Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : September 13, 2012

1. Who among the following is the winner of the US Open Tennis 2012 Men’s single event?
[A]Thomas Berdych
[B]David Ferrer
[C]Novak Djokovic
[D]Andy Murray

Andy Murray


2. Recently World Economic Forum (WEF)’s sixth Annual Meeting of the New Champions – also known as the Summer Davos was held in _________?
[A]China
[B]Switzerland
[C]Japan
[D]South Korea

China


3. Who among the following is recently elected as Somalia’s new President?
[A]Abdirahman Mohamud Farole
[B]Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
[C]Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
[D]Mohamed Osman Jawari

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud


4. Mahmoud Abbas, who recently visited India is a President of the ______________?
[A]UAE
[B]Kuwait
[C]Palestine
[D]Qatar

Palestine


5. India’s Virender Singh won the bronze medal in the Men’s 84 kgs free style category in the third World Deaf Wrestling Championship, which was held in __________?
[A]Greece
[B]Japan
[C]Venezuela
[D]Bulgaria

Bulgaria


6. The 3rd East Asian Ministerial Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene was recently held in ___________?
[A]Bali
[B]Bandung
[C]Yogyakarta
[D]Riau Islands

Bali


7. Which among the following has won the Golden Lion for best film at the 69th Venice Film Festival?
[A]Fill the Void
[B]The Master
[C]Pieta
[D]Paradise-Faith

Pieta


8. In which among the following year, the National Dairy Development Board was established in India?
[A]1960
[B]1962
[C]1965
[D]1969

1965


9. Which among the following State government has recently launched unemployment allowance scheme?
[A]Bihar
[B]Uttar Pradesh
[C]Gujarat
[D]Himachal Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh
The scheme would provide Rs 1,000 to each unemployed youth aged between 25 to 40 years and whose family income is less than Rs 36,000 per annum.
To eliminate any discrepancies, the allowance would be credited to the bank account of eligible youth.


10. Which among the following species of India is not in the list of 100 most threatened species of the planet and “closest to extinction” compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
[A]White-bellied Heron
[B]Peacock Tarantula
[C]Narcondam Hornbill
[D]Great Indian Bustard

Narcondam Hornbill
The White-bellied Heron, the Great Indian Bustard, the Peacock Tarantula and the Spoon-billed Sandpiper of India are among the 100 most threatened
species of the planet and “closest to extinction.”

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