Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 5

41Which 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
42The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act in May 2014, which mandates that _________ seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged.
 A) 15%
 B) 20%
 C) 30%
 D) 25%
43Who has been formally declared president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) as result of the election held in December last year? The result was declared by a court observer in Jaipur in May 2014.
 A) Lalit Modi
 B) Rampal Sharma
 C) Shashank Manohar
 D) Jagmohan Dalmiya
44Which Indian Player was ranked at No 10 position in the latest Women-s Squash Association (WSA) rankings published in May 2014. With this, she has become the highest ranked Indian in squash history to reach no 10 in the world.
 A) Heena Sidhu
 B) Saurav Ghosal
 C) Mahesh Mangaonkar
 D) Dipika Pallikal
45The Bank of England has kept Interest rates unchanged at record low of ________, as per the monetary policy announcement in May 2014.
 A) 0.75%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 0.25%
 D) 1%
46Which global drug maker acquired Merck & Cos consumer care business in a USD 14.2-billion deal in May 2014?
 A) Novartis
 B) Merck & Co.
 C) Johnson & Johnson
 D) Bayer
47"World Thalassaemia Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 8-May
 B) 3-May
 C) 11-May
 D) 9-May
48Which Indian batsman retained his rank at No 1 in the latest ICC ranking for batting category, released in Dubai in May 2014?
 A) MS Dhoni
 B) Shikhar Dhawan
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Suresh Raina
49Which snooker player won his maiden World Snooker Championship title held at Sheffield, United Kingdom in May 2014?
 A) Ronnie O'Sullivan
 B) Mark Selby
 C) Stephen Hendry
 D) Judd Trump
50The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) has described the model of land Acquisition of which state as the best in the country now in its report published in May 2014?
 A) Odissa
 B) Maharashtra
 C) Gujarat
 D) Haryana

Check below for Answers:
41Ans) Sunil Bharti Mittal
42Ans) 25%
43Ans) Lalit Modi
44Ans) Dipika Pallikal
45Ans) 0.5%
46Ans) Bayer
47Ans) 9-May
48Ans) Virat Kohli
49Ans) Mark Selby
50Ans) Gujarat