Current Affairs July 2015 Quiz - 1

1Finnish telecom engineer Matti Makkonen, inventor _________ technology passed away in July 2015.
 A) Video Call
 B) Messaging service (SMS)
 C) Online Chat Services
 D) Mobile Phone
2Which country has become the first developed nation to default on International Monetary Fund (IMF) debt after 30th June midnight when the deadline to repay 1.7 billion USD to IMF passed?
 A) Portugal
 B) Greece
 C) Spain
 D) Italy

3The Central Government has increased the national floor-level minimum wage (NFLMW) to ___________ per day from 137 rupees per day From 1st July 2015.
 A) Rs 150
 B) Rs 160
 C) Rs 175
 D) Rs 180
4Who has been appointed Secretary of Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in July 2015?
 A) Madhav Lal
 B) Dr Anup K Pujari
 C) Balvender Kumar
 D) None of These
5Who was appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of India's leading auto manufacturer Tata Motors' Group with immediate effect in July 2015?
 A) Rajesh Gopinathan
 B) Chandrasekaran Ramakrishnan
 C) Koushik Chatterjee
 D) S. Mahalingam
6The board of has sacked the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and co-founder ____________ with immediate effect in July 2015.
 A) Sumit Bansal
 B) Rahul Sharma
 C) Rahul Yadav
 D) Sachin Bansal
7Who was appointed as the Interim Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of PSU Oil Company Oil India Limited in July 2015?
. He succeeded S K Srivastava, who superannuated yesterday.
 A) S K Srivastava
 B) Arup Roy Choudhury
 C) U P Singh
 D) None of These
8Who was selected for G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2014, as per announcement made by the K K Birla Foundation in July 2015? With this, he will be the 24th recipient of the award.
 A) Kavirayani Ramakrishna Prasad
 B) Souvik Maiti
 C) Sanjeev Galande
 D) Kaushal Kumar Verma
9"World Population Day" is observed on _____________.
 A) 6-July
 B) 21-July
 C) 11-July
 D) 15-July
10Global rating agency Fitch has lowered India-s economic growth projections to _______ for the current financial year 2015-16 in July 2015.
 A) 8%
 B) 7.3%
 C) 7.8%
 D) 7.5%

1Ans) Messaging service (SMS)
2Ans) Greece
3Ans) Rs 160
4Ans) Dr Anup K Pujari
5Ans) Chandrasekaran Ramakrishnan
6Ans) Rahul Yadav
7Ans) U P Singh
8Ans) Sanjeev Galande
9Ans) 11-July
10Ans) 7.8%

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