Current Affairs June 2014 Quiz - 14

131India has been ranked at ________ position out of 162 countries surveyed, as per the latest annual ranking of Global Peace Index published in June 2014.
 A) 135th
 B) 143rd
 C) 121st
 D) 105th
  
132Which BJP MP from New Delhi took oath as a New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) member in June 2014?
 A) Nirmala Sitharaman
 B) Harsh Vardhan
 C) Smriti Irani
 D) Meenaksi Lekhi
  
133Senior IAS officer ___________ was appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi oin June 2014.
 A) Rajeev Topno
 B) Shaktikanta Das
 C) Arvind Mayaram
 D) R P Wattal
  
134WHich country has become the the largest importer of Oil from Nigeria, surpassing the US (as per the data published in June 2014)?
 A) Japan
 B) China
 C) India
 D) UK
  
135Which Bangalore-based Microsoft registered refurbisher and provider of refurbished computers, servers and other computing infrastructure, has been awarded with the FKCCI Innovation Excellence Awards for MSMEs 2014 for its 'Young Innovator' category in June 2014?
 A) Mindtree
 B) ReNew IT
 C) OnMobile
 D) Diya Systems
  
136Who was awarded with the first Tang Prize in sustainable development in June 2014. The Tang Prize was awarded to her by the Tang Prize Foundation on 18th June.
 A) Gro Harlem Brundtland
 B) Mary Robinson
 C) Ela Bhatt
 D) Jens Stoltenberg
  
137Which country  has retained its No 1 rank with highest share of close to 20% of global wealth in Swiss banking system with total exposure of 277 billion Swiss francs (published in June 2014)?
 A) UK
 B) USA
 C) West Indies
 D) Germany
  
138India has moved up to __________ for 2013 in terms of foreign money lying with Swiss banks, but it accounts for just 0.15% of an estimated USD 1.6 trillion total global wealth held in Switzerland's banking system (published in June 2014).
 A) 51st rank
 B) 58th rank
 C) 72nd rank
 D) 32nd rank
  
139The Central Government has formed a high level committee to inquire into the gas leakage incident in Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh which claimed 6 lives and left nearly 40 workers injured in June 2014. The committee will be headed by ___________, former CMD, Metallurgical and Engineering Consultants (India) Limited.
 A) TK Viswanathan
 B) Mahendra Pal Singh
 C) Madan Mohan Punchhi
 D) K.K. Mehrotra
  
140Who has been appointed as new Chief Operation Officer (COO) of Infosys, India's second largest IT Services Company in June 2014?
 A) B G Srinivas
 B) UB Pravin Rao
 C) Vishal Sikka
 D) Prasad Thrikutam

 
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Answers:
131Ans) 143rd
132Ans) Meenaksi Lekhi
133Ans) Rajeev Topno
134Ans) India
135Ans) ReNew IT
136Ans) Gro Harlem Brundtland
137Ans) UK
138Ans) 58th rank
139Ans) K.K. Mehrotra
140Ans) UB Pravin Rao