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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Daily Current Affairs - 21 May 2013

1. IT services company iGate, on Monday, 20 May 2013, announced the sacking of its President and CEO following a complaint of sexual harassment by a subordinate employee. Can you name him?
[Category: Corporate World Current Affairs]
[A] Gerhard Watzinger
[B] Sunil Wadhwani
[C] Ashok Trivedi
[D] Phaneesh Murthy


2. Who was awarded with the Lata Mangeshkar Samman Alankaran conferred by the Madhya Pradesh government in Indore on 20 May 2013?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] A R Rehman
[B] Hariharan
[C] Sunidhi Chauhan
[D] Asha Bhosle


3. Indian team won the 2013 Invitational FXTM International Limassol Cup held in Limassol, Cyprus on 19 May 2013. They won 10 medals which included four gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals which ensured them the first rank. To which sport Limassol Cup is associated with?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Badminton
[B] Lawn Tennis
[C] Boxing
[D] Weightlifting


4. 18-year-old Indian-American girl invents device that can recharge cell phone batteries in 20 seconds. The super-capacitor device which is rectangular in shape can fit inside the cell phone. She was declared the winner of Young Scientist Award for her invention of device by the Intel Foundation on 20th May 2013. Can you name her?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Eesha Khare
[B] Mary Anderson
[C] Seema Prakash
[D] Elah Shah


5. Former national-level volleyball player, who lost her leg after being thrown off a moving train for resisting a chain-snatching attempt by some hoodlums, while travelling from Lucknow to Delhi on April 12, 2011 created history on 21st May 2013 by becoming the first amputee to climb Mount Everest. Can you name her?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Samina Shah
[B] Shibha Bidyapati
[C] Arunima Sinha
[D] Nikki Bart


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