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June 2012 National and International Current Affairs (Quiz - 16)

1. On 1 June 2012, Brahmeshwar Singh Mukhiya was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Ara Town, Bihar. He was the chief of which outfit?
[A]Ranvir Sena
[B]Savarna Liberation Army
[C]Sunlight Sena
[D]Brahmarshi Sena


2. Recently CBI arrested Jaganmohan Reddy in connection with disproportionate assets cases. Which party Jaganmohan Reddy belongs?
[A]Congress
[B]BJP
[C]YSR Congress
[D]DMK


3. Prison authorities of which state in India have decided to allow inmates to have conjugal visits from their legal spouses and sent the proposal regarding this to State Government?
[A]Maharashtra
[B]Punjab
[C]Haryana
[D]Tamilnadu


4. Dimple Yadav, wife of UP CM Akhilesh Yadav is contesting bypolls from which seat?
[A]Amethi
[B]Kannauj
[C]Mawana
[D]Mainpuri


5. Which social-networking site's 6.5 million passwords had been leaked in a security breach in first week of June 2012?
[A]Facebook
[B]MySpace
[C]GooglePlus
[D]LinkedIn


6. Which pair won their second Grand Slam mixed doubles title together, triumphing in the French Open on Thursday, June 7, 2012?
[A]Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina
[B]Mahesh Bhupathi and Elena Vesnina
[C]Leander Paes and Sania Mirza
[D]Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza


7. Which team won the Indian Premiur League Tournament (IPL Season 5) in May 2012?
[A]Delhi Daredevils
[B]Chennai SuperKings
[C]Kolkata Knight Riders
[D]Kings IX Punjab


8. Which high court has rejected P Chidambaram's, home minister, plea to dismiss an election petition against him?
[A]Delhi
[B]Madras
[C]Bangalore
[D]Hyderabad


9. Who took over as the new Army Chief of India on May 31, 2012?
[A]Gen Vijay Kumar Singh
[B]Gen Bikram Singh
[C]Gen Deepak Kapoor
[D]Gen Joginder Jaswant Singh


10. Who is the director of the movie Shanghai, released in June 2012?
[A]Anurag Kashyap
[B]Dibakar Banerjee
[C]Prakash Jha
[D]Ram Gopal Verma


11. 2012 UEFA European Football Championship (Euro 2012) is hosted by which country(ies) between 8 June and 1 July 2012.
[A]Ukraine and France
[B]Argentina and Italy
[C]Switzerland and UK
[D]Poland and Ukraine


12. Which Indian Cricketer took the oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha on 4 June?
[A]Sachin Tendulkar
[B]Rahul Dravid
[C]Saurav Ganguly
[D]Ravi Shastri


13. Phillip Vallentine Tobias, a palaeoanthropologist and one of the world's leading authorities on the evolution of humankind, died on 7 June 2012. Which country he belonged to?
[A]USA
[B]South Africa
[C]Brazil
[D]England


14. Which city will have the country's first Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) for knowledge-based industries, including software and hardware firms?
[A]Hyderabad
[B]Delhi
[C]Bangalore
[D]Kolkata


15. Name the US defence secretary who visited India in June 2012?
[A]Leon Panetta
[B]Hillary Clinton
[C]Jonathan Greenert
[D]Stephen Smith


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