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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?
[A]Wafaa
[B]Aa Ab Laut Chalen
[C]Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa
[D]Khudai


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?
[A]Truvada
[B]Atripla
[C]Viraday
[D]Efavirenz


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?
[A]Mars
[B]Venus
[C]Jupiter
[D]Pluto


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?
[A]Hyderabad
[B]Delhi
[C]Bangalore
[D]Mumbai


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?
[A]Micromax
[B]Zen Mobile
[C]HTC
[D]Huawei


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


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