Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : September 8, 2012

1. Which among the following countries has topped the list of countries in the Global Competitiveness Index 2012-13 of the World Economic Forum (WEF)?
[A]Netherlands
[B]Switzerland
[C]Hong Kong
[D]Sweden

Switzerland


2. Chhau dance, which is a popular tribal dance is celebrated in which among the following States?
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Odisha
[C]Karnataka
[D]Rajasthan

Odisha


3. Recently which among the following company has extended its partnership with UNHabitat on water sustainability to 10 countries?
[A]Cadbury
[B]PepsiCo
[C]Coca-Cola
[D]Nestle

Coca-Cola


4. Recently in which among the following States,an ancient statue of Gautam Buddha and remains of a Buddha monastery have been unearthed in the vicinity of the world famous Lalitgiri Buddhist site?
[A]Bihar
[B]Odisha
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Uttar Pradesh

Odisha
An ancient statue of Gautam Buddha and remains of a Budhha Vihar (monastery) have been unearthed in Kesharaipur-Hatikhol village in the vicinity of the world famous Lalitgiri Buddhist site in Odisha’s Jajpur district.


5. Recently unveiled India’s first passenger solar electric vehicle ‘ARKA – The Sun Car’ is designed by __________?
[A]Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi
[B]Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Delhi
[C]Delhi Technological University
[D]IIT, Delhi

Delhi Technological University


6. Syed Mustafa Siraj, who recently passed away is a well-known __________?
[A]Bengali writer
[B]Hindi writer
[C]Kashmiri writer
[D]Urdu writer

Bengali writer


7. Who among the following heads the Cauvery River Authority (CRA)?
[A]Prime Minister
[B]Water Resources Minister
[C]A former Chief Justice of India (CJI)
[D]Secretary for the Water Resources Ministry

Prime Minister


8. Presently how many Indian banks have been identified as global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) under Basel III?
[A]Zero
[B]One
[C]Two
[D]Three

Zero


9. In which among the following locations, Institute of forest Genetics and Tree Breeding is located?
[A]Hyderabad
[B]Mangalore
[C]Coimbatore
[D]Nagpur

Coimbatore


10. What is the India’s rank in the Global Competitiveness Index 2012-13 of the World Economic Forum (WEF)?
[A]56th position
[B]57th position
[C]58th position
[D]59th position

59th position

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