Daily Practice Questions published in August 2014

 
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7371Aamir Khan: Actor, Activist, Achiever' book was launched in Mumbai in June 2014. Who is the author of the book?
 A) Pritish Nandy
 B) Dalip Tahil
 C) Pradeep Chandra
 D) None of These
  
7372Former strikerof _________, Fernando Lucio da Costa passed away in June 2014.
 A) Columbia
 B) Argentina
 C) Brazil
 D) Uruguay

7373Which Indian private bank became the top private bank employer of India with more than 72,000 employees in June 2014?
 A) HDFC Bank
 B) ICICI Bank
 C) Kotak Mahindrs Bank
 D) Yes Bank
  
7374Mustafa Kamal has been appointed as the 11th President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June 2014. He is from which country?
 A) Sri Lanka
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangladesh
 D) India
  
7375Who became the first speaker of Telangana Legislative Assembly in June 2014?
 A) Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
 B) Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary
 C) E S L Narasimhan
 D) None of These
  
7376Which Indian airport won the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award by Airport Council International (ACI) in the category of the best improved airport in Asia Pacific Region (announced in June 2014)?
 A) Kolkata International Airport
 B) Mumbai International Airport
 C) New Delhi International Airport
 D) Hyderabad International Airport
  
73776th International Nuclear Energy Forum ATOMEXPO-2014 was held in ____________ in June 2014.
 A) London
 B) Moscow
 C) Geneva
 D) Zurich
  
7378Which Indian PSU Bank has partnered with payments service provider, Ezetap Mobile Solutions, to deploy mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution in June 2014?
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) Central Bank of India
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) State Bank of India
  
7379Which Indian real estate company became the first real estate developer in the country to receive ISO Quality Certification in June 2014? The ISO Quality Certification was given by British Standard Institute (BSI).
 A) Unitec
 B) DLF Home Developers
 C) Sobha Developers
 D) Kolte Patil Developres
  
7380India-s first One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC) named ________ was launched in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh by the Bollywood actor Amir Khan in June 2014.
 A) Nirbheek
 B) Nirbhaya
 C) Gauravi
 D) Ganga
  
7381Which Indian PSU bank launched MahaSecure, a digital banking app, to enable secure access to Internet banking facilities for both retail and corporate customers of the bank in June 2014?
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) Central Bank of India
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) Bank of Maharashtra
  
7382Which Indian infrastructure company has won the arbitration award against Maldivian government for wrongful termination of Airport project contract in June 2014?
 A) Unitec
 B) DLF Home Developers
 C) GMR Group
 D) None of These
  
7383India-born ______________ was honoured with Champions of Change by the White House in June 2014.
 A) Gargee Ghosh
 B) Neal Katyal
 C) Nisha Desai Biswal
 D) Pratishtha Khanna
  
7384Global skin care giant _________ announced in June 2014 to set up its first ever manufacturing plant in India at Sanand near Gujarat.
 A) Nivea
 B) L-Oréal
 C) Avon Products
 D) Revlon
  
7385Who became the first Assembly speaker of Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation in June 2014?
 A) Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
 B) Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary
 C) E S L Narasimhan
 D) None of These
  
7386The Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction held in ___________ in June 2014.
 A) Kulalampur
 B) Bangkok
 C) New Delhi
 D) Shanghai
  
7387The department of public enterprises has granted Navratna status to National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) and Engineers India Limited (EIL) following fulfillment of prescribed criteria. This was announced in June 2014. With this they beame the ____________ Navratna Company amongst 250 Central PSUs.
 A) 12th and 13th
 B) 15th and 16th
 C) 16th and 17th
 D) 13th and 14th
  
7388Ancient Pyu Cities became the first site from ___________ to be inscribed on the UNESCO-s World Heritage Site List in June 2014. The Ancient Pyu Cities include three cities Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra.
 A) Combodia
 B) Thailand
 C) Myanmar
 D) Indonesia
  
7389___________ President Jim Young Kim said in June 2014 that India can save more than 27,000 lives and create over 128,000 jobs if it builds 1,000 kilometres of new bus rapid transit (BRT) lanes in the next 20 years.
 A) IMF
 B) World Bank
 C) United Nations
 D) Asian Development Bank
  
7390Britain's premium luxury goods brand East India Company has issued an exclusive legal tender gold coin worth 12,000 pound sterling in honour of Indian Cricketer _____________ in June 2014.
 A) MS Dhoni
 B) Sachin Tendulkar
 C) Sunil Gavaskar
 D) Kapil Dev
  
7391Who was retained as Prime Minster of South Korea in June 2014?
 A) Kim Hwang?sik
 B) Chung Hung Won
 C) Park Geun?hye
 D) Yun Byung?se
  
739235th National Games will be held in different venues of __________ from 31st of January to 14th February 2015, announced in June 2014.
 A) Tamil Nadu
 B) Karnataka
 C) Kerala
 D) Andhra Pradesh
  
7393NRI businessman _________ has been re-elected to the board of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce in June 2014.
 A) MA Yusuffali
 B) Micky Jagtiani
 C) B. R. Shetty
 D) Kochouseph Chittilappilly
  
7394The official theme for the 2014 World Environment Day was ______________.
 A) Raise Your Voice Not the Sea Level
 B) Say no Global Warning
 C) Climate Change and Sea Level
 D) None of These
  
7395Which tech company has announced of developing -Project Loon- project to provide Internet access to rural and remote areas of India?
 A) Yahoo
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Microsoft
  
7396Who was sworn?in as the President of El Salvador in June 2014?
 A) Norman Quijano
 B) Mauricio Funes
 C) Sanchez Ceren
 D) Antonio Saca
  
7397Who from Indian Army was appointed as member of a UN Expert Panel on Technology and Innovation in UN peacekeeping in June 2014?
 A) Rajiv Takru
 B) Abhijit Guha
 C) Arvind Mayaram
 D) Ranjit Sinha
  
7398Jinnah International Airport of ___________ in Pakistan was attacked by Terrorist belonging to Tehreek?e?Taliban in June 2014.
 A) Islamabad
 B) Karchi
 C) Lahore
 D) None of These
  
7399"International Widows Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 23-June
 B) 24-June
 C) 14-June
 D) 15-June
  
7400Okavango Delta in which country became the 1000th site to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site List in June 2014?
 A) South Africa
 B) Namibia
 C) Zimbabwe
 D) Botswana
  
7401Who among the following has written the famous Bangla book "Agni Vina"?
 A) Rabindra Nath Tagore
 B) Kazi Nazrul Islam
 C) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
 D) Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
  
7402Who among the following was the  first Tirthankar of Jainism??
 A) Rishabh dev
 B) Parshwanath
 C) Neminath
 D) Sambhavanath
  
7403Who among the following is known as the "Saint of Dakhineshwar"?
 A) Ramkrishna Paramahansa
 B) Swami Vivekananda
 C) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
 D) Sant Tikaram
  
7404Along with Ghanshyam Das Birla and some other social workers in the pre-independence era, who among the following formed the Krishnarpan Charity Trust?
 A) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
 B) Gopal Swarup Pathak
 C) V V Giri
 D) Purushottam Das Tandon
  
7405What is the number of Schedules in Constitution of India?
 A) 8
 B) 10
 C) 12
 D) 13
  
7406In which year, The Citizenship Act passed?
 A) 1952
 B) 1955
 C) 1956
 D) 1959
  
7407Which among the following articles of Constitution of India abolishes the untouchablity?
 A) Article 15
 B) Article 16
 C) Article 17
 D) Article 20
  
7408Which among the following articles speaks about impeachment of the President of India?
 A) Article 60
 B) Article 61
 C) Article 62
 D) Article 63
  
7409Which among the following articles defines the Money Bill?
 A) Article 110
 B) Article 111
 C) Article 112
 D) Article 113
  
7410Which among the following is the correct age of retirement of Judge of Supreme Court?
 A) 58 years
 B) 60 years
 C) 62 years
 D) 65 years
  
7411Which among the following body has been set up under the mandate of Constitution of India?
 A) National Development Council
 B) Planning Commission
 C) Interstate Council
 D) National Advisory Council
  
7412Which among the following were inserted in the constitution of India on recommendations of Swaran Singh Committee?
 A) Fundamental Rights
 B) Directive Principles of State Policy
 C) Fundamental Duties
 D) 12th Schedule
  
7413Who is the founder of Wikipedia?
 A) Peer Schneider
 B) Byron Looper
 C) Rickard Eriksson
 D) Jimmy wales
  
7414hen was Quit India Movement or the August Movement Launched?
 A) 1941
 B) 1942(
 C)1943
 D) 1944
  
7415The crop sown in July -August and harvested in October is called?
 A) Rabi
 B) Kharif
 C) Zaid
 D) None of them
  
7416Pusa hybrid 4 is a variety of which crop?
 A) Potato
 B) Tomato
 C) Banana
 D) Brinjal
  
7417Which among the following confers the "Equator Prize" to recognize outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity?
 A) United Nations Environment Programme
 B) United Nations Development Programme
 C) World Food Organization
 D) World Bank
  
7418Which among the following country has the largest share in global mangrove areas?
 A) Indonesia
 B) Brazil
 C) Mexico
 D) Australia
  
7419A syndicated loan is a loan that is _____?
 A) Secured by Mortgages
 B) Unsecured
 C) Provided by Group of Banks
 D) Provided to a Group of Customers
  
7420Which among the following organizations calculates and publishes LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate)?
 A) Bank of England
 B) Thomson Reuters
 C) European Banking Federation
 D) European Central Bank
  
7421What has been the annual growth rate of Indian Population between 2001 and 2011?
 A) 1.26%
 B) 1.39%
 C) 1.64%
 D) 1.97%
  
7422Recently, India has developed 22 varieties of which among the following crops which are resistant to the deadly Ug99 fungal disease?
 A) Rice
 B) Wheat
 C) Maize
 D) Gram
  
7423Ad Valorem Tax is levied on the basis of which among the following?
 A) Volume
 B) Value
 C) Production
 D) Export
  
7424A systematic record of all economic transactions completed between residents of a country and the rest of the world in a year is known as..?
 A) Net Capital Flow
 B) Balance of Payment
 C) Balance of Trade
 D) Absolute Flow
  
7425Capitalism is based upon "Laissez-faire system". What is "Laissez-faire system"?
 A) No governmental intervention
 B) Maximum governmental intervention
 C) Role of Market Forces is Minimum
 D) Limited government Intervention
  
7426Those goods which have positive relationship between price and quantity demanded are called as ....?
 A) Veblen good
 B) Essential Goods
 C) Giffen Good
 D) Capital Good
  
7427Bad money (if not limited in quantity ) drives good money out of circulation. The above statement is from which among the following laws?
 A) Keynes' law
 B) Wagner's law
 C) Gresham's law
 D) Grimm's law
  
7428Where are the headquarters of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ?
 A) Geneva
 B) Paris
 C) Frankfurt
 D) London
  
7429The Battle of Chandawar was fought in last decade of 12th century between which among the following rulers?
 A) Mohammad Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan
 B) Mohammad Ghori and Jaichand
 C) Jaichand and Prithviraj Chauhan
 D) Prithviraj Chauhan and Bhimdev Solanki
  
7430Which among the following was the place, where Gandhi presided the Indian National Congress session for only one time?
 A) Madras
 B) Calcutta
 C) Belgaum
 D) Surat
  
7431Who said that Gandhi may die, but Gandhism shall remain forever ?
 A) Mahatma Gandhi
 B) Jawaharlal Nehru
 C) Subhash Chandra Bose
 D) Rabindranath Tagore
  
7432 Kargam a folk dance is of which state?
 A) Kerala
 B) Tamil Nadu
 C) Karnataka
 D) Andhra Pradesh
  
7433The Supreme Court of India tenders legal advice to president of India when___?
 A) Cabinet recommends it
 B) Council of Minister recommends it
 C) President needs it
 D) Supreme Court wants to tender the advice
  
7434The use of SIM cards is mandatory in which among the following kind of mobile services?
 A) GSM
 B) CDMA
 C) CDMA 2000
 D) UMTS
  
7435What is the amount in percentage of total mass , which Sun comprises of the solar system?
 A) 90.02%
 B) 93.24%
 C) 98.20%
 D) 99.8%
  
7436Which planet is known as " Bright Wandering Star" ?
 A) Mars
 B) Venus
 C) Jupiter
 D) Saturn
  
7437Who represented India in the 2nd round table conference?
 A) Mahatma Gandhi
 B) B. R. Ambedkar
 C) Jawaharlal Nehru
 D) Ghulam Bhik Nairang
  
7438The name of Baba Ram Singh is associated with which among the following movements?
 A) Sanyasi Rebellion
 B) Kuka Movement
 C) Khaksar Movement
 D) Santhal rebellion
  
7439Who among the following established Tattvabodhini Sabha?
 A) Raja Rammohan Roy
 B) Debendranath Tagore
 C) Keshub Chandra Sen
 D) Dwarkanath Tagore
  
7440Who among the following is said to be the pioneer of guerilla warfare in the Deccan region?
 A) Shivaji
 B) Shah ji Bhosle
 C) Malik Ambar
 D) Maloji Bhosale
  
7441Who among the following established the Dal Khalsa?
 A) Guru Gobind Singh
 B) Guru Arjun Dev
 C) Kanpur Singh
 D) Bhai Mani Singh
  
7442Kohinoor Diamond was found probably from which among the following mines?
 A) Golconda
 B) Kalahandi
 C) Panna
 D) Bijapur
  
7443Who among the following poets used to write the Urdu Ghazals with the pen name "Asad"?
 A) Mir Taqi Mir
 B) Dushyant
 C) Mirza Ghalib
 D) Amir Khusrow
  
7444Who among the following represented Congress in the second Round Table Conference?
 A) Mahatma Gandhi
 B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
 C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
 D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  
7445In which state is located Buxa Tiger Reserve?
 A) Odisha
 B) West Bengal
 C) Punjab
 D) Jharkhand
  
7446At which among the following places, the famous Bull Seal of Indus Valley Civilization was found?
 A) Harappa
 B) Mohen Jo Dero
 C) Mehrgarh
 D) Adamagarh
  
7447The philosophy of "Nyaya Darshan" has been ascribed to who among following?
 A) Kanad
 B) Gautam
 C) Panini
 D) Bhart?hari
  
7448In which province Muslim League formed their first government after 1946 elections?
 A) Bengal
 B) Madras
 C) Bombay
 D) United Provinces
  
7449Calamine is an ore of which among the following?
 A) Zinc
 B) Copper
 C) Mercury
 D) Iron
  
7450Who among the following from India functions as the ex-officio Governor on the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund?
 A) President
 B) Prime Minister
 C) Finance Minister
 D) Governor of RBI
  
7451Global tech giant Google has announced in July 2014 that it will shut down its first social networking site, Orkut, on 30th September this year. Google launched its services how many years ago?
 A) 15 years
 B) 8 years
 C) 10 years
 D) None of These
  
7452The United States has named a mountain in Antarctica in honour of a famous Indian-American scientist ___________ in July 2014 for his work he did to compile population studies of seals, whales and birds in the pack ice as an explorer of the US Coast Guard in 1971-72.
 A) Jogesh Pati
 B) Khem Shahani
 C) Akhouri Sinha
 D) Pran Nath
  
7453Which site acquired TapCommerce, the mobile advertising start-up company based out of New York, for USD 100 million in July 2014?
 A) Twitter
 B) LinkedIn
 C) Facebook
 D) Google
  
7454Which New Zealand batsman has been imposed with life ban for his his alleged involvement in match-fixing in July 2014?
 A) Daryl Tuffey
 B) Brendon McCullum
 C) Lou Vincent
 D) Nathan Astle
  
7455Which Indian PSU bank has launched six digital branches across India as a part of its programme to offer next generation banking solutions to the mobile and internet-savvy customer base. These branches are located in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Ahmedabad. One of such branches in Delhi was inJulyurated this morning by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in July 2014.
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) State Bank of India
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) Bank of India
  
7456Online restaurant search and discovery site _________ has acquired Menumania.co.nz, a popular New Zealand-based restaurant discovery service for an undisclosed amount in July 2014.
 A) Burp
 B) Zomato
 C) Zing
 D) None of These
  
7457Indian Oil Corporation has given ___________, additional charge of the post of Chairman of the company in July 2014.
 A) R.S. Butola
 B) AMK Sinha
 C) R K Malhotra
 D) A.K. Dubey
  
7458Bullet train was proposed on identified _________ sector as a part of Railway budget announced in July 2014.
 A) Mumbai-Delhi
 B) Mumbai-Ahmedabad
 C) Delhi-Bhopal
 D) Delhi-Chandigarh
  
7459After winning three medals in the ISSF World Cups in Munich and Slovenia recently, Indian shooter __________ achieved the world-s number one ranking in air pistol event as per the ranking published in July 2014.
 A) Anjali Bhagwa
 B) Rajyavardhan Rathore
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Gagan Narang
  
7460Governor of Madhya Pradesh ____________ took over the additional charge of Chhattisgarh in July 2014 following the resignation of former Governor Shekhar Dutt.
 A) Ram Naresh Yadav
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7461Which Indian PSU Bank has been awarded with the -Best Bank - Public Sector- award in BFSI Awards-2014 by World HRD Congress in recognition of its performance in Banking category in July 2014?
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) Bank of Maharashtra
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) Bank of India
  
7462"World Population Day" is observed on _____________.
 A) 6-July
 B) 21-July
 C) 11-July
 D) 15-July
  
7463Kerala Government has appointed senior IAS officer ____________ as Nodal Officer in July 2014 for the matches likely to be held in Kochi during the 2017 FIFA under-17 world cup football.
 A) Vikram Misri
 B) Sharat Chander
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) A P M Mohammed Hanish
  
7464USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in June (announced in July 2014).
 A) 6.3%
 B) 7.1%
 C) 6.6%
 D) 6.1%
  
7465Which Tech company acquired LiveRail, an advertising technology company that helps its client companies to serve better ads in the videos that appear on their websites and apps, in July 2014?
 A) Apple
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Microsoft
  
7466__________ COO Sheryl Sandberg met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July 2014 while on official visit in India. They both have discussed ways in which the social networking platform can be used for e-Governance work and to connect the Government with people.
 A) LinedIn
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Twitter
  
7467Which country has become the first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty in July 2014 in order to facilitate access to published works for visually impaired persons. The Treaty was adopted by 79 member countries of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in June 2013.
 A) USA
 B) UK
 C) India
 D) China
  
7468An Indian passenger train set a new national speed record of 160 kms/hr today during its trail run between _________ in July 2014. The train covered 200 Km distance within 90 minutes.
 A) New Delhi and Agra
 B) New Delhi and Bhopal
 C) New Delhi and Chandigarh
 D) New Delhi and Jaipur
  
7469Who has been chosen as the Captain of the Indian Hockey team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games that is held at Glasgow in July-August this year?
 A) Sandeep Singh
 B) Sardar Singh
 C) V. R. Raghunath
 D) Sreejesh Ravindran
  
7470The U.S. Navy has promoted Vice Admiral ____________ to admiral post in July 2014, which makes her the first female four-star officer in the USA Navy's 236-year old history.
 A) Michelle Howard
 B) Ray Mabus
 C) Ann E. Dunwoody
 D) Roslyn Brock
  
7471Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Katra-Udhampur train and 240MW Uri-II hydroelectric Project in ____________ in July 2014 and dedicated them to the nation. The first Katra-Udhampur train, named as Shree Shakti Express, started from Katra today.
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Haryana
 C) Jammu and Kashmir
 D) None of These
  
7472All the 46 Indian nurses who were in the captivity of ISIS militants in ____________ for couple of days were freed by the militants and flown back to India in July 2014.
 A) Syria
 B) Libya
 C) Iran
 D) Iraq
  
7473Personal tax exemption limit raised to _______ for normal salaried persons as per the Union budget announced in July 2014.
 A) Rs 1.5 lakh
 B) Rs 2 lakh
 C) Rs 2.5 lakh
 D) Rs 3 lakh
  
7474Who won her second women's singles Wimbledon title held in July 2014? after defeating Canadian 13th seed Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets in the final match held yesterday. Kvitova, who also won Wimbledon Women-s single title in 2011, completely dominated the match to win by 6-3, 6-0 in only 55 minutes. This was also the first Grand Slam final for Bouchard.
 A) Eugenie Bouchard
 B) Serena Williams
 C) Petra Kvitova
 D) Maria Sharapova
  
7475"Doctor's Day" is observed on _____________.
 A) 3-July
 B) 12-July
 C) 1-July
 D) 15-July
  
7476Who has been appointed as Information Officer in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in July 2014?
 A) Vikram Misri
 B) Sharat Chander
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) A P M Mohammed Hanish
  
7477The Government of India has re-appointed _________ as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for another two years in July 2014.
 A) S S Mundra
 B) KC Chakrabarty
 C) Anand Sinha
 D) Harun Rashid Khan
  
7478Following her Australian Open Super Series win, famous India shuttler Saina Nehwal moved up a place to be in ________ position in the latest world rankings published in July 2014.
 A) Fifth
 B) Sixth
 C) Seventh
 D) Eighth
  
7479Which Global Company topped the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest companies based on total revenues published in July 2014? Wal-Mart Stores reported USD 476.3 billion in revenues for 2013 and it is followed by Royal Dutch Shell with total revenue of USD 459.6 billion.
 A) Royal Dutch Shell
 B) Wal-Mart
 C) Sinopec Group
 D) ExxonMobil
  
7480How many US based companies are placed in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest companies based on total revenues published in July 2014?
 A) 94
 B) 223
 C) 128
 D) 176
  
7481Who won Wimbledon Men-s single title held in July 2014? This was his second Men's Wimbledon title and seventh career Grand Slam.
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Rafael Nadal
 D) Stanislas Wawrinka
  
7482Who won the British Grand Prix held in July 2014?
 A) Nico Rosberg
 B) Lewis Hamilton
 C) Sebastian Vettel
 D) Daniel Ricciardo
  
7483Which Tennis player secured No 1 rank in the men-s ATP tennis rankings released in July 2014?
 A) Roger Federer
 B) Novak Djokavic
 C) Statislas Wawrinka
 D) Rafael Nadal
  
7484Who retained her top position in the latest WTA women-s tennis rankings issued in July 2014?
 A) Serena Williams
 B) Simona Halep
 C) Maria Sharapova
 D) Li Na
  
7485Which Country secured No 1 rank the latest ICC test rankings published in Dubai in July 2014?
 A) South Africa
 B) England
 C) India
 D) Australia
  
7486Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed on _______- across India.
 A) 29-July
 B) 22-July
 C) 26-July
 D) 31-July
  
7487A panel headed by former Economic Advisor, ____________ sets poverty line at Rupees 32 per day in rural areas and Rupees 47 in Urban areas in July 2014. The panel has dismissed the Suresh Tendulkar Committee report on estimating poverty, which had suggested persons spending below 33 Rupees per-day mark in Urban areas to be considered poor.
 A) C Rangarajan
 B) Suresh Tendulkar
 C) Y. Venugopal Reddy
 D) Bimal Jalan
  
7488India's fiscal deficit target for FY 2014-15 set at ________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014.
 A) 3.5%
 B) 4.1%
 C) 3.8%
 D) 5.2%
  
7489Eight Indian companies, led by _____________ (with annual revenue of USD 81.32 billion in 2013) have made it to the latest Fortune Global 500 list of world's biggest companies published in July 2014.
 A) Reliance Industries
 B) ONGC
 C) Indian Oil Corporation
 D) State Bank of India
  
7490Indian tennis player Sania Mirza achieved a career-best rank of __________ in the world as per the new WTA doubles chart released in July 2014.
 A) Fifth
 B) Sixth
 C) Seventh
 D) Eighth
  
7491An eminent biographer of India's Constitution, Granville Austin passed away in Washington in July 2014. He is author of two political histories of the Indian Constitution -- 'The Indian Constitution: A Cornerstone of A Nation' and 'Working A Democratic Republic: The Indian Experience'. He was awarded with which Indian award in 2011 by the Indian Government?
 A) Padma Shri
 B) Padma Bhusan
 C) Padma Vibhushan
 D) Indira Gandhi Award
  
7492Who won Afghanistan's presidential election held in June 2014 with 56.4% votes in his favor (Announced in July 2014)?
 A) Ashraf Ghani
 B) Abdullah Abdulla
 C) Hamid Karzai
 D) None of These
  
7493India successfully test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range ____________ supersonic cruise missile from Chandipur-on-Sea off Odisha coast in July 2014. The missile is one of the fastest cruise missiles in the world with a top speed of Mach 2.8 and is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg.
 A) Agni-IV
 B) Akash
 C) BrahMos
 D) Rashni
  
7494"Nelson Mandela International Day" was observed on _______ across the world.
 A) 28-July
 B) 22-July
 C) 18-July
 D) 11-July
  
7495Indian tennis legend ____________ has launched the Champions Tennis League (CTL) in July 2014 which will be conducted like IPL style with six franchisees later this year.
 A) Anand Amritraj
 B) Vijay Amritraj
 C) Ramesh Krishnan
 D) Leander Paes
  
7496Philips India has roped in __________ as its new brand ambassador for its -Male Grooming- business in July 2014.
 A) Ranbir Kapoor
 B) Arjun Kapoor
 C) Ranveer Singh
 D) Varun Dhawan
  
7497British Actress ___________ has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women in July 2014. Post her appointment, she will work for empowerment of young women and also as an advocate for UN Women-s campaign in promoting gender equality.
 A) Emma Stone
 B) Emma Roberts
 C) Emma Watson
 D) Kristen Stewart
  
7498Germany striker _______________ became the World Cup's all-time record scorer with his 16th goal during their semifinal match against Brazil in July 2014. He broke Brazilian striker Ronaldo-s record of 15 goals in World Cup matches.
 A) Miroslav Klose
 B) Lukas Podolski
 C) Thomas Müller
 D) Mario Gomez
  
7499India-s highest court, the Supreme Court, has appointed Justice Arun Mishra, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice Rohington F Nariman as Supreme Court judges in July 2014. With these three new appointments, total number of Supreme Court judges increased to ________, including Chief Justice R M Lodha.
 A) 25
 B) 26
 C) 27
 D) 28
  
7500The Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentary board has elected BJP leader __________ as national president of the party in July 2014.
 A) Rajnath Singh
 B) Amit Shah
 C) Narendra Modi
 D) L K Advani
  
7501The Economic Survey 2013-14 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament in July 2014. As per that, GDP growth seen at _________ in financial year 2014-15.
 A) 4.4-4.9%
 B) 5.1-5.5%
 C) 5.4-5.9%
 D) 5.8-6.3%
  
7502The Economic Survey 2013-14 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament in July 2014. As per that, CAD to be contained at __________ of GDP in financial year 2014-15
 A) 4.5%
 B) 2.1%
 C) 5.2%
 D) 2.9%
  
7503The Bank of England has kept Interest rates unchanged at record low of ________, as per the monetary policy announcement in July 2014.
 A) 0.75%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 0.25%
 D) 1%
  
7504"World Tiger day" was observed on _______ across the world.
 A) 28-July
 B) 22-July
 C) 18-July
 D) 29-July
  
7505World Football Federation, FIFA has suspended which country from all international football in July 2014 amid allegations of government interference in its football federation.
 A) Greece
 B) Cameroon
 C) Nigeria
 D) Columbia
  
7506India-s economy is now the _________ biggest economy in the world in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), according to the latest report published by the World Bank in July 2014. Indian economy grew at an average annual rate of just over 6% from 1980 to 2010.
 A) 11th
 B) 10th
 C) 8th
 D) 9th
  
7507Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated ________ for the safety and welfare of women and for "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana" to generate awareness on the issues as a part of union budget in July 2014.
 A) Rs 50 crores
 B) Rs 150 crores
 C) Rs 100 crores
 D) Rs 200 crores
  
7508Famous __________ Zohra Sehgal passed away in July 2014. She was 102. She was awarded with Padma Vibhushan by the Indian Government.
 A) Author
 B) Actress
 C) Singer
 D) Director
  
7509Which Indian City has become the world-s second most populous city in 2014, as per the World Urbanisation Prospects report published by the UN in July 2014.
 A) Mumbai
 B) Delhi
 C) Kolkata
 D) Chennai
  
7510Which Indian food products marketing organization has announced its sponsorship of the Indian contingents to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, Incheon, South Korea by signing a MoU with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) in July 2014?
 A) Dabur
 B) Amul
 C) Marico
 D) None of These
  
7511The ____________ secured the third place in the 2014 World Cup held in June-July 2014.
 A) Argentina
 B) Brazil
 C) Netherlands
 D) Germany
  
7512The 6th BRICS summit scheduled to be held from 14th July to 16th July in which country?
 A) Russia
 B) China
 C) South Africa
 D) Brazil
  
7513Which batsman leads the batsmen ranking published by the ICC in July 2014?
 A) Kumar Sangakkara
 B) Cheteshwar Pujara
 C) A B Devilliers
 D) Virat Kohli
  
7514Who has been elected as the leader of reconstituted BJP Parliamentary Party in both Houses of Parliament in July 2014?
 A) Rajnath Singh
 B) Amit Shah
 C) Narendra Modi
 D) L K Advani
  
7515Which Indian airlines formally joined Star Alliance, a club of 27 airlines, in July 2014?. The Alliance operates over 18,500 flights a day in 192 countries.
 A) Jet Airways
 B) Air India
 C) Indigo
 D) Air Asia India
  
7516India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP), the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in May (announced in July 2014).
 A) 4.7%
 B) -0.5%
 C) 1.1%
 D) 3.4%
  
7517India's fiscal deficit target for FY 2016-17 set at ________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014.
 A) 3.5%
 B) 4.1%
 C) 3.8%
 D) 3%
  
7518Which country won the 2014 FIFA world cup held in June-July 2014?
 A) Argentina
 B) Brazil
 C) Netherlands
 D) Germany
  
7519Which footballer was awarded with the Golden Ball award for best player in the FIFA 2014 world cup held in June-July 2014?
 A) Neymar
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Thomas Müller
 D) James Rodríguez
  
7520Which former Sri Lanka Skipper has announced his retirement from Test Cricket in July 2014?
 A) Angelo Mathews
 B) Sanath Jayasuriya
 C) Mahela Jayawardene
 D) Kumar Sangakkara
  
7521Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Uttar Pradesh in July 2014?
 A) Ram Naik
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7522The Central Government appointed IAS Officer ____________ as Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development in July 2014.
 A) Vikram Misri
 B) Sharat Chander
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) Sanjeev Kumar Singla
  
7523Who has taken over as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd (TMB) in July 2014?
 A) H S Upendra Kamath
 B) K B Nagendra Murthy
 C) Santanu Mukherjee
 D) V Narsi Reddy
  
7524Legendary Bollywood actor ____________ ancestral home in Pakistan has been declared as a national heritage in July 2014.
 A) Raaj Kapoor
 B) Dilip Kumar
 C) Rajendra Kumar
 D) None of These
  
7525Who were awarded with the Golden Boot award as the top scorer with six goals of FIFA World Cup 2014 held in June-July 2014?
 A) Thomas Müller and Arjen Robben
 B) Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben
 C) James Rodríguez and Thomas Müller
 D) James Rodríguez and Arjen Robben
  
7526India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ______ in June (announced in JUly 2014).
 A) 7.60%
 B) 8.90%
 C) 8.28%
 D) 7.31%
  
7527India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale price index, stood at _______ in June 2014 (published in July 2014).
 A) 4.8%
 B) 6.01%
 C) 5.7%
 D) 5.43%
  
7528South African Nobel Prize-winning writer and anti-apartheid activist ___________ passed away in Johannesburg in July 2014. He/She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 and was also awarded with the Booker Prize in 1974.
 A) Nadine Gordimer
 B) J. M. Coetzee
 C) Doris Lessing
 D) Wole Soyinka
  
7529Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Chhattisgarh in July 2014?
 A) Ram Naik
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7530Which country was the runner-up of the 2014 FIFA world cup held in June-July 2014?
 A) Argentina
 B) Brazil
 C) Netherlands
 D) Germany
  
7531Global banking giant _________ has announced that it will pay USD 7 billion to settle an investigation into its sale of residential mortgage-backed securities prior to the financial crisis and global recession that started in 2008, as per the data published by the company and the US Justice Department (DOJ) in July 2014.
 A) JP Morgan Chase
 B) Bank of America
 C) Barclay's Bank
 D) Citigroup
  
7532China received ___________ foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first six months of current year 2014, (announced in July 2014).
 A) USD 52.62 billion
 B) USD 63.33 billion
 C) USD 76.21 billion
 D) USD 43.44 billion
  
7533Whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka from ___________ state service, the Civil Services Board approved his request for a central deputation today after the intervention of the PMO in July 2014.
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Haryana
 C) Punjab
 D) Jammu & kashmir
  
7534Who has been awarded the prestigious Gandhi Peace prize for 2013 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in July 2014?
 A) Baba Amte
 B) Sunderlal Bahuguna
 C) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
 D) Anupam Mishra
  
7535Goalkeeper ______ was awarded with the Golden Glove award at the recently held FIFA world cup 2014.
 A) Jasper Cillessen
 B) Sergio Romero
 C) Manuel Neuer
 D) Julio Cesar
  
7536Investment limit under Section 80C hiked to _______ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014.
 A) Rs 1.5 lakh
 B) Rs 1 lakh
 C) Rs 1.25 lakh
 D) Rs 2 lakh
  
7537Capital market regulator SEBI has barred famous Satyam Computer-s founder ___________ and four others from markets for 14 years in July 2014. On 7th January 2009, he had sent an email to SEBI admitting all the scams to inflate cash and bank balances of the company.
 A) B Rama Raju
 B) G Ramakrishna
 C) B Ramalinga Raju
 D) Vadlamani Srinivas
  
7538The central government has slapped an additional penalty of USD 579 million on _____________ for producing less than targeted natural gas from its KG-D6 block in July 2014.
 A) Gail India
 B) ONGC
 C) Essar Oil
 D) Reliance Industries
  
7539BRICS leaders have also announced in July 2014 to set up a new development bank with initial capital of USD 100 billion like IMF to invest in different infrastructure projects in emerging nations. The head quarter of the new BRICS development bank will be in __________.
 A) Hong Kong
 B) Beijing
 C) Shanghai
 D) New Delhi
  
7540Who has been appointed as the new Governor of West Bengal in July 2014?
 A) Ram Naik
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7541China's economic growth stood at ______ in the second quarter (April-June) of the current year (announced in July 2014).
 A) 6.5%
 B) 7%
 C) 7.5%
 D) 7.1%
  
7542Who was sworn in for a new seven-year term as President of Syria in Damascus in July 2014?
 A) Maher al?Assad
 B) Hafez al?Assad
 C) Bashar al-Assad
 D) None of These
  
7543Which footballer was named as the best young player of FIFA world cup 2014 held in June-July 2014?
 A) Thomas Müller
 B) James Rodríguez
 C) Paul Pogba
 D) Neymar
  
7544US media major Time Warner has rejected an initial takeover approach of around USD 80 billion from its biggest rival ____________ in July 2014.
 A) 21st Century Fox
 B) Comcast
 C) British Sky Broadcasting
 D) Viacom
  
7545Tech majors __________ and IBM have announced a business partnership which will help them to co-develop business-centric apps for iPhones and iPads in July 2014.
 A) LinedIn
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Apple
  
7546Excise Duty on Cigarettes was hiked from 11% to ________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014.
 A) 50%
 B) 72%
 C) 30%
 D) 20%
  
7547BRICS leaders have also announced in July 2014 to set up a new development bank with initial capital of USD 100 billion like IMF to invest in different infrastructure projects in emerging nations. The first President of the bank will be from ____________.
 A) South Africa
 B) China
 C) India
 D) Brazil
  
7548State Government of _________ decided to set up 320 Mahila Suraksha Dals (MSDs) to ensure women safety at public places (announced in July 2014).
 A) Punjab
 B) Uttar Pradesh
 C) Haryana
 D) Delhi
  
7549Indian pharma major ____________ has acquired US-based Pharmalucence Inc for an undisclosed amount in July 2014. Pharmalucence, which has a sterile injectable capacity in the US, has been acquired by one of the subsidiaries of the company.
 A) Cipla
 B) Dr Reddy's Laboratory
 C) Sun Pharmaceutical
 D) Aurovindo Pharma
  
7550Which country was given the fair play award at the recently held FIFA world cup 2014?
 A) England
 B) Colombia
 C) Brazil
 D) Argentina
  
7551Former India cricket captain ___________ has been elected as the newest member of Laureus World Sports Academy in July 2014. With this he will become the 47th member of the panel.
 A) Rahul Dravid
 B) Saurav Ganguly
 C) Sachin Tendulkar
 D) Sunil Gavaskar
  
7552An eminent biographer of _________________ Granville Austin passed away in Washington in July 2014.
 A) Indian Constitution
 B) Indian Archiology
 C) Indian Geography
 D) Indian History
  
7553India's Trade deficit stood at ________ in June 2014 (announced in July 2014).
 A) USD 11.77 billion
 B) USD 10 billion
 C) USD 11.23 billion
 D) USD 9.25 billion
  
7554The 7th BRICS Summit in 2015 will be held at __________ in Russia after successful conclusion of this year-s BRICS summit in Brazil in July 2014.
 A) Saint Petersburg
 B) Moscow
 C) Ufa
 D) Novosibirsk
  
7555Long-term Capital Gains tax on MFs raised to _______ from 10%, as per the Union budget announced in July 2014.
 A) 15%
 B) 18%
 C) 20%
 D) 25%
  
7556Which country has been ranked at No 1 in the latest FIFA ranking published in July 2014 after conclusion of FIFA world cup?
 A) Argentina
 B) Spain
 C) Germany
 D) Netherlands
  
7557Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Gujarat in July 2014?
 A) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7558India has the _________-highest number of HIV infected people in the world, as per the UN (UNAIDS) report published in July 2014.
 A) Second
 B) Third
 C) Fourth
 D) Fifth
  
7559Famous __________ filmmaker J. Sasikumar passed away in Kochi in July 2014. He was 86. He holds the record of making 141 films in his career spanning over three decades and also holds records of making the highest number of films with the same lead actor and same lead team, and the highest number of films in a year.
 A) Telegu
 B) Tamil
 C) Kannada
 D) Malayalam
  
7560In its recently released draft guideline in July 2014, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set a minimum paid-up capital of _________ for those who wants to set up payments and small banks. The RBI has also said that the promoters will have to invest an initial minimum capital of at least 40%. It has prescribed a lock-in period of five years for promoters- holding.
 A) Rs.200 crore
 B) Rs.150 crore
 C) Rs.100 crore
 D) Rs.500 crore
  
7561India received _________ of foreign direct investment (FDI) in May 2014 (announced in July 2014).
 A) USD 1.6 billion
 B) USD 2.01 billion
 C) USD 1.9 billion
 D) USD 3.60 billion
  
7562Which Technology company won the -Best Implementation of Green IT Award- at the National IT Leadership and Excellence award ceremony held at Mumbai in July 2014?
 A) Infosys
 B) Sapient
 C) Polaris
 D) HCL Technologies
  
7563Barely couple of months after Malaysian Airlines plane MH370 disappeared mysteriously in the Indian Ocean, another Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 plane MH17 was shot down over ___________ sky in July 2014 killing all the 280 passengers and 15 crew members on board.
 A) Iraq
 B) Syria
 C) Ukraine
 D) Palestine
  
7564Indian born Chief Business Officer, Nikesh Arora resigned from the global tech company ________ in July 2014 after spending 10 years in the company. He will join Japan-s SoftBank Corp as vice chairman.
 A) Google
 B) Microsoft
 C) Yahoo
 D) Apple
  
7565How much money was allocated for PSU banks capitalisation as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Rs. 8,400 crore
 B) Rs. 11,200 crore
 C) Rs. 15,000 crore
 D) Rs. 18,500 crore
  
7566Eminent ____________ litterateur Madhukar Singh passed away at 87 in July 2014.
 A) Marathi
 B) Sanskrit
 C) Hindi
 D) None of These
  
7567Germany football team captain _________ announced his retirement from international football in July 2014 after winning world cup for his team.
 A) Philipp Lahm
 B) Mario Götze
 C) Miroslav Klose
 D) Bastian Schweinsteiger
  
7568The Reserve Bank has allowed which private bank to raise foreign investment limit under portfolio investment to 40% in July 2014. The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) approval is on the condition that aggregate foreign investment will not exceed composite sectoral cap of 74%.
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) Axis Bank
 C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
 D) HDFC Bank
  
7569The Central Government has appointed B Sriram and VG Kannan as the Managing Directors of the ___________, India-s PSU bank.
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) State Bank of India
 C) Bank of Baroda
 D) Bank of India
  
7570Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Nagaland in July 2014?
 A) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
 B) Balramji Dass Tandon
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7571India-s two wheeler maker __________ was named as the title sponsor of the Indian Super League, the first IPL type franchise-based football league in the country (announced in July 2014).
 A) Honda Motors
 B) Bajaj Auto
 C) TVS Motors
 D) Hero MotoCorp
  
7572India has been ranked as the worst performer among BRICS nation as per the annual GII survey published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization in July 2014. India is now placed at ________ position compared to 66th position last year while other BRICS countries saw gain in their rankings.
 A) 73rd
 B) 82nd
 C) 76th
 D) 85th
  
7573Which Country has been ranked at No1 position based on the Global Innovation Index for the fourth-straight year, as per the annual GII survey published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization in July 2014?
 A) USA
 B) Switzerland
 C) Australia
 D) UK
  
7574Asian Development Bank (ADB) has upgraded India's economic growth forecast to 6.3% in next financial year 2015-16 on hopes of speedy reform process (publihsed in July 2014). At the same time, it has retained India-s economic growth forecast at ________ for the current financial year 2013-14.
 A) 5.1%
 B) 5.5%
 C) 4.8%
 D) 6.3%
  
7575India-s IT services company ___________ has acquired Atco I-Tek, the IT services arm of Canadian logistics and utilities provider Atco, for USD 195 million in July 2014.
 A) HCL Technologies
 B) Infosys
 C) Wipro
 D) TCS
  
7576Which Indian company has become the first private company to post USD 1 billion quarterly profit as it announced its first quarter result in July 2014?
 A) Tata Motors
 B) TCS
 C) Reliance Industries
 D) Tata Steel
  
7577Largest retailer in UK Tesco has appointed whom as the new Chief Executive Officer of Tesco with effective from 1st October 2014 (announced in July 2014)?
 A) Dave Lewis
 B) Terry Leahy
 C) Philip Clarke
 D) Justin King
  
7578The 20th Commonwealth Games is held in Glasgow, ___________ in July 2014.
 A) England
 B) Switzerland
 C) Scotland
 D) Ireland
  
7579The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into India jumped by more than 100% to USD 3.60 billion in May, which is the highest FDI inflow in the last eight months. (Announced in July 2014). India received maximum FDI from which country?
 A) UK
 B) Japan
 C) Mauritius
 D) USA
  
7580How much money was allocated for national rural drinking water programme as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Rs. 3,600 crore
 B) Rs. 4,200 crore
 C) Rs. 6,000 crore
 D) Rs. 7,500 crore
  
7581Who won his first Open Championship, the British Golf Open Championship 2014, held at Royal Liverpool Golf course in Holyake in July 2014?. With this victory, he has joined Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only players to win three of golf's modern majors by the age of 25.
 A) Sergio Garci
 B) Rory McIlroy
 C) Rickie Fowler
 D) None of These
  
7582Who won the German Grand Prix held in July 2014?
 A) Nico Rosberg
 B) Lewis Hamilton
 C) Sebastian Vettel
 D) Valtteri Bottas
  
7583_________ captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football career in July 2014. The Liverpool midfielder made his debut in 2000 and won 114 caps for his country.
 A) Portugal
 B) Spain
 C) England
 D) Germany
  
7584Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has announced in the Lok Sabha in July 2014 that 2015-16 would be observed as the _____________.
 A) Year of Soil Conservation
 B) Year of Forest Conservation
 C) Year of Water Conservation
 D) None of These
  
7585Who has been appointed as Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in July 2015?
 A) Vikram Misri
 B) Sanjeev Kumar Singla
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) Shashi Kant Sharma
  
7586India won their first Test match at the historic Lord's after _________after Ishant Sharma delivered a magical spell which helped Indian team to secure a win by 95 runs in July 2014.
 A) 22 years
 B) 25 years
 C) 28 years
 D) 32 years
  
7587Which Internet company has acquired an app analytics firm, Flurry for nearly USD 200 million in July 2014 to boost its advertising revenue from smartphones?
 A) Yahoo
 B) Facebook
 C) Google
 D) Microsoft
  
7588Who has been appointed as Chairman of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) in July 2014?
 A) Basudev Chatterjee
 B) Yellapragada Sudharshan Rao
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) Shashi Kant Sharma
  
7589The Central Government has appointed David Rasquinha and Debasish Mallick as Deputy Managing Directors of the _________________ in July 2014.
 A) SIDBI
 B) NABARD
 C) Export-Import Bank of India
 D) State Bank of India
  
7590The Chief Minister of Telangana K. Chandrasekhara Rao has announced __________ as the Brand Ambassadorship of the newly formed state in July 2014.
 A) Jwala Gutta
 B) Saina Nehawal
 C) Sania Mirza
 D) VVS Laxman
  
7591Which Cricketer played a special part in opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games held at Glasgow, Scotland in July 2014?
 A) Brian Lara
 B) Sunil Gavaskar
 C) Sachin Tendulkar
 D) MS Dhoni
  
7592Who won the Presidential election held recently in Indonesia and has been named the nation-s next president in July 2014?
 A) Joko Widodo
 B) Prabowo Subianto
 C) Jusuf Kalla
 D) Hatta Rajasa
  
7593The Reserve Bank of India has set out a framework in July 2014 for identifying and dealing with large banks, termed domestic systemically important banks or D-SIBs. A size beyond ________ of GDP is one of the criteria for identifying a bank as a D-SIB and it will be subject to higher capital requirements, as per the Reserve Bank of India.
 A) 1%
 B) 2%
 C) 1.5%
 D) 2.5%
  
7594How much money was allocated for modernisation of madrasas as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Rs. 100 crore
 B) Rs. 200 crore
 C) Rs. 250 crore
 D) Rs. 300 crore
  
7595Consumer confidence level in India jumped by seven points to ____________ in second quarter of the current year compared to 121 in the previous quarter, according to a global consumer confidence index study by Nielsen in July 2014.
 A) 125
 B) 128
 C) 132
 D) 134
  
7596The Chief Minister of ______________, Dr Mukul Sangma launched a mass enrolment drive under the Chief Minister's Social Assistance (CMSA) Scheme in July 2014 for widows and persons with disabilities at Patharkhmah in Ri Bhoi District in the state. Each beneficiary shall be given a financial assistance of 500 rupees per month under the scheme.
 A) Meghalaya
 B) Tripura
 C) Assam
 D) Nagaland
  
7597Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI Life Insurance in July 2014?
 A) Atanu Sen
 B) Arijit Basu
 C) Santanu Mukherjee
 D) H S Upendra Kamath
  
7598Who has been appointed the Managing Director of State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) in July 2014?
 A) Atanu Sen
 B) Arijit Basu
 C) Santanu Mukherjee
 D) H S Upendra Kamath
  
7599Which Indian company has become the first Indian company to touch market capitalisation of Rs. 5 lakh crore in July 2014?
 A) Indian Oil Corporation
 B) Tata Consultancy Service
 C) Reliance Industries
 D) ONGC
  
7600__________________ created a record of fastest serve in the women-s tennis by serving at 131 miles per hour during her match in the Bank of the West Classic Stanford, USA in July 2014.
 A) Sabine Lisicki
 B) Ana Ivanovic
 C) Venus Williams
 D) Serena Williams
  
7601The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered global economic projection to _________ for the current year in July 2014.
 A) 2.8%
 B) 3.1%
 C) 3.4%
 D) 3.7%
  
7602The 20th Commonwealth Games began in Glasgow with a spectacular opening ceremony at Glasgow in Scotland in July 2014. Who was the flag bearer of the Indian team and he led the Parade of Nations, by virtue of being hosts in 2010 Delhi edition?
 A) Mary Kom
 B) Vijay Kumar
 C) Sushil Kumar
 D) Gagan Narang
  
7603Who won the ATP title when he defeated top-seeded Spain-s David Ferrer by 6-7(3), 6-1, 7-6(4) in the Open final match in July 2014?
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Stanislas Wawrinka
 C) Leonardo Mayer
 D) Rafael Nadal
  
7604Sports university will be set up in _________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Meghalaya
 B) Tripura
 C) Punjab
 D) Manipur
  
7605India has been ranked at _________ out of 187 countries in 2013 as per the Human Development Index (HDI) published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in July 2014. India-s HDI value for 2013 is 0.586 which falls in the medium human development category.
 A) 143
 B) 135
 C) 152
 D) 121
  
7606India has been ranked at _________ out of 152 countries on Gender Inequality Index based on reproductive health, empowerment and economic activity, published in July 2014. India has a GII value of 0.563 in 2013.
 A) 127th
 B) 135th
 C) 151st
 D) 123rd
  
7607The Union Cabinet has approved to hike FDI cap in Insurance sector to _________ from the existing FDI investment limit of 26% in July 2014. This will help the Insurance sector to attract nearly USD 7 billion of FDI in coming years.
 A) 49%
 B) 51%
 C) 74%
 D) 100%
  
7608The Cabinet has also approved the Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill in July 2014. This will empower the Securities and Exchange Board of India to act against ponzi schemes and making mandatory registration for money pooling scheme above Rs. 100 crore.
 A) Rs. 50 crore
 B) Rs. 100 crore
 C) Rs. 150 crore
 D) Rs. 200 crore
  
7609A reality show based on classical music aired by Doordarshan will feature in the Limca Book of Records. The show ________________, the first ever reality show on classical music, has been selected by the Limca Book of Records and will be featured in its next edition under Television chapter: for being the First ever National- level Reality show on Classical Music, as per a statement issued by Doordarshan in July 2014.
 A) 'Naad Bhed-The Mystery of Sound'
 B) 'Naad Bhed-The Magic of Sound'
 C) 'Naad Baad-The Mystery of Sound'
 D) None of These
  
7610Ukraine-s prime minister, ____________, resigned as Ukraine parliament failed to pass legislation to take control over the country-s increasingly precarious energy situation and to increase army financing in June 2014.
 A) Oleksandr Turchynov
 B) Arseniy Yatsenyuk
 C) Viktor Yanukovych
 D) Oleh Tyahnybok
  
7611Indian Weightlifter _____________ won India's first gold at Commonwealth Games in July 2014.
 A) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
 B) Khumukcham Sanjita
 C) Sukhen Dey
 D) None of These
  
7612The UK economy grew by __________ in the second quarter of the current year (announced in July 2014) compared to same quarter last year. Recently IMF has forecasted UK economy to grow at the fastest pace among the G7 developed nations with growth rate of 3.2% in 2014.
 A) 1%
 B) 1.2%
 C) 0.8%
 D) 0.5%
  
7613Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an interactive website __________ in July 2014 that aims to engage all the youth of the country in the nation's development and ideas from all the volunteers.
 A) OurGov
 B) YourGov
 C) MyGov
 D) ThisGov
  
7614National Centre for Himalayan studies will be set up in _________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Jammu & Kashmir
 C) Arunachal Pradesh
 D) Uttarakhand
  
7615The Comptroller & Auditor General of India, ____________ took charge as Member of the United Nations Board of Auditors for a term of six year in July 2014. This will make the CAG responsible for auditing UN organizations, including the UN headquarters.
 A) Vikram Misri
 B) Sanjeev Kumar Singla
 C) Shankar Aggarwal
 D) Shashi Kant Sharma
  
7616Veteran BJP leader Kaptan Singh Solanki has been appointed as the new Governor of Haryana by President Pranab Mukhejee this week. He will succeed Jagannath Pahadia who completed his tenure on 26th July 2014.
 A) Ram Naresh Yadav
 B) Kaptan Singh Solanki
 C) Keshari Nath Tripathi
 D) Om Prakash Kohli
  
7617Famous Journalist and former World Bank official, _______________ passed away at his residence in Kensington, Maryland in the United States. He was 87.He served the World Bank for more than 25 years in Washington D.C, during which he played an important role in finalizing the Bank-s policy and in developing countries.
 A) Deepak Ananthapadmanabha
 B) Rajeev Srinivasan
 C) Sundaram Sankaran
 D) Asra Nomani
  
7618World Hepatitis Day is observed on _________________. The theme of 2014 Hepatitis day is 'It's closer than you think.'
 A) 21-July
 B) 22-July
 C) 28-July
 D) 30-July
  
7619Italian ___________ won the 101st edition of the Tour de France in cycling as he finished the final stage on the Champs Elysees in Paris in July 2014. With this win, he has become the sixth man to win all three Grand Tours, the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana.
 A) Chris Froome
 B) Vincenzo Nibali
 C) Alberto Contador
 D) Cadel Evans
  
7620Which company acquired the entire hydro power portfolio of Jaiprakash Power for an estimated Rs 12,000 crore after Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) pulled out from the company in July 2014.
 A) NTPC
 B) Tata Power
 C) Adani Power
 D) Reliance Power
  
7621Which bollywood starhas been appointed as the horticulture ambassador of Maharashtra in July 2014?
 A) Amitabh Bachchan
 B) Anupam Kher
 C) Amir Khan
 D) Shahrukh Khan
  
7622The Vijay Mallya Story written by ___________ published by Penguin Books Limited in July 2014.
 A) Udaya Tara Nayar
 B) K Gopinath
 C) K Giriprakash
 D) None of These
  
7623India-s mid-tier IT services Company Hexaware Technologies has appointed ___________as Chief Executive officer in July 2014.
 A) M S Mehta
 B) R Srikrishna
 C) Lalit Jalan
 D) P. R. Chandrasekar
  
7624__________________ of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party was elected as the seventh President of Iraq in July 2014.
 A) Nouri al-Maliki
 B) Hussein al-Musawi
 C) Muhammad Fuad Masum
 D) None of These
  
7625The novel -The Lives of Others- written by India-born British Indian writer ______________ was shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2014 in July 2014.
 A) Amitabh Ghosh
 B) Neel Mukherjee
 C) Jhumpa Lahiri
 D) None of These
  
7626The US economy, the largest economy in the world, grew at an annual rate of ________ during the second quarter (April-June) of the current year (announced in July 2014).
 A) 0.8%
 B) 2.1%
 C) 4%
 D) 1.7%
  
7627Who won his second PGA Tour title held in July 2014? He finished at 17-under 263, while Furyk shot a 69 for second place on 16-under.
 A) Jim Furyk
 B) Tim Clark
 C) Carl Pettersson
 D) Stewart Cink
  
7628IAF chief ___________, took over as the Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs Committee, in July 2014. The Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs Committee is the senior-most military officer in the country.
 A) Bikram Singh
 B) Dalbir Singh Suhag
 C) Robin K Dhowan
 D) Arup Raha
  
7629National institute for customs and central excise  will be set up in _________ as per the Union budget announced in July 2014?
 A) Uttar Pradesh
 B) Andhra Pradesh
 C) Karnataka
 D) Uttarakhand
  
7630Senior IRS officer _____________ is all set to be appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the apex authority of the Income Tax department (announced in July 2014).
 A) K.V. Chowdary
 B) R.K. Tewari
 D) Shashi Kant Sharma
 D) A P M Mohammed Hanish
  
7631Bank of Baroda chairman and managing director ___________ is set to take over as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve bank of India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved his appointment in July 2014.
 A) S S Mundra
 B) KC Chakrabarty
 C) Anand Sinha
 D) Harun Rashid Khan
  
7632Who has been appointed Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB), Warangal in July 2014?
 A) Atanu Sen
 B) V Narsi Reddy
 C) Santanu Mukherjee
 D) H S Upendra Kamath
  
7633Which Indian telecom company announced that it has crossed 300-million subscriber mark across its mobile, fixed line, DSL and DTH services in July 2014?
 A) Vodafone India
 B) Reliance Communication
 C) Bharti Airtel
 D) Idea Cellular
  
7634Indian Multiplex company ____________ has announced that it will acquire New Delhi based Satyam Cineplexes Ltd (Satyam) as it will buy 100% stake of Satyam-s equity share capital from its shareholders for Rs 182 crore in July 2014.
 A) Fame Cinemas
 B) PVR Cinemas
 C) Inox Leisure
 D) Big Cinemas
  
7635Famous Indian classical singer ________________ passed away in Mumbai in July 2014 due to heart attack. She was 96.
 A) Sushilarani Patel
 B) S. Janaki
 C) Meena Mangeshkar
 D) Girija Devi
  
7636The Central bank of USA, Federal Reserve reduced its monthly purchases of Government-linked bonds by another USD 10 billion to ______________ during its meeting in July 2014.
 A) USD 35 billion
 B) USD 25 billion
 C) USD 45 billion
 D) None of These
  
7637Eurozone inflation stood at __________ in July which is the lowest level since the recent financial crisis. This is much lower than the European Central Bank-s (ECB) comfort level of 1% and poses significant risk for deflation.
 A) 0.2%
 B) 0.4%
 C) 0.5%
 D) 0.7%
  
7638Euro zone unemployment rate stood at _____________ in June (announced in July 2014).
 A) 11.5%
 B) 11.7%
 C) 12.5%
 D) 10.5%
  
7639U.S. Secretary of State _____________ visited India for 3-day in July 2014 in order to improve bi-lateral ties between two countries.
 A) Hilary Clinton
 B) John Kerry
 C) Bill Clinton
 D) None of These
  
7640Gen ______________ took over as the head of the 1.3 million strong Indian army in July 2014. He succeeded Gen Bikram Singh who retired. He will have a tenure of 30 months as the 26th Army Chief.
 A) Bikram Singh
 B) Dalbir Singh Suhag
 C) Robin K Dhowan
 D) Arup Raha

 
 
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Sl No.Answer
7371Ans) Pradeep Chandra
7372Ans) Brazil
7373Ans) ICICI Bank
7374Ans) Bangladesh
7375Ans) Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary
7376Ans) Kolkata International Airport
7377Ans) Moscow
7378Ans) State Bank of India
7379Ans) DLF Home Developers
7380Ans) Gauravi
7381Ans) Bank of Maharashtra
7382Ans) GMR Group
7383Ans) Pratishtha Khanna
7384Ans) Nivea
7385Ans) Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
7386Ans) Bangkok
7387Ans) 15th and 16th
7388Ans) Myanmar
7389Ans) World Bank
7390Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
7391Ans) Chung Hung Won
7392Ans) Kerala
7393Ans) MA Yusuffali
7394Ans) Raise Your Voice Not the Sea Level
7395Ans) Google
7396Ans) Sanchez Ceren
7397Ans) Abhijit Guha
7398Ans) Karchi
7399Ans) 23-June
7400Ans) Botswana
7401Ans) Kazi Nazrul Islam
7402Ans) Rishabh dev
7403Ans) Ramkrishna Paramahansa
7404Ans) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
7405Ans) 12
7406Ans) 1955
7407Ans) Article 17
7408Ans) Article 61
7409Ans) Article 110
7410Ans) 65 years
7411Ans) Interstate Counci
7412Ans) Fundamental Dutie
7413Ans) Jimmy wales
7414Ans) 1942
7415Ans) Kharif
7416Ans) Tomato
7417Ans) United Nations Development Programme
7418Ans) Indonesia
7419Ans) Provided by Group of Banks
7420Ans) Thomson Reuters
7421Ans) 1.64%
7422Ans) Wheat
7423Ans) Value
7424Ans) Balance of Payment
7425Ans) No governmental intervention
7426Ans) Giffen Good
7427Ans) Gresham`s law
7428Ans) Geneva
7429Ans) Mohammad Ghori and Jaichand
7430Ans) Belgaum
7431Ans) Mahatma Gandhi
7432Ans) Tamil Nad
7433Ans) President needs it
7434Ans) GSM
7435Ans) 99.8%
7436Ans) Jupiter
7437Ans) Mahatma Gandhi
7438Ans) Kuka Movement
7439Ans) Debendranath Tagore
7440Ans) Malik Ambar
7441Ans) Kapur Singh
7442Ans) Golcond
7443Ans) Mirza Ghalib
7444Ans) Mahatma Gandhi
7445Ans) West Bengal
7446Ans) Mohen Jo Dero
7447Ans) Gautam
7448Ans) Bengal
7449Ans) Zinc
7450Ans) Finance Minister
7451Ans) 10 years
7452Ans) Akhouri Sinha
7453Ans) Twitter
7454Ans) Lou Vincent
7455Ans) State Bank of India
7456Ans) Zomato
7457Ans) AMK Sinha
7458Ans) Mumbai-Ahmedabad
7459Ans) Jitu Rai
7460Ans) Ram Naresh Yadav
7461Ans) Bank of Maharashtra
7462Ans) 11-July
7463Ans) A P M Mohammed Hanish
7464Ans) 6.1%
7465Ans) Facebook
7466Ans) Facebook
7467Ans) India
7468Ans) New Delhi and Agra
7469Ans) Sardar Singh
7470Ans) Michelle Howard
7471Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
7472Ans) Iraq
7473Ans) Rs 2.5 lakh
7474Ans) Petra Kvitova
7475Ans) 1-July
7476Ans) Sharat Chander
7477Ans) Harun Rashid Khan
7478Ans) Seventh
7479Ans) Wal-Mart
7480Ans) 128
7481Ans) Novak Djokovic
7482Ans) Lewis Hamilton
7483Ans) Novak Djokavic
7484Ans) Serena Williams
7485Ans) Australia
7486Ans) 26-July
7487Ans) C Rangarajan
7488Ans) 4.1%
7489Ans) Indian Oil Corporation
7490Ans) Fifth
7491Ans) Padma Shri
7492Ans) Ashraf Ghani
7493Ans) BrahMos
7494Ans) 18-July
7495Ans) Vijay Amritraj
7496Ans) Arjun Kapoor
7497Ans) Emma Watson
7498Ans) Miroslav Klose
7499Ans) 27
7500Ans) Amit Shah
7501Ans) 5.4-5.9%
7502Ans) 2.1%
7503Ans) 0.5%
7504Ans) 29-July
7505Ans) Nigeria
7506Ans) 10th
7507Ans) Rs 100 crores
7508Ans) Actress
7509Ans) Delhi
7510Ans) Amul
7511Ans) Netherlands
7512Ans) Brazil
7513Ans) A B Devilliers
7514Ans) Narendra Modi
7515Ans) Air India
7516Ans) 4.7%
7517Ans) 3%
7518Ans) Germany
7519Ans) Lionel Messi
7520Ans) Mahela Jayawardene
7521Ans) Ram Naik
7522Ans) Shankar Aggarwal
7523Ans) H S Upendra Kamath
7524Ans) Dilip Kumar
7525Ans) James Rodríguez and Arjen Robben
7526Ans) 7.31%
7527Ans) 5.43%
7528Ans) Nadine Gordimer
7529Ans) Balramji Dass Tandon
7530Ans) Argentina
7531Ans) Citigroup
7532Ans) USD 63.33 billion
7533Ans) Haryana
7534Ans) Chandi Prasad Bhatt
7535Ans) Manuel Neuer
7536Ans) Rs 1.5 lakh
7537Ans) B Ramalinga Raju
7538Ans) Reliance Industries
7539Ans) Shanghai
7540Ans) Keshari Nath Tripath
7541Ans) 7.5%
7542Ans) Bashar al-Assad
7543Ans) Paul Pogba
7544Ans) 21st Century Fox
7545Ans) Apple
7546Ans) 72%
7547Ans) India
7548Ans) Delhi
7549Ans) Sun Pharmaceutical
7550Ans) Colombia
7551Ans) Rahul Dravid
7552Ans) Indian Constitution
7553Ans) USD 11.77 billion
7554Ans) Ufa
7555Ans) 20%
7556Ans) Germany
7557Ans) Om Prakash Kohli
7558Ans) Third
7559Ans) Malayalam
7560Ans) Rs.100 crore
7561Ans) USD 3.60 billion
7562Ans) Polaris
7563Ans) Ukraine
7564Ans) Google
7565Ans) Rs. 11,200 crore
7566Ans) Hindi
7567Ans) Philipp Lahm
7568Ans) Kotak Mahindra Bank
7569Ans) State Bank of India
7570Ans) Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya
7571Ans) Hero MotoCorp
7572Ans) 76th
7573Ans) Switzerland
7574Ans) 5.5%
7575Ans) Wipro
7576Ans) Reliance Industries
7577Ans) Philip Clarke
7578Ans) Scotland
7579Ans) Mauritius
7580Ans) Rs. 3,600 crore
7581Ans) Rory McIlroy
7582Ans) Nico Rosberg
7583Ans) England
7584Ans) Year of Water Conservation
7585Ans) Sanjeev Kumar Singla
7586Ans) 28 years
7587Ans) Yahoo
7588Ans) Yellapragada Sudharshan Rao
7589Ans) Export-Import Bank of India
7590Ans) Sania Mirza
7591Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
7592Ans) Joko Widodo
7593Ans) 2%
7594Ans) Rs 100 Crore
7595Ans) 128
7596Ans) Meghalaya
7597Ans) Arijit Basu
7598Ans) Santanu Mukherjee
7599Ans) Tata Consultancy Service
7600Ans) Sabine Lisicki
7601Ans) 3.4%
7602Ans) Vijay Kumar
7603Ans) Leonardo Mayer
7604Ans) Manipur
7605Ans) 135
7606Ans) 127th
7607Ans) 49%
7608Ans) Rs. 100 crore
7609Ans) 'Naad Bhed-The Mystery of Sound'
7610Ans) Arseniy Yatsenyuk
7611Ans) Khumukcham Sanjita
7612Ans) 0.8%
7613Ans) MyGov
7614Ans) Uttarakhand
7615Ans) Shashi Kant Sharma
7616Ans) Kaptan Singh Solanki
7617Ans) Sundaram Sankaran
7618Ans) 28-July
7619Ans) Vincenzo Nibali
7620Ans) Reliance Power
7621Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
7622Ans) K Giriprakash
7623Ans) R Srikrishna
7624Ans) Muhammad Fuad Masum
7625Ans) Neel Mukherjee
7626Ans) 4%
7627Ans) Tim Clark
7628Ans) Arup Raha
7629Ans) Karnataka
7630Ans) K.V. Chowdary
7631Ans) S S Mundra
7632Ans) V Narsi Reddy
7633Ans) Bharti Airtel
7634Ans) Inox Leisure
7635Ans) Sushilarani Patel
7636Ans) USD 25 billion
7637Ans) 0.4%
7638Ans) 11.5%
7639Ans) John Kerry
7640Ans) Dalbir Singh Suhag