Sunday, January 27, 2013

Banking Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz: 27 January 2013

1. Who became the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles in the professional era when he won the final match on Sunday, 27th January 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Andy Murray
[B] Novak Djokovic
[C] Roger Federer
[D] Rafael Nadal

2. This bank has been running a branch in Shanghai, China since 2006. Now the bank is opening its second branch in China in Tianjin, the sister city of Beijing. Can you name the bank which is opning its second branch in China?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] State Bank of India
[B] Punjab National Bank
[C] ICICI Bank
[D] Axis Bank

3. Moving a step closer to completing its nuclear triad, India on January 26 successfully test fired a ballistic missile, with a strike range of around 1500 kilometres. The missile was tested from an underwater platform in Bay of Bengal. Nuclear triad is the ability to fire nuclear-tipped missiles from land, air and sea. This missile is part of the family of underwater missiles being developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the Indian strategic forces' underwater platforms. What is the name of this medium range ballistic missile?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] K-2
[B] K-3
[C] K-4
[D] K-5

4. In a horrific tragedy that would raise serious questions about public safety in this country some 200 people, mostly teenagers, were killed in an inferno that swept through a nightclub, Kiss, in Santa Maria, a small city in Rio Grande do Sul, the prosperous southern state of the country. The inferno started during the fireworks show when a band was playing in the club on Saturday night. As fireworks hit the ceiling of the club, packed with 2,000 teenagers enjoying a Saturday night party, the soundproofing material made of foam caught fire and within minutes the club was engulfed in huge flames and thick smoke, with most young boys and girls being asphyxiated or trampled to death. What is the name of the country where this mishap occured on 26th Jan 2013?
[Category: World News Current Affairs]
[A] Argentina
[B] Uruguay
[C] Brazil
[D] Spain

5. A complaint was filed on 27th Jan 2013, by a citizen against author Ashis Nandy for his controversial comments that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt", which he made at the Jaipur Literary Festival. Earlier, an all-party delegation, comprising leaders of MNS, Shiv Sena, BJP, RPI and Dalit organisations, under the banner of Bahujan Samaj Sangharsh Samiti, submitted a memorandum to police seeking registration of complaint against the author. Under which act the complaint was filed?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Prevention of Abuse Act
[B] Prevention of Derogatory Speech Act
[C] Prevention of Atrocities Act
[D] Prevention of Illegal Behaviour Act

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