Current Affairs July 2014 Quiz 16

151The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered global economic projection to _________ for the current year in July 2014.
 A) 2.8%
 B) 3.1%
 C) 3.4%
 D) 3.7%
152The 20th Commonwealth Games began in Glasgow with a spectacular opening ceremony at Glasgow in Scotland in July 2014. Who was the flag bearer of the Indian team and he led the Parade of Nations, by virtue of being hosts in 2010 Delhi edition?
 A) Mary Kom
 B) Vijay Kumar
 C) Sushil Kumar
 D) Gagan Narang

153Who won the ATP title when he defeated top-seeded Spain-s David Ferrer by 6-7(3), 6-1, 7-6(4) in the Open final match in July 2014?
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Stanislas Wawrinka
 C) Leonardo Mayer
 D) Rafael Nadal
154Sports university will be set up in _________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Meghalaya
 B) Tripura
 C) Punjab
 D) Manipur
155India has been ranked at _________ out of 187 countries in 2013 as per the Human Development Index (HDI) published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in July 2014. India-s HDI value for 2013 is 0.586 which falls in the medium human development category.
 A) 143
 B) 135
 C) 152
 D) 121
156India has been ranked at _________ out of 152 countries on Gender Inequality Index based on reproductive health, empowerment and economic activity, published in July 2014. India has a GII value of 0.563 in 2013.
 A) 127th
 B) 135th
 C) 151st
 D) 123rd
157The Union Cabinet has approved to hike FDI cap in Insurance sector to _________ from the existing FDI investment limit of 26% in July 2014. This will help the Insurance sector to attract nearly USD 7 billion of FDI in coming years.
 A) 49%
 B) 51%
 C) 74%
 D) 100%
158The Cabinet has also approved the Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill in July 2014. This will empower the Securities and Exchange Board of India to act against ponzi schemes and making mandatory registration for money pooling scheme above Rs. 100 crore.
 A) Rs. 50 crore
 B) Rs. 100 crore
 C) Rs. 150 crore
 D) Rs. 200 crore
159A reality show based on classical music aired by Doordarshan will feature in the Limca Book of Records. The show ________________, the first ever reality show on classical music, has been selected by the Limca Book of Records and will be featured in its next edition under Television chapter: for being the First ever National- level Reality show on Classical Music, as per a statement issued by Doordarshan in July 2014.
 A) 'Naad Bhed-The Mystery of Sound'
 B) 'Naad Bhed-The Magic of Sound'
 C) 'Naad Baad-The Mystery of Sound'
 D) None of These
160Ukraine-s prime minister, ____________, resigned as Ukraine parliament failed to pass legislation to take control over the country-s increasingly precarious energy situation and to increase army financing in June 2014.
 A) Oleksandr Turchynov
 B) Arseniy Yatsenyuk
 C) Viktor Yanukovych
 D) Oleh Tyahnybok

Check below for Answers...
151Ans) 3.4%
152Ans) Vijay Kumar
153Ans) Leonardo Mayer
154Ans) Manipur
155Ans) 135
156Ans) 127th
157Ans) 49%
158Ans) Rs. 100 crore
159Ans) 'Naad Bhed-The Mystery of Sound'
160Ans) Arseniy Yatsenyuk