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Friday, May 3, 2013

3 May 2013 - Current Affairs Questions with Answers Quiz

1. A bench comprises of Justices R M Lodha, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph, of the Supreme Court of India, on 1 May 2013, upheld the constitutional validity of Government’s decision allowing foreign direct Investment in the multi-brand retail sector. What is the percentage which has been allowed?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] 26 %
[B] 38 %
[C] 51 %
[D] 100 %

2. Which state government on Thursday announced an eight per cent hike in dearness allowance to its employees, in line with the recent Central government order?
[Category: Indian Political Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Uttar Pradesh

3. On 2 May 2013, which country successfully launched a communications satellite called Zhongxing-11 from Xichang Satellite Launch Center?
[Category: Top Current Affairs]
[A] North Korea
[B] South Korea
[C] China
[D] Japan

4. Who has been selected for ISRO Young Scientist Award for year 2013 on 2nd May 2013 for her urban information system project in the North East part of the country?
[Category: IAS Prelims 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Jenita Mary Nongkynrih
[B] Dr. Christopher Briggs
[C] Tessy Thomas
[D] Dr Rahul Banerjee

5. Which state has won 3rd Hockey India Junior Women National Championship on 1 May 2013?
[Category: Sports News Capsule Current Affairs]
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Jharkhand
[C] Karnataka
[D] Haryana