Daily Practice Quiz Published in May 2013

GK Questions
 
Sl No.Question
3626Jim Yong Kim has recently visited India in March 2013 and had discussions with Prime Minister Manmonah Singh, Finance Minister P Chidambaram. He is President of which International Organization?
A) United Nations
B) IMF
C) World Bank
D) SAARC
3627The board of directors of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has appointed ___________ as its new Managing Director and CEO in March 2013 with effect from 1st April.
A) Shinzo Nakanishi
B) Keiichi Asai
C) Kenichi Ayukawa
D) Kinji Saito
3628India-s retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at ______ in February 2013.
A) 10.81%
B) 10.79%
C) 10.91%
D) 10.72%
3629Which country was largest suppliers of major conventional weapons during the five-year period 2008-12?
A) Germany
B) Russia
C) United States
D) France
3630Who won the Indian Wells ATP Masters Mens' single title 2013 held in March 2013?
A) Tomas Berdych
B) Juan Martin del Potro
C) Andy Murray
D) Rafael Nadal
3631Who won a Bronze medal in the final of women's juniors of 500m cycle event in Asian Cycling Championship held on 7 March 2013 in New Delhi?
A) Taipai-s Yu Shiou Cheng
B) Jang Yeonhee
C) Deborah
D) None of These
3632Indian Hockey team finished at which place in the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament held in March 2013?
A) 6th
B) 5th
C) 7th
D) 4th
3633Airports Council International (ACI), the global body of Airports has declared Which Indian International airport as second best airport of the world in the category of airports that handles 25 to 40 million passengers per year (MPPA) in March 2013?
A) Bangalore
B) Hyderabad
C) New Delhi
D) Mumbai
3634Which company was awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award In the category of Large Scale Manufacturing Industry, announced in March 2013?
A) Bosch India private Limited
B) Technocrat Connectivity Systems (Private) Limited
C) Nokia Siemens Networks Private Limited
D) None of These
3635Union Minister of Communications & IT, Kapil Sibal has inaugurated the First All Women Employees Post Office of India in which city in March 2013?
A) Mumbai
B) Bangalore
C) New Delhi
D) Hyderabad
3636India-s Tourism Film has claimed First Prize at 11th Golden City Gate Tourism Media Awards Ceremony held in Berlin in March 2013. What is the name of the film?
A) Incredible India tour
B) Get what you want
C) Find What You Seek
D) None of These
3637The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the Repo rate by 25 basis points to ______ in its recent monetary policy review on 19th March 2013.
A) 6.50%
B) 7.50%
C) 7%
D) 7.25%
3638Who has been awarded with the prestigious 5th CIDC (Construction Industry Development Council) Vishwakarma Award 2013 in the category of "Achievement award for Public Officer"?
A) Arup Roy Choudhury
B) Sanjiv Misra
C) Tapas Kumar Lahiry
D) None of These
3639Who won the Presidential election of Kenya to become the next Prime Minister of the country?
A) Raila Odinga
B) William Ruto
C) Uhuru Kenyatta
D) Mwai Kibaki
3640Which Indian Golfer won her second title in the fourth leg of Hero Women`s pro golf tour 2013 held in Mumbai in March 2013?
A) Neha Tripathi
B) Smriti Mehra
C) Sharmila Nicollet
D) None of These
3641Who won the Man Asian Literary Prize 2013 announced in March 2013?
A) Tan Twan Eng
B) Musharraf Ali Farooqi
C) Jeet Thayil
D) Hiromi Kawakami
3642Who has been chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2012 announced in March 2013?
A) Hariram Meena
B) Sugathakumari
C) Balamani Amma
D) Ayyappa Paniker
3643India has successfully carried out the maiden test firing of the over 290km-range submarine-launched version of _______ supersonic cruise missile in March 2013, first country in the world to do so.
A) Akash
B) BrahMos
C) Trishul
D) Agni-II
3644"World Forestry Day" is observed on?
A) 22-Mar
B) 23-Mar
C) 21-Mar
D) 25-Mar
3645India was ranked at _______ position in the UN Human Development Report 2013 that released by the UN in March 2013.
A) 132th
B) 145th
C) 123th
D) 139th
3646US unemployment rate stood at _____ in February which is significant improvement compared to same period last year.
A) 8.1%
B) 7.9%
C) 7.7%
D) 7.5%
3647Indian Government has completed 5.82% stake sale in which PSU company in March 2013?
A) BHEL
B) SAIL
C) ONGC
D) Coal India
3648India's exports stood at _________ in February 2013.
A) USD 22.56 billion
B) USD 29.76 billion
C) USD 26.26 billion
D) USD 25.19 billion
3649Who has been appointed as the chairman of the All India Football Federation's technical committee in March 2013?
A) Baichung Bhutia
B) Syed Nabi
C) Sunil Chhetri
D) Subrata Pal
3650Who won the the Indian Wells WTA women's single 2013 title  held in March 2013?
A) Carla Suarez-Navarro
B) Caroline Wozniacki
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Agnieszka Radwanska
3651The Government has constituted a four-member committee headed by whom today to remove ambiguity in the definitions of FDI and FII in March 2013?
A) N. K. Sodhi
B) Arvind Mayaram
C) S Verma
D) None of These
3652Which Country has become the first country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate which it has announced in March 2013?
A) China
B) Canada
C) Japan
D) USA
3653India-s foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in January stood at ___________.
A) USD 1.85 billion
B) USD 2.75 billion
C) USD 2.15 billion
D) USD 4.29 billion
3654Malala Yousafzai,the 15-year-old girl who was attacked by the Taliban for campaigning for girls education, has joined a school in the UK in March 2013. She was attacked by Taliban in which country?
A) Iraq
B) Afghanistan
C) Pakistan
D) Iran
3655The Supreme Court had issued a notice to the Italian Ambassador and restrained him from leaving the country without its permission in the Italian Marine case in March 2013. Later he resigned once they returned India to face trial. What is his name?
A) Daniele Mancini
B) Antonio Armellini
C) Giorgio Napolitano
D) Gianfranco Fini
3656Who has been elected the new pope in March, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium?
A) Jean?Louis Tauran
B) Jorge Bergoglio
C) Joseph Alois Ratzinger
D) Karol Józef Wojty?a
3657The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the Reverse Repo rate by 25 basis points to ______ in its recent monetary policy review on 19th March 2013.
A) 6.50%
B) 7.50%
C) 7%
D) 7.25%
3658Who has been appointed as governor of the Bank of Japan by the Japan's parliament in March 2013?
A) Hiroshi Nakaso
B) Kikuo Iwata
C) Haruhiko Kuroda
D) None of These
3659The Supreme Court has sentenced how many years of Jail to bollywood star Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai Blast case in March 2013?
A) 7 Years
B) 5.5 Years
C) 6 Years
D) 5 Years
3660Recently three Indian Private Sector banks faced money-laundering allegations  in March 2013. Which in the list is not among those 3 banks?
A) HDFC Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) Axis Bank
D) Yes Bank
3661Who has sworn-in as Nepal-s new Prime Minister in March to head an interim government that will hold elections in three months?
A) Ram Baran Yadav
B) Khil Raj Regmi
C) Sushil Koirala
D) Baburam Bhattarai
3662The Airports Council International (ACI) has ranked Which Indian airport at second position and Japan's Nagoya airport at the best position in the ranking for service quality in the category of five to fifteen MPPA for the year 2012 (announced in March 2013)?
A) Bangalore
B) Hyderabad
C) New Delhi
D) Mumbai
3663"World Kidney Day" is observed on?
A) 18-Mar
B) 14-Mar
C) 12-Mar
D) 17-Mar
3664Who is the new Prime Minister of Israel, approved by Israeli Parliament, Knesset in March 2013?
A) Shimon Peres
B) Benjamin Netanyahu
C) Ehud Barak
D) Avigdor Lieberman
3665Which Indian Financial entity has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Social Fund for Development (SFD) Egypt and World Bank in March 2013?
A) NABARD
B) IFCI
C) RBI
D) SIDBI
3666India-s famous shuttler Saina Nehwal regained the ______ spot in women's singles rankings in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released in March 2013.
A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth
3667Which Football club won the 117th IFA Shield held in March 2013?
A) Salgaokar
B) JCT
C) East Bengal
D) Prayag United
3668Which global internet company has announced its acquisition of Jybe, the start-up behind a smartphone application that makes local entertainment or dining recommendations based on what people like, in March 2013?
A) Yahoo
B) Google
C) Facebook
D) LinkedIn
3669Who has been chosen as the caretaker Prime Minister to conduct the May 11 general elections today by Pakistan's Election Commission in March 2013?
A) Asif Ali Zardari
B) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso
C) Yousaf Raza Gillani
D) Raja Pervaiz Ashraf
3670Which team won the Deodhar Trophy in March 2013?
A) West Zone Cricket team
B) East Zone Cricket team
C) North Zone Cricket team
D) South Zone Cricket team
3671Who has been named as the new head of Google's Android division in March 2013?
A) Ram Shriram
B) Sunder Pichai
C) Nikesh Arora
D) Krishna Bharat
3672As per January 2013 data, India received maximum FDI inflow from which country?
A) Singapore
B) Japan
C) Mauritius
D) USA
3673Who was sworn in as the 20th Governor of Kerala in March 2013?
A) D Y Patil
B) S C Jamir
C) Devanand Konwar
D) Nikhil Kumar
3674Who will be the first Chief Justice of the new Manipur High Court announced in March 2013?
A) Abhay Manohar Sapre
B) T Meena Kumari
C) Dr. D Y Patil
D) None of These
3675Three North East Indian states have got their new High Courts which was announced in March 2013. Which in the list is not among them?
A) Tripura
B) Meghalaya
C) Manipur
D) Nagaland
3676Who has sworn-in as Lokayukta of Rajasthan in March 2013?
A) Y. Bhaskar Rao
B) B. Sudershan Reddy
C) Shivraj V. Patil
D) Sajjan Singh Kothari
3677"World Water Day " is observed on?
A) 21-Mar
B) 25-Mar
C) 28-Mar
D) 22-Mar
3678Who won the Man of the Series award in the recently held India-Australia Gavaskar Border test series in February-March 2013 which India won by 4-0?
A) M S Dhoni
B) Ravindra Jadeja
C) Ravichandran Ashwin
D) Virat Kohli
3679Who has been elected as the Chairman of CII-Southern Region for 2013-14 in March 2013?
A) Navas Meeran
B) B. Santhanam
C) Tapas Kumar Lahiry
D) None of These
3680Who will be the first Chief Justice of the new Meghalaya High Court announced in March 2013?
A) Abhay Manohar Sapre
B) T Meena Kumari
C) Dr. D Y Patil
D) None of These
3681Who has been awarded with the Healthcare Businessman of the Year Award 2013 at the Asian Business Awards ceremony in March 2013?
A) Kartar Lalvani
B) Amit Bhatia
C) Sudhir Choudhrie
D) Laksmi Mittal
3682Which Indian private bank has signed up as the official partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the financial services category in March 2013?
A) HDFC Bank
B) Axis Bank
C) ICICI Bank
D) Yes Bank
3683Who won the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne in March 2013?
A) Mark Webber
B) Sebastian Vettel
C) Fernando Alonso
D) Lewis Hamilton
3684Who was crowned Pond-s Femina Miss India 2013 held in March 2013?
A) Sobhita Dhulipala
B) Zoya Afroz
C) Navneet Kaur Dhillon
D) None of These
3685India completed the year with ______ ranking in the ICC Test team rankings for the previous year announced in March 2013?
A) First
B) Second
C) Fourth
D) Third
3686Which company has announced in March 2013 that it will acquire Pantaloon Retail-s 50% stake in the general insurance business of Future Generali for an estimated Rs 560 crore?
A) Kotak Mahindra Finance
B) L&T Finance
C) Tata Finance
D) HDFC Bank
3687With his ______ PGA win, American professional golfer Tiger Woods reclaimed the world number one ranking in March 2013 for the first time since October 2010.
A) 77th
B) 78th
C) 75th
D) 76th
3688The United Nations has declared which date as the International Day of Happiness and this was the first edition of the happiness day observed by the world?
A) 25th March
B) 22nd March
C) 20th March
D) 28th March
3689Which Company has acquired Goodreads, a book discovery and recommendation website, in March 2013?
A) eBay
B) Amazon
C) Google
D) Facebook
3690The fifth BRICS Summit held in which country from 25th March to 28th March 2013?
A) China
B) Brazil
C) South Africa
D) India
3691Which tech company has announced its acquisition of mobile news reader app Summly in March 2013?
A) Google
B) Yahoo
C) Microsoft
D) Facebook
3692Who has been appointed as the Captain of Pune Warriors IPL team for the IPL 6 season in March 2013?
A) Yuvraj Singh
B) Angelo Mathews
C) Robin Uthappa
D) None of These
3693Who will be the first Chief Justice of the new Tripura High Court announced in March 2013?
A) Abhay Manohar Sapre
B) T Meena Kumari
C) Dr. D Y Patil
D) None of These
3694Which state won Vijay Hazare Trophy held in March 2013?
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Rajasthan
D) Delhi
3695Who has been awarded with the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 award at the Asian Business Awards ceremony in London March 2013?
A) Kartar Lalvani
B) Amit Bhatia
C) Sudhir Choudhrie
D) Laksmi Mittal
3696Which tech company has announced its acquisition of Tekelec, a leading provider of network signaling, policy control, and subscriber data management solutions for communications networks, in March 2013?
A) Google
B) SAP
C) Microsoft
D) Oracle
3697Who has been appointed as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in March 2013?
A) Amarjit Singh
B) Amitava Bhattacharyya
C) MRP Rao
D) None of These
3698ndia ranked ________ on list of countries which distribute spam all over the world as per the new report of SophosLabs published in March 2013.
A) Second
B) First
C) Third
D) Fourth
3699Who has been chosen as the caretaker Prime Minister to conduct the May 11 general elections today by Pakistan's Election Commission in March 2013?
A) Asif Ali Zardari
B) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso
C) Yousaf Raza Gillani
D) Raja Pervaiz Ashraf
3700Sunrisers Hyderabad have roped in whom as its bowling coach for the IIPL-6 Season?
A) Glenn McGrath
B) Wasin Akram
C) Waqar Younis
D) Shoaib Akhtar
3701Which tech company has announced its acquisition of the indoor GPS mapping firm wifiSLAM for 20 million dollars in March 2013?
A) Google
B) Yahoo
C) Microsoft
D) Apple
3702As per new IRDA norms published in March 2013, insurers should place their reinsurance business outside India with only those insurers who have a credit rating of at least _______ with Standard & Poor-s, or an equivalent rating by any other international agency for the past five years.
A) BB+
B) BBB
C) BB-
D) AA
3703Which Global Investment Bank has announced acquisition of US bank Morgan Stanley's wealth management businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, excluding Switzerland in March 2013?
A) UBS
B) Credit Suisse
C) Barclays' Bank
D) RBS
3704India completed the year with ______ ranking in the ICC ODI team rankings for the previous year announced in March 2013?
A) First
B) Second
C) Fourth
D) Third
3705As per ICC final All-rounder's ranking for last year announced in March 2013, who secured the first rank in the table?
A) Mohammed Hafeez
B) Shakib Al Hasan
C) S.R. Watson
D) Ravindra Jadeja
3706Who has been inducted into the highly coveted -Satellite Hall of Fame- by the -Society of Satellite Professionals International- at a function held on 19th March 2013 at Washington DC, USA?
A) U.R. Rao
B) P.S. Veeraraghavan
C) M.C. Dathan
D) S. Ramakrishnan
3707Malala Yousafzai has agreed to tell her life story in a book named _______ which will be published later this year.
A) The Malala Story
B) My Name is Malala
C) I am Malala
D) Malala and Girls' Education
3708US Economic growth for the fourth quarter of 2012 stood at ________.
A) 0.1%
B) 1%
C) 0.4%
D) 0.8%
3709Who has been named as the captain of the Indian women's team in March 2013?
A) Harmanpreet Kaur
B) Poonam Raut
C) Mithali Raj
D) None of These
3710D Shivakumar has recently quit Vice President of Asia Pacific post of which mobile phone maker in March 2013?
A) LG
B) Samsung
C) Nokia
D) RIM (Blackberry)
3711Which indian PSU company has been awarded as the most Efficient Maharatna-in Manufacturing for the year 2012 by a leading Stock Magazine at the 4th DSIJ Award held in New Delhi in Mach 2013?
A) Oil India
B) ONGC
C) BHEL
D) NTPC Limited
3712Famous South Indian actor and Padma Shri recipient S. Sukumari passed away in March 2013. She was a famous _________ actor.
A) Malaylam
B) Telegu
C) Tamil
D) Kannada
3713Who won the WTA Miami women's single 2013 Tennis tournament  held in March 2013?
A) Carla Suarez-Navarro
B) Serena Williams
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Agnieszka Radwanska
3714Which Indian state clocked the highest growth of gross state domestic product for current financial year 2012-13?
A) Maharashtra
B) Bihar
C) Gujarat
D) Madhya Pradesh
3715The Income Tax department has served a 2000 crore notice Rupees on __________ for suspected evasion of taxes in its business transactions in the country in March 2013?
A) Samsung India
B) Nokia India
C) Vodafone India
D) Siemens India
3716The World Bank has barred which indian company from doing any business with it or the projects funded by it for a period of six months, as it found that a senior executive of the company indulging in fraud in March 2013?
A) Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
B) DLF
C) BHEL
D) Unitech
3717Wha it the name of Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's memoir which was published for online bidding in March 2013?
A) The Twist of My Life
B) The Fight of My Life
C) The Test of My Life
D) None of These
3718Famous Industrialist Viren J Shah passed away in Jordan in March 2013. he was governor of which indian state?
A) Kerala
B) Maharashtra
C) Goa
D) West Bengal
3719Which bollywood actress has been re-elected as Brand Ambassador of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne in March 2013?
A) Aishwarya Rai
B) Kareena Kapoor
C) Vidya Balan
D) Priyanka Chopra
3720Who in the list has been appointed as new Judge in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir by President in March 2013?
A) Abhay Manohar Sapre
B) T Meena Kumari
C) Dhiraj Singh Thakur
D) None of These
3721Prof Veer Bhadra Mishra passed away in March 2013. He was famous ____________.
A) Author
B) Painter
C) Environmentalist
D) Social Worker
3722Which Indian City hosted SAARC journalists' summit held in March 2013?
A) Hyderabad
B) New Delhi
C) Indore
D) Mumbai
3723who won the National Bioscience Award for 2012 announced in March 2013?
A) S. Venkata Mohan
B) N Chandrasekhar Rao
C) J Karthikeyan
D) PN Sarma
3724Which Indian state became the first state to introduce e-GPF or electronic GPF in March 2013?
A) New Delhi
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Maharashtra
D) Himachal Pradesh
3725"World Sparrow Day" is observed on?
A) 19-Mar
B) 20-Mar
C) 28-Mar
D) 22-Mar
3726Which company has bagged the 'International Refiner of the Year' 2013 at HART Energy's 27th World Refining & Fuel Conference at San Antonio, Texas, USA in March 2013?
A) Shell
B) BP
C) RIL
D) Essar Oil
3727Who has been awarded with the "Best Professional Photographer of the Year 2011-12" award in the 2nd National Photo Awards given away on 28th March 2013?
A) Subhash Jirange
B) Pankaj Sharma
C) Salil Bera
D) Sudip Roychoudhury
3728Actor Richard Griffiths, the Renowned Vernon Dursley of _____ movie series passed away in March 2013.
A) Batman
B) Twilight
C) Spiderman
D) Harry Potter
3729Who has been appointed as the President of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India at the conclusion of 82nd Annual General Meeting in March 2013?
A) Azim Premji
B) Adi Godrej
C) Kris Gopalakrishnan
D) Rajan Bharti Mittal
3730India's financial capital Mumbai slipped to ______ rank in the list of world's leading financial hubs as per Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) published in March 2013.
A) 34th
B) 66th
C) 21st
D) 46th
3731Which auto company has launched electric four-seater passenger car e20 in India in March 2013?
A) Bajaj Auto
B) Tata Motors
C) Mahindra & Mahindra
D) Maruti Suzuki
3732SEBI has set up a new committee headed whom to review insider trading norms in March 2013?
A) Justice N. K. Sodhi
B) Justice J Shome
C) Justice S Verma
D) Justice Usha Mehra
3733Which two countries have recently renewed war of words over disputed Falkland Islands in March 2013?
A) France and Argentina
B) Britain and Argentina
C) China and Japan
D) China and Philipines
3734Mohamed Morsy has recently visited India in March 2013. He is first elected President of which country?
A) Libya
B) Egypt
C) Syria
D) Jordon
3735Who has been awarded with the "Best Amateur Photographer of the Year 2011-12" award in the 2nd National Photo Awards given away on 28th March 2013?
A) Subhash Jirange
B) Pankaj Sharma
C) Salil Bera
D) Sudip Roychoudhury
3736Who has been elected as the President of CII for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?
A) Azim Premji
B) Adi Godrej
C) S. Gopalakrishnan
D) Anand Mahindra
3737Which Indian bank has been conferred the National Award by the ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for its performance in the implementation of Prime Minister-s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme for the year 2012 in April 2013?
A) Bank of Baroda
B) Punjab National Bank
C) State Bank of India
D) IDBI Bank
3738The board of directors of Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd has appointed whom as its new chairman in April 2013?
A) K Anji Reddy
B) K Satish Reddy
C) G V Prasad
D) None of These
3739"World Autism Awareness Day" is observed on?
A) 5-Apr
B) 21-Apr
C) 2-Apr
D) 4-Apr
3740India-s CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) has lifted some curbs on sales in which tightly regulated sector in April 2013 in order to stabilize production in the country?
A) Fertilizer sector
B) Pulse sector
C) Sugar sector
D) Natural Gas sector
3741Who has been appointed as the secretary of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in April 2013?
A) Rajiv Takru
B) R Chandrashekhar
C) M F Farooqui
D) Syamal Kumar Sarkar
3742Who has been appointed national President of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers- Association of India (CREDAI) in April 2013?
A) Harsh Vardhan Patodia
B) C. Shekhar Reddy
C) Sanjeev Srivastava
D) Vijay Mirchandani
3743Who became the first Indian pistol shooter to clinch a gold medal in the ISSF World Cup held in Changwon, Korea in April 2013?
A) Sanjeev Rajput
B) Anjali Bhagwat
C) Rahi Sarnobat
D) Ronjan Sodhi
3744Which Indian bank won the prestigious FE India-s Best Banks Award-2012-13 for its strong fundamentals and dynamic growth model announced in April 2013?
A) IDBI Bank
B) Karnataka Bank
C) J&K Bank
D) Yes Bank
3745Who won the Sony Open Men's singles title held in April 2013?
A) David Ferrer
B) Andy Murray
C) Novak Djokovic
D) Roger Federar
3746Which of these companies has been adjudged as the best governed companies for 2012 and conferred with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India-s national award for excellence in corporate governance 2012 in April 2013?
A) BHEL
B) ONGC
C) Indian Oil Corporation
D) Coal India
3747Who has been appointed the President of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India, Indian affiliate of the Paris-based ICC in April 2013?
A) Azim Premji
B) Sunil Bharti Mittal
C) Rajan Bharti Mittal
D) Adi Godrej
3748Bratindra Nath Mukherjee, passed away at his residence in Kolkata in April 2013. He was a famous _______________.
A) Director & Actor
B) Artist
C) Historian & Author
D) Journalist
3749Who has taken over as Director (Personnel) of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd in April 2013?
A) V.S.B. Babu
B) P Sudhakar
C) U. Vishnumurthy
D) Sanjeev Loomba
3750The Supreme Court has rejected which MNC pharma company's challenge to Section 3(d) of the Indian Patents act which stood in way of the company obtaining a patent over its anticancer drug Glivec in India in April 2013?
A) Pfizer
B) Novartis
C) GSK Pharma
D) None of These
3751"International Day for Mine Awareness" is observed on?
A) 5-Apr
B) 21-Apr
C) 15-Apr
D) 4-Apr
3752Who has been elected as the President Designate of CII for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?
A) Ajay S Shriram
B) Adi Godrej
C) Sumit Mazumder
D) Anand Mahindra
3753The Delhi High Court has recently ordered some private telecom operators not to issue 3G connections using roaming agreements where they don-t have licenses in April 2013. Which in the list is not one of the companies?
A) Vodafone
B) Airtel
C) Reliance Comm.
D) Idea
3754Margaret Thatcher, known as "Iron Lady" passed away in April 2013. She was first female PM of which country?
A) Germany
B) USA
C) France
D) UK
3755Axis Bank has appointed whom as its new President - Retail Banking in April 2013 with effect from 1st May?
A) Rajendra D Adsul
B) Ajay Bagga
C) Rajiv Anand
D) V R Kaundinya
3756National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has appointed whom as the Chairman of Nasscom for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?
A) Azim Premji
B) N Chandrasekaran
C) Krishnakumar Natarajan
D) Vineet Nayyar
3757India's core sector growth stood at _______ in February 2013 (Published in April 2013).
A) -1.8%
B) 2.1%
C) -2.5%
D) 2.6%
3758"World Intellectual Property Day" is observed on?
A) 23-Apr
B) 22-Apr
C) 26-Apr
D) 25-Apr
3759Who won the 12th Asian Billiards championship held in April 2013?
A) Devendra Joshi
B) Alok Kumar
C) Rupesh Shah
D) Pankaj Advani
3760The US Senate has appointed whom as the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is the regulatory body of Wall Street in April 2013?
A) Mary Schapiro
B) Gary Gensler
C) Mary Jo White
D) Elisse B. Walter
3761The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has recently removed the ____ exposure limit on reverse repo transactions by insurers in April 2013. After this, the Insurance companies will now be free to invest in reverse repo transactions in government securities
A) 15%
B) 5%
C) 10%
D) 20%
3762Who has been appointed as Secretary in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in April 2013?
A) Lalit K Panwar
B) Amitava Bhattacharyya
C) Sutanu Behuria
D) Amarjit Singh
3763The ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India) has conferred a Life Time Achievement Award to whom in April 2013 for translating excellence in corporate governance into reality?
A) Ratan Tata
B) Adi Godrej
C) Deepak Parekh
D) Anand Mahindra
3764Which global auto giant has recently roped in professional golfer Jeev Milkha Singh as its brand ambassador in April 2013?
A) Audi
B) Marcedez
C) BMW
D) Volvo
3765"World Health Day" is observed on?
A) 5-Apr
B) 7-Apr
C) 11-Apr
D) 4-Apr
3766Which Indian two wheeler company has recently announced a long-term pact with BMW Motorrad in April 2013 to enable the Indian company to access German technology to manufacture a series of sub-500 cc motorcycles?
A) Bajaj Auto
B) Hero Moto Corp.
C) TVS Motor
D) None of These
3767The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) has named whom as its new chairman for fiscal 2013-14 in April 2013?
A) Amarnath Sengupta
B) Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay
C) P. Devadas
D) Harish Singhla
3768Euro zone unemployment stood at __________ in February 2013.
A) 12.5%
B) 12%
C) 11.9%
D) 11.7%
3769Who has been re-elected as the President of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) in April 2013?
A) Baljeet Singh Sethi
B) Sanjeev Bahl
C) Raninder Singh
D) Avtar Singh Sethi
3770USA Unemployment rate stood at ________ in March (Published in April 2013).
A) 7.6%
B) 7.7%
C) 8.1%
D) 7.9%
3771Which global money transfer company has renewed its agreement with India Post recently in April 2013?
A) WesternUnion
B) MoneyGram
C) FundTransfer
D) VISA
3772India-s domestic passenger car sales declined by ______ in March 2013, as per SIAM data.
A) 12.5%
B) 20.2%
C) 22.51%
D) 18.75%
3773Which Indian state Government has declared 'Malkhamb' as the state sport in April 2013?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Kerala
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Himachal Pradesh
3774"World Haemophilia Day" is observed on?
A) 15-Apr
B) 17-Apr
C) 11-Apr
D) 14-Apr
3775Who won first medal for India in the world youth weightlifting championships in the 50 kg boys- category at Tashkent held in April 2013?
A) Jamjang Deru
B) Deepak Lather
C) Askhay Bhagwan Gaikwad
D) Ragala Venkat Rahul
3776Which Indian IT Services Company has acquired French IT Services Company Alti SA for 75 million euro in April 2013?
A) HCL Technologies
B) Infosys
C) Wipro
D) TCS
3777The International Monetary Fund has recognized which country after 22 years of problems in April 2013?
A) Ghana
B) Libya
C) Somalia
D) Sudan
3778National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has appointed whom as the Vice Chairman of Nasscom for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?
A) R Chandrasekaran
B) N Chandrasekaran
C) Krishnakumar Natarajan
D) Vineet Nayyar
3779Which Legendary Bollywood actor was awarded with Bollywood-s highest honour in Indian Cinema Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012 in April 2013?
A) Sammi Kapoor
B) Rajesh Khanna
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Pran Krishan Sikand
3780Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in April 2013?
A) Lalit K Panwar
B) Amitava Bhattacharyya
C) Sutanu Behuria
D) Amarjit Singh

 
 
 
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Sl No.QuestionAnswer
3626Jim Yong Kim has recently visited India in March 2013 and had discussions with Prime Minister Manmonah Singh, Finance Minister P Chidambaram. He is President of which International Organization?Ans) World Bank
3627The board of directors of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has appointed ___________ as its new Managing Director and CEO in March 2013 with effect from 1st April.Ans) Kenichi Ayukawa
3628India-s retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at ______ in February 2013.Ans) 10.91%
3629Which country was largest suppliers of major conventional weapons during the five-year period 2008-12?Ans) United States
3630Who won the Indian Wells ATP Masters Mens' single title 2013 held in March 2013?Ans) Rafael Nadal
3631Who won a Bronze medal in the final of women's juniors of 500m cycle event in Asian Cycling Championship held on 7 March 2013 in New Delhi?Ans) Deborah
3632Indian Hockey team finished at which place in the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament held in March 2013?Ans) 5th
3633Airports Council International (ACI), the global body of Airports has declared Which Indian International airport as second best airport of the world in the category of airports that handles 25 to 40 million passengers per year (MPPA) in March 2013?Ans) New Delhi
3634Which company was awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award In the category of Large Scale Manufacturing Industry, announced in March 2013?Ans) Nokia Siemens Networks Private Limited
3635Union Minister of Communications & IT, Kapil Sibal has inaugurated the First All Women Employees Post Office of India in which city in March 2013?Ans) New Delhi
3636India-s Tourism Film has claimed First Prize at 11th Golden City Gate Tourism Media Awards Ceremony held in Berlin in March 2013. What is the name of the film?Ans) Find What You Seek
3637The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the Repo rate by 25 basis points to ______ in its recent monetary policy review on 19th March 2013.Ans) 7.50%
3638Who has been awarded with the prestigious 5th CIDC (Construction Industry Development Council) Vishwakarma Award 2013 in the category of "Achievement award for Public Officer"?Ans) Tapas Kumar Lahiry
3639Who won the Presidential election of Kenya to become the next Prime Minister of the country?Ans) Uhuru Kenyatta
3640Which Indian Golfer won her second title in the fourth leg of Hero Women`s pro golf tour 2013 held in Mumbai in March 2013?Ans) Smriti Mehra
3641Who won the Man Asian Literary Prize 2013 announced in March 2013?Ans) Tan Twan Eng
3642Who has been chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2012 announced in March 2013?Ans) Sugathakumari
3643India has successfully carried out the maiden test firing of the over 290km-range submarine-launched version of _______ supersonic cruise missile in March 2013, first country in the world to do so.Ans) BrahMos
3644"World Forestry Day" is observed on?Ans) 21-Mar
3645India was ranked at _______ position in the UN Human Development Report 2013 that released by the UN in March 2013.Ans) 132th
3646US unemployment rate stood at _____ in February which is significant improvement compared to same period last year.Ans) 7.7%
3647Indian Government has completed 5.82% stake sale in which PSU company in March 2013?Ans) SAIL
3648India's exports stood at _________ in February 2013.Ans) USD 26.26 billion
3649Who has been appointed as the chairman of the All India Football Federation's technical committee in March 2013?Ans) Baichung Bhutia
3650Who won the the Indian Wells WTA women's single 2013 title  held in March 2013?Ans) Maria Sharapova
3651The Government has constituted a four-member committee headed by whom today to remove ambiguity in the definitions of FDI and FII in March 2013?Ans) Arvind Mayaram
3652Which Country has become the first country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate which it has announced in March 2013?Ans) Japan
3653India-s foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in January stood at ___________.Ans) USD 2.15 billion
3654Malala Yousafzai,the 15-year-old girl who was attacked by the Taliban for campaigning for girls education, has joined a school in the UK in March 2013. She was attacked by Taliban in which country?Ans) Pakistan
3655The Supreme Court had issued a notice to the Italian Ambassador and restrained him from leaving the country without its permission in the Italian Marine case in March 2013. Later he resigned once they returned India to face trial. What is his name?Ans) Daniele Mancini
3656Who has been elected the new pope in March, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium?Ans) Jorge Bergoglio
3657The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the Reverse Repo rate by 25 basis points to ______ in its recent monetary policy review on 19th March 2013.Ans) 6.50%
3658Who has been appointed as governor of the Bank of Japan by the Japan's parliament in March 2013?Ans) Haruhiko Kuroda
3659The Supreme Court has sentenced how many years of Jail to bollywood star Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai Blast case in March 2013?Ans) 5 Years
3660Recently three Indian Private Sector banks faced money-laundering allegations  in March 2013. Which in the list is not among those 3 banks?Ans) YES Bank
3661Who has sworn-in as Nepal-s new Prime Minister in March to head an interim government that will hold elections in three months?Ans) Khil Raj Regmi
3662The Airports Council International (ACI) has ranked Which Indian airport at second position and Japan's Nagoya airport at the best position in the ranking for service quality in the category of five to fifteen MPPA for the year 2012 (announced in March 2013)?Ans) Hyderabad
3663"World Kidney Day" is observed on?Ans) 14-Mar
3664Who is the new Prime Minister of Israel, approved by Israeli Parliament, Knesset in March 2013?Ans) Benjamin Netanyahu
3665Which Indian Financial entity has signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Social Fund for Development (SFD) Egypt and World Bank in March 2013?Ans) SIDBI
3666India-s famous shuttler Saina Nehwal regained the ______ spot in women's singles rankings in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released in March 2013.Ans) Second
3667Which Football club won the 117th IFA Shield held in March 2013?Ans) Prayag United
3668Which global internet company has announced its acquisition of Jybe, the start-up behind a smartphone application that makes local entertainment or dining recommendations based on what people like, in March 2013?Ans) Yahoo
3669Who has been chosen as the caretaker Prime Minister to conduct the May 11 general elections today by Pakistan's Election Commission in March 2013?Ans) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso
3670Which team won the Deodhar Trophy in March 2013?Ans) West Zone Cricket team
3671Who has been named as the new head of Google's Android division in March 2013?Ans) Sunder Pichai
3672As per January 2013 data, India received maximum FDI inflow from which country?Ans) Mauritius
3673Who was sworn in as the 20th Governor of Kerala in March 2013?Ans) Nikhil Kumar
3674Who will be the first Chief Justice of the new Manipur High Court announced in March 2013?Ans) Abhay Manohar Sapre
3675Three North East Indian states have got their new High Courts which was announced in March 2013. Which in the list is not among them?Ans) Nagaland
3676Who has sworn-in as Lokayukta of Rajasthan in March 2013?Ans) Sajjan Singh Kothari
3677"World Water Day " is observed on?Ans) 22-Mar
3678Who won the Man of the Series award in the recently held India-Australia Gavaskar Border test series in February-March 2013 which India won by 4-0?Ans) Ravichandran Ashwin
3679Who has been elected as the Chairman of CII-Southern Region for 2013-14 in March 2013?Ans) B. Santhanam
3680Who will be the first Chief Justice of the new Meghalaya High Court announced in March 2013?Ans) T Meena Kumari
3681Who has been awarded with the Healthcare Businessman of the Year Award 2013 at the Asian Business Awards ceremony in March 2013?Ans) Kartar Lalvani
3682Which Indian private bank has signed up as the official partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the financial services category in March 2013?Ans) YES Bank
3683Who won the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne in March 2013?Ans) Sebastian Vettel
3684Who was crowned Pond-s Femina Miss India 2013 held in March 2013?Ans) Navneet Kaur Dhillon
3685India completed the year with ______ ranking in the ICC Test team rankings for the previous year announced in March 2013?Ans) Third
3686Which company has announced in March 2013 that it will acquire Pantaloon Retail-s 50% stake in the general insurance business of Future Generali for an estimated Rs 560 crore?Ans) L&T Finance
3687With his ______ PGA win, American professional golfer Tiger Woods reclaimed the world number one ranking in March 2013 for the first time since October 2010.Ans) 77th
3688The United Nations has declared which date as the International Day of Happiness and this was the first edition of the happiness day observed by the world?Ans) 20th March
3689Which Company has acquired Goodreads, a book discovery and recommendation website, in March 2013?Ans) Amazon
3690The fifth BRICS Summit held in which country from 25th March to 28th March 2013?Ans) South Africa
3691Which tech company has announced its acquisition of mobile news reader app Summly in March 2013?Ans) Yahoo
3692Who has been appointed as the Captain of Pune Warriors IPL team for the IPL 6 season in March 2013?Ans) Angelo Mathews
3693Who will be the first Chief Justice of the new Tripura High Court announced in March 2013?Ans) Dr. D Y Patil
3694Which state won Vijay Hazare Trophy held in March 2013?Ans) Delhi
3695Who has been awarded with the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 award at the Asian Business Awards ceremony in London March 2013?Ans) Amit Bhatia
3696Which tech company has announced its acquisition of Tekelec, a leading provider of network signaling, policy control, and subscriber data management solutions for communications networks, in March 2013?Ans) Oracle
3697Who has been appointed as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in March 2013?Ans) MRP Rao
3698ndia ranked ________ on list of countries which distribute spam all over the world as per the new report of SophosLabs published in March 2013.Ans) Third
3699Who has been chosen as the caretaker Prime Minister to conduct the May 11 general elections today by Pakistan's Election Commission in March 2013?Ans) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso
3700Sunrisers Hyderabad have roped in whom as its bowling coach for the IIPL-6 Season?Ans) Waqar Younis
3701Which tech company has announced its acquisition of the indoor GPS mapping firm wifiSLAM for 20 million dollars in March 2013?Ans) Apple
3702As per new IRDA norms published in March 2013, insurers should place their reinsurance business outside India with only those insurers who have a credit rating of at least _______ with Standard & Poor-s, or an equivalent rating by any other international agency for the past five years.Ans) BBB
3703Which Global Investment Bank has announced acquisition of US bank Morgan Stanley's wealth management businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, excluding Switzerland in March 2013?Ans) Credit Suisse
3704India completed the year with ______ ranking in the ICC ODI team rankings for the previous year announced in March 2013?Ans) First
3705As per ICC final All-rounder's ranking for last year announced in March 2013, who secured the first rank in the table?Ans) Shakib Al Hasan
3706Who has been inducted into the highly coveted -Satellite Hall of Fame- by the -Society of Satellite Professionals International- at a function held on 19th March 2013 at Washington DC, USA?Ans) U.R. Rao
3707Malala Yousafzai has agreed to tell her life story in a book named _______ which will be published later this year.Ans) I am Malala
3708US Economic growth for the fourth quarter of 2012 stood at ________.Ans) 0.4%
3709Who has been named as the captain of the Indian women's team in March 2013?Ans) Harmanpreet Kaur
3710D Shivakumar has recently quit Vice President of Asia Pacific post of which mobile phone maker in March 2013?Ans) Nokia
3711Which indian PSU company has been awarded as the most Efficient Maharatna-in Manufacturing for the year 2012 by a leading Stock Magazine at the 4th DSIJ Award held in New Delhi in Mach 2013?Ans) NTPC Limited
3712Famous South Indian actor and Padma Shri recipient S. Sukumari passed away in March 2013. She was a famous _________ actor.Ans) Tamil
3713Who won the WTA Miami women's single 2013 Tennis tournament  held in March 2013?Ans) Serena Williams
3714Which Indian state clocked the highest growth of gross state domestic product for current financial year 2012-13?Ans) Madhya Pradesh
3715The Income Tax department has served a 2000 crore notice Rupees on __________ for suspected evasion of taxes in its business transactions in the country in March 2013?Ans) Nokia India
3716The World Bank has barred which indian company from doing any business with it or the projects funded by it for a period of six months, as it found that a senior executive of the company indulging in fraud in March 2013?Ans) Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
3717Wha it the name of Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's memoir which was published for online bidding in March 2013?Ans) The Test of My Life
3718Famous Industrialist Viren J Shah passed away in Jordan in March 2013. he was governor of which indian state?Ans) West Bengal
3719Which bollywood actress has been re-elected as Brand Ambassador of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne in March 2013?Ans) Vidya Balan
3720Who in the list has been appointed as new Judge in the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir by President in March 2013?Ans) Dhiraj Singh Thakur
3721Prof Veer Bhadra Mishra passed away in March 2013. He was famous ____________.Ans) Environmentalist
3722Which Indian City hosted SAARC journalists' summit held in March 2013?Ans) Indore
3723who won the National Bioscience Award for 2012 announced in March 2013?Ans) S. Venkata Mohan
3724Which Indian state became the first state to introduce e-GPF or electronic GPF in March 2013?Ans) Arunachal Pradesh
3725"World Sparrow Day" is observed on?Ans) 20-Mar
3726Which company has bagged the 'International Refiner of the Year' 2013 at HART Energy's 27th World Refining & Fuel Conference at San Antonio, Texas, USA in March 2013?Ans) RIL
3727Who has been awarded with the "Best Professional Photographer of the Year 2011-12" award in the 2nd National Photo Awards given away on 28th March 2013?Ans) Salil Bera
3728Actor Richard Griffiths, the Renowned Vernon Dursley of _____ movie series passed away in March 2013.Ans) Harry Potter
3729Who has been appointed as the President of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India at the conclusion of 82nd Annual General Meeting in March 2013?Ans) Rajan Bharti Mittal
3730India's financial capital Mumbai slipped to ______ rank in the list of world's leading financial hubs as per Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) published in March 2013.Ans) 66th
3731Which auto company has launched electric four-seater passenger car e20 in India in March 2013?Ans) Mahindra & Mahindra
3732SEBI has set up a new committee headed whom to review insider trading norms in March 2013?Ans) Justice N. K. Sodhi
3733Which two countries have recently renewed war of words over disputed Falkland Islands in March 2013?Ans) Britain and Argentina
3734Mohamed Morsy has recently visited India in March 2013. He is first elected President of which country?Ans) Egypt
3735Who has been awarded with the "Best Amateur Photographer of the Year 2011-12" award in the 2nd National Photo Awards given away on 28th March 2013?Ans) Subhash Jirange
3736Who has been elected as the President of CII for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?Ans) S. Gopalakrishnan
3737Which Indian bank has been conferred the National Award by the ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for its performance in the implementation of Prime Minister-s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme for the year 2012 in April 2013?Ans) State Bank of India
3738The board of directors of Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd has appointed whom as its new chairman in April 2013?Ans) G V Prasad
3739"World Autism Awareness Day" is observed on?Ans) 2-Apr
3740India-s CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) has lifted some curbs on sales in which tightly regulated sector in April 2013 in order to stabilize production in the country?Ans) Sugar sector
3741Who has been appointed as the secretary of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in April 2013?Ans) M F Farooqui
3742Who has been appointed national President of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers- Association of India (CREDAI) in April 2013?Ans) C. Shekhar Reddy
3743Who became the first Indian pistol shooter to clinch a gold medal in the ISSF World Cup held in Changwon, Korea in April 2013?Ans) Rahi Sarnobat
3744Which Indian bank won the prestigious FE India-s Best Banks Award-2012-13 for its strong fundamentals and dynamic growth model announced in April 2013?Ans) J&K Bank
3745Who won the Sony Open Men's singles title held in April 2013?Ans) Andy Murray
3746Which of these companies has been adjudged as the best governed companies for 2012 and conferred with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India-s national award for excellence in corporate governance 2012 in April 2013?Ans) Indian Oil Corporation
3747Who has been appointed the President of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) India, Indian affiliate of the Paris-based ICC in April 2013?Ans) Rajan Bharti Mittal
3748Bratindra Nath Mukherjee, passed away at his residence in Kolkata in April 2013. He was a famous _______________.Ans) Historian & Author
3749Who has taken over as Director (Personnel) of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd in April 2013?Ans) V.S.B. Babu
3750The Supreme Court has rejected which MNC pharma company's challenge to Section 3(d) of the Indian Patents act which stood in way of the company obtaining a patent over its anticancer drug Glivec in India in April 2013?Ans) Novartis
3751"International Day for Mine Awareness" is observed on?Ans) 5-Apr
3752Who has been elected as the President Designate of CII for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?Ans) Ajay S Shriram
3753The Delhi High Court has recently ordered some private telecom operators not to issue 3G connections using roaming agreements where they don-t have licenses in April 2013. Which in the list is not one of the companies?Ans) Reliance Comm.
3754Margaret Thatcher, known as "Iron Lady" passed away in April 2013. She was first female PM of which country?Ans) UK
3755Axis Bank has appointed whom as its new President - Retail Banking in April 2013 with effect from 1st May?Ans) Rajiv Anand
3756National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has appointed whom as the Chairman of Nasscom for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?Ans) Krishnakumar Natarajan
3757India's core sector growth stood at _______ in February 2013 (Published in April 2013).Ans) -2.5%
3758"World Intellectual Property Day" is observed on?Ans) 26-Apr
3759Who won the 12th Asian Billiards championship held in April 2013?Ans) Rupesh Shah
3760The US Senate has appointed whom as the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, which is the regulatory body of Wall Street in April 2013?Ans) Mary Jo White
3761The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) has recently removed the ____ exposure limit on reverse repo transactions by insurers in April 2013. After this, the Insurance companies will now be free to invest in reverse repo transactions in government securitiesAns) 10%
3762Who has been appointed as Secretary in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in April 2013?Ans) Amarjit Singh
3763The ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India) has conferred a Life Time Achievement Award to whom in April 2013 for translating excellence in corporate governance into reality?Ans) Deepak Parekh
3764Which global auto giant has recently roped in professional golfer Jeev Milkha Singh as its brand ambassador in April 2013?Ans) Volvo
3765"World Health Day" is observed on?Ans) 7-Apr
3766Which Indian two wheeler company has recently announced a long-term pact with BMW Motorrad in April 2013 to enable the Indian company to access German technology to manufacture a series of sub-500 cc motorcycles?Ans) TVS Motor
3767The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) has named whom as its new chairman for fiscal 2013-14 in April 2013?Ans) Amarnath Sengupta
3768Euro zone unemployment stood at __________ in February 2013.Ans) 12%
3769Who has been re-elected as the President of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) in April 2013?Ans) Raninder Singh
3770USA Unemployment rate stood at ________ in March (Published in April 2013).Ans) 7.6%
3771Which global money transfer company has renewed its agreement with India Post recently in April 2013?Ans) MoneyGram
3772India-s domestic passenger car sales declined by ______ in March 2013, as per SIAM data.Ans) 22.51%
3773Which Indian state Government has declared 'Malkhamb' as the state sport in April 2013?Ans) Madhya Pradesh
3774"World Haemophilia Day" is observed on?Ans) 17-Apr
3775Who won first medal for India in the world youth weightlifting championships in the 50 kg boys- category at Tashkent held in April 2013?Ans) Jamjang Deru
3776Which Indian IT Services Company has acquired French IT Services Company Alti SA for 75 million euro in April 2013?Ans) TCS
3777The International Monetary Fund has recognized which country after 22 years of problems in April 2013?Ans) Somalia
3778National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has appointed whom as the Vice Chairman of Nasscom for the year 2013-14 in April 2013?Ans) R Chandrasekaran
3779Which Legendary Bollywood actor was awarded with Bollywood-s highest honour in Indian Cinema Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012 in April 2013?Ans) Pran Krishan Sikand
3780Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in April 2013?Ans) Amitava Bhattacharyya