Current Affairs September 2013 Quiz- Useful for IBPS PO Exam (Part-1)
Q1. Which global tech company acquired Finish mobile maker Nokia’s mobile phone business for 5.4 billion euros in September 2013?
Q2. Which IBL team won the inaugural Indian Badminton League held in August-September 2013?
(B)Hyderabad Hot Shot
Ans. (B)Hyderabad Hot Shot
Q3. Which country won the Asia Cup Hockey title held at Ipoh, Malaysia in September 2013?
Ans. (A)South Korea
Q4. Who took charge as the next governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Sep 2013?
(A)Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Ans. (D)Raghuram Rajan
Q5. 8th G-20 Summit in which G20 Country leaders met, held in which country in September 2013?
Q6. Indian Author Sushmita Banerjee, who became famous after her best seller book “Kabuliwalar Bangali Bou” (A Kabuliwala’s Bengali Wife), was killed by Taliban outside her home in _____________ in September 2013?
(D)None of These
Q7. Which Internet company has adopted a new logo (in Purple) for the first time since its founding 18 years ago in Sep 2013?
Q8. Who was conferred the Indira Gandhi peace prize for 2012 by President Pranab Mukherjee in Sep 2013?
(A)Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(C)Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Ans. (A)Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Q9. The Union Health Ministry has announced former Indian cricket team captain _______ as brand ambassador for its National Tobacco Control Campaign in Sep 2013?
Ans. (C)Rahul Dravid
Q10. Who took over as India’s new Chief Information Commissioner in September 2013?
(D)None of These
Ans. (C)Deepak Sandhu
Q11. Which Indian private sector bank launched its ‘Branch on Wheels’ to offer basic banking services in remote areas which have so far been devoid of banking facilities in Sep 2013?
Ans. (D)ICICI Bank
Q12. Which famous Hollywood actress will receive an Honorary Oscar in recognition of her humanitarian work (announced in Sep 2013)?
Ans. (B)Angelina Jolie
Q13. Who was named the skipper of the India ‘A’ side for the unofficial three one-dayers and a Twenty20 game against the West Indies ‘A’ team which visited India in Sep 2013?
Ans. (C)Yuvraj Singh
Q14. Which country won the South Asian Football Federations (SAFF) Championship 2013 held in Kathmandu in Sep 2013?
Q15. Who was chosen to lead the 18-member Indian women’s hockey team in the eighth Asia Cup that was played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 21 to 27, 2013?
(A)Chanchan Devi Thokchom
Ans. (C)Ritu Rani
Q16. Who is the new Prime Minister of Australia who won absolute majority in the National elections held in Sep 2013?
Ans. (A)Tony Abbott
Q17. Indian Author Jhumpa Lahiri’s _______ was shortlisted among the six books for the Man Booker Prize 2013 (announced in Sep 2013).
(A)We Need New Names
(B)The Interpreter of Maladies
Ans. (C)The Lowland
Q18. Who has been appointed as head of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force in Sep 2013?
Ans. (D)Sanjeev Dayal
Q19. Who has been elected as the new President of the International Olympic Committee (IO(C)in Sep 2013?
Ans. (B)Thomas Bach
Q20. IT outsourcing company iGate Corp has appointed whom as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Sep 2013?
Ans. (A)Ashok Vemuri
Q21. 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)?
(B)Karur Vysya Bank
Ans. (B)Karur Vysya Bank
Q22. “International Literacy Day (UNESCO)” is observed on ____________.
Q23. Who won the Italy Grand Prix held in Sep 2013?
Ans. (A)Sebastian Vettel
Q24. Which City won the right to host the Olympic Games in 2020 in Sep 2013?
Q25. Which Financial Company has secured approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIP(B)to set up white-label ATMs in India in Sep 2013?
(A)State Bank of India
Ans. (C)Muthoot Finance
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