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Thursday, July 11, 2013

11 July 2013 Current Affairs Quiz

1. Supreme Court on Wednesday, 10th July 2013, passed a verdict stating that MPs, MLAs to be disqualified from date of conviction. The verdict strikes down which section of which act?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Sec 8(4) of Representation of the People Act
[B] Sec 8(3) of Representation of the People Act
[C] Sec 8(2) of Representation of the People Act
[D] Sec 8(1) of Representation of the People Act

2. On 7 July 2013 a series of ten bombs exploded in and around a Buddhist temple complex, a UNESCO World heritage site in Bodh Gaya, India. What is the name of the temple?
[Category: Daily Current Affairs]
[A] Sanchi Temple
[B] Mahabodhi Temple
[C] Mahanirvaan Temple
[D] Pragyaan Temple

3. A Cabinet Committee to oversee reconstruction and rehabilitation work in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand was constituted on Thursday 11th July 2013. Union Ministers A.K. Antony, Sharad Pawar, P. Chidambaram, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sushil Kumar Shinde, Oscar Fernandes, Kapil Sibal, Girija Vyas, Jairam Ramesh and Harish Rawat are the members of the committee. Who will chair the Committee?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] M Shashidhar Reddy
[B] Shashi Tharoor
[C] Manmohan Singh
[D] Sharad Pawar

4. On 10th July 2013, E-commerce major Flipkart has raised fresh capital from its existing investors such as Naspers, Accel and Tiger Global. How much capital has been raised in this round of funding?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] $100 million
[B] $150 million
[C] $180 million
[D] $200 million

5. The high court of this state on Thursday, 11th July 2013, banned caste-based rallies in the state and issued a notice to all political parties on the same. Can you name the state?
[Category: GK Current Affairs]
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamilnadu