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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 20 March 2013

1. The power ministry on Tuesday, 19 March 2013, cancelled a ceremony to felicitate the top-ranking distribution companies after four utilities from Gujarat emerged as the best among the 39 that were assessed. Power Minister was scheduled to felicitate the winners after Icra and Care Ratings ranked state utilities from 20 states for their credit-worthiness, but he did not even mention the names of the top performers. A utility from Maharashtra was the only one from a Congress-ruled state to make it to the top 10. Who is the power minister?
[Category: India Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sachin Pilot
[B] Jayram Ramesh
[C] Jyotiraditya Scindia
[D] Jayanthi Natarajan

2. The three-day 7th National Cricket Tournament for the disabled started on Wednesday, 20 March 2013. In all, 16 teams from various states and zones are taking part in the tournament. Where is this tournament being played?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Delhi
[B] Ranchi
[C] Jamshedpur
[D] Hyderabad

3. What has been the age of consent in the newly introduced anti-rape bill?
[Category: India Legal Current Affairs]
[A] 15
[B] 16
[C] 17
[D] 18

4. Who is the only Chief Minister from India to be invited to address the Google Big Tent Activate Summit 2013 on March 21 through Google+ hangout on the theme 'Technology in Politics'?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Nitish Kumar
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] Sheila Dikshit
[D] Raman Singh

5. Which Government agency has launched live streaming of its news on YouTube and an Android based mobile phone application of for its news service?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Doordarshan
[B] Press Trust of India
[C] All India Radio (AIR)
[D] Information and Broadcasting Ministry