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Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 01 October 2012

1. On 1st October 2012, which party is holding a rally at Jantar Mantar in the national capital New Delhi to press the Centre to review its decisions on FDI in retail, cap on subsidised LPG and diesel price hike?
[A]Samajwadi Party
[B]Communist Party of India (Marxist)
[C]Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)
[D]Trinamool Congress


2. The Ryder Cup is a biennial competition between teams from Europe and the United States. The 2012 competition took place from 28 to 30 September 2012 at Illinois, USA. The winner of the 2012 Ryder Cup was Europe. With which sport Ryder cup is associated with?
[A]Basketball
[B]Baseball
[C]Golf
[D]Lawn Tennis


3. Mumbai-based electronic goods manufacturer WishTel and government owned BSNL are launching a tablet PC featuring 3G, Wi-Fi and bluetooth connectivity today on October 1, 2012, celebrated as BSNL Day. The device is capable of delivering voice, video and data services using 3G and Voice Over Internet Protocol ( VoIP) services. By what name the tablet has been launched?
[A]ME Y2
[B]UbiSlate
[C]IRA Thing
[D]IRA Icon


4. India's manufacturing activity growth in September held steady compared with August, supported by a pick up in export orders and output, a business survey showed on Monday, but an increase in inventories could hurt growth in the future. The HSBC manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI), which gauges the business activity of India's factories but not its utilities, held steady in September as it was in August, which was a nine-month low. What is the PMI number for August and September 2012?
[A]49.6
[B]50.3
[C]52.8
[D]53.7


5. The Federation Cup (abbreviated as Fed Cup) is an annual knockout style club football tournament in India. It has started in 1977. From its inception till I-League has been started in 1997 (then called NFL), it was the most prestigious national level club football tournament in India. Which team won the 2012 title at the floodlit Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Sunday night, 30the September 2012?
[A]East Bengal
[B]Salgaocar SC
[C]Dempo SC
[D]Mohun Bagan


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