Useful Current Affairs Questions
Q1. In the world of computers, what record does China’s ‘Tianhe-2’ currently hold?
Ans. It’s the world’s fastest supercomputer
Q2. Who was voted the player of the Confederations Cup tournament that was won by host Brazil?
Q3. Kevin Rudd is back as the Prime Minister of which country recently?
Q4. Hassan Rouhani is the new President of which Asian country?
Q5. Who was the last Briton to win a senior singles title before Andy Murray?
Ans. Virginia Wade (1977)
Q6. Which World Heritage Site in India was rocked by explosions on July 7, 2013?
Ans. Mahbodhi Temple complex in Gaya, Bihar
Q7. According to the latest Forbes List of “world’s highest paid athletes”, which Indian cricketer is ranked at No. 16 with a total pay of $31.5 million?
Ans. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Q8. Which place in India, home to 1,800 animal species and some most endangered tribes, has recently been designated as a world biosphere reserve by UNESCO?
Ans. Nicobar Island
Q9. On June 4, 2013, which pioneering online retail giant entered the Indian e-commerce market with the launch of its marketplace?
Q10. By winning his 12th Grand Slam men’s singles title at Roland Garros (French Open 2013), which two legends did Rafael Nadal overtake?
Ans. Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver
Q11. Who is the first Indian origin to be appointed as editor of UK national paper, The Independent?
Ans. Amol Ranjan
Q12. Which player won the Women's Singles in French Open, 2013?
Ans. Serena Williams
Q13. Who is the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
Ans. Shashi Kant Sharma
Q14. Which Indian player declare as 'Man of the Series' in Champions Trophy, 2013?
Ans. Sikhar Dhawan
Q15. The 39th G8 summit, 2013 was held in?
Ans. Northern Ireland
Q16. Which player win the 'golden ball' award in Champions Trophy, 2013?
Ans. Ravindra Jadeja
Q17. Who will be the new 40th Chief Justice of India?
Ans. P Sathasivam
Q18. US fugitive edward snowden was a former employee of?
Q19. Who is the winner of 2013 Wimbledon Men's single?
Ans. Andy Murray
Q20. Who is the winner of 2013 Wimbledon Women's single?
Ans. Marion Bartoli