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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 31 July 2012

1. Gagan Narang opened the medal count for India at the London Olympics by winning a bronze on Monday 30 July 2012. Which game he is associated with?
[A]Rifle shooting
[B]Boxing
[C]Badminton
[D]Tennis


2. Who has been appointed as the chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank AG's India operations and a member of its Asia Pacific executive committee on Monday 30 July 2012?
[A]Jaspal Bindra
[B]Shrinath Bolloju
[C]Ravneet Gill
[D]Gunit Chadha


3. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday kept key rates unchanged in its quarterly review, while lowering its growth projection to 6.5% and cutting statutory liquidity ratio (SLR- the amount of deposits banks park in government bonds) by 1% to 23%. What is the Repo Rate and reverse repo rate (both unchanged) announced on 31 July 2012?
[A]7% and 6.5%
[B]7.5% and 7%
[C]8% and 7%
[D]8% and 7.5%


4. Which University has rewritten the laws governing its strict academic dress code following concerns that they were unfair towards transgender students on Sunday 29 July 2012?
[A]Harvard
[B]Oxford
[C]Stanford
[D]Cambridge


5. Today(31 July 2012) is the 132 birth anniversary of one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent who is also regarded as one of the foremost Hindi-Urdu writers of the early twentieth century. He has been referred to as the "Upanyas Samrat" ("Emperor of Novels") by some Hindi writers. Can you name him?
[A]Yashpal
[B]Nathuram Premi
[C]Hajariprasad Dvivedi
[D]Munshi Premchand


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