Current Affairs May 2013 Quiz - 16

151RBI announced to launch Inflation Indexed Bonds (IIBs) to wean away investors from
gold to paper-based savings instruments to curb CAD. What will be the maturity period of these bonds now?
 A) 15 Years
 B) 5 Years
 C) 10 Years
 D) 15 Years
  
152Surendra Tiwari passed away in Guwahati in May 2013. He was a famous _________.
 A) Story writer and playwright
 B) Journalist
 C) Artist
 D) Painter
  
153Ahhichatragarh fort was shortlisted for the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture in May 2013. It is situated in which city?
 A) Aurangabad
 B) Pune
 C) Nagaur
 D) Sholapur
  
154The "International Day for Biological Diversity" is observed on __________.
 A) 21- May
 B) 23- May
 C) 22- May
 D) 28- May
  
155Which European country launched a new -super priority- same-day
visa service for Indian business travellers and cash-rich frequent flyers in May 2013?
 A) Switzerland
 B) Germany
 C) UK
 D) France
  
156Yuichiro Miura, the 80-year old mountaineer became the oldest man to climb Mount Everest-s in May 2013. He is from which country?
 A) Thailand
 B) China
 C) South Korea
 D) Japan
  
157Sachin Tendulkar announced retirement from Twenty20 cricket format in May 2013. He played for which team since inception of IPL?
 A) Chennai Super Kings
 B) Rajasthan Royals
 C) Sunrisers Hyderabad
 D) Mumbai Indians
  
158Which state government has introduced "Shiksha Setu cards" in May 2013 to keep the teachers and guardians updated about performance of their students?
 A) Himachal Pradesh
 B) Punjab
 C) Haryana
 D) Karnataka
  
159"World Hunger Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 28-May
 B) 18-May
 C) 24-May
 D) 22-May
  
160Which Indian athlete won three gold medals on second day of 15th Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships in Doha in May 2013?
 A) Ragala Venkat Rahul
 B) Jamjang Deru
 C) Akshay B. Gaikwad
 D) None of These

 
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Answers
 
151Ans) 10 Years
152Ans) Story writer and playwright
153Ans) Nagaur
154Ans) 22-May
155Ans) UK
156Ans) Japan
157Ans) Mumbai Indians
158Ans) Haryana
159Ans) 28-May
160Ans) Akshay B. Gaikwad