Current Affairs July 2014 Quiz 17

161Indian Weightlifter _____________ won India's first gold at Commonwealth Games in July 2014.
 A) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
 B) Khumukcham Sanjita
 C) Sukhen Dey
 D) None of These
  
162The UK economy grew by __________ in the second quarter of the current year (announced in July 2014) compared to same quarter last year. Recently IMF has forecasted UK economy to grow at the fastest pace among the G7 developed nations with growth rate of 3.2% in 2014.
 A) 1%
 B) 1.2%
 C) 0.8%
 D) 0.5%

 
163Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an interactive website __________ in July 2014 that aims to engage all the youth of the country in the nation's development and ideas from all the volunteers.
 A) OurGov
 B) YourGov
 C) MyGov
 D) ThisGov
  
164National Centre for Himalayan studies will be set up in _________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Jammu & Kashmir
 C) Arunachal Pradesh
 D) Uttarakhand
  
165The Comptroller & Auditor General of India, ____________ took charge as Member of the United Nations Board of Auditors for a term of six year in July 2014. This will make the CAG responsible for auditing UN organizations, including the UN headquarters.
 A) Vikram Misri
 B) Sanjeev Kumar Singla
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) Shashi Kant Sharma
  
166Veteran BJP leader Kaptan Singh Solanki has been appointed as the new Governor of Haryana by President Pranab Mukhejee this week. He will succeed Jagannath Pahadia who completed his tenure on 26th July 2014.
 A) Ram Naresh Yadav
 B) Kaptan Singh Solanki
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
167Famous Journalist and former World Bank official, _______________ passed away at his residence in Kensington, Maryland in the United States. He was 87.He served the World Bank for more than 25 years in Washington D.C, during which he played an important role in finalizing the Bank-s policy and in developing countries.
 A) Deepak Ananthapadmanabha
 B) Rajeev Srinivasan
 C) Sundaram Sankaran
 D) Asra Nomani
  
168World Hepatitis Day is observed on _________________. The theme of 2014 Hepatitis day is 'It's closer than you think.'
 A) 21-July
 B) 22-July
 C) 28-July
 D) 30-July
  
169Italian ___________ won the 101st edition of the Tour de France in cycling as he finished the final stage on the Champs Elysees in Paris in July 2014. With this win, he has become the sixth man to win all three Grand Tours, the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana.
 A) Chris Froome
 B) Vincenzo Nibali
 C) Alberto Contador
 D) Cadel Evans
  
170Which company acquired the entire hydro power portfolio of Jaiprakash Power for an estimated Rs 12,000 crore after Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) pulled out from the company in July 2014.
 A) NTPC
 B) Tata Power
 C) Adani Power
 D) Reliance Power

 
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Answers:
161Ans) Khumukcham Sanjita
162Ans) 0.8%
163Ans) MyGov
164Ans) Uttarakhand
165Ans) Shashi Kant Sharma
166Ans) Kaptan Singh Solanki
167Ans) Sundaram Sankaran
168Ans) 28-July
169Ans) Vincenzo Nibali
170Ans) Reliance Power