Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 3 April 2013

1. Which Hollywood actor/actress has opened a school in Afghanistan through her recently established foundation "The Education Partnership for children of Conflict"?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Angelina Jolie
[B] Salma Hayek
[C] Julia Roberts
[D] Michael Douglous

2. Three Indian brothers have been felicitated by US Vice President Joe Biden in recognition of their work to end violence against women through an NGO on 2nd April 2013. Biden presented the award, which was started by Hillary Clinton in 1997 to Ravi Kant, Rishi Kant and Nishi Kant. Can you name the award?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] "Solidarity Award" for Women Empowerment
[B] "Solidarity Award" of the Vital Voices
[C] "Solidarity Award" of the Women Upliftment
[D] "Solidarity Award" of the Society Levelling

3. Which state has adopted a legislation that fixes a 50% quota for women in all cooperative bodies of the state, including primary agricultural co-operative societies on 2nd April 2013 through Cooperative Society (Amendment) Bill, 2013?
[Category: Indian Current Affairs]
[A] Orissa
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Bihar
[D] Kerala

4. President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday, 3rd April 2013, signed the Bill which gives India a strong anti-rape law. Bill was earlier passed by the two Houses of Parliament. Which bill is this?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Violence Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013
[B] Crime Against Women Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013
[C] Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2011
[D] Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2013

5. Announced on 3rd April 2013, Chinese scientists at Zhejiang University produced the solid material which has a density of only 0.16 mg/cubic centimetre. This is the world's lightest substance with a density only one sixth of that of the air. Name it.
[Category: Science and Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Graphite Aerogel
[B] Sodium Aerogel
[C] Carbon Aerogel
[D] Nitrogen Aerogel

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