Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 19

181Which Indian Cricketer was selected as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games in May 2014 that is scheduled to be held in Kerala in January-February 2015?
 A) Rahul Dravid
 B) Saurav Ganguly
 C) Sachin Tendulkar
 D) Sunil Gavaskar
182India's Fiscal deficit stood at ___________of GDP in the last financial year 2013-14 (announced in May 20104).
 A) 4.1%
 B) 4.5%
 C) 4.9%
 D) 5.6%
183Famous Hindi writer _____________ received the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013 (Awarded in May 2014). The literary prize carries a citation and a cash amount of 2.5 lakh rupees and memento.
 A) Vishwanath Tripathi
 B) Ravuri Bharadwaja
 C) Prathibha Ray
 D) Narendra Kohli
184India-s economy grew by ___________ in the last quarter (January-March) of the financial year 2013-14 (announced in May 2014).
 A) 4.6%
 B) 4.5%
 C) 4.9%
 D) 5.2%
185The world's highest tunnel for high-speed trains became operational in May 2014 at an altitude of 3,607.4 metres in which country?
 A) Switzerland
 B) Japan
 C) China
 D) Germany
186Total 54 Indian companies are included in Forbes- annual list of the world-s 2000 largest and most powerful public companies, as per the list published by the renowned business magazine in May 2014. Which Indian Copmany leads the list with 135th rank among the Indian companies?
 A) Reliance Industries
 B) State Bank of India
 C) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
 D) ICICI Bank
187Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) was recerntly launched in which Middle East country in the fourth week of April 2014? Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) Scheme is a pension and life insurance scheme and is recognised by the Indian government.
 A) Qatar
 C) Saudi Arabia
 D) Kuwait
188Sprint star Tyson Gay has received a one-year doping ban from the US Anti-Doping Association in May 2014. He is from which country?
 A) US
 B) UK
 C) France
 D) South Africa
189Rakesh Agrawal , an Indian-origin executive of online payment processing firm _______ has been fired for allegedly posting derogatory and offensive tweets in May 2014.
 B) PayPal
 C) Mastercard
 D) American Express
190Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), transport division, handed over ____________ flying test bird aircraft to DRDO in May 2014.
 A) Aakash
 B) Pinaka
 C) Nabhratna
 D) Brahmos

Check below for Answers:
181Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
182Ans) 4.5%
183Ans) Vishwanath Tripathi
184Ans) 4.6%
185Ans) China
186Ans) Reliance Industries
187Ans) UAE
188Ans) US
189Ans) PayPal
190Ans) Nabhratna