Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : September 12, 2012

1. Which among the following is the main purpose to set up Post Bank of India (PBI) by the Department of Posts (DoP)?
[A]To provide banking services with special focus on urban areas
[B]To provide banking services in rural areas only
[C]To provide banking services in urban areas only
[D]To provide banking services with special focus on rural areas

To provide banking services with special focus on rural areas


2. Recently Infosys acquired a foreign firm Lodestone Holding, which is based in _________?
[A]Germany
[B]France
[C]Poland
[D]Switzerland

Switzerland


3. Who among the following is the author of the upcoming ‘Joseph Anton’ book?
[A]David Davidar
[B]Salman Rushdie
[C]Khushwant Singh
[D]Amitav Ghosh

Salman Rushdie


4. Which among the following bank has recently announced to launch non-cash transactions through social networking site – Facebook?
[A]SBI
[B]ICICI
[C]Axis bank
[D]HSBC

ICICI


5. Which among the following pair is the winner of the US Open Tennis 2012 Women’s double event?
[A]Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci
[B]Roberta Vinci and Lucie Hradecka
[C]Andrea Hlavackova and Sara Errani
[D]Lucie Hradecka and Andrea Hlavackova

Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci


6. Recently the 6th International Hybrid Rice Symposium was held in ______________.
[A]New Delhi
[B]Ahmedabad
[C]Hyderabad
[D]Kochi

Hyderabad


7. Kaushik Basu is recently appointed as Chief Economist of __________?
[A]World Bank
[B]International Monetary Fund (IMF)
[C]Asian Development Bank (ADB)
[D]Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

World Bank


8. Which among the following country has topped the London Paralympics medal table?
[A]China
[B]Russia
[C]USA
[D]Great Britain

China


9. Which among the following university has toped the list of world university rankings for 2011-2012 by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) company?
[A]Cambridge University
[B]Oxford University
[C]Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[D]Harvard University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


10. Jeet Thayil, Who is recently in news is a ____________?
[A]Cartoonist
[B]Writer
[C]Economist
[D]Journalist

Writer
Indian writer Jeet Thayil’s first novel ‘Narcopolis’, described as a compelling tale of Mumbai’s hazy world of opium addiction, has made it to the six-author shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2012.

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