Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 2

11Which Indian institute has been ranked at No 87 in the list of the world's top 100 university (under 50 years of age) rankings for the first time in the 2014 league table of '100 Under 50' institutions published by the 'Times Higher Education' (THE) magazine in May 2014?
 A) Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
 B) Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
 C) Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
 D) Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  
12Who took oath as the new Finance and Defence Minister as a part of Modi Government in May 2014.
 A) Rajnath Singh
 B) Arun Jaitley
 C) Sushma Swaraj
 D) Nitin Gadkari
  
13Which Indian Airlines Company is all set to join the world-s largest airline grouping, Star Alliance, in July this year (announced in May 2014)?
 A) Jet Airways
 B) Air India
 C) Indigo Airlines
 D) Spice Jet
  
14"Anti-tobacco Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 21-May
 B) 11-May
 C) 18-May
 D) 31-May
  
15"The international Day of United Nations Peacekeepers" was observed on ___________ in 2014.
 A) 22-May
 B) 12-May
 C) 30-May
 D) 29-May
  
16Interim CEO & Wholetime Director of Cairn India, _________, resigned from the post in May 2014.
 A) Rajagopala Chidambaram
 B) P Elango
 C) Bill Gammell
 D) Anil Agarwal
  
17India-s famous trap shooter _________ has jumped to third spot in the world rankings in May 2014, after winning gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Tucson, USA held in last month.
 A) Manavjit Singh Sandhu
 B) Ronjan Sodhi
 C) Gagan Narang
 D) Sanjeev Rajput
  
18India secured _________ rank in Twenty20 Internationals, as per the latest updated ICC rankings announced in Dubai in May 2014.
 A) First
 B) Second
 C) Third
 D) Fourth
  
19India slipped to _________ position as per the latest ICC Test ranking announced in Dubai in May 2014. Australia returned to the No. 1 Test ranking for the first time in nearly five years.
 A) 3rd
 B) 4th
 C) 5th
 D) 6th
  
20Who won the World Telecommunication and Information Society (WTIS) Award 2014 in May 2014? They were honoured by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in recognition of their leadership and dedication towards promoting ICT (information, communication and technology) development and broadband connectivity as a means of achieving sustainable development.
 A) Rwanda-s President Paul Kagame
 B) President of South Korea Park Geun-hye
 C) Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim
 D) All of Them

 
 
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Answers
11Ans) Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
12Ans) Arun Jaitley
13Ans) Air India
14Ans) 31-May
15Ans) 29-May
16Ans) P Elango
17Ans) Manavjit Singh Sandhu
18Ans) First
19Ans) 5th
20Ans) All of Them