Friday, November 2, 2012

02 November 2012: Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers

1. Indian-American Sunita Williams along with a fellow astronaut on Thursday, 1st November 2012, ventured out of the International Space Station, adding to her record-setting space walking sojourns, to find an ammonia leak in the vital radiator system. During the spacewalk, 47-year-old Williams and Hoshide were venturing out to the port side of the station's truss to configure the 2B solar array power channel's photovoltaic thermal control system (PVTCS) to support ground-based troubleshooting of an ammonia leak. This is the 166th spacewalk in support of International Space Station assembly and maintenance and the 138th spacewalk from the station. This is the ______ spacewalk for Williams who holds the record for spacewalking time for female astronauts with over 44 hours during previous excursions.

2. In an attempt to facilitate travel of bonafide passengers and reduce misuse of ticketing system, the railways on Thursday, 1st Novemebr 2012, decided to extend the condition of carrying original proof of identity during travel on reserved tickets for all classes in a train. Those without identity proof will be treated as travelling without ticket and attract a penalty equivalent to the ticket fare. From which date you require an original identity proof to travel in any reserved services of the Indian Railways?
[A]15 November 2012
[B]1 December 2012
[C]15 December 2012
[D]1 January 2012

3. Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Thursday, 1st November 2012, alleged that Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi have “fraudulently acquired properties of Associated Journals Private Ltd (AJPL) in Delhi, UP and other places worth Rs 1600 Crore. He targeted Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi raising questions over acquisition of the company that published the National newspaper, which is now defunct. What is the name of the paper which was published by this company?
[A]National Herald
[B]Daily Excelsior
[C]Asian Age
[D]The News Today

4. On 1 November 2012, which bollywood actor/actress was conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) by the French Ambassador to India Fran├žois Richier?
[A]Amitabh Bachchan
[B]Shahrukh Khan
[C]Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
[D]Ajay Devgan

5. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav felicitated the medal winners for India at London Olympics here on Wednesday, 31 October 2012. Olympic silver medallists, wrestler Sushil Kumar and shooter Vijay Kumar, were presented pure gold medals weighing three kilogrammes each while bronze medalist Gagang Narang, Saina Nehwal, Mary Kom and Yogeshwar Dutt were presented with 2 kg of gold medal. Which business conglomerate organized this felicitation?
[A]Reliance Industries Limited
[B]Jaypee Group
[C]Tata Sons
[D]Sahara India Pariwar

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