Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : July 10, 2012

1. The world’s youngest nation _______ which is wrecked by border wars, internal violence and shutdown of its vital oil production, recently marked its first anniversary of Independence.
[A]Kosovo
[B]South Sudan
[C]Moldova
[D]Montenegro

South Sudan

2. Who was the first person to serve two terms as Vice-President before becoming the President of India?
[A]Dr.Zakir Hussain
[B]V.V.Giri
[C]Shankar Dayal Sharma
[D]S.Radhakrishnan

S.Radhakrishnan
Hamid Ansari may become the second person to be re-elected to the post of Vice President in vice-presidential election scheduled for August 7, 2012

3. Which country’s Constituent Assembly recently expired without delivering a constitution?
[A]Myanmar
[B]Egypt
[C]Nepal
[D]South Sudan

Nepal

4. Which among the following Booker Prize winnning novels of ‘Amitav Ghosh’ narrates a gripping tale of the sea journey of indentured labourers during the 1830s, just before the Opium War?
[A]In an Antique Land
[B]Sea of Poppies
[C]River of Smoke
[D]The Hungry Tide

Sea of Poppies

5. The African Union’s 2012 summit will be held in :
[A]Cairo
[B]Abuja
[C]Addis Ababa
[D]Accra

Addis Ababa

6. Who has replaced Sadananda Gowda as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka?
[A]Jagadish Shettar
[B]A Suresh Chanabasappa
[C]Katti Ramesh Vishwanath
[D]H. D. Kumaraswamy

Jagadish Shettar

7. Serena Williams claimed her fifth Wimbledon title by defeating :
[A]Victoria Azarenka
[B]Elena Baltacha
[C]Petra Kvitova
[D]Agnieszka Radwanska

Agnieszka Radwanska

8. Who became the first Indian ever to win the junior Asian badminton championship girls’ title in Korea recently?
[A]P.V.Sindhu
[B]Arundhati Pantawane
[C]Jwala Gutta
[D]Arathi Sara

P.V.Sindhu

9. ‘Velib’ is a large-scale public bicycle sharing system in:
[A]France
[B]Germany
[C]Netherlands
[D]Spain

France

10. ‘Tenzin Gyatso’, the Tibetan Spiritual leader is the ____ Dalai Lama .
[A]12th
[B]13th
[C]14th
[D]15th

14th

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