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Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 13 August 2012

1. Sushil Kumar, an Indian wrestler, won a silver medal on 12th August 2012 in the Men's Wrestling event at the London Olympics and a bronze medal in the Men's Wrestling event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which made him the first Indian to win back to back individual Olympic medals. In which wrestling event Sushil won his medals?
[A]66 kg Greco-Roman wrestling
[B]66 kg Collegiate wrestling
[C]66 kg Freestyle wrestling
[D]FILA Grappling


2. As announced on 12th August 2012, Saudi Arabia is planning to develop a women-only industrial city aimed at giving females greater independence while still abiding by Sharia law. The development, which will be built in the Eastern Province city of Hofuf, is set to open next year. Which agency has been given the task to bring the country at par with the rest of the modern world by building the all women city?
[A]Saudi Industrial Property Authority (Modon)
[B]Saudi Industrial Development Fund
[C]Saudi Oger Ltd.
[D]Dar Al-Arkan Real Estate


3. Mumbai-based Sun Pharma, India's top drugmaker by market value, has upped the buy-out price, on 13th August 2012, for its Israeli unit by 60%, winning over the board and ending a long battle to gain full control of the US listed drugmaker. What is the name of it's Israeli unit?
[A]Natco Pharma
[B]Phlox Pharma
[C]Valeant Pharma
[D]Taro Pharma


4. The Madras High Court on Sunday, 12th August 2012, permitted the Tamil Eelam Supporters' Organisation (TESO) to go ahead with its conference at the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) grounds, Royapettah in Chennai. Which political party has organized this pro-Eelam TESO meet?
[A]Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK)
[B]Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK)
[C]All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam‎ (AIADMK)
[D]All India Latchiya Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam


5. Subrato-Roy promoted Sahara Group announced its foray into retail business, to supply a comprehensive range of consumer products. The range comprising 1700 products will be distributed through direct-to-home mode. Christned Sahara Q Shop, the first phase of the retail business will be launched covering 60 towns across the states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Jharkhand. When is the launch of fist phase planned?
[A]14 August 2012
[B]15 August 2012
[C]2 October 2012
[D]14 November 2012


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