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Who has been appointed as the new chairman and managing director (CMD) of Syndicate Bank in July 2013

Who has become the youngest pugilist from India to won a gold medal at the Asian
Championships at Amman, Jordan in July 2013

Who won the Commonwealth Chess Championship held in July 2013

Chinese inflation stood at __________ in June 2013

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has granted its clearance for first approach to criticality for the first unit
of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in July 2013. Which country is helping India to build this nuclear
power plant

Indias Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in June

Who has sworn in as new Prime Minister of Bhutan in July 2013





2 Who has been appointed as Secretary in Ministry of Steel in September 2013?
1) D R S Chaudhary
2) G Mohan Kumar
3) M.F Farooqui
4) None of These
G.Mohan Kumar

3 Which IBL team won the inaugural Indian Badminton League held in August-September 2013?
1) Mumbai Masters
2) Hyderabad Hot Shot
3) Pune Piston
4) Awadhe Warriors

Hyderabad Head Shots
4 US mobile giant Verizon Communications Inc agreed to acquire 45% stake in Verizon Wireless from which
telecom company in a USD 130 billion transaction deal in Sep 2013?
1) AT&T
2) Vodafone
3) Telenor
4) Airtel
Vodafone

5 Indias Core sector growth stood at __________ in July 2013 (announced in Sep 2013).
1) 2.1%
2) 3.1%
3) 3.8%
4) 4.5%

3.1
6 India Air Forces has formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service in
Sep 2013. The heavy duty aircraft is procured from which company?
1) Airbus
2) Boeing
3) Sukhoi
4) Lockheed Martin

Boeing

9 Who was unanimously re-elected as Shiromani Akali Dal president consecutively for the second time in
September 2013?
1) Sukhbir Singh Badal
2) Parkash Singh Badal
3) Manpreet Singh Badal
4) None of These
Sukbhir singh badal


Ronald Coase, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1991, passed away in Sep 2013. He won Nobel prize in
which category?
1) Chemistry
2) Phusics
3) Economics
4) Medicine
Economics

11 Who was conferred the Moortidevi Award for 2012 (Announced in Sep 2013)?
1) Haraprasad Das
2) Pratibha Ray
3) Jagadish Mohanty
4) Manoj Das
Haraprasad Das

12 8th G-20 Summit in which G20 Country leaders met, held in which country in September 2013?
1) Germany
2) USA
3) Russia
4) Brazil

Russia
14 Coconut Day is observed on ____________.
1) 5-Sep
2) 2-Sep
3) 8-Sep
4) 12-Sep

2 sep

16 Which country was ranked no 1 for its competitiveness for fifth year in a row in Sep 2013 as per the annual
Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014?
1) Switzerland
2) Finland
3) Singapore
4) Germany
Switzerland

17 Euro zone economic growth for the second quarter of 2013 stood at __________.
1) 0.2%
2) 0.3%
3) 0.5%
4) -0.1%

0.3%
18 What was Indias rank as per the annual Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014 published in September
2013?
1) 66th
2) 60th
3) 54th
4) 76
th

60th

19 Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and officiating Chief Executive Officer of private sector
insurer Bajaj Allianz in Sep 2013?
1) Sanjeev Chadha
2) Anuj Agarwal
3) Deepak Khanna
4) None of These

Anuj Aggarwal

20 Indian Author Sushmita Banerjee, who became famous after her best seller book Kabuliwalar Bangali Bou
(A Kabuliwalas Bengali Wife), was killed by Taliban outside her home in _____________ in September 2013.
1) Iran
2) Pakistan
3) Afghanistan
4) None of These
Afghanistan
21 Who took over as Indias new Chief Information Commissioner in September 2013?
1) M.F Farooqui
2) Satyanand Mishra
3) Deepak Sandhu
4) None of These
Deepak Sandhu

23 Which Social networking company is planning for an IPO and submitted a document to the SEC in Sep
2013?
1) Facebook
2) LinkedIn
3) Twitter
4) Orkut
Twitter

24 Who was conferred the Indira Gandhi peace prize for 2012 by President Pranab Mukherjee in Sep 2013?
1) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
2) Ela Bhatt
3) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
4) Sheikh Hasina
Elen Johnson Sirleaf
25 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appointed whom as his new Special Envoy for Disarmament and Non-
Proliferation in September 2013?
1) Rakesh Sood
2) Deepak Sandhu
3) Ruchira Kamboj
4) None of These
Rakesh Sood

26 Ray Dolby, the American Engineer and the pioneer of noise reduction in audio recordings died on 12
September 2013. He was founder of ___________.
1) Bose Corporation
2) Bell Laboratories
3) Dolby Laboratories
4) Blonder Tongue Laboratorie



28 The Union Health Ministry has announced former Indian cricket team captain _______ as brand
ambassador for its National Tobacco Control Campaign in Sep 2013.
1) Sachin Tendulkar
2) Saurav Ganguly
3) Rahul Dravid
4) Mohammad Azharuddin

Rahul dravid
29 Teo-day long UN Human Rights forum held in which city in Sep 2013?
1) Beijing
2) London
3) Tokyo
4) Geneva
beijing

30 Who has been honoured with Asias most promising leader award at a recent function held in Dubai in
Sep 2013 for pioneering work in healthcare, using natural medicine?
1) Devi Shetty
2) Mukesh Batra
3) Majeti Narasimha Swamy
4) None of These
Mukesh Batra

32 The International Olympic Committee ( IOC) has decided to keep India Olympic Association (IOA)
suspended from the international Olympic events as the later failed to
remove corruption from its governing body. Who is IOAs secretary-general?
1) Suresh Kalmadi
2) Lalit Bhanot
3) Ajay Maken
4) Sharad Pawar
Lalit Bhanot

33 Indias Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth stood at _________ in July 2013 (Announced in Sep
2013).
1) 2%
2) 2.6%
3) 1.6%
4) 3.5%
2.6

34 Which bollywood actor was the guest of honour at a reception hosted by British Prime Minister David
Camerons wife, Samantha Cameron at their official residence in Sep 2013 for a charity initiative for diabetes?
1) Anupam Kher
2) Shahrukh Khan
3) Amir Khan
4) Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bacchan

36 Who has been elected as the new President of Auto components manufacturers apex body Automotive
Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) for the term
2013-14 in Sep 2013?
1) Ramesh Suri
2) Vikram Kirloskar
3) Harish Lakshman
4) Vinod Dasari

Harish Lakshman
37 Which Cement company has announced in Sep 2013 that it would acquire Gujarat cement unit of 4.8 million
tonnes per annum capacity from Jaypee Cement Corp for Rs 3,800 crore?
1) JK Cement
2) Binani Cement
3) UltraTech Cement
4) India Cement

Ultratech Cement
38 US unemployment rate stood at ______ in August 2013 (announced in Sep 2013).
1) 8.1%
2) 7.4%
3) 7.3%
4) 7.5%
7.3

39 Leaders of the BRICS group of nations Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have announced in
September 2013 that they will set up a _______ fund to guard against financial shocks.
1) USD 50 billion
2) USD 100 billion
3) USD 200 billion
4) USD 500 billion
100 billion

40 International day of charity is observed on ____________.
1) 5-Sep
2) 12-Sep
3) 8-Sep
4) 9-Sep
5 Sep
41 Indias Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in August (announced in Sep
2013).
1) 9.87%
2) 9.39%
3) 9.64%
4) 9.52%
9.52

42 Indias Vice President Dr.M.Haamid Ansari has suggested implementation of Venkatachelliah Commissions
recommendations in Sep 2013. The committee
recommends to ensure that elected representatives of Parliament and legislatures get at
least _______ of the votes cast.
1) 60%
2) 40%
3) 50%
4) 51%
50


44 India and Japan have decided to expand their currency swap arrangement from USD 15 billion to _______
in Sep 2013 to strengthen bilateral financial cooperation and stabilize the global financial markets.
1) USD 60 billion
2) USD 100 billion
3) USD 50 billion
4) USD 25 billion
50

45 Who has been elected as the new President of the International Olympic Committee
(IOC) in Sep 2013?
1) Denis Oswald
2) Thomas Bach
3) Richard Carrion
4) Ching-kuo Wu
Thomas Bach

46 Who has been appointed as head of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force in Sep 2013?
1) Dilip Trivedi
2) Sharad Kumar
3) Pranay Sahay
4) Sanjeev Dayal
Sanjeev Dayal

47 Indian Author Jhumpa Lahiris _______ was shortlisted among the six books for the Man Booker Prize 2013
(announced in Sep 2013).
1) We Need New Names
2) The Interpreter of Maladies
3) The Lowland
4) The Harvest
The Lowland

48 Who is the new Prime Minister of Australia who won absolute majority in the National elections held in Sep
2013?
1) Tony Abbott
2) Kevin Rudd
3) Julia Gillard
4) John Howard
Tonny Abbot
49 Who was chosen to lead the 18-member Indian womens hockey team in the eighth Asia Cup that was
played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 21 to 27, 2013?
1) Chanchan Devi Thokchom
2) Asunta Lakra
3) Ritu Rani
4) Rajwinder Kaur

Ritu Rani
50 Which country won the South Asian Football Federations (SAFF) Championship 2013 held in Kathmandu in
Sep 2013?
1) India
2) Afghanistan
3) Pakistan
4) Nepal
Afghanistan
51 IT outsourcing company iGate Corp has appointed whom as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Sep
2013?
1) Ashok Vemuri
2) Girish Paranjpe
3) Krishnakumar Natarajan
4) Suresh Vaswani
Ashok Vemuri

54 International Literacy Day (UNESCO) is observed on ____________.
1) 5-Sep
2) 12-Sep
3) 8-Sep
4) 9-Sep
8-sep

55 Reliance Communications Ltd has appointed whom as CEO, India Enterprise in Sep 2013?
1) Anuj Agarwal
2) Girish Paranjpe
3) Deepak Khanna
4) None of These
Deepak Khanna

56 Which Financial Company has secured approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to set
up white-label ATMs in India in Sep 2013?
1) State Bank of India
2) Reliance Capital
3) Muthoot Finance
4) IFCI
Muthoot Finance
57 Which Global electronics company agreed to acquire major part of Hyderabad based Vijai Electricals Ltd.s
transmission and distribution (T&D) business for approximately
USD 200 million in Sep 2013?
1) Samsung
2) Toshiba
3) Lenovo
4) Dell
Toshiba

58 Indias Trade deficit stood at _________ in August (published in Sep 2013).
1) USD 10.9 billion
2) USD 13.43 billion
3) USD 12.27 billion
4) USD 9.35 billion
10.9

59 Which bank won the Best Banker Growth-Mid Sized award in the second edition of The Sunday Standard
Best Bankers Awards 2013 (announced in Sep 2013)?
1) Karnataka Bank
2) Karur Vysya Bank
3) Maharashtra Bank
4) IDBI Bank

Karur Vysya Bank
60 Which Indian Officer was elected as regional director at the 31st meeting of health ministers and 66th
session of WHO regional committee for South-East Asia in Sep 2013?
1) Deepak Sandhu
2) Rakesh Sood
3) Poonam Khetarpal Singh
4) None of These
Poonam Khetarpal Singh
61 Who has been elected as the new President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) in
Sep 2013?
1) Vinod Dasari
2) Vikram Kirloskar
3) Anand Mahindra
4) Harish Lakshman
Vikram kirloskar
62 Which Indian state achieved the first position in literacy with 94.65% literacy rate, announced in Sep 2013?
1) Kerala
2) Tripura
3) Sikkim
4) Punjab
Tripura

63 Religare Health Insurance has signed a deal with which Indian PSU bank in Sep 2013 to market its product
and service bouquet through the distribution network of the bank?
1) Union Bank of India
2) IDBI Bank
3) Central Bank of India
4) Allahabad Bank
Union bank of india
64 Which Indian Olympic Medalist entered politics and Joined BJP party in Sep 2013?
1) Vijender Vijender
2) Vijay Kumar
3) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
4) Abhinav Bindra
Rajyavardhan Singh Ra
65 Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance
Corporation Ltd (PFC) by the Government of Indian in Sep 2013?
1) Satnam Singh
2) BN Talukdar
3) M.K. Goel
4) Nishi Vasudeva
M.k goel

66 The government approved the proposal of _________ capital infusion in Export-Import Bank of India in Sep
2013 to support future growth of the lender.
1) Rs 1000 crore
2) Rs 700 crore
3) Rs 500 crore
4) Rs 800 crore
700 crore

67 Hindi Diwas is observed on ____________.
1) 15-Sep
2) 12-Sep
3) 14-Sep
4) 21-Sep
14 sep
68 Prime Ministers key economic advisor C Rangarajan has lowered the growth forecast for the current fiscal
to ________ in Sep 2013.
1) 5.9%
2) 5.3%
3) 6.2%
4) 6.5%
5.3%
69 Which state/UT has the highest par capital annual income in India with per capita annual income of Rs.
2.01 lakh in 2012-13?
1) Chandigarh
2) Delhi
3) Gujarat
4) Maharashtra

Delhi
71 Which Indian state has bagged the National Literacy Award in Sep 2013? This is for the first time that state
has received awards in all the three categories- state, district and panchayat.
1) Chhattisgarh
2) Gujarat
3) Kerala
4) Karnataka
Chhatisgarh

72 Which Indian state became the first state to use the high-tech voter recording system Voter Verifiable
Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with Electronic Voting Machines for the by-elections to Noksen Assembly
constituency held in Sep 2013?
1) Mijoram
2) Tripura
3) Nagaland
4) Meghalaya
Nagaland

73 Who won the Miss America pageant held in September 2013?
1) Shannon Oliver
2) Nina Davuluri
3) Mallory Hagan
4) Amanda Mason
Nina davuluri
74 Reserve Bank of India has formed an expert committee for examining its Current Monetary Policy
Framework in Sep 2013. Who will head the committee?
1) C. Rangarajan
2) Bimal Jalan
3) Urjit Patel
4) Y. Venugopal Reddy
Urjit patel

75 Who maintained first place in the mens tennis rankings issued by the ATP in Sep 2013?
1) Roger Federer
2) Andy Murray
3) Novak Djokovic
4) Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovi
77 Who will lead the Indian team at the two lakh US Dollar Super Series Badminton tournament, held in n Sep
2013?
1) Parupalli Kashyap
2) Saina Nehwal
3) P V Sindhu
4) None of These
Pv sindhu
78 Indias overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index stood at ________ in July.
1) 5.96%
2) 6.79%
3) 6.1%
4) 5.91%

6.1


82 Which country opened worlds highest airport in Daocheng in Sep 2013 which stands at 4,411 metre above
sea level?
1) Mangolia
2) Russia
3) China
4) Japan
China

83 Who has been elected as the new Vice-President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)
in Sep 2013?
1) Vinod Dasari
2) Vikram Kirloskar
3) Anand Mahindra
4) Kenichi Ayukawa
Vinod dasari
84 World First-Aid Day is observed on ____________.
1) 15-Sep
2) 12-Sep
3) 14-Sep
4) 21-Sep
14 sep

85 Which global tech company acquired popular smartphone apps Bump which is used to share smartphone
files like contacts, pictures or other data in September 2013?
1) Yahoo
2) Google
3) Microsoft
4) Facebook
Google

86 Who won INDEX design award for her innovative design, FreshPaper that helps keep food fresh for a longer
period in Sep 2013?
1) Deepak Sandhu
2) Kavita Shukla
3) Poonam Khetarpal Singh
4) None of These
Kavita shukla
87 Which documentary film won the Golden Lion for best movie at the Venice film festival held in Sep 2013?
1) Holy GRA
2) Miss Violence
3) Via Castellana Bandiera
4) None of These
Holy GRA
88 Chinese FDI stood ____________ at in August 2013 (Announced in September 2013).
1) USD 4.5 billion
2) USD 6.3 billion
3) USD 8.38 billion
4) USD 10.5 billion
8.38
89 Who won the 2013 US Open womens singles title held in Sep 2013?
1) Maria Sharapova
2) Victoria Azarenka
3) Serena William

90 Who won the USD 250,000 prestigious Lasker Awards for Philanthrophy announced by the Albert and Mary
Lasker Foundation in Sep 2013?
1) N R Narayana Murthy
2) Azim Premji
3) Bill and Melinda Gates
4) Warren Buffet
Bill and Melinda gates
91 Who took over as the Chairman & Managing Director of the Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL)
in September 2013?
1) Saji Cherian
2) M.K. Goel
3) P. Sudhakar
4) R.M. Premkumar
P>SUDAHKAR
92 Who has been appointed as Director, Central Vigilance Commission in Sep 2013?
1) Nitish Kumar
2) P K Chakraborty
3) Deepak Sandhu
4) Rakesh Sood
Nitish Kumar

93 Indias Leander Paes made history by becoming the oldest man (Age 40) to win a Grand Slam event in the
open era when he won _______ Mens double title in Sep 2013.
1) French Open
2) US Open
3) Australian Open
4) Wimbledon
US open

95 Kanoon Lugat, an _______ law dictionary, a first of its kind in the country was released in Mumbai in Sep
2013.
1) Marathi
2) Hindi
3) Urdu
4) None of These
Urdu
96 The government has increased the import duty on gold and silver jewellery to _______ from current 10% in
Sep 2013 to protect the domestic industry.
1) 20%
2) 15%
3) 12%
4) 18%
15%

97 Engineers Day is observed on ____________.
1) 15-Sep
2) 11-Sep
3) 19-Sep
4) 21-Sep

15 sep
98 Which Indian Private sector bank has become the first bank to raise USD 255 million funds overseas using
the swap loan facility provided by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Sep 2013?
1) YES Bank
2) ICICI Bank
3) HDFC Bank
4) Axis Bank
YES BANK
99 Who was conferred the Pride of the Nation award for his attempt to raise the sensitive issue of former
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhis assassination through his role as a RAW agent in Madras Caf film in Sep 2013?
1) Shoojit Sircar
2) John Abraham
3) Ronnie Lahiri
4) None of These
John ABRAHAM
100 Which indian movie was named the best film at the second edition of the Ladakh International Film
Festival (LIFF) held in Sep 2013?
1) The good road
2) The Lunchbox
3) OASS
4) None of These
OASS
101. The board of National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) has appointed whom as the
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in Sep 2013?
1) Saji Cherian
2) P. Sudhakar
3) M.K. Goel
4) None of These
Saji Cherjan

102. Former Toyota Motor Corp President and Chairman passed away in Sep 2013. What is his name?
1) Akio Toyoda
2) Sakichi Toyoda
3) Eiji Toyoda
4) Shoichiro Toyoda
Eji Toyoda
103. Who was nominated as a member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International
Peace in Sep 2013?
1) Azim Premji
2) N R Narayana Murthy
3) Ratan Tata
4) Deepak Parekh
Ratan Tata

104. Indian wrestler Amit Kumar won Silver Medal in ________ category in the Senior World Wrestling
Championship 2013 being held at Budapest in Sep 2013.
1) 65 Kg Free Style
2) 60 Kg Free Style
3) 55 Kg Free Style
4) 62 Kg Free Style
55 kg free

105. Who became World Muslimah 2013 during the third Annual Award of World Muslimah in Jakarta,
Indonesia in Sep 2013?
1) Nina Septiani
2) Dika Restiyani
3) Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola
4) None of These
Obabiyi AIshah Ajibola
107. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee named the upcoming airport at Andal near Durgapur in
Bardhman district as __________ in Sep 2013.
1) Ishwarchandra Airport
2) Bankimchandra Airport
3) Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport
4) Rabindranath Tagore Airport
Kazi Nazrul Islam
108. Who has been appointed as the Managing Editor of Time Magazine in Sep 2013 to
become TIMEs 17th managing editor in the history of the well-known international
magazine?
1) Richard Stengel
2) Nancy Gibbs
3) Michael Duffy
4) Briton Hadden
Nancy Gibbs
109. USA and British authorities have fined which US investment bank a combined USD 920 million over the
so-called London Whale scandal in Sep 2013?
1) JP Morgan
2) UBS
3) Bank of America
4) Goldman Sachs
JP MORGAN
110. World Ozone Day is observed on ____________.
1) 15-Sep
2) 16-Sep
3) 19-Sep
4) 24-Sep
16 sep

111. Hiroshi Yamauchi, who built a video game giant company from a maker of playing cards, passed away in
Sep 2013. He was former President of which Video giant company?
1) 0verflow
2) Sony
3) Nintendo
4) Access Games

Nintendo
112. Global credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings cut Indias growth forecast for the current financial year to
_________ in Sep 2013.
1) 4.9%
2) 5.5%
3) 4.8%
4) 5.1%
4.8

113. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court in Sep 2013?
1) Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad
2) Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant
3) Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana
4) Justice T.Nandakumar Singh
Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant

114. Tata Sons have signed an agreement with which foreign airlines and applied for necessary regulatory
approval to set up a new airline in India in Sep 2013?
1) Tiger Airlines
2) Etihad Airways
3) Singapore Airlines
4) Malaysian Airlines
Singapore Airlines

115. Which cosmetics and beauty major has acquired Indian salon brand Cheryls
Cosmeceuticals in Sep 2013?
1) Lakme
2) Schwarzkopf
3) LOreal
4) Shahnaz Hussain

LOreal
116. Tata Steel Ltd has appointed whom as managing director-designate, India and South East Asia and
inducted him as additional director on the board in Sep 2013?
1) HM Nerurkar
2) Koushik Chatterjee
3) TV Narendran
4) None of These

TV Narendran
117. Which Indian IT Services Company has launched Finacle 11E, latest version of its core banking solution in
Sep 2013?
1) HCL Technologies
2) Wipro
3) TCS
4) Infosys
Infosys

118. The HRD ministry has retired whom from membership of the University Grants
Commission (UGC) with immediate effect in Sep 2013 due to his involvement with Aam
Admi Party?
1) Deepak Sandhu
2) Nitish Kumar
3) Yogendra Yadav
4) None of These
Yogendra yadav
119. Alzheimers Day is observed on ____________.
1) 21-Sep
2) 16-Sep
3) 19-Sep
4) 24-Sep

21 sep
121. Which Indian football club won the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament in September 2013?
1) East Bengal
2) ONCG
3) Mohemmadan Sporting
4) Mohan Bagan
Mohemmadan Sporting

122. Jaywant Lele passed away in Sep 2013. He was former Secretary of which Indian Sports Governing body?
1) Board of Control for Cricket in Indi a
2) Indian Olympic Association
3) Badminton Association of India
4) Indian Hockey Federation
BCCI
123. Indian wrestlers earned a maiden World Cup berth after the teams best-ever ______-place finish in
mens free-style at the World Championships in Budapest in Sep 2013.
1) Fifth
2) Sixth
3) Fourth
4) Seventh
Sixth

124. India foreign direct investment (FDI) stood at ____________ in July 2013. (data
published in September 2013).
1) USD 2.4 billion
2) USD 1.7 billion
3) USD 1.6 billion
4) USD 2.7 billion
1.7 billion
125. The RBI has increased Reverse Repo rate by 25 bps to _______ during its monetary
policy review meet in September 2013.
1) 7%
2) 7.5%
3) 7%
4) 6.5%
6.5%

128. Which Indian state government launched Swavalamban Pension Scheme in Sep 2013, in which a person
with a minimum contribution of Rs 1,000 per year will get an equal amount of contribution from the govt?
1) Haryana
2) Trupura
3) Assam
4) Bihar
Assam

129. Which Chinese Communist Party leader was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chinese court which
upheld the charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him in Sep 2013?
1) Jiang Zemin
2) Wang Lijun
3) Bo Xilai
4) Zhou Yongkang

Bo Xilai
131. The RBI has increased Repo rate by 25 bps to _______ during its monetary policy
review meet in September 2013.
1) 7%
2) 7.5%
3) 7%
4) 6.5%
7.5%

132. Day for Peace & Non- violence (UN) is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 16-Sep
3) 21-Sep
4) 24-Sep
21 sep

134. Which Indian film was nominated to represent India in the Best Foreign Film category atnext years
Oscars (Announced in Sep 2013)?
1) The Good Road
2) The Lunchbox
3) Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
4) English Vinglish
Good Road

135. Who has been appointed as member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for a five-year
term in Sep 2013?
1) Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad
2) Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant
3) Justice Darmar Murugesan
4) Justice T.Nandakumar Singh
Justice Damar Murugesan

136. India will build the worlds largest solar plant to generate 4,000 mw from sunlight in which state Cabinet
approved the proposal in Sep 2013?
1) Gujarat
2) Rajasthan
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Himachal Pradesh
Rajasthan
137. Who was elected as the Chairperson of the International Coffee Council at the meetings of the
International Coffee Organization held in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in Sep 2013?
1) Jawaid Akhtar
2) Juan Esteban Orduz
3) Conradin Rasi
4) None of These
Jawaid Akhtar
138. Indian wrestler Bajrang won Bronze Medal in ________ category in the Senior World Wrestling
Championship 2013 being held at Budapest in Sep 2013.
1) 65 Kg Free Style
2) 60 Kg Free Style
3) 55 Kg Free Style
4) 62 Kg Free Style
60 kg
139. Who has been re-elected as the new leader of Germany after winning 41.5% of the vote in federal
elections held in Sep 2013?
1) Angela Merkel
2) Peer Steinbrc
3) Gerhard Schrder
4) Wolfgang Schuble

Angela markel
140. Which party swept to victory in the historic Northern Provincial Council elections in Sri Lanka held in Sep
2013?
1) Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC)
2) United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA)
3) Tamil National Alliance (TNA)
4) None of These
TNA
141. Seekho Aur Kamao (Learn and Earn) Progrmme Launched by which ministry of Union Government of
India in Sep 2013 for Skill Development of Minorities?
1) Ministry of Minority Affairs
2) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
3) Ministry of Rural Development
4) Ministry of Home affairs
ministry Of Minority Affairs
142. The Reserve Bank today announced a 13-member committee in Sep 2013 to frame a clear and detailed
vision for financial inclusion/deepening across the country. The committee is headed by ____________.
1) Bimal Jalan
2) C. Rangarajan
3) Nachiket Mor
4) Urijit Patel
Nachiket mor

143. PepsiCo Inc. has appointed whom to the position of Chief Executive Officer, Asia, Middle East and Africa
(AMEA) in Sep 2013?
1) Indra K. Nooyi
2) Sanjeev Chadha
3) Saji Cherian
4) Deepak Khanna
Sanjeev Chadha

144. The RBI has decreased the Marginal Standing Facility, MSF rate by 75 bps to ______ during its monetary
policy review in Sep 2013.
1) 9.5%
2) 10%
3) 8.75%
4) 9.75%
9.5%
145. Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients) is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 16-Sep
3) 22-Sep
4) 24-Sep
22 sep

146. Which Indian Archer won a silver medal at the Archery World Cup held in Paris in Sep 2013?
1) Jhano Hansda
2) Deepika Kumari
3) Vrushali Gorle
4) Ritul Chatterjee
Deepika kumari
147. Which Indian won the Clinton Global Citizens Awards for the year 2013 (announced in Sep 2013)?
1) Bunker Roy
2) Nikhil Dey
3) Joe Madiath
4) Bill Drayton
Bunker roy
148. Indias top tennis singles player Somdev Devvarman returned to top-100 after a gap of one year and nine
months. What was his rank in the latest ATP singles rankings, issued in Sep 2013?
1) 95th
2) 98th
3) 91st
4) 86th
98
149. Who was sworn as Cambodian prime minister for another five-year term in Sep 2013?
1) Norodom Sihamoni
2) Norodom Sihanouk
3) Hun Sen
4) Chea Sim
Hun Sen

150. Who has been appointed as as the Chairperson of the National Commission for
Backward Classes (NCBC) in Sep 2013?
1) Justice Vangala Eswaraiah
2) Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant
3) Justice Darmar Murugesan
4) Justice T.Nandakumar Singh
Justice Vangala Eswaraiah
151. Which Indian Cricketer was appointed as the brand ambassador of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Sep
2013?
1) Virat Kohli
2) M S Shoni
3) Shikhar Dhawan
4) Suresh Raina
Viat kohli

152. Liquor giant United Spirits Ltd (USL) has appointed whom as CEO-Designate with effect from 1st October
2013 (announced in Sep 2013)?
1) Ashok Capoor
2) Deepak Khanna
3) Anand Kripalu
4) Anuj Agarwal
Anand Kripalu

153. Canadian Smartphone maker BlackBerry has agreed to become a private company in a USD 4.7 billion in
Sep 2013. Which company has offered USD 9 per share to buy back its shares from the shareholders?
1) Microsoft
2) Berkshire Hathaway
3) Blackstone
4) Fairfax Financial Holdings

Fairfax financial holding
155. Australia has unveiled its most powerful super computer named ________ in Sep 2013.
1) Tianhe-2
2) Raijin
3) SuperMUC
4) Sequoia
Raijin
156. Who won womens table tennis World Cup Championship held in Kobe, Japan in
September 2013?
1) Wu Yang
2) Li Xiaoxia
3) Liu Shiwen
4) Yu Mengyu
liu shiwen
157. The RBI has reduced minimum daily maintenance of the Cash Reserve Ratio, CRR, from 99% of the
requirement to _______ during its monetary policy review in Sep 2013.
1) 93%
2) 96%
3) 95%
4) 97%
95

158. Social Justice Day is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 25-Sep
3) 22-Sep
4) 24-Sep
25 sep

159. The Indian Government has announced setting up of the Seventh Central Pay Commission in Sep 2013.
Its recommendations will be implemented from the _____________.
1) 1st of April, 2016
2) 1st of January, 2015
3) 1st of January, 2016
4) 1st of April, 2015
1
st
jan 2016

160. Who has been selected as the next chairman of the Central Electricity Regulatory
Commission, Indias apex power sector regulator in Sep 2013?
1) Gireesh Pradhan
2) Pramod Deo
3) Ruchira Kamboj
4) None of These
Gireesh Pradhan
161. Who was today sworn in as judge of the second most powerful court of the United States in Sep 2013,
making him the first Indian American to be on the bench of the US Courts of Appeal?
1) Puneet Talwar
2) Srikanth Srinivasan
3) Trailblazer Sri Srinivasan
4) Neal Katyal

Trailblazer Sri Srinivasan
163. Who has been appointed as a member of UGC by the Government of India for a term of three years in
Sep 2013?
1) P. Sudhakar
2) Deepak Sandhu
3) Sanjay Govind Dhande
4) None of These
Sajay Govind Dhande
164. Who took over as the new Chairman of the Engineering Export Promotion Council
(EEPC) in Sep 2013?
1) Anupam Shah
2) P. Sudhakar
3) Sanjeev Dayal
4) Saji Cherian
Anupam Shah

165. The Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has appointed whom as its Chairman in Sep 2013?
1) Sandesh Kirkire
2) Sundeep Sikka
3) K N Tilak Kumar
4) None of These
Sundeeep Sikka

166. The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) has elected whom as its president for the year 2013-14 in Sep 2013?
1) K N Tilak Kumar
2) Kiran B Vadodaria
3) Ravindra Kumar
4) None of These
Ravindra Kumar

167. Day of the Deaf is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 25-Sep
3) 27-Sep
4) 24-Sep
26 sep
168. The RBI has kept CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) unchanged at _______ during its monetary policy review
meet in September 2013.
1) 4%
2) 4.25%
3) 4.5%
4) 3.5%
4%
169. A high-level panel, headed by __________,submitted to Finance Minister P.
Chidambaram its report in Sep 2013 on the alleged irregularities at the National Spot
Exchange Ltd (NSEL).
1) R.M. Premkumar
2) Bimal Jalan
3) Arvind Mayaram
4) M.K. Goel

Arvind Mayaram
171. Who has been awarded the Fifth Deutsche Bank Prize for Financial Economics 2013 in Sep 2013, in
recognition of his ground-breaking research work?
1) Montek Singh Ahluwalia
2) Kaushik Basu
3) D Subbarao
4) Raghuram Rajan
Raghuram Rajan

172. Ponds Femina Miss India World 2013 Navneet Kaur Dhillon won the ________ Award at the Miss World
2013 cerenomy held in Indon in Sep 2013.
1) Best Face
2) Multimedia
3) Best Smile
4) None of These
Multimedia

173. Which Indian Grandmaster won bronze medal at the World Junior Chess Championship held in Turkey in
Sep 2013?
1) Vidit Gujrathi
2) Dibyendu Barua
3) Abhijeet Gupta
4) Dronavalli Harika
Vidit Gujrathi
174. India beat which country in the 8th Asia Cup Women hockey tournament at Kuala
Lumpur to win the Bronze prize in Sep 2013?
1) Malaysia
2) China
3) Thailand
4) South Korea
china

175. Who was crowned Miss World 2013 at the Bali Nasa Dua Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia in Sep
2013?
1) Miss France, Marine Lorphelin
2) Miss Ghana Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter
3) Misss Philippines Megan Young
4) None of These
Misss Philippines Megan Young

176. World Tourism Day is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 25-Sep
3) 27-Sep
4) 24-Sep
27 sep

177. Who has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO, Paris, with the rank
of Ambassador in Sep 2013?
1) Gireesh Pradhan
2) Pramod Deo
3) Ruchira Kamboj
4) None of These
Ruchira kamboj
178. Which Golf player was named U.S. PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time in Sep 2013?
1) Tiger Woods
2) Rory McIlroy
3) Phil Mickelson
4) Adam Scott
Tiger woods
179. Who took charge as second executive director of Vijaya Bank in Sep 2013?
1) Rakesh Sethi
2) R K Malla
3) M S Raghavan
4) B S Rama Rao
BS RAMA RAO
180. The RBI has kep tStatutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) unchanged at _______ during its
monetary policy review meet in September 2013.
1) 23%
2) 23.5%
3) 24%
4) 25%
23
181. The Raghuram Rajan panel report has made a case for ending the special category criteria for providing
additional assistance to poorer states. It has put which of the below state under Most Developed Category?
1) Goa
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Rajasthan
4) Gujarat
Goa
182. Who has been appointed as an interim Chairman of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) in Sep
2013 till the reconstitution of the board in accordance with the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) guidelines
on board composition?
1) R.M. Premkumar
2) Arvind Mayaram
3) Saji Cherian
4) None of These
R,M premkumar
183. Which Online commerce major has agreed to acquire payment platform Braintree for about USD 800
million in Sep 2013?
1) Amazon
2) eBay
3) Alibaba
4) None of These
ebay
184. Which city bagged the top spot for the worlds most honest city, according to a survey of 16 cities
worldwide (published in Sep 2013)?
1) Helsinki
2) Tokyo
3) Mumbai
4) Geneva
helsinki

185. World Heart Day is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 29-Sep
3) 27-Sep
4) 28-Sep
29 sep

187. Dr Sathees Chukkurumbal Raghavan received the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards for 2013
in which category? (Announced in Sep 2013)
1) Engineering Sciences
2) Chemical Science
3) Physical Science
4) Biological Sciences

Biological science

189. In a historic decision, the Church of South India (CSI) appointed whom as its first woman Bishop in Sep
2013?
1) Rev E Pushpalalitha
2) Rev Papathoti Joseph Lawrence
3) Rev E John
4) None of These
Rev e pushpalalitha
190. Sania Mirza won her fourth title of the season and 18th overall when she lifted Pan Pacific Open Womens
doubles trophy in Sep 2013. Who was her partner in the tournament?
1) Liezel Huber
2) Hao Ching Chan
3) Cara Black
4) None of These
carablack

192. World Rabies Day is observed on ____________.
1) 26-Sep
2) 29-Sep
3) 27-Sep
4) 28-Sep
28
193. Inflation in the 17-nation euro zone stood at ________ in September.
1) 2.1%
2) 1.1%
3) 1.3%
4) 1.6%
1.1

194. Who was appointed as the Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO, Paris with the rank of
Ambassador in Sep 2013?
1) Ruchira Kamboj
2) VS Oberoi
3) Rakesh Sood
4) None of These
Ruchira Kamboj
195. Who has been selected for 2013 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award in Sep 2013?
1) Haraprasad Das
2) Pratibha Ray
3) Rafiq Kathwari
4) Manoj Das
Rafiq Kathwari
196. The current account deficit stood at ______ of gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter (April-
June) of current financial year 2013-14 as per the data published in Sep 2013.
1) 5.1%
2) 4.5%
3) 4.9%
4) 4.6%
4.9
197. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the IPL in the BCCI AGM held at
Chennai in Sep 2013?
1) Sanjay Jagdale
2) Ranjib Biswal
3) Debashish Mohanty
4) Kiran More
Ranjib Biswal
198. Which country won the Sultan of Johor Cup U21 hockey tournament held in Malaysia in Sep 2013?
1) India
2) Malaysia
3) Thailand
4) China
India
199. The prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards for 2013 were announced in
September 2013. This year how many scientists have been awared with the prestigious
award?
1) Seven
2) Eight
3) Nine
4) Ten
8
200. The Finance Ministry has notified the much awaited the General Anti-avoidance rules (GAAR) will come
into force from ___________ (as per notification released in Sep 2013).
1) 1st of April, 2016
2) 1st of January, 2015
3) 1st of January, 2016
4) 1st of April, 2015
1st april 2016

201. Which Indian boxer won silver in 54kg category in the AIBA World Youth Boxing
Championship held in Albena, Bulgaria in Sep 2013?
1) Yvonne Caples
2) Varghese Johnson
3) Nikhat Zareen
4) None of These

Nikhat zareen
202. Which Indian stock exchange signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Institute of Corporate
Affairs to collaborate and develop Indias first CSR index in Sep 2013?
1) National Stock Exchange
2) Bombay Stock Exchange
3) MCX
4) None of These
BsE
203. Which country has successfully tested the Epsilon new cheaper rocket in Sep 2013?
1) USA
2) China
3) Japan
4) Russia
japan

204. The Lok Sabha approved the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Bill, 2013 in Sep 2013 to set up the
countrys first aviation university at which location?
1) Amethi
2) Rae Bareli
3) Kanpur
4) Lucknow
Rae Bareli
205. The Reserve Bank of India has announced in Sep 2013 that it will issue inflation-indexed savings
certificates in Nov 2013 which will be linked to ____________.
1) Consumer Price Index (CPI)
2) Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
3) Retail Inflation for Industrial workers
4) Combination of WPI and CPI
CPI

206. Rajya Sabha member Rasheed Masood, was sentenced to four years in jail by a Delhi court in a corruption
case in Sep 2013 and he became the first MP to lose his seat after a recent Supreme Court judgement had
removed the immunity for convicted lawmakers. He is from which Political Party?
1) Congress
2) BJP
3) BSP
4) SP
Congress

208. Shabaab terrorist group attacked Westgate Mall in sep 2013 which killed more than 60 persons. Westgate
Mall is in which country?
1) Lybia
2) Kenya
3) Somalia
4) Egypt
Kenya

209. Tata Sons has announced to tie up with Singapore Airlines to set up a full-service carrier in India in Sep
2013. Who will be the Chairman of the board of the Joint Venture?
1) Ratan Tata
2) Prasad Menon
3) S Ramadorai
4) None of These
Prasad Menon

210. Air India tied up with which public-sector bank to launch a co-branded credit card in Sep 2013?
1) State Bank of India
2) IDBI Bank
3) Punjab National Bank
4) Bank of Baroda
SBI
221. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the setting up of Information Technology
Investment Region (ITIR) in which city in Sep 2013?
1) Hyderabad
2) Bangalore
3) Pune
4) Chennai
Hyderabad
222. Diana Nyad has become the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage in Sep 2013.
She is from which country?
1) Mexico
2) USA
3) UK
4) France
USA
223. Veteran political leader Veliyam Bhargavan passed away in Sep 2013. He was associated with which
political party?
1) CPI
2) BJP
3) Congress
4) NCP
CPI
224. Sebastiaan Bowier broke the land speed record on a bicycle after hitting a speed of 133.78 kph in
Nevada, US in Sep 2013. He belongs to which country?
1) Netherlands
2) Germany
3) France
4) UK
Hethe

225. Which global internet company has shut down news and community services in China in Sep 2013?
1) LinkedIn
2) Google
3) Facebook
4) Yahoo
land
yahoo
227. Who has been elected as the new Chairman of the Press Trust of India (PTI) in Sep 2013?
1) Mahendra Mohan Gupta
2) Vijay Kumar Chopra
3) K N Shanth Kumar
4) M. P. Veerendra Kumar
K.NSHAnth Kumar
228. World Economic Forums summer Davos held in which country in Sep 2013?
1) Switzerland
2) China
3) Japan
4) Russia
China

229. First Sree Narayan Guru Global Secular & Peace Award 2013 was presented to whom in Sep 2013?
1) Shashi Tharoor
2) P Chidambaram
3) Oommen Chandy
4) Kapil Sibal
Shashi tharoor
230. Which country is giving financial and technical aid for the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial
Corridor Project (approved by the DMIC in Sep 2013)?
1) UK
2) USA
3) Japan
4) Russia
Japan
231. Which Indian PSU Company was awarded Indira Gandhi Official Language Award for propagation of
Rajbhasha ( Official Language) in the company by the Union Government of India on Hindi Divas in Sep 2013?
1) NTPC
2) ONGC
3) HPCL
4) BHEL

NTPC
232. Indias unemployment rate stood at _________ in 2012-13
1) 4.9%
2) 4.7%
3) 5.3%
4) 3.6%
4.7
234. Which Indian state overtook Kerala to become the most letrate state in India, announced in Sep 2013?
1) Goa
2) Tripura
3) Sikkim
4) Punjab
tripura

236. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has formed a nine-membered committee to examine the
recommendations made by theTRAI on pricing of spectrum in 800, 900 and 1,800 MHz bands in Sep 2013.
Who will chair the committee?
1) Anil Kaushal
2) S. C. Misra
3) M.F Farooqui
4) Annie Moraes
anil kaushal
237. India has anounced to build its first strategic oil storages in three locations in Sep 2013. Which in the list
is not among them?
1) Visakhapatnam
2) Padur
3) Mangalore
4) Panaji
panaji

239. The Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of India allotted
Customized Pin Code of 110 201 to ___________ in Sep 2013.
1) The Ministry of Finance
2) The Delhi High Court
3) The Supreme Court
4) Rashtrapati Bhavan
Supreme court
240. India has slipped to 60th position in terms of its competitiveness globally, while
Switzerland has retained its top rank, as per the annual Global Competitiveness Report
2013-2014 published in Sep 2013. Which org publishes the report every year?
1) World Bank
2) International Monetary Fund
3) World Economic Forum
4) World Trade Organization
World economic forum
211. International Olympic Committee has voted to reinstate which of the following games from Olympic 2020
onwards in Sep 2013?
1) Baseball
2) Golf
3) Cycling
4) Wrestling
wrestling
212. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authoritys (IRDAs) insurance repository
system was launched in Sep 2013 to provide policyholders the facility to keep insurance policies in electronic
form. This is situated in which city?
1) Bangalore
2) Hyderabad
3) Bhopal
4) New Delhi
hyderabad
213. Which of the below telecom company has recently completed the biggest deal ever in telecom industry
(USD 130 billion) in Sep 2013?
1) Telenor
2) AT&T
3) Vodafone
4) Airtel
vodafone
214. What is the name of the largest volcano that has been discovered in the Pacific Ocean in Sep 2013?
1) Tamu Massif
2) Kilimanjaro
3) Mauna Loa
4) Ichinsky
Tamu massif

215. Naval 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.
1) Mumbai
2) Visakhapatnam
3) Kochin
4) Puduchery
Vishakhapatnam

216. Which country has announced to promote womenomics in Sep 2013 and give over $3 billion of official
development assistance (ODA) in the next three years targeting womens participation in society and the
empowerment of women?
1) UK
2) Germany
3) Japan
4) France
Japan

217. Who has been appointed the new director general of Directorate General of
Hydrocarbons (DGH) in Sep 2013?
1) BN Talukdar
2) Nishi Vasudeva
3) Rajiv Nayan Choubey
4) Archana Bhargava
BN talukdar
218. Which Indian IT Services Company has launched first all-female business process
outsourcing (BPO) centre in Saudi Arabia in partnership with GE and Saudi Aramco in
Sep 2013?
1) Tech Mahindra
2) Wipro
3) Infosys
4) TCS
TCs

219. Which actress will be honoured with Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award for her
remarkable career in cinema (announced in Sep 2013)?
1) Kamini Kaushal
2) Nirupa Roy
3) Asha Parekh
4) Waheeda Rehman
Kamini kaushal

220. The AITA has appointed whom as the new non-playing captain of the Davis Cup team in Sep 2013?
1) Ramanathan Krishnan
2) Vijay Amritraj
3) Ramesh Krishnan
4) Anand Amritraj
Anand amritraj


1. Ronjan Sodhi received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award 2013. He is associated with which sport?
1) Hockey
2) Wrestling
3) Shooting
4) Football
Shooting

2. Who has been appointed as Indias new foreign secretary in August 2013?
1) Ranjan Mathai
2) Sujatha Singh
3) L C Goyal
4) Nirupama Rao
Sujata Singh
3. Who has been appointed the managing director and chief financial officer of the State Bank of India (SBI) in
August 2013? She is the first woman managing director at SBI.
1) Usha Ananthasubramanian
2) Shubhalakshmi Panse
3) Arundhati Bhattacharya
4) Archana Bhargava
arundhanti bhattacharya
4. Who took oath as Irans seventh President in August 2013 after winning Presidential election?
1) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
2) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Khamenei
3) Hassan Rouhani
4) Mohammad Khatami
hassan rouhani
5. The executive committee of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS) has approved a proposal to increase
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from current 26% to _______ in print media in August 2013.
1) 100%
2) 76%
3) 49%
4) None of These
49%
6. The Government raised foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to ______ in the telecom sector in August
2013.
1) 74%
2) 100%
3) 51%
4) 85%
100%
7. Hiroshima Day is observed on __________________.
1) 8-August
2) 6-August
3) 9-August
4) 18-August
6 aug
8. Who took over as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Central Bank of India in August 2013?
1) V Kannan
2) Rakesh Sethi
3) Rajeev Rishi
4) None of These
Rajeev rishi
9. Who has been appointed as the US ambassador to United Nations in August 2013?
1) Samantha Power
2) Susan Rice
3) M.F Farooqui
4) Annie Moraes
Samantha Power
10. V Dakshinamoorthy passed away in Chennai in August 2013. He was a famous
1) Author
2) Director
3) Actor
4) Music Director
Music director
11. What is the name of Indias first indigenously built nuclear-powered submarine whose Nuclear Reactor
went critical in August 2013?
1) INS Vikrant
2) INS Arihant
3) INS Vikram
4) INS Aakrosh
Ins arihant

12. Who has been appointed as the new Director of National School of Drama in August 2013?
1) Waman Kendre2
2) Anuradha Kapur
3) Girish Karnad
4) None of These
Waman kendre

13. Who broke a world record after winning the 100 metres in 1 minute and 4.35 seconds at the 15th FINA
World Championships held in Barcelona, Spain in August 2013?
1) Ruta Meilutyte
2) Katie Ledecky
3) Katinka Hossz
4) Yuliya Yefimova
Ruta meilutyte

15. Which Indian badminton player received Arjuna Award 2013 (Presented in August 2013)?
1) PV Sindhu
2) Saina Nehawal
3) Ratchanok Intanon
4) Parupalli Kashyap
pv sindhu
16. Indias junior girls hockey team secured ________ position in the junior women hockey World Cup held in
August 2013. Best ever performance by girls hockey team.
1) Third
2) Fourth
3) Second
4) Fifth
3rd
18. Organ Donation Day is observed on __________________.
1) 12-August
2) 11-August
3) 9-August
4) 6-August
6 august
19. Which Country unveiled its biggest warship since World War II named Izumo in August 2013?
1) South Korea
2) Japan
3) China
4) North Korea
Japan

20. Whon won the Zimbabwe Parliamentary Election held in August 2013 to become next President of the
South African Nation?
1) Welshman Ncube
2) Morgan Tsvangirai
3) Robert Mugabe
4) Tendai Biti

22. Which Indian is all set to become the global CEO of the 2,245-million Italian sugar confectionery maker
Perfetti Van Melle, the first non-Italian to head the privately held firm?
1) Sameer Suneja
2) Sanjiv Mehta
3) Santosh B Nayar
4) None of These
Sameer suneja
23. Telecommunication major Vodafone India in association with which bank has started a unique money
transfer and payment service M-Pesa in August 2013?
1) HDFC bank
2) ICICI bank
3) Axis Bank
4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
iCICI

24. Who won the Gujar Mal Modi Award for Science and Technology 2013 in August 2013?
1) Vinod Prakash Sharma
2) Prof. P.Balaram
3) Dr. Anil Kakodkar
4) Prof. K.S. Valdiya
Vinod Prakash Sharma
25. Which Indian athlete won gold medal at the IWF World Masters weightlifting championships, held in Turin
in August 2013?
1) Mirabai Chanu Saikhom
2) Akshay B. Gaikwad
3) Sudhakar Jayant
4) None of These
Sudhakar jayant

26. Jeffrey P Bezos agreed to acquire the newspaper assets of the Washington Post Company for USD 250
million in August 2013. He is founder and Chief Executive Officer of which company?
1) eBay
2) Yahoo
3) Amazon
4) None of These
Amazon
27. Who took charge as the Executive Director of the Union Bank of India in August 2013?
1) Rakesh Sethi
2) R K Malla
3) M S Raghavan
4) Rajeev Rishi
rakesh sethi
28. World Senior Citizens Day is observed on __________________.
1) 8-August
2) 6-August
3) 9-August
4) 18-August
8 aug
29. Parliament has approved the new Companies Bill in August 2013. As per the new bill, Companies have to
spend at least ______ of their average profits in the last three years towards Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR) activities.
1) 2.5%
2) 1%
3) 2%
4) 3%
2
30. Euro zone economic growth stood at __________ in the second quarter (April-June) of 2013.
1) 0.1%
2) 0.3%
3) 0.2%
4) 0.5%
0.3
31. Indias overall inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index stood at ________ in July.
1) 5.96%
2) 5.79%
3) 4.7%
4) 4.91%
5.79

32. Which Indian badminton player has created history by becoming the first Indian woman singles player to
win a medal at the World Badminton Championships held at Guangzhou, China in August 2013?
1) PV Sindhu
2) Saina Nehawal
3) Ratchanok Intanon
4) Parupalli Kashyap
PV sindhu
33. Indias Retail inflation, measured by Consumer Price Index, stood at _______ in July.
1) 9.87%
2) 9.39%
3) 9.64%
4) 9.85%
9.64
34. Yahoo Inc has appointed which veteran technology executive and Silicon Valley investor as its new
chairman in August 2013?
1) Alfred J. Amoroso
2) Stratton Sclavos
3) Maynard Webb
4) Roy J. Bostock
Maynard webb
35. Saba Anjum received the Arjuna award 2013, presented in August 2013. She is associated with which
sport?
1) Hockey
2) Wrestling
3) Shooting
4) Football
hockey
36. Usain Bolt won how many gold medals of the 14th IAAF World Championships held in August 2013?
1) One
2) Two
3) Four
4) Three
Three gold

37. Who won the Cadet Girls singles title at the Guatemala Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis championships
held in August 2013?
1) Neha Aggarwal
2) Mouma Das
3) Sagarika Ghosh
4) Meena Parande
Sagarika ghosh
38. Indias Trade deficit stood at _________ in July (published in August 2013).
1) USD 15.75 billion
2) USD 13.43 billion
3) USD 12.27 billion
4) USD 11.35 billion
12.27
39. International Youth Day is observed on __________________.
1) 21-August
2) 16-August
3) 12 -August
4) 18-August
12 august
40. India has signed a loan agreement with the World Bank worth of _________ for its Low Income Housing
Finance Project in August 2013.
1) USD 50 million
2) USD 150 million
3) USD 100 million
4) USD 200 million
100 million