Quiz – Current Affairs September 21, 2012

1. Which among the following country has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on urban regeneration and development with India?
[A]USA
[B]UK
[C]France
[D]Germany

UK


2. Recently the Dept. of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) has launched SANDHAN, the Indian language search engine for tourism domain. The search engine provides information for queries in 5 Indian languages. Which among the following is not of them?
[A]Hindi
[B]Tamil
[C]Telugu
[D]Malayalam

Malayalam
The other two languages are Bengali and Marathi.


3. Recently IRDA has allowed the general insurance companies which have completed 10 years in business to tap capital market through IPO (initial public offer). For how many years an IPO grant is valid once it is approved by IRDA?
[A]1 year
[B]2 years
[C]3 years
[D]4 years

1 year


4. Selaulim reservoir, which is recently in news is located in which among the following State?
[A]Gujarat
[B]Goa
[C]Uttar Pradesh
[D]Kerala

Goa
Recently the Goa Government has finally resolved to shut down the mines pouring manganese and iron ore in the Selaulim reservoir, the source of potable
water for 55 per cent of the State’s population.


5. Recently which among the following country has passed the Hindu Marriage Registration Bill 2012 which aims to provide legal and social protection to members of the Hindu community?
[A]Nepal
[B]Bhutan
[C]Bangladesh
[D]Indonesia

Bangladesh


6. Which among the following company has emerged as the world’s most attractive employer in the global employer branding firm Universum’s global talent attraction index “The World’s Most Attractive Employers 2012”?
[A]IBM
[B]Microsoft
[C]Google
[D]J P Morgan

Google


7. Recently in which among the following City, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched India’s first High quality Video Call Office (VCO)?
[A]Kolkata
[B]Patna
[C]New Delhi
[D]Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad
With this launch, the BSNL has become the first Telecom Service Provider in the country to take such an initiative to offer high quality Video calling
service to the common man.


8. The Hindi Diwas is observed on 14 September because on this date ____?
[A]Hindi was declared National Language of India
[B]Hindi was declared Official Language of India
[C]Hindi Poet Maithilisharan Gupta was born
[D]None of the above reasons

Hindi was declared Official Language of India


9. Moreh, which was recently in news in context with the India-Myanmar-Thailand triconnectivity project is located in ____?
[A]Manipur
[B]Mizoram
[C]Nagaland
[D]Tripura

Manipur


10. “Rock of Polynesia” is located in ____?
[A]Atlantic Ocean
[B]South Pacific Ocean
[C]Indian Ocean
[D]Arctic Ocean

South Pacific Ocean

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