Current Affairs May 2013 Quiz - 15

141Recently the European Central Bank (ECB) has cut its benchmark interest rate to a new record low of ________ in May 2013 to boost growth across euro zone.
 A) 0.25%
 B) 0.5%
 C) 0.75%
 D) 1%
  
142Profulla Borua passed away in Guwahati in May 2013. He was a famous _________.
 A) Author
 B) Journalist
 C) Artist
 D) Painter
  
143"International Museum Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 28-May
 B) 18-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 22-May
  
144Who has been presented with the Asom Ratna Award for the Year 2012 in May 2013?
 A) Bhabendra Nath Saikia
 B) Bhupen Hazarika
 C) Indira Goswami
 D) Anuradha Sharma Pujari
  
145Ray Manzarek passed away in May 2013, He was a founding member and keyboardist of which rock group?
 A) Pink Floyd
 B) The Doors
 C) The Rolling Stones
 D) The Who
  
146Who became the first twins to scale Mount Everest in May 2013?
 A) Nunshi and Tashi Sharma
 B) Nunshi and Tashi Malik
 C) Nunshi and Tashi Sen
 D) None of These
  
147Who was presented the NTR National Literary Award in May 2013?
 A) Pratibha Ray
 B) Jagannath Prasad Das
 C) Manoj Das
 D) Ramakanta Rath
  
148India's Agricultural Sector Growth in the fourth quarter of previous financial year 2012-13 stood at __________.
 A) 1.4%
 B) 2%
 C) 1.8%
 D) 2.1%
  
149Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla recently visited India in May 2013. He is Foreign Minister of __________.
 A) Brazil
 B) Argentina
 C) Cuba
 D) Columbia
  
150Indian Govt. has lowered the interest rate on loans to Woman Self-Help Groups (SHGs) to ___% in May 2013 to eradicate poverty through women empowerment.
 A) 7%
 B) 6.5%
 C) 6%
 D) 8%

 
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Answers
141Ans) 0.5%
142Ans) Journalist
143Ans) 18-May
144Ans) Indira Goswami
145Ans) The Doors
146Ans) Nunshi and Tashi Malik
147Ans) Manoj Das
148Ans) 1.4%
149Ans) Cuba
150Ans) 7%