Current Affairs Jan 2015 Quiz - 6

51Which footballer was awarded with the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 for the third time (announced in Jan 2015)?
A) Manuel Neuer
B) Lionel Messi
C) Cristiano Ronaldo
D) None of These
52Who has been appointed as the new head of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Jan 2015?
A) Shailesh Nayak
B) K. Radhakrishnan
C) A.S. Kiran Kumar
D) Mylswamy Annadurai

53"National Youth Day" is observed on?
A) 10th Jan
B) 15th Jan
C) 12th Jan
D) 22th Jan
54India's ___________ won the 2015 Space Pioneer Award in the science and engineering category from the US based National Space Society (NSS), as per announcement made by the society in Jan 2015.
A) Agni-V programme team
B) PSLV Satelite Programme
C) Mars Orbiter programme team
D) None of These
55Which movie won the Best Movie award in the  best comedy or musical category at the 72nd Golden Globe Award held in Jan 2015?
A) Foxcatcher
B) Boyhood
C) The Grand Budapest Hotel
D) The Theory of Everything
56Which famous actor/actress was awarded with Padma Vibhushan award, India's second highest civilian, in Jan 2015?
A) Dilip Kumar
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar
D) Pran
57India-s Online Restaurant portal __________ has acquired UrbanSpoon, which is a dominant player in the US, Canada and Australia for specialized restaurant content, in Jan 2015.
A) Burp
B) Zomato
C) Foodpanda
D) None of These
58Which Indian bank won the -MSME Banking Excellence Awards 2014- given by the Chamber of Indian Micro Small & Medium Enterprises in Jan 2015? The bank has bagged two awards under the categories -Best MSME Bank Award for Other Bank (Winner)- and -Best Bank Award (Runner Up)-.
A) Karur Vaishya Bank
B) Corporation Bank
C) Andhra Bank
D) Bank of Maharashtra
59Who assumed charge as the new and 19th Chief Election Commissioner of India in Jan2015?
A) VS Sampath
B) Ahmed Zaidi
C) H.S. Brahma
D) S. Y. Quraishi
60The Central government removed DRDO chief _______, also known as Agni Man, 15 months before his contract period ends, in Jan 2015.
A) V. K. Saraswat
B) Avinash Chander
C) Tessy Thomas
D) None of These

51Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
52Ans) A.S. Kiran Kumar
53Ans) 12th Jan
54Ans) Mars Orbiter programme team
55Ans) The Grand Budapest Hotel
56Ans) Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar
57Ans) Zomato
58Ans) Corporation Bank
59Ans) H.S. Brahma
60Ans) Avinash Chander

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