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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Daily Current Affairs for 17 April 2013 Quiz

1. On 17th April 2013 a blast occurred in Bangalore near BJP office. It was triggered by an improvised explosive device (IED) and it is suspected that Indian Mujahideen may be involved in thsi blast. A National Investigation Agency team has arrived from Delhi to investigate the matter. A NSG team is also left for Bangalore to aid the police. What does NSG means?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] National Society Guard
[B] National Security Guard
[C] National Search Guard
[D] National Sainik Guard

2. An extraordinary 34-carat diamond from the mines of Golconda in South India, once owned by the last Nizam of Hyderabad, has sold for a record $39 million at an auction at Christie’s New York on 16 April 2013. What is the name of this diamond?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Princie
[B] Wittelsbach
[C] Pinki
[D] Kohinoor

3. Danone Foods & Beverages India, which sells various products in the India, including flavoured yoghurts and milk, has signed which Bollywood actor as its brand ambassador on 17 April 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Kajol
[B] Juhi Chawla
[C] Priyanka Chopra
[D] Karisma Kapoor

4. Japanese auto giant Honda on 17 April 2013 launched a new motorcycle in India priced at Rs 43,150, making it the company's cheapest two-wheeler in the country. What is the name of the bike?
[Category: Auto Current Affairs]
[A] Dio
[B] Honda ACR
[C] Dream Neo
[D] Dream Yuga

5. The Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots will move the Gujarat High Court seeking death for former Gujarat Women and Child Development Minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The approval for this was given by the legal department of the Gujarat government on 17 April 2013. The SIT also wants death for Bajrang Dal leader __________________and eight others convicted.
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Babu Jagnani
[B] Hiren Pandya
[C] Shakti Samant
[D] Babu Bajrangi