Current Affairs June 2014 Quiz - 13

121Which Chess player won the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship title held in Dubai in June 2014?
 A) Fabiani Caruana
 B) Magnus Carlsen
 C) Vishwanathan Anand
 D) Teimour Radjabov
  
122Former Bangladesh Cricketer  __________ was banned for eight years by the disciplinary panel set up by the Bangladesh Cricket Board in June 2014 as he was found guilty on four charges of fixing matches in Bangladesh Premier League of 2013.
 A) Mohammad Ashraful
 B) Mushfiqur Rahim
 C) Tamim Iqbal
 D) Mashrafe Mortaza
  
123Which India-born plant scientist has been awarded with the USD 250,000 World Food Prize in June 2014 for his breakthrough achievement in increasing global wheat production by more than 200 million tonnes after the Green Revolution?
 A) Roddam Narasimha
 B) Tejinder Virdee
 C) Sanjaya Rajaram
 D) Rasik Ravindra
  
124Which Crickter was named as the Test Player of the Year, as announced in June 2014?
 A) Mitchell Johnson
 B) George Bailey
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Shakib Al Hasan
  
125Capital market regulator SEBI recommended in June 2014 to amend the securities contract regulation so that all the listed companies need to maintain minimum public shareholding of ________.
 A) 20%
 B) 15%
 C) 25%
 D) 30%
  
126SAP Labs India managing director _________ resigned from the company, as per the announcement made in June 2014.
 A) Anirban Dey
 B) Vishal Sikka
 C) Tushar Vikram
 D) Sanjay Kapoor
  
127Famous ___________ philanthropist, educationist and businessman, Shrenik Kasturbhai Lalbhai passed away in June 2014.
 A) Marathi
 B) Gujarati
 C) Jain
 D) Punjabi
  
128"International Diabetes Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 26-June
 B) 24-June
 C) 27-June
 D) 29-June
  
129Which famous Indian born author, ___________ has been awarded with the Pen Pinter prize in June 2014 for the current year 2014 for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression?
 A) Salman Rushdie
 B) Arundhati Roy
 C) Vikram Seth
 D) Amitav Ghosh
  
130Which Country continues to top the list of the world's most peaceful place as per the latest annual ranking of Global Peace Index published in June 2014
 A) Sweden
 B) Netherlands
 C) Iceland
 D) Switzerland

 
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Answers:
121Ans) Magnus Carlsen
122Ans) Mohammad Ashraful
123Ans) Sanjaya Rajaram
124Ans) Mitchell Johnson
125Ans) 25%
126Ans) Anirban Dey
127Ans) Jain
128Ans) 27-June
129Ans) Salman Rushdie
130Ans) Iceland