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Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 03 September 2012

1. The Supreme Court has lifted ban on category A mines and has allowed conditional resumption of iron ore mining as the ban has been lifted for 18 lease holders. The mines in which there was least or no irregularities were categorised as 'A' and those with maximum illegalities were put in 'C' category. In which state, also the country's second-largest supplier, SC lifted the ban on Monday 3rd September 2012?
[A]Jharkhand
[B]Karnataka
[C]Orissa
[D]Chattisgarh


2. The 2012 Nehru Cup was the 15th edition of the Nehru Cup and 3rd Nehru Cup since it was revived in 2007. It was held from August 22 to September 2. The tournament was hosted in New Delhi, India in which total of 5 teams participated. Which country won the title in the final played on 2nd September 2012?
[A]Cameroon
[B]India
[C]Syria
[D]Maldives


3. In which country, a Muslim cleric is arrested after accusation of stashing pages of a Quran in a Christian girl's bag to make it seem like she burned the Islamic holy book, a surprising twist in a case that caused an international outcry over the country's strict blasphemy laws?
[A]Egypt
[B]Saudi Arab
[C]Pakistan
[D]Iran


4. Which sportsperson was appointed Dubai Honorary Ambassador of Sports on Sunday 2nd September 2012, less than two months after being sacked by the United Arab Emirates club Al Wasl?
[A]Diego Maradona
[B]Mahdi Ali
[C]Carlos Alberto Parreira
[D]Bruno Metsu


5. After strong growth for much of last year, India's overseas sales have slumped, with officials blaming weak demand in the major export destinations such as the United States and Europe. As per the trade ministry's statement on Monday, 3rd September 2012, India's annual exports fell ______ to USD 22.4 billion in July 2012, while imports fell 7.6% to USD 37.9 billion, leaving a trade deficit of USD 15.5 billion.
[A]12.5%
[B]13.2%
[C]14.8%
[D]16.1%


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