Daily Current Affairs 2012 Quiz : July 8, 2012

1. From July 1, 2012, all services, except those under a ‘negative list’, have come under the Service Tax net. How many services have escaped the service tax by finding place in negative list?
[A]35
[B]38
[C]42
[D]48

38


2. Who among the following is the richest man of the World as per 2012 rankings?
[A]Warren Buffett
[B]Bernard Arnault
[C]Carlos Slim
[D]Amancio Ortega

Carlos Slim


3. International Donors Conference on Afghanistan was held at ____?
[A]Kabul
[B]London
[C]Tokyo
[D]Moscow

Tokyo


4. Who among the following is the winner of Asian Junior Championship 2012?
[A]Okuhara Nozomi
[B]Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
[C]Zulkifli Zulfadli
[D] Sun Yu

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu


5. Gagan AP Ulalmath is related to which among the following Olympic sports?
[A]Athletics
[B]Swimming
[C]Cycling
[D]Wushu

Swimming


6. Who among the following has recently claimed fifth Women’s singles title at Wimbledon?
[A]Serena Williams
[B]Agnieszka Radwanska
[C]M. Sharapova
[D]S. Lisicki

Serena Williams


7. The universal service obligation fund is related to ____?
[A]Healthcare
[B]Telecommunication
[C]Transportation
[D]Urban development

Telecommunication


8. Income-tax Act requires a person to obtain a Permanent Account Number (PAN) if his / her total personal income exceeds ___?
[A]Rs. 100,000 at Present
[B]Rs. 200,000 at Present
[C]Rs. 500,000 at present
[D]Every self employed person

Rs. 200,000 at Present
The Income-tax Act requires you to obtain a Permanent Account Number (PAN) if your total income exceeds the basic exemption limit (Rs 2 lakh at
present) or if you run a business or are a professional with turnover of at least Rs 5 lakh.


9. The tallest building of Europe “The Shard” is located in which among the following cities?
[A]London
[B]Geneva
[C]Frankfurt
[D]Paris

London


10. Anna Schwartz, who recently died was a famous ____ ?
[A]Scientist
[B]Economist
[C]Novel Writer
[D]Poet

Economist

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