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Daily Current Affairs for May 2012 (Current Affairs Quiz - 13)

1. The high court of which state on March 8 2012 ordered issue of notices to the Centre, Broadcasting Ministry, the States on PILs seeking the direction to the media to telecast visual portraying the alleged attacks on the lawyers?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Goa
[C]Gujarat
[D]Rajasthan


2. Narendar Kumar a young IPS officer was crushed by the mining mafia in which district of Madhya Pradesh in March 2012?
[A]Morena
[B]Jabalpur
[C]Satna
[D]Bhopal


3. Manipal – headquartered Jnana Jyothi Financial Literacy and Credit Counselling trust in March 2012 announced to start five financial literacy centres in which of the following states of India?
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[B]Delhi
[C]Haryana
[D]A and C


4. the Tagore University for Liberal Arts , first Institution to be held under the Human Resource Development Ministry’s once ambitious Universities for Innovation programmes was recently announced to be set up in
[A]Pune
[B]Cuttack
[C]Haldia
[D]Patna


5. Bihar recently announced a project to rejuvenate and rebuild the Patna Museum. Which of the following were announced to adorn the museum?
[A]Didarganj Yakshi
[B]Lohanipur Tirthankara
[C]Buddhist Bronzes from Nalanda
[D]All of the above


6. The government of which state in March 2012 made it clear that it could not make an exception for Infosys which had been seeking SEZ status for a proposed project in the state?
[A]Bihar
[B]Kerala
[C]West Bengal
[D]Assam


7. Which of the following committees was set up by the Union Ministry of Culture for making a report on modernising the Indian Museums?
[A]BN Goswami committee
[B]AR Sahay committee
[C]Dinesh Chaturvedi committee
[D]Arvind Solanki committee


8. Which state government in March 2012 constituted the 8 member committee to extent ‘revival package’ for 360 primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies (PACS) in the state?
[A]Gujarat
[B]Uttar Pradesh
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Haryana


9. Moody’s Investor Services on March 7 2012 downgraded the ratings assigned to the various Debt programmes of Bank of Baroda by one notch citing
[A]An accelerated rate of asset quality deterioration
[B]Stressed core capital levels
[C]Increased pressure on profitability
[D]All of the above


10. In a significant move the RBI tightened the ruled for lending against ______ jewellery by non banking finance companies (NBFC)
[A]Diamond
[B]Gold
[C]Silver
[D]All of the above


11. Telecom Company Etisalat in March 2012 announced to have started proceedings for winding up operations of its Indian venture. Etisalat is based in which country?
[A]UAE
[B]Saudi Arabia
[C]Malaysia
[D]Iran


12. Hyundai Motors India ltd (HMIL) appointed whom as the managing director wef march 5 2012?
[A]Bo Shin Seo
[B]Arvind Shukla
[C]Mohnish Bhatia
[D]Chung Ming


13. Pakistani cricket board in march confirmed the appointment of whom as its new head coach for the next 2 years?
[A]Geoff Marsh
[B]David Boon
[C]Dav Whatmore
[D]Tim May


14. Christine Lagarde on March 19 2012 had a meeting with finance minster Pranab Mukherjee and discussed the global economic environment. She is the managing director of-
[A]World Trade Organisation
[B]World Bank
[C]International Monetary Fund
[D]European Union


15. The Indian Army on March 4, 2012sucessfully test fired which supersonic cruise missile at Pokhran to operationalise the second regiment of the weapon system in service?
[A]Agni II
[B]BrahMos
[C]Nag
[D]Dhanush


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