Current Affairs Oct 2014 Quiz 8

 
71Who has been awarded with the Best Central Bank Governor award for 2014 by Euromoney magazine in Oct 2014?
A) Raghuram Rajan
B) Mark Carney
C) C. Rangarajan
D) Mario Draghi
72An Indian police inspector, Shakti Devi has been awarded with the prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN's police division for her "exceptional achievements" in her duty with the UN mission in Afghanistan. She is from which Indian state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Haryana
C) Jammu and Kashmir
D) Uttar Pradesh

 
73"Indian Air Force Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 4-Oct
B) 8-Oct
C) 9-Oct
D) 3-Oct
74Which Indian airline has signed a memorandum of understanding for 250 Airbus New Engine Option (NEO) family of aircraft in Oct 2014?
A)Go Air
B) Jet Airways
C) IndiGo
D) Spie Jet
75Who won the 50000 pounds Man Booker Prize for his wartime novelThe Narrow Road to the Deep North as announced in Oct 2014?
A) Peter Carey
B) Tim Winton
C) Richard Flanagan
D) Martin Flanagan
76Which Indian author was among the six short listed authors for the Man Booker Prize 2014?. Indian writer Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland lost out to Eleanor Catton in 2013 as well.
A) Jhumpa Lahiri
B) Arundhati Roy
C) Neel Mukherjee
D) Amitav Ghosh
77The world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa has been named for the newest Guinness World Records title for being the highest man-made vantage point on earth. Burj Khalifa is in which city?
A) Riyadh
B) Doha
C) Dubai
D) Jerusalem
78Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched third navigation satellite Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) 1C from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in Oct 2014. IRNSS 1C is the ________ member of the seven satellite constellation of the IRNSS.
A) Second
B) Third
C) Fourth
D) Fifth
79The Central Government has appointed whom as India's next Chief Economic Advisor in Oct 2014?
A) Kaushik Basu
B) Arvind Subramanian
C) C. Rangarajan
D) Raghuram Rajan
80Who has been appointed as new Coal Secretary in October 2014?
A) Anil Swaroop
B) Alok Rawat
C) Ratan P Watal
D) None of These

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
71Ans) Raghuram Rajan
72Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
73Ans) 8-Oct
74Ans) IndiGo
75Ans) Richard Flanagan
76Ans) Neel Mukherjee
77Ans) Dubai
78Ans) Third
79Ans) Arvind Subramanian
80Ans) Anil Swaroop

 
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