Current Affairs October 2012 Quiz – 11

101 Which Indian pharma company has announced that it wants to acquire OctoPlus, Amsterdam for nearly 27.39 million euros in October 2012?
  A) Cipla
  B) Ranbaxy
  C) Sun Pharma
  D) Dr Reddy’s Lab
102 Nirmal Bharat yatra was launched in October 2012. Who is the brand ambassador for the same initiative?
  A) Amir Khan
  B) Amitabh Bachchan
  C) Aiswarya Rai Bachchan
  D) Vidya Balan
103 J K Rowling, new novel after harry poter series?
  A) The Casual Vacancy
  B) The Lost Symbol
  C) George Eliot
  D) None of These
104 US based global mass media giant Disney is going to acquire another US based film production company Lucasfilm for nearly USD 4.05 billion. Which movie series is associated with the company Lucasfilm?
  A) The Batman
  B) The Toy Story
  C) Star Wars
  D) Shreak
105 Joining other states which banned selling of Gutka, which state has recently banned the same from April 2013?
  A) Uttar Pradesh
  B) Karnataka
  C) Maharashtra
  D) Tamil Nadu
106 West Indies Cricket team defeated which country to win the ICC World Twenty20 cup in 2012?
  A) Sri Lanka
  B) Pakistan
  C) Australia
  D) South Africa
107 India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) was dropped to _______ in August?
  A) USD 4.3 billion
  B) USD 2.83 billion
  C) USD 2.96 billion
  D) USD 2.26 billion
108 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by 25 basis points to _______ during its monetary policy review meet in October 2012?
  A) 4%
  B) 4.25%
  C) 4.5%
  D) 5%
109 RBI has kept Repo rate unchanged at _________ during its monetary policy review meet in October 2012?
  A) 6.5%
  B) 7%
  C) 8%
  D) 7.5%
110 Who has led the Operation Blue Start at the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984 which drew huge controversy among the sikh community across the world?
  A) Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
  B) Kuldeep Singh Brar
  C) Shabeg Singh
  D) KPS Gill


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