Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 18

171Which Indian company announced to acquire control of Network 18 Media and Investments Ltd, including its subsidiary TV18 Broadcast Ltd for Rs 4,000 crore in May 2014? This suite includes In.com, IBNLive.com, Moneycontrol.com, Firstpost.com, Cricketnext.in, Homeshop18.com, Bookmyshow.com; the broadcast channels include Colors, CNNIBN, CNBC TV18, IBN7, CNBC Awaaz.
 A) UTV Network
 B) Reliance Communication
 C) Reliance Industries
 D) Bharti Airtel
  
172Who has been chosen as the President-elect of Egypt in May 2014 and will be the new President of Egypt.
 A) Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
 B) Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi
 C) Mohamed ElBaradei
 D) Nasserist Hamdeen Sabahy
  
173Who has emerged winner of Malawi's presidential election in May 2014 after getting 36.4% of the total votes. Post election result, he was also sworn in as Malawi's president in May 2014.
 A) Lazarus Chakwera
 B) Joyce Banda
 C) Peter Mutharika
 D) Atupele Muluzi
  
174Who has been appointed as the Vice President and Auditor General of World Bank in May 2014? He will be responsible for providing leadership on evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the bank's risk management, control and governance processes.
 A) Jim Yong Kim
 B) Nena Stoiljkovic
 C) Xian Zhu
 D) Hiroshi Naka
  
175Who took oath as the new Minister of State of Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) as a part of Modi Government in May 2014?
 A) Shripad Yesso Naik
 B) Piyush Goyal
 C) Inderjit Singh Rao
 D) Dharmendra Pradhan
  
176"World Thalassaemia Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 8-May
 B) 16-May
 C) 9-May
 D) 12-May
  
177Brazil's economy grew by  ___________ in the first quarter of 2014, as per the data published by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics in May 2014. It has also revised down economic growth in the last quarter of 2013 to 0.4%.
 A) -0.4%
 B) 1.1%
 C) 0.2%
 D) 0.9%
  
178Which Senior Congress leader has been appointed as the Protem Speaker in the new Lok Sabha in May 2014. He performed the duties of Protem Speaker from the commencement of the 16th Lok Sabha session till the election of the new Speaker.
 A) Kapil Sibal
 B) Kamal Nath
 C) Shashi Tharoor
 D) Digvijay Singh
  
179Senior police officer and former Intelligence Bureau Chief ___________ appointed as the National Security Adviser in May 2014.
 A) Syamal Kumar Sarkar
 B) Anil Goswami
 C) Nripendra Misra
 D) Ajit Doval
  
180The logo of Telangana, India's 29th State, was formally announced in May 2014 and was launched on 2nd June. It is designed by whom?
 A) Laxman Aelay
 B) Udaya Kumar
 C) Thota Vaikuntam
 D) None of These

 
 
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171Ans) Reliance Industries
172Ans) Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi
173Ans) Peter Mutharika
174Ans) Hiroshi Naka
175Ans) Piyush Goyal
176Ans) 9-May
177Ans) 0.2%
178Ans) Kamal Nath
179Ans) Ajit Doval
180Ans) Laxman Aelay