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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 13 November 2013

1. Prices of almost all everyday products and services, from food to footwear and movie tickets to medicines, saw a sharp rise in October, pushing retail inflation to the highest in seven months indicating Indians are paying some of the highest prices in recent times for virtually everything. As per the data released on 13th Nov 2013, what is the current retail inflation which is measured by CPI (consumer price index)?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] 10.09 %
[B] 9.9 %
[C] 8.7 %
[D] 8.2 %

2. A spectacular and rare orange diamond, the largest known gem of its kind, was on Tuesday auctioned off for a record sum in Geneva. The deep orange gemstone, which was found in South Africa, weighs a whopping 14.82 carats. The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has handed it the top rating for coloured diamonds: "fancy vivid". What was the winning price quoted for this gem?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] $21.5 million
[B] $31.5 million
[C] $34.5 million
[D] $41.5 million

3. India's antitrust regulator Tuesday approved Jet Airways (India) Ltd's plan to sell a 24% stake to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, moving the first investment by a foreign airline in an Indian carrier closer to completion. The approval from the regulator followed the Oct. 3 approval by an India cabinet of ministers of the about 20 billion rupees ($312 million) deal. Who is the regulator in India?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Foreign Investment Commission of India
[B] Foreign Trade Commission
[C] Foreign Investment Promotion Board
[D] Competition Commission of India

4. Google's which star product powered by 'Android Kit Kat' is expected to be available to their Indian audiences by the end of this month?
[Category: Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Nexus 1
[B] Nexus 5
[C] Citrus 3
[D] Citrus 5

5. Who becomes the youngest motorcyclist to win the 2013 MotoGP World Championship at the age of 20 on 10th November 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Marc Marquez
[B] Jorge Lorenzo
[C] Casey Stoner
[D] Valentino Rossi