Current Affairs June 2014 Quiz - 19

181Indian cueist ______________ created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker by winning the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship in June 2014.
 A) Aditya Mehta
 B) Alok Kumar
 C) Rupesh Shah
 D) Pankaj Advani
  
182Which sand artist _____________ won the People's Choice prize at the World Cup of Sand Sculpting-2014 held in the Atlantic City of the US in June 2014.  He won prize for his work -Save Tree, Save the Future-.  This is first sand art world cup at USA 2014.
 A) Sudarsan Pattnaik
 B) Sankar Pattnaik
 C) Santosh Pattnaik
 D) None of These
  
183Who has won the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia in June 2014? The medal has been awarded annually since 1989, when Polish Solidarity founder Lech Walesa received it first. Since then, recipients of this award included Muhammad Ali, former President Jimmy Carter, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
 A) Ai Xiaoming
 B) Lyudmila Ulitskaya
 C) Malala Yousafzai
 D) Mayra Avellar Neves
  
184India successfully launched how many foreign satellites from four countries with its PSLV-C23 rocket in June 2014 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikot which placed them in orbit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi who witnessed the lift off, congratulated the scientists for the successful launch.
 A) Six
 B) Four
 C) Seven
 D) Five
  
185India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in May (announced in June 2014).
 A) -1.1%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 2.3%
 D) 4.2%
 
186Which Former Indian Crickter was given the-Lifetime Achievement- award, as announced in June 2014?
 A) Syed Kirmani
 B) Kapil Dev
 C) Dilip Vengsarkar
 D) Mahinder Amarnath
  
187Which country will be the 19th country to adopt Euro as currency from 1 January 2015 (announced in June 2014)?
 A) Turkey
 B) Kazakisthan
 C) Lithuania
 D) Ukraine
  
188India-s 29th state Telengana come into existence on 2nd June 2014. Who was sworn in as Chief Minister of newly-created state Telangana?
 A) K. T. Rama Rao
 B) K Chandrasekhar Rao
 C) E S L Narasimhan
 D) T. Harish Rao
  
18940th G-7 summit 2014 was held in ____________ in June 2014.
 A) London
 B) Brussels
 C) Geneva
 D) Zurich
  
190Which Congress leader was named as the Leader of the Opposition of Rajya Sabha in June 2014?
 A) Saifuddin Soz
 B) Farooq Abdullah
 C) Kapil Sibal
 D) Ghulam Nabi Azad

 
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Answers:
181Ans) Pankaj Advani
182Ans) Sudarsan Pattnaik
183Ans) Malala Yousafzai
184Ans) Five
185Ans) 2.3%
186Ans) Syed Kirmani
187Ans) Lithuania
188Ans) K Chandrasekhar Rao
189Ans) Brussels
190Ans) Ghulam Nabi Azad