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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

30 April 2013 Current Affairs for SSC / Bank Exams

1. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, 30 April 2013, said that the CBI's decision to share the coalgate probe report with the government has shaken the entire process. The SC further noted down that the CBI should not be influenced by its masters and its independent position must be restored. CBI director had last week filed an affidavit in the SC saying that its probe report on coal allocation scam was shared with the law minister and joint-secretary level officials of PMO and coal ministry of Congress led UPA Govt. Who is the CBI Director?
[Category: Indian Political Current Affairs]
[A] Ashwani Kumar
[B] U S Misra
[C] P C Sharma
[D] Ranjit Sinha

2. The foundation stone of state's first Haj House was laid jointly by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister from BJP Shivraj Singh Chouhan and an Islamic scholar. Chouhan said that the BJP government is committed to strengthening minorities and ensuring their progress through education, skill development and giving them maximum job opportunities. Name the Islamic Scholar who laid down the foundation stone along with CM?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Sanawwar Patel
[B] Peer Sayeed Mian Sahab
[C] Syed Mushtaque Ali Nadvi
[D] Syed Abbas Ali Naqvi

3. Which News stream service has been acquired by Google for an estimated 30 million dollars on 23 April 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Web Application Server Talaria
[B] DNNresearch Inc.
[C] Wavii
[D] BufferBox

4. In which state a special 2-day session has been called by Governor MK Narayanan from Monday, 29 April 2013, to discuss the chit fund scam in the state?
[Category: State Current Affairs]
[A] West Bengal
[B] Bihar
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Odisha

5. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates the throne on Tuesday, 30 April 2013, ending 33 years as the country's monarch and paving the way for her eldest son to become the first Dutch king in more than 120 years. Can you name the new king?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Willem-Alexander
[B] Baudouin
[C] Carl XVI Gustaf
[D] Juan Carlos I