Current Affairs May 2015 Quiz - 8

71Who has been appointed as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) by Union Ministry of Finance in May 2015?
 A) Jawahar Thakur
 B) M J Joseph
 C) M Sathiyavathy
 D) None of These
72Reliance Industries (RIL) owned Telecom Company Reliance Jio Infocomm has signed a pact with _________ for sourcing various 4G devices including smartphones, tablets and Wifi dongles in May 2015.
 A) Alcatel
 B) Xiami
 C) Huawei
 D) Cisco

73As per the officials of AIIB, _________ will be the largest shareholder with a 30.85% in the newly initiative Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), as announced in May 2015.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Russia
 D) China
74An Indian American professor at Yale University, _________ was nominated by President Barack Obama to the National Council on the Humanities, a key administration post, in May 2015.
 A) Akhil Reed Amar
 B) Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
 C) Rajani Ganesh-Pillai
 D) Medha Yodh
75Who was appointed as the new Governor of Jharkhand by President Pranab Mukheejee in May 2015?
 A) V Shanmuganthan
 B) J P Rakkhowa
 C) Tathagata Roy
 D) Draupadi Murmu
76"World Telecommunication Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 31-May
 B) 17-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 15-May
77Who was sworn in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in May 2015?
 A) Konijeti Rosaiah
 B) O Panneerselvam
 C) J Jayalalithaa
 D) M. K. Stalin
78Who has been appointed as the chairman of Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) in May 2015 on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement (LARR) (Amendment) Bill, 2015?
 A) Rahul Sinha
 B) SS Ahluwalia
 C) Arun Jaitley
 D) Rajiv Pratap Rudy
79The finance ministry has constituted a panel, headed by chairman of the Law Commission of India _______, to look into the applicability of Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) on foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in May 2015.
 A) KM Mani
 B) A P Shah
 C) Dr Nasim Zaidi
 D) P. C. George
80Indian author ____________ was awarded with the 2014 Encore Award for his novel The Lives of Others in May 2015. The Lives of Others was also shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize.
 A) Arundhati Roy
 B) Amitav Ghosh
 C) Neel Mukherjee
 D) Aravind Adiga

71Ans) M J Joseph
72Ans) Huawei
73Ans) China
74Ans) Akhil Reed Amar
75Ans) Draupadi Murmu
76Ans) 17-May
77Ans) J Jayalalithaa
78Ans) SS Ahluwalia
79Ans) A P Shah
80Ans) Neel Mukherjee

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