Current Affairs June 2014 Quiz - 3

21Which Life Insurance Co announced to acquire US life insurer Protective Life for about USD 5.7 billion in June 2014? Post the deal, the combined company will become the world-s 13th largest life insurer.
 A) MetLife
 B) Dai-ichi
 C) North-Weastern Mutual
 D) ING Vyasa
 
22Euro zone unemployment rate stood at ______ in April (announced in June 2014).
 A) 13.5%
 B) 11.7%
 C) 9.4%
 D) 12.1%
  
23"World Ocean Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 4-June
 B) 5-June
 C) 8-June
 D) 11-June
  
24Which Global tech company acquired Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed countries to use wireless Internet apps, in June 2014?
 A) Yahoo
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Microsoft
  
25Which Indian batsman won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award for year 2013-14, announced in June 2014?
 A) Shikhar Dhawan
 B) MS Dhoni
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Suresh Raina
  
26Which senior BJP leader has been elected as the next Lok Sabha Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha in June 2014?
 A) Sumitra Mahajan
 B) Murli Manohar Joshi
 C) Rajnath Singh
 D) LalKrishna Advani
  
27World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June across the world to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the ___________.
 A) World environment organization
 B) United Nations Environment Programme
 C) United Nations Development Programme
 D) None of These
  
28Who has been re-elected as the President of Syria for another seven year term in June 2014?
 A) Hassan al-Nouri
 B) Maher Hajjar
 C) Bashar al-Assad
 D) None of These
  
29India has dropped to the ________ ranking in the latest ICC ODI team rankings published in June 2014?
 A) Fifth
 B) Fourth
 C) Second
 D) Third
  
30Who took oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (Seemandhra) in June 2014?
 A) Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
 B) N Chandrababu Naidu
 C) K. Chandrashekar Rao
 D) Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy

 
 
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Answers:
21Ans) Dai-ichi
22Ans) 11.7%
23Ans) 8-June
24Ans) Facebook
25Ans) Virat Kohli
26Ans) Sumitra Mahajan
27Ans) United Nations Environment Programme
28Ans) Bashar al-Assad
29Ans) Second
30Ans) N Chandrababu Naidu