Daily Practice Quiz Published in August 2013

 
GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
4241Which country has unveiled its new bullet train, designed to travel at speeds of up to 500 kmph in June 2013?
A) Japan
B) China
C) France
D) Germany
4242Tom Sharpe has died at the age of 85 in June 2013. He was famous British _____________,
A) Novelist
B) Journalist
C) Politician
D) Actor
4243Who won the French Open mixed doubles title held in June 2013?
A) Daniel Nestor and French Kristina Mladenovic
B) Frantisek Cermak and Lucie Hradecka
C) Katarina Srebotnik and Piet Norval
D) None of These
4244The Reserve Bank said that in- principle approval for setting up of new banks will now be valid for ___________ now from earlier duration of 1 year.
A) 18 Months
B) 15 Months
C) 24 Months
D) 36 Months
4245Who has been appointed as the new National Security Adviser of President Barack Obama in June 2013?
A) Susan Rice
B) Tom Donilon
C) J. Christopher Stevens
D) Samantha Power
4246Who is the new Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) J D Seelam
B) Manikrao Gavit
C) Santosh Chowdhury
D) E M S Natchiappan
4247Who has been appointed as Director of the Bangalore-based Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), a unit of the Defence Research and Development Organization in June 2013?
A) V. K. Saraswat
B) S. Ravind
C) Avinash Chander
D) Varadarajan
4248"World Blood Donor Day" is observed on __________.
A) 4-June
B) 24-June
C) 14-June
D) 15-June
4249Who has been appointed as the new High Commissioner in Islamabad in June 2013?
A) Sharat Sabharwal
B) Vijay Thakur
C) TCA Raghavan
D) None of These
4250Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has suspended whom in June 2013 for his alleged involvement in match and spot fixing in Bangladesh Premier League?
A) Mashrafe Mortaza
B) Mohammad Ashraful
C) Mushfiqur Rahim
D) Shakib Al Hasan
4251Indian government has hiked the import duty on Gold and platinum by 2% to _______ in June 2013 in order to curb rising current account deficit.
A) 10%
B) 12%
C) 14%
D) 8%
4252Who resigned as Chairman of IPL in June 2013 following the IPL spot-fixing scandal?
A) N Srinivasan
B) Jagmohan Dalmiya
C) Rajeev Shukla
D) None of These
4253Which athlete has been ranked at the top in Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes list with earnings of USD 78.1 million published in June 2013?
A) Roger Federer
B) Tiger Woods
C) Kobe Bryant
D) David Beckham
4254The Congress Party has appointed whom as the new party chief in Chhattisgarh in June 2013?
A) Charan Das Mahant
B) Nand Kumar Patel
C) Uday Mudaliyar
D) None of These
4255Who has been re-elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA) for 2013-14 in June 2013?
A) Aditya Puri
B) Deepak Parekh
C) K R Kamath
D) Pratip Chaudhuri
4256Who has been appointed as the new Director of Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), a key missile facility in Hyderabad in June 2013?
A) V. K. Saraswat
B) S. Ravind
C) V.G. Sekharan
D) K. Jayaraman
4257Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in June 2013?
A) Poonam Kishore Saxena
B) Sudha Sharma
C) K Ratnaprabha
D) None of These
4258Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Palestine in June 2013?
A) Mahmoud Abbas
B) Rami Hamdallah
C) Mr Fayyad
D) None of These
4259After the exit of Aruna Roy, the Union Government has inducted whom into the 12-member panel chaired by Sonia Gandhi in June 2013?
A) Virginius Xaxa
B) Sujata Patel
C) Mirai Chatterjee
D) Mihir Shah
4260Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested by Mumbai Police in connection with the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal in June 2013. He is associated with which IPL team?
A) Hyderabad Sunrisers
B) Pune Warriors
C) Chennai Super Kings
D) Royal Challengers Bangalore
4261"International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" is observed on __________.
A) 26-June
B) 24-June
C) 21-June
D) 29-June
4262The BJP has officially declared which senior party leader as Chairman of the BJP Election Campaign Committee for 2014 general elections in June 2013?
A) L K Advani
B) Rajnath Singh
C) Sushma Swaraj
D) Narender Modi
4263India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in May.
A) 10.12%
B) 9.39%
C) 9.31%
D) 9.85%
4264India's core sector growth for April 2013 stood at _________ <Published in June 2013>.
A) 3.2%
B) 2.3%
C) 5.7%
D) 1.2%
4265Which women athlete has secured the top most rank among women's category in Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes list published in June 2013?
A) Maria Sharapova
B) Serena Williams
C) Li Na
D) None of These
4266Who is the new Minister of State for Finance after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) J D Seelam
B) Manikrao Gavit
C) Santosh Chowdhury
D) E M S Natchiappan
4267Which IT company has been ranked at 12th place in the Forbes list of America-s 25 fastest growing tech companies published in June 2013?
A) CSC
B) Cognizant
C) Accenture
D) Infosys
4268Who won the 100000 Euro International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his debut novel, City of Bohane in June 2013?
A) Kevin Barry
B) Joy Williams
C) Lydia Davis
D) Ben Marcus
4269Which European football club won the Bundesliga title, German Cup and UEFA Champions League  in 2013?
A) Bayern Munich
B) Stuttgart
C) Hamburger SV
D) Borussia Dortmund
4270Jetti Veera Raghavulu passed away in Rajahmundry in June 2013. He was famous ____________.
A) Music Director
B) Author
C) Actor
D) Director
4271Who has been appointed as its new chief executive of Jet Airways in June 2013 following exit of its previous CEO in June 2013?
A) Gary Kenneth Toomey
B) Hameed Ali
C) Nikos Kardassis
D) None of These
4272US Unemployment rate stood at _______ in May.
A) 7.9%
B) 8.1%
C) 7.5%
D) 7.6%
4273"World Ocean Day" is observed on __________.
A) 4-June
B) 5-June
C) 8-June
D) 11-June
4274Who has been as the new Deputy Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA) for 2013-14 in June 2013?
A) Aditya Puri
B) Deepak Parekh
C) K R Kamath
D) Pratip Chaudhuri
4275Who won the the french open men-s single title held in June 2013?
A) David Ferrer
B) Andy Murray
C) Roger Federer
D) Rafael Nadal
4276India Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with earnings of USD 31.5 million, has been ranked at ______ place on Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes published in June 2013.
A) 11th
B) 13th
C) 21st
D) 16th
4277Which country topped the list as per the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2013 published in June 2013?
A) Iceland
B) Denmark
C) New Zealand
D) Switzerland
4278As per India's FDI inflow for financial year 2012-13, which foreign country is the largest source of FDI?
A) Singapore
B) UK
C) Japan
D) Mauritius
4279Ranjani Hebbar Guruprasad passed away in June 2013. She was a famous ______________.
A) Author
B) Carnatic vocalist
C) Actress
D) Dancer
4280The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered fresh case in the coal scam in June 2013. Which of the below companies has been named in the case?
A) Jindal Steel & Power
B) Tata Steel
C) Essar Steel
D) Hindalco
4281Which Indian badminton star won his maiden men's singles title at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok in June 2013?
A) K Srikanth
B) Parupalli Kashyap
C) Rajeev Bagga
D) Anup Sridhar
4282Who won the French Open women-s singles title held in June 2013?
A) Maria Sharapova
B) Victoria Azarenka
C) Serena Williams
D) Li Na
4283Which Global Credit rating agency has upgraded India's outlook to -stable- from -negative- and affirmed India's credit rating at BBB- in June 2013?
A) S&P
B) CRISIL
C) Fitch
D) None of These
4284Who has been awarded with the ICMR prize for biomedical research conducted in underdeveloped areas announced in June 2013?
A) Vedantam Rajshekhar
B) Upadhyayula Suryanarayana Murty
C) Amrut Mody
D) Shyam S Sharma
4285"World Elder Abuse Awareness Day" is observed on __________.
A) 14-June
B) 15-June
C) 18-June
D) 11-June
4286Who is the new Minister of State for Commerce and Industry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) J D Seelam
B) Manikrao Gavit
C) Santosh Chowdhury
D) E M S Natchiappan
4287India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in April 2013 <Announced in June 2013>.
A) 2%
B) 2.5%
C) 1.8%
D) 3.2%
4288Nobel Laureate Robert Fogel passed away in June 2013. He won Nobel prize in which field?
A) Chemistry
B) Medicine
C) Economics
D) Physics
4289Who won the Canadian Grand Prix held in Montreal June 2013?
A) Kimi Raikkonen
B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Fernando Alonso
D) Sebastian Vettel
4290Who won French Open Men-s doubles title held in June 2013?
A) Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez
B) Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut
C) Bob and Mike Bryan
D) Robin Haasse and Igor Sijsling
4291The Government has hiked the investment limit for foreign portfolio investors in government bonds by USD 5 billion to __________ in June 2013.
A) USD 25 billion
B) USD 20 billion
C) USD 35 billion
D) USD 30 billion
4292What was India's rank in the list of 162 countries as per the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2013 published in June 2013?
A) 151
B) 142
C) 141
D) 137
4293The World Bank has forecasted _______ growth rate for India by next fiscal year, announced in June 2013.
A) 6.2%
B) 6.5%
C) 6.7%
D) 6.9%
4294Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has penalized India-s three private banks in June 2013 for violating its instructions on know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) guidelines. Which in the list is not among them?
A) Axis Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) HDFC Bank
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
4295The government has appointed whom as the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) in June 2013?
A) D K Mehrotra
B) S. Ravind
C) S K Roy
D) Thomas Mathew
4296Indian IT Company Tech Mahindra has appointed whom as its new chief financial officer in June 2013?
A) Sonjoy Anand
B) Manoj Bhat
C)  Milind Kulkarni
D) None of These
4297Which tech company announced its acquisition of online mapping service Waze in a USD 1.03 billion deal in June 2013?
A) Yahoo
B) Facebook
C) Google
D) LinkedIn
4298India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index stood at ________ in April.
A) 4.95%
B) 4.89%
C) 4.7%
D) 5.20%
4299Who is the new Minister of Road and Highways Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) Sisram Ola
B) Oscar Fernandes
C) Girija Vyas
D) Dr K S Rao
4300Political Party JD(U) today broke its ties with BJP in protest against the elevation of Narendra Modi in June 2013. JD(U) is major political party/runs government in which state?
A) Bihar
B) Odissa
C) Assam
D) Madhya Pradesh
4301The RBI has kept repo rate unchanged at _______ during its monetary policy review meet in June 2013.
A) 7%
B) 7.25%
C) 7%
D) 6.25%
4302"World Day against Child Labour" is observed on __________.
A) 14-June
B) 15-June
C) 12-June
D) 11-June
4303Who won the Indonesia Open men's single title for a fifth time held in June 2013?
A) Marc Zwiebler
B) Lee Chong Wei
C) Chen Long
D) Lin Dan
4304Who has been appointed as the President of UN General Assembly for its upcoming 68th session in June 2013?
A) John W Ashe
B) Vuk Jeremi?
C) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
D) Joseph Deiss
4305India's Trade deficit stood at _________ in May (published in June 2013).
A) USD 15.7 billion
B) USD 17.8 billion
C) USD 20.1 billion
D) None of These
4306Who maintained first place in the men-s tennis rankings issued by the ATP in June 2013?
A) Roger Federer
B) Andy Murray
C) Novak Djokovic
D) David Ferrer
4307Who is the new Minister of Housing and Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) Sisram Ola
B) Oscar Fernandes
C) Girija Vyas
D) Dr K S Rao
4308Who won Iran-s presidential election with more than 50% of the vote in the election held in June 2013 to become next President of Iran?
A) Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf
B) Saeed Jalili
C) Hassan Rouhani
D) Mohsen Rezaei
4309Which country developed the world-s fastest super computer named as "Tianhe-2", as per semi-annual TOP 500 listing of the world-s fastest supercomputers released in June 2013?
A) UK
B) USA
C) China
D) Germany
4310Which Indian author has been shortlisted among a group of award-winning writers and poets to make the longlist of Warwick Prize for writing in June 2013?
A) Aravind Adiga
B) Amitav Ghosh
C) Vikram Seth
D) Arundhati Roy
4311Low-cost carrier AirAsia has announced whom as its Chief Advisor to the board of its Indian venture in June 2013?
A) Naresh Goel
B) S. Ramadorai
C) Cyrus Mistry
D) Ratan Tata
4312Ruma Chatterjee passed away in a road accident on Noida Expressway in Uttar Pradesh in June 2013. He was Coach of Indian National _________ team.
A) Hockey
B) Cycling
C) Kabaddi
D) Swimming
4313India's unemployment rose by _______ during July 20011-June 2012, as per the data released by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in June 2013.
A) 3%
B) 2.5%
C) 2%
D) 3.5%
4314Who has been elected as Speaker of Pakistan-s National Assembly in June 2013?
A) Asif Ali Zardari
B) Nawaz Sharif
C) Ayaz Sadiq
D) Imran Khan
4315India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal ranking dropped to _______ in the latest release of the Badminton World Federation rankings in June 2013.
A) No. 5
B) No. 3
C) No. 6
D) No. 4
4316The US President has nominated whom as the next FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Director in June 2013?
A) Susan Rice
B) Robert Mueller
C) James Comey
D) J. Christopher Stevens
4317Who took over as Central Provident Fund Commissioner of the retirement fund body Employees- Provident Fund Organisations in June 2013?
A) R.C. Mishra
B) VK Duggal
C) Krishan Kumar Jalan
D) None of These
4318Who has been appointed as the nodal officer for relief and rescue operations in the rain-ravaged Uttrakhand by the Union Government of India in June 2013?
A) Uday Kumar Varma
B) Bimal Julka
C) VK Duggal
D) Syamal Kumar Sarkar
4319Who is the new Minister of Labour and Employment Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) Sisram Ola
B) Oscar Fernandes
C) Girija Vyas
D) Dr K S Rao
4320Six Forts of ________ has been included in the list of World Heritage Site of UNESCO and won international recognition in the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) held in June 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Rajasthan
D) Gujarat
4321The Indian hockey team finished at which position at the FIH World League held in June 2013?
A) Fourth
B) Fifth
C) Sixth
D) Seventh
4322Bahukutumbi Raman passed away in June 2013. He was former head of ________________.
A) BSF
B) CBI
C) Research and Analysis Wing
D) None of These
4323"'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought" is observed on __________.
A) 14-June
B) 15-June
C) 19-June
D) 17-June
4324South Africa-s multinational media firm Naspers acquired which indian online booking site in June 2013, largest M&A deal so far in this category?
A) Yatra.com
B) Makemytrip.com
C) RedBus.in
D) Idibo.com
4325Low-cost carrier AirAsia has announced whom as its Chairman to the board of its Indian venture in June 2013?
A) Naresh Goel
B) S. Ramadorai
C) Cyrus Mistry
D) Ratan Tata
4326Who won the Walter Scott Prize 2013 announced in June 2013?
A) Tan Twan Eng
B) Jeet Thayil
C) Nicola Barker
D) Hilary Mantel
4327The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, took oath as the member of Rajya Sabha in June 2013. He was elected to Rajya Sabha for the ______ consecutive term from Assam.
A) Forth
B) Fifth
C) Sixth
D) Seventh
4328"International Olympic Day " is observed on __________.
A) 24-June
B) 22-June
C) 23-June
D) 21-June
4329Who is the new Minister of Textiles Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) Sisram Ola
B) Oscar Fernandes
C) Girija Vyas
D) Dr K S Rao
4330Who won the "Man of the Match" award in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 final which India won?
A) Sikhar Dhawan
B) Ravindra Jadeja
C) MS Dhoni
D) Suresh Raina
4331The Emir of which country Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, has handed over power to his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in June 2013?
A) UAE
B) Iran
C) Qatar
D) Saudi Arabia
4332To safeguard the interest of public shareholders, the SEBI has made it mandatory for the companies to buyback at least _____ of their repurchase offers.
A) 25%
B) 50%
C) 40%
D) 60%
4333IThe labour force participation rate (LFPR), the ratio of labour force to the population, declined to ___________ in 2011-12, as per the data released by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in June 2013.
A) 33.5%
B) 43.5%
C) 37%
D) 39.5%
4334Which country retained No 1 rank in the FIFA world football rankings published  in June 2013?
A) Spain
B) Germany
C) Argentina
D) Brazil
4335Post merger with Satyam Computer, Tech Mahindra became India's __________ largest IT Services Company.
A) 7th
B) 5th
C) 6th
D) 8th
4336Who was honoured with the -2013 Indian Business Leader of the Year- award at the 2013 Global India Business Meeting held at Belfast UK in June 2013?
A) Anand Mahindra
B) Adi Godrej
C) Sanjiv Goenka
D) Ratan Tata
4337Which team won the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 held in UK in June 2013?
A) West Indies
B) England
C) India
D) Sri Lanka
4338"World Environment Day" is observed on __________.
A) 4-June
B) 5-June
C) 14-June
D) 15-June
4339Who has been named as the most powerful celebrity as per the list published by Forbes in June 2013?
A) Oprah Winfrey
B) Steven Spielberg
C) Lady Gaga
D) Beyonce
4340Who won the "Man of the Series" award in the ICC Champions Trophy held in June 2013?
A) Sikhar Dhawan
B) Ravindra Jadeja
C) MS Dhoni
D) Suresh Raina
4341US economic growth for the first quarter of 2013 has been revised downwards to _________.
A) 2.4%
B) 2.1%
C) 1.8%
D) 2.6%
4342The World Bank has lowered world economic growth forecast to _____ in June 2013?
A) 2%
B) 2.2%
C) 2.1%
D) 2.4%
4343Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi inaugurated a train service between _______ in Jammu region and Qazigund in Kashmir in June 2013.
A) Banihal
B) Katraj
C) Udhampur
D) Ramban
4344Who has been appointed as Director General, National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence (NDRF&CD) in June 2013?
A) P M Nair
B) VK Duggal
C) Shri Krishna Chaudhary
D) Krishan Kumar Jalan
4345"World Music Day" is observed on __________.
A) 24-June
B) 22-June
C) 20-June
D) 21-June
4346Name the CEO of Bharti Walmart, Indian arm of global retail giant Walmart, who resigned in June 2013.
A) Ramnik Narsey
B) Raj Jain
C) Mittu Chandilya
D) Sunil Lalvani
4347Who is the new Minister of Railways Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?
A) Sisram Ola
B) Mallikarjun Kharge
C) Girija Vyas
D) Dr K S Rao
4348Who was sworn in as Australia-s new prime minister in June 2013?
A) Tony Abbott
B) Kevin Rudd
C) Julia Gillard
D) John Howard
4349India has retained its position as the world's ______ most attractive destination for investment by transnational corporations (TNCs) during 2013-15 as per the UNCTAD World investment report 2013 published in June 2013.
A) Fourth
B) Second
C) Third
D) Sixth
4350India-s current account deficit (CAD) stood at _______ of GDP for the entire financial year 2012-13.
A) 3.6%
B) 4.8%
C) 6.7%
D) 4.2%
4351Who has been appointed as the new Secretary, Ministry of  Water Resources in June 2013?
A) Uday Kumar Varma
B) Bimal Julka
C) Alok Rawat
D) Syamal Kumar Sarkar
4352The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced to start World Test Championship in June-July 2017. which country will host the inaugural edition  of the same?
A) England and Wales
B) India and Pakistan
C) Australia and New Zealand
D) South Africa and Zimbabwe
4353What is the name of the Indian origin journalist who became the Editor of UK national paper, The Independent in June 2013?
A) Rita Payne
B) Philip Abraham
C) Amol Rajan
D) Kailash Budhwar
4354"World Refugee Day" is observed on __________.
A) 24-June
B) 22-June
C) 20-June
D) 21-June
4355The International Data Group (IDG) Computerworld Honours Program honored which Government initiative with 21st Century Achievement Award 2013 under the category -Economic Development- in June 2013?
A) National Skill Development Agency (NSDA)
B) National Skill Registry
C) UIDAI
D) None of These
4356Who has been conferred with the prestigious Indian Healthcare Visionary of the Decade award at a ceremony of the 4th Annual Business Leadership Conclave held at Hotel Leela in Mumbai in June 2013?
A) Dr Devi Shetty
B) Dr Mukesh Hariawala
C) Dr S Padmavati
D) Dr Naresh Trehan
4357Who will be the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) after Altamas Kabir whose tenure which ends on the 18th July (announced in June 2013)?
A) Sarosh Homi Kapadia
B) Swatanter Kumar
C) P Sathasivam
D) Ananga Kumar Patnaik
4358Who has been appointed as the new Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in June 2013?
A) Uday Kumar Varma
B) Bimal Julka
C) Alok Rawat
D) Sujata Singh
4359Which Indian city will host the 29th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in November 2013?
A) Kochi
B) Mumbai
C) New Delhi
D) Chennai
4360Who was appointed as the head of the panel constituted by Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in June 2013 to finalise modalities for a media campaign against indecent portrayal of women in mass media?
A) Poonam Kishore Saxena
B) K Ratnaprabha
C) Sudhir Kumar
D) None of These
4361ICC has confirmed which country as the 37th Associate Member of the ICC in June 2013?
A) Nepal
B) Malaysia
C) Afghanistan
D) Kuwait
4362"The UN Public Service Day " is observed on __________.
A) 26-June
B) 22-June
C) 23-June
D) 27-June
4363Which entity has proposed a separate wealth management unit for banks involved in wealth & portfolio management services in June 2013?
A) Reserve Bank of India
B) IBA
C) SEBI
D) FICCI
4364In which Indian city, the first-ever Chinese Film Festival inaugurated in June 2013?
A) Hyderabad
B) Mumbai
C) New Delhi
D) Chennai
4365Which Indian Ad Agency won two Gold Lions at CannesAdvertising Festival held in June 2013?
A) Taproot India
B) Grey Worldwide India
C) O&M India
D) None of These
4366"Statistics Day is observed" is observed in India on __________.
A) 24-June
B) 22-June
C) 29-June
D) 21-June
4367Which state government has launched a unique scheme called Mukhyamantri Bijli Bachat Lamp Yojna for energy conservation in June 2013?
A) Gujarat
B) Rajasthan
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Himachal Pradesh
4368Which Indian-origin sculptor was honoured with Knighthood, the highest honour of Britain by Queen Elizabeth II in June 2013?
A) Ram Kinker Baij
B) Latika Katt
C) Anish Kapoor
D) Vijay Gaur
4369Which company unveiled the World-s Largest Container ship in June 2013?
A) CMA CGM
B) Maersk Line
C) Mitsubishi
D) CSCL
4370Which country will host the World T20 in 2016?
A) England
B) Australia
C) India
D) South Africa
4371Who has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary in June 2013?
A) Sujata Singh
B) Rajan Mathai
C) Alok Rawat
D) Syamal Kumar Sarkar
4372Which Indian Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) got in-principal approval from the Reserve Bank of India for establishing White Label ATMs (WLAs) in June 2013?
A) Reliance Capital
B) L&T Finance
C) Muthoot Finance
D) Bajaj Finserv
4373Scientists have created the world's first high-definition 3D model of a
complete human brain in June 2013 named as __________.
A) Giant Brain
B) Big Brain
C) Supre Brain
D) None of These
4374Which country won silver medal at the World Cup (Stage-II) Archery competition held in Turkey in June 2013?
A) India
B) Turkey
C) China
D) Thailand
4375Government of India announced a disaster relief fund of ___________ crore
rupees to Uttarakhand in June 2013.
A) Rs. 1200
B) Rs. 1000
C) Rs. 700
D) Rs. 900
4376Ministry of Rural Development launched a new skill development scheme to offer employment to tribal youth in 24 Naxal affected districts in June 2013. What is the name of this scheme?
A) Ujala
B) Unnayan
C) Roshni
D) None of These
4377Which online travel portal acquired GateGuru, the mobile resource
for airport as well as flight information across the globe, in June 2013?
A) TripAdvisor
B) Travel guru
C) Makemytrip
D) Yatra.com
4378Who has been appointed coach of Australian Cricket team in June 2013?
A) Tom Moody
B) Darren Lehmann
C) David Boon
D) Glen McGrath
4379India's first all women police station was opened in which of the following state/Union Territory?
A) Arunachal Pradesh
B) Puduchery
C) Maharashtra
D) New Delhi
4380Who won the Mongolia presidential election held in June 2013?
A) Baterdene Badmaanyambuu
B) Elbegdorj Tsakhia
C) Sanjaagiin Bayar
D) Nambaryn Enkhbayar
4381Scottish Iain Banks died at the Age of 59 in June 2013. He was famous ________.
A) Actor
B) Fiction writer
C) Politician
D) Artist
4382The Tourism Ministry has roped in which PSU to maintain cleanliness and hygiene at six tourist destinations across the country, as part of its Clean India campaign in June 2013?
A) BHEL
B) Oil India
C) ONGC
D) HPCL
4383Which Indian bank received a license for opening the representative office in Yangon, Myanmar in June 2013?
A) The State Bank of India
B) Bank of Baroda
C) The Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India
D) Punjab National Bank
4384World Music Day was celebrated for the first time in which year and city?
A) 1985, Paris
B) 1982, New York
C) 1982, Paris
D) 1988, New York
4385Oommen Chandy received the prestigious United Nations Public Service Award for his mass contact programme initiative in June 2013. He is Chief Minister of which state?
A) Maharashtra
B) Gujarat
C) Kerala
D) Karnataka
4386In which state Tata Coffee, the largest plantation company of Asia inaugurated the premium extraction plant in June 2013?
A) Kerala
B) Assam
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Karnataka
4387Who is author of the book "Dard-e-Dil Likhun Kab Tak- which was released  by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in June 2013?
A) Parveen Talha
B) Kamal Amroh
C) Rukhsar Amrohi
D) Bhavna Singh
4388India signed an agreement for loan of _________ with World Bank for the
National AIDS Control Project (NACP-IV) in New Delhi in June 2013.
A) USD 300 Billion
B) USD 255 Billion
C) USD 350 Billion
D) USD 200 Billion
4389Which Indian financial company became the first company to  suspend gold sales in June 2013?
A) L&T Finance
B) Reliance Capital
C) Muthoot Finance Corp
D) Bajaj Finserv
4390India's highest Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) will be set up at which location?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Nyoma, Leh district
C) Uttarakhand
D) Uttar Pradesh

 
Answers
 
 
Sl No.QuestionAnswer
4241Which country has unveiled its new bullet train, designed to travel at speeds of up to 500 kmph in June 2013?Ans) Japan
4242Tom Sharpe has died at the age of 85 in June 2013. He was famous British _____________,Ans) Novelist
4243Who won the French Open mixed doubles title held in June 2013?Ans) Frantisek Cermak and Lucie Hradecka
4244The Reserve Bank said that in- principle approval for setting up of new banks will now be valid for ___________ now from earlier duration of 1 year.Ans) 18 Months
4245Who has been appointed as the new National Security Adviser of President Barack Obama in June 2013?Ans) Susan Rice
4246Who is the new Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) Santosh Chowdhury
4247Who has been appointed as Director of the Bangalore-based Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), a unit of the Defence Research and Development Organization in June 2013?Ans) S. Ravind
4248"World Blood Donor Day" is observed on __________.Ans) 14-June
4249Who has been appointed as the new High Commissioner in Islamabad in June 2013?Ans) TCA Raghavan
4250Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has suspended whom in June 2013 for his alleged involvement in match and spot fixing in Bangladesh Premier League?Ans) Mohammad Ashraful
4251Indian government has hiked the import duty on Gold and platinum by 2% to _______ in June 2013 in order to curb rising current account deficit.Ans) 8%
4252Who resigned as Chairman of IPL in June 2013 following the IPL spot-fixing scandal?Ans) Rajeev Shukla
4253Which athlete has been ranked at the top in Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes list with earnings of USD 78.1 million published in June 2013?Ans) Tiger Woods
4254The Congress Party has appointed whom as the new party chief in Chhattisgarh in June 2013?Ans) Charan Das Mahant
4255Who has been re-elected as the Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA) for 2013-14 in June 2013?Ans) K R Kamath
4256Who has been appointed as the new Director of Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), a key missile facility in Hyderabad in June 2013?Ans) K. Jayaraman
4257Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in June 2013?Ans) Sudha Sharma
4258Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Palestine in June 2013?Ans) Rami Hamdallah
4259After the exit of Aruna Roy, the Union Government has inducted whom into the 12-member panel chaired by Sonia Gandhi in June 2013?Ans) Virginius Xaxa
4260Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested by Mumbai Police in connection with the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal in June 2013. He is associated with which IPL team?Ans) Chennai Super Kings
4261"International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" is observed on __________.Ans) 26-June
4262The BJP has officially declared which senior party leader as Chairman of the BJP Election Campaign Committee for 2014 general elections in June 2013?Ans) Narender Modi
4263India-s Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in May.Ans) 9.31%
4264India's core sector growth for April 2013 stood at _________ <Published in June 2013>.Ans) 2.3%
4265Which women athlete has secured the top most rank among women's category in Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes list published in June 2013?Ans) Maria Sharapova
4266Who is the new Minister of State for Finance after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) J D Seelam
4267Which IT company has been ranked at 12th place in the Forbes list of America-s 25 fastest growing tech companies published in June 2013?Ans) Cognizant
4268Who won the 100000 Euro International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his debut novel, City of Bohane in June 2013?Ans) Kevin Barry
4269Which European football club won the Bundesliga title, German Cup and UEFA Champions League  in 2013?Ans) Bayern Munich
4270Jetti Veera Raghavulu passed away in Rajahmundry in June 2013. He was famous ____________.Ans) Music Director
4271Who has been appointed as its new chief executive of Jet Airways in June 2013 following exit of its previous CEO in June 2013?Ans) Gary Kenneth Toomey
4272US Unemployment rate stood at _______ in May.Ans) 7.6%
4273"World Ocean Day" is observed on __________.Ans) 8-June
4274Who has been as the new Deputy Chairman of Indian Banks' Association (IBA) for 2013-14 in June 2013?Ans) Aditya Puri
4275Who won the the french open men-s single title held in June 2013?Ans) Rafael Nadal
4276India Cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with earnings of USD 31.5 million, has been ranked at ______ place on Forbes' list of highest-paid athletes published in June 2013.Ans) 16th
4277Which country topped the list as per the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2013 published in June 2013?Ans) Iceland
4278As per India's FDI inflow for financial year 2012-13, which foreign country is the largest source of FDI?Ans) Mauritius
4279Ranjani Hebbar Guruprasad passed away in June 2013. She was a famous ______________.Ans) Carnatic vocalist
4280The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered fresh case in the coal scam in June 2013. Which of the below companies has been named in the case?Ans) Jindal Steel & Power
4281Which Indian badminton star won his maiden men's singles title at the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok in June 2013?Ans) K Srikanth
4282Who won the French Open women-s singles title held in June 2013?Ans) Serena Williams
4283Which Global Credit rating agency has upgraded India's outlook to -stable- from -negative- and affirmed India's credit rating at BBB- in June 2013?Ans) Fitch
4284Who has been awarded with the ICMR prize for biomedical research conducted in underdeveloped areas announced in June 2013?Ans) Upadhyayula Suryanarayana Murty
4285"World Elder Abuse Awareness Day" is observed on __________.Ans) 15-June
4286Who is the new Minister of State for Commerce and Industry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) E M S Natchiappan
4287India-s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in April 2013 <Announced in June 2013>.Ans) 2%
4288Nobel Laureate Robert Fogel passed away in June 2013. He won Nobel prize in which field?Ans) Economics
4289Who won the Canadian Grand Prix held in Montreal June 2013?Ans) Sebastian Vettel
4290Who won French Open Men-s doubles title held in June 2013?Ans) Bob and Mike Bryan
4291The Government has hiked the investment limit for foreign portfolio investors in government bonds by USD 5 billion to __________ in June 2013.Ans) USD 30 billion
4292What was India's rank in the list of 162 countries as per the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2013 published in June 2013?Ans) 141
4293The World Bank has forecasted _______ growth rate for India by next fiscal year, announced in June 2013.Ans) 6.7%
4294Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has penalized India-s three private banks in June 2013 for violating its instructions on know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) guidelines. Which in the list is not among them?Ans) Kotak Mahindra Bank
4295The government has appointed whom as the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) in June 2013?Ans) S K Roy
4296Indian IT Company Tech Mahindra has appointed whom as its new chief financial officer in June 2013?Ans)  Milind Kulkarni
4297Which tech company announced its acquisition of online mapping service Waze in a USD 1.03 billion deal in June 2013?Ans) Google
4298India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index stood at ________ in April.Ans) 4.7%
4299Who is the new Minister of Road and Highways Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) Oscar Fernandes
4300Political Party JD(U) today broke its ties with BJP in protest against the elevation of Narendra Modi in June 2013. JD(U) is major political party/runs government in which state?Ans) Bihar
4301The RBI has kept repo rate unchanged at _______ during its monetary policy review meet in June 2013.Ans) 7.25%
4302"World Day against Child Labour" is observed on __________.Ans) 12-June
4303Who won the Indonesia Open men's single title for a fifth time held in June 2013?Ans) Lee Chong Wei
4304Who has been appointed as the President of UN General Assembly for its upcoming 68th session in June 2013?Ans) John W Ashe
4305India's Trade deficit stood at _________ in May (published in June 2013).Ans) USD 20.1 billion
4306Who maintained first place in the men-s tennis rankings issued by the ATP in June 2013?Ans) Novak Djokovic
4307Who is the new Minister of Housing and Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) Girija Vyas
4308Who won Iran-s presidential election with more than 50% of the vote in the election held in June 2013 to become next President of Iran?Ans) Hassan Rouhani
4309Which country developed the world-s fastest super computer named as "Tianhe-2", as per semi-annual TOP 500 listing of the world-s fastest supercomputers released in June 2013?Ans) China
4310Which Indian author has been shortlisted among a group of award-winning writers and poets to make the longlist of Warwick Prize for writing in June 2013?Ans) Amitav Ghosh
4311Low-cost carrier AirAsia has announced whom as its Chief Advisor to the board of its Indian venture in June 2013?Ans) Ratan Tata
4312Ruma Chatterjee passed away in a road accident on Noida Expressway in Uttar Pradesh in June 2013. He was Coach of Indian National _________ team.Ans) Cycling
4313India's unemployment rose by _______ during July 20011-June 2012, as per the data released by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in June 2013.Ans) 2%
4314Who has been elected as Speaker of Pakistan-s National Assembly in June 2013?Ans) Ayaz Sadiq
4315India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal ranking dropped to _______ in the latest release of the Badminton World Federation rankings in June 2013.Ans) No. 4
4316The US President has nominated whom as the next FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Director in June 2013?Ans) James Comey
4317Who took over as Central Provident Fund Commissioner of the retirement fund body Employees- Provident Fund Organisations in June 2013?Ans) Krishan Kumar Jalan
4318Who has been appointed as the nodal officer for relief and rescue operations in the rain-ravaged Uttrakhand by the Union Government of India in June 2013?Ans) VK Duggal
4319Who is the new Minister of Labour and Employment Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) Sisram Ola
4320Six Forts of ________ has been included in the list of World Heritage Site of UNESCO and won international recognition in the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) held in June 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Ans) Rajasthan
4321The Indian hockey team finished at which position at the FIH World League held in June 2013?Ans) Sixth
4322Bahukutumbi Raman passed away in June 2013. He was former head of ________________.Ans) Research and Analysis Wing
4323"'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought" is observed on __________.Ans) 17-June
4324South Africa-s multinational media firm Naspers acquired which indian online booking site in June 2013, largest M&A deal so far in this category?Ans) RedBus.in
4325Low-cost carrier AirAsia has announced whom as its Chairman to the board of its Indian venture in June 2013?Ans) S. Ramadorai
4326Who won the Walter Scott Prize 2013 announced in June 2013?Ans) Tan Twan Eng
4327The Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, took oath as the member of Rajya Sabha in June 2013. He was elected to Rajya Sabha for the ______ consecutive term from Assam.Ans) Fifth
4328"International Olympic Day " is observed on __________.Ans) 23-June
4329Who is the new Minister of Textiles Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) Dr K S Rao
4330Who won the "Man of the Match" award in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 final which India won?Ans) Ravindra Jadeja
4331The Emir of which country Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, has handed over power to his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in June 2013?Ans) Qatar
4332To safeguard the interest of public shareholders, the SEBI has made it mandatory for the companies to buyback at least _____ of their repurchase offers.Ans) 50%
4333IThe labour force participation rate (LFPR), the ratio of labour force to the population, declined to ___________ in 2011-12, as per the data released by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation in June 2013.Ans) 39.5%
4334Which country retained No 1 rank in the FIFA world football rankings published  in June 2013?Ans) Spain
4335Post merger with Satyam Computer, Tech Mahindra became India's __________ largest IT Services Company.Ans) 6th
4336Who was honoured with the -2013 Indian Business Leader of the Year- award at the 2013 Global India Business Meeting held at Belfast UK in June 2013?Ans) Sanjiv Goenka
4337Which team won the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 held in UK in June 2013?Ans) India
4338"World Environment Day" is observed on __________.Ans) 5-June
4339Who has been named as the most powerful celebrity as per the list published by Forbes in June 2013?Ans) Oprah Winfrey
4340Who won the "Man of the Series" award in the ICC Champions Trophy held in June 2013?Ans) Sikhar Dhawan
4341US economic growth for the first quarter of 2013 has been revised downwards to _________.Ans) 1.8%
4342The World Bank has lowered world economic growth forecast to _____ in June 2013?Ans) 2.2%
4343Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi inaugurated a train service between _______ in Jammu region and Qazigund in Kashmir in June 2013.Ans) Banihal
4344Who has been appointed as Director General, National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence (NDRF&CD) in June 2013?Ans) Shri Krishna Chaudhary
4345"World Music Day" is observed on __________.Ans) 21-June
4346Name the CEO of Bharti Walmart, Indian arm of global retail giant Walmart, who resigned in June 2013.Ans) Raj Jain
4347Who is the new Minister of Railways Ministry after cabinet reshuffle announced in June 2013?Ans) Mallikarjun Kharge
4348Who was sworn in as Australia-s new prime minister in June 2013?Ans) Kevin Rudd
4349India has retained its position as the world's ______ most attractive destination for investment by transnational corporations (TNCs) during 2013-15 as per the UNCTAD World investment report 2013 published in June 2013.Ans) Third
4350India-s current account deficit (CAD) stood at _______ of GDP for the entire financial year 2012-13.Ans) 4.8%
4351Who has been appointed as the new Secretary, Ministry of  Water Resources in June 2013?Ans) Alok Rawat
4352The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced to start World Test Championship in June-July 2017. which country will host the inaugural edition  of the same?Ans) England and Wales
4353What is the name of the Indian origin journalist who became the Editor of UK national paper, The Independent in June 2013?Ans) Amol Rajan
4354"World Refugee Day" is observed on __________.Ans) 20-June
4355The International Data Group (IDG) Computerworld Honours Program honored which Government initiative with 21st Century Achievement Award 2013 under the category -Economic Development- in June 2013?Ans) UIDAI
4356Who has been conferred with the prestigious Indian Healthcare Visionary of the Decade award at a ceremony of the 4th Annual Business Leadership Conclave held at Hotel Leela in Mumbai in June 2013?Ans) Dr Mukesh Hariawala
4357Who will be the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) after Altamas Kabir whose tenure which ends on the 18th July (announced in June 2013)?Ans) P Sathasivam
4358Who has been appointed as the new Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in June 2013?Ans) Bimal Julka
4359Which Indian city will host the 29th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in November 2013?Ans) Kochi
4360Who was appointed as the head of the panel constituted by Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in June 2013 to finalise modalities for a media campaign against indecent portrayal of women in mass media?Ans) K Ratnaprabha
4361ICC has confirmed which country as the 37th Associate Member of the ICC in June 2013?Ans) Afghanistan
4362"The UN Public Service Day " is observed on __________.Ans) 23-June
4363Which entity has proposed a separate wealth management unit for banks involved in wealth & portfolio management services in June 2013?Ans) Reserve Bank of India
4364In which Indian city, the first-ever Chinese Film Festival inaugurated in June 2013?Ans) New Delhi
4365Which Indian Ad Agency won two Gold Lions at CannesAdvertising Festival held in June 2013?Ans) Taproot India
4366"Statistics Day is observed" is observed in India on __________.Ans) 29-June
4367Which state government has launched a unique scheme called Mukhyamantri Bijli Bachat Lamp Yojna for energy conservation in June 2013?Ans) Rajasthan
4368Which Indian-origin sculptor was honoured with Knighthood, the highest honour of Britain by Queen Elizabeth II in June 2013?Ans) Anish Kapoor
4369Which company unveiled the World-s Largest Container ship in June 2013?Ans) Maersk Line
4370Which country will host the World T20 in 2016?Ans) India
4371Who has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary in June 2013?Ans) Sujata Singh
4372Which Indian Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) got in-principal approval from the Reserve Bank of India for establishing White Label ATMs (WLAs) in June 2013?Ans) Muthoot Finance
4373Scientists have created the world's first high-definition 3D model of a
complete human brain in June 2013 named as __________.
Ans) Big Brain
4374Which country won silver medal at the World Cup (Stage-II) Archery competition held in Turkey in June 2013?Ans) India
4375Government of India announced a disaster relief fund of ___________ crore
rupees to Uttarakhand in June 2013.
Ans) Rs. 1000
4376Ministry of Rural Development launched a new skill development scheme to offer employment to tribal youth in 24 Naxal affected districts in June 2013. What is the name of this scheme?Ans) Roshni
4377Which online travel portal acquired GateGuru, the mobile resource
for airport as well as flight information across the globe, in June 2013?
Ans) TripAdvisor
4378Who has been appointed coach of Australian Cricket team in June 2013?Ans) Darren Lehmann
4379India's first all women police station was opened in which of the following state/Union Territory?Ans) Arunachal Pradesh
4380Who won the Mongolia presidential election held in June 2013?Ans) Elbegdorj Tsakhia
4381Scottish Iain Banks died at the Age of 59 in June 2013. He was famous ________.Ans) Fiction writer
4382The Tourism Ministry has roped in which PSU to maintain cleanliness and hygiene at six tourist destinations across the country, as part of its Clean India campaign in June 2013?Ans) ONGC
4383Which Indian bank received a license for opening the representative office in Yangon, Myanmar in June 2013?Ans) The Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India
4384World Music Day was celebrated for the first time in which year and city?Ans) 1982, Paris
4385Oommen Chandy received the prestigious United Nations Public Service Award for his mass contact programme initiative in June 2013. He is Chief Minister of which state?Ans) Kerala
4386In which state Tata Coffee, the largest plantation company of Asia inaugurated the premium extraction plant in June 2013?Ans) Tamil Nadu
4387Who is author of the book "Dard-e-Dil Likhun Kab Tak- which was released  by the Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari in June 2013?Ans) Rukhsar Amrohvi
4388India signed an agreement for loan of _________ with World Bank for the
National AIDS Control Project (NACP-IV) in New Delhi in June 2013.
Ans) USD 255 Billion
4389Which Indian financial company became the first company to  suspend gold sales in June 2013?Ans) Reliance Capital
4390India's highest Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) will be set up at which location?Ans) Nyoma, Leh district