Saturday, August 4, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 04 August 2012

1. On Friday, 03 Augut 2012, Vijay Kumar, who hails from Harsour village of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh and is presently a serving subedar in the Indian Army, became the second Indian to win an individual Olympic silver medal in Summer London Olympics 2012. In which individual event Vijay Kumar won the silver medal?
[A]10m Air Pistol
[B]25 metre rapid fire pistol
[C]50m Rifle 3 Positions
[D]Double Trap

2. The Union Cabinet set the prices for the auction of 5 Mhtz of telecom spectrum much lower than the Rs 18,110 crore recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. What is the minimum price set for the auction of 5 Mhtz of telecom spectrum by the Union Cabinet on Friday 3 August 2012?
[A]Rs 16,000 crore
[B]Rs 15,000 crore
[C]Rs 14,000 crore
[D]Rs 13,000 crore

3. There were 22 eminent personalities who appealed to Hazare and other activists to end their fast, asked the people to travel to every village in the country and spread awareness about corruption, its ill-effects and the alternative political force. After that social activist Anna Hazare and his colleagues took the plunge on Friday 3 August 2012 , announcing they would launch a political party to contest the 2014 general elections. One of the 22 eminent personality was former Army Chief. Can you name him?
[A]Gen Deepak Kapoor
[B]Gen Joginder Jaswant Singh
[C]Gen V P Malik
[D]Gen VK Singh

4. Who has been appointed as the new Leader of the House in Lok Sabha taking the place of Pranab Mukherjee who has now become President on 3 August 2012?
[A]P Chidambaram
[B]Sushil Kumar Shinde
[C]Veerappa Moily
[D]Vilasrao Deshmukh

5. Social networking giant Facebook will now make it mandatory for people to use its new profile page from August 8, 2012. What is this new feature/profile page called?

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