Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 16

151Which state launched "Ksheera Bhagya Scheme" in which over 65 lakh school children in 51,000 Government schools and 39 lakh children in anganwadi centres across the State will now receive 150 ml of milk three times a week?
 A) Karnataka
 B) Madhya Pradesh
 C) Maharashtra
 D) Gujarat
152Which Indian state has bagged the Skoch Group award as an emerging state for improved governance through leveraging communication and information technologies?
 A) Madhya Pradesh
 B) Maharashtra
 C) Bihar
 D) Jharkhand
153As per new notification by the Central Government in August 2013, Retired All India Services (IAS, IPS and IFoS) officials will get 20% of additional pension after completing _____  of age
 A) 60 years
 B) 75 years
 C) 80 years
 D) 85 years
154Which Internet company has grabbed the top slot among the 50 best US internet properties in the monthly report for July, released by ComScore, an American Internet analytics firm in August 2013?
 A) Microsoft
 B) Google
 C) Yahoo
 D) Facebook
155The Parliament has passed the Land Acquisition Bill in August 2013. The bill requires mandatory consent of at least _____ for acquiring land for Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects and ____ for acquiring land for private companies
 A) 70%, 80%
 B) 60%, 80%
 C) 50%, 75%
 D) 80%, 90%
156Which team won the inaugural (IBL) Indian Badminton League 2013?
 A) Mumbai Masters
 B) Hyderabad Hot Shot
 C) Pune Piston
 D) Awadhe Warriors
157Who has been appointed the new chief of the National Investigation Agency in August 2013?
 A) Dilip Trivedi
 B) Sharad Kumar
 C) Pranay Sahay
 D) None of These
158Which Indian stock exchange suspended most trades on its platform, leding to a major crisis in August 2013?
 A) National Stock Exchange
 B) Bombay Stock Exchange
 C) National Spot Exchange Ltd
 D) Multi Commodity Exchange
159Who launched the -Clean India Campaign- at world heritage site, Taj Mahal in August 2013?
 A) Shalman Khurshid
 B) K. Chiranjeevi
 C) Ashwini Kumar
 D) Kapil Sibal
160Bangladesh high court has banned which Islamic party in August 2013 from contesting polls in future?
 A) Jamaat-e-Islami
 B) Bangladesh Democratic Party
 C) Islamic Unit Front
 D) Jamiat-e-Ulama-e-Islam

Check below for answers..........
151Ans) Karnataka
152Ans) Jharkhand
153Ans) 80 years
154Ans) Yahoo
155Ans) 70%, 80%
156Ans) Hyderabad Hot Shot
157Ans) Sharad Kumar
158Ans) National Spot Exchange Ltd
159Ans) K. Chiranjeevi
160Ans) Jamaat-e-Islami