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11 September 2012 - Current Affairs Quiz

1. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, 11th September 2012, ruled that guideline for media reporting cannot be made across the board. Constitution bench of the Supreme Court observed that there can be no blanket guideline to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters, but added that restrictions could be sought in specific cases. How many members were there in the constitution bench of the SC?

2. According to a parliamentary answer by the ministry of health on Monday, 10th September 2012, what is the value of a life lost during a clinical trial in India in 2011?
This number is the average compensation paid for deaths during clinical trials. However no rules governing compensations for clinical trial-related injury or death have been approved by the Parliament of India yet.
[A]1.1 lakh rupees
[B]1.5 lakh rupees
[C]2 lakh rupees
[D]2.2 lakh rupees ($ 4,000)

3. On Monday, 10th September 2012, who has been appointed as the Country Director of World Bank for India ?
[A]Onno Ruhl
[B]Roberto Zagha
[C]Antonio Ocampo
[D]Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

4. In lawn tennis, Andy Murray of the United Kingdom wins the Men's Singles of the 2012 US Open to become the first British player to win a Grand Slam singles title since Virginia Wade, and the first British man to do so since Fred Perry. Whom did he defeated in the final played on 10th September 2012?
[A]Andy Roddick
[B]David Ferrer
[C]Novak Djokovic
[D]Tomáš Berdych

5. After presidential election in Somalia, which took place on 10 September 2012, who has been elected by the newly-appointed Federal Parliament as the first President of Somalia since the dissolution of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG)?
[A]Mohamed Osman Jawari
[B]Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud
[C]Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
[D]Yusuf Garaad Omar


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