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Objective Current Affairs Questions 2012


Objective Current Affairs Questions 2012: Now you will also find lots of free and most important objective questions on current affairs 2012. Each one of these question is having a very high probability of appearing in forthcoming competitive exams. Questions have been prepared by successful candidates themselves.
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1. Question: Los Cabos, one of Mexico’s most luxurious beach destinations, played host to the 2012 G - 20 Summit recently, which of the following country is not a member of G - 20?

(A) India
(B) China
(C) Russia
(D) France
(E) Pakistan

2. Question: "Sequoia" is in news recently, what is Sequoia? 

(A) Its the fastest Super Computer developed by USA
(B) Its the name of Space Craft Carrying Sunita Williams in to the space.
(C) Its the name of latest mobile phone model launched by Apple.
(D) Its the name of submarine which India is purchasing from Russia.
(E) None of these.

3. Question: Who won the "Chameli Devi Jain Award 2012"?

(A) Pranoy Roy
(B) Tusha Mittal
(C) Arundhiti Roy
(D) Medha Patekar
(E) Lata Mangeshkar

4. Question: Name the Indian Player who is in news as he won the famous "Scottish Open Golf Title" recently?

(A) Arjun Atwal
(B) Jyoti Randhawa
(C) Gaurav Ghei
(D) Shiv Kapoor
(E) Jeev Milkha Singh

5. Question: Name the Official Mascot for the 2012 London Olympics which are going to begin shortly in London? 

(A) Lyo & Merly
(B) Yoggl
(C) Sumi
(D) Wenlock
(E) Miga

6. Question: 2012 Olympics are going to begin shortly, who has been announced to be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent at the upcoming London Olympics in London? 

(A) Leander Paes
(B) Abhinav Bindra
(C) Vijender Singh
(D) Sania Mirza
(E) Sushil Kumar

7. Question: Yahoo, world’s second largest search engine by query volume, has appointed 5 CEOs in last 5 years. To end the turmoil in the company Yahoo has now appointed a new President & CEO, Name the new CEO & President of Yahoo? 

(A) Carol Bartz
(B) Jerry Yang
(C) Rob Hof
(D) Marissa Mayer
(E) Scott Thompson


8. Question: Who won the the 6th Leiden International Chess tournament which was held at Leiden, Netherland from 7 July 2012 to 15 July 2012?

(A) Vishwanathan Anand
(B) Peter Leko
(C) Parimarjan Negi
(D) Arun Prasad
(E) David Howell



Answers:

(1) (E) Pakistan
(2) Correct answers is (A), Explanation: Sequoia, the US super computer, was crowned the fastest computer in the world on 17 June 2012. Situated at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, Sequoia is able to make 16.32 quadrillion calculations per second (16.32 petaflops/s). Developed by IBM, the supercomputer belongs from IBM’s BlueGene family, which runs on Power processors, chips that are made at IBM’s plant in East Fishkill.
(3) Correct Answer is (B), Explanation: Tusha Mittal of Tehelka's Kolkata News Bureau has been chosen for the Chameli Devi Jain Award, 2012. Ms. Mittal has been chosen as the Outstanding Woman Mediaperson. The award, instituted by the Media Foundation, is related to the field of journalism.
(4) Correct Answer is (E), Explanation: Jeev Milkha Singh beat Francesco Molinari in a play-off to win the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart
(5) Correct answer is (D), Explanation: Wenlock and Mandeville are the official mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics being held in London, United Kingdom.
(6) Correct Answer is (E), Explanation: Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association(IOA) announced that wrestler Sushil Kumar, a bronze medallist at the Beijing Games, will be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent at the upcoming London Olympics.
(7) Correct Answer is (D), Explanation: Yahoo, world’s second largest search engine by query volume, appointed Marissa Mayer as its new President and CEO. Mayer prior to this appointment served as the top executive at Google.
 (8) Correct answer is (E), Explanation: England’s David Howell won the 6th Leiden International Chess tournament at 7.5 points on 15 July 2012. The tournament was held at Leiden, Netherland from 7 July 2012 to 15 July 2012.


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