Current Affairs October 2013 Quiz - 12

111The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has assigned which bank No. 1 rank under the -National Awards for Excellence in MSE (micro and small enterprises) Lending- for 2012-13 (announced in Oct 2013)?
 A) ICICI Bank
 B) IDBI Bank
 C) Corporation Bank
 D) Bank of Baroda
  
112The World Bank has lowered India-s economic growth forecast for the current fiscal 2013-14 to ___________ (announced in Oct 2013).
 A) 5.2%
 B) 4.7%
 C) 4.3%
 D) 5.8%
  
113Indian Navy inducted its largest offshore patrol vessel named ________ into service at Kochi in Oct 2013.
 A) INS Virat
 B) INS Vikram
 C) INS Sunayna
 D) INS Sindhu
  
114"World Food Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 14-Oct
 B) 16-Oct
 C) 19-Oct
 D) 13-Oct
  
115The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) has elected whom as its Chairperson for a term of three years in Oct 2013 (who succeeds N R Narayana Murthy).
 A) Adi Godrej
 B) Azim Premji
 C) Anand Mahindra
 D) Ratan Tata
  
116CBI registers case against Industrialist ______ and former Coal Secretary P C Parekh in connection with alleged irregularities in allocation of coal blocks in Oct 2013.
 A) Ravi Ruia
 B) Sajjan Jindal
 C) Kumar Mangalam Birla
 D) Anil Agarwal
  
117Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Railway Board in Oct 2013?
 A) Gauri Kumar
 B) Jaimini Bhagwati
 C) Arunendra Kumar
 D) Ranjan Mathai
  
118The United States has overtaken which country to become the world's biggest oil producer due to the jump in output from shale gas finds in US (published in Oct 2013).
 A) Kuwait
 B) Saudi Arabia
 C) UAE
 D) Russia
  
119Who won a second straight trophy at the Shanghai Masters in China held in Oct 2013?
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Andy Murray
 C) Juan Del
 D) Rafael Nadal
  
120India has been ranked at _____ in the latest Global Hunger Index released by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide in Oct 2013.
 A) 65th
 B) 63th
 C) 68th
 D) 72nd

 
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Answers...
111Ans) Corporation Bank
112Ans) 4.7%
113Ans) INS Sunayna
114Ans) 16-Oct
115Ans) Anand Mahindra
116Ans) Kumar Mangalam Birla
117Ans) Arunendra Kumar
118Ans) Saudi Arabia
119Ans) Novak Djokovic
120Ans) 63th