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9. Which drug firm on 25 June 2013 announced that it was given World Health Organisation (WHO) pre- qualification for the anti-malarial tablets which will be launched immediately?

a) Strides Arcolab Pharma

10. Which online travel portal announced in June 2013 that it acquired GateGuru, the mobile resource for airport as well as flight information across the globe?

a) TripAdvisor

11. For which services did the O3b Networks (other 3 billion networks) launch a group of four satellites on 25 June 2013 in a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana?

a) Cheap Internet and Phone Services

12. Scientists in the Month of June 2013 have created the world's first high-definition 3D model of a complete human brain. What is the name of this human brain?

a) Big Brain

14. Scientist in month of June 2013 discovered a complete new species of bird in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh. What is the name of this new species of bird?

a) Cambodian Tailorbird

16. By-election results of five states of India namely Gujarat, Maharashtra, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and ______________ were announced on 5 June 2013.

a) West Bengal

17. The Union Government of India on 7 June 2013 constituted a Standing Council of Experts (SCE) to access global competitiveness of Indian Financial Sector in the _______________?

a) Department of Economic Affairs

_18. The Union government of India on 8 June 2013 decided to launch National Higher education Campaign, named_______________, to focus on equity based development, improvement in teaching-learning quality and research.

a) Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

19. Union government in month of June 2013 has reconstituted the National Advisory Council by including prominent sociologist _________ into the 12-member panel chaired by Sonia Gandhi.

a) Virginius Xaxa

20. Ministry of Rural Development on 7 June 2013 launched a new skill development scheme to offer employment to tribal youth in 24 Naxal affected districts. What is the name of this scheme?

a) Roshni

23. In which city the Asian Athletic Championship is going to held from 3 to 7 July 2013 as declared by Maharashtra on 13 June 2013.

a) Pune

24. Which top seeded Tennis player on 16 June 2013 won Gerry Weber Open Halle ATP final after defeating Mikhail Youzhny of Russia by 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 6-4 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle,Germany.

a) Roger Federer

25. Which country won silver medal at the World Cup (Stage-II) Archery competition in Turkey on 16 June 2013. a) India

26. Name the person who headed the committee constituted by the Union Government of India to give clear definitions to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Institutional Investment (FII) with

an aim of removing the ambiguity from both types of foreign investments. a) Arvind Mayaram

28. Name the latest case in which Supreme Court of India practiced the Scope of Article 21 (Right to Life and Personal Liberty)?

a) Videocon case against three Ugandan citizens

29. Name the person who has been appointed the head of the committee to Examine Indecent Representation of Women in Media Constituted?

a) K Ratnaprabha

_31. Indian Air Force (IAF) received its first of the ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft from United States on 18 June 2013. The first C-17 Globemaster landed at ____________ Airbase in India?

a) Hindan Air Force Station Airbase

32. Name the state that made it mandatory to have an Aadhaar Card to withdraw salary from August for teaching and non-teaching staffs?

a) Maharashtra

33. Name the writer of the book “Ambedkar Speaks (Trilogy)”?

a) Dr. Narendra Jadhav

34. Name the publisher of the book “Ambedkar Speaks (Trilogy)”?

a) Konark Publishers

35. SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India), the market regulator of India on 20 June 2013 notified guidelines for investment advisers and their associated person and made it compulsory for them to get the requisite certifications for them to operate in stock market. Name the body that will offer certifications for being an investment adviser?

a) National Institute of Securities Markets

37. Which global pharmaceutical company received novel antibiotic product Potentox patented from Mexico in June 2013?

a) Venus Remedies Limited

38. National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purpose of joint promotion of corporate as well as securities market governance with which institute?

a) The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

39. Which bank announced on 19 June 2013 that it received a license for opening the representative office in Yangon, Myanmar?

a) The Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India

40. Where did Tata Coffee, the largest plantation company of Asia on 19 June 2013 inaugurate the premium extraction plant?

a) Tamil Nadu

__41. Where was the Early Tsunami Warning System (ETWS) installed? This system is capable to predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.

a) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

42. India and a top US science body in Month of June 2013 have forged an international organization to develop space __________. This is an initiative that has that possibly can solve the humanity’s energy needs and greatly extenuating climate change

a) Solar Power

43. Scientists at Jadavpur University in the month of June 2013 discovered that zinc-doped hydroxyapatite (HAP) which is a calcium phosphate-based bioceramic material has a stimulatory effect on _________ formation. a) Bone

44. What did the 2013 TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) environmental survey published on 3 June 2013 indicated?

a) Air and Water Quality

45. The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) permitted certain companies as well as the research institutes for conducting the field trials of which kinds of crops?

a) Genetically Modified Crops

51. The World Bank in June 2013 slashed its growth forecast for China's economy for 2013 to _________percent from 8.4 percent. In its report, the World Bank stated that the main risk related to China remains the possibility that high investment rates prove unsustainable, provoking a disorderly unwinding and sharp economic slowdown.

a) 7.7 percent

54. India signed an agreement for loan of __________ million US dollars with World Bank for the National AIDS Control Project (NACP-IV) in New Delhi on 18 June 2013. The Objective of the project is to increase safe behaviors among high risk groups in order to contribute to India’s national goal of

reversal of the HIV epidemic by 2017. a) 255

55. When was the Nepal-India Economic Cooperation Programme launched? a) 1951

56. Name the school with which Indian embassy signed an MoU to help in development of the school building in Nepal.

a) Shree Higher Secondary School

58. Name the body of Afghanistan appointed by Hamid Karzai to negotiate with elements of the Taliban for Afghanistan Peace and Reintegration Program.

a) High Peace Council is a body of the

60. High levels of toxic radioactive isotope were found in the groundwater at which nuclear plant of Japan in June 2013?

a) Fukushima Nuclear Plant

62. Where will the Desiccant Enhanced Evaporative or the Devap air-cooling system be first used in India?

a) Nalanda International University

63. Researchers from University of Maryland in third week of June 2013 developed an eco-friendly battery using wood, tin and _________. a) Sodium

64. India in June 2013 offered _______ million Dollars credit to Myanmar for establishing a Special Economic Zone at Sittwe in Myanmar's Buyer's Credit Scheme under National Export Insurance Account? a) 150

65. The cash strapped new Government of Pakistan on 12 June 2013 announced hike of ___________ percent in its defence budget to 627 billion rupees for the fiscal 2013-14?

a) 15

66. The Lower House of the Parliament of Russia on 11 June 2013 approved a bill that stigmatized gay people and banned providing children any information about homosexuality in the country. What is the name of the Lower House of Parliament in Russia?

a) State Duma

67. Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary General has asked the UN Security Council (UNSC) to enhance the strength of ___________ from 900 to its authorized strength of 1250 to maintain the peace along Syria-Israel borders in the Golan Heights.

a) United Nation Disengagement Forces

68. Nuclear Reactors of Areva, the French company will start the production first in China before supplying the production to _____________ in Maharashtra. The French Ambassador to India Francois Richier announced that Areva will facilitate two reactors to China. These reactors are under construction.

a) Jaitapur

69. India and Thailand signed a treaty after two decades of negotiations. Name the treaty?

a) Extradition Treaty

70. Name the organization that has offered help to Pakistan for Polio Vaccination?

a) Rotary International's India National Polio plus Committee

71. The UN Security Council on 31 May 2013 imposed sanctions on the Syrian rebel group,

___________ on account of its links with Al-Qaeda?

a) Al-Nusra Front

72. Parliament of which country that passed a bill that criminalized gay marriage, and made it punishable with a 14-year prison term.

a) Nigeria

73. China and the US agreed mutually to hold high level, regular negotiations on setting standards for ________________.

a) Commercial spying as well as cyber security

80. What is the growth percentage of India's food grain production in last nine years as it went up to 259 million tonnes in 2012-13 from 198.36 million tonnes in 2004-05 which is a result of government initiatives like National Food Security Mission, NFSM, and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana?

a) 30 Percent

81. As per the World Bank report titled Capital for the Future: Saving and Investment in an

Interdependent World released on 3 June 2013 which two countries was forecasted to become the largest investors among various developing nations of the world in the year 2030?

a) India and China

82. The Union Cabinet of India on 4 June 2013 approved the Real Estate (Regulation and

Development) Bill 2013. What is the major objective behind the approval?

a) To set up a regulator for the real estate sector in the country

b) To protecting home buyers from dishonest builders

c) To hear appeals from orders, decisions or directions of regulator and adjudicating officer by Real

Estate Appellate Tribunal.

d) To make all relevant clearances for real estate projects which have to be submitted to the regulator and also displayed on a website before starting construction work.

e) All of these Answer: (e)

83. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 4 June 2013 approved the revival of the Nagaland Pulp and Paper Company Limited (NPPC) with the infusion of Huge fund. What was the amount?

a) 309.38 crore Rupees

85. Name the Cycling Coach of Indian national team, who died in a road accident near Nalgadha village on Noida Expressway in Uttar Pradesh.

a) Ruma Chatterjee

88. Name the 13th seeded Indian Badminton player who on 9 June 2013 clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton trophy by defeating top seed and local favourite Boonsak Ponsana.

a) Srikanth K

91. A new type of which device was designed by three young techies from the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology? This device contains a parabolic reflector that works in conjunction with the drum that contains water.

a) Solar Heater

93. Scientists while analysing fossil records in the Month of May 2013 have discovered a new

_________, which is dated back 66 to 80 million years. Fill in the blank with an appropriate option.

a) Three Horned Dinosaur
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