Daily Practice Quiz Published in May 2014

Daily Practice Questions published in May 2014
Sl No.Question
6541Which Indian-American scientist developed the first 3D model of a human fingerprint called Phantom in March 2014?
A) Avtar Saini
B) Anil Jain
C) Krishna Bharat
D) Khem Shahani
6542Technology firm Avaya has appointed whom as Managing Director for its India and SAARC operations in March 2014?
A) R.Neelakantan
B) Priyadarshi Mohapatra
C) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
D) None of These
 
6543Which Indian writer won Windham Campbell Literature Prize 2014 in non-fiction category (announced in March 2014)?
A) Jhumpa Lahiri
B) Pankaj Mishra
C) Arundhati Roy
D) Amit Chaudhuri
6544Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014.He had edited ___________, an Indian government journal.
A) Jagaran
B) Jamini
C) Yojana
D) Yamini
6545Canara Bank names Which Indian cricketer as its brand ambassador in March 2014?
A) Shikhar Dhawan
B) Rohit Sharma
C) Virat Kohli
D) Suresh Raina
6546RBI hiked trade related remittance from 2 to _______ rupees per transaction in March 2014?
A) 6 lakh
B) 4 lakh
C) 5 lakh
D) 3 lakh
6547India nominated Rani-ki-Vav and GHNP for UNESCO-s World Heritage Site Status in March 2014. The Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in loacted in which state of India?
A) Haryana
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Jammu & Kashmir
D) Arunachal Pradesh
6548Which country has been ranked as the world-s largest arms importer as per the data published by the Swedish Think Tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in March 2014?
A) India
B) Pakistan
C) China
D) Iran
6549Which Global bank acquires Societe Generale-s Asian private banking business for USD 220 million in March 2014?
A) Citibank
B) DBS Bank
C) Bank of America
D) Royal Bank of Scotland
6550Which Indian movie won audience choice award in North Carolina film festival held in March 2014?
A) The Good Road
B) Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare
C) The Lunchbox
D) Jatishwar
6551Flight MH370 disappeared in the South China Sea on 8 March 2014 which is still missing even after 1 month of search. It belonged to which Airlines?
A) Malaysia Airlines
B) Singapore Airlines
C) British Airways
D) Air Asia
6552Who has been appointed as Publisher of Penguin Random House India in March 2014 with overall responsibility for building the local publishing programme in both English and local languages?
A) R.Neelakantan
B) Chiki Sarkar
C) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
D) Tom Albanese
6553Which social networking site marked its eighth birthday in March 2014?
A) LinkedIn
B) Twitter
C) Facebook
D) None of These
6554Which country organized the Arab Summit 2014 for the first time in the country from March 25 to 26 2014?
A) UAE
B) Baharin
C) Kuwait
D) Oman
6555India and ________ won the 2014 edition of the UN-Water -Water for Life- Best Practices Award for their sustainable practices of water resources, announced in March 2014.
A) Thailand
B) Malaysia
C) Singapore
D) China
6556Who was awarded a prestigious award for digital activism at the Barbican in London in March 2014?
A) Shubhranshu Choudhary
B) Edward Snowden
C) Vinod Mehta
D) Kailash Budhwar
6557"World Poetry Day" is observed on ____________ in India.
A) 21-Mar
B) 25-Mar
B) 25-Mar
D) 16-Mar
6558Former international footballer Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini passed away in March 2014 after a heart attack. He was captain of which World Cup Winning Football team?
A) Italy
B) Brazil
C) Argentina
D) Uruguay
6559Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. He returned which award in his protest against the use of Army forces into the Golden Temple in 1984?
A) Padma Vibhushan
B) Padma Sri
C) Padma Bhushan
D) None of These
6560The Election Commissionsigned up which film star as its national icon in March 2014 for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections?
A) Shahrukh Khan
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Aamir Khan
D) Salman Khan
6561Which Indian golfer was named as one of five golfers nominated for Asian Tour-s -Player of the Decade- award in March 2014?
A) Gaganjeet Bhullar
B) Jeev Milkha Singh
C) Shiv Kapur
D) Jyoti Randhawa
6562Which Cricketer was voted Cricketer of the Generation as the most outstanding cricketer between the years 1993 and 2013 which was announced by espncricinfo.com in Mar 2014?
A) Shane Warne
B) Sachin Tendulkar
C) Jacques Kallis
D) None of These
6563A non-profit group Vandana Foundation launched AQUATM, a water vending machine in ________ in March 2014.
A) Chennai
B) New Delhi
C) Mumbai
D) Bangalore
6564Noted _____________ G.K. Chadha passed away in March 2014.
A) Author
B) Economist
C) Social Activist
D) Artist
6565Which bollywood actor was named as the National Ambassador for Earth Hour 2014 observed March 29 (announced in March 2014)?
A) Ranveer Singh
B) Arjun Kapoor
C) Ranbir Singh
D) Varun Dhawan
6566Which Indian state became the first state in the country to declare all election booths in the coming Lok Sabha polls as no smoking zones in March 2014?
A) Haryana
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Jammu & Kashmir
D) Arunachal Pradesh
6567The 3rd Nuclear Security Summit 2014 was held in _________ from 24 to 25 March 2014.
A) Netherlands
B) Sweden
C) Belgium
D) Norway
6568"World Dentist Day" is observed on ____________ in India.
A) 2-Mar
B) 5-Mar
C) 8-Mar
D) 6-Mar
6569Union Ministry of Minority Affairs launched ___________ scheme for the welfare of minorities people in March 2014.
A) Rajiv Gandhi Sehat Yojna
B) Maulana Azad Sehat Yojna
C) Indira Gandhi Sehat Yojna
D) None of These
6570As per the latest report published by the RBI, India's Current Account Deficit declined to ______ of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 3rd quarter (Oct-Dec) of FY 2013-14?
A) 0.9%
B) 0.7%
C) 1.3%
D) 1.1%
6571Union Govt. cleared a proposal of the Election Commission (EC) to raise expenditure limits to _______ for elections in the country in March 2014.
A) Rs 40 lakh
B) Rs 50 lakh
C) Rs 70 lakh
D) Rs 60 lakh
6572Union Ministry of Home Affairs has set up the __________ Committee to suggest measures to ensure the protection of rights of North East people in Feb 2014.
A) Mudgal
B) Verma
C) Bezbaruah
D) Reddy
6573The Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE) program was signed between India and ____ in March 2014 to increase collaboration on energy security and clean energy.
A) Germany
B) Japan
C) USA
D) France
6574The Indian Journalists' Association (IJA) in London has elected whom as its first women President and general secretary for the first time in its 67-year history in March 2014?
A) Aruna Bahuguna
B) Rupanjana Dutt
C) Soma Mondal
D) Aditi Khanna
6575Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor _________ has resigned three months ahead of completion of his term in March 2014.
A) KC Chakrabarty
B) H R Khan
C) Urjit R. Patel
D) Anand Sinha
6576The Union govt. launched -Meghraj- project in March 2014 which is related to ______________
A) Cloud computing
B) Super Computer
C) eGovernance
D) None of These
6577World Longest aircraft Airlander was unveiled in Britain in March. It was manufactured by  _________________.
A) Airbus
B) Hybrid Air Vehicles.
C) Boeing
D) Lockheed Martin
6578Which Indian state has become the first state in India to celebrate Child Protection Day on 4 March 2014?
A) Tripura
B) Assam
C) Haryana
D) Himachal Pradesh
6579Veteran __________ T. V. Venkitachalam passed away at the age of 85 in March 2014.
A) Author
B) Journalist
C) Economist
D) Artist
6580Which retired Supreme Court judge refused to head the Lokpal Committee Search panel on 3 March 2014?
A) Dalveer Bhandari
B) Swatanter Kumar
C) K.T.Thomas
D) G.S. Singhvi
6581Famous Amrican __________ Joe McGinniss passed away on 10th March 2014.
A) Actor
B) Scientist
C) Novelist
D) Economist
6582Financial Planning Standards Board India (FPSB) appointed whom as its Chairman in March 2014?
A) Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
B) Vinod Kumar Duggal
C) BN Srikrishna
D) A. R. Lakshmanan
6583Who was been sworn-in as the President of Chile after winning election in March 2014?
A) Michelle Bachelet
B) Evelyn Matthei
C) Salvador Allende
D) Sebastián Pińera
6584Which two Indian states became the first states to get Plastic Photo Identity Card for elections in India in March 2014?
A) Meghalaya and Tripura
B) Nagaland and Tripura
C) Nagaland and Assam
D) Arunachal Pradesh and Assam
6585Who has been selected for G D Birla Award 2013 (announced in March 2014)?
A) Nibir Manda
B) Madhav Gadgil
C) Rajesh Gopakumar
D) Burra Gautham Sidharth
6586The Supreme Court has appointed Which former Indian player as the interim President of BCCI in March 2014 till the probe related to IPL spot fixing of last year is completed. The Court also directed that the senior most Vice-President of the Board, Shivlal Yadav, will be looking after the affairs of BCCI.
A) Mahindar Amarnath
B) Sunil Gavaskar
C) Sandip Patil
D) Kapil Dev
6587C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft of Indian Air Force crashed in Karoli district of Rajasthan killing five crew members including four officers in March. It was manufactured by?
A) Airbus
B) Hybrid Air Vehicles.
C) Boeing
D) Lockheed Martin
6588India was ranked at ________ in a Microsoft report in the list of the countries sending out spam e-mails published in March 2014.
A) Second
B) Third
C) Fourth
D) Fifth
6589Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014. His last book was ___________________________.
A) The Sunset Club
B) Agnostic Khushwant: There is no God
C) The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous
D) The Illustrated History of the Sikhs
6590Mathematician Yakov Grigorevich Sinai, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th Century, has been chosen for the 2014 Abel Prize by the Norwegian Academy of Science Letters in March 2014. He belongs to which country?
A) Romania
B) Ukraine
C) Russia
D) Poland
6591Which country has emerged India-s biggest trading partner in the fiscal year 2013-14 (announced in March 2014)?
A) Malaysia
B) UAE
C) China
D) Thailand
6592Which movie won the maximum number of awards in the 86 Annual Academy Award (Oscar) 2014 Awards presented in March 2014?
A) 12 Years a slave
B) American Hustle
C) The Wolf of Wall Street
D) Gravity
6593Famous Indian author and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away in Mar 2014.He had edited two major Indian newspapers, The National Herald and the ______________.
A) Hindustan Times
B) Times of India
C) The Telegraph
D) The Hindu
6594India has conducted the Ex-Surya Kiran Drills VI joint military exercise with which neighbour country in March 2014?
A) Nepal
B) Bangladesh
C) Sri Lanka
D) Afghanistan
6595Which Indian-American Doctor was chosen for Prestigious Simon Dack Award in March 2014?
A) Atul Gawande
B) Sanjay Gupta
C) Sumit Chugh
D) Amit Patel
6596Which country was ordered to halt its whaling programme by the International Court of Justice in March 2014?
A) Japan
B) South Korea
C) Australia
D) New Zealand
6597-Earth Hour- is organised by _____________________ every year.
A) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
B) UNDP
C) UNESCO
D) Worldwide Fund for Nature
6598Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, world's most prestigious architecture award, for the year 2014 (announced in March 2014).
A) Toyo Ito
B) Shigeru Ban
C) Kengo Kuma
D) Tadao Ando
6599Which country won the South Asian Handball Championship 2014 held in March 2014?
A) Nepal
B) Pakistan
C) India
D) Afghanistan
6600Which Indian private bank became the first private bank to start its operation in China in March 2014?
A) ICIIC Bank
B) Axis Bank
C) HDFC Bank
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
6601Who has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India in April 2014 and assumed charge on 27th April?
A) Justice Altamas Kabir
B) Justice P Sathasivam
C) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
D) Justice S. H. Kapadia
6602France-s president Francois Hollande has named ________ as the new prime minister of France in April 2014.
A) Nicolas Sarkozy
B) Manuel Valls
C) Francois Hollande
D) Marine Le Pen
6603Which Film won the "Best Feature Film" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
B) Kaphal
C) Ship of Theseus
D) Shahid
6604The search panel headed by RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has shortlisted ____________ as the new RBI Deputy Governor in April2014 in place of K C Chakrabarty who had decided to leave before completing his full term.
A) S S Mundra
B) P Vijaya Bhaskar
C) B Mahapatra
D) None of These
6605"World Autism Awareness Day" is observed on?
A) 5-Apr
B) 21-Apr
C) 2-Apr
D) 4-Apr
6606US ambassador to India _____________ has resigned in April 2014. This move came after a diplomatic row related to Indian Diplomat Devyani Khobragade that strained relations between these two nations.
A) Albert Peter Burleigh
B) Scott H. DeLisi
C) Nancy Powell
D) Ryan C. Crocker
6607Who has taken over as the chairman of retail firm Trent, a part of Tata Sons, in April 2014?
A) FK Kavarana
B) Cyrus Mistry
C) Jimmy Tata
D) Noel Naval Tata
6608Mining giant Vedanta Resources group firm Sesa Sterlite has appointed whom  as its new chairan emeritus with an additional role of chief mentor in April 2014?
A) Anil Agarwal
B) Kushal Pal Singh
C) Navin Agarwal
D) Gautam Adani
6609The Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of April 2014 monetary policy review.
A) 8%
B) 7.75%
C) 7.25%
D) 7%
6610The Election Commission has roped in which Bollywood actor as its national icon for the current Lok Sabha election being heldin April-May 2014?
A) Ranbir Kapoor
B) Shahrukh Khan
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Aamir Khan
6611The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted -in-principle- approvals to ___________ in April 2014 to start new banks. The approval will be valid for 18 months within which they have to start banking services.
A) IDFC and Pearless
B) IFCI and Bandhan Financial Services
C) IDFC and Bandhan Financial Services
D) Adittya Birla Group and Reliance Money
6612India-s world champion chess player Viswanathan Anand ranked at World number _______ in the rating list released by FIDE in April 2014.
A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth
6613"International Day for Mine Awareness" is observed on?
A) 5-Apr
B) 21-Apr
C) 15-Apr
D) 4-Apr
6614Union Textiles Minister _____________ submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in April 2014 over the issue of division of Andhra Pradesh. He represents Eluru constituency of Andhra Pradesh in the Lok Sabha.
A) Chandresh Kumari Katoch
B) Kavuru Sambasiva Rao
C) Mallikarjun Kharge
D) Jaipal Sudini Reddy
6615The Reserve Bank of India adopted the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the key measure of Inflation on 1st April 2014 on the basis of ___________ Committee recommendation. The committee recommended the same to revise and strengthen the Monetary Policy Framework as CPI properly measures the inflation and reflects correct cost of living. As of now, RBI was using Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for its monetary policy reviews.
A) Urjit R Patel
B) Anand Sinha
C) K C Chakrabarty
D) S S Mundra
6616Which Country was ranked at No1 position among the 132 countries on the list of the Social Progress Index 2014 compiled by US-based non-profit group Social Progress Imperative in April 2014?
A) Iceland
B) Switzerland
C) Netherlands
D) New Zealand
6617USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in March (announced in April 2014).
A) 6.7%
B) 7.1%
C) 6.6%
D) 6.9%
6618The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate at record low of ________ during its monetary policy review in April 2014. The ECB has kept the interest rate unchanged since November 2013.
A) 0.75%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.25%
D) 1%
6619India has been ranked at ________ among the 132 countries on the list of the Social Progress Index 2014 compiled by US-based non-profit group Social Progress Imperative in April 2014.
A) 107th
B) 102nd
C) 112th
D) 91st
6620Central Government has appointed senior IPS officer __________as the new Director General of the country's largest border guarding force BSF in April 2014.
A) D K Pathak
B) Subhas Goswami
C) Subhash Joshi
D) K Vijay Kumar
6621The Central government has appointed __________ as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India in April 2014 in place of Anand Sinha who retired in January 2014. His term will be for three years.
A) P Vijaya Bhaskar
B) R Gandhi
C) B Mahapatra
D) None of These
6622"World Intellectual Property Day" is observed on?
A) 23-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 26-Apr
D) 25-Apr
6623Which Film won the "Best Children's Film" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
B) Kaphal
C) Ship of Theseus
D) Dekh Indian Circus
6624Which Indian PSU Company has received the honour of the most efficient Navaratna award for the year 2013 (announced in April 2014). The award was given to the company for the measure it has taken on various fronts such as R&D, modernization, customer initiatives, quality and thrust given on indigenization.
A) ONGC
B) BHEL
C) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
D) Indian Oil
6625The Reserve Bank of India has kept Reverse Repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of April 2014 monetary policy review.
A) 6.75%
B) 7.75%
C) 7.25%
D) 7%
6626Who was sworn-in as the new President of Malta on 4th April to become Malta's ninth President?
A) George Abela
B) Marie-Lousie Coleiro Preca
C) Joseph Muscat
D) Evarist Bartolo
6627USA President Barack Obama has nominated ___________ as the next US Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in April 2014.
A) Puneet Talwar
B) Srikanth Srinivasan
C) Sunil Sabharwal
D) Neal Katyal
6628Which African Country ______ emerged as the biggest economy of Africa when the results of an overdue rebasing of its gross domestic product were announced in april 2014  as per United Nations statisticians recommendation to rebase GDP calculations every five years to reflect changes in the structure of production and consumption?
A) South Africa
B) Nigeria
C) Egypt
D) Kenya
6629Which Country won T20 World Cup held in April 2014 in Bangladesh?
A) South Africa
B) India
C) Sri Lanka
D) West Indies
6630Which Country has retained the ICC Women's World Twenty-20 for the third time in a row after winning ICC Women's World Twenty-20 Cup held in April2014 in Bangladesh?
A) Australia
B) England
C) South Africa
D) India
6631Which Cricketer was named captain of the 2014 ICC World Team of the Tournament in April 2014?
A) George Bailey
B) Mark Samuals
C) Virat Kohli
D) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
6632"World Health Day" is observed on?
A) 5-Apr
B) 7-Apr
C) 11-Apr
D) 4-Apr
6633Who won the bahrain Grand Prix held in bahrain in April 2014?
A) Nico Rosberg
B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Sebastian Vettel
D) Sergio Perez
6634Who won the men's singles title with a straight-game victory in the finals of the India Super Series Badminton held in New Delhi in April 2014?
A) Lin Dan
B) Chen Long
C) Lee Chong Wei
D) Taufik Hidayat
6635Indian cricket team lost its No 1 rank to ___________ after being defeated in the World Twenty20 final in the latest Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings Table published in April 2014.
A) Australia
B) England
C) South Africa
D) Sri Lanka
6636Which Indian state/team won the 4th Hockey India Junior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) held in Chennai in April 2014?
A) Odisha
B) Punjab
C) Haryana
D) Sports Authority of Indi
6637Which Film won the "Best Feature Film on National Integration" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Tuhya Dharma Koncha
B) Thalaimuraigal
C) Ship of Theseus
D) Perariyathavar
6638Who won the 51st edition of the FBB Femina Miss India 2014 crown after defeating 24 other contestants from across the country in April 2014?
A) Navneet Kaur Dhillion
B) Jhataleka Malhotra
C) Koyal Rana
D) Gail Nicole Da-Silva
6639The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of April 2014 monetary policy review.
A) 5%
B) 4.5%
C) 4.25%
D) 4%
6640Which Indian pharma company announced to acquire Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd in a USD 3.2 billion deal in April 2014 in which Sun Pharma will acquire 100% of Ranbaxy in an all-stock deal?
A) Dr Reddy's Laboratory
B) Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
C) Aurovindo Pharma
D) None of These
6641The IMF also projected that the global economy will grow at the rate of _______ this year and 3.9% in 2015 (announced in April2014).
A) 2.5%
B) 3.6%
C) 3.1%
D) 2.9%
6642-Lowland- written by Indian born Novelist __________ has been shortlisted for this year-s Baileys Prize, the UK-s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman.
A) Arundhati Roy
B) Kiran Desai
C) Jhumpa Lahiri
D) Anita Desai
6643"World Haemophilia Day" is observed on?
A) 15-Apr
B) 17-Apr
C) 11-Apr
D) 14-Apr
6644Which North-East state was placed on India-s railway map with the launch of first passenger train to the state capital in April 2014?
A) Nagaland
B) Tripura
C) Arunachal Pradesh
D) Manipur
6645Global Internet giant __________ has launched a new tool as part of its elections portal offering called -Know Your Candidates- in April 2014. The new tool will allow citizens to access relevant information about political candidates contesting from their constituency and their incumbent Member of Parliament.
A) Google
B) Microsoft
C) Facebook
D) Twitter
6646ERP giant SAP-s Indian arm, SAP India has appointed ____________ as its managing director with immediate effect in April 2014.
A) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
B) Joginder Singh
C) Varun Berry
D) Ravi Chauhan
6647India Infoline Asset Management Company has appointed __________ as its Chief Executive Officer in April 2014.
A) Prashasta Seth
B) Rakesh Sethi
C) Uday Sareen
D) Manoj Vaish
6648Famous Indian shooter ___________ secured the World-s Number One spot in 10 meters air pistol event published in April 2014. With this achievement, she became the first Indian pistol shooter to secure No 1 rank in the list.
A) Anjali Bhagwat
B) Heena Sindhu
C) Rahi Sarnobat
D) Ronjan Sodhi
6649The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR unchanged at ________ during its announcement of April 2014 monetary policy review.
A) 25%
B) 24%
C) 23%
D) 22%
6650The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected India-s economic growth rate at ___________ for next financial year 2014-15 and 6.4% for 2015-16 (announced in April 2014).
A) 5.8%
B) 6.1%
C) 5.4%
D) 4.9%
6651India-s Software industry body Nasscom appointed ___________ as its Chairman for the year 2014-15 (announced in April 2014).
A) Krishnakumar Natarajan
B) R Chandrasekaran
C) Anant Gupta
D) Vineet Nayar
6652Who won the "Best Actor" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Rajkumar Rao
B) Suraj Venjaramoodu
C) Farhan Akhtar
D) Both A and B
6653Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has made it to the cover of the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers- Almanack in April 2014. The 40-year-old cricketer is the ______ Indian to feature on the cover of the Almanack.
A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth
6654Which Indian batsman has been named as one of the Five Cricketers of the Year, an honour dating back to 1889, by Wisden for his performance in 2013 (announced in April 2014)?
A) M S Dhoni
B) Virat Kohli
C) Shikhar Dhawan
D) Rohit Sharma
6655"World Heritage Day" is observed on?
A) 15-Apr
B) 17-Apr
C) 18-Apr
D) 19-Apr
6656Which Indian PSU Bank has hit the overseas bond market with a dual tranche benchmark issue of 5-year and 10-year maturity to raise up to USD 1 billion in May 2014? The bank has given an initial pricing of 240 bps over the US treasury for the 5-year money and 265 bps over the treasury for the 10-year bond.
A) Bank of Baroda
B) Central Bank of India
C) Punjab National Bank
D) State Bank of India
6657Global pharma giant Novartis announced to sell its animal-health operation to _________ and Co. for USD 5.4 billion in April 2014 to restructure its business.
A) Eli Lilly
B) Merck & Co.
C) Johnson and Johnson
D) Bayer
6658India-s Index of Industrial Production, the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in February (announced in April 2014).
A) -0.3%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.1%
D) -1.9%
6659India's Trade deficit stood at ________ in March 2014 (announced in April 2014).
A) USD 12.5 billion
B) USD 10.5 billion
C) USD 8.1 billion
D) USD 9.25 billion
6660Who was re-elected as Prime Minister of Hungary in April 2014 for the second consecutive term for four years.
A) Attila Mesterhazy
B) Ferenc Gyurcsány
C) Viktor Orban
D) Gábor Vona
6661British-American physicist __________ won Millennium Technology Prize 2014 for discoveries leading to a thousand-fold increase in digital data storage on magnetic disks (announced in April 2014). The Millennium Technology Prize was initiated in 2004 by the Technology Academy Finland.
A) David Awschalom
B) Stuart Parkin
C) Albert Fert
D) Peter Grünberg
6662The Interim President of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar has appointed _______ as his special advisor for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League in April2014.
A) Uday Kota
B) K. V. Kamath
C) Adi Godrej
D) Deepak Parekh
6663Indian two pharma companies Sun Pharmaceutical Industries and Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd announced a USD 3.2 billion deal in April 2014 in which Sun Pharma will acquire 100% of Ranbaxy in an all-stock deal. Currently which company owns majority stake in Ranbaxy?
A) Takeda Pharmaceutical
B) Abbott Laboratories
C) Daiichi Sankyo
D) Bayer
6664Which country led the list of counties in terms of global remittances in the year 2013 with USD 70 billion, as per the data released by the World Bank in April 2014?
A) China
B) India
C) Japan
D) Malaysia
6665"National Civil Services Day" is observed on?
A) 20-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 21-Apr
D) 19-Apr
6666Who has been chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013 (announced in April 2014)?
A) Gulzar
B) Javed Akhtar
C) Yash Chopra
D) Asha Bhosle
6667The queen of Britain conferred the rank of Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) on which famous Indian business person on 10th April 2014. This honour is one of the highest honours given by the queen to civilians.
A) Srichand P. Hinduja
B) Lakhsmi Mittal
C) Ratan Tata
D) Ravi Ruia
6668Global rating agency Fitch has reaffirmed India-s __________investment grade rating with a stable outlook due to India-s higher growth compared to other emerging economies (announced in April2014).
A) BBB+
B) BBB-
C) BB-
D) BB+
6669Global Telecom giant Vodafone has announced that it now owns 100% of its Indian subsidiary, Vodafone India Limited ("VIL") after acquiring 10.97% of VIL from which Indian entity in April 2014?
A) Essar Enterprise
B) Piramal Enterprises
C) Bharti Enterprise
D) Aditya Birla Group
6670Which Indian PSU Bank launched its Twitter handle account in April 2014 in order to increase its social media presence and improve digital marketing activities after launching accounts on Facebook and Youtube earlier.
A) Bank of Baroda
B) Central Bank of India
C) State Bank of India
D) Bank of India
6671Indian shooter _______ won the gold in the trap event by defeating Australia's two-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup held in April 2014.
A) Sanjeev Rajput
B) Gagan Narang
C) Manavjit Singh Sandhu
D) Ronjan Sodhi
6672Who won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Rajkumar Rao
B) Suraj Venjaramoodu
C) Farhan Akhtar
D) Saurabh Shukla
6673The Washington Post and the British-based The Guardian newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize in April 2014 for public service for coverage of ____________________ based on documents from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
A) US Army programme in Iraq
B) US Army programme in Afghanisthan
C) National Security Agency surveillance programmes
D) US surveillance for Ukraine Crisis
6674Which Tech company announced its acquisition of Titan Aerospace in April 2014? Titan Aerospace is a maker of solar-powered drones which can be used to boost Internet access to remote areas.
A) Yahoo
B) Google
C) Facebook
D) Microsoft
6675The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had approved appointment of  __________ as Finance Secretary in April 2014. The post of Finance Secretary was lying vacant since 31st March when Sumit Bose retired.
A) Sudhir Gupta
B) S R Rao
C) Arvind Mayaram
D) A Vijayanand
6676"World Earth Day" is observed on?
A) 24-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 21-Apr
D) 25-Apr
6677India-born poet ________ won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems -3 Sections-. The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music were announced in April 2014 by Columbia University.
A) Vijay Seshadri
B) Vivek Rae
C) Amitabh Kant
D) V S Madan
6678India-s Software industry body Nasscom appointed ___________ as its Vice-Chairman for the year 2014-15 (announced in April 2014).
A) Krishnakumar Natarajan
B) BVR Mohan Reddy
C) Ashok Soota
D) V. G. Siddhartha
6679Which agency won two YoungGun awards in the YGA 2013 Awards (announced in April 2014). The agency is the only office in India to have won YoungGuns awards. YGA is now in its 12th year of recognizing young talent globally.
A) Taproot India
B) Grey Worldwide India
C) Ogilvy Mumbai
D) O&M India
6680Which Indian racing driver won Whangarei Rally by a lead of 11.9 seconds held in April 2014? It is his first title in New Zealand and sixth career victory in FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). European champion, Jan Kopecky (Czech Republic) obtained second position.
A) Armaan Ebrahim
B) Gaurav Gill
C) Karamjit Singh
D) V. R. Naren Kumar
6681China's economy grew at ________ in the first quarter of current year 2014 which is the slowest growth rate in last 18 months.
A) 7.1%
B) 7.7%
C) 7.4%
D) 7.8%
6682India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ______ in March (announced in April 2014).
A) 7.60%
B) 8.90%
C) 8.31%
D) 9.45%
6683The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued Final standards for measuring and controlling large exposures of banks to customers in April 2014. These standards will take effect from ___________ as per its notification. These guidelines were aimed to minimize the all kind of banking risks through proper risk management processes that a bank can face.
A) 1 January 2020
B) 1 January 2018
C) 1 January 2019
D) 1 April 2018
6684US Inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index stood at ________ in March 2014 (published in April 2014).
A) 0.1%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.2%
D) 1.2%
6685Which Film won the "Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
B) Jolly LLB
C) Dhoom 3
D) Shahid
6686"World Book and Copyright Day" is observed on?
A) 23-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 21-Apr
D) 25-Apr
6687India's exports increased by just 3.98% to approx ________ in Financial Year 2013-14 while imports dropped by 8.11% to USD 450.94 billion during the same period (announced in April 2014).
A) USD 325 billion
B) USD 312 billion
C) USD 365 billion
D) USD 304 billion
6688Indian Govenment has appointed whom as the new Chief of Naval Staff in April 2014. The post was lying vacant for nearly two months since former Chief resigned suddenly in the wake of a series of accidents.
A) Robin K Dhowan
B) DK Joshi
C) Shekhar Sinha
D) None of These
6689Famous Poet, Director and Lyricist Gulzar has been chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2013.  He won which of the Internal awards?
A) Academy Award (Oscar)
B) Grammy Award
C) Both of them
D) None of These
6690Which Indian IT Services Company and Mitsubishi Corporation have announced a new joint venture in April 2014 for the Japanese market, the second largest market for software services which is still untouched by Indian services companies.
A) Cognizant
B) Infosys
C) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
D) Wipro
6691The Supreme Court has allowed Comptroller & Auditor General to audit revenues and books of Private Companies of which sector in a landmark judgement announced in April 2014?
A) Real Estate
B) Airlines
C) Telecom
D) Mining
6692Nobel laureate ___________ author Gabriel Garcia Marquez passed away on 18th April. He was 87.
A) Brazilian
B) Colombian
C) Portugese
D) Argentinian
6693Who won the Presidential election of Algeria for the fourth consecutive time in April 2014 to become fifth President of Algeria.
A) Abdelmalek Sellal
B) Ali Benflis
C) Abdelaziz Bouteflika
D) Ahmed Ouyahia
6694Which Film won the award for "Best Direction" at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
B) Fandry
C) Ship of Theseus
D) Shahid
6695"World Intellectual Property Day" is observed on?
A) 23-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 26-Apr
D) 25-Apr
6696SEBI came out with detailed corporate governance norms for listed companies in April 2014 to provide stricter disclosures and protection of investor rights, including equitable treatment for minority and foreign shareholders. SEBI has decided that the maximum number of boards an independent director can serve on listed companies be restricted to __________ as per the new rule while the directorship would be capped at three if the person is serving as a whole time director in any listed company.
A) Six
B) Seven
C) Eight
D) Ten
6697Randstad Awards for the year 2014 was announced in Apr 2014 to encourage best practices for talent attraction and to identify the best Employer Brand in the country based. Randstad have awarded the which company as the most attractive employer in India for the fourth consecutive time?
A) Google
B) Microsoft
C) Sony
D) Amazon
6698Who won the Chinese Grand Prix held in China in April 2014?
A) Nico Rosberg
B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Sebastian Vettel
D) Fernando Alonso
6699Who won the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis Men-s singles title held in April 2014?
A) Novak Djokovic
B) Stanislas Wawrinka
C) Roger Federer
D) Rafael Nadal
6700India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale price index, stood at _______ in March 2014 (published in Apr 2014).
A) 4.89%
B) 4.68%
C) 5.7%
D) 5.01%
6701Who has taken over as the first woman Chief Justice of Delhi High Court in April 2014?
A) Justice G Rohini
B) Justice M. Fathima Beevi
C) Justice Anna Chandy
D) None of These
6702The Central Government has appointed whom as Principal Economic Advisor in April 2014?
A) Shankar Acharya
B) Isher Judge Ahluwalia
C) Dipak Dasgupta
D) Ila Patnaik
6703BCCI has suggested to the Supreme Court to set up a three-member committee in order to probe the corruption case in April 2014. Which former Indian cricketer has been included in the 3-member committee?
A) Ravi Shastri
B) Dilip Vengsarkar
C) Sanjay Manjrekar
D) Kapil Dev
6704Which Film won the "Best Film on Social Issues" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Tuhya Dharma Koncha
B) Thalaimuraigal
C) Ship of Theseus
D) Perariyathavar
6705Who took over as the Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) in April 2014?
A) KS Popli
B) Vinod Kumar Duggal
C) Narendra Kothari
D) A. R. Lakshmanan
6706"World Hemophilia Day" is observed on?
A) 18-Apr
B) 12-Apr
C) 21-Apr
D) 17-Apr
6707Reserve Bank of India (RBI) executive director _____________ took charge as director of Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) in April 2014. CAFRAL is a not-for-profit organization and is an independent body fully funded by the RBI.
A) D.K.Mohanty
B) P. Vijaya Bhaskar
C) G. Gopalakrishna
D) G. Padmanabhan
6708Hockey India appointed former senior coach _____________ as the coach of the junior men's team in April 2014. His key aim will be to groom the junior team for the 2016 World Cup to be held in the country.
A) Pargat Singh
B) Harendra Singh
C) Dilip Tirkey
D) Ramandeep Sing
6709World Earth Day was observed on 22nd April across the world in order to raise awareness and also to support environmental protection. Theme for Earth Day 2014 was _______________.
A) Green Welcome
B) Green States
C) Green Cities
D) Green Trees
6710The Supreme Court revoked its 19-month-old ban on iron ore mining in Which Indian state in April 2014 but restricted the extraction to 20 million tonnes per annum.
A) Kerala
B) Karnataka
C) Goa
D) Odissa
6711NTT Docomo has decided to sell its entire 26.5% stake in Indian mobile service provider Tata Donomo in April 2014 to exit from the Joint venture it entered five years ago. NTT Docomo is a telecom company from ____________.
A) China
B) Japan
C) Malaysia
D) Thailand
6712Which Indian musician _____________ was selected for M S Subbulakshmi Award 2014, announced by the M S Subbulakshmi Foundation in April 2014?
A) Mathangi Sathyamurthy
B) Veene Sheshanna
C) Vijaya Dasa
D) Smita Bellur
6713Which Indian IT services Company joined the league of top 10 global IT services companies, as per the data published by the HfS Research Survey on competitive landscape for IT Services in 2013 (published in April 2014)?
A) Cognizant
B) Infosys
C) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
D) Wipro
6714Which global IT company secured No 1 rank in the list of top 10 global IT services companies, as per the data published by the HfS Research Survey on competitive landscape for IT Services in 2013 (published in April 2014)?
A) Hewlett-Packard
B) Accenture
C) Fujitsu
D) IBM
6715Which footballer has been named as the Women's Player of the Year at an awards ceremony held in London in April 2014?
A) Nicole Rolser
B) Gemma Bonner
C) Lucy Bronze
D) Jade Moore
6716Who won the "Best Actress" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Amruta Subhash
B) Geetanjali Thapa
C) Sonali Kulkarni
D) None of These
6717Motorola Mobility, which was recently acquired by Google, has appointed __________ as General Manager of India in April 2014. This is the senior most post for the company in India.
A) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
B) R.Neelakantan
C) Amit Boni
D) Mahendra Singh Mehta
6718"World Amateur Radio Day" is observed on?
A) 18-Apr
B) 12-Apr
C) 21-Apr
D) 17-Apr
6719Which Indian football club won the I-League (biggest prize in Indian football) for the first time after winning the final match held at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda in April 2014?
A) Pune FC
B) Bengaluru FC
C) Dempo Sports
D) East Bengal
6720Which IT Services Company announced that it has entered into an agreement with itaas in April 2014 to acquire the company. Itaas is a US-based digital video solutions firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Formed in 1999, It has played a unique, multifaceted role in development and delivery of interactive television (iTV).
A) Cognizant
B) Infosys
C) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
D) Wipro
6721Which company has started a weekly series of online documentary-style films titled Brazuca around the World in April 2014 for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil which will be held this year?
A) Nike
B) Adidas
C) Puma
D) Fila
6722The Supreme Court has set up a committee in April 2014 for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the Government and its authorities for advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage. The four-member committee will be headed by _________________.
A) TK Viswanathan
B) Mahendra Pal Singh
C) Madan Mohan Punchhi
D) NR Madhava Menon
6723India conducted developmental test of supersonic surface-to-air missile ____________ from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch complex at Chandipur in April 2014. It is a medium range surface-to-air anti-aircraft defence system developed by the DRDO as part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.
A) Brahmos
B) Agni I
C) Akash
D) Trishul
6724Which Indian player won the World Snooker championship held at Leeds, UK in April 2014?
A) Chitra Magimairaj
B) Revanna Umadevi
C) Kalpana Devi
D) None of These
6725Which Global pharma giant agreed to acquire GlaxoSmithKline Plc-s (GSK-s) cancer-drug business for nearly USD 16 billion to form a consumer-health venture with GSK in April 2014?. It has also announced to sell its vaccines business, excluding the flu operations, to GSK for USD 7.1 billion in an overhaul of the Swiss drug maker.
A) Pfizer
B) Novartis
C) AstraZeneca
D) Merck & Co.
6726Which country was placed in the first place in list of 148 economies in terms of leveraging information and communications technologies (ICT) for growth and wellbeing, as per the latest report published by the World Economic Forum in April 2014?
A) Singapore
B) Sweden
C) Finland
D) Norway
6727India secured ________ spot among 148 economies in terms of leveraging information and communications technologies (ICT) for growth and wellbeing, as per the latest report published by the World Economic Forum in April 2014.
A) 89th
B) 83rd
C) 68th
D) 94th
6728"International Dance Day" is observed on?
A) 28-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 21-Apr
D) 29-Apr
6729Union Ministry of External Affairs has appointed whom as India's first Ambassador to the separate Indian Mission to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) & East Asia Summit in April 2014?
A) N A K Browne
B) Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty
C) Suresh Kumar Reddy
D) Asoke Kumar Mukerji
6730Who won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the 61st National Film Award announced in April 2014?
A) Amruta Subhash
B) Geetanjali Thapa
C) Sonali Kulkarni
D) None of These
6731Who lead the list of the world's 100 most influential people, as per the list published Time magazine in April 2014?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Arvind Kejriwa
C) Vladimir Putin
D) Barack Obama
6732Asian Squash Federation has shortlished which Indian Squash player for the -Asian Men-s Player of the Year 2013- award in April 2014?
A) Heena Sidhu
B) Saurav Ghosal
C) Mahesh Mangaonkar
D) Dipika Pallikal
6733Vivek Gundotra, chief of Google-s _________, has announced to quit Google in April 2014.
A) Google Map
B) Youtube
C) Google+
D) Chrome
6734Nokia has appointed which Indian born executive as its next CEO and outlined its new strategy with a focus on its networks equipment business in April 2014 after completing sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft?
A) Rajeev Suri
B) Satya Nadella
C) Gurmit Singh
D) Anshu Jain
6735Japan-s NTT Docomo has decided to sell its entire 26.5% stake in Indian mobile service provider ____________ in April 2014 to exit from the Joint venture it entered five years ago. NTT Docomo decided to exit the venture as it failed to achieve certain performance targets by March 31, 2014.
A) Bharti Airtel
B) Tata Teleservices
C) Loop Telecom
D) Swan Telecom
6736India received _________ of foreign direct investment (FDI) in February 2014 (announced in April 2014).
A) USD 1.6 billion
B) USD 2.01 billion
C) USD 1.9 billion
D) USD 2.3 billion
6737South Korea-s Prime Minister _____________ resigned in April 2014 over the sinking of a passenger ferry that killed more than 300 people on board. He took full responsibility of the disaster and tendered his resignation.
A) Park Geun?hye
B) Kim Hwang?sik
C) Chung Hong-Won
D) Kim Dae?jung
6738Which Global software major has completed its purchase of Nokia's mobile phone business for USD 7.5 billion in April 2014 which ended the iconic Nokia mobile brand? The deal was delayed due to late regulatory approvals.
A) HP
B) Lenovo
C) Google
D) Microsoft
6739Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, the senior most judge of the Supreme Court, was sworn in as the __________ Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Pranab Mukherjee in April 2014.
A) 40th
B) 41st
C) 42nd
D) 43rd
6740The Reserve Bank of India has promoted NS Vishwanathan, US Paliwal and Chandan Sinha as Executive Directors from the post of Principal Chief General Managers. RBI now has how manu Executive Directors post their appointments as of April 2014?
A) Seven
B) Eight
C) Nine
D) Ten
6741Which Indian Grandmaster won a silver medal after ending up with six and half points out of a possible ninein the Asian Continental Chess Championships held at Sharjah in April 2014?
A)  B Adhiban
B) Dibyendu Barua
C) Abhijeet Gupta
D) Dronavalli Harika
6742Which Indian badminton player settled with Bronze in Asian Championship after being defeated by top seed Shixian Wang of China in the semifinal match held in April 2014?
A) Jwala Gutta
B) Saina Nehwal
C) P V Sindhu
D) Ashwini Ponnappa
6743"World Malaria Day" is observed on?
A) 28-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 25-Apr
D) 29-Apr
6744Who has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India in April 2014 and assumed charge on 27th April?
A) Justice Altamas Kabir
B) Justice P Sathasivam
C) Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha
D) Justice S. H. Kapadia
6745Which footballer has been named as the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year at an awards ceremony held in London in April 2014?
A)  Luis Suarez
B) Eden Hazard
C) Lionel Messi
D) Cristiano Ronaldo
6746The 28-member European Union has temporarily banned the import of which fruit from India from 1st May onwards which brought protests from the Indian community, lawmakers and traders.
A) Apple
B) Banana
C) Mango
D) Grapes
6747Which Indian business person was honored with with the 2014 -Canada India Foundation Chanchalani Global Indian Award- in Toronto in April 2014 for his remarkable vision and leadership in the IT sector?
A) NR Narayana Murthy
B) Azim Premji
C) Natarajan Chandrasekaran
D) Shiv Nadar
6748Which Indian businessperson has been appointed on the Board of US-India Business Council (USIBC) in April 2014? As a member of the board, He will help promote the policy advocacy priorities of USIBC and advice members and senior USIBC staff on a wide range of topics.
A) Cyrus Mistry
B) Adi Godrej
C) Anand Mahindra
D) Sunil Bharti Mittal
6749Six environmental advocates from India, Peru, Russia and three other countries have won this year-s Goldman Prize in April 2014, which is awarded for grass-roots activism. India-s __________ received the prize for helping villagers fight coal mining in Chhattisgarh and succeeded in shutting down one of the largest planned coal mines in the area.
A) Shubhranshu Choudhary
B) Ramesh Agrawal
C) Rajesh Gopakumar
D) Burra Gautham Sidharth
6750Which famous Hollywood actor was awarded with the Most Popular All Time International Star in India at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards held in Tampa Bay, Florida in April 2014?
A) Sylvester Stallone
B) Nicolas Cage
C) Bruce Willis
D) John Travolta
6751Which Indian Golfer Anirban Lahiri won his fourth Asian Tour title and the first outside India at the CIMB Indonesian Masters golf held in April 2014?
A) Gaganjeet Bhullar
B) Shiv Chowrasia
C) Jyoti Randhawa
D) Anirban Lahiri
6752During the April-February period of financial year 2013-14, the highest FDI in India came from which country?
A) Singapore
B) UK
C) Mauritius
D) Netherlands
6753Which bollywood movie won five major awards including best actor, best director and best picture at the 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards held in April 2014?
A) The Lunchbox
B) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
C) Chennai Express
D) Special 26
6754The UK economy grew by ________ in the first quarter of 2014 compared to previous quarter (announced in April 2014).
A) 0.2%
B) 0.6%
C) 0.8%
D) 1.2%
6755The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) ruled in favour of private telecom operators regarding ___________________ and said that it does not violate any condition of licence agreement in April 2014.
A) 2G intra-circle-roaming (ICR)
B) 3G intra-circle-roaming (ICR)
C) 4G intra-circle-roaming (ICR)
D) Telecom Tower sharing
6756Who has been appointed as India-s next Ambassador to Norway as per announcement made by the Ministry of External Affairs in April 2014?
A) N A K Browne
B) Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty
C) Suresh Kumar Reddy
D) Asoke Kumar Mukerji
6757Volvo India has appointed ________ as managing director with immediate effect in April 2014.
A) Srinivasan Dwarakanath
B) Mahendra Singh Mehta
C) R.Neelakantan
D) Kamal Bali
6758Which country was placed as the world's most expensive economy as per the latest report published by the World Bank in April 2014?
A) Switzerland
B) Bermuda
C) Norway
D) Australia
6759US economic growth stood at __________ in the first quarter of the current year compared to same quarter of last year (announced in April 2014).
A) 1.2%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.1%
D) 2.3%
6760Which football player  broke the record for the most goals in a European Cup or Champions League season in April 2014?. The Portuguese forward's two goals helped him overtake the previous best of 14 goals in a season registered by Barcelona's Lionel Messi in 2011-12 and Jose Altafini of AC Milan in 1962-63.
A)  Luis Suarez
B) Lionel Messi
C) Cristiano Ronaldo
D) Neymar
6761India has displaced which country to become the world's third biggest economy in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), as per the latest report published by the World Bank report in April 2014.
A) France
B) UK
C) Japan
D) Germany
6762India-s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in March (announced in April 2014).
A) -1.1%
B) 0.5%
C) 2.5%
D) 4.2%
6763Liquor firm United Spirits Ltd has appointed __________ as the Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st May. United Spirits- was recently taken over by Diageo Plc and now it is seeking to purchase an additional 26% stake in the company.
A) Anand Kripalu
B) Saugata Gupta
C) Varun Berry
D) Raj Jain
6764World No. 41 Indian pair of ________ won Bronze medal after being defeated by world No.10 Chinese Luo-Luo pair by 21-12, 21-7 in the in Asian Championship Women-s Doubles Semifinal match in April 2014.
A) Jwala-PV Sindhu
B) Jwala-Ashwini
C) Saina-PV Sindhu
D) Jwala-Saina
6765Famous ____________ Khaled Chowdhury passed away in Kolkata in April 2014 after a prolonged illness. He was 95.
A) Scientist
B) Painter
C) Author
D) Theatre personality
6766Famous India Paralympic swimmer _____________ won two Bronze and one Silver at the IDM Berlin 2014. He won Bronze Medals in the 200m Individual Medley (2:44.06 seconds) and the 100m Butterfly (1:09.67 seconds) and won the Silver Medal in the 100m Breaststroke.
A) Girisha Nagarajegowda
B) Sharath Gayakwad
C) Narender Ranbir
D) Jaideep Deswal
6767Who  bagged the Ýoung Achiever Award - 2013, for his contribution to the society in the field of agriculture, announced in April 2014? The award was instituted by the Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (Sadhna), Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni PO, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India.
A) B. Vinothkumar
B) Ramesh Agrawal
C) Rajesh Gopakumar
D) Burra Gautham Sidharth
6768Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has appointed whom as Managing Director and CEO of Indian arm in April 2014? He will take over on 1st June this year. Erich Nesselhauf set to take over as Managing Director and CEO at from June 1.
A) Marc Llistosella
B) Erich Nesselhauf
C) Sam Isaac
D) Tom Albanese
6769Indian Govenment has appointed whom as the new Chief of Naval Staff in April 2014. The post was lying vacant for nearly two months since former Chief resigned suddenly in the wake of a series of accidents.
A) Robin K Dhowan
B) DK Joshi
C) Shekhar Sinha
D) Sunil Lamba
6770Who has taken over as the President of Computer Society of India from 1st April 2014? The Computer Society is the largest association of IT professionals in India with over 90,000 members and 73 chapters.
A) Akhilesh Gupta
B) Shailesh Nayak
C) HR Mohan
D) KS Popli
6771Which Middle East based bank announced in April 2014 that it would open its first branch at Nariman Point in Mumbai in India? The branch in Mumbai will be opened as a full-fledged bank in May 2014.
A) Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
B) Doha Bank
C) UAE Central Bank
D) National Bank of Bahrain
6772Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anja Niedringhaus shot dead by a policeman in Afghanistan on 4th April 2014 while covering the 2014 presidential election in Afghanistan. She was also awarded the International Women's Media Foundation's Courage in Journalism prize in 2005 for covering Iraq war. She was from which country?
A) Sweden
B) Poland
C) France
D) Germany
6773International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) imposed a transfer ban at both national and international level on Spanish club _____________ in April 2014. The ban prohibited the club from buying and/or selling players for the next two transfer windows (June 2014 and January 2015).
A) Atlético Madrid
B) Real Madrid
C) FC Barcelona
D) Real Sociedad
6774Which Indian Crickter won the United Kingdom-s 2014 Asian Award for outstanding achievement in Sports. The award was announced at London-s at The Grosvenor House Hotel in April 2014.
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) MS Dhoni
C) Virat Kohli
D) Rahul Dravid
6775Former President of __________ Kumba Yala died at the age of 61 due to cardiac arrest in April 2014. Kumba was elected civilian President of the country in 2001 and ruled the country till 2003.
A) Nigeria
B) Chad
C) Algeria
D) Guinea
6776Famous boxer Iwao Hakamada was awarded with an honorary championship belt by World Boxing Council (WBC) in April 2014 . Hakamada was freed from death row on 27 March 2014 after 48 years in prison following a murder conviction. He is from which country?
A) China
B) Japan
C) Thailand
D) Mayanmar
6777Legendary hollywood _____________ Mickey Rooney passed away in April 2014. He was 93.
A) Producer
B) Director
C) Actor
D) Musician
6778Indian cyber security sleuths have alerted Internet users against a deadly virus named ___________ in April 2014 which was responsible of exposing millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information to hackers.
A) Heartattack
B) Heartbleed
C) Hearttouch
D) Hearthack
6779Which player won the OUE Singapore Open 2014 for the first time held in April 2014?
A) Lee Chong Wei
B) Simon Santoso
C) Sony Dwi Kuncoro
D) Taufik Hidayat
6780Which Indian team won the the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 trophy after winning a thrilling last-ball finish final match at the Wankhede Stadium held in April 2014?
A) Baroda
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Maharashtra
D) Karnataka
6781A book written by former media advisor of the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, Sanjay Baru, created political storm in April 2014 just before the Lok Sabha Election. The book claimed PM's lack of credibility and control at PMO. What is the name of the book?
A) The Sudden Prime Minister
B) The Accidental Prime Minister
C) The Different Prime Minister
D) None of These
6782Veteran ____________ Ashish Bose passed away in New Delhi due to illness on 7 April 2014. He was best known for coining the term BIMARU in one page of research paper to then Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi.
A) Economist
B) Author
C) Demographer
D) Scientist
6783Who retains No 1 rank in the latest Men-s ATP tennis rankings released in April 2014?
A) David Ferrer
B) Novak Djokavic
C) Statislas Wawrinka
D) Rafael Nadal
6784Who retained her top position in the latest WTA women-s tennis rankings issued in April 2014?
A) Serena Williams
B) Agnieszka Radwanska
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Li Na
6785Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed whom as the coach of senior hockey team in April 2014. Pakistan failed to qualify for the World Cup to be held in the Netherlands in June, which was the main reason for this appointment.
A) Zahid Pirzada
B) Shahnaz Shaikh
C) Akhtar Rasool
D) Anis Ahmed
6786The comprehensive integrated master plan for development of Chennai-Bangalore Industrial Corridor (CBIC) will be ready by March 2015. Which country is helping India to develop the Industrial corridor?
A) UK
B) USA
C) China
D) Japan
6787World Meteorological Organization (WMO) panel announced in April 2014 that ___________ in India regained the world record for highest rainfall in 48 hours with 2493 millimeters.
A) Dehradun
B) Dalhousie
C) Cherrapunji
D) Mussoorie
6788The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted -in-principle- approvals to IDFC and Bandhan Financial Services in April 2014 to start new banks. As per its guidelines, the bank shall open at least ________ of its branches in unbanked rural centres (population up to 9,999 as per the latest census).
A) 15%
B) 20%
C) 25%
D) 30%
6789Justice G Rohini has been appointed as the first ever woman Chief Justice of which High court of India?
A) Bombay High Court
B) Andhra Pradesh High Court
C) Karnaraka High Court
D) Delhi High Court
6790Which Indian player won the 2014 Thailand Tour title of Asian Bowling Federation held at Blu-O Rhythm and Bowl Ratchayothinon in Bangkok in April 2014? With this He became the first Indian to win the title of ABF.
A) Akaash Ashok Kumar
B) Shabbir Dhankot
C) Shaik Abdul Hameed
D) Dhruv Sarda
6791India has signed an agreement with which neighbour country on development of hydropower projects in April 2014? The agreement provides framework for implementing four hydro-electric projects totalling 2120 MW on a joint venture-model between public sector undertakings of the two countries.
A) Nepal
B) Bhutan
C) Mayanmar
D) Bangladesh
6792NASA-s scientist John C. Houbolt passed away on 20 April 2014 after the complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 95. He was best known for his significant contribution in NASA's  ______________________ Prgram.
A) Sending First Satelite in Space
B) Sending First Person in Space
C) Apollo's Moon landing
D) None of These
6793Who won the 2014 Thailand Tour women-s title of Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) on 19 April 2014 held at Blu-O Rhythm & Bowl Ratchayothinon in Bangkok in April 2014? It was her first career Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) Tour title.
A) Angkana Netrviseth
B) Kritsanakorn Sangaroon
C) Benchawan Poungthong
D) Tanaprang Sathean
6794Who became the first US male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades (since 1983) held on 21 April 2014? Boston Marathon is an annual event and is held on Patriots Day i.e. the third Monday of April. It started in 1897 and the world-s oldest annual marathon.
A) Wilson Chebet
B) Frankline Chepkwony
C) Meb Keflezighi
D) None of These
6795__________ author Alistair MacLeod passed away in April 2014 due to a heart stroke. He was 77. He was best known for his short story collections and novel No Great Mischief.
A) American
B) British
C) French
D) Canadian
6796Which company announced to change its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited in April 2014.  Mondelez means monde for world and delez for delicious.
A) Nestle India Limited
B) Cadbury India Limited
C) Kraft India Limited
D) P&G India Limited
6797Who has been appointed as the Captain of Sri Lanka T20 team in April 2014?
A) Lasith Malinga
B) Dinesh Chandimal
C) Lahiru Thirimanna
D) Tillakaratne Dilshan
6798Which Country successfully test-fired short range ballistic missile Hatf-III named Ghazanvi in April 2014? The short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile can carry nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 290 kilometers.
A) Iran
B) Iraq
C) Pakistan
D) Saudi Arabia
6799Which Spanish club won the Copa del Rey Cup after winning the final match played at Mestalla in Valencia, Spain in April 2014?
A) Atlético Madrid
B) Real Madrid
C) FC Barcelona
D) Real Sociedad
6800Japanese foods firm Nissin Foods appointed Indian __________ as the Managing Director (MD) of its Indian arm Indo Nissin in April 2014.
A) Anand Kripalu
B) Saugata Gupta
C) Gautam Sharma
D) Varun Berry
6801Who will most likely be appointed as Vice Chief of Naval Staff as part of a major rejig being undertaken at the top level in the maritime force (announced in April 2014)?
A) Anil Chopra
B) Robin Dhowan
C) Sunil Lamba
D) Satish Soni
6802The All India Bank Officers Confederation (AIBOC), a national body of banking sector officers, has decided to mark ___________ as Demands Day in this year 2014. Specific to the body's demand is the implementation of regulated working hours and five-day-a-week working schedule for the Indian banking industry.
A) 30-April
B) 21-April
C) 1-May
D) 5-May
6803____________ has recently announced to allow the use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) in Offline mode during flights in April 2014.
A) Aviation Ministry
B) Ministry of Home Affairs
C) Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA)
D) Ministry of Defence
6804The Supreme Court has set up a four member committee headed by N R Madhava Menon for framing guidelines to prevent ______________________________.
A) Prevent misuse of public funds for political advertisement
B) Prevent Ponzi Schemes
C) Prevent Illegal Iron Mining in Goa
D) Prevent misuse of public funds for Corporate benefits
6805VK Murthy, the renowned ___________ and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee passed away at the age of 91 in April 2014.
A) Director
B) Actor
C) Cinematographer
D) Poet and Lyricist
6806Which Portuguese football club won 33rd Portuguese league Football title after four years in April 2014?
A) Sporting de Braga
B) Benfica
C) Marítimo
D) Moreirense
6807India-s Virat Kohli secured his career best ________ rank in the Batsmen category of the latest Reliance ICC T20I Rankings Table published in April 2014.
A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth
6808Who won the Women's singles title of the India Super Series Badminton held in New Delhi in April 2014?
A) Ratchanok Intanon
B) Shixian Wang
C) Li Xuerui
D) Wang Yihan
6809Which footballer has been named as the Young Player of the Year at an awards ceremony held in London in April 2014?
A)  Luis Suarez
B) Eden Hazard
C) Lionel Messi
D) Cristiano Ronaldo
6810During the April-February period of financial year 2013-14, which sector attracted highest FDI in India?
A) Services
B) Automobiles
C) Pharmaceuticals
D) Construction and Infra

 
 
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