Current Affairs - Quiz- 10

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is India’s first subsonic cruise missile?      

    • A.

      1) Brahmos

    • B.

      2) Trishul

    • C.

      3) Nirbhay

    • D.

      4) Dhanush

    • E.

      5) None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Brahmos
    Explanation
    Brahmos is India's first subsonic cruise missile. This missile is a joint venture between India and Russia and is named after the Brahmaputra and Moskva rivers. It is a supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from multiple platforms including land, sea, and air. Brahmos has a range of 290 km and can carry a conventional warhead of up to 300 kg. It is known for its precision strike capabilities and high speed, making it a formidable weapon in India's defense arsenal.

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  • 2. 

    India’s biggest shopping mall has been opened in Kochi recently which is developed by Lulu group at an investment of Rs 1, 600 crore. The Lulu group belong to which of the following countries?      

    • A.

      1) US

    • B.

      2) UK

    • C.

      3) UAE

    • D.

      4) Singapore

    • E.

      5) Russia

    Correct Answer
    C. 3) UAE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3) UAE. The biggest shopping mall in India, developed by the Lulu group, was opened in Kochi recently. The Lulu group belongs to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as indicated by the investment of Rs 1,600 crore in the project.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following countries’ Football Federation has decided to halt all football activity in the country for an indefinite period over a stadium riot in February2012?      

    • A.

      1) Brazil

    • B.

      2) Egypt

    • C.

      3) Argentina

    • D.

      4) Vietnam

    • E.

      5) Malaysia

    Correct Answer
    B. 2) Egypt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2) Egypt. The Egyptian Football Federation decided to halt all football activity in the country for an indefinite period due to a stadium riot that occurred in February 2012.

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  • 4. 

    The two week long ‘Key Resolve’ exercise, a largely computer simulated joint military exercise, started on March 11 between which of the following two countries?      

    • A.

      1) US and Japan

    • B.

      2) US and South Korea

    • C.

      3) US and China

    • D.

      4) US and India

    • E.

      5) US and Australia

    Correct Answer
    B. 2) US and South Korea
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2) US and South Korea. The Key Resolve exercise is a joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea. It is largely computer simulated and lasts for two weeks. This exercise is aimed at improving the coordination and readiness of the two countries' military forces in the event of a conflict or crisis in the Korean Peninsula.

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  • 5. 

    SAARC Literature Award was presented to five writers at Agra during the two days SAARC Festival of Literature recently. Who among the following is the Indian poet who was honoured with the prestigious Literature Award?      

    • A.

      1) Abhay K

    • B.

      2) Farheen Chaudhary

    • C.

      3) Daya Dissanayake

    • D.

      4) Abdul Khaliq Rashid

    • E.

      5) None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Abhay K
    Explanation
    Abhay K is the Indian poet who was honored with the prestigious Literature Award at the SAARC Festival of Literature in Agra.

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  • 6. 

    Who among the following has been appointed as Governor of Nagaland recently?      

    • A.

      1) DY Pail

    • B.

      2) Ashwani Kumar

    • C.

      3) SC Jamir

    • D.

      4) MC Bhandare

    • E.

      5) HR Bharadwaj

    Correct Answer
    D. 4) MC Bhandare
    Explanation
    MC Bhandare has been appointed as the Governor of Nagaland recently.

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  • 7. 

    Lilian, who died recently at the age of 97, was the princess of which of the following countries?      

    • A.

      1) Spain

    • B.

      2) Sweden

    • C.

      3) Australia

    • D.

      4) Canada

    • E.

      5) Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    B. 2) Sweden
    Explanation
    Lilian, who died recently at the age of 97, was the princess of Sweden.

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  • 8. 

    Tine Baun has won the women’s singles title recently at the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 in Birmingham defeating who among the following?      

    • A.

      1) Ratchanok Intanon

    • B.

      2) Sania Nehwal

    • C.

      3) Yang-Xiaoli

    • D.

      4) Cheng Shu

    • E.

      5) Lee Chong Wei

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Ratchanok Intanon
    Explanation
    Tine Baun won the women's singles title at the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 by defeating Ratchanok Intanon.

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  • 9. 

    Deodhar trophy is associated with which of the following games?      

    • A.

      1) Football

    • B.

      2) Cricket

    • C.

      3) Tennis

    • D.

      4) Badminton

    • E.

      5) None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. 2) Cricket
    Explanation
    The Deodhar Trophy is a cricket tournament in India. It is named after D. B. Deodhar, a former Indian cricketer. The tournament features teams representing different zones in India and is played in a one-day format. Therefore, the correct answer is 2) Cricket.

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  • 10. 

    What is the full form IDR as used in banking/financial sector?      

    • A.

      1) Indian Depository Receipt

    • B.

      2) Indian Deferred Receipt

    • C.

      3) Inaugural Dividend Receipt

    • D.

      4) Inaugural Deposit Receipt

    • E.

      5) None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. 1) Indian Depository Receipt
    Explanation
    IDR stands for Indian Depository Receipt in the banking/financial sector. This term refers to a financial instrument that allows Indian investors to invest in foreign securities. It represents shares of a foreign company that are held by a depository in India. Indian investors can purchase these receipts and indirectly own shares in the foreign company. This helps in diversifying investment portfolios and accessing international markets for Indian investors.

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