Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 7

61Mahatma Gandhi's grand-daughter Ela Gandhi were among the 13 recipients of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award conferred in Delhi in Jan 2014. She is based in which country?
A) USA
B) Australia
C) South Africa
D) New Zealand
62"National Youth Day" is observed on?
A) 10th Jan
B) 15th Jan
C) 12th Jan
D) 22th Jan
 
63India's Trade deficit stood at ________ in December 2013 (announced in Jan 2014).
A) USD 12.5 billion
B) USD 10.14 billion
C) USD 10.89 billion
D) USD 9.25 billion
64India-s Index of Industrial Production, the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at __________  in November (announced in Jan 2014).
A) -2.1%
B) -1.8%
C) 1.2%
D) 0.3%
65Which country has signed an Interim Nuclear deal with six world powers from January 20, 2014 in order to put concrete steps aimed at placing curbs on its nuclear programme?
A) Iraq
B) Syria
C) Iran
D) North Korea
66Who won the "Best Director - Motion Picture" award in the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards presented in January 2014?
A) Alexander Payne
B) Alfonso Cuaron
C) Guillermo del Toro
D) Emmanuel Lubezki
67Ariel Sharon, who was in a coma for eight years passed away in Jan 2014. He was Prime Minister of which country before suffering a stroke?
A) Israel
B) Palestine
C) Turkey
D) France
68India recently completed _______ years in Jan 2014 since its last case of polio was reported, a major public health success for India that until recently accounted for most of the world-s cases.
A) Two
B) One
C) Three
D) Four
69India's Retirement fund body EPFO has decided to increase the rate of interest on Provident Fund deposits to _________ for 2013-14 in Jan 2014.
A) 8.25%
B) 8.5%
C) 8.75%
D) 8%
70Which railway station-s platform number one has entered into the Limca Book of Records as longest rail platform in the world in Jan 2014? The platform-s length is 1355.40 meters and was inaugurated in 6 October 2013.
A) Allahabad
B) Mughal Sarai
C) Kanpur
D) Gorakhpur

 
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61Ans) South Africa
62Ans) 12th Jan
63Ans) USD 10.14 billion
64Ans) -2.1%
65Ans) Iran
66Ans) Alfonso Cuaron
67Ans) Israel
68Ans) Three
69Ans) 8.75%
70Ans) Gorakhpur