Current Affairs Jan 2015 Quiz - 18

171Who won the Best Director award at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
A) Ava DuVernay
B) Richard Linklater
C) David Fincher
D) Alejandro González Iñárritu
172RBI Governor __________ has been named as the -governor of the year- in the Central Banking Awards for 2015 by a British magazine in Jan 2015 for -his deep understanding of the root causes of economic problems of the country combined with an impressive leadership style.-
A) Duvvuri Subbarao
B) Arvind Subramanian
C) Raghuram Rajan
D) Arvind Panagariya

173Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of state run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited in Jan 2015?
A) A N Rai
B) Anupam Shrivastava
D) S Subrahmanyan
D) Naresh Takkar
174Which Cricketer  ___________ hit the fastest century in one-day internationals after scoring 100 in just 31 balls in Jan 2015?
A) Corey Anderson
B) Chris Gayle
C) AB de Villiers
D) Shane Watson
175Famous Mathematician and Fields medalist __________ has been chosen as the face and to lead Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet education project in Jan 2015 to rope in eminent scholars and scientists staying abroad to teach students at IITs and central universities.
A) Manjul Bhargava
B) Artur Avila
C) Subhash Khot
D) None of These
176The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered global economic growth forecast for the current and next year. It has reduced global economic growth projection to _______ for 2015 from earlier projection of 3.8% in Jan 2015.
A) 2.8%
B) 3.5%
C) 3.1%
D) 3.7%
177Which Australian player was awarded with the Allan Border Medal and also named both Test and one day player of the year in Jan 2015?
A) Moisés Henriques
B) Steve Smith
C) Sean Abbott
D) David Warner
178The government has appointed ________ as the new director general of civil aviation (DGCA) in Jan 2015 till 28th January 2018.
A) Prabhat Kumar
B) M Sathiyavathy
C) T.R. Prasad
D) Ajay Kumar
179Who was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the new Planning Commission,  NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, in Jan 2015?
A) T. N. Srinivasan
B) Jagdish Bhagwati
C) Arvind Panagariya
D) Arvind Subramanian
180Senior IAS officer __________ was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, newer version of planning commission, in Jan 2015.
A) Atul Khare
B) M Sathiyavathy
C) Sindhushree Khullar
D) Ajay Kumar

171Ans) Richard Linklater
172Ans) Raghuram Rajan
173Ans) Anupam Shrivastava
174Ans) AB de Villiers
175Ans) Manjul Bhargava
176Ans) 3.5%
177Ans) Steve Smith
178Ans) M Sathiyavathy
179Ans) Arvind Panagariya
180Ans) Sindhushree Khullar

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