Friday, August 10, 2012

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 10 August 2012

1. The Indian government is the "single biggest factor weighing on business confidence and the economic outlook". Which credit rating agency has said this on Thursday 9th August 2012, while revising downwards the GDP estimate for India to 5.5% in 2012-13.
[B]Standard & Poor's
[C]Fitch Ratings
[D]ICRA Limited

2. The 2012 Sri Lanka Premier League season will be the debut edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League, established by Sri Lanka Cricket in 2011. The season will run from 11 August to 31 August 2012. Which company has accepted the title sponsorship offer of the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League Twenty20 tournament?
[D]Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

3. On 10th August 2012, Internet search giant Google has agreed to pay a 22.5 million dollars fine to settle charges with US regulators that it bypassed the privacy settings of customers using Apple's browser. What is the name of the Apple's web browser?

4. On 10th August 2012, The South Korean Yonhap news agency reports that the President of South Korea Lee Myung-bak is considering visiting the disputed Liancourt Rocks which is also claimed by another country. Which other country puts it's claim on Liancourt Rocks?
[A]North Korea

5. A typhoon slammed into the east coast of China on 8 August 2012. This is the third typhoon to hit China's east coast in less than a week. The other two typhoons which hit China were Damrey and Saola. What is the name of this third typhoon which makes landfall over Xiangshan County in the Chinese province of Zhejiang?

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