Current Affairs May 2013 Quiz - 14

131The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) declared India's which area as a world biosphere reserve under its Man and the Biosphere Programme in May 2013?
 A) Nilgiri Hills
 B) Nicobar Islands
 C) Lakshadeep Islands
 D) None of These
  
132FMCG major Nestle India has appointed whom as its new Chairman and Managing Director in May 2013?
 A) Etienne Benet
 B) Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
 C) Ivan Menezes
 D) Yogesh Malik
  
133Who was conferred with the US-based National Space Society-s (NSS) Wernher von Braun Memorial Award in San Diego in May 2013?
 A) U.R. Rao
 B) P.S. Veeraraghavan
 C) S. Ramakrishnan
 D) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  
134Anti Terrorism day observed in India on __________.
 A) 21st May
 B) 23rd May
 C) 25th May
 D) 30th May
  
135Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in May 2013?
 A) Krishna Tirath
 B) Shantha Sinha
 C) Kushal Singh
 D) None of These
  
136India's GDP Growth in the fourth quarter of previous financial year 2012-13 stood at __________.
 A) 4.7%
 B) 5%
 C) 4.8%
 D) 5.2%
  
137The Vice President of India Mr. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled Fida-e-Lucknow -Tales of the city and its people in May 2013. Who is the author of the book?
 A) Parveen Talha
 B) M. S. Swaminathan
 C) Arundhuti Roy
 D) Bhavna Singh
  
138Roberto Azevedo was chosen as the next director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to become the first Latin American to lead the group since its creation in 1995 in May 2013. He belongs to which country?
 A) Argentina
 B) Columbia
 C) Brazil
 D) Peru
  
139Which Indian biologist was honored with the Whitley award, also known as Green Oscar, in London in May 2013?
 A) Ramana Athreya
 B) Ka Hsaw Wa
 C) Aparajita Datta
 D) Claudio Sillero-Zubiri
  
140The Pakistani prosecutor who was handling the Mumbai terror attack and Bhutto assassination case was gunned down in Islamabad in May 2013. What was his name?
 A) Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali
 B) Nazir Afzal
 C) Ahsan Ellahi
 D) Javed Khan

 
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Answers
131Ans) Nicobar Islands
132Ans) Etienne Benet
133Ans) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
134Ans) 21st May
135Ans) Kushal Singh
136Ans) 4.8%
137Ans) Parveen Talha
138Ans) Brazil
139Ans) Aparajita Datta
140Ans) Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali