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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Daily GK Current News Affairs Quiz - 19 December 2013

1. Who has been nominated for the CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 18th December 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sachin Tendulkar
[B] Kapil Dev
[C] Sunil Gavaskar
[D] Ajit Wadekar

2. The country's indigenously designed and developed multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft LCA-Tejas will get the IOC-II on Friday, a significant step towards its induction into IAF squadron. What does IOC means here?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Initial Operational Clearance
[B] Initial Operational Charter
[C] Initial Optional Clearance
[D] lndia Operational Clearance

3. In a big breakthrough, scientists have achieved an insulin pill for diabetics. Published in the American Chemical Society journal, the advance could someday not only eliminate the "ouch" factor but also get needle-wary — and weary — patients to take their medicine when they should. Which country's scientists hasve achieved this feet?
[Category: Science Current Affairs]
[A] America
[B] Germany
[C] India
[D] UK

4. India’s deputy consul in New York, Devyani Khobragade was transferred to India’s Permanent Mission in ___________ in New York on 18 December 2013. This was done by India to boost her diplomatic immunity.
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] World Health Organization
[B] World Bank
[D] United Nations

5. Which country won the boy’s and girl’s team titles in the Asia-Pacific junior golf championship at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) on 18th Dec 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] Thailand
[C] India
[D] Pakistan