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Monday, 1 July 2013

Current Affairs July 2013 - 1

Current Affairs 2013 for All Competitive Exams | Current affairs Quiz July 2013 | PSC | SSC | UPSC | Current Affairs for Civil Services | Current Affairs for IBPS | SBI | Bank PO | RRB Exams
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1st July 2013 to 8th July 2013
INDIA
1. What is the name of new missile that will replace Prithvi Missile from Indian armed force?
Answer :- Prahar
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2. Who is the Chief of DRDO ?
Answer :- Avinash Chander

3. Prithvi Missile was developed in the year ?
Answer :- 1980 (Under Integrated Missile Development Programme)

4. How many districts included in National Capital Region ?
Answer :- 11 from Haryana, 5 from UttarPradesh and 2 from Rajasthan and National Capital Territory.

5. Who is the next Foregin Secretary of India?
Answer :- Sujatha Singh (Currently she is German Ambassador)

WORLD
1. Who is the President of Australia?
Answer :- Kevin Rudd

2. First Muslim minister in Australian Cabinet?
Answer :- Ed Husic

3. How many women ministers in Australian Cabinet?
Answer :- 6

4. New sainthood delared by Pope Francis ?
Answer :- John Paul II and John XXIII
KERALA
1. First Women Post office opend in Kerala?
Answer :- PNG Junction Sub Postoffice (Thiruvananthapuram)
SPORTS - World and India
1.Which team won the Confederation Cup 2013 title?
Answer :- Brazil (Beat Spain with 3-0)

2. Which Championship will replace ICC Champion Trophy ?
Answer :- World Test  Championship

3. First World Test  Championship to be held at ?
Answer :- England in 2017


ICC Tournaments 2016 -2023
World Test Championship 
2017 :- England
2021 :- IndiaWorld Cup
2019 :- England
2023 :- India
World Twenty20
2016 :- India
2020 :- Australia
Women's World Cup
2017 :- England
2021 :- New Zeland
Women's World Twenty20
2018 :- West Indies
2022 :- South Africa
U19 World Cup
2016 :- Bangladesh
2018 :- New Zeland
2020 :- South Africa
2022 :- West Indies

4. Who is the winner of Formula One British Grand Prix ?
Answer :- Nico Rosberg of Germany
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SPORTS - INDIA
1.First Kashmiri in National Cricket Squard?
Answer :- Parvez Rasool
SPORTS - KERALA
1. National Kalarippayattu Championship 2013 held at ?
Answer :- Thiruvananthapuram 
SCIENCE
1. Which is the First Navigation Satellite of India?
Answer :- IRNSS-1A (Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1A)

2. The rocket launched IRNSS-1A?
Answer :- PSLV-C22

3. Weight of IRNSS-1A?
Answer :- 1425kg


AWARDS - WORLD
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AWARDS - INDIA
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AWARDS - KERALA
  • Nishkama Karmayogi Prize [നിഷ്കാമ കര്മയോഗി അവാര്ഡ് ] :- V.P.Ramachandran
  • Victor Geoge Prize :- Haris Kuttippuram
  • Sarvodayam Kuryan Award :- Dr.George Tayyil
  • T.N.Namboothiri Smaraka Award :- Mani Menon
  • Keli Kerala Prize :- V.M.Ibrahim Kunju and Dr.T.M.Thomas Issac
  • Ambedkar National Excellent Award :- Advocate P.K.Shanthamma 
  • K.V.Kunjiraman Smaraka Samskritha Prathibha Puraskaram :- Dr.K.H.Subrahmanyan
  • V.Karunakaran Nabyar Award :- Deepika Newspaper
BUSINESS
  • Bank Rate :- 8.25%
  • Repo Rate :- 7.25%
  • Reverse Repo Rate :- 6.25%
  • Marginal Standing Facility Rate :- 8.25%
  • Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) :- 4%
  • Statutory Liquidity Rate (SLR) :- 23.0%

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