Current Affairs Nov 2014 Quiz - 1

1Which India-born scientists/scholars have been awarded by the Marconi Society in Washington in Nov 2014? They were chosen for the award for their technology contributions.
A) Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and Shreeram Shankar Abhyankar
B) Anil Nerode and Himanshu Asnani
C) Sarvadaman Chowla and Narendra Karmarkar
D) Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and Himanshu Asnani
2The Union Cabinet eased foreign investment rules in India-s construction sector in order to attract higher FDI in Nov 2014. As per the new rule, the minimum capital requirement has also been reduced to ______ from existing USD 10 million.
A) USD 7 million
B) USD 6 million
C) USD 5 million
D) USD 3 million

3Inflation in the eurozone stood at _____ in October (announced in Nov 2014).
A) 0.5%
B) 0.3%
C) 0.4%
D) 0.6%
4United Nations (UN) chief Ban Ki-moon has launched a global campaign to end the deadly practice of female genital mutilation in which country in Nov 2014?
A) Congo
B) Kenya
C) Nigeria
D) Libya
5Who won the United States Grand Prix held in Nov 2014?
A) Nico Rosberg
B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Daniel Ricciardo
D) Valtteri Bottas
6Who was awarded with one of Japan's top national awards he "The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers" for his contribution to India-Japan ties in Nov 2014? Also the first Indian to be awarded with Japan's top national awards.
A) P Chidambaram
B) Narendra Modi
C) Manmohan Singh
D) Rajnath Singh
7"World Radiography Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Nov
B) 9-Nov
C) 5-Nov
D) 11-Nov
8In a major blow to Congress party, Senior Congress leader and former union minister ________ quit the national congress party in Nov 2014 and announced his decision to float a new party in Tamil Nadu.
A) GK Vasan
B) P Chidambaram
C) Jayanthi Natarajan
D) K. V. Thangkabalu
9The India Economic Summit was held in ________ from 4th November to 6th November 2014 under the theme "Redefining public-private cooperation for a new beginning". The World Economic Forum and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) jointly hosted the India Economic Summit.
A) Hyderabad
B) Mumbai
C) New Delhi
D) Bangalore
10Veteran _________ Sadashiv Amrapurka passed away at a Mumbai private hospital in November. He was also awarded with two Filmfare awards during his entire career.
A) Director
B) Actor
C) Musician
D) Producer

1Ans) Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and Himanshu Asnani
2Ans) USD 5 million
3Ans) 0.4%
4Ans) Kenya
5Ans) Lewis Hamilton
6Ans) Manmohan Singh
7Ans) 5-Nov
8Ans) GK Vasan
9Ans) New Delhi
10Ans) Actor

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