Daily Practice Quiz Published in January 2014

 
GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
5491Which Indian school level cricketer slammed world record 546 runs against St. Francis D'Assisi in the Harris Shield tournament match to create a new Harris Shield record in Nov 2013?
A) Armaan Jaffer
B) Prithvi Shaw
C) Musheer Khan
D) None of These
5492"Africa Industrialisation Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 22-Nov
5493Who was awarded with Dayawati Modi Award for Art and Culture and Education by Dayawati Foundation in Nov 2013?
A) Akbar Padamsee
B) Anjolie Ela Menon
C) Paresh Maity
D) Amrita Sher?Gil
 
5494India's senior __________ team coach Inderjit Singh Gill passed away in a fatal road accident near Sangrur in Punjab in Nov 2013.
A) Women's Basketball
B) Women's Football
C) Women's Hockey
D) Women's Cricket
5495Which Cricketer has became the fastest batsman to score 5000 runs in one-day internationals in Nov 2013?
A) Alstrair Cook
B) Virat Kohli
C) Rohit Sharma
D) George Bailey
5496Magnus Carlsen  has become the world chess champion after defeating Vishwanathan Anand in Nov 2013. He belongs to which country?
A) Russia
B) Sweden
C) Norway
D) UK
5497The government has slapped an additional penalty of USD 792 million on which Oil and Gas company for producing less than targeted natural gas from its eastern offshore KG-D6 block in Nov 2013?
A) Reliance Industries
B) Essar Oil
C) ONGC
D) BP
5498Indian tennis player Sania Mirza came back into the top 10 of the world women's doubles to _______ rank in the latest WTA Team Rankings issued in Nov 2013.
A) Seventh
B) Eighth
C) Ninth
D) Tenth
5499Which Indian American was sworn in as the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia in Nov 2013, first time an Indian-American is heading the South Asia Bureau?
A) Gargee Ghosh
B) Neal Katyal
C) Nisha Desai Biswal
D) None of These
5500India successfully tested its nuclear-capable ballistic missile _______ from a naval ship in the Bay of Bengal in Nov 2013. which is a naval version of the nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi.
A) Brahmos
B) Shiva
C) Dhanush
D) Agni
5501The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to provide loans to women self-help groups (SHGs) at _______ per annum to avail the benefit of interest rate subvention scheme under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana-Aajeevika (SGSY) scheme in Nov 2013.
A) 7.5%
B) 5%
C) 6%
D) 7%
5502G. Ramachandran, former Union Finance Secretary passed away in Nov. He played a critical role in financial policies, including the nationalisation of banks and published his memoirs in a book titled __________.
A) Banking Nationalization and After effects
B) Working with Giants
C) Walking with Giants
D) None of These
5503Which footballer was presented with a record third -Golden Boot- award in Nov 2013 for scoring the most goals in Europe's domestic leagues last season?
A) Lionel Messi
B) Cristiano Ronaldo
C) Andrés Iniesta
D) Andrés Iniesta
5504Which male tennis player ranked as the world number one at the end of the 2013 season as per the latest WTA ranking published in Nov 2013?
A) Roger Federer
B) Andy Murray
C) Novak Djokovic
D) Rafael Nadal
5505Which tech company acquired PrimeSense, an Israeli firm which specializes in making 3D motion detection technology in Nov 2013?
A) Apple
B) Google
C) Microsoft
D) Samsung
5506India-s Food inflation stood at ________ in October.
A) 16.8%
B) 15.3%
C) 18.19%
D) 15.85%
5507Who was conferred with the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund in Nov 2013?
A) Mushirul Hasan
B) Shiraz Naval Minwalla
C) Irfan Habib
D) Jamal Khwaja
5508Who won the US Grand prix held in Nov 2013?
A) Sebastian Vettel
B) Mark Webber
C) Nico Rosberg
D) Romain Grosjean
5509"World Television Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 22-Nov
5510Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the first branch of Bharatiya Mahila Bank  in which city in Nov 2013?
A) Bangalore
B) New Delhi
C) Mumbai
D) Chennai
5511The General Assembly's human rights committee passed a resolution in Nov 2013 urging which South East Asian country to give the stateless Rohingya minority equal access to citizenship and to crack down on Buddhist violence against them and other Muslims?
A) Malaysia
B) Indonesia
C) Thailand
D) Myanmar
5512The All India Football Federation has re-appointed its General Secretary ________ for a second term of another three years in its Executive Committee meeting in Nov 2013.
A) Subrata Dutta
B) Kushal Das
C) Amit Ranjan Dev
D) Ankur Datta
5513US President Barack Obama has nominated which Indian-American for the post of Surgeon General in Nov 2013?
A) Sanjay Gupta
B) Vivek Murthy
C) Amit Pate
D) Yellapragada Subbarao
5514Which Indian Ambassador has been named as the -Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow- with the Brown-India initiative at the Watson Institute for International Studies in Nov 2013?
A) Nirupama Rao
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) Sudhir Mital
D) S Jaishankar
5515Which Indian industrialist has returned as a board member of East West Centre, a prominent American think tank in Nov 2013?
A) Azim Premji
B) N R Narayana Murthy
C) Ratan Tata
D) Anand Mahindra
5516"National Integration Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 19-Nov
5517Which Indian state topped the medals tally of the 23rd All India G V Mavalankar Shooting Championship which concluded at the Chandmari Range, at Asansol in West Bengal in Nov 2013?
A) Maharashtra
B) West Bengal
C) Chandigarh
D) Gujarat
5518Which Indian-Americans author along with filmmaker Mira Nair have been honoured for their commitment and contributions to the global artistic community in Nov 2013?
A) Amitav Ghosh
B) Arundhati Roy
C) Jhumpa Lahiri
D) Salman Rushdie
5519PwC India has re-elected whom for a second term as its Chairman in Nov 2013?
A) Sanjiv Kapoor
B) Sunil Mathur
C) Deepak Kapoor
D) Amit Laroya
5520Who has become the first Indian scientist to be elected as honorary foreign member of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) in Nov 2013?
A) Roddam Narasimha
B) CNR Rao
C) T. V. Ramakrishnan
D) M. R. S. Rao
5521How many Indian authors have been shortlisted for the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014 in Nov 2013?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four
5522India's rank improved to _________ in the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings table after winning the two-Test series against the West Indies 2-0 in Mumbai in Nov 2013.
A) First
B) Third
C) Second
D) Fourth
5523Which male athlete has been named as the "Male Athelete of the Year 2013" by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) in November 2013?
A) Yohan blake
B) Michel Phelps
C) Usain Bolt
D) Tyson gay
5524Who was retained as the national coach of the men's Indian boxing team till the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (announced in Nov 2013).
A) Dinesh Kumar
B) Gurbax Singh Sandhu
C) Jitender Raj Singh
D) Bobbili Srikanth Reddy
5525Which NRI was was presented with the International Indian of the Decade award in nov 2013 for his outstanding achievements in the fields of industry, education and philanthropy?
A) Lord Swraj Paul
B) Anish Kapoor
C) Firoz Kassam
D) Karan Bilimoria
5526British Nobel Prize winner Frederick Sanger, who is the only person to win Nobel Prize two times for _________ passed away in November in Cambridge.
A) Physics
B) Chemistry
C) Medicine
D) Economics
5527Which Indian Political leader was chosen for Brahm Gaurav award by Brahm Foundation for his service to society in Nov 2013?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Sushma Swaraj
C) Arun Jetley
D) Subramanian Swamy
5528Who won Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix held in Nov 2013?
A) Sebastian Vettel
B) Mark Webber
C) Nico Rosberg
D) Fernando Alonso
5529Which golf player won the Golf world cup held at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne in Nov 2013?
A) Matt Kuchar
B) Jason Day
C) Kevin Streelman
D) Adam Scott
5530"National Press day" is observed on ____________.
A) 14-Nov
B) 19-Nov
C) 17-Nov
D) 16-Nov
5531Which Institute has bagged the SKOCH award in the health category, announced in Nov 2013?
A) GVK Emergency Management Research Institute (EMRI)
B) Fortis Healthcare
C) Apollo Hospitals
D) None of These
5532US President Barack Obama has appointed which Indian American to a key administration post as member of his Global Development Council in Nov 2013?
A) Gargee Ghosh
B) Neal Katyal
C) Nisha Desai Biswal
D) Sanjay Gupta
5533Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the US Grand prix held in Nov 2013 and with this win he set a new record for ________ consecutive wins in a single season and broke the earlier record held by Michael Schumacher and Alberto Ascari.
A) Seven
B) Eight
C) Six
D) Nine
5534Hockey India has appointed which former Olympic gold-medallist as a coach of the men's national team to work under the recently-appointed chief coach Terry Walsh in Nov 2013?
A) Dhanraj Pillay
B) Zafar Iqbal
C) V Baskaran
D) Mohammed Shahid
5535Who received the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize in Nov 2013 for his/her campaign for the right of the children to education?
A) Malala Yousafzai
B) Lyudmila Ulitskaya
C) Ai Xiaoming
D) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
5536Who was sworn in as the 22nd Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh by Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in Nov 2013?
A) Justice Ajit Prakash Shah
B) Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
C) Justice R. Banumathi
D) Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar
5537Which country has been as the most attractive investment destination according to a survey conducted by Ernst & Young (EY) a global professional services and consulting firm and published in Nov 2013?
A) USA
B) China
C) India
D) Brazil
5538CBI has named a Deputy Managing Director of which PSU bank, a former AGM of the bank and a businessman in a case of alleged graft in disbursal of loan of above Rs 400 crore in Nov 2013?
A) Bank of India
B) Punjab National Bank
C) Bank of Baroda
D) State Bank of India
5539"World Fisheries day" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 22-Nov
5540Which global brand has been termed as the world-s most valuable brand compiled by -Forbes- magazine with a brand value of USD 104.3 billion in Nov 2013?
A) Microsoft
B) Coca-Cola
C) Apple
D) Google
5541Who will be the new chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.-s when current CEO Mike Duke retires on 1st Feb next year (announced in Nov 2013)?
A) Steven Sinofsky
B) Doug McMillon
C) Paul Allen
D) Guenter Weber
5542Which Company announced that it will acquire Prizm Payment Services as part of plans to grow revenues in India in Nov 2013?
A) CSC
B) Mitsubishi
C) Hitachi
D) Capgemini
5543Mexico will award its 2013 International Prize for Equality and Non-Discrimination to whom for his/her campaign for peace?
A) Malala Yousafzai
B) Lyudmila Ulitskaya
C) Ai Xiaoming
D) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
5544Which Indian leader has been considered among Time magazine-s shortlisted candidates for its -Person of the Year- title (announced in Nov 2013)?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Manmohan Singh
C) Narendra Modi
D) APJ Abdul Kalam
5545Who will be awarded the coveted Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2013 (Announced in Nov 2013 after an international jury headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh chose her for the award)?
A) Angela Merkel
B) Melinda Gates
C) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
D) None of These
5546"World Toilet Day (WTD)" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 19-Nov
5547The Supreme Court has constituted a 10-member committee headed whom to deal with complaints of sexual harassment within its precincts in Nov 2013?
A) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
B) Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant
C) Justice A.P. Shah
D) None of These
5548Who has been honoured with the -Outstanding humanitarian service award- by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Nov 2013?
A) Paul Antony
B) Atul Gawande
C) Gullapalli N. Rao
D) Balamurali Ambati
5549Goa Police filed an FIR against ________ Editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused by a woman journalist colleague of sexual assault in Nov 2013.
A) Business Today
B) India Today
C) Tehelka
D) Frontline
5550Which two countries have been qualified for next year-s ICC World Twenty20 after winning their respective matches in the Qualifiers held in Nov 2013?
A) Hong Kong and Afghanistan
B) Kenya and Hong Kong
C) Kenya  and Afghanistan
D) Ireland and Afghanistan
5551Which Indian private sector lender announced a multi-year deal with the Hockey India League (HIL) commencing with the 2014 season in Nov 2013?
A) ICICI Bank
B) Yes Bank
C) HDFC Bank
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5552Who has been honoured with the prestigious Asian Trader Editor-s Award for his/her tireless campaigning to support small shops and convenience stores in Nov 2013?
A) Marsha Singh
B) Priti Patel
C) Mancherjee Bhownagree
D) Parmjit Singh Gill
5553Which Indian American Executive has been appointed president of Standard & Poors Ratings Services, the world-s largest credit ratings firm in Nov 2013?
A) Ajay Banga
B) Ajit Jain
C) Vikram Pandit
D) Neeraj Sahai
5554Some private investors from GCC countries have planned to set up the first full-fledged Islamic bank in the euro zone in 2014. The first branch will be set up in which City during the last quarter of 2014 (announced in Nov 2013).
A) Luxembourg
B) Paris
C) Geneva
D) Berlin
5555Who took over as the new Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India in Nov 2013?
A) Justice D. K. Jain
B) Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
C) Justice R. Banumathi
D) Justice Ajit Prakash Shah
5556A team of ex-Nokia employees has released the first handset running on a new smartphone platform named as ______ in Nov 2013.
A) "Mola"
B) "Kit Kat"
C) -Yol-la-
D) "Canvas"
5557Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal along with which other steel company announced a $2-billion deal to acquire a US factory from Germany-s ThyssenKrupp in Nov 2013?
A) Hebei Iron and Steel
B) Baosteel Group
C) POSCO
D) ArcelorMittal
5558Sarah Teelow, the world champion in ________ of Australia died this week after a fall during a high-speed race in Australia in Nov 2013.
A) Free Climbing
B) Water Sky
C) Mountaineering
D) Sky Diving
5559Sebastian Vettel won Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix in Nov 2013 to matche Michael Schumacher's record of _____ victories in a year.
A) 14
B) 12
C) 13
D) 11
5560Which female tennis player was named WTA player of the year for the second year running at the end of the 2013 season as per the latest WTA ranking published in Nov 2013?
A) Maria Sharapova
B) Serena Williams
C) Victoria Azarenka
D) Agnieszka Radwanska
5561"International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People" is observed on ____________.
A) 28-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 29-Nov
D) 22-Nov
5562Which Indian state government has announced a new Atta-Dal Scheme from December onwards in the state in Nov 2013?
A) Bihar
B) Haryana
C) Punjab
D) Rajasthan
5563Which corporate house has withdrawn its application for a new bank licence, according data published by the Reserve Bank of India in Nov 2013?
A) Essar Group
B) Aditya Birla Group
C) Tata Sons Ltd
D) Reliance Comm Group
5564Which Indian PSU Company received the EEPC (Engineering Export Promotion Council, Eastern Region)-s Gold Trophy as Top Exporter in the Large Enterprise Category, for its outstanding export performance during the year 2011-12 in Nov 2013?
A) Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML)
B) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
C) Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL)
D) National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
5565Who has been appointed Pakistan's new Army chief in Nov 2013?
A) Lt Gen Ashfaq Kayani
B) Lt Gen Raheel Sharif
C) Lt Gen Mamnoon Hussain
D) Lt Gen Khalid Shameem Wynne
5566Which Indian stock exchange launched its platform for trading in currency derivatives in Nov 2013, making it the fourth bourse in the country to offer such trades?
A) Bombay Stock Exchange
B) National Stock Exchange
C) MCX-SX
D) United Stock Exchange
5567Which City will host World Expo 2020 which was decided after the third and the final round of voting in Paris in Nov 2013?
A) Yekaterinbergh
B) Sao Paulo
C) Izmir
D) Dubai
5568India's Agricultural, Forestry and Fishing sector grew at _______ for the second quarter (July - September) of the current financial year 2013-14 (announced in Nov 2013).
A) 2.4%
B) 2.7%
C) 4.6%
D) 4.6%
5569"International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women" is observed on ____________.
A) 25-Nov
B) 21-Nov
C) 20-Nov
D) 22-Nov
5570Which famous Hollywood actress attended the closing ceremony of the 44th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Nov 2013?
A) Michelle Yeoh
B) Gong Li
C) Demi Moore
D) Zhang Ziyi
5571Which Global tech giant setup an election portal in India to provide polls and politics related news and information on the political parties to users in India in Nov 2013?
A) Google
B) Yahoo
C) LinkedIn
D) Microsoft
5572Veteran _________  for several Tamil and South Indian films R. Raghuram passed away in Nov 2013.
A) Music Director
B) Choreographer
C) Director
D) Actor
5573Which Indian State's Pavilion was adjudged -First for Excellence in display amongst State Governments and Union Territory Pavilions- and was given the award of Gold Medal in the India International Trade Fair 2013 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi in Nov 2013?
A) Assam
B) West Bengal
C) Maharashtra
D) Gujarat
5574Which Indian-origin doctor won Asian Lite Professional Excellence Award for his contribution to the medical field in Nov 2013?
A) Parag Singhal
B) Jaswinder S. Bamrah
C) Ramesh Mehta
D) Gopal Sheshappanavar
5575India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth stood at _______ for the second quarter (July - September) of the current financial year 2013-14 (announced in Nov 2013).
A) 4%
B) 4.4%
C) 4.8%
D) 5.3%
5576Which Indian badminton player won the women`s singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament held in Nov-Dec 2013?
A) Shruti Kurien
B) Ashwini Ponnappa
C) Jwala Gutta
D) PV Sindhu
5577Which company was selected as the top infrastructure company under the category "construction infrastructure development - mid" at the Dun and Bradstreet Infra Awards 2013 for delivering exemplary performance by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) in Nov 2013?
A) Bharat Wagon & Engg. Company
B) Container Corporation of India
C) IRCON International
D) Railtel Corporation India
5578Which Indian actress won the best actress award for her role in Punjabi ffilm "Qissa" at Abu Dhabi Film Festival held in Nov 2013?
A) Tillotama Shome
B) Neha Dubey
C) Sabrina Dhawan
D) Seema Rahmani
5579Which Indian PSU bank has opened a representative office in Hong Kong in Nov 2013?
A) Bank of India
B) Punjab National Bank
C) Bank of Baroda
D) Central Bank of India
5580Which Indian-origin doctor has been selected for prestigious "Outstanding American by Choice" award for his valuable contribution to US heatlh sector in Nov 2013?
A) Rahul Jindal
B) Sanjay Gupta
C) Amit Patel
D) Siddhartha Mukherjee
5581Who has become the world chess champion after defeating Vishwanathan Anand in Nov 2013?
A) Magnus Carlsen
B) Vladimir Kramnik
C) Levon Aronian
D) Hikaru Nakamura
5582"Constitution Day" is observed across India on ____________.
A) 28-Nov
B) 24-Nov
C) 26-Nov
D) 22-Nov
5583The 3rd BRICS International Competition Conference was held in November 2013 in which city?
A) Beijing
B) New Delhi
C) Moscow
D) Johannesburg
5584Who has been named captain of the junior hockey team in Nov 2013 for the upcoming FIH junior hockey World Cup tournament to be held from December 6-15 in New Delhi?
A) Manpreet Singh
B) Sumit Chauhan
C) Tarandeep Singh
D) Gagandeep Singh
5585Three persons were chosen for the GG2 Hammer Award, for their bravery at the GG2 (Garavi Gujarat 2) Leadership Awards 2013 in London in Nov 2013. Who in the list is not among them?
A) Malala Yousafzai
B) Kainat Riaz
C) Shazia Ramzan
D) Lord Swaraj Paul
5586Who has been named captain of the India Under-19 squad in Nov 2013 for the ACC Asia Cup cricket tournament, which will be played in the UAE in December 2013?
A) Sanju Vishwanadh
B) Vijay Zol
C) Baba Aparajith
D) KP Appanna
5587euro zone's unemployment rate stood at ______ in October 2013 (announced in Nov 2013).
A) 12.1%
B) 12.4%
C) 11.2%
D) 11.5%
5588The Italian Senate expelled ex- Prime Minister________ from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction in Nov 2013.
A) Enrico Letta
B) Pier Luigi Bersani
C) Silvio Berlusconi
D) Mario Monti
5589Which two countries have been qualified for next year-s ICC World Twenty20 after Afghanistan and Ireland in the Qualifiers held in Nov 2013?
A) Hong Kong and UAE
B) Nepal and Netherlands
C) Netherlands and Hong Kong
D) Nepal and UAE
5590Which Spanish Sportsperson  was named the greatest Spanish sports star in history by readers of Spanish sports in Nov 2013?
A) Rafael Nadal
B) Raúl González
C) Iker Casillas
D) Xabi Alonso
5591Noted ________ writer Omprakash Valmiki passed away at Dehradun, Uttarakhand in Nov 2013.
A) Sanskrit
B) Kannada
C) Dalit
D) None of These
5592India's Services Sector (Financing, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services) grew at _______ for the second quarter (July - September) of the current financial year 2013-14 (announced in Nov 2013).
A) 11.1%
B) 8.9%
C) 9.6%
D) 10%
5593"National Education Day of India" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 11-Nov
C) 17-Nov
D) 12-Nov
5594Who has been appointed as the next ambassador to the United Arab Emirates in Nov 2013?
A) T.P. Seetharam
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) Sudhir Mital
D) S Jaishankar
5595Which Indian has been appointed as UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia in Nov 2013?
A) Rahul Dravid
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Sachin Tendulkar
D) Vishwanathan Anand
5596Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily inaugurated india-s first "Synthetic Rubber Plant" of the country in which state in Nov 2013?
A) Rajasthan
B) Punjab
C) Himachal Pradesh
D) Haryana
5597Who was awarded with the IET honorary fellowship in recognition of his contribution to mobile telephony in India in Nov 2013?
A) T.V Ramachandran
B) Himanshu Kapania
C) Rohit Adya
D) Gopal Vittal
5598Which Bollywood Actor has been awarded by animal rights organisation "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals" (PETA) India in Nov 2013 for stopping a trainer from hitting a canine on his film set?
A) Shahrukh Khan
B) Amir Khan
C) Imran Khan
D) Ranbir Kapoor
5599The Latvian Prime Minister, ________-  announced his resignation and thereby the fall of the Government due to the deadly collapse of Maxima supermarket of Riga in Nov 2013. He was the longest serving prime minister in Latvia's history.
A) Andris Berzins
B) Valdis Dombrovskis
C) Valdis Zatlers
D) Andris Vilks
5600Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ends his Test career in ______ position in ICC rankings after playing his last test in Nov 2013?
A) 24th
B) 11th
C) 18th
D) 15th
5601Which English word was named as the Oxford Dictionary-s Word of the year for 2013?
A) Selfie
B) Welfie
C) Bedroom tax
D) Twerk
5602Which PC and Laptop maker launched a table named "Yoga" in Indian market in Nov 2013?
A) Dell
B) Lenovo
C) Acer
D) HCL
5603The Reserve Bank of India include __________ Enterprises under priority sector in order to boost infrastructure financing in Nov 2013.
A) Small Manufacturing
B) Medium Manufacturing
C) Medium Mining
D) Medium Pharma
5604"Public Service Broadcasting Day" is observed on ____________.
A) 18-Nov
B) 11-Nov
C) 17-Nov
D) 12-Nov
5605President Pranab Mukherjee presented Indira Gandhi National Service Scheme Best University Award 2012-13 to ___________ in November 2013.
A) Mumbai University
B) Mangalore University
C) Delhi University
D) Calcutta University
5606World-s First Green Helicopter was tested in __________ in Nov 2013.
A) France
B) USA
C) Germany
D) Switzerland
5607Which Indian bowler became the Fastest Indian bowler to take 100 wickets in Test cricket in Nov 2013?
A) Ravichandran Ashwin
B) Ravindra Jadeja
C) Pragyan Ojha
D) None of These
5608The 19th Kolkata International Film Festival was inaugurated by which famous Actor in 10 November 2013?
A) Rajanikant
B) Amir Khan
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Mohanlal
5609Which tech company developed a new cost-effective sign language translator in Nov 2013 that converts signs into spoken and written language & vice versa?
A) Oracle
B) Google
C) Microsoft
D) Apple
5610UNESCO suspended the voting rights of which two countries in Nov 2013 as they stopped paying the dues to UN-s cultural arm?
A) US and UK
B) US and Israel
C) UK and Israel
D) None of These
5611The National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved another tiger reserve in Nagzira in Nov 2013. Nagzira is in which Indian state?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Karnataka
D) Maharashtra
5612India' MCX signed an MoU with the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) of _____ to boost the strategic co-operation in Nov 2013.
A) Singapore
B) Japan
C) China
D) Thailand
5613The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Momentous Times" on the 175 years of ______ at a function in New Delhi in November 2013.
A) The Hindu
B) Daily News and Analysis
C) Times of India
D) Hindustan Times
5614Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (NMCE) in Nov 2013?
A) Krishna Mohan Sahni
B) Thomas Mathew T.
C) Jignesh Shah
D) Satyananda Mishra
5615Which state has launched 'Udaan', a website to provide skills and enhance employability for the youth?
A) Haryana
B) Jammu and Kashmir
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Himachal Pradesh
5616Where did Lord Budha breathe his last (Mahaparinirvan)?
A) Rajgir
B) Bodh Gaya
C) Sarnath
D) Kushinagar
5617President May appoint the __________
A) Prime Minister
B) Governor
C) High Court Judges
D) All the above
5618N.K.P.Salve passed away in April 2012. He was the former president of which of the following sports governing bodies?
A) AIFF
B) IOA
C) BCCI
D) ICC
5619Planning Commission of India is constituted as per which among the following amendments of Indian Constitution?
A) 73rd
B) 74th
C) 75th
D) 76th
5620World House Sparrow Day is observed on which day?
A) March 20
B) March 21
C) March 22
D) March 23
5621Who has been chosen for the first International Bhagwan Mahavir World Peace Award?
A) Dalai Lama
B) Nelson Mandela
C) Aung San Suu Kyi
D) None of These
5622Who elects the Vice President-
A) Same elected College which elects the President
B) Members of Parliament
C) Only Rajya Sabha
D) Only Lok Sabha
5623Where was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC?
A) Vaishali
B) Athens
C) Sparta
D) Patliputra
5624Subhash Chandra Bose was re-elected the president of INC at the Tripura session in 1939 by defeating Gandhiji-s candidate:
A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
B) J.B. Kriplani
C) Pattabhi  Sitaramaiyya
D) Nellie Sengupta
5625Who among the following is called the -guardian of the public purse- of India?
A) Governor of RBI
B) Finance Minister of India
C) CAG (Comptroller & Auditor General of India)
D) Supreme Court
5626In which year was the Planning Commission established?
A) 1951
B) 1950
C) 1952
D) 1956
5627Who decides whether a bill is a money Bill or not?
A) Speaker of Lok Sabha
B) President
C) Prime Minister
D) None of these
5628What is money laundering?
A) Conversion of illegally obtained money into accou-ntable money
B) Conversion of gold into cash
C) Conversion of illegal assets into cash
D) None of These
5629Which of the following can be abolished but not dissolved ?
A) Rajya Sabha
B) Municipal Bodies
C) State Legislative Council
D) None of these
5630The Age to be a member of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha Should be (Respectively) _____________________.
A) 30 years and 21 years
B) 30 years and 25 years
C) 35 years for both
D) 27 years for both
5631Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the -Ilbert Bill Controversy-?
A) Lord Curzon
B) Lord Lytton
C) Lord Rypon
D) Lord Hardinge
5632Who among the following was popularly known as the -Frontier Gandhi-?
A) Hasrat Mohani
B) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
D) Iqbal Khan
5633Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was a great 19th Century Reformer who waged a struggle for/against which of the following issue?
A) Education of Women
B) Widow Remarriage
C) Abolition of Sati
D) None of these
5634The ancient name of North Bihar was ______________.
A) Vajji
B) Vatsa
C) Surasena
D) Avanti
5635Which among the following constitution is similar to Indian Constitution because of a strong centre?
A) USA
B) Canada
C) England
D) Japan
5636Judicial review in the Indian Constitution is based on :
A) Rule of law
B) Due process of law
C) Procedure established by law
D) Precedents and constitution
5637Right to property was removed from the list of Fundamental Rights during the rule of _________________.
A) Indira Gandhi Government
B) Morarji Desai Government
C) Narasimha Rao Government
D) Vajpayee Government
5638Who is the author of the book 'Dr.Zhivago'?
A) Vladimir Mayakovsky
B) Marina Tsvetaeva
C) Emile Zola
D) Boris Pasternak
5639Whose autobiography is titled 'Nirbasan'?
A) Taslima Nasrin
B) Salman Rushdie
C) Shobha De
D) Arundhati Roy
5640A Money bill passed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) within _________.
A) 10 days
B) 14 days
C) 20 days
D) 30 days
5641Non Resident Indian Day (NRI Day) is celebrated on?
A) January 15
B) January 9
C) January 24
D) January 12
5642The valleys of Sindhu, Ganga and jamuna were brought together for the first time under one political authority by -
A) Chandragupat Maurya
B) Ashoka
C) Chandragupta II
D) None of these
5643Which of the following is a bulwark of personal freedom?
A) Mandamus
B) Habeas Corpus
C) Quo Warranto
D) Certiorari
5644Who is the author of "Lava, a book of poems"?
A) Javed Akhtar
B) Kunwar Narayan
C) Uday Prakash
D) Mohan Rana
5645What is the full form of 'CEPA'?
A) Complete Economic Preference Agreement
B) Cultural and Economic Partnership Accord
C) Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
D) Complete Economic Partnership Accord
5646When is the National Energy Conservation Day celebrated?
A) August 9
B) December 14
C) November 11
D) November 10
5647Who considered the Right to Constitutional Remedies as very  -heart- and -soul- of the Indian Constitution?
A) M.K. Gandhi
B) J.L. Nehru
C) B.R. Ambedkar
D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
5648In which year was the Dada Saheb Phalke Award instituted?
A) 1967
B) 1969
C) 1971
D) 1974
5649What can be maximum interval between two Sessions of Parliament?
A) 3 months
B) 4 months
C) 6 months
D) 9 months
5650Megashtenes was an envoy of which of the following kings?
A) Selucus
B) Alexander
C) Darius
D) Antiochus
5651Who planted the tree of Liberty at Srirangapatnam?
A) Hyder Ali
B) Tipu Sultan
C) Chin Quilinch Khan
D) Murshid Quli Khan
5652The first British -Presidency- in India was established at _____________.
A) Surat
B) Madras
C) Bengal
D) Bombay
5653Civil equality implies ______________.
A) Equality before law
B) Equality of opportunity
C) Equal distribution of wealth
D) Equal right to participate in the affairs of the State
5654Which of the following states is the largest producer of coffee in India?
A) Assam
B) Kerala
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Karnataka
5655What is the full form of BIFR?
A) Board for Investigation and Formal Reconstruction
B) Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction
C) Bureau for Industrial and Financial Rehabilitation
D) Board for Institutional Finance and Rehabilitation
5656Who among the following Bollywood actors was appointed brand ambassador to spread awareness about sanitation and cleanliness in India?
A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Aamir Khan
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Vidya Balan
5657Bill of which of the following categories can be initiated only in Lok Sabha?
A) Ordinary Bill
B) Private members Bill
C) Money Bill
D) Constitution Amendment Bill
5658Which of the following writs/ orders of the High Court / Supreme Court is brought to get an order of an authority quashed?
A) Mandamus
B) Certiorari
C) Quo Warranto
D) Habeas Corpus
5659The biggest mosque of India was built by which of the below Mughal emperors?
A) Aurangzeb
B) Shahjahan
C) Akbar
D) Jahangir
5660Great Stupa at Sanchi is in ___________.
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Arunachal Pradesh
D) Andhra Pradesh
5661Who was the author of -Buddha Charita-?
A) Asvaghosha
B) Nagasena
C) Nagarjuna
D) Vasumitra
5662Point out which from the following is NOT  a right enumerated in the Constitution of India but has been articulated by the Supreme Court to be a Fundamental Right -
A) Right to Privacy
B) Equality before law
C) Abolition of untouchabilty
D) Right to form association or union
5663Who decides whether a bill is a Money Bill or not?
A) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
B) The President
C) The Prime Minister
D) The Parliamentary Select committee
5664Which country will host the Commonwealth Games in 2018?
A) Canada
B) Australia
C) UK
D) None of These
5665When a Bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the Houses of Indian Parliament, it has to be passed by ___________________________.
A) A simple majority of members present and voting
B) Three fourths majority of members present and voting
C) Two thirds majority of the House
D) Absolute majority of the total membership of the Houses
5666The Ajanta Caves were built during the period of:
A) Guptas
B) Kushans
C) Mauryas
D) Chalukyas
5667Who has been named Number One in the World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list released by Forbes magazine in 2012?
A) Hillary Clinton
B) Dilma Rousseff
C) Indra Nooyi
D) Melinda Gates
5668Which of the following can a court issue for enforcement of Fundamental Rights?
A) A decree
B) An ordinance
C) A writ
D) A notification
5669Akash missile was test fired recently. It is a/an?
A) Surface to surface missile
B) Surface to air misile
C) Air to air missile
D) Super sonic missile
5670Which will be the world's first air carrier to produce its own jet fuel?
A) Delta Air Lines
B) United Airlines
C) American Airlines
D) Virgin Airways
5671Who among the following also had the name Devanama Piyadasi?
A) Mauryan King Ashoka
B) Gautam Buddha
C) Mauryan King Chandragupta Maurya
D) Bhagwan Mahavira
5672Which of these is NOT included as a Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution?
A) Right to freedom to speech
B) Right to equality before Law
C) Right to constitutional remedies
D) Right to equal wages for equal work
5673By which Bill the Government propose collection of revenues for a year?
A) Economic Bill
B) Finance Bill
C) Supplementary Bill
D) None of these
5674Which of the following awards is given in the field of literature?
A) Saraswati Samman
B) Dada saheb Phalke Award
C) Kalinga Prize
D) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
5675In terms of area, which is the smallest state in India ?
(A) Goa
(B) Sikkim
(C) Nagaland
(D) Tripura
5676Nay Pyi Taw is the capital city of which of the following countries?
A) Vietnam
B) Laos
C) Myanmar
D) Thailand
5677With what subject do the Articles 5 to 11 of the Constitution of India deal?
A) Indian Union and its territory
B) Citizenship
C) Fundamental duties
D) Union Executive
5678Who calls the Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament?
A) The President
B) The Prime Minister
C) The Lok Sabha Speaker
D) The vice President
5679"The Google Story" is a book written by?
A) Sergey Brin
B) Larry Page
C) Sergey Brin and Larry Page
D) David A. Vise and Mark Malseed
5680With which of the following centres of learning, Chanakya the famous teacher of Chandragupta Maurya, was associated?
A) Takshasila
B) Nalanda
C) Vikramshila
D) Vaishali
5681Which online retailer is testing the unmanned drones to delevers goods to customers in (announced in Dec 2013)?
A) Flipkart
B) eBay
C) Amazon
D) None of These
5682World AIDS day is observed on__________
A) 1st December
B) 4th December
C) 14th December
D) 15th December
5683US actor of __________ series action films, Paul Walker passed away by car crash in California in December 2013.
A) Spiderman
B) James Bond
C) Fast and Furious
D) Lord of the Rings
5684Which film won the prestigous golden peacock award in 44th IFFI(International Film Festival of India held in December 2013?
A) Meghe Dhaka tara
B) Beatriz's War
C) Elysium
D) Fred claus
5685India's current account deficit drops sharply to ____ of GDP during second quarter (July to September) of current financial year compared to CAD of 4.9% of GDP in the previous quarter.
A) 3.2%
B) 1.2%
C) 1.8%
D) 2.1%
5686Which Indian IT services company acquired Opus Capital Markets consultants to increase its presence in mortgage processing segment in Dec 2013?
A) TCS
B) HCL Technologies
C) Infosys
D) Wipro
5687The first acquisition of a product firm in India of Facebook, the social networking Giant is _________products start-up Little Eye Labs (announced in Dec 2013).
A) Kolkata-based
B) Mumbai-based
C) Bangalore based
D) Delhi-based
5688Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive of  Indian Bank's Association in December 2013?
A) M.V. Thanksale
B) P Pradeep Kumar
C) Arun Tiwari
D) C.V.R. Rajendran
5689Which India-s IT services Company has received the -2013 ESCAP-Sasakawa Award for Disability-Inclusive Business in Asia and the Pacific-, in the category -Disability-Inclusive Multinational Enterprise' in Dec 2013?
A) TCS
B) HCL Technologies
C) Infosys
D) Wipro
5690Which India's badminton star won the Women's Singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament held in Dec 2013?
A) Saina Nehawal
B) Ashwini Ponnappa
C) PV Sindhu
D) None of These
5691The International day of people with disability is observed on ____________.
A) 3-Dec
B) 5-Dec
C) 10-Dec
D) 12-Dec
5692International day for abolition of slavary is observed on ______________
A) 3-Dec
B) 15-Dec
C) 2-Dec
D) 12-Dec
5693The Reserve Bank of India has kept the repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.
A) 6.75%
B) 7.75%
C) 7.25%
D) 7%
5694India successfully test-fired indigenously developped nuclear-capable missile _______ with a strike range 350 km in Dec 2013.
A) Agni II
B) Agni I
C) Pritbhi II
D) Prohibit I
5695State-owned IFCI has appointed whom as Managing Director and CEO of the financial institution in Dec 2013?
A) S.B. Nayar
B) P. Madhusudan
C) Malay Mukherjee
D) M. K. Goel
5696Name the Indian cruises which has been recognized by CNN International as one of the top 10 most adventurous cruises in the world for 2013 (announced in Dec 2013).
A) Brahmaputra
B) Kaveri
C) Godavari
D) Ganges
5697India has decided to give ___________________to the trust organisation for prohibitation of chemical weapons in Dec 2013.
A) USD 2 million
b) USD 1 million
C) USD 5 million
D) USD 10 million
5698Who was appointed as the acting Chairman and Managing  Director of Export Import bank of India in Dec 2013?
A) Abraham Koshy
B) Anurag Jain
C) Arun Tiwari
D) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
5699______ based Doha Bank has been granted licence to commence banking operations in India and has been permitted to open a branch in Mumbai to provide full-scale banking services.
A) UAE
B) Qatar
C) Saudi Arabia
D) Iran
5700Who has been appointed as Chief finantial officer by Singaporian lender DBS Bank in Dec 2013?
A) Anurag Jain
B) Ranganathan
C) Rajesh Prabhu
D) Abraham Koshy
5701Who has appointed as a part time Chairman in Federal Bank in Dec 13?
A) Anurag Jain
B) Ranganathan
C) Rajesh Prabhu
D) Abraham Koshy
5702Which cricketer has won the ICC people's choice Award in 2013 (announced in Dec 2013)?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) MS Dhoni
C) Suresh Raina
D) R.Ashwin
5703Who has won the 2013 edition of Indoneshia open at Jakarta held in Dec 2013?
A) Gaganjeet Bhullar
B) Jeev Milkha Singh
C) Shiv Kapur
D) Jyoti Randhawa
5704_______ old leg spinner Pravin Tambe was surprisingly included in the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team in December 2013.
A) 40 year
B) 45 year
C) 42 year
D) 43 year
5705Which org has fined eight banks including RBS atotal of 1.7 billion Euros for forming   illegal cartels to rig interest rates in Dec 2013 ?
A) Eurropian commission
B) Asian Development Bank
C) US Federal Reserve
D) European Central Bank
5706Following RBI notification, Banks might need to adopt Aadhaar as additional authentication or move to EMV (Euro pay MasterCard Visa) chip and pin technology to ensure security in card-based payment transactions. The notification is based on working group's recommendation headed by __________.
A) C Rangarajan
B) Deepak Mohanty
C) Gowri Mukherjee
D)  N. K. Sodhi
5707Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India stood at _______ in September (announced in Dec 2013).
A) USD 3.25 billion
B) USD 4.34 billion
C) USD 2.91 billion
D) USD 2.32 billion
5708Who has taken over as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh for the third consecutive term in Dec 2013?
A) Ashok Gehlot
B) Sivraj Singh Chauhan
C)  Raman Singh
D) None of These
5709India's core sector growth stood at ___________ in September (published in Nov 2013).
A) -0.9%
B) -0.6%
C) 1.1%
D) 1.6%
5710In the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 released by Transparency International yesterday; which country in the list secured the first place with Denmark (announced in Dec 2013).
A) Sweden
B) Switzerland
C) New Zealand
D) France
5711Which Social networking website was added to the benchmark Standard & Poor-s 500 Index in Dec 2013?
A) LinkedIn
B) Facebook
C) Twitter
D) None of These
5712India was ranked ______ out of 177 countries on Global Corruption Perception Index 2013, released by Transparency International in Dec 2013.
A) 79th
B) 67th
C) 82nd
D) 94th
5713Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) has appointed its current Finance Director _______ as the Chairman and Managing Director of  the State-run steel maker-s from January 1, 2014.
A) R.K Upadhyay
B) P. Madhusudan
C) Malay Mukherjee
D) Anupam Shrivastava
5714Who was appointed as the Managing Director (Corporate Banking) of State Bank of India (SBI) yesterday. As one of the four managing Directors, he will look after the corporate banking portfolio of the bank till the end of October 2015.
A) Arun Tiwari
B) Anurag Jain
C) C.V.R. Rajendran
D) P Pradeep Kumar
5715Cadbury India has roped in which bollywood actor as brand ambesedor for its biscuits Oreo in India in Dec 2013?
A) Ranbir Kapoor
B) Salman Khan
C) Shahrukh Khan
D) Amitabh Bachchan
5716Indian-American teenager ________ has been selected for the prestigious Ingenuity Award for revolutionizing nanotechnology that would upend industries ranging from automobiles to astronomy (announced in Dec 2013).
A) Eesha Khare
B) Saumil Bandyopadhyay
C) Jay Tavare
D) None of These
5717Who sworn in as first openly gay prime minister of Luxembourg in Dec 2013? This paves the way for the introduction of social reforms such as same-sex marriage.
A) Xavier Bettel
B) Jean-Claude Juncker
C) Jean Asselborn
D) Elio Di Rupo
5718The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development  day is obnserved on______________
A) 5-Dec
B) 6-Dec
C) 12-Dec
D) 10-Dec
5719International Olympics Committee (IOC) cleared the Indian athletes to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in _______ in Dec 2013.
A) China
B) Switzerland
C) UK
D) Russia
5720Which country has been ranked no 1  for doing business by Forbes magazine in Dec 2013?
A) England
B) Sweden
C) USA
D) Ireland

 
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Answers
 
Sl No.QuestionAnswer
5491Which Indian school level cricketer slammed world record 546 runs against St. Francis D'Assisi in the Harris Shield tournament match to create a new Harris Shield record in Nov 2013?Ans) Prithvi Shaw
5492"Africa Industrialisation Day" is observed on ____________.Ans) 20-Nov
5493Who was awarded with Dayawati Modi Award for Art and Culture and Education by Dayawati Foundation in Nov 2013?Ans) Anjolie Ela Menon
5494India's senior __________ team coach Inderjit Singh Gill passed away in a fatal road accident near Sangrur in Punjab in Nov 2013.Ans) Women's Hockey
5495Which Cricketer has became the fastest batsman to score 5000 runs in one-day internationals in Nov 2013?Ans) Virat Kohli
5496Magnus Carlsen  has become the world chess champion after defeating Vishwanathan Anand in Nov 2013. He belongs to which country?Ans) Norway
5497The government has slapped an additional penalty of USD 792 million on which Oil and Gas company for producing less than targeted natural gas from its eastern offshore KG-D6 block in Nov 2013?Ans) Reliance Industries
5498Indian tennis player Sania Mirza came back into the top 10 of the world women's doubles to _______ rank in the latest WTA Team Rankings issued in Nov 2013.Ans) Ninth
5499Which Indian American was sworn in as the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia in Nov 2013, first time an Indian-American is heading the South Asia Bureau?Ans) Nisha Desai Biswal
5500India successfully tested its nuclear-capable ballistic missile _______ from a naval ship in the Bay of Bengal in Nov 2013. which is a naval version of the nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi.Ans) Dhanush
5501The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to provide loans to women self-help groups (SHGs) at _______ per annum to avail the benefit of interest rate subvention scheme under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana-Aajeevika (SGSY) scheme in Nov 2013.Ans) 7%
5502G. Ramachandran, former Union Finance Secretary passed away in Nov. He played a critical role in financial policies, including the nationalisation of banks and published his memoirs in a book titled __________.Ans) Walking with Giants
5503Which footballer was presented with a record third -Golden Boot- award in Nov 2013 for scoring the most goals in Europe's domestic leagues last season?Ans) Lionel Messi
5504Which male tennis player ranked as the world number one at the end of the 2013 season as per the latest WTA ranking published in Nov 2013?Ans) Rafael Nadal
5505Which tech company acquired PrimeSense, an Israeli firm which specializes in making 3D motion detection technology in Nov 2013?Ans) Apple
5506India-s Food inflation stood at ________ in October.Ans) 18.19%
5507Who was conferred with the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund in Nov 2013?Ans) Mushirul Hasan
5508Who won the US Grand prix held in Nov 2013?Ans) Sebastian Vettel
5509"World Television Day" is observed on ____________.Ans) 21-Nov
5510Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the first branch of Bharatiya Mahila Bank  in which city in Nov 2013?Ans) Mumbai
5511The General Assembly's human rights committee passed a resolution in Nov 2013 urging which South East Asian country to give the stateless Rohingya minority equal access to citizenship and to crack down on Buddhist violence against them and other Muslims?Ans) Myanmar
5512The All India Football Federation has re-appointed its General Secretary ________ for a second term of another three years in its Executive Committee meeting in Nov 2013.Ans) Kushal Das
5513US President Barack Obama has nominated which Indian-American for the post of Surgeon General in Nov 2013?Ans) Vivek Murthy
5514Which Indian Ambassador has been named as the -Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow- with the Brown-India initiative at the Watson Institute for International Studies in Nov 2013?Ans) Nirupama Rao
5515Which Indian industrialist has returned as a board member of East West Centre, a prominent American think tank in Nov 2013?Ans) Ratan Tata
5516"National Integration Day" is observed on ____________.Ans) 19-Nov
5517Which Indian state topped the medals tally of the 23rd All India G V Mavalankar Shooting Championship which concluded at the Chandmari Range, at Asansol in West Bengal in Nov 2013?Ans) West Bengal
5518Which Indian-Americans author along with filmmaker Mira Nair have been honoured for their commitment and contributions to the global artistic community in Nov 2013?Ans) Salman Rushdie
5519PwC India has re-elected whom for a second term as its Chairman in Nov 2013?Ans) Deepak Kapoor
5520Who has become the first Indian scientist to be elected as honorary foreign member of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) in Nov 2013?Ans) CNR Rao
5521How many Indian authors have been shortlisted for the $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014 in Nov 2013?Ans) Three
5522India's rank improved to _________ in the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings table after winning the two-Test series against the West Indies 2-0 in Mumbai in Nov 2013.Ans) Second
5523Which male athlete has been named as the "Male Athelete of the Year 2013" by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) in November 2013?Ans) Usain Bolt
5524Who was retained as the national coach of the men's Indian boxing team till the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (announced in Nov 2013).Ans) Gurbax Singh Sandhu
5525Which NRI was was presented with the International Indian of the Decade award in nov 2013 for his outstanding achievements in the fields of industry, education and philanthropy?Ans) Lord Swraj Paul
5526British Nobel Prize winner Frederick Sanger, who is the only person to win Nobel Prize two times for _________ passed away in November in Cambridge.Ans) Chemistry
5527Which Indian Political leader was chosen for Brahm Gaurav award by Brahm Foundation for his service to society in Nov 2013?Ans) Subramanian Swamy
5528Who won Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix held in Nov 2013?Ans) Sebastian Vettel
5529Which golf player won the Golf world cup held at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne in Nov 2013?Ans) Jason Day
5530"National Press day" is observed on ____________.Ans) 16-Nov
5531Which Institute has bagged the SKOCH award in the health category, announced in Nov 2013?Ans) GVK Emergency Management Research Institute (EMRI)
5532US President Barack Obama has appointed which Indian American to a key administration post as member of his Global Development Council in Nov 2013?Ans) Gargee Ghosh
5533Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the US Grand prix held in Nov 2013 and with this win he set a new record for ________ consecutive wins in a single season and broke the earlier record held by Michael Schumacher and Alberto Ascari.Ans) Eight
5534Hockey India has appointed which former Olympic gold-medallist as a coach of the men's national team to work under the recently-appointed chief coach Terry Walsh in Nov 2013?Ans) V Baskaran
5535Who received the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize in Nov 2013 for his/her campaign for the right of the children to education?Ans) Malala Yousafzai
5536Who was sworn in as the 22nd Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh by Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in Nov 2013?Ans) Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar
5537Which country has been as the most attractive investment destination according to a survey conducted by Ernst & Young (EY) a global professional services and consulting firm and published in Nov 2013?Ans) India
5538CBI has named a Deputy Managing Director of which PSU bank, a former AGM of the bank and a businessman in a case of alleged graft in disbursal of loan of above Rs 400 crore in Nov 2013?Ans) State Bank of India
5539"World Fisheries day" is observed on ____________.Ans) 21-Nov
5540Which global brand has been termed as the world-s most valuable brand compiled by -Forbes- magazine with a brand value of USD 104.3 billion in Nov 2013?Ans) Apple
5541Who will be the new chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.-s when current CEO Mike Duke retires on 1st Feb next year (announced in Nov 2013)?Ans) Doug McMillon
5542Which Company announced that it will acquire Prizm Payment Services as part of plans to grow revenues in India in Nov 2013?Ans) Hitachi
5543Mexico will award its 2013 International Prize for Equality and Non-Discrimination to whom for his/her campaign for peace?Ans) Malala Yousafzai
5544Which Indian leader has been considered among Time magazine-s shortlisted candidates for its -Person of the Year- title (announced in Nov 2013)?Ans) Narendra Modi
5545Who will be awarded the coveted Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2013 (Announced in Nov 2013 after an international jury headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh chose her for the award)?Ans) Angela Merkel
5546"World Toilet Day (WTD)" is observed on ____________.Ans) 19-Nov
5547The Supreme Court has constituted a 10-member committee headed whom to deal with complaints of sexual harassment within its precincts in Nov 2013?Ans) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
5548Who has been honoured with the -Outstanding humanitarian service award- by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Nov 2013?Ans) Gullapalli N. Rao
5549Goa Police filed an FIR against ________ Editor Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused by a woman journalist colleague of sexual assault in Nov 2013.Ans) Tehelka
5550Which two countries have been qualified for next year-s ICC World Twenty20 after winning their respective matches in the Qualifiers held in Nov 2013?Ans) Ireland and Afghanistan
5551Which Indian private sector lender announced a multi-year deal with the Hockey India League (HIL) commencing with the 2014 season in Nov 2013?Ans) Yes Bank
5552Who has been honoured with the prestigious Asian Trader Editor-s Award for his/her tireless campaigning to support small shops and convenience stores in Nov 2013?Ans) Priti Patel
5553Which Indian American Executive has been appointed president of Standard & Poors Ratings Services, the world-s largest credit ratings firm in Nov 2013?Ans) Neeraj Sahai
5554Some private investors from GCC countries have planned to set up the first full-fledged Islamic bank in the euro zone in 2014. The first branch will be set up in which City during the last quarter of 2014 (announced in Nov 2013).Ans) Luxembourg
5555Who took over as the new Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India in Nov 2013?Ans) Justice Ajit Prakash Shah
5556A team of ex-Nokia employees has released the first handset running on a new smartphone platform named as ______ in Nov 2013.Ans) -Yol-la-
5557Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal along with which other steel company announced a $2-billion deal to acquire a US factory from Germany-s ThyssenKrupp in Nov 2013?Ans) ArcelorMittal
5558Sarah Teelow, the world champion in ________ of Australia died this week after a fall during a high-speed race in Australia in Nov 2013.Ans) Water Skier
5559Sebastian Vettel won Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix in Nov 2013 to matche Michael Schumacher's record of _____ victories in a year.Ans) 13
5560Which female tennis player was named WTA player of the year for the second year running at the end of the 2013 season as per the latest WTA ranking published in Nov 2013?Ans) Serena Williams
5561"International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People" is observed on ____________.Ans) 29-Nov
5562Which Indian state government has announced a new Atta-Dal Scheme from December onwards in the state in Nov 2013?Ans) Punjab
5563Which corporate house has withdrawn its application for a new bank licence, according data published by the Reserve Bank of India in Nov 2013?Ans) Tata Sons Ltd
5564Which Indian PSU Company received the EEPC (Engineering Export Promotion Council, Eastern Region)-s Gold Trophy as Top Exporter in the Large Enterprise Category, for its outstanding export performance during the year 2011-12 in Nov 2013?Ans) National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
5565Who has been appointed Pakistan's new Army chief in Nov 2013?Ans) Lt Gen Raheel Sharif
5566Which Indian stock exchange launched its platform for trading in currency derivatives in Nov 2013, making it the fourth bourse in the country to offer such trades?Ans) Bombay Stock Exchange
5567Which City will host World Expo 2020 which was decided after the third and the final round of voting in Paris in Nov 2013?Ans) Dubai
5568India's Agricultural, Forestry and Fishing sector grew at _______ for the second quarter (July - September) of the current financial year 2013-14 (announced in Nov 2013).Ans) 4.6%
5569"International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women" is observed on ____________.Ans) 25-Nov
5570Which famous Hollywood actress attended the closing ceremony of the 44th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Nov 2013?Ans) Michelle Yeoh
5571Which Global tech giant setup an election portal in India to provide polls and politics related news and information on the political parties to users in India in Nov 2013?Ans) Google
5572Veteran _________  for several Tamil and South Indian films R. Raghuram passed away in Nov 2013.Ans) Choreographer
5573Which Indian State's Pavilion was adjudged -First for Excellence in display amongst State Governments and Union Territory Pavilions- and was given the award of Gold Medal in the India International Trade Fair 2013 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi in Nov 2013?Ans) Assam
5574Which Indian-origin doctor won Asian Lite Professional Excellence Award for his contribution to the medical field in Nov 2013?Ans) Jaswinder S. Bamrah
5575India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth stood at _______ for the second quarter (July - September) of the current financial year 2013-14 (announced in Nov 2013).Ans) 4.8%
5576Which Indian badminton player won the women`s singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament held in Nov-Dec 2013?Ans) PV Sindhu
5577Which company was selected as the top infrastructure company under the category "construction infrastructure development - mid" at the Dun and Bradstreet Infra Awards 2013 for delivering exemplary performance by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) in Nov 2013?Ans) IRCON International
5578Which Indian actress won the best actress award for her role in Punjabi ffilm "Qissa" at Abu Dhabi Film Festival held in Nov 2013?Ans) Tillotama Shome
5579Which Indian PSU bank has opened a representative office in Hong Kong in Nov 2013?Ans) Central Bank of India
5580Which Indian-origin doctor has been selected for prestigious "Outstanding American by Choice" award for his valuable contribution to US heatlh sector in Nov 2013?Ans) Rahul Jindal
5581Who has become the world chess champion after defeating Vishwanathan Anand in Nov 2013?Ans) Magnus Carlsen
5582"Constitution Day" is observed across India on ____________.Ans) 26-Nov
5583The 3rd BRICS International Competition Conference was held in November 2013 in which city?Ans) New Delhi
5584Who has been named captain of the junior hockey team in Nov 2013 for the upcoming FIH junior hockey World Cup tournament to be held from December 6-15 in New Delhi?Ans) Manpreet Singh
5585Three persons were chosen for the GG2 Hammer Award, for their bravery at the GG2 (Garavi Gujarat 2) Leadership Awards 2013 in London in Nov 2013. Who in the list is not among them?Ans) Lord Swaraj Paul
5586Who has been named captain of the India Under-19 squad in Nov 2013 for the ACC Asia Cup cricket tournament, which will be played in the UAE in December 2013?Ans) Vijay Zol
5587euro zone's unemployment rate stood at ______ in October 2013 (announced in Nov 2013).Ans) 12.1%
5588The Italian Senate expelled ex- Prime Minister________ from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction in Nov 2013.Ans) Silvio Berlusconi
5589Which two countries have been qualified for next year-s ICC World Twenty20 after Afghanistan and Ireland in the Qualifiers held in Nov 2013?Ans) Nepal and UAE
5590Which Spanish Sportsperson  was named the greatest Spanish sports star in history by readers of Spanish sports in Nov 2013?Ans) Rafael Nadal
5591Noted ________ writer Omprakash Valmiki passed away at Dehradun, Uttarakhand in Nov 2013.Ans) Dalit
5592India's Services Sector (Financing, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services) grew at _______ for the second quarter (July - September) of the current financial year 2013-14 (announced in Nov 2013).Ans) 10%
5593"National Education Day of India" is observed on ____________.Ans) 11-Nov
5594Who has been appointed as the next ambassador to the United Arab Emirates in Nov 2013?Ans) T.P. Seetharam
5595Which Indian has been appointed as UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia in Nov 2013?Ans) Sachin Tendulkar
5596Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily inaugurated india-s first "Synthetic Rubber Plant" of the country in which state in Nov 2013?Ans) Haryana
5597Who was awarded with the IET honorary fellowship in recognition of his contribution to mobile telephony in India in Nov 2013?Ans) T.V Ramachandran
5598Which Bollywood Actor has been awarded by animal rights organisation "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals" (PETA) India in Nov 2013 for stopping a trainer from hitting a canine on his film set?Ans) Imran Khan
5599The Latvian Prime Minister, ________-  announced his resignation and thereby the fall of the Government due to the deadly collapse of Maxima supermarket of Riga in Nov 2013. He was the longest serving prime minister in Latvia's history.Ans) Valdis Dombrovskis
5600Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar ends his Test career in ______ position in ICC rankings after playing his last test in Nov 2013?Ans) 18th
5601Which English word was named as the Oxford Dictionary-s Word of the year for 2013?Ans) Selfie
5602Which PC and Laptop maker launched a table named "Yoga" in Indian market in Nov 2013?Ans) Lenovo
5603The Reserve Bank of India include __________ Enterprises under priority sector in order to boost infrastructure financing in Nov 2013.Ans) Medium Manufacturing
5604"Public Service Broadcasting Day" is observed on ____________.Ans) 12-Nov
5605President Pranab Mukherjee presented Indira Gandhi National Service Scheme Best University Award 2012-13 to ___________ in November 2013.Ans) Mangalore University
5606World-s First Green Helicopter was tested in __________ in Nov 2013.Ans) Germany
5607Which Indian bowler became the Fastest Indian bowler to take 100 wickets in Test cricket in Nov 2013?Ans) Ravichandran Ashwin
5608The 19th Kolkata International Film Festival was inaugurated by which famous Actor in 10 November 2013?Ans) Amitabh Bachchan
5609Which tech company developed a new cost-effective sign language translator in Nov 2013 that converts signs into spoken and written language & vice versa?Ans) Microsoft
5610UNESCO suspended the voting rights of which two countries in Nov 2013 as they stopped paying the dues to UN-s cultural arm?Ans) US and Israel
5611The National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved another tiger reserve in Nagzira in Nov 2013. Nagzira is in which Indian state?Ans) Maharashtra
5612India' MCX signed an MoU with the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) of _____ to boost the strategic co-operation in Nov 2013.Ans) China
5613The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Momentous Times" on the 175 years of ______ at a function in New Delhi in November 2013.Ans) Times of India
5614Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (NMCE) in Nov 2013?Ans) Krishna Mohan Sahni
5615Which state has launched 'Udaan', a website to provide skills and enhance employability for the youth?Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
5616Where did Lord Budha breathe his last (Mahaparinirvan)?Ans) Kushinagar
5617President May appoint the __________Ans) All the above
5618N.K.P.Salve passed away in April 2012. He was the former president of which of the following sports governing bodies?Ans) BCCI
5619Planning Commission of India is constituted as per which among the following amendments of Indian Constitution?Ans) 74th
5620World House Sparrow Day is observed on which day?Ans) March 20
5621Who has been chosen for the first International Bhagwan Mahavir World Peace Award?Ans) Aung San Suu Kyi
5622Who elects the Vice President-Ans) Members of Parliament
5623Where was the seat of the first Republic of the world in 6th century BC?Ans) Vaishali
5624Subhash Chandra Bose was re-elected the president of INC at the Tripura session in 1939 by defeating Gandhiji-s candidate:Ans) Pattabhi  Sitaramaiyya
5625Who among the following is called the -guardian of the public purse- of India?Ans) CAG (Comptroller & Auditor General of India)
5626In which year was the Planning Commission established?Ans) 1950
5627Who decides whether a bill is a money Bill or not?Ans) Speaker of Lok Sabha
5628What is money laundering?Ans) Conversion of illegally obtained money into accou-ntable money
5629Which of the following can be abolished but not dissolved ?Ans) State Legislative Council
5630The Age to be a member of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha Should be (Respectively) _____________________.Ans) 30 years and 25 years
5631Which among the following Viceroys was associated with the -Ilbert Bill Controversy-?Ans) Lord Rypon
5632Who among the following was popularly known as the -Frontier Gandhi-?Ans) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
5633Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was a great 19th Century Reformer who waged a struggle for/against which of the following issue?Ans) Widow Remarriage
5634The ancient name of North Bihar was ______________.Ans) Vajji
5635Which among the following constitution is similar to Indian Constitution because of a strong centre?Ans) Canada
5636Judicial review in the Indian Constitution is based on :Ans) Procedure established by law
5637Right to property was removed from the list of Fundamental Rights during the rule of _________________.Ans) Morarji Desai Government
5638Who is the author of the book 'Dr.Zhivago'?Ans) Boris Pasternak
5639Whose autobiography is titled 'Nirbasan'?Ans) Taslima Nasrin
5640A Money bill passed by the Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by the Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) within _________.Ans) 14 days
5641Non Resident Indian Day (NRI Day) is celebrated on?Ans) January 9
5642The valleys of Sindhu, Ganga and jamuna were brought together for the first time under one political authority by -Ans) Chandragupat Maurya
5643Which of the following is a bulwark of personal freedom?Ans) Certiorari
5644Who is the author of "Lava, a book of poems"?Ans) Javed Akhtar
5645What is the full form of 'CEPA'?Ans) Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
5646When is the National Energy Conservation Day celebrated?Ans) December 14
5647Who considered the Right to Constitutional Remedies as very  -heart- and -soul- of the Indian Constitution?Ans) B.R. Ambedkar
5648In which year was the Dada Saheb Phalke Award instituted?Ans) 1969
5649What can be maximum interval between two Sessions of Parliament?Ans) 6 months
5650Megashtenes was an envoy of which of the following kings?Ans) Selucus
5651Who planted the tree of Liberty at Srirangapatnam?Ans) Tipu Sultan
5652The first British -Presidency- in India was established at _____________.Ans) Surat
5653Civil equality implies ______________.Ans) Equality before law
5654Which of the following states is the largest producer of coffee in India?Ans) Karnataka
5655What is the full form of BIFR?Ans) Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction
5656Who among the following Bollywood actors was appointed brand ambassador to spread awareness about sanitation and cleanliness in India?Ans) Vidya Balan
5657Bill of which of the following categories can be initiated only in Lok Sabha?Ans) Money Bill
5658Which of the following writs/ orders of the High Court / Supreme Court is brought to get an order of an authority quashed?Ans) Quo Warranto
5659The biggest mosque of India was built by which of the below Mughal emperors?Ans) Shahjahan
5660Great Stupa at Sanchi is in ___________.Ans) Uttar Pradesh
5661Who was the author of -Buddha Charita-?Ans) Asvaghosha
5662Point out which from the following is NOT  a right enumerated in the Constitution of India but has been articulated by the Supreme Court to be a Fundamental Right -Ans) Right to Privacy
5663Who decides whether a bill is a Money Bill or not?Ans) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
5664Which country will host the Commonwealth Games in 2018?Ans) Australia
5665When a Bill is referred to a joint sitting of both the Houses of Indian Parliament, it has to be passed by ___________________________.Ans) A simple majority of members present and voting
5666The Ajanta Caves were built during the period of:Ans) Guptas
5667Who has been named Number One in the World's 20 Most Powerful Moms list released by Forbes magazine in 2012?Ans) Hillary Clinton
5668Which of the following can a court issue for enforcement of Fundamental Rights?Ans) A writ
5669Akash missile was test fired recently. It is a/an?Ans) Surface to air misile
5670Which will be the world's first air carrier to produce its own jet fuel?Ans) Delta Air Lines
5671Who among the following also had the name Devanama Piyadasi?Ans) Mauryan King Ashoka
5672Which of these is NOT included as a Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution?Ans) Right to equal wages for equal work
5673By which Bill the Government propose collection of revenues for a year?Ans) Finance Bill
5674Which of the following awards is given in the field of literature?Ans) Saraswati Samman
5675In terms of area, which is the smallest state in India ?Ans) Goa
5676Nay Pyi Taw is the capital city of which of the following countries?Ans) Myanmar
5677With what subject do the Articles 5 to 11 of the Constitution of India deal?Ans) Citizenship
5678Who calls the Joint Session of the two Houses of the Parliament?Ans) The President
5679"The Google Story" is a book written by?David A. Vise and Mark Malseed
5680With which of the following centres of learning, Chanakya the famous teacher of Chandragupta Maurya, was associated?Ans) Takshasila
5681Which online retailer is testing the unmanned drones to delevers goods to customers in (announced in Dec 2013)?Ans) Amazon
5682World AIDS day is observed on__________Ans) 1st December
5683US actor of __________ series action films, Paul Walker passed away by car crash in California in December 2013.Ans) Fast and Furious
5684Which film won the prestigous golden peacock award in 44th IFFI(International Film Festival of India held in December 2013?Ans) Beatriz' War
5685India's current account deficit drops sharply to ____ of GDP during second quarter (July to September) of current financial year compared to CAD of 4.9% of GDP in the previous quarter.Ans) 1.2%
5686Which Indian IT services company acquired Opus Capital Markets consultants to increase its presence in mortgage processing segment in Dec 2013?Ans) Wipro
5687The first acquisition of a product firm in India of Facebook, the social networking Giant is _________products start-up Little Eye Labs (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Bangalore-based
5688Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive of  Indian Bank's Association in December 2013?Ans) M.V.Thanksale
5689Which India-s IT services Company has received the -2013 ESCAP-Sasakawa Award for Disability-Inclusive Business in Asia and the Pacific-, in the category -Disability-Inclusive Multinational Enterprise' in Dec 2013?Ans) Wipro
5690Which India's badminton star won the Women's Singles title at the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Tournament held in Dec 2013?Ans) PV Sindhu
5691The International day of people with disability is observed on ____________.Ans) 3-Dec
5692International day for abolition of slavary is observed on ______________Ans) 2-Dec
5693The Reserve Bank of India has kept the repo rate unchanged at ________ during its announcement of December 2013 monetary policy review.Ans) 7.75%
5694India successfully test-fired indigenously developped nuclear-capable missile _______ with a strike range 350 km in Dec 2013.Ans) Pritbhi II
5695State-owned IFCI has appointed whom as Managing Director and CEO of the financial institution in Dec 2013?Ans) Malay Mukherjee
5696Name the Indian cruises which has been recognized by CNN International as one of the top 10 most adventurous cruises in the world for 2013 (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Brahmaputra cruises
5697India has decided to give ___________________to the trust organisation for prohibitation of chemical weapons in Dec 2013.Ans) USD 1 million
5698Who was appointed as the acting Chairman and Managing  Director of Export Import bank of India in Dec 2013?Ans) Anurag Jain
5699______ based Doha Bank has been granted licence to commence banking operations in India and has been permitted to open a branch in Mumbai to provide full-scale banking services.Ans) Qatar
5700Who has been appointed as Chief finantial officer by Singaporian lender DBS Bank in Dec 2013?Ans) Rajesh Prabhu
5701Who has appointed as a part time Chairman in Federal Bank in Dec 13?Ans) Abraham Koshy
5702Which cricketer has won the ICC people's choice Award in 2013 (announced in Dec 2013)?Ans) MS Dhioni
5703Who has won the 2013 edition of Indoneshia open at Jakarta held in Dec 2013?Ans) Gaganjeet Bhullar
5704_______ old leg spinner Pravin Tambe was surprisingly included in the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team in December 2013.Ans) 42 year
5705Which org has fined eight banks including RBS atotal of 1.7 billion Euros for forming   illegal cartels to rig interest rates in Dec 2013 ?Ans) Eurropian commission
5706Following RBI notification, Banks might need to adopt Aadhaar as additional authentication or move to EMV (Euro pay MasterCard Visa) chip and pin technology to ensure security in card-based payment transactions. The notification is based on working group's recommendation headed by __________.Ans) Gowri Mukherjee
5707Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India stood at _______ in September (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) USD 2.91 billion
5708Who has taken over as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh for the third consecutive term in Dec 2013?Ans) Raman Singh
5709India's core sector growth stood at ___________ in September (published in Nov 2013).Ans) -0.6%
5710In the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 released by Transparency International yesterday; which country in the list secured the first place with Denmark (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) New Zealand
5711Which Social networking website was added to the benchmark Standard & Poor-s 500 Index in Dec 2013?Ans) Facebook
5712India was ranked ______ out of 177 countries on Global Corruption Perception Index 2013, released by Transparency International in Dec 2013.Ans) 94th
5713Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) has appointed its current Finance Director _______ as the Chairman and Managing Director of  the State-run steel maker-s from January 1, 2014.Ans) P. Madhusudan
5714Who was appointed as the Managing Director (Corporate Banking) of State Bank of India (SBI) yesterday. As one of the four managing Directors, he will look after the corporate banking portfolio of the bank till the end of October 2015.Ans) P Pradeep Kumar
5715Cadbury India has roped in which bollywood actor as brand ambesedor for its biscuits Oreo in India in Dec 2013?Ans) Ranbir Kapoor
5716Indian-American teenager ________ has been selected for the prestigious Ingenuity Award for revolutionizing nanotechnology that would upend industries ranging from automobiles to astronomy (announced in Dec 2013).Ans) Saumil Bandyopadhyay
5717Who sworn in as first openly gay prime minister of Luxembourg in Dec 2013? This paves the way for the introduction of social reforms such as same-sex marriage.Ans) Xavier Bettel
5718The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development  day is obnserved on______________Ans) 5-Dec
5719International Olympics Committee (IOC) cleared the Indian athletes to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in _______ in Dec 2013.Ans) Russia
5720Which country has been ranked no 1  for doing business by Forbes magazine in Dec 2013?Ans) Ireland