(Premium) Current Affairs MCQs: February 2013

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National Issues:

1. During which Prime minister’s stint Indian Army (Indian peace keeping force) withdrawn from Sri Lanka . Response:
(a) V.P. Singh
(b) I.K. Gujral
(c) H.D. Deve Gowda
(d) P.V. Narasimha Rao

2. Which personality did not get Bharat Ratna Response:
(a) Pandit Ravi Shankar
(b) Bhimson Joshi
(c) Lata mangeshkar
(d) None of these

3. Which of the below is not the deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India ?. Response:
(a) Subir Gokarn
(b) Arvind mayaram
(c) K.C. Chakrabarty
(d) Parthasarathi shome

4. Asia’s largest Blue Lagoon is Response:
(a) Sambhar Lake
(b) Lunar lake
(c) Wembanad
(d) Chilika Lake

5. Sabarimala temple is situated in Response:
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Karnataka


1. Which one ( mention below ) is not a credit rating agency . Response:
(b) CRY

2. Recently to which Country’s central bank R.B.I signed a bilateral swap agreement Response:
(a) South Korea
(b) Malyasia
(c) Japan
(d) Thailand

3. Reserve Bank of India has set up a supervisory college for two banks which is Response:
(b) SBI & PNB
(c) SBI & HDFC
(d) SBI & IDBI

4. Europe’s largest bank is Response:
(a) HSBC
(b) City Bank
(c) Barclays
(d) ABN Amro

5. Word ‘Libor’ is related to Response:
(a) Insurance sector
(b) Health sector
(c) Banking sector
(d) Capital market


1. Recently which Footballer broke German Legend Gerd Mueller’s 40 year old record for the most goals in a calendar year Response:
(a) Cristiano Ronaldo
(b) David Beckham
(c) Lionel Messi
(d) Ronaldinho

2. Rory Mcllroy is a famous player of Response:
(a) Basketball
(b) Golf
(c) Rugby
(d) Polo

3. World Junior Table Tennis Championship recently held at Response:
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Chennai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Banglore

4. India defeated ________ in Men’s final to retain the Title at the third world cup Kabaddi. Response:
(a) Iran
(b) Pakistan
(c) Bangladesh
(d) Sri Lanka

5. Which football Player won world soccer’s world Player of the year award for the third time.? Response:
(a) Louis Figo
(b) Christino Ronaldo
(c) David Bechham
(d) Lionel Messi

In the News:

1. Ranjit Sinha takes over as the new chief of Response:
(a) RAW ( Research & Analysis wing )
(b) IB ( Intelligence Bureau )
(c) SEBI ( Securities and Exchange Board of India )
(d) CBI ( Central Bureau of Investigation)

2. Recently which eminent economist appointed as the adviser to Finance minister P.Chidambaram Response:
(a) Raghuram Rajan
(b) Rakesh Mehra
(c) Parthasarathi Shome
(d) E. Sreedhra

3. Recently Oscar Niemeyer died, he was famous Response:
(a) Architect
(b) Writer
(c) Film Director
(d) Painter

4. Patrick Moore was famous Response:
(a) Astronomer
(b) Writer
(c) Pianist
(d) Musician

5. Mario Monti is the prime minister of Response:
(a) Greece
(b) Germany
(c) Spain
(d) Italy