Current Affairs December 2013 Quiz 13

121Who has been given additional charge as minister of state for environment and forest after Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan resigned in Dec 2013?
 A) Shashi Tharoor
 B) Oscar Fernandes
 C) Veerappa Moily
 D) None of These
122Commodity Futures Trading Commission has appointed _______ as an acting Chief Economist of the US commodities market regulator in Dec 2013.
 A) Sayee Srinivasan
 B) Thomas Mathew T.
 C) Jignesh Shah
 D) Satyananda Mishra
123More than a year after allowing FDI in multi-brand retail segment, the government received the first application from which global retail giant in the sector in Dec 2013?
 A) Metro
 B) Tesco Plc
 C) Delhaize
 D) None of These
124The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has appointed _______ as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC).
 A) Anupam Shrivastava
 B) R.K Upadhyay
 C) M. K. Goel
 D) S.B. Nayar
125Gyan Correa-s _________ film 'The Good Road' is out of the best foreign film Oscar race after it failed to qualify in the Academy-s latest shortlist in Dec 2013.
 A) Hindi
 B) Malayalam
 C) Marathi
 D) Gujarati
126India's indigeneously-designed Light Combat Aircraft, ______ has got initial operation clearance (IOC-II) in Dec 2013 and it will replace Mig-21 models.
 A) Nag
 B) Prithvi
 C) Tejas
 D) Agni
127Global pharma major ___________ announced a USD1-billion open offer to increase its stake in its publicly listed pharma entity in India from 50.7% to up to 75%.
 A) Cipla
 B) Pfizer
 C) GlaxoSmith-Kline
 D) None of These
128The Reserve Bank of India, RBI, has tightened norms for credit card holders in Dec 2013. In a notification on Friday, the RBI advised banks to treat a credit card account as a non-performing asset if the customer fails to pay the minimum due amount within a stipulated ________ period.
 A) 90-day
 B) 60-day
 C) 120-day
 D) 150-day
129South Africa's legendary all-rounder _______ has announced his retirement from Test cricket in Dec 2013.
 A) Mark Boucher
 B) Shaun Pollock
 C) Jacques Kallis
 D) None of These
130International Migrants Day is observed on ________  across the world to raise awareness of the issue.
 A) 12-Dec
 B) 18- Dec
 C) 22-Dec
 D) 19-Dec

Check below for Answers:
121Ans) Veerappa Moily
122Ans) Sayee Srinivasan
123Ans) Tesco Plc
124Ans) M. K. Goel
125Ans) Gujarati
126Ans) Tejas
127Ans) GlaxoSmith-Kline
128Ans) 90-day
129Ans) Jacques Kallis
130Ans) 18- Dec