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Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 13 October 2012

1. On Thursday 11th October 2012, in a press release issued by Hugo Swire, the new minister in charge of India from this country, states ending its official no-contact policy with Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, replacing it with a programme of "active engagement" that could see the rehabilitation of the controversial Indian politician in the West. Which country's Govt took the step for active engagement and strengthening relations with Gujarat?
[A]USA
[B]UK
[C]Germany
[D]France


2. On Friday, 12 October 2012, the BCCI has terminated the franchise of Deccan Chargers after the owners, Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd (DCHL), failed to pay the Rs 100 crore bank guarantee to the cricket board. The move came after the owners failed to honour the Bombay High Court condition of paying up a bank guarantee of Rs 100 crore by 5pm on Friday. The matter now goes to arbitration. Earlier, the DCHL had announced that the IPL franchise was sold to a Mumbai-based real estate firm. What is the name of the firm who bought the IPL franchise?
[A]Orbit Corporation Limited
[B]D.S.Kulkarni Developers Ltd
[C]The Wadhwa Group
[D]Kamla Landmarc Construction


3. Announced on 12 October 2012, the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded "for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe" by an unanimous decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. For the 2012 award the Nobel Committee received 231 valid nominations, compared to the record 247 candidates in 2011. 43 of the nominations are organisations, while the remaining 188 are individuals, either alone, together with others or together with organisations. Which organisation won 2012 Nobel Peace Prize?
[A]WikiLeaks
[B]Institut de Droit International
[C]European Union (EU)
[D]International Peace Bureau


4. On Friday, 12 October 2012, a Congress MP from Gujarat was booked under the arms act after he brandished a gun and threatened employees of a toll plaza at Karjan near Vadodara on Thursday night after an attendant asked to see his original identity card. The Congress MP defended his act, saying the attendant misbehaved with him and all MPs are exempted from paying toll tax anywhere in the country. My driver told the operator but he would not allow the car to move. What is the name of the Congress MP?
[A]Vitthal Radadia
[B]Tushar Amarsinh
[C]Mukesh Bhairavdanji
[D]Vikrambhai Arjanbhai


5. Samajwadi Party minister in Uttar Pradesh Government, Vinod Singh alias Pandit Singh was compelled to resign on Friday, 12th October 2012, on charges of abducting a chief medical officer (CMO) of Gonda District and threatening him to carry out his bidding in the appointment of doctors. The minister has denied all charges and said it was a conspiracy hatched by his political opponents. Singh told reporters that he had decided to step down on ‘moral grounds’. He, however, demanded a probe into the CMO’s role and the allegation leveled against him. Vinod Singh was minister of which department?
[A]Welfare of Backwards
[B]Technical Education
[C]Revenue
[D]Science & Technology


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