Wednesday, September 12, 2012

12 September 2012 - Daily Current Affairs Quiz

1. As released on 12th September 2012, Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has grown marginally at ________ in July compared to negative 1.8% in the month-ago period. The index, a key measure of industrial output, contracted by a shocking 1.8 per cent in June 2012. Also the Manufacturing, which constitutes about 76 percent of industrial production, fell an annual 0.2 percent from a year earlier as per the federal statistics office.
[A]0.1 %
[B]0.3 %
[C]0.5 %
[D]1.2 %

2. On 11th September 2012, a Turkish hacker’s group called ‘Turkish Ajan Hacker Group’ has hacked the Indian website of leading pizza company. Post hacking the site, the Group leaked details of around 37,000 accounts. These included names, contact details (phone numbers, email id’s, city details) as well as passwords. According to Business Standard, the hackers used the SQL injection method and remote file inclusion for getting the data. What is the name of the pizza company?
[A]Papa John's Pizza
[B]Dominos Pizza
[C]Pizza Hut
[D]Pizza Corner

3. Japan confirmed on Tuesday, 11th September 2012, that it had signed a contract to buy disputed islands in the East China Sea. However on same day, China dispatches two Chinese Marine Surveillance patrol boats to the islands in order to "safeguard its sovereignty" over the territory and Japan formally nationalizes three of the disputed islands. Can you name the island?
[A]Senkaku Islands
[B]Diaoyu Islands
[C]Both A & B
[D]Tong Island

4. Which company announced, on 11th September 2012, that it will invest up to Rs 600 crore in the next five years to set up a manufacturing plant for rolling out 'Hyosung' bikes, apart from setting up a research and development centre in India and also launched 250cc motorcycle Hyosung GT250R on 11th September 2012 priced at Rs 2.75 lakh?
[A]Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Private) Ltd.
[B]Hero MotoCorp
[C]Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd
[D]DSK Motowheels

5. Which publication has raised the questions and doubted the Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's credentials as a politician and his inability to take charge in the party in an article published on Tuesday, 11th September 2012?
[A]The Week
[B]The Guardian Weekly
[C]The Economist
[D]The Observer

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