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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Online Gk Quiz - 21 November 2013

1. The 44th edition of the Indian International Film Festival is started in Goa on 20th November 2013. Who became the first actor to receive the Centenary Award for the Film Personality of the Year, which marks Indian cinema's 100th birthday in IIFF?
[Category: Indian Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Waheeda Rehman
[B] Amitbh Bachchan
[C] Shahrukh Khan
[D] Dilip Kumar

2. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has launched a user-friendly scheme aimed at making purchase of e-tickets easier in the second week of November 2013. The scheme is a rolling deposit scheme wherein the customers will have an account with the IRCTC and deposit money to be used in future for booking e-tickets from its website. What name has been given to the scheme?
[Category: National Current Affairs]
[A] m-wallet
[B] i-wallet
[C] e-wallet
[D] r-wallet

3. Overseas unit of state explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) have signed a memorandum on joint exploration of crude oil with which company on 20 November 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Shell Canada
[B] Petrovietnam
[C] British Petroleum
[D] Qatar Petroleum

4. On 19 November 2013, who was selected for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2013?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Malal Yusufzai
[B] Nelson Mandela
[C] Ban Ki Moon
[D] Dr. Angela Merkel

5. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 19 November 2013 directed Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to provide loans to whom at 7 per cent per annum to avail the benefit of interest rate subvention scheme under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana-Aajeevika (SGSY) scheme?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Women Self Help Groups
[B] Minority Groups
[C] Gram Sabha
[D] Grameen Mahila Sanghtan