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Monday, April 22, 2013

22 April 2013 Current Affairs Quiz

1. World renowned mathematical wizard and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, also known as the 'human computer', passed away on 22nd April 2013. In which year she made it to Guinness records by giving result of multiplication of two 13-digit numbers in 28 seconds flat which was faster than the computer at that time?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 1977
[B] 1978
[C] 1979
[D] 1980

2. The world's first smartphone for blind people, which converts all text into Braille patterns, will be launched soon by an Indian startup. This product is based on an innovative 'touch screen' which is capable of elevating and depressing the contents it receives to transform them into 'touchable' patterns. Can you name the innovator, who created the world's first Braille smartphone?
[Category: MBA Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Sumit Dagar
[B] Ravi Rajvanshi
[C] Sachin Suri
[D] Ashwani Bhola

3. Who has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), one of the world's oldest global business organisations and hence becomes the third business person from India in the history of ICC to be appointed on the ICC Executive Board?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Adi Godrej
[B] Ratan Tata
[C] Sunil Bharti Mittal
[D] Mukesh Ambani

4. Who won the men's and women's races, respectively, at the London Marathon on 21st April 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Emmanuel Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo
[B] Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo
[C] Ayele Abshero and Edna Kiplagat
[D] Emmanuel Mutai and Yukiko Akaba

5. Today on 22 April 2013, the world is observing the International Mother Earth Day with an aim of spreading awareness to protect earth’s environment. What is the theme selected for 2013 for this day?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Face of Climate Change
[B] Go Green
[C] Go Ecogreen
[D] Climate Green