Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Online Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 23 April 2013

1. As announced on 23rd April 2013, which bank has launched a prepaid card "Smart Payout Card" targeted at students and blue collar employees?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] Punjab National Bank
[B] UCO Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Syndicate Bank

2. Which state government has taken the first step to appoint an all-women commando squad on streets of the state and launched the pilot project of Women Armed Special Protection Squads(WASPS) last week?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Haryana
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Punjab
[D] Kerala

3. Who has been on Monday, 22 April 2013, elected unopposed as the Bangladesh's new President?
[Category: World Political Current Affairs]
[A] Sheikh Hasina
[B] Abdul Hamid
[C] Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad
[D] Zillur Rahman

4. The bank accounts of former Air Force chief and many others accused in the VVIP chopper scam have been frozen by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday 23rd April 2013. Name the former Air Force chief who has been charged with corruption and conspiracy by the CBI, which says he and his three cousins were bribed to swing a 12-helicopter contract in favour of Anglo-Italian defence firm AugustaWestland (AW)?
[Category: Corruption in India Current Affairs]
[A] Pradeep Vasant Naik
[B] Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy
[C] Swaroop Kaul
[D] SP Tyagi

5. The former Chief Justice of India, who recently chaired the panel that came out with recommendations on improving women’s security, died on Monday, 22 April 2013 at the age of 80 Years. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] J.S. Verma
[B] Leila Seth
[C] Gopal Subramaniam
[D] J.S. Namburi

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