Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 15

141Which team was the runner up in Women-s single (IBL) Indian Badminton League 2013?
 A) Mumbai Masters
 B) Hyderabad Hot Shot
 C) Pune Piston
 D) Awadhe Warriors
  
142Who received the Prem Bhatia Award for Best Political Reporting of the Year (2013) in August 2013?
 A) Shoma Chaudhury
 B) Shalini Singh
 C) Deepa Fernandes
 D) Nirupama Dutt
  
143The National Teeka Express was launched by Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health &Family Welfare in which state in August 2013?  It has been launched to protect children from life-threatening childhood diseases.
 A) Rajasthan
 B) Madhya Pradesh
 C) Gujarat
 D) Haryana
  
144Mohammed Karim Khalili visited India from 20th to 22nd August 2013. He is Vice President of which country?
 A) Iran
 B) Afghanistan
 C) Iraq
 D) Saudi Arabia
  
145Star Sports has appointed whom as brand ambassador to promote Premier League football in India in August 2013?
 A) Virat Kohli
 B) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
 C) Sachin Tendulkar
 D) Yuvraj Singh
  
146Which bank/financial company has launched a public deposit scheme -Sanchay- whereby it will offer the highest interest rate of 9.5 per cent on five-year deposits in August 2013?
 A) LIC Housing Finance
 B) ICICI bank
 C) Reliance Capital
 D) IDBI Bank
  
147Which Indian state launched "Bhumi Sena Scheme" for reclamation of the barren, usar (alkaline soils) and ravenous land in August 2013?
 A) Madhya Pradesh
 B) Uttar Pradesh
 C) Gujarat
 D) Maharashtra
  
148IAS Officer Durga Shakti Nagpal was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government in August 2013. She was in news for her fight against ______________.
 A) Illegal land acquistion
 B) Illegal construction companies
 C) Sand Mining mafia
 D) None of These
  
149Delhi Police has arrested "Abdul Karim Tunda" alias Abdul Quddooss, an expert bomb maker of terror outfit ___________ and one of India-s top 20 wanted terrorists in August 2013.
 A) Al-Qaeda
 B) Indian Mujahidin
 C) Lashkar-e-Taiba
 D) None of These
  
150"International Lefthanders Day" by The Left-Handers Club is observed on __________________.
 A) 13-August
 B) 16-August
 C) 21-August
 D) 18-August

 
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Answers...
141Ans) Awadhe Warriors
142Ans) Shalini Singh
143Ans) Rajasthan
144Ans) Afghanistan
145Ans) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
146Ans) LIC Housing Finance
147Ans) Uttar Pradesh
148Ans) Sand Mining mafia
149Ans) Lashkar-e-Taiba
150Ans) 13-August