Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers September 2013, September 23-september 29

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Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers September 2013, September 23-september 29

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which cricketer was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Border Security Force (BSF) on 22 September 2013?
    • A. 

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • B. 

      Rahul Dravid

    • C. 

      Ravindra Jadeja

    • D. 

      Virat Kohli

  • 2. 
    When is the National Day of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Celebrated?
    • A. 

      25 September

    • B. 

      24 September

    • C. 

      23 September

    • D. 

      26 September

  • 3. 
    Apollo Hospitals and health science firm Saarum Innovations formed a joint venture for establishment of Sapien Biosciences. What is Sapien Biosciences?
    • A. 

      India’s first personalised medicine company

    • B. 

      India’s first Commercial Bio-Bank

    • C. 

      India’s first bio-tech company

    • D. 

      India’s first personalised research centre

  • 4. 
    Indian Institution of Corporate Affairs (IICA) signed an MoU with Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. in Mumbai on 23 September 2013 for development of which kind of index?
    • A. 

      Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Index

    • B. 

      Unique and non-unique Index

    • C. 

      Clustered and non-clustered Index

    • D. 

      Legal Index

  • 5. 
    The Government of Delhi on 23 Sept 2013 advised all the city hospitals to rely only on which test for confirmation of dengue?
    • A. 

      Rapid Diagnostic Kits Test

    • B. 

      ELISA Test

    • C. 

      MAC-ELISA Test

    • D. 

      IgG ELISA Test

  • 6. 
    Name the terrorist group which claimed responsibility of attack in Westgate Mall in Kenyan capital of Nairobi on 21 September 2013.
    • A. 

      Abu Sayyaf

    • B. 

      Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya

    • C. 

      Takfir wal-Hijra

    • D. 

      Al-Shabab

  • 7. 
    New Zealand's Department of Conservation (DOC) project helped in making a comeback for one of the oldest as well as the most distinct songbird species which had almost reached extinction?
    • A. 

      Rock Wren

    • B. 

      Hawkins's Rail

    • C. 

      Scarlett's Duck

    • D. 

      New Zealand Quail

  • 8. 
    Researchers from the University of Southampton revealed that prescribed anti-depressants were associated with the increased risk of which disease?
    • A. 

      Type 1 Diabetes

    • B. 

      Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Type 2 Diabetes

    • D. 

      Cardiac Arrest

  • 9. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on 24 September 2013 approved the construction of the Rajaswa Bhawan as __________. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.
    • A. 

      National Tax Headquarters

    • B. 

      National Corporate Industries Headquarters

    • C. 

      National Customs Headquarters

    • D. 

      None of These

  • 10. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on 24 September 2013 approved the proposal of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on the policy on exploration and exploitation of __________. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.
    • A. 

      Petroleum

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Shale Gas

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 11. 
    (Sci|Tech Quiz) Horticultural mail order company Thompson & Morgan developed a plant which can produce not just the tomatoes, but also potatoes. What is the name of this new plant?
    • A. 

      TomTato

    • B. 

      PotTom

    • C. 

      TomPot

    • D. 

      TamPato

  • 12. 
    Who took over as the Chairman of Nilgiri Planters’ Association (NPA) for 2013-14 on 26 September 2013?
    • A. 

      Mohammed Iqbal

    • B. 

      KC Ponnappa

    • C. 

      SS Sidhu

    • D. 

      KM Kalappa

  • 13. 
    The Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) on 26 September 2013 appointed ____________ as the Chairman.
    • A. 

      Sandesh Kirkire

    • B. 

      Milind Barve

    • C. 

      Sundeep Sikka

    • D. 

      None of These

  • 14. 
    The Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh approved the constitution of the Seventh Central Pay Commission on 25 September 2013. When was the first Central Pay Commission constituted?
    • A. 

      May 1946

    • B. 

      January 1947

    • C. 

      April 1948

    • D. 

      July 1950

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