August 15th, 2014 Current Affairs Bits

1. Who of the following took the reins of the fourth largest army in the World (India)?

a. General Bikram Singh
b. General Dalbir Singh
c. General Thimmayya
d. Lt. General Philip Campose

2. Human Development Index is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices to measure the well being of a country. This index is released by the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) every year. The latest report was released on July 24, 2014. What is the rank of India out of 187 countries?

a. 127
b. 132
c. 135
d. 137


3. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Shashi Kanth has been appointed as the member of the United Nations Board of Auditors. The term of this office is ?

a. 4 years
b. 5 years
c. 6 years
d. 7 years

4. Who of the following state Governors has not been replaced after the formation of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government at the central level?

a. Gujarat
b. Mizoram
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Andhra Pradesh

5. Which of the following days the World Ozone Day is observed?

a. August 15th 
b. September 16th 
c. October 2nd
d. December 1st