Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 17

161Which Global tech company has acquired DeepMind Technologies, an artificial intelligence company in London, for USD 400 million in Jan 2014?
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Apple
  
162Who won the Australian Open Men's single title held in Jan 2014?
 A) Rafael Nadal
 B) Roger Federar
 C) Stanislas Wawrinka
 D) Andy Murray
  
163Who won the Men-s title in the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship held in Jan 2014?
 A) Xue Song
 B) Srikanth K
 C) Aditya Joshi
 D) Chetan Anand
  
164Karl Slym, the managing director of_________  passed away in Jan 2014 after falling from 22nd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel to the fourth floor in Bangkok.
 A) GM India
 B) Mahindra and Mahindra
 C) Tata Motors
 D) JLR
  
165Which Indian shuttler won the Women's Singles title at Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship held in Jan 2014?
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Jwala Gutta
 D) Aditi Mutatkar
  
166Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni became the first captain to be played in _______ tied One Day International matches when India tied third ODI match against New Zealand on 25th January 2014.
 A) Five
 B) Three
 C) Four
 D) Six
  
167Which country secured No 1 rank in the 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) issued by Yale University in Jan 2014?
 A) Singapore
 B) Switzerland
 C) Australia
 D) Luxembourg
  
168Which Rapper-turned-actress will be honoured by the New York Women in Communications with its 2014 Matrix Award (announced in Jan 2014), which honours females who change the world?
 A) Dolly Parton
 B) Queen Latifah
 C) MC Lyte
 D) Whoopi Goldberg
  
169The UK economy grew by _______in 2013 which the highest growth rate since 2007, as per the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced in Jan 2014.
 A) 2.3%
 B) 1.9%
 C) 2.1%
 D) 1.6%
  
170India ranks at ______ out of 178 countries in the 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) issued by Yale University in Jan 2014
 A) 135th
 B) 155th
 C) 121st
 D) 138th

 
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Answers:
161Ans) Google
162Ans) Stanislas Wawrinka
163Ans) Xue Song
164Ans) Tata Motors
165Ans) Saina Nehwal
166Ans) Four
167Ans) Switzerland
168Ans) Queen Latifah
169Ans) 1.9%
170Ans) 155th