Current Affairs April 2013

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1. Chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council?
Answer :- C.Rangarajan

2. Name the project for which Prime Minister laid foundation for a project recently in Cochin?
Answer :- Integrated Refinary Expansion Project (IREP) of Bharat Petroleum Kochi Refinery

3. Name the country which is designing software for controlling social media access?
Answer :- Iran

4. Mauritius president who visited recently India whose parents were descents from Bihar?
Answer :- Rajkeswar Purryag

5. 14,833 drummer's ensemble to enter the Guiness World Records in which state?
Answer :- Assam

  • Artist played Khol [ A traditional Assamese musical instrument]

6. Where will being the work to implement world's largest solar telescope?
Answer :- Ladakh

7. Diplomat and good will Ambassadors of India in UNESCO since 2000 passed away recently, who?
Answer :- Madanjeet Singh

8. Centenary session of Indian Science Congress held in ?
Answer :- Kolkata

9. Who selected as the new financial service secretary in Finance Ministry?
Answer :- Rajiv Takru

10. Who preceded Ratan Tata as Chairman in Tata Group?
Answer :- Cyrus Mistry

11. What is IPK, which was recently in news?
Answer :- International Prototype Kilogram

  • Against IPK all the measurements of mass are set. It was first established in 1875
12. First civil air service of the state 'Mantra Airlines' inaugurated recently belongs to which Indian state?
Answer :- Jammu and Kashmir

13. Newely appointed chairman of law commission?
Answer :- Justice D.K.Jain

14.Which country defeated India in the Davis Cup Asia- Oceania Group One First Round?
Answer :- South Korea

15.Who is appointed as the new Solicitor General of India?
Answer :- Mohan Parasaran 
  • Rohinton Nariman has recently resigned this post
16. Who lead Team Mumbai in the Irani Trophy match against Rest of India?
Answer :- Abhishek Nayar 

17. Who became the champions in the Hockey India Leagu , 2013?
Answer :- Ranchi Rhinos
  • They beat Delhi Daredevils 2 - 1 in the final
18. The reowned Malayalam poet who passed away on 11 February?
Answer :- D.Vinayachandran

19. Arjun Munda, Jharkahnd CM had to submit his resignation due to the withdrawal of which party in coalition?
Answer :- Jharkhand Mukti Morcha

20. India Governement announced the postponement of which law it will come into force from April 2016?
Answer :- GAAR (General Anti Avoidance Rule)