Current Affairs July 2014 Questions and Answers [PDF]

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1. Which team won the Indian Premier League 2014?
Answer: Kolkata Knight Riders

2. BG Srinivas has recently resigned as the president and board member of which company?
Answer: Infosys

3. Who has been appointed as India’s National Security Advisor?
Answer: Ajith Kumar Doval

4. The new Ministry created by the Government of India?
Answer: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

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5. As per the latest announcement by the US president, the American troops will remain in Afghanistan till which year?
Answer: 2016

6. Who has been selected as the goodwill ambassador for the 25th National Games?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

7. Sanchez Ceren has been sworn in as the President of which Latin American country?
Answer: El Salvador

8. World No-Tobacco Day was observed on …………?
Answer: May 31

9. Who is appointed as the new Attorney General of India?
Answer: Mukul Rohatgi

10. Who tops the Forbes list of world’s 100 most powerful women?
Answer: Angela Merkel

11. Peter Mutharika has won the recently held presidential election in which African country?
Answer: Malawi

12. The army chief of Thailand who has recently captured power in the country?
Answer: General Prayuth Chan-ocha

13. Who has been appointed as the pro-term Speaker of the new Lok Sabha?
Answer: Kamal Nath

14. The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has started drilling an exploratory well in which basin in Tamilnadu?
Answer: Palar

15. Sultan Azlan Shah, who passed away recently, was known as the pioneer of which game in Malaysia?
Answer: Hockey

16. Which company has acquired Network18 Media?
Answer: Reliance Industries Ltd.

17. Who has been appointed as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister?
Answer: Nripendra Mishra

18. Vineet Taneja has been appointed as the CEO of which Indian company?
Answer: Micromax

19. Who has been elected as the President of Egypt?
Answer: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

20. Which American author and civil rights activist who wrote I Know why the Caged Bird Sings passed away on May 28?
Answer: Maya Angelou

21. Which village in Nagaland has been declared as the country’s first tobacco-free village?
Answer: Gariphema

22. As per the Andhra Pradesh reorganization Act 2014, Hyderabad will be the joint capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for how many years?
Answer: Ten

23. World Blood Donor Day was observed on ……….?
Answer: June 14

24. Which Malayalam writer was selected for the Moortidevi Award for 2013?
Answer: C. Radhakrishnan. He got the award for his novel, Theekkadal Kadanju Thirumadhuram.

25. Which Legislative Assembly passed a bill prohibiting dance bars in hotels all over the state?
Answer: Maharashtra

26. The recently conducted Indo-French Air Exercise in Jodhpur was named …………?
Answer: Garud V

27. Name the new Commander in Chief of the Strategic Forces Command?
Answer: Lt. Gen Amit Sharma

28. Which Indian scientist was elected as member of the UN Commission on the Limits of Continental Shelf (UNCLCS)?
Answer: Rasik Ravindra

29. Who is elected as the President for the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly?
Answer: Sam Kahamba Kutesa. He is currently the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uganda.

30. World Day Against Child Labour was observed on …………..?
Answer: June 12

31. The World Bank has recently lowered the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast for India to ………….. percent?
Answer: 5.5, The forecast was 6.2% in World Bank’s January report.

32. Who has been re-elected as the President of Columbia?
Answer: Juan Manuel Santos

33. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was observed on ……………?
Answer: June 15

34. World Day to combat Desertification and Drought was observed on …………….?
Answer: June 17

35. Who won the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2014?
Answer: Australia. They beat the Netherlands in the Final.

36. Who is appointed as the new Revenue Secretary?
Answer: Shaktikanta Das

37. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his first official foreign visit to which country?
Answer: Bhutan

38. Name the Indian left-arm spinner who recently announced his retirement from Cricket?
Answer: Murli Karthik

39. Which Indian origin Physicist in UK, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider experiment, was awarded knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II?
Answer: Tejinder Virdee

40. The Maharashtra government has approved the creation of Palghar as its 36th district, bifurcating which existing district?
Answer: Thane

41. Which became the first Kerosene-free city in India?
Answer: Delhi

42. Who won the 2014 the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals?
Answer: San Antonio Spurs

43. Name the Autobiography written by the legendary Bollywood superstar Dileep Kumar?
Answer: The Substance and the Shadow

44. Who was recently elected to become the new Prime Minister of Finland?
Answer: Alexander Stubb

45. Who won the FIDE Rapid Chess Championship held in Dubai?
Answer: Magnus Carlsen

46. Name the Russian Deputy Prime Minister who visited India in June? Answer: Dmitry O Rogozin

47. Which Hindi writer won the Jnanpith Award 2013?
Answer: Kedarnath Singh

48. Name the recently declared international awards instituted by the Samuel Yin of Taiwan?
Answer: Tang Prize

49. Which Indian born writer was selected for the 2014 Pen Pinter Prize?
Answer: Salman Rushdie

50. Name the newly created district of West Bengal?
Answer: Alipurduar

51. Which Indian origin scientist was selected for the World Food Prize 2014?
Answer: Sanjaya Rajaram

52. Who is appointed as the Private Secretary to Prime Minister?
Answer: Rajeev Topno

53. Who won the Women’s Hockey World Cup 2014?
Answer: The Netherlands

54. Name the new King of Spain?
Answer: Felipe VI

55. World Refugee Day was observed on …………….?
Answer: June 20

56. Who won the Australian Open F1 Grand Prix?
Answer: Nico Rosberg

57. Name the two sites in India which recently entered the World Heritage list?
Answer: Rani-ki-Vav (Gujarat) and the Great Himalayan National Park (Himachal Pradesh)

58. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking were observed on ………….?
Answer: June 26

59. The Indian national air carrier, Air India, has recently joined which global airlines grouping?
Answer: Star Alliance

60. Which South African Cricketer has replaced Virat Kohli as the number one batsman in the ICC ODI rankings?
Answer: AB de Villiers

61. World Music Day was celebrated on …………..?
Answer: June 21

62. Camel has been declared as the state animal of which Indian state recently?
Answer: Rajasthan

63. Which Wildlife Sanctuary in India become country’s 47th Tiger reserve recently?
Answer: Bor Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra

64. Who clinched 2014 women’s Wimbledon title?
Answer: Petra Kvitova

65. Who is appointed as the Governor of Mizoram?
Answer: Kamla Beniwal

66. Who is appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of UN Women?
Answer: Emma Watson

67. The World Population Day was observed across the world on:
Answer: July 11

68. Who is sworn in as the Governor of Goa?
Answer: Margaret Alva

69. Which is India’s first indigenously developed warship delivered to Indian Navy recently?
Answer: INS Kamorta

70. Gandhi Peace Prize 2013 presented to?
Answer: Environmentalist and social activist Chandi Prasad Bhatt

President Appoints New Governors to Five States

President of India, Pranab Mukherjee appointed Governors of five states, namely Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Nagaland.

Given below is the list of Governors and their respective state of appointment:

1. Keshari Nath Tripathi: Governor of West Bengal
2. Balramji Dass Tandon: Governor of Chhattisgarh
3. Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya: Governor of both Nagaland and Tripura
4. Ram Naik: Governor of Uttar Pradesh
5. Om Prakash Kohli: Governor of Gujarat

71. Which city to host BRICS Summit 2015?
Answer: Russian city Ufa

72. Who is sworn in as the President of Syria?
Answer: Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a third 7-year term as president of Syria.

73. Who is sworn in as the new President of Iraq?
Answer: Muhammad Fuad Masum

74. Who is appointed as the fourth deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
Answer: S S Mundra

75. Who is appointed as the Governor of Haryana?
Answer: Kaptan Singh Solanki

76. Who becomes the first Indian woman gymnast to win a medal in Commonwealth Games?
Answer: Dipa Karmakar scripted history as she clinched bronze in the vault event in the Commonwealth Games 2014 at Glasgow, Scotland, by becoming the first Indian woman gymnast and second person of the country to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

77. Who took charge as the new Chief of Indian Army?
Answer: General Dalbir Singh Suhag

78. Which country becomes First Nation to Legalize Child Labour?
Answer: Bolivia

79. Sixth BRICS Summit 2014 held in:
Answer: Brazil

80. Bollywood Actor who conferred with top French civilian award “Knight of the Legion of Honor” (National Order of the Legion of Honour) on July 2014?
Answer: Shah Rukh Khan

81. Who is the Indian Mathematician who becomes Joint Winner Of ‘2014 George Polya Prize’?
Answer: Nikhil Srivastava

82. Who Won British Grand Prix 2014?
Answer: Lewis Hamilton

83. Which country won 2014 FIFA Football World Cup?
Answer: Germany

84. India’s First Indigenous Anti-Submarine Warship …………. handed over to Indian Navy recently?
Answer: INS Kamrota

85. International Tiger Day Observed Across the World on:
Answer: 29th July 2014

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