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Daily GK Updates for February - 23 Feb 2013

1. When did the Government of India granted Maharatna status to Bharat Heavy Electricals?
[Category: India Trade GK]
[A] 1 February 2012
[B] 1 August 2012
[C] 1 January 2013
[D] 1 February 2013

2. Andhra Pradesh's Director General of Police noted that IEDs had been used in the two blasts on 21 February 2013 in Hyderabad. What is IED?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Improvised Explosive Devices
[B] Imported Explosive Devices
[C] Ignited Explosive Devices
[D] Improvised Expletive Devices

3. The worst industrial disaster to date happened in Bhopal on 3 December 1984, when a pesticide plant leaked around 32 tons of toxic gases which led to 20,000 detahs. In which company's plant this disaster happened?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Larsen & Toubro
[B] Exxon Mobil
[C] Union Carbide India Limited
[D] British Petroleum

4. Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author. Can you name the author?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Jennifer Conn
[B] J. K. Rowling
[C] Jenny Sawyer
[D] Nancy Stouffer

5. Drone is a word commonly used in Military. What does it mean?
[Category: Technology GK]
[A] Tank with capability of 360 Degree Rotational firing
[B] Submarine
[C] Unmanned Ariel Vehicle
[D] Manned Ariel Vehicle


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