Current Affairs Nov 2014 Quiz - 17

 
161The government has launched the "Swachh Bharat Kosh" in Nov 2014 with the aim to achieve cleanliness across the country. The fund will be utilized to build toilets in schools of rural and urban areas. The Prime Minister himself will acknowledge contributions of over _________ made by individuals and of over Rs 20 crore by corporates.
A) Rs 50 Lakh
B) Rs 1 crore
C) Rs 2 crore
D) Rs 5 crore
162Former Supreme Court judge _________ is all set to be appointed as the next Chairperson of the Press Council of India (announced in Nov 2014).
A) Markenday Katju
B) Altamas Kabir
C) CK Prasad
D) Rajendra Mal Lodha

 
163"International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women" is observed on ____________.
A) 25-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 22-Nov
164Om Pizza & Eats Pvt Ltd, the Indian franchisee of ___________, acquired local rival pizza chain Pizza Corner for an undisclosed sum in Nov 2014.
A) Dominos Pizza
B) Pizza Hut
C) Papa John's International
D) Smoking Joe's Pizza
165Famous _________ Sitara Devi passed away at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai in Nov 2014. She was 94. She was honored with prestigious awards like Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Padma Shri and Kalidas Samman.
A) Actress
B) Kathak dancer
C) Bharatnatyam dancer
D) Director
166The revised US economic growth stood at _________ for the third quarter (July-September) of the current year (announced in Nov 2014).
A) 3.5%
B) 3.9%
C) 4.1%
D) 4.6%
167Which country has been ranked at No1 position in terms of FII investment among Asian economies in November 2014, as per a report published by HSBC in Nov 2014?
A) Thailand
B) India
C) China
D) Japan
168US swimming star and winner of most number of Olympic medals (total 22), _________ has been named as the Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards held in Nov 2014. He was awarded with the same award for the fifth time, earlier he won the same award in 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2012.
A) Michael Phelps
B) Ryan Lochte
C) Missy Franklin
D) Nathan Adrian
169India remembered the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on its __________ anniversary on 26th Nov 2014 with different functions organized in the city to pay tribute to the martyrs who lost their lives fighting the terrorists.
A) Fourth
B) Fifth
C) Sixth
D) Seventh
170India's biggest dairy brand Amul has celebrated National Milk Day on 26th November across India to mark the 92nd birth anniversary of late Milk Man _________.
A) Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel
B) Amrita Patel
C) Babubhai J. Patel
D) Verghese Kurian

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
161Ans) Rs 1 crore
162Ans) CK Prasad
163Ans) 25-Nov
164Ans) Papa John's International
165Ans) Kathak dancer
166Ans) 3.9%
167Ans) China
168Ans) Michael Phelps
169Ans) Sixth
170Ans) Verghese Kurian

 
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