Current Affairs July 2014 Quiz 5

41An eminent biographer of India's Constitution, Granville Austin passed away in Washington in July 2014. He is author of two political histories of the Indian Constitution -- 'The Indian Constitution: A Cornerstone of A Nation' and 'Working A Democratic Republic: The Indian Experience'. He was awarded with which Indian award in 2011 by the Indian Government?
 A) Padma Shri
 B) Padma Bhusan
 C) Padma Vibhushan
 D) Indira Gandhi Award
  
42Who won Afghanistan's presidential election held in June 2014 with 56.4% votes in his favor (Announced in July 2014)?
 A) Ashraf Ghani
 B) Abdullah Abdulla
 C) Hamid Karzai
 D) None of These

 
43India successfully test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range ____________ supersonic cruise missile from Chandipur-on-Sea off Odisha coast in July 2014. The missile is one of the fastest cruise missiles in the world with a top speed of Mach 2.8 and is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg.
 A) Agni-IV
 B) Akash
 C) BrahMos
 D) Rashni
  
44"Nelson Mandela International Day" was observed on _______ across the world.
 A) 28-July
 B) 22-July
 C) 18-July
 D) 11-July
  
45Indian tennis legend ____________ has launched the Champions Tennis League (CTL) in July 2014 which will be conducted like IPL style with six franchisees later this year.
 A) Anand Amritraj
 B) Vijay Amritraj
 C) Ramesh Krishnan
 D) Leander Paes
  
46Philips India has roped in __________ as its new brand ambassador for its -Male Grooming- business in July 2014.
 A) Ranbir Kapoor
 B) Arjun Kapoor
 C) Ranveer Singh
 D) Varun Dhawan
  
47British Actress ___________ has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women in July 2014. Post her appointment, she will work for empowerment of young women and also as an advocate for UN Women-s campaign in promoting gender equality.
 A) Emma Stone
 B) Emma Roberts
 C) Emma Watson
 D) Kristen Stewart
  
48Germany striker _______________ became the World Cup's all-time record scorer with his 16th goal during their semifinal match against Brazil in July 2014. He broke Brazilian striker Ronaldo-s record of 15 goals in World Cup matches.
 A) Miroslav Klose
 B) Lukas Podolski
 C) Thomas Müller
 D) Mario Gomez
  
49India-s highest court, the Supreme Court, has appointed Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice Rohington F Nariman as Supreme Court judges in July 2014. With these three new appointments, total number of Supreme Court judges increased to ________, including Chief Justice R M Lodha.
 A) 25
 B) 26
 C) 27
 D) 28
  
50The Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentary board has elected BJP leader __________ as national president of the party in July 2014.
 A) Rajnath Singh
 B) Amit Shah
 C) Narendra Modi
 D) L K Advani

 
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Answers:
41Ans) Padma Shri
42Ans) Ashraf Ghani
43Ans) BrahMos
44Ans) 18-July
45Ans) Vijay Amritraj
46Ans) Arjun Kapoor
47Ans) Emma Watson
48Ans) Miroslav Klose
49Ans) 27
50Ans) Amit Shah