Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 14

131India received _________ of foreign direct investment (FDI) in March 2014 (announced in May 2014). Foreign direct investment into India grew by 8% year-on-year to USD 24.3 billion in 2013-14, compared to USD 22.4 billion witnessed in previous financial year 2012-13.
 A) USD 1.6 billion
 B) USD 2.01 billion
 C) USD 1.9 billion
 D) USD 3.53 billion
  
132Who was sworn in as South African President for a second term by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng in May 2014 after his party, African National Congress, won the national election held in this month with 62% of votes.
 A) Julius Malema
 B) Thabo Mbeki
 C) Jacob Zuma
 D) Thuli Madonsela
  
133Indian-American student ________ won the National Geographic Bee championship in Washington, USA on 21st May. With this, he won the 50000 US dollar college scholarship given to the winner of the National Geographic Bee Championship.
 A) Ameya Mujumdar
 B) Akhil Rekulapelli
 C) Pranit Nanda
 D) Sanjeev Uppalari
  
134Which European football club won their 10th UEFA Champions League title in May 2014?
 A) Barcelona
 B) Manchester City
 C) Bayern Munich
 D) Real Madrid
  
135Who took oath as the new Health and Family Welfare Minister as a part of Modi Government in May 2014?
 A) Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati
 B) Narendra Singh Tomar
 C) Radha Mohan Singh
 D) Harsh Vardhan
  
136"Anti-Terrorism Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 28-May
 B) 21-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 22-May
  
137Which tennis player won the Women's Italian Tennis Open 2014 held in May 2014?
 A) Serena Williams
 B) Agnieszka Radwanska
 C) Sara Errani
 D) Li Na
  
138In a major setback to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a key founder member __________ and Capt. G.R Gopinath quit the party in May 2014.
 A) Prasanth Bhusan
 B) Kumar Viswas
 C) Yogendra Yadav
 D) Shazia Ilmi
  
139Who has been named the new interim US Ambassador to India after retirement of previous US Ambassador Nancy Powell in May 2014?
 A) Christopher R. Hill
 B) Sung Kim
 C) Kathleen Stephens
 D) Stephen W. Bosworth
  
140A 14-year old girl from Andhra Pradesh, _________ has become the youngest woman to climb Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world in May 2014. She was accompanied by Anand and they carried photographs of BR Ambedkar and former IAS officer SR Sankaran to the top of the world.
 A) Chandriya
 B) Poornima
 C) Poorna
 D) None of These

 
 
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131Ans) USD 3.53 billion
132Ans) Jacob Zuma
133Ans) Akhil Rekulapelli
134Ans) Real Madrid
135Ans) Harsh Vardhan
136Ans) 21-May
137Ans) Serena Williams
138Ans) Shazia Ilmi
139Ans) Kathleen Stephens
140Ans) Poorna