Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 14

 
131South African football team captain and goalkeeper ___________ was killed when he was shot by burglars who broke into the house in Oct 2014.
A) Oupa Manyisa
B) Senzo Meyiwa
C) Thabo Matlaba
D) Daine Klate
132"World Development Information Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 28-Oct
D) 23-Oct

 
133India has been ranked at ___________ place for minority investor protection, as per a sub-ranking released by the World Bank as part of its annual Ease of Doing Business report in Oct 2014.
A) 11th
B) 7th
C) 13th
D) 9th
134The former Union Minister ___________ has been designated to chair a global research platform panel on sustainable development named as "Future Earth Engagement Committee" in Oct 2014. This committee was instituted by an alliance of international organisations including the UNEP, the UNESCO and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) with focus in sustainable development.
A) Kapil Sibal
B) Jayanthi Natarajan
C) Jairam Ramesh
D) P. Chidambaram
135Indian movie director _____________ won the prestigious Wildscreen Panda Award in Oct 2014. He/She won the coveted wildlife photography award in best newcomer category for her film, "Sirocco - how a dud became a stud". The documentary is about a New Zealand parrot who is the official spokesbird for conservation.
A) Ashwika Kapur
B) Ashish Chandola
C) Agastya Kapoor
D) Saravanakumar
136The World Bank has Projected India's GDP growth at __________ in the current financial year 2014-15 and also said GDP growth will accelerate further to 6.4% in 2015-16 and 7% in 2016-17 in its report published in Oct 2014.
A) 5.4%
B) 5.6%
C) 5.1%
D) 6.1%
137"World Thrift Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 31-Oct
D) 23-Oct
138Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and her partner __________ won the WTA Women's double title held in Oct 2014.
A) Su-Wei Hseih
B) Cara Black
C) Shuai Peng
D) None of These
139Indian golfer ___________ won his second title of the year, the Venetian Macau Open, in Oct 2014. This is also his fifth career win on the Asian Tour.
A) Shiv Kapur
B) Gaganjeet Bhullar
C) Jyoti Randhawa
D) Anirban Lahiri
140Which company was ranked at No 1 position as per the Platts Global 250 Rankings for this year (published in Oct 2014)?
A) Chevron
B) Royal Dutch Shell
C) British Petroleum
D) Exxon Mobil Corp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
131Ans) Senzo Meyiwa
132Ans) 24-Oct
133Ans) 7th
134Ans) Jairam Ramesh
135Ans) Ashwika Kapur
136Ans) 5.6%
137Ans) 31-Oct
138Ans) Cara Black
139Ans) Anirban Lahiri
140Ans) Exxon Mobil Corp

 
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