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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

7 May 2013 Current Affairs Updates Quiz

1. The Union Cabinet on 6 May 2013 had cleared important changes to the National Rural Livelihoods Mission in a major boost to the roll out of the women’s self help group model across the country. What is the name of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission scheme?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Aajeevika
[B] Anyodya
[C] Anugraha
[D] Annapurna

2. India's ambitions to host the Under-17 World Cup received the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) approval for the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) bid on Monday, 6th May 2013. For which year India is bidding to host the world cup?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] 2015
[B] 2016
[C] 2017
[D] 2018

3. Which state in India has the largest number of mobile subscribers (total of 121.60 million mobile phone connections as per TRAI data released on 6 May 2013) in India?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Tamilnadu
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh

4. General elections were held in Malaysia on 5 May 2013, following the dissolution of the Parliament announced by the Prime Minister on 3 April 2013. On 6 May 2013, the incumbent Barisan Nasional coalition had garnered 133 of 222 parliamentary seats. The remaining 89 seats fell to the Pakatan Rakyat coalition. Who has become the Prime Minister and hence secured second term in the office?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Anwar Ibrahim
[B] Najib Razak
[C] Hamidah Othman
[D] Zahid Hamidi

5. Which state on 5 May 2013 issued Shiksha Setu Cards for Government Schools to keep students and teachers updated about the performance of students?
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Haryana
[C] Punjab
[D] Tamilnadu