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Friday, November 9, 2012

Daily Objective Current Affairs Quiz: 09 November 2012

1. This is the third country that has lifted its travel advisory for visits to key tourist areas in Kashmir such as Jammu, Srinagar and Ladakh in the wake of improvements in the area's security on November 6, 2012 though it remains intact for travel to remote areas of the region.To further initiate dialogue with other trade players, negate the threat perception and persuade other countries to do away with travel advisories, Jammu & Kashmir Tourism is participating in roadshows in several countries. Which country has removed the travel advisory?
[A]United Kingdom
[B]USA
[C]Germany
[D]Australia


2. The e-governance solution, of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, MCA 21 v2 is a continuation of the existing MCA 21 project. The company which got the contract to implement it will provide services, application support, and infrastructure operations for at least five years in a contract valued at approximately USD 50 million. Which Indian IT company has won this five-year contract from Ministry of Corporate Affairs worth about USD 50 million to implement its e-governance solution MCA 21 v2?
[A]Tata Consultancy Services
[B]HCL Technologies
[C]Wipro
[D]Infosys


3. The Congress party is holding it's "Samvaad Baithak" (dialogue session) on Friday, 9th November 2012. All the top leaders of the party including party president Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party general secretary Rahul Gandhi are present at the day-long meeting. Where this meeting is taking place?
[A]Surajkund
[B]Amethi
[C]Rae Bareli
[D]New Delhi


4. The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday, 8th November 2012, struck down the life-time ban imposed by the Board of Cricket Control for India (BCCI) on former Indian cricket player on the charges of match-fixing. The high court bench described the ban as illegal and directed the BCCI to lift the ban on the ace cricketer. This cricketer was banned from playing professional cricket for the rest of his life on December 5, 2005, after he was charged with match-fixing. Can you name the cricketer on whom the ban was removed by AP High Court?
[A]Ajay Jadeja
[B]Mohammad Azharuddin
[C]Manoj Prabhakar
[D]Navjot Singh Siddhu


5. A bronze bust of Indian-origin British 'spy princess', who worked in France during World War II before being tortured and shot by the Germans, was unveiled by Princess Anne on Thursday, 8th November 2012 in Gordon Square Gardens near the house where she lived as a child. It is said to be the first such memorial in Britain dedicated to a Muslim and the first in honour of an Asian woman. What was her name?
[A]Shrabani Basu
[B]Ora Ray Baker
[C]Noor Inayat Khan
[D]Hidayat Inayat Khan


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