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Thursday, July 19, 2012

July 2012 Latest Current Affairs, Updated News and Events - 26

1. Who was named as the new CEO of Yahoo! Inc on 17 July 2012?
[A]Scott Thompson
[B]Roy Bostock
[C]Marissa Mayer
[D]Ross Levinsohn

2. Who has been appointed as the new head of the Korean People's Army in North Korea?
[A]Ri Yong-ho
[B]Hyon Yong-chol
[C]TJ Wang
[D]Ru Yao Chen

3. The first super star of Indian Cinema Rajesh Khanna dies on 18 July 2012. What was the name of his last movie he acted?
[B]Aa Ab Laut Chalen
[C]Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa

4. Egyptian protesters throw tomatoes and shoes at whose motorcade during his/her first visit on 15 July 2012 to the country since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi?
[A]US President, Barack Obama
[B]US former President, George Bush
[C]Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon
[D]US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton

5. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection on July 16' 2012?

6. Which Indian origin US astronaut arrived at the International Space Station for a three month visit on July 17 2012?
[A]Yuri Malenchenko
[B]Aki Hoshide
[C]Sunita Williams
[D]Sunita Abraham

7. Which South African cricket player ends his career on 10 July 2012 after sustaining an eye injury during the tour of England?
[A]Dave Richardson
[B]Mark Boucher
[C]Jacques Kallis
[D]Shaun Pollock

8. Astronomers announce the discovery of a new moon "S/2012 P 1" on 11 July 2012. It is the fifth moon of which planet?

9. The author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People who is also a businessman and motivational speaker dies on 16 July 2012. Can you name him?
[A]Malcolm Gladwell
[B]Stephen R Covey
[C]Spencer Jhonson
[D]Benjamin Franklin

10. Dara Singh, an Indian wrestler-turned-actor from Indian Punjab died on 12 July 2012. Which of the following statement about him is/are true?
1. He was the first sportsman to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
2. He won the title of Rustam-e-Hind in 1954
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 and2
[D]None of the above

11. Which auto maker stopped production at its Manesar plant following violent clashes between workers and managers on 18 July 2012.
[A]Honda Siel Motors Ltd
[B]Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
[C]Hero Motors
[D]Bajaj Auto Ltd

12. Which city is hosting 17th Refinery Technology Meet which is scheduled from 18 July to 20 July 2012?

13. Which company has announced the launch of an Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich-based tablet called Ultra Tab A100 on 19 July 2012?
[B]Zen Mobile

14. Which Indian starlet, who recently posed nude for Playboy, has said on 19 July 2012 that she should be honoured with the highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna?
[A]Poonam Pandey
[B]Rakhi Sawant
[C]Sunny Leon
[D]Sherlyn Chopra

15. Pakistan's richest man and chairman of the $5-billion Nishat Group shown interest on 15 July 2012 in launching banking services in India. Can you name him?
[A]Mian Mohammad Mansha
[B]Hasan Turkmani
[C]Malek Naureed Awan
[D]Saddaruddin Hashwani