Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : August 16, 2012

1. Mount Tongariro which recently erupted, is located in which among the following countries?
[A]Japan
[B]New Zealand
[C]Indonesia
[D]South Korea

New Zealand


2. Which among the following country will be the host of 2014 Winter Olympics?
[A]Russia
[B]Canada
[C]Switzerland
[D]Iceland

Russia
2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia.


3. Which of the following companies has recently revealed plans to commission the Rs. 30,000 crore Paradip Refinery project?
[A]ONGC
[B]IOC
[C]HPCL
[D]Reliance

IOC


4. In which part of India, Reang (Bru) tribes are found?
[A]Southern India
[B]Central India
[C]Western India
[D]North Eastern India

North Eastern India


5. Based on the recently released provisional data, what is the per capita availability of foodgrains and pulses in India in 2011?
[A]436 grams
[B]450 grams
[C]463 grams
[D]482 grams

463 grams


6. How many Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) have been set by the United Nations, to be achieved by 2015?
[A]Eight
[B]Ten
[C]Twelve
[D]Fifteen

Eight


7. Prof. Bh Krishnamurti, who recently passed was a world-renowned _____?
[A]Anthropologist
[B]Linguistics scholar
[C]Political scientist
[D]Historian

Linguistics scholar
Bh Krishnamurti was the world-renowned linguistics scholar.


8. Sinai Peninsula, which is recently in news is belongs to which of the following country?
[A]Syria
[B]Israel
[C]Egypt
[D]Turkey

Egypt


9. In a rare honour, eminent Urdu litterateur Professor Gopi Chand Narang has been conferred Sitara-i-Imtiaz(Star of Excellence) ,the third highest civilian honour bestowed by the ___________?
[A]Pakistan
[B]Bangladesh
[C]Afghanistan
[D]Indonesia

Pakistan


10. Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana has been designed with an objective to achieve socio-economic and technical empowerment of women farmers. It is a sub-component of the following programme?
[A]National Rural Livelihood Mission
[B]Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
[C]National Food Security Mission
[D]Bharat Nirman

National Rural Livelihood Mission

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