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Thursday, May 9, 2013

May 2013 Current Affairs Daily Updates Quiz - 9 May 2013

1. The Earth Observation Programme Board of European Space Agency (ESA) approved 400 million Euro for the satellite mission to be launched in 2020 to weigh the forests of the Earth on 7 May 2013. Can you name the satellite?
[Category: 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Biomass
[B] Earthour
[C] Forestcov
[D] Greenage


2. As per the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) in its latest report released in May 2013 for year 2011 which country is the largest consumer and producer of Chickpeas in the world?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] India
[C] Australia
[D] Turkey


3. Which state in the month of May 2013 had banned the production, possession, distribution and sale of tobacco products such as pan masala and gutka in the State?
[Category: 41395 Current Affairs]
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Kerala
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Karnataka


4. Which party has secured the majority in Karnataka state elections results announced on 8th May 2013 with 121 seats in the 223 seats assembly?
[Category: State Current Affairs]
[A] BJP
[B] KJP
[C] JD (U)
[D] Congress


5. India nominated six hill forts in Rajasthan and Great Himalayan National Park in ____________________ for World Heritage Sites for 2013. The UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee will be held in Phnom Penh in Cambodia in June 2013 and conferring the status of World Heritage Sites on these places will be decided in this meeting.
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Himachal Pradesh


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