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10 September 2012 - Current Affairs Quiz

1. Kanpur based cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, arrested on Saturday 8th September for allegedly posting seditious content on his website, was on Sunday remanded to police custody till September 16, 2012 by a local court. What is the name of cartoon based campaign by political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to support anti corruption movement in India?
[A]India Against Corruption
[B]Corruption Free India
[C]Cartoons Against Corruption
[D]Corrupt Cartoons of India

2. As per the announcement on Monday 10th Septemebr 2012, Infosys is planning to acquire which Zurich-based global management consultancy firm for 330 m CHF (USD 350 million) in cash?
[A]Lodestone Holding
[B]Portland Group
[C]Royal Philips BPO

3. The 2012 US Open is a tennis tournament played on the outdoor hard courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, United States. As a result of adverse weather conditions on September 8, another day was added to the schedule for the fifth straight year and the women's final took place on 9th September 2012. Who won the women's 2012 US Open title?
[A]Venus Williams
[B]Serena Williams
[C]Victoria Azarenka
[D]Samantha Stosur

4. The 40th Chess Olympiad, organized by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs took place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 27 August to 10 September 2012. From India Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta won a silver by pocketing seven points out of nine games while _________ turned out to be the best woman performer for India with a bronze medal in the Chess Olympiad that concluded here on Sunday.
[A]Swaminathan Soumya
[B]Dronavalli Harika
[C]Eesha Sanjay Karavade
[D]Tania Sachdev

5. Which film won the Golden Lion at the 69th annual Venice Film Festival which took place at Venice Lido from 29 August to 8 September 2012?
[B]The Master
[C]Fill the Void
[D]Thy Womb


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