Current Affairs July 2014 Quiz 1

1Global tech giant Google has announced in July 2014 that it will shut down its first social networking site, Orkut, on 30th September this year. Google launched its services how many years ago?
 A) 15 years
 B) 8 years
 C) 10 years
 D) None of These
2The United States has named a mountain in Antarctica in honour of a famous Indian-American scientist ___________ in July 2014 for his work he did to compile population studies of seals, whales and birds in the pack ice as an explorer of the US Coast Guard in 1971-72.
 A) Jogesh Pati
 B) Khem Shahani
 C) Akhouri Sinha
 D) Pran Nath

3Which site acquired TapCommerce, the mobile advertising start-up company based out of New York, for USD 100 million in July 2014?
 A) Twitter
 B) LinkedIn
 C) Facebook
 D) Google
4Which New Zealand batsman has been imposed with life ban for his his alleged involvement in match-fixing in July 2014?
 A) Daryl Tuffey
 B) Brendon McCullum
 C) Lou Vincent
 D) Nathan Astle
5Which Indian PSU bank has launched six digital branches across India as a part of its programme to offer next generation banking solutions to the mobile and internet-savvy customer base. These branches are located in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Ahmedabad. One of such branches in Delhi was inJulyurated this morning by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in July 2014.
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) State Bank of India
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) Bank of India
6Online restaurant search and discovery site _________ has acquired, a popular New Zealand-based restaurant discovery service for an undisclosed amount in July 2014.
 A) Burp
 B) Zomato
 C) Zing
 D) None of These
7Indian Oil Corporation has given ___________, additional charge of the post of Chairman of the company in July 2014.
 A) R.S. Butola
 B) AMK Sinha
 C) R K Malhotra
 D) A.K. Dubey
8Bullet train was proposed on identified _________ sector as a part of Railway budget announced in July 2014.
 A) Mumbai-Delhi
 B) Mumbai-Ahmedabad
 C) Delhi-Bhopal
 D) Delhi-Chandigarh
9After winning three medals in the ISSF World Cups in Munich and Slovenia recently, Indian shooter __________ achieved the world-s number one ranking in air pistol event as per the ranking published in July 2014.
 A) Anjali Bhagwa
 B) Rajyavardhan Rathore
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Gagan Narang
10Governor of Madhya Pradesh ____________ took over the additional charge of Chhattisgarh in July 2014 following the resignation of former Governor Shekhar Dutt.
 A) Ram Naresh Yadav
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli

Check below for Answers...
1Ans) 10 years
2Ans) Akhouri Sinha
3Ans) Twitter
4Ans) Lou Vincent
5Ans) State Bank of India
6Ans) Zomato
7Ans) AMK Sinha
8Ans) Mumbai-Ahmedabad
9Ans) Jitu Rai
10Ans) Ram Naresh Yadav