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  • 1. 

    What is the primary objective of The Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement Bill?

    • A.

      Providing fair compensation to farmers only

    • B.

      Providing fair compensation to all those whose land has been taken

    • C.

      To ease norms of Land Acquisition by the companies

    • D.

      To help promote the irrigation projects in rural areas

    Correct Answer
    B. Providing fair compensation to all those whose land has been taken
    Explanation
    The Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2012 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 4 September 2013. It has already been passed by the Lok Sabha.

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  • 2. 

    Sunila Abeysekera, the renowned activist passed away on 9 September 2013 due to a long illness. She was 61 years of age. What was the primary objective of this activist?

    • A.

      Protecting human rights in Sri Lanka

    • B.

      Women empowerment

    • C.

      Global Campaign of AIDS

    • D.

      Thalassemia awareness

    Correct Answer
    A. Protecting human rights in Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    Sunila Abeysekera was a researcher, advocate, and spokesperson within Sri Lanka. She was internationally recognized as one of the important human rights activists.

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  • 3. 

    The Health Ministers of 11 SEARO countries adopted the New Delhi Declaration on _________ at the 31st Meeting of Health Ministers. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.

    • A.

      Cardiac Arrest

    • B.

      Diabetes

    • C.

      High Blood Pressure

    • D.

      Hypertension

    Correct Answer
    C. High Blood Pressure
    Explanation
    The Health Ministers of 11 SEARO countries adopted the New Delhi Declaration on High Blood Pressure on 10 September 2013.

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  • 4. 

    Russia lifted the ban on the import of non-basmati rice from India. Why was the ban imposed?

    • A.

      Lack of demand of non-basmati rice

    • B.

      Presence of khapra beetles pest

    • C.

      Contamination of the rice because of pesticides

    • D.

      Aflatoxin contamination of non-basmati rice

    Correct Answer
    B. Presence of khapra beetles pest
    Explanation
    The presence of khapra beetles pest in rice and aflatoxin contamination of peanuts was the main reason for the ban on rice and oilseeds.

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  • 5. 

    With which country were the Bilateral Security Matters discussed by India during the meeting held in New Delhi on 12 September 2013?

    • A.

      Mozambique

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    A. Mozambique
    Explanation
    Bilateral security matters between India and Mozambique were reviewed at the Minister’s level meeting held in New Delhi on 12 September 2013.

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  • 6. 

    The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 is a main legal framework for juvenile justice in India. Under this Act, what does a juvenile or child mean?

    • A.

      A person who has not completed fourteenth year of age

    • B.

      A person who has not completed sixteenth year of age

    • C.

      A person who has not completed eighteenth year of age

    • D.

      A person who has not completed thirteenth year of age

    Correct Answer
    C. A person who has not completed eighteenth year of age
    Explanation
    Under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, the “juvenile” or “child” means a person who has not completed the eighteenth year of age, and “juvenile in conflict” with the law means a juvenile who is alleged to have committed an offense.

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  • 7. 

    Who was elected as the Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region?

    • A.

      Samlee Plianbangchang

    • B.

      Ghulam Nabi Azad

    • C.

      Poonam Khetrapal Singh

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Poonam Khetrapal Singh
    Explanation
    The present incumbent Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region is Samlee Plianbangchang from Thailand and has served at the post for 10 years.

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  • 8. 

    Name the person, who in September 2013 became the youngest person to fly a single-engine aircraft, solo around the globe?

    • A.

      Ryan Campbell

    • B.

      Jack Weigand

    • C.

      Sunil Mehta

    • D.

      Alberto Santos

    Correct Answer
    A. Ryan Campbell
    Explanation
    Ryan Campbell became the youngest person to fly a single-engine aircraft solo around the globe in September 2013.

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  • 9. 

    Name the person, who on 10 September 2013 was elected as the ninth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). He is the successor of Jacques Rogge of Belgium, who headed the IOC, from 2001 to 10 September 2013. He was the eighth President of IOC.

    • A.

      Pierre de Coubertin

    • B.

      Godefroy de Blonay

    • C.

      Henri de Baillet-Latour

    • D.

      Thomas Bach

    Correct Answer
    D. Thomas Bach
    Explanation
    Thomas Bach was elected as the ninth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 10 September 2013. He succeeded Jacques Rogge of Belgium, who had been the President of the IOC from 2001 to 10 September 2013. Bach is the eighth President of the IOC.

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  • 10. 

    President of which country on 4 September 2013 approved, through a legislative decree, a special seat allocated for Sikh and Hindu Afghan Nationals in the Lower House of the Parliament of the country.

    • A.

      Afghanistan

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Iraq

    • D.

      Philippines

    Correct Answer
    A. Afghanistan
    Explanation
    In 2013, the President of Afghanistan approved a legislative decree that allocated a special seat for Sikh and Hindu Afghan Nationals in the Lower House of the Parliament. This decision was made to ensure representation and inclusion of these religious minorities in the country's political system.

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  • 11. 

    India and which country on 10 September 2013 agreed to look forward to the development of an Electronics Manufacturing Township in New Delhi?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      US

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    A. Japan
    Explanation
    India and Japan agreed to look forward to the development of an Electronics Manufacturing Township in New Delhi on 10 September 2013. This indicates that Japan is the country that agreed to collaborate with India for the development of the township.

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  • 12. 

    Name the person who was appointed as the President and CEO of the iGate Corporation on 11 September 2013.  On the other hand, he will also serve the board of the company.

    • A.

      Ashok Vemuri

    • B.

      Jeffrey P. Bezos

    • C.

      Sunil Wadhwani

    • D.

      Ashok Trivedi

    Correct Answer
    A. Ashok Vemuri
    Explanation
    Ashok Vemuri was appointed as the President and CEO of iGate Corporation on 11 September 2013. He will also serve on the board of the company.

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  • 13. 

    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on 12 September 2013 was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament, and Development by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at a function organized in Rashtrapati Bhavan. Sirleaf is the president of which country?

    • A.

      Congo president

    • B.

      Liberian President

    • C.

      Ugandan President

    • D.

      Nigeria President

    Correct Answer
    B. Liberian President
    Explanation
    Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament, and Development by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. This indicates that she is the president of a country. The correct answer is "Liberian President" as Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the president of Liberia at the time.

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  • 14. 

    The country on 10 September 2013 agreed to hand over its chemical weapons arsenal and to sign the Chemical Weapons Convention.

    • A.

      Egypt

    • B.

      Syria

    • C.

      Iran

    • D.

      Iraq

    Correct Answer
    B. Syria
    Explanation
    In 2013, Syria agreed to hand over its chemical weapons arsenal and sign the Chemical Weapons Convention. This decision was made in response to international pressure and concerns about the use of chemical weapons during the Syrian Civil War. By agreeing to this, Syria committed to the destruction and non-use of chemical weapons, demonstrating a willingness to cooperate with the international community and address the humanitarian concerns surrounding these weapons.

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  • 15. 

    Reserve Bank of India on 12 September 2013 constituted an expert committee for examining its?

    • A.

      Current Monetary Policy Framework

    • B.

      Policy of allowing the private bank to enter the domestic sector

    • C.

      Banking policy

    • D.

      Repo-rate and Reverse repo rate policy

    Correct Answer
    A. Current Monetary Policy Framework
    Explanation
    The Reserve Bank of India formed an expert committee on 12 September 2013 to analyze and assess its current monetary policy framework. This suggests that the committee was established to review and evaluate the existing policies and strategies implemented by the central bank in regards to monetary policy. The committee's objective would have been to provide recommendations and suggestions for any necessary changes or improvements to the current framework.

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