Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 18

171______________ Minister Kumari Selja has quit Union Council of Ministers in Jan 2014 to work for the Congress party.
 A) Rural Development
 B) Human Resource and Development
 C) Social Justice and Empowerment
 D) Environment and Forest
  
172Who has been appointed as the Secretary Security in the Cabinet Secretariat in Jan 2014?
 A) H C Meena
 B) Mahboob Alam
 C) Ajay Chadha
 D) K Vijay Kumar
  
173The Reserve Bank of India has increased the repo rate to ________ during its announcement of January 2014 monetary policy review.
 A) 8%
 B) 7.75%
 C) 7.25%
 D) 7%
  
174Which country received the highest (28.5%) overall score in the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index released by the US Chamber of Commerce in Jan 2014?
 A) France
 B) UK
 C) United States
 D) Canada
  
175Who won the Australian open mixed doubles title held in Jan 2014?
 A) Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor
 B) Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak
 C) Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau
 D) None of These
  
176The ICC Board has approved the introduction of an International Women-s Championship in Jan 2014. The Competing countries will play the others in a series of matches between mid-2014 and the end of 2016. The top teams will qualify automatically for the ICC Women-s World Cup to be held in 2017 in _________.
 A) Australia
 B) England
 C) South Africa
 D) New Zealand
  
177FDI flows into India stood as _________ in 2013 as per the latest United Nations report published in Jan 2014.
 A) USD 28 billion
 B) USD 42 billion
 C) USD 21 billion
 D) USD 32 billion
  
178Bharti Airtel has appointed whom as MD of Bharti Enterprises of all non-telecom businesses of the group retail insurance, food and agriculture, realty and other businesses of the group in Jan 2014?
 A) Akhil Gupta
 B) Manoj Kohli
 C) DS Rawat
 D) Gopal Vittal
  
179Which Tech company acquired Google Inc's Motorola handset division for USD 2.91 billion in Jan 2014?
 A) Microsoft
 B) Lenovo
 C) Samsung
 D) Apple
  
180The Reserve Bank of India has increased the Reverse Repo rate to ________ during its announcement of January 2014 monetary policy review.
 A) 6.75%
 B) 7.75%
 C) 7.25%
 D) 7%

 
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171Ans) Social Justice and Empowerment
172Ans) H C Meena
173Ans) 8%
174Ans) United States
175Ans) Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor
176Ans) England
177Ans) USD 28 billion
178Ans) Manoj Kohli
179Ans) Lenovo
180Ans) 7%