Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers November 2013, November 4- 10 November 13

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  • 1. 
    The Government of India on 4 November 2013 decided to extend the sale of the non-subsidized 5 kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps across the country. The proposal to extend the scope of the scheme was approved by M. Veerappa Moily, the Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Earlier, the scheme was in operation in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and which city?
    • A. 

      Pune

    • B. 

      Vishakhapatnam

    • C. 

      Hyderabad

    • D. 

      Bengaluru

  • 2. 
    The Supreme Court of India directed the Government of India and the States to pass order within three months on giving the fixed tenure to civil servants. The Supreme Court has also directed to constitute a body at nation and state levels for management of the transfers, posting, reward, inquiries and process of promotion, punishment and disciplinary matters of bureaucracy.
    • A. 

      Civil Services Board

    • B. 

      Civil Board Services

    • C. 

      Bureaucrats Board Services

    • D. 

      Bureaucrats Management Services

  • 3. 
    Yuki Bhambri on 4 November 2013 won the ATP men’s singles title of Traralgon event in Australia. To whom he defeated in the summit clash.
    • A. 

      Bradely Klahn

    • B. 

      Mitchell Pritchard

    • C. 

      Ben Julin

    • D. 

      John Keighran

  • 4. 
    The country that was selected by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on 7 November 2013 to host the Men’s World Cup of Hockey in 2018. The finals will be played from 1 to 16 December 2018.
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      India

  • 5. 
    Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is set to take its complex generic drug named what to Canada as well as two other emerging markets?
    • A. 

      Fondaparinux sodium injection

    • B. 

      Azithromycin

    • C. 

      Guaifenesin

    • D. 

      Aspirin

  • 6. 
    Indian and Chinese army are set to hold their third joint military exercises after a gap of 5 years. During the exercises the Indian army contingent of 150 people reached to which city on 4 November 2013 to take part in the anti-terrorism drills?
    • A. 

      Kumming

    • B. 

      Jaipur

    • C. 

      Belgaum

    • D. 

      Chengdu

  • 7. 
    Engineers on 7 November 2013 prepared to extract the first of more than 1000 nuclear fuel rods from one of the wrecked reactor of Fukushima nuclear power station. The process will be taken as a step towards stabilizing the site. Fukushima nuclear power station is located in which country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      US

  • 8. 
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 6 November 2013 permitted which type of foreign banks to acquire the domestic private sector banks. RBI also permitted the banks to set up branches anywhere in the country.
    • A. 

      Wholly Owned Subsidiaries (WOS)

    • B. 

      Partially owned Subsidiaries (POS)

    • C. 

      All the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The Union Cabinet on 7 November 2013 approved the visa waiver agreements with Poland, Slovenia and which country? This move will help the Indians with diplomatic passports to visit the three countries.
    • A. 

      Nigeria

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Lithuania

  • 10. 
    Name the country that will host the Women’s World Cup of hockey from 7-21 July, 2018.
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      India

  • 11. 
    Indian Space Research Organisation on 7 November 2013 performed the first orbit raising manoeuvre of the Mars Orbiter spacecraft using what?
    • A. 

      440 Newton Liquid Engine of the spacecraft

    • B. 

      550 Newton Liquid Engine of the spacecraft

    • C. 

      200 Newton Liquid Engine of the spacecraft

    • D. 

      PSLV-C25

  • 12. 
    Indian team on 31 October 2013 won a gold medal in the 18th Asian Archery competition held at Chinese Taipei. In which category India won the Gold medal?
    • A. 

      Men’s Recurve

    • B. 

      Women’s Compound

    • C. 

      Men’s Compound

    • D. 

      Women’s Recurve

  • 13. 
    Who won the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi on 3 November 2013?
    • A. 

      Sebastian Vettel

    • B. 

      Mark Webber

    • C. 

      Nico Rosberg

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) held its 13th Council of Ministers meeting in Perth, Australia on 1 November 2013. On the occasion, India handed over the chair of the IORA to which country?
    • A. 

      Seychelles

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 15. 
    India test fired the indigenous Agni-1 missile from Wheeler Island off coast of which state on 8 November 2013.
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Odisha

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Kerala

  • 16. 
    China on 31 October 2013 opened a new highway that links Medog to Zhamog in China.  The highway is near to which one of the following Indian states?
    • A. 

      Jammu & Kashmir

    • B. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Uttarakhand

  • 17. 
    Bangladesh on 31 October 2013 approved the commercial cultivation of transgenic Bt brinjal as Genetically modified food crop. Bt Brinjal is being cultivated in which of the following South Asian Countries.
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Bhutan

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on 1 November 2013 declared Kannur as the first zero-landless district in the country. Kannur is located in which of the following state?
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Tamilnadu

    • D. 

      Karntaka

  • 19. 
    India on 1 November 2013 won a crucial election to the UN Board of Auditors by 124 votes out of the total 186. In this election, who is the India’s nominee?
    • A. 

      Shashi Kant Sharma

    • B. 

      Asoke Kumar Mukerji

    • C. 

      Nirupama Rao

    • D. 

      Sujatha singh

  • 20. 
    The 12th edition (2014) of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas will be held in which of the following city?
    • A. 

      Mumbai

    • B. 

      Hyderabad

    • C. 

      New Delhi

    • D. 

      Bangalore

  • 21. 
    Sebastian Vettel, formulae one racing driver and at present he is driving for the Red Bull an Austrian racing team. Sebastian Vettel belongs to which of the following country?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      America

  • 22. 
    In India which of the following genetically Modified crops are growing?
    • A. 

      Bt Cotton

    • B. 

      Bt Brinjal

    • C. 

      Bt Corn

    • D. 

      Bt Tamato

  • 23. 
    Who won the BNP Paribas Masters Tennis Tournament 2013 on 3 November 2013?
    • A. 

      Novak Djokovic

    • B. 

      David Ferrer

    • C. 

      Rafael Nadal

    • D. 

      Roger Federer

  • 24. 
    The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Ghulam Nabi Azad released the 7th edition of Indian Pharmacopoeia 2014. What is the primary subject of this book?
    • A. 

      Drug Standards

    • B. 

      Drug Abuse

    • C. 

      Proper Use of Drugs

    • D. 

      Misuse of Drugs

  • 25. 
    Which Legendary Pakistani folk singer of ‘Lambi Judai’ fame passed away in Lahore, Pakistan on 3 November 2013 after a long battle with throat cancer?
    • A. 

      Zubaida Khanum

    • B. 

      Shazia Manzoor

    • C. 

      Abida Parveen

    • D. 

      Reshma

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