Current Affairs - Quiz - 13

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Current Affairs - Quiz - 13


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  • 1. 
    The new pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, was elected to be the new leader of the troubled Roman Catholic Church on March 13.He belongs to the country      
    • A. 

      1) Vatican City

    • B. 

      2) US

    • C. 

      3) Argentina

    • D. 

      4) Germany

    • E. 

      5) France

  • 2. 
    Who among the following was named as China's new President and head of the military on March 14, succeeding Hu Jintao?      
    • A. 

      1) Li Yuanchao

    • B. 

      2) Xi Zhongxun

    • C. 

      3) Xi Jinping

    • D. 

      4) Bo Xilai

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 3. 
    It is for the first time in Nepalese political history that a sitting Chief Justice is being named as the Prime Minister (PM). He will head the interim government that will hold elections in three months. Identify him.      
    • A. 

      1) Khil Raj Regmi

    • B. 

      2) Pushpa Kamal Dahal

    • C. 

      3) Jhalanath Khanal

    • D. 

      4) Sushil Koirala

    • E. 

      5) Baburam Bhattarai

  • 4. 
    The world's largest ground-based observatory opened for business on March 14 in the country      
    • A. 

      1) France

    • B. 

      2) Switzerland

    • C. 

      3) Chile

    • D. 

      4) US

    • E. 

      5) Italy

  • 5. 
    Airports Council International (ACI), a global body of airports, has adjudged Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport as second best in the category of airports handling 25-40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) for its service quality for the year 2012.Which of the following airports has ranked first?      
    • A. 

      1) Beijing Airport

    • B. 

      2) Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport (Mumbai)

    • C. 

      3) Incheon airport (Seoul)

    • D. 

      4) Changi airport (Singapore)

    • E. 

      5) Nagoya airport (Japan)

  • 6. 
    Who among the following heavyweight boxers became the second Indian pugilist to advance to the medal rounds after defeating Yousef al-Nubani of Jordan 16-9 in the quarterfinals of the ASBC Asian Youth Boxing Championship in Subic Bay, Philippines on March 13?      
    • A. 

      1) Amritpreet Singh

    • B. 

      2) Abhishek Beniwal

    • C. 

      3) Narender Berwal

    • D. 

      4) Akhil Kumar

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 7. 
    The 28th International Food and Hospitality Fair, Aahar, showcasing a wide range of food products, processing and packaging tools and housekeeping equipment, began on March 14 in      
    • A. 

      1) New Delhi

    • B. 

      2) Jodhpur

    • C. 

      3) Thiruvananthapuram

    • D. 

      4) Hyderabad

    • E. 

      5) Pune

  • 8. 
    Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Anand Sharma, inaugurated the second India Engineering Sourcing Show in Mumbai on March 14. Which of the following is the partner country of the show?      
    • A. 

      1) Czech Republic

    • B. 

      2) Cuba

    • C. 

      3) Japan

    • D. 

      4) Mauritius

    • E. 

      5) Singapore

  • 9. 
    HPCL on March 14 announced signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a State government to set up a 9 million tonne per annum petroleum refining-cum-petrochemical complex at Barmer. Barmer is situated in the state      
    • A. 

      1) M.P.

    • B. 

      2) Chhattisgarh

    • C. 

      3) Jharkhand

    • D. 

      4) Rajasthan

    • E. 

      5) Haryana

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT an institutional credit agency?      
    • A. 

      1) Cooperative society

    • B. 

      2) Money Lender

    • C. 

      3) Regional Rural Banks

    • D. 

      4) Commercial Banks

    • E. 

      5) None of these

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