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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 08 August 2012

1. India on Wednesday 8 August 2012 said its first home-built nuclear submarine, which was unveiled in 2009 as part of a project to construct five such vessels which would be armed with nuclear-tipped missiles and torpedoes, is set for sea trials. What is the name of this indigenous 6,000-ton submarine,?
[A]INS Arihant
[B]INS Chakra
[C]Sindhushastra
[D]Sindhurakshak


2. UPA candidate Hamid Ansari was on Tuesday 7th August 2012 re-elected India's Vice President, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh. Lok Sabha secretary general TK Vishwanathan, the returning officer for the poll, made the announcement about Ansari's re-election minutes after the counting ended on Tuesday. Ansari is the second person to hold the high office twice. Who was the first person?
[A]Shankar Dayal Sharma
[B]Ramaswamy Venkataraman
[C]Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
[D]Dr. Zakir Hussain


3. The Supreme Court on Tuesday 7th August 2012 approved an arbitral panel comprising its two former chief justices, S P Bharucha and VN Khare, to resolve a dispute between Mukesh Ambani-run Reliance Industries (RIL) and the ministry of petroleum and natural gas over the recovery of cost for developing a gas fields. What is the name of the gas field?
[A]Bombay High
[B]Krishna-Godavari Basin(KG-D6)
[C]Krishna-Godavari Basin (KG-D9)
[D]CB-OS/2 (Gujrat)


4. Cloud Ecosystem Hub is a comprehensive solution that enables enterprises to create, adopt and govern Cloud services across the ecosystem. It is the First Unified Enterprise Gateway to a Hybrid Cloud Environment. Which Indian IT company launched the "Cloud Ecosystem Hub" on 7th August 2012?
[A]Wipro
[B]Cognizant
[C]Infosys
[D]TCS


5. An Indian politician is all set to speak face-to-face on Google+ Hangout on 24 August, which will be broadcast live on YouTube, an official statement on 8th August 2012 said. By doing so, this Indian politician will be joining the league of international political figures like US President Barrack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who in the past have used the platform to interact with people, among others. What is the name of Indian politician who will have a live ‘video chat’ with netizens on 24 August 2012?
[A]Shashi Tharoor
[B]Akhilesh Yadav
[C]Rajeev Chandrasekhar
[D]Narendra Modi


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