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Monday, September 24, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 24 September 2012

1. Capitalising on the political flux at the Centre, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has promised support to any party that grants the state a special status. He is now on the streets with his demand and will start a statewide roadshow on 24th September 2012. What is the name of this roadshow?
[A]Bihar Janjagran Yatra
[B]Adhikar Yatra
[C]Jitega Bihar
[D]Bihar Gaurav Yatra


2. On 23rd September 2012, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has officially got involved in its first international project after being awarded with the work of management consulting services for the first phase of the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS). The main responsibilities of DMRC in this joint venture will be the finalisation of the organisational structure of the Metro, recruitment of personnel, development of training facilities and the training of the employees. In which country Delhi Metro has been awarded a joint venture project with eight other international companies to build the Phase-I?
[A]Indonesia
[B]Pakistan
[C]Malaysia
[D]Myanmar (Burma)


3. On Sunday, 23rd September 2012, Indian recurve archer Deepika Kumari became the second Indian ever to win a medal in the World Cup finals when the teenager picked up a silver medal at Hibiya Park, Tokyo on Sunday. Deepika fought bravely till the very last shot but lost out in a tight battle. Which player won the Gold Medal in Archery World Cup?
[A]Jennifer Nichols
[B]Lee Sung Jin
[C]Bo Bae Ki
[D]Amy Oliver


4. On 23rd September 2012, which country blocked use of the Google search engine, as it prepared to switch its citizens to a domestic internet network?
[A]China
[B]Taiwan
[C]South Korea
[D]Iran


5. Today, 24th September is a public holiday in this country. It is being celebrated as Heritage Day on which countrymen across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their cultural heritage and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. Various events are staged throughout the country to commemorate this day. Which country are we talking about?
[A]Trinidad and Tobago
[B]South Africa
[C]Cambodia
[D]Thailand


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