Current Affairs Quiz - July 13

1. India's first international passenger ferry service chartered by Flemingo Liners?
2. Who is the newly appointed chairman of Public Health Foundation of India?.
3. Name of Indian Navy's ninth fast attack craft, commissioned this week.
4. The only Indian car in premium hatchback segment to sell over 1-lakh units a year for the last three consecutive years.
5. The top Indian company in Fortune500 global list
6. What is C-17 Globemaster III ?
7. World Population Day is observed on ?
8. An international team of scientists has decoded the full DNA sequence of which staple crop?.

A1. Scotia Prince. In its inaugural cruise, Scotia Prince sailed from Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka
A2. N.R. Narayana Murthy
A3. INS Koswari.It is named after an island off Tuticorin.
A4. Maruthi Swift.
A5. Indian Oil Corporation (98th). Other Indian companies in the list are: Reliance Industries (134) Bharat Petroleum (271), State Bank of India (291), Hindustan Petroleum (335), Tata Motors (358), ONGC (360) and Tata Steel (369)
A6. It is the largest strategic heavy lift aircraft of Indian Air Force. India had recently signed its biggest defence deal with the U.S. to procure 10 C-17s for $ 4.1 billion.
A7. July 11th.The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989.
A8. Potato. The genome of an organism is a map of how all of its genes are put together. Each gene controls different aspects of how the organism grows and develops.