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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz with Answers: 25 December 2012

1. Russian sovereign wealth fund Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Monday, 24th December 2012, signed a pact with State Bank of India (SBI) for setting up a $2 billion investment consortium for promoting investments between the two nations. The RDIF and SBI would each invest up to $1 billion in the consortium. RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev and SBI Chairman signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) for establishing the consortium in the presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Who is SBI Chairman?
[Category: International Business Current Affairs]
[A]O. P. Bhatt
[B]K C Chakrabarty
[C]Pratip Chaudhuri
[D]Hemant G. Contractor


2. Delhi Government will make functional within a week a three-digit helpline number for women in distress. The helpline will be set up at Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's office at Delhi Secretariat and will be functional before December 31. 161 police stations will be linked to the control room from where the helpline will operate. What is the women helpline number?
[Category: India Delhi Current Affairs]
[A]167
[B]181
[C]222
[D]369


3. Nepali President has arrived at Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, Varanasi on Monday, 24 December 2012. He will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters (DLitt) degree at the Banaras Hindu University on Dec. 25. Meanwhile, he is also scheduled to hold discussions with Indian President Mukharjee and Prime Minister Dr Man Mohan Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday. Can you name the Nepali President?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A]Khaganath Adhikari
[B]Jayanta Prasad
[C]Prachand
[D]Ram Baran Yadav


4. Four out of the six Indian boxers that participated in the 2012 A. Agalarov Cup, an international youth boxing tournament being held in Baku, Azerbaijan won one gold medal, two silver medals and a bronze medal. The Indian boxing team won the second runners up trophy in the tournament. Who won the Gold Medal on Sunday 23 December 2012?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A]Aman Indora
[B]Vijender Singh
[C]A Silambarasan
[D]Kailash Gill


5. Delhi University’s Academic Council on Monday, 24 December 2012, gave its nod to convert the coveted three-year undergraduate programme into four years, with the entire structure of the traditional course coming in for a major overhaul from coming June. Sports and cultural activities will form part of the curriculum and the course will be multi-disciplinary which allows the student to choose his subject across streams. The course will give the student the option to quit after two years, three years or four years. What degree students will get after 2, 3 and 4 Years?
[Category: Education Current Affairs]
[A]Apprentice, Bachelor, Honours
[B]Associate, Bachelor, Honours
[C]Associate, Bachelor, Masters
[D]Apprectice, Associate, Bachelor


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