Current Affairs Quizzes Questions-answers September 2013, 2 To 8 September 2013

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  • 1. 
    Which country defeated India 4-3 in the final of the Asia Cup Hockey at Ipoh, Malaysia on 1 September 2013; thereby securing its place in the World Cup at The Hague?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      South Korea

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Malaysia

  • 2. 
    The Union Minister of State for Textiles Panabaka Lakshmi launched the TECHNOTEX-2014: International Exhibition and Conference. Where was this conference launched?
    • A. 

      New Delhi

    • B. 

      Mumbai

    • C. 

      Bangalore

    • D. 

      Kolkata

  • 3. 
    Under which scheme did the Union Health Minister of Health & Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad launched various new health initiatives worth 500 crore Rupees in Assam at Guwahati on 1 September 2013? 
    • A. 

      National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)

    • B. 

      Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK)

    • C. 

      National Iron Plus Initiative

    • D. 

      Mother & Child Tracking System

  • 4. 
     Name the 64-year old American long-distance swimmer who became the first person to cross Florida Straits from Cuba without any shark cage on 2 September 2013.
    • A. 

      Jamie Moyer

    • B. 

      Ed Whitlock

    • C. 

      Dana Torres

    • D. 

      Diana Nyad

  • 5. 
     Which of the following statements is not true in context of the National Food Security Bill 2013:  
    • A. 

      Lok Sabha on 26 August 2013 passed the National Food Security Bill 2013.

    • B. 

      The primary objective of the National Food Security Bill 2013 is to provide for food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach.

    • C. 

      National Food Security Bill 2013 will guarantee 10 kg of rice, wheat and coarse cereals per month per person at 15, 12 and 11 Rupees respectively.

    • D. 

      The Bill would require a total of 62 million tonnes of foodgrains.

  • 6. 
     Researchers from the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Lausanne (IUMSP) revealed that the cardiovascular risks increase in which season?
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      Monsoon

    • C. 

      Autumn

    • D. 

      Winter

  • 7. 
     The Union Minister for Culture Chandresh Kumari Katoch on 2 September 2013 inaugurated an exclusive exhibition on Indian embroideries. What is the name of this exhibition?
    • A. 

      Revival

    • B. 

      Resurgence

    • C. 

      Reformation

    • D. 

      Restoration

  • 8. 
    The two day 8th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission concluded at New Delhi on 3 September 2013. What did the theme of this convention focus upon?
    • A. 

      Democracy in India

    • B. 

      Eight years of RTI

    • C. 

      Anti-corruption tool and Media

    • D. 

      Electoral Reforms

  • 9. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the scheme for strengthening the tertiary care cancer facilities. Under which program was the scheme approved?
    • A. 

      National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVDs and Stroke (NPCDCS)

    • B. 

      National Cancer Control Program

    • C. 

      Cancer Prevention and Control Program

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal for restructuring and renaming the centrally sponsored Scheme of Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY). What will be the new name of SJSRY?
    • A. 

      Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SRY)

    • B. 

      Urban Livelihood Policy (ULP)

    • C. 

      National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM)

    • D. 

      Shehri Rozgar Mission (SRM)

  • 11. 
    The Union Government of India approved the proposal for setting up of the Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation (BRLF). BRLF will be established as an as an independent charitable society. Under which Act of Indian Constitution will the BRLF be set up?
    • A. 

      Companies Act, 1956

    • B. 

      Societies Registration Act, 1860

    • C. 

      Indian Trusts Act, 1882

    • D. 

      Charitable And Religious Trusts Act,1920

  • 12. 
    India’s GSAT-7, launched from Kourou, French Guiana on 30 August 2013, was successfully placed in the Geosynchronous Orbit. What is the function or role of GSAT-7?
    • A. 

      It is the advanced weather satellite.

    • B. 

      It is the advanced multi-band communication satellite.

    • C. 

      It is the advanced telecommunication satellite.

    • D. 

      It is the advanced military communication satellite.

  • 13. 
    Indian Railways developed an advanced technological system for all the coaches for the safety of the passengers. What is the name of this system?
    • A. 

      Early Warning Smoke Detection System (VEWSD)

    • B. 

      Fire and Smoke Detection System

    • C. 

      Smoke Detection System

    • D. 

      Early Warning System

  • 14. 
    Teacher’s Day is celebrated in India on 5 September. When is the World Teachers’ day, as recognised by UNESCO, celebrated?
    • A. 

      5 November

    • B. 

      5 December

    • C. 

      5 August

    • D. 

      5 October

  • 15. 
    The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released the book titled Ahmev Radha, Ahmev Krishnah at New Delhi on 4 September 2013. Who is the author of the book?
    • A. 

      Gulab Kothari

    • B. 

      Veena Sikri

    • C. 

      Madhavan Palat

    • D. 

      Mamta Banerjee

  • 16. 
     Who became the first woman Chief Information Commissioner on 5 September 2013?
    • A. 

      Sushma Singh

    • B. 

      Vijai Sharma

    • C. 

      Deepak Sandhu

    • D. 

      Basant Seth

  • 17. 
     Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd. signed an MoU with Coal India Ltd., GAIL India Ltd. and Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd. for revival of which plant in Odisha?
    • A. 

      Talcher Urea Plant

    • B. 

      Rourkela Fertiliser Plant

    • C. 

      Rourkela Chemical Plant

    • D. 

      Orissa fertilizer Plant

  • 18. 
    Indian Railways decided to install a new fuel saving device in Diesel Locomotives. Name this new device.
    • A. 

      Diesel Locomotives Fuel Saving Device

    • B. 

      Locomotive Fuel Saver

    • C. 

      Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide Emission Saving Device

  • 19. 
     Which of the following options is not correct?
    • A. 

      Dhyan Chand-The Wizard of Hockey written by Luis Fernandes

    • B. 

      How Not to Make Money written by Mukesh Ambani

    • C. 

      Ahmev Radha, Ahmev Krishnah written by Gulab Kothari

    • D. 

      India and Malaysia: Intertwined Strands written by Veena Sikri

  • 20. 
     Novo Nordisk, the largest insulin player of the world, announced on 2 September 2013 that it was launching the long-lasting injection called Tresiba in India. For which ailment is Tresiba injection designed?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Dengue

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Hepatitis

  • 21. 
     The Union Cabinet of India on 3 September 2013 approved the proposal for setting up of an autonomous National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE). NISE will be established by conversion of an institution
    • A. 

      Solar Energy Centre (SEC), Gurgaon

    • B. 

      Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS)

    • C. 

      Chandradeep Solar Research Institute (CDSRI)

    • D. 

      Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI)

  • 22. 
    Name the WBO Heavy Weight Champion, who was diagnosed positive for HIV and died on 1 September 2013. He became famous after defeating George Foreman in 1993 to win the Heavyweight Title.
    • A. 

      Tommy Morrison

    • B. 

      Ray Mercer

    • C. 

      Carl Williams

    • D. 

      Tim Tomashek

  • 23. 
      Name the golfer who won the Deutsche Bank title 2013?
    • A. 

      Steve Stricker

    • B. 

      Henrik Stenson

    • C. 

      Graham DeLaet

    • D. 

      Sergio Garcia

  • 24. 
     Who is the writer of the book entitled, How Not to Make Money?
    • A. 

      Jagmohan Dalmia

    • B. 

      Lalit Modi

    • C. 

      Raj Kundra

    • D. 

      Shahrukh Khan

  • 25. 
     Rochus Misch died at the age of 96 on 6 September 2013. He was the body guard of whom of the following?
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Indira Gandhi

    • C. 

      Robert Clive

    • D. 

      Al Capone

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