Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : September 11, 2012

1. Who among the following will head the Group of Ministers (GoM) on pricing of bio-ethanol for blending with petrol and other related issues?
[A]Salman Khurshid
[B]P Chidambaram
[C]Sharad Pawar
[D]Praful Patel

Sharad Pawar


2. Recently in which among the following States, the centre has allowed to set up an exclusive Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR)?
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Karnataka
[C]Tamil Nadu
[D]Kerala

Andhra Pradesh
The Centre’s policy on ITIR envisages development of self-contained integrated knowledge clusters dedicated to establishment and growth of IT, ITES,
EHM units. APs is one of the first proposals to be cleared. An ITIR is a combination of production units, public utilities, logistic, environmental protection
mechanism, residential areas and administrative services. They would include special economic zones (SEZs), industrial parks, free trade zones etc.


3. Who among the following is the winner of the US Open Tennis 2012 women’s single event?
[A]Maria Sharapova
[B]Serena Williams
[C]Victoria Azarenka
[D]Sara Errani

Serena Williams


4. Recently in which among the following countries fugitive Vice President is sentenced to death?
[A]Turkey
[B]Iraq
[C]Iran
[D]Yeman

Iraq


5. Recently launched SPOT-6 and Proiteres satellites are belongs to which among the following countries respectively?
[A]Japan and Germany
[B]France and Japan
[C]France and Germany
[D]Japan and France

France and Japan


6. Which among the following country will host the international meet on air safety?
[A]India
[B]Canada
[C]Russia
[D]Australia

India


7. Recently deadly Ebola outbreak occurred in eastern Congo. Ebola outbreak is a _____________?
[A]Viral disease
[B]Bacterial infection
[C]Fungal disease
[D]Protozoan disease

Viral disease


8. Recently Air India got its first Dreamliner aircraft, which is a ____________?
[A]advanced Boeing 737
[B]advanced Boeing 747
[C]advanced Boeing 767
[D]advanced Boeing 787

advanced Boeing 787


9. Which among the following department has recently released an annual publication titled ‘India’s external debt: a status report 2011-12’?
[A]Department of Economic Affairs (DEA)
[B]Department of Expenditure
[C]Department of Revenue
[D]Department of Financial Services

Department of Economic Affairs (DEA)


10. Recently who among the following is appointed as World Bank’s new country director for India?
[A]Ejaz Ghani
[B]Onno Ruhl
[C]Roberto Zagha
[D]Isabel Guerrero

Onno Ruhl

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