Daily Practice Quiz Published in March 2013

GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
3326Global tech giant IBM has appointed whom as the Managing Director of IBM India Pvt Ltd in Jan 2013?
A) Vanitha Narayanan
B) Hari V Krishnan
C) Nishant K Rao
D) Neeraj Nityanand
3327Smt Aditi Mangaldas has received Akademi Awards (Puraskar) for the Year 2012 for his contribution in the field of ____________.
A) Kutiyattam
B) Creative & Experimental Dance
C) Kuchipudi
D) Bharatanatyam
3328Yash Pal has been recently awarded with Padma Vibhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013 in which category?
A) Civil Service
B) Art
C) Science and Engineering
D) Literature & Education
3329Which company has announced that it would acquire Zipcar, the world's biggest car-sharing firm, for nearly USD 500 million in Jan 2013?
A) Europcar Groupe
B) Hertz Global Holding
C) Avis Budget Group
D) None of These
3330Which American politician has created history in Jan 2013 by becoming the first Hindu ever to be sworn in as a member of the US House of Representatives?
A) Tulsi Gabbard
B) Dalip Singh Saund
C) Ami Bera
D) Bobby Jindal
3331India Yamaha Motor has appointed whom as the Deputy Managing Director of the company in Jan 2013?
A) Masahiro Takizawa
B) Masaki Asano
C) Kozo Shinozaki
D) Yuko Kawamoto
3332As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index published in Jan 2013, who retained the No 1 position in the world with personal fortune of more than USD 70 billion?
A) Warren Buffet
B) Bill Gates
C) Carlos Slim
D) None of These
3333Recently which Country has has intervened  and sent military troops in the ongoing Mali conflict against terrorists?
A) Germany
B) UK
C) France
D) USA
3334Who has been appointed as the new Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Jan 2013?
A) Urjit Patel
B) Subir Gokarn
C) K C Chakrabarty
D) Anand Sinha
3335Which global news channel company has acquired US based cable television network, Current TV, which was founded by former US Vice President Al Gore for nearly USD 500 million in Jan 2013?
A) CNN-IBN
B) News Corp
C) Al Jazeera
D) BBC
3336Which state has recently announced to enforce a blanket ban on manufacture, stock, sale and use of all tobacco products including gutka and pan masala effective from 1st January 2013?
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Uttarakhand
D) West Bengal
3337Who took over as the new Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) Director on 1st January 2013?
A) S. Ramakrishnan
B) P.S. Veeraraghavan
C) M.C. Dathan
D) M.Y.S. Prasad
3338The Reserve Bank of India has extended the date for implementation of Basel III norms for the Indian banks by three months to _________ in Jan 2013.
A) 1st April 2013
B) 1st July 2013
C) 1st Jan 2014
D) 1st April 2014
3339India's core sector growth for November stood at?
A) 2,7%
B) 1.8%
C) -0.5%
D) 1.5%
3340The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for the prestigious Aryabhatta award 2011 for his achievements in rocketry in Jan 2013?
A) V.K. Saraswat
B) A.E. Muthunayagam
C) S. Ramakrishnan
D) P.S. Veeraraghavan
3341The Hockey India League has signed a multi-year deal with which companyfor the title sponsorship of the event in Jan 2013?
A) Coca Cola
B) Airtel
C) Pepsi
D) Hero MotoCorp
3342Which Indian PSU Bank  has launched mobile wallet service MobiCash Easy in Mumbai and Delhi recently in Jan 2013?
A) State Bank of India
B) Bank of Baroda
C) Punjab National Bank (PNB)
D) IDBI Bank
3343Who has been promoted as the Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India in Jan 2013?
A) Urjit Patel
B) V. K. Sharma
C) Deepali Pant Joshi
D) Anand Sinha
3344ICC has announced to induct which Former Australia cricketer into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame as the 68th male cricketer to make it to the list in Jan 2013?
A) Ricky Ponting
B) Glenn McGrath
C) Michael Clarke
D) Shane Warne
3345Who is the winner of the ATP Chennai Open 2013 title held in Jan 2013?
A) Janko Tipsarevi?
B) Milos Raonic
C) Janko Tipsaveric
D) Roberto Bautista-Agut
3346Which country has became first country in Asia to order Chemical Castration of a Child Rapist in Jan 2013?
A) China
B) Japan
C) South Korea
D) Malaysia
3347Who took over as the Director of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) on 1st January 2013?
A) S. Ramakrishnan
B) P.S. Veeraraghavan
C) M.C. Dathan
D) M.Y.S. Prasad
3348The Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IJCCI) is planning to organize a two-day conference on SME (small and medium enterprise) in which city in Feb 2013?
A) Mumbai
B) New Delhi
C) Bangalore
D) Chennai
3349Who has recently taken charge as Whole Time Member of SEBI in Dec 2012?
A) S. S. Mundra
B) S Raman
C) Nupur Mitra
D) Ashwani Kumar
3350The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for 2011 ASI award for rocket and related technologies in Jan 2013?
A) V.K. Saraswat
B) A.E. Muthunayagam
C) P. Kunhikrishna
D) G. Satheesh Reddy
3351Who is the quickest Indian Cricketer and the second quickest in world to score 4000 ODI runs, achieved the mark in Jan 2013?
A) Suresh Raina
B) Gautam Gambir
C) Virat Kohli
D) Rohit Sharma
3352The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced to set up its National Data Centre in which city?
A) Bangalore
B) Pune
C) Gurgaon
D) Hyderabad
3353US President Barack Obama has appointed whom as the new US secretary of state in Jan 2013?
A) John Kerry
B) Joe Biden
C) John McCain
D) Hilary Clinton
3354Which state has recently launched "Atal Jyoti Abhiyan" to provide 24 hours power supply for domestic use in rural areas in Jan 2013?
A) Haryana
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Gujarat
3355Who in the list has been recently awarded with Padma Shri Award (in Fashion Designing category) 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?
A) Anand Jon
B) Satya Paul
C) Sabyasachi Mukherjee
D) Ritu Kumar
3356Who has became the first woman Speaker of the Singapore parliament recently in Jan 2013?
A) Ellen Lee
B) Grace Fu
C) Josephine Teo
D) Halimah Yacob
3357Which Australian Cricketer has retired from Test Cricket after playing the final test match against Sri Lanka in Jan 2013?
A) Ricky Ponting
B) Glenn McGrath
C) Michael Hussey
D) Justin Langer
3358Recently who has been awarded with the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice for 2012 on 31st Dec 2012?
A) Arvind Kejriwal
B) Anna Hazare
C) Sanjiv Bhatt
D) Prashant Bhusan
3359Who has been recently appointed as the new China envoy to India in Jan 2013?
A) Ai Qing
B) Wei Wei
C) Liu Xiaobo
D) Hao Ting
3360The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for 2010 ASI award for rocket and related technologies in Jan 2013?
A) V.K. Saraswat
B) A.E. Muthunayagam
C) P. Kunhikrishna
D) G. Satheesh Reddy
3361Which state has recently announced 30% reservation for rural candidates in Govt. jobs in all sectors?
A) Haryana
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Bihar
D) Assam
3362Which Indian actor has been recently awarded with Padma Bhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?
A) Amitabh Bachchan
B) Dev Anand
C) Rajesh Khanna
D) Dilip Kumar
3363Who has been appointed as the new Secretary of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in Dec 2012?
A) S. S. Mundra
B) S Raman
C) MS Sahoo
D) Ashwani Kumar
3364Famous _________ M.S. Gopalakrishnan, recipient of both Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, passed away in Jan 2013.
A) sitarist
B) Violinist
C) Guitarist
D) Singer
3365Who has been appointed as the new commandant of National Defence Academy in Jan 2013?
A) K.T. Parnaik
B) Ashok Singh
C) Kulwant Singh Gill
D) None of These
3366Which male athlete won the male Athlete of the Year award  at JAAA Golden Cleats Awards ceremony in Jan 2013?
A) Yohan blake
B) Michel Phelps
C) Usain Bolt
D) Tyson gay
3367Recenty SBI has announced to open its second branch in China in Jan 2013. In which City, it is going to open its second branch?
A) Sanghai
B) Tianjin
C) Beijing
D) Hong Kong
3368Who was unanimously elected as the new speaker of Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on in January 2013
A) Brij Bihari Lal Butail
B) Kuldeep Singh Pathania
C) Prakash Chaudhary
D) Sujan Singh Pathania
3369Which Indian cricketer has been recently awarded with Padma Bhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Saurav Ganguly
C) Rahul Dravid
D) V V S Laxman
3370The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for spacecraft and related technologies for the year of 2011  in Jan 2013?
A) Yateendra Mehta
B) A.E. Muthunayagam
C) P. Kunhikrishna
D) G. Satheesh Reddy
3371Indian Navy Commissioned ______ near Andaman and Nicobar Island in Jan 2013.
A) INS Virat
B) INS Vikramaditya
C) INS Saryu
D) INS Vikranth
3372Which Indian actress has been recently awarded with Padma Bhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?
A) Wahida Rehman
B) Sharmila Tagore
C) Jaya Prada
D) Rekha
3373The Women and Child Development Ministry has observed National Girl Child Day on ______ to create consciousness towards the girl child.
A) 21st January
B) 24th January
C) 25th January
D) 30th January
3374Which court has become first district court to use complete E-stamping Facility in Jan 2013?
A) Patiala House
B) Delhi High Court
C) Chandigarh Court
D) Pune Court
3375Which female athlete won the female Athlete of the Year award  at JAAA Golden Cleats Awards ceremony in Jan 2013?
A) Sanya Richards
B) Allyson Felix
C) Carmelita Jeter
D) Shelly-Ann Fraser
3376Pune based CDAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) has launched its fastest computer -Param Yuva II- in Feb 2013. What is the processor speed of this computer?
A) 500 TeraFlop
B) 700 TeraFlop
C) 1000 TeraFlop
D) 800 TeraFlop
3377Which online fashion retailer has acquired rival firm Inkfruit in Feb 2013?
A) Snapdeal
B) Myantra
C) Jabong.com
D) Zovi
3378Which movie won the "Best Picture" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Les Misérables
B) Lincoln
C) Argo
D) Life of Pi
3379Which of these PSU was recently granted Maharatna Status in Feb 2013?
A) NMDC
B) NTPC Limited
C) GAIL (India) Limited
D) HPCL
3380The operator of the famous news magazine Newsweek, which became a solely digital publication in 2012 after 80 years in print, has changed its name officially to ___ in Feb 2013.
A) NewsOnline
B) NewsBeast
C) NewsFast
D) NewsDaily
3381In the 2013 World Press Freedom Index published by the -Reporters Without Borders- in February 2013, which topped the list?
A) South Korea
B) North Korea
C) Finland
D) Australia
3382India-s Core sector Growth stood at ______ in December (Published in Feb 2013).
A) 2.2%
B) 2.6%
C) 3.4%
D) -1.3%
3383Won won the "Best Director" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
B) Ang Lee - Life of Pi
C) David O. Russell - Silver Linings Playbook
D) Michael Haneke - Amour
3384Who has been appointed as the new Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) in Feb 2013?
A) P.R.Vasudeva Rao
B) S. Ramakrishnan
C) S. C. Chetal
D) M.Y.S. Prasad
3385"Central Excise Day" is observed on?
A) 22nd Feb
B) 28th Feb
C) 24th Feb
D) 27th Feb
3386Insurance regulator IRDA has relaxed the investment limit of the insurance companies from 10% to ____ for companies with large controlled funds in Feb 2013.
A) 13%
B) 18%
C) 15%
D) 20%
3387The Economic Survey 2012-13 has projected India's GDP growth for FY 2013-14 at?
A) 5.8-6.5%
B) 6-6.5%
C) 6.1-6.7%
D) None of These
3388Which movie won the "Best Animated Film" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Brave
B) Wreck-It Ralph
C) Frankenweenie
D) The Pirates! Band of Misfits
3389US Unmeployment rate stood at _____ in January 2013 (Published in Feb 2013).
A) 7.5%
B) 7.8%
C) 7.9%
D) 8.1%
3390Unemployment rate in the euro zone stood at ____ in December 2012.
A) 13.7%
B) 11.9%
C) 11.7%
D) 10.9%
3391China has selected whom in the list as members of one of the houses of parliament, the Chinese People-s Political Consultative Conference in Feb 2013?
A) Chen Ran
B) Mo Yan
C) Zhu Xueqin
D) Shing-Tung Yau
3392In the Union budget 2013, the Income limit for tax-savings under Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme has been raised to ________.
A) Rs 10 lakh
B) Rs 12 lakh
C) Rs 13 lakh
D) Rs 15 lakh
3393Which movie won the "Best Foreign Language Film" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) No
B) A Royal Affair
C) Kon-Tiki
D) Amour
3394World-s second largest economy China surpassed which country to become the world's biggest trading nation as per the trading volume measured by the sum of exports and imports of goods in 2012?
A) Germany
B) UK
C) USA
D) None of These
3395"National Science Day" is observed on?
A) 22nd Feb
B) 28th Feb
C) 24th Feb
D) 27th Feb
3396The Government has approved to enhance the authorised capital of NABARD to _____ from earlier limit Rs 5,000 crore in Feb 2013.
A) Rs 15,000 crore
B) Rs 10,000 crore
C) Rs 20,000 crore
D) Rs 25,000 crore
3397Sachin Tendulkar has scored 140 not out against Rest of India team during Irani Cup match in Feb 2013 to touch Sunil Gavaskar's record of most number of hundreds in first class cricket. How many centuries they have scored?
A) 76
B) 80
C) 81
D) 85
3398What was India-s rank in the list of 179 countries in the 2013 World Press Freedom Index published by the -Reporters Without Borders" in Feb 2013?
A) 173
B) 131
C) 153
D) 140
3399Indian Government has sold stake in which PSU company in Feb 2013 to raise around Rs 11,500 crore from market?
A) SAIL
B) NTPC
C) ONGC
D) Oil India
3400What is the name of new luxury coach introduced during Railway budget 2013?
A) Anubhab
B) Anubhuti
C) Anudhriti
D) None of These
3401Which company has acquired Jawood, a business services provider to healthcare payer industry, in Feb 2013?
A) Infosys
B) Wipro
C) Genpact
D) HCL Technologies
3402Which movie won the "Best Cinematography" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Les Misérables
B) Lincoln
C) Skyfall
D) Life of Pi
3403The European Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged at ____ for the entire Euro zone in Feb 2013.
A) 0.25%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.75%
D) 1%
3404US President Barack Obama has nominated as the new U.S. interior secretary for looking after the huge energy reserves as well as the national parks in Feb 2013?
A) John Kerry
B) Joe Biden
C) John McCain
D) Sally Jewell
3405Which country has the highest jobless rate in the Euro zone with unemployment rate at 26.8% in Dec 2012.
A) Portugal
B) Spain
C) Greece
D) Italy
3406Which Indian Private sector bank has acquired Barclays India's business loans portfolio for Rs 700 crore in Feb 2013?
A) Axis Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
D) HDFC Bank
3407Which global compnay has recently announced that it will buy back shares in a USD 24.4 billion deal to make it a Private Company?
A) Sony
B) CSC
C) HP
D) Dell
3408Won won the "Best Actor" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Daniel Day-Lewis
B) Bradley Cooper
C) Denzel Washington
D) Hugh Jackman
3409Shanu Lahiri passed away after a brief illness at a private hospital in Kolkata in Feb 2013. She was a well-known ______.
A) Author
B) Painter
C) Actor
D) Scientist
3410"World Cancer Day" is observed on?
A) 22nd Feb
B) 28th Feb
C) 4th Feb
D) 7th Feb
3411Which telecom operator along with ICICI Bank have jointly launched a mobile banking service named as -Mobile Money- in Tamil Nadu in Feb 2013?
A) Airtel
B) Vodafone
C) Aircel
D) Reliance
3412Which company has acquired 74% stake in HR solutions company IKYA Human Capital Solutions for Rs 256 crore in Feb 2013?
A) Info Edge
B) Thomas Cook (India) Ltd
C) Cox & Kings Ltd.
D) None of These
3413Which batsman secured No 1 rank in the recently released ICC Cricket Rating in Feb 2013?
A) Michael Clarke
B) Shane Watson
C) Hashim Amla
D) Chris Gayle
3414Which Australian Cricketer won the fourth Allan Border Medal, prestigious award given away in the Australian cricket, in Feb 2013?
A) Ricky Ponting
B) Michael Clarke
C) Shane Watson
D) Mike Hussey
3415India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of January stood at?
A) 7.18%
B) 6.62%
C) 7.27%
D) 6.84%
3416Thirty Indian software product companies have joined hands to form their own new association named as ________.
A) ITSpirit
B) iSpirt
C) ITComm
D) iSirt
3417Which movie won the "Best Visual Effects" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Marvel's The Avengers
B) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
C) Prometheus
D) Life of Pi
3418In the Union budget 2013, it was proposed that mobile phones priced over ______ to attract 6% duty.
A) Rs 3,000
B) Rs 2,500
C) Rs 2,000
D) Rs 5,000
3419Who has been appointed as the new Solicitor-General of India in Feb 2013?
A) Rohinton Nariman
B) Gopal Subramaniam
C) Mohan Parasaran
D) None of These
3420Which Company has recently announced in Feb 2013 that it will acquire food giant Heinz for nearly USD 28 billion?
A) AIG Global
B) Berkshire Hathaway
C) Unilever
D) Nestle
3421Who has been appointed as the new Lokayukta of Karnataka in Feb 2013?
A) H. R. Bhardwaj
B) Y. Bhaskar Rao
C) Shivraj V. Patil
D) Santosh Hegde
3422Won won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Daniel Day-Lewis
B) Robert De Niro
C) Tommy Lee Jones
D) Christoph Waltz
3423India and France has concluded negotiations on a deal of nearly Rs 30,000 crore in Feb 2013 during the visit of Frech President in India. Who is France's President who visited India recently?
A) Nicolas Sarkozy
B) David Cameron
C) Francois Hollande
D) Marine Le Pen
3424Which Indian PSU Bank has opened five e-corners in various parts of Kolkata in February 2013? The e-corners will have various facilities including ATM, cash deposit machines, self-service kiosk etc.
A) Bank of India
B) Union Bank of India
C) State Bank of India
D) Punjab National Bank
3425Which of these below companies will be dropped from the National Stock Exchange's 50-stock benchmark index Nifty from 1st April?
A) Unitech
B) Axis bank
C) Wipro
D) IndusInd Bank
3426What is the name of the global campaign aimed at raising awareness to stop violence against women and started by famous playwright and activist Eve Ensler in 2011?
A) One Billion Girls Rising
B) Women Rising
C) One Million Rising
D) One Billion Rising
3427Which bowler secured No 1 rank in the recently released ICC Cricket Rating in Feb 2013?
A) Dale Steyn
B) Vernan Philander
C) Jack Kallis
D) None of These
3428In the Union budget 2013, Surcharge of ____for income of Rs 1 cr or more per annum for one year has been proposed.
A) 1%
B) 10%
C) 5%
D) 3%
3429Japan's economic growth for the last quarter of 2012 stood at _____.
A) -0.2%
B) -0.3%
C) 0.1%
D) -0.1%
3430Which country lead the FIFA world rankings as per the latest published ranking by FIFA in Feb 2013?
A) Argentina
B) Germany
C) England
D) Spain
3431Won won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Amy Adams
B) Anne Hathaway
C) Sally Field
D) Helen Hunt
3432Who has been appointed Sri Lanka-s Test and ODI captain for a period of 1 year in Feb 2013?
A) Dinesh Chandimal
B) Lasith Malinga
C) Angelo Mathews
D) Kumar Sangakara
3433Which US Company has announced in Feb 2013 that it would to acquire the full ownership of TV and film company NBC Universal for USD 16.7 billion?
A) Time Warner Cable Inc.
B) DIRECTV
C) Comcast
D) DISH Network Corporation
3434In the Union budget 2013, Fiscal deficit is projected to be at ______  of GDP in financial year 2013-14.
A) 5.2%
B) 5%
C) 4.6%
D) 4.8 %
3435Which biscuit brand has became the first Indian FMCG brand to cross 5000 crore Rupees (USD 1 billion) mark in terms of retail sales in one year in Feb 2013?
A) ITC Sunfest
B) Britania Tiger
C) Parle-G
D) None of These
3436The President of India has appointed whom as Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi in Feb 2013?
A) Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty
B) V. Rajagopalan
C) Bikash Bhattacharjee
D) K.R.Subbanna
3437Who has taken over as the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in Feb 2013?
A) Jaydeep N. Shah
B) Subodh Kumar Agrawal
C) K Raghu
D) T. Karthikeyan
3438Won won the "Best Actress" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?
A) Naomi Watts
B) Jessica Chastain
C) Emmanuelle Riva
D) Jennifer Lawrence
3439The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) of India for the month of December stood at _________.
A) -0.1%
B) -0.6%
C) 0.6%
D) 1.1%
3440The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has projected India-s IT and IT services growth at ____ for the next financial year 2013-14 in Feb 2013.
A) 10% to 13%
B) 11% to 13%
C) 12% to 14%
D) 13% to 16%
3441The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged at record low of ____ for the entire Euro zone in Feb 2013.
A) 0.25%
B) 0.5%
C) 0.35%
D) 0.75%
3442Which Indian Company has won the Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service award given by the Institute Of Directors in Feb 2013?
A) The Times of India
B) NDTV India
C) Infosys
D) Bank of India
3443. International Olympic Committee has surprisingly dropped which sports from the 2020 Games in Feb 2013, drawing criticism from all the athletes of that sports?
A) Baseball
B) Softball
C) Wrestling
D) Golf
3444Economic growth of the euro zone stood at _______ in the fourth quarter of the previous year 2012.
A) -0.3%
B) -0.6%
C) 0.3%
D) -1.2%
3445Which movie won the "Best Picture" award at the at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?
A) Les Misérables
B) Lincoln
C) Argo
D) Life of Pi
3446Which of these below companies will be introduced into the National Stock Exchange's 50-stock benchmark index Nifty from 1st April?
A) Unitech
B) Siemens
C) Wipro
D) IndusInd Bank
3447India-s retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index stood at _____ in January.
A) 10.56%
B) 10.79%
C) 9.95%
D) 10.25%
3448Which country has conducted its third and most powerful underground nuclear test in Feb 2013 amid huge criticism and protest by the United Nations Security Council?
A) Syria
B) Iran
C) South Korea
D) North Korea
3449Third Indian national stock exchange, MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has begun trading in equities and equity derivatives  in Feb 2013. What is the name of its 40-stock index?
A) MSX-40
B) MCX-40
C) SX40
D) None of These
3450"World Radio Day" is observed on which date to increase awareness about the importance of Radio?
A) 23rd Feb
B) 13th Feb
C) 11th Feb
D) 17th Feb
3451Who has been elected as the new Vice Preident of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in Feb 2013?
A) Jaydeep N. Shah
B) Jaydeep Narendra Shah
C) K Raghu
D) T. Karthikeyan
3452Won won the "Best Actor" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?
A) Daniel Day-Lewis
B) Bradley Cooper
C) Denzel Washington
D) Hugh Jackman
3453Rest of India won the Irani Cup after defeating which team in Feb 2013?
A) West Bengal
B) Sourashtra
C) Mumbai
D) Karnataka
3454As per the final guidelines for issuing new bank licences published by the RBI, what is the Minimum paid-up equity capital required?
A) Rs 200 crore
B) Rs 1000 crore
C) Rs 500 crore
D) Rs 750 crore
3455Leading accounting and consultancy firm E&Y India has awarded whom with the Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award in Feb 2013?
A) Adi Godrej
B) Azim Premji
C) Ratan Tata
D) N R Narayana Murthy
3456Who has taken over as the Chairman of India-s insurance sector regulator, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) in Feb 2013?
A) M Ramaprasad
B) J. Hari Narayan
C) T S Vijayan
D) Mr. Sudhin Roy Chowdhury
3457Bharat Heavy Plate & Vessels Ltd. (BHPV) Vishakhapatnam has been merged with which PSU recently in Feb 2013?
A) BEML
B) SAIL
C) BHEL
D) NTPC
3458Which team won the inaugural Hockey India League (HIL) in the final match at Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi held in Feb 2013?
A) Ranchi Rhinos
B) Uttar Pradesh Wizards
C) Delhi Waveriders
D) Jaypee Punjab Warriors
3459Third Indian national stock exchange, MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has begun trading in equities and equity derivatives in Feb 2013 with its ________ based 40-stock index SX-40?
A) Price-Weighted
B) Market Cap-Weighted
C) Free-float
D) None of These
3460Won won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?
A) Daniel Day-Lewis
B) Robert De Niro
C) Tommy Lee Jones
D) Christoph Waltz
3461IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore has appointed whom as the team captain for the upcoming edition of IPL tournament?
A) Chris Gayle
B) Daniel Vettori
C) Virat Kohli
D) AB de Villiers
3462Which South East Asia-s low cost airlines has announced a joint venture with the Tata Group for Indian Operation in Feb 2013?
A) Tiger Airways
B) Air Asia
C) Singapore Airlines
D) Malaysia Airlines
3463As per the final guidelines for issuing new bank licences published by the RBI, what can be the maximum Foreign holding  after 5 years?
A) 51%
B) 49%
C) 33%
D) 45%
3464India's foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows stood at ______ in December 2012 (Published in Feb 2013).
A) USD 1.60 billion
B) USD 1.35 billion
C) USD 1.10 billion
D) USD 2.38 billion
3465Microsoft has begun switching Hotmail accounts to which new domain name it has launched recently in Feb 2013?
A) Windowsmail.com
B) Messenger.com
C) Outlook.com
D) Outlookmail.com
3466Which Company won the 2012 Golden Peacock Award for The Most Innovative Product /Service by the Institute of Directors, India in Feb 2013 for its Cloud Ecosystem Hub?
A) Infosys
B) TCS
C) Wipro
D) HCL Technologies
3467Leading accounting and consultancy firm E&Y India has awarded whom with the Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012 award in Feb 2013?
A) Adi Godrej
B) Azim Premji
C) Anand Mahindra
D) N R Narayana Murthy
3468Who has won The Hindu Literary Prize 2012 for his novel Em and the Big Hoom in Feb 2013?
A) Jeet Thayil
B) Kiran Nagarkar
C) Anjum Hasan
D) Jerry Pinto
3469Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in New York in Feb 2013?
A) Hardeep Singh Puri
B) Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty
C) Asoke Kumar Mukerji
D) None of These
3470US based American Airlines has announced plans to merge its business with wchich airlines company to form the world's biggest airline in Feb 2013?
A) Southwest Airlines
B) US Airways
C) Delta Airlines
D) Atlantic Airlines
3471Australia's women cricket team won the Women's World Cup after defeating West Indies Women Cricket team in the final match held in Feb 2013. This is their ____ World Cup win.
A) Third
B) Fourth
C) Fifth
D) Sixth
3472Won won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?
A) Amy Adams
B) Anne Hathaway
C) Sally Field
D) Helen Hunt
3473India-s GDP growth for the third quarter of the current financial year 2012-13 stood at?
A) 5.3%
B) 4.5%
C) 5.1%
D) 4.8%
3474Which party has retained power in Meghalaya after emerging as the single largest party in the recently held assembly election in Feb 2013?
A) BJP
B) Congress
C) CPM
D) None of These
3475Who was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2011 by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in Feb 2013?
A) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
B) Ela Ramesh Bhatt
C) Lula da Silva
D) None of These
3476As per the final guidelines for issuing new bank licences published by the RBI, Applicant banks must open at least _____ branches in unbanked rural areas.
A) 10%
B) 15%
C) 25%
D) 30%
3477Which team finished at third position in the inaugural Hockey India League (HIL) held in Feb 2013?
A) Ranchi Rhinos
B) Uttar Pradesh Wizards
C) Delhi Waveriders
D) Jaypee Punjab Warriors
3478Won won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?
A) Naomi Watts
B) Jessica Chastain
C) Emmanuelle Riva
D) Jennifer Lawrence
3479Which Indian IT firm has acquired majority stake of 51% in Brazilian SAP consulting services provider, Complex IT in February 2013?
A) Tech Mahindra
B) MindTree
C) Mahindra Satyam
D) Hexaware
3480Who has been appointed as the new US Defense Secretary by the US Senate in Feb 2013?
A) Leon Panetta
B) Joe Biden
C) Chuck Hagel
D) Sally Jewell

 
 
 
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Sl No.QuestionAnswer
3326Global tech giant IBM has appointed whom as the Managing Director of IBM India Pvt Ltd in Jan 2013?Ans) Vanitha Narayanan
3327Smt Aditi Mangaldas has received Akademi Awards (Puraskar) for the Year 2012 for his contribution in the field of ____________.Ans) Creative & Experimental Dance
3328Yash Pal has been recently awarded with Padma Vibhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013 in which category?Ans) Science and Engineering
3329Which company has announced that it would acquire Zipcar, the world's biggest car-sharing firm, for nearly USD 500 million in Jan 2013?Ans) Avis Budget Group
3330Which American politician has created history in Jan 2013 by becoming the first Hindu ever to be sworn in as a member of the US House of Representatives?Ans) Tulsi Gabbard
3331India Yamaha Motor has appointed whom as the Deputy Managing Director of the company in Jan 2013?Ans) Masaki Asano
3332As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index published in Jan 2013, who retained the No 1 position in the world with personal fortune of more than USD 70 billion?Ans) Carlos Slim
3333Recently which Country has has intervened  and sent military troops in the ongoing Mali conflict against terrorists?Ans) France
3334Who has been appointed as the new Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Jan 2013?Ans) Urjit Patel
3335Which global news channel company has acquired US based cable television network, Current TV, which was founded by former US Vice President Al Gore for nearly USD 500 million in Jan 2013?Ans) Al Jazeera
3336Which state has recently announced to enforce a blanket ban on manufacture, stock, sale and use of all tobacco products including gutka and pan masala effective from 1st January 2013?Ans) Uttarakhand
3337Who took over as the new Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) Director on 1st January 2013?Ans) M.C. Dathan
3338The Reserve Bank of India has extended the date for implementation of Basel III norms for the Indian banks by three months to _________ in Jan 2013.Ans) 1st April 2013
3339India's core sector growth for November stood at?Ans) 1.8%
3340The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for the prestigious Aryabhatta award 2011 for his achievements in rocketry in Jan 2013?Ans) V.K. Saraswat
3341The Hockey India League has signed a multi-year deal with which companyfor the title sponsorship of the event in Jan 2013?Ans) Hero MotoCorp
3342Which Indian PSU Bank  has launched mobile wallet service MobiCash Easy in Mumbai and Delhi recently in Jan 2013?Ans) State Bank of India
3343Who has been promoted as the Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India in Jan 2013?Ans) Deepali Pant Joshi
3344ICC has announced to induct which Former Australia cricketer into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame as the 68th male cricketer to make it to the list in Jan 2013?Ans) Glenn McGrath
3345Who is the winner of the ATP Chennai Open 2013 title held in Jan 2013?Ans) Janko Tipsaveric
3346Which country has became first country in Asia to order Chemical Castration of a Child Rapist in Jan 2013?Ans) South Korea
3347Who took over as the Director of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) on 1st January 2013?Ans) M.Y.S. Prasad
3348The Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IJCCI) is planning to organize a two-day conference on SME (small and medium enterprise) in which city in Feb 2013?Ans) Chennai
3349Who has recently taken charge as Whole Time Member of SEBI in Dec 2012?Ans) S Raman
3350The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for 2011 ASI award for rocket and related technologies in Jan 2013?Ans) P. Kunhikrishna
3351Who is the quickest Indian Cricketer and the second quickest in world to score 4000 ODI runs, achieved the mark in Jan 2013?Ans) Virat Kohli
3352The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has announced to set up its National Data Centre in which city?Ans) Gurgaon
3353US President Barack Obama has appointed whom as the new US secretary of state in Jan 2013?Ans) John Kerry
3354Which state has recently launched "Atal Jyoti Abhiyan" to provide 24 hours power supply for domestic use in rural areas in Jan 2013?Ans) Madhya Pradesh
3355Who in the list has been recently awarded with Padma Shri Award (in Fashion Designing category) 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?Ans) Ritu Kumar
3356Who has became the first woman Speaker of the Singapore parliament recently in Jan 2013?Ans) Halimah Yacob
3357Which Australian Cricketer has retired from Test Cricket after playing the final test match against Sri Lanka in Jan 2013?Ans) Michael Hussey
3358Recently who has been awarded with the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice for 2012 on 31st Dec 2012?Ans) Sanjiv Bhatt
3359Who has been recently appointed as the new China envoy to India in Jan 2013?Ans) Wei Wei
3360The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for 2010 ASI award for rocket and related technologies in Jan 2013?Ans) G. Satheesh Reddy
3361Which state has recently announced 30% reservation for rural candidates in Govt. jobs in all sectors?Ans) Assam
3362Which Indian actor has been recently awarded with Padma Bhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?Ans) Rajesh Khanna
3363Who has been appointed as the new Secretary of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) in Dec 2012?Ans) MS Sahoo
3364Famous _________ M.S. Gopalakrishnan, recipient of both Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, passed away in Jan 2013.Ans) Violinist
3365Who has been appointed as the new commandant of National Defence Academy in Jan 2013?Ans) Kulwant Singh Gill
3366Which male athlete won the male Athlete of the Year award  at JAAA Golden Cleats Awards ceremony in Jan 2013?Ans) Usain Bolt
3367Recenty SBI has announced to open its second branch in China in Jan 2013. In which City, it is going to open its second branch?Ans) Tianjin
3368Who was unanimously elected as the new speaker of Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly on in January 2013Ans) Brij Bihari Lal Butail
3369Which Indian cricketer has been recently awarded with Padma Bhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?Ans) Rahul Dravid
3370The Astronautical Society of India (ASI) has chosen whom for spacecraft and related technologies for the year of 2011  in Jan 2013?Ans) Yateendra Mehta
3371Indian Navy Commissioned ______ near Andaman and Nicobar Island in Jan 2013.Ans) INS Saryu
3372Which Indian actress has been recently awarded with Padma Bhushan Award 2013 by Indian Government in Jan 2013?Ans) Sharmila Tagore
3373The Women and Child Development Ministry has observed National Girl Child Day on ______ to create consciousness towards the girl child.Ans) 24th January
3374Which court has become first district court to use complete E-stamping Facility in Jan 2013?Ans) Patiala House
3375Which female athlete won the female Athlete of the Year award  at JAAA Golden Cleats Awards ceremony in Jan 2013?Ans) Shelly-Ann Fraser
3376Pune based CDAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) has launched its fastest computer -Param Yuva II- in Feb 2013. What is the processor speed of this computer?Ans) 500 TeraFlop
3377Which online fashion retailer has acquired rival firm Inkfruit in Feb 2013?Ans) Zovi
3378Which movie won the "Best Picture" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Argo
3379Which of these PSU was recently granted Maharatna Status in Feb 2013?Ans) GAIL (India) Limited
3380The operator of the famous news magazine Newsweek, which became a solely digital publication in 2012 after 80 years in print, has changed its name officially to ___ in Feb 2013.Ans) NewsBeast
3381In the 2013 World Press Freedom Index published by the -Reporters Without Borders- in February 2013, which topped the list?Ans) Finland
3382India-s Core sector Growth stood at ______ in December (Published in Feb 2013).Ans) 2.6%
3383Won won the "Best Director" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Ang Lee - Life of Pi
3384Who has been appointed as the new Director of the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) in Feb 2013?Ans) P.R.Vasudeva Rao
3385"Central Excise Day" is observed on?Ans) 24th Feb
3386Insurance regulator IRDA has relaxed the investment limit of the insurance companies from 10% to ____ for companies with large controlled funds in Feb 2013.Ans) 15%
3387The Economic Survey 2012-13 has projected India's GDP growth for FY 2013-14 at?Ans) 6.1-6.7%
3388Which movie won the "Best Animated Film" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Brave
3389US Unmeployment rate stood at _____ in January 2013 (Published in Feb 2013).Ans) 7.9%
3390Unemployment rate in the euro zone stood at ____ in December 2012.Ans) 11.7%
3391China has selected whom in the list as members of one of the houses of parliament, the Chinese People-s Political Consultative Conference in Feb 2013?Ans) Mo Yan
3392In the Union budget 2013, the Income limit for tax-savings under Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme has been raised to ________.Ans) Rs 12 lakh
3393Which movie won the "Best Foreign Language Film" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Amour
3394World-s second largest economy China surpassed which country to become the world's biggest trading nation as per the trading volume measured by the sum of exports and imports of goods in 2012?Ans) USA
3395"National Science Day" is observed on?Ans) 28th Feb
3396The Government has approved to enhance the authorised capital of NABARD to _____ from earlier limit Rs 5,000 crore in Feb 2013.Ans) Rs 20,000 crore
3397Sachin Tendulkar has scored 140 not out against Rest of India team during Irani Cup match in Feb 2013 to touch Sunil Gavaskar's record of most number of hundreds in first class cricket. How many centuries they have scored?Ans) 81
3398What was India-s rank in the list of 179 countries in the 2013 World Press Freedom Index published by the -Reporters Without Borders" in Feb 2013?Ans) 140
3399Indian Government has sold stake in which PSU company in Feb 2013 to raise around Rs 11,500 crore from market?Ans) NTPC
3400What is the name of new luxury coach introduced during Railway budget 2013?Ans) Anubhuti
3401Which company has acquired Jawood, a business services provider to healthcare payer industry, in Feb 2013?Ans) Genpact
3402Which movie won the "Best Cinematography" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Life of Pi
3403The European Central Bank has left interest rates unchanged at ____ for the entire Euro zone in Feb 2013.Ans) 0.75%
3404US President Barack Obama has nominated as the new U.S. interior secretary for looking after the huge energy reserves as well as the national parks in Feb 2013?Ans) Sally Jewell
3405Which country has the highest jobless rate in the Euro zone with unemployment rate at 26.8% in Dec 2012.Ans) Greece
3406Which Indian Private sector bank has acquired Barclays India's business loans portfolio for Rs 700 crore in Feb 2013?Ans) Kotak Mahindra Bank
3407Which global compnay has recently announced that it will buy back shares in a USD 24.4 billion deal to make it a Private Company?Ans) Dell
3408Won won the "Best Actor" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Daniel Day-Lewis
3409Shanu Lahiri passed away after a brief illness at a private hospital in Kolkata in Feb 2013. She was a well-known ______.Ans) Painter
3410"World Cancer Day" is observed on?Ans) 4th Feb
3411Which telecom operator along with ICICI Bank have jointly launched a mobile banking service named as -Mobile Money- in Tamil Nadu in Feb 2013?Ans) Aircel
3412Which company has acquired 74% stake in HR solutions company IKYA Human Capital Solutions for Rs 256 crore in Feb 2013?Ans) Thomas Cook (India) Ltd
3413Which batsman secured No 1 rank in the recently released ICC Cricket Rating in Feb 2013?Ans) Hashim Amla
3414Which Australian Cricketer won the fourth Allan Border Medal, prestigious award given away in the Australian cricket, in Feb 2013?Ans) Michael Clarke
3415India-s overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of January stood at?Ans) 6.62%
3416Thirty Indian software product companies have joined hands to form their own new association named as ________.Ans) iSpirt
3417Which movie won the "Best Visual Effects" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Life of Pi
3418In the Union budget 2013, it was proposed that mobile phones priced over ______ to attract 6% duty.Ans) Rs 2,000
3419Who has been appointed as the new Solicitor-General of India in Feb 2013?Ans) Mohan Parasaran
3420Which Company has recently announced in Feb 2013 that it will acquire food giant Heinz for nearly USD 28 billion?Ans) Berkshire Hathaway
3421Who has been appointed as the new Lokayukta of Karnataka in Feb 2013?Ans) Y. Bhaskar Rao
3422Won won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Christoph Waltz
3423India and France has concluded negotiations on a deal of nearly Rs 30,000 crore in Feb 2013 during the visit of Frech President in India. Who is France's President who visited India recently?Ans) Francois Hollande
3424Which Indian PSU Bank has opened five e-corners in various parts of Kolkata in February 2013? The e-corners will have various facilities including ATM, cash deposit machines, self-service kiosk etc.Ans) State Bank of India
3425Which of these below companies will be dropped from the National Stock Exchange's 50-stock benchmark index Nifty from 1st April?Ans) Wipro
3426What is the name of the global campaign aimed at raising awareness to stop violence against women and started by famous playwright and activist Eve Ensler in 2011?Ans) One Billion Rising
3427Which bowler secured No 1 rank in the recently released ICC Cricket Rating in Feb 2013?Ans) Dale Steyn
3428In the Union budget 2013, Surcharge of ____for income of Rs 1 cr or more per annum for one year has been proposed.Ans) 10%
3429Japan's economic growth for the last quarter of 2012 stood at _____.Ans) -0.1%
3430Which country lead the FIFA world rankings as per the latest published ranking by FIFA in Feb 2013?Ans) Spain
3431Won won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Anne Hathaway
3432Who has been appointed Sri Lanka-s Test and ODI captain for a period of 1 year in Feb 2013?Ans) Angelo Mathews
3433Which US Company has announced in Feb 2013 that it would to acquire the full ownership of TV and film company NBC Universal for USD 16.7 billion?Ans) Comcast
3434In the Union budget 2013, Fiscal deficit is projected to be at ______  of GDP in financial year 2013-14.Ans) 4.8 %
3435Which biscuit brand has become the first Indian FMCG brand to cross 5000 crore Rupees (USD 1 billion) mark in terms of retail sales in one year in Feb 2013?Ans) Parle-G
3436The President of India has appointed whom as Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi in Feb 2013?Ans) Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty
3437Who has taken over as the new President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in Feb 2013?Ans) Subodh Kumar Agrawal
3438Won won the "Best Actress" award at the 85th Academy Awards (2013 Oscar) held in February 2013?Ans) Jennifer Lawrence
3439The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) of India for the month of December stood at _________.Ans) -0.6%
3440The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has projected India-s IT and IT services growth at ____ for the next financial year 2013-14 in Feb 2013.Ans) 12% to 14%
3441The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged at record low of ____ for the entire Euro zone in Feb 2013.Ans) 0.5%
3442Which Indian Company has won the Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service award given by the Institute Of Directors in Feb 2013?Ans) The Times of India
3443. International Olympic Committee has surprisingly dropped which sports from the 2020 Games in Feb 2013, drawing criticism from all the athletes of that sports?Ans) Wrestling
3444Economic growth of the euro zone stood at _______ in the fourth quarter of the previous year 2012.Ans) -0.6%
3445Which movie won the "Best Picture" award at the at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?Ans) Argo
3446Which of these below companies will be introduced into the National Stock Exchange's 50-stock benchmark index Nifty from 1st April?Ans) IndusInd Bank
3447India-s retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index stood at _____ in January.Ans) 10.79%
3448Which country has conducted its third and most powerful underground nuclear test in Feb 2013 amid huge criticism and protest by the United Nations Security Council?Ans) North Korea
3449Third Indian national stock exchange, MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has begun trading in equities and equity derivatives  in Feb 2013. What is the name of its 40-stock index?Ans) SX40
3450"World Radio Day" is observed on which date to increase awareness about the importance of Radio?Ans) 13th Feb
3451Who has been elected as the new Vice Preident of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in Feb 2013?Ans) K Raghu
3452Won won the "Best Actor" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?Ans) Daniel Day-Lewis
3453Rest of India won the Irani Cup after defeating which team in Feb 2013?Ans) Mumbai
3454As per the final guidelines for issuing new bank licences published by the RBI, what is the Minimum paid-up equity capital required?Ans) Rs 500 crore
3455Leading accounting and consultancy firm E&Y India has awarded whom with the Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award in Feb 2013?Ans) Ratan Tata
3456Who has taken over as the Chairman of India-s insurance sector regulator, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) in Feb 2013?Ans) T S Vijayan
3457Bharat Heavy Plate & Vessels Ltd. (BHPV) Vishakhapatnam has been merged with which PSU recently in Feb 2013?Ans) BHEL
3458Which team won the inaugural Hockey India League (HIL) in the final match at Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi held in Feb 2013?Ans) Ranchi Rhinos
3459Third Indian national stock exchange, MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) has begun trading in equities and equity derivatives in Feb 2013 with its ________ based 40-stock index SX-40?Ans) Free-float
3460Won won the "Best Supporting Actor" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?Ans) Christoph Waltz
3461IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore has appointed whom as the team captain for the upcoming edition of IPL tournament?Ans) Virat Kohli
3462Which South East Asia-s low cost airlines has announced a joint venture with the Tata Group for Indian Operation in Feb 2013?Ans) Air Asia
3463As per the final guidelines for issuing new bank licences published by the RBI, what can be the maximum Foreign holding  after 5 years?Ans) 49%
3464India's foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows stood at ______ in December 2012 (Published in Feb 2013).Ans) USD 1.10 billion
3465Microsoft has begun switching Hotmail accounts to which new domain name it has launched recently in Feb 2013?Ans) Outlook.com
3466Which Company won the 2012 Golden Peacock Award for The Most Innovative Product /Service by the Institute of Directors, India in Feb 2013 for its Cloud Ecosystem Hub?Ans) Infosys
3467Leading accounting and consultancy firm E&Y India has awarded whom with the Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012 award in Feb 2013?Ans) Adi Godrej
3468Who has won The Hindu Literary Prize 2012 for his novel Em and the Big Hoom in Feb 2013?Ans) Jerry Pinto
3469Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in New York in Feb 2013?Ans) Asoke Kumar Mukerji
3470US based American Airlines has announced plans to merge its business with wchich airlines company to form the world's biggest airline in Feb 2013?Ans) US Airways
3471Australia's women cricket team won the Women's World Cup after defeating West Indies Women Cricket team in the final match held in Feb 2013. This is their ____ World Cup win.Ans) Sixth
3472Won won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?Ans) Anne Hathaway
3473India-s GDP growth for the third quarter of the current financial year 2012-13 stood at?Ans) 4.5%
3474Which party has retained power in Meghalaya after emerging as the single largest party in the recently held assembly election in Feb 2013?Ans) Congress
3475Who was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2011 by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in Feb 2013?Ans) Ela Ramesh Bhatt
3476As per the final guidelines for issuing new bank licences published by the RBI, Applicant banks must open at least _____ branches in unbanked rural areas.Ans) 25%
3477Which team finished at third position in the inaugural Hockey India League (HIL) held in Feb 2013?Ans) Uttar Pradesh Wizards
3478Won won the "Best Supporting Actress" award at the BAFTAs held in February 2013?Ans) Emmanuelle Riva
3479Which Indian IT firm has acquired majority stake of 51% in Brazilian SAP consulting services provider, Complex IT in February 2013?Ans) Mahindra Satyam
3480Who has been appointed as the new US Defense Secretary by the US Senate in Feb 2013?Ans) Chuck Hagel