August 19, 2013 GK Questions

  1. Which political leader launched My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions?
    • Manish Tewari
    • A.P.J Abdul Kalam
    • Rahul Gandhi
    • Narendra Modi

    Answer

    A.P.J Abdul Kalam

  2. Which company planned to Induct 49 Banks as the Shareholders to broaden its Shareholding on 18 August 2013?
    • National Consortium of Pharmacy Technicians(NCPT)
    • Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
    • National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
    • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

    Answer

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

  3. Which Web browser has been translated into around 120 other languages?
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera Mini

    Answer

    Mozilla Firefox

  4. Which Athlete won the world 200m title at the World Athletics Championships?
    • Yohan Blake
    • Tyson Gay
    • Usain Bolt
    • Asafa Powell

    Answer

    Usain Bolt

  5. Which Karnataka Minister said that Ration shops in coastal districts to get biometric machines on 18 August 2013?
    • Education Minister
    • Science Minister
    • Food and Civil Minister
    • Defence Minister

    Answer

    Food and Civil Ministe

  6. Which country troop fired on Indian positions on Saturday midnight along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati?
    • Japan
    • India
    • Bangladesh
    • Pakistan

    Answer

    Pakistan

  7. Which Indian state’s chief Minister announced the retirement age of government employees from 60 to 62 years?
    • Karnataka
    • Jharkhand
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Uttar Pradesh

    Answer

    Madhya Pradesh

  8. What is the name of world’s shortest woman who released biggest book measuring 30×24 feet?
    • Chandra Bahadur Dangi
    • Junrey Balawing
    • Bridgette Jordan
    • Jyoti Amge

    Answer

    Jyoti Amge

  9. Which Indian classical Musician conferred with Basavaraj Rajguru award?
    • Rajiv Taranath
    • Arjun Janya
    • M. S. Baburaj
    • Arun Milan

    Answer

    Rajiv Taranath

  10. Which among the following Zimbabwe cricketer announced his retirement from international cricket on 18th August 2013?
    • Kyle Jarvis
    • Malcolm Waller
    • Brendan Taylor
    • Graeme Cremer

    Answer

    Kyle Jarvis

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