Current Affairs Nov 2014 Quiz - 18

171An __________-based NGO named as "Aaranyak" which is currently working for the conservation of nature and a Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) won United Nations Lighthouse Activities award for the year 2014 (announced in Nov 2014).
A) Tripura
B) Assam
C) Sikkim
D) Arunachal Pradesh
172Global Rating agency Moody's Investors Service has kept India's sovereign rating outlook stable at "_______", in Nov 2014.
A) Baa2
B) Baa3
C) Bba1
D) None of These

173"Constitution Day" is observed across India on ____________.
A) 28-Nov
B) 24-Nov
C) 26-Nov
D) 22-Nov
174Which Indian private bank has become the first bank to get the Reserve Bank of India's approval to set up a wholly-owned non-life insurance company in Nov 2014. It received approval from RBI to form a 100% subsidiary to enter general insurance industry.
B) Axis Bank
C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
D) HDFC Bank
175Magnus Carlsen retained World Champion title in Nov 2014 after defeating Viswanathan Anand in the 11th game held in Sochi. He is from which country?
A) Sweden
B) Norway
C) Russia
D) Germany
176Which state won the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Nov 2014?after defeating Punjab by 156 runs in the final match held on 25th November.
A) West Bengal
B) Maharashtra
C) Punjab
D) Karnataka
177The 18th SAARC Summit was held at Kathmandu in Nov 2014. Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala announced that the19th SAARC Summit will be held at ___________ in 2016.
A) Colombo
B) New Delhi
C) Islamabad
D) Thimpu
178Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the tourist visa on arrival facility for how many countries in Nov 2014?
A) 32
B) 38
C) 41
D) 43
179Who wrote a book titled "The Dramatic Novade: The Indira Gandhi Years" which was published by Rupa Publishes in Nov 2014? "The Dramatic Novade" is the first of a three-part volume; the second one will cover events from 1981-88 and the third volume will cover events from 1988 to 2012.
A) Pratibha Patil
B) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
C) Pranab Mukherjee
D) Manmohan Singh
180Professor in Quantitative Methods and Information Systems of _____________-, Trilochan Sastry, has been awarded with the "Bharat Asmita" award in recognition of his contribution in the field of operations management, quantitative methods, data structures, algorithms and discrete mathematics in Nov 2014.
A) Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
B) Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
C) Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
D) IISC Bangalore

171Ans) Assam
172Ans) Baa3
173Ans) 26-Nov
174Ans) Kotak Mahindra Bank
175Ans) Norway
176Ans) Karnataka
177Ans) Islamabad
178Ans) 43
179Ans) Pranab Mukherjee
180Ans) Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

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