Current Affairs Questions November 2013 : Quiz 102

Current Affairs Questions November 2013: Attempt current affairs objective questions on a regular basis to master your general knowledge of current affairs. These Current Affairs Questions are based on the current affairs of November 2013

1)    Where 18th International Children Film Festival of India (ICFFI) was inaugurated recently?
a)    Delhi
b)    Hyderabad
c)    Goa
d)    Bangalore

Answer & Explanation: The city of “Hyderabad” was in news as the 18th International Children Film Festival of India (ICFFI) was inaugurated here recently.

2)    Recently who has been selected for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2013?
a) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
b) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
c) Sheikh Hasina
d) Angela Merkel

Answer & Explanation: “Angela Merkel”, German Chancellor has recently bee selected for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2013.

3) Who has been sworn in as the sixth President of Maldives after defeating the former President Nasheed in the election?
a)  Ajmal Shaikh
b)  Kadir Baith
c)   Abdulla Yameen
d)   Hamid Ansari

Answer & Explanation: “Abdulla Yameen” is in news as he has been sworn in as the sixth President of Maldives after defeating the former President Nasheed in the election.

4)    Who has been crowned the Male World Athlete of the Year, 2013?
a)    Christophe Lemaitre
b)    Justin gatlin
c)    Usain Bolt
d)    Asafa Powell

Answer & Explanation: “Usain Bolt” has been crowned the Male World Athlete of the Year, 2013.

5)    Who has been crowned the female World Athlete of the Year, 2013?
a)    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
b)    Michelle Perry
c)    Lolo Jones
d)    Sally Pearson

Answer & Explanation: “Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce” has been crowned the Female World Athlete of the Year, 2013.

6)    Usain Bolt, Who has been crowned the Male World Athletes of the Year, 2013, belongs to which country?
a)    Kenya
b)    Jamaica
c)    America
d)    South Sudan

Answer & Explanation: Usain Bolt is a “Jamaican” sprinter widely regarded as the fastest person ever.

7)    Which is the capital of Jamica?
a)  Bridgetown
b)  Brussels
c)  Kinshasa
d)  Kingston

Answer & Explanation: “Kingston” is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.

8)    Who has received the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of 2013? The award is instituted by Government of India?
a)    Nirupa Roy
b)    Jaya Bachchan
c)    Waheeda Rehman
d)    Nargis

Answer & Explanation: “Waheeda Rehman” is in news as she has received the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of 2013. The award is instituted by Government of India.

9)    To whom, government has recently conferred Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award.
a)   CNR Rao
b)   Ronamraju Krishna Rao
c)   Shivram Bhoje
d)   Ganapathi Thanikaimoni

Answer & Explanation: Government has recently conferred, Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award on eminent scientist Prof “CNR Rao”.

10) Which is the first sports person who has recently selected for the highest civilian Award, Bharat Ratna?
a)    Vijender
b)    Kapil Dev
c)    Sachin Tendulkar
d)    Abhinav Bindra

Answer & Explanation: Government has recently conferred, Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award to “Sachin Tendulkar”.

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