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Saturday, April 27, 2013

27 April 2013 Current Affairs Quiz with Answers

1. A joint-venture between Bharti and SoftBank, BSB, announced on Thursday, 25 April 2013, that it has made a fresh investment of $7 million in its free messaging app, which acquired 5 million users in four months, after its launch on December 12 last year. Can you name the app?
[Category: MBA Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Hike
[B] Whatsapp
[C] fbMsg
[D] MsgApp


2. The House of Lords has voted twice on 26 April 2013 for legal protection to be given to the estimated 400,000 Dailts, so-called untouchables, who live in this country. Can you name the country?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Germany
[B] Canada
[C] UK
[D] Thailand


3. K C Venugopal, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India, recently infomred in Rajya Sabha that to connect the remote hilly areas of North Eastern states in India, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is developing airports at Daparizo in Arunachal Pradesh, Tura in Meghalaya and Kamalpur in Tripura for operation of which type of aircrafts?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Boeing 767
[B] ATR 100
[C] Airbus 220
[D] ATR 42/ATR 72


4. Who has been appointed by Union Ministry of Home Affairs on 26 April 2013 as Union Home Secretary? (Hint: He is the first bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir to be appointed as Home Secretary )
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Anil Goswami
[B] R.K Singh
[C] B K Bartwal
[D] Shailendra Singh


5. An eight-day event is being organised by the German House for Research and Innovation, New Delhi and supported by the Andhra Pradesh Government was inaugurated on 26 April 2013 in Hyderabad. It involves a variety of programmes to showcase Indo-German collaboration in science and technology. What is the name of the event?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Indo-German Excellence
[B] Excellence on Tour
[C] Indo-German Slam
[D] Excellence Bridged


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