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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

National and International Current Affairs Quiz: 8 January 2013

1. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Monday, 7th Jan 2013, withdrew support to the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)-led coalition government reducing it to a minority in the Assembly. The JMM blamed the BJP’s refusal to honour their ‘pre-poll power-sharing’ agreement for its decision. The JMM’s announcement came after Chief Minister had refused to recognise the JMM’s claims that the two parties had an agreement to hold the Chief Minister’s office for 28 months each. The Munda-led BJP government’s 28-month tenure ends on January 10. Who is the current CM of Jharkhand?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Hemant Soren
[B] Arjun Munda
[C] Nishikant Dubey
[D] Shibu Soren

2. Which football player won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award on Monday, 7th Jan 2013, and thus became the first player to win four successive Ballon d’Or awards sealing his status as the greatest player of his generation?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Cristiano Ronaldo
[B] Andres Iniesta
[C] Zinedine Zidane
[D] Lionel Messi

3. The 20th Law Commission was constituted through a Government Order with effect from September 1, 2012, with the term ending on August 31, 2015. It was asked to identify obsolete laws for their repeal and also suggest suitable measures for quick grievance redressal of citizens grievances in the field of law. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the 12th Law Commission of India on Monday, 7th January 2013?
[Category: India News Current Affairs]
[A] D K Jain
[B] P V Reddy
[C] M. Jagannadha Rao
[D] B. P. Jeevan Reddy

4. RBI on Monday, 7th January 2013, added a few more investors friendly measures to revive the corporate debt market in India. The central bank allowed three more instruments including CPs, CDs and NCDs of less than one year; to qualify as collateral for undertaking repo auction route in corporate debt market. What is CP, CD and NCD here?
[Category: Finance and Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Commercial Papers, Commercial Deposits, Non-Commercial Debentures
[B] Commercial Papers, Commercial Debentures, Non-Commercial Deposits
[C] Commercial Papers, Certificate of Deposits, Non-Convertible Debentures
[D] Commercial Price, Commercial Debt, Non-Commercial Deposits

5. The country’s largest highway project, which was to be undertaken on public-private partnership (PPP) basis, is likely to head for arbitration. The infrastructure firm, which bagged NHAI's biggest project, the Rs 7,200-crore Kishangarh-Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway project, by quoting an aggressive premium of over Rs 600 crore, has terminated on Monday, 7th Jan 2013, its contract with National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for six-laning of the highway. Can you name the infra firm?
[Category: National Current Affairs]
[A] Larsen and Toubro
[B] GMR Infrastructure
[C] Reliance Infrastructure
[D] IRB Infrastructure


Unknown January 8, 2013 at 3:07 AM  

Hindi Version ki need hain

Unknown January 8, 2013 at 3:22 AM  

The ans of Q.1) arjun munda & Q.2) lionel messi