Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 1

1Raghunath A Mashelkar won "Padma Vibhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.
 A) Public Affairs
 B) Literature and Education
 C) Science and Engineering
 D) Art—Cinema
2Which country formally joined the euro zone, becoming the 18th member of the group of EU states which uses the euro as its currency in Jan 2014?
 A) Ukraine
 B) Turkey
 C) Latvia
 D) Kazakisthan
3Which news channel won the "Best News Channel of the Year (English)" award in the ENBA Awards 2013 announced in Jan 2014?
 A) Headlines Today
 B) Times Now
 C) NDTV 24X7
4Who took over as the Air Force chief in Jan 2014?
 A) Arup Raha
 B) NAK Browne
 C) Devendra Kumar Joshi
 D) Pradeep Vasant Naik
5Which film won the "Best Film" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) The Lunchbox
 B) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
 C) Chennai Express
 D) Special 26
6India's National Voters Day was observed on?
 A) 26th Jan
 B) 15th Jan
 C) 25th Jan
 D) 30th Jan
7Market regulator SEBI has appointed whom as the new MD and CEO of MCX-SX in Jan 2014?
 A) Saurabh Sarkar
 B) Jigneesh Shah
 C) Manoj Vaish
 D) Joseph Massey
8Who  was honoured with the Best Scientist Award of Science-Tech Foundation (STF), Bangalore for the year 2013, announced in Jan 2014.
 A) T. V. Ramakrishnan
 B) CNR Rao
 C) B. Mahipal Reddy
 D) M. R. S. Rao
9Indian government has cancelled a USD 753 million helicopter deal with which company after allegations of corruption in Jan 2014?
 A) Boeing
 B) Sukhoi
 C) Lockhead Martin
 D) Finmeccanica
10Who has been chosen for the South American footballer of the year in the annual poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais in Jan 2014?
 A) Kaka
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Ronaldinho
 D) Neymar

Check below for Answers:
1Ans) Science and Engineering
2Ans) Latvia
3Ans) NDTV 24X7
4Ans) Arup Raha
5Ans) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
6Ans) 25th Jan
7Ans) Saurabh Sarkar
8Ans) B. Mahipal Reddy
9Ans) Finmeccanica
10Ans) Ronaldinho