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Saturday, December 21, 2013

Current Affairs General Knowledge Quiz | 21-22 December 2013

1. Environment Minister of India on Saturday, 21 Dec 2013 resigned apparently for being drafted into Congress party work ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. Can you name him/her?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Jayanthi Natarajan
[B] M Veerappa Moily
[C] Krishna Teerath
[D] Jayaram Ramesh

2. What is usually occurring on December 21st or 22nd depending upon the position of the earth, is the longest night and the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Winter Holistics
[B] Winter Seasonic
[C] Winter Stoing
[D] Winter Solstice

3. Odisha Government on 20 December 2013 was felicitated by which agency for effectively handling the Cyclone Phalin in October 2013?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] World Health Organization
[B] United Nations
[C] World Bank
[D] Government of India

4. Which country on 20 December 2013 launched the country’s first telecommunication satellite Tupak Katari, named upon an indigenous national hero, who fought the 18th century Spanish colonial rule?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Nigeria
[B] Yugoslavia
[C] Bolivia
[D] Romania

5. Which Beverages and snacks maker will set up a Rs 1,200-crore beverages plant at Sri City in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh as foundation was laid on 21st Dec 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Coca Cola
[B] Parle
[C] PepsiCo
[D] Nestle