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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 05 August 2012

1. At the 2012 Summer Olympics on 4 August 2012, which athlete became the first amputee sprinter to compete at an Olympic Games in the 400 meters?
[A]Oscar Pistorius
[B]Natalie du Toit
[C]Osamah Alshanqiti
[D]Zhang Lixin


2. As announced by the Stock Exchange on Sunday 5 August 2012, it has received approval from the market regulator and central bank to launch currency options on its platform. Which exchange we are talking about?
[A]National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX)
[B]Indian National Multi-Commodity Exchange (NMCE)
[C]MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX)
[D]United Stock Exchange of India (USE)


3. An American varsity with a significant Indian population, has run into trouble after its CEO Jerry Wang was charged with visa fraud. Federal authorities have raided the Silicon Valley college and arrested the CEO. What is the name of the university run by Jerry Wang?
[A]Tri Valley university
[B]DePaul University
[C]Long Island University
[D]Herguan University


4. Which religious seer has been suspended from the prestigious post of Mahamandalehwar in Haridwar's famous 'Juna Akhada' on 4 August 2012 after the allegation has been levelled that The Juna Akhada gave her the post in lieu of a fat amount?
[A]Nirmal Baba
[B]Radhe Maa
[C]Avdheshanand Giri
[D]Asaram Bapu


5. Which country along with India will begin their joint INDRA-2012 anti-terror military exercises in the Siberian republic of Buryatia on Sunday 5 August 2012?
[A]Israel
[B]USA
[C]Russia
[D]China


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