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Month-end current affairs july 2013

Name the Afghan governor and Myanmar women who won Magsaysay awards.
Habiba Sarabi and Lahpai Seng Raw

Name India's first solar powered wireless road traffic controller technology that was unveiled on 24th July 2013.

Name the author who published Tagore Shanasi in Urdu language.
Jamia Millia Islamia

Which country posted trade surplus of $414 million for the month of June 2013?
New Zealand

Which country posted $48 billion trade deficit for the first six months during the year 2013?

21st july 2013 currentaffairsquiz

Who is appointed as coach of Lucknow Warriors owned by Sahara India for Indian Badminton League?
Muhammad Hafiz Hashim of Malaysia

Which country celebrated its national day on 21st July and who was sworn in as 7th king?
Belgium, Prince Philippe

Who became the first Caribbean sports personality to be named brand ambassador of BMW?
Darren Sammy

Name the motorcyclist who died in an accident at the World Supersport Championship race in Moscow.
Andrea Antonelli

Who is appointed as permanent representative by Singapore to the United Nations?
Karen Tan

South Filmfare Awards 2013 winners list,Eega,Sangolli Rayanna,Priyamani,Imman

South Filmfare Awards 2013 winners list

Best Film

Eega (Telugu)

Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (Tamil)

Ayalum Njanum Thammil (Malayalam)

Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Kannada)

Best Director

SS Rajamoulli (Eega) (Telugu)

Balaji Sakthivel (Vazhakku Enn 18/9) (Tamil)

Lal Jose (Ayalum Njanum Thammil) (Malayalam)

Vijayorasad (Sidlingu) (Kannada)

Best Actor (Male)

Pawan Kalyan (Pawan Kalyans Gabbar Singh) (Telugu)

Dhanush (3) (Tamil)

Fahad Fazil (22 Female Kottayam) (Malayalam)

Darshan (Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna) (Kannada)

Best Actor (Female)

Samantha (Eega) (Telugu)

Samantha (Neethane En Ponvasanthan) (Tamil)

Rima Kalingall (22 Female Kottayam) (Malayalam)

Priyamani (Charulatha) (Kannada)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)

Sudeep (Eega) (Telugu)

Thambiramaiah (Kumki) (Tamil)

Biju Menon (Ordinary) (Malayalam)

Atul Kulkarni (Edegarike) (Kannada)

Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)

Amala Akkineni (Life Is Beautiful) (Telugu)

Saranya Ponvannan (Neer Paravai) (Tamil)

Gauthami Nair (Diamond Necklace) (Malayalam)

Suman Rangana…

World Book Capitals 2013 list of countries and cities

World Book Capitals 2001 to 2015 list of countries and cities

Madrid, Spain in 2001

Alexandria, Egypt in 2002

New Delhi, India in 2003

Antwerp, Belgium in 2004

Montreal, Canada in 2005

Turin, Italy in 2006

Bogota, Colombia in 2007

Amsterdam, Netherlands 2008

Beirut, Lebanon in 2009

Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2010

Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2011

Yerevan, Armenia in 2012

Bangkok, Thailand in 2013

Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 2014

Incheon, South Korea in 2015

Under-19s Youth test and ODI july 2013: India vs Sri Lanka schedule

1st Youth Test - 23rd to 26th July 2013

Sri Lanka Under-19s v India Under-19s
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, 10:00 IST

2nd Youth Test -  29th July to 1st August 2013

Sri Lanka Under-19s v India Under-19s
Welagedara Stadium, Kurunegala, 10:00 IST

1st Youth ODI - 4th August 2013

Sri Lanka Under-19s v India Under-19s
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, 10:00 IST

2nd Youth ODI - 6th August 2013

Sri Lanka Under-19s v India Under-19s
Welagedara Stadium, Kurunegala, 10:00 IST

3rd Youth ODI - 8th August 2013

Sri Lanka Under-19s v India Under-19s
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, 10:00 IST

RBI assistant exam July 2013: Important events and possible topics

Miss Moscow 2013, 16th Shanghai International Film Festival, 22nd Mango mela,Nigeria's sports policy 2013, Karnataka's Anna Bhagya scheme, Manchester International Festival, 66th Cannes Film Festival

Return of Infosys chairman, N.R.Naryana Murthy

TRAI's rule, per hour advertisement

Latvia became 18th euro member

Indian Premier League, German Cup, French Open, Wimbledon, Thailand Open, 20th Asian Athletics Championships, 27th edition of Under-13 national chess championship, IAAF World Youth Championships, Asian Beach Soccer Cup, Gothia Cup football tournament

Todays currentaffairsquiz july 2013, warehousing and logistics summit 2013

Who is nominated as America's point person for South Asia by President Barack Obama?
Nisha Desai Biswal

Who quit as New Zealand cricket director?
John Buchanan

Which IT training firm posted a net loss of Rs.9.4 crore for the first quarter ended 30th June 2013?

Where in India a record was created as the first test tube yak calf was born?
National Research Centre on Yak at Dirang in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh

What is the theme of Warehousing & Logistics Summit which will be held in Madhya Pradesh on 20th July 2013?
Building Madhya Pradesh as a distribution hub

Which country launched smart identity document to honour former president Nelson Mandela?
South Africa

Guru Purnima 2013, Bigfatflea festival, July 2013 events, monsoon rally challenge 2013, festivals across India

6th July Zanskar Karsha Gustor

6th July Phyang Tsedup

10th July Rath Yatra

10th to 21st July, 12 day Rath Yatra festival

11th July Korzok Gustor

12th to 14th July Splash monsoon carnival

13-14th July The Big Fat Flea art festival

16th July Karka Sankranti

18th July Dak-Thok Tse-Chu

18th July Sudasha Brata

18-19 July India Market Days, Apparel House, Gurgaon

19th July Aanayoottu

22nd July Guru Purnima

24th to 26th 3-day workshop on disaster management, Ghaziabad

25th to 28th 4-day trade fair for disabled, Delhi

26th to 28th July 2013 3rd edition Bangalore to Goa Monsoon Challenge Rally (1,200 km)

Star Parivaar awards 2013, favourite papa,favourite bhabi,favourite saas

Star Parivaar awards 2013, favourite papa,favourite bhabi,favourite saas

Natik from Yeh Rishta kya Kehlata hai - Favourite Papa

Saraswatichandra from Saraswatichandra - Favourite Beta

Sanjeev Kapoor - Favourite Judge

Baba Sa from Diya aur Badi Hum - Favourite Sarur

Ratan from Veer Ki Ardaas Veera - Favourite Maa

Akshara from Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai - Favourite Bhabi

Veera from Veer ki Ardaas Veera - Favourite Sister

Chai Ji from Veer ki Ardaas Veera - Favourite Family Member

Gopi from Saathiya - Favourite Bahu

Ranvi from Veer ki Ardaas Veera - Favourite Chota Sadaysa

Jai and Maahi from Nach Baliye Season 5 - Favourite Pratioyagi

Kokila Ben from Saathiya - Favourite Saas

Aditya  from Pyaar ka dard hai - Favourite Naya Sadasy Male

Pankhuri from Pyaar Ka dard hai - Favourite Naya Sadasy Female

NASSCOM's 9th Innovation Awards 2013

NASSCOM's 9th Innovation Awards 2013

Business Innovation - Infosys for The Infosys Edge suite of business platforms on the cloud (edge)

Special Recognition
Business Innovation - Phoenix IT Solutions Ltd. for Phoenix mPower Suite (mPower)

Technology Innovation - Vigyanlabs Innovations for "IPMPlus"  Intelligent Power Management software platform (Vigyanlabs)

Process Innovation - Atos India Pvt Ltd for Cloud Orchestration (ATOS)

Technology Innovation - Intuit India for txtWeb (inTuiT)

July 2013 generalawareness updates, spelling mistake recognition pen

Which country's Vice President and Prime Minister has launched Ramadan campaign aiming to provide clothes for 1,000,000 kids?

Which Indian state's electricity board opened innovation zone within its campus to improve the energy situation?

Name the book launched by Sourav Ganguly, a compilation of 175 years of sports writing from the archives of Times of India.
Sporting Times authored by Boria Majumdar

Expand TPDS.
Targeted Public Distribution System

Name the smart pen developed by German scientists which senses a spelling mistake or sloppy handwriting.

List of Banking acts in India,negotiable instrument act,banking regulation act,rbi act

Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

The Bankers Books Evidence Act, 1891

The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934

The Industrial Finance Corporation of India Act, 1948

The Banking Companies (Legal Practitioner Clients' Accounts) Act, 1949

The Industrial Disputes (Banking and Insurance Companies) Act, 1949

The Banking Regulation Act, 1949

The State Financial Corporations Act, 1951

The Reserve Bank of India (Amendment and Misc. Provisions) Act, 1953

The Industrial Disputes (Banking Companies) Decision Act, 1955

The State Bank of India Act, 1955

The State Bank of India Act, 1955

The State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act, 1959

The Subsidiary Banks General Regulation, 1959

The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961

The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970

UN Special Envoy for Global Education's Youth Courage Award 2013 for Education

Ashwini, 21, from Bangalore was awarded for fighting against odds to study and campaigning for other children with disabilities and to enable them to achieve the education they deserve

Razia, 15, from Uttar Pradesh for her contribution to education of children

Urmila, 22, of Nepal for her struggle in the field of girls education

Shazia, 15, of Pakistan Malala's friend who was hurt when Taliban shot Malala last year

Raouia, 12, from Morocco for her fight for right to education and struggle to achieve her goals

Keshob, 18, from Bangladesh for her fight against child marriage

Aminata, 20, from Sierra Leone for campaigning to ensure children in Sierra Leone affected by conflict are able to get education

July 10 days sample generalawareness for lic exam 2013

Who became the first No.11 batsman to score a half-century on test debut?
Ashton Agar

Name the deep cobalt blue, earth lookalike planet discovered by astronomers 63 light years away from earth.
HD 189733b

Who is appointed as UK chief executive of Axis Bank?
Cyril Anand

Which company introduced computer-based programme for JEE and NEET aspirants?
Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited

Expand MIIUS. (Hint: Industrial)
Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme
July 2013

10th july 2013 currentaffairsquiz

Name the Australian national telecom company which is set to outsource 170 jobs to India from October 2013.

Which American company will launch its first real estate project in Pune, India?
Donald Tump's company Trump

Expand HDR. (Hint: Dynamic)
High Dynamic Range

Who will succeed Diwakar Gupta as MD and would become the first woman managing director of State Bank of India?
Arundhati Bhattacharya

Which country qualified for 3rd time to participate in ICC World Cup 2015?

New Century Global Centre, World's largest building open for business in China 2013 Artificial sun shines 24 hours a day

Artificial sun that shines 24 hours a day

1,600 feet long, 1,300 feet wide and 330 feet tall

Combination beach resort, movie theatre, shopping center and hotel measures 5.77 million-square-feet

Artificial sun that shines 24 hours a day

14-screen iMAX theater, a shopping center looks like a Mediterranean village and two five-star hotels

Sky City a hydroelectric dam project on the Dadu river in Sichuan which will be the tallest dam in the world at 1,300 feet

8th July 2013 world current affairs updates

Who became the youngest Indian to win a gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships?
Shiva Thapa

Name the India's youngest Grandmaster who finished tied to share the prize money of $43,000 at the World Open Chess, Arlington, Virginia.
Parimarjan Negi

India signed an agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent fiscal evasion to give way for bilateral investments with which country?

Which company bagged Delhi Indian Badminton League team Delhi Smashers?
Krrish Group

Which rank Rohan Bopanna reached following semifinal appereance at the Wimbledon 2013 doubles?
5th rank

List of search engines 2013

Sample quiz questions july 2013

Which B-School has launched financial literacy project called Sanchetana and inaugurated the 'Financial Literacy on Wheels'initiative at Jamshedpur?

Who is named as vice-captain for 2014 Ryder Cup?
Andy North

Who won the German Grand Prix for the first time held in July 2013?
Sebastian Vettel

Where in India 22nd Mango mela was organised as farmers exhibited 2,800 mango variety and its products?

Who is appointed as CMD of IDBI Bank?

Wimbledon 2013 results

Men's singles

Andy Murray, United Kingdom

Men's doubles

B.Bryan and M.Bryan, United States of America

Women's singles

Marion Bartoli, France

Women's Doubles

S-W.Hsieh, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)
S.Peng, China

Mixed doubles

B.Soares, Brazil
L.M.Raymond, United States of America

D.Nestor, Canada
K.Mladenovic, France

July 2013 weekend current affairs

Who became the first player from Jammu and Kashmir to be named in Indian cricket team?
Parveez Rasool

Which Indian state will introduce amphibian aircraft service from 1st October 2013?

Name the Indian athlete who was honoured for his services to sports at an event at the House of Lords.
Milkha Singh

Name the British High Commissioner to India who launched British Business Group Bangalore chapter.
Sir James Bevan

Which city will become the first to host 9th World Islamic Economic Forum outside a muslim country?

Litera Valley School, Patna, Bihar

Litera Valley School


Bhagwat Nagar, Kumhrar
Lane Next to Bhootnath Road
Kankarbagh, Patna - 800026, Bihar

Phone: 0612-6420661, 0612-6420662



4th July 2013 currentaffairsquiz

Which country sought IMF $5.3 billion loan to rebuild foreign exchange reserves, an energy crisis and a sliding currency recently?

Expand ARC. (Hint: Augmentation)
Augmentation Research Center

Who was conferred with M.P.Brila Golden Jubilee Award for 2013?
Ashoke Sen, Physicist

Which country bounced back to top 10 to hold 9th rank in FIFA rankings after Confederations Cup 2013?

Name the grammy award winning singer whose wax figure was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam recently.
Adele (Adele Lauris Blue Adkins MBE)

General awareness July 2013 for competitive exams

Who is appointed as governor of Sikkim?
Shriniwas Patil

Between which two seas INS Vikramditya would be tested for next two months?
Barents Sea and White Sea

Who is the acting President of Indian Olympic Association?
Vijay kumar Malhotra

Which hotel bagged World's Best Hotel Brand 2013 by Travel and Leisure magazine?
Oberoi Hotels and Resorts

Expand IORARC. (Hint: Indian Ocean)
Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation

July 2013 current affairs updates

Name the search engine Yahoo will shut down on 8th July 2013.
Alta Vista

Which company is offering the world's first smartphone with the Firefox operating system?

Which Commission approved 100% foreign direct investment raising the limit from 74%?
Telecom Commission

Who retired to hold the record of third-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket for New Zealand?
Chris Martin

Who is appointed as coach to the JSW football team?
Ashley Westwood, former Manchester United player

Schedule for 20th Asian Athletics Championships 3rd July 2013

20th Asian Athletics Championships, 3rd to 7th July 2013

2nd July 2013 Opening ceremony, inaugurated by Prithviraj Chavan Chief Minister of Maharashtra at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, India

Participating nations, Number of events and athletes: 43, 42 and 580

Schedule for 3rd July 2013

100M, Men, Decathlon 1

400M, Women, Heats

Long Jump, Men Decathlon 2

400M, Men, Heats

Shot Put Men,  Decathlon 3

100M, Men, Heats

High Jump, Men  Decathlon 4

Polevault, Men, Final

Shot Put, Men, Final

Discus Throw, Women, Final

100M, Women, Heats

400M, Men, Semi Final

Long Jump, Women, Final

400M, Women, Semi Final

10000M, Women, Final

400M, Men,  Decathlon 5

1st July 2013 currentaffairsquiz updates

Against whom Serena Williams lost in Wimbledon 2013?
Sabine Lisicki

How was Pallavi Jha known in the world of entertainment?
Film editor

Which section of Motor Vehicle Act in India fix age limit for vehicles to ply on road?
Section 59

Who is appointed as global chairman and CEO of Ernest and Young?
Mark Weinberger

Expand NeGP. (Hint: e-Governance)
National e-Governance Plan

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre recruitment for operation theatre assistant 2013

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre recruitment 2013

Post: Operation Theatre Assistants


SSC/HSC passed with 9 months course of Operation Theatre Assistants


SSC/HSC passed with Hospital experience of 1 year in Operation Theatre

Number of vacany: 5

Age: Not more than 50 years as on 1st July 2013


National Insurance India exam on 14th July 2013 except gujarat

NII, Date of Examination 14th July 2013 except Gujarat

Examination for the state of Gujarat i.e. Baroda and Ahmedabad centres is scheduled on 21st July 2013

Written exam in two shifts

Shift 1 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Shift 2 - 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Admit card: 7 days prior to exam on -

Smart global bank launched june 2013

Which country was confirmed as 37th Associate member of the ICC in June 2013?

Who is appointed as 40th Chief Justice of India with a tenure until 26th April 2014?

Who won the British Grand Prix 2013?
Nico Rosberg

Who won the Jagjivan Ram Innovative Farmer Award 2012, sponsored by Indian Council of Agricuture Research?
Uddhav Khedekar from Shivni village in Jalna district, Aurangabad

Where was the Smart Global Bank launched on 30th June 2013?