Current Affairs October 2012 Quiz – 7

61 Which Chinese writer won the he Nobel Prize 2012 in literature for his literary work regarding Chinese turbulent life?
  A) Chen Ran
  B) Mo Yan
  C) Zhu Xueqin
  D) Shing-Tung Yau
   
62 India’s total exports for September dropped by 11% to?
  A) USD 33.7 billion
  B) USD 41.8 billion
  C) USD 23.7 billion
  D) USD 29.7 billion
   
63 Who is CEO of eBay?
  A) Antonio M. Perez
  B) John Donahoe
  C) Rex Tillerson
  D) Mark Zuckerberg
   
64 Which Indian has been awarded with the prestigious the Hoover Medal in 2012 for his philanthropic work?
  A) Azim Premji
  B) APJ Abdul Kalam
  C) N R Narayana Murthy
  D) Adi Godrej
   
65 In October 2012, Global credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has recently cut Spain’s sovereign credit rating by two notches to?
  A) BBB-
  B) Baa3
  C) BBB+
  D) BB+
   
66 Sachin Tendulkar has been conferred with the membership of the “Order of Australia” which is very rare honour for Non-Australians in October 2012. Who else from India had received the same award earlier?
  A) Soli Sorabjee
  B) Sunil Gavaskar
  C) rahul Dravid
  D) None of These
   
67 What is the name of the major cyclone that hit North-East coast of USA in October 2012 and affected the area?
  A) Katrina
  B) Nilam
  C) Irene
  D) Sandy
   
68 Austrlian defeated Which Women Cricket team in the final to win the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2012?
  A) Sri Lanka
  B) West Indies
  C) Pakistan
  D) England
   
69 India’s headline inflation measured by the Wholesale Price Index for September stood at?
  A) 7.81%
  B) 7.55%
  C) 7.31%
  D) 7.15%
   
70 Which Indian former cricketer has recently been awarded with C.K.Nayadu Lifetime achievement award?
  A) Kapil Dev
  B) Rahul Dravid
  C) Sunil Gavaskar
  D) Sandeep Patil

 

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