Current Affairs Sep 2014 Quiz 5

41The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the sale of stake in 3 PSU companies in Sep 2014 as a part of divestment. Whih company is not in the list?
A) Coal India Limited
B) Oil and Natural Gas Company
C) National Hydro Power Corporation
D) Bharat Heavy Electricals
42Luxury carmaker Ferrari has appointed whom as its new Chairman (announced in Sep 2014)?
A) Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
B) Stefano Domenicali
C) Sergio Marchionne
D) Marco Mattiacci

43Senior IAS officer __________ was appointed as Executive Director (ED) in World Bank in Sep 2014.
A) Rajeev Topno
B) Shaktikanta Das
C) Subhash Chandra Garg
D) R P Wattal
44Which Indian private sector bank has announced its -Cardless Cash Withdrawal- service in Sep 2014 that allows its customers to transfer money from their account to anyone even without a banking account and only with a mobile number in India.
B) HDFC Bank
C) Yes Bank
D) Axis Bank
45The 60th National School Games will be organized in which Indian state in November this year (announced in Sep 2014)?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Haryana
D) Punjab
46The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged ___________ to support emergency efforts to contain the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa in Sep 2014.
A) USD 50 million
B) USD 75 million
C) USD 100 million
D) USD 150 million
47India successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable _______ missile in Sep 2014 from a test range near Odisha coast by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the army as part of a training exercise. The missile has a strike range of 700 km and carry nuclear war heads.
A) Aakash
B) Agni-I
C) Brohmos
D) Pinaka
48"Hindi Diwas" is observed on ____________.
A) 15-Sep
B) 12-Sep
C) 14-Sep
D) 21-Sep
49The Central Government has set up a high-level committee to draft the proposed amendments in key environment laws within two months. The committee is headed by _______ and will review the existing Environment, forest, water and air acts for possible amendments.
A) Hari Gautam
B) TSR Subramanain
C) Shanta Kumar
D) Sivaramakrishnan
50Who has resigned as the Governor of Manipur and Mizoram and President accepted the same in Sep 2014?
A) Kalyan Singh
B) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
C) C. Vidyasagar Rao
D) Vinod Kumar Duggal

Check below for Answers:
41Ans) Bharat Heavy Electricals
42Ans) Sergio Marchionne
43Ans) Subhash Chandra Garg
44Ans) ICICI Bank
45Ans) Punjab
46Ans) USD 50 million
47Ans) Agni-I
48Ans) 14-Sep
49Ans) TSR Subramanain
50Ans) Vinod Kumar Duggal