Current Affairs January 2014 Quiz - 9

81India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ________ in December (announced in Jan 2014).
 A) 10.12%
 B) 9.5%
 C) 9.87%
 D) 9.19%
  
82Which global tech company acquired smart thermostat start-up Nest for USD 3.2 billion in Jan 2014?
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Facebook
 D) Apple
  
83"World Laughter Day" is observed on?
 A) 1-Jan
 B) 11-Jan
 C) 6-Jan
 D) 10-Jan
  
84Which footballer won the world's best football player award for the year 2013, FIFA Ballon d'Or 2013 (Presented in Jan 2014)?
 A) Cristiano Ronaldo
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Franck Ribéry
 D) Kaka
  
85National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has reduced the refinance rates for the banks and other lending agencies to ________ compared to earlier rate of 9.90% for next 5 years. (announced in Jan 2014)
 A) 9.75%
 B) 9.60%
 C) 9.70%
 D) 9.50%
  
86Who won the "Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama" award in the 71st annual Golden Globes Awards presented in January 2014?
 A) Mathew Mc Conaughey
 B) Alfonso Cuaron
 C) Leonardo DiCaprio
 D) Jared Leto
  
87Which Indian athlete became the first Indian track and field athlete to win a gold medal in a major world event after international governing body IAAF upgraded her second place finish at the 2005 Monaco World Athletics Final to the top spot in Jan 2014, following a dope violation by a Russian competitor Tatyana Kotova.
 A) K. M. Beenamol
 B) P. T. Usha
 C) Anju Bobby George
 D) Shiny Abraham
  
88Who was selected as the Captain of India-s U-19 Cricket World Cup team by the All-India Junior Selection Committee in Jan 2014?
 A) Unmukt Chand
 B) Vijay Zol
 C) Sanju Samson
 D) Baba Aparajith
  
89Who won "Best Actress (Critics)" award in Film Fare Award 2014 presented in January 2014?
 A) Shilpa Shukla
 B) Supriya Pathak
 C) Deepika Padukone
 D) Parineeti Chopra
  
90The World Bank has projected India-s economy will grow over ________ in 2014-15 and 7.1% by 2016-17 in Jan 2014 as global demand recovers and domestic investment increases.
 A) 7%
 B) 5%
 C) 6%
 D) None of These

 
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Answers:
81Ans) 9.87%
82Ans) Google
83Ans) 10-Jan
84Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
85Ans) 9.70%
86Ans) Mathew Mc Conaughey
87Ans) Anju Bobby George
88Ans) Vijay Zol
89Ans) Shilpa Shukla
90Ans) 6%