Friday, February 7, 2014

Daily Current Affairs and GK Quiz : 7th Feb 2014

1. Sebi chairman has got a two-year extension till 2016 to continue at the top job as finance ministry has issued a notification to this effect on 7th Feb 2014. Who is current SEBI chairman?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] U K Sinha
[B] G D Birla
[C] R Rangarajan
[D] C K Basu

2. PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar are among Fortune magazine's list of 50 most powerful women in business who are "taking on the world" by pushing into new territories and inspiring women in their home countries. The Fortune list of '50 most powerful women in business: Global edition' released on 7th feb 2014 has been topped by General Motors CEO who is the first woman to run a global automaker. Can you name her?
[Category: Recent GK Current Affairs]
[A] Mary Barra
[B] Kim Steinford
[C] Shea Mursar
[D] Charlotte Barry

3. The global conversation organisation, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) on 6 February 2014 appointed new director-general (DG) of the WWF International and his new role as the DG will start on 1 May 2014. Can you name him?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] James P Leape
[B] V K Iyengar
[C] Bill Marconi
[D] Marco Lambertini

4. Which eminent Hindi writer has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013 for his memoir 'Vyomkesh Darvesh' that is a biography of the noted Hindi scholar Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] Narendra Kohli
[B] Ramdarash Mishra
[C] Vishwanath Tripathi
[D] Amit Kumar Chaubey

5. Which company on Thursday, 6th Feb 2014, launched the Celerio car, which comes with the country's most affordable clutch-less/auto gear option?
[Category: Auto Expo Current Affairs]
[A] Hyundai
[B] Maruti
[C] Ford
[D] Honda

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