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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 1 May 2013

1. Which company has made the tiniest stop-motion movie ever, titled A Boy and His Atom, a one-minute video of individual carbon monoxide molecules repeatedly rearranged to show a boy dancing, throwing a ball and bouncing on a trampoline?
[Category: Latest Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Cisco
[B] Microsoft
[C] Apple

2. Who was selected on 30 April 2013 to receive the Sandford Fleming medal for contributions to the public understanding of science from Canada's oldest scientific society, the Royal Canadian Institute?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Sunita Williams
[B] Chris Baker
[C] Chris Hadfield
[D] Chris Nigel

3. Sikh groups protested in Delhi on Wednesday, 1st May 2013, demanding stringent punishment for Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was acquitted the day before in a case related to the anti-Sikh riots. In which year these riots happened?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 1977
[B] 1980
[C] 1984
[D] 1991

4. The Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) recently issued a showcause-cum-demand-notice for more than Rs. 130 crore to which insurance company, alleging irregularities including the fudging of records of commission paid to field agents or channel partners in lieu of policies being sold by them among others?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] HDFC Ergo
[B] ICICI Prudential
[D] Aviva Life Insurance

5. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on 30 April 2013 launched an _________ equity index based on the wide-measure S&P BSE 500 index.
[Category: Market Current Affairs]
[A] Islamic
[B] Sharia
[C] Parsi
[D] Industrial