Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 17

161RBI (Reserve Bank of India) has recerntly announced to issue Inflation Indexed Bonds in August 2013. These Inflation Indexed Bonds will use inflation measured by _______?
 A) Wholesale Price Index
 B) Consumer Price Index
 C) Both of them
 D) None of These
162Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved _____ disinvestment in Indian Oil Corporation in August 2013?
 A) 5%
 B) 15%
 C) 20%
 D) 10%
163Which Indian Institute is the only one to make it to the top 500 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) published in August 2013?
 A) IIT Bombay
 B) IIT Kanpur
 C) IIT Delhi
 D) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
164Marion Bartoli, won the 2013 Wimbledon Championships single titles, announced her unexpecetd retirement from professional tennis in August 2013. She is from which country?
 A) Spain
 C) Russia
 D) France
165Indian Railways launched Wi-Fi service in which of the following trains first?
 A) Delhi-Sealdah Rajdhani Express
 B) Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express
 C) Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express
 D) Delhi-Bhopal Rajdhani Express
166Indian Women Junior Hockey team defeated which country to win historic bronze medal at junior women hockey world cup in August 2013?
 A) South Korea
 B) England
 C) Pakistan
 D) China
167Which state has got a go-ahead from the Reserve Bank of India to launch a financial institution following the principles of Islamic finance in August 2013?
 A) Maharashtra
 B) Karnataka
 C) Goa
 D) Kerala
168Which City topped list of most livable cities in the world, as per EIU, an independent forecasting and advisory business within the Economist Group in August 2013?
 A) London
 B) New York
 C) Melbourne
 D) Paris
169Which batsman has set a world record of scoring highest ever indidual run (123) in T20 internationals cricket in August 2013?
 A) Aaron Finch
 B) Breden McCullum
 C) Shane Watson
 D) Sikhar Dhawan
170Which committee has proposed the idea of setting up a bullion bank or Bullion Corporation of India (BCI) to utilize idle gold?
 A) Dandekar Committee
 B) Narasimhan Committee
 C) Rao Committee
 D) G S Patel Committee

Check below for answers..........
161Ans) Wholesale Price Index
162Ans) 10%
163Ans) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
164Ans) France
165Ans) Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express
166Ans) England
167Ans) Kerala
168Ans) Melbourne
169Ans) Aaron Finch
170Ans) Rao Committee