Quiz 127 : Current Affairs May 2009

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1.On April 27, 2009 the Government has cleared 22 FDI proposals including Nokia & Yamaha. How much amount these FDI proposals will bring to India ?
(A)Rs 541.25 crore
(B)Rs 441.55 crore
(C)Rs 531.75 crore

2.People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently has entered the Limca Book of Records as the largest animal rights organisation. (May 11, 2009). In which year PETA began ?
(A)1995
(B)2000
(C)1999

3.Which company has won PETA India’s first Glitter Box awards ?
(A)Airtel
(B)Vodaphone
(C)BSNL

4.Recently Indian Navy commissioned INS Airavat. Which among the following terms precisely describes INS Airavat?
(A)Landing Ship Tank
(B)Waterjet Propelled Fast Attack Craft
(C)Guided Missile Frigate

5.Who has won his maiden International Tennis Federation (ITF) title at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association on
April 25, 2009?
(A)Yuki Bhambari
(B)Vishnu Vardhan
(C)Leander Paes

6.Recently who among the following has been inducted by Infosys to its Board of Directors?
(A)Chanda Kochar
(B) K. V. Kamath
(C)Deepak Parekh

7.The government formed the panel after many ex-servicemen returned their medals to protest the rejection of their ‘one rank one pension’ demand. Who is heading this panel ?
(A)K.M. Chandrasekhar
(B)R Balakrishanan
(C)B S Padmanabham

8.Recently India’s Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Mangal Singh Champia, earned India a gold medal in the recurve team event of the archery World Cup Stage I. In which country this event held?
(A)Croatia
(B)Russia
(C)Ukraine

9.Recently Madhu Kannan has joined as managing director & chief executive officer (CEO) of which exchange?
(A)Bombay Stock Exchange
(B)National Stock Exchange
(C)Delhi Stock exchange

10.Chip giant Intel was handed a record fine of 1.06 billion Euro ($1.45 billion) . The company was alleged for ?
(A)selling its products below cost
(B)selling its products above cost
(C)not making payments to manufacturers on time

11.Who among the following has been nominated to become the U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New
York, by US President Barack Obama?
(A)Preet Bharara
(B)Suresh Modi
(C)Rajiv Khurana

12.Recently 12-member Sikkim Cabinet was sworn in and Pavan Kumar Chamling becomes CM for the ________?
(A)2nd time
(B)3rd time
(C) 4th time

13.To bolster its strategic plans for the European market, tyre manufacturer Apollo has bought Vredestein Banden BV of which country ?
(A)Netherlands
(B)Germany
(C)France

14.Recently Suranjoy Singh of India sizzled with a Gold on the concluding day of the European Grand Prix boxing as India finished their campaign with four medals. This contest held in ?
(A)Czech Republic.
(B)Hungary
(C)Serbia

15.Which among the following clubs has won the Spanish league title for the first time in three years on May 17, 2009?
(A)Barcelona
(B)Inter Millan
(C)Real Madrid

16.The International Hockey Federation has decided to allot the next Hockey World Cup in 2010 to India. In which year Hockey World Cup tournament started?
(A)1971
(B)1974
(C)1976

17.The Baikonur Cosmodrome is the world’s first and largest operational space launch facility. In which country is it located?
(A)France
(B) Kazakhstan
(C)Uzbekistan

18.On 15th may 2009 Maruti Suzuki launched its new model which is based on the Suzuki Splash model which is already sold in several markets. What is the brand name?
(A)Spirit
(B)Splash
(C)Ritz

19.Which company has recently introduced 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle to help the environment to reduce the impacts and contribute to the formation of the recycling-based society by providing the facility for its customers to recycle their Notebook PC ?
(A)HP
(B)Sony
(C)Toshiba

20.Which of the following companies has unveiled a low-cost realty project which offers a house for less than Rs 4 lakh?
(A)DLF Group
(B)Tata Housing
(C)Ansal group

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  • manish kumar
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    options for question 2 are wrong . PETA Was founded in 1980 . refered by its offical site .

  • Jitender
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    Please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_for_the_Ethical_Treatment_of_Animals

    As Manish rightly said that Peta was founded in the Year – 1980.

    Thanks
    Jitender.

  • Admin
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    PETA: http://www.peta.org/factsheet/files/FactsheetDisplay.asp?ID=107

    Founded in 1980, PETA is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals. PETA operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. PETA educates policymakers and the public about animal abuse and promotes kind treatment of animals.

    PETA India

    http://www.petaindia.com/about/index.asp
    PETA India, based in Mumbai, was launched in January 2000. PETA India operates under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use for entertainment, while educating policymakers and the public about animal abuse and promoting an understanding of the right of all animals to be treated with respect.

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