2014 Men's Hockey World Cup Winner?

2014 Men's Hockey World Cup Winner? - Sakshi


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 1.    Zeid al-Hussein will take over as the United Nations High

 Commissioner for Human Rights on September 1, 2014 replacing Navi Pillay of South Africa. Zeid al-Hussein is the Prince of?

     1) Yemen     2) Turkey

     3) Jordan     4) Saudi Arabia

     5) UAE

 

 2.    The Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC) submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Finance on June15, 2014. TARC is headed by?

     1) Raghuram Rajan

     2) Parthasarathy Shome

     3) C. Rangarajan

     4) R. Damodaran    5) U.K. Sinha

 

 3.    Defending champions crashed out of the FIFA World Cup football on June18, 2014 after their second defeat in five days. Name the team?

     1) Netherlands     2) Brazil

     3) Spain     4) Mexico    5) Uruguay

 

 4.    B.L.Joshi resigned as the Governor of which of the following States on June 17, 2014?

     1) Karnataka     2) Chhattisgarh

     3) Madhya Pradesh

     4) Uttar Pradesh    5) Jharkhand

 

 5.    World Day to Combat Desertific-ation (WDCD) is observed on?

     1) June 15     2) June 20

     3) June 17     4) June 5

     5) None of these

 

 6.    Which of the following cities has become the first 'Kerosene-free city' in India?

     1) Mumbai     2) Delhi

     3) Kolkata     4) Chennai

     5) Bangalore

 

 7.    Shaktikanta Das has been appointed as the new?

     1) Finance Secretary

     2) Financial Services Secretary

     3) Revenue Secretary

     4) Economic Affairs Secretary

     5) Commerce Secretary

 

 8.    Which of the following countries retained the men's hockey world cup title by beating the Netherl-ands 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera stadium in The Hague on June 15, 2014?

     1) Australia    2) Argentina

     3) England    4) India

     5) South Korea

 

 9.    Which team won the 2014 edition of women's hockey world cup held in The Hague, Netherlands on June14, 2014?

     1) Netherlands    2) Australia

     3) Argentina    4) USA

     5) Belgium

 

 10.    Who is the current Governor of the Bank of England, the central bank of the United Kingdom?

     1) Mark Carney

     2) Sir John Houblon

     3) Sir Edward George

     4) Sir Mervyn King

     5) None of these

 

 11.    Which country will host the FIFA U-20 World Cup from May 30 to June 20, 2015?

     1) Peru     2) Tunisia    3) Wales

     4) France    5) New Zealand

 

 12.    Which of the following African countries has won the right to host the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup?

     1) South Korea    2) Bahrain

     3) Kuwait   4) Qatar    5) UAE

 

 13.    Who among the following is not a Union Minister of State with independent charge?

     1) Piyush Goyal

     2) Jitendra Singh

     3) Nirmala Sitharaman

     4) General V.K. Singh

     5) Kalraj Mishra

 

 14.    Which of the following States won the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNW TO) Ulysses Award for sustainable tourism in January 2014?

     1) Sikkim    2) Jammu & Kashmir

     3) Kerala     4) Rajasthan

     5) Gujarat

 

 15.    The Cabinet Committee on Eco-nomic Affairs (CCEA) accorded approval for foreign equity participation up to 74% of the paid up capital in which of the following banks in January 2014?

     1) Yes Bank

     2) South Indian Bank

     3) Karur Vysya Bank

     4) Federal Bank

     5) Lakshmi Vilas Bank

 

 16.    Who is the present Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC)?

     1) Bikram Singh

     2) N.A.K. Browne

     3) Arup Raha    4) R.K. Dhowan

     5) None of these

 

 17.    Which of the following public sector banks launched 'Connect Card', a new ATM-cum-Debit Card, targeting young individuals in January 2014?

     1) State Bank of Hyderabad

     2) Canara Bank

     3) Corporation Bank

     4) Oriental Bank of Commerce

     5) Indian Overseas Bank

 

 18.    'Junbeel Mela' is an annual heritage festival celebrated in?

     1) Assam    2) Himachal Pradesh

     3) West Bengal

     4) Arunachal Pradesh    5) Odisha

 

 19.    Nest Labs was acquired by which of the following companies on January 14, 2014?

     1) Facebook     2) Google

     3) Microsoft    4) Amazon

     5) None of these

 

 20.    Dhanu Yatra, a drama festival, was celebrated in which of the following States in January 2014?

     1) Odisha     2) Karnataka

     3) Maharashtra    4) Rajasthan

     5) Andhra Pradesh

 

 21.    Arrow 3 or Hetz 3 is an anti-ballistic missile, jointly funded and developed by the USA and?

     1) Iran     2) China    3) Israel

     4) Pakistan    5) France

 

 22.    "With Malice towards One and All" was the popular weekly column written by?

     1) M.J. Akbar     2) P. Sainath

     3) Shekhar Gupta

     4) Prabhu Chawla

     5) Khushwant Singh

 

 23.    Who received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star by the Government of Japan recently?

     1) Amartya Sen    2) E. Sreedharan

     3) C. Rangarajan

     4) Raghuram Rajan

     5) None of these

 

 24.    With regard to share market, FPO means?

     1) Final Public Offer

     2) First Public Offer

     3) Follow on Public Offer

     4) Forward Public Offer

     5) None of these

 

 25.    Riots took place in Little India recently. Little India is an area in?

     1) Singapore     2) Malaysia

     3) Indonesia     4) Philippines

     5) Mauritius

 

 26.    Which of the following is related to Blue Revolution?

     1) Horticulture    2) Floriculture

     3) Pisciculture     4) Sericulture

     5) None of these

 

 27.    The National Judicial Academy is located in?

     1) Pune     2) Bhopal    3) Jaipur

     4) Patna    5) Hyderabad

 

 28.    Which of the following metals is used in spacecraft to withstand high temperatures?

     1) Iron     2) Titanium    3) Silver 4) Copper        5) Lead

 

 29.    Foreign exchange reserves include?

     1) Foreign currency deposits

     2) Gold

     3) Special Drawing Rights

     4) All 1,2 and 3

     5) None of these

 

 30.    Indian off-spinner R. Ashwin was given which of the following awards recently?

     1) Colonel C.K. Nayudu Award

     2) Dilip Sardesai Award

     3) Polly Umrigar Award

     4) ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year Award

     5) None of these

 

 31.    Which Indian scientist was awarded the Order of Merit of Russia in December 2013?

     1) G. Sateesh Reddy

     2) V.K. Saraswat

     3) Tessy Thomas

     4) Avinash Chander

     5) A. Sivthanu Pillai

 

 32.    India has signed the $1.01 billion deal with which of the following countries for six additional C-130J Super Hercules aircraft?

     1) USA    2) UK    3) France

     4) Germany    5) Japan

 

 33.    San Miguel or Chaparrastique volcano has erupted recently. It is located in?

     1) Indonesia    2) Ecuador

     3) El Salvador    4) Mexico

     5) Philippines

 

 34.    The largest foreign exchange reserves are held by the central bank of which of the following countries?

     1) Japan    2) Switzerland

     3) Saudi Arabia    4) China

     5) Brazil

 

 35.    Naira is the currency of which of the following African

 countries?

     1) Mozambique    2) Namibia

     3) Rwanda     4) Tanzania

     5) Nigeria

 

 36.    Which of the following is the capital city of Switzerland?

     1) Zurich     2) Geneva 3) Basel

     4) Berne     5) Lausanne

 

 37.    Identify the mismatched pair?

     COUNTRY    CURRENCY

     1) Afghanistan     Afghani

     2) Chile        Peso

     3) Israel     Shekel

     4) Ukraine     Hryvnia

     5) Mexico     Dollar

 

 38.    Who was honored with the Itihas Ratna by the Asiatic Society, Bihar in December 2013?

     1) Ramchandra Guha

     2) Romila Thapar

     3) Mridula Mukherjee

     4) Bipan Chandra

     5) None of these

 

 39.    Shakira is a pop singer who belongs to?

     1) USA     2) UK     3) Brazil

      4) Colombia     5) Mexico

 

 40.    Identify the mismatched pair?

         BOOK        AUTHOR

     1)    A Haunted     -    Virginia

         House        Woolf

     2)    Godfather     -    Mario Puzo

     3)    Crime and     -    Fyodor

         Punishment        Dostoyevsky

     4)    Paradise    -    John Milton

         Regained

     5)    The Waste    -    Ernest

         Land         Hemingway

 

 

 Key


 1) 3    2) 2    3) 3    4) 4    5) 3

 6) 2    7) 3    8) 1    9) 1    10) 1

 11) 5    12) 1    13) 5    14) 3    15) 4

 16) 1    17) 5    18) 1    19) 2    20) 1

 21) 3    22) 5    23) 2    24) 3    25) 1

 26) 3    27) 2    28) 2    29) 4    30) 3

 31) 5    32) 1    33) 3     34) 4    35) 5

 36) 4    37) 5    38) 4    39) 4    40) 5

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