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Monday, November 18, 2013

18 November 2013 GK News Current Affairs Quiz

1. According to a new research results published on Sunday 17th Nov 2013, which country has the world's largest active Twitter(microblogging site) users?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Saudi Arabia
[C] India
[D] Germany

2. Narendra Modi addresses 3.5 lakh people in Bangalore who have reportedly registered for the rally by paying an entry fee. This is a historical phenomenon where people are paying money to attend the rally of a Leader instead of getting money to attend it. BJP will donate the amount collected from the rally for the construction of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel statue in Gujarat. How much was the entry fee for the rally on Sunday, 17th Nov 2013?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Rs 5
[B] Rs 10
[C] Rs 15
[D] Rs 20

3. He is the man behind India's maiden Mars mission. He is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority on solid state and materials chemistry. He has published over 1,400 research papers and 45 books. He has been awarded Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, on Saturday, 16 Nov 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Prof CNR Rao
[B] Prof Srinivasan
[C] Satish Dhawan
[D] Prof G D Batra

4. As announced on 18th November 2013, Delhi-based auto component maker has formed a joint venture with Italian busmaker BredaMenarinibus to manufacture luxury buses in India. The Indo-Italian venture will set up a plant at Kosi, near Faridabad in Haryana, and produce 2,000 buses every year initially, as part of a 500-crore investment plan. Can you name the Indian auto component maker?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Minda Group
[B] JBM Auto
[C] Telcon
[D] Automart

5. Who has been named male World Athlete of the Year for a fifth time on 16th November 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
[B] Bohdan Bondarenko
[C] Mo Farah
[D] Usain Bolt