Current Affairs October 2013 Quiz - 1

1Which IT Services Company acquired the Equinox Consulting, a financial services consulting firm based in France, in Oct 2013?
 A) Cognizant
 C) Infosys
 D) Wipro
2Which brand has been ranked as the world-s most valuable brand, as per the annual brands list published by consultancy firm Interbrand in Oct 2013?
 A) Apple
 B) Google
 C) Coca Cola
 D) Microsoft
3Who took over charge as Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in Oct 2013?
 A) SB Nayar
 B) S Varadarajan
 C) R K Singhon
 D) B Ashok
4Who has been appointed as India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom in Oct 2013?
 A) Gauri Kumar
 B) Jaimini Bhagwati
 C) Arunendra Kumar
 D) Ranjan Mathai
5"International Day for the Elderly" is observed on ____________.
 A) 5-Oct
 B) 8-Oct
 C) 2-Oct
 D) 1-Oct
6Who has been presented with Friendship award by China; the highest honor given to foreigners, in Oct 2013?
 A) Ravi Shankar Narsimhan
 B) Sabriye Tenberken
 C) Pedro Nueno
 D) None of These
7Who won WTA Pan Pacific Open Women's title held in Tokyo in Oct 2013?
 A) Angelique Kerber
 B) Maria Sherapova
 C) Petra Kvitova
 D) Serena Williams
8Which Swiss-Born Philanthropist and Muslim Spiritual Leader visited India in September and also unveiled restored Humayun-s Tomb during his visit?
 A) Aga Sharif
 B) Ahmed Khan
 C) Aga Khan
 D) None of These
9Which Indian MP was sentenced to four years in prison by a Delhi court for corruption and became the first MP to be disqualified after Supreme Court verdict in Oct 2013?
 A) Rasheed Masood
 B) Lalu Prasad Yadav
 C) Jagannath Mishra
 D) None of These
10India's core sector growth stood at ___________ in August (published in Oct 2013).
 A) 3.7%
 B) 3.1%
 C) 6.5%
 D) 2.3%

Check below for answers.........
1Ans) Cognizant
2Ans) Apple
3Ans) S Varadarajan
4Ans) Ranjan Mathai
5Ans) 1-Oct
6Ans) Ravi Shankar Narsimhan
7Ans) Petra Kvitova
8Ans) Aga Khan
9Ans) Rasheed Masood
10Ans) 3.7%