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Daily Current Affair Quiz - 26 August 2012

1. On 25 August 2012, which Indian university inked an agreement for establishing a centre for earthquake and hydrological studies (Centre for Geophysical Education and Research) with Hyderabad-based CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI)?
[A]University of Delhi
[B]University of Kashmir
[C]Jawaharlal Nehru University
[D]University of Calcutta

2. Neil Alden Armstrong, the first person to walk on the Moon on July 21, 1969, died on August 25, 2012. What is the name of Armstrong's authorized biography?
[A]First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
[B]From the Ground Up
[C]Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character)
[D]Tesla: Man Out of Time

3. Where would the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement will be held from 26 to 31 August 2012?
[A]Havana, Cuba
[B]Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[C]Tehran, Iran
[D]Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

4. Avtar Kishan Hangal popularly known as A. K. Hangal breathed his last on 26th August 2012 at the age of 96. He was an active participant in the Indian freedom struggle. He started his Hindi film career at the very late age of 50 with Basu Bhattacharya's Teesri Kasam in 1966 and Shagird. The Government of India awarded him the prestigious Padma Bhushan for his contribution to Hindi Cinema in 2006. He last acted in which TV serial in 2012?
[A]Jeevan Rekha
[B]Hotel Kingston
[C]Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon
[D]Zabaan Sambhalke

5. The government has approved the three-digit short code as the single nationally available phone number for all non-emergency public services, according to Minister of State for Communications Sachin Pilot on 26th August 2012. What is the telephone number that will be used for all non-emergency public services across the country from January next year?


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