Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 17

 
161Who won the 2014 World-s Children Prize after a global voting involving millions of children in Oct 2014?
A) Malala Yousufzai
B) Kailash Satyarth
C) Indira Ranamagar
D) Aung San Suu Kyi
162"International Day of Rural women" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Oct
B) 16-Oct
C) 15-Oct
D) 13-Oct

 
163Who has been appointed as the new Economic Affairs Secretary in Oct 2014?
A) Rajiv Mehrishi
B) Arvind Mayaram
C) Arvind Gupta
D) Shashi Kant Sharma
164Famous Indian cueist ___________ won another World Title by defeating UK-s Robert Hall in the World Billiards Championship finals in the Timed Format in Oct 2014.
A) Aditya Mehta
B) Alok Kumar
C) Rupesh Shah
D) Pankaj Advani
165Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 139th birth anniversary of India-s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, __________ as National Unity Day. He also marked the day as "Rashtriya Ekta Divas".
A) 22-Oct
B) 12-Oct
C) 31-Oct
D) 29-Oct
166India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in September (announced in Oct 2014).
A) 2.1%
B) 1.9%
C) 2.7%
D) 5.8%
167Indian famous badminton player Saina Nehwal jumped by a place to ____________ rank in the latest Badminton World Federation women's singles rankings published in Oct 2014.
A) Fourth
B) Sixth
C) Fifth
D) Seventh
168Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 _________ gas tragedy, passed in the U.S. state of Florida in Oct 2014.
A) Gwalior
B) Indore
C) Bhopal
D) Nagpur
169The Champion Tennis League (CTL) oragnisers revealed how many teams for the league in Oct 2014 which will be played from November 17 to 26?
A) Seven
B) Five
C) Six
D) Eight
170Fortune released the list of most powerful, influential, important people in business under age 40 in Oct 2014. Ridesharing service company Uber's Co-founder was ranked at No 1 position in the list. What is his name?
A) Mark Zuckerberg
B) Travis Kalanick
C) Matteo Renzi
D) Jan Koum

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
161Ans) Malala Yousafzai
162Ans) 15-Oct
163Ans) Rajiv Mehrishi
164Ans) Pankaj Advani
165Ans) 31-Oct
166Ans) 1.9%
167Ans) Fifth
168Ans) Bhopal
169Ans) Six
170Ans) Travis Kalanick

 
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