Current Affairs May 2013 Quiz - 2

11Who has been selected for 2013 ISRO Young Scientist Award for his/her urban information system project in the North East, announced in May 2013?
 A) Jenita Mary Nongkynrih
 B) Kumari Arivial Peravai
 C) Santanu Sinha
 D) Advaita Goswamy
  
12As per recent Census, India-s total population stands at _________ as on March 1, 2011  (announced by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde  in May 2013).
 A) 1.01 billion
 B) 1.11 billion
 C) 1.21 billion
 D) 1.28 billion
  
13Who was the Indian prisoner in Pakistan jail, died due to cardiac arrest after 6 days of brutal assault by Pakistani Jail inmates in May 2013?
 A) Sanjit Singh
 B) Sarabjit Singh
 C) Kashmir Singh
 D) None of These
  
14"Anti-tobacco Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 21-May
 B) 11-May
 C) 18-May
 D) 31-May
  
15Which telecom operator has announced that it would pick up the remaining 30% stake in Warid Group-s telecom operations in Bangladesh in May 2013?
 A) Aircel
 B) Bharti Airtel Holdings
 C) Idea Cellular
 D) Vodafone
  
16India's core sector, comprising of 8 key sectors, growth stood at ___________ in March 2013 (published in May 2013).
 A) 3%
 B) 2.9%
 C) -2.5%
 D) 2%
  
17Who has been elected as the first woman Speaker of Jatiya Sangsad (Parliament of Bangladesh) in May 2013?
 A) Jamiruddin Sircar
 B) Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury
 C) Abdul Hamid
 D) None of These
  
18"Press Freedom Day" is observed on __________.
 A) 8-May
 B) 3-May
 C) 11-May
 D) 1-May
  
19Canadian handset maker BlackBerry (earler known as RIM - Research in Motion) has appointed whom as the Managing Director of its India operations in May 2013?
 A) Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
 B) Sunil Lalvani
 C) Sunil Dutt
 D) Yogesh Malik
  
20Which team won the third Hockey India Senior Women National Championship held in May 2013?
 A) Railways
 B) Haryana
 C) Jharkhand
 D) Punjab

 
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Answers
11Ans) Jenita Mary Nongkynrih
12Ans) 1.21 billion
13Ans) Sarabjit Singh
14Ans) 31-May
15Ans) Bharti Airtel Holdings
16Ans) 2.9%
17Ans) Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury
18Ans) 3-May
19Ans) Sunil Lalvani
20Ans) Haryana