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Feb 2013 Current Affairs Questions Answers - 24 Feb 2013

1. The duo of Sania Mirza and a US player clinched the women's doubles title in the 2 million dollar Dubai Duty Free tennis championship on Saturday, 23rd Feb 2013. This is Sania's 16th doubles title in her career and fourth while partnering with US player with whom India's best ever woman tennis player shares a special bonding. Can you name the US player?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Bethanie Mattek-Sands
[B] Nadia Petrova
[C] Katarina Srebotnik
[D] Cara Black


2. A woman has emerged as the Britain's worst serial killer after over 2.5 million criminal records between 1770 and 1934 were placed online by the National Archives and revealed that she murdered 400 babies. The woman was dubbed the 'Angel Maker', a prolific serial killer responsible for the horrific crimes that sent shockwaves through 19th century Britain, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday, 23rd Feb 2013. Can you name the woman killer?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Mary Ann Cotton
[B] Amelia Dyer
[C] Jane Toppan
[D] Amelia Sach


3. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has said inactive pre-paid mobile phone connections cannot be deactivated if they have a minimum balance of Rs. _______ in their account and the time for considering ‘inactive’ will be 90 days. Under the amended regulations, an operator will have to provide facility for reactivating numbers by paying a reasonable amount.
[Category: National News Current Affairs]
[A] 20
[B] 50
[C] 100
[D] 500


4. President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Mamohan Singh witnessed the Indian Air Force's largest "day-dusk-night" firepower demonstration in the Rajasthan desert on Friday, 22n Feb 2013. The exercise which was held at the Pokhran ranges saw the participation of 230 aircraft, including the Sukhoi Su-30MKI, Mirage-2000, Jaguar, MiG-21, MiG-27, MiG-29 and the Hawk advanced jet trainer. What is the name of this Exercise organised by Indian Air Force in Jaisalmer?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Flight Fist 2013
[B] Aero Fist 2013
[C] Force Fist 2013
[D] Iron Fist 2013


5. BJP on Saturday warned the government against going ahead with the ______________ project, saying the sentiments of crores of Hindus are attached to the issue and it will not tolerate any tampering with the Ram Setu. Government is ignoring the recommendations of the RK Pachauri Committee report and going ahead with the project. The Pachauri Committee, which submitted its report to the Supreme Court, has said the shipping channel project is not viable on economic and ecological grounds. Government has rejected the report and maintained that it intends to pursue the project which will cut through the Adam's Bridge, popularly known as Ram Setu.
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] IndoSino Channel
[B] Ramasamudram
[C] Sethusamudram
[D] RamaSethu


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