1. Indian Current Affairs Quiz March 2013

Through current affairs online test series, currentaffairsindia.info presents the most relevant model questions on Indian Current Affairs. These questions are applicable to Civil Service Prelims(CSAT 2013), Railway Recruitment Exams, Bank PO and clerical exams and various other competitive exams. The questions are framed from Government releases, various major news papers etc. Any comments/doubts are welcomed!! 

1. "Shams 1" is in news recently. Which among the following are correct about it?
1. It is one of the world's largest solar power plants opened recently
2. It is situated in the oil-rich city of Abu Dhabi.
3. Shams 1 will serve 20,000 homes and cost an estimated $600 million to build
4. The capacity of the plant is 100-megawatt
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 4 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1 and 3 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

2.Who among the following has won the Sarawathi Samman for the year 2012?
a) Sugathakumari
b) Sunil Gangopadhyay
c) O N V Kurup
d) Chethan Bhagat

3. Which Indian State has the credit of opening the first all women court in our country??
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Maharashtra
d)West Bengal

4. Which company launched its first electric car 'e2o' priced at Rs 5.96 lakh in India?
a) Tata
b) Cheverlet
c) Ford
d) Mahindra

5. Petroleum Ministry has appointed a committee under whom to prepare a roadmap for enhancing domestic production of oil and gas so as to substantially reduce the nation's import dependency by 2030
a) Vikram Shet
b) M Acharya
c) K V Thomas
d) Vijay Kelkar

6. The largest solar power plant in the India till date is opened in
a) Kerala
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Rajasthan

7. Which Indian state has the lowest dropout rate of school students in the country?
a) Kerala
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Karnadaka

8. The latest repo rate is
a) 6.5%
b) 7.5%
c) 8.5%
d) 7.75%

9. Who won the Man Asian Literary Prize for the year 2012?
a) Tan Tweng Eng
b) Orhan Pamuk
c) Jeet Thayil
d) Jiromi Kawakami

10. "The Test of My Life" is the autobiography of which Indian cricketer?
a) Yuvraj
b) Sachin
c) Vinod Kambli
d) Anil Kumble

If you are able to answer 7 questions, your preparation is satisfactory

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