Current Affairs October 2013 Quiz - 15

141Indian mobile phone maker Micromax has roped in which Hollywood star as its brand ambassador to expand in the overseas market in Oct 2013?
 A) Russell Crowe
 B) Christian Bale
 C) Hugh Jackman
 D) Robert Downey Jr.
142Which PSU bank has signed a MoU with industry body CII to facilitate cheaper credit access to micro, small and medium enterprises in oct 2013?
 A) Punjab National Bank
 B) Canara Bank
 C) Dena Bank
 D) Bank of Baroda
143Which Indian American author________ has been named finalist for the prestigious US National Book Award 2013 in the fiction category (announced in Oct 2013)?
 A) Kiran Desai
 B) Shauna Singh Baldwin
 C) Siddhartha Mukherjee
 D) Jhumpa Lahiri
144Which bank in Indonesia marked its re-entry into India after five years by opening a branch in Mumbai in Oct 2013?
 A) Bank Internasional Indonesia
 B) Bank Maspion Indonesia
 C) Bank Negara Indonesia
 D) Bank UOB Indonesia
145The Government of India has appointed whom as Chief Coordinator and High Performance Director for Indian Hockey in Oct 2013?
 A) Terry Walsh
 B) Michael Nobbs
 C) Roelant Oltmans
 D) Barry Dancer
146Union Government of India has appointed whom as the Chairperson of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in Oct 2013?
 A) Gauri Kumar
 B) Jaimini Bhagwati
 C) Arunendra Kumar
 D) Gireesh B. Pradhan
1475th South Asian Conference on Sanitation, aims to promote hygienic practices and enhance the quality of life in South Asian countries,held in which country in Oct 2013?
 A) Thailand
 B) Nepal
 C) Bangladesh
 D) India
148Who won the Indian Grand Prix for the third time in a row at the Buddh International circuit at Greater Noida held in Oct 2013?
 A) Sebastian Vettel
 B) Fernando Alonso
 C) Lewis Hamilton
 D) Kimi Raikkonen
149Who won the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at Istanbul held in Oct 2013?
 A) Li Na
 B) Maria Sherapova
 C) Petra Kvitova
 D) Serena Williams
150China's economic growth stood at _______ in the third quarter (July-to-September) of the current year (announced in Oct 2013).
 A) 7.2%
 B) 7.5%
 C) 7.8%
 D) 8.1%

Check below for answers.........
141Ans) Hugh Jackman
142Ans) Canara Bank
143Ans) Jhumpa Lahiri
144Ans) Bank Internasional Indonesia
145Ans) Roelant Oltmans
146Ans) Gireesh B. Pradhan
147Ans) Nepal
148Ans) Sebastian Vettel
149Ans) Serena Williams
150Ans) 7.8%