Current Affairs Quiz -1

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  • 1. 
     Hugo Chavez, who died of cancer, is a president of which of the following countries?  
    • A. 

      1) Venezuela

    • B. 

      2) Ecuador

    • C. 

      3) Indonesia

    • D. 

      4) Cuba

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 2. 
     The China Football Association has named which of the following football stars as the Ambassador for the Chinese Super League?  
    • A. 

      1) Zinedine Zidane

    • B. 

      2) David Beckham

    • C. 

      3) Lionel Messi

    • D. 

      4) Cristiano Ronaldo

    • E. 

      5) Radamel Falcao

  • 3. 
    Unknown to many, the world's largest magnet, weighing 50,000 tonnes and slated to be several times bigger than the one at the Compact Muon Solenoid detector at CERN, Geneva, is being designed at which of the following Indian research centres?        
    • A. 

      1) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).

    • B. 

      2) Tata institute of fundamental research

    • C. 

      3) Indian Institute of Science

    • D. 

      4) Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 4. 
     Punjab, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana have been ranked at the top of the Well Being Index (WBI), while southern states, Gujarat and most of the north-eastern states emerged as the most secure ones for women in the Female Security Index (FSI). These indexes have been released by which of the following groups?  
    • A. 

      1) Ebay Strategic Group

    • B. 

      2) Tata Strategic Management Group

    • C. 

      3) Rubicon Strategy Group

    • D. 

      4) Infosys - Aligning Sourcing Strategy

    • E. 

      5) None of these

  • 5. 
     Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), in order to curb the menace of insider trading, has set up a new committee headed by      
    • A. 

      1) Justice Kriti Singh

    • B. 

      2) Justice. N.K. Sodhi

    • C. 

      3) Justice Mohit Shah

    • D. 

      4) Justice Arun Mishra

    • E. 

      5) Justice D. Murugesan

  • 6. 
    Bharti Airtel on March 6 launched a new roaming scheme for its prepaid customers in Delhi which will enable them to receive free incoming calls in five states. Which of the following states is not included under the scheme?      
    • A. 

      1) Rajasthan

    • B. 

      2) UP

    • C. 

      3) Bihar

    • D. 

      4) Uttarakhand

    • E. 

      5) Jharkhand

  • 7. 
     Which of the following pairs of countries introduced a joint resolution at the United Nations Security Council on March 5 that would intensify sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear test last month, targeting the country's banking activities and its diplomats?  
    • A. 

      1) US and China

    • B. 

      2) US and India

    • C. 

      3) US and France

    • D. 

      4) US and South Korea

    • E. 

      5) US and Japan

  • 8. 
     Which of the following Bollywood stars was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the alleged irregularities in the conduct of the second season of the Indian Premier League on March 5?          
    • A. 

      1) Shilpa Shetty

    • B. 

      2) Shah Rukh Khan

    • C. 

      3) Preity Zinta

    • D. 

      4) Juhi Chawla

    • E. 

      5) Rahul Bose

  • 9. 
    Akshayraj Kore became the latest Indian chess player to achieve the Grandmaster title after he came up with a career-best rating performance to win the ‘A’ category of the Cannes Festival that concluded in the French city .To which city does he belong?          
    • A. 

      1) Pune

    • B. 

      2) Hyderabad

    • C. 

      3) Ranchi

    • D. 

      4) Ahmedabad

    • E. 

      5) Mumbai

  • 10. 
    Name the four-day festival, the first of its kind ,displaying arts, craft and literature from eastern India , that will organised in Jodhpur from 9th to 12th March.        
    • A. 

      1) Lait kala-2013

    • B. 

      2) Octave-2013

    • C. 

      3) Shilp Haat -2013

    • D. 

      4) Divine Connection-2013

    • E. 

      5) None of these

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