Current Affairs October 2012 Quiz – 1

1 Which Country won the ICC World Twenty20 cup 2012?
  A) Sri Lanka
  B) West Indies
  C) Pakistan
  D) Australia
2 Who has been recently honoured with the James C Morgan Global Humanitarian Award sponsored by the Applied Materials for his vision and humanitarian works?
  A) Deepak Parekh
  B) Adi Godrej
  C) Azim Premji
  D) N R Narayana Murthy
3 TCS has recently named whom as its new CFO from from March 2013?
  A) S Mahalingam
  B) Rajesh Gopinathan
  C) Rajiv Bansal
  D) N. Chandrasekaran
4 Who is the new External Affairs Minister for India after recent cabinet reshuffle in October 2012?
  A) Salman Khurshid
  B) S. Jaipal Reddy
  C) Veerappa Moily
  D) Pawan Kumar Bansal
5 Famous Bengali author and poet Sunil Gangopadhyay dies in October 2012. Which of the following award he did not own in Literature?
  A) Ananda Puraskar
  B) Janpith Award
  C) Sahitya Akademi Award
  D) Saraswati Samman
6 Which global Telecom company has merged its business with US mobile carrier MetroPCS recently in October 2012?
  A) Vodafone
  B) AT&T
  C) Verizon
  D) T-Mobile
7 Who is the CEO of Accenture?
  A) Pierre Nanterme
  B) Evan G. Greenberg
  C) Klaus Kleinfeld
  D) Jeff Bezos
8 Which Company has acquired Viewdle, which is a leading imaging and gesture recognition company recently in October 2012?
  A) Nokia
  B) Motorola
  C) Apple
  D) Facebook
9 Former Pakistan Cricket team captain Imran Khan has launched which of the below political parties?
  A) Pakistan Peoples Party
  B) Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf
  C) Pakistan democratic party
  D) Pakistan national party
10 In its monetary policy review meet, The European Central Bank (ECB) has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at?
  A) 0.25%
  B) 0.5%
  C) 1%
  D) 0.75%


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