Monday, July 30, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 30 July 2012

1. Recently on Sunday 29 July 2012, an "under construction" 400 meters long tunnel originating from the Pakistani side of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir has been discovered near an army post. In which district this army post lies?

2. In which country, voters go to the polls for an impeachment referendum against their President Traian Băsescu on Sunday 29 July 2012? However president Basescu survived impeachment vote as too few people turned out to vote as declared on Monday 30 July 2012.

3. As per the World Trade Report 2012 of WTO, India had the fastest export growth among major traders in 2011, with shipments rising 16.1 percent. The report also said that India has overtaken __________ in exports growth rate in 2011 and topped the list of all major trading countries in the world.
[B]South Korea

4. InterGlobe nnounced on Sunday 29 July 2012 that it is making a foray into retailing at Metro stations and on highways through its subsidiary InterGlobe Retail and it has started opening shops at Delhi Metro stations. InterGlobe also owns a budget airline carrier. What is the name of the airline operated by Interglobe?
[D]Deccan Aviation

5. On 30 July 2012,following a disturbance in the Northern Grid, power supply to eight northern region states of Delhi, UP, Haryana, Punjab, Rajsthan, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand was severely hit and services including hospitals and rail services disturbed since 2.30 am. Which organization manages the transmission grids in the country?
[A]National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
[B]National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC)
[C]Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO)
[D]Power Grid Corporation of India

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