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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Online Current Affairs Quiz Daily - 6 April 2013

1. A federal US agency has announced on 5th April 2013 that it has received more petitions than the Congressional mandated quota on H-1B work visas and hence there will be a computerised draw to decide on successful H-1B applicants. Last time this lottery system was used is in 2008. What is the cap on the H-1B visas for 2013?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] 40000
[B] 50000
[C] 60000
[D] 65000


2. Google Mapathon 2013 has triggered a controversy in India with the official survey and mapping organisation of the country objecting to the Google online contesting for national security reasons. Which organisation has registered a complaint with the Delhi police against Google?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Survey of India
[B] Maps of India
[C] India Urban Planning commission
[D] Indian Society for Land Development and Planning


3. Where is the third SAARC Ministerial Meeting on poverty alleviation kicked off on Friday, 5th April 2013?
[Category: World Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Dhaka, Bangladesh
[B] Islamabad, Pakistan
[C] Kathmandu, Nepal
[D] New Delhi, India


4. Who is India's first-ever pistol shooter to win an ISSF World Cup gold medal at Changwon, Korea on Friday, 5th April 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Gagan Narang
[B] Rahi Sarnobat
[C] Anjali Bhagwat
[D] Ronjan Sodhi


5. National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) scientists Jayanta Roy and Bhaswati Bhattacharya, through its GMRT, has developed a novel technique of 'gated imaging' to find the location of neutron stars or pulsars in the galaxy recently. What is GMRT?
[Category: Science and Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Giant Mercurial Radio Telescope
[B] Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope
[C] Giant Micro Radio Telescope
[D] Giant Megawave Radio Telescope


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