Search This Blog

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 10 October 2012

1. On 9th October 2012, Cambridge researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered a new population of enormous, rapidly growing super-massive black holes ever seen in the early Universe. The black holes were previously undetected because they sit cocooned within thick layers of dust. The new study that used cutting-edge infrared surveys of the sky has shown that they are emitting vast amounts of radiation through violent interactions with their host galaxies. The study findings are published in the journal of the Royal Astronomical Society. The most extreme object in the study is a super-massive black hole called ULASJ1234+0907. Name the Indian-origin scientist who led the group?
[A]Yellapragada Subbarao
[B]Manda Banerji
[C]Tej P Singh
[D]Vijay P. Bhatkar


2. The Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded once a year by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895 and awarded since 1901; the others are the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Peace Prize, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Announced on 9th October 2012, the Nobel Prize in Physics 2012 was awarded jointly to a French-American duo "for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems". Can you name them?
[A]Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess
[B]Adam G. Riess and Andre Geim
[C]Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland
[D]George E. Smith and Saul Perlmutter


3. On 9th October 2012, during Dyslexia Awareness Week (DAW12) which started on Monday 8th and runs through to Sunday 14th October 2012, a US-based mobile app designer has showcased the font, he created, with a heavier bottom to give letters 'gravity' and prevent them from flipping and swapping around in the minds of dyslexic readers. According to Abelardo Gonzalez, the creator of the font, it is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. What is the name of the font?
[A]OpenDyslexic
[B]DyslexicFonterra
[C]FontDyslexic
[D]HeavyDyslexic


4. Maldives plunged into a new political crisis with the arrest of the former President on Monday, 8th October 2012. Police arrested him after he refused to abide by the court’s order asking him to appear in connection with the charges that he had illegally ordered the arrest of a judge early this year when he was the President. He is one of the founders of the Maldivian Democratic Party and served as the fourth President of the Maldives from 2008 to 2012. Sometimes called "the Mandela of the Maldives", he was imprisoned more than twenty times. Who is he?
[A]Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
[B]Mohamed Nasheed
[C]Mohammed Waheed Hassan
[D]Sheih Hussain Rasheed


5. According to a report 'Children in India 2012-A Statistical Appraisal', conducted by the Central Statistical Organisation and released on 9th October 2012, crime against children rose by an alarming _______ per cent last year in the country, with Uttar Pradesh topping the list and Delhi coming in third place. The highest number of crimes against children, it said, was reported from Uttar Pradesh (16.6 per cent) followed by Madhya Pradesh (13.2 per cent), Delhi (12.8 per cent) and Maharashtra (10.2 per cent).
[A]16.4%
[B]18.3%
[C]21%
[D]24%


0 comments:

Labels

#AhilyaBaiHolkarJayanti #Current Affairs #FamousPersons #GeneralKnowledge #GK #GS #Hindi #HinduSamrajyaDiwas #Ling #Management #ShivajiMaharaj 2012 2012 GK 2013 Current Affairs 2013 Daily Logo Quiz 2013 General Knowledge 2013 Logo Game Quiz 2014AugustCA 2014AugustGK 2014AugustGS 2014AugustIPC 2014CA 2014DecemberCA 2014DecemberGK 2014DecemberGS 2014DecemberIPC 2014JulyCA 2014JulyGK 2014JulyGS 2014JulyIPC 2014JuneCA 2014JuneGK 2014JuneGS 2014JuneIPC 2014MayCA 2014MayGK 2014MayGS 2014MayIPC 2014NovemberCA 2014NovemberGK 2014NovemberGS 2014NovemberIPC 2014OctoberCA 2014OctoberGK 2014OctoberGS 2014OctoberIPC 2014SeptemberCA 2014SeptemberGK 2014SeptemberGS 2014SeptemberIPC 2015GK 2015GScience 2015IndianPolity 2017 Current Affairs 2017August 2017December 2017November 2017October 2017September 2018 Current Affairs 2018FebruaryCA 2018JanuaryCA 2019GK 2020 Current Affairs 2020AugustCA 2020DecCA 2020GeneralScience 2020GK 2020JulyCA 2020JuneCA 2020MayCA 2020NovCA 2020OctCA 2020SepCA 2020SepGK 2021 April GK 2021 Current Affairs 2021 Feb GK 2021 January GK 2021 March GK 26 January A.R.M.Y. Accounting Adjectives Allahabad AllahabadQuiz Ancient History Angular Framework AngularJS April 2012 April 2013 Current Affairs April 2013 GK April 2013 Vocabulary Quiz April 2014 Aptitude Articles Assam August 2012 August2020 Authors Auto Quiz Automobile Quiz Automotive Quiz B School Banaras Bangalore Quiz Bangtan Sonyeondan Bank Exam Entrance Bank PO Exam Banking Banking Clerical Preparation Banking GK Banking Terminology BAT BCA Benares Benares Quiz Bengaluru Bharat Bollywood Quiz BollywoodPersons Books Boudh Festival Britain BTS Buddhism Festivals Bulletproof Boy Scouts Business Communication Business Current Affairs 2012 Business Ethics Business Law Business Management Business Quiz Business School Interview Business World C Programming Capital Market CAT Celebrity Quiz Christmas Quiz Cities of India City Quiz Civil Service Exams Class12English Class2Computer Class2English Class2GA Class2Maths Class3English Class3GA Class3GK Class3Maths Class4English Class7 Class7English Class8Science Class9English Cloud Computing CMMI-DEV Commodity and Derivatives Commodity Market Quiz Compensation and Benefits Compensation Management Computer Quiz Computers Conjunctive Adverbs Corporate Laws Countries Country Quiz Current Affairs Cyber Security Daily Quote Data Mining Data Science Database Management System DataBase Quiz DBMS DBMS True False Questions December 2012 Current Affairs December 2012 GK December 2013 Deepawali Delhi Delhi Quiz Demonetization Dev Anand Quiz Dev Sahab Dilli Diwali Diwali Quiz Dus ka Dum Eco Quiz Economics Economics MCQ Economics Multiple Choice Economics True False Quiz Email Etiquette English Environment Estimation Models EVS Facts about Allahabad Facts about Bangalore Facts about Delhi Facts about Dev Anand Facts about India Facts about Mahatma Gandhi Facts about Patna Facts about Rabindranath Tagore Facts about Varanasi FamousAuthors FamousBooks February 2012 February 2013 Current Affairs February 2013 GK February 2014 Festival Quiz Festivals of India FestivalWishes Filmy Quiz Finance Finance MCQ Finance Multiple Choice Finance Objective Questions Finance Quiz Finance True False Financial Accounting Financial Institutions Financial Management Firewalls Fun Quiz FunTrivia Gautam Buddha Gender General Knowledge GeneralAwareness Geography Gerunds Ghrisneshwar Jyotirling Temple GK GK Quiz GK2016 GKToday GMAT Grammar GRE English GurPurab Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore GuruPurnima Gyan Guru HarryPotter HCM Helping Verbs Hindi Cinema Hindi Movies Quiz Hindi Synonyms Class 4 Hindi4 Hindu Festivals Hindu Gods Hindustan History Holi Quiz Holika Dahan HR HRD HRM Quiz Human Capital Management Human Resource Human Resource Management Quiz IAS IEO3English IEO4English IIFT IIM Interview IMO3Maths IMO4Maths IndependenceDay. SwatantraDiwas India Quiz Indian Budget Indian Cinema Indian Festivals Indian Polity and Constitution Information Technology International Days International Economics International Finance International Marketing Introduction to Management ISB Interview IT IT Aptitude Jain Festivals Janmashtmi January 2012 January 2013 Current Affairs January 2013 GK January 2014 Java Java Interview Questions Java MCQ Java Multiple Choice Java Programming July 2012 July 2013 Current Affairs July 2013 GK July 2013 Vocabulary Quiz July2020 June 2012 June 2013 GK June 2013 Vocabulary Quiz Jyotirling Kashi Vishwanath Mandir KBC KBC Questions Kedarnath Temple Know Allahabad Know Bangalore Know Delhi Know Patna Law MCQ Law Quiz Learn English LLB Quiz Logical Reasoning Logo Quiz Lohri Lord Buddha Macro Economics Mahatma Gandhi Quiz Maintenance Management MakarSankranti Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga temple Management Management Accounting Management MCQ Management Quiz Managerial Economics Managerial Effectiveness Manipur MarathaKing March 2012 March 2013 Current Affairs March 2013 GK March 2013 Vocabulary Quiz March 2014 Mark II Function Point Analysis Marketing Marketing Management Quiz MAT MataVaishnoDevi Material Management Material Requirement Planning Materials Management May 2012 May 2013 Current Affairs May 2013 GK May 2013 Vocabulary Quiz May 2014 MBA MBA Entrance MBA IT MCA Medieval History Meghalaya Mental Ability Micro Economics Mizoram MM Modern History Monuments of India Multiple Choice Questions MyGov Quiz Nagaland National Days National Education Policy National Girl Child Day NCERT6Maths NCERT7Geog NCERT7Hindi NCERT7Maths NCERTGeography NCFM NEP2020 New Delhi Nouns November 2012 November 2012 GK November 2013 Numerical Ability OB OB Quiz October 2012 October 2012 GK Olympics Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple Online Quiz Contest Operations Operations Management Organisation Behavior Organisation Behaviour Organizational Behaviour PADMAN Patliputra Patna Patna Quiz PCS Personality Quiz Personnel Administration Personnel Management Quiz PGCPM PGDBA PGDCA PGDIT Placement Papers of IT Companies PMP PMP Certification PMP Questions Portfolio Management Possessive Nouns Pratiyogita Darpan Prayag Production and Operation Management Programming Languages Project Management Project Management MCQ QMBlog QT Quant Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Technique Quotations Rabindranath Tagore Quiz Rashtriya Ekta Divas RDBMS Republic Day Samanya Gyan Sangam Santa Claus SAP HANA SAT Satyamev Jayate Science Security Analysis September 2012 September 2012 GK Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Shree Somnath Temple Siddhartha SNAP Software Testing Spellings Sports SportsPersons Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple SSO StatesOfIndia Static GK Strategic Finance Strategic Management Strategy Strategy True False SundayFun Swami Vivekanand Swami Vivekananda Quiz Synonyms Systems Quiz Taiwan National Day Tata Crucible Teasers Teej Temples Temples of India Time and Calendar TOEFL Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple Tripura TV Show UK Quiz United Kingdom Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga temple Varanasi Verbal Ability Vocab Vocabulary World Heart Day World Mental Health Day World Teachers Day World Tourism Day XLRI Interview