Current Affairs Sep 2014 Quiz 4

31Japan's economic growth stood at ___________ in the April-to-June quarter (announced in Sep 2014).
A) 3.5%
B) 2.3%
C) -1.8%
D) -4.1%
32Who won the US Open Women-s singles title held in Sep 2014 (also her 18th Grand Slam title)?
A) Eugenie Bouchard
B) Serena Williams
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Caroline Wozniacki

33India-s rank dropped to _________ in terms of effective regulation of the stock exchanges as per the latest report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Sep 2014.
A) 51st
B) 43rd
C) 62nd
D) 85th
34India has slipped to the _________ place in terms of easiness for companies to raise money by issuing shares on the stock market, as per the the latest report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Sep 2014.
A) 51st
B) 39th
C) 62nd
D) 85th
35Who has been appointed as the first women chairperson of Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), situated in Shimla, in Sep 2014?
A) Chandrakala Padia
B) Gopalkrishna Gandhi
C) Usha Sangwan
D) Arundhati Bhattacharya
36Who won US Open Men's Singles title held in Sep 2014?
A) Novak Djokovic
B) Marin Cilic
C) Roger Federer
D) Kei Nishikori
37"International Literacy Day (UNESCO)" is observed on ____________.
A) 5-Sep
B) 12-Sep
C) 8-Sep
D) 9-Sep
38The International Cricket Council, ICC, suspended Pakistan's off spin bowler ___________ for illegal action in Sep 2014. He has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.
A) Mohammad Hafeez
B) Saeed Ajmal
C) Umar Akmal
D) Umar Gul
39The Reserve Bank of India has announced to fix the maximum age for Managing Directors and Chief Executive Officers in private sector banks at _______ in Sep 2014.
A) 62 Years
B) 65 Years
C) 68 Years
D) 70 Years
40Famous Indian scientist, ________ has been awarded with the prestigious USD 1 lakh Midori Prize for biodiversity for his pioneering research, including in climate change in the Himalayas, in Sep 2014.
A) Sandesh Kadur
B) K. N. Ganeshaiah
C) Kamal Bawa
D) Peter H. Raven

Check below for Answers:
31Ans) -1.8%
32Ans) Serena Williams
33Ans) 62nd
34Ans) 39th
35Ans) Chandrakala Padia
36Ans) Marin Cilic
37Ans) 8-Sep
38Ans) Saeed Ajmal
39Ans) 70 Years
40Ans) Kamal Bawa