Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 15

141Which state tourism has been conferred the United Nations Award for creating innovative initiatives for sustainable tourism in Jan 2014, the first time India has ever won the recognition?
 A) Gujarat Tourism
 B) Kerala Tourism
 C) Maharashtra Tourism
 D) Karnataka Tourism
142Who has been appointed as Joint Secretary with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), under Ministry of Commerce in Jan 2014?
 A) Anjali Prasad
 B) A P Joshi
 C) Alok Sinha
 D) Shailendra Singh
143Which Indian-origin academician has been appointed dean of the prestigious Harvard College in jan 2014 and will take over his new role in July?
 A) Marti G. Subrahmanyam
 B) C.K. Prahalad
 C) Rakesh Khurana
 D) Avinash Kamalakar Dixit
144India's Olympic bronze medallist shuttler Saina Nehwal dropped a place to be at ______ position in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) ranking published in Jan 2014.
 A) 9th
 B) 8th
 C) 11th
 D) 13th
145UNWTO awarded __________ with the 2013 UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement in Jan 2014 in recognition of his work as a business journalist reporting on the tourism industry?
 A) Hala Gorani
 B) Richard Quest
 C) Christiane Amanpou
 D) Isha Sesay
146Which global PC/Laptop maker agreed to acquire IBM's low-end server business for USD 2.3 billion in Jan 2014?
 A) Acer
 B) HP
 C) Dell
 D) Lenovo
147FIFA have named a track "We Are One (Ole Ola)" by _________ as the official anthem in Jan 2014 for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
 A) Pitbull and Christina Aguilera
 B) Pitbull and Mariah Carey
 C) Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez
 D) Justic Timberlake and Christina Aguilera
148"India-s Republic Day" is observed on?
 A) 25-Jan
 B) 21-Jan
 C) 24-Jan
 D) 26-Jan
149Latvia has formally joined the euro zone in Jan 2014, becoming the _______ member of the group of EU states which uses the euro as its currency.
 A) 17th
 B) 18th
 C) 23rd
 D) 28th
150Who won the Australian Open women's doubles title held in Jan 2014?
 A) Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci
 B) Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina
 C) Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai
 D) None of These

Check below for Answers:
141Ans) Kerala Tourism
142Ans) Shailendra Singh
143Ans) Rakesh Khurana
144Ans) 9th
145Ans) Richard Quest
146Ans) Lenovo
147Ans) Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez
148Ans) 26-Jan
149Ans) 18th
150Ans) Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci