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Monday, April 29, 2013

Online Latest Current Affairs QA Quiz - 29 April 2013

1. On 29th April 2013, which state launched a Krishi Card, a digital card which would be a gateway for farmers to avail benefits like subsidies and loans given by the state government?
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Goa
[C] Haryana
[D] Bihar

2. Guinness Book of World records holder for his stunts died while performing a rope stunt over Teesta river at Sevoke on 28th April 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Sailen Nath Roy
[B] Saradha Rai
[C] Sudipto Das
[D] Bankim Mukherjee

3. The 132-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), the country's only railway line which is a World Heritage Site, may be labelled as an "endangered site" by the Unesco, if nothing is done by India soon. Popularly known as the Toy Train, the DHR is a 78-km-long narrow guage line that connects New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal. Built between 1879 and 1881, the line touches the maximum elevation of 2,200 metres, including Ghum, the highest railway station in India. The DHR received the World Heritage Site in which year?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 1980
[B] 1990
[C] 1999
[D] 2003

4. On 29th April 2013, a fire broke out in a magazine store of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The fire started at Proof and Experimental Establishment. In which facility of DRDO in India this fire broke out?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi, Delhi
[B] Kanpur, UP
[C] Bangalore, Karnataka
[D] Chandipur, Odisha

5. Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek Sands pair loose in the final of the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on 28th April 2013. Who won the tournament?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sabine Lisicki and Mona Barthel
[B] Sabine Lisicki and Liva Stypinski
[C] Gabriela Sloviski and Mona Barthel
[D] Venus Williams and Mona Barthelarthel