Current Affairs October 2013 Quiz - 13

121Who won the 2013 Man Booker prize for English fiction for novel "The Luminaries" to become the youngest winner in the award's 45-year history in Oct 2013?
 A) Alice Munro
 B) Jim Crace
 C) Eleanor Catton
 D) Ruth Ozeki
122India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in September (announced in Oct 2013).
 A) 9.97%
 B) 9.84%
 C) 9.64%
 D) 9.12%
123The World Bank has approved _______ assistance for Uttarakhand in Oct 2013, which was hit hard by rains and landslides earlier this year.
 A) USD 300-million
 B) USD 500-million
 C) USD 250-million
 D) USD 100-million
124Who became the first-ever Indian to reach the final of a professional snooker tournament held in Oct 2013?
 A) Aditya Mehta
 B) Kalpana Devi
 C) Deborah
 D) Pankaj Advani
125The working committee of the Board of Cricket Control of India has terminated the contract of which IPL team "Pune Warriors" for non-payment of franchise fee in Oct 2013. which group was owner of the team?
 A) Deccan Group
 B) India Cement
 C) ADAG Group
 D) Sahara Group
126Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar announced retirement from all forms of after 16-year of career in Oct 2013. He lead which team to its 40th Ranji Trophy title last season?
 A) Sourashtra
 B) Mumbai
 C) Delhi
 D) Haryana
127"UN Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 18-Oct
 B) 24-Oct
 C) 22-Oct
 D) 23-Oct
128Who has been elected as the President of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for a second term in Oct 2013?
 A) Gopinath Munde
 B) Sharad Pawar
 C) Ravi Savant
 D) None of These
129Padma awardee, Sarojini Varadappan passed away in Oct 2013 following a brief illness. She was a noted _____________.
 A) Actress
 B) Author
 C) Singer
 D) Social activist
130Who was sworn in as the Judge of the High Court of Manipur in Oct 2013?
 A) Rajesh Kumar Agrawal
 B) R. Mahadevan
 C) Lakshmi Kanta Mohapatra
 D) None of These

Check below for answers.........
121Ans) Eleanor Catton
122Ans) 9.84%
123Ans) USD 250-million
124Ans) Aditya Mehta
125Ans) Sahara Group
126Ans) Mumbai
127Ans) 24-Oct
128Ans) Sharad Pawar
129Ans) Social activist
130Ans) Lakshmi Kanta Mohapatra