Current Affairs July 2014 Quiz 20

191Scientist ______________ has been chosen for the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak award for this year 2014 (announced in July 2014). He is the chief architect of the long-range ballistic missiles in the country covering a range of about 300 km to 5,000 km.
 A) Raja Ramanna
 B) Daulat Singh Kothari
 C) Avinash Chander
 D) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  
192Global credit rating agency __________ Ratings has retained the 'BBB-' sovereign rating, the lowest investment grade, on India in July 2014. The global credit rating agency has also retained 'stable' outlook for India-s ratings.
 A) Moody's
 B) Fitch
 C) Standard & Poors
 D) None of These

 
193India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in June (announced in July 2014).
 A) 2.1%
 B) 7.3%
 C) 2.3%
 D) 4.2%
  
194Which England Cricketer was in news for wearing -Save Gaza- and -Free Palestine- wristbands till the remainder of the third Test match against India in Southampton in July 2014?
 A) Moeen Ali
 B) Kadeer Ali
 C) Gary Balance
 D) Joe Root
  
195Which Indian e-commerce company raised USD 1 billion, the largest ever fund-raising by an Indian internet company, in July 2014?
 A) Snapdeal
 B) Flipkart
 C) Amazon India
 D) None of These
  
196Former ____________ President Leslie Manigat passed away at 83 in July 2014.
 A) Ukraine
 B) Haiti
 C) Cuba
 D) Russia
  
197The _____________ has granted GNRC, which was formerly known as Guwahati Neurological Research Centre a grant of USD 150,000 in July 2014.
 A) World Bank Group
 B) IMF
 C) Asian Development Bank
 D) Exim Bank
  
198The RBI panel headed by RBI Executive Director _________________ in a statement issued in in July 2014 said, with increasing integration with the global economy and the growing complexity of the economic structure, information needs have increased considerably and data gaps are being experienced in various domains of central banking.  The panel suggested that the scope and coverage of the financial soundness indicators may be expanded to non-bank segments of the financial sector.
 A) Deepak Mohanty
 B) Harun Rashid Khan
 C) Usha Thorat
 D) Subir Gokarn
  
199Who will be the new Managing Director and CEO of the new bank IDFC (announced in July 2014)?
 A) V Narsi Reddy
 B) Arijit Basu
 C) Rajiv Lall
 D) H S Upendra Kamath
  
200Which country has announced to sell anti-ship Harpoon missiles to India costing some USD 200 million to enhance the defence capability of India in July 2014?
 A) UK
 B) France
 C) USA
 D) Russia

 
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Answers:
191Ans) Avinash Chander
192Ans) Fitch
193Ans) 7.3%
194Ans) Moeen Ali
195Ans) Flipkart
196Ans) Haitian
197Ans) World Bank Group
198Ans) Deepak Mohanty
199Ans) Rajiv Lall
200Ans) USA