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Monday, July 23, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 23 July 2012

1. She was an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government. This freedom fighter died on 23rd July 2012. She was the sole opponent of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 2002 Presidential Election. Name her.
[A]Subhashini Ali
[B]Janaky Athi Nahappan
[C]Rani Velu Nachiyar
[D]Captain Lakshmi Sahgal


2. Pranab Mukherjee got elected as the president of India on 22 July 2012. He will take office as the ______ President of India on 25 July 2012.
[A]11th
[B]12th
[C]13th
[D]14th


3. UP Chief Minister announced on 23rd july 2012 that Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar, formerly known as Amethi, will be renamed along with 7 other districts. What is the name of "Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Nagar" now?
[A]Gauriganj
[B]Rambai Nagar
[C]Kushinagar
[D]Amethi


4. Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest on 23rd July 2012. Where was this contest held?
[A]Bhubaneshwar, Orissa
[B]Marbella, Spain
[C]Pattaya, Thailand
[D]Cantabria, Spain


5. Name the movie which was being screened when a Heavily armed gunman killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 50 on 20 July 2012 in Colorado, USA?
[A]The Dark Knight Rises
[B]Spiderman-3
[C]The Reluctant Fundamentalist
[D]The Butler


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