Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 19

181The US economic growth stood at ________ in the final quarter of 2013 compared to same quarter last year (announced in Jan 2013).
 A) 3.6%
 B) 2.8%
 C) 3.2%
 D) 2.1%
  
182Kathy Cross became the first woman to be inducted in an ICC umpires' panel when she was elected as an Associate and Affiliate International official in Jan 2014. She is from which country?
 A) New Zealand
 B) Australia
 C) England
 D) South Africa
  
183The Indian government raised quota of subsidised LPG cylinders to ________ per household in a year from the current 9 in Jan 2014. The hike will be effective from 1st of April.
 A) 14 cylinders
 B) 15 cylinders
 C) 12 cylinders
 D) None of These
  
184Anand Kumar, a mathematician and founder of _______classes was awarded with the 2014 Ramanujan Mathematics Award in Rajkot in Jan 2014.
 A) Spectacular30
 B) Super40
 C) Super30
 D) Great25
  
185Who assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), a navratna public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Shipping, in Jan 2014?
 A) P. Madhusudan
 B) A.P Choudhury
 C) Arun Kumar Gupta
 D) S.K. Sharma
  
186US auto major, Ford has appointed whom as President of its Indian business in Jan 2014?
 A) Nigel Harris
 B) Joginder Singh
 C) Morten Karlsen Sorby
 D) Sigve Brekke
  
187Which state in the list became First state to withdraw Foreign Domestic Investment (FDI) in Multibrand Retail in Jan 2014 after it had agreed earlier?
 A) Karnataka
 B) Uttar Pradesh
 C) Delhi
 D) Maharashtra
  
188Raymond Weil, the pioneer of _________ passed away in Jan 2014.
 A) Italian Fasion
 B) Swiss watch
 C) German Auto
 D) None of These
  
189Who has been chosen for prestigious journalism Lokmanya Tilak National Award in Jan 2014?
 A) Mammen Mathew
 B) V. K. Hamzah Abbas
 C) Shireen Bhan
 D) Swapan Dasgupta
  
190The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of January 2014 monetary policy review.
 A) 5%
 B) 4.5%
 C) 4.25%
 D) 4%

 
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181Ans) 3.2%
182Ans) New Zealand
183Ans) 12 cylinders
184Ans) Super30
185Ans) Arun Kumar Gupta
186Ans) Nigel Harris
187Ans) Delhi
188Ans) Swiss watch
189Ans) Mammen Mathew
190Ans) 4%