Friday, July 6, 2012

July 2012 Recent and Latest Current Affairs Questions (Current Affairs Quiz - 20)

1. Recently on 4th July 2012, CERN announces the discovery of a new particle(Also known as GOD particle) after experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. What is the name of the particle?
[B]Z bosons
[C]Higgs boson
[D]W bosons

2. The tallest building in Europe(It is also the second-tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom) as of July 2012, was inaugurated on the 5th of July 2012. Can you name it?
[A]Emley Moor transmitting station
[B]The Shard
[C]Southwark Towers
[D]Commerzbank Tower

3. Who won the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2012?

4. Who resigns on 3rd July 2012 as the Chief Executive of British bank Barclays following a scandal in which the bank tried to manipulate the Libor and Euribor interest rates systems?
[A]Rajat Gupta
[B]Marcus Agius
[C]Chris Lucas
[D]Bob Diamond

5. Who sworn in as President of Egypt as the first president elected since Hosni Mubarak was ousted in last year's revolution?
[A]Mohamed Morsi
[B]Vano Merabishvili
[C]Mikheil Saakashvili
[D]Omar Suleiman

6. Last week a militant accused for his involvement in 2008 Mumbai attacks was deported to India from Saudi Arabia on 25 June 2012 and is currently in the custody of Indian security agencies. Who is this terrorist?
[A]Hafiz Saeed
[B]Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari(Abu Jundal)
[D]Fayaz Kagazi

7. On 4 July 2012, CBI charged Ashok Chavan among 13 people in the Adarsh housing scam involving crores of rupees. He is ex-CM of which state in India?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Uttar Pradesh

"8. Which utility vehicle maker launched Maxximo Mini Van VX at Rs 3.7 lakh on 6th July 2012?
[A]Maruti Suzuki
[B]Tata Motors
[C]Mahindra & Mahindra
[D]Ashok Leyland

" 9. Who is the director of 2012 Bollywood romantic comedy film Bol Bachchan, featuring Ajay Devgn, Abhishek Bachchan, Asin Thottumkal, and Prachi Desai in lead roles and released on 6th July 2012?
[A]Rohit Shetty
[B]Anurag Kashyap
[C]Anurag Basu
[D]Homi Adajania

10. Announced on July 4, 2012, which Indian footballer has joined Sporting Clube de Portugal for 2012/2013 session?
[A]Nirmal Chhetri
[B]Baichung Bhutia
[C]Sunil Chhetri
[D]Milton Bhowmick

11. Which Indian Poet who was one of the best known poets working in the Assamese language died on 4th July 2012?
[A]Bani Kanta Kakati
[B]Hiren Bhattacharyya
[C]Birinchi Kumar Barua
[D]Atul Chandra Hazarika

12. Which company was pleaded guilty and settled the largest healthcare fraud case in US history for $3 billion dollars?

13. Which minister declines the Prime Minister's move to make him the chairman of the EGoM on telecom allocation on 2nd July 2012?
[A]Sharad Pawar
[B]P Chidambaram
[C]A. Raja

14. On 6th July 2012 the Supreme Court of India quashed a nine-year-long disproportionate assets case against which politician?
[A]Sharad Pawar
[B]Lalu Prasad Yadav
[C]Mulayam Singh Yadav

15. The West Bengal government announced the election to be held on July 29, 2012 for which administration?
[A]Local Panchayats
[B]Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA)
[C]Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council
[D]Kolkata Municipal Corporation

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