Tuesday, November 6, 2012

06 November 2012: Questions Answers of Current Affairs Quiz

1. To stop the menace of pesky messages, telecom regulator Trai on Monday 5th November 2012 capped the limit on number of SMSes in a day per SIM card to be allowed at concessional rates. For every SMS beyond the cap, a charge of minimum 50 paise will be applicable, the regulator said. Subscribers have been facing the menace of receiving unsolicited promotional SMSes from unregistered tele-marketers who often take the advantage of concessional SMS offers by telecom operators. To prevent unregistered telemarketers from misusing such SMS packs or tariff plans for sending bulk promotional SMS, a price restraint has been placed on sending of more than the set limit per day per SIM at a concessional rate. What is the limit set?

2. As per the announcement from ONGC on 5th November 2012, which Japanese firm has acquired 26 per cent stake in Oil and Natural Gas Corp 's (ONGC) Krishna Godavari basin deepsea block?
[A]Inpex Corp
[B]Idemitsu Kosan
[C]Cosmo Oil Company
[D]Mitsui Oil Exploration

3. On Monday, November 5, 2012, former UP chief minister and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) president Mayawati got a big relief from the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court as it trashed all the PILs in the Rs 175-crore Taj heritage corridor scam. In July this year, the Supreme Court had asked the CBI to drop the DA case against Mayawati. How many Public Interest Litigations have ben filed in this case against Mayawati?

4. Japanese scientists have created a "transparent" car. Seemingly transparent from the inside, the car allows drivers to "see through" the rear bodywork and would also help prevent accidents announced in statement released on 5th November 2012. Two cameras on the boot lid capture a full view of the scene behind the car. The images are combined by computer and reflected onto the seats to create the illusion that the back of the car is transparent from the driver's seat. In which university the technology was developed and fitted to a Toyota Prius?
[A]Keisen University
[B]Keio University
[C]Kyorin University
[D]Hoshi University

5. On Monday 5th November 2012, Microsoft Corp's has released the latest installment of the Xbox blockbuster. This series made by Microsoft Game Studios, spearheaded the company's foray into gaming that began with the 2001 launch of the first Xbox. It has sold more than 46 million copies to date and helped the console lead the market ahead of Sony's Playstation and Nintendo's Wii. What is the name of the latest release of the game?
[A]Gun Metal
[B]Halo: Combat Evolved
[C]Advent Rising
[D]Halo 4

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