Current Affairs October 2012 Quiz – 6

51 Which organization won the Nobel Peace Prize 2012?
  A) NATO
  B) European Union
  C) UN
  D) OPEC
   
52 Which brokerage house was responsible behind the crash of NSE index recently in October 2012?
  A) Sharekhan
  B) Indiabulls securities
  C) Emkay Global
  D) Motilal Oswal
   
53 India defeated which country to win the ICC Women’s T20 Asia cup 2012 in the final mathc?
  A) Pakistan
  B) Bangladesh
  C) Srilanka
  D) China
   
54 What is the name of the major cyclone that hit South-East coast of India in October 2012 and affected the states Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh severely?
  A) Katrina
  B) Nilam
  C) Irene
  D) Sandy
   
55 Who has been chosen as the India’s most powerful women CEO by Economic times for 2012?
  A) Chanda Kochhar
  B) Kiran M Shaw
  C) Naina Lal Kidwai
  D) Shikha Sharma
   
56 Who have won the Nobel Prize 2012 in Physics field?
  A) John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
  B) Serge Haroche and Shinya Yamanaka
  C) Serge Haroche and David Winel
  D) Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka
   
57 Former German football captain Michael Ballack has announced his retirement from profession football. He played for which English football club?
  A) Chelsea
  B) Liver Pool
  C) Manchester United
  D) Manchester City
   
58 Who has been appointed as the new head of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) cricket committee in October 2012 and he will succeed former West Indies Captain Clive Lloyd?
  A) Sunil Gavaskar
  B) Saurav Ganguly
  C) Steve Wagh
  D) Anil Kumble
   
59 “World Post Office Day” is observed on?
  A) 1st October
  B) 19th October
  C) 11th October
  D) 9th October
   
60 India’s IIP growth for August stood at?
  A) 2.1%
  B) 3.7%
  C) 2.7%
  D) 3.1%

 

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