Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 15

 
141Who has been elected the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Legislature Party in Maharashtra to become BJP Party-s first Chief Minister of the state in Oct 2014?
A) J.P. Nadda
B) Nitin Gadkari
C) Devendra Fadnavis
D) Amit Shah
142The Central Government has formed a committee headed by former CVC _____________ in Oct 2014 to assess compensation to be paid for taking over running or ready to produce mines.
A) G Gopalakrishna
B) Pratyush Sinha
C) PJ Nayak
D) Shanta Kumar

 
143India has been ranked at ________ place in the list of 142 countries based on gender-based disparities, as per the World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index published in Oct 2014.
A) 102nd
B) 114th
C) 94th
D) 121st
144Which country was ranked at No 1 place in the list of 142 countries based on gender-based disparities, as per the World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index published in Oct 2014?
A) Finland
B) Norway
C) Sweden
D) Iceland
145Private sector lender ING Vysya Bank's Board has announced __________ as new Managing Director and CEO of the bank in Oct 2014.
A) V.G. Mathew
B) Shailendra Bhandari
C) Uday Sareen
D) V.A. Joseph
146Japanese Telecom major, the Softbank group has invested USD 627 million in which Indian e-commerce company in Oct 2014?
A) Jabong
B) Snapdeal
C) FlipKart
D) Yepme
147The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh has sentenced the Jamaat -e-Islami Chief __________ to death penalty in Oct 2014 for crimes against humanity during 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
A) Motiur Rahman Nizami
B) Ghulam Azam
C) Delwar Hossain Sayeedi
D) Abdul Quader Molla
148"World Statistics Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 20-Oct
D) 23-Oct
149_________ President Michael Sata, also known as 'King Cobra' because of his venomous tongue, passed away in London in Oct 2014.
A) Columbia
B) Zambia
C) Congo
D) Kenya
150"Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar" was authored by _________ which was  released on 15 October 2014.
A) Dilip D'Souza
B) Arundhati Ghose
C) Javed Anand
D) Khalid A. H. Ansari

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
141Ans) Devendra Fadnavis
142Ans) Pratyush Sinha
143Ans) 114th
144Ans) Iceland
145Ans) Uday Sareen
146Ans) Snapdeal
147Ans) Motiur Rahman Nizami
148Ans) 20-Oct
149Ans) Zambia
150Ans) Dilip D-Souza

 
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