Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 1

1"Ronjan Sodhi" received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award - 2013. He is associated with which sport?
 A) Hockey
 B) Wrestling
 C) Shooting
 D) Football
2Who has been appointed as India-s new foreign secretary in August 2013?
 A) Ranjan Mathai
 B) Sujatha Singh
 C) L C Goyal
 D) Nirupama Rao
3Who has been appointed the managing director and chief financial officer of the State Bank of India (SBI) in August 2013? She is the first woman managing director at SBI.
 A) Usha Ananthasubramanian
 B) Shubhalakshmi Panse
 C) Arundhati Bhattacharya
 D) Archana Bhargava
4Who took oath as Iran's seventh President in August 2013 after winning Presidential election?
 A) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
 B) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Khamenei
 C) Hassan Rouhani
 D) Mohammad Khatami
5The executive committee of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS) has approved a proposal to increase Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from current 26% to _______ in print media in August 2013.
 A) 100%
 B) 76%
 C) 49%
 D) None of These
6The Government raised foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to ______ in the telecom sector in August 2013.
 A) 74%
 B) 100%
 C) 51%
 D) 85%
7"Hiroshima Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 8-August
 B) 6-August
 C) 9-August
 D) 18-August
8Who took over as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Central Bank of India in August 2013?
 A) V Kannan
 B) Rakesh Sethi
 C) Rajeev Rishi
 D) None of These
9Who has been appointed as the US ambassador to United Nations in August 2013?
 A) Samantha Power
 B) Susan Rice
10V Dakshinamoorthy passed away in Chennai in August 2013. He was a famous ______________.
 A) Author
 B) Director
 C) Actor
 D) Music Director

Check below for answers..........
1Ans) Shooting
2Ans) Sujatha Singh
3Ans) Arundhati Bhattacharya
4Ans) Hassan Rouhani
5Ans) 49%
6Ans) 100%
7Ans) 6-Aug
8Ans) Rajeev Rishi
9Ans) Samantha Power
10Ans) Music Director