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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 26 July 2012

1. Which person from India won the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award announced on 26th July 2012?
[A]Romulo Davide
[B]Syeda Rizwana Hasan
[C]Ambrosius Ruwindrijarto
[D]Kulandei Francis


2. Which company along with Pantel Technologies Private Limited (PTPL) has jointly launched low-cost tablet T-Pad IS701C in India on 26 July 2012?
[A]MTNL
[B]Reliance
[C]BSNL
[D]Bharti Airtel


3. Uday Chopra, the CEO of YRF Entertainment, launched a new venture(comic book) featuring popular characters from films under the Yash Raj banner on 24th July 2012. What is the name of the comic?
[A]YashRaj Comics
[B]Yomics
[C]Ucomics
[D]Filmomics


4. In a scant four days this month(8 July - 12 July), the surface of Greenland's ice sheet melted to an extent not witnessed in 30 years of satellite observations, NASA reported on Tuesday 24th July 2012. It was detected after analysing radar data from 3 different satellites including the satellite from Indian Space Research Organization ( ISRO). What is the name of ISRO's satellite which detected this?
[A]Oceansat-2
[B]Kalpana-1
[C]GSAT-11
[D]CartoSat-2


5. The Indian Army is set to observe the _______ anniversary of its victory in the Kargil war with a series of events for two days starting 26th July at the war memorial in Drass sub-sector of Kargil region in Jammu and Kashmir.
[A]11th
[B]12th
[C]13th
[D]14th


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