Current Affairs June 2014 Quiz - 15

141Mayaram panel, which was formed to remove ambiguity between FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) and FII (Foreign Institutional Investment) and simplify norms and headed by Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram, has submitted its report in June 2014. It has suggested that foreign investment of ____________ in a listed company should be treated as FDI and investment from NRIs on a non-repatriable basis should be considered as domestic investment.
 A) Over 10%
 B) Over 15%
 C) Over 20%
 D) Over 5%
142Famous Hindi poet ______________ has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith award for 2013 (announced in June 2014). He will be the recipient of 49th Jnanpith award.
 A) Pratibha Ray
 B) Kedarnath Singh
 C) Ravuri Bharadhwaja
 D) Sri Lal Sukla
143Famous _________ film director and producer, Ramanarayanan passed away in Singapore in June 2014. He has directed 125 films and holds the world record of directing the maximum number of movies by a director.
 A) Telegu
 B) Tamil
 C) Malayalam
 D) Kannada
144Who was unanimously elected as the chief of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) in June 2014 for the 14th consecutive year?
 A) Jagmohan Dalmiya
 B) Shashank Manohar
 C) N Srinivasan
 D) Avichi Meiyappa Chettiar
145Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand finished at joint __________ at the World Blitz Championship that was held in Dubai in June 2014.
 A) Second
 B) Third
 C) Fourth
 D) Fifth
146The US economic growth dropped to five-year low to ___________ in the first quarter of 2014, as per latest data published in June 2014.
 A) -1%
 B) -2.9%
 C) 0.25%
 D) -3.5%
147Which middle east based airlines company has announced its acquisition of 49% stake in Italy's Alitalia in June 2014.
 A) Qatar Airways
 B) Emirates Airline
 C) Etihad Airways
 D) Saudi Arabian Airlines
148Who won the Austrian Grand Prix held in June 2014?
 A) Nico Rosberg
 B) Lewis Hamilton
 C) Sebastian Vettel
 D) Valtteri Bottas
149Which South African Cricketer was awarded with the "Cricketer of the Year 2014" by the South Africa board in June 2014?
 A) Hasim Amla
 B) Dale Steyn
 C) Quinton de Kock
 D) A.B. de Villiers
150Which government project was chosen in the list of the second place winners of the 2014 UN Public Service Awards (announced in June 2014)?
 A) Passport Seva
 B) Mobile Seva
 C) Telecom Seva
 D) Visa Seva

Check below for answers:
141Ans) Over 10%
142Ans) Kedarnath Singh
143Ans) Tamil
144Ans) N Srinivasan
145Ans) Fifth
146Ans) -2.9%
147Ans) Etihad Airways
148Ans) Nico Rosberg
149Ans) A.B. de Villiers
150Ans) Mobile Seva