Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Daily Current Affairs News Quiz - 8 May 2013

1. India has agreed to a Chinese demand to demolish bunkers near their de facto border in the Himalayas, Indian military officers said on Tuesday, 7 May 2013, as part of a deal to end a stand-off. Details of the deal have not been made public but a senior officer from the Indian Army's northern command said India had agreed to abandon and destroy bunkers in the ___________ sector, further south along the disputed border.
[Category: UPSC Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Chumar
[B] Poonch
[C] Rajouri
[D] Tibet

2. As announced on 7th May 2013, who won the Polar Music Prize 2013, in which each winner will get one million kronor (98600 euros) from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Youssou Ndour and James Kurjon
[B] Andre Linman and Kaija Saariaho
[C] Youssou Ndour and Dawyne White
[D] Youssou Ndour and Kaija Saariaho

3. Which automobile manufacturing company on 6 May 2013 launched a new variant of its pick-up vehicle, Bolero Maxi Truck Plus?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Ashoka Leyland
[B] Mahindra & Mahindra
[C] Tata Motors
[D] Volvo India

4. Meira Kumar, the Speaker of Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) on 7 May 2013 unveiled the statue of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Founder of Telgu Desam Party. Can you name him?
[Category: News Capsule Current Affairs]
[A] Rajkumar
[B] N B Rao
[C] N T Rama Rao
[D] K V B Reddy

5. In a major boost to the country's first telecom incubator 'Startup Village', the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has approved on 7th May 2013, the Startup Village angel fund of $_______ million that could go up to $20 million with a 'Green Shoe' (over-allotment) option. The focus area of the fund will be Telecom/Internet, and it would start investing once the initial close of $2 million is achieved.
[Category: MBA Exams Current Affairs]
[A] 5
[B] 7
[C] 9
[D] 10

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