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241The prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards for 2013 were announced in September 2013. This year how many scientists have been awared with the prestigious award?
 A) Seven
 B) Eight
 C) Nine
 D) Ten
  
242What is the name of India-s first indigenously built nuclear-powered submarine whose Nuclear Reactor went critical in August 2013?
 A) INS Vikrant
 B) INS Arihant
 C) INS Vikram
 D) INS Aakrosh
  
243India launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier __________ in August 2013.
 A) INS Arihant
 B) INS Vikrant
 C) INS Vikram
 D) INS Vikramaditya
  
244The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received its third C-17 Globemaster III, a large and versatile military transport aircraft capable of carrying heavy in August 2013. Which company is maker of C17 Globmaster III?
 A) Lockheed Martin
 B) Airbus
 C) Boeing
 D) None of These
  
245Which Indian state has adopted an Anti-Black Magic and Superstition Ordinance following death of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar in August 2013?
 A) Maharashtra
 B) Goa
 C) Gujarat
 D) None of These
  
246The Indian Air Force (IAF) has landed its C-130J Super Hercules Transport Plane at the World-s highest airstrip located in _________ in August 2013.
 A) Arunachal Pradesh
 B) Ladakh
 C) Himachal Pradesh
 D) Sikkim
  
247Which Indian zoo launched Adoption of Zoo Animals Scheme with an aim to create awareness and love for the wildlife among general public in August 2013?
 A) Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park, Pune
 B) National Zoological Park Delhi
 C) Alipore Zoological Garden, Kolkata
 D) Nandankanan Zoo, Bhubaneswar
  
248State Government of Rajasthan laid the foundation stone for world's biggest solar park at Bhadla in August 2013. Bhadla is in which district?
 A) Jaisalemer
 B) Jodhpur
 C) Barmer
 D) Bikaner
  
249Which Indian Institute is the only one to make it to the top 500 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) published in August 2013?
 A) IIT Bombay
 B) IIT Kanpur
 C) IIT Delhi
 D) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
  
250West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee named the upcoming airport at Andal near Durgapur in Bardhman district as __________ in Sep 2013.
 A) Ishwarchandra Airport
 B) Bankimchandra Airport
 C) Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport
 D) Rabindranath Tagore Airport
  
251The Lok Sabha approved the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Bill, 2013 in Sep 2013 to set up the country-s first aviation university at which location?
 A) Amethi
 B) Rae Bareli
 C) Kanpur
 D) Lucknow
  
252Naval Science and Technological Laboratory Centre (NSTL) under DRDO was inaugurated in which city in Sep 2013? With this facility torpedoes developed by this lab would be of world class in the days to come.
 A) Mumbai
 B) Visakhapatnam
 C) Kochin
 D) Puduchery
  
253The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the setting up of Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) in which city in Sep 2013?
 A) Hyderabad
 B) Bangalore
 C) Pune
 D) Chennai
  
254Which Indian state overtook Kerala to become the most letrate state in India, announced in Sep 2013?
 A) Goa
 B) Tripura
 C) Sikkim
 D) Punjab
  
255India has anounced to build its first strategic oil storages in three locations in Sep 2013. Which in the list is not among them?
 A) Visakhapatnam
 B) Padur
 C) Mangalore
 D) Panaji
  
256The Cabinet has approved the split of Andhra Pradesh to create a separate state of Telangana in Oct 2013. As per proposal, Hyderabad will be the joint capital of Telangana and Seemandhra for a period of _____________.
 A) 15 years
 B) 5 years
 C) 10 years
 D) 12 years
  
257The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was synchronised with the southern power grid in Oct 2013. This Nuclear power plan was built under collaboration with which country?
 A) USA
 B) France
 C) Japan
 D) Russia
  
258India has developed a new tactical surface-to-surface missile _____ with a range between 60-170 km in Oct 2013 and plans to offer it to friendly countries.
 A) Pragati
 B) Prithvi
 C) Agni
 D) Trishul
  
259The government has announced whom as the next chief of the Indian Air Force in Oct 2013 who will take charge on 1st Jan 2014?
 A) Norman Anil Kumar Browne
 B) Arup Raha
 C) Pradeep Vasant Naik
 D) None of These
  
260A Sharia Court conducted solely by women with an aim to redress the grievances of Muslim women has started functioning in which Indian city in Oct 2013?
 A) New Delhi
 B) Chennai
 C) Hyderabad
 D) Pune
  
261Saraswati Samman is conferred by which in the below list ?
 A) K K Birla Foundation
 B) Sahitya Akademi
 C) Tata Foundation
 D) Modi Foundation
  
262Which in the below list states produces 60% Salt of India?
 A) Rajasthan
 B) Karnataka
 C) Gujarat
 D) Maharastra
  
263Which in the below list state produces maximum raw silk in India?
 A) Tamil Nadu
 B) Maharastra
 C) Kerala
 D) Karnataka
  
264In which year , Arunachal Pradesh became a full-fledged state of India?
 A) 1981
 B) 1986
 C) 1987
 D) 1991
  
265Alai Darwaja is a gateway to which monument?
 A) Qutub Minar
 B) Lal Quila
 C) Humayun's Tomb
 D) Juma Masjid
  
266The " Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs" is headed by whom in the below list?
 A) Finance Minister
 B) Commerce Minister
 C) Prime Minister
 D) Planning Commission head
  
267In which year, India and the United States established a Joint Working Group on Counter-terrorism?
 A) 1999
 B) 2001
 C) 2000
 D) 2002
  
268Which in the below list is the oldest Indian Language?
 A) Sanskrit
 B) Tamil
 C) Malayalam
 D) Odiya
  
269Where is located the National Research Centre for Women in Agriculture?
 A) Delhi
 B) Bhopal
 C) Kanpur
 D) Bhubneshwar
  
270Which in the below list is the most urbanized state in India?
 A) Punjab
 B) Gujarat
 C) Maharastra
 D) Kerala

 
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Answers:
241Ans) Eight
242Ans) INS Arihant
243Ans) INS Vikrant
244Ans) Boeing
245Ans) Maharashtra
246Ans) Ladakh
247Ans) Alipore Zoological Garden, Kolkata
248Ans) Jodhpur
249Ans) Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
250Ans) Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport
251Ans) Rae Bareli
252Ans) Visakhapatnam
253Ans) Hyderabad
254Ans) Tripura
255Ans) Panaji
256Ans) 10 years
257Ans) Russia
258Ans) Pragati
259Ans) Arup Raha
260Ans) Pune
261Ans) K K Birla Foundation
262Ans) Gujarat
263Ans) Karnataka
264Ans) 1987
265Ans) Qutub Minar
266Ans) Prime Minister
267Ans) 2000
268Ans) Tamil
269Ans) Bhubneshwar
270Ans) Maharastra

 
 
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