Sunday, May 12, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 12 May 2013

1. On 11 May 2013, Defence Minister AK Antony commissioned which supersonic fighter jets squadron into the Indian Navy at the INS Hansa in Goa?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] MiG-29K
[B] P8i
[C] MiG-4
[D] MiG-69

2. An Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) on 10 May 2013 approved 10 percent equity sale in this Govt Undertaking, which is likely to fetch, about 17000 crore rupees to the Union Government. Can you name the PSU, whose 10% stake is up for sale?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Powergrid Corporation India Ltd
[B] Scooter India Limited
[C] National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
[D] Coal India Limited

3. How many medals were won by India in the 19th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships that concluded on 10 May 2013 in New Delhi?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] 1 Gold and 2 Silver
[B] 2 Silver and 7 Bronze
[C] 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 7 Bronze
[D] 2 Silver and 2 Bronze

4. On 9 May 2013, the Union Cabinet of India gave its approval for constituting an autonomous body called the NSDA. What is NSDA?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] National Skill Development Agency
[B] National Scientific Development Agency
[C] National Skill Development Academy
[D] Nuclear Science Development Agency

5. The theme for World Press Freedom Day 2013 was "Safe to Speak: Securing Freedom of Expression in All Media". When was it celebrated across the world?
[Category: IBPS CWE Current Affairs]
[A] 1 May 2013
[B] 2 May 2013
[C] 3 May 2013
[D] 4 May 2013

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