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Thursday, May 23, 2013

23 May 2013 Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the Indian National Defence University (INDU) on Thursday, 23rd May 2013. The move comes more than a decade after the Kargil Review Committee recommended such a university. Existing institutions such as the National Defence College will be affiliated to the university. Where is this university coming up?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Jammu
[B] Agartala
[C] Gurgaon
[D] Ambala

2. Who has become the oldest man (80 Years) to scale the world's highest mountain after reaching the top of Mount Everest on Thursday 23rd May 2013?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Yuichiro Miura
[B] Min Bahadur Sherchan
[C] Sudarshan Gautam
[D] Cho Oyu

3. On 22 May 2013, an off-duty British soldier was murdered in Woolwich, South East London, in an Islamist attack. After that Prime Minister David Cameron cut short a visit to Paris to chair a COBRA meeting. What does COBRA meeting means?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Core Office Briefing Room A
[B] Cabinet Office Briefing Room A
[C] Coordinating Office Briefing Room A
[D] Cabinet Office Bearer Room A

4. Who won the men's singles title in 2013 World Table Tennis Championships on 21st May 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Wang Hao
[B] Zhang Jike
[C] Xu Xin
[D] Ma Long

5. The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. On which day it is celebrated?
[Category: Recent Current Affairs]
[A] 21 May
[B] 22 May
[C] 23 May
[D] 24 May