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Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 26 October 2012

1. On 25th October 2012, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that the Hyderabad franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament has been awarded for an annual fee of $15.81 million. Which company has bought this team?
[A]Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd
[B]PVP Ventures
[C]Sun TV Network
[D]GMR Infrastructures

2. On 25th October 2012, a painting of Purple flowers on a bed of green leaves in acrylic and oil on canvas by one of Indian state's Chief Minister has been auctioned in New York for $3000 dollars. With a reserved price of $2500, five bids were made before the painting titled 'Flower Power' was sold at $3000 to Sundaram Tagore Gallery, a spokesperson of the US-based NGO Children's Hope India which auctioned the painting to raise funds for the welfare of underprivileged children in India, said. Who made this painting?
[A]Narendra Modi
[B]Nitish Kumar
[C]Mamta Banerjee
[D]Naveen Patnaik

3. On Thursday, 25th October 2012, Railway Ministry’s proposal to extend the new broad gauge rail-link from Jiribam-Imphal Road (Tupul) to Imphal at an estimated cost of Rs 4444 crore has been approved. The project will cover Imphal East, Tamenglong and Senapati districts of Manipur. The project, to be completed by March 2016 , has incurred an expenditure of Rs 682 crore till March 31, 2011. Twenty five percent of the whole amount is to be borne from the General Budgetary Support (GBS) of Railways while the remaining 75 percent by the Ministry of Finance. Which govt authority has approved this proposal?
[A]Cabinet Committee of Railways
[B]Cabinet Committee on Eastern Corridor Development
[C]Central Panel for Infrastructure Development
[D]Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure

4. On 24th October 2012, Pope Benedict XVI announced six names who were named Cardinals by the Vatican. From India, head of the Kerala-headquartered Syro Malankara Catholic Church, elevated as a cardinal and thus became one of the select 89 who can become the Pope. Now there will be seven cardinals in the country with four having rights to elect a new Pope. Can you name Major Archbishop who is the first Cardinal of the Syro-Malankara rite of the Catholic Church?
[A]Mar Baselios Cleemis
[B]Thomas Mar Coorilos
[C]Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi
[D]Samuel Mar Irenios

5. Which Indian crickerter will be conferred the Col C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award at the annual BCCI awards function as announced on Thursday, 25th October 2012?
[A]Kapil Dev
[B]Sunil Gavaskar
[C]Vijay Merchant
[D]Mohinder Amarnath


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