Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 14

131Which Indian steel plan was adjudged the Best Performing Integrated Steel Plant in the country for the year 2011-12 based on the recommendations made by a Panel of Judges that selected companies for the Prime Minister`s Trophy awards for the year 2011-12 (announced in August 2013)?
 A) Essar Steel
 B) Jindal Steel
 C) Tata Steel
 D) SAIL
  
132Famous _________ writer, novelist and columnist, Malathi Chandur passed away in August 2013.
 A) Kannada
 B) Tamil
 C) Telugu
 D) Malaylam
  
133India's agricultural sector growth stood at ___________ during the first quarter (April-June) of the current financial year 2012-13.
 A) 1.4%
 B) 2.9%
 C) 2.1%
 D) 2.7%
  
134Which Indian city launched "Ladli scheme" in August 2013 in which a grant of 5000 rupees per year, per family is given for five years on the birth of the second daughter in a family?
 A) Ahmedabad
 B) New Delhi
 C) Chandigarh
 D) Bhopal
  
135"Earth Overshoot Day 2013" was observed on __________________.
 A) 21-August
 B) 26-August
 C) 20-August
 D) 18-August
  
136Which Indian-american business woman will be felicitated with the Special Impact Award US-based NGO - Children-s Hope India (CHI) at their annual gala to be held at Pier Sixty in Manhattan on October 13?
 A) Indra Nooyi
 B) Ramani Ayer
 C) Rohini Srihari
 D) Ranji H. Nagaswami
  
137Who was honoured with the first Lifetime Campaigner for Peace and Freedom of the Mahathir award for Global Peace by the Mahathir Global Peace Foundation in August 2013?
 A) Jacob Zuma
 B) Brigalia Bam
 C) Nelson Mandela
 D) Aung San Suu Kyi
  
138Samuel Santos Lopez visited India from 19 August to 23 August 2013. He is foreign minister of which country?
 A) Nicaragua
 B) Ukrene
 C) Peru
 D) Columbia
  
139___________ was declared as the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances by the UN General Assembly.
 A) 31-August
 B) 10-August
 C) 21-August
 D) 30-August
  
140Who won the Rogers Cup 2013 women-s singles title held in August 2013?
 A) Maria Sharapova
 B) Marion Bartoli
 C) Serena Williams
 D) Sorana Cirstea

 
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Answers...
131Ans) Tata Steel
132Ans) Telugu
133Ans) 2.7%
134Ans) Chandigarh
135Ans) 20-August
136Ans) Indra Nooyi
137Ans) Nelson Mandela
138Ans) Nicaragua
139Ans) 30-August
140Ans) Serena Williams