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Friday, May 24, 2013

24 May 2013 - Current Affairs Quiz Online

1. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 23rd May 2013, inaugurated country's first yoga university in Ahmedabad. The Yoga university established by Life Mission Trust of Gujarat, is claimed to be the first ever such private sector self-financed institution in the country. Can you name the university?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Patanjali Yoga University
[B] Sardar Patel Yoga University
[C] Lakulish Yoga University
[D] Aarogyadham Yoga University

2. On 23rd May 2013, Mumbai police delivered a summons at the home of Chennai Super Kings CEO who is also the son-in-law of Indian cricket boss N. Srinivasan, asking him to appear for questioning in connection with his phone conversations with a spot-fixing accused. Can you name him?
[Category: Latest Scams Current Affairs]
[A] Gurunath Meiyappan
[B] Ambadas Pote
[C] Vindoo Dara Singh
[D] A.V. Meiyappan

3. On Thursday, 23rd May 2013, the Union Cabinet declared which language as a classical language?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Tamil
[B] Malayalam
[C] Telugu
[D] Kannada

4. Which US singer and songwriter became the first woman to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on 23 May 2013?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Carole Simon
[B] Jennifer Carole
[C] Jennifer Lopez
[D] Carole King

5. The President of India promulgated an Ordinance on May 21, amending the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The Ordinance was required as the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2013, which was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on March 19, could not be taken up for consideration and passing, and the term of the present BoG ended on May 14. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Governors of Medical Council of India?
[Category: National India Current Affairs]
[A] Dr K K Talwar
[B] Dr R K Srivastav
[C] Dr G D Bindra
[D] Dr R K Swamy