November 21, 2014

GK & Current Affairs Compendium 11 ( Set 2 - 120 MCQs) - October 2014

READ THE FIRST SET OF 110 MCQs FROM OCTOBER 2014 HERE


111 Who has been awarded with the Liberty Medal, as announced in Oct 2014? Liberty Medal is awarded annually to recognize leadership in the pursuit of freedom
A) Malala Yousufzai
B) Kailash Satyarth
C) Kofi Annan
D) Aung San Suu Kyi


112 India was re-elected for the second consecutive term to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Oct 2014 which will be effective from 2015 to _________.
A) 2016
B) 2017
C) 2018
D) 2019

113 The Central Government has set up a committee headed by __________ to frame bankruptcy law to enable entrepreneurs to close down unviable businesses. The committee will study the corporate bankruptcy legal framework in India and submit a report by February 2015.
A) G Gopalakrishna
B) Bimal Jalan
C) PJ Nayak
D) T K Vishwanathan

114 "World Food Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Oct
B) 16-Oct
C) 19-Oct
D) 13-Oct

115 Which two wheeler company acquired 51% stake in Peugeot Motocycles for euro 28 million (about 217 crore) which is a part of the euro 54 billion French auto major PSA Group, in Oct 2014?
A) Hero Motors
B) Mahindra Two-Wheelers
C) Bajaj Auto
D) TVS Motors

116 World Boxing body, AIBA has provisionally suspended India's woman boxer __________ in Oct 2014 for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the recently concluded Asian Games podium ceremony.
A) Laishram Sarita Devi
B) M C Mary Kom
C) Sarjubala Devi
D) Kavita Goyat




117 China and other Asian countries have formally launched Asian infrastructure bank in Oct 2014 as a new rival of Western economies dominated World Bank and IMF. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was launched in _________ at a ceremony attended by financial leaders and delegates from 21 countries including China, India, Thailand and Malaysia.
A) Bangkok
B) Tokyo
C) Beijing
D) New Delhi

118 Which Country has been ranked as the world's most favourite destination among expats, according to an HSBC survey published in Oct 2014?
A) Singapore
B) China
C) Germany
D) Switzerland

119 An Indian-American student, ___________, has been awarded with ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ award in Oct 2014 for his innovative design of an eco-friendly device that will reduce carbon footprint while offering power for household usage.
A) Sunil Patel
B) Sunil Doshi
C) Sahil Doshi
D) None of These

120 UK economic growth stood at __________ in the third quarter (July-September), as per the data published by the Office for National Statistics in Oct 2014.
A) 0.3%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.7%
D) 1.1%
121 Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath has announced poll schedule for assembly elections in which states in Oct 2014? Poll will be conducted in Nov-Dec 2014.
A) Jharkhand and Haryana
B) Haryana and Jammu & Kashmir
C) Jharkhand and Maharashtra
D) Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir

122 Who has been chosen as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC), the apex policy making body of indirect taxes, Oct 2014?
A) R.K.Tyagi
B) JM Shanti Sundharam
C) Kaushal Srivastava
D) T.Suvarna Raju


123 India’s first hospital to treat abnormalities and diseases in fish will be set up in ____________ by mid-2015, as announced by Senior scientist T J Abraham in Oct 2014.
A) Kochin
B) Vishakhapatnam
C) Kolkata
D) Chennai

124 "UN Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 22-Oct
D) 23-Oct

125 Famous ___________ Actor S.S. Rajendran passed away in Oct 2014. He was also actively involved in politics for more than 2 decades.
A) Malayalam
B) Telugu
C) Tamil
D) Kannada

126 Famous freedom fighter _____________ who had worked for Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Azad Hind Fauj passed away in Almora in oct 2014?. He was 95.
A) Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon
B) Mohan Singh Deb
C) Jagdish Sharan Pande
D) Lakshmi Sahgal

127 India’s cueist ___________ outplayed former champion Peter Gilchrist in the 150 up points format World Billiards Championship final to win his 11th world title in Oct 2014.
A) Aditya Mehta
B) Kalpana Devi
C) Deborah
D) Pankaj Advani

128 Who has been re-elected as the new President of Brazil in Oct 2014 after election held in the same month?
A) Dilma Rousseff
B) Aecio Neves
C) Eduardo Campos
D) Luiz In¡cio Lula da Silva

129 Google CEO Larry Page has appointed Indian-born ___________ as head of all Google products business as part of a big management re-structure process in Oct 2014.
A) Krishna Bharat
B) Satya Nadella
C) Sundar Pichai
D) Shailesh Rao

130 Who won her fifth WTA Finals title after defeating Simona Halep of Romania by 6-3, 6-0 in Singapore Open in Oct 2014? With this win, she became the first player to win the season finale three times in a row since Monica Seles achieved the same feat in 1992.
A) Dominika Cibulkova
B) Li Na
C) Serena Williams
D) Maria Sharapova
131 South African football team captain and goalkeeper ___________ was killed when he was shot by burglars who broke into the house in Oct 2014.
A) Oupa Manyisa
B) Senzo Meyiwa
C) Thabo Matlaba
D) Daine Klate

132 "World Development Information Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 28-Oct
D) 23-Oct


133 India has been ranked at ___________ place for minority investor protection, as per a sub-ranking released by the World Bank as part of its annual Ease of Doing Business report in Oct 2014.
A) 11th
B) 7th
C) 13th
D) 9th

134 The former Union Minister ___________ has been designated to chair a global research platform panel on sustainable development named as "Future Earth Engagement Committee" in Oct 2014. This committee was instituted by an alliance of international organisations including the UNEP, the UNESCO and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) with focus in sustainable development.
A) Kapil Sibal
B) Jayanthi Natarajan
C) Jairam Ramesh
D) P. Chidambaram

135 Indian movie director _____________ won the prestigious Wildscreen Panda Award in Oct 2014. He/She won the coveted wildlife photography award in best newcomer category for her film, "Sirocco - how a dud became a stud". The documentary is about a New Zealand parrot who is the official spokesbird for conservation.
A) Ashwika Kapur
B) Ashish Chandola
C) Agastya Kapoor
D) Saravanakumar

136 The World Bank has Projected India's GDP growth at __________ in the current financial year 2014-15 and also said GDP growth will accelerate further to 6.4% in 2015-16 and 7% in 2016-17 in its report published in Oct 2014.
A) 5.4%
B) 5.6%
C) 5.1%
D) 6.1%

137 "World Thrift Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 31-Oct
D) 23-Oct

138 Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and her partner __________ won the WTA Women's double title held in Oct 2014.
A) Su-Wei Hseih
B) Cara Black
C) Shuai Peng
D) None of These

139 Indian golfer ___________ won his second title of the year, the Venetian Macau Open, in Oct 2014. This is also his fifth career win on the Asian Tour.
A) Shiv Kapur
B) Gaganjeet Bhullar
C) Jyoti Randhawa
D) Anirban Lahiri

140 Which company was ranked at No 1 position as per the Platts Global 250 Rankings for this year (published in Oct 2014)?
A) Chevron
B) Royal Dutch Shell
C) British Petroleum
D) Exxon Mobil Corp
141 Who has been elected the leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Legislature Party in Maharashtra to become BJP Party’s first Chief Minister of the state in Oct 2014?
A) J.P. Nadda
B) Nitin Gadkari
C) Devendra Fadnavis
D) Amit Shah

142 The Central Government has formed a committee headed by former CVC _____________ in Oct 2014 to assess compensation to be paid for taking over running or ready to produce mines.
A) G Gopalakrishna
B) Pratyush Sinha
C) PJ Nayak
D) Shanta Kumar


143 India has been ranked at ________ place in the list of 142 countries based on gender-based disparities, as per the World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index published in Oct 2014.
A) 102nd
B) 114th
C) 94th
D) 121st

144 Which country was ranked at No 1 place in the list of 142 countries based on gender-based disparities, as per the World Economic Forum's 2014 gender gap index published in Oct 2014?
A) Finland
B) Norway
C) Sweden
D) Iceland

145 Private sector lender ING Vysya Bank's Board has announced __________ as new Managing Director and CEO of the bank in Oct 2014.
A) V.G. Mathew
B) Shailendra Bhandari
C) Uday Sareen
D) V.A. Joseph

146 Japanese Telecom major, the Softbank group has invested USD 627 million in which Indian e-commerce company in Oct 2014?
A) Jabong
B) Snapdeal
C) FlipKart
D) Yepme

147 The International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh has sentenced the Jamaat -e-Islami Chief __________ to death penalty in Oct 2014 for crimes against humanity during 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
A) Motiur Rahman Nizami
B) Ghulam Azam
C) Delwar Hossain Sayeedi
D) Abdul Quader Molla

148 "World Statistics Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 20-Oct
D) 23-Oct

149 _________ President Michael Sata, also known as 'King Cobra' because of his venomous tongue, passed away in London in Oct 2014.
A) Columbia
B) Zambia
C) Congo
D) Kenya

150 "Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar" was authored by _________ which was  released on 15 October 2014.
A) Dilip D'Souza
B) Arundhati Ghose
C) Javed Anand
D) Khalid A. H. Ansari
151 India has been ranked at _________ position in the list of 189 countries in the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report published in Oct 2014.
A) 120th
B) 132nd
C) 142nd
D) 154th

152 Which country secured No 1 position with 88.27 points in the list of 189 countries in the latest World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business" report published in Oct 2014?
A) New Zealand
B) Hong Kong
C) Denmark
D) Singapore


153 The Central Government has submitted a list of names of ____________ Indian account holders in HSBC Bank, Geneva, in black money case to the Supreme Court in Oct 2014. The list was handed over to SIT team probing the black money case.
A) 541
B) 521
C) 627
D) 697

154 Who has been appointed Chairman of the Prasar Bharati Board for next 3 years in Oct 2014?
A) A Surya Prakash
B) Urvashi Butalia
C) Mrinal Pande
D) Arun Bhatnagar

155 Who has been elected as the vice-president of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in Macau in Oct 2014? Representatives from Malaysian broadcaster RTM and Japan's NHK were also chosen as vice-presidents while the representative from South Korean broadcaster KBS was chosen president.
A) A Surya Prakash
B) Urvashi Butalia
C) Jawhar Sircar
D) Arun Bhatnagar

156 Which Indian PSU firm overtook Reliance Industries to become the highest ranked Indian energy firm as per the Platts Global 250 Rankings for this year (published in Oct 2014)?
A) Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)
B) Coal India
C) Indian Oil Corp
D) HPCL

157 Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and former Australian Captain _____________ were inducted as one of the latest honorees in the Bradman Foundation at a gala dinner held at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground in Oct 2014.
A) Allan Border
B) Ricky Ponting
C) Steve Waugh
D) Mark Taylor

158 The US economy grew at an annual rate of _______ in the third quarter (July-September) of the current year, announced in Oct 2014.
A) 3.5%
B) 3%
C) 2.8%
D) 4.6%

159 The Finance Ministry has issued new austerity measures to match up with the lower revenue realization till Oct 2014. The measures include _____ cut in non-Plan expenditure and ban on creation of new posts.
A) 5%
B) 10%
C) 15%
D) 20%

160 India has been ranked at _________ place out of total 76 countries in terms of Global Hunger Index (GHI), published in Oct 2014.
A) 42nd
B) 38th
C) 55th
D) 61st
61 Who won the 2014 World’s Children Prize after a global voting involving millions of children in Oct 2014?
A) Malala Yousufzai
B) Kailash Satyarth
C) Indira Ranamagar
D) Aung San Suu Kyi

162 "International Day of Rural women" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Oct
B) 16-Oct
C) 15-Oct
D) 13-Oct


163 Who has been appointed as the new Economic Affairs Secretary in Oct 2014?
A) Rajiv Mehrishi
B) Arvind Mayaram
C) Arvind Gupta
D) Shashi Kant Sharma

164 Famous Indian cueist ___________ won another World Title by defeating UK’s Robert Hall in the World Billiards Championship finals in the Timed Format in Oct 2014.
A) Aditya Mehta
B) Alok Kumar
C) Rupesh Shah
D) Pankaj Advani

165 Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated 139th birth anniversary of India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, __________ as National Unity Day. He also marked the day as "Rashtriya Ekta Divas".
A) 22-Oct
B) 12-Oct
C) 31-Oct
D) 29-Oct

166 India’s core sector output, consisting of eight key sectors, growth stood at ______ in September (announced in Oct 2014).
A) 2.1%
B) 1.9%
C) 2.7%
D) 5.8%

167 Indian famous badminton player Saina Nehwal jumped by a place to ____________ rank in the latest Badminton World Federation women's singles rankings published in Oct 2014.
A) Fourth
B) Sixth
C) Fifth
D) Seventh

168 Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 _________ gas tragedy, passed in the U.S. state of Florida in Oct 2014.
A) Gwalior
B) Indore
C) Bhopal
D) Nagpur

169 The Champion Tennis League (CTL) oragnisers revealed how many teams for the league in Oct 2014 which will be played from November 17 to 26?
A) Seven
B) Five
C) Six
D) Eight

170 Fortune released the list of most powerful, influential, important people in business under age 40 in Oct 2014. Ridesharing service company Uber's Co-founder was ranked at No 1 position in the list. What is his name?
A) Mark Zuckerberg
B) Travis Kalanick
C) Matteo Renzi
D) Jan Koum
171 India's first olive refinery was started in which state in Oct 2014 to fulfil the country’s demand of olive oil in coming years?
A) Gujarat
B) Assam
C) Rajasthan
D) Karnataka

172 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the countrymen over radio for the first time in his programme __________ in Oct 2014.
A) Mann Ki Asha
B) Radio Ki Baat
C) Mann Ki Baat
D) None of These


173 "World Mental Health Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Oct
B) 11-Oct
C) 10-Oct
D) 13-Oct

174 Which global newspaper issued an apology to its readers for its racist cartoon on India’s Mars Mission in Oct 2014?
A) Wall Street Journal
B) New York Times
C) USA Today
D) Washington Times

175 Telecom gear maker Nokia announced to shut down its plant in which Indian city from November 1 as Microsoft has terminated mobile purchase agreement from the factory and it is left with no business?
A) Hyderabad
B) Bangalore
C) Chennai
D) Pune

176 Which Indian private bank launched "KayPay" product for facebook users to send money to each other in Oct 2014?
A) HDFC Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
D) Yes Bank

177 Gujarat government has set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to promote __________ as the state's cultural capital and encourage tourism in the city in Oct 2014.
A) Ahmedabad
B) Vadodara
C) Surat
D) Baroda

178 Union Minister of State for Textiles Santosh Kumar Gangwar launched the Pashmina Promotion Programme (P3) at Dehairing Plant Complex in which state/region with an aim to increase production of pashmina wool in a time bound manner?
A) Manali
B) Srinagar
C) Leh
D) Dehradun

179 India Expo 2014, an event focused on showcasing India’s export potential in key sectors and its marketing has been organized by the Federation of Indian Export Organization in which city in Oct 2014?
A) Dubai
B) Doha
C) Riyadh
D) Bamgkok

180 India signed the Minamata Convention on 30th September on __________.
A) Silver
B) Mercury
C) Arsenic
D) Uranium
181 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' in Oct 2014. Under the programme, each MP will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in ________ villages by 2019.
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four

182 "World Arthiritis Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 17-Oct
B) 12-Oct
C) 20-Oct
D) 23-Oct


183 American ________ Elizabeth Pena died in Oct 2014 in Los Angeles following a brief illness.
A) Actress
B) Author
C) Musician
D) Singer

184 Which bank has launched the ‘e-Mandate’ (digital mandate) service in Oct 2014 for the utility companies for monthly subscriptions/bill payments?
A) Allahabad Bank
B) Punjab National Bank
C) Corporation Bank
D) Bank of Baroda

185 Which country has the largest number of polio cases (80%) in the world, as per World Health Organisation data published in Oct 2014?
A) Afghanistan
B) Pakistan
C) Nigeria
D) Iran

186 Lu Shanglei of ________ defeated Aleksander Indjic of Serbia in the 13th and final round to win the World junior Chess title in Oct 2014.
A) Japan
B) Thailand
C) China
D) Malaysia

187 The International Cricket Council (ICC) awarded the global broadcast agreement rights for ICC Events from 2015 to 2023 to _____________ in Oct 2014.
A) Set Max
B) Star India and Star Middle East
C) Ten Sports
D) None of These

188 "The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Oct
B) 19-Oct
C) 17-Oct
D) 23-Oct

189 A five-year-old Indian boy, _________, has become the youngest person to reach the Everest Base Camp (EBC) in Oct 2014.
A) Harshit Sharma
B) Harshit Saumitra
C) Amit Saumitra
D) None of These

190 Which country announced the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards in Oct 2014 to honour individuals who have worked to strengthen the relationship with India over the years?
A) Germany
B) USA
C) UK
D) Singapore
191 Embassy Office Parks, the joint venture between of Embassy Group and the Blackstone Group Lp, said it signed the largest commercial real estate lease deal in India by size with e-commerce firm ________ in Oct 2014.
A) Snapdeal
B) Amazon
C) Jabong
D) Flipkart

192 Which country was ranked as the world’s favourite destination among expats, based on a poll result on quality of life conducted by HSBC in Oct 2014?
A) China
B) Switzerland
C) Sweden
D) None of These


193 "Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 29-Oct
B) 18-Oct
C) 21-Oct
D) 24-Oct

194 68th Infantry Day was observed across India on __________ to pay homage to war heroes.
A) 27-Oct
B) 18-Oct
C) 21-Oct
D) 24-Oct

195 The Central Government has appointed whom as India's next Chief Economic Advisor in Oct 2014?
A) Kaushik Basu
B) Arvind Subramanian
C) C. Rangarajan
D) Raghuram Rajan

196 Which bank launches mPassBook facility on its smart phon application, for its retail banking users in Oct 2014?
A) State Bank of India
B) Punjab National Bank
C) IDBI Bank
D) Bank of Baroda

197 Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced _________ relief for rebuilding damaged homes and hospitals in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir in Oct 2014.
A) Rs.1250 crore
B) Rs.1000 crore
C) Rs.745 crore
D) Rs.600 crore

198 The 10th edition of World Islamic Economic Forum, WIEF was held in which city in Oct 2014? More than 2,000 participants from 100 countries of the world took part in the three day event. The theme of the forum was “Innovative Partnerships for Economic Growth”.
A) New Delhi
B) Dubai
C) Paris
D) Geneva

199 Rear Admiral ___________ assumed office as Chief of Staff of Southern Naval Command in Oct 2014.
A) Amit Doval
B) M S Pawar
C) Atul Kumar Jai
D) None of These

200 Which Bollywood actor was summoned by a US Federal Court in Los Angeles in Oct 2014 for allegedly instigating violence against the Sikh community during the November 1984 riots?
A) Anupam Kher
B) Rishi Kapoor
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) None of These
201 Which country became the first European Union (EU) country to officially recognise the State of Palestine in Oct 2014?
A) Switzerland
B) Sweden
C) Poland
D) Germany

202 "World Osteoporosis Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 27-Oct
B) 24-Oct
C) 20-Oct
D) 23-Oct


203 India ended its 17th Asian Games journey at the Eighth place on the medal tally with total 57 medals in Oct 2014. India won how many gold medals?
A) 10 Gold Medals
B) 11 Gold Medals
C) 12 Gold Medals
D) 13 Gold Medals

204 Asia Index Pvt Ltd (AIPL), a joint venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices and __________, has announced the launch of two more indices for investors in Indian market for Future Index and CPSE Index in Oct 2014.
A) National Stock Exchange
B) Bombay Stock Exchange
C) Commodity Stock Exchange
D) None of These

205 "World Standard Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 15-Oct
B) 10-Oct
C) 22-Oct
D) 11-Oct

206 Who won the China Open Women's singles title in Oct 2014?
A) Eugenie Bouchard
B) Serena Williams
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Petra Kvitova

207 Noted lyricist ________ was honoured with the National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13 (presented in Oct 2014).
A) Guljar
B) Javed Akhtar
C) Sameer
D) None of These

208 Who is the author of the book "A Man and A Motorcycle, How Hamid Karzai Came to Power" written by __________ was launched in Oct 2014.
A) Youssof Kohzad
B) Danish Karokhel
C) Emal Pasarly
D) Bette Dam

209 Narendra Modi government named three persons, Pradip Burman, Goabased mining firm Timblo Pvt Ltd and its five directors and Rajkot-based bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya in black money case. Pradip Burman was associated with which Indian FMCG group?
A) Marico
B) Dabur
C) Unilever
D) Wipro

210 A significant oil discovery has been made in Oct 2014 near in the Cambay basin in which Indian state that may be the biggest onland find this year?
A) Madharashtra
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Karnataka
211 Which Indian movie won the People’s Choice Award in the Mondo Genre (world genre) at the ninth edition of the Rome Film Festival held in Oct 2014?
A) The Good Road
B) Queen
C) Haider
D) The Lunchbox

212 "International Animation day" is observed on ____________.
A) 25-Oct
B) 28-Oct
C) 22-Oct
D) 21-Oct


213 _______ (for his reporting in TheHindu ), Al Jazeera English, USA Today and Global Post were chosen among the winners of the World Media Summit (WMS) Global Awards for Excellence, 2014 in Oct 2014.
A) P. Sainath
B) Deepa Bhatia
C) Siddharth Varadarajan
D) Aruna Roy

214 Union government has approved to set up six more Software Technology Parks of India (STPIs) in which state of India in Oct 2014?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Odissa
D) Assam

215 The Indian men’s kabaddi Team won its seventh consecutive gold by defeating which country in Asian Games 2014 in Oct 2014?
A) Iraq
B) China
C) Pakistan
D) Iran

216 "World Polio Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 29-Oct
B) 18-Oct
C) 21-Oct
D) 24-Oct

217 Which country secured No 1 position in the medal tally of the 17th Asian Games 2014 held in Sep-Oct 2014?
A) China
B) Australia
C) South Korea
D) Japan

218 Which player was chosen as Man of the Series in the Champions League Twenty20 title held in Sep-oct 2014?
A) AB de Villiers
B) Virat Kohli
C) Suresh Raina
D) Gautam Gambhir

219 Which Country has reported the the highest number of polio cases in 14 years, as per WHO report published in Oct 2014?
A) Iraq
B) Afghanishtan
C) Pakistan
D) Syria

220 Delhi Metro has been ranked at _______ among 18 international Metro systems in terms of customer satisfaction, as per an online customer survey result published in Oct 2014.
A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth
221 Which IT Services Company has acquired digital marketing company Cadient Group of life sciences companies for around USD 30 million in Oct 2014?
A) Infosys
B) Cognizant
C) Wipro
D) TCS

222 The Central Government has launched which website in Oct 2014 to track attendance of government employees on real time basis?
A) attendingtime.gov.in
B) Presenttime.gov.in
C) attendance.gov.in
D) Swipe.gov.in


223 "National Post day" is observed on ____________.
A) 15-Oct
B) 10-Oct
C) 22-Oct
D) 11-Oct

224 The Post Sachar Evaluation Committee headed by __________ presented the final report to Dr. Najma A Heptulla, the Union Minister for Minorities Affairs in Oct 2014.
A) Hari Gautam
B) TSR Subramanain
C) Shanta Kumar
D) Amitabh Kundu

225 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Shramev Jayate programme in New Delhi to implement labour reforms in Oct 2014. The scheme was dedicated to which Indian famous person?
A) Syama Prasad Mookerjee
B) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay
C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
D) None of These

226 Ten-year-old Sadiq, suffering from cancer was made the Police Commissioner of which city for one day to fulfil his dream in Oct 2014?
A) Bangalore
B) Chennai
C) Hyderabad
D) Bhopal

227 BCCI has suspended all bilateral cricket tours and Cricket related relationship with which country for suddenly cancelling its tour of India in Oct 2014?
A) Sri Lanka
B) Bangladesh
C) Pakistan
D) West Indies
228 Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was observed across the world on _______ 2014. Theme for 2014 GHD is Clean Hands Save Lives.
A) 15-Oct
B) 10-Oct
C) 22-Oct
D) 11-Oct

229 Who was awarded with the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2014 (announced in Oct 2014)?
A) Denis Mukwege Mukengere
B) Nasrin Sotoudeh
C) Mohamed Bouazizi
D) Guillermo Fari±as

230 Who was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Haryana in Oct 2014?
A) Om Prakash Chautala
B) Bhupinder Singh Hooda
C) Manohar Lal Khattar
D) Rao Inderjit Singh


Answers:
111 Ans) Malala Yousafzai
112 Ans) 2017
113 Ans) T K Vishwanathan
114 Ans) 16-Oct
115 Ans) Mahindra Two-Wheelers
116 Ans) Laishram Sarita Devi
117 Ans) Beijing
118 Ans) Switzerland
119 Ans) Sahil Doshi
120 Ans) 0.7%
121 Ans) Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir
122 Ans) Kaushal Srivastava
123 Ans) Kolkata
124 Ans) 24-Oct
125 Ans) Tamil
126 Ans) Jagdish Sharan Pande
127 Ans) Pankaj Advani
128 Ans) Dilma Rousseff
129 Ans) Sundar Pichai
130 Ans) Serena Williams
131 Ans) Senzo Meyiwa
132 Ans) 24-Oct
133 Ans) 7th
134 Ans) Jairam Ramesh
135 Ans) Ashwika Kapur
136 Ans) 5.6%
137 Ans) 31-Oct
138 Ans) Cara Black
139 Ans) Anirban Lahiri
140 Ans) Exxon Mobil Corp
141 Ans) Devendra Fadnavis
142 Ans) Pratyush Sinha
143 Ans) 114th
144 Ans) Iceland
145 Ans) Uday Sareen
146 Ans) Snapdeal
147 Ans) Motiur Rahman Nizami
148 Ans) 20-Oct
149 Ans) Zambia
150 Ans) Dilip De Souza
151 Ans) 142nd
152 Ans) Singapore
153 Ans) 627
154 Ans) A Surya Prakash
155 Ans) Jawhar Sircar
156 Ans) Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC)
157 Ans) Steve Waugh
158 Ans) 3.5%
159 Ans) 10%
160 Ans) 55th
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