October 22, 2014

GK & Current Affairs Compendium 7 ( 220 MCQ) - June 2014



1    India's ________ state Telengana come into existence on 2nd June 2014.
     A) 30th
     B) 28th
     C) 29th
     D) 27th
    
2    Which Senior Congress Leader was named as the Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha by the Indian Congress Party in June 2014?
     A) Kamal Nath
     B) Kapil Sibal
     C) Mallikarjun Kharge
     D) P Chidambaram
    
3    Which Union Minister has been appointed as India's Governor on the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank in June 2014?
     A) Rajnath Singh
     B) Arun Jaitley
     C) Sushma Swaraj
     D) Nitin Gadkari
    
4    Which Indian businessperson became the first Indian to receive the prestigious Harvard Medal in June 2014?
     A) Azim Premji
     B) N R Narayana Murthy
     C) Anand G Mahindra
     D) Adi Godrej
    
5    Former Union Minister and _________ leader Tapan Sikdar passed away in June 2014.
     A) Trinamool Congress
     B) Indian Congress
     C) Bhartiya Janata Party
     D) Communist Party (CPM)

    
6    "World Blood Donor Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 4-June
     B) 24-June
     C) 14-June
     D) 15-June
    
7    Which IPL team won the seventh Edition of IPL title held in May-June 2014?
     A) Kings Eleven Punjab
     B) Kolkata Knight Riders
     C) Chennai Super Kings
     D) Rajasthan Royals
    
8    Eurozone inflation stood at __________ in May 2014 (announced in June 2014).
     A) 0.5%
     B) 1.5%
     C) 2.1%
     D) 1.2%
    
9    Which Country has emerged as the world's second largest textile exporter (with USD 40 billion export in 2013, as per the data released by the Apparel Export Promotion Council in June 2014?
     A) Italy
     B) Germany
     C) India
     D) China
    
10    India has slipped to _________ rank, its lowest position in over a decade, in the foreign direct investment confidence index, as per the survey of 300 global executives by global consulting firm A T Kearney in June 2014.
     A) Seventh
     B) Sixth
     C) Fifth
     D) Eighth

11    The Reserve Bank of India has relaxed the eligibility limit for foreign exchange remittances to ___________ from USD 75,000 in June 2014. RBI reduced the limit last year only from USD 200,000 due to steep depreciation of Indian Rupee
     A) USD 150,000
     B) USD 100,000
     C) USD 125,000
     D) USD 175,000
    
12    Who has been given additional charge as Chairman of the India's largest company Indian Oil Corp in June 2014?
     A) R.S. Butola
     B) S. Narsing Rao
     C) R K Malhotra
     D) A.K. Dubey
    
13    "International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" is observed on __________.
     A) 26-June
     B) 24-June
     C) 21-June
     D) 29-June
    
14    Ravi Kant, non-executive vice-chairman of __________, retired from the Board on 31st May 2014 on attaining the age of 70 as per the Company's retirement policy.
     A) Mahindra & Mahindra
     B) Tata Motors
     C) Tata Steel
     D) Tata Consultancy Services
    
15    Which Indian batsman won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award for 2013-14 (announced in June 2014)?
     A) Shikhar Dhawan
     B) MS Dhoni
     C) Virat Kohli
     D) Suresh Raina
    
16    Who was also sworn in as the Governor of the newly formed Indian state Telangana in June 2014?
     A) D. Y. Patil
     B) Shekhar Dutt
     C) Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
     D) E S L Narasimhan
    
17    Union ____________ Minister Gopinath Munde passed away in June 2014 after he met with a road accident in Delhi.
     A) Railway
     B) Human Resource Development
     C) Rural Development
     D) Mining
    
18    India's core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in April (announced in May 2014).
     A) -1.1%
     B) 0.5%
     C) 2.5%
     D) 4.2%
    
19    The Reserve Bank of India has kept marginal standing facility (MSF) rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of June 2014 monetary policy review.
     A) 10%
     B) 9%
     C) 8%
     D) 7%
    
20    Hindustani __________ Dhondutai passes away in Mumbai in June 2014.
     A) Author
     B) Actress
     C) Singer
     D) Artist
21    Which Life Insurance Co announced to acquire US life insurer Protective Life for about USD 5.7 billion in June 2014? Post the deal, the combined company will become the world's 13th largest life insurer.
     A) MetLife
     B) Dai-ichi
     C) North-Weastern Mutual
     D) ING Vyasa
    
22    Euro zone unemployment rate stood at ______ in April (announced in June 2014).
     A) 13.5%
     B) 11.7%
     C) 9.4%
     D) 12.1%
    
23    "World Ocean Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 4-June
     B) 5-June
     C) 8-June
     D) 11-June
    
24    Which Global tech company acquired Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed countries to use wireless Internet apps, in June 2014?
     A) Yahoo
     B) Facebook
     C) Google
     D) Microsoft
    
25    Which Indian batsman won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award for year 2013-14, announced in June 2014?
     A) Shikhar Dhawan
     B) MS Dhoni
     C) Virat Kohli
     D) Suresh Raina
    
26    Which senior BJP leader has been elected as the next Lok Sabha Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha in June 2014?
     A) Sumitra Mahajan
     B) Murli Manohar Joshi
     C) Rajnath Singh
     D) LalKrishna Advani
    
27    World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June across the world to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the ___________.
     A) World environment organization
     B) United Nations Environment Programme
     C) United Nations Development Programme
     D) None of These
    
28    Who has been re-elected as the President of Syria for another seven year term in June 2014?
     A) Hassan al-Nouri
     B) Maher Hajjar
     C) Bashar al-Assad
     D) None of These
    
29    India has dropped to the ________ ranking in the latest ICC ODI team rankings published in June 2014?
     A) Fifth
     B) Fourth
     C) Second
     D) Third
    
30    Who took oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (Seemandhra) in June 2014?
     A) Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
     B) N Chandrababu Naidu
     C) K. Chandrashekar Rao
     D) Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy
31    Which Indian has been announced the second best airport in the world for its service quality among airports handling 25-40 million passengers per annum for the third consecutive year, as per the list published by the Airport Council International, ACI in June 2014?
     A) Bangalore International Airport
     B) Mumbai International Airport
     C) New Delhi International Airport
     D) Hyderabad International Airport
    
32    Who was sworn-in as President Ukraine after winning the Presidential election in June 2014?
     A) Petro Poroshenko
     B) Arseniy Yatsenyuk
     C) Viktor Yanukovych
     D) Oleksandr Turchynov
    
33    "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 14-June
     B) 15-June
     C) 18-June
     D) 11-June
    
34    The Reserve Bank of India has reduced the SLR rate by 50 bps to ________ during its announcement of June 2014 monetary policy review.
     A) 23.5%
     B) 22.5%
     C) 23%
     D) 22%
    
35    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has nominated ____________ as the new High Commissioner for Human Rights in June 2014?
     A) Navi Pillay
     B) Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein
     C) Jayantha Dhanapala
     D) Surakiart Sathirathai
    
36    Which author won the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with her debut novel, "Girl is a Half-Formed Thing" in June 2014?
     A) Hannah Kent
     B) Jhumpa Lahiri
     C) Eimear McBride
     D) Charlotte Mendelson
    
37    USA unemployment rate stood at ______ in May (announced in June 2014).
     A) 6.3%
     B) 7.1%
     C) 6.6%
     D) 6.9%
    
38    The European Central Bank (ECB) has reduced its benchmark interest rate at record low of ________ during its monetary policy review in June 2014.
     A) 0.25%
     B) 0.5%
     C) 0.75%
     D) 0.15%
    
39    Which tennis player won the French Open Women's Singles title held in June 2014?
     A) Serena Williams
     B) Simona Halep
     C) Maria Sharapova
     D) Li Na
    
40    Which Union Minister was given additional charge of the Ministries of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation post sudden demise of Union Minister Gopinath Munde due to a road accident in New Delhi in June 2014?
     A) Ravi Shankar Prasad
     B) Smriti Irani
     C) Sushma Swaraj
     D) Nitin Gadkari

41Sumitra Mahajan, was unanimously elected Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha in June 2014 to become the first BJP MP to hold the post. She was elected as MP from ________ and holds a record of winning for maximum number of consecutive times.
     A) Jaipur
     B) Bhopal
     C) Indore
     D) Bilaspur
    
42    Who was appointed as the Solicitor General by the newly elected NDA Government in June 2014?
     A) P S Patwalia
     B) Ranjit Kumar
     C) Neeraj Kishen Kaul
     D) P S Narasimha
    
43    "World Day against Child Labour" is observed on __________.
     A) 14-June
     B) 15-June
     C) 12-June
     D) 11-June
    
44    First service of Metro was launched in which Indian city in June 2014?
     A) Kochin
     B) Bangalore
     C) Hyderabad
     D) Mumbai
    
45    Which Indian Navy Officer took over as the flag officer commanding-in-chief of the Western Naval Command (WNC) in June 2014?
     A) Anil Chopra
     B) Shekhar Sinha
     C) Robin Dhowan
     D) Nirmal Kumar Verma
    
46    The Unit 1 of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) has reached full capacity generation of __________  in June 2014. This is also the first nuclear power plant in India to touch that milestone.
     A) 1,500MW
     B) 1,000MW
     C) 700MW
     D) 2,000MW
    
47    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has cut the interest rate on its long-term refinance facility to banks by 20 basis points to ___ for 5 years and above in June 2014?
     A) 9.8%
     B) 9.5%
     C) 9.1%
     D) 10.1%
    
48    Which Indian businessperson has been awarded with the 'EY World Entrepreneur of The Year 2014' award at a ceremony held in Monaco in June 2014?
     A) Azim Premji
     B) N R Narayana Murthy
     C) Anand G Mahindra
     D) Uday Kotak
    
49    Who has been appointed as Chairman of Indian smart phone maker Micromax in June 2014?
     A) Sanjay Kapoor
     B) Kuldip Kaura
     C) Sunil Dutt
     D) Jayanth R Varma
    
50    Japan's economy grew at an annualized rate of _________ in the first quarter of the current year (announced in June 2014).
     A) 5.2%
     B) 5.9%
     C) 6.7%
     D) 4.3%

51.             Which Tennis Player won the French Open Men's single title held in June 2014?
     A) Novak Djokovic
     B) Stanislas Wawrinka
     C) Roger Federer
     D) Rafael Nadal
    
52    Which Indian Crickter won the Indian Player of the Year award for 2013-14, as announced in June 2014?
     A) Shikhar Dhawan
     B) Ravichandran Ashwin
     C) Virat Kohli
     D) Suresh Raina
    
53    Who won the Canadian Grand Prix held in June 2014?
     A) Nico Rosberg
     B) Lewis Hamilton
     C) Sebastian Vettel
     D) Daniel Ricciardo
    
54    Which BJP leader was named as the Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha in June 2014?
     A) Rajnath Singh
     B) Arun Jaitley
     C) Sushma Swaraj
     D) Nitin Gadkari
    
55    The Reserve Bank of India has kept the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) unchanged at ________ during its announcement of June 2014 monetary policy review.
     A) 5%
     B) 4.5%
     C) 4.25%
     D) 4%
    
56    India's tennis ace Sania Mirza achieved her career best ranking of _______ in doubles, as per the new chart released in June 2014?
     A) Fifth
     B) Seventh
     C) Fourth
     D) Sixth
    
57    "'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought" is observed on __________.
     A) 14-June
     B) 15-June
     C) 19-June
     D) 17-June
    
58    The Finance Ministry has appointed Which panel to provide recommendation for expanding the scope of Indian Depository Receipts for Indian investors in June 2014?
     A) Verma Panel
     B) Rangarajan Panel
     C) Sahoo Panel
     D) None of These
    
59    Which former India captain has been appointed in June 2014 as an expert member on cricketing affairs of the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee which was formed to probe the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal?
     A) Ravi Shastri
     B) Sunil Gavaskar
     C) Sourav Ganguly
     D) Kapil Dev
    
60    Which Indian athlete smashed the national record in men's triple jump with a stupendous jump of 17.17 Metres to win gold and qualify for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games at the 54th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships in June 2014?
     A) Ragala Venkat Rahul
     B) Arpinder Singh
     C) Sudhakar Jayant
     D) Akshay B. Gaikwad

Which retired IAS Officer has been appointed as Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2014?
     D) P K Mishra
     D) Ranjit Sinha
     A) Rajeev Topno
     B) Abhijit Guha
    
62    Which IPL team was the Runners Up of the seventh Edition of IPL held in May-June 2014?
     A) Kings Eleven Punjab
     B) Kolkata Knight Riders
     C) Chennai Super Kings
     D) Rajasthan Royals
    
63    Which footballer was termed as the world's most valuable footballer, In its annual report published by the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory in June 2014?
     A) Cristiano Ronaldo
     B) Neymar
     C) Lionel Messi
     D) Ronaldinho
    
64    The autobiography 'The Substance and the Shadow' of which Legenderay Bollywood actor was released at an event in Mumbai in June 2014?
     A) Amitabh Bachchan
     B) Pran
     C) Dilip Kumar
     D) Rajesh Khanna
    
65    India has joined the race for the post of Interpol Secretary General for the first time as CBI chief ____________ became the first Indian to be shortlisted for Interpol Secretary General in June 2016?
     D) P K Mishra
     D) Ranjit Sinha
     A) Rajeev Topno
     B) Abhijit Guha
    
66    India was ranked at _________- with 175,000 millionaire households in 2013 and is projected to become the seventh wealthiest nation by 2018, as per the Boston Consulting Group's report published in June 2014.
     A) 20th rank
     B) 11st rank
     C) 15th rank
     D) 12th rank
    
67    Which Indian Crickter was named the International Player of the Year, as announced in June 2014?
     A) Shikhar Dhawan
     B) MS Dhoni
     C) Virat Kohli
     D) Suresh Raina
    
68    "World Environment Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 4-June
     B) 5-June
     C) 14-June
     C) 14-June
    
69    Which state government launched three varieties of low-cost salt, named as 'Amma Salt' in June 2014?
     A) West Bengal
     B) Bihar
     C) Tamil Nadu
     D) Uttar Pradesh
    
70    Which Indian PSU bank has announced in June 2014 that it would combine its five associate banks with itself in order to expand business?
     A) Punjab National Bank
     B) Central Bank of India
     C) Bank of Baroda
     D) State Bank of India

80            71    Which Indian pistol shooter won the silver medal in the men's 10-metre air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Shooing held at Munich in June 2014?
     A) Abhinav Bindra
     B) Jitu Rai
     C) Prakash Nanjappa
     D) Rahi Sarnobot
    
72    Who was elected as 10th president of Israel in a secret run-off ballot in June 2014?
     A) Reuven Ruby Rivlin
     B) Meir Sheetrit
     C) Shimon Peres
     D) None of These
    
73    The Reserve Bank of India has kept Reverse Repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of June 2014 monetary policy review.
     A) 6.75%
     B) 7.75%
     C) 7.25%
     D) 7%
    
74    Which sportsperson was ranked at No 1 in the Forbes' list of world's 100 highest paid athletes, published in June 2014?
     A) Tiger Woods
     B) Roger Federer
     C) Rafael Nadal
     D) Floyd Mayweather
    
75    Which batsman has retained his position as number one ODI batsman as per the ICC ranking published in June 2014?
     A) A B Devilliers
     B) Virat Kohli
     C) George Bailey
     D) Suresh Raina
    
76    Former Managing Director of BlackBerry ___________ joined Reliance Jio as its new President in June 2014.
     A) Sanjay Kapoor
     B) Kuldip Kaura
     C) Sunil Dutt
     D) Jayanth R Varma
    
77    Which Indian sportsperson is the only Indian sportsman to be featured in the Forbes' list of world's 100 highest paid athletes which was published in June 2013? He is ranked 22nd in the list with total earnings of USD 30 million and endorsements worth USD 26 million.
     A) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
     B) Virat Kohli
     C) Sachin Tendulkar
     D) None of These
    
78    Who has been appointed CEO of Infosys, India's second largest IT Services Company in June 2014?
     A) B G Srinivas
     B) UB Pravin Rao
     C) Vishal Sikka
     D) Prasad Thrikutam
    
79    India's Trade deficit stood at ________ in May 2014 (announced in June 2014).
     A) USD 12.5 billion
     B) USD 10 billion
     C) USD 11.23 billion
     D) USD 9.25 billion
    
80    India's Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at ______ in May (announced in June 2014).
     A) 7.60%
     B) 8.90%
     C) 8.28%
     D) 9.45%
81    India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP), the most important parameter to judge performance of industrial sector, growth stood at ________ in April (announced in JUne 2014).
     A) -0.9%
     B) -0.5%
     C) 1.1%
     D) 3.4%
    
82    The ____________ released the 'Red List' of Threatened Species in June 2014 which contains more than 73,000 species around the world. As per the list, the Japanese Eel has been listed as Endangered whereas the Brazilian Three-banded Armadillo (the mascot of the 2014 FIFA World Cup) remained Vulnerable.
     A) World environment organization
     B) United Nations Environment Programme
     C) United Nations Development Programme
     D) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
    
83    The UN General Assembly has elected ____________ as President in June 2014 of its upcoming 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The theme for the 69th session is 'Delivering on and implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda'.
     A) John Ashe
     B) Chitsaka Chipaziwa
     C) Dalius Œekuolis
     D) Sam Kahamba Kutesa
    
84    India has become a permanent Signatory to Washington Accord in June 2014 which will enable global recognition of Indian degrees in which stream?
     A) Engineering and technical education
     B) Medical education
     C) Management education
     D) Arts and Law
    
85    Famous Indian scientist ___________ has been unanimously elected as member of the UN's body focused on oceans and law of the sea in June 2014.
     A) Roddam Narasimha
     B) Tejinder Virdee
     C) T. V. Ramakrishnan
     D) Rasik Ravindra
    
86    "World Music Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 24-June
     B) 22-June
     C) 20-June
     D) 21-June
    
87    Who was elected as President of Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) in June 2014?
     A) Amit Shah
     B) Narhari Amin
     C) Anandiben Patel
     D) Ramanlal Vora
    
88    With in the eurozone which country has the lowest unemployment rate of 4.9% as per data published in June 2014?
     A) Spain
     B) Germany
     C) Austria
     D) Greece
    
89    Which Indian Crickter won the 'Domestic Cricketer of the Year' prize, as announced in June 2014?
     A) Shikhar Dhawan
     B) Manis Pandey
     C) Robin Uthappa
     D) Suresh Raina
    
90    Global credit rating agency _________ has improved rating outlook of United Kingdom to 'stable' from 'negative" in June 2014. The agency also reaffirmed its top-notch 'AAA' credit rating.
     A) Standard & Poor's
     B) Moody's
     C) Fitch
     D) None of These
91    The Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of June 2014 monetary policy review.
     A) 8%
     B) 7.75%
     C) 7.25%
     D) 7%
    
92    Which Crciket team leads the ICC test rankings as per the latest ICC ranking published in Dubai in June 2014?
     A) South Africa
     B) India
     C) Australia
     D) Sri Lanka
    
93    Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated India's largest warship _____________ to the nation in June 2014 while visiting the warship off to Goa Coast.
     A) INS Vikranth
     B) INS Virat
     C) INS Vikram
     D) INS Vikramaditya
    
94    Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited which foreign country in June 2014 which was his first foreign visit after taking oath as Prime Minister?
     A) Bangladesh
     B) Nepal
     C) Bhutan
     D) China
    
95    The Modi Government has appointed ___________ as the new Revenue Secretary in June 2014?.
     A) Rajiv Takru
     B) Shaktikanta Das
     C) Arvind Mayaram
     D) R P Wattal
    
96    Narmada Control Authority (NCA) gave its approval to Gujarat government to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada River in Kevadia by approximately __________ to 138.68 meters in June 2014
     A) 30 meters
     B) 24 meters
     C) 17 meters
     D) 9 meters
    
97    "World Refugee Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 24-June
     B) 22-June
     C) 20-June
     D) 21-June
    
98    Which Indian scientist has been awarded with an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science in June 2014?
     A) Roddam Narasimha
     B) Tejinder Virdee
     C) Sanjaya Rajaram
     D) Rasik Ravindra
    
99    Leading NRI industrialist  __________ has been honoured with the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' by a UK-based business association in June 2014 for his outstanding contribution to the industry, education and philanthropy.
     A) Sushma Berlia
     B) Lakshmi Mittal
     C) Swraj Paul
     D) S P Hinduja
    
100    ACC has appointed ___________ as CEO and Managing Director designate in June 2014 with effect from 1st August 2014.
     A) Harish Badami
     B) Kuldip Kaura
     C) Sunil Dutt
     D) Jayanth R Varma

101    India have finished at _______ position in the on-going men's hockey World Cup tournament held in Netherlands in June 2014.
     A) Eighth
     B) Tenth
     C) Ninth
     D) Seventh
    
102    Which writer has been shortlisted for the prestigious Moortidevi Award for 2013 for his novel "Theekkadal Katanhu Thirumadhuram" (announced in June 2014)?
     A) M. Mukundan
     B) O. V. Vijayan
     C) C Radhakrishnan
     D) Perumbadavam Sreedharan
    
103    Which country won the men's hockey World Cup title after defeating the Netherlands by 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera Stadium in June 2014?
     A) Germany
     B) Australia
     C) Argentina
     D) Japan
    
104    Which Formula One champion came out of coma in June 2014 after months of struggle after sustaining severe head injuries in a ski accident in the French Alps last year?
     A) Ayrton Senna
     B) Niki Lauda
     C) Michael Schumacher
     D) Sebastian Vettel
    
105    India's overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale price index, stood at _______ in April 2014 (published in May 2014).
     A) 4.8%
     B) 6.01%
     C) 5.7%
     D) 5.2%
    
106    "Statistics Day is observed" is observed in India on __________.
     A) 24-June
     B) 22-June
     C) 29-June
     D) 21-June
    
107    Which Crickter was named as the T20 Player of the Year, as announced in June 2014?
     A) Mitchell Johnson
     B) George Bailey
     C) Virat Kohli
     D) Shakib Al Hasan
    
108    Who won Presidential re-election in Colombia and re-elected as the President of the country in June 2014?
     A) Juan Manuel Santos
     B) Oscar Ivan Zuluaga
     C) lvaro Uribe
     D) Gustavo Petro
    
109    FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) inflow to China stood at ________ in May 2014 (announced in June 2014), its lowest level in last 16 months. mainly due to slow growth.
     A) USD 126 billion
     B) USD 86 billion
     C) USD 46 billion
     D) USD 52 billion
    
110    The Indian government has appointed former Chief Justice of India __________ as arbitrator in the Rs. 20,000 crore tax dispute case with UK telecom giant Vodafone in June 2014.
     A) S. H. Kapadia
     B) Yogesh Kumar Sabharwal
     C) K. G. Balakrishnan
     D) R.C Lahoti
111    Which Indian City has become the first kerosene-free city in the country (announced in June 2014)?
     A) Kanpur
     B) Mumbai
     C) Delhi
     D) Hyderabad
    
112    Which Indian Pharmaceutical Company has acquired 60% stake in a new company in Sri Lanka for USD 14 million in June 2014 to market its product in the country?
     A) Cipla
     B) Sun Pharma
     C) Aurovindo Pharma
     D) Lupin
    
113    Executive Committee of Interpol has appointed Juergen Stock as the new Interpol Secretary General in June 2014. He is from which country?
     A) USA
     B) Germany
     C) UK
     D) France
    
114    Which tech company announced the release of its latest messaging app Slingshot in June 2014 which enables users share selfies and other short-lived videos and pictures?
     A) Apple
     B) Facebook
     C) Google
     D) Microsoft
    
115    Which Union Minister Uma Bharti has launched a nationwide tree plantation drive and public awareness programme to save rivers in June 2014?
     A) Ravi Shankar Prasad
     B) Smriti Irani
     C) Ananth Kumar
     D) Uma Bharti
    
116    _________________, former CMD of Allahabad Bank, has joined the board of Federal Bank as an Independent Director in June 2014.
     A) S. S. Mundra
     B) Subhalakshmi Panse
     C) Nupur Mitra
     D) Ashwani Kumar
    
117    Which Indian bowler took six wickets for four runs while planning for India in the second ODI match against Bangladesh in Dhaka to create a new record in June 2014?
     A) Stuart Binny
     B) Ravindra Jadeja
     C) Ravichandran Ashwin
     D) Praveen Kumar
    
118    Citibank India has appointed __________ as Head of Commercial Banking at Citibank India with immediate effect in June 2014.
     A) Harish Badami
     B) Rajat Madhok
     C) Tushar Vikram
     D) Jayanth R Varma
    
119    The Federal Reserve continued to reduced its aggressive monthly bond buying program known as Quantitative Easing and has now reduced its monthly purchases of Government-linked bonds by another USD 10 billion to _____________ in June 2014.
     A) USD 35 billion
     B) USD 45 billion
     C) USD 55 billion
     D) USD 25 billion
    
120    Spain's new king, __________, was sworn in after his father King Juan Carlos formally resigned in June 2014.
     A) Felipe II
     B) Felipe IV
     C) Felipe VI
     D) None of These
121    Which Chess player won the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championship title held in Dubai in June 2014?
     A) Fabiani Caruana
     B) Magnus Carlsen
     C) Vishwanathan Anand
     D) Teimour Radjabov
    
122    Former Bangladesh Cricketer  __________ was banned for eight years by the disciplinary panel set up by the Bangladesh Cricket Board in June 2014 as he was found guilty on four charges of fixing matches in Bangladesh Premier League of 2013.
     A) Mohammad Ashraful
     B) Mushfiqur Rahim
     C) Tamim Iqbal
     D) Mashrafe Mortaza
    
123    Which India-born plant scientist has been awarded with the USD 250,000 World Food Prize in June 2014 for his breakthrough achievement in increasing global wheat production by more than 200 million tonnes after the Green Revolution?
     A) Roddam Narasimha
     B) Tejinder Virdee
     C) Sanjaya Rajaram
     D) Rasik Ravindra
    
124    Which Crickter was named as the Test Player of the Year, as announced in June 2014?
     A) Mitchell Johnson
     B) George Bailey
     C) Virat Kohli
     D) Shakib Al Hasan
    
125    Capital market regulator SEBI recommended in June 2014 to amend the securities contract regulation so that all the listed companies need to maintain minimum public shareholding of ________.
     A) 20%
     B) 15%
     C) 25%
     D) 30%
    
126    SAP Labs India managing director _________ resigned from the company, as per the announcement made in June 2014.
     A) Anirban Dey
     B) Vishal Sikka
     C) Tushar Vikram
     D) Sanjay Kapoor
    
127    Famous ___________ philanthropist, educationist and businessman, Shrenik Kasturbhai Lalbhai passed away in June 2014.
     A) Marathi
     B) Gujarati
     C) Jain
     D) Punjabi
    
128    "International Diabetes Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 26-June
     B) 24-June
     C) 27-June
     D) 29-June
    
129    Which famous Indian born author, ___________ has been awarded with the Pen Pinter prize in June 2014 for the current year 2014 for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression?
     A) Salman Rushdie
     B) Arundhati Roy
     C) Vikram Seth
     D) Amitav Ghosh
    
130    Which Country continues to top the list of the world's most peaceful place as per the latest annual ranking of Global Peace Index published in June 2014
     A) Sweden
     B) Netherlands
     C) Iceland
     D) Switzerland
131    India has been ranked at ________ position out of 162 countries surveyed, as per the latest annual ranking of Global Peace Index published in June 2014.
     A) 135th
     B) 143rd
     C) 121st
     D) 105th
    
132    Which BJP MP from New Delhi took oath as a New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) member in June 2014?
     A) Nirmala Sitharaman
     B) Harsh Vardhan
     C) Smriti Irani
     D) Meenaksi Lekhi
    
133    Senior IAS officer ___________ was appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi oin June 2014.
     A) Rajeev Topno
     B) Shaktikanta Das
     C) Arvind Mayaram
     D) R P Wattal
    
134    WHich country has become the the largest importer of Oil from Nigeria, surpassing the US (as per the data published in June 2014)?
     A) Japan
     B) China
     C) India
     D) UK
    
135    Which Bangalore-based Microsoft registered refurbisher and provider of refurbished computers, servers and other computing infrastructure, has been awarded with the FKCCI Innovation Excellence Awards for MSMEs 2014 for its 'Young Innovator' category in June 2014?
     A) Mindtree
     B) ReNew IT
     C) OnMobile
     D) Diya Systems
    
136    Who was awarded with the first Tang Prize in sustainable development in June 2014. The Tang Prize was awarded to her by the Tang Prize Foundation on 18th June.
     A) Gro Harlem Brundtland
     B) Mary Robinson
     C) Ela Bhatt
     D) Jens Stoltenberg
    
137    Which country  has retained its No 1 rank with highest share of close to 20% of global wealth in Swiss banking system with total exposure of 277 billion Swiss francs (published in June 2014)?
     A) UK
     B) USA
     C) West Indies
     D) Germany
    
138    India has moved up to __________ for 2013 in terms of foreign money lying with Swiss banks, but it accounts for just 0.15% of an estimated USD 1.6 trillion total global wealth held in Switzerland's banking system (published in June 2014).
     A) 51st rank
     B) 58th rank
     C) 72nd rank
     D) 32nd rank
    
139    The Central Government has formed a high level committee to inquire into the gas leakage incident in Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh which claimed 6 lives and left nearly 40 workers injured in June 2014. The committee will be headed by ___________, former CMD, Metallurgical and Engineering Consultants (India) Limited.
     A) TK Viswanathan
     B) Mahendra Pal Singh
     C) Madan Mohan Punchhi
     D) K.K. Mehrotra
    
140    Who has been appointed as new Chief Operation Officer (COO) of Infosys, India's second largest IT Services Company in June 2014?
     A) B G Srinivas
     B) UB Pravin Rao
     C) Vishal Sikka
     D) Prasad Thrikutam
141    Mayaram panel, which was formed to remove ambiguity between FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) and FII (Foreign Institutional Investment) and simplify norms and headed by Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram, has submitted its report in June 2014. It has suggested that foreign investment of ____________ in a listed company should be treated as FDI and investment from NRIs on a non-repatriable basis should be considered as domestic investment.
     A) Over 10%
     B) Over 15%
     C) Over 20%
     D) Over 5%
    
142    Famous Hindi poet ______________ has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith award for 2013 (announced in June 2014). He will be the recipient of 49th Jnanpith award.
     A) Pratibha Ray
     B) Kedarnath Singh
     C) Ravuri Bharadhwaja
     D) Sri Lal Sukla
    
143    Famous _________ film director and producer, Ramanarayanan passed away in Singapore in June 2014. He has directed 125 films and holds the world record of directing the maximum number of movies by a director.
     A) Telegu
     B) Tamil
     C) Malayalam
     D) Kannada
    
144    Who was unanimously elected as the chief of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) in June 2014 for the 14th consecutive year?
     A) Jagmohan Dalmiya
     B) Shashank Manohar
     C) N Srinivasan
     D) Avichi Meiyappa Chettiar
    
145    Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand finished at joint __________ at the World Blitz Championship that was held in Dubai in June 2014.
     A) Second
     B) Third
     C) Fourth
     D) Fifth
    
146    The US economic growth dropped to five-year low to ___________ in the first quarter of 2014, as per latest data published in June 2014.
     A) -1%
     B) -2.9%
     C) 0.25%
     D) -3.5%
    
147    Which middle east based airlines company has announced its acquisition of 49% stake in Italy's Alitalia in June 2014.
     A) Qatar Airways
     B) Emirates Airline
     C) Etihad Airways
     D) Saudi Arabian Airlines
    
148    Who won the Austrian Grand Prix held in June 2014?
     A) Nico Rosberg
     B) Lewis Hamilton
     C) Sebastian Vettel
     D) Valtteri Bottas
    
149    Which South African Cricketer was awarded with the "Cricketer of the Year 2014" by the South Africa board in June 2014?
     A) Hasim Amla
     B) Dale Steyn
     C) Quinton de Kock
     D) A.B. de Villiers
    
150    Which government project was chosen in the list of the second place winners of the 2014 UN Public Service Awards (announced in June 2014)?
     A) Passport Seva
     B) Mobile Seva
     C) Telecom Seva
     D) Visa Seva
151    Delhi University Vice-Chancellor ________ resigned in June 2014 following issues with Central Government and the University Grants Commission (UGC) regarding DU's four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).
     A) Sudhir Kumar Sopory
     B) Prof. Talat Ahmad
     C) Dinesh Singh
     D) Lalji Singh
    
152    Who was awarded with an honorary doctor of laws degree from York University in Toronto, Canada in June 2014 for his achievements in promoting innovations, exemplary leadership and corporate social responsibility?
     A) Adi Godrej
     B) N R Narayana Murthy
     C) Ratan Tata
     D) Anand Mahindra
    
153    Who has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of Bar Council of India, New Delhi in June 2014?
     A) Justice R. Banumathi
     B) Justice N.P. Singh
     C) Justice S L Bhojegowda
     D) Justice B.S. Chauhan
    
154    The Government extended the validity of concessional excise duty regime provided for the capital goods, automobiles and consumer durables sectors in interim budget in February for __________  in June 2014.
     A) Twelve Months
     B) Three Months
     C) Six Months
     D) Nine Months
    
155    Which Indian Airlines Company was chosen to become part of the global airlines' grouping, Star Alliance in June 2014?
     A) Spice Jet
     B) Go Indigo
     C) Air India
     D) Jet Airways
    
156    India's capital market regulator, SEBI has reorganized the committee in June 2014 that advises it on matters related to secondary market. The Secondary Market Advisory Committee is chaired by ___________.
     A) Jayanth R Varma
     B) Kuldip Kaura
     C) Sunil Dutt
     D) Jayanth R Varma
    
157    Which Indian PSU bank and trade body Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) have announced in June 2014 that they will jointly facilitate women entrepreneurs by addressing their finance requirements for technological up-gradation, marketing, diversification in their businesses.
     A) Allahabad Bank
     B) State Bank of India
     C) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
     D) Bank of Baroda
    
158    State government of Madhya Pradesh appointed ____________as the brand ambassador of maternal and child health campaign, Mamta Abhiyan in June 2014.
     A) Vidya Balan
     B) Madhuri Dixit
     C) Hema Malini
     D) Juhi Chawla
    
159    Which Regional Rural Bank has won the Platinum Award for 'excellence'' in banking awarded by Skoch Group in June 2014?
     A) Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
     B) Kaveri Grameena Bank
     C) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
     D) Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
    
160    Which Indian shooter became the first Indian to win two medals in a single World Cup competition after his first-ever Gold medal and One Silver at the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia held in June 2014? With this he also became the first Indian to win three medals in successive ISSF Shooting World Cup.
     A) Abhinav Bindra
     B) Jitu Rai
     C) Annu Raj Singh
     D) Rahi Sarnobot
161    Indian origin judge, _________ has been appointed as the eighth Attorney-General of Singapore in June 2014.
     A) Justice R. Banumathi
     B) Justice N.P. Singh
     C) Justice V. K. Rajah
     D) None of These
    
162    Indian hockey team is ranked at ________ position among men's teams in the FIH World Hockey Rankings published in June 2014. World champion Australia secured 1st rank.
     A) Eighth
     B) Tenth
     C) Ninth
     D) Seventh
    
163    Who has been formally appointed the first Chairman of the International Cricket Council in June 2014?
     A) N Srinivasan
     B) Mustafa Kamal
     C) Jagmohan Dalmia
     D) None of These
    
164    Who has been appointed as the 11th President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June 2014?
     A) N Srinivasan
     B) Mustafa Kamal
     C) Jagmohan Dalmia
     D) Alan Isaac
    
165    FIFA banned Uruguay striker ___________ from all football activities for four months in June 2014 for biting Italian defender at the World Cup match.
     A) Edinson Cavani
     B) Diego Forl¡n
     C) Luis Suarez
     D) Diego Lugano
    
166    Which country won the women's hockey World Cup held in The Hague in June 2014?
     A) Netherlands
     B) Australia
     C) Germany
     D) Argentina
    
167    The Central Government has appointed  ___________ as the new chairman of India's largest mining company Coal India in June 2014 with immediate effect. He will serve his post as an additional charge till a full-time chairman was appointed.
     A) R.S. Butola
     B) S. Narsing Rao
     C) B. Ashok
     D) A.K. Dubey
    
168    Who has been appointed as the head of India's largest oil firm, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in June 2014? Once approved the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, formal appointment orders will be issued.
     A) R.S. Butola
     B) S. Narsing Rao
     C) B. Ashok
     D) A.K. Dubey
    
169    Four Indians have been included in the latest annual Forbes list of 'Heroes of Philanthropy in Asia Pacific' published in June 2014. Who in the list is not among them?
     A) Ajay Piramal
     B) Rohini Nilekani
     C) Desh Bandhu Gupta
     D) N R Narayana Murthy
    
170    E-commerce marketplace _________ has launched its first tablet - Digiflip Pro XT712 - under its brand, Digiflip Pro in June 2014.
     A) Snapdeal
     B) Amazon.in
     C) Flipkart
     D) IndiaTimes
171    Which has been named as the World Book Capital (WBC) for 2016 in recognition of its promoting the publishing and bookselling industries, as per announced by Unesco in June 2014?
     A) The Hague
     B) Wroclaw city
     C) Zurich
     D) Geneva
    
172    The Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) has awarded ITeS Company _________ with export excellence award for 2014 in June 2014. It was awarded the 'Best District Export Award' in recognition of its services in the export segment.
     A) Mindtree
     B) ReNew IT
     C) OnMobile
     D) Diya Systems
    
173    The department of public enterprises has granted Navratna status to ____________ following fulfillment of prescribed criteria. This was announced in June 2014.
With this, NBCC became the 15th and EIL 16th Navratna Company amongst 250 Central Public Sector Undertakings in the country. NBCC is a CPSE under the ministry of urban development, whereas the EIL is a PSU under the Ministry of petroleum and natural gas.
     A) Engineers India Limited (EIL)
     B) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) and Engineers India Limited (EIL)
     C) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC)
     D) None of These
    
174    Which PSU bank has been awarded the 'Platinum SKOCH Inclusion & Deepening Award 2014' for 'excellence in banking' in June 2014?
     A) Bank of India
     B) Central Bank of India
     C) Bank of Baroda
     D) UCO Bank
    
175    France has presented Bollywood actor __________ with the 'Legion of France' award in June 2014, one of its highest civilian awards. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will present the award to Khan next week.
     A) Amitabh Bachchan
     B) Kamal Haasan
     C) Amir Khan
     D) Shahrukh Khan
    
176    Famous Indian shuttler _________ won the Australian Super Series in Sydney in June 2014?
     A) Saina Nehwal
     B) PV Sindhu
     C) Jwala Gutta
     D) Aditi Mutatkar
    
177    Who has been named as the next president of the European Commission with support from most of the EU leaders in June 2014?
     A) David Cameron
     B) Martin Schulz
     C) Herman Van Rompuy
     D) Jean-Claude Juncker
    
178    Who was sworn in as the Governor of Karnataka in June 2014?
     A) H R Bhardwaj
     B) Shekhar Dutt
     C) K Rosaiah
     D) E S L Narasimhan
    
179    Which Indian city has won this year's 'best city award' from news channel CNBC Awaaz in June 2014?
     A) Nagpur
     B) Chennai
     C) Kochi
     D) Indore
    
180    Which Australia and NZ based foreign bank has received in-principle approval from the Reserve Bank to open two new branches in June 2014?
     A) ANZ group
     B) Westpac bank
     C) Bankwest
     D) None of These
181    Indian cueist ______________ created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker by winning the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship in June 2014.
     A) Aditya Mehta
     B) Alok Kumar
     C) Rupesh Shah
     D) Pankaj Advani
    
182    Which sand artist _____________ won the People's Choice prize at the World Cup of Sand Sculpting-2014 held in the Atlantic City of the US in June 2014.  He won prize for his work 'Save Tree, Save the Future'.  This is first sand art world cup at USA 2014.
     A) Sudarsan Pattnaik
     B) Sankar Pattnaik
     C) Santosh Pattnaik
     D) None of These
    
183    Who has won the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia in June 2014? The medal has been awarded annually since 1989, when Polish Solidarity founder Lech Walesa received it first. Since then, recipients of this award included Muhammad Ali, former President Jimmy Carter, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
     A) Ai Xiaoming
     B) Lyudmila Ulitskaya
     C) Malala Yousafzai
     D) Mayra Avellar Neves
    
184    India successfully launched how many foreign satellites from four countries with its PSLV-C23 rocket in June 2014 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikot which placed them in orbit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi who witnessed the lift off, congratulated the scientists for the successful launch.
     A) Six
     B) Four
     C) Seven
     D) Five
    
185    India's core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in May (announced in June 2014).
     A) -1.1%
     B) 0.5%
     C) 2.3%
     D) 4.2%
    
186    Which Former Indian Crickter was given the'Lifetime Achievement' award, as announced in June 2014?
     A) Syed Kirmani
     B) Kapil Dev
     C) Dilip Vengsarkar
     D) Mahinder Amarnath
    
187    Which country will be the 19th country to adopt Euro as currency from 1 January 2015 (announced in June 2014)?
     A) Turkey
     B) Kazakisthan
     C) Lithuania
     D) Ukraine
    
188    India's 29th state Telengana come into existence on 2nd June 2014. Who was sworn in as Chief Minister of newly-created state Telangana?
     A) K. T. Rama Rao
     B) K Chandrasekhar Rao
     C) E S L Narasimhan
     D) T. Harish Rao
    
189    40th G-7 summit 2014 was held in ____________ in June 2014.
     A) London
     B) Brussels
     C) Geneva
     D) Zurich
    
190    Which Congress leader was named as the Leader of the Opposition of Rajya Sabha in June 2014?
     A) Saifuddin Soz
     B) Farooq Abdullah
     C) Kapil Sibal
     D) Ghulam Nabi Azad
191    'Aamir 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
    
192    Former strikerof _________, Fernando Lucio da Costa passed away in June 2014.
     A) Columbia
     B) Argentina
     C) Brazil
     D) Uruguay
    
193    Which 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
    
194    Mustafa 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
    
195    Who 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
    
196    Which 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
    
197    6th International Nuclear Energy Forum ATOMEXPO-2014 was held in ____________ in June 2014.
     A) London
     B) Moscow
     C) Geneva
     D) Zurich
    
198    Which 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
    
199    Which 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
    
200    India'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
201    Which 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
    
202    Which 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
    
203    India-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
    
204    Global 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'Or©al
     C) Avon Products
     D) Revlon
    
205    Who 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
    
206    The Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction held in ___________ in June 2014.
     A) Kulalampur
     B) Bangkok
     C) New Delhi
     D) Shanghai
    
207    The 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
    
208    Ancient 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
    
209    ___________ 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
    
210    Britain'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
211    Who 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
    
212    35th 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
    
213    NRI 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
    
214    The 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
    
215    Which 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
    
216    Who was sworn‐in as the President of El Salvador in June 2014?
     A) Norman Quijano
     B) Mauricio Funes
     C) Sanchez Ceren
     D) Antonio Saca
    
217    Who 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
    
218    Jinnah 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
    
219    "International Widows Day" is observed on __________.
     A) 23-June
     B) 24-June
     C) 14-June
     D) 15-June
    
220    Okavango 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
    






Answers:
1    Ans) 29th
2    Ans) Mallikarjun Kharge
3    Ans) Arun Jaitley
4    Ans) Anand G Mahindra
5    Ans) Bhartiya Janata Party
6    Ans) 14-June
7    Ans) Kolkata Knight Riders
8    Ans) 0.5%
9    Ans) India
10    Ans) Seventh
11    Ans) USD 125,000
12    Ans) R K Malhotra
13    Ans) 26-June
14    Ans) Tata Motors
15    Ans) Virat Kohli
16    Ans) E S L Narasimhan
17    Ans) Rural Development
18    Ans) 4.2%
19    Ans) 9%
20    Ans) Singer
21    Ans) Dai-ichi
22    Ans) 11.7%
23    Ans) 8-June
24    Ans) Facebook
25    Ans) Virat Kohli
26    Ans) Sumitra Mahajan
27    Ans) United Nations Environment Programme
28    Ans) Bashar al-Assad
29    Ans) Second
30    Ans) N Chandrababu Naidu
31    Ans) New Delhi International Airport
32    Ans) Petro Poroshenko
33    Ans) 15-June
34    Ans) 22.5%
35    Ans) Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein
36    Ans) Eimear McBride
37    Ans) 6.3%
38    Ans) 0.15%
39    Ans) Maria Sharapova
40    Ans) Nitin Jairam Gadkari
41    Ans) Indore
42    Ans) Ranjit Kumar
43    Ans) 12-June
44    Ans) Mumbai
45    Ans) Anil Chopra
46    Ans) 1,000MW
47    Ans) 9.5%
48    Ans) Uday Kotak
49    Ans) Sanjay Kapoor
50    Ans) 6.7%
51    Ans) Rafael Nadal
52    Ans) Ravichandran Ashwin
53    Ans) Daniel Ricciardo
54    Ans) Arun Jaitley
55    Ans) 4%
56    Ans) Sixth
57    Ans) 17-June
58    Ans) Sahoo Panel
59    Ans) Sourav Ganguly
60    Ans) Arpinder Singh
61    Ans) P K Mishra
62    Ans) Kings Eleven Punjab
63    Ans) Lionel Messi
64    Ans) Dilip Kumar
65    Ans) Ranjit Sinha
66    Ans) 15th rank
67    Ans) Shikhar Dhawan
68    Ans) 5-June
69    Ans) Tamil Nadu
70    Ans) State Bank of India
71    Ans) Jitu Rai
72    Ans) Reuven Ruby Rivlin
73    Ans) 7%
74    Ans) Floyd Mayweather
75    Ans) Virat Kohli
76    Ans) Sunil Dutt
77    Ans) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
78    Ans) Vishal Sikka
79    Ans) USD 11.23 billion
80    Ans) 8.28%
81    Ans) 3.4%
82    Ans) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
83    Ans) Sam Kahamba Kutesa
84    Ans) Engineering and technical education
85    Ans) Rasik Ravindra
86    Ans) 21-June
87    Ans) Amit Shah
88    Ans) Austria
89    Ans) Robin Uthappa
90    Ans) Standard & Poor's
91    Ans) 8%
92    Ans) Australia
93    Ans) INS Vikramaditya
94    Ans) Bhutan
95    Ans) Shaktikanta Das
96    Ans) 17 meters
97    Ans) 20-June
98    Ans) Tejinder Virdee
99    Ans) Swraj Paul
100    Ans) Harish Badami
101    Ans) Ninth
102    Ans) C Radhakrishnan
103    Ans) Australia
104    Ans) Michael Schumacher
105    Ans) 6.01%
106    Ans) 29-June
107    Ans) Shakib Al Hasan
108    Ans) Juan Manuel Santos
109    Ans) USD 86 billion
110    Ans) R.C Lahoti
111    Ans) Delhi
112    Ans) Cipla
113    Ans) Germany
114    Ans) Facebook
115    Ans) Uma Bharti
116    Ans) Subhalakshmi Panse
117    Ans) Stuart Binny
118    Ans) Tushar Vikram
119    Ans) USD 35 billion
120    Ans) Felipe VI
121    Ans) Magnus Carlsen
122    Ans) Mohammad Ashraful
123    Ans) Sanjaya Rajaram
124    Ans) Mitchell Johnson
125    Ans) 25%
126    Ans) Anirban Dey
127    Ans) Jain
128    Ans) 27-June
129    Ans) Salman Rushdie
130    Ans) Iceland
131    Ans) 143rd
132    Ans) Meenaksi Lekhi
133    Ans) Rajeev Topno
134    Ans) India
135    Ans) ReNew IT
136    Ans) Gro Harlem Brundtland
137    Ans) UK
138    Ans) 58th rank
139    Ans) K.K. Mehrotra
140    Ans) UB Pravin Rao
141    Ans) Over 10%
142    Ans) Kedarnath Singh
143    Ans) Tamil
144    Ans) N Srinivasan
145    Ans) Fifth
146    Ans) -2.9%
147    Ans) Etihad Airways
148    Ans) Nico Rosberg
149    Ans) A.B. de Villiers
150    Ans) Mobile Seva
151    Ans) Dinesh Singh
152    Ans) Ratan Tata
153    Ans) Justice S L Bhojegowda
154    Ans) Six Months
155    Ans) Air India
156    Ans) Jayanth R Varma
157    Ans) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
158    Ans) Madhuri Dixit
159    Ans) Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
160    Ans) Jitu Rai
161    Ans) Justice V. K. Rajah
162    Ans) Ninth
163    Ans) N Srinivasan
164    Ans) Mustafa Kamal
165    Ans) Luis Suarez
166    Ans) Netherlands
167    Ans) A.K. Dubey
168    Ans) B. Ashok
169    Ans) N R Narayana Murthy
170    Ans) Flipkart
171    Ans) Wroclaw city
172    Ans) Diya Systems
173    Ans) National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) and Engineers India Limited (EIL)
174    Ans) UCO Bank
175    Ans) Shah Rukh Khan
176    Ans) Saina Nehwal
177    Ans) Jean-Claude Juncker
178    Ans) K Rosaiah
179    Ans) Kochi
180    Ans) ANZ group
181    Ans) Pankaj Advani
182    Ans) Sudarsan Pattnaik
183    Ans) Malala Yousafzai
184    Ans) Five
185    Ans) 2.3%
186    Ans) Syed Kirmani
187    Ans) Lithuania
188    Ans) K Chandrasekhar Rao
189    Ans) Brussels
190    Ans) Ghulam Nabi Azad
191    Ans) Pradeep Chandra
192    Ans) Brazil
193    Ans) ICICI Bank
194    Ans) Bangladesh
195    Ans) Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary
196    Ans) Kolkata International Airport
197    Ans) Moscow
198    Ans) State Bank of India
199    Ans) DLF Home Developers
200    Ans) Gauravi
201    Ans) Bank of Maharashtra
202    Ans) GMR Group
203    Ans) Pratishtha Khanna
204    Ans) Nivea
205    Ans) Kodela Siva Prasada Rao
206    Ans) Bangkok
207    Ans) 15th and 16th
208    Ans) Myanmar
209    Ans) World Bank
210    Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
211    Ans) Chung Hung Won
212    Ans) Kerala
213    Ans) MA Yusuffali
214    Ans) Raise Your Voice Not the Sea Level
215    Ans) Google
216    Ans) Sanchez Ceren
217    Ans) Abhijit Guha
218    Ans) Karchi
219    Ans) 23-June
220    Ans) Botswana





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