Daily Current Affairs Quiz

1. Jews from north-east India are  commonly referred as
2. World Bank as approved $1billion for which central government programme that seeks to improve the livelihood prospects of our rural economy?
3. Cloud seeding research programme for the rain shadow regions in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are carried out by which Indian institute?
4. The first declared biosphere in India?
5. Last ever mission of NASA's shuttle programme started.Name the space shuttle
6. Name India's highest lake
7. Hospital in Sweden performs the first synthetic organ transplantation.Name the organ
8. Robert L. Crippen, a retired Navy captain of USA is being remmembered for what?
9. A new country, Republic of South Sudan will join the community of nations.Name the capital of the country
10. Who are ‘Salwa Judum' or ‘Koya Commandos'?

A1. Bnei Menashe. Israel is planning to allow Jews from north-east India,mainly Manipur and Mizoram.
A2. National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).
A3. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)
A4. Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve.NBR is going to be showcased for the award instituted by the UNESCO to mark its 40th year of its theme “Man and Biosphere.”
A5. Atlantis. This is the 135th launch since the program began in 1981; it carries 8,000 pounds of supplies and spare parts
A6. Cho-Lhamu Lake, located over 18,000 feet above sea level in Sikkim, has been declared the highest lake in the country after a survey conducted by the Central Government.
A7. windpipe.It is a tube that connects the pharynx or larynx to the lungs, allowing the passage of air.
A8. He served as pilot on the first shuttle flight of NASA's shuttle programme.
A9. Juba. First President of the country is Salva Kiir Mayardit.
A10. They are the Special Police Officers of Chattissgarh,who are deployed to fight against Maoist insurgents in the state.Supreme Court demanded the end of using barely literate, and poorly trained Special Police Officers to counter insurgencies.