Current Affairs Sep 2014 Quiz 6

51Who has been elected as Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) in Sep 2014?
A) Benoy Roy Chawdhuri
B) Narendra Ambwani
C) Shashidhar Sinha
D) None of These
52Former Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UDAI) and Former CEO of Infosys Limited, _________ has been conferred with V Krishna Murthy Award for Excellence in Sep 2014.
A) Azim Premji
B) Nandan Nilekani
C) Adi Godrej
D) Kris Gopalakrishnan

53Freedom fighter and famous ______ Jitendra Chandra Paul passed away in September at B.R. Ambedkar Medical College in Agartala, Tripura. He also brought out Tripura-s first Bengali daily Jagaran in 1954.
A) Historian
B) Author
C) Journalist
D) None of These
54Indian tennis player ____________ has been chosen for the Davis Cup Commitment Award and was presented with the award in Bangalore in September on the sidelines of the ongoing World Group play-off tie against Serbia.
A) Mahesh Bhupathi
B) Rohan Bopanna
C) Leander Paes
D) Somdev Devvarman
55India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP), the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in July (announced in Sep 2014).
A) 4.7%
B) 0.5%
C) 1.1%
D) 3.4%
56"World First-Aid Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 15-Sep
B) 12-Sep
C) 14-Sep
D) 21-Sep
57India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ______ in Aug (announced in Sep 2014).
A) 7.96%
B) 8.90%
C) 7.8%
D) 7.31%
58The Supreme Court ruled in favor of ______ quota for disabled persons in all government jobs in Sep 2014. A bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha ruled that the disabled people have not got their due in the last 19 years despite the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act was passed in 1995.
A) 2%
B) 3%
C) 5%
D) 7%
59India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) became successful in Sep 2014 as it placed its low-cost Mangalyan spacecraft in Mars orbit. Who is the Programme director of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)?
A) M Annadurai
B) K Radhakrishnan
C) S Ramakrishnan
D) SK Shivakumar
60Famous __________ Kireet Joshi passed away in Puducherry in Sep 2014. He was education advisor to the Government of India in 1976.
A) Historian
B) Educationist
C) Author
D) HRD Minister

Check below for Answers:
51Ans) Narendra Ambwani
52Ans) Nandan Nilekani
53Ans) Journalist
54Ans) Rohan Bopanna
55Ans) 0.5%
56Ans) 14-Sep
57Ans) 7.8%
58Ans) 3%
59Ans) M Annadurai
60Ans) Educationist