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Monday, April 8, 2013

Current Affairs Daily Quiz - 8 April 2013

1. Mediaroom is an IPTV platform that can distribute live, recorded, and on demand programming to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Microsoft has sold its Mediaroom IPTV platform to which company on 8th April 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Samsung
[B] Sony
[C] Philips
[D] Ericsson

2. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in collaboration with the state Government, is hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation Conference on sustainable tourism development from 12 April 2013 to 14 April, 2013. Which state is hosting this event?
[Category: Latest Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Kerala
[D] Jammu and Kashmir

3. As announced on Monday, 8th April 2013, which state in India will host the World Chess Championship from November 6 to 26 in 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Madhya Pradesh

4. Margaret Thatcher, a British politician and the longest-serving Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of the 20th century, and the only woman to have held the post died on Monday 8th April 2013. In which year she became the Prime Minister for the first time?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] 1975
[B] 1979
[C] 1981
[D] 1990

5. Who has been named as the chairman of IT Software industry body Nasscom for the year 2013-14 on 8th April 2013?
[Category: Industry Current Affairs]
[A] R Chandrasekaran
[B] N Chandrasekaran
[C] Krishnakumar Natarajan
[D] NR Narayana Murthy