Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers December 2013, December 9 - December 15

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  • 1. 
    Name the company that bagged two contracts of 151 crore rupees from Gujarat Energy Transmission Company Ltd (GETCO). The contracts are for supply of 400 KV, 220KV and 66KV substations located at Charanka and Sankhari on turnkey basis to evacuate power from Solar Park of the state.
    • A. 

      Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd

    • B. 

      Jetking Infotrain Ltd

    • C. 

      CESC Limited

    • D. 

      Alstom T&D India

  • 2. 
    Supreme Court of India on 10 December 2013 ordered red beacons are allowed to be used by persons holding ………….
    • A. 

      An administrator

    • B. 

      A foreign political visitor

    • C. 

      Constitutional posts

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Who on 9 December 2013 of the following has taken over as the High Commissioner of India to UK?
    • A. 

      Nirupama Rao

    • B. 

      Shivshankar Menon

    • C. 

      Chokila Iyer

    • D. 

      Ranjan Mathai

    • E. 

      T. V. Rajeswar

  • 4. 
    Match in the following with their designation? A. Nirupama Rao                  i) India's first female                                                       Foreign secretary B. Shivshankar Menon       ii) Emeritus Indian                                                     Ambassador to the                                                    United States C. Chokila Iyer                      iii)  High Commissioner                                                         of India to UK D. Ranjan Mathai                 iv) 4th National Security                                                        Advisor
    • A. 

      3 1 4 2

    • B. 

      2 4 1 3

    • C. 

      1 2 4 3

    • D. 

      4 3 2 1

  • 5. 
    Which party won the Mizoram Assembly Election 2013?
    • A. 

      Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

    • B. 

      Mizoram Democratic Alliance (MDA)

    • C. 

      Indian National Congress (INC)

    • D. 

      Independent party

  • 6. 
    Cabinet Committee on Uttrakhand, headed by Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh on 9 December 2013 sanctioned an amount for relief and rehabilitation of flood-hit Uttarakhand. What amount has been sanctioned for the state?
    • A. 

      2000 crore rupees

    • B. 

      7346 crore rupees

    • C. 

      8000 crore rupees

    • D. 

      10000 crore rupees

  • 7. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 10 December 2013 set a fresh four month deadline for the centre and states to make functional CBI courts across the country for trying corruption cases that involves politicians and public servant. How many CBI courts are to be made functional?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      15

  • 8. 
    Supreme Court of India on 10 December 2013 set a fresh four month deadline for the centre and states to make functional 22 CBI courts across India. In failure to comply with its order will invite contempt action against whom?
    • A. 

      Law Minister

    • B. 

      Chief Secretaries

    • C. 

      Chief Minister of States

    • D. 

      The Central Government

  • 9. 
    Name the Indian cricketer, who on 13 December 2013 bagged the Emerging Cricketer of the Year trophy at the ICC Annual awards announced in Dubai.
    • A. 

      Cheteshwar Pujara

    • B. 

      Murali Vijay

    • C. 

      Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    • D. 

      Virat Kohli

  • 10. 
    Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy 2013 of cricket was given to whom?
    • A. 

      Kumar Sangakkara

    • B. 

      Suzie Bates

    • C. 

      Kevin O’Brien

    • D. 

      Michael Clarke

  • 11. 
    Who became the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2013?
    • A. 

      Belinda Clark

    • B. 

      Suzie Bates

    • C. 

      Karen Rolton

    • D. 

      Debbie Hockley

  • 12. 
    The Uttar Pradesh Government on 13 December 2013 set-up a high-level committee to look what cause in the relief camps set after the Muzaffarnagar riots?
    • A. 

      To look into the issue of deaths of children in the relief camps

    • B. 

      To provide better facilities to the people leaving in the relief camps

    • C. 

      To provide better medical support to them

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Lal Thanhawla of Congress party has sworn in as the Chief Minister of Mizoram for the second successive term on 14 December 2013. He was administered the oath of office and secrecy by whom?
    • A. 

      E. S. L. Narasimhan

    • B. 

      Vakkom B. Purushothaman

    • C. 

      A.K. Singh

    • D. 

      Janaki Ballabh Patnaik

  • 14. 
    The former footballer of India, Babul Phukan on 14 December 2013 died at a hospital in Guwahati, Assam after a prolong illness has represented Assam in which of the trophies nine times?
    • A. 

      Todd Memorial Trophy

    • B. 

      Durand Cup

    • C. 

      Santosh trophy

    • D. 

      Lndira Gold Cup

  • 15. 
    Irrfan Khan on 13 December 2013 won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in a film at the 10th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). Name the film for which he won the best actor award 2013?
    • A. 

      D-Day

    • B. 

      Life of Pi

    • C. 

      Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns

    • D. 

      The Lunchbox

  • 16. 
    The Interim President of Egypt, Adly Mansour on 14 December 2013 announced 14-15 January 2014 as the date for national referendum on the new draft of the constitution. Who was the President of Egypt, when the 2012 Constitution was approved by the Islamist dominated Parliament?
    • A. 

      Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh

    • B. 

      Hamdeen Sabahi

    • C. 

      Mohamed Morsi

    • D. 

      Abdulla Alashaal

  • 17. 
    The first lunar rover of China, which was carried by an unmanned remotely piloted spacecraft Chang'e-3 was deployed successfully on moon on 14 December 2013, was named?
    • A. 

      Jade Rabbit

    • B. 

      Curiosity

    • C. 

      Endeavour

    • D. 

      D) Spacehab d) Spacehab Spacehab

  • 18. 
    With this Chinese moon exploration it became which country to land on the surface of moon?
    • A. 

      Fourth

    • B. 

      Fifth

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      First

  • 19. 
    India defeated Pakistan 48-39 on 14 December 2013 in the World Kabaddi Cup in the finals played. The final was played at which place and stadium?
    • A. 

      War Heroes Stadium, Sangrur

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak Dev Stadium, Ludhiana

    • C. 

      Guru Arjun Dev Sports Stadium, Chohla Sahib, Tarn Taran

    • D. 

      Nehru Stadium, Rupnagar

  • 20. 
    The Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) met on 12 December 2013 at Kolkata. Who chaired the meeting of the Central Board?
    • A. 

      Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram G. Rajan

    • B. 

      Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Harun R. Khan

    • C. 

      Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, K.C. Chakrabarty

    • D. 

      Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Anand Sinha

  • 21. 
    Scientists in the first week of December 2013 in their report claimed that the super volcano lying beneath in US is much larger than it was thought previously. Name the place where the volcano is lying as per the scientists?
    • A. 

      Samoa Islands

    • B. 

      Yellowstone National Park

    • C. 

      Pago

    • D. 

      Ofu‑Olosega

  • 22. 
    Name the Union Labour Minister, who died on 15 December 2013 after a prolonged illness in Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana.
    • A. 

      Sis Ram Ola

    • B. 

      Jagjivan Ram

    • C. 

      Kodikkunnil Suresh

    • D. 

      Raj Narain

  • 23. 
    Indian Judokas in second week of December 2013 won silver and four bronze medals in the Asian Youth and Junior Championships. The championship was conducted in?
    • A. 

      Yangon, Myanmar

    • B. 

      Hainan, China

    • C. 

      Tashkent, Uzbekistan

    • D. 

      Manama, Qatar

    • E. 

      Mumbai, India

  • 24. 
    Name the Iranian film that bagged the coveted 'Suvarna Chakorama' (Golden Pheasant Award) at the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala?
    • A. 

      Barf roye kajha

    • B. 

      Parviz

    • C. 

      Paziraie sadeh

    • D. 

      Inja bedoone man

  • 25. 
    India finished at which position in Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup played at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi?
    • A. 

      4th

    • B. 

      6th

    • C. 

      1st

    • D. 

      10th

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