Current Affairs August 2012 Quiz – 2

11 Lance Armstrong, famous for his battle against Cancer won the most famous Cycling event Tour de France for how many time?
  A) 5
  B) 8
  C) 7
  D) 6
   
12 Who has been appointed as new Chief Economic Adviser of India?
  A) Kaushik Basu
  B) Subramanian Swamy
  C) Montek singh Ahluwalia
  D) Raghuram Rajan
   
13 In 2012, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award has been awarded to how many atheletes?
  A) 3
  B) 1
  C) 2
  D) 4
   
14 India secured which rank in the recently published Global Competitiveness Index report compiled by the World Economic Forum?
  A) 51
  B) 56
  C) 59
  D) 65
   
15 Who in the list has been awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2012?
  A) Yogeshwar Dutt
  B) Sushil Kumar
  C) Gagan Narang
  D) Saina Nehwal
   
16 Who won Silver for India in the Men’s 25 m rapid fire pistol event in the London Olympics 2012?
  A) Yogeshwar Dutt
  B) Sushil Kumar
  C) Gagan Narang
  D) Vijay Kumar
   
17 B.I. Fernandez is the first foreign coach who has been awarded with the Dronacharya Awards for 2012. He is from which country?
  A) USA
  B) Mexico
  C) Cuba
  D) Canada
   
18 Microsoft has rebranded its iconic Hotmail to a new email. Name of the same?
  A) hotmail.com
  B) msnmail.com
  C) Outlook.com
  D) None of These
   
19 What is the name of India’s first own built Nuclear submarine which is ready for trial?
  A) INS Virat
  B) INS Vikrant
  C) INS Arihant
  D) INS Chakra
   
20 Which global bank has become in the news recently for violating US law while handling USD 250 million from Iran?
  A) UBS
  B) HSBC Bank
  C) Standard Chartered Bank
  D) Barclays Bank

 

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  1. Current Affairs August 2012 Quiz – 2 Answers

    11 Ans) 7
    12 Ans) Raghuram Rajan
    13 Ans) 2
    14 Ans) 56
    15 Ans) Yogeshwar Dutt
    16 Ans) Vijay Kumar
    17 Ans) Cuba
    18 Ans) Outlook.com
    19 Ans) INS Arihant
    20 Ans) Standard Chartered Bank

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