Current Affairs Sep 2014 Quiz 24

231India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in August (announced in Sep 2014).
A) 2.1%
B) 7.3%
C) 2.7%
D) 5.8%
232AutoPortal ___________ has acquired another car information related portal for nearly USD 11 million in Sep 2014.

233Global FMCG giant Unilever's Chief Operating Officer ___________ will retire on 31st December this year after completing 38 years of service in the company (announced in Sep 2014).
A) Nitin Paranjpe
B) Harish Manwani
C) Leena Nair
D) Janmejaya Sinha
234B Muthuraman, Vice-Chairman of __________, has stepped down from the board in Sep 2014 after a stint of 48 years in the company.
A) Tata Motors
B) Reliance Industries
C) Hindalco
D) Tata Steel
235During his recent visit to the USA in Sep 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that People of Indian Origin (PIOs) in staying in India for long would not have to report to police. Currently a PIO card is only valid for how many years?
A) 10 years
B) 15 years
C) 18 years
D) 20 years
236Which middle east bank announced to acquire the Indian operations of the HSBC Bank Oman in Sep 2014?
A) Qatar National Bank
B) Emirates NBD
C) Doha Bank
D) Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
237Volcano Mount Ontake erupted in September 2014 killing more than 30 people and injuring as many people. The volcano is in which country?
A) China
B) Japan
C) Thailand
D) Malaysia
238The 10th edition of annual Indo-_________ joint military exercise was conducted at Ranikhet in Uttarakhand in Sep 2014 with the focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in mountainous terrain in United Nations peace keeping scenario.
B) Japan
D) France
239Which Indian PSU has announced that it would contribute Rs. 20.75 crore for the beautification and cleanliness of the Taj Mahal as per a new MoU signed the company, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Union Ministry of Tourism in Sep 2014?
C) Indian Oil
240Former International ___________ Mohammad Ghouse passed away in September 2014 following a brief illness.
A) Cricket Umpire
B) Football player
C) Cricket player
D) Hockey player

Check below for answers:
231Ans) 5.8%
233Ans) Harish Manwani
234Ans) Tata Steel
235Ans) 15 years
236Ans) Doha Bank
237Ans) Japan
238Ans) USA
239Ans) ONGC
240Ans) Cricket Umpire