Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 16

 
151India has been ranked at _________ position in the list of 189 countries in the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report published in Oct 2014.
A) 120th
B) 132nd
C) 142nd
D) 154th
152Which country secured No 1 position with 88.27 points in the list of 189 countries in the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report published in Oct 2014?
A) New Zealand
B) Hong Kong
C) Denmark
D) Singapore

 
153The Central Government has submitted a list of names of ____________ Indian account holders in HSBC Bank, Geneva, in black money case to the Supreme Court in Oct 2014. The list was handed over to SIT team probing the black money case.
A) 541
B) 521
C) 627
D) 697
154Who has been appointed Chairman of the Prasar Bharati Board for next 3 years in Oct 2014?
A) A Surya Prakash
B) Urvashi Butalia
C) Mrinal Pande
D) Arun Bhatnagar
155Who has been elected as the vice-president of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in Macau in Oct 2014? Representatives from Malaysian broadcaster RTM and Japan's NHK were also chosen as vice-presidents while the representative from South Korean broadcaster KBS was chosen president.
A) A Surya Prakash
B) Urvashi Butalia
C) Jawhar Sircar
D) Arun Bhatnagar
156Which Indian PSU firm overtook Reliance Industries to become the highest ranked Indian energy firm as per the Platts Global 250 Rankings for this year (published in Oct 2014)?
A) Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)
B) Coal India
C) Indian Oil Corp
D) HPCL
157Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former Australian Captain _____________ were inducted as one of the latest honorees in the Bradman Foundation at a gala dinner held at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground in Oct 2014.
A) Allan Border
B) Ricky Ponting
C) Steve Waugh
D) Mark Taylor
158The US economy grew at an annual rate of _______ in the third quarter (July-September) of the current year, announced in Oct 2014.
A) 3.5%
B) 3%
C) 2.8%
D) 4.6%
159The Finance Ministry has issued new austerity measures to match up with the lower revenue realization till Oct 2014. The measures include _____ cut in non-Plan expenditure and ban on creation of new posts.
A) 5%
B) 10%
C) 15%
D) 20%
160India has been ranked at _________ place out of total 76 countries in terms of Global Hunger Index (GHI), published in Oct 2014.
A) 42nd
B) 38th
C) 55th
D) 61st

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
151Ans) 142nd
152Ans) Singapore
153Ans) 627
154Ans) A Surya Prakash
155Ans) Jawhar Sircar
156Ans) Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)
157Ans) Steve Waugh
158Ans) 3.5%
159Ans) 10%
160Ans) 55th

 
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