Download Current Affairs Questions and Answers April 2014 – Quiz 165

Download Current Affairs Questions and Answers April 2014:
 
Question Number 1: What was the name of Foreign Minister of the Iran, who was on an official visit to India recently?
A) Javad Zarif
B) Mamnoon Hussain
C) Hassan Rouhani
D) Ghulam Ahmad Bilour
Answer & Explanation: Javad Zarif.

Question Number 2: Who was sworn in as new Governor of Kerala on March 11, 2014?
A) Oommen Chandy
B) Nikhil Kumar
C) Sheila Dikshit
D) Hansraj Bhardwaj
Answer & Explanation: Sheila Dikshit was sworn in as new Governor of Kerala.

Question Number 3: Who has been elected as President of the Indian meteorological Society for 2014-16?
A) Akhilesh Gupta
B) Sameer Seikh
C) KC Chakrabarty
D) Ravi Singh
Answer & Explanation: Akhilesh Gupta has been elected as President of the Indian Meteorological Society.

Question Number 4: Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014?
A) Toyo Ito
B) Eduardo Souto de Mourna
C) Wang-Shu
D) Shigeru Ban
Answer & Explanation: Shigeru Ban won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014.

Question Number 5: Who will receive Sarawasti Samman for the year 2013 for his book “Dhool Paudho Par” published in 2008?
A) Bhimsen Joshi
B) Govind Mishra
C) Vijay Tendulkar
D) Sugathakumari
Answer & Explanation: Govind Mishra will receive Sarawasti Samman for the year 2013.

Question Number 6: Who won digital activism award on March 20, 2014?
A) Shubranshu Choudhary
B) Aditi Nalanda
C) Manish Sarkar
D) Arpan Shukla
Answer & Explanation: Shubranshu Choudhary won digital activism award on March 20, 2014.

Question Number 7: Who clinched the 15th Laureus Sportsman of the year Award in Kaula Lumpur?
A) Cristiano Ronaldo
B) Usain Bolt
C) Sebastian Vettel
D) Rafel Nadal
Answer & Explanation: Sebastian Vettel clinched 15th Laureus Sportsman of the year Award.

Question Number 8: What was the name of South African, international cricketer’s, who has announced his retirement from all forms of the game?
A) Herschelle Gibbs
B) AB de Villiers
C) Graeme Smith
D) Dale Steyn
Answer & Explanation: Graeme Smith has announced his retirement from all forms of the game.

Question Number 9: Who has been appointed as the Interim President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on March 28, 2014?
A) N. Srinivasan
B) Sunil Gavaskar
C) Jagmohan Dalmiya
D) Krishnamachari Srikkanth
Answer & Explanation: Sunil Gavaskar appointed as the Interim President of BCCI.

Question Number 10: What was the name of one of India’s best known writers, who passed away on March 21, 2014 at the age of 99?
A) Ajeet Sinha
B) Rajendra Prasad
C) Raja Sekh
D) Khushwant Singh
Answer & Explanation: Khushwant Singh passed away on March 21, 2014 at the age of 99.

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