Current Affairs May 2015 Quiz - 11

101USA economic growth stood at _______ in the first quarter of the year 2015 compared to the same period last year (announced in May 2015).
 A) -0.7%
 B) -0.2%
 C) 0.2%
 D) 0.75%
  
102Which Country topped the list of World Hunger list with the highest number of hungry people in the world, at 194 million, as per a United Nations annual hunger report titled 'The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015' published in May 2015?
 A) Thailand
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Indonesia

 
103Which North-East state government has decided to withdraw the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958 from the remaining areas of the state in May 2015?
 A) Nagaland
 B) Manipur
 C) Tripura
 D) Mijoram
  
104The "International Day for Biological Diversity" is observed on __________.
 A) 21- May
 B) 23- May
 C) 22- May
 D) 28- May
  
105Famous Scientist ___________ has been appointed as the new DRDO chief  in May 2015 and will be in charge of the day-to-day functioning of DRDO, technology development and co-ordination with the ministry.
 A) Avinash Chander
 B) G Satheesh Reddy
 C) S Christopher
 D) Ajit Seth
  
106Who has been appointed as the Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister in May 2015? He would provide critical advice to the defence minister on technology and scientific and technological aspects of new acquisitions.
 A) Avinash Chander
 B) G Satheesh Reddy
 C) S Christopher
 D) Ajit Seth
  
107___________ has been appointed the first transgender principal at a college in West Bengal in May 2015, which is the first in India.
 A) Manasi Banerjee
 B) Manik Bandopadhyay
 C) Manabi Bandopadhyay
 D) None of These
  
108India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by ________ in the last quarter of the financial year 2014-15 (announced in May 2015).
 A) 7.1%
 B) 7.5%
 C) 7.8%
 D) 8.1%
  
109Indian batsman _________ was awarded with the CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year award in May 2015.
 A) Suresh Raina
 B) Ajinkya Rahane
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) Rohit Sharma
  
110Which Cricketer bagged the International Cricketer of the Year award in the 19th edition of CEAT Awards, announced in May 2015?
 A) Hasim Amla
 B) Kumar Sangakara
 C) Steve Smith
 D) AB de Villiers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
101Ans) -0.7%
102Ans) India
103Ans) Tripura
104Ans) 22-May
105Ans) S Christopher
106Ans) G Satheesh Reddy
107Ans) Manabi Bandopadhyay
108Ans) 7.5%
109Ans) Ajinkya Rahane
110Ans) Kumar Sangakara

 
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