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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Latest Current Affairs-: May 2013

Latest Current Affairs- May 2013
Prepared by: Currentaffairs4examz team

Q1. Where was the 19th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships held recently which concluded on 10 May 2013? - New Delhi, India

Q2. No. of Medals won by India in the 19th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships?- 2 Silver and 7 Bronze Medals

Q3. Union External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid paid an official visit to the People’s Republic of China from 9 to 10 May 2013 at the invitation of the Foreign Minister of China. Name the Foreign Minister of China? - Wang Yi

Q4. Two union cabinet ministers resigned on 10 May 2013 on certain allegations. One after a week’s time since his nephew Vijay Singla was arrested for his alleged involvement of bribery of 90 lakh rupees from the Railway Board Member, with a promise of promotion & the other after being into attack by the opposition and the CBI affidavit submitted to Supreme Court for vetting up the CBI report in the Coal Block allocation scam. Name the two minsters?- Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Union Law Minister of India Ashwani Kumar

Q5. The Union Cabinet of India on 9 May 2013 gave its approval to Amendments in the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959 by introducing a Bill in the Parliament. Name the Bill?- Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Bill, 2013

Q6. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 9 May 2013 approved the proposal of the Ministry of Shipping for setting up of two major ports in the country. Name the states where these two ports are coming?- West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh

Q7. The Union Cabinet of India on 9 May 2013 gave its approval to declare the year 2013 as?- Water Conservation Year 2013

Q8. Nokia on 8 May 2013 announced a smart phone to beat the low-cost Android phones in developing markets like India in their Asha Series. Name the Phone?- Asha 501

Q9. Ministry for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution introduced amendments in bill & placed the amended Bill in the Loksabha for consideration and passing by the House. Name the Bill?- National Food Security Bill

Q10. Who on 8 May 2013 declared that he would step down as the Manager of Manchester United at the end of the season, after his 26 years journey as the in-charge of Manchester United?- Alex Ferguson

Q11. Who was named as the head of the World Trade Organisation on 8th May 2013?- Roberto Azevedo from Brazil

Q12. Maruti on 9 May 2013 launched a limited edition trim of the Ertiga called ?- Feliz
Q13. The Union Government of India on 8 May 2013 approved a National Cyber Security Policy. What was the aim of the Policy?- To create a secured computing environment across the country.

Q14. How many seats were won by Indian National Congress in the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2013, to return to power after 07 years?- 121 seats of the 223

Q15. Name the sites which were nominated by India for World Heritage Sites for 2013 by UNESCO?- Cluster of six hill forts in Rajasthan as well as Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh

Q16. Sahara India Pariwar created a new Guinness World Record on 6 May 2013. What was it?- Largest Group to Sing National Anthem at One Place. Its 121653 staff and workers sang India’s national anthem Jana Gana Mana in union at Lucknow.

Q17. State of the World’s Mothers’ report released in first week of May 2013 reported which country for first day death of newborns than any other country of the world?- India

Q18. The recipients of Polar Music Prize 2013?- Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho

Q19. Name the New Variant of its Pick-up Vehicle launched by Mahindra & Mahindra in May 2013?- Bolero Maxi Truck Plus

Q20. Statue of which former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh was unveiled by Lok Sabha Speaker recently in Parliament?-  N T Rama Rao

Q21. Who was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Malaysia for the Second Term on 6th May 2013?- Najib Razak

Q22. 7 May 2013 was observed as the World Asthma Day across the world. What was this year's theme?- You Can Control Your Asthma

Q23. Name Former Italian Prime Minister died at 94 on 6 May 2013?- Giulio Andreotti

Q24. Doctors have warned that the new sexually transmitted Sex-Superbug can be much more deadly than the AIDS virus. Name it?- H041

Q25. According to the TRAI data released recently which State accounted for Largest Number of Mobile Subscribers in India?- Uttar Pradesh

Prepared by: currentaffairs4examz team
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