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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

26 November 2013 Current Affairs Digest

1. On 25 Nov 2013, this airport has announced a uniform set of charges for both international and domestic passengers and airlines to make more use of the capacity of the airport. Sector regulator Airports Economic Regulatory Authority has approved the new rates last week, which will come into effect from January 1, 2014, in the first year. This is the first time in India that any airport has kept uniform charges for both international and domestic passengers. Can you name the airport?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati
[B] Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata
[C] Raja Bhoj Airport, Bhopal
[D] Bengaluru International Airport, Bangalore

2. A powerful burst of hot ash and gravel has erupted from a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia on 25 November 2013. Authorities raised the alert status to the highest level after a series of eruptions from the volcano. Can you name the volcano which erupted on Monday?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Mount Geureudong
[B] Mount Sibualbuali
[C] Mount Tandikat
[D] Mount Sinabung

3. Time has shortlisted 42 global leaders, entrepreneurs and celebrities for its 'Person of the Year 2013' and will announce the winner next month. Which Indian is among Time magazine's shortlisted candidates for its 'Person of the Year' title?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Rahul Gandhi
[B] Sachin Tendulkar
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Sonia Gandhi

4. International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women is observed on 25 November 2013 across the world to raise awareness about violence against women. What was the theme for this day for year 2013?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Grace the Women
[B] Unite to End Violence against Women
[C] Women Empowerment
[D] Enabling Power in Women

5. Who was sworn in as the 22nd Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh by Governor Ram Naresh Yadav at Raj Bhavan, Bhopal on 24 November 2013?
[Category: States Current Affairs]
[A] Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar
[B] Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde
[C] Justice Shivraj V Patil
[D] Justice Sachin Kumar Arsude