Current Affairs March 2013 - 1

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1. In February 2013 , which has become the only private Indian airline to fly to China?
Answer:- Spice Jet

2. 'Water 4 Crops-India' is the joint project of India and which Country?
Answer:- European Union

3. Solomon Island, which are recently affected by a powerful earthquake and tusanmi are located in which ocean?
Answer:- South Pacific Ocean

4. Which is the largest known prime number that is recently found?
Answer:- M57885161

5. Which committee is looking in to the issues regarding certification under the Cinematograph Act?
Answer:- Mukul Mudgal

6. In Republic Day Award 2013, who is the sole Awardee of the Kirti Chakra, the nation's second highest peace time gallantry medal?
Answer:- Major Anup Joseph Manjali

7. Mamatha Scheme, a material benefit scheme is a programme of which state?
Answer:- Odisha

8. Who heads the RBI working group on boosting Export Finance?
Answer:- G.Padmanabhan

9. Who has won the Rs.1 million Skoda Prize 2012, for his contributions to the contemporary art?
Answer:- L.N.Tallur

10. Which is the first state to introduced 'Go Alive' in electricity distribution system?
Answer:- West Bengal

11. Recently, The National Biodiversity Authority has filed the country's first ever bio-piracy criminal case against which company?
Answer:- Monsanto

12. Which state government in India is offering highest sports scholarship in the country by conducting Sports and Physical Aptitude Test(SPAT)?
Answer:- Haryana

13. What is the name of India's fastest super computer that is recently developed the Center for Development of Advanced Computing(C-DAC)?
Answer:- Param Yuva II

14. Which country has been ranked first overall on the World Press Freedom Index 2013?
Answer:- Finland

15.The disputed region Golan Heights is located in which part of the world?
Answer:- West Asia region

16. Recently, the 2013 Sustainable Leadership Award was presented to the President of which country?
Answer:- Seychelles

17. Recently, which country has become the first country to boycott U.N review of it's human rights practices?
Answer:- Israel

18. Which city is the most expensive city in the world as per the report ' The World wide Cost of Living 2013'?
Answer:- Tokyo

19. Which committee has looked in to the maladies affecting the proper functioning of the public distribution system (PDS) in India?
Answer:- Madhawa Committee

20. Ranji Trophy title has been clinched for the record 40th time by which team?
Answer:- Mumbai