Daily Practice Quiz Published in April 2013

GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
3481Which Indian IT Services Company has become the first Indian IT company to get listed on NYSE Euronext London and Paris markets in Feb 2013?
A) Infosys
B) TCS
C) Wipro
D) HCL Technologies
3482The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has set interest rates paid to subscribers at ____ during the current fiscal year 2012-13 in Feb 2013.
A) 8.75%
B) 8.25%
C) 8.5%
D) 8%
3483Which Telecom Service Provider has closed down its mobile networks in Kolkata, West Bengal and Mumbai in Feb 2013 following order from The Supreme Court as it failed to get fresh 2G Spectrum license for the circles?
A) Videocon
B) Aircel
C) Uninor
D) Idea Cellular
3484CBI has named which former air chief marshall and 10 others and four companies in a preliminary enquiry related to the AgustaWestland bribery allegations in Feb 2013?
A) Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy
B) SP Tyagi
C) Fali Homi Major
D) Pradeep Vasant Naik
3485Who was elected as the President of Ecuador for the 3rd term in Feb 2013?
A) Guillermo Lasso
B) Rafael Correa
C) lvaro Noboa
D) None of These
3486India-s "Agriculture, forestry & fishing" Sector growth for the third quarter of the current financial year 2012-13 stood at?
A) 4.1%
B) 2.6%
C) 1.1%
D) 1.9%
3487Who won the Women-s World Cup player of the tournament in the recently held ICC Women-s Cricket world Cup in Feb 2013?
A) Mithali Raj
B) Suzie Bates
C) Katherine Brunt
D) Stafanie Taylor
3488Raul Castro elected whom as his Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba for the first time in February 2013?
A) Miguel Diaz-Canel
B) Fidel Castro
C) Stavros Malas
D) José Ramón Machado
3489Who won the Women's Singles trophy at the Dubai Tennis Championship held in February 2013?
A) Petra Kvitova
B) Agnieszka Radwa?ska
C) Sara Errani
D) Li Na
3490Industrialist Hari Shankar Singhania passed away in Feb 2013. He was President of which Industry group?
A) Binani Group
B) Jaypee Group
C) JK Group
D) None of These
3491Who has been awarded with the million-dollar TED Prize in Feb 2013?
A) Jamie Oliver
B) Sugata Mitra
C) Jill Tarter
D) Ela Bhatt
3492Which party has retained power in Tripura after the landslide victory in the recently held assembly election in Feb 2013?
A) BJP
B) Congress
C) CPM
D) None of These
3493India-s Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni broke whose record of highest individual Test score by an Indian captain while scoring 224 against Australia in the first cricket test in Feb 2013?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Sunil Gavaskar
C) Saurav Ganguly
D) Mohammad Azharuddin
3494Which Indian Corporate has transferred Rs 12,300 crore worth of personal shares to his trust that funds his philanthropic activities in the education sector in Feb 2013?
A) Adi Godrej
B) Azim Premji
C) Ratan Tata
D) N R Narayana Murthy
3495Global Credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded sovereign bond rating of which country by one notch to AA1 from the top most rating of AAA in Feb 2013?
A) Luxemberg
B) Germany
C) UK
D) France
3496Recently which Indian Ministry has launched the -My India" Initiative in Feb 2013?
A) Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
B) Ministry of Tourism
C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
D) Ministry of External Affairs
3497What is the rank of Indian Women's team in the latest ICC rankings published in February 2013?
A) 5th
B) 7th
C) 6th
D) 8th
3498What is the name of the bionic man that is recently unveiled by the Scientists?
A) Saz
B) Rex
C) Jax
D) None of These
3499Who won the Dubai Tennis Championship in the Women-s Doubles category held in Feb 2013?
A) Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik
B) Sania Mirza and Bethanie-MattekSands
C) Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua
D) Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci
3500Which party has retained power in Nagaland after the landslide victory in the recently held assembly election in Feb 2013?
A) BJP
B) Congress
C) CPM
D) NPF
3501Which Indian state has set a new record for India's highest ever voter turnout with 93% polling in the Assembly elections held in Feb 2013?
A) Nagaland
B) Tripura
C) Meghalaya
D) None of These
3502Who has been elected as the President of Cyprus after winning the Presidential election in Feb 2013?
A) Miguel Diaz-Canel
B) Nicos Anastasiades
C) Stavros Malas
D) None of These
3503Who has become the first women cricketer to score 5000 runs in one day international cricket?
A) Mithali Raj
B) Suzie Bates
C) Katherine Brunt
D) Charlotte Edwards
3504Which PSU bank has recently launched "Tatkal" Scheme to enable customers to transfer money without actually opening an account?
A) Bank of India
B) Union Bank of India
C) State Bank of India
D) Punjab National Bank
3505ONGC-Videsh Ltd. has acquired a stake in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashi (ACG) oil fields. Ths oil field is located in?
A) Georgia
B) Azerbaijan
C) Canada
D) Mozambique
3506Which country has recently announced in Feb 2013 that it has successfully sent a monkey into space?
A) Iran
B) North Korea
C) China
D) Australia
3507Which Indian state has become the first state in India to ban manual scavenging?
A) Gujarat
B) Delhi
C) Karnataka
D) Goa
3508Which movie won the maximum number of awards at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Les Misérables
B) Lincoln
C) Argo
D) Life of Pi
3509Who was conferred with the Exemplary Leader Award in Mumbai in Feb 2013 for his contribution to Power sector?
A) Arup Roy Choudhury
B) Vishwaroop
C) Chandra Shekhar Verma
D) N.N. Mishra
3510Railway Minister has introduced _____ Express connecting places associated with freedom movement as a part of Railway Budget 2013.
A) Shahid
B) Azadi
C) Jawan
D) None of These
3511An expert committee headed by technocrat _______ was appointed by the government to review the functioning of Prasar Bharati in Feb 2013.
A) J Verma
B) Sam Pitroda
C) N. R. Narayana Murthy
D) None of These
3512Railway Minister has proposed to set up Indian Railway Institute for Financial Management in which place to train rail officers on a regular basis as a part of Railway Budget 2013.
A) Chennai
B) Secunderabad
C) New Delhi
D) Kanpur
3513The State Government of Uttar Pradesh has appointed whom to conduct Judicial Probe into the Allahabad Railway Station Stampede that occurred during Kumbh Mela in Feb 2013?
A) Justice Jain
B) Justice Shome
C) Justice Verma
D) Justice Bhatt
3514Who has been recently named as an independent director on the board of General Electric in Feb 2013 and he will be the youngest director on the board of GE?
A) Nabeel Gareeb
B) Francisco D'Souza
C) Kumar Mangalam Birla
D) None of These
3515Which state has been conferred upon the prestigious National e-Governance Gold Award for 2012-13, for its 'Sparsh Abhiyan' aimed towards the disabled and the aged in Feb 2013?
A) Bihar
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Gujarat
3516Who has been appointed as the new director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) in Feb 2013?
A) P.R. Vasudeva Rao
B) P.S. Veeraraghavan
C) M.C. Dathan
D) M.Y.S. Prasad
3517The first wildlife skywalk of India will be coming up in Maenam wildlife sanctuary, situated in ___________.
A) Arunachal Pradesh
B) Assam
C) Sikkim
D) Meghalaya
3518Microsoft has released its new MS Office version on Cloud in Feb 2013. What is the name of its new Office version?
A) MS Office 2012
B) Office 2013
C) Office 365
D) Office Millenium
3519Which committee was constituted by the Union Government in Dec 2012 to inquire into the different aspects of the brutal rape and assault incident of the girl on 16 December 2012 on the streets of Delhi? It has submitted its report in Feb 2013.
A) Justice Kabir Committee
B) Justice Shome Committee
C) Justice Verma Committee
D) Justice Usha Mehra Committee
3520Pope Benedict XVI has announced his resignation in Feb 2013. His original name is?
A) Albino Luciani
B) Karol Józef Wojty?a
C) Joseph Alois Ratzinger
D) Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli
3521As per RBI's recent guideline, Microfinance institutions (MFIs) cannot charge interest rate of more than _____.
A) 25%
B) 22%
C) 26%
D) 24%
3522Which movie has bagged the coveted Golden Bear prize for best film at the 63rd Berlin film festival held in February 2013?
A) Argo
B) Child's Pose
C) Life of PI
D) Prince Avalanche
3523Which Chinese Actor has been selected as members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, one of the houses of Chinese parliament in Feb 2013?
A) Yun-Fat Chow
B) Jet Li
C) Jackie Chan
D) Matthew Zhang
3524Which Indian tourism-related online portals has launched the RoutePlanner, an innovative application which makes people-s traveling easier and faster in Feb 2013?
A) MakeMyTrip
B) Yatra
C) Easemytrip
D) Cleartrip
3525Indian Government has recently granted Maharatna status to BHEL and GAIL. A Maharatna firm can take investment decision of up to _______ without going to the government.
A) Rs 500 crore
B) Rs 5,000 crore
C) Rs 1,000 crore
D) Rs 2,500 crore
3526Which Indian private sector Bank  was awarded the Financial Institutions Syndicated Deal of the Year 2012 in its Asia Pacific Region in Feb 2013?
A) HDFC Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) YES Bank
D) Axis Bank
3527Who has been recently appointed as the brand ambassador of nutrition company Herbalife in Feb 2013?
A) Mary Kom
B) Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda
C) Saina Nehwal
D) Sushil Kumar
3528Which bollywood actor was awarded with the City Proclamation Award in Los Angeles in the last week of February 2013?
A) Amitabh Bachchan
B) Anupam Kher
C) Shahrukh Khan
D) Irfaan Khan
3529Who has been appointed Sri Lanka-s T20 captain for a period of 1 year in Feb 2013?
A) Dinesh Chandimal
B) Lasith Malinga
C) Angelo Mathews
D) Kumar Sangakara
3530Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has visited India in Feb 2013. He is the President of?
A) Sri Lanka
B) Bhutan
C) Nepal
D) Singapore
3531Twitter has launched its first pay-by-tweet service in partnership with which financial company in Feb 2013?
A) Mastercard
B) VISA
C) American Express
D) Maestro
3532Which Indian Ministry has released Shubh Yatra, an exclusive monthly bi-lingual (Hindi & English) inflight magazine of Air India in Feb 2013?
A) Ministry of HRD
B) Ministry of Civil Aviation
C) Ministry of External Affairs
D) Ministry of Tourism
3533A meteor of around 17 metres across and weighed 10,000 tons has hit the earth in Feb 2013. In which country, it has hit the earth?
A) Antarctica
B) Russia
C) GreenLand
D) Norway
3534Which Credit card selling company has launched a service -ezeClick- to enable its customers to carry out online transactions without entering card details in Feb 2013?
A) VISA
B) American Express
C) Mastercard
D) Maestro
3535Zhuang Zedong, a Chinese table tennis player, passed away in Feb 2013. He won world men's singles champion ____ times.
A) Six
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four
3536India-s Foreign Investment Proposal Board (FIPB) has cleared AirAsia's FDI investment in India's aviation sector in March 2013. AirAsia is forming Joint Venture  with which Indian Coroporate house to launch Indian Operation?
A) Essar Group
B) Reliance Industries
C) Tata Sons
D) Aditya Birla Group
3537Which of these below states has been emerged as the most secure ones for women in the Female Security Index (FSI),  as per the data compiled by the Tata Strategic Management Group and published in March 2013?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Rajasthan
C) Haryana
D) Gujarat
3538Which film won the Best Film award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Chittagong
B) Kahaani
C) Paan Singh Tomar
D) Oh My God
3539Who has been appointed as the 20th Director General of Indian Coast Guard in March 2013?
A) MP Muralidharan
B) Anurag G Thapliyal
C) Devendra Kumar Joshi
D) Nirmal Verma
3540Who was conferred with the Liberation War Honour Award by the President of Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman in March 2013?
A) P Chidambaram
B) Manmohan Singh
C) Pranab Mukherjee
D) None of These
3541Who won the "Sportsman of the Year" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?
A) Yohan blake
B) Michel Phelps
C) Usain Bolt
D) Tyson gay
3542Who has been ranked as the Richest Indian in the Forbes list published in March 2013?
A) Shashi & Ravi Ruia
B) Lakshmi Mittal
C) Azim Premji
D) Mukesh Ambani
3543India-s eight core sector industries growth stood at ______ in January 2012 (Published in March 2013).
A) 3.2%
B) 2.2%
C) 3.9%
D) None of These
3544"International Women's Day" is observed on?
A) 19-Mar
B) 18-Mar
C) 8-Mar
D) 22-Mar
3545Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has announced during the budget in on 28th Feb 2013 that the Government would infuse _________ in public sector banks next fiscal year to meet global capital adequacy norms.
A) Rs 10,000 crore
B) Rs 12,000 crore
C) Rs 14,000 crore
D) None of These
3546Who has sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland for the third consecutive term in March 2013?
A) P A Sangma
B) Neiphiu Rio
C) Mukul Sangma
D) None of These
3547Who won the "Breakthrough of the Year" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?
A) Novak Djokovic
B) Michel Phelps
C) Usain Bolt
D) Andy Murray
3548Who won the Best Actor award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013 along with marathi actor Vikram Gokhale?
A) Amir Khan
B) Ranbir Kapoor
C) Irrfan Khan
D) None of These
3549Who won the the Mexican Open women's single 2013 Tennis tournament  held in March 2013?
A) Carla Suarez-Navarro
B) Sara Errani
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Agnieszka Radwanska
3550GDP growth of Brazil, the world's sixth largest economy stood at ______ in 2012.
A) 2.7%
B) 0.9%
C) 4.5%
D) None of These
3551Indian Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most successful Indian Test captain, surpassing Sourav Ganguly-s record in March 2013. How many test wins he has now as Captain after recent Australia series win?
A) 21
B) 22
C) 24
D) 25
3552Who won the ATP Dubai Open Tennis Mens' single title 2013 held in March 2013?
A) Tomas Berdych
B) Novak Djokovic
C) Andy Murray
D) Roger Federar
3553Which company has announced its acquisition of UK broadband and fixed line businesses of Spain's Telefonica for nearly 200 million pounds in March 2013?
A) British Telecom
B) British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB)
C) Vodafone
D) Orange Telecom Services
3554"World Forestry Day" is observed on?
A) 19-Mar
B) 18-Mar
C) 21-Mar
D) 22-Mar
3555Which team won the 67th Santosh Trophy for the third consecutive time held in March 2013?
A) Kerala
B) Services
C) Railways
D) None of These
3556Which famous author has been selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012, announced in March 2013?
A) Dinesh Panchal
B) Hariram Meena
C) Atul Kanak
D) Santosh Maya Mohan
3557Mukesh Ambani has been ranked as the Richest Indian in the Forbes list published in March 2013. What was his global rank?
A) 21
B) 22
C) 18
D) 29
3558Which film won the award in the "Best Debut Film of A Director" category in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Chittagong
B) Kahaani
C) Paan Singh Tomar
D) Vicky Donor
3559World famous Socialist leader Hugo Chavez passed away in March 2013 after battling cancer for two years. He was President of which country?
A) Cuba
B) Veneguela
C) Chilie
D) Mexico
3560Who won the "Sportswoman of the Year" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?
A) Sanya Richards
B) Allyson Felix
C) Jessica Ennis
D) Shelly-Ann Fraser
3561Who has sworn as chief minister of Meghalaya for a second straight term in March 2013?
A) P A Sangma
B) Neiphiu Rio
C) Mukul Sangma
D) Manik Sarkar
3562Who won the ATP Dubai Open Tennis Mens' double title 2013 held in March 2013?
A) Nenad Zimonjic and Robert Lindstedt
B) Mahesh Bhupathi and Nenad Zimonjic
C) Mahesh Bhupathi and Michael Lloldra
D) None of These
3563Who won the Best Actress award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Usha Jadhav
C) Kareena Kapoor
D) None of These
3564The Bank of England has kept interest rates unchanged at ____ in its latest monetary policy review in March 2013.
A) 0.75%
B) 0.25%
C) 0.5%
D) None of These
3565The euro zone unemployment rate stood at _____ in January 2013.
A) 12.8%
B) 7.8%
C) 11.9%
D) None of These
3566Which country has formally applied in March 2013 to join the euro in 2014 which will make it the 18th nations to join the euro currency?
A) Turkey
B) Latvia
C) Jordon
D) Russia
3567The Patiala House Court has recently framed charges of allegedly attempting to commit suicide during her fast until death against Iron lady of Manipur Sharmila Chanu in March 2013. She has been fasting for how many years now?
A) 6 Years
B) 8 Years
C) 12 Years
D) 10 Years
3568Who won the the Mexican Open men's single 2013 Tennis tournament  held in March 2013?
A) Tomas Berdych
B) Novak Djokovic
C) Rafael Nadal
D) David Ferrer
3569"World Consumer Rights Day" is observed on?
A) 19-Mar
B) 18-Mar
C) 21-Mar
D) 15-Mar
3570Which Indian city has received lowest rank as per the Female Security Index (FSI),  based on the data compiled by the Tata Strategic Management Group and published in March 2013?
A) Chennai
B) Delhi
C) Bangalore
D) Mumbai
3571Who has been ranked as the Richest person in the world in the Forbes list published in March 2013?
A) Carlos Slim Helu
B) Bill Gates
C) Amancio Ortega
D) Warren Buffett
3572The Parliamentary Award Committee has selected whom for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2012 (announced in March 2013)?
A) P Chidambaram
B) Kapil Sibal
C) Sharad Yadav
D) None of These
3573Which film won the award in the "Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment" category in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Chittagong
B) Kahaani
C) Paan Singh Tomar
D) Vicky Donor
3574Which company has announced its plan in March to spin off its Time Inc magazine unit into an independent, publicly traded company by the end of 2013?
A) DowJones
B) Time Warner
C) Forbes
D) Bloomberg
3575Who has been officially elected as China-s new President and head of the military in March 2013?
A) Xi Jinping
B) Wen Jiabao
C) Li Keqiang
D) Hu Jintao
3576Who has sworn as chief minister of Tripura for the record 5th Consecutive time in March 2013?
A) P A Sangma
B) Neiphiu Rio
C) Mukul Sangma
D) Manik Sarkar
3577Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Nagaland in March 2013?
A) M C Bhandare
B) S C Jamir
C) Ashwani Kumar
D) None of These
3578Who won the Best Supporting Actress award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Usha Jadhav
C) Dolly Ahluwalia
D) None of These
3579India-s overall Inflation measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) stood at ________ in February.
A) 7.56%
B) 6.62%
C) 6.84%
D) 6.12%
3580Who won the "Exceptional Achievement Award" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?
A) Yohan blake
B) Michel Phelps
C) Usain Bolt
D) Tyson gay
3581Who has appointed as the editor of Time International in March 2013 to become the first non-American Editor of Time International?
A) Sanjay Gupta
B) Bobby Ghosh
C) Fareed Zakaria
D) Uma Pemmaraju
3582Who has sworn-in as Goa-s first Lokayukta in March 2013?
A) Y. Bhaskar Rao
B) B. Sudershan Reddy
C) Shivraj V. Patil
D) H. R. Bhardwaj
3583China-s outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao has recently announced mesures after formally assuming power in March 2013 to boost fiscal spending in 2013 to touch economic growth of _______ for 2012.
A) 8%
B) 9.5%
C) 7.5%
D) 9%
3584"World Earth Day" is observed on?
A) 19-Mar
B) 23-Mar
C) 21-Mar
D) 25-Mar
3585Dr Kallam Anji Reddy has passed away in March 2013. He was founder of which Indian pharma company?
A) Ranbaxy
B) Aurovindo Pharma
C) Dr Reddy's Laboratories
D) None of These
3586India's Saina Nehwal was defeated by whom to crash out of the All-England Championship in March 2013?
A) Tine Baun
B) Ratchanok Inthanon
C) Wang Shixian
D) Li Xuerui
3587Which film won the award in the "Best Screenplay - Screenplay Writer (Original)" category in "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Chittagong
B) Kahaani
C) Paan Singh Tomar
D) Oh My God
3588Indian Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most successful Indian Test captain, surpassing Sourav Ganguly-s record in March 2013. What was Saurav Ganguly's record of test win as Captain?
A) 21
B) 22
C) 20
D) 23
3589As per January 2013 data, which euro zone country has the highest unemployment rate of 27%?
A) Austria
B) Greece
C) Spain
D) Portugal
3590Euro zone finance ministers and IMF have provided emergency bailout money to which euro zone country in March 2013 to avoid default?
A) Portugal
B) Cyprus
C) Ireland
D) Greece
3591Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Odhisa in March 2013?
A) M C Bhandare
B) S C Jamir
C) Ashwani Kumar
D) Nikhil Kumar
3592The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept interest rates unchanged at ____ in its latest monetary policy review in March 2013.
A) 0.75%
B) 0.25%
C) 0.5%
D) 1%
3593North Korea has recently scrapped the non-aggression pact and shut down emergency hotline with South Korea in March 2013. The emergency hotline (Red Cross telephone line) was set up in which year?
A) 1954
B) 1965
C) 1971
D) 1982
3594"World Water Day" is observed on?
A) 22-Mar
B) 23-Mar
C) 21-Mar
D) 25-Mar
3595Which of these below states has been ranked at the top of the Well Being Index (WBI) as per the data compiled by the Tata Strategic Management Group and published in March 2013?
A) Assam
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Chhattisgarh
D) Jharkhand
3596Which Indian Bank has launched an -Incredible India Travel Card- in association with the Tourism Ministry in March 2013?
A) YES Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) HDFC Bank
D) Axis Bank
3597The European Union has fined which global tech giant _____ 561 million euros in March 2013 for failing to offer users a choice of web browser?
A) Google
B) Microsoft
C) Apple
D) Samsung
3598The Parliamentary Award Committee has selected whom for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2010 (announced in March 2013)?
A) Sushma Swaraj
B) Yaswant Sinha
C) Arun Jaitley
D) None of These
3599Toyo Ito has been awarded with the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize announced in March 2013. He belongs to which country?
A) Malaysia
B) China
C) Japan
D) Thailand
3600India's food inflation, measured by Wholesale Price Index (WPI) stood at _____  in February.
A) 11.38%
B) 11.88%
C) 10.47%
D) None of These
3601Which country has emerged as the world-s largest importer of major conventional weapons in the world during the five-year period 2008-12?
A) India
B) China
C) Pakistan
D) South Korea
3602Which film won the award in the "Best Screenplay Screenplay Writer (Adapted)" category in "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?
A) Chittagong
B) Kahaani
C) Paan Singh Tomar
D) Oh My God
3603Santosh Trophy is associated with which sports that Services team won recently?
A) Football
B) Baseball
C) Cricket
D) Hockey
3604Which country won Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament held in March 2013?
A) Netherlands
B) Malaysia
C) Australia
D) Germany
3605Who has been transferred  as the new Governor of Tripura in March 2013?
A) M C Bhandare
B) S C Jamir
C) Devanand Konwar
D) Nikhil Kumar
3606Who has been appointed as the non-executive Chairman of Axis Bank in March 2013?
A) Adarsh Kishore
B) Sanjiv Misra
C) R K Dubey
D) S. S. Mundra
3607World third largest economy, Japan's GDP growth for last quarter of 2012 stood at ________.
A) 0.8%
B) 0.4%
C) 0.2%
D) -0.2%
3608Which company was awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award In the category of Small Scale Manufacturing Industry, announced in March 2013?
A) R Systems International Limited
B) Technocrat Connectivity Systems (Private) Limited
C) Nokia Siemens Networks Private Limited
D) None of These
3609DMK party has recently pulled out of UPA Government in March 2013 over the issue of human rights' violation in which neighbour country?
A) Nepal
B) Thailand
C) SriLanka
D) Maldives
3610Who has been selected as the premier (Prime Minister)or Communist Party of China-s second ranking leader of China in March 2013?
A) Xi Jinping
B) Wen Jiabao
C) Li Keqiang
D) Hu Jintao
3611Which Indian Author was awarded with the SAARC Literature Award in March 2013?
A) Suman Pokhrel
B) Abhay K
C) Hariram Meena
D) Atul Kanak
3612Who secured no 1 rank in the ICC Raking of batsmen as on March 2013?
A) Virat Kohli
B) A.B. Devilliers
C) Hashim Amla
D) Shane Watson
3613The Reserve Bank of India has signed the first Currency Swap Agreement with which country's monetary authority with the validity period of next 3 years in March 2013?
A) Myanmar
B) Nepal
C) Bhutan
D) Thailand
3614"World TB Day" is observed on?
A) 22-Mar
B) 23-Mar
C) 24-Mar
D) 25-Mar
3615India-s IIP growth stood at _____ in January 2013.
A) 2.4%
B) 2.7%
C) -0.6%
D) 1%
3616Who has sworn in as Venezuela-s acting president following death of Hugo Chavez in March 2013?
A) Henrique Capriles Radonski
B) Nicolas Maduro
C) Diosdado Cabello
D) Elías Jaua
3617Argentina-s Jorge Bergoglio has been elected as the _____ pope in March 2013.
A) 267th
B) 264th
C) 266th
D) 261th
3618Which Indian state won the award for best civic management of a tourist destination and for the most innovative and unique tourism project presented by Pranab Mukherjee in March 2013?
A) Kerala
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Maharashtra
3619After the recent liquidity infusion of Rs 3004 crore in State Bank of India by the Indian Government, the shareholding of the government in the bank has increased to __________.
A) 61.58%
B) 59.23%
C) 62.31%.
D) 65.82%
3620Who won the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne in March 2013?
A) Kimi Raikkonen
B) Sebastian Vettel
C) Fernando Alonso
D) Lewis Hamilton
3621Who has been transferred  as the new Governor of Bihar in March 2013?
A) D Y Patil
B) S C Jamir
C) Devanand Konwar
D) Nikhil Kumar
3622Who won the women-s singles title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 held in March 2013 in England?
A) Wang Xin
B) Ratchanok Intanon
C) Tine Baun
D) Juliane Schenk
3623Ganesh Pyne passed away at a city hospital in Kolkata after suffering a heart attack in March 2013. He was a famous _________.
A) Actor
B) Author
C) Painter
D) Director
3624The petroleum ministry has appointed a committee under whom in March 2013 to prepare a roadmap for enhancing domestic production of oil and gas in order to substantially reduce the nations import dependency by 2030?
A) T L Shankar
B) J Verma
C) Sam Pitroda
D) Vijay Kelkar
3625Who secured no 1 rank in the ICC Raking of Bowlers as on March 2013?
A) Mohammad Hafeez
B) Saeed Ajmal
C) Ravindra Jadeja
D) None of These

 
 
 
Answers
 
 
Sl No.QuestionAnswer
3481Which Indian IT Services Company has become the first Indian IT company to get listed on NYSE Euronext London and Paris markets in Feb 2013?Ans) Infosys
3482The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has set interest rates paid to subscribers at ____ during the current fiscal year 2012-13 in Feb 2013.Ans) 8.5%
3483Which Telecom Service Provider has closed down its mobile networks in Kolkata, West Bengal and Mumbai in Feb 2013 following order from The Supreme Court as it failed to get fresh 2G Spectrum license for the circles?Ans) Uninor
3484CBI has named which former air chief marshall and 10 others and four companies in a preliminary enquiry related to the AgustaWestland bribery allegations in Feb 2013?Ans) SP Tyagi
3485Who was elected as the President of Ecuador for the 3rd term in Feb 2013?Ans) Rafael Correa
3486India-s "Agriculture, forestry & fishing" Sector growth for the third quarter of the current financial year 2012-13 stood at?Ans) 1.1%
3487Who won the Women-s World Cup player of the tournament in the recently held ICC Women-s Cricket world Cup in Feb 2013?Ans) Suzie Bates
3488Raul Castro elected whom as his Vice President of the Council of State of Cuba for the first time in February 2013?Ans) Miguel Diaz-Canel
3489Who won the Women's Singles trophy at the Dubai Tennis Championship held in February 2013?Ans) Petra Kvitova
3490Industrialist Hari Shankar Singhania passed away in Feb 2013. He was President of which Industry group?Ans) JK Group
3491Who has been awarded with the million-dollar TED Prize in Feb 2013?Ans) Sugata Mitra
3492Which party has retained power in Tripura after the landslide victory in the recently held assembly election in Feb 2013?Ans) CPM
3493India-s Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni broke whose record of highest individual Test score by an Indian captain while scoring 224 against Australia in the first cricket test in Feb 2013?Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
3494Which Indian Corporate has transferred Rs 12,300 crore worth of personal shares to his trust that funds his philanthropic activities in the education sector in Feb 2013?Ans) Azim Premji
3495Global Credit ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded sovereign bond rating of which country by one notch to AA1 from the top most rating of AAA in Feb 2013?Ans) UK
3496Recently which Indian Ministry has launched the -My India" Initiative in Feb 2013?Ans) Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
3497What is the rank of Indian Women's team in the latest ICC rankings published in February 2013?Ans) 7th
3498What is the name of the bionic man that is recently unveiled by the Scientists?Ans) Rex
3499Who won the Dubai Tennis Championship in the Women-s Doubles category held in Feb 2013?Ans) Sania Mirza and Bethanie-MattekSands
3500Which party has retained power in Nagaland after the landslide victory in the recently held assembly election in Feb 2013?Ans) NPF
3501Which Indian state has set a new record for India's highest ever voter turnout with 93% polling in the Assembly elections held in Feb 2013?Ans) Tripura
3502Who has been elected as the President of Cyprus after winning the Presidential election in Feb 2013?Ans) Nicos Anastasiades
3503Who has become the first women cricketer to score 5000 runs in one day international cricket?Ans) Charlotte Edwards
3504Which PSU bank has recently launched "Tatkal" Scheme to enable customers to transfer money without actually opening an account?Ans) State Bank of India
3505ONGC-Videsh Ltd. has acquired a stake in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashi (ACG) oil fields. Ths oil field is located in?Ans) Azerbaijan
3506Which country has recently announced in Feb 2013 that it has successfully sent a monkey into space?Ans) Iran
3507Which Indian state has become the first state in India to ban manual scavenging?Ans) Delhi
3508Which movie won the maximum number of awards at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Life of Pi (4)
3509Who was conferred with the Exemplary Leader Award in Mumbai in Feb 2013 for his contribution to Power sector?Ans) Vishwaroop
3510Railway Minister has introduced _____ Express connecting places associated with freedom movement as a part of Railway Budget 2013.Ans) Azadi
3511An expert committee headed by technocrat _______ was appointed by the government to review the functioning of Prasar Bharati in Feb 2013.Ans) Sam Pitroda
3512Railway Minister has proposed to set up Indian Railway Institute for Financial Management in which place to train rail officers on a regular basis as a part of Railway Budget 2013.Ans) Secunderabad
3513The State Government of Uttar Pradesh has appointed whom to conduct Judicial Probe into the Allahabad Railway Station Stampede that occurred during Kumbh Mela in Feb 2013?Ans) Justice Bhatt
3514Who has been recently named as an independent director on the board of General Electric in Feb 2013 and he will be the youngest director on the board of GE?Ans) Francisco D'Souza
3515Which state has been conferred upon the prestigious National e-Governance Gold Award for 2012-13, for its 'Sparsh Abhiyan' aimed towards the disabled and the aged in Feb 2013?Ans) Madhya Pradesh
3516Who has been appointed as the new director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) in Feb 2013?Ans) P.R. Vasudeva Rao
3517The first wildlife skywalk of India will be coming up in Maenam wildlife sanctuary, situated in ___________.Ans) Sikkim
3518Microsoft has released its new MS Office version on Cloud in Feb 2013. What is the name of its new Office version?Ans) Office 365
3519Which committee was constituted by the Union Government in Dec 2012 to inquire into the different aspects of the brutal rape and assault incident of the girl on 16 December 2012 on the streets of Delhi? It has submitted its report in Feb 2013.Ans) Justice Usha Mehra Committee
3520Pope Benedict XVI has announced his resignation in Feb 2013. His original name is?Ans) Joseph Alois Ratzinger
3521As per RBI's recent guideline, Microfinance institutions (MFIs) cannot charge interest rate of more than _____.Ans) 26%
3522Which movie has bagged the coveted Golden Bear prize for best film at the 63rd Berlin film festival held in February 2013?Ans) Child's Pose
3523Which Chinese Actor has been selected as members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, one of the houses of Chinese parliament in Feb 2013?Ans) Jackie Chan
3524Which Indian tourism-related online portals has launched the RoutePlanner, an innovative application which makes people-s traveling easier and faster in Feb 2013?Ans) MakeMyTrip
3525Indian Government has recently granted Maharatna status to BHEL and GAIL. A Maharatna firm can take investment decision of up to _______ without going to the government.Ans) Rs 5,000 crore
3526Which Indian private sector Bank  was awarded the Financial Institutions Syndicated Deal of the Year 2012 in its Asia Pacific Region in Feb 2013?Ans) YES Bank
3527Who has been recently appointed as the brand ambassador of nutrition company Herbalife in Feb 2013?Ans) Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda
3528Which bollywood actor was awarded with the City Proclamation Award in Los Angeles in the last week of February 2013?Ans) Anupam Kher
3529Who has been appointed Sri Lanka-s T20 captain for a period of 1 year in Feb 2013?Ans) Dinesh Chandimal
3530Dr. Ram Baran Yadav has visited India in Feb 2013. He is the President of?Ans) Nepal
3531Twitter has launched its first pay-by-tweet service in partnership with which financial company in Feb 2013?Ans) American Express
3532Which Indian Ministry has released Shubh Yatra, an exclusive monthly bi-lingual (Hindi & English) inflight magazine of Air India in Feb 2013?Ans) Ministry of Civil Aviation
3533A meteor of around 17 metres across and weighed 10,000 tons has hit the earth in Feb 2013. In which country, it has hit the earth?Ans) Russia
3534Which Credit card selling company has launched a service -ezeClick- to enable its customers to carry out online transactions without entering card details in Feb 2013?Ans) American Express
3535Zhuang Zedong, a Chinese table tennis player, passed away in Feb 2013. He won world men's singles champion ____ times.Ans) Three
3536India-s Foreign Investment Proposal Board (FIPB) has cleared AirAsia's FDI investment in India's aviation sector in March 2013. AirAsia is forming Joint Venture with which Indian Coroporate house to launch Indian Operation?Ans) Tata Sons
3537Which of these below states has been emerged as the most secure ones for women in the Female Security Index (FSI), as per the data compiled by the Tata Strategic Management Group and published in March 2013?Ans) Gujarat
3538Which film won the Best Film award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Paan Singh Tomar
3539Who has been appointed as the 20th Director General of Indian Coast Guard in March 2013?Ans) Anurag G Thapliyal
3540Who was conferred with the Liberation War Honour Award by the President of Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman in March 2013?Ans) Pranab Mukherjee
3541Who won the "Sportsman of the Year" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?Ans) Usain Bolt
3542Who has been ranked as the Richest Indian in the Forbes list published in March 2013?Ans) Mukesh Ambani
3543India-s eight core sector industries growth stood at ______ in January 2012 (Published in March 2013).Ans) 3.9%
3544"International Women's Day" is observed on?Ans) 8-Mar
3545Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has announced during the budget in on 28th Feb 2013 that the Government would infuse _________ in public sector banks next fiscal year to meet global capital adequacy norms.Ans) Rs 14,000 crore
3546Who has sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland for the third consecutive term in March 2013?Ans) Neiphiu Rio
3547Who won the "Breakthrough of the Year" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?Ans) Andy Murray
3548Who won the Best Actor award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013 along with marathi actor Vikram Gokhale?Ans) Irrfan Khan
3549Who won the the Mexican Open women's single 2013 Tennis tournament  held in March 2013?Ans) Sara Errani
3550GDP growth of Brazil, the world's sixth largest economy stood at ______ in 2012.Ans) 0.9%
3551Indian Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most successful Indian Test captain, surpassing Sourav Ganguly-s record in March 2013. How many test wins he has now as Captain after recent Australia series win?Ans) 24
3552Who won the ATP Dubai Open Tennis Mens' single title 2013 held in March 2013?Ans) Novak Djokovic
3553Which company has announced its acquisition of UK broadband and fixed line businesses of Spain's Telefonica for nearly 200 million pounds in March 2013?Ans) British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB)
3554"World Forestry Day" is observed on?Ans) 21-Mar
3555Which team won the 67th Santosh Trophy for the third consecutive time held in March 2013?Ans) Services
3556Which famous author has been selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012, announced in March 2013?Ans) Hariram Meena
3557Mukesh Ambani has been ranked as the Richest Indian in the Forbes list published in March 2013. What was his global rank?Ans) 22
3558Which film won the award in the "Best Debut Film of A Director" category in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Chittagong
3559World famous Socialist leader Hugo Chavez passed away in March 2013 after battling cancer for two years. He was President of which country?Ans) Veneguela
3560Who won the "Sportswoman of the Year" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?Ans) Jessica Ennis
3561Who has sworn as chief minister of Meghalaya for a second straight term in March 2013?Ans) Mukul Sangma
3562Who won the ATP Dubai Open Tennis Mens' double title 2013 held in March 2013?Ans) Mahesh Bhupathi and Michael Lloldra
3563Who won the Best Actress award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Usha Jadhav
3564The Bank of England has kept interest rates unchanged at ____ in its latest monetary policy review in March 2013.Ans) 0.5%
3565The euro zone unemployment rate stood at _____ in January 2013.Ans) 11.9%
3566Which country has formally applied in March 2013 to join the euro in 2014 which will make it the 18th nations to join the euro currency?Ans) Latvia
3567The Patiala House Court has recently framed charges of allegedly attempting to commit suicide during her fast until death against Iron lady of Manipur Sharmila Chanu in March 2013. She has been fasting for how many years now?Ans) 12 Years
3568Who won the the Mexican Open men's single 2013 Tennis tournament  held in March 2013?Ans) Rafael Nadal
3569"World Consumer Rights Day" is observed on?Ans) 15-Mar
3570Which Indian city has received lowest rank as per the Female Security Index (FSI),  based on the data compiled by the Tata Strategic Management Group and published in March 2013?Ans) Delhi
3571Who has been ranked as the Richest person in the world in the Forbes list published in March 2013?Ans) Carlos Slim Helu
3572The Parliamentary Award Committee has selected whom for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2012 (announced in March 2013)?Ans) Sharad Yadav
3573Which film won the award in the "Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment" category in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Vicky Donor
3574Which company has announced its plan in March to spin off its Time Inc magazine unit into an independent, publicly traded company by the end of 2013?Ans) Time Warner
3575Who has been officially elected as China-s new President and head of the military in March 2013?Ans) Xi Jinping
3576Who has sworn as chief minister of Tripura for the record 5th Consecutive time in March 2013?Ans) Manik Sarkar
3577Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Nagaland in March 2013?Ans) Ashwani Kumar
3578Who won the Best Supporting Actress award in the "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Dolly Ahluwalia
3579India-s overall Inflation measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) stood at ________ in February.Ans) 6.84%
3580Who won the "Exceptional Achievement Award" in the "Laureus World Sports Awards 2013" announced in March 2013?Ans) Michel Phelps
3581Who has appointed as the editor of Time International in March 2013 to become the first non-American Editor of Time International?Ans) Bobby Ghosh
3582Who has sworn-in as Goa-s first Lokayukta in March 2013?Ans) B. Sudershan Reddy
3583China-s outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao has recently announced mesures after formally assuming power in March 2013 to boost fiscal spending in 2013 to touch economic growth of _______ for 2012.Ans) 7.5%
3584"World Earth Day" is observed on?Ans) 23-Mar
3585Dr Kallam Anji Reddy has passed away in March 2013. He was founder of which Indian pharma company?Ans) Dr Reddy's Laboratories
3586India's Saina Nehwal was defeated by whom to crash out of the All-England Championship in March 2013?Ans) Ratchanok Inthanon
3587Which film won the award in the "Best Screenplay - Screenplay Writer (Original)" category in "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Kahaani
3588Indian Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the most successful Indian Test captain, surpassing Sourav Ganguly-s record in March 2013. What was Saurav Ganguly's record of test win as Captain?Ans) 21
3589As per January 2013 data, which euro zone country has the highest unemployment rate of 27%?Ans) Greece
3590Euro zone finance ministers and IMF have provided emergency bailout money to which euro zone country in March 2013 to avoid default?Ans) Cyprus
3591Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Odhisa in March 2013?Ans) S C Jamir
3592The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept interest rates unchanged at ____ in its latest monetary policy review in March 2013.Ans) 0.75%
3593North Korea has recently scrapped the non-aggression pact and shut down emergency hotline with South Korea in March 2013. The emergency hotline (Red Cross telephone line) was set up in which year?Ans) 1971
3594"World Water Day" is observed on?Ans) 22-Mar
3595Which of these below states has been ranked at the top of the Well Being Index (WBI) as per the data compiled by the Tata Strategic Management Group and published in March 2013?Ans) Himachal Pradesh
3596Which Indian Bank has launched an -Incredible India Travel Card- in association with the Tourism Ministry in March 2013?Ans) YES Bank
3597The European Union has fined which global tech giant _____ 561 million euros in March 2013 for failing to offer users a choice of web browser?Ans) Microsoft
3598The Parliamentary Award Committee has selected whom for Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2010 (announced in March 2013)?Ans) Arun Jaitley
3599Toyo Ito has been awarded with the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize announced in March 2013. He belongs to which country?Ans) Japan
3600India's food inflation, measured by Wholesale Price Index (WPI) stood at _____  in February.Ans) 11.38%
3601Which country has emerged as the world-s largest importer of major conventional weapons in the world during the five-year period 2008-12?Ans) India
3602Which film won the award in the "Best Screenplay Screenplay Writer (Adapted)" category in "60th National Film Awards" announced in March 2013?Ans) Oh My God
3603Santosh Trophy is associated with which sports that Services team won recently?Ans) Football
3604Which country won Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament held in March 2013?Ans) Australia
3605Who has been transferred  as the new Governor of Tripura in March 2013?Ans) Devanand Konwar
3606Who has been appointed as the non-executive Chairman of Axis Bank in March 2013?Ans) Sanjiv Misra
3607World third largest economy, Japan's GDP growth for last quarter of 2012 stood at ________.Ans) 0.2%
3608Which company was awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award In the category of Small Scale Manufacturing Industry, announced in March 2013?Ans) Technocrat Connectivity Systems (Private) Limited
3609DMK party has recently pulled out of UPA Government in March 2013 over the issue of human rights' violation in which neighbour country?Ans) SriLanka
3610Who has been selected as the premier (Prime Minister)or Communist Party of China-s second ranking leader of China in March 2013?Ans) Li Keqiang
3611Which Indian Author was awarded with the SAARC Literature Award in March 2013?Ans) Abhay K
3612Who secured no 1 rank in the ICC Raking of batsmen as on March 2013?Ans) Hashim Amla
3613The Reserve Bank of India has signed the first Currency Swap Agreement with which country's monetary authority with the validity period of next 3 years in March 2013?Ans) Bhutan
3614"World TB Day" is observed on?Ans) 24-Mar
3615India-s IIP growth stood at _____ in January 2013.Ans) 2.4%
3616Who has sworn in as Venezuela-s acting president following death of Hugo Chavez in March 2013?Ans) Nicolas Maduro
3617Argentina-s Jorge Bergoglio has been elected as the _____ pope in March 2013.Ans) 266th
3618Which Indian state won the award for best civic management of a tourist destination and for the most innovative and unique tourism project presented by Pranab Mukherjee in March 2013?Ans) Madhya Pradesh
3619After the recent liquidity infusion of Rs 3004 crore in State Bank of India by the Indian Government, the shareholding of the government in the bank has increased to __________.Ans) 62.31%
3620Who won the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne in March 2013?Ans) Kimi Raikkonen
3621Who has been transferred  as the new Governor of Bihar in March 2013?Ans) D Y Patil
3622Who won the women-s singles title in the All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 held in March 2013 in England?Ans) Tine Baun
3623Ganesh Pyne passed away at a city hospital in Kolkata after suffering a heart attack in March 2013. He was a famous _________.Ans) Painter
3624The petroleum ministry has appointed a committee under whom in March 2013 to prepare a roadmap for enhancing domestic production of oil and gas in order to substantially reduce the nations import dependency by 2030?Ans) Vijay Kelkar
3625Who secured no 1 rank in the ICC Raking of Bowlers as on March 2013?Ans) Saeed Ajmal