Current Affairs August 2012 Quiz – 6

51 Who has also become the first Indian individual to win back to back medals in two consecutive Olympics, Beijing and recently concluded London Olympics?
  A) Mary Kom
  B) Yogeshwar Dutt
  C) Sushil Kumar
  D) Saina Nehwal
   
52 India’s inflation for July stood at?
  A) 6.87%
  B) 7.87%
  C) 7.25%
  D) 7.5%
   
53 Which country has secured No 1 rank in both ICC Test Cricket and ICC ODI ranking in Aug 2012?
  A) England
  B) South Africa
  C) Australia
  D) India
   
54 Which England Test Cricketer has resinged as England’s Test captain and announced his retirement from all form of International cricket with immediate effect?
  A) Michael Vaughan
  B) Kevin Petersen
  C) Andrew Strauss
  D) None of These
   
55 India’s iconic stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman has announced his retirement from International Cricket just before the Test series with New Zealand. Against which country, he played his last test match?
  A) England
  B) South Africa
  C) Australia
  D) Sri Lanka
   
56 In the list of most powerful woman in the world compiled by the Fortune magazine, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi secured which rank?
  A) 12th
  B) 8th
  C) 6th
  D) 13th
   
57 Which Congress Leader has been unanimously elected as the deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha in Aug 2012?
  A) Rajiv Shukla
  B) P. Chidambaram
  C) P J Kurien
  D) Kapil Sibal
   
58 Who has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in Aigust 2012?
  A) Praveen Mahajan
  B) Poonam Kishore Saxena
  C) Laxman Das
  D) None of These
   
59 India retail inflation for July stood at?
  A) 9.93%
  B) 9.86%
  C) 9.76%
  D) 10.10%
   
60 Who has been awarded with the Dhyan Chand Award 2012 for his life time contribution to Para-Sports?
  A) Shri Jagraj Singh Mann
  B) Shri Vinod Kumar
  C) Shri Gundeep Kumar
  D) Shri Sukhbir Singh Tokas

 

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  1. Current Affairs August 2012 Quiz – 6 Answers

    51 Ans) Sushil Kumar
    52 Ans) 6.87%
    53 Ans) South Africa
    54 Ans) Andrew Strauss
    55 Ans) Australia
    56 Ans) 6th
    57 Ans) P J Kurien
    58 Ans) Poonam Kishore Saxena
    59 Ans) 9.86%
    60 Ans) Shri Sukhbir Singh Tokas

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