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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Online GK Current Affairs Quiz - 7 April 2013

1. A two-day competition, Hackathon, was launched by the Planning Commission on Saturday, 6 April 2013, at 10 locations in the country to visualize and narrate the 12th five-year plan through different mediums, including posters or short films. Planning commission and _______________________ are coordinating the event.
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] National Informatics Centre
[B] Microsoft
[C] Finance Ministry
[D] Prime Minister Office (PMO)

2. Indian Tennis Players Association (ITPA), launched in February 2013, held its first Annual General Body meeting on Saturday, 6 April 2013 and elected Mahesh Bhupathi, Somdev Devvarman, Leander Paes, Anand Amritraj as vice presidents of ITPA. Who has been elected as the President?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Karti Chidambaram
[B] Aditya Sachdev
[C] Enrico Piperno
[D] Jaideep Mukherjee

3. Which missile was successfully test-fired by India on Sunday, 7 April 2013 from Wheeler’s Island in Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Agni I
[B] Bramhos
[C] Agni II
[D] Trishul

4. Which award was given to Sridevi for her contribution to cinema and society by President Pranab Mukherjee on 5th April 2013?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Padma Bhushan
[B] Padma Shri
[C] Padma Vibhushan
[D] Bharat Ratna

5. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justice of High Court in Delhi on Sunday, 7 April 2013. The conference will discuss the ways and means to streamline the justice delivery system in the country. When was the last such Conference held?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] April 6, 2009
[B] August 16, 2009
[C] October 12, 2011
[D] June 16, 2012