Q1. Who has sworn in as Australia's new Prime Minister on 18 September 2013?
Ans. Tony Abbott
Q2. Who became the first Indian-origin contestant to win the Miss America pageant on 15 September 2013?
Ans. Nina Davuluri
Q3. Name the Bollywood actor on 16 September 2013 conferred the Pride of the Nation award for his attempt to raise the sensitive issue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination through his role as a RAW agent in Madras Café film?
Ans. John Abraham
Q4. International Day for the Preservation of was observed on 16 September 2013 across the world to bring awareness about the depletion of Ozone layer in the atmosphere. What is the the year 2013?
Ans. A healthy atmosphere, the Future We Want.
Q5. Who were awarded with Amnesty International's Ambassador of Award for 2013 on 17 September 2013 in Dublin, Ireland?
Ans. Malala Yousafzai and Harry Belafonte
Q6. Name the Indian wrestler who has bagged a bronze medal in the 60 kilogram freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championships held in Budapest, Hungary on 17 September 2013?
Ans. Bajrang Kumar
Q7. Union Government of India on 17 September 2013 hiked the import duty on gold from 10 percent to ......... percent?
Q8. Name the movie which was on 21 September 2013 nominated as India’s official entry to 2014 Oscars in the Best Foreign Film category?
Ans. The Good Road, a Gujarati Movie
Q9. Who was on 19 September 2013 appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court?
Ans. Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant
Q10. Name the version of Finacle, an advanced universal banking solution that simplifies banking operations, launched by Infosys on 18 September 2013?
Ans. Finacle 11E
Q11. Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh and His Highness the Aga Khan, a Swiss-born philanthropist and Muslim spiritual leader, unveiled the restored Humayun’s Tomb on 18 September 2013. Where Humayun’s Tomb is situated?
Ans. New Delhi
Q12. Name the first nationalised bank for women expected to be operational from November 2013 which started the Recruitment Process recently?
Ans. Bhartiya Mahila Bank
Q13. Which club won the 126th Durand Foot ball tournament as it defeated ONGC 2-1 in the final at the Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi on 19 September 2013?
Ans. Mohammedan Sporting club from Kolkata
Q14. Who was on 19 September 2013 named by Tata Steel Ltd as managing director-designate, India and South East Asia?
Ans. TV Narendran
Q15. Union Cabinet on 20 September 2013 approved setting up of a nine million tonne refinery-cum-petrochemical complex by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, HPCL's in which place?
Ans. Barmer in Rajasthan.
Q16. Union Government of India on 20 September 2013 finalised setting up world’s Largest Solar Power Project, the Ultra- Mega Green Solar Power Project in which state of India?
Q17. Which airlines on 20 September 2013 got the all-important no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation to start airline operations in India?
Ans. AirAsia India
Q18. India wrestling team on 20 September 2013 earned a maiden Wrestling World Cup berth on the back of its best-ever sixth-place finish in men’s freestyle at the World Championships. Where was the World Championships held?
Ans. Budapest, Hungary.
Q19. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 20 September 2013 increased the repo rate or the short term lending rate by 25 basis points to ............ per cent with immediate effect?
Q20. Who was elected as the Chairperson of the International Coffee Council recently?
Ans. Jawaid Akhtar
Q21. International Day of Peace observed on 21 September 2013 across the world to recognise the efforts of those who have worked hard to end conflict and promote peace. What is the theme for the year 2013?
Ans. Education for Peace.
Q22. Who was appointed as member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for a five-year term on 21 September 2013?
Ans. Justice Darmar Murugesan
Q23. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Chairman Nandan Nilekani on 20 September 2013 launched its multi-lingual website to reach out to various sections of the society from the UIDAI Tech Centre Bangalore. Name the URL of the website?
Q25. Union Cabinet on 20 September 2013 cleared a proposal for regulating and monitoring the quality of care and education provided to children at play schools and crèches across the country. Name the draft policy?
Ans. National Early Childhood Care and Education (NECCE)