Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 12

111Who has been awarded with the Liberty Medal, as announced in Oct 2014? Liberty Medal is awarded annually to recognize leadership in the pursuit of freedom
A) Malala Yousufzai
B) Kailash Satyarth
C) Kofi Annan
D) Aung San Suu Kyi
112India was re-elected for the second consecutive term to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Oct 2014 which will be effective from 2015 to _________.
A) 2016
B) 2017
C) 2018
D) 2019

113The Central Government has set up a committee headed by __________ to frame bankruptcy law to enable entrepreneurs to close down unviable businesses. The committee will study the corporate bankruptcy legal framework in India and submit a report by February 2015.
A) G Gopalakrishna
B) Bimal Jalan
C) PJ Nayak
D) T K Vishwanathan
114"World Food Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Oct
B) 16-Oct
C) 19-Oct
D) 13-Oct
115Which two wheeler company acquired 51% stake in Peugeot Motocycles for euro 28 million (about 217 crore) which is a part of the euro 54 billion French auto major PSA Group, in Oct 2014?
A) Hero Motors
B) Mahindra Two-Wheelers
C) Bajaj Auto
D) TVS Motors
116World Boxing body, AIBA has provisionally suspended India's woman boxer __________ in Oct 2014 for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the recently concluded Asian Games podium ceremony.
A) Laishram Sarita Devi
B) M C Mary Kom
C) Sarjubala Devi
D) Kavita Goyat
117China and other Asian countries have formally launched Asian infrastructure bank in Oct 2014 as a new rival of Western economies dominated World Bank and IMF. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was launched in _________ at a ceremony attended by financial leaders and delegates from 21 countries including China, India, Thailand and Malaysia.
A) Bangkok
B) Tokyo
C) Beijing
D) New Delhi
118Which Country has been ranked as the world's most favourite destination among expats, according to an HSBC survey published in Oct 2014?
A) Singapore
B) China
C) Germany
D) Switzerland
119An Indian-American student, ___________, has been awarded with -America-s Top Young Scientist- award in Oct 2014 for his innovative design of an eco-friendly device that will reduce carbon footprint while offering power for household usage.
A) Sunil Patel
B) Sunil Doshi
C) Sahil Doshi
D) None of These
120UK economic growth stood at __________ in the third quarter (July-September), as per the data published by the Office for National Statistics in Oct 2014.
A) 0.3%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.7%
D) 1.1%

111Ans) Malala Yousafzai
112Ans) 2017
113Ans) T K Vishwanathan
114Ans) 16-Oct
115Ans) Mahindra Two-Wheelers
116Ans) Laishram Sarita Devi
117Ans) Beijing
118Ans) Switzerland
119Ans) Sahil Doshi
120Ans) 0.7%

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