Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 10

91The Indian Air Force (IAF) has landed its C-130J Super Hercules Transport Plane at the World-s highest airstrip located in _________ in August 2013.
 A) Arunachal Pradesh
 B) Ladakh
 C) Himachal Pradesh
 D) Sikkim
  
92Who took over as the new head of the the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in August 2013?
 A) Kgalema Motlanthe
 B) Pumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
 C) Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
 D) Thabo Mbeki
  
93Yasin Bhatkal, has been arrested in a joint operation between the central intelligence agencies and Bihar police in August 2013. He is Co-founder and mastermind of which organization?
 A) Indian Mujahideen
 B) Lashkar-e-Taiba
 C) Al-Qaeda
 D) None of These
  
94Who won the first gold for India in the boys- squash final in the second Asian Youth Games held in August 2013?
 A) Kush Kumar
 B) Gaurav Nandarjog
 C) Saurav Ghosal
 D) Ankita Sharma
  
95Rupesh Shah received the Arjuna award - 2013, presented in August 2013. He is associated with which sport?
 A) Squash
 B) Athletics
 C) Snooker and Billiards
 D) Chess
  
96Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National School of Drama Society in August 2013?
 A) Girish Karnad
 B) Waman Kendre
 C) Shri Ratan Thiyam
 D) Amal Allana
  
97Who won the prestigious Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation for her commitment to democracy; announced in August 2013?
 A) Brigalia Bam
 B) Aung San Suu Kyi
 C) Kenneth Kaunda
 D) None of These
  
98"Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Divas" is observed on __________________.
 A) 21-August
 B) 20-August
 C) 29-August
 D) 24-August
  
99Brazil's economic growth stood at _________ (Year on year) in the second quarter of 2013.
 A) 2.1%
 B) 3.1%
 C) 1.8%
 D) 3.3%
  
100India's first exclusive defence satellite ________ was successfully launched by European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana in August 2013.
 A) GSLV - V
 B) GSAT - 7
 C) PSAT - 3
 D) GSLV - 7

 
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Answers...
91Ans) Ladakh
92Ans) Pumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
93Ans) Indian Mujahideen
94Ans) Kush Kumar
95Ans) Snooker and Billiards
96Ans) Shri Ratan Thiyam
97Ans) Brigalia Bam
98Ans) 20-August
99Ans) 3.3%
100Ans) GSAT-7