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Current Affairs 2013

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Current Affairs 2013 Questions and Answers (Objective Type)

79 Objective type questions on current affairs and general awareness 2013. You can download all 79 questions in PDF by using link below 10th question.

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Question 1:
Which Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) got in-principal approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for establishing as well as operating White Label ATMs (WLAs) in the last week of June 2013?
(a) USB Financial Corporation Ltd.
(b) Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.
(c) Escorts Finance Ltd.
(d) Muthoot Finance
Question 2:
Which drug firm on 25 June 2013 announced that it was given World Health Organisation (WHO) pre- qualification for the anti-malarial tablets which will be launched immediately?
(a) Aurobindo Pharma
(b) Wyeth Pharma
(c) Strides Arcolab Pharma
(d) Bristol Mayer Pharma
Question 3:
The Union government of India on 8 June 2013 decided to launch National Higher education Campaign, named_______________, to focus on equity based development, improvement in teaching-learning quality and research.
(a) Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan
(b) Rashtriya Ucchatam Shiksha Abhiyan
(c) Rashtriya Uccha Shiksha Abhiyan
(d) Rashtriya Shiksha Abhiyan
Question 4:
Name the formula one player who on 10 June 2013 won the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
(a) Sebastian Vettel
(b) Lewis Hamilton
(c) Michael Schumcaher
(d) Fernanado Alonso
Question 5:
Which largest education company of India, on 26 March 2013 announced completion of the sale of its entire 50% stake in Eurokids International Limited?
(a) IndiaCan
(b) Oxfam India
(c) Everonn Education limited
(d) Educomp Solutions Ltd.
Question 6:
Which Russian Capsule filled with 45 mice and 15 newts along with other animals returned from a month’s long mission in Orbit on 19 May 2013?
(a) Orenburg Capsule
(b) Kryasor
(c) Bion-M craft
(d) None of these
Question 7:
Which industry manufacturers were on 17 May 2013 ordered by the Competition Appellate Tribunal (Compat) to deposit an amount of 630 crore Rupees, an amount equal to 10 percent of total penalty imposed on it by CCI in June 2012?
(a) Oil manufacturers
(b) Iron Ore manufacturers
(c) Petroleum manufacturers
(d) Cement manufacturers
Question 8:
Which Asset Management Company on 13 May 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight Public Sector Banks for acquisition of infrastructure loans?
(a) IL&FS Financial Services Limited (IFIN)
(b) IL&FS Infrastructure Debt Fund (IIDF)
(c) IL&FS Infra Asset Management Limited (IAML)
(d) None of these

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Question 9:
Where was the Early Tsunami Warning System (ETWS) installed? This system is capable to predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.
(a) Lakshadweep
(b) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(c) Kochi
(d) Kerala
Question 10:
Name the four countries that were granted the observer status in Arctic Circle by Arctic Council in May 2013?
(a) India, China, Pakistan, Singapore and South Korea
(b) China, Italy, Singapore, North Korea and South Korea
(c) Palestine, China, India, Singapore and South Korea
(d) India, China, Italy, Singapore and South Korea
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