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Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 07 September 2012

1. On September 6,2012 who became the first Union minister of India to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army?
[A]Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
[B]Naveen Jindal
[C]Milind Deora
[D]Sachin Pilot

2. Deccan Chargers known in short as DC is a cricket franchise based in the city of Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. The franchise is now up for sale and has invited bids from prospective buyers. Which company has issued a tender notice, on 7th September 2012, inviting bids from prospective buyers for its IPL franchisee Deccan Chargers?
[A]Deccan Herald Limited
[B]Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited
[C]Deccan Charters Limited
[D]Deccan States Agency

3. On Thursday, 6th September 2012, US has lifted sanctions and removed this organisation of Nepal from the list of designated terrorist organisations, years after the rebels abandoned their armed struggle and entered open politics and signed a peace treaty. Which organisation was removed from its list of terrorist organisations as announced by the US Department of State?
[A]Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal
[B]Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist–Leninist)
[C]Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)
[D]Tarai-Madhesh Loktantrik Party

4. The APEC Russia 2012 summit is the 24th annual gathering of APEC leaders. Leaders from the member economies are currently meeting on Russky Island, off the coast of Vladivostok, Russia from September 2–9, 2012. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for Pacific Rim countries (formally Member Economies) that seeks to promote free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 1989, how many countries are memeber of APEC?

5. As on 7th September 2012, it is the 13th day that the farmers stand neck-deep in water at Ghoghalgaon and Khardana village of Khandwa district in Madhya Pradesh to protest the increase in the height of the Omakareshwar dam and Indira Sagar Dam. What is the name given to the protest launched by the residents of these villages demanding lowering of water level?
[A]Narmada Bachao Andolan
[B]Jal Satyagrah
[C]Jal Jeevan Satyagrah
[D]Jal Jameen Sangharsh


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