Current Affairs Objective Questions January 1 – 7, 2013


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Latest Current affairs Objective type MCQ for Jan 1-7, 2013


1.The direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme, which started in 20 districts on ----------- on a pilot basis.

  1. 1st January 2013

  2. 2nd January 2013

  3. 3rd December 2012

  4. 30th December 2012

2. Who has been awarded with prestigious Aryabhatta Award for the year 2010 by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI) in the last week of December 2012 ?

  1. Saraswat

  2. Dr Ballal,

  3. Muthunayagam

  4. R S Shettian

3.Who has been awarded with prestigious Aryabhatta Award for the year 2011 by the Astronautical Society of India (ASI) in the last week of December 2012

  1. Muthunayagam

  2. Punaroor

  3. R S Shettian

  4. Saraswat

4.Who among the following was honoured with Canada's Highest Civilian Award – "The Order of Canada" in the last week of December 2012 ?

  1. Venkatesh Mannar

  2. Pratibha Ray

  3. Shihab Ghanem

  4. Brian Williams

5.Who took over as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in the first week of January 2013 ?

  1. S. Ramakrishnan

  2. D.K. Jain

  3. S. Raman

  4. P. S. Veeraraghavan

6. Who took over as the Director of Intelligence Bureau on 1 January 2013 ?

  1. Nehchal Sandhu

  2. Kamal Nath

  3. Swatanter Kumar

  4. S.A Asif Ibrahim

7. Earth's oldest fossils from 3.5 bn yrs ago discovered recently in which of the following country ?

  1. India

  2. Australia

  3. China

  4. USA

8. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Inaugurated First Fast-Track Court for dealing with the crimes against females on 2 January 2013 in which of the following place ?

  1. Delhi

  2. Hyderabad

  3. Mumbai

  4. Chennai

9. Who was appointed as the chairman of the 14th finance commission ?

  1. D.K. Jain

  2. Vijay L. Kelkar

  3. YV Reddy

  4. A.M. Khusro

10. Who has been appointed as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India on 3 Jan 2013 ?

  1. Urjit Patel

  2. Ranjit Sinha

  3. Chitra Ramkrishna

  4. Alok Joshi

11. Recently Which state government has launched the " public services Delivery System" for citizens under Right to Public Service Act, 2012 ?

  1. Andhra Pradesh

  2. Kerala

  3. Tamilnadu

  4. Odisha

12. Who among the following was sworn in as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court ?

  1. Justice Amitava Roy

  2. Arun Kumar Mishra

  3. Justice Yatindra Singh

  4. D Murugesan

13. Who among the following was appointed as the Deputy Managing Director of India Yamaha Motor on 2 January 2012 ?

  1. Ranjit Sinha

  2. Masaki Asano

  3. Anil Dev Singh

  4. Ravi Narain

14. US President Barack Obama has signed into law the annual defence policy Bill, authorising how many billions in defence spending for 2013 ?

  1. $ 635

  2. $ 533

  3. $633

  4. $ 630

15. Which state government has announced its plan of launching a Kanyadan Scheme for Bride participants of Mass Marriages ?

  1. Haryana

  2. Andhra Pradesh

  3. Gujarat

  4. Tamilnadu

16. As per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index who among the following is the 18th richest person of the world in 2012 ?

  1. Anil Ambani

  2. Lakshmi Mittal

  3. Mukesh Ambani

  4. Sunil Mittal

17. Which Transport Corporation was awarded with the Lowest Accident Rate Award for 2012 ?

  1. The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)

  2. Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC)

  3. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC)

  4. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC)

18. Padma Bhushan M.S. Gopalakrishnan, died on 3 January 2012 at the age of 82. Who is he ?

  1. Artist

  2. Violinist

  3. Film director

  4. Singer

19. Who among the following became the 19th Most Followed Leader on Twitter ?

  1. PM Manmohan Singh

  2. Sonia Gandhi

  3. Rahul Gandhi

  4. Mamata banerjee

20. Who has received the "Tipperary International Peace Award 2012" ?

  1. Binayak Sen

  2. Dr Sima Samar

  3. Hillary Clinton

  4. Malala Yousafzai

21.The 18th National Level Meeting between Myanmar and India was held on 28 -29 December, 2012 in which of the following place ?

  1. New Delhi

  2. Naypyidaw

  3. Jaipur

  4. Hyderabad

22. Who was bagged the International Cricketer of the Year Award ?


  1. Virat Kohli

  2. Sachin Tendulkar

  3. MS Dhoni

  4. Virender Sehwag

23. The 11th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) was held on 7-9 January, 2013 in which of the following city ?

  1. New Delhi

  2. Jaipur

  3. Kochi

  4. Hyderabad



24. Who among the following won Brisbane International Tennis Title on 6 Jan 2013 ?

  1. Grigor Dimitrov

  2. Roger federer

  3. Nicole Vaidisova

  4. Andy Murray

25. Who has been appointed as Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India ?

  1. P.V. Reddy

  2. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

  3. D.K. Jain

  4. L. Venkatrama Aiyar

Answers:

1) 1 6) 4 11) 4 16) 3 21) 1
2) 3 7) 2 12) 1 17) 1 22) 1
3) 4 8) 1 13) 2 18) 2 23) 3
4) 1 9) 3 14) 3 19) 1 24) 4
5) 1 10) 1 15) 1 20) 4 25) 3

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