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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Questions Answers of Current Affairs Quiz: 17 November 2012

1. Defence minister AK Antony on Saturday, 17th November 2012, inaugurated Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd’s (HAL) Strategic Electronics Factory, which will manufacture advanced avionics for combat aircraft and helicopters. The factory currently deals with the production of airborne special purpose computers such as mission computer, display processor, radar computers and open architect mission computer for SU-30, LCA and MiG-27 upgrade aircraft. Where is this factory situated?
[A]Kasargod, Kerala
[B]Bangalore, Karnataka
[C]Koraput, Orissa
[D]Korwa, Uttar Pradesh


2. A direct selling FMCG global player announced on Friday, 16 November 2012, that it will set up its first manufacturing facility in the country in Tamil Nadu at an estimated investment of Rs 550 crore. The company had already signed an MoU with the Tamil Nadu government in this regard, company's MD and CEO William S Pinckney said, but did not disclose the location of the facility which would be operational by 2015. Which company is going to set up first manufacturing facility in the country?
[A]Oriflame
[B]Avon
[C]Tupperware
[D]Amway


3. On Friday, 16 November 2012, a political party released a list of 55 candidates from Uttar Pradesh for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. UP holds the fortune of the central government with 80 Lok Sabha seats. The list announced the debut of the seventh member of the Party Head's family member in big-time politics. It also has two candidates with criminal antecedents. Which party has released its list?
[A]Bahujan Samaj Party
[B]Samajwadi Party
[C]Rashtriya Lok Dal
[D]Congress-I


4. Despite the postponement of the India-Japan annual summit, the two countries on Friday, 16 November 2012, signed an agreement which will allow Tokyo to import material, which is important for Japan's high-tech industry. Japan is hoping that the deal with India will help reduce its reliance on China for those materials at a time when it is involved in a conflict with Beijing over the Senkaku islands. Which type of material Japan is importing from India?
[A]Iron Ore
[B]Rare Earth Minerals
[C]Uranium
[D]Plutonium


5. Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda dissolved the lower house of parliament Friday, 16 November 2012, for an election next month, in a political gamble widely expected to strip his centre-left party of power. The election, which are scheduled for December 16, 2012, for parliament's lower house is expected to usher in Japan's seventh prime minister in six years, but is unlikely to fix a policy stalemate that has plagued a country struggling to cope with an ageing population, a declining manufacturing sector and the emerging power of China. Can you name the Political Party to which PM belongs?
[A]Democratic Party of Japan
[B]Liberal Democratic Party
[C]Japan Restoration Party
[D]People's Life First


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