Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 6

51The high-level _________ Committee has favoured the current production sharing regime for high-risk deep sea oil and gas exploration over the revenue-sharing model that is being considered for the next round of auction in its two-part report on a road map to enhance domestic oil and gas output submitted in Jan 2014.
 A) Nachiket Mor
 B) Y. Venugopal Reddy
 C) Vijay Kelkar
 D) C. Rangarajan
52Former BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa rejoined BJP merging his formed party __________with BJP in Jan 2014.
 A) Karnataka Janata Party
 B) Karnataka Janata Dal
 C) Karnataka Janata Paksha
 D) None of These
53Who won "Best Director (Critics)" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) Ritesh Batra
 B) Abhishek Kapoor
 C) Rohit Shetty
 D) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
54As per latest RBI guidelines published in Jan 2014, NBFCs can now give up to ______ of the value of the gold jewellery pledged as loan compared to earlier 60%.
 A) 70%
 B) 80%
 C) 75%
 D) 65%
55Kamala Haasan won "Padma Bhushan Award 2014" from ______ field in January 2014.
 A) Public Affairs
 B) Literature and Education
 C) ArtóClassical Singing
 D) ArtóCinema
56Who won the Mayilamma Award named after the `Plachimada Heroine- who had campaigned against the Coca-Cola company at Kerala-s Plachimada village in Jan 2014?
 A) Meena Kandasamy
 B) Gullapalli N. Rao
 C) Priti Patel
 D) Gopal Sheshappanavar
57Which movie won the "Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy" award in the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards presented in January 2014?
 A) 12 Years a slave
 B) American Hustle
 C) The Wolf of Wall Street
 D) Dollas Buyers Club
58Which Global tech company† acquired India-based Little Eye Labs, a startup that builds performance analysis and monitoring tools for mobile Android apps, for nearly USD 15 million in Jan 2014?
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Apple
59The US unemployment rate stood at _______ in December (announced in Jan 2014).
 A) 7.1%
 B) 6.2%
 C) 6.7%
 D) 7.5%
60The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at a record low of ________ during its monetary policy announcement in Jan 2014.
 A) 0.25%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 0.75%
 D) None of These

Check below for Answers:

51Ans) Vijay Kelkar
52Ans) Karnataka Janata Paksha
53Ans) Ritesh Batra
54Ans) 75%
55Ans) ArtóCinema
56Ans) Meena Kandasamy
57Ans) American Hustle
58Ans) Facebook
59Ans) 6.7%
60Ans) 0.25%