Current Affairs June 2014 Quiz - 9

81India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP), the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in April (announced in JUne 2014).
 A) -0.9%
 B) -0.5%
 C) 1.1%
 D) 3.4%
  
82The ____________ released the -Red List- of Threatened Species in June 2014 which contains more than 73,000 species around the world. As per the list, the Japanese Eel has been listed as Endangered whereas the Brazilian Three-banded Armadillo (the mascot of the 2014 FIFA World Cup) remained Vulnerable.
 A) World environment organization
 B) United Nations Environment Programme
 C) United Nations Development Programme
 D) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  
83The UN General Assembly has elected ____________ as President in June 2014 of its upcoming 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The theme for the 69th session is -Delivering on and implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda-.
 A) John Ashe
 B) Chitsaka Chipaziwa
 C) Dalius ?ekuolis
 D) Sam Kahamba Kutesa
  
84India has become a permanent Signatory to Washington Accord in June 2014 which will enable global recognition of Indian degrees in which stream?
 A) Engineering and technical education
 B) Medical education
 C) Management education
 D) Arts and Law
  
85Famous Indian scientist ___________ has been unanimously elected as member of the UN's body focused on oceans and law of the sea in June 2014.
 A) Roddam Narasimha
 B) Tejinder Virdee
 C) T. V. Ramakrishnan
 D) Rasik Ravindra
  
86"World Music Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 24-June
 B) 22-June
 C) 20-June
 D) 21-June
  
87Who was elected as President of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) in June 2014?
 A) Amit Shah
 B) Narhari Amin
 C) Anandiben Patel
 D) Ramanlal Vora
  
88With in the eurozone which country has the lowest unemployment rate of 4.9% as per data published in June 2014?
 A) Spain
 B) Germany
 C) Austria
 D) Greece
  
89Which Indian Crickter won the -Domestic Cricketer of the Year- prize, as announced in June 2014?
 A) Shikhar Dhawan
 B) Manis Pandey
 C) Robin Uthappa
 D) Suresh Raina
  
90Global credit rating agency _________ has improved rating outlook of United Kingdom to -stable- from -negative" in June 2014. The agency also reaffirmed its top-notch -AAA- credit rating.
 A) Standard & Poor-s
 B) Moody's
 C) Fitch
 D) None of These

 
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Answers:
81Ans) 3.4%
82Ans) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
83Ans) Sam Kahamba Kutesa
84Ans) Engineering and technical education
85Ans) Rasik Ravindra
86Ans) 21-June
87Ans) Amit Shah
88Ans) Austria
89Ans) Robin Uthappa
90Ans) Standard & Poor-s