Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 15

141The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) eased the gold import norms under the __________ in May 2014. Under this Scheme, Star trading houses and premier trading houses, which are registered as nominated agencies by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) now can import gold.
 A) 15: 85 Scheme
 B) 30: 70 Scheme
 C) 25: 75 Scheme
 D) 10: 90 Scheme
142Who took oath as the new Minister of State of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) and External Affairs as a part of Modi Government in May 2014?
 A) Shripad Yesso Naik
 B) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
 C) Inderjit Singh Rao
 D) General V.K. Singh
143Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) Chairman __________ has been awarded with the -CEO of the Year- at the 2014 Platts Global Metals Awards. The award was presented to him in May 2014 in recognition of a comprehensive leadership style demonstrated by him to place SAIL on the path of robust growth in spite of price volatility and increased competition.
 A) R.V. Verma
 B) M N Vidyashankar
 C) C S Verma
 D) KS Popli
144India-s 2nd largest smartphone player, Micromax has appointed _________ as its new Chief Executive Officer in May 2014.
 A) Vineet Taneja
 B) Manish Sahi
 C) Akash Passey
 D) VRV Sriprasad
145Production of India-s first homemade car, ___________, has been halted by Hindustan Motors at its plant in Kolkata due to weak demand and financing problems in May 2014. Modelled on the Morris Oxford it went into production in 1957.
 A) Maruti 800
 B) Omni
 C) Ambassador
 D) Fiat
146"International Museum Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 18-May
 B) 21-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 22-May
147Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu won ________ at the World Women's Team Championship for the Uber Cup held in May 2014 to create new history.
 A) Gold medal
 B) Silver medal
 C) Bronze medal
 D) Both Bronze and Silver Medals
148Who won the Monaco Grand Prix held in May 2014?
 A) Nico Rosberg
 B) Lewis Hamilton
 C) Sebastian Vettel
 D) Daniel Ricciardo
149Which country won its maiden Thomas Cup badminton title held in New Delhi in May 2014?
 A) China
 B) Japan
 C) Malaysia
 D) Thailand
150India-s balance of payment (BoP) sharply jumped to __________ in the fourth quarter of 201314, as per RBI data published in May 2014.
 A) USD 5.1 billion
 B) USD 7.057 billion
 C) USD 12.34 billion
 D) USD 19 billion

Check below for Answers:

141Ans) 20: 80 Scheme
142Ans) General V.K. Singh
143Ans) C S Verma
144Ans) Vineet Taneja
145Ans) Ambassador
146Ans) 18-May
147Ans) Bronze medal
148Ans) Nico Rosberg
149Ans) Japan
150Ans) USD 7.057 billion