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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 30 March 2013

1. Which New Zealand cricketer who was assaulted outside a bar has come out of the induced coma and off the ventilator on 30 Marhc 2013, but has no recollection of the attack?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Daniel Flynn
[B] Jacob Oram
[C] Nathan McCullum
[D] Jesse Ryder

2. The Election Commission has derecognised the oldest regional political party of Manipur on March 20, 2013. The main reason for derecognising the party, which had ruled the State for more than two terms, was that none of its candidate had won the last State Assembly election in 2012 and Lok Sabha election in 2009. Can you name the party?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Democratic Revolutionary Peoples Party
[B] Federal Party of Manipur
[C] Manipur People’s Party
[D] Manipur National Conference

3. Several thousands Malayali workers in Saudi Arabia faced the threat of leaving the country as the Saudization programme ends on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Nearly 20 lakh expatriate workers, the largest chunk being Indians, would have to leave Saudi Arabia as the firms, companies, and businesses they work for have failed to comply with this programme. This is a programme of the Saudi Labour Ministry to create job opportunities for its nationals by replacing a small percentage of the foreign workforce with Saudi youths. Can you name the program?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Nitaqat
[B] Saudinat
[C] Saudiqat
[D] Awamaqat

4. Which political party has started three month long 'Sandesh Yatra' on Saturday, 30 March 2013, in Rajasthan?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[B] Congress
[D] Aam Aadmi Party

5. Which flight on 30 March, 2013 transports three astronauts to the International Space Station, using a new faster route?
[Category: Worldwide current events Current Affairs]
[A] Soyuz TMA-07M
[B] Soyuz LC-08M
[C] LC LA-08M
[D] Soyuz TMA-08M