna Chaudhary

133Defence Secretary _________ has been given additional charge of Department of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D) in Jan 2015.
A) Avinash Chander
B) RK Mathur
C) Arvind Mayaram
D) Rajiv Mehrishi
134Famous composer and actor ___________ has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi in Jan 2015.
A) Manhar Udhas
B) Nitin Mukesh
C) Shekhar Sen
D) Leela Samson
135Founder of Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), __________ passed away in Jan 2015 at a Delhi hospital. He had lead the Gorkhaland movement in the 1980s for a separate state for Gorkha people living in Darjeeling, West Bengal.
A) Subhash Ghisingh
B) Bimal Gurung
C) Madan Tamang
D) Prashant Tamang
136Reserve Bank of India has constituted a High Powered Committee headed by Deputy Governor __________ to re-examine and recommend appropriate set of businesses, size, conversion and licensing terms for the Urban Cooperative Banking Sector in Jan 2015.
A) Urjit Patel
B) R Gandhi
C) Anand Sinha
D) Harun Rashid Khan
137India-s economic growth for financial year 2013-14 was revised upwards to _________ due to change in base year for computing national accounts in Jan 2015. Earlier economic growth for same financial year projected at 4.7% before revision of base year.
A) 7.1%
B) 6.9%
C) 6.5%
D) 7.8%
138Which Indian-American has been awarded with the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr Award in Jan 2015?
A) Mushirul Hasan
B) Rajni Kothari
C) Frank Islam
D) None of These
139Which Indian company has now become the largest profitable private company of India as per latest quarterly results published in Jan 2015?
C) Reliance Industries
140Eighteen villages have been identified in which state under union government sponsored 'Green India Mission' for undertaking eco-friendly development programmesin Jan 2015?
A) Chattishgarh
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Jharkhand
D) Bihar

131Ans) S Jaishankar
132Ans) Krishna Chaudhary
133Ans) RK Mathur
134Ans) Shekhar Sen
135Ans) Subhash Ghisingh
136Ans) R Gandhi
137Ans) 6.9%
138Ans) Frank Islam
139Ans) TCS
140Ans) Jharkhand

Check all the month-wise current affairs quiz at: