Current Affairs August 2013 Quiz - 8

71Which Indian state has adopted an Anti-Black Magic and Superstition Ordinance following death of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar in August 2013?
 A) Maharashtra
 B) Goa
 C) Gujarat
 D) None of These
  
72"National Sports Day" is observed on __________________.
 A) 21-August
 B) 29-August
 C) 23-August
 D) 27-August
  
73UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has appointed whom as the Military Adviser for United Nations Peacekeeping Operations in August 2013?
 A) Lt Gen Salim Nawaz
 B) Lt Gen Maqsood Ahmed
 C) Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani
 D) Lt Gen Javed Iqbal
  
74Who won the prestigious International Children's Peace Prize, announced by KidsRights in August 2013?
 A) Ai Xiaoming
 B) Kesz Váldez
 C) Malala Yousafzai
 D) Mayra Avellar Neves
  
75The Parliament has passed the food security bill in August which is termed as a game-changer by UPA-II before election next year. The bill aims to cover approx ________ of India-s population.
 A) 51%
 B) 40%
 C) 67%
 D) 33%
  
76Which athlete secured first rank with the annual income of USD 78.1 million in the recent Forbes list of highest-paid male athletes published in August 2013?
 A) Tiger Woods
 B) Kobe Bryant
 C) Roger Federer
 D) David Beckham
  
77Who has been appointed as the new Secretary in the ministry of Rural Development in August 2013, he will take charge in October 2013?
 A) Subrahmanyam Vijay Kumar
 B) L C Goyal
 C) Ranjan Mathai
 D) Sujatha Singh
  
78Mary D-souza Sequeira received Dhyan Chand Awards - 2013 (Presented in August 2013). She is associated with which sport?
 A) Archery
 B) Boxing
 C) Hockey
 D) Athletics
  
79Famous south Indian actress Ramya has become the first female actor from which state to enter parliament as Loksabha MP in August 2013?
 A) Kerala
 B) Karnataka
 C) Andhra Pradesh
 D) Tamil Nadu
  
80Which Bollywood actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador has joined the UN and its humanitarian partners to promote "The World Needs More" global campaign in August 2013?
 A) Amir Khan
 B) Aishwarya Rai Bachcham
 C) Amitabh Bachchan
 D) Shah Rukh Khan

 
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Answers...
71Ans) Maharashtra
72Ans) 29-August
73Ans) Lt Gen Maqsood Ahmed
74Ans) Malala Yousafzai
75Ans) 67%
76Ans) Tiger Woods
77Ans) L C Goyal
78Ans) Athletics
79Ans) Karnataka
80Ans) Amitabh Bachchan