Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers October 2013, October 7-october 13

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  • 1. 
    The Union Rural Development Minister on 6 October 2013 announced that the food subsidy and foodgrain allocation would be doubled for the state of Bihar under the National Food Security Act. Who is the Union Rural Development Minister of India?
    • A. 

      Sharad Pawar

    • B. 

      Salman Khurshid

    • C. 

      Jairam Ramesh

    • D. 

      Kapil Sibal

  • 2. 
    India on 7 October 2013 successfully test-fired it’s indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile. Prithvi-II missile belongs to which of the following categories?
    • A. 

      Surface-to-Surface

    • B. 

      Surface-to-Air

    • C. 

      Air-to-Air

    • D. 

      Air-to-Surface

  • 3. 
    Novak Djokovic clinched his fourth China Open title in five years on 6 October 2013 6-3 6-4 in the final. Novak Djokovic won the title against which player?
    • A. 

      Rafael Nadal

    • B. 

      Roger Federer

    • C. 

      Andy Murray

    • D. 

      Juan Martín del Potro

  • 4. 
    Which team clinched the Champions League Twenty-20 title by defeating Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in New Delhi on 6 October 2013?
    • A. 

      Chennai Super Kings

    • B. 

      Delhi daredevils

    • C. 

      Pune Warriors

    • D. 

      Mumbai Indians

  • 5. 
    When is the World Habitat Day observed?
    • A. 

      7 October

    • B. 

      10 October

    • C. 

      First Sunday of Every October

    • D. 

      First Monday of Every October

  • 6. 
    Who took charge as the first woman Chairperson of SBI on 7 October 2013?
    • A. 

      Shikha Sharma

    • B. 

      Kalpana Morparia

    • C. 

      Chanda Kochhar

    • D. 

      Arundhati Bhattacharya

  • 7. 
    When is the Indian Air Force Day celebrated?
    • A. 

      8 October

    • B. 

      9 October

    • C. 

      10 October

    • D. 

      11 October

  • 8. 
    Name the former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, the influential spiritual leader of Israel's Sephardic Jewish community who died on 7 October 2013 at Jerusalem.
    • A. 

      Yisroel Yaakov Fisher

    • B. 

      Ovadia Yosef

    • C. 

      Ovadia Hedaya

    • D. 

      Yefet ben Ali

  • 9. 
    Which India’s leading industrialist was inducted into National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the US for his outstanding contributions to industrial development in India as well as the world?
    • A. 

      Vijay Kumar

    • B. 

      Bal Raj Sehgal

    • C. 

      Ratan Tata

    • D. 

      Pradeep S Sindhu

  • 10. 
    Who won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology on 7 October 2013?
    • A. 

      James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Suedhof

    • B. 

      Peter Higgs and Francois Englert

    • C. 

      Michael Levitt, Martin Karplus and Arieh Warshel

    • D. 

      Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller

  • 11. 
    All-India Association of Industries (AIAI) on 8 October 2013 announced that it entered into an agreement with the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). What was the objective of this agreement?
    • A. 

      Promotion of trade between India and Pakistan

    • B. 

      Promotion of cordial relations between India and Pakistan

    • C. 

      Promotion of exchange of technology between India and Pakistan

    • D. 

      Promotion of exchanging opinions between India and Pakistan

  • 12. 
    The Union Cabinet on 8 October 2013 approved a notification for issuing Presidential order to establish a separate development board for Hyderabad-Karnataka region in Karnataka. Which one of the following articles in the Constitution grants special status to six backward districts in Hyderabad- Karnataka region?
    • A. 

      Article 371-J

    • B. 

      Article 371-I

    • C. 

      Article 356

    • D. 

      Article 361

  • 13. 
    According to the researchers from the Imperial College London and the King's College London, what led to increased risk of heart problems?
    • A. 

      Sitting for 4 hours at a stretch

    • B. 

      Not eating for 5 hours at a stretch

    • C. 

      Noise from the aircraft

    • D. 

      Sudden shock

  • 14. 
    Name the nine-time Prime Minister of Belgium and who led the European Union's Christian Democrat group, died on 9 October 2013 at Lokeren, in East Flanders.
    • A. 

      Paul-Henri Spaak

    • B. 

      Camille Huysmans

    • C. 

      Wilfried Martens

    • D. 

      Joseph Pholien

  • 15. 
    Where will the Commonwealth Games 2014 be hosted?
    • A. 

      Gold Coast, Australia

    • B. 

      Glasgow, Scotland

    • C. 

      Auckland, New Zealand

    • D. 

      Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 16. 
    Union Minister for Mines Dinsha J. Patel dedicated state of art Geo-scientific research vessel RV Samudra Ratnakar to the nation on 12 October 2013. The vessel was inaugurated at which of the following port?
    • A. 

      Kandla Port of Gujarat

    • B. 

      Paradeep Port of Odhisha

    • C. 

      Kochi Port, Kerala

    • D. 

      Chennai Port, Tamil Nadu

  • 17. 
    Samsung Electronics on 9 October 2013 became the first manufacturer to launch the first curved screen smartphone of the world. What is the name of this curved screen smartphone?
    • A. 

      Galaxy Round

    • B. 

      Galaxy Globe

    • C. 

      Galaxy Curve

    • D. 

      Galaxy Oval

  • 18. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 8 October 2013 directed the Union and all state governments to provide job reservation to disabled persons in all their departments, companies and institutions. How much percentage of the posts directed by the Supreme Court of India?
    • A. 

      4 percent

    • B. 

      3 percent

    • C. 

      5 percent

    • D. 

      6 percent

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