1) What is the name of the new political party recently set up by the supporters of China’s disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai who has been jailed for corruption?
Ans:-  Zhi Xian Party

2) The UN’s International Court of Justice ruled on 11 November 2013 that the area around a flashpoint ancient temple on the Thai border belongs to ————- ?
Ans:- Cambodia

3) Which famous black money-heaven country recently announced shedding its secrecy cloak and join hands with a host of countries including India for automatic exchange of information and mutual assistance in tax matters?
Ans:-  Liechtenstein

4) The UN General Assembly’s human rights committee on 19 November 2013 passed a resolution urging ———– to give the stateless Rohingya minority equal access to citizenship ?
Ans:- Myanmar

5)50th anniversary of the infamous assassination of the 35th U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was observed on 22 November, 2013.This high-profile assassination was executed at which city?
Ans:-  Dallas, Texas

6) Which South East Asian country witnessed huge anti-government protests on 25 November, 2013 after which state of emergency was imposed in the capital?
Ans:- Thailand

7) Indonesian government on 25 November, 2013 ordered evacuation of local residents after a volcano in Sumatra erupted nine times within a few days.Which volcano is this?
Ans:- Mount Sinabung


1) Union Cabinet on 7 November 2013 approved the visa waiver agreements with which countries?
Ans:-  Poland, Slovenia and Lithuania

2) The 7th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) was held on 8 November 2013 in ———- ?
Ans:- New Delhi

3) The fifth session of India-Ukraine Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological, Industrial and Cultural Cooperation held in ————— on 13 November 2013.
Ans:- -New Delhi

4) India and Russia on 18 November 2013 decided to hold a Joint Air Force Level exercise for the first time in ————- ?
Ans:- 2014

5) The first Integrated Checkpost along ————- , India-Bangladesh border was jointly inaugurated on 17 November 2013 by Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and his Bangladeshi counterpart Mohiuddin Khan Alamgir ?
Ans:- Agartala-Akhaura

6) Which country and India signed eight agreements on 20 November 2013 in areas of defence and security, oil exploration, civil aviation and scientific research ?
Ans:- Vietnam


1) Government of India on 4 November 2013 decided to extend the sale of the non-subsidized ———kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps across the country?
Ans :- 5 Kg

2) Name the mobile app for iOS and Windows Phone platforms on Passport launched by Ministry of External Affairs, in the month of November 2013?
Ans:-  mPassport Seva

3) Union Finance Minister P.Chidambaram released a Commemorative Coin of 20 Rupees a circulation coin of 5 Rupees to mark the culmination of the 125th Birth Anniversary of which freedom fighter/leader at New Delhi on 11 November 2013?
Ans:- Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

4) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and the Embassy of Sweden on 9 November 2013 jointly unveiled a ————– at Rajiv Chowk metro station, Delhi ?
Ans:- ‘Nobel Memorial Wall’

5) President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 33rd India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi on 14 November 2013.Where was the event held in New Delhi?
Ans :- Pragati Maidan


1)  India’s first police academy for riot control and public order management was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on 10 November, 2013. This academy has been established at —- ?
Ans:- Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

2) Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed the penalty of 41393 Rupees on which state Film Exhibitors’ Association (TNFEA) ?
Ans:- Tamil Nadu

3) Which oldest airbase of the Indian Air Force (IAF) is witnessing 75th year of its establishment in 2013, for which Platinum Jubilee Celebrations are being held at the base station?
Ans:- Air Force Station Ambala, Haryana )

4) Which state government on 26 November 2013 issued notification constituting an inquiry commission into the alleged snooping on a woman by the Gujarat police ?
Ans:- Gujarat

5) Which state government announced on 7 November 2013 the high security measures against poachers of the world heritage site Kaziranga National Park ?
Ans:- Assam

6) Which state on 11 November 2013, launched its first food bank in order to give assistance to the different feeding programmes in Gurgaon as well as nearby areas?
Ans:- Haryana

1) Which country would host the next Commonwealth summit in 2015, after it was unanimously chosen as the host during the concluding ceremony of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 at Colombo, Sri Lanka on 17 November, 2013?
Ans:-  Malta


1) Name the former Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia who was on 14 November 2013 conferred with the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund?
Ans:- Mushirul Hasan

2) Name the two personalities who were decided to be conferred with the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, by Government of India on 16 November 2013?
Ans :- Prof CNR Rao and cricket player Sachin Tendulkar

3) President Pranab Mukherjee on 19 November 2013 presented Indira Gandhi National Service Scheme Best University Award 2012-13 to —————— ?
Ans:- Mangalore University

4) Who received the inaugural Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year 2013, which was constituted recently by the Union Govt. to mark the 100 years of Indian Cinema?
Ans:- Waheeda Rehman

5) Who was presented with the Dayawati Modi Award for Art and Culture and Education on 19 November, 2013?
Ans:-  Anjolie Ela Menon


1) Debutant Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten century (127) against the West Indies on the second day of Kolkata Test on 7 November, 2013. With this century he became the —— Indian batsman to score a century on debut.
Ans:- 14th

2) Indian men’s hockey team on 3 November 2013 officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014. International Hockey Federation (FIH) confirmed the India’s berth in a official press release at Switzerland. Where will the event be held?
Ans:- The Hague, Netherland

3) Which Indian won the ATP men’s singles title of Traralgon event in Australia on 4 November 2013?
Ans:- Yuki Bhambri

4) Who on 14 November, 2013 became the first West Indian cricketer to play 150 tests for the team?
Ans:- Shivnarine Chanderpaul

5) What was the position of Sachin Tendulkar in the ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after he ended his record-breaking 200-Test career on 16 November, 2013?
Ans:-  18th

6) Two Jamaican athletes were crowned the male and female World Athletes of the Year 2013 on 16 November, 2013. Which athletes are these?
Ans:-  Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

7) Which teenager of Mumbai came to limelight on 20 November, 2013 after he smashed an astonishing 546 runs, which is the third highest score in the world in any format of cricket?
Ans:- Prithvi Shaw


1) The BSE Sensex scaled a new historic high of 21,293.88 points in the late morning trade on 1 November, 2013 before retreating back to 21,196.82 points at the end of the day. When the previous highest figure of 21,206.77 was touched by Sensex?
Ans:- 10 January, 2008

2) India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on 6 November 2013 increased its lending rates by ——– percent with effect from 7 November 2013?
Ans :-  0.20 %

3) The first all-women Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) was launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 19 November, 2013 with the inauguration of the first branch of the bank. This first branch of BMB was inaugurated at ——— ?
Ans:-  Air India building at Nariman Point in Mumbai

4) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 19 November 2013 directed Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to provide loans to women self-help groups (SHGs) at ———— per cent per annum to avail the benefit of interest rate subvention scheme under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana-Aajeevika (SGSY) scheme?
Ans :- 7 percent

5) Jet Airways on 20 November 2013 concluded the sale of  ——- percent equity stake in the airline to Etihad Airways for 2057 crore Rupees?
Ans :- 24


1) India’s premier space agency, ISRO, on 5 November 2013 successfully launched its historic mission to Mars from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, about 100km from Chennai.Name the launch vehicle which was used for the mission?
Ans:- PSLV C25

2) Name the Proton-M rocket carrying a defense satellite which was successfully launched by Russia on 12 November 2013?
Ans:- Raduga-1M

3) India successfully test fired the indigenous ———-missile from Wheeler Island off Odisha coast on 8 November 2013?
Ans:- Agni-1

4) Pakistan on 5 November 2013 successfully test-fired ……………. missile, a surface-to-surface missile with a range of 60 km?
Ans:- Hatf IX (Nasr)

5) Indian Navy on 12 November 2013 commissioned the first Advanced Light Weight Helicopters Squadron at Southern Command at which place?
Ans :- Kochi, Kerala

6) Name the aircraft carrier which was inducted into the Indian Navy on 16 November 2013 giving a boost to the India’s maritime warfare capabilities?
Ans :- INS Vikramaditya

7) Which country space agency on 18 November 2013 launched its MAVEN orbiter Mission to Mars Planet ?
Ans:- US



1) Who was elected as the new President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on 15 November, 2013?
Ans:-  Craig Reedie of Britain

2) Who was appointed as the new Chairman of PFRDA by the Finance Ministry following the resignation of Chairman Yogesh Agarwal?
Ans :- Anup Wadhawan

3) Who was appointed as the Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court on 12 November 2013?
Ans :- Justice R. Banumathi

4) Name the Indian Weightlifting Federation Joint Secretary who was on 4 November 2013 appointed as an international Weightlifting referee?
Ans:- Abraham K Techi

5) Who was appointed Chairman of the National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (NMCE) on 12 November 2013?
Ans:- Krishna Mohan Sahni


1) Name the Chairman of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), who resigned from the post of Chairman on 13 November 2013?
Ans :- Yogesh Agarwal


1) Renowned Pakistani folk singer Reshma died on 3 November, 2013 in Lahore .She was born at which Indian town?
Ans:-  Bikaner, Rajasthan

2) An eminent Sri Lankan personality Gamani Corea, who passed away on 2 November, 2013, was associated with which field?
Ans :- Economics

3) Writer Vijaydan Detha, who passed away on 10 November, 2013 was a famous writer of folk tales in ——— ?
Ans:-  Rajasthani


1) Which country Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah visited India from 7 – 10 November 2013 ?
Ans:- Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah


1) Who was selected as the first Miss Universe contestant to represent Myanmar in more than 50 years time in history of the country on 3 October 2013?
Ans:- Moe Set Wine


1) Which province of the Philippines came to highlight due to death of over 10,000 people due to the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, which lashed it with speeds of over 300 kph on 8 November, 2013?
Ans:-  Leyte


1) What is the full form of  ‘ PSLV ‘ ?
Ans:- Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle


1) What is the name of the book released by Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on the 175 years of Times of India at a function in New Delhi on 11 November 2013 ?
Ans:- Momentous Times


1) The Gopal Krishna Committee findings are related to the reason for decrease in production of —————— ?
Ans:- Natural Gas


1) National Integration Day is observed on ———— ?
Ans:- 19 November 2013

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