Current Affairs May 2014 Quiz 9

81Which state's women-s football team won the final match of the 20th Women's National Championship in May 2014 to win their 17th title.
 A) Orissa
 B) Manipur
 C) Goa
 D) Assam
  
82"World Telecommunication Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 31-May
 B) 17-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 15-May
  
83UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed whom to command a United Nations peacekeeping force in May 2014? With this, she will be the first woman to lead a UN peacekeeping force.
 A) Major Gen. Elizabeth P. Hoisington
 B) Major Gen. Kristin Lund
 C) Major Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody
 D) None of These
  
84Which University tops the chart among 250 universities ranked by QS Asia Pacific University Rankings in 2014 (published in May 2014)?
 A) Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
 B) University of Hong Kong
 C) National University of Singapore
 D) None of These
  
85Eurozone economic growth stood at _______ in the first quarter (Jan-Mar) of 2014 (announced in May 2014).
 A) 0.5%
 B) 0.2%
 C) -0.1%
 D) 1.2%
  
86The Central Government has accepted the report of which Panel in May 2014 that reviewed the depository receipts scheme framed in the year 1993.The key recommendations of the committee include allowing issuance of depository receipts against any underlying securities such as equity or debt, by any issuer - listed or unlisted.
 A) Sahoo Panel
 B) Verma Panel
 C) Rangarajan Panel
 D) None of These
  
87Which former Judge of the Supreme Court has been appointed Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal in May 2014? The post of chairman has been lying vacant for the last two years after Justice N.P. Singh resigned on health grounds.
 A) Justice R. Banumathi
 B) Justice N.P. Singh
 C) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
 D) Justice B.S. Chauhan
  
88Who took oath as the new state information & broadcasting Minister as a part of Modi Government in May 2014?
 A) Prakash Javadekar
 B) Venkaiah Naidu
 C) Ananth Kumar
 D) Nitin Gadkari
  
89Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani-s residence ________ in Mumbai is termed as the most expensive billionaire home in the world, according to a Forbes list published in May 2014.
 A) Atlas
 B) Antilia
 C) Villa Leopolda
 D) Ambani Villa
  
90Volvo Buses India has appointed _________ as Managing Director in May 2014.
 A) VRV Sriprasad
 B) Manish Sahi
 C) Akash Passey
 D) None of These

 
 
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81Ans) Manipur
82Ans) 17-May
83Ans) Major Gen. Kristin Lund
84Ans) National University of Singapore
85Ans) 0.2%
86Ans) Sahoo Panel
87Ans) Justice B.S. Chauhan
88Ans) Prakash Javadekar
89Ans) Antilia
90Ans) VRV Sriprasad