Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers September 2013, September 9-september 15

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  • 1. 
    Which three food items from the major components of the National Food Security Mission?
    • A. 

      Wheat, Jwar and Bajra

    • B. 

      Rice, Wheat and Bajra

    • C. 

      Pulses, Rice and Jwar

    • D. 

      Rice, Wheat and Pulses

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Online portal for Bharat Nirman Campaign was launched by the Minister for Information & Broadcasting

    • B. 

      The digital platform is both in English and Hindi with creatives in 11 regional languages

    • C. 

      The portal does not have application right now for tablets and mobiles

    • D. 

      It also has live integration with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and You Tube

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    Who authored the book entitled India and Malaysia: Intertwined Strands, which was released on 9 September 2013?
    • A. 

      Hamid Ansari

    • B. 

      Veena Sikri

    • C. 

      APJ Abdul Kalam

    • D. 

      Mamta Banerjee

  • 5. 
    Sunila Abeysekera, the renowned activist passed away on 9 September 2013 due to 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

  • 6. 
    Name the newly elected new president of Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India.
    • A. 

      Ramesh Suri

    • B. 

      Harish Lakshman

    • C. 

      Suresh Sharma

    • D. 

      Naresh Malhotra

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    Russia lifted the ban on import of which kind of rice from India on 10 September 2013?
    • A. 

      Dubraj Rice

    • B. 

      Non-basmati Rice

    • C. 

      Basmati Tukda Rice

    • D. 

      Aizon Rice

  • 9. 
    Russia lifted the ban on 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

  • 10. 
    Who won the First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 on 10 September 2013?
    • A. 

      Narendra Modi

    • B. 

      Sharad Pawar

    • C. 

      Shashi Tharoor

    • D. 

      Jairam Ramesh

  • 11. 
    MoU was signed among ICSI, the ICAI and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for setting up a Centre of Excellence and Ethics at which place?
    • A. 

      Bangalore

    • B. 

      Mumbai

    • C. 

      Ajmer

    • D. 

      Lucknow

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 is a main legal framework for the 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

  • 14. 
    India and Japan on 12 September 2013 agreed to expand co-operation in the films sector. The agreement was signed with the focus on which kinds of films?
    • A. 

      Documentary Films

    • B. 

      Art Films

    • C. 

      Feature Films

    • D. 

      Animation Films

  • 15. 
    Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC), launched the new application for booking e-tickets for which platform?
    • A. 

      Windows Devices

    • B. 

      Android Devices

    • C. 

      IPhone Devices

    • D. 

      Blackberry Devices

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    Serena Williams on 8 September 2013 emerged as the winner of the US Open Tennis Tournament 2013 by defeating who during the women's singles final at New York.
    • A. 

      Victoria Azarenka

    • B. 

      Sofia Arvidsson

    • C. 

      Shuko Aoyama

    • D. 

      Lara Arruabarrena

  • 18. 
    Name the organization of India that issued norms for currency swap window from Mumbai.
    • A. 

      Reserve Bank of India

    • B. 

      Finance Ministry

    • C. 

      SEBI

    • D. 

      MCX

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    Government of India and Government of which country in September 2013 decided to expand their bilateral currency swap arrangement from 15 billion US dollars to 50 billion US dollar till December 2015?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 21. 
    The administrative control of Forward Markets Commission (FMC), the chief regulator of Forwards and Futures Commodity Markets in India on 9 September 2013 was transferred to Ministry of Finance following the orders of Government of India. Earlier, the FMC was under the control of which Department?
    • A. 

      Under the control of the Department of Consumer Affairs under the Ministry of Food

    • B. 

      Under the control of the National Spot Exchange Limited

    • C. 

      Under the control of the Union Ministry of Home

    • D. 

      Under the control of the None of the following

  • 22. 
    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, since 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

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    Name the book of Jhumpa Lahiri that was shortlisted among the six books for the Man Booker Prize 2013?
    • A. 

      Unaccustomed Earth

    • B. 

      One World

    • C. 

      The Namesake

    • D. 

      The Lowland

  • 25. 
    Name the country that won the South Asian Football Federations (SAFF) Championship 2013 on 11 September 2013 by defeating India, the defending champions by 2-0 at Dashrath Rangashala stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      Afghanistan

    • C. 

      Bhutan

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

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