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1. Which team won the Vijay Hazare trophy 2013? Answer. Delhi
3. Who won the Celebrity Cricket League 2013? Answer. Karnataka Bulldozers
4. Who won the WGC Cadillac Championship 2013? Answer. Tiger Woods
5. Who is sworn in as the new governor of Bihar? Answer. DY Patil
6. Who is sworn in as the new governor of Tripura? Answer. Devanand Konwar
7. Who is sworn in as the new governor of Kerala? Answer. Nikhil Kumar
8. Who is sworn in as the new governor of Odisha? Answer. SC Jamir
9. Who is sworn in as the new governor of Nagaland? Answer. Ashwani Kumar, He was the former Director of the CBI.
10. Who is honoured with Indira Gandhi Peace Prize recently? Answer. Ela Bhatt, founder of the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), was presented with theby the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee.
11. Who won the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix? Answer. Sebastian Vettel
12. Which are the two elements that added to the Periodic Table recently? Answer. Flerovium and Livermorium
13. Who was crowned the Femina Miss India World 2013? Answer. Navneet Kaur Dhilon
14. Who won the Miss India International 2013? Answer. Zoya Arfoz
15. Who is the Chairman of National Innovation Council in India? Answer. Sam Pitroda
16. Who is the present Chief Justice of Orissa high court? Answer. Chokalingam Nagappan
17. Name the personalities who have launched global sim card ‘Jaxtr SIM’ for international travelers: Answer. Sabeer Bhatia and Yogesh Patel
Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta . Who won the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize sponsored by the Institute of Physics and Science and Technology Facilities Council? Answer. Xingzi County of Jiujiang City 23. Kerala 21. Deepika Kumari 24. David Beckham 22. Which Indian state made Malayalam must for its government jobs? Answer. Sugathakumari 20. Where in China 48 metre high Buddha statue was built? Answer.18. When is the First International Happiness Day celebrated? Answer. Who was named ‘Sportsperson of the year’ by Tata Steel for her achievements on the occasion of 174th birth anniversary of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata? Answer. 20th March 2013 19. Who was sworn in as Kenya’s 4th president? Answer. Who is named as world’s richest footballer with a net worth of $260 Million? Answer. Who is chosen for Saraswati Samman award 2013? Answer. Anil Ananthaswamy 25.
Which country will host ICC World T20 2014? Answer. Who won the gold medal in the men’s triple jump in the season opening Indian Grand Prix? Answer. Renjith Maheswary 30. Who is elected as president of Paraguay? Answer. Tamam Salam 28. Which former British Prime Minister popularly known as the ‘Iron Lady’ passed away on April 8? Answer. Margaret Thatcher. Bangladesh 29. Who is appointed as President of International Chamber of Commerce? Answer. Rajan Bharti Mittal 31.26. 27. Horacio Cartes 32. Note: She was the longest serving British prime minister (1979-1990) of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. Shakuntala Devi . she died on 21st April 2013? Answer. Who is the lady popularly known as "Human Computer". Who is appointed as Prime Minister of Lebanon? Answer.
37. World Health Day was Celebrated on 7th April. 34.33.18 mg/cubic centimetre. under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO). Note: World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7. will be the 44th recipient of the top most film award in India. Who is elected as the President of Venezuela recently? Answer.16 mg/cubic centimetre. 36. 35. Who got the Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012? Answer. Nicolas Maduro . The graphite aerogel was developed by German scientists last year with a density of 0. 38. Desmond Tutu. Who won the Prestigious Templeton Prize 2013? Answer. Note: South Africa’s Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has won “2013 Templeton Prize” for his lifelong work in promoting love and forgiveness. She is the first pistol shooter from India who won the Gold in World Cup. The 93 year old actor. She defeated Kyeongae Kim 8-6 in 25m pistol final. breaking the previous record of the world’s lightest material held by graphite aerogel. Who developed the world’s lightest substance recently? Answer. popularly known as Pran. Scientists at Zhejiang University produced the solid material which has a density of only 0. Rahi Sarnobat won a Gold medal in 25-M Pistol Event Note: Rahi Sarnobat clinched the first gold for India in International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Korea on 5 April 2013. Hindi film actor Pran Krishan Sikand got the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2012. Chinese scientists have developed the world’s lightest substance “carbon aerogel” with a density only one sixth of that of the air.
World Earth Hour was observed from 8. The recently announced National Tourism Award 2011-12 for the Best Rural Tourism Project has been bagged by: Answer.40. March 22 45. Najib Mikati. March 24 46. who resigned recently was the Prime Minister of: Answer. Tripura. Lebanon 47. Which are the three North Eastern states where new High Courts have been set up? Answer. March 23 44. The President of Bangladesh who passed away recently? Answer. Zillur Rahman 42. World Water Day was observed on: Answer. World Tuberculosis Day was observed on: Answer. Kumarakom . Meghalaya and Manipur 43. The 2013 SAARC literature festival was hosted by which place? Answer.30PM to 9.30PM On: Answer. Agra 41.
Carlos Slim (Mexico) 54. Karan Singh (2011) and Sharad Yadav (2012) 53. as per the ranking released by the Forbes Magazine? Answer. The president of Egypt who visited India recently? Answer. Arun Jaitley (2010). The famous Kathakali artist and Padmabhushan recipient who passed away recently? Answer. Who is the richest person of the world. Mohamed Morsi 49. Who has been appointed as the chairman of Lalit Kala Academy? Answer. Who are the three personalities recently selected by the Indian Parliamentary Group for the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award? Answer.48. Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty 52. Asoke Kumar Mukerji 51. Which team won the recently held Santosh Trophy Football tournament? Answer. Chinua Achebe 50. The renowned African novelist and author of ‘Things Fall Apart’ who passed away recently? Answer. Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair 55. Services . Who is appointed as India’s new permanent representative to the United Nations? Answer.
Which Indian Research Centre has announced that it is currently developing the largest magnet in the World? Answer. The president of India was the Chief Guest at the Independence Day celebrations of ……………. Paan Singh Tomar (Hindi) directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia 63. The newly released Book. Who has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tripura for the fourth consecutive time? Answer. “Walking With Lions. Manik Sarkar 57. India’s first indigenously developed subsonic cruise missile: Answer. The magnet. weighing 50. Natwar Singh 59. was selected as the best feature film for the 60th National Film Awards? Answer..56. Answer. …………. The test firing of the missile on March 12 achieved partial success. on March 2012. is being developed for the Neutrino Observatory to be set up in Tamilnadu. Which state assembly has started year long celebrations to mark 50 . K. Mauritius 61. Nirbhay. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. Tales from a Diplomatic Past” is written by: Answer. 62. 58.000 tonnes.
Australia 69. The current winners of Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament? Answer. Who has been elected as the new chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)? Answer. . Who has been appointed as the President of the People’s Republic of China? Answer. It has a capacity of 140 MW. 65. Finland. Gopalakrishnan 66. He is the first non American World Editor in TIME’s history. directed by Renjith 70. Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang has been appointed as the country’s new Prime Minister. Bobby Ghosh. The Indian who has been appointed as the World Editor of the Time Magazine? Answer. 67. Spirit. The world’s largest biogas plant has been inaugurated in? Answer.years of its inception? Answer. S. Which Malayalam film bagged the National award for the best film on social issues? Answer. Goa 64.
The 5th BRICS summit was recently held at: Answer. Uttar Pradesh 73. Odisha. Which gulf country has recently enforced the new labour law named ‘Nitaqat (Naturalisation)’. The Supreme Court of India rejected the plea of the Swiss based drug company …………… to patent the cancer drug called Glivec. which affects a huge number of Indians working there? Answer.. 75. Durban. Saudi Arabia 78. South Africa (March 26-27). 1936. Answer. Russia. the veteran film actor who passed away recently. had made her debut at the age of 10 through the Tamil movie…………. Dadri. Giulio Terzi 76. Sukumari. The Italian foreign minister who resigned over the government’s decision to return the two Italian marines to India? Answer. Which state celebrated its foundation day as Utkal Divas on April 1? Answer.71. Novartis 77. The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) commissioned its first solar power plant in: Answer. China and South Africa. India. 72. Note: The member states of BRICS are Brazil. Note: It was established as a province in the British India on April 1. Answer. Oru Iravu .
The Kerala State award for the Best feature film was bagged by the movie .79. Twenty One. Tunisia 83. 84. has resigned after failing to form a non-partisan government. on Feb 18? Answer.. The Government of Kerala has recently amended the Kerala Abkari Act by raising the age for buying and selling liquor to …………. In which state has the NTPC decided to set up India’s first geothermal plant? Answer. the Prime Minister of …………. The age limit was previously eighteen. I Am Malala 80. Answer. World Autism Awareness Day was observed on: Answer. Kerala Government’s highest literary honour. Answer. April 2 81. Chhattisgarh 82. Atoor Ravi Varma 85. Malala Yousafzai has recently signed a deal to publish her autobiography titled …………. Answer. Hamadi Jebali. Who was presented with Ezhuthachan Puraskaram.. …………… has been declared as the first e-district in Kerala? Answer. Ernakulam 86.
The Ministry of Forests and Environment of India has given clearance to the Tawang Hydroelectric Project Phase II. …………. 89. Pyeong Chang. South Korea. Started trading shares on February 11. This is India’s third national level stock exchange. Celluloid. He replaced Mahela Jayawardene. Answer. The Special Olympics World Winter Games was held from Jan 29 to Feb 5 in: Answer. the parliament attack convict: Answer.…………… Answer. World’s tallest Mahatma Gandhi statue was unveiled on Feb 15 in: . 87. Operation Three Star 90. Angelo Mathews has been appointed as the captain of the Cricket team of: Answer. 88. Srilanka. The code name given to the entire plan of the execution of Afsal Guru. India’s new stock exchange. after Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE). MCX-Stock Exchange (MCX-SX) Note: MCX stands for Multi Commodity Exchange. Arunachal Pradesh 91. Read more about Kerala State Film Awards 2013 Here. In which state is the project situated? Answer. 92.
Krishnakumar Natarajan 98. Pakistan 99. World Health Day was observed on: Answer. Patna. the newly launched programme by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of India stands for: Answer. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Which Booker prize winning novelist and screenwriter known for the novel ‘Heat and Dust’ passed away recently? Answer. National Programme for the Health Care of the Elderly. April 7 96. Bihar 94. Rafael Correa has been re-elected for a third time as President of: Answer. 102. Who has taken over as the new Chairman of NASSCOM (National Association of Software Services Companies)? Answer. Ecuador 95.Answer. India started Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility from April 1 for the senior citizens of which neighboring country? Answer. 100. Miss Universe 2012 is: . NPHCE.
Ang Lee 107. The Director of Film ‘Life of Pi’? Answer. The new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh is: Answer. The recipient of Bharath Muni Samman 2012 is: Answer. Pranab Mukherjee: The All Season Man was written by whom? Answer. Hema Malini 104. Olivia Culpo 103.Answer. Sukhendu Sekar Ray 105. ‘Broken Republic’ was written by: Answer. Arundhati Roy . Shuhaib Aktar 110. Subash Joshi 109. ‘Controversially Yours’ was written by: Answer. The new Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) is: Answer. Ranjith Sinha 108. Virbhadra Singh 106. The new Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is: Answer.
K 116. ‘A Promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.K Gujral’s autobiography is: Answer. China 113. which country. At which location. Chile . I. India’s first all Women Post Office was recently inaugurated? Answer. Recently.111. Which country is set to launch first solid fuel rocket by 2016? Answer. the giant Atacama Large Millimeter/sub millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope is unveiled? Answer. Abhay. Which Indian was awarded SAARC Literature Award in 2013? Answer. Recently. Matters of Discretion 112. who was re-elected for a second term as IAEA Chief? Answer. New Delhi 114. which state government has announced a new scheme called Kanyasri Prakalpa. West Bengal 117. to encourage girls towards higher education? Answer. Yukiya Amano 118.’ 115. Which was the theme for ‘International Women’s Day 2013’? Answer. Recently.
. is considered by many economists to be second only to the Nobel Prize. After 22 years? Answer: Somalia 4.. 5.119..... What is the full form of NOFN? Answer: National Optical Fibre Network.. . Ravuri Bharadhwaja for his contributions to Telugu literature.. the developer of the first successful oral vaccination for Polio passed away recently? Answer: Hilary Koprowski 3. Who is selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2012? Answer..J Kurien 2... The international Monetary Fund has recently recognized the Government of ..000 Gram Panchayats in the country through Optical Fibre Cable. Who has been elected as the chairman of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD)? Answer: P...50. . The award often described as the ‘Baby Nobel’...... MAY 2013 1. The scheme recently approved by the Union Government will connect 2. The Indian-American economist who won the John Bates Clark Medal 2013? Answer: Raj Chetty John Bates Clark Medal is awarded by the American Economic Association.
who had sung around 3000 songs in Kannada. The veteran play back singer . Malayalam and Tulu passed away on 14th April? Answer: P.. the ruler of the erstwhile kingdom of Travancore is being celebrated now? . which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2013? Answer: Adam Johnson 8.... The 200th birth anniversary of . Who wrote the novel ‘The Orphan Master’s Son’.. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the State Child Rights Commission. Which power generation company has recently been conferred with the ‘Mini Ratna Category 1’ status by the Government of India? Answer: North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) 7.. Who has been elected as the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)? Answer: Takehiko Nakao (Japan) 12.... Hindi... World Earth Day was observed on: Answer: April 22 10. Tamil....... Telugu. What was the theme of 2013 World Earth day (April 22)? Answer: The face of climate change 11.6..B Srinivas 9. Kerala? Answer: Neela Gangadharan 13..
which state accounts for the largest number of mobile subscribers in India? Answer: Uttar Pradesh 20. Which Indian has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce? Answer: Sunil Bharti Mittal 15. It is the largest infrared space telescope ever built. National Civil Services Day was observed on: Answer: April 21 19. Who is sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Italy? Answer: Enrico Letta 17. According to the data released by the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India).Answer: Swati Tirunal 14. The famous Indian Violinist who passed away on April 22? Answer: Lalgudi Jayaraman 16.K Bharat Bhooshan . Who has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Kerala? Answer: E. The space observatory of the European Space Agency which stopped functioning recently? Answer: Herschel. 18.
25% 23. The Reserve Bank of India on May 4 reduced the Repo rate to: Answer: 7. Where in Haryana India’s first defence university is to be setup? Answer: Gurgaon 24. Who is the new Prime Minister of Nepal? Answer: Khil Raj Regmi 25. 22.21. Who is the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India? Answer: Shashi Kant Sharma . Who becomes the first woman speaker of Bangladesh? Answer: Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury 28. World Asthma Day was observed on: Answer: May 7 Note: The First Tuesday of May is observed every year as World Asthma Day. Who is the new president of Bangladesh? Answer: Abdul Hamid 27. Who is the new Prime Minister of North Korea? Answer: Pak Pong-ju 26.
Najib Razak has been sworn in for a second term as the Prime Minister of: Answer: Malaysia 36. Which Indian shuttler has won the Malaysia Open Women’s title? .. What was the theme of 2013 International Biological diversity Day (May 22)? Answer: Water and Biodiversity 31. 35. World Press Freedom Day was celebrated on: Answer: May 3 33. has been recognized as the World’s smallest movie ever created? Answer: A Boy and His Atom..... The movie named …… produced by IBM Research. magnifying them 100 million times.29...7% 32... 34. The one minute movie was made by moving carbon monoxide atoms viewed through a Scanning Tunneling Microscope. Who become the first Pakistani women to scale the Everest? Answer: Samina Baig 30. She has been imprisoned for more than a year branded as Terrorist. Who was honoured by this year’s UNESCO-Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Award? Answer: Reeyot Alemu (Ethiopia). The Reserve Bank of India has projected a GDP growth percent of . for 2013-14? Answer: 5.
Which country signed new constitution into law on 22nd May 2013? Answer: Zimbabwe 44. Sindhu 37.... Who won the 5th Man Booker International Prize? Answer: Lydia Davis .... Who got the ISRO Young Scientist Award 2013? Answer: Jenita Mary Nongkynrih from Meghalaya 40... Are nominated by India for World Heritage Site status in 2013...Answer: P.. Who is sworn in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka? Answer: Siddaramaiah 41. Answer: Hill Forts in Rajasthan and the Great Himalayan National Park. Who becomes the first Indian amputee to conquer Mt Everest? Answer: Arunima Sinha 43.. and . The Indian discus thrower who clinched gold in the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Challenge Meet held in Kingston? Answer: Vikas Gowda 39... ... Government of India will observe Year 2013 as: Answer: Water Conservation Year 42. 38...
Who is crowned as the Miss India Worldwide 2013? Answer: Nehal Bhogaita. making her the first deaf to win the beauty pageant. Who is appointed as the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court? Answer: Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta Download Current Affairs May 2013 in PDF file .45. Britain’s Nehal Bhogaita has won the title of Miss India Worldwide. 46.
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