Current Affairs February 2013 Quiz 1

1Pune based CDAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) has launched its fastest computer -Param Yuva II- in Feb 2013. What is the processor speed of this computer?
A) 500 TeraFlop
B) 700 TeraFlop
C) 1000 TeraFlop
D) 800 TeraFlop
2Which online fashion retailer has acquired rival firm Inkfruit in Feb 2013?
A) Snapdeal
B) Myantra
D) Zovi
3Which movie won the "Best Picture" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Les MisÚrables
B) Lincoln
C) Argo
D) Life of Pi
4Which of these PSU was recently granted Maharatna Status in Feb 2013?
B) NTPC Limited
C) GAIL (India) Limited
5The operator of the famous news magazine Newsweek, which became a solely digital publication in 2012 after 80 years in print, has changed its name officially to ___ in Feb 2013.
A) NewsOnline
B) NewsBeast
C) NewsFast
D) NewsDaily
6In the 2013 World Press Freedom Index published by the -Reporters Without Borders- in February 2013, which topped the list?
A) South Korea
B) North Korea
C) Finland
D) Australia
7India-s Core sector Growth stood at ______ in December (Published in Feb 2013).
A) 2.2%
B) 2.6%
C) 3.4%
D) -1.3%
8Won won the "Best Director" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
B) Ang Lee - Life of Pi
C) David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook
D) Michael Haneke - Amour
9Who has been appointed as the new Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) in Feb 2013?
A) P.R.Vasudeva Rao
B) S. Ramakrishnan
C) S. C. Chetal
D) M.Y.S. Prasad
10"Central Excise Day" is observed on?
A) 22nd Feb
B) 28th Feb
C) 24th Feb
D) 27th Feb

Check below for answers..........
Current Affairs February 2013 Quiz - 1 Answers
1Ans) 500 TeraFlop
2Ans) Zovi
3Ans) Argo
4Ans) GAIL (India) Limited
5Ans) NewsBeast
6Ans) Finland
7Ans) 2.6%
8Ans) Ang Lee - Life of Pi
9Ans) P.R.Vasudeva Rao
10Ans) 24th Feb