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Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 12 August 2012

1. Two years after the Delhi government tried to introduce a common fare card for all forms of public transport in the city, the ministry of urban development launched common mobility card in the Capital on Saturday 11th August 2012. Initially acting as a common card for the Delhi Metro and its feeder buses, what is the name of this card?
[A]More Card
[B]Smart Card
[C]Travel Smart Card
[D]Smart Travel Card


2. On 11th August 2012, two earthquakes, the strongest a magnitude 6.4, strike in the cities of Tabriz and Ahar, killing at least 250 people and injuring up to 2000 others. At least 10 aftershocks jolted the same area and were felt in a wide region near the Caspian Sea, causing panic among the population. In which country this disaster happened?
[A]Afghanistan
[B]Iran
[C]Iraq
[D]Syria


3. On 11 August 2012, a protest against the riots in Assam and attacks on Muslims in Myanmar was held at Azad Maidan in Mumbai. It ended in violence, killing two and injuries to 54 others including 45 policemen. Which organisation held this agitation?
[A]Jamaat Ahle Sunnat
[B]Sunni Tehreek
[C]Sunni Dawat-e-Islami
[D]Raza Academy


4. Which steel company, on Friday 10th August 2012, stated that it had embarked on a Rs.62,000 crore expansion and modernisation plan and proposes to increase the capacity of hot metal from 13.8 million tonnes per annum to 23.4 million tonnes by the end of 2013?
[A]Tata Steel
[B]Bhushan Steel
[C]Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
[D]POSCO India


5. Who will be the flag-bearer for India during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics, scheduled to take place on Sunday 12 August 2012?
[A]Sushil Kumar
[B]Gagan Narang
[C]MC Mary Kom
[D]Saina Nehwal


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