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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

11 December 2013 Current Affairs Quiz

1. The Supreme Court on Wednesday, 11th Dec 2013, set aside the decision of the Delhi high court, which had in 2009 decriminalised sexual relation between persons belonging to same sex. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhaya upheld the constitutional validity of which section of Indian Penal Code that makes anal sex a punishable offence?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Section 298
[B] Section 307
[C] Section 377
[D] Section 391

2. The MiG-21 FL fighter jet, which had heralded the "supersonic era" in IAF and had changed the course of the 1971 Indo-Pak war due to its accuracy, belongs to history from today, 11th Dec 2013. Around 90 per cent of IAF pilots at present have flow one or the other type of MiG-21s ie - FL-77 which was phased out today and MiG-21 BIS. MiG jets were produced by a Russian company. Can you name the founders of the company?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Ilyushin Mikoyan and Michael Gurevich
[B] Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich
[C] Ilyushin Mikoyan and Mikhail Gore
[D] Yakovlev Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich

3. The last King of the erstwhile Mysore royal family, died in Bangalore on 10 December 2013 due to heart attack. Can you name him?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Jayachamarajendra Wodiyar
[B] Jayaperiyar Wodiyar
[C] Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar
[D] Jayawanthakumara Wodiyar

4. In a bold and controversial move, which country on Tuesday, 10th December 2013, became the first country to legalize marijuana and make it a farm-to-table state business?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Nigeria
[B] Ghana
[C] Netherlands
[D] Uruguay

5. Amitabh Bahchan unveils Mary Kom's autobiography on 9th Dec 2013 and said that Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom has made innumerable contributions in breaking stereotypes about women. What is the name of the autobiography?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Unbreakable
[B] Unthinkable
[C] Untouchable
[D] Unstoppable