Current Affairs Nov 2014 Quiz - 16

151Who has been appointed as chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by the President Pranab Mukherjee in accordance with the Article 316 (1) of the Constitution in Nov 2014?
A) Alka Sirohi
B) Rajni Razdan
C) D.P.Agrawal
D) Deepak Gupta
152Two _________-born Indian Catholics Father Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister Euphrasia were canonized by Pope Francis at St Peter's Square in Vatican in Nov 2014.
A) Goa
B) Kerala
C) Daman and Diu
D) Pondicherry

153India's ___________ has created history in National Level by winning four Gold Medals in the Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship 2014 held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi in Nov 2014.
A) Manorama Devi
B) Ms Deborah
C) Sunita Devi
D) Anjana
154"International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People" is observed on ____________.
A) 28-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 29-Nov
D) 22-Nov
155Indian Women Boxers ___________ won Silver medals in the World Women's Boxing Championships in Korea in Nov 2014.
A) Sarjubala Devi and Mary Kom
B) Sarjubala Devi and Saweety
C) Sarita Devi and Saweety
D) None of These
156The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has projected world economic growth rate at ______ in 2014, 3.7% in 2015 and 3.9% in 2016 (announced in Nov 2014).
A) 3.3%
B) 2.9%
C) 3.1%
D) 3.5%
157International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is observed on _________   across the world to raise awareness about violence against women and discuss solutions for betterment of women community.
A) 28-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 25-Nov
D) 22-Nov
158Which Pakistani author  was awarded with the 2014 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his novel "The Scatter Here Is Too Great" (Random House India) in Nov 2014?. His book depicts the crucial importance of literature in our larger cultural landscape.
A) Mohammed Hanif
B) Mohsin Hamid
C) Nadeem Aslam
D) Bilal Tanweer
159__________ Test batsman Phil Hughes passed away in Nov 2014 after being stuck by a bouncer Sean Abbott during a Sheffield Shield match. He suffered injury while attempting to hook a rising fast delivery from Sean Abbott but was hit on the side of his head instead. Post that, he collapsed on the ground and rushed to hospital.
A) New Zealand
B) South Africa
C) Australia
D) England
160Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Nepal in Nov 2014 to attend SAARC meet, where he flagged off Nepal-India friendship passenger bus service on daily basis between ________.
A) Kathmandu and Lucknow
B) Kathmandu and New Delhi
C) Pokhran and New Delhi
D) Kathmandu and Gorakhpur

151Ans) Deepak Gupta
152Ans) Kerala
153Ans) Ms Deborah
154Ans) 29-Nov
155Ans) Sarjubala Devi and Saweety
156Ans) 3.3%
157Ans) 25-Nov
158Ans) Bilal Tanweer
159Ans) Australia
160Ans) Kathmandu and New Delhi

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