Current Affairs October 2013 Quiz - 28

271India Post has launched Instant Cash in Oct 2013. Instant Cash is an instant electronic money transfer service launched in partnership with which company?
 A) Wall Street Exchange
 B) Moneygram
 C) National Stock Exchange
 D) Western Union
  
272Which of the following dam has celebrated its 50th Anniversary in Oct 2013?
 A) Bhakra dam
 B) KSR Dam
 C) Sardar Sarovar Dam
 D) Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
  
273Which of the following Indiant districts has been termed as the first zero-landless district in the country in Oct 2013?
 A) Alappuzha
 B) Ernakulam
 C) Kannur
 D) Kollam
  
274Who has been appointed as the Chairman of India-s largest bank, State Bank of India in Oct 2013?
 A) Nishi Vasudeva
 B) Shubhalakshmi Panse
 C) Arundhati Bhattacharya
 D) Archana Bhargava
  
275"World Polio Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 29-Oct
 B) 18-Oct
 C) 21-Oct
 D) 24-Oct
  
276Which IPL team won the Champions League Twenty-20 title held in Oct 2013?
 A) Rajasthan Royals
 B) Trinidad & Tobago
 C) Mumbai Indians
 D) Chennai Super Kings
  
277SEBI and FIPB have approved Jet-Etihad deal in Oct 2013. As a part of the deal, Etihad will acquire __________ stake in Jet Airways to Etihad.
 A) 51%
 B) 24%
 C) 49%
 D) 76%
  
278Who has been ranked as India's richest women as per the latest Forbes list published by the magazine in Oct 2013?
 A) Indu Jain
 B) Anu Aga
 C) Savitri Jindal
 D) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  
279Indian 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.
  
280Which organization won the Nobel peace prize 2013 (announced in Oct 2013)?
 A) European Union
 B) Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
 C) UNICEF
 D) Red Cross

 
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Answers...
271Ans) Wall Street Exchange
272Ans) Bhakra dam
273Ans) Kannur
274Ans) Arundhati Bhattacharya
275Ans) 24-Oct
276Ans) Mumbai Indians
277Ans) 24%
278Ans) Savitri Jindal
279Ans) Hugh Jackman
280Ans) Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons