Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 4

 
31Who won the Nobel peace prize for the year 2014, as announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oct 2014?
A) Malala Yousufzai
B) Kailash Satyarth and Aung San Suu Kyi
C) Kailash Satyarth and Malala Yousufzai
D) Aung San Suu Kyi and Malala Yousufzai
32Tthe World Bank has proejcetd India's GDP growth at _________ in 2014-15, as per its report published in Oct 2014.
A) 6.2%
B) 5.6%
C) 6.4%
D) 5.1%

 
33"World Habitat Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 5-Oct
B) 8-Oct
C) 9-Oct
D) 3-Oct
34Who has been appointed as the first Hindu chaplain at the Georgetown University in Oct 2014? Georgetown University was founded in 1789 and also the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the USA.
A) Sudip Bose
B) Uday Singh Taunque
C) Pratima Dharm
D) None of These
35Which City has been chosen as the best place in the world to live, as per the report publishedby the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Oct 2014?
A) New York
B) Canberra
C) London
D) Tokyo
36India has announced to contribute some of the vital components of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) -the world's largest telescope in the-making. The total cost of the telescope is estimated to be around USD 1.4 bliion in which India will contribute ___________ during 2014-23.
A) Rs 1,300 Crore
B) Rs 1,500 Crore
C) Rs 1,100 Crore
D) Rs 800 Crore
37Which country has been chosen as the best place in the world to live, as per the report publishedby the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Oct 2014?
A) Sweden
B) Switzerland
C) Norway
D) Australia
38Who won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for their contribution in inventing the LED, a new energy efficient and environmentally friendly light source?
A) John O'Keefe, Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser
B) Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura
C) Eric Betzig, William Moerner and Stefan Hell
D) Isamu Akasaki, Eric Betzi and Stefan Hell
39The Bank of England has kept the benchmark interest rate unchanged at record low of ________ in Oct 2014.
A) 0.25%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.05%
D) 0.75%
40Former chairman of Prasar Bharati and veteran ___________ Madhav Vittal Kamath passed away at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal in Oct 2014.
A) Journalist
B) Judge
C) Author
D) Historian

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
31Ans) Kailash Satyarth and Malala Yousufzai
32Ans) 5.6%
33Ans) 3-Oct
34Ans) Pratima Dharm
35Ans) Canberra
36Ans) Rs 1,300 Crore
37Ans) Australia
38Ans) Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura
39Ans) 0.5%
40Ans) Journalist


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