Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 16

151The current account deficit dstood at _______ of GDP in fourth quarter of FY14 comapred to 3.6% of GDP in the same quarter last year, as per the data published by the RBI in may 2014. In FY14, current account deficit dropped to 1.7% of GDP, or USD 32.4 billion, from 4.7% of GDP or USD 87.8 billion in the previous fiscal year FY13.
 A) 0.8%
 B) 1.2%
 C) 0.2%
 D) 2.3%
  
152Which country became the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India, as per the latest data published by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in May 2014?
 A) Singapore
 B) Mauritius
 C) Germany
 D) UK
  
153Network18 has appointed _________ as CEO of IBN18 Network in May 2014. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of the general news network.
 A) Vineet Taneja
 B) Manish Sahi
 C) Avinash Kaul
 D) VRV Sriprasad
  
154Which Indian corporate leader was selected to co-chair 2014 edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa held in May 2014?
 A) Anand Mahindra
 B) Adi Godrej
 C) Sunil Bharti Mittal
 D) Azim Premji
  
155Who took oath as the new Minister of State of Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) 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
  
156The list of Forbes' 100 most powerful women published in May 2014 was topped by _________.
 A) Janet Yellen
 B) Melinda Gates
 C) Angela Merkel
 D) Hillary Clinton
  
157The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Azlan Shah passed away in Kuala Lumpur. Sultan Azlan Shah was known as the Father of Malaysian _________ for his colossal contribution to the sport for over 41 years, both as a player and an administrator.
 A) Football
 B) Hockey
 C) Badminton
 D) Snooker
  
158Who was given additional charge of Governor of the new proposed state of Telangana in May 2014?
 A) D. Y. Patil
 B) Shekhar Dutt
 C) Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
 D) E S L Narasimhan
  
159The Narendra Modi Cabinet at its very first meeting announced to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in May 2014 to unearth black money as ordered by the Supreme Court earlier. Who was appointed as the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the black money issue.
 A) Justice MB Shah
 B) Justice N.P. Singh
 C) Justice B.S. Chauhan
 D) Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur
  
160"World Hypertension Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 18-May
 B) 16-May
 C) 14-May
 D) 22-May

 
 
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151Ans) 0.2%
152Ans) Singapore
153Ans) Avinash Kaul
154Ans) Sunil Bharti Mittal
155Ans) Shripad Yesso Naik
156Ans) Angela Merkel
157Ans) Hockey
158Ans) E S L Narasimhan
159Ans) Justice MB Shah
160Ans) 12-May