Current Affairs January 2013 - Part 3

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1. Who took oath as 57th Mexican President?
Answer:- Enrique Pena Neito

2. Catalonia region is seeking independence from which country?
Answer:- Spain

3. Chhaya Mithi Virdi Nuclear Power Plant will come up in which state?
Answer:- Gujarat

4. Who will be the Managing Director and CEO of National Stock Exchange from 1st April 2013?
Answer:- Chitra Ramakrishnan

5. Satipati Sampradaya, a tribal community which is recently in news found in which state?
Answer:- Gujarat

6.Park Guen-hye is slated to become the first female President of Which country?
Answer:- South Korea

7. Who has brought the Miss Universe crown back to the United States for the first time in more than a decade?
Answer:- Olivia Culp

8. Who is the author of the poetry collection 'These Errors are Correct' in English?
Answer:- Jeet Thayil

9. On which date the National Mathematics Day is celebrated in India? 
Answer:- December 22

10. Which is the first state in India to come out with an exclusive Budget for Agriculture?
Answer:- Karnataka

11.Carrefour is a multinational retailer headquartered in which country?
Answer:- France

12. Financle Core Banking and Mc Camish Insurance Products are to be launched by which institution?
Answer:- Infosys

13. The Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) is located in which place?
Answer:- Mysore

14. The UN conference on climate change has agreed to extend the life of the Kyoto Protocol till which year?
Answer:- 2020

15. On which date the Minorities Right Day is observed in India?
Answer:- December 18

16.The first National Museum of Indian Cinema will come up in which place?
Answer:- Mumbai

17.The Megatons to Megawatts Program was launched with the agreement between which countries?
Answer:- Russia and United States of America

18. In which galaxy scientist claimed that they have discovered the biggest ever black hole?
Answer:- Galaxy NGC 1277

19. Which organization has recently launched its e-passbook portal  that enables it's members with active accounts to view and generate their account passbook?
Answer:- Employees Provident Fund Organization

20.Who has become the first Indian to break into the top 10 of the world squash ranking?
Answer:- Dipika Pallikal