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Sunday, 12 May 2013

Current Affairs May 2013 - 3

Current Affairs 2013 for All Competitive Exams | Current affairs Quiz May 2013 | PSC | SSC | UPSC | Current Affairs for Civil Services | Current Affairs for IBPS | SBI | Bank PO | RRB Exams
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1. Who has recently won the first Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering?
ANSWER :- Tim Berners Lee

2. Which neighbouring country of India is constructed a temple for goddes Sitha?
ANSWER :- Sri Lanka
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3. Shanthi Prayas-II is the joint military exercise recently held between which countries?
ANSWER :- Nepal and United States

4. Who has been named to lead the Indian women cricket team for limited-overs series against Bangladesh?
ANSWER :- Harmanpreet Kaur

5. Who was recently in news as the first non-American Editor of "Time International"?
ANSWER :- Bobby Ghosh

6. Which term is used for Convention on International Trade in Endagered Species (CITES)?
ANSWER :- Washington Convention
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7. Who was awarded the 2012-2013 Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding Women Mediaperson?
ANSWER :- Alka Dhupkar

8. The famous quot "Finance is the brain of economy" was given by which Economist?
ANSWER :- Joseph Stiglitz

9. The top secret 'Operation Lal Dora' which is recently in news is related to which incident ?
ANSWER :- Landing of Indian Troops in Mauritius

10. Who has been choosen for the prestigious Saraswathi Samman 2012 ?
ANSWER :- Sugathakumari
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11. Which company has launched it's all-electrical Four seated passenger car,the e2o on India?
ANSWER :- Mahindra and Mahindra

12. In which country, the world's biggest dinosaur park is slated to come up?
ANSWER :- Australia
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13. Who is the first director of research for Brookings India?
ANSWER :- Subir Gokarn

14. Which is the second male cloned buffalo calf in the world?
ANSWER :- Swaran

15. Who heads the ministerial panel formed recently to discuss impact of retail FDI and minimum support prices?
ANSWER :- Sharad Pawar

16. AS per first ever survey of slum housholds by the Census of India, which city has the most number of households in slums?
ANSWER :- Vishakhapatnam

17. The rebel alliance Seleka has been making news frequently in context with which African Country?
ANSWER :- Central African Republic

18. Who heads the Expert Committee for the purpose of reviewing the institutional frame work of Prasar Bharathi?
ANSWER :- Sam Pitroda
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19. Who has became the head of an interim government in Nepal and tasked with steering the country towards election by June?
ANSWER :- Khilraj Regmi

20. Which is the first ever massive exercise conducted by the Indian Air Force to test battle efficiency in a wartime scenario?
ANSWER :- Operation Livewire
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