Current Affairs May 2015 Quiz - 14

131The United Nations (UN) observed the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD) on _______2015. The theme for the year 2015 is Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.
 A) 12 May
 B) 22 May
 C) 25 May
 D) 28 May
  
132Who was awarded with the "Emerging Player of the Season" in the IPL tournament held in April-May 2015?
 A) Mayank Agarwal
 B) Shreyas Iyer
 C) Kedar Jadhav
 D) Sarfaraz Khan

 
133Indian cricketer _________ has been rated as the world's sixth most marketable athlete by SportsPro magazine in May 2015.
 A) Virat Kohli
 B) MS Dhoni
 C) Rahul Dravid
 D) Sachin Tendulkar
  
134Who topped the list of 50 most marketable athletes, who have been identified as commercially the most viable sportspersons, by SportsPro magazine published in May 2015?
 A) Eugenie Bouchard
 B) Usain Bolt
 C) Neymar
 D) Lewis Hamilton
  
135"World Hypertension Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 18-May
 B) 16-May
 C) 14-May
 D) 22-May
  
136Who was appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary of the government in May 2015?
 A) KM Mani
 B) Abdul Rahi
 C) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
 D) Ajit Seth
  
137Taxi aggregator _________ announced a tie-up with mobile commerce platform Paytm to enable Paytm users to pay for the cab service through their prepaid wallet in May 2015.
 A) Uber
 B) Ola
 C) TaxiForSure
 D) None of These
  
138Four Indians have been named in Forbes magazine-s 12th annual list of World-s 100 most powerful women published in May 2015. Who topped among them?
 A) Chanda Kochhar
 B) Arundhati Bhattacharya
 C) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
 D) Shobhana Bhartia
  
139Who topped the Forbes magazine-s 12th annual list of World-s 100 most powerful women published in May 2015?
 A) Hillary Clinton
 B) Melinda Gates
 C) Janet Yellen
 D) Angela Merkel
  
140"World Thalassaemia Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 8-May
 B) 16-May
 C) 9-May
 D) 12-May

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
131Ans) 22 May
132Ans) Shreyas Iyer
133Ans) Virat Kohli
134Ans) Eugenie Bouchard
135Ans) 12-May
136Ans) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
137Ans) TaxiForSure
138Ans) Arundhati Bhattacharya
139Ans) Angela Merkel
140Ans) 9-May

 
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